22 September 2019 News

Welcome to Monsignor Corrigan

We welcome and thank Monsignor Robert Corrigan who will be celebrating Mass with us this weekend.


Home Mission Sunday – second collection

Thank you for all your kind and generation donations last weekend for Home Mission Sunday – our Parish raised £107.01. For more information about the Home Mission Office or to donate online please visit www.homemission.org.uk.


Mariola Matyjasik

Please pray for the happy repose of the soul of Mariola Matyjasik and for her family and friends.


Market Drayton Foodbank Harvest Appeal

Please donate an item of food from the shopping list attached to this newsletter to help people in crisis in Market Drayton and surrounding area this Harvest time. All donations can be brought to Church and left in the Church Porch. Thank you.


Volunteers needed for Foodbank Supermarket Collections

The Foodbank has managed to secure two Supermarket Collection events and requires volunteers to help both at Morrisons Supermarket and at the Foodbank on the following dates: Saturday 16th November from 08.30-17.00, Friday 13th December 08.30-1700 and Saturday 14th December 08.30-15.00. Roles include giving out shopping lists and collecting food at Morrisons and helping to sort, dot and weigh food at the Foodbank (Parish Rooms, Church Street).  If you feel you can help on any of the dates, please contact Helen McSherry at volunteer@marketdrayton.foodbank.org.uk or 01630 654007. A substantial amount of help is needed so please consider volunteering. The events will help to increase stock levels especially during the run up to Christmas. Thank you in advance for your help and support.


Bishop’s Visitation at Newport

Bishop Mark will be visiting and celebrating Mass at Ss Peter & Paul, Newport this weekend.


CAFOD Fast Day 2019

This year’s Harvest Fast Day takes place on Friday 4th October. This Harvest we hear from 14-year-old Fabiano about the danger he faced on the long walk to collect water in the dark. Now that a solar powered pump has been installed in his village, Fabiano can get water safely, easily and have time and energy for school. Read more on Fabiano’s story online at cafod.org.uk/harvest.

There are many more children who still need our help and who are risking their safety and missing school to get water. Help to reach more children and communities this Harvest by donating using one of the envelopes provided. 


Savills Music Concert, St Mary’s Church Market Drayton with Colin Browne Band and Friends

Join Colin Browne Band and Friends for an evening of spirit filled soul, foot tapping funk, energetic jazz and harmonic gospel covers in the beautiful and historic building of St Mary’s Church, Market Drayton. In aid of Market Drayton Foodbank on Saturday 28th September, 7.30pm to 9.30pm at St Mary’s Church, Church Street, Market Drayton, TF9 1AD. Tickets from: https://www.gingerandspicefest.co.uk/product/savills-music-concert-colin-browne-band-friends/. See the poster in the Church porch for further information.

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