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Round the green 2020

 

 

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     

 

23rd February 2020          THE NEWSLETTER            Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year A)
 
Mass Schedule for this week

Date

Time

Intention

Feast

Sa       22nd

5.30pm    St P’s

Agnes Haworth L

Vigil of the 7th Sunday of OT (Yr A)

Su       23rd

9.30am     St J’s

For the Parish

The 7th Sunday of OT (Yr A)

          

11.00am   St P’s

John Emile Laver (40th Ann)

M       24th

NO MASS

 

Weekday in Ordinary Time (Week 7)

T         25th

8.00am     St P’s

Nuala O’Maoileoin L

Weekday in Ordinary Time

W       26th

See overleaf

 

ASH WEDNESDAY

Th       27th

NO MASS

 

Weekday in Lent

F         28th

8.00am     St P’s

 Francis MacNutt

Weekday in Lent

(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:  Ann Wilkinson, Ronald Joseph Myerscough, Bridget Livesey, Elizabeth Seed, Joseph Kitching, Bertie Albert Isherwood, John Earnshaw, Ann Hardman and Joseph Burns.    May they rest in peace.

 

Readings at Mass


7th Sunday of OT (Yr A)

1st Sunday in Lent (Yr A)

First

Lev 19; 1 – 2, 17 – 18

Gen 2; 7-9, 3; 1-7

Second

I Cor 3; 16 - 23

Rom 5; 12 - 19

Gospel

Matt 5; 38 - 48

Matt 4; 1 - 11

 

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

 

Praying with the Pope in February 2020
We pray that the cries of our migrant brothers and sisters, victims of criminal trafficking, may find a hearing and a consideration.

 

Look at www.ThePopeVideo.org for more information

 

Today
Is the 7th Sunday of Ordinary Time.   It is the last time we have readings from Ordinary Time, as Lent begins on Wednesday.   The Gospel is a good preparation for Lent:  Jesus asks us to love our enemies!

 

Lent Resources
There are some booklets at the back of the church to help you to help you deepen your prayer during Lent.   Please help yourself.

 

Day of prayer for the Unemployed
Sunday is the world day of prayer for those who have no employment.   We pray that they might find work.   It is a basic human right to be able to work and so support yourself and your family.

 

Old Palms
Fr Tim will be making the ashes for Ash Wednesday on Tuesday, assisted by some students at SMH.   If you kept your palm from last year’s Palm Sunday, please bring it back to church by Monday!

 

Shrove Tuesday
Pancakes are traditionally associated with the day before Ash Wednesday.   It was a way of clearing out the larder of things that one could not eat during the fast of Lent.   Enjoy your pancakes!

 

Ash Wednesday
Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent.
On Wednesday there are multiple opportunities to receive ashes.
8.30am –   join with the Stonyhurst pupils in St  Peter’s for a special assembly.
9.30am –   join the pupils at St Joseph’s for their school Mass.
11.00am – join with the pupils at SMH (in the Centenaries theatre) for their school Mass
5.30pm –   Mass for parishioners in St Peter’s

 

Next Sunday
Is the first Sunday of Lent.   The Gospel recounts how, after 40 days of fasting in the desert, Jesus is tempted by the devil.   Whenever we resolve to fast, pray or reform our lives, the devil is busy at work trying to frustrate our efforts.

 

Rite of Election
We have six candidates to be received into the church at Easter.   These will be presented to the Bishop, John Arnold, at the Rite of Election at 2.30pm in Salford Cathedral.   Parishioners are welcome to come along and support them.

 

The Collection

The collection last week came to:

Vigil Mass

9.30am

11.00am

Total

 £ 86.62

 £ 31.85

£ 27.00

 £ 145.57

Thank you for your generosity.

 

CAFOD Family Fast Day
Is Friday 5th March.   Please take an envelope from the back of the church and put in it whatever you save by doing without something on this day.

 

Getting into the Ignatian Habit
We will be offering a series of three workshops during Lent to help us embrace Jesuit prayer at a deeper level.   It is hoped that those involved in ministry (Eucharistic Ministers, Readers, Catechists and Youth Leaders) will attend this mini series of workshops.   Other parishioners are welcome too.   We have also invited parishioners from other parishes in the deanery.   The workshops run from  2pm to 4pm on Saturdays 14th, 21st and 28th March.   Please make a note in your diary.

 

Provincial’s Visitation
Fr Damian Howard, the Jesuit Provincial, will be visiting Stonyhurst, SMH and St Joseph‘s early in March.   He will celebrate the 9.30am Mass in St Joseph’s on Sunday 8th March and will meet parishioners after Mass.

 

Going into Hospital
These days  hospital administrations do not pass on information about the religion of a patient to the chaplain.   If you have to go into hospital for any reason, ask the nurse for a visit from the priest.

 

Advice from Catholic Bishops
The Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has advised Catholics with cold or flu symptoms to refrain from receiving Communion on the tongue or from the Chalice in order to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. 

 

Archived Church newsletters (PDF format)

 

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

01/12/19

24/11/19

17/11/19

10/11/19

03/11/19

27/10/19

20/10/19

13/10/19

06/10/19

29/09/19

22/09/19

15/09/19

08/09/19

01/09/19

25/08/19

18/08/19

11/08/19

04/08/19

28/07/19

21/07/19

14/07/19

07/07/19

30/06/19

23/06/19

16/06/19

09/06/19

02/06/19

26/05/19

19/05/19

12/05/19

05/05/19

28/04/19

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