6 August 2017 News

Tea and Coffee

Tea and coffee will be served after Mass today in the Church Hall. Please join us, all welcome!


Seniors Cream Tea

Thank you to the Ladies Group and everyone who helped to organise and supported the Senior’s Cream Tea which took place last Thursday – the event was enjoyed by everybody.


The Assumption of The Blessed Virgin Mary

Mass will be held on Tuesday 15th August for this Holy Day of obligation – time to be confirmed in next week’s newsletter.


Children’s Liturgy

Please note that Children’s Liturgy will not be held during the School Summer Holidays.


Prayer for Persecuted Christians

The next Churches Together prayer session for persecuted Christians will be held on Thursday 10th August starting at 7:30pm. The venue is Wollerton URC School Room, Wood Lane, Wollerton. For more information, including recent reports from a number of ministries, please see the P4PC page of the Market Drayton Churches Together website. Alternatively please contact Randall Hardy 01952-540970 / randall@amen.org.uk.


CAP Job Club Course

Another CAP Job Club Course has started on a Monday from 10.30am -12.30pm at Christchurch (Buntingsdale Road -TF9 1LT) 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 in attending or would like further information, please contact Carol Preston (Job Club Manager) on 07399 852163 or e-mail: carolpreston@capuk.org.


Foundation Governors

There is currently 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.


Church Opening

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


Foodbank – Feeding Children during Summer Holidays

The Foodbank is helping to feed children during the summer school holidays. Some families struggle to feed their children due to normally receiving free school meals during term time. The Foodbank is therefore appealing for the following items over the next few weeks please:

Tinned macaroni cheese, Tinned fish, Tinned ravioli, Tinned spaghetti in tomato sauce, Tinned fruit, Tinned rice pudding and Biscuits.

Please leave donations in the basket in the porch – thank you.


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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