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!

Saint John Henry Newman

Today Pope Francis will declare Blessed John Henry Newman a saint of the Church. Cardinal Newman was a great scholar but also a great pastor. He brought his many and varied gifts to the service of the Church in this country – first to the Church of England, and then...

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SICK CLERGY

Please keep in your prayers all our retired Clergy especially Fr Tony Jones, Fr Frank Gormley OMI, Mgr James Fealey and Fr Paschal Dormer, also Fr Ian Dalgleish, Fr Edward Sopala and Paul Booth, and all those and their families who are ill at this time or recovering...

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Annual Mass Count

The annual mass count starts this week and will continue throughout the month.

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Baptism Preparation

For anyone currently wishing to have their child baptised, October preparation sessions are about to begin. Please contact Sheila Johnson on 354311 to arrange.

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Afternoon Tea in Church Centre.

On Saturday 26th Oct at 2.00 pm Tickets £8 at the back of the church after Mass and from Maria Howes or Ellen Aspinall. Proceedings for church building fund

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October: Month of the Holy Rosary

The U.C.M. will be saying the Rosary on Thursday evenings, 7.30 pm throughout the month as follows: Thursday, 3rd Jean Taggart’s house Thursday, 10th UCM meeting Thursday, 17th Ellen Aspinall’s Thursday, 24th Sandra Hughes’ Thursday, 30th Christine...

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October 2019: Extraordinary Month of Mission

October 2019 is the month designated by the Holy Father with “the aim of fostering an increased awareness of the Missio ad gentes and taking up again with renewed fervour the missionary transformation of the Church’s life and pastoral activity, and helping communities...

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New Vicariates

Bishop Peter is setting up new Vicariates from 6th October. Rhyl parish comes within the new St Asaph and St Tudno Vicariate, which extends from Prestatyn to Llandudno and from Rhyl to Ruthin. This will require the appointment of Vicars and Bishop Peter is seeking...

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Oct 2019: Extraordinary Month of Mission

October 2019 is the month designated by the Holy Father with “the aim of fostering an increased awareness of the Missio ad gentes and taking up again with renewed fervour the missionary transformation of the Church’s life and pastoral activity, and helping communities...

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Parish One Day Retreat

A great “well done” to the 29 parishioners who travelled to Noddfa Retreat Centre, Penmaemawr yesterday for a day of prayer and reflection and also to Ged Johnson who led the day, (St Beuno’s Spiritual Director) and Sheila Johnson, organiser of the day.

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PARISH UPDATE

May I just remind everybody that in march 2018 the parish needed to explore selling the parish house, as we had been unable to acquire government funding to re-establish it as an independent community hub to address needs for community growth in West Rhyl. This meant...

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Season of Creation

“We need a conversation which includes everyone, since the environmental challenge we are undergoing, and its human roots, concern and affect us all.” Pope Francis, “Laudato Si’ 14 Climate change affects our homes, our health, our heritage and our beautiful...

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Exam Results.

Many of our young people have received results of the exams they took earlier in the summer. Our thoughts are with you and we hope you have been able to show your true skills and receive the recognition you deserve. Of course, if you passed them all with flying...

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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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