23rd September 2018

Masses this week:

Monday to Friday: 9.15am

(Morning Prayer 9am)

Sat: 5pm Daventry

Sun: 9am Yelvertoft

10.30am Daventry

Confessions: Saturdays at 4.30pm


THANK YOU

For your donations totalling £206.40 for Home Mission Sunday. The money you gave to this collection does not go abroad but is used to help Catholics in England & Wales become more confident in sharing their faith.

READERS & EXTRA-ORDINARY MINISTER OF COMMUNION

The current rota ends next month and we do need more Readers & Ministers. If you feel able to help with our ministry, please see Fr. James.

There will be a meeting for all Readers, Eucharist Ministers and Co-ordinators, both current and new, on Wed 17th October at 7.30pm. As there are very important items to discuss and some training to be given to new members, please make a note of the date in your diary and make every effort to attend. If, for any reason, you are unable to make that date, please inform either Ann Pells or Fr James. Thank you.

YELVERTOFT

If you come to Mass at Yelvertoft and want to be informed by email should Mass be cancelled due to snow or other adverse weather conditions, please send an email to the parish and we will contact you, should the Mass not be celebrated. Email address is as above.

DETAILS OF VARIOUS COURSES,

being organised by NORES, together with booking forms, can be found in the porch.

MODERN DAY SLAVERY & TRAFFICKING

The Northampton Justice & Peace Commission invite you to this conference on Sat 13th Oct at St John’s Parish Hall, Sundon Park Road, Luton, from 10am-1.30pm, followed by a shared lunch. Further details on the notice board.

MASS COUNT

This week we begin the annual Mass count. For four weeks we have to count everybody at Mass. If you see someone counting, please stay in your pace lest they get confused!

FIRST COMMUNION &  CONFIRMATION

Registration forms for both Sacraments are now available, both in the porch at St. Augustine’s and also at Yelvertoft.

The preparation for First Holy Communion (and the Sacrament of Reconciliation) begins on Sept 29th.   This year we are asking at least one parent to attend each session.

READING THE BIBLE

The Bible Society offers a series of very good guides to the books of the Bible. You and a few friends could get together to look at a book or two over the autumn and winter, either in your home, coffee-shop or even pub. The important thing is to read the Word of God. Fr. James will be available to help, should this be required. For information, go to https://www.biblesociety.org.uk/explore-the-bible/bible-book-club/

OUR LOCAL SVP

does great work in helping the needy and lonely in our parish. Your weekly donations of cash & food are greatly appreciated. The group also helps a twinned group in India and has sponsored five buffalos to help a poor community. Photographs of the group and buffalos are in the porch.

NORES LECTURE

on the theme of The Disciple’s Call is taking place on Sun 14th Oct from 4-5.30pm at NORES, Westbourne Road, Luton. Further details on the notice board.

FR ALLAN

is off to the Catholic University of Leuven for a year’s study. He will be back here for Christmas & Easter and at other times.

LARGE SIDEBOARD

available free to a good home. See Fr James.

ST MARY’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL

In Aston le Walls is holding an open morning on Tues 9th Oct at 10am. This is an opportunity to have a look around the school. Further details on the notice board.

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR!!

Keep the date of 24th November, time 10am-1pm. We will be looking for volunteers shortly so please help if you can!

400 CLUB

Please consider joining the 400 Club and be in with a chance of winning some cash! Joy and friends will be in the hall after the 10.30am Mass. If you attend the 5pm Mass, you can still join, – just speak to Fr James. Cost is 25p per number per week.

PARISH FACEBOOK GROUP

If you use Facebook, please join our parish Facebook group: Our Lady of Charity & St Augustine Daventry, a good way to catch up on parish activities.

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