16th December 2018

Masses this week:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday : 9.15am (preceded by Morning Prayer at 9am)

Thursday: 9.30am Mass at St Lawrence Church, Long Buckby

Sat: 5pm Daventry

Sun: 9am Yelvertoft

10.30am Daventry

Confessions: Saturdays at 4.30pm

Please click the link below to view our Christmas Mass times:

CHRISTMAS MASS TIMES


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.

Also, the Giving Trees are now up in Daventry and Yelvertoft so please be as generous as you can. There is also a basket for food for distribution. Please donate tinned or packet food, in date and still sealed. Donations should be in at least a week before Christmas so that they can be delivered on time.

PLEASE PRAY

for the repose of the soul of Tony Print who died recently. His funeral will be held on Mon 17th Dec at 10.30am followed by burial at Welton Road Cemetery.

NEXT WEEKEND

there will be a second collection for Christmas flowers.

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.

YOUTH GROUP

Our young people in secondary school are warmly invited along to our meeting this Sunday at 6pm in the hall. Come along and make some new friends.

CONFIRMATION GROUP

also meets this Sunday at 5pm.

THE DIOCESE

is putting on a training course for small- group leaders from 25th-27th 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, the last session this Wednesday 19th Dec 7-8pm in the hall.

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, Ewa B, Sylvia K, 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.

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.

CHRISTMAS FAYRE UPDATE

The winners of the raffle were:

1st – Maria Conway

2nd – Mary Price

3rd – Pat Brann

The latest profit stands at £932.50, including £373.60 from the raffle.

The winner of the Christmas cake was Donna Bush. Thanks to all who supported the draw and also to Tracey who made the cake! £48 was raised. There are still some items on sale in the hall after Masses.

CHRISTMAS VIGIL MASS – 5PM

As always children are invited to wear nativity costumes to the Vigil Mass as we celebrate our first Mass of Christmas

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.

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.

THIS MONTH’S VINE

Pick up your FREE copy to see what is happening in the Diocese.

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.

MISSIO CALENDARS AVAILABLE – PLEASE TAKE A FREE COPY!

9th 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

Please click the link below to view our Christmas Mass times:

CHRISTMAS MASS TIMES


PLEASE PRAY

For the repose of the soul of Tony Print who died recently. Funeral details to follow.

The funeral of Betty Gilford RIP will take place on Wed 12th Dec at 12pm. Her body will be received into the church on Tuesday 11th at 4pm.

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.

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.

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.

CHRISTMAS FAYRE UPDATE

The winners of the raffle were:

1st – Maria Conway

2nd – Mary Price

3rd – Pat Brann

The latest profit stands at £913.85, including £373.60 from the raffle. The Christmas cake raffle will take place on Sunday after Mass. Tickets still available at 50p each.

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.

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.

THIS MONTH’S VINE

Pick up your FREE copy to see what is happening in the Diocese.

CAFOD WORLD GIFT CATALOGUE ALSO AVAILABLE – FREE!

 MISSIO CALENDARS AVAILABLE – PLEASE TAKE A FREE COPY!

 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.

Also, the Giving Trees are now up in Daventry and Yelvertoft so please be as generous as you can. There is also a basket for food for distribution. Please donate tinned or packet food, in date and still sealed. Donations should be in at least a week before Christmas so that they can be delivered on time.

 

 

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.

THIS MONTH’S VINE

Pick up your FREE copy to see what is happening in the Diocese.

CAFOD WORLD GIFT CATALOGUE ALSO AVAILABLE – FREE!

 MISSIO CALENDARS AVAILABLE – PLEASE TAKE A FREE COPY!

25th November 2018

Masses this week:

Monday – Friday : NO MASS

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 next Sunday, concluding with Benediction at 12.20pm. The Hour will be led by members of our SVP Conference.

NOVEMBER DEAD LIST

Envelopes now available in the porch. Each Sunday, a mass will be celebrated for those on the November Dead List. Other Masses will also be celebrated for them during the month.

PLEASE PRAY

for the repose of the souls of:-

  • Ellen Walshe, whose funeral will take place on Thurs 6th Dec at 11am;
  • Also for Betty Gilford whose funeral will be held on Wed 12th Dec at 12pm. Her body will be received into the church the evening before at 4pm.

