Saturday, 5 October 2019

6th October 2019 - 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sick: Nathan Armstrong

Anniversaries. Chris Metcalf Jack Kemp, May Kemp, Tommy Bowland, Tommy Doherty, Winnie Hogan, Martin Ormsby, Maureen Southam

Sanctuary Lamp. This week's intention is for Antonio Assalone

Masses & Liturgies 1st October- 13th October

Tuesday 8th                  6:00pm Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Saturday 12th               9:30am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

                                    6:00pm Rosary. 6:30pm Mass followed by a procession to the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes.

Sunday 13th                  9:30am Rosary. 10:00am Mass followed by procession to the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes.

                                    2:00pm Lourdes Pilgrimage Talk

Weekend Collection of 29th September £759.83 Thank you for your kind generosity.

Baptism Course. On Sunday 6th October after the l0am Mass the next baptism course will take place. This
is for any Roman Catholic f
amilies who would like to have their baby baptised.

October Devotions. Like May, the month of October is also associated with Our Blessed Mother. There
l be the opportunity to pray the Holy Rosary before the Vigil Mass at 6pm (12th Oct) and at 9:30am
before the Sunday Ma
ss (13th Oct). For those who are able and would like, there will be a procession
(dependent on Lanca
shire weather!), to the grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes behind the church after each

Lourdes Pilgrimage Talk. Many people ask: What is Lourdes like? Is it possible I can help or support sick
pilgrims? What kinds of acc
ommodation are available? How much does it all cost? What is a typical
pilgrimage timetable at Lourdes like? Eric P
arr, the parish Lourdes rep, has very kindly offered to give a talk
about the pilgrimage and his experiences at 2pm
on Sunday 13th October at the back of church. Everyone
and anyone is invited and warmly welcomed to learn more about this wonderful shrine. Light Refreshments
will be available.

Welcome. We welcome Fr. Wynn SM, one of the Marist Fathers from Blackburn, who will be celebrating
Mass th
is weekend of the 5th/6th October.

Scripture Group. The dates for October are the 17th & 31st continuing with St. Mark's Gospel 4-6.

Coffee Morning: We will be holding a coffee morning at the back of church on Monday 14th October 2019
9: 15am-11.00am. All are welcome. Hopefully thi
s will be a monthly event. It's a chance to meet new people
and reacquaint with old friends.

Faith Formation. At the back of church there are a number of posters advertising events at the Christian
Heritage Centre at Stonyhurst
. Opportunities like these help us to grow in our faith and give us the
confidence to dialogue with others about the Lord.

APFI Mission Booklets are ready for collection in the Sacristy.

The Ossy Mills Group will meet on Monday 7th October at 11 :30am
Blackbum Music Society. Please see information at the b
ack of church.