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OUR LADY & THE APOSTLES

Shaw Heath

Stockport SK3 8BQ                                           
Tel: 0161 480 2489/ 07711428970

                                                                            
E-mail:
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Fr Pat Munroe and Deacon Peter Lafferty.

 

Date: Sunday 28th July 2015

Rev Pat Munroe Rev Francis Nnadi

Ss. Peter and Paul, Apostles

Deacon: Rev Peter Lafferty


SUNDAY

First Mass Saturday 7pm - James Sidebotham


10.00am

Intentions of Peter and Ellen Rickards on their