May they both 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.

MISSIO RED BOXES

Please return your box by the end of this month and they will be returned after they have been emptied. Many thanks!

RELIGIOUS CHRISTMAS CARDS are now on sale at the repository.

MEDAILLE TRUST

There will be a Christmas sales table for this charity on 17th/18th Nov and 24th/25th Nov. The trust offers help and support to people trafficked into our country.

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 Di 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.

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.

TOGETHER IN FAITH

It is eight years since commencing the above campaign and all but a few pledges have now been completed. The Diocese has raised over £9million as at July 2018. Some donors have also very kindly continued to donate to their choice of fund/s. We have now come to the end of the original campaign and so there will no longer be general TIF-related mailings. On behalf of the Diocese, we extend sincere gratitude for your personal contribution to the campaign. Should you have any questions concerning the information being held about you, please email tifadmin@northamptondiocese.com or call 01604 714840.

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.

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.

THIS MONTH’S VINE

Pick up your FREE copy to see what is happening in the Diocese.

OUR LOCAL SVP

welcomes gifts of food for the needy – 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.

MISSIO CALENDARS AVAILABLE – PLEASE TAKE A FREE COPY!

CAFOD WORLD GIFT CATALOGUE ALSO AVAILABLE – FREE!

18th November 2018

Masses this week:

Monday – Friday : 9.15am

(Morning Prayer 9am)

Sat: 5pm Daventry

Sun: 9am Yelvertoft

10.30am Daventry

Confessions: Saturdays at 4.30pm


THIS SUNDAY

there will be a second collection for the Sick & Retired Clergy of our Diocese

OUR LOCAL SVP

welcomes gifts of food for the needy – 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.

NOVEMBER DEAD LIST

Envelopes now available in the porch. Each Sunday, a mass will be celebrated for those on the November Dead List. Other Masses will also be celebrated for them during the month.

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.

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR!!

This will be held next Saturday morning from 10am-1pm. Many things still to be done!

  1. Return raffle tickets – we still have 300 books left unsold!
  2. If you can, please bake a cake for the stall.
  3. The hall will be open on Friday from 10am-12pm and from 7pm onwards to collect items for stalls.
  4. If you are running a stall, please arrive by 8.30am on Saturday
  5. Everyone else, please come, bring a friend, have a cuppa and a sausage roll. This is our only whole parish fundraiser.

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.

CONFIRMATION

The sessions begin this Sunday evening at 5pm in the hall.

 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.

MISSIO RED BOXES

Please return your box by the end of this month and they will be returned after they have been emptied. Many thanks!

RELIGIOUS CHRISTMAS CARDS

are now on sale at the repository .

MEDAILLE TRUST

There will be a Christmas sales table for this charity on 17th/18th Nov and 24th/25th Nov. The trust offers help and support to people trafficked into our country.

THERE ARE STILL

2 raffle prizes to be collected from Amy and Emily Rowe. The winning ticket number are – Stewart (white ticket 100 with a yellow stripe) and Annet (pink ticket 467). Please could make yourself known to us.

CONFIRMATION

The sessions begin this Sunday evening at 5pm in the hall.

YOUTH GROUP

Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, there will be no Youth Group this Sunday.

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 Di 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.

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.

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.

THIS MONTH’S VINE

Pick up your FREE copy to see what is happening in the Diocese.

MISSIO CALENDARS AVAILABLE – PLEASE TAKE A FREE COPY!

 CAFOD WORLD GIFT CATALOGUE ALSO AVAILABLE – FREE!

11th November 2018

Masses this week:

Monday – Friday : 9.15am

(Morning Prayer 9am)

Sat: 5pm Daventry

Sun: 9am Yelvertoft

10.30am Daventry

Confessions: Saturdays at 4.30pm


NEXT SUNDAY

there will be a second collection for the Sick & Retired Clergy of our Diocese

OUR LOCAL SVP

welcomes gifts of food for the needy – 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.

NOVEMBER DEAD LIST

Envelopes now available in the porch. Each Sunday, a mass will be celebrated for those on the November Dead List. Other Masses will also be celebrated for them during the month. The 10.30am Mass on 11th Nov will be offered for those who have died through warfare.

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.

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR!!

