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Bishop's Common Home Leaflet

 

Bishop's Pastoral Letter Lent 2019

 

 

ST PETER’S CHURCH
(with St Joseph’s, Hurst Green)
Stonyhurst College – Stonyhurst – Clitheroe – Lancs – BB7 9PZ.
T: (01254) 826268      E: stpeterschurchstonyhurst@btinternet.com        Web: www.stpetersstonyhurst.org.uk
 Parish Priest:   Fr Tim Curtis, SJ                                  Safeguarding Officer:     Naill Macfarlane (07786 432360)                                                                                                                                                                          

                               

Salford Roman Catholic Diocese Trustees Registered Charity No 2500374     

 

21st April 2019                                    THE NEWSLETTER                               Easter Sunday (year C)
 
Mass Schedule for this week

Date

Time

Intention

Feast

Sa     20th

8.30pm  St P’s

Easter Vigil

Vigil of Easter (year C)

Su     21st

9.30am    St J’s

For the Parish

Easter Sunday (year C)

            

11.00am  St P’s

For our retreatants

Easter Sunday (year C)

M      22nd

NO MASS

Monday in the Easter Octave

T        23rd

8.00am    St P’s

 Larry Cummings L

Tuesday in the Easter Octave

W      24th

8.00am    St P’s

 Richard Worrall S

Wednesday in the Easter Octave

Th     25th

NO MASS

 

Thursday in the Easter Octave

F       26th

8.00am  St P’s

 Dorothy Rose L

Friday in the Easter Octave

(Every Saturday Afternoon:  Holy Hour with Confessions at 4.30pm,    Benediction at 5.15pm)

 

L = Lately Dead, A = Anniversary of Death, R = Remembrance          M = Martyr, V = Virgin, B = Bishop, Pp = Pope

P = Personal Intention, S = Sick, B = Birthday   F = Founders Mass             D = Doctor, P = Priest, R = Religious

 

Please pray for the following, the anniversary of whose deaths occur at this time.    William Earnshaw, Donald Wiley Farmer, William Golding, Mary Philomena Marsden, Carl Forsyth, Mary Esther Snape and Charles Bolton.  May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

 

Readings at Mass


Easter Sunday

Second Sunday of Easter

First

Acts 10; 34, 37 - 43

Acts 5; 12 – 15

Second

1 Cor 5; 6 - 8

Apoc 1; 9-13. 17-19

Gospel

Luke 24; 1 – 12

John 20; 19 - 31

 

Diocesan Website:
  http://www.dioceseofsalford.org.uk
For information on our Diocese and what is happening.

 

Praying with the Pope in April 2019

 

For doctors and their humanitarian collaborators in war-torn areas, who risk their lives to save the lives of others

 

Look at www.ThePopeVideo.org for more information.

 

 

Today
Is Easter Sunday, the most important day in the Christian calendar. 
Remember there is no 5.30pm Mass on Saturday, as we celebrate the Easter Vigil at 8.30pm.  
At the 9.30am Mass in St Joseph’s we shall be receiving two people into the church.   At this Mass they will be received, confirmed and make their First Holy Communion.
The 11am Mass in St Peter’s is the Mass to celebrate the conclusion of the Holy Week retreat.

 

Jesuit meet at Stonyhurst
The Jesuits of the British Province are holding their meeting this year at Stonyhurst.   The meeting runs from Monday to Thursday of this week.   We are expecting a large number of Jesuits to attend.   Please pray for the success of the meeting.

 

Mass times
During this week Mass times are back to normal: Tue, Wed and Fri, 8am in St Peter’s.

 

Schools back
St Joseph’s are back at school after their break.   The pupils had a wonderful celebration of Holy Week last week.   They are back to celebrate Easter on Tuesday.   Their Easter Mass is at 9.15 on Thursday in St Joseph’s.
Stonyhurst and St Mary’s Hall students return on Thursday.   Their Easter Mass is on Friday at 9.15 in St Peter’s.

 

The Collection
Weekend 13th / 14th April 2019

Vigil

9.30am

11am

TOTAL

£90.34

£103.57

£63.92

£257.83

Thank you for your generosity.

 

Next Sunday
Is the Second Sunday of Easter, also known as Low Sunday and as Divine Mercy Sunday.
Next Sunday there is a meeting of the children making their First Holy Communion at 8.30 in St Joseph’s.

 

Confirmations at Stonyhurst
These take place in St Peter’s on Sunday 5th May.   The Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Adams, is coming to confer the sacrament.

 

Village Fayre
Takes place during the afternoon of Sunday 5th May.   This year the theme is the circus.

 

Hummingbird Project
The Home Office have agreed the family we will be receiving into the village in May.   We look forward to giving them a warm welcome.

 

St Joseph’s Cemetery
The Cemetery grass cutting team have conducted the year’s first mow last Monday. A number of Advent wreaths have been collected from the new cemetery and arranged by the main entrance for families to identify and collect. Please check as soon as possible. Thanks.

 

The Pope on Easter
The beginning of the story of salvation, is full of surprises, with God telling Abraham ‘leave your land and go’.  It’s one surprise after the other. God does not know how to announce something to us without surprising us.
The surprise is what stirs the heart that touches you precisely there, where you’re not expecting it.  To say it with the language of young people, the surprise is a punch below the belt because you’re not expecting it. God is always stirring you.
At the heart of the Easter story is the announcement that “Christ is Risen!”  Early Christians actually used that phrase as a way of saying hello to one another.
The surprises of God also have the effect of impelling people into action.
The women who found the tomb empty and Christ risen were in a hurry … they ran to the others to say they’d found him.

The surprises of God are what gets us moving...

 

 

Archived Church newsletters (PDF format)

 

21/04/19

14/04/19

07/04/19

31/03/19

24/03/19

17/03/19

10/03/19

03/03/19

24/02/19

17/02/19

10/02/19

03/02/19

27/01/19

20/01/19

13/01/19

06/01/19

30/12/18

23/12/18

16/12/18

09/12/18

02/12/18

25/11/18

18/11/18

11/11/18

04/11/18

28/10/18

21/10/18

14/10/18

07/10/18

30/09/18

23/09/18

16/09/18

09/09/18

02/09/18

26/08/18

19/08/18

12/08/18

05/08/18

29/07/18

22/07/18

15/07/18

08/07/18

01/07/18

24/06/18

17/06/18

10/06/18

03/06/18

27/05/18

20/05/18

13/05/18

06/05/18

29/04/18

22/04/18

15/04/18

08/04/18

01/04/18

25/03/18

18/03/18

11/03/18

04/03/18

25/02/18

18/02/18

11/02/18

04/02/18

28/01/18

21/01/18

14/01/18

07/01/18

24/12/17

17/12/17

10/12/17

03/12/17

26/11/17

19/11/17

12/11/17

05/11/17