31st Sunday of the Year. (a)
Times of Mass and Confession:
Vigil Mass (Saturday) 6.00 p.m. & 10.00 a.m.
9.00 a.m. (Monday, Friday)
No Mass or service from Tuesday – Thursday.
10.00 a.m. (Saturday)
After Mass on Saturday morning.
Please remember the following parishioners, relatives and friends in your prayers:
Sick: John McPartland, Veronica Allan, Irene Callan, Elizabeth Brown, Patricia Allison, Bridget Ferry, Margaret Bowen, Biddy Bonner, Nora Wood, Eddie Mulligan.
Anniv: Eva Chisholm, Gerald McArdle, Marjory Blyth, Marjory Coll
Today: There is a Pastoral Letter from Archbishop Cushley relating to the 50th Anniversary of the passing of the Abortion Act. It should have been given out last weekend but arrived while I was in Lourdes. Please make sure you get a copy as you leave Mass.
Today the Book of Remembrance will be at the back of the Church for names of those who have died in the last year to be added. If names have been added in previous years there is no need to add them again. All those included will be remembered at the Mass of Remembrance on Friday, November 24th.
Sunday: The Coffee Morning in the Hall will be organised by the Fair Trade Group this week. All are welcome to the Hall after Mass.
Tuesday: Do you live within St. Cuthbert’s School Catchment area? Was your child born between 1st March 2013 and 28th February 2014 ? Your child is eligible for enrolment for the school session 2018/2019. Enrolment can take place today between 9.30 a.m. and 12 noon. Please see the poster in the porch for fuller details of what you need to take with you when enrolling your child. There are also details of the procedure for non-catchment area children applications. If you are thinking about other schools, go and visit St. Cuthbert’s first before you make your mind up.
Wednesday: Do you live within St. Cuthbert’s School Catchment area? Was your child born between 1st March 2013 and 28th February 2014? Your child is eligible for enrolment for the school session 2018/2019. Enrolment can take place today between 9.30 a.m. and 12 noon and between 2.00 p.m. and 3.00 p.m. Please see the poster in the porch for fuller details of what you need to take with you when enrolling your child. There are also details of the procedure for non-catchment area children applications. If you are thinking about other schools, go and visit St. Cuthbert’s first before you make your mind up.
You are also welcome to visit the school prior to enrolling to see what the staff and pupils have to offer your child.
13th November: Joint Meeting of the Parish Pastoral Councils of Our Lady’s and St. Cuthbert’s in the Church Hall at Our Lady’s at 7.00 p.m.
14th November: Liturgy planning meeting at 7.00 p.m. in the house.. If you would like to be involved in planning, preparing and delivering the liturgies over Advent and Christmas please come along.
16th November: The annual Mass of Remembrance for deceased staff, pupils and friends of St. Augustine’s School will take place in the School Oratory at 7.00 p.m. All welcome.
18th November: Parish Project Table Sale/Christmas Fair from 11.00 a.m. until 1.00 p.m. It’s like a car boot sale without a car ! The idea is that you book a table and then you choose what you sell from it (as long as it is legal). Any profit you make is yours unless you choose to donate it on. The cost of booking a table is £20.00 and there is a list at the back of the Church on which you can indicate if you are interested in supporting this event. There will also be the opportunity to buy raffle tickets. If you would like to donate a prize please either bring it along on the day or hand it in after Mass.
25th November: The Annual Christmas Fair will be held in St. Augustine’s School from 12.00 noon – 2.00pm. It is free entry and there will be various stalls including tombola, home baking, Christmas Crafts, teas/coffees, hot rolls, raffles, kids games with prizes, Throw the sponge at the teacher and many more! All are welcome to support this event. All proceeds go back in to supporting the work of the school
All Hall Users Please note: The refurbishment work on the ladies toilets is now well underway. As a result they are sealed off and unusable. Toilet facilities are available beside the Committee Room and at the toilet in the side hall normally reserved for people with a disability. This situation will last for a while so please be patient.
Day By Day: The November issue of this Booklet is now available for Parishioners who order it at the Card Stall. Living Faith is also available for Oct/Nov/Dec.
With every best wish and Blessing
To you, your families
and those who are dear to you.