Keep the date of 24th Nov, time 10am-1pm. We still need volunteers so please help if you can! Raffle tickets still available so please take a few books to sell to your relatives and friends. We are also looking for items for the various stalls, particularly bottles. So please check your cupboards for unopened bottles of wine, spirits or soft drinks. Any queries telephone Mary on 01327 871529.

YOUCAT FOR KIDS

is a wonderful new resource aimed at younger children for catechists, parents & carers to help pass on the faith .Sessions will be held in each of the Diocesan Pastoral Areas, one of which will be in St Augustine’s Hall, Daventry on Wed 14th Nov from 7.30-9pm. There is no charge for the event but booking is essential. There are a couple of booking forms in the porch which contain a little more information.

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY

The 10.30am Mass will begin with the Last Post, followed by 2mins of silent prayer. Should you arrive late for this Mass, please enter the church quietly and join our prayer for those who have died through warfare.

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.

MISSIO RED BOXES

Please return your box by the end of this month and they will be returned after they have been emptied. Many thanks!

RELIGIOUS CHRISTMAS CARDS

will be on sale at the repository from this weekend.

MEDAILLE TRUST

There will be a Christmas sales table for this charity on 17th/18th Nov and 24th/25th Nov. the trust offers help and support to people trafficked into our country.

A PRAYER FOR REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY

Lord, welcome into your calm and peaceful kingdom

those who have departed out of this present life to be with you.

Grant them rest and a place with the spirits of the just;

and give them the life that knows no age,

the reward that does not pass away.

(St Ignatius of Loyola)

4th November 2018

Masses this week:

Monday – Friday : 9.15am

(Morning Prayer 9am)

Sat: 5pm Daventry

Sun: 9am Yelvertoft

10.30am Daventry

Confessions: Saturdays at 4.30pm


NOVEMBER DEAD LIST

Envelopes now available in the porch. Each Sunday, a mass will be celebrated for those on the November Dead List. Other Masses will also be celebrated for them during the month. The 10.30am Mass on 11th Nov will be offered for those who have died through warfare.

BLESSING OF GRAVES

The November Blessing of Graves will take place today at 3pm at Welton Road Cemetery.

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.

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR!!

Keep the date of 24th Nov, time 10am-1pm. We still need volunteers so please help if you can! Raffle tickets still available so please take a few books to sell to your relatives and friends.

CHRISTMAS MASSES

So far, the comments to Fr James indicate a slight majority (6-9) in favour of keeping the night Mass at Christmas at Midnight. Many thanks to all who contributed.

YOUCAT FOR KIDS

is a wonderful new resource aimed at younger children for catechists, parents & carers to help pass on the faith .Sessions will be held in each of the Diocesan Pastoral Areas, one of which will be in St Augustine’s Hall, Daventry on Wed 14th Nov from 7.30-9pm. There is no charge for the event but booking is essential. There are a couple of booking forms in the porch which contain a little more information.

IN RESPONSE

To last week’s ‘Reading of the Bible’ insert in the newsletter, Trisha & Charlotte would like anyone interested in sharing the Bible in an informal way to meet once a month. We will meet AT 12.30pm on Thurs 8th Nov in the family room at Wetherspoons (Saracens head) to discuss further meetings.

RELIGIOUS CHRISTMAS CARDS

will be on sale at the repository from 11th Nov.

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY

The 10.30am Mass will begin with the Last Post, followed by 2mins of silent prayer. Should you arrive late for this Mass, please enter the church quietly and join our prayer for those who have died through warfare.

NOTE TO ALL CHURCH CLEANERS

If you need to clean the two fire doors, please make sure to use a soft cloth and don’t use any scourers, as this will take off the special powder coating. Thank you.

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.

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.

THIS MONTH’S VINE

Pick up your FREE copy to see what is happening in the Diocese.

MISSIO RAISED £257.88 THANK YOU! 2019 calendars available – free!

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.

OUR LOCAL SVP

welcomes gifts of food for the needy – 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.

28th October 2018

Masses this week:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 9.15am

(Morning Prayer 9am)

Thursday: Holy Day of Obligation – 9.30am & 7.30pm

Sat: 5pm Daventry

Sun: 9am Yelvertoft

10.30am Daventry

Confessions: Saturdays at 4.30pm


NOVEMBER DEAD LIST

Envelopes are now available in the porch.

