15th April 2018
3rd Week Of Easter
(YEAR B)

PARISH MATTERS

MASS ATTENDANCE LAST WEEKEND – 244

SICK / HOUSEBOUND & HOSPITAL
If you or your loved ones are sick or in hospital and would like a visit from Fr Eamonn, please do let me know. I am more than happy to visit them.

BAPTISMS IN ST MARY’S
If you would like to arrange the baptism of your child, please see Fr Eamonn after Mass to pick up an application form and arrange a date.  Baptisms take place at 11.30am after the Sunday Mass.

FORTHCOMING FUNERALS IN OUR PARISH
Doreen Oldfield (RIP) – Requiem Mass – Tuesday 24th April – 11.30am

TABLE TOP SALE
Sunday  22nd April 2018
Parochial Hall after 10.00 am. Mass  from 11.00 a.m. until 3.00 p.m.
Anyone who wishes to book a table at a cost of £10  please add your name to the list at the back of Church or telephone 01924 478394/01924 472774.    Alternatively please speak to a member of the Roof Committee.  Bacon sandwiches tea and coffee will be available.
Entrance is FREE!!

COFFEE MORNING
Friday 27th April 2018 from 10.00am  –  12.00pm
Our annual coffee-morning fundraiser will take place in St Mary’s Social Club Bar Lounge. All proceeds to towards the roof repair fund. Everybody is welcome. If anybody would like to donate any cakes, buns, scones etc, these will be gratefully received. Please bring your baking to the social club from 10.00am onwards on the day. Thank you for your on-going support and we look forward to seeing you there.

ROOF COMMITTEE MEETING
The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 17th April at 7.00 pm in the social club

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY
The Parish BBQ will take place on Saturday 30th June 2018 after the 6.00 pm Mass.

SOCIAL CLUB MATTERS

SOCIAL CLUB AGM
Tuesday 17 April at 7.00pm
in the Lounge. All members are welcome.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: The social club could also be very grateful to get some new volunteers for the committee. New members / help is always welcome.

HELP WITH TEA DANCES: We could also do with some helpers to assist with Tea dances etc. We are greatly indebted to those who do help.

As always, it is a case of many hands make light work.

SOCIAL CLUB MEMBERSHIP
Mary Clancy will be receiving applications for renewals and new membership at the coffee mornings in the Parochial Hall after the 10.00am Mass on Sundays. If you are unable to get to the coffee morning you can telephone 01924 507901 to arrange an alternative time.

TONY MURRAY PERFORMING IN THE LOUNGE:
Saturday 21st April 2018  from 7.30pm
Tony Murray performs lots of easy listening gigs at clubs etc.
ALL WELCOME

DIOCESAN MATTERS

ADOREMUS – NATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS
LIVERPOOL 7th – 9th SEPTEMBER 2018
Please see our dedicated diocesan website for information about this significant national event:  Booking forms can be downloaded here.

ORGAN AND FLOWER FESTIVAL
Monday 23rd April – Saturday 28th April
The Church will be open from 10.00am – 4.30pm.
The Good Shepherd, Royal Fold, New Road, Mytholmroyd, HX7 5EA.
Theme : “Follow the trail and Discover the Beatitudes” A different organist will give a recital, taking their theme from a different Beatitude.
Entry is free and refreshments will be available.
For further details please visit the Parish Website  and click on the latest newsletter.

PRO-LIFE SILENT WITNESS CHAINS
are taking place nationally on Saturday 28th April, the day after the 50th Anniversary of the Implementation of the Abortion Act, between 11.00am -1pm. They involve people standing in line along a main road with placards in support of the unborn children facing abortion. Please join us for all or part of the Witness – chairs available if necessary.
The LEEDS venue is at the A6120/Otley Road junction (near Lawnswood Crematorium). Parking is available at Weetwood Police Station etc. Further details from Catherine 07443534869
The HUDDERSFIELD venue is on the Ring Road outside St Patrick’s Centre, Trinity Street, HD1 4DA. Contact Zenofy 01484600588

SCHOOL VACANCIES
A number of vacancies exist in Catholic schools across the Diocese Of Leeds
for both leadership positions and teaching staff. Please see the vacancies
on the notice board for more information. Alternatively if you wish
to discuss opportunities available in our catholic schools please contact here.

CAFOD
Thank you for your support to our Lent Fast Day appeal. Donations to CAFOD until 12 May will be doubled by the UK Government. We have planned a £5 million programme to combat malnutrition – and with it we hope to be able to reach 245,000 people. But we need the full amount of match funding to make it happen. You can help us reach the full amount needed for this
crucial programme. We still have some way to go yet!
To donate please go here.

HANDMAIDS WOMEN’S RETREAT DAY
led by the Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal. Sat 12th May, 10am-4pm at
Corpus Christi Church. Mass, led Holy Hour, Rosary, Confessions, Talks, and a Healing Service. Women of all ages welcome. See poster at the back of church for more details.

LAST SUNDAY’S COLLECTIONS

Envelopes (G) £118.10
Envelopes (NG) £184.50
Loose £419.90
Total Offertory £722.50
Total Income £722.50
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7th April 2018
Bonus Ball No: 13
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