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19th March 2017 - 3rd Sunday of Lent

posted 17 Mar 2017, 06:06 by Veronica Yarwood



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

Hw. MASS 11.00a.m. Sr. M. Josepha


MON.  20th March           St. Joseph, Husband of B. V. Mary

                                             No Mass


TUES. 21st March            Weekday of Lent H.B. MASS 10.00a.m. Intention  Sr. M. Edna


WED.  22nd March           Weekday of Lent H.B. MASS 7.00p.m.

                                             Deanery Station Mass


THURS. 23rd March        Weekday of Lent  Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention N.B.F. George Price


FRI.  24th  March             Weekday of Lent Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention Rev. Adam Johnson R.I.P.


SAT. 25th March                             The Annunciation of the Lord

                                             Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

                                             Intention Rev. Clement Haverty R.I.P.



Tues.               Hw. 2.30p.m. Christian Aid Meeting Methodist

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

                                             H.B. 7.00p.m. Station Mass  St. John’s


Welcome to all our visitors

Parish Website: www.rcchurchhaltwhistle.co.uk

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


Collections 12th March

H.B. £110.20p; Cafod Family Fast £212.19p; Flowers £20:

Hw. £121: Cafod Family Fast £222.10p.


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; Housing Justice; Right To Life News.


Hw. Asylum Seekers – Next Sunday

Collection of tea, tinned meat (corned beef please,) tinned fish (tuna or sardines in oil please) and nappies and cash donations much appreciated. The project supports over 550 clients from 47 countries.


H.B. Asylum and Refugee Project

Next Sun. collection of food donations -  especially tinned tomatoes and biscuits. Also good quality men's and women's coats.


Hw. Messy Church

Thanks to all who supported the recent event on the theme:

Mothering Sunday


Antiphon – A Mass for All Seasons

Sat. 18th March 7.30p.m. Holy Cross. See Notice Board.


To be a Pilgrim – In the Footsteps of Jesus

Sat. 25th March 10.30a.m. – 3.30p.m. Ushaw College

A day for Lent. See Poster.


Walk with Me

Prayer Journey for Lent.  Booklets back of church.


Hw. Stations of the Cross

Thurs. 9.15a.m. Holy Cross.


Christian Aid Week 14th – 21st May

Tues. 21st March. Meeting in Methodist Lounge 2.30p.m. to plan Christian Aid collection. All welcome.


Hw.  Churches Together in Lent

  • Frugal lunches to be held in Holy Cross every Wednesday during Lent 11.30a.m. – 1.00p.m with a rota of soup makers. Holy Cross to provide cheese and butter.

    Volunteers required for St. Wilfrid’s  Holy Week.

  • Lent Meetings – See Poster

    Wed. 22nd March 6.00p.m. St. Wilfrid’s  All welcome.

Allen Valleys Churches Together Lent Group

See poster and previous bulletins


Lenten Resources on website. A book is also provided for daily readings during Lent.


Easter Cards

A.O.Sea brochure  at back of church.


Dementia Support at Haltwhistle

Tues. March 21st 2.00p.m. Room 3, H/w Library “Who cares for the carers?”  A warm invitation for carers and those interested - informal open meeting of Dementia Support.

Looking to provide more support and plan future events.


H.B. Fairtrade 

Sun.  March 26th Looking at future of a Fairtrade Parish: tea and coffee tasting and stall after Mass. Come along and order Fairtrade Easter Eggs


CAFOD’s gap year programme

For anyone aged 18 – 30: an opportunity to volunteer in the UK, gain experience, develop leadership skills and visit CAFOD partners overseas. Visit at Leeds Trinity University. www.cafod.org.uk/Education/CAFOD-Gap-year  or call Catherine / Lucy on 0207 095 5308.



Feast of St. Joseph


St. Joseph protector of the Nazareth family,

we entrust to you

the future of our families;

may our homes be welcoming and loving

Help us in the Christian unbringing

of our children.


St. Joseph, faithful guardian of the Church.

God entrusted to you the protection

of the mysteries of Salvation;

inspire Christians to be faithful witnesses to

the Gospel, always and everywhere, at the

heart of a world which is so sorrowfully in

search of peace and brotherhood.     Amen.





Next Sunday 26th March – 4th Sunday of Lent

Mother’s Day: Summer Time Begins

Hw. 1.00p.m. Baptism of Charlee Anne Donnelly