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4th Oct. 2015 - 27th Sunday of the Year

posted 4 Oct 2015, 07:29 by Jerry Laidler   [ updated 4 Oct 2015, 07:32 ]


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

Hw. MASS 11.00a.m. 

MON. 5th Oct.                   Weekday  

TUES.6th Oct.                    St. Bruno              

WED. 7th Oct.                    Our Lady of the Rosary                                            

THURS. 8th Oct.               Weekday             

FRI.9th Oct.                       St. Denis & Companions: St. John Leonardi;
                                        Blessed John Henry Newman. 
SAT. 10thOct.                    St. Paulinus of York

Note Mon.   Fr. Pyle unavailable until further notice.
Today  (Sunday) The Synod on the Family begins in Rome (Click on image for more information)
Pray for Family Synod 
Holy Family of Nazareth, may the approaching Synod of Bishops make us once more mindful of The sacredness and inviolability of the family, and its beauty in God’s plan. 

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, graciously hear our prayer.

Ann Lardeur.

Welcome to all our visitors 

Parish Website: www.rcchurchhaltwhistle.co.uk

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

Hw. Churches Together Prayer Group

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

Justpeace; EWTN media. 

Christmas Card Charities

Preparing for Christmas – selection of charity cards will be available shortly. 

Hw. Coffee after Mass

Today -  with feedback on ‘Forward Together in Hope.

Forthcoming  Events


Recruiting School governors – see poster. 

Hexham Galilee Talks Resume

Sat. 10th Oct. 11a.m. St. Mary’s H/ham.

Suffering & Love by Professor Karen Kilby. See poster

Further talks – Sat. 17th Oct. Assisted Suicide.  

God’s Creation – God’s Justice

17th Oct. Day of Reflection by Fr. Chris Hughes. St. Aidan’s, Holy Island. 

Called to the Supper of the Lamb

Sat. 17th Oct. Day of Reflection for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion. St. Joseph’s Parish Hall, Gateshead. 10.30a.m.  

I am the Door – Enter In

31st Oct. Ushaw College with Bishop Brian Noble.

Prayerful preparation for the ‘Year of Mercy’. 

More courses – see Notice Board.

 Oct. month of the Rosary

The diocese has a  popular rosary leaflet which introduces people to praying the Rosary. It includes information on the sets of Mysteries and their scriptural origin as well as details on how to pray this powerful Catholic devotion. Contact RCIA for copies. 

Host Appeal

A charity which promotes international friendship and cultural exchange by having adult international students spend short time in a British home. Details www.hostuk.org or 020 7739 6292. 

Youth Ministry Course

An exciting opportunity to study foundation degree course in school chaplaincy with academic study and vocational experience.

Contact 013255523455. 

The Nazareth Trust

A charity working with displaced people in the Holy Land.

Details in Magazine Rack. 

St. Wilfrid’s, Haltwhistle  & Justice and Peace Refugee Project

Details on Notice Board giving breakdown of contributions including Cash – the annual contribution for this year has increased from previous years. “H/whistle is a poor town BUT one with a very generous population who contribute to all sorts of charities. Christ lives on the streets of Haltwhislte!”  Nigel & Paula. Details Magazine Rack.  

Message from Church Leaders in the North East

The church leaders are delighted to see the generous-heartedness with which the overwhelming majority of the people of the N.E. are ready to welcome those fleeing the humanitarian tragedy of Syria. They call on us to work alongside local authorities and other agencies to offer support and care welcoming families into our communities and to join in our commitment to pray for all those affected.

Article Magazine Rack. 

Forgive Us

Prayer of a four-year old: 

‘And forgive us our trash baskets; as we forgive those who put trash in our baskets’.  


Next Sunday 28th Sunday of the Year

Celebrant Fr. Jeroen Hoogland C.P. Minsteracres



Next Sunday. An afternoon to prepare for Youth Sunday will take place at St. Robert’s School, Washington 3.00pm to 5.15pm.

This year’s theme is:  ‘Mercy’