3 November 2019 News

Vigil Mass and Requiem Mass for the Rt Rev. Brian Noble, the Emeritus Bishop of Shrewsbury

Please pray for the happy repose of the soul of the Right Reverend Brian Noble, former 10th Bishop of Shrewsbury who has died and for his family and friends.

Bishop Brian Noble’s mortal remains will be received into Shrewsbury Cathedral at 5pm on Tuesday 5th November with the Prayers of the Vigil and Reception.  His body will rest before the Altar until the Vigil Mass at 7pm. His mortal remains will then be transferred to rest overnight at Saint Joseph’s, Birkenhead. On Wednesday 6th November, Bishop Brian Noble’s mortal remains will be transferred to the Church of Saint Michael and All Angels, Birkenhead at 10am where his body will rest before the Altar until the Requiem Mass at 12 noon. His mortal remains will then be laid to rest at Saint Winefride’s Churchyard, Neston at 2pm.


Month of the Holy Souls – November

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.


CAP Fresh Start Session

CAP Fresh Start helps you to discover freedom from life-controlling habits, like smoking, gambling, drinking or internet addictions. The next sessions start on Tuesday 29th October 5-6.30pm at Market Drayton Methodist Church. Book by calling Jill Alexander on 07845 762309.


Missio APF Red Boxes

Please bring your red APF Missio boxes into Church and leave them to be counted and returned to you – thank you.


Christmas Angels

An Appeal is being made again this year for people to knit/crochet Christmas Angels. Please leave in the Church Porch to be collected. They will then be labelled and given out as a blessing gift.


Lions Club of Market Drayton Events

Visit Santa’s Grotto in the town hall on Saturday 16th November – £2 per child. 11-1.30pm and 2-4.45pm.

Lions Club of Market Drayton ‘Tree of Light’ is being held from 16th November until 28th December where you can sponsor a light for £5. A symbol of both Christmas and personal remembrance in Market Drayton giving focus for people to remember a person or cause that is special to them at this time of the year. If you would like to make a personal dedication, please pick up a form from Morrison’s customer service desk or they are available in the Church porch along with posters.


Market Drayton Foodbank – Thank you

Thank you for all your recent food donations towards the harvest appeal. The Foodbank is still collecting donations and is particularly short of items such as UHT Milk, long life fruit juice, tinned meat and fish. For other items needed, please visit www.marketdrayton.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/. All donations can be brought to Church and left in the Church Porch. Thank you.

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