Newsletter: 18th June 2017

THE MOST HOLY BODY

AND BLOOD OF CHRIST 

 

POPE FRANCIS’ PRAYER INTENTION FOR

JUNE 2017

Please join Pope Francis this month in praying for:

National Leaders

That national leaders may firmly commit themselves to ending the arms trade, which victimises so many innocent people.

 

 

ADVANCE NOTICE

There is NO 10:00 am MASS at St Thomas Aquinas Church on Wednesday 28th June. There will however be a Vigil Mass at 7:30 pm for the Solemnity of Ss Peter and Paul.

 

SOLEMNITY OF SS PETER AND PAUL

Holy Day of Obligation – Thursday 29th June

Vigil Mass (28th June) 7:30pm

St Thomas Aquinas Church

 

10:00am Mass – All Saints Church

7:30pm Mass – All Saints Church

 

DEMENTIA Friendly MASS

St Thomas Aquinas Church

An opportunity for those with Dementia and their carers to come together to celebrate Mass and spend some time together in a friendly and supportive environment.

                     All are very welcome to attend

 

Future Dates: 27th June ~ 25th July

 

PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO POLAND

Fr Christopher is hoping to lead a Parish Pilgrimage to Poland following in the footsteps of St John Paul II and praying at the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy:

 

10th to 14th September 2018.

 

Please contact Michael Smith on 01908 507184

or email mikevivienne@yahoo.co.uk

for Brochure and Itinerary as soon as possible.

 

SECOND COLLECTION today

‘DAY FOR LIFE’

 

Next Week: Presentation by Mr Paul Herbert, Chair of Governors at St Paul’s Catholic School, MK, on the role of our local Catholic Secondary School.

 

MAY THEY REST IN PEACE

Please pray for the soul of:

Kathleen Hughes, 80, late of Bletchley House, whose Funeral Mass is on Monday, 19th June, 1 pm at St Thomas Aquinas Church.

Robert Mercer, 61, late of Brooklands Road, whose Funeral Service is on Friday 23rd June, 10:45am at Crownhill Crematorium.

 

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT

Do you miss someone? Would you like to talk about it? Our Parish Bereavement Group gives you the safe space to share your grief following the loss of a loved one. We listen and talk about those who are gone and reflect on our faith to guide us through. The Bereavement Group will meet on:

Next Meeting: Monday 10 July

3.30 pm All Saints Church Meeting Room

(No meeting in August)

 

 

BRIGHTLIGHTS FESTIVAL

An annual event for Catholic young adults (ages 18-30) taking place 24th-26th JUNE in the beautiful grounds of Alton Castle, Staffordshire. Come and join us for a weekend of live music.  To journey together in Faith through liturgy and worship.

Cost of ticket and accommodation: £50. Details:

Website: brightlights.org.uk and contact Fiona@nymo.org or call 01582 720627

 

NOVENA/MASS

6.30 pm Friday 23rd June

St Thomas Aquinas Church

For the Beatification of Ven Agnelo.

All Welcome to the Mass and Refreshments afterwards

 

 

SILVER JUBLIEE OF PRIESTHOOD

Prayers and congratulations to Fr Francis Higgins who celebrates 25 years of Ordination to the Sacred priesthood.  The ‘Jubilarians Mass’ is at Northampton Cathedral, 12 noon on Wednesday 28th June.   All are welcome to attend.

 

ALTAR SERVERS TRAINING:

11 am Saturday 1st July ~ St Thomas Aquinas

11 am Sunday 9th July ~ All Saints Church

                                     After Mass

 

 

 

BISHOP PARKER CATHOLIC NURSERY

Places for September 2017 for 3 to 4 years old

Come and Have a Look

Visits are very welcome

Tel: 01908 372129 or email

bishopcombined@milton-keynes.gov.uk

Details: Please see Poster at back of Church

 

MARRIAGECARE

Thank you to all our volunteers who deliver Marriage Preparation classes and also those who counsel couples. You do an amazing job and it keeps our Milton Keynes Marriage Care services strong.  We are, however, always looking for more volunteers to meet demand. Can you help us?

Contact: 0800 389380l or email

volunteer@marriagecare.org.uk

 

PHOENIX YOUTH CLUB

TUESDAY 20TH JUNE

For young Catholics in Year 7 and above.

Meets at St Thomas Aquinas Church

Meeting Room 7 pm – 9 pm

{Tuesday 4th July: Tuesday 18th July}

Subs: £2

 

OUR LADY OF WALSINGHAM – CORBY

11 am Mass Saturday 16th September

Coach departs All Saints at 10 am. Please bring a packed lunch.  Transport details to be announced.

 

 

 

DAY TRIP TO WALTON ON NAZE

Saturday 15th July ~ £17. per person

Pick-up All Saints at 8 am

PILGRIMAGE OF THE SICK

AYLESFORD, KENT

Sunday 13th August ~ £17. per person

Please sign Lists at back of Church

 

**Disclaimer: These trips are not organised by the

Parish and the Parish takes no responsibility for them.  **

 

 

 

ARE YOU NEW? HAVE YOU MOVED?

I am a new/existing* parishioner. Please add me to the Parish List. I would/would not* like to be contacted by a Parish Welcomer.

 

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Parish Priest:  Fr Christopher Perry     Assistant Priest: Fr Benedetto D’Autilia

The Presbytery, 1 Sycamore Avenue, Bletchley, MK2 2JE,   Tel:  01908 372315

Email: staq@uwclub.net      Parish Website: www.bletchleyparish.co.uk

 

Parish Pastoral Worker:                        Angela White

Parish Visit Co-Ordinator:

Maggie Osgathorpe                                 07504 343133

Child Protection Representative:

  Marie Day                                             07882 713797

************************************ Parish Primary Schools:

Bishop Parker School, MK2 3BT                01908  372129

St Thomas Aquinas School, MK3 5DT        01908  373977

St Paul’s Secondary School MK6 5EN        01908  669735

Parish Deacon: Rev. Noel Guina     Tel: 01908 649356

email: guina@btinternet.com

Parish Office:                                          01908 372315 Parish Secretary                                           Jo Cerrone

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday                              9.30 am – 12.30 pm

[JO: Mon/Tues/Wed/Fri.  EILEEN: Thurs]

At Other Times:                                   By Appointment

 

MK GENERAL HOSPITAL CHAPLAINCY If you know of a Catholic in hospital please contact: Hospital Chaplaincy                                01908 996061

Please remember to inform the Chaplain

that you are a Catholic

MARRIAGE CARE

For confidential advice, please call 0800 389 3801

 

School Admissions September 2018

Diaries are stamped at the beginning and at the end of each Mass within the designated areas.

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SERVICES THIS WEEK

ST THOMAS AQUINAS CHURCH

Sycamore Avenue, MK2 2JE

 

VIGIL MASS (Saturday)   6:00 pm

SUNDAY MASSES:             7.30 am

Monday:                            10:00 am Mass followed by

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday:                         10:00 am Mass

                                             followed by Rosary

Friday:                                 8:30 am Mass

                                             followed by Rosary

Saturday:                             9:30 am Mass

                                             10:00-10:30 am Confessions

                                             

ALL SAINTS CHURCH

Shenley Road, MK3 6HG

 

SUNDAY MASSES:           9:00am/11:00 am/6:30 pm

Tuesday:                             10:00 am Mass followed by

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Thursday:                         10:00 am Mass followed by

Rosary and Divine Mercy Chaplet

 

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