PARISH OF OUR LADY IMMACULATE, WHITSTABLE CT5 2DY

with St.Joseph’s, Chestfield CT5 3LD

 

Parish Priest

:

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

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TWENTY-NINTH  SUNDAY Cycle A:                                                                              19th OCTOBER, 2014

   WORLD MISSION DAY                                                                                                

MASS INTENTIONS & SERVICES                                                                                                  

 

SATURDAY: (First Mass of Sunday)

  6.00: Rosalinda Gullo, RIP

SUNDAY : 

  8.30: (Chestfield): Josephine Curtis, RIP

10.30: All our Parishioners

MONDAY:

 9.00: Eucharistic Service

TUESDAY:

   9.10: Morning Prayer                                                                                                               

   9.30: Sue Eatock Intentions

WEDNESDAY: Saint John Paul II, Pope

 6.00pm: Bernard Jones, RIP

 THURSDAY:

 9.00: Miley Cash, RIP

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT:

                    9.30 – 12.00 :  2.30 – 3.30

 

HYMNS:  59 : 496 : 478 : 22

HOLY, HOLY:  470  

         

FRIDAY:

  9.40: Morning Prayer

10.00: Private Intention (Sawa)

 

SATURDAY:  

11.00: Private Intention

 

        CONFESSIONS: 11.30-12.00  :  5.30-5.45  

    

Next weekend:  

  6.00: Michael Barrass, RIP

  8.30: (Chestfield): Holy Souls (Box)

10.30: Celebrant: Father Tony O’Brien

 

WORLD MISSION DAY: today is a Day of Prayer for the evangelization of the world. The whole of the month of October is particularly dedicated to the intention of Mission and today we have a Special Collection during Mass for the work of “MISSIO”. Special envelopes are available today to be filled in if you wish to Gift-Aid your contribution if possible. Please note – envelopes from your boxes will not qualify for Gift-Aid.

At Saturday 6pm Mass two new members will be inducted into the Knights of Saint Columber. At 10.30 Mass today confirmation candidate’s who will be confirmed in April next year, will present themselves to the congregation. 

 

FORMS FOR CATHOLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS: I shall be available after Mass this weekend to meet parents and children with forms for these schools.

 

MASS COUNT: the official Mass Count for the Diocese takes place on the four Sundays of October. May I ask counters to be exact as they can, recounting if necessary for accuracy, including everyone apart from the clergy.

 

CATHOLIC PAPERS: are on sale as usual, also the October edition of the “Pilgrim” the Diocesan newspaper.  Both the Universe and Catholic Times are £1.30 – the Pilgrim 50p.

 

TEAS AND COFFEES: this week will be provided by the BARBER FAMILY and next week by the CONFIRMATION GROUP.

 

WEEKDAY MASS: please note that on Tuesday morning Mass is at 9:30am.

CHURCHES TOGETHER IN WHITSTABLE: Annual Worship Celebration takes place TODAY, Sunday 19th October from 6pm till 7pm at Seasalter Christian Centre. The worship will be followed by refreshments. All welcome.

 

BUILDING FUND: thank you for donations of £77.00 received. The total so far is £24,698.00.

 

MOTHERS’ PRAYERS:  every Monday and Friday at 2.45pm in church during term time. Do come along and pray for your children. Also, it is good to say, that the support for the sessions of the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Thursday were well supported last week.

 

SICK: Your kind prayers are asked for the sick and housebound of our parish including, Jo Woodbine,  Katherine Harris, Mary Churchley, George Somerset, Ronnie Haines, Sylvia Hale, Keggy Diamond, Eileen Churchley, Frances Alderson,  Geoff Barrett, Oscar O’Sullivan, Nicholas Watson, Catherine Drury, Ivy Austen, Ann Gilheaney, Cecil Humphery-Smith, 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 James Thornton.

 

LATELY DEAD: the cremation JOHN CORR will take place at Barham Crematorium this Friday at 12 noon. Once again, we offer our deepest condolences to his family here. “Eternal rest grant unto him O’ Lord and let perpetual light shine upon him.”

 

ANNIVERSARIES: Please remember in your prayers Ann Curry, Philip Perks, Gerald Fitzgerald-O’Connor, Margaret Nicholson, Audrie Harris, George Wiles, Violet Clitheroe, Brian Johnson, Mary Sullivan, Terence Mulholland, John Hayes, Monica Dunn, Charlotte Knight, Mary Aust, Patrick Murray, Peter Ball, Leslie Baxter, Pat Anderson, Jim Keane, William Povey, Gloria Nelson, Michael King, Annetta Woodcock, Dorothy Buckley, Ben Laraman, Margaret St.Aubyn, Jenny Dickey and Amy Butler 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

  99

 71

 160

  330

£912.05

   £599.80

     £312.25

Thank you for your contributions of £276.99 to the Needs of the Diocese.

 

PARISH SOCIAL CENTRE: work started on Friday to deal with the serious leak in the Parish Social Centre roof. Negotiations are still going on to plan the replacement of the whole roof sometime early next year.

 

CHURCH CARERS: LINDA SAWA and THERESA AMES O’REGAN.

 

ST MARY'S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL are holding a Quiz Night on Friday 24th October  at 7pm. Tickets are £7 if bought in advance from school office or £8 on the night. Tables of 8 people, cheese and nibbles will be provided.

 

ANNUAL DISCOVERING PRIESTHOOD DAY: on Saturday 1st November at St. John’s Seminary, Wonersh, GU5 0QX, from 10am until 5pm (lunch and refreshments will be provided). This is an opportunity to explore a vocation to the priesthood as well as a chance to visit St. John’s seminary and meet the seminarians and is for men aged 16-50 who want to know more about a vocation to the priesthood. There will be times of prayer, discussion, relaxation and Mass. For further details ring Fr. Terry Martin on 07545 576627 or e-mail vocations@dabnet.org. See poster on church notice boards. Please speak to me, Father Kevin, if you may be interested in attending this day.

 

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: on Saturday 29th November at 11.00am- 1:00pm  in the Parish Social Centre. Raffle tickets for the Grand Draw will be on sale from next weekend. From Saturday 25th October donations for the stalls of gifts, books, toys, groceries, bottles, jewellery and cakes on the day may be left at the back of the church. No bric-a-brac or electrical goods please.

 

NEXT SUNDAY: there will be a Retiring Collection for the work of “PACT”, the Catholic Agency working for prisoners and their dependents.

 

                                                    May God bless you,

                                                                                       Father Kevin