16 July 2017 News

Welcome to Fr Michael

I am very grateful to Fr Michael for celebrating the Sunday Mass this weekend. If all has gone to plan on Friday, I will have had a small operation in the hope that surgery will provide some assistance to my voice. Afterwards, there is a mandatory period of 48 hours total silence and a gradual return to use of the voice. Fr Anthony.


Apostleship of the Sea Second Collection

Thank you for all your generous donations to this collection – the Parish donated £112.44. Thank you. To donate online please visit www.apostleshipofthesea.org.uk.


Seniors Cream Tea

This year’s Senior’s Cream Tea will take place on Thursday 3rd August from 4.30-6pm. All welcome to attend and any donations of raffle prizes would be gratefully received. It would be appreciated if any men that are available to help set up tables, could please come along the day before – Wednesday at 1.30pm. Thank you.


Children’s Liturgy

Please note that Children’s Liturgy will not be held during the School Summer Holidays starting next weekend 23rd July.


Foundation Governors

We currently have an acute shortage of Foundation Governors at schools within the Telford and Wrekin Local Authority, namely at Ss Peter & Paul Catholic Primary School, Newport; St Luke’s Catholic Primary School, Trench, and The Holy Trinity Academy in Wellington.  If anybody is interested or any current Foundation Governors are willing to serve at another school as well as their current school, please speak to Fr Anthony or for further information, please look at www.dioceseofshrewsbury.org/education/governors/foundation-governors.


Summer Supper

There is a Summer Supper, Ceilidh & raffle being held on Monday 24th July at 7pm at Wood Lane Farm, Wollerton TF9 3NY, tickets £15 and proceeds to Hodnet Church. If you would like tickets or further information, please contact Liz Bradley on 01630 685494.


Church Lawn Mowing

A rota is being put together for volunteers to mow the lawns in the Church grounds – all equipment is available at Church. If you are able to help out, please contact Pam Lovett or David Milburn.


CAP Job Club Course

The next CAP Job Club Course starts on Monday 17th July 2017 at Christchurch (Buntingsdale Road -TF9 1LT) from 10.30am -12.30pm. The topics covered on the 8 week course are: Finding your motivation, Overcoming the obstacles, Discovering your strengths, Getting to know employers, Writing CV’s, covering letters and applications, Succeeding in interviews and ‘getting ready for work’. The course is set in a relaxed atmosphere, it is free and refreshments are provided. If you are interested or would like further information, please contact Carol Preston (Job Club Manager) on 07399 852163 or e-mail: carolpreston@capuk.org.


ACN Portraits of Faith

An exhibition of artworks inspired by the Syrian conflict is being held at Shrewsbury Cathedral on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th 9am-4pm. Entrance is free and all are welcome. Aid to the Church in Need gifts and literature will be available and donations will go towards ACN’s Emergency Support for families in Syria. Further information at www.acnuk.org/events or telephone ACN NW on  01524 388739.


Church Opening

The Church will be open during the summer through to the end of August on week days from 3-7pm for prayer.


Market Drayton Foodbank – low stock items

Thank you very much for all your donations over the past weeks, current low stock items are long life fruit juice, coffee and rice.


Please remember in your prayers:

Rose & Ed Getty, Josie Rochelle, Margaret Doublett, Doreen Dodd, Beryl Dutton, Mavis Price, Julian & Dawn Huxley, Sheila Minnery, Emmie Justice, Pat Caddy, Dr. Elizabeth Gardiner (Betty), Shane McGroggan, Doreen Warrilow, Alice Davies, Sylvia Mary Stanworth and all the sick & housebound of the Parish.


Illness or emergency calls

If you need to contact the Priest in any capacity and especially for sick calls, please ring 01952 811299.


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