Twenty Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time Newsletter 11 October 2020

Please see below Mass information for week 28. 

Date Time Service Intention
Sunday 11th Oct 11am Twenty Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Day of special prayer for Prisoners and their Dependants

Monday 12th Oct   Monday of week 28  
Tuesday 13th Oct   Tuesday of week 28  
Wed 14th Oct 10am  Wednesday of week 28 Priest’s Intention 
Thursday 15th Oct   St Teresa of Avila  
Friday 16th Oct   Friday of week 28  
Saturday 17th Oct   St Ignatius of Antioch  
Sunday 18th Oct 11am Twenty Ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Day of prayer for World Missions

Andrew Durber RIP

Please keep the following Parishioners in your prayers…..

Richard Barker, Christine Pritchard, Richard Byrne, Sheila Bloxham, John McGrath, Doreen Dodd, Faye Hargreaves, Mary Goodwin, Julian and Dawn Huxley, Sheila Minnery, Emmie Justice, Shane McGroggan, Doreen Warrilow, Sylvia Mary Stanworth, and all the sick and housebound of the parish.

Andrew Durber

Please pray for the happy repose of the soul of Andrew Durber and for his family and friends. Andrew’s Requiem Mass will be held on Tuesday 20th October at 10.30am – further details to follow.

Beryl Dutton

Please pray for the happy repose of the soul of Beryl Dutton and for her family and friends. Beryl’s Requiem Mass will be held on Wednesday 28th October at 10.45am. If any Parishioners wish to attend, please contact J R Williams Funeral Directors on 01630 654490.

John Finney

Please pray for the happy repose of the soul of John Finney and for his family and friends. John’s funeral service is being held this week.

Prisoner’s Sunday

This Sunday is Prisoners’ Sunday, a chance for us as a parish to pray for all prisoners, their families and all those in the justice sector. Pact is the national Catholic charity that supports people affected by imprisonment. Pact helps prisoners and their families to make a fresh start and to minimise the harm caused by imprisonment to offenders, families and communities. Pact works in fifty prisons across England and Wales, runs seven visitor centres and a number of supervised play services for families of prisoners, as well as raising public awareness of the needs of prisoners and their families. If you wish to make a donation, there will be envelopes available in Church this weekend.

CAFOD Collection

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Next week – World Mission Sunday

Next Sunday is World Mission Sunday, when the Holy Father invites all Catholics to contribute to a special collection for Missio, his charity for world mission. Please support Missio in helping missionaries to work alongside communities throughout the world that are poor or in need, regardless of their background or belief. Join in on this special day, that unites Catholics all over the world in prayer and celebration of our Church’s mission to share God’s love with all people – ‘Here I am, send me!’. A second collection will take place next Sunday following Mass.

Churches Together Uniform Hub

A message from Churches Together…..During the summer we have distributed uniforms to those in financial difficulties. 43 families/ nearly 70 children have received uniforms. Although we still have a large stock there are inevitably items that we are short of and we would like to be able to purchase these items if we see them advertised for sale second hand. Would you consider giving a small donation so that this can be achieved. If so, it can be given to Gail Ackerley, 20 Forest Rd, or paid directly into the Churches Together in Market Drayton bank account sort code 403221 account number 62219875. Please put ‘Uniform’ as a reference.
Very many thanks. Enquiries to

Market Drayton Foodbank Harvest Appeal

Thank you for your kind donations over the past weeks, please keep on giving if you can. The Foodbank is collecting the following items:
Fruit Juice (long life), Tinned Fruit, Custard, Rice Pudding, Sponge pudding/slab cake, Mashed potato, Cereals, Biscuits & Chocolate Treats, Toiletries & Toilet Rolls, Washing up Liquid.  Please leave all donations in the Church Porch or you can deliver your donations to the Foodbank on Tuesdays or Fridays 9-11am. Please use the side door to access the Parish Rooms and drop off your donations on the table. Please wear a face covering/mask when entering the building and use the hand sanitiser provided. Thank you for your support!

Christmas Angels

Christmas Angels will be distributed again this Christmas so please get knitting – pattern below:

Christmas-Angel Template

Mass is still being celebrated…
…on Wednesdays at 10am as well as Sundays at 11am. Please remember to bring a face mask/covering with you and wear it in Church. There is a limit of 40 places in Church so please do not be offended if you are turned away. The offertory plate will be in the Church porch as you leave. If there are any Parishioners who wish to move to a standing order or envelope method of giving, please let us know.

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