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11th March 2018 - 4th Sunday of Lent

posted 9 Mar 2018, 06:03 by Veronica Yarwood


H.B. MASS 9.30a.m. People of the Parish

Hw. MASS 11.00a.m. Rev. Thomas Towers R.I.P.


MON. 12th March            Weekday of Lent No Mass


TUES. 13th March            Weekday of Lent H.B. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention Private


WED. 14th March             Bellingham Lenten Pilgrimage

Mass 7.00p.m.


THURS. 15th  March       Weekday of Lent Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention Rev. James McQue


FRI. 16th March                              Weekday of Lent

Hw. MASS 10.00a.m. Intention Holy Souls


SAT. 17th March                              St. Patrick, Apostle of Ireland

Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

                                             Intention Canon Laurence Hollis R.I.P.



Wed.                     10.30a.m. H.B. St. John’s Parish Pastoral Council Meeting

Thurs.                   3.00p.m. Hw. Messy Church

6.00p.m. Hw.C.T. St. Wilfrid’s Lent Course



Welcome to all our visitors

Parish Website: www.rcchurchhaltwhistle.co.uk


Diocesan Website: www.rcdhn.org.uk/parishsites.htm


Collections 4th March

H.B. £67; 200 Club £12

Hw. £103; Cafod Family Fast £20.


Hw. Prayer Meeting.

Mon. 10.30a.m. Holy Cross Church. Praying for local issues, world issues and individual requests; giving thanks for the joys of life.

All welcome.


Magazine Rack – Just In

Far East; Africa.Aid to Church in Need with Lent & Easter Cards; EWTN; Lent & Easter Redemptorist catalogue; Justpeace.



Hw. Frugal Lunches During Lent

Every Wed. provided in Holy Cross Church 11.30a.m.


Hw. Lenten Stations of the Cross

Each Thurs. 9.15a.m. Holy Cross Church. All welcome.


Breakfast Worship

On Wed. 9.00p.m. Methodist Hall. All welcome.


Hw. Messy  Church

On Thurs. Volunteers welcome from 3.00p.m. onwards.


Hw. Men’s Forum

Wed. 14th March 7.00p.m. Methodist Hall.Theme:

"RAF Spadeadam:Past,Present & Future"

Speakers: Jeremy Lawton Commanding Officer Base Support Squadron & Heidi Garstang Media Communications Officer.

£8.00 per person.  Contact Pat Peace 01434320471


Reconciliation Service during Lent

Tues. 22nd March 7.30p.m. Minsteracres Chapel as part of partnership.


Appeal from Tynedale Foodbank

 Phone 01434  700068.
Tinned Meat/Fish; Tinned vegetables/tomatoes/fruit; Dried milk/UHT long life milk; Toothpaste/shampoo/shower gel/deodorant/razors



Partnership Lenten Pilgrimage Masses

We Grateful thanks to all who provided refreshments and prepared for last week’s event.


Easter Vigil Mass Sat. 31st March

Venue: St. Mary’s H’ham 8.00p.m.

This will be the first year in which one joint Easter Vigil Mass will be celebrated for the whole Partnership. The Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper, the Good Friday Commemoration, and Easter Sunday Masses will continue to be celebrated within individual parishes. Lifts provided – see Notice Board.


The Weavings

March edition of this pamphlet is now on N.B. Full of useful information and promotion of a book on the End of Life.


200 club

New members and renewal before 19th May


Outreach worker appointed

Thomas Carrott has been appointed as Outreach worker for our area.



Project Manager to work with refugees and asylum seekers.

Youth Ministry Co-ordinator. See Diocesan Website for information.


Holy Week Ministeracres

See Poster N.B.


Ushaw Collage Open to Public

See Notice.


Traditional Irish & Folk Music

13th April Queens Hall H/ham 7.30p.m. in aid of Shelterbox and Braille School Palestine.


Feb. Bulletin website

14 asked directions; 6 visited website.


WE Hunger and Thirst for Holiness

Blessed are you, Lord God of all creation;

You make us hunger and thirst for holiness.

Blessed are you, Lord God of all creation:

you call us to true fasting;

to set free the oppressed,

to share our bread with the hungry,

to shelter the homeless and to clothe the naked.



Next Sunday 18th March – 5th Sunday of Lent

9.30a.m. H.B. Rev. John Gannon R.I.P.

11.00a.m. Hw. People of the Parish

Lenten Alms Appeal