Sick: Alison Matthewman, Mark Dean
Lately Dead: David Jeffers
Anniversaries: Myriam Neveu, Edna Edmondson, Jim Metcalf, Doreen and Maureen, Kathleen Smith, John Livesey, Evelyn Partington
Sanctuary Lamp. This week's intention is for Bee Adeyeba
Masses & Liturgies 3rd September- 8th September
Tuesday 3rd 6pm Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. 7pm Mass.
Wednesday 4th 9:30am Mass.
Thursday 5th 9:30am Mass. 11 :00am Mass at Springhill Nursing Home. 7pm Scripture Group.
Friday 6th 9:30am Mass. 11 :30am Mass at Mount Carmel School.
6:30pm-7:30pm 'Praying the Rosary Together' mini retreat & Benediction.
Saturday 7th 9:30am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament & Confessions. 1O:30am Mass of Our Lady.
6pm The Holy Rosary. 6:30pm Vigil Mass.
Sunday 8th 9:30am The Holy Rosary. 10:00am Mass.1pm Parish BBQ.
Last Weekend's Collection £721.18 Thank you for your kind generosity.
Parish BBO. Tickets for the parish BBQ at 1pm on Sunday 8th will be available this weekend.
Our Lady of Oswaldtwistle. Next weekend we begin the celebrations in honour of Our Lady of Oswaldtwistle. From Friday 6th until Sunday 8th there will be plenty of opportunities for prayer, thanksgiving and veneration. All are welcome so do feel free to invite friends, family and neighbours.
Scripture Group. As we know every encounter with the Scriptures is an encounter with Christ, so please feel welcome to come to the parish Scripture Group beginning on Thursday 5th Sept 7-8pm.
Sacramental Programme. If you have a child starting Year 3 in September, or a child aged 7+ who has not made their First Holy Communion, and who would like to do so in 2020 then please call into the sacristy before or after Mass and sign the list, giving you and your child's details.
Church Music Courses. How to Read Music for Beginners - This is a six weeks course starting on Thursday 5th September at 7pm. Suggested donation of £24 for all six lessons. Sight Singing (for those who read music) six weeks starting on Thursday 5th September at 8pm. Suggested donation of £24 for all six lessons. The courses will be held at: St James' Church in Salford Pendleton Way Salford M6 5JA. Please use the Tesco car park for parking. To register for either of these courses, please phone 0161 817 2214 or email email@example.com Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.so please book your place as soon as possible. If you'd like to take the course but the suggested donation is too high, please do let us know. If you'd like to take the course but the venue, day or time doesn't work for you, please do let us know! (It will influence future courses.)
Children & young people of the parish! During the feast of Our Lady of Oswaldtwistle there will be a procession starting at the back of church before the Saturday Vigil Mass and Sunday Mass. It would be wonderful if we could have as many young people as possible to process and place flowers in front of Our Lady.
Hope in the Future. Youth Ministry in Parishes. As part of Stage 2 of Hope in the Future, parishioners are invited to a training day aimed to help guide you on how you can engage young people in parish life. There will be workshops throughout the day and a keynote speech from Chris Knowles on how we can take inspiration from the Synod to engage young people. The venue is Thornleigh Salesian College, Bolton on Saturday 14th September, 10am-3pm.