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Parish Newsletter 19th May 2019

5th Sunday Of Easter

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Botwell Summer Fete - Saturday 8th June

 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.
 
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We would like all Parish groups to participate in the Summer Fete. Please discuss with your group and  see if you can come up with fresh ideas for a new stall or perhaps you can provide  a short burst of entertainment. If you don't belong to any group, perhaps you can get a group of friends together to run a stall of your choice  or showcase your talents. If you just want to be involved in the organisation, please contact Jackie in the Parish Office or call 07930757778
 
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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.
 
  
Legion of Mary
During the month of May, Our Lady’s month, the Legion of Mary will be leading the Rosary for the school children after school. We hope you will be able to join us on the following Wednesdays  22nd and 29th .
 
Congratulations
Congratulatins to Mary O’Conner M.B.E Our Parishioner, who has been appointed Lady Mayoress to the London Borough of Hillingdon for the year 2019/2020
 
Parish Readers
New rotas are available from the Sacristy for collection.
 
First Holy Communion
We are celebrating First Holy Communion Masses on 25th May 12.15pm and 26th May 12.00pm. We invite you to come and support these children.
 
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.
 
Children Liturgy
The Liturgy is cancelled on Sunday 26th May as the First Holy Communion will be celebrated.
 
 Ministers
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.
 
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Training day for New Eucharistic Ministers on 23rd May at 7.00 pm in the church.  If you are interested or would like to know more please get in touch with the Parish Office.
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Marriage Preparation Course
The next Marriage preparation course will be on 13th July. If you are interested please contact Fr. Joseph or the Parish Office.
 
Funeral
The funeral of James John will take place on Wednesday 22nd May at 12.15pm. Please remember James and his family at this time.
  
Mary’s Meals
Mary’s Meals will be at our church on Sunday 19th May please remember to bring along all unwanted clothing/bedding (no duvets or pillows please). Put all items into tied black sacks and bring them to the church by 12 noon.
 
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.
 
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:
Michael Murphy
Helen Keane
The Comer Family
Colin Deighton
Ponciano Silvestre
Maria Kwan-Tat
John Duignan
Corry Jackson

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