Sixth Sunday of the Year
I have come not to abolish but to fulfil.

16th February 2020
First ReadingEcclesiasticus 15: 15-20
Second Reading1 Corinthians 2: 6:10
GospelMatthew 5: 17-37

Walk with Me booklets for Lent are now available at the back of church. Suggested donation £1.00

A beautiful rainbow over our church captured by Ellie Chard

Rainbow over our Church

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UK Settled Status

Government are asking churches and community groups to alert people to the need to apply for Settled Status in the UK , which will give them a status in UK law once we leave the EU. There is plenty of time to apply. There are an estimated 1 million EU Citizens still...

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Food Bank News

The Foryd Centre, who we supply with food, tell us they’re short of Tinned meat or Veg, biscuits, Cereals, Pasta Sauces, Frozen meals and UHT milk. Thanks to Parishioner Paul, who is acting as link person with the Foryd Centre at the moment and is also currently...

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Simple Meal

Thirteen people enjoyed the Fortnightly Simple Friday Meal last Friday. Thanks to the different teams hosting this, in the parish house.

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Bishop Peter will be leading the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes which this year will be taking place from 24th to 29th July 2020, flying direct from Liverpool. Organised by Joe Walsh Tours, there are two hotel options: Hotel Paradis, £699 or Hotel La Solitude, £749...

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A number of parishioners have made points about welcoming people into Mass. Thanks for these ideas. The parish team are putting them into action. We need three teams of two, each of whom will do welcoming every three weeks. We’re looking at children or youth teams for...

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Flame 2021, the biggest Catholic youth event in the UK, will take place on Saturday 6 March 2021 at The SSE Arena, Wembley. Flame gathers over 8000 young Catholics from across England and Wales for a day of prayer, adoration, catechesis and praise. Details to follow...

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Lenten Alms

Bishop Peter has dedicated this year's Lenten Alms to the two following charities: The Medaille Trust which provides refuge and freedom to victims of modern slavery   (registered charity no 1117830) and Welcome me as I am which...

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Racial Justice Sunday

Next weekend, Sunday 9th February, the Catholic Church in England and Wales will celebrate Racial Justice. The theme is “You are at the heart of the Church”. It will celebrate the contribution Travelling Communities make to the Church in England and Wales. It is an...

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A Chance to Meet and Eat

Friday 14th February 12 noon at the Parish House and each following fortnight. Lunchtime Get-Together for parishioners and members of our community. Food will be served from 12.00 noon until 1.00 pm. The Meal will consist of a Simple Lunch, freshly cooked and baked,...

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