29 October 2017 News

Holy Day of Obligation – All Saints

Mass will be held at 11am on Wednesday 1st November for All Saints – a holy day of obligation. A vigil Mass will also be celebrated on Tues evening at 7pm at Ss Peter & Paul, Newport.


All Souls – Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed

Mass will be celebrated at 10am on Thursday 2nd November at Ss Peter & Paul, Newport.


World Mission Sunday Second Collection

Thank you very much for your contributions of £78.71 to last week’s World Mission Sunday collection. Your prayers and donations will help missionaries across the world share the Gospel of peace with those in greatest need. Please pray for the work of Missio and all those working to offer the love of Jesus, that we may remain strong in our witness to Christ’s love for all peoples. If you wish to continue supporting Missio throughout the year, please go to missio.org.uk or call 0207 821 9755.


Month of the Holy Souls

Many Catholics wish Mass to be celebrated for deceased relatives and friends. If so, kindly place the Mass offering along with the list of names in the envelope provided and write the family name on the front. If you do not wish Mass to be said, the names can still be placed in the envelope but please omit the family name on the front. In both cases, please place the envelope before the Altar.


Churches Together in Shropshire AGM

This will be held this Tuesday October 31st at 5:30pm at Shrewsbury Cathedral Parish Room & Orchard Café for a light supper followed by an Ecumenical Reformation Prayer service commemorating Martin Luther’s 500th Anniversary in the Cathedral at 7pm. You are invited to meet the team, find out what Churches Together do, ask questions and have your say……


CAP Job Club

The current course continues on a Monday – 10.30-12.30. Please contact Carol Preston on 07399 852163 for further information.


Red Missio Boxes

Please bring to Church to be emptied.


Reader’s Rota

Please note there are now 2 readers – one for the 1st reading and Psalm and one for the 2nd reading. Should either one of the readers be unavailable, the other can do both readings. If you are unable to read, please try to get somebody to replace you, otherwise, please contact Dave Hunt on 01630 657619.


Churches Together Notices

18/11/2017 International Day of Prayer for Persecuted Christians Service to be held at the Methodist Church 10 – 1 pm.

17/12/2017 Buttercross to Bethlehem at 4.30pm.


Hymn Book Amnesty

Please return to Church any hymn books that you may have taken home – thank you!


Parish Christmas Fayre

Our Christmas Fayre will be held on Saturday 25th Nov this year – donations of cakes, bottles (tombola) and raffle prizes will be gratefully received. Please advertise to your family, friends and Community. Donations can be left in the box in the Porch.


Christmas Angels

These are being distributed again this year around Market Drayton with the aim of sharing God’s love and to bless the community in public places/spaces with a Christmas message. An Appeal has been made for people to knit/crochet them – copies of the pattern are in the Church porch.


Please remember in your prayers:

Mary Goodwin, 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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