Our Lady of the Assumption News

Keep up to date with the latest news and events in the Parish. Group leaders: e-mail us to add your event here!

Youth Group

(Roughly ages 12 to 25) Meeting next Sunday 22nd Oct. From 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm All welcome

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Justice and Peace News

Warning: Tony McNichol of Holyhead parish serves many in the diocese who wish to keep up with justice and peace issues. Tests in the UK and parts of Europe have found traces of glyphosate in several popular Ben and Jerry’s ice cream flavours. The results come ahead of...

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World Mission Sunday, 22nd October, 2017

So many of you already help through your Red Boxes with MISSIO, the official Church charity for overseas mission. (Our parish is outstanding here) Next Sunday, though, the Holy Father invites all Catholics to contribute to Missio’s annual collection and day of prayer....

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National Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima

Along with Relics of Saints Jacinta and Francisco will visit Liverpool Cathedral on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 October 2017. A whole series of events and services are planned across the two days including a special evening Mass at 7pm on Friday over which Archbishop...

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CAFOD Family Fast Day

There will be a second collection next week to receive your donations - envelopes are available at the back of church. If you are a taxpayer, please complete the Gift Aid declaration, as this enables CAFOD to claim an extra 25% on all contributions

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St Augustine’s Priory Events

Two events at St Augustine’s Priory, Old Colwyn 1. Taize Evenings last Friday of each month, beginning 27th October 2 Alzheimer’s Day -the Challenges facing us all. with Dr Bede Smith 25th November 10am-4pm See poster in church

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Bethany Group – diary dates

Blessing of the Graves - Sunday, 22nd October, 1.30 pm. at Rhuddlan Cemetery, then on to Rhyl. A short prayer service is held in each cemetery and then we walk around blessing family graves and sharing thoughts. The service will be followed by refreshments at the...

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Grandparents’ Week

(23rd-29th Oct.) for the Diocese, we are asking children to draw a picture of their grandparent(s) and write why they are special. These will be displayed on the Childrens’ Liturgy board. If your child/grandchild would like to take part, please take a sheet from the...

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National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress Liverpool 2018

7 - 9 September 2018 The bishops of England and Wales will hold a National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress in Liverpool next year. Eucharistic Congresses are gatherings of clergy, religious and laity which promote an awareness of the central place of the Eucharist...

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Cafod Family Fast Day

Next Friday 6th October. Last Lent we gave £4.3 million to help young girls finish their education. UK government matched this and made it nearly £8 million.Two girls, Proscovia and Guti , live in a very dry part of Ugandam now have access to water and don’t have to...

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World Meeting of Families

Dublin has been chosen by Pope Francis to host the next World Meeting of Families from 21-26 August 2018, guided by the theme “The Gospel of the Family: Joy for the World”. Held every three years, this event brings together families from across the world to celebrate,...

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Healthcare Mass

The Healthcare / Medical Mass will be celebrated on Friday 20th October at 7.00pm in the Cathedral

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St Richard Gwyn

The annual celebration in honour of Saint Richard Gwyn will take place on Sunday 15th October in the Cathedral. Please note the change of time this year to 4.00pm.

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New Parish !

Bishop Peter has created a new parish from the Catholic communities in Ruthin, Denbigh and St Asaph called, The Vale of Clwyd. Fr George Areekuzhy has been appointed as its Parish Priest as from the weekend of 28th October. We welcome him to the Diocese and wish him...

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Car Park Marking

Due to bad weather white lines and the basketball court have not yet been painted on to the car park. A new date is being arranged. Parishioners have pointed out that the disabled car white lines need to be nearer the main entrance and this is being acted on

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Church Access

Following the request of the last two Bishops, for two years the church has been kept open all day. It’d be good if as many as possible feel free to visit, for spiritual reasons but also for security reasons. The Fynnongroew Rd door and the Wellington Rd door (which...

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