News and services

Monday 8th June

 

9.00am Eucharistic service, Rosary & Exposition

 

Tuesday 9th June

       

9.00am

7.30pm

Mass, Rosary & Exposition

Novena

Wednesday 10th June

 

9.00am

7.30pm

Mass, Rosary & Exposition.

Scripture Meeting

Thursday 11th June

 

9.00am

 

Mass, Rosary & Exposition.
Friday 12th June

Solemnity of The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

9.00am

12.00

Eucharistic service, Rosary & Exposition.

Requiem

Saturday 13th June

St Anthony of Padua

 

9.00am

12.00

2.00pm

5.00pm

6.00pm

Eucharistic Service, Rosary & Exposition

Baptisms (by appointment)

Wedding -Ewelina Osinska and Rafal Jarzabek,

Confessions

Mass

Sunday 14th June

Eleventh Sunday of Ordinary Time.

10.00am

12.00pm

6.00pm

Mass

Baptisms (by appointment)

Mass

 

Welcome

We are delighted to welcome Faith Jacqueline Curran, Mylea Lynda Karen McGee and Zack Philip Bentley who were Baptised into our faith community last weekend.

Congratulations

Congratulations to Sr Carmel Maguire who celebrates the Golden Anniversary of her Profession into Religious Life.

The Sacred Heart of Jesus – 12th June

If you grew up in a typical Catholic home you might have fond memories of the religious imagery that was part and parcel of growing up a Catholic; statues, crucifixes, religious pictures, bottles of holy water, and most important of all a large picture of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. In that painting, we see the heart of Jesus surrounded by a crown of thorns, behind which lay a burning fire of love. The imagery might seem odd to non-Catholics, but for Catholics, the symbol of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is a powerful image of the love of God. The heart itself is the very core of a person. In the Gospels, when Jesus was challenged to summarise the law of God, he stressed loving God with all our heart and our neighbour as ourselves. The New Testament stressed love as the way to life, “God is Love,” wrote St. John; “and whoever abides in love abides in God and God in them” The Sacred Heart of Jesus, then, is meant to symbolise the love of God and to evoke love for God from us.

Rosary

The Legion of Mary continue to hold their monthly Rosary on the 13th of every month from May to October. The first one of the year will start at 7.30pm on Saturday 13th May in St Swithins cemetery at the statue of Our Lady. Everyone is very welcome to join in.

Parish Lottery

Winning numbers for draw on 3rd June 2015 2; 5; 7; 9. No winner of the Jackpot of £903 (subject to re scrutiny). Estimated Jackpot for the next draw is £1169. Two consolation prizes of £25 each; 406132; 406136. Many thanks to all who support our Parish Lottery and to the team who run it for us. Your support is really appreciated!

Minibus Driver Training

As we now have four volunteers willing to undertake training to drive our parish minibus, we need to find suitable dates. Would those who have volunteered please contact the office to discuss their availability. If   anyone else is willing to join the rota, this is your chance: please contact the parish office this week. You need to have a clean full licence and be aged   between 25 and 69.

LOURDES

This year our annual Liverpool Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place from 24 to 31 July. While it is not possible for everyone to accompany us you can join us in spirit by becoming an Associate member of the pilgrimage. All that is asked is that you recite the prayers on the leaflet provided during the pilgrimage. If you are able we would also be very grateful for any contribution you can make to the Assisted Fund, which goes to provide the many things necessary to make our Assisted Pilgrims’ journey and stay in Lourdes as comfortable as possible. If you would become an Associate contact the office and you will be given a prayer leaflet and your name entered on a blue card that will be taken to Lourdes along with any petitions and donations. The cards and petitions will be taken up during the offertory procession at the Pilgrimage Mass in the Grotto. During the pilgrimage our Priests will also offer Masses for Associates intentions.

Liverpool Loyola Metro – Living Theology 2015 “A summer school on Christian faith”. SFX Church & Liverpool Hope University, Everton Campus, L3 8DR.Friday evening 10th July to 12th July.For more information ring 0151 298 1911 or email: d.reynolds@sfxchurchliverpool.com

 

 

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