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Parish Newsletter 26th May 2019

6th Sunday Of Easter


Botwell Summer Fete - Saturday 8th June11am - 3pm

 Grand Draw
First prize - £1,500.00
Second prize - £500.00
Third prize - £250.00
Tickets are available from the Parish Office at 50p a ticket or £5.00 a book. We are asking you to take books of tickets and sell as many as you can.
We need your help on the day please contact Jackie in the Parish Office or call 07930757778
We need your support, are you able to ask for sponsorship or donations from your workplace to help make our Summer Fete successful, we would be most grateful for any donation, however small.
Do you have any unwanted gifts that you  could donate?
Please leave all items in the Parish Office.
Monday Bank Holiday
As 27th May is a Bank Holiday there will be only one Mass at 10.00am
 Knights of St. Columba
We will be having our usual bottle stall at the Summer Fayre, any donations of bottles will be welcome. Thank you.
The Ascension of the Lord
30th May is a Holy Day of Obligation Mass will be at 12.15pm and 7.30pm
 Children Liturgy
The Liturgy is cancelled on Sunday 26th May as the First Holy Communion will be celebrated.
Pentecost Vigil
The Pentecost Vigil will take place on Saturday 8th June after the 6.30pm Mass with Praise and worship in front of the Blessed Sacrament.
There will be a Ministers retreat on Saturday 1st June 9.30am for 10.00am till 4.00pm at Pield Heath School. Please bring a plate of food to share. Whatever your Ministry in the church you are welcome.
Marriage Preparation Course
The next one day Marriage preparation course is going to be on 13th July. This is meant for all the young couples, planning to get married, be it here in the UK or abroad. This is mandatory to get the paperwork done. If you are interested, please leave your names and contact details in the Parish Office.
We are looking for more people to drive the Mini-bus to bring people to Mass on a Sunday and other Parish activities. If you can help leave your contact details in the Parish Office
Please do not put any notices on the boards without permission from the Parish Office.

Priest Training Fund
A second collection will be taken up this weekend for the annual Priest Training Fund. Gift Aid envelopes are available for Diocese or Claretian charities.
Catholic Communications Network
A collection will be taken up on 2nd June for the Catholic Communications Network.
Diocesan Pilgrimage
The annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to  Our Lady of Walsingham is on the 21st September. If you are  interested in going please leave your  details in the Parish Office.
Anniversaries for this week:
Catherine Parkin
Peggy Downey
John & Hanna Heaphy
Margaret Chong

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