Saturday, 16 November 2019

17th November 2019: 33rd SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Sick: 

Lately Dead: Michael Coffey, Clare Catlow, Millie Ashworth.

Anniversaries: Patrick Haworth, Anthony Metcalf, Jessica Whelan, Mia Cross.

Masses and Liturgies:

33rd Sunday In Ordinary Time.

Monday

18st

 

Tuesday

19th

6.00 pm Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.

Wednesday

20th

9:30am Mass 11.00am Mass at Sacred Heart School

7pm Mass on Altar of Our Lady Of Oswaldtwistle.

Thursday

21st

9.30am.

7:00pm - 8:30pm ABC Group

Friday   

22nd

9:30 am Mass.

Saturday

23rd  

9.30am Confessions and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.

10:30 am Mass

6:30pm Vigil Mass

Sunday

24th

10.00 am Mass






Last weekend's collection:     £822.62       Thank you for your kind generosity.

Sanctuary Lamp. This week's intention is for Michael Beard.

Retiring Collection: For retired clergy NEXT weekend.

 

Catholicism. Catholicism is an excellent film series produced by Bishop Robert Barron. "Journey around the world and deep into the Catholic Faith in all its richness, history, beauty, goodness, and truth in breath-taking, high-definition cinematography." St. Anne's, Accrington will be showing this film with the opportunity to talk about it on the following Wednesdays at 7pm 20th Nov, 4th Dec, 18th Dec.


109th Loyola Scouts Christmas Fayre is being held at Hippings Vale Community Centre Harvey Street on 23rd November 2019. 10am - 2pm. £1.00 entry fee includes a free raffle ticket. Accompanied children free.


The Piety Stall has a beautiful selection of Christmas Cards, Cribs and gifts. Please do have a look.


Parish Centre Children's Christmas Party 14th December Tickets are £6.00 and on sale at back of church. There will be another meeting for volunteers at the Con club on 18th November at 7pm


Red Wednesday - Aid to the Church in Need. Please join us to pray for our fellow Christians persecuted in the church on 29th November. Stations of the Cross at 6:30pm followed by Benediction. See Brenda Heaton or Mary Jordan for more information.


A Holy Night Amidst the Christmas Chaos A quiet time away on the 13th and 14th of December to prepare for the Christmas mystery. Two talks. Holy Mass, communal prayer, and social time. Comfortable en-suite accommodation and bed and breakfast provided. All set within the beautiful surroundings of the Stonyhurst Estate. For booking and full details, please visit: https://christianheritagecentre.com/event/advent-recollection/


Mount Carmel RC High School Senior Citizens Community Christmas Party will be held on Monday 9th December from 12:30pm until 2:30pm. If you wish to attend please fill your details in on the form at the back of church. This is the last weekend.


Musical Evening 12th December 2019. 7:30pm Ticket sales for the above are selling extremely slowly
(25), and unless we can boost this number, we will have to consider cancelling the event We realistically require 50/60, which would be an acceptable attendance for the Concert Band and make the event enjoyable. If you're attending mass and not carrying money with you, but wish to attend, please give your name in after mass.

Tickets are £5.


Friday, 15 November 2019

Tuesday, 29 October 2019

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Sunday, 27 October 2019

27th October 2019 - 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sick:  Nathan Armstrong

Lately Dead: Bishop Brian Noble. John Nigel Ramsden, Father Colin Ward, Keith Sowerbutts.

Anniversaries Bridget Doherty, Norah Madden, Margaret Kendall, Rose Rushton.

Masses and Liturgies: 29th October - 3rd November

Monday

28st

 

Tuesday

29th

6.00 pm Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.

7:00pm Mass

Wednesday

30th

9:30am Mass 11.00am Mass at Sacred Heart School

Thursday

31st

10.00am Requiem Mass for John Nigel Ramsden RIP.

7:00pm - 8:00pm Scripture Group

Friday    ALL SAINTS

1st

9:45am Mass (Parish primary schools in church).

11:30am Mass.

7pm Mass

Saturday

2nd

8am Mass All Souls. 9:30 am Confessions and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.

10:30 am Mass

6:30pm Vigil Mass

Sunday

3rd

10.00 am Mass 2pm Blessing of Graves at Accrington Cemetery.

Last weekend's collection £828.30. Thank you for your kind generosity

This week there is a retiring collection for Missio.

Month of the Dead. Blessing of Graves: Accrington Cemetery on Sun 3rd Nov 2pm and at Dill Hall Lane Cemetery on Sun 10th  Nov 2pm; Bereavement Service: For all those who have died over the last year Sat 9th Nov 10am; Requiem Mass: For all names placed in the Holy Souls Box in front of the Altar Sat 16th Nov 10:30am.

All Saints (Holy Day of Obligation). Friday 1st Nov is the solemnity of All Saints which for Roman Catholics is a Holy Day of Obligation. There will be Mass at 9:45am, 11:30am and an evening Mass at 7pm.

All Souls. On Sat 2nd Nov there will be an early morning Mass at 8am as well as the regular 10:30am Mass for all the faithful departed. Please feel free to place the names of loved ones in the box in front of the Altar.

Bereavement Service. This service (9th Nov) allows people who have lost loved ones over die last year to pray for them with the support and love of the parish family. If you would like the name of one of your family members who has had their funeral at St Mary's over the last year to be included please contact Berni at the parish office. berni.mcguinness@dioceseofsalford.org.uk. We are no longer legally able to write to families as we have in previous years because of the new The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016/679.

First Aid. Last week there was a deanery Health and Safety information day which talked about the importance of having plans for the unexpected. It would be good if we had parishioners we could call upon at the Vigil and Sunday Masses who are trained and certified First Aiders. If you are such a person and are happy to be called upon should (God forbid) the unexpected happen then can you please contact the parish office. Tel:232433 or email berni.mcguinness@dioceseofsalford.org.uk.

Catholicism. Catholicism is an excellent film series produced by Bishop Robert Barron. "Journey around the world and deep into the Catholic Faith in all its richness, history. beauty, goodness, and truth in breath-taking, high-definition cinematography." St Anne's, Accrington will be showing this film with the opportunity to talk about it on the following Wednesday's at 7pm 6th Nov, 20th Nov, 4th Dec, 18th Dec.

Hope in the Future Ministers of the Word Training Day. There will be a training day for all reads and those who would like to be readers at church with Marian Tolley at Our Lady & St John Catholic College Blackburn, BB1 1PY Sat 9th Nov 2019 10:00am - 3pm. Tea/Coffee provided. Please bring a packed lunch.

Tickets on sale. Musical Evening with the Encore Concert Band and St Mary's Male Voice Choir at 7.30pm on 12th December at St Mary's Church, Oswaldtwistle. Tickets on sale back at the back of church, £5.