PARISH OF OUR LADY IMMACULATE, WHITSTABLE CT5 2DY

with St.Joseph’s, Chestfield CT5 3LD

 

Parish Priest

:

Rev. Father Kevin St.Aubyn

 

Presbytery

:

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

Sky Channel  589

To be submitted please by 7.30pm on Wednesday

 

 

FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT: Cycle B 

“LAETARE SUNDAY”   “MOTHERING SUNDAY”                        

MASS INTENTIONS & SERVICES                                                                                     15th March 2015                                     

 

SATURDAY: (First Mass of Sunday)

  6.00: Joyce Mary Garland, RIP

SUNDAY : 

  8.30: (Chestfield): Holy Souls (Box)

10.30: All our Parishioners

     4.00pm:”Stations of the Cross” and Benediction

MONDAY: 

   9.00: Eucharistic Service

TUESDAY: ST. PATRICK, BISHOP, PATRON OF

                                      IRELAND: FEAST

   9.40: Morning Prayer

 10.00: Delma Coxe Intention                                                                                                 

WEDNESDAY:

 6.00pm: First Mass of the Solemnity of St. Joseph

                 Maria & Felicity Conway, RIP

THURSDAY: ST. JOSEPH, SPOUSE OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY; PATRON OF THE UNIVERSAL CHURCH, SOLEMNITY; PATRONAL FEAST AT CHESTFIELD.

No 7am Mass

10.00: (Chestfield): Sister Mary McNamara, RIP

                                  Parishioners of St. Joseph’s

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT

                         2.00  -  4.00 ONLY

 

HYMNS: 721.  23.  384.

CREED: (8:30 & 10:30): 469

HOLY, HOLY: 470

 

FRIDAY:

   9.40: Morning Prayer

 10.00: Fr. Cyril Williams & Lillian & Cyril Williams,

                                                                                  RIP

                                                                                 SATURDAY:

  11.00: Private Intention

 

CONFESSIONS: 11.30-12.00  :  5.30 – 5.45

 

Next weekend:   

  6.00: Welfare of Phyllis Barber

  8.30 (Chestfield): All our Parishioners

10.30: The Salvatori family

 

Parish Social Centre:  would users kindly run the central heating at 20C and turn the thermostat down before leaving the premises. Many thanks.

 

“LAETARE SUNDAY”: or “Rejoicing” Sunday, marks the halfway point of Lent. We are allowed flowers in church today and the playing of music at times other than with the singing. It is also “Mothers’ Day” and let us hope that all mothers will be spoiled today and that those in our heavenly home will pray for us.

 

TEAS AND COFFEES: today by the “FOXY LADIES” and next week by the KIRKUP & WEBBER FAMILIES.

 

CATHOLIC PAPERS: Catholic papers are on sale as usual. “WALK WITH ME” booklets for Lent are now on sale-price £1.00. Also “DAY BY DAY” booklets for Lent and Easter are available. Place Monies in the papers box. “Rediscovering Catholicism” can now be downloaded to your Kindle!! Vocations Newsletter also available.

 

ST. GEORGE’S NIGHT: Saturday 18th April at 7.30pm in the Parish Social Centre. Hot supper and entertainment, tickets are now on sale, priced £7.50.

 

STATIONS OF THE CROSS: and Benediction take place this afternoon at 4:00pm.

 

OPPORTUNITIES IN LENT:  please note there is no 7am Mass this Thursday and Adoration is from 2:00 – 4:00.

only. There is Adoration from 5:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, concluding after Evening Prayer which is recited at 5:30pm. “CATHOLICISM” course, Thursday 7:30pm Social Centre.

 

FAVERSHAM PARISH: Last of the Lenten series, on Wednesday March18th on “Christian Collaboration”. 

 

REFLECTION ON THE LENTEN SUNDAY READINGS: by the Vocation Sisters. All the readings take place on Tuesday’s, March 17th and 24th, from 7.30pm-8.30pm held at 2 Manor Road, Whitstable, CT5 2JT. Telephone (01227) 280034. This is a good opportunity in Lent to reflect of Holy Scripture.

 

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.

 

LATELY DEAD: the Requiem Mass  of MR PATRICK O’BRIEN is now confirmed as taking place on Monday, 23rd March at 10:00am followed by cremation at Barham. “Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord.”

 

ANNIVERSARIES: Please also remember in your prayers, Peggy Hallett, Sheila Whittle, Robert Weller, Sybil Bartman, Rose Williams, Michael Harris, James Lucey, Olive Powell, Ted Churchley, Kathleen Holness-Hodds, Norah Lane, Bernard Howell, George Dadd, John Patmore, Rose Mann, Kevin Ranson and Thomas Love 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

106

64

 175

  345

    £994.10

    £654.70

       £339.40

Thank you for your further contributions to CAFOD of £15.00.

 

CHURCH CARERS: LINDA SAWA and BIDDY TIGHE.

 

MOTHERS PRAYERS’: on; Mondays and Fridays from 2.45pm until 3.10pm, in church. Please come and join us to pray for your children and yourselves.

 

LITURGY COMMITTEE MEETING: will take place on Wednesday 18th March at 7.45pm at the Presbytery.

 

'CHRIST AND THE CHURCH NEEDS YOU' In this year for consecrated life we invite young men aged 18-40 to dream big and consider a life on the spiritual vanguard. 'Come and See' the Community of Our Lady of Walsingham, based in the diocese of Brentwood. Leaflets are available at the back of the church.

 

“A DAY WITH MARY”: at Westminster Cathedral on Saturday 21st March, from 9.45am until 4.30pm. See poster on church notice boards for full information of the Day.

 

THE SINGING FRIAR: Fr. Francis Maple OFM cap (MBE), has been raising money for charity for decades and was given the MBE for his contribution to charitable causes and also received a Golden Disc for his singing.  Fr. Francis will be performing on Saturday 21st March at St. Thomas’s Hall, Burgate, Canterbury from 7pm to 9pm, doors open at 6.30pm. Tickets are £5.00 available at the door or call Pauline Doney on 07742949084. Seating is at tables up to six, bring light refreshment for interval and there will also be a Raffle during the break.

 

DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY: at St. Simons Stock Catholic Church, Ashford, on Sunday 12th April. Starting 2.30pm Exposition, 3pm Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Sacrament of Reconciliation. There will be refreshments after Mass. See poster on church notice boards.

 

VISITING CONFESSOR: on Saturday week, 28th March, Father Stephen Langridge will kindly hear confessions from 11:30 – 12 and as long as may be necessary.

 

May God bless you,

                                                                                                     Father Kevin