Masses this week:
Monday to Friday: 9.15am
(Morning Prayer 9am)
Sat: 5pm Daventry
Sun: 9am Yelvertoft
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.
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.
This week we continue 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!
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/
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.
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 Thurs 11th Oct at 10am. This is an opportunity to have a look around the school. Further details on the notice board.
Keep the date of 24th November, time 10am-1pm. We will be looking for volunteers shortly so please help if you can!
Plans are proceeding for the ecumenical interactive Christmas for 3rd, 4th & 6th December. It provides an opportunity for children, some the only time, to hear the Christmas story. For this, volunteers are needed to help in various capacities. If you may be interested in helping, 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.
Fri 5thOct is Family Fast Day. We are asked to eat simply – perhaps having a bowl of soup instead of a meal – and give the money we save to help people. Please take your Fast Day Envelope which is attached to this newsletter – spares will be available in church this week and next – and please give what you can. Envelopes should be returned and placed in the second collection next weekend.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
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.
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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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.