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!

Underground Water Leak

Thanks to good detective work by parishioner Tony Murphy by M&G Williams builders, we have now located the source of the huge water leak underground and work to install new piping will shortly begin. A great deal of money has been saved.

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Food Bank

When you shop next can you buy a little extra for the Food Bank please and remember the many locally who will be short of food, including many children, as teachers from our two schools inform me from time to time.

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Climate Talks

The climate talks have just come to a close in Poland, where Msgr. Bruno- Marie Duffé, head of the Holy See delegation at COP24, said at an impromptu press conference Dec. 12: "We often say that the situation of our planet needs decisions for tomorrow," "But tomorrow...

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Catholic Papers

Despite long term efforts to promote the sale of the Universe and Catholic Times in church, we are left with a number of unsold copies every week, for which we are billed and this amounts to quite a significant annual expense. We have therefore, with regret, cancelled...

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Church lighting – 2019

Various parishioners and Fr Charles have been trying to work out how to light the church properly for quite a long time. We have been lucky to acquire the services of lighting expert Paul Janvier from Liverpool, who has nearly finished a master plan to renew the...

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Water Leaks – Completion Jan 2019

Three weeks ago Welsh Water discovered very large underground water leaks under church property, a terrible waste of water. Water is precious and isn't an endless resource. Solving this is church responsibility and we have five weeks to do it. Following lots of...

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1/12/2018 – Christmas Afternoon Tea a Great Success

The Christmas Afternoon Tea on Sat 1st Dec organised by Emma (Maria Howes’ daughter) raised £1011, all towards Endometriosis UK research and to raise awareness of this chronic condition. Thanks to all who helped and contributed. Great achievement by Emma (who served...

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We Still Need a Percussion Trainer Please & A Big Thank You

Encouraged by the donation of guitars, we are asking if anybody knows how to teach simple percussion? We need a volunteer for one hour a week during the school term times, Thur 4.45pm—5.45pm. A big thank you to the donators of the three guitars.  They are ideal for...

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U.C.M. Christmas Bingo last Wednesday 5/12/18

Another very enjoyable community event was the popular U.C.M. Christmas Bingo last Wednesday, which raised £690 for Creatasmile and Rhydwen Drive Adventure playgroup, both run by volunteers. The UCM wish to thank so many of you who helped or attended the...

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16/12/2018 – BAMBINELLI SUNDAY

Bring your Baby Jesus figure (Bambinelli) from your crib for blessing at Mass on December 16th 2018 For the past several decades, each year on Gaudete Sunday, third Sunday in Advent, children (and adults) take their Baby Jesus figures from the crib at their homes to...

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14/12/2018 – YSGOL MAIR OPEN MORNING

For all friends of Ysgol Mair, who would like to visit before the closure of the school at the end of this academic year, we have an Open Morning on Friday, 14th December from 9.30 am, including a tour of the school and refreshments will be served. If you would like...

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