24 June 2018 News

First Holy Communion

We welcome and keep in our prayers the children taking their First Holy Communion and all their family and friends during Mass today.


Ss Peter & Paul – Holy Day of Obligation

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


Day for Life Second Collection

Thank you very much for your generous donations towards the second collection held last week celebrating Day for Life. £114.33 was collected.


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.


CAP Fresh Start

Christians Against Poverty Fresh Start is starting a new course this 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.


Tea, Coffee & Piety Stall

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be served in the Church hall after Mass next week. The Piety stall will also be open.


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 a3352@telford.gov.uk or wrote to Ss Peter & Paul Catholic primary school, Coppice Drive, Newport TF10 7HU. There will be a special Mass at Ss Peter & Paul celebrated by Bishop Mark on Friday 29th June at 6.30pm.


Market Drayton Foodbank – FOOD URGENTLY REQUIRED

The following items are required urgently: Pasta sauce, tinned potatoes, rice, packets rice/noodles, toothbrushes, shower gel, shampoo, men’s toiletries, sponge puddings, jam, tinned fruit, biscuits. Thank you for all your donations.


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 on 01630 654007 or volunteer@marketdratyon.foodbank.org.uk.

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



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