Mass Times 27 Jul - 03 Aug
3.30 pm Polish Mass
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
- St Benedict’s
Is open to visitors from 9.00 am – 4.30 pm Every Day for private prayer. (Bank holidays are the only exception).
- DAY FOR LIFE
Today is the day in the church’s year dedicated to celebrating the dignity of life. This year, young people in particular are called to protect and cherish life from conception to natural death. See www.dayforlife.org . There will be a retiring collection after Mass today in support of Day for Life. Proceeds of the collection will go to The Anscombe Bioethics Centre and other life-related activities supported by the church.
- LOURDES AT HOME DAY
Tuesday 29th July. During the Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes this month, the pastoral area will share in the spiritual benefits with those in Lourdes by having a Lourdes at Home Day. With this in mind, St Joseph’s Church, Meeting Lane in Penketh, will be holding three services. Starting with Mass at 10.30am, a Healing Service at 2.30pm and Holy Hour at 7.30pm. All are welcome.
- CURSILLOS IN CHRISTIANITY
Wednesday 13th August at 7.00pm in St Benedict’s Holy Family Chapel. Those who have been to Cursillo meetings or weekends in the past are invited to attend. Please enter via the Presbytery.
- Sacramental Preparation
For Confession, Confirmation & Holy Communion; If your child does not attend a Catholic School and was aged 8 years or over last September and you would like them to prepare to receive the Sacraments next year, please speak to Fr Devine after Mass or via the parish office 01925 630127.
- CONGRATULATIONS TO MATT JOLLY
Matt Jolly was ordained Deacon at Oscott College this today- 28th June. Please keep him in your prayers. He will spend a few weeks helping out at St Mary’s this summer and, please God, will be ordained priest at St Mary’s next year.
- God for Grown-ups: Deepening the Mystery (St Benedict’s)
The next session will take place on Tuesday 5th August, 7.15 pm for 7.30 pm start. An informal opportunity to come together on our faith journey for a while, a time to talk, explore with others and share our faith as adult Catholics.
This is associated with the Come & See Group(RCIA – Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) for new enquirers which resumes in the autumn.
Those who are thinking about becoming Catholics are most welcome to attend. (Please speak to Fr Devine after Mass or Michele Walker on 07900 581784)
St Benedict’s – The Meditation Group meets every Friday at 6.45pm in the Holy Family Chapel. Entry via the Church House. If possible we respectfully ask that you arrive early so as not to disturb the mediation part way in. Thank you.
- World War II Memorial
There is a First World War Memorial at St Benedict’s but not one for WWII. If you know the names of anyone killed on active duty during WWII who were parishioners at St Benedict’s, please let the parish office know on 01925 630127. (Please note that at the time of WWII the parish boundaries of St Benedict’s used to include all of St Stephen’s and some of St Oswald’s parish boundaries today).
- Warrington Foodbank
The Warrington Foodbank thanks all for the support given and continue to give to the foodbank. Donations can still be left at either parish office. Thank you.
- NEWSLETTER ITEMS
If you have any news items that you would like to be included in the weekly newsletter please contact Celia on 01925 630127 by Wednesday lunchtime. Thank you.