16th JULY 2017
15th WEEK OF ORDINARY TIME (YEAR A)

PARISH MATTERS

ATTENDANCE IN CHURCH LAST WEEKEND – 203

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 Masses.

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

TEA / COFFEE AFTER THE 10.00am MASS – SOCIAL CLUB
If you are free, please come down to the Hall and join us after Mass for some refreshments. It is good to be able to spend social time together.

PARISH DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Saturday 22nd July – Parish BBQ – after 6pm Mass – in the Presbytery Garden
Friday 29th Sept – Game and Race Night – 7pm – Parish Hall Ballroom
Monday 2nd Oct – Torchlight Procession
Saturday 18th Nov – Christmas Fayre – 12noon – Parish Hall

SINGING FOR FUN – BATLEY COMMUNITY CHOIR
Wednesdays 2.00pm – 4.00pm
St Mary’s Social Club
Come along and join this local community choir. A great way to meet people and make friends while singing. The cost is only £4.00 and includes tea and biscuits. All are welcome and no auditions necessary. For more information please contact:
Margaret on 607259 or Antony on 07876267267

PARISH BBQ – SATURDAY 22ND JULY
AFTER THE SATURDAY EVENING MASS
£2.50 with a burger and a drink
Come and join us in the Presbytery garden. It will be a lovely parish social and the weather promises to be scorching (unlike last year)!!!ALL WELCOME
If there are any volunteers who could help us to move the chairs from school to the garden on the Saturday morning, your help would be very much appreciated. Thank you.

ALTAR SERVERS AT ST MARY’S
I am delighted to say that we now have a team of 10 Altar Servers here at St Mary’s. Numbers are growing. It is wonderful that the children are getting involved in the life of our parish. Any children who would like to join the team are very welcome. I will be ordering more Altar Servers albs soon. They are the future of the parish, please keep them in your prayers.

ELVIS TRIBUTE NIGHT
A huge thank you to everyone involved with this event and to those who supported us.
We raised £1000.
Thank you for your continued support we couldn’t do it without you!

 

DIOCESE MATTERS

DAY OF PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS
Mount St Joseph’s, Shire Oak Road, LeedsLS6 2DE on Saturday 22nd July from 10am till 4pm. See poster for more details.

LAST SUNDAY’S COLLECTIONS
Many thanks

Envelopes (G) £196.50
Envelopes (NG) £132.00
Loose £239.56
Total Offertory £568.06
Roof Donations & OFTR £39.50
Total Income £607.56

lotto
9th July
Bonus Ball No: 25
Church