Mass Times 08 Dec - 15 Dec
12.10 pm (6.00 pm First Mass of Sunday)
2.00 pm Requiem Mass: David Cruickshank
3.30 pm (Polish)
12 noon: Pastoral Area Mass at St Alban’s
Liturgy of the Word & Eucharist
St Benedict'sMonday - Friday
09.00am(when there is no Mass, see newsletter HERE for more details)
10.00 am - 12.00pm
St Benedict'sMonday - Friday
- This week's bulletin is available for download HERE
- ‘Come & See’ (RCIA – Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults)
Are you Catholic & have lost touch? Are you thinking about becoming a Catholic? Would you like to be Baptised? Come to St Benedict’s Holy Family Chapel Tuesdays at 7.15pm to see what it’s about. Need more information first? Then contact either Michele Walker on 07900 581784 or Fr Devine before or after Mass.
- Nugent Care Advent appeal
Nugent Care ask for donations of new toasters, kettles, used pots, pans, cutlery and bedding etc or other items to help the homeless to set up a flat with. In some churches parishioners have pledged to fill shoeboxes with toiletries, scarves, gloves, socks for example. If you would like to help in any way donations can be left with the parish office at St Benedict’s who will then contact Nugent Care nearer to Christmas to collect the goods. Thank You.
- Reconciliation Masses
Friday 13th December at the 12 noon Pastoral Area Mass at St Alban’s. Also on Thursday 19th, 7.30pm Mass at St Joseph’s, Penketh.
- Fatima Prayers
A series of Devotions to Our Lady of Fatima will be led in church at St Mary’s after the 12.10 Mass on the 1st Saturday of the month.
- St Mary’s Cloister
Thank you to those who have already volunteered to help with this project – please add your name to the list if you have time to spare. The project will take place on the second Saturday of each month, beginning 14th December between 10-12 noon. Refreshment will be provided.
- Sacramental Preparation
For Confession, Confirmation & Holy Communion; If your child does not attend a Catholic School and was aged 8 years or over this September and you would like them to prepare to receive the Sacraments during the coming year, please speak to Fr Devine after Mass or via the parish office.
- Meditation at St Benedict’s
If you are new to the meditation group at St Benedict’s please contact Celia in the Parish office 01925 630127 before 5pm Friday if you are intending to attend on the Friday evenings at 6.45pm so that she can advise them to expect you. Admission via the church house. Please ring the bell. Thank you.
- Christmas Cards, Calendars, Diaries
Christmas goods are now on sale in the Piety Shop. Open on Sundays before and after Mass at St Benedict’s and can be opened at other times in the week by arrangement with the Parish Office 01925 630127.
- Christmas Foodbank
Thank you for your continued generosity to the foodbank. Foodbank organisers hope to provide Christmas hampers consisting of puddings, cakes, tinned meats & fruits etc with the usual necessities. Donations can still be left at the back of church at both parishes.
- Divorced / Separated Support
For people who are or have experienced the breakdown of a marriage or long term relationship. If you need to talk, contact Frances on 0151 727 2195 or Maureen 0151 722 1029.