14 April 2019 News

Easter Flowers Collection

There will be a collection for Easter today Sunday 14th April after Mass. Thank you.


Holy Places Collection – Good Friday

A global collection will take place on Good Friday for the restoration and upkeep of the holy sites, care of pilgrims, and assistance to needy Christian families throughout the region.


Easter – Readers required please

Readers are required for Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday. Please write your name on the list in the porch, if you are able to read – thank you.


Holy Thursday – Evening Mass of The Lord’s Supper

Holy Thursday Mass on 18th April will be held at Ss Peter & Paul, Newport at 7.30pm. There will be a mini-bus taking Parishioners to Mass and will leave at 6.50pm from the car park. If you would like a seat reserving on the bus, please put your name on the list in the Church Porch. For further info, please contact Helen McSherry on 01630 638177 or ssthomasandstephen@gmail.com


Lenten Alms

A box in the wall in the Church Porch has been allocated for Lenten Alms.


Mass Time Change – Sunday 12th May

Due to the 10km run in Market Drayton, Mass will be celebrated on Sunday 12th May at 9.15am.


Nurses required for Chester Lourdes Pilgrimage 

The Chester Across Group has vacancies for two nurses to travel to Lourdes overland by Jumbulance on Thu 29th Aug to Sat 7th Sept. The cost for nurses is £375 but help is available if this cannot be afforded. There are still a small number of vacancies for helpers and sick or disabled people, and there are alternative dates for local pilgrimages. The pilgrimage is organised by our charity Across. See our website www.across.org.uk or Facebook page Liverpool & Chester Across. To find out more, please contact Group Leader Tony Murphy on 07881-656-974 or email tonymurphyefc2002@yahoo.co.uk


Prayer for Persecuted Christians

The next Churches Together prayer session for persecuted Christians will be held on Wednesday 17 April, 2-3:30pm. The venue is Market Drayton Methodist Church Lounge. For more info, please see the P4PC page of the Market Drayton Churches Together website. Or  contact Randall Hardy 01952-540970 / randall@amen.org.uk.


Shrewsbury Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2019

This will be taking place 25th July – 2nd August if travelling over land or 26th July – 1st August if travelling by air. Full details can be found in the Church Porch or e-mail info@shrewsburypilgrimage.co.uk, phone 07773 324264 or at www.shrewsburypilgrimage.co.uk.


Foodbank Appeal – Child Holiday Meals

The Foodbank still has extremely low stock levels. Please see the Foodbank website for most needed items such as tinned hot dogs, chilli, ravilioi and meat balls, tinned fruit, veg and fish, biscuits, rice pudding. https://marketdrayton.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/. Thank you.


Christians Against Poverty (CAP) Volunteer Vacancies Update

CAP is seeking a ‘Fresh Start’ Coach suitable for those with previous experience in the area of addictions/dependencies and/or life controlling habits. A Life Skills Manager & Coach are also needed to support people with low incomes, budgeting & key life skills support. In the first instance, please contact Gill Carley on 07855460655 or email: gillcarley@capuk.org.

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