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15th April 2018 - 3rd Sunday of Easter

posted 14 Apr 2018, 07:41 by Veronica Yarwood


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

Hw. MASS 11.00a.m. Bridget Moran R.I.P.


MON. 16th April               Weekday of Easter/St. Bernadette No Mass


TUES.17th April                Weekday of Lent  H.B. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention Harding


WED. 18th April               Weekday of Lent  H.B. MASS 10.00a.m.

                                             Intention Rita Mary Suddes R.I.P.


THURS.19th April            Weekday of Lent  Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention Bates


FRI. 20th April                  Weekday of Lent  Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention Holy Souls


SAT. 21st April                  Weekday of Lent/St. Anselm  MASS 10.00a.m.

                                             Intention Rev. Christopher Rice R.I.P.



               EVENTS THIS WEEK

Wed.      7.00p.m. Minsteracres Heavenfield Partnership

Thurs.                   3.00p.m. Hw. Messy Church





             Welcome to all our visitors

Parish Website: www.rcchurchhaltwhistle.co.uk



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


Collections: 8th April

H.B. £123.02p; Funeral £100;

Hw. £166.50p; Cafod £25 (Knitted Jacket)


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.



Messy Church

Thurs. Volunteers from 3.30p.m. onwards much appreciated.


The Weavings

April edition from Diocesan Spirituality team – see Notice Board.


200 club

New members and renewal before 19th May. Contact Hw. Pat Peace; H.B.Christine, Janet or Andy for more information.


Workshop for Liturgical Musicians

Wed. 25th April Diocesan Church Music Association 7p.m. – 9p.m.

St. Hilda’s Resource Centre West Rd. Details email alisonpurvis1@hotmail.com.


Confirmation Preparation 2018:

At  St. Mary’s, Hexham, led by Fr. Peter Stoddart. Open to any young people who are currently in year 8 and above.

Contact Fr. Pyle for more information.


 Liverpool Congress – Frid. 7th – Sun. 9th Sept.

This Eucharistic Congress has been given the title Adoremus ('Let us Adore'). Every diocese in England and Wales will take part.

Each partnership has been allocated 17 tickets for the Sat. event at Liverpool Echo Arena. Bishop Seamus is encouraging parishes to send representatives for the day. Transport provided. For more information please visit  'National Liturgical Events' page for details on how you can participate.


Hw. Parish Trip  to Holy Island

Thurs. 7th June leaving 9.30a.m. after Mass.There are 10 seats left on the coach so please let Sue know if you are interested by Sun. 5th May. Please pay £15 per person a.s.a.p. See poster.


Adult helpers & nurses for Lourdes

The Diocese needs help for the trip in July to care for our ‘Assisted Pilgrims’ staying in the Accueil St. Frai, as well as those pilgrims who require support staying in hotels. Contact Elaine Scannell:

0191 4787864 or by email: elaine.scan@btinternet.com


Heavenfield Partnership Website

The Heavenfield Partnership is a united group of the Roman Catholic parishes in Bellingham, Haltwhistle, Haydon Bridge, Hexham, Minsteracres and Otterburn, supporting each other in the creation of a vibrant and evangelising community. Website now in operation.

See over page.


Cafod Lent Family Fast Day Appeal and Match Funding

Donations to Cafod until 12th May will be doubled by UK Government helping to combat malnutrition and able to reach 245,000 people. You can help us reach the full amount needed of £5 million for this crucial programme. To donate go to: cafod.org.uk/lent. Thank you. Jo Kitterick


Consultation documents on our schools in Northumberland

Media coverage and meetings are ongoing and we are asked to continue to pray from the schools prayer leaflet.  See Notice Board. Update: www.stjohnshaydonbridge.com


Theme: Encounter – Coming Face to Face with Christ

Sat. 23rd & Sun. 24th June, Emmaus Yough Village, Consett. £20 p.p. total.  Under 18s free.  Booking forms back of church return by 26th May.



129 candidates were received into the diocese of Hexham & Newcastle during Easter services including three from St. Mary’s Hexham.



The Lord is Risen - An Invitation


Because whenever you start the spiritual journey,

The whole of humanity,

 and perhaps creation,

goes along and shares the journey with you.


Thomas Keating





Next Sunday 22nd May – 4th Sunday of Easter

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

11.00a.m. Hw. Baptism of Megan & Abigail

World Day of Prayer for Vocations

Little Sisters Appeal