The Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria
The loss of life, destruction and the plight of survivors has preoccupied the news these last few days and the response by way of practical help and generosity has been heart-warming. We have been praying for those who have suffered. Pope Francis has led the way along with many other leaders.
You will have heard the Appeals on TV and responses can be made to the Disasters Committee or CAFOD. Please click to make your donation to DEC or CAFOD.
- Sunday Mass 10am Intention for Mary Hayhurst & Deacon Jim McEwan RIP
- Wednesday Mass 9.30am Intention for Christopher Hall
- Friday Mass 9.30am Intention for the Holy Souls
- 7th Sunday Mass 10am
World Day For The Sick
February 11th when we pray for those who are unwell, those who care for them and all the Medical Staff. Pope Francis’ Message may be read here.
The Diocesan Pilgrimage To Lourdes
Details are now on the Noticeboards in the Entrance. Because of the Earthquake Appeal the collection for the Lourdes Fund will be postponed for a few weeks.
A happy half term to all!
Deanery Clergy Conference
Tuesday at St John the Baptist new Community Hub.
Old Palm Crosses
If you have palm crosses/branches from previous years please bring them along next Sunday so they can be burnt for Ash Wednesday.
Repairing The UK Energy Area
The first stage – to repair the grating over the transformers, damage by students jumping on them has been completed – with reroofing to follow.
For poor, sick, afflicted
Thy mercy we crave
And comfort the dying
Thou light of the grave