BLESSING OF GRAVES

The November Blessing of Graves will take place on 4th Nov at 3pm at Welton Road Cemetery.

LUTEN-FREE HOSTS

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

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER

(Formerly Women’s World Day of Prayer) There is a preparation day for this on 3rd Nov at Daventry Methodist Church from 10am-3pm. Cost £5 including lunch. A day of information, preparation and singing. All (including males) are welcome, see the poster in the church and at Yelvertoft.

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/

PARISH PRAYER INTENTIONS

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

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR!!

Keep the date of 24th Nov, time 10am-1pm. We still need volunteers so please help if you can! Raffle tickets will be available from this weekend.

LUX GOLD

This is a fun residential weekend for young Catholics aged 11-18 years from 1st-3rd Feb 2019. Please contact Fiona on 01582 720627 or email fiona@nymo.org for further information.

FLAME 2019

This will take place on Sat 2nd Mar 2019 at Wembley Arena. Tickets are available to purchase through the parish for those aged 13+, price £20 (ticket price only). Please contact Fiona (as above) for further details.

FIRE DRILL

Many thanks to everybody who joined in the fire drill last Saturday & Sunday. It reassured us that everything was in place should there be a real emergency.

CHRISTMAS MASSES

So far, the comments to Fr James indicate a slight majority (6-9) in favour of keeping the night Mass at Christmas at Midnight. Many thanks to all who contributed.

PARISH CORE GROUP

The (unapproved) minutes are on display in the porch of the church and also at Yelvertoft.

NYMO,

the youth ministry office for our Diocese, offers may opportunities for young people aged 11-18, as well as young adults up to 30years old, to engage in the life of our diocese and deepen their spiritual lives with other like-minded people. If you know of a young person of secondary school age or over, please make sure they are aware of this and what is on offer. Further details can be found on the notice board, together with upcoming events.

CAFOD RETREAT- Saturday 10 November-Countering Consumerism

What does it mean to be holy?  Have you ever felt a conflict between living out your faith and the pressure of living a busy, modern life?  Pope Francis offers some ideas in his new letter, Gaudete et Exsultate (Rejoice and Be Glad).  You are invited to take time out to explore Scripture and Church teaching and be inspired by one another and CAFOD’s campaigning and work overseas.  Thornton College, Thornton, Milton Keynes, MK17 0HJ, 10am – 4pm.  BOOKING ESSENTIAL as limited spaces – contact Deborah – dpurfield@cafod.org.uk ,  01494 863 777

YOUCAT FOR KIDS

is a wonderful new resource aimed at younger children for catechists, parents & carers to help pass on the faith .Sessions will be held in each of the Diocesan Pastoral Areas, one of which will be in St Augustine’s Hall, Daventry on Wed 14th Nov from 7.30-9pm. There is no charge for the event but booking is essential. There are a couple of booking forms in the porch which contain a little more information.

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.

THIS MONTH’S VINE

Pick up your FREE copy to see what is happening in the Diocese.

OUR LOCAL SVP

welcomes gifts of food for the needy – 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.

MISSIO RAISED £257.88 THANK YOU!

14th October 2018

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesay, Friday: 9.15am

(Morning Prayer 9am)

Thursday: Funeral Mass 9.30am

Sat: 5pm Daventry

Sun: 9am Yelvertoft

10.30am Daventry

Confessions: Saturdays at 4.30pm


THIS SUNDAY

is a Day of prayer for Prisoners. You are asked to pray for all those affected by the criminal justice system.

THANK YOU SO MUCH

for supporting CAFOD’s Family Fast Day which raised £910!! Your gifts will change lives.

READERS & EXTRA-ORDINARY MINISTER OF COMMUNION

There will be a meeting for all Readers, Eucharist Ministers and Co-ordinators, both current and new, this Wednesday 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,

organised by NORES, together with booking forms, are in the porch.

MASS COUNT

ends this weekend. For four weeks we have to count everybody at Mass. If you see someone counting, please stay in your pace lest they get confused! Many thanks to those who have done the counting!

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/

CONFIRMATION

Forms should be returned to Fr James today so that planning for the course can begin. Confirmation will take place on 30th June at the 10.30am Mass and preparation sessions begin shortly. Please collect a list from Fr James.

