28 April 2019 News

Mavis Price

Please pray for the happy repose of the soul of Mavis Price and for her family and friends. Her funeral service will take place on Monday 29th April at 10.30am.


Mass Time Change – Sunday 12th May

Due to the 10km run, 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 Thurs 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


Youth Shrewsbury Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Shrewsbury Diocesan Youth Pilgrimage to the Holy Land, led by Bishop Mark Davies will take place 21-28 October 2019. Please see the poster in the Church porch for further details.


Youth Events

There are some future exciting opportunities for young people in the coming months…. World Youth Day at Home (WYD@Home) – On Pentecost weekend 7-9th June 2019 a festival for 15-25 year olds will be hosted at Alton Castle, Staffordshire to include world renowned Christian music artists, sacramental celebrations, inspirational speakers and workshops with praise and worship. See poster in the Church Porch for further details or www.wydathome.com. Summer Camp – at Alton Castle 11-15th August for 11-18 yr olds. Book at www.symt.org.uk and info on the poster in the Church porch.


Banns of Marriage

Emily Ruth Mayman and John William Dodd intend to marry on 25th May 2019. If any one knows of any reason why the above should not marry, they are bound to inform the Parish Priest.


Christians Against Poverty Fresh Start Course

The next Fresh Start course for help with freedom from life-controlling habits, like smoking, gambling, drinking or internet addictions will start Tuesday 30th April 5-6.30pm at Market Drayton Methodist Church. Booking can be made by contacting Jill Alexander on 07845 762309.


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 – Thank you

Thank you for your kind and generous donations over the past few weeks. The Foodbank’s stocks have now been replenished except for cartons of Long-life fruit juice. Please see the Foodbank website for a list of most needed items – thank you. https://marketdrayton.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/.


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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