­­ PARISH OF OUR LADY IMMACULATE, WHITSTABLE CT5 2DY

with St.Joseph’s, Chestfield CT5 3LD

 

Parish Priest

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Rev. Father Kevin St.Aubyn

 

Presbytery

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37, Kingsdown Park, Whitstable. CT5 2DE

Tel:272758

Permanent Deacon

:

Rev. Dan Mulcahy

 

Address

:

Willow Cottage, Ridgeway, Chestfield. CT5 3JT

Tel:792660

Parish Social Centre

:

15a, Castle Road, Whitstable. CT5 2DY

 

Parish Social Centre

:

Custodian/Bookings: Mrs. Annemarie McCabe

07928 717226

Gift Aid Organiser

:

David Wiles      <SouthwarkCCTwin@aol.com>

 

Safeguarding Representative

Health & Safety Representative

:

:

Mrs. Sorcha Jull        sorcha.m.jull@hotmail.co.uk

Mrs. Lesley Wiles

07947 838330

07594485503

e-mail address

Parish website

Diocesan website

EWTN Catholic TV: 

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For e-mail enquiries please see website

www.rcourladywhitstable.org.uk

www.rcsouthwark.co.uk

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To be submitted please by 7.30pm on Wednesday

 

 

SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR: Cycle A 

      DAY OF PRAYER FOR HUMAN LIFE:                                                                                       27th July 2014                                                                                             

MASS INTENTIONS & SERVICES                                                                                                  

 

SATURDAY: (First Mass of Sunday)

 6.00: Mary Hiland, RIP

SUNDAY : 

  8.30: (Chestfield): Celebrant’s Intention

10.30: Florence Cornell, RIP

MONDAY:

  9.00: Eucharistic Service

 TUESDAY:

 10.00: REQUIEM: Alma Lawson, RIP

WEDNESDAY:

  9.00: Eucharistic Service

THURSDAY:

 9.00: Eucharistic Service:

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT:  9.30 – 12.00

 

HYMNS: 633 : 377 : 676 : 106

HOLY,HOLY:  470  

         

FRIDAY: Saint Alphonsus Liguori, Bp & Doctor

                               “First Friday”

  9.40: Morning Prayer

10.00: Ann Elizabeth Wraight, RIP

 

 SATURDAY:

 11.00: Private Intention

 

     CONFESSIONS: 11.30-12.00 :  5.30-5.45

       

Next weekend:

  6.00: Joyce Mary Garland, RIP

  8.30: (Chestfield): All our Parishioners

10.30: Therese & Leo Waters

DAY OF PRAYER FOR HUMAN LIFE: the day in the Church’s year dedicated to celebrating the dignity of life, will this year call upon young people in particular to protect and cherish life from conception to natural death. Postcards are available at back of church. A Special Collection will be taken in aid of this day’s intention at Mass.

 

TEAS AND COFFEES: this week will be provided by the “IRISH MAFIA” and next week by JOANNA AND FAMILY. We have had a fall in the numbers of people volunteering to be on the tea and coffee rota. Could I please encourage more families or groups to come forward to volunteer on a regular basis. Please speak to Annemarie.

 

CATHOLIC PAPERS: Both the Universe and Catholic Times are £1.30.  The July issue of “The Pilgrim” is now on sale prised 50p.

 

 EVENING PRAYER OF THE CHURCH: is now being recited at 5:30pm in church Monday to Friday.

 

BUILDING FUND: thank you for donations of £60.00 this week. The total raised so far is £22,862.17.

 

WW1 COMMEMORATION: to commemorate the beginning of World War I on 4th August 1914, a Vigil will be held in Our Lady Immaculate Church from 5-6pm on Sunday 3rd August. There will be a Mass on Monday 4th August at 10.00am. “We shall remember them”.

 

SICK: Your kind prayers are asked for the sick and housebound of our parish including, Jo Woodbine,  Josephine Godfrey,Katherine Harris, Mary Churchley, George Somerset, Ronnie Haines, Nell Hurley, Sylvia Hale, Keggy Diamond, Eileen Churchley, Frances Alderson,  Geoff Barrett, Tom O’Sullivan, Oscar O’Sullivan, Nicholas Watson, Catherine Drury, Ivy Austen, Ann Gilheaney, Cecil Humphery-Smith, Jennifer Somerset, Phil  Willis, Pauline Summers, Alan James, Laura Blazier, Colin Hadley, Jim Wright, Gerard Ussher-Smith, Madeleine Matthews, Diarmuid O’Sullivan, Brenda Vernon, Reita Mugford, Mike Kavanagh,  and Theresa Munday.

 

LATELY DEAD: the cremation service for the late RACHEL HOLLANDS will take place at Barham Crematorium at 12.40pm on Thursday 31st July.

 

ANNIVERSARIES: Please remember in your prayers John Len, Mary Pratt, Anna Pentelenyi, Raymond Spiteri, Mary Tower, Peter Glass, Christy Treacy, Ellen Spratt, Tony Harris, Frank Sharp, Jean Laraman, Mary Wright, Kit Mulcahy, Ines Lupton, Phyllis Leeds, Kathleen Ford, Therese Waters, Anne Elizabeth Wraight, Rita Bennett, and Cecil Ross whose anniversaries occur about this time.

 

FINANCE: Thank you for your weekly offertories:

Mass

 6.00 

8.30

10.30

TOTAL

  TOTAL COLLECTED

GIFT-AIDED

   NON G/A

Attendance

  70

 62

 192

  334

         £993.74

    £679.40

    £314.34

 

 CHURCH CARERS: SUSAN EATOCK and JUNE POVEY.

 

BLESSING OF THE WATERS: service will be taking place on Thursday 31st July at 6.45pm at Reeves Beach, Whitstable, with Rev Simon Tillotson leading the Service, preacher Rev Rachel Webbley and with Fr Kevin leading the prayers. All welcome.

 

CHURCHES TOGETHER IN WHITSTABLE: Sacred Space will take place on Monday 28th July at All Saints Church at 8pm. Please take a torch, all welcome.

 

CANTERBURY FOOD BANK: are looking for a Coordinator to oversee the work of the charity. This post is part time (20 hours over 5 days each week). One year fixed term contract. For a full job description, further information on the charity and how to apply, visit www.canterburyfoodbank.org. Closing date for applications is Friday 1st August.

 

THE CATHOLIC CERTIFICATE OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES: the CCRS is designed for people who are engaged in the communication of their Catholic faith, whether directly or indirectly. It is open to catechists, teachers, people involved in liturgical work and other interested adults. For more details about start dates, fees and your nearest centre, visit the CCRS website www.brs-ccrs.org.uk or call 0207 901 1900. Also see poster on church notice boards for further information.

 

DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES: from Friday 22nd August till Friday 29th August. Archbishop Peter Smith will lead this year’s Diocesan Pilgrimage. Contact Canon Edward Perera on 0208 857 5006 or e-mail fr.edward@btopenworld.com.

 

                                               

            May God bless you