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24th Sept. 2017 - 25th Sunday of the Year

posted 22 Sep 2017, 11:45 by Veronica Yarwood



H.B. MASS 9.30a.m.  Cormac Murphy O’Connor R.I.P.

Hw. MASS 11.00a.m. Peg Dargue R.I.P.


MON. 25th Sept.                Weekday No Mass


TUES. 26th Sept.               Weekday/Ss.Cosmas & Damian

 H.B. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention Leonard Johnston R.I.P.                                         

WED. 27th Sept.                St. Vincent De Paul

H.B. MASS 10.00a.m.

                                             Intention People of the Parish


THURS. 28th Sept.            Weekday/St. Wenceslaus/

St. Laurence Ruiz & Companions

Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention  Rev. David Condon R.I.P.


FRI. 29th  Sept.                  Ss. Michael, Gabriel & Raphael

Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention Sr. M. Michael & Raphael


SAT. 30th Sept.                  St. Jerome Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

                                             Intention Holy Souls





Welcome to all our visitors

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


Collections 17th Sept.

H.B. £113.30p; Home Mission £92.70p;

Hw. £138.50p; Home Mission £74.80p; Cafod Cakes £60;

Votive Candles £273.91p.


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

Bible Alive.



Hw. Asylum Seekers

Due today Sun. Collection of tea, tinned meat (corned beef please,) tinned fish (tuna or sardines in oil please) and nappies and cash donations much appreciated.



Today is a Day of Prayer in Thanksgiving for the Harvest.


Appeal from Tynedale Foodbank

Following the ‘Look North’ TV appeal please continue contributing to this worthy cause.


Partnership News

Further information on Notice Board


Hw. Messy  Church

Thanks to all who volunteered to help out at the first session of the new school year.


Hw. Dementia Support at H/whistle

Tues. 3rd Oct. 2pm - 4pm, in Room 3 Library.  Speaker Angela Lee, financial advisor. Topics Power of Attorney, planning for the future.


Church Website – from July

933 people search the site and asked for directions. 


Hw. Men's Forum

Next meeting 4th Oct. Methodist Hall meal 7.00p.m. £8p.p speaker

Mr Mel Wall . Subject of talk "Long range desert group"

Please book by 30th Sept. Contact Pat Peace 01434320471.


Prisoners Sunday

Oct. 8th is the national day of prayer and action for prisoners and their dependants. Theme “We Press on together- in hope”.


Preparation for Youth Sunday
Sun. 8th Oct. 3.00pm -  5.15pm.
St. Joseph's  Academy, Hebburn. Theme: ‘YES’ inviting us to reflect on how Mary had the courage to say ‘Yes’ to God
Each church is invited to be represented by adults and young
people (Year 9 and above). other resources will be available.

 Booking forms from the Youth Ministry Team on 01207 592244.


The Art of Accompaniment by Bill Huebasch

Thurs. 26th Oct. 10.00a.m. Sunderland Marriott Hotel to meet the author.  Venue changed to above due to large numbers booking.


Advent 2017

Keep Calm & be prepared

Reading the Gospels for Advent. Copies from diocesan spirituality team.


Churches Together in Hw.

One World Week Theme ‘Good Neighbours’

Frid. 27th Oct. 7pm Methodist Church

Speaker: Patricia Devlin Cafod.


Discernment Opportuniy for Young Women

Fri. 3rd Nov. 5.30pm – Sun 5th Nov. Sisters of the Society of Sacred Heart 216A Wingrove Rd. Fenham N/castle.  Weekend for those interested in exploring the possibility of a vacation to Religious life. Contact Sr. Barbara 0191 272 3000.




How  to recognise Grace


It takes you by surprise

It comes in odd packages

It sometimes looks like loss

Or mistakes

It acts like rain

Or like a seed


Its both reliable and unpredictable

Its not what you were aiming at

Or what you thought you deserved

It supplies what you need

Not necessarily what you want
It grows you up

And lets you be a child


It remind  you you're not in control

And that not being in control is a form of


(Marilyn Chandler McEntyre)






Next Sunday 1st Oct. – 26th Sunday of the Year