Saturday, 21 October 2017

29th Sunday in Ordinary time. (22 Oct 2017)

Please remember in your prayers:


Sick and housebound: Canon Tony Dorran, Canon Eugene Dolan, Roger Boocock, Janet Smith,

Pat Haworth, Joan Anders, Margaret Coyne, Paul Duffy, Marlene Dunderdale, Anthony Walton,

Nathan Annstrong, Brian Laycock, Mary Austin, Dan Jarvis,

Lately Dead: Maureen Southam

Anniversaries: Winnie Hogan. Margaret Kendall, Edward Massey, Margaret Massey, Tom

Stevens, Alice Peters, Margaret Madden, Norah Madden, Belford McHugh

Mass Offered in Thanksgiving for Prayers Answered.

Masses this week:

Monday - 6:30pm Mass followed by Exposition Tues - 9:15 Wed - 9: 15 Thurs .. 9:00

 Friday - No Mass. Sat (Vigil Mass of Sunday) - 6:30pm Sunday 10:00 am

 Confessions Sat 5.45-6.15pm and Sunday 9.15- 9.40am or by appointment


The Bereavement Mass Will be held on Saturday 4th November 2017 at 11am.


Sean Ryan - National Co-ordinator for Caritas Community Sponsorship of Refugee, will be

speaking to the Parish about the commitment responsibility and financial implications in

sponsoring a refugee family, 28th/29th October 2017.


Birthday Wishes to Francis Mclean he is 85 years young today. He has been in our choir for

over 75 years.


Reminder - Embrace Liverpool 2017

Embrace, is an exciting one-day conference for young Catholics with Praise & Worship, Mass,

Adoration, great talks and fantastic workshops This year's conference will take place on Saturday

25th November 2017 at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral between 9:30am -6pm. lt is aimed at

14-25 year olds but open to all ages. We have arranged for a coach to take a group of young

people from Salford Cathedral. If you are interested in joining the youth team on this trip email

Tracey on Visitwww.embrace· for more



The National Eucharistic Congress will cover three days: Friday-Sunday 7tt1_9th September

2018. Sunday 9th September will be an open day for all who wish to come to Liverpool for the last

day of the Congress. We would need to know by the 31st October 2017 if any wishes to take a

place. Please Contact: Miss Pat Jones Tel: 07778995663 or e-


Annual Service of Light for all our children who have died will take place at St Josephs RC

Church, Audley, Blackburn on 29th October 2017 at 2pm.


Lourdes 2018: next year we are planning to hold our parish Lourdes Group pilgrimage at the

same time as Salford Diocese, which takes place from the 27th July-2nd August. If you are

considering joining us as a helper next year there is a volunteer information event being held at

the Cathedral Centre Wednesday 22nd November 7.30-8.30pm. If you require further information

please speak to Maxine Pollard.


Mount Carmel RC High School Community Christmas Party -Senior Citizens of our Parish

If you would like to attend a Christmas party at Mount Carmel High School - this has now been

scheduled for Monday 11th December from 12.00 noon until 2.30pm with Christmas lunch and

entertainment. Please put your name down on the list at the back of church. Numbers will be

limited and please apply by 17th November at the latest.


3 Minute daily retreat Have you ever thought of making a Retreat but never had the time try the

link below for a daily 3 minute retreat you can do at home.­