17th JUNE 2018
11th SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME (B)
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MASS ATTENDANCE LAST WEEKEND – 250
“Welcome to St. Mary’s Church, especially to any visitors and new parishioners.”
TEA & COFFEE AFTER 10.00am MASS
Each Sunday morning after the 10.00am Mass tea, coffee and biscuits are served down in the St Mary’s Hall. Please come down and join us for some social time together. All are welcome.
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.
Mary Cummins RIP – Tuesday 26th June – 11.15 am – Funeral Service
Kathleen Lyons RIP – Wednesday 27th June – 6pm -Reception into Church
Thursday 28th June -10.00 am Requiem Mass
The Parish BBQ will take place on Saturday 30th June 2018 after the 6.00 pm Mass in the Parish Garden. Tickets are £2.50 which includes Burger/Sausage, sides and a drink.
BATLEY FOOD BANK
Thank you to those who regularly donate food but we are informed that Batley Food Bank are struggling at the moment and their shelves are nearly empty. If you are able please have a look in your cupboards or buy one thing extra at the supermarket to donate to this cause. It is hard to think that members of our own community are going hungry in this day and age.
Just a reminder that the Slate Board situated in the porch in for the roof fund. You can buy a slate or two for £1 each and win £40 if your slate is selected. The draw will take place at the Christmas Fayre on 17th November and the winners name published on the bulletin.
There is red box, also at the back of church which is for the collection of any unwanted gifts etc for the Christmas Fayre.
ABBA TRIBUTE NIGHT
Friday 2nd November in the Parochial Hall in aid of the Roof Fund. Tickets will be on sale shortly and is sure to be a sell out. If you are interested please give your name to Maureen Gill, Janet Walker, Jennifer Roche, Debbie Hewitt or any member of the Roof Committee or telephone 01924 478394.
HAPPY FATHERS DAY
To all the hero’s and role models in our community. May your special day be one of peace, happiness, and love!
NOVENA TO OUR LADY OF UNFAILING HELP
19th – 27th June 2018 at Leeds Cathedral, Cookridge Street, Leeds LS2 6BE. Monday to Friday 6.15pm; Saturday and Sunday 5.15pm. Please see the poster at the back of church.
DIOCESAN CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION
Sunday 24th June 2018. Procession begins at 4 pm at Mount St Joseph’s,
Headingley and through the grounds of Hinsley Hall. Car parking at Hinsley Hall. After the procession, refreshments, bouncy castle, ice creams, lawn games until 7 pm. For more information, please see the poster at the back of church.
DAY FOR LIFE 2018 – MODERN SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING
This year’s Day for Life (17th June) will remember all those who are suffering or have survived human trafficking and modern slavery. Day for Life is celebrated yearly by the Catholic Church in Ireland, Scotland, and England and Wales. It is a day dedicated to raising awareness about the meaning and value of human life at every stage and in every condition. The proceeds of the Day for Life collection to be held in parishes next weekend is used for the promotion of the dignity of the human person. Money collected for Day for Life will be used to fund projects that support work in this area by organisations which further this objective. Your donation is greatly appreciated
ST. JOHN FISHER CATHOLIC VOLUNTARY ACADEMY
60th Anniversary Open Day
As part of their 60th Anniversary celebrations, there is an open invitation to a celebratory Mass at 11:00 am at School. Followed by school being open with guided tours, refreshments also available. All welcome
MARTIN BAKER IN CONVERSATION WITH PHILIP MEADEN
On Tuesday 20th June, in Wheeler Hall, at 7.00 pm Leeds International
Organ Festival is delighted to host this exciting one-off event during which Martin Baker, Master of Music at Westminster Cathedral and President of the Royal College of Organists (RCO), will be in conversation with
Philip Meaden, Director of the RCO.
Martin is a world-renowned improviser, being one of only two British
organists ever to have won the St Albans International Organ Festival’s
Improvisation Competition and will conclude the evening with an
improvisation concert on Leeds Cathedral’s fine Klais organ.
CHRISTIAN VALUES UNDER ATTACK
A conference arranged by the SPUC will take place on Saturday 30th June from 11.00 am—4.00 pm in St. Patrick’s Centre, Trinity Street, Huddersfield HD1 4DA. Guest speakers are John Smeaton, CEO of SPUC, and Roger Kiska of Christian Concern (Baby Alfie’s lawyer). Admission free (donations welcome) refreshments provided, but bring packed lunch. For further
information contact Barnabas on 07876887135 or Zenofy 01484600588.
The pilgrimage of Reparation and Consecration takes place on Saturday 14th July. This includes Stations of the Cross, Exposition/Benediction and Mass.
A coach organised by the Huddersfield SPUC branch leaves from
Heckmondwike/ Huddersfield at 9.30 am via Leeds 10.15 am. Cost approximately £18.00. For further information contact Catherine on 07443534869
SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES CONCERT
St. Mary’s Hall Batley on Friday 6th July at 7.30 pm
Tickets £5 from Peter Moreland 01924 501774 in aid of Holy Spirit Parish Room refurbishment
LAST SUNDAY’S COLLECTIONS