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17 June 2018 News

Day for Life Second Collection

Day for Life is celebrated yearly by the Catholic Church in Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. It is a day dedicated to raising awareness about the meaning and value of human life at every stage and in every condition. This year the Day for Life will focus on all those who are suffering or have survived human trafficking and modern slavery. The proceeds of the Day for Life collection is used for the promotion of the dignity of the human person and to fund projects that support work in this area by organisations which further this objective. Your donation is greatly appreciated. For more information, and to donate online, please visit


Ss Peter & Paul – Holy Day of Obligation

It is the feast of Ss Peter & Paul on Friday 29th June. Vigil Mass for this feast will be celebrated on the evening of Thursday 28th June at 7pm.


Adoremus National Eucharistic Pilgrimage & Congress

A gathering of clergy, religious and laity which promotes an awareness of the central place of the Eucharist in the life and mission of the Church. The event will be held in Liverpool:

Friday 7th September: Symposium day – workshops and speakers aimed at our catechists, RE Coordinators, Teachers, Musicians and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion.

Saturday 8th September: Congress day – Cardinal Vincent Nichols and the internationally renowned speaker, Bishop Robert Barron will be opening up our faith in the Eucharist.

Sunday 9th September: Pilgrimage day – opportunities for Mass in the Metropolitan Cathedral followed by a Eucharistic Procession (1km) in the vicinity of the Cathedral.

All days: there will be many complementary events taking place in and around Liverpool.

Tickets are required for Friday and Saturday, please see Fr Anthony for further details.


Bring & Buy Coffee Morning

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the bring & buy coffee morning at Honeyspot Farm has been postponed until later in the year.


Exposition on Friday

Please note there will be no exposition this Friday 22nd June.


First Holy Communion

First Holy Communion will be celebrated during Mass next Sunday the 24th June at 11am.


CAP Fresh Start

Christians Against Poverty Fresh Start is starting a new course on Tuesday 26th June from 5-6.30pm at Market Drayton Methodist Church. For further details, please see the poster in the Church Porch or contact Jill Alexander on 07845 762309.


150th Anniversary of Ss Peter & Paul Catholic Primary School

Ss Peter & Paul Catholic School would like to hear from parishioners, past pupils and staff who would like to share memories of the school through the decades. Please contact the school via e-mail at or wrote to Ss Peter & Paul Catholic primary school, Coppice Drive, Newport TF10 7HU. There will be a special Mass with Bishop Mark on Fri 29th June.


Market Drayton Foodbank Notices

The next Supermarket Collection will be held on Friday 27th July. If you can help out either at Morrisons or sorting food at the Foodbank, please contact Helen McSherry.

Why not help donate food and funds by playing World Cup Foodbank Bingo – details can be found in the church porch or at:

The following items are required urgently: UHT Milk, Long life Fruit Juice, Tinned Potatoes, Tinned Spaghetti, Pasta Sauce, Tinned Tomatoes, Dog Food & Toiletries. Thank you.

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