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!

28.1.2019 – SAFEGUARDING FORMS BEING PROCESSED 7.15PM

SAFEGUARDING DBS certificates for Eucharistic Ministers,  Youth Catechists, S.V.P. etc. are due for renewal and forms are currently being circulated. After completion forms  will be processed in the Presbytery from 7.15 to 8.15 on Monday 28th January. Any queries...

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26.1.2019 – Catholic Singles

Catholic Singles is an organisation which helps single Catholics of all ages (over 18 years) meet other single Catholics. For further information visit our "Useful Links" page here: http://catholicchurchrhyl.co.uk/?page_id=3551

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1.2.2019 – Baptism Course

Baptism Course starts in two weeks Friday 1st February 2019 For those parents wishing to have their child baptised, the next Baptism course starts on Friday, 1st February. Please telephone Sheila Johnson on 01745 354311 to register your details.

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Sunday 27th January 2019 – Reflection on the Readings

Starting Sunday 27th January there will be a reflection on the readings for the coming weeks. This will take place at 3pm in church. All welcome. Also a very advanced notice: Eucharistic Ministers and Readers  retreat day at Noddfa 29th June. Please keep the date...

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23rd January 2019 6pm – Fr Owen Hardwicke’s Funeral

Some of you may have known Fr Owen Hardwicke, a remarkable priest of our diocese, who died, sadly, on 7th January last, at, I think, the age of 93.  After 15 years as bishop's secretary and parish priest, he spent nearly 20 years in secular employment in youth and...

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22nd January 2019 – THIS TUESDAY – FIRST COMMUNION MEETING

First Communion Introductory Meeting. For those in St. Mary’s Parish wishing to have their child make their First Holy Communion this year, there is an introductory meeting for Parents and Grandparents ONLY next Tuesday, 22nd January, at 7.00 pm in the Church Hall....

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Thanks from Fr Charles.

Many thanks and appreciation everybody, to the many who in all sorts of ways, helped bring us through Advent and Christmas (still going, of course !!) from church cleaning and décor, christmas trees, homeless party, musicians, servers, lay ministers, sacristans,...

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Diocesan Students for Priesthood.

The vocations crisis is still very much with us, but our Diocese has one student for priesthood - an extremely fragile situation, and two married men for diaconate service, as below. Please pray for them as they continue their formation. Seminarian Matthew P. Bond...

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Thanks to Rhyl Comedy Club

THANKS to Nia of Rhyl Comedy club, Rhyl police, the McCarney family and Rhyl Belief fundraising group and others, who gave a total of £440 for the Christmas party for homeless people. A special thanks to 12 year -old Ellery who collected £22.50 and to Morrison’s who...

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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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29/12/2018 – Thanksgiving Mass for Altar Servers

Bishop Peter invites all Altar Servers to a Mass of thanksgiving for Servers and renewal of Commitment to Serve - Followed by light refreshment ….at Wrexham Cathedral Saturday 29th December 2018 at 12 Noon This will be an opportunity for you to meet other servers from...

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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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