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

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www.rcourladywhitstable.org.uk

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THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER: Cycle B                

MASS INTENTIONS & SERVICES                                                                                                    19th April 2015                                     

 

SATURDAY: (First Mass of Sunday)

6.00: Sister Mary (Dengate family)

SUNDAY: 

  8.30: (Chestfield): Joseph Hanlon, RIP

10.30: All our Parishioners

MONDAY:                  

  9.00: Eucharistic Service

TUESDAY:  St. Anselm, Bishop & Doctor:                                                                                    

   9.10: Morning Prayer

   9.30: Brian & Gwen O’Neil, RIP

WEDNESDAY:

6.00pm: Deceased members of the Whitstable SVP

THURSDAY: SAINT GEORGE, MARTYR, PROTECTOR OF ENGLAND: SOLEMNITY

  10.00: Sister Mary McNamara, RIP(Farrier)

 

        ADORATION: 11.00-12.00  :  2.30-3.30

            

 

HYMNS: 32  :  678  :  597  :  59(1-5)

HOLY, HOLY: 470

 

FRIDAY:

   9.40: Morning Prayer

 10.00: Peter Brand, RIP (Friends)

              

 SATURDAY:   

11.00: Private James Dempsey RIP(1915)

 

Confessions: 11.30-12.00  No evening Confessions

 

Next weekend:

 6.00: CONFIRMATIONS MASS with Father Paul

           Mason, Episcopal Vicar for Kent

 8.30: (Chestfield): Sacha Wheeler, RIP

10.30: All our Parishioners

 

 

SAINT GEORGE’S CATHEDRAL: is the “Mother Church” of the Diocese and there will be a collection today for the maintenance of the Cathedral and this can be Gift-aided.

 

JUSTICE & PEACE GROUP: a brief talk will be given at the end of each Mass this weekend with a view to launching a Justice and Peace group in the parish.  I am confident it will get generous support.

 

TEAS AND COFFEES: today by the ROSE and FOLEY FAMILIES and next week by JOANNA and FAMILY.

 

THE SEASON OF EASTER: the fifty days between Easter Sunday and Pentecost are celebrated as one feast day, sometimes called “The Great Sunday”.  Let us carry the joy of Eastertide in our hearts and minds.

 

CATHOLIC PAPERS: both the Universe and Catholic Times have arrived this week and are £1.30. The April issue of “The Pilgrim” is now on sale at 50p.

 

SICK: Your kind prayers are asked for the sick and housebound of our parish including, 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.

 

ANNIVERSARIES: Please also remember in your prayers, Louisa Stane, Grace Kotula, Malachy Milligan, Simon Kamphuys, Edith Waller, Catherine Williams, Mick Curry, Michael Dini, James Dunsmuir, Kath Wicks, Ruby Brown, Gerard Daughton, Ellen Spillet, Diana Yates, Maureen Moore, Brian O’Neil, Peter Winfield, John Nockles, Sylvia Bishop, Peter Annoot, Maureen Warner, Lea Lee and Catherine Cassin whose anniversaries occur about this time.

 

 

FINANCE: thank you for this week’s offertories

Mass

6.00

8.30

10.30

TOTAL

COLLECTIONS

GIFT-AIDED

NON G-AIDED

Attendance

81

 66

 170

  317

      £838.59

    £567.82

       £270.77

Thank you for your contributions of £374.92 to the Holy Places Collection.

                                               

CHURCH CARERS: JENNIFER AUSTIN and MARY BAUR.

 

WEEKDAY MASSES: please note the changes to Mass times. Tuesday’s Mass will be at 9.30am and Thursday’s will be at 10:00am to encourage our attendance on the Solemnity of St.George – very much a day to pray for our country. Also note that the morning Adoration will be 11-12 and there are no evening Confessions on Saturday.

 

PAST WHITSTABLE SVP MEMBERS:  a Mass for the past Whitstable SVP Members will be offered at 6pm Mass on Wednesday 22nd April. After Mass there will be a film about Blessed Frederic Ozonam, Founder of the SVP, together with tea/coffee and cakes (donations would be gratefully received).

 

CHURCHES TOGETHER IN WHITSTABLE: the next Sacred Space takes place on Tuesday 28th April, at All Saints, Whitstable, from 8pm until 9pm. Please take a torch. All welcome.

 

PRAYER BREAKFAST:  will take place on Thursday 7th May at 7am at ‘Glanville’, 220 Tankerton Road, (opposite Ozzie’s), CT5 2AT. Breakfast is at 8am. Pop in on your way to vote! Or work!

 

COMMON OBJECTIONS TO CATHOLICISM: a series of talks addressing popular objections to and misconceptions about the Catholic faith, and how to answer them. The programme of talks started on 16th April and run through until Thursday 21st May at the Amigo Hall, St George’s Cathedral, Lambeth Road, SE1 7HR. The time of all the talks will be 7.30pm-9.00pm. See poster on church notice boards for full programme.

 

MASS IN CELEBRATION OF MARRIAGE: at St. George’s Cathedral, Southwark, on Saturday 20th June. If you are celebrating your 1st, 10th, 25th, 40th, 50th, 60th+ wedding anniversary this year and would like to attend this special Mass, please give your name to Father Kevin by 30th April so that you can receive an invitation form from the Archbishop.  Booking is essential. See poster on church notice boards.

 

SPRING ASSEMBLY 2015: from prayer to action and back again. The Southwark Justice, Peace & Integrity of Creation Commission will be holding their Spring Assembly on Saturday April 25th in the New Barn, Aylesford Priory, Maidstone, ME20 7BX from 10.30 am until 4.00 pm.  Group facilitators will include Susan Kambalu (CAFOD), Louise Zanre (JRS), Barbara Wilson (London Citizens), James Trewby (Columbans) and Daniel Hale. FairTrade Tea & Coffee available from 10 am.  Bring lunch or use the café next door.  Free - all welcome. See poster on church notice boards for more information.

 

A DATE FOR YOUR DIARY: the Parish Summer Fair will take place on Saturday 4th July from 11.00am-1.00pm.

 

NEXT SUNDAY: is World Day of Prayer for Vocations to the Priesthood and Religious Life and there will be a Retiring Collection for Ecclesiastical Eduction.

 

                                                            May God bless you,