13 May 2018 News

World Communications Day – Second Collection

The Catholic Church celebrates World Communications Day today when we are asked to pray for those who work in the media. A second collection will be taken after Mass to help fund this important work.

 

The Spiritans (Holy Ghost Fathers) Appeal

Thank you to everybody who supported the Spiritans appeal last week, if you have any further donations, please place in the basket in the Church Porch – thank you.

 

Christian Aid Week 13th – 19th May

This year’s Christian Aid week is 13–19th May. There are envelopes available throughout Church if you wish to donate – please bring back to Church next Sunday 20th May – thank you. Poverty is an outrage against humanity. It robs people of their dignity and lets injustice thrive. But together we have the power to transform lives. Please stand together this Christian Aid Week to help families live full lives, free from poverty.

 

PPC Meeting

The next PPC meeting will take place tomorrow evening Monday 14th May at 7pm. All Parishioners are welcome to attend, if you have any agenda points, please contact Helen McSherry at ssthomasandstephen@gmail.com or 01630 638177.

 

10km Run Sponsorship

Wilf McSherry will be running the Market Drayton 10km road race this morning at 10.30am. Any funds raised will be divided equally between the Alzheimer’s Society and the building of the new Church Hall. There is a form in the Church Porch if you would like to donate – thank you.

 

First Communion

First Communion will be celebrated during Sunday Mass on 24th June at 11am.

 

Confirmation Mass

The Confirmation Mass will be held at Shrewsbury Cathedral on Sunday 20th May (Pentecost) at 3pm. We remember and pray for our young people who are being confirmed.

 

Open Garden

There will be an open garden at Brooke House, Meretown, Newport, Shropshire TF10 8BX on Saturday 26th May 2-5pm in aid of SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church. Admission £5 includes refreshments. Please see the poster in the Church porch for further details.

 

Foodbank Low Stock Items

A list of items can be found on the Foodbank Website.

https://marketdrayton.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/. Thank you for all your generous donations.

 

Please remember in your prayers:

Margaret Doublett, Wanda Mozierska, John McGrath, Mary Goodwin, Doreen Dodd, Beryl Dutton, Mavis Price, Julian 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, call 01952 811299.

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