This is also the week after our First Communion – an exciting June for the parish

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR!!

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

INTERACTIVE CHRISTMAS

Plans are proceeding for the ecumenical interactive Christmas for 3rd, 4th & 6th December. It’s an opportunity for children, some the only time, to hear the Christmas story. Volunteers are needed to help in various capacities. If you may be interested, there will be a meeting this Monday at 2.30pm at the Methodist Church. If you can’t make the meeting, please advise Keith of your interest on 01327 843319.

LUX GOLD

This is a fun residential weekend for young Catholics aged 11-18 years from 1st-3rd Feb 2019. Please contact Fiona on 01582 720627 or email fiona@nymo.org for further information.

FLAME 2019

This will take place on Sat 2nd Mar 2019 at Wembley Arena. Tickets are available to purchase through the parish for those aged 13+, price £20 (ticket price only). Please contact Fiona (as above) for further details.

A FURTHER REMINDER

that cars should NOT be parked on the pavements, as they need to be kept clear for pedestrians. Please be considerate or you are likely to receive a fine.

BLESSING OF GRAVES

The November Blessing of Graves will take place on 4th Nov at 3p at Welton Road Cemetery.

PARISH PRAYER INTENTIONS

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

CHRISTMAS MASSES

It has been suggested that the night Mass be moved from midnight to 10.30pm. Would people prefer an earlier time? Please tell Fr James. The other Christmas Eve Mass will be at 5pm.

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.

THIS MONTH’S VINE

Pick up your FREE copy to see what is happening in the Diocese.

OUR LOCAL SVP

welcomes gifts of food for the needy – 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.

7th October 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


READERS & EXTRA-ORDINARY MINISTER OF COMMUNION

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,

organised by NORES, together with booking forms, are 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

continues this weekend. For four weeks we have to count everybody at Mass. If you see someone counting, please stay in your pace lest they get confused!

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/

NORES LECTURE

on the theme of The Disciple’s Call is on Sun 14th Oct from 4-5.30pm at NORES, Westbourne Road, Luton. 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!

ST MARY’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL

in Aston le Walls is holding an open morning on Thurs 11th Oct at 10am. Further details on the notice board.

 

INTERACTIVE CHRISTMAS

Plans are proceeding for the ecumenical interactive Christmas for 3rd, 4th & 6th December. It’s an opportunity for children, some the only time, to hear the Christmas story. Volunteers are needed to help in various capacities. If you may be interested, there will be a meeting on Mon 15th Oct at 2.30pm at the Methodist Church. If you can’t make the meeting, please advise Keith of your interest on 01327 843319.

CAFOD

Our second collection this week is for CAFOD’s Family Fast Day. If you didn’t get an envelope last week, spare ones are in the porch. If you pay tax, please consider completing the Gift Aid form.

LUX GOLD

This is a fun residential weekend for young Catholics aged 11-18 years from 1st-3rd Feb 2019. Please contact Fiona on 01582 720627 or email fiona@nymo.org for further information.

FLAME 2019

This will take place on Sat 2nd Mar 2019 at Wembley Arena. Tickets are available to purchase through the parish for those aged 13+, price £20 (ticket price only). Please contact Fiona (as above) for further details.

A FURTHER REMINDER

that cars should NOT be parked on the pavements, as they should be kept clear for pedestrians. Please be considerate or you are likely to receive a fine.

CONFIRMATION

Forms should be returned to Fr James next Sunday so that planning for the course can begin.

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS’ WEEK

Is from 8th-14th Oct. Please pray for all our schools during this week.

AMY AND EMILY ROWE’S RAFFLE

We thank everyone for their support in our fundraising efforts and are delighted to announce we raised over £250. The raffle was drawn by Maura, Eugene and Naomi Minnock. The winners are:

Vincent Turner, Stewart (white ticket 100 with a yellow strip), Inge, Alison James, Thomas Beniston, Annett, Merin Rejimon and Julie Boyce. We will give you your prizes when we see you in church. Your generosity was highly appreciated, thank you very much.

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.

THIS MONTH’S VINE

Pick up your FREE copy to see what is happening in the Diocese.

OUR LOCAL SVP

Welcomes gifts of food for the needy – 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.