POPE FRANCIS’ PRAYER INTENTION FOR
Please join Pope Francis this month in praying for:
That our brothers and sisters who have strayed from the faith, through our prayer and witness to the Gospel, may rediscover the merciful closeness of the Lord and the beauty of the Christian life..
WELCOME BACK FR CLEMENT!
Fr Clement is with us again in Bletchley as he enjoys a rest and provides some cover in the parish. Fr Clement has a very busy parish in Kenya and has visited us regularly here in Milton Keynes over the last 16 years. He will be with us until the end of August.
DEMENTIA Friendly MASS
3 PM TUESDAY 25th JULY
St Thomas Aquinas Church
An opportunity for those with Dementia, their careers, friends and fellow parishioners to come together to celebrate Mass and spend some time together in a friendly and supportive environment.
All are very welcome to attend.
29th August; 26th September;
31st October; 28th November.
West Bletchley Wellbeing Centre (WBWB)
Do you have any spare time to look after the Reception desk, for a couple of hours per week at the West Bletchley Wellbeing Centre (adjacent to the Parish Council Offices) in Whaddon Way (opposite All Saints Church)? The Catholic organization, MARRIAGE CARE, uses the premises for their Counselling sessions. If interested please contact Diana on 01908 370860 and leave a message.”
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
for Brochure and Itinerary as soon as possible.
100 CLUB WINNERS FOR JUNE 2017
£25 Margaret Kent
£12 Bernie Gidson
£12 Victoria Gibb
MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
Please Pray for the Soul of…
Maria Chipolina, 86, late of Crummock Place, whose Funeral Service will be on Tuesday 4th July at 12:45pm at St Thomas Aquinas Church.
Patrick Kenny, 89, late of Windmill Hill Drive, whose Funeral Mass will be on Friday 7th July, 12:15pm at All Saints Church.
SECOND COLLECTION TODAY:
“Peter’s Pence”, all monies collected will go to support Pope Francis’ nominated charities.
DIVINE MERCY DEVOTION TODAY!
2nd July 2017, 3pm All Saints Church
All Welcome to attend
(No Divine Mercy Devotions in August)
ALTAR SERVERS TRAINING:
11 am Sunday 9th July
All Saints Church after Mass
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)
TO CELEBRATE the diversity of this parish it has been suggested that we have a multi cultural event whereby we can share food, dance, music etc, from our homeland or country of origin. If you are interested in helping to organise such an event please call Maggie on 01908 563277.
COMMUNITY VOICES CONCERT
2 PM MONDAY 10th JULY
Water Eaton Church Centre
Free entry: Raffle and Refreshments
Water Eaton welcome children from
The Stanton and Pepper Hill Schools to sing
PHOENIX YOUTH CLUB
TUESDAY 4th JULY
For young Catholics in Year 7 and above.
Meets at St Thomas Aquinas Church
Meeting Room 7 pm – 9 pm
Final Phoenix before the Holidays:
Tuesday 18th July – Canal Walk and BBQ
Meet at the Three Locks (upper car park) at 6:30pm
Leighton Road, Stoke Hammond MK17 9DD
Collect from St Thomas Aquinas Meeting Room 9pm
BISHOP PARKER CATHOLIC NURSERY
Places for September 2017 for 3 to 4 years old
Free Nursery Sessions 9am -3pm
(30 hour offer subject to eligibility)
Free Nursery 9am to Noon
Before and after school care available:
8-9am 3:15-5:30pm (at modest charge)
Come and Have a Look! Visits are very welcome
Tel: 01908 372129 or email
Details: Please see Poster at back of Church
DAY TRIP TO WALTON ON NAZE
Saturday 15th July ~ £17. per person
Pick-up All Saints at 8 am
PILGRIMAGE OF THE SICK
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. **
MILTON KEYNES ‘LIFE’
are looking for volunteers to help on our stall at Newport Pagnell carnival on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th July. We also need walkers to walk in the parade from Blakelands to Riverside Meadow carrying our Life collecting buckets en route. If you can help please phone Bernadette Rose on 01908 312709 for further details.
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.
Parish Priest: Fr Christopher Perry Assistant Priest: Fr Benedetto D’Autilia
The Presbytery, 1 Sycamore Avenue, Bletchley, MK2 2JE, Tel: 01908 372315
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
Parish Office: 01908 372315 Parish Secretary Jo Cerrone
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
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.
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
With every blessing for the week ahead
Fr Christopher Perry, Fr Benedetto D’Autilia
Deacon Noel Guina