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Parishes of the Holy Name of Jesus and St Peter’s
R.C. Diocese of Shrewsbury a registered charity 234025
60 Beresford Road, Oxton, Prenton CH43 2JD       Tel: 0151-232-4130. Mob 07903645447
Parish Priest: Fr. John Hovington       office@holynamechurch.co.uk

                                                                                                      Deacon: Revd. Les Arch                       les.arch@btinternet.com

website:www.holynamestpeters.co.uk

              Sunday 14th October 2018                                             Twenty Eighth Sunday of the year

Saturday

 October 13th

  5.30pm

Holy Name

 

 

Sunday

 October 14th

  9.30am
  11.30am

St Peter's
Holy Name

The Kinnear Family  
 Sheila Hughes

Monday

 October 15th

  9.30am  

Holy Name

 

 Toh & Hazel Condron

Tuesday

 October 16th

  9.30am

 St Peter's

Wednesday

 October 17th

  9.30am

St Peter's

Funeral

 Catherine Jones

Thursday

 October 18th

  No Mass

 

Friday

 October 19th

  9.30am

St Peter's

 Private Intention (OR)

Saturday

 October 20th

  5.30pm

 Holy Name

 

 

Sunday

 October 21st

 9.30am
  11.30am

 St Peter's
 Holy Name

 
 Paul Donlon

     
    As you will see from above, Catherine Jones’s funeral is on Wednesday at 9.30am at St Peter’s Church. I know that you will keep her and her family in your prayers. May she rest in peace. The infant playground will be available for Parking from 9am. The singing group will still take place in Holy Name Church Hall at 11am.

On the weekend of
3 rd/4 th November we will remember at all the Masses those who have died in the last twelve months. Please let me have the names of anyone in your family who has died in the past year and I will include them in the list of people we remember.

 We congratulate Jonathan Raymond and Clare Lawton who were married in Holy Name Church this weekend.

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Your prayers Please pray for those who are celebrating significant anniversaries at this time of year and those who are sick:  Pam Dawson, Kevin Nolan, Daniel Dobbs, Margaret Hawes, Maurice Cranney, Catherine Jones, Ron and Anja Welsh-Smyth, Connor O’Mahoney, Miles Fenton,  Pat Garry, Michael Skerrett, Geoff Minks, Joan Smith, Desmond Billington, and Fr Frank Rice.

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Last week’s Collection   Last week’s collection amounted to £494.44 (Envelopes £207.65p, Loose £287.29p). Thank you for your generosity to the Parish.

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RCIA                 If there is anyone who wishes to know more about the Catholic Faith, or anyone interested in looking into the possibility of becoming a catholic then we will arrange a series of talks/instructions. Please let me know if you are interested.

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Schools Support Officer   The Diocese of Shrewsbury is looking to appoint to a part-time (3 days a week), temporary position (until the end of the Summer term 2019), a Schools Support Officer who will support the Director of Schools in:
Promoting the highest standards of religious education in our Diocesan Schools.
Supporting Governors and Headteachers in appointing high quality Catholic Leaders of Religious Education
Providing training to Governors
To represent the Diocese at meetings with local and national bodies
Salary is circa £40,000 pro rata. For further details please see the noticeboard at the back of church. Completed applications should be returned by
10.00am on Friday 19 th October.

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Foodbank    Foodbank usage has increased by 30 % this year compared with last. To help meet demand the Foodbank would be very grateful for donations of any of the following items:  Tinned meat, fish and fruit. Packet Soup, Fruit Squash, Pasta sauce, Soap Powder Tablets, Deodorants, Sponge puddings, Jam and coffee.

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Upton Hall Mass                 On Saturday 3 November 2018 at 11.00 am at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King there is a Mass to celebrate Catholic Education and pray for members of our present school community.  In particular this year, we are dedicating the Mass to Mrs Young and celebrating all that she achieved during her 21 years as Headmistress of Upton Hall School. Everyone associated with Upton Hall School and Holt Hill Convent is warmly invited.

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HCPT Group                 The HCPT group will once again be taking a small group of vulnerable and disadvantaged children on a pilgrimage to Lourdes at Easter 2019. We are holding a fundraising event at St Anne’s Parish Centre, Rock Ferry on Sunday 4 November, 12-4pm. Tickets will be £8 for adults and £5 for accompanying children. We would really appreciate any support for this event. It would make a lovely Christmas gift for a Grandparent!! Please contact Erin McCulloch on 07473311235 or by email erinmcculloch6@hotmail.co.uk if you are interested or know anyone who might be. All proceeds will go towards expenses for the trip. Join us for a fun afternoon of Ceili dancing, Afternoon Tea, Irish Bingo, a raffle and traditional Irish dancing!!  

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Songs of Praise                 The BBC is recording a Songs of Praise service at Christ Church Oxton on Thursday 18 th October as part of a memorial to Wilfred Owen. It will be shown on 4 th Nov. The recording will start at 6.45 and end at 9.30 pm.

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