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9th Dec. - 2nd Sundy of Advent

posted 6 Dec 2018, 07:37 by Veronica Yarwood   [ updated 6 Dec 2018, 08:00 ]


Advent Alms Collection

 H.B. MASS 9.30a.m. People of Parish

Hw. MASS 11.00a.m. Revv. R. Thornton & M. Corbett R.I.P.


MON. 10th Dec.                 Weekday of Advent  No Mass


TUES. 11th Dec.                Weekday of Advent/St. Damasus   

 H.B. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention Sr. M. Loreto Baldasera R.I.P.


WED. 12th Dec.                 Weekday of Advent/Our Lady of Guadeloupe   

H.B. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention  Rev. Francis Dunne R.I.P.


THURS. 13th Dec.             St. Lucy               Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention Mary McManus R.I.P.


FRI. 14th Dec.                    St. John of the Cross Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

Intention Rev. Terence Kerr R.I.P.


SAT. 15th Dec.                   Weekday of Advent  Hw. MASS 10.00a.m.

                                             Intention Rev. Gerard McElhannon R.I.P.


            EVENTS THIS WEEK

Wed.   7.00p.m. Hw. Heavenfield  Partnership Development Group at St. Wilfrid’s


Welcome to all our visitors

Parish Website: www.rcchurchhaltwhistle.co.uk


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

Partnership Website:www.heavenfieldpartnership.org.uk


Collections 2nd Dec.

H.B. £136.10p; Youth Ministry Team £10;

Religious Education £20.

Hw. £125.50p; Hall Hire £30; Coffee Morning £1,393.55p.


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.


Family Advent Carol & Christingle Service.

Mon. 10th Dec.  Saint Mary’s, Hexham, 6:30pm The event will include readings, carols, and, for younger children, Christingles, organised as part of the partnership's youth ministry. The service will be followed by festive refreshments in Saint Mary's First School Hall. All welcome.


Hw. Memory Cafe

Thurs. 13th Dec. H/w Hospital Community Room 10 a.m. – 12 noon for people with Dementia and their friends.


 Hw. Breakfast Bible Study

Weds 14th  Dec. 2018

9a.m. – 10.00a.m. Methodist Hall. All welcome.


Hw. Community Service

Sun. 16th Dec. 6.00p.m. Methodist Church. All welcome.

If anyone would like to join the choir to sing two pieces at the Advent Service on 16th December, they are very welcome.  Choir practises are at the Methodist Church at 2.00pm on a Monday.


Hw. Messy Church

Thurs. 20th Dec. 3.30a.m. – 5.00p.m. Volunteers needed.


Hw. Christmas Day Special

For the past few years this event on Christmas Day has attracted families; older people and those who wish to meet others. Doors open 10.00a.m. – 4.30p.m. Methodist hall.

Full Christmas Dinner + soup; buffet; Tea mince pies and chance to watch Queen’s speech. Some pop in after church for mince pies.

Helpers welcome. For catering purposes let Ellen Walton know by Thurs. 20th Dec. 01434 321242. Santa needs to know if there are children attending. See Poster on Notice Board.


Hw. Rota for Dec.

The last rota for readers; Eucharistic ministers is on Notice Board and on web.


St. Wilfrid’s in Northern Cross

The latest edition of this diocesan paper features St. Wilfrid’s beautiful poppy display on Remembrance Sunday.


The Weavings

The latest Dec. Information from department of spirituality including Daily Email Advent Reflections is on Notice Board.


Alternative Christmas Gifts from Cafod

From nets that protect from malaria to water for a family – cafod catalogue in Magazine Rack offers many ideas to help the poor.


Magazine Rack – Just In

EWTN Dec. T.V. programme guide.





Mary, Mother of the Church

 Mary our Mother, be with your

Faithful people

Protect Pope Francis in his efforts

To renew our church

Bring healing and peace to all victims

Of abuse and injustice

Give courage to our faithful priests

Strengthen our faith,

Confident that Jesus will be

With his church to the end of time.




Next Sunday 16th Dec. – 3rd Sunday of Advent

9.30a.m. H.B. Private Intention

11.00a.m. Hw. People of Parish

6.00p.m. Hw. Community Carol Service Methodist Church.