August is proving to be warm and sunny for taking life at a gentle pace and allowing some catching up time. Relish every day. We only have to look around to see the effects of no rain and to appreciate water.
- Sunday 7th August Mass 10am
- Wednesday 10th August Mass (St Dominic) 9:30am
- Friday 12th August Mass (St Clare of Assisi) 9:30am
- Sunday 14th August Mass (The Assumption of Our Lady – transferred from 15th August) 10am
Do dip into this section of our website to read ‘Bishop prays for Archie Battersbee’ and some of the issues raised about the case – please click here. You can also visit (virtually) the Grotto of Lourdes by looking at the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes.
Margaret Smart RIP
Margaret Smart OBE DSG has died – a parishioner of St Mary’s and one time Chair of Governors of St Bernadette’s School and much involved in Catholic Education at National and Diocesan level. May she rest in peace.
We bid farewell to Marco and family as they move to a new role In Loughborough where they will be at the Physics Department in the Univeersity following their research at Sussex. We thank him for his ministry supporting with the organ our singing in the Liturgy.
100 + Draw Next Sunday
Please note that after the 10am draw next Sunday (14th August) there will be a draw for the 100 + club in the church hall with refreshments – all are most welcome!
You, Creator God, have written
your great name on humankind;
for our growing in your likeness
bring the life of Christ to mind,
that by our response and service
earth its destiny may find.