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Parish Newsletter 15th October 2017

Twenty-Eighth Sunday In Ordinary Time



Legion of Mary
As October is the month of the Holy Rosary, the Legion of Mary will recite the Rosary on the Wednesday’s of October at 3.45pm (after school) in the Church.
We are inviting children and their families to join us for 15 minutes on the 18th to pray the Rosary in Honour of Our Lady.
Catechetical  Training.
There will be a workshop by the Caritas St. Joseph on Saturday 18th November,2017 to help parents, catechists to work with people with learning disabilities. If you wish to attend, please contact Daniel the parish Catechists. 07494280867
Eucharistic Ministers
There will be a meeting for all Eucharistic Ministers on Monday, 16th of October at the Upper Room.
World Mission Sunday
Next Sunday is World Mission Sunday when the Holy Father invites all Catholics to contribute to a special collection for Mission, his official charity for overseas missions.  World Mission Sunday is a special day that unites Catholics all over the world in prayer, celebration and care for the mission of the Church. You will be able to Gift Aid all donations by using envelopes available in the church today.            Thank you.
HCPT Pilgrimage to Lourdes
Would you like to travel to Lourdes next Easter with HCPT Group 128? Are you aged 18 or over and strong?
We are looking for some new helpers to join us when we take some special children to Lourdes. You will need to agree to be dbs checked and be able to pay your own fare. The dates of the pilgrimage are Monday 2nd to Sunday 8th April 2018. 
Please let any of the HCPT helpers (Sheila Kehoe, Sally Fahy or Siobhan Ferguson) know if you'd like more information.                                                               
Thank you for the parish support for HCPT Group 128's fundraising event on Saturday 30th September. The group raised from ticket sales, raffles and extra donations - £840.
Sheila, Sally, Siobhan and Pat, our Group Leader.
Lectio Divina
(Divine Reading).
There will be a prayer group  meeting to pray with the Scripture, intended to promote communion with God and to increase the knowledge of God’s word,  every Tuesday at 7:00 pm-8:00pm at the Upper Room. Please contact Fr. Michael,cmf. 
Votive Candles
Only the candles provided are to be used in the Church and lit candles must only be placed in the candle stand holders, anywhere else is a fire risk.

Greetings from Brunel University Chaplaincy
Welcome to all students here today.  It is wonderful that you have found this parish community while away from home.  We are pleased to tell you, there is a Chaplaincy space on campus at Brunel.  You will find it at The Meeting House in Zone A.   Mass is celebrated there once a month.  The Catholic Society meets every Wednesday at 5.30pm- 7pm.  Morning and Evening Prayer takes place Mon-Fri at 8.30am and 5.30pm respectively.  Lectio Divina takes place each Tuesday at 12.30 – 1pm.  Sr Mary Kenefick is the Chaplain and would love to hear from you:   Mass dates for this term at Brunel are as follows: 18 October, 22 November, 6 December at 1pm in The Meeting House.
 Anniversaries for this week

·Oliver Griffin
· Suzanna Porton
· Patsy Murphy
· Sam Fahy
· William Bradley
· Maurice  Sheehan
· Elizabeth Conway
· Christy Kearney
· John Chima
· Mary McShera

 May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed through the mercy of God, Rest in PeaceAmen.