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!

Buildings Report

We are having to do a lot of waiting, alas. Our submission to sell the existing presbytery and build a new one on site was sent to the Diocesan Trustees last March. The diocesan architects then came to visit and reviewed our proposals on 20th April. Three months later...

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12-09-2019: Service of Healing

The Annual Service of healing will be held on Thursday, 12th September at 3.00 pm with afternoon tea to follow. All welcome. Fathers Roger Dawson and Dermot O’Connor will be present, along with Fr. Charles. Should you require transport please contact Sheila who will...

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27-09-2019: Climate change talk – Llay

The Newman Association invite anybody interested: Fri 27th September. Venue: St Francis of Assisi, Llay at 7.30 In the light of Pope Francis’ warnings in Laudato Si and of CAFOD’s ongoing campaign and petition our topic is: Professor of Physical Oceanography at the...

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Dementia Aware Rhyl

There will be a meeting at St Peter and St Frances parish hall, Prestatyn, 10th Sept from 7pm to 9pm.

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That Time of Year…

Denbighshire County Council are holding an afternoon workshop on Thursday 22nd August in the Little Theatre. There will be information about dementia and about what’s happening in Rhyl. There will also be time to share ideas about how to spread awareness and how to...

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Situations Vacant

This is the time of the year when there’s so much coming and going, with people away for a few weeks on holiday and visitors from outside who are staying here with family and friends. Make sure you keep an eye out, especially for the elderly and those who live alone....

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Creation Masses

This is a great parish for people helping in various ways. Thanks to all. But we currently need: 1 Welcomers (friendly disposition req’d) to welcome people attending Mass Sunday. 2 Readers at Mass 3 People to help with bereavement. Ie befriending, and/ or helping...

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School Uniform Recycling

When we met with MP (and parishioner) Chris Ruane at Westminster during the CAFOD climate change lobby of MP’s we resolved on a number of actions. One of these, as requested by CAFOD, was to organise a Creation Mass. Pope Francis has designated September as Creation...

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Climate Change Lobby in the Houses of Parliament

We have a big problem with the new school in finding money for uniforms for those who cant afford these, as there are no hand-me-downs. If you can help let us know. On the other hand the Denbighshire County/ Citizen’s Advice bureau School Uniform Recycling scheme is a...

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SCRIPTURE CHAMPION

About thirty people from north Wales parishes went by coach last Thursday to the big multi-faith rally in London as CAFOD supporters, led by Colette our CAFOD coordinator. A long but excellent day took place. On the bus we prayed and reflected but also a ball of wool...

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‘THE GOD WHO SPEAKS’

Dcn Steve Davies has kindly agreed to be the Scripture Champion for the Diocese for the 2020 God who Speaks project. The role of the Scripture Champion(s) in each diocese is principally that of coordinating the activities across the Diocese and being a channel of...

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MISSIO – ANNUAL REVIEW 2018

When we met with MP (and parishioner) Chris Ruane at Westminster during the CAFOD climate change lobby of MP’s we resolved on a number of actions. One of these, as requested by CAFOD, was to organise a Creation Mass. Pope Francis has designated September as Creation...

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School Uniform Recycling

Fr Anthony Chantry, National Director for Mission, has written to thank the Diocese and all the parishes within, for the £25,839 that was raised in 2018 for the important work of Missio. Our own contribution was again over £3000— A big well done to bob and all who...

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OFFERING FOR THE HOLY PLACES 2018

The Citizen’s Advice bureau’s School Uniform Recycling scheme is a big success, saving some families over £5,500 last year. Many low income families have a big worry buying their child’s uniform. The scheme looks like expanding this year. They need people to help...

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Thanksgiving Pilgrimage to St Winefride Holywell

His Eminence Archbishop Edward Joseph Adams, Apostolic Nuncio for the UK has written to thank the Diocese and all the parishes for their generous contribution in 2018 of £8,236 to help the Christian community living in the Holy Land.

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