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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:     Niall Macfarlane (07786 432360
                          Salford Roman Catholic Diocese Trustees Registered Charity No 2500374                         

                                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                    
26th September 2021                THE NEWSLETTER                26th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year B)
                                                                    
Mass Schedule for this week

Date

Time

Mass Intentions

Feast

Sa         25th  

5.30pm     St P’s

Fr Tony Horan SJ, L

Vigil of the 26th Sunday of OT

Su         26th

9.30am     St P’s

For the Parish

26th Sunday of OT

 

11.00am   St P’s

For the College

 

M         27th

No Mass

 

St Vincent de Paul, P

T           28th  

8.00am     St P’s

Fr John Sullivan B’day

Weekday in Ordinary Time (week 26)

W         29th

8.00am     St P’s

Leonard James Ball (Jim) L

Sts Michael, Gabriel and Raphael

Th        30th

8.30am     SMH

For the School

St Jerome, PD

F     1st Oct

8.00am     St P’s

Fr Philip Price A

St Teresa of the Child Jesus, V

                         (Each Saturday there is a Holy Hour from 4.30pm with 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:  Karen Young, Martin Young, Fr Geoffrey Holt SJ, Donald Irving and John Holden.   May they rest in the peace of the Lord.

Readings at Mass


26th Sunday of OT (Yr B)

27th Sunday of OT

First

Numbers 11; 25 - 29

Gen 2; 18 – 24

Second

James 5; 1 - 6

Heb 2; 9 – 11

Gospel

Mark 9; 38-43,45,47-48

Mark 10; 2 - 16

 

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

 

Congratulations to:
Alex Kennedy and Ellen McHale, and Neil Gilhooley and Lutchie Salundro;   both couples celebrated the sacrament of Marriage in St Peter’s over this weekend.   We wish them every happiness.

 

Praying with the Pope in September 2021
We pray that we all make courageous choices for a simple and environmentally sustainable lifestyle, rejoicing in our young people who are resolutely committed to this.

Look at www.ThePopeVideo.org for more information

 

It is wise that we proceed with caution, as new cases of covid continually come to light.
We recommend that you still sanitise on your way into church, that you wear a mask and that you keep social distance.   Some people are still vulnerable, so please respect their space.
Slowly we are reintroducing some singing at Mass.

 

Usual Mass times are as follows:
   Saturday   
4.30pm     Church opens (with exposition)
5.15pm     Benediction
5.30pm     Mass in St Peter’s
   Sunday       
       9.00am     Church opens
       9.30am     Mass in St Peter’s
11.00am   Mass in St Peter’s            
Confessions will be available during Holy Hour.

 

Confessions
Will be available during holy hour, but, where possible, to be celebrated outdoors.

 

The 5.30pm Saturday Vigil Mass
This will be exclusively for parishioners.

 

The 9.30am Sunday Mass
For the first half of this term the 9.30am Sunday Mass will be celebrated in St Peter’s. The 1st Communion children will be attending.   We can return to St Joseph’s after half term.

 

First Communion Programme
Continues today.  The class will be held at 8.45am in St Peter’s where we can observe social distancing.  

 

The 11am Mass
This weekend only a few students will be in the church for the 11am Mass.   Other students will be taking part in the Mass via a live-stream.

 

Sanitising the church
The college will ensure that the church is “fogged” after every occasion where a large number of pupils have been in church.

 

This Sunday
Is the 26th Sunday of Ordinary Time.   The gospel reminds us that no one group has a monopoly on God’s love.

 

The Society of Jesus approved by Pope Paul III
Monday is the 481st anniversary of the founding of the Jesuits.

 

Next Sunday
Is the 27th Sunday of Ordinary Time.   In the gospel Jesus talks about marriage and children.   There will be a second collection for CAFOD.

 

Reception centre for Afghan Refugees
A big thank you to those who have donated men’s clothing for Afghan refugees.   If you have some to donate, please leave them at the back of the church.

 

May they rest in peace
Please pray for the repose of the souls of Peter Anwyl, former headmaster of SMH, and Fr Michael O’Halloran SJ, former teacher and rector of Stonyhurst, both of whom died this week.

 

RCIA
If you, or someone you know, would like to be baptized as a Catholic or received into the Catholic Church, please contact Fr Tim as soon as possible, as a new programme will begin next Sunday in Fr Tim’s house at 4pm.

 

Food bank
Please remember that the Food Bank is always grateful for any donations of long life food items, cleaning or personal hygiene products. Items can be placed in the box at the back of church for collection.  Every item really helps families in need. Many thanks for your ongoing support.

 

Jesuit conference  -  Swanwick:  28 – 30 October
At the Parish Council meeting last week, we decided to send a team of three to the Jesuit Parishes Conference.   If anyone else would like to join them, please let Fr Tim know as soon as possible.   The pre-conference Zoom orientation is on Monday.

 

Annual Mass count
Last week our Mass attendance numbers were:

Sat 5.30

Sun 9.30

Sun 11.00

Total

49

38

301 +
89 on line

478

We need to count again today and for the next two weeks.

 

 

Archived Church newsletters (PDF format)

 

26/09/21

19/09/21

12/09/21

05/09/21

29/08/21

22/08/21

15/08/21

08/08/21

01/08/21

25/07/21

18/07/21

11/07/21

04/07/21

27/06/21

20/06/21

13/06/21

06/06/21

30/05/21

23/05/21

16/05/21

09/05/21

02/05/21

25/04/21

18/04/21

11/04/21

04/04/21

28/03/21

21/03/21

14/03/21

07/03/21

28/02/21

21/02/21

14/02/21

07/02/21

31/01/21

24/01/21

17/01/21

10/01/21

03/01/21

27/12/20

20/12/20

13/12/20

06/12/20

29/11/20

22/11/20

15/11/20

08/11/20

01/11/20

25/10/20

18/10/20

11/10/20

04/10/20

27/09/20

20/09/20

13/09/20

06/09/20

30/08/20

23/08/20

16/08/20

09/08/20

02/08/20

26/07/20

19/07/20

12/07/20

05/07/20

28/06/20

21/06/20

13/06/20

07/06/20

31/05/20

24/05/20

17/05/20

10/05/20

03/05/20

26/04/20

19/04/20

12/04/20

05/04/20

29/03/20

22/03/20

15/03/20

08/03/20

01/03/20

23/02/20

16/02/20

09/02/20

02/02/20

26/01/20

19/01/20

12/01/20

05/01/20

29/12/19

22/12/19

15/12/19

08/12/19