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29th Oct. 2017 - 30th Sunday of the Year

posted 28 Oct 2017, 03:51 by Veronica Yarwood


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

Hw. MASS 11.00a.m. Rev. Michael Conaty R.I.P.

Special Collection for Clergy Training Fund


MON. 30th Oct.                 The Martyrs of Douai College  No Mass


TUES. 31st  Oct.                               Weekday

 H.B. MASS 7.00pm

Intention  Private


WED. 1st Nov.                   All Saints Day

H.B. MASS 7.00p.m.

                                             Intention  People of the Parish


THURS. 2nd Nov.              The Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed             

Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention Holy Souls


FRI. 3rd Nov.                     Weekday/St. Winefride/St. Martin De Porres

Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention Rev. James Donnelly R.I.P.


SAT. 4th Nov.                     St. Charles Borromeo  Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

                                             Intention Rev. Anthony Leonard R.I.P.



Wed.                     N.B. Holyday of Obligation

                              10.30a.m. Hw. P.P.C. Meeting                      






Welcome to all our visitors

Parish Website: www.rcchurchhaltwhistle.co.uk



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


Collections: 22nd Oct.

H.B. £133.70p; Mission Sunday £91.17p;

Hw. £100; Mission Sunday £78.06p.


Pope’s Mission Intention for Nov.

That Christians in Asia, bearing witness to the Gospel in word and deed, may promote dialogue, peace, and mutual understanding, especially with those of other religions.


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.


Magazine Rack – Just In

Catholic Printing



Hw. Asylum Seekers 29th Oct.

Due today.


Resurrection of Hope

3rd & 4th Nov. A reflective journey Palestine & Israel

 at Minsteracres Retreat Centre


Celebrate North East 4th – 5th Nov.

A Catholic Charismatic Weekend Conference. Theme Seek First His Kingdom. Venue St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy. See leaflets.

Resurrection of Hope

Nov. 3rd – 4th  at Minsteracres Retreat Centre. Exploring a Just Peace in Palestine & Israel. See Poster


Hw.  Highlights

The Christine Tobin Songbird Trio

4th Nov. 7.30p.m. Holy Cross Church .


200 Oct. draw
1st Prize  No 63; Kenneth Irwin; 2nd Prize No 45 Tony Pyle.


Hw. Open Forum Wed. 8th Nov.

Speaker Mr.Michael Sadgrove retired Dean of  Durham Cathedral. Theme: "A life in the day of a Dean of Durham Cathedral".

Venue: Methodist Hall 7.00p.m. meal first. £8.00 per head including the meal. Contact Pat Peace 01434320471 a.s.a.p.


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.  Sheila.


H.B. Special Event – St. John’s

Sat. 18th Nov. 7.00p.m. The Story of  Stamps of the Vatican. Talk by Pat Peace. Cheese & Nibbles. Presentation by representative of Vatican present. Opportunity to purchase First Day covers. Tickets limited see Pat Peace. £2 admission. Proceeds to CAFOD

Request: Gifts of nibbles and cheesey biscuits for this event would be gratefully received after Mass on the next two Sundays.  Christine Blunt.


Hw. Christmas Shoebox Appeal

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


Job Vacancies

The Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle has job vacancies see diocesan website.


Heavenfield  Partnership – Carol Service

Sun. 4p.m. 17th Dec. St. Mary’s H/hex Request musicians from all churches.  Practice TBA. If interested contact:

Paul Berry 01434 607954.


Just A Thought

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that Martin Luther King Jr.


Note from editor

No bulletin next week.