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Catholic Community – Herne Bay, Kent Clarence Road, Herne Bay, Kent. CT6 8TH– 01227 375095-Parish priest: Fr Mark White CP (mwhite8684@aol.com) Assistant Priest: Fr. Patrick CP (743727): Deacon Barry Walker (368685) email ourladyhernebay@gmail.com - www.ourladyhernebay.co.uk -Facebook:/OurLadyOfTheSacredHeartHerneBay Twitter:@ourladyhernebay – SVP Helpline 07869 509 804

THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER (YEAR B) 14TH– 15TH APRIL 2018

Entrance Antiphon – Let all the earth cry out to God with joy; praise the glory of his name; proclaim his glorious praise, alleluia. CHILDRENS LITURGY- This group is open to children aged between 4-9 years (9.30am Mass) term time. Tea & Coffee-Soft drinks & Biscuits – are served after the 9.30am Mass in the hall, all welcome TRAIDCRAFT. Next Traidcraft April 28th and 29th. If you need something before that ring Moyra 368662. 9.30 MASS Hymns: 271, 602, 889, 784; Mass Setting: Mass of Christ.

MASS TIMES AND INTENTIONS & SERVICES Sat 14th April Vigil Mass Sunday 15th April Monday 16th April

18.00 09.30 11.15

VIGIL MASS Kathleen Deane-Bowers (RIP) Ken & Elsie Meehan (ANN) Dennis & Mollie Adams (RIP)

10.00

Holy Souls

Thursday 19th April Friday 20th April Saturday 21st April

10.00

Brother Francis CP Ints

10.00

Dene Smith & Hanah Totah (RIP)

11.05

Maureen Edmeades (RIP)

Tuesday Saturday VIGIL MASS nd 17th April Marjorie Ingledew (ANN) 22 April 18.00 Jacqui Suggett (RIP) 10.00 Wednesday Sunday 09.30 Parish In thanksgiving (Gill May) rd 18th April 23 April 11.15 Robert Meehan (RIP) 10.00 Peter & Pamela Salvatori (INT) th st FEAST DAYS THIS WEEK: Thursday 19 April: St. Alphege. Saturday 21 April: St. Anselm “PARISH CELEBRATION”- last Saturday's event was a tremendous success thanks to so many involved. Parishioner’s food was delicious with special thanks to our Indian Community and to Carole Pease and Althea for their wonderfully decorated cakes. We are most appreciative of the Catholic Club's generous wine contribution. "Wow" we certainly have "Talent" in our Parish demonstrated by the variety of performances by both young & old. The night was so well attended (est.250) we may have to extend the Hall for future events! The SVP raffle raised £256- thanks Audrey & Terri. Thanks to all those who were able to attend, it clearly demonstrated the affection and appreciation we all have for Fr Mark & Fr Patrick. A big thank you to the organising team, those who came to prepare tables & decorations in advance, and for the floral table settings. Thank you to all those who laid out the food so beautifully and kept going through the evening keeping everything running smoothly and of course those able to stay late to clear up." BROTHER FRANCIS WELSH CP: Those of you who regularly attend the Saturday evening Mass or Morning Prayer and Morning Mass each weekday will know Bro Francis’s calm, gentle and smiling presence. He is very dear to our Passionist community where he does all sorts of background jobs with the greatest of care and dedication. We congratulate him on turning 90 on Thursday 19th and extend our sympathy to him on the loss of his elder brother, Bernard, whose funeral took place in Leeds on Tuesday. Our love and prayers are with you, Bro Francis!! NEW DATA PROTECTION LAWS: As you may all be aware there is some new data protection legislation coming into force on 25th May 2018, which is going to impact on all of us. One of the responsibilities we will now have to undertake is to know who has access to the vast amount of personal information we hold in the parish. I know that a great number of you currently volunteer for the parish or may have done so in the past and may have some personal information at your home in a file and/or on a PC or laptop. Please could you let either me or (the parish secretary) know if this applies to you so that I can let you know what actions you will need to


