2nd December 2018

Masses this week:

Monday – Friday : 9.15am (preceded by Morning Prayer at 9am)

Sat: 5pm Daventry

Sun: 9am Yelvertoft

10.30am Daventry

Confessions: Saturdays at 4.30pm


ADVENT HOLY HOUR

This will be held after the 10.30am Mass this Sunday, concluding with Benediction at 12.20pm. The Hour will be led by members of our SVP Conference.

THE FUNERAL

of Ellen Walshe, will take place on Thurs 6th Dec at 11am. May she rest in peace.

GLUTEN-FREE HOSTS

are now available. Please ask in the sacristy if you require one.

PARISH PRAYER INTENTIONS

These may be put on the board in the Damien Chapel. They are included in each Sunday’s Bidding Prayers.

CATHOLIC BASICS

is an engaging introduction to the Catholic faith in four parts: God, The Church, The Moral Life, Prayer. The course texts are to be used in conjunction with teaching days and contain the topic notes and opportunities for follow-up study. It has two levels: Basics and Basics Plus. No qualifications needed! The first module will be launched on 31st Jan 19 at NORES Luton from 10am-3pm. A full lunch will be provided as well as a course pack. The cost has been kept down to £25 per person (£10 for unwaged). We hope this price will encourage those who feel the course could be of benefit to attend and participate. A poster is on the notice board in the church.

 THE DIOCESE

is putting on a training course for small- group leaders from 25th-17th Jan at Kings Park Centre, Northampton. If you are interested, further details can be found on the flyer in the porch.

RELIGIOUS CHRISTMAS CARDS

are now on sale at the repository.

CHRISTMAS MYTHS & LEGENDS

Was Jesus born on 25th Dec Yr 0? Come and explore what the New Testament teaches us, Wednesday evenings 7-8pm in the hall on 5th, 12th & 19th Dec.

DIOCESAN YEAR OF PRAYER

comes to an end and you are invited to attend the closing Mass at 11.30am on Sat 8th Dec in the Cathedral. The Principal Celebrant will be the Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Edward Adams.

CHURCH CLEANERS

More volunteers needed for this vital job, in order to have a clean church for Christmas and into the New Year. Please give your name to the parish office if you can help out on the rota. Would all current people on the list please advise if they are willing to continue:

Raphaelle, Monika S, Monika W, Ewa B, Sylvia K, Anna Z, Iwona W, Kate K, Supun.

We like to have teams of at least three, so the more volunteers we have, the less often each team needs to clean. Many thanks.

LONG BUCKBY ADVENT MASS

This will be held on Thurs 20th Dec at 9.30am at St Lawrence Church. All welcome.

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

There will be a service of Re-dedication on Sun 9th Dec at 6pm at Holy Cross Church, Daventry. All are welcome to come along. Further information from Maggie on 01327 340732.

CHRISTMAS FAYRE

Thanks to all who helped or came along to support our fundraising effort. The current profit stands at £770.79. The main raffle will be drawn this Sunday after the Mass & Holy Hour. Raffle tickets will be on sale until then, if you haven’t yet bought any.

You also still have time to purchase tickets for the Christmas cake raffle.

A DATE FOR YOUR DIARY!

The Diocese of Northampton is first for the Dowry Tour of Our Lady of Walsingham in 2019!

Thursday February 7th to Saturday February 9th 2019 in the Cathedral Church of Our Lady & St. Thomas. Further details to follow.

400 CLUB

Please consider joining the 400 Club to be in with a chance of winning some cash! Joy & friends are in the hall after the 10.30am Mass. If you attend 5pm Mass, no problem, – just speak to Fr James. Cost 25p per number per week.

OUR LOCAL SVP

welcomes gifts of food for the needy, particularly at this time of year – please use the basket in the porch. There is a need for food that does not need cooking and, if in tins, those with ring-pull tops are preferred. Many thanks.

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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