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28th Aug. 2016 - 22nd Sunday of the Year

posted 25 Aug 2016, 07:43 by Veronica Yarwood



H.B. MASS 9.30a.m. Katty Fennelly R.I.P.

Hw. MASS 11.00a.m. People of Parish


MON. 29th Aug.                The Passion of St. John the Baptist.  No Mass


TUES. 30th Aug.                Weekday/St. Margaret Clitherow,

Ann Line & Margaret Ward Martyrs

               H.B. MASS 10.00a.m.

 Intention Paul Putler R.I.P.


WED.31st Aug.                  St. Aidan & The Saints of Lindisfarne

H.B. MASS 10.00a.m.

                                             Intention Rita Mary Suddes R.I.P.


THURS.1st Sept.                Weekday Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention Rev. Ernest Donnelly R.I.P.


FRI.2nd Sept.                      Weekday Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention Rev. Peter Roche R.I.P.


SAT.3rd Sept.                    St. Gregory the Great  Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

                                             Intention Private


Mon.   2.30p.m. H.B. Puppet Show Methodist Chapel

            2.00p.m. H.B. Messy Church Planning








Welcome to all our visitors

Parish Website: www.rcchurchhaltwhistle.co.uk

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


Dates for your Diary – Details on Notice Board/Magazine Rack

H.B. Gardening Party

Wed. 24th Aug. after Mass approx. 10.30a.m. To tidy up church grounds. Approx. 2 hours; bring gardening tools & plastic bags.


Hw. Art Club Exhibition

Sat. 28th Aug. 10.00a.m. Methodist Church Hall.


Hw. Men’s Forum

Wednesday 7th September Methodist Hall 7.00pm with an evening meal and talk.

Speaker Donald Jowett. Theme:  "A childhood in India".

£8.00 per person. Please confirm booking with Pat Peace

by the 3rd Sept.


Hw. The Gate to Eternity

Wed. 14th Sept.7.30p.m. Holy Cross Church. A Liturgical Concert.


Messy Church

Thurs. 15th Sept. begins the new term. Volunteers needed from 3.30p.m. onwards.


Dismantling the Barriers (Pat Devlin)

Sat 17th Sept. 10:30am to 4:30pm Quaker Meeting House, West Avenue, Gosforth, Newcastle, NE3 4ES


Harvest Fast Day

Wed. 21st Sept. St. Mary’s H/ham. Harvest Fast Day Briefing.


Celebrating the Mercy of God

Wed. 21st Sept. Cardinal Hume School, Gateshead NE9 6RZ.

7.00p.m. – 8.30.p.m. An Interfaith Gathering in the Year of Mercy.


Galilee Talks resume at St. Mary’s H/ham

Sat. 24th Sept. “The Sacrament of Mercy” – Revisiting Confession.


Voices of Mercy – Feed the Hungry

Wed. 28th Sept. 7.00p.m. Gurdwara Sri Gura Singh Sabha N/castle.


Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

 Sat. 8th Oct. Minsteracres 10.30a.m. Bring packed lunch.


Catechesis in the Mission of the Church within parishes

Details of flyers; handbook available to read. Please take some.


Justice & Peace Refugee Project

Collections of tea, tinned meat and nappies due today.


Asylum Seekers

Did you know that refugees have shaped our culture and national reputation? E.g. 49 refugees in UK have won the Nobel Prize for science, while; Fish & chips, The Mini and Marks and Spencer were introduced by refugees. From doctors; teachers; engineers – refugees are often highly educated bringing a host of skills benefiting our economy.


Refugee camp ordinations

An ordination in refugee camp in northern Iraq has given hope to displaced Christians. Four young seminarians who fled Nineveh Plains from Daesh occupation are now finishing their studies in Lebanon.


Father’s Homilies read from N. York

See letter on Notice board from visitor acknowledging welcoming parish reception and especially pleased to read homilies on website.


Olympians and their Catholic Faith

St. Mary’s University, Twickenham has seen 22 of its students and alumni selected for Rio Olympic/Paralympic including gold-medallist Mo Farah who has trained there for years.


As part of Forward Together in Hope

It has been suggested that we stop and pray for the people of our Diocese at 12 noon each day. From Sunday 24th July, the Spirituality Facebook page will be updated daily with four or five parishes as the focus for our prayers.


Readers & Offertory Procession Rota

Now on website


Magazine Rack – Just In

Missionaries of Africa – White Fathers.


Quote of the week

If the flame inside you goes out, the souls that are next to you will die of cold. Francois Mauriac


A.O.S. Corporal works of Mercy


Feeding the hungry –

Providing food for seafarers should their company hit difficulties.


Sheltering the homeless –

Paying for appropriate accommodation in times of extreme need.


Clothing the naked –

 Supplying warm clothing to seafarers who come from warmer climates.


Visiting the sick –

Bring alongside hospitalised seafarers.


Visiting those in prison –

Visiting seafarers imprisoned in a foreign country.


Burying the dead –

Comforting crew following the death of a fellow crew members.


Giving alms to the poor –

Arranging cash assistance for abandoned seafarers.







Collections: See separate sheet.





Next Sunday 4th Sept. – 23rd Sunday of the Year



31st July

H.B. £124.70p; Cafod £2.98;

Hw. £164.25p; Cafod cakes £45; Votive Candles £52.40p.


7th Aug.

H.B. £74.60p; 200 Club £12;

Hw. £153.


14th Aug.

H.B. £113.50p;

Hw. £148.25p; Tynedale Printws £20.


21st Aug.

H.B. £198.33p;

Hw. £125.90p.