EAST HENDRED CATHOLIC PARISH St Mary’s East Hendred St Patrick’s East Ilsley Fr. Tom Taaffe EpV Assisted by Fr. Terence FitzPatrick OSB www.catholichendredandilsley.org.uk Week Commencing Sunday 18th January 2009 Sunday Cycle B Weekday Cycle 1
Second Sunday in Ordinary Time SUNDAY MASSES: St. Mary’s, East Hendred 9.30am Fr. Sean Murphy MHM RIP Anniv St. Patrick’s, East Ilsley 11.15 am Col. S. V. Dauglish (FM)
WEEKDAY MASSES: St Mary’s Wednesday 12.15pm Roger, Evelyn & Roger.W Tomlin RIP Anniv. St Amands Chapel, Hendred House 8.30am Lady Agnes Eyston (FM) Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament takes place every Friday between 3 and 4 pm. in St. Amand’s Chapel, Hendred House. Anniversaries. Thomas McDonagh, Fr.Sean Murphy MHM, Edmond Mockler, Tasmie Tonner, Veronica Lineham, Edwin Harper, John Fisher,William Champ, Elsie Mulford, Gordon Roger Tonlin, Francis Castle and Jack Ibel May they rest in the peace of the Risen Lord The collection on Sunday 4th January was £385 of which 68% was Gift Aided. Last weeks collection raised £537 of which 69% was Gift Aided. Thank you. .
BIDDING PRAYERS REQUESTS Before Mass please have a look in the book of prayer requests at the back of the church and if possible include briefly any recent requests in the Bidding prayer. St Amands Catholic Primary School St Mary’s Road, East Hendred, Wantage, OX12 8LF Tel: 01235 833342 HYPERLINK "http://www.st-amands.oxon.sch.uk"www.st-amands.oxon.sch.uk St Amands is your local Catholic Primary School, with a free bus from Wantage, Grove and Didcot. You are welcome to visit school at any time.Please contact Debbie in the school office to make an appointment. Applications are welcome from children for all classes. Please remember our school in your prayers. ECUMENICAL GATHERING AT KINGS MANOR – Wed. 21st January 7.30pmFollowing last year’s very successful gathering during Christian Unity Week at King’s Manor, we are having a repeat session. Anglicans and Catholics in small groups talk and discuss themes taken from a variety of spiritual readings. The evening will be introduced and led by Denis Smith & Geoff Bailey. All those who attended last year said it had been so helpful and encourage those who might not normally come to such a session, to try it.
WORLD DAY OF PRAYER
Milton Manor Chapel on Wednesday 21st January at 7pm. All welcome.
FINANCE AND PPC MEETINGS
The next finance meeting will take place on Thursday 5th February at 6.30pm in the Parish Rooms followed by the meeting of PPC at 7.30pm.
You are invited to attend the newly formed True Life in God Discussion and Support Group. ‘True Life in God’ is a collection of Divine Inspirations given to Vassula Ryden for each of us since 1986. They help us to understand the scriptures more deeply, to get to know God more intimately and to recognise the signs of the times. Whether you are a reader of True Life in God or not, come and share your thoughts on this unique work, which is filling thousands of people with hope and overwhelming joy. Pray for discernment and come with an open mind and heart. Next meeting Date: Thurs. Jan. 29th Time: 7.30pm Place: St Mary's Rooms, East Hendred Contact: Mary Harrison CLUTTER IN THE PARISH ROOMS At the entrance to St Mary’s this Sunday and during the week there will be various items of crockery, etc which are not needed in the parish rooms. Please help yourself. Any unclaimed items will be offered to a charity shop.