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EAST HENDRED CATHOLIC PARISH St Mary’s East Hendred St Patrick’s East Ilsley Fr. Tom Taaffe EpV Fr.Bob Jennings KHS

Week Commencing Sunday 15th June 2008 Sunday Cycle A Weekday Cycle 2

Eleventh Sunday of Ordinary Time SUNDAY MASSES: St. Mary’s, East Hendred 9.30am The Intentions of Parishioners (Denis & Breda Smiths request) St. Patrick’s, East Ilsley 11.15 am People of the Parish WEEKDAY MASSES Wednesday 12.15pm Eyston Chapel,St Augustine’s Louisa Goddard(FM) Friday 8.30am St Amands Chapel, Hendred House Fanny Gorton (FM) Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament takes place every Friday between 3 and 4 pm. in St. Amand’s Chapel, Hendred House. Anniversaries: Mary Isherwood, Evelyn Tomlin, Cuthbert Wheeler, Lawrence Castle, James Norman, Patrick Barnes, Olive Eyston, Charles Eyston and Margaret Bishop May they rest in the peace of the Risen Lord Last Weeks total weekly offering was £ 193 of which 57% was Gift Aided. Thank you. ST PATRICK’S BBQ The BBQ will take place on Sunday 13th July after 11.15 a.m. Mass at St Patrick's Church, East Ilsley. If you would like to come, please sign the list at the back of the church. Loss and Bereavement: Saturday 21st June A Day on setting up Loss and Bereavement groups in parish or pastoral area is being held on Saturday 21st June from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. at St. Bede’s, Popley Way, Basingstoke. Anyone interested in going to this should contact Fr. Paul. 24 JUNE 7.30 p.m. MUSIC FOR MIDSUMMER A concert arranged by the Friends of Holy Trinity Monastery. Jubilate! of Oxford will sing a summery programme of American classical music, followed by wine and nibbles in the gardens of Hendred House. Tickets £20 each available from the monastery or John Clement or Edward Eyston.

WEDNESDAY MASS The 12.15pm Mass on Wednesday 18th June will be held at the Eyston’s Chapel in St Augustine’s. HOLY HOUR OF DEVOTION Month of the Sacred Heart Since the 16th century Catholic piety has assigned entire months to special devotions. The month of June is set apart for devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus even though this year the Feast of the Sacred Heart fell on 30th May thanks to an unusually early Lent. June is traditionally the month when Catholics are urged to show special devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Devotion to the Sacred Heart is the celebration of God's love for us. The Sacred Heart is the symbol of the eternal love by which "God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son". (Jn 3:16

There will be a Holy Hour of devotion to the Sacred Heart at St John the Evangelist, Wallingford, from 3:30 to 4:30pm on the next Fridays;,20th and 27th June LYFORD GRANGE MASS The Knights of St Columba are again organising a Mass in honour of St. Edmund Campion at 4pm Sunday 22nd June. We begin with Prayers at the Anglican Church at Lyford at 3.30pm then process through the village to the barn at Lyford Grange where St.Edmund was betrayed and arrested. The Abbot of Douae, Dom Geoffrey Scott OSB will be the Celebrant Once again I will be helping Mrs Dingwell with the Tea she gives us all afterwards and would be gratefull for offers of cakes! If you would like to help please ring me 01235 835 642. Thank You Maureen Eyston. PETERS PENCE There will be a second collection on Sunday 29th June for Peter’s Pence. This collection is taken in every parish around the world to support the ministry of Pope Benedict and is usually taken on t the Feast of Ss Peter and Paul. TODAY'S REFLECTION The person in misery does not need a look that judges and criticises, but a comforting presence. Jesus looked at the ordinary people, and seeing how needy they were, he had compassion on them and began to minister to them. Compassion means that I suffer with you; I accept into my heart the misery in yours; I become one with you in your pain. I may not be able to relieve that pain, but by understanding it and sharing it, I make it possible for you to bear it. Lord, give us warm and generous hearts so that we may be agents of your compassion to others

EH News 15 June 2008  

Newsletter of St Mary's, East Hendred, and St atrick's, East Ilsley

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