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!

The Scandal of Immigration Policy.

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on care work like never before. Care workers and other key workers, and we have many in the parish, have been applauded and celebrated, yet there is a looming crisis facing the care sector. British and migrant care workers...

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CAFOD Family Fast Day

Thank you for your generous donations to CAFOD’s Family Fast Day during Lent. We featured Marian and her son Svondo in Zimbabwe in Lent 2018. The community vegetable garden that your donations helped provide is growing well and during the pandemic the family has...

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Catholic Climate and Ecological Emergency Network (CCLEEN)

Since the middle of last year an informal group of Catholic organisations, networks, and individuals, has been meeting together to explore ways of highlighting concerns over the climate emergency and the need for Catholic hierarchy to speak out more forcibly in the...

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Making Active Non-Violence a Way of Life

A series of Zoom meetings. Please email Fr Charles for a link to the first meeting with Pat Gaffney, former General Secretary of Pax Christi UK. Pat will be setting the course in context and initiating the process of reflection for us. Pat worked for Pax Christi for...

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TCC Housing News

We next meet again for the housing issue next Thursday 22nd April at 4:30 – 5:30pm. Please email Fr Charles for a link to join and notes. The big TCC event on the 22nd is the regional Senedd accountability meeting 7:30pm-9,00pm. It will be great to have as many people...

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FOOD HAMPER PROJECT

With funding help, partnering the Good News Mission church in Marsh Rd, we are in our 12th month providing food for very vulnerable families, mostly with children. A second round of funding has come in for food. We have also received new funding for emergency items....

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Marriage Preparation

Do you know any couples preparing to get married ? An online "Marriage Care, Preparing Together" programme starts on Tuesday 20th April for 3 consecutive Tuesdays at 7pm. Booking will go live on Wednesday morning this week. All Preparing Together Anywhere courses are...

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‘The God Who Speaks’ Retreat

The Minsteracres Retreat Team invite you to join them on an online retreat; ‘The God Who Speaks’ for a weekend of prayer, reflection and fellowship During this retreat we will be developing and exploring the ways of listening to and responding to the God who speaks to...

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Wrexham Diocese- The God Who Speaks

As we enter Holy Week, the Wrexham Diocese 'God Who Speaks' team would like to warmly invite you to walk with Jesus on ‘The Way of the Cross with the God Who Speaks’ on Tuesday 30th March at 7pm by Zoom. We expect it will last around 80-90 minutes. There are...

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HUSTINGS to meet new Assembly Member of the Sennedd.

Through TCC we have a meeting scheduled on Wed 7th April, 6pm, with Vale of Clwyd Labour candidate, Jason McLellan. These pre-election accountability meetings are a great opportunity to put the candidates to the test and to develop our public relationship with them...

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TCC Benefits Workshop

St. Mary’s Church is a member of TCC, which takes action on a range of social justice issues. TCC is holding a workshop aiming to gather the views of people who have experience of the benefits system. This is online, on Thursday 8th April at 7.30pm. Anyone who...

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Any Couples Preparing for Marriage?

Do you know any couples preparing to get married ? An online Marriage Care Preparing Together programme starts on Tuesday 20th April for 3 consecutive Tuesdays at 7pm. Booking will go live on Wednesday morning this week. All Preparing Together Anywhere courses are...

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Easter Celebrations

(All services will be shorter than normal) Holy Thursday 8pm Mass (No washing of the feet), a brief procession afterwards but you are invited to reflect at home afterwards on the scene in the Garden of Gethsemane) Good Friday 3pm Liturgy of the Cross. No kissing of...

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Action on Nuclear Weapons

The Treaty on the prohibition of NUCLEAR WEAPONS is the first legally binding international agreement to comprehensively prohibit nuclear weapons with the ultimate goal being their total elimination. It was signed on 20th Sept 2017 by 86 countries and is supported by...

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RCIA (Adult Faith formation Group)

Currently there are three adults enquiring about developing their faith, two seeking First Communion and Confirmation, another baptism. As part of this process 6pm each Tuesday we meet on Zoom for one hour. As well as the candidates there are four or five ordinary...

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LENT FAMILY DAY AT HOME

To mark the start of the Year of the Family and to help families in our Diocese to observe Lent and prepare for Holy Week and Easter, you are invited to join in with some Lent and Easter crafting activities at home. As in Advent, we are providing a limited number of...

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First Communion Preparation.

Our catechists have restarted the 2020 group and hope to organise the Celebration Mass after Easter. We may then be able to start this year’s group. If anyone wants to chat please ring 07503905414. Bishop Peter has asked us to delay re-starting the Confirmation...

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TCC Local Housing Meeting

TCC have a local meeting on housing this Tuesday (9th March) at 1pm. To update you, at the AGM last Oct, with the Welsh Prime minister present, TCC announced it would seek to push for a housing charter, through dialogue with the three local county Councils, Wrexham,...

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