3rd Sunday of the Year
Follow me and I will make you fishers for people.

24th January 2021
First ReadingJonah 3:1-5, 10
PsalmPsalm 24
Second Reading1 Corinthians 7:25-31
GospelMark 1:14-20

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

The very latest news items are listed here. They appear in date occurence order.  For all news items, visit our NEWS PAGE. To add an item to the News page, please send us a message containing all the relevant details. Please also contact us as soon as possible if any of the details are incorrect, or feel free to leave a comment below the item.

Here is the latest news from Fr Charles about Church and our Community  

Lockdown and Mass

Latest Changes from Fr Charles with regard to the latest government guidelines:

Welsh Govt guidelines, despite the latest news, allow us to celebrate Mass as usual tomorrow, Sunday 10am and subsequently. This is due to the large size of our church and the good discipline of our volunteers and you, the parishioners. The situation will be regularly reviewed during this lockdown period and details will be available on this website.

Meanwhile all places of worship will also be open for weddings or funerals, where people can attend at the invitation of the organiser. The number who will be able to attend a ceremony indoors will be limited by the capacity of the venue where it is being held, once physical distancing measures have been taken into account. 

To ensure that the maximum number that can attend is observed, attendance must be by invitation only. Numbers are constrained by the need to put physical distancing measures in place.

Post-funeral wakes or gatherings are not allowed. You can go to a cemetery to visit a family member’s grave but you should ensure that you follow physical distancing practices when doing so.

ST MARY’S on FACEBOOK

Connect, communicate, and help build an even stronger St Mary’s community!

Facebook Page: St Marys Parish Community Rhyl

Live-streamed Mass

All St Mary’s services are now available livestream on Youtube . Just google Youtube and enter
stmarysrhyllivemass. As this livestream method is new for us, please feedback if you have any problems. Prayer before the blessed Sacrament occurs Wed, Friday and Saturday from 11am to 12 noon. This is also live streamed, even though it is a drop-in hour for silent prayer, .

You can also click this link to go to the Mass page

IF YOU’VE ANY CONCERNS DURING THE VIRUS TIME PLEASE FEEL FREE TO RING FR CHARLES RAMSAY

07503 905414

Please check out this week’s Parish Bulletin for the latest news about church activities during the current lockdown.

Resources to help you on your spiritual journey over Advent.

God Who Speaks Scripture for December – please follow this link https://mailchi.mp/cb1a9cd93a4b/0g89p4z5o5-5012122?e=144c344229

 Vatican’s new website dedicated to Fratelli Tutti – please follow this link https://zenit.org/2020/12/01/just-in-now-online-is-vaticans-new-website-dedicated-to-fratelli-tutti

Parish resources for the season – This resource has also been made available by the parish of Tywyn & Machynlleth https://mailchi.mp/abe6b3a18b8a/catholic-reflections-magazine-8015421  

Click here for a link to the Sunday bulletin

Recommended LIVE-STREAMED SERVICES

We have found some Live Streamed services including masses. This means that clicking on the link below at the right time will connect you to a website showing a live stream of a mass in progress. Please note that to follow a complete service will use a great deal of data (like streaming live TV) so should only be used on a wifi connection, not using a phone data connection. Also please note we have no control over content from independent websites

The website churchservices.tv provides a list of services online, even a what’s on, showing where Mass is on at any given moment. The beautiful liturgy of the Irish Monks of Glenstal for example, also includes prayers you can recite alongside the monks

Bishop Peter ‘s masses, and also a Pentecost novena (9.00am on facebook, are live-streamed from the diocesan website and Youtube…(and also his Good Shepherd Sunday message ) 

https://www.rcdwxm.org.uk/

Former parish priest of Rhyl, Monsignor Malachy Keegan, celebrates live-streamed mass daily at his parish in Sandersted, near Croydon…

http://catholicchurchsanderstead.org.uk/

Please check in to Fr Peter Morgan’s Liverpool parish…

https://sites.google.com/view/st-anne-and-st-bernard/home
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Visit St Joseph’s Colwyn Bay where Fr Frank Ryan OMI and outreach Sri Lankan priest, Fr Vimal OMI, celebrate Mass daily
https://stjosephsrcc.org.uk/

Also…. www.facebook.com/stjosephsrcc
Monday – Friday: 11 am. Available at 12 noon on our Website
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5bcYWIA0fCSdaM_BCC8vbA
(just search: saintjosephsrcc)

Adoration – Live Streamed on Facebook:Saturdays at 11am Rosary: 6pm – Live Streamed on Facebook:
www.facebook.com/stjosephsrcc
And Sunday Mass live streamed at 11am

Prayer Resources for Home

Mass Timetable

Click here to join live streams (subject to timetable)

Finally for the moment, here is a message about facing up to the Virus pandemic from the Tamera Community.

Any news will be disseminated via this website so please bookmark it for future reference.

 

March 2021 Census Engagement

Census, good knowledge about the situations of citizens is essential to democracy. As long as it’s with the permission of those citizens, unlike the social media giants who keep this all behind wraps !! The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has asked the Diocese to...

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Celebration of Marriage and Family Life

SATURDAY 13TH FEBRUARY 2021 This year’s celebration on Saturday 13th February will take the form of a livestream Mass at 11.00am which Bishop Peter will celebrate, followed by a Zoom ‘reception’. All couples with significant anniversaries (25th, 40th, 50th, 60th and...

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THE GOD WHO SPEAKS (Emmaus events)

We will be holding another event hot on the heels of this one, in early February (hopefully the 2nd), which we will advertise as - "Listening into a conversation on the God Who Speaks today with Ursuline Sister, Vianney Connolly and Katja Jewell, former Diocesan CAFOD...

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Caritas Wales: Staying Together While Apart

Caritas Wales offers the following course. Staying Together While Apart – digital skills training sessions The ‘Staying Together While Apart’ project has been developed to assist people during the COVID-19 pandemic and its immediate aftermath. The project focuses on...

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COVID Volunteers

Our Covid Volunteers have received a lot of praise for the efficient and sensitive way they have kept as able to attend church for prayer and worship these last months. Thanks to you all. When a few of us were removing the Christmas tree and Crib in the church last...

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Palestine

Following last week’s piece on the wonderful Mazin Qumsiyeh, can you help another peacemaker, Issa Amro, who is standing trial for his peaceful community organizing? Issa is a Palestinian Human Rights Defender from Hebron who co-founded the nonviolent Youth Against...

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Big Thanks!

A BIG THANKS also from Fr Charles to so many who sent lovely Christmas Cards, gifts and good wishes as well as to our volunteers who are keeping our community so switched on during the pandemic. A very HAPPY NEW YEAR OF 2021 to everybody. It’s a great privilege and...

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FayreShare Project

A Big Thanks To all who helped with our FayreShare project with the Good News Mission Church through Christmas. A special well done to Catherine and Natasha who do the lion's share of this work and their volunteer helpers at GNM. Thanks to the Albert Gubay Trust who...

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