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12th Nov. 2017 - 32nd Sunday of the Year

posted 10 Nov 2017, 04:06 by Veronica Yarwood



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

Hw. MASS 11.00a.m. The Dead of Two World Wars


MON.  13th Nov.               Weekday No Mass


TUES. 14th Nov.                Weekday H.B. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention Holy Souls


WED. 15th Nov.                 Weekday/St. Albert The Great

 H.B. MASS 10.00a.m.

                                             Intention Colette & Alistair McRae R.I.P.


THURS. 16th Nov.            Weekday Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention Private


FRI. 17th Nov.                   St. Hilda of Whitby Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention Sr. M. Hilda


SAT. 18th Nov.                   Weekday Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

                                             Intention Rev. Francis Ellis R.I.P.



Wed.                     6.30p.m. St. Mary’s H/ham Choir Practice Heavenfield Partnership

Thurs.                   3.30p.m. Messy Church

Sat.                        7.00p.m. H.B. Vatican Philately









Welcome to all our visitors

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


Collections 5th Nov.

H.B. £89.90p;  Hw. £101.35p; Clergy Training Fund £20;

Church Hall Hire £30.


Hw. Prayer Meeting next Methodist church hall just this week.

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.


Hw. Churches Together Coffee Morning

£500 in support of CAFOD raised at this event.


Wed. Choir Practice

6.30p.m. St. Mary’s H/ham. for carol service in Advent. Request: representatives from each church attend this one off session.

N.B. Partnership Carol Service 4.30p.m. Sun. 17th Dec. St. Mary’s.

All welcome.


H.B. Vatican Philately

Sat. The Story of  Stamps of the Vatican. Cheese & Nibbles. Presentation by representative of Vatican.

£2 admission. Proceeds to CAFOD. See poster Notice Board.


Christmas Shoebox Appeal

Operation Christmas Child. Leaflets available in shops and Methodist church. Drop off shoebox 1-18th Nov.


Hw. Messy  Church

Thurs. Volunteers welcome from 3p.m. onwards.


The Weavings

Nov. edition from Diocesan Spirituality team – see notice board.


Partnership News

See latest on Notice Board


The Living Word

18th – 19th Nov. St. Cuthbert’s The Old Convent, Wigton. See leaflets.


H.B. Traidcraft Christmas Cards

See Pat Devlin.  Proceeds to CAFOD, Christian Aid & SCIAF.

There will be a Fair Trade & Sharing Fair stall on the last Sunday of Nov.


Alternative Christmas Gifts

See Cafod’s booklet back of church.


Christmas Cards

Charity cards – see magazine rack.

St Wilfrid's Christmas Fair

And Coffee Morning Sat. 2nd Dec. Hw. Methodist Hall.  Please start collecting items for the raffle, tombola and gift stall for this, our main fundraising event. 


Magazine Rack – Just In

Tynedale Hospice at Home news; EWTN television programmes



Christmas Day Special in H/w

Once again the town partnership is hosting Christmas dinner etc. for anyone – i.e. anyone who would like to enjoy good company and a mince pie with the Queen’s speech. See Notice Board.


Information from parish website

1,095 people found us on Google

5 asked for directions in Oct.

The rest visited the website in Oct. – up 40% from Sept.


Events in Ushaw

See their website.


Preparing for Advent

Diocesan Resources on website. ‘Walk with Me’ booklet at back of church.


Litany for the Holy Souls


R/ Lord, have mercy.


  • For those who have died without asking for forgiveness.

  • For those who have died filled with anger.

  • For those who have died without forgiving others.

  • For those who have died hating their enemies.

  • For those who have died neglecting their faith.

  • For those who have died imbued with bitterness.

  • For those who have died ungrateful and ungiving.

  • For those who have died tormented by regrets.

  • For those who have died with disdain for purity.

  • For those who have died isolated or alienated.




Next Sunday 19th Nov. – 32nd Sunday of the Year

(The World Day of the Poor – Pope Francis)