take going forward. The Archbishop is encouraging all of us to help implement these changes and I thank you in advance for your co-operation. ROSARY AROUND THE COAST: On 29th April Catholic communities which are close to the coast in the UK are invited to pray the Rosary in reparation for the 50 years since the passing of the Abortion legislation. We are planning to host people from across the deanery and plan to say the Rosary in the open air in the railed-off seated area on Western Esplanade a few yards west of the Lane Ends roundabout. Gather in church at 2.45. FORTHCOMING FUNERALS: The funeral service of Brian Gilday will take place on Friday 27th Apr at 12.30; Jessie Knight’s Requiem will be on Thursday May 3rd at 10.00 DEANERY REFLECTION ON THE EUCHARIST: following the first session which took place here on March 10th, the second will take place in Faversham, St Jude Centre, on Saturday May 5th from 11.00 to 2.00 Theme: The Eucharist and the Scriptures. Speaker: Fr Kevin Alban, O.Carm, Carmelite Provincial. PLASTIC POLLUTION: What can we do abut it? If you would like to attend a local event on this most contemporary of issues, go along to Our Lady Immaculate, Whitstable, Church Hall on Sunday 29th April after the 10.30 Mass. The Whitstable J&P group have been hard at work for a long time preparing this important event. MESSAGE FROM 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 to cafod.org.uk/lent “ MASS IN CELEBRATION OF THE SACRAMENT OF MARRIAGE, St George’s Cathedral - 16th June 2018. If you are celebrating your 1st /10th/ 25th/ 40th/ 50th/ 60th +wedding anniversary this year, you are invited to this special celebration Mass by invitation from the Archbishop. Please let Fr. Mark know by the 30th April. Please provide address, telephone number and email address and the date of your marriage. SACRED HEART COMPANIONS IN PRAYER –The April meeting will be on Wednesday 18th April at the Convent at 7.00pm. Please note the change of date. New members always welcome. SVP LENTEN COIN CARDS: Thank you for returning them. If you have not already done so, please return ASAP. COURSE FOR GRANDPARENTS- PASSING ON THE FAITH Come to 4 sessions at St. Theresa’s Ashford. To consider some key points that can help children acquire a solid faith. See leaflets at back of church MISSIONS/RED BOXES – The promoters’ envelopes are available at the back of the Church for collection. Members please return your red box to your promoter or hand in to the Parish Office. All donations to be returned by end of April. Thank you for your continued support for the missions. EQUAL SHARES:2018/19 – PLEASE RETURN YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS ASAP. Thank you. We still need a further 39 applications to break even. EQUAL SHARES MARCH PRIZE WINNERS 1st Prize of £30 - C. Hoffmeister. 2nd Prize of £15 - L. Phillis Post-Easter Talks at the Amigo Hall Each year the Centre for Catholic Formation hold a series of talks at the Amigo Hall, SE1 7HY, in the weeks of Eastertide. This year, the series’ theme is Eucharist in anticipation of the upcoming National Eucharistic Congress. Entry is free, donations welcome. Doors open at 7pm for 7.30pm start.; Eucharist and Mission (19 April); Eucharist in Art (26 April); Eucharist and Prayer (3 May) and Eucharist in Scripture (10 May). The talks will also be filmed and will be viewable on the CCF YouTube channel. For more information: www.ccftootingbec.org.uk/sharinginhislife The Collections for last week were: 1st Collection - Loose change £498.16. Gift aided £965.20* (Includes a one off annual donation) = £1,463.36 NB If you are a UK tax-payer then you can gift-aid whatever you offer. To gift-aid your offering please fill in one of the forms at the back of Church. “SVP -Bring some food each week and help someone to eat" CHRISTIAN MEDITATION: Tuesday 2.15 pm; Thursday 7.30 pm. In the Upper Room. All welcome Adoration every weekday: 8.30-9.30a.m. Wednesdays: also after Mass till 12.00 Also Saturday morning, 10.00 to 11.00 with Rosary at 10.45., said for the Parish each week. There is a further opportunity each week: at Convent Chapel, 25 Western Esplanade from 3.00 to 4.00pm on Fridays. Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturday 10am-11am and 4.30pm.-5.30pm Looking to arrange a wedding or baptism? Contact the parish, details above. Any notices for the forthcoming Newsletter please email the Office – Sueourladyhb@yahoo.com

Parish Newsletter 14/15 April 2018  

Newsletter from the Catholic parish of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Herne Bay (14/15 April 2018)

Parish Newsletter 14/15 April 2018  

Newsletter from the Catholic parish of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Herne Bay (14/15 April 2018)

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