5th Sunday of Easter
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another."

19th May 2019
First ReadingActs 14 : 21-27
Second ReadingRevelation 21 : 1-5
GospelJohn 13:31-33, 34-35

The New Mayor of Rhyl  –  Ellie Chard

Last night, 15th May 2019, Ellie Chard became the new Mayor of Rhyl with her husband Dudley as her consort for the year 2019/2020.  Her brother Mark was present at the ceremony.

Her Chaplain will be Father Charles.

Ellie stated that “It will be a privilege to be the town’s mayor”

In July 1980 she was married at St Mary’s, Mostyn and moved to Rhyl where she has been a parishioner since that time.   For 25 years Ellie worked as the receptionist/admin in Ysgol Mair from 1991 until 2017 and was the treasurer of the school’s PTA for about 10 years.


 All bookings or enquiries for church centre or parish house, please see Martin Hargraves,

coordinator at e-mail 4tcbookings@gmail.com or tel 07881  491751 (details also on the Contacts page)

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8.6.2019 – War Schooling – St. John’s Church

War School' showing in Llandudno 8th June, 6.30 Llandudno, St. John's Church, is a film produced by army veterans for peace. It shows how army recruitment, and armed forces day, are exploiting the young & disadvantaged, and corrupting children's minds by making...

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MAY 2019 – Month of the Holy Rosary

Month of the Holy Rosary.The Rosary continues to be said in church before the 9.30 am Mass each morning and also by the UCM at 7.30 pm on the following evenings: Sandra Hughes’ house on Thursday, 23rd May and Ellen Aspinall’s house on  Thursday, 30th

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26.5.2019 – Reflection on the Word

Reflection on the Word The meetings to reflect on the forthcoming readings for Mass will resume next Sunday, 26th May, at 3.00 pm. In the Parish house. All welcome.

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25.5.2019 – Barn Dance THIS SATURDAY AT 7pm

BARN DANCE SATURDAY, 25th May, at St. Mary’s Church, Wellington Road, Rhyl. Doors open 7.00 pm. Live Music from the Barleycorn Hop Band. Bring your own alcohol - so% drinks will be  available. £10.00 per adult, £3.00 children, to include Hot Buffet and cakes. Tickets...

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23rd May 2019 - WREXHAM DIOCESAN 2019 PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES Organised once again by Joe Walsh Tours, the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place from 23rd to 28th May 2019 - Direct flights from Liverpool to Bordeaux and...

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RHYL CATHOLIC SCHOOLS – School Closure Events

School Closure Events As our two Catholic Schools are , sadly, closing this July, to be replaced on the same site by Christ the Word 3 to 16 School, there are opportunities to visit and say goodbye. Ysgol Mair Catholic Primary School Friday, 24th May at 9.30 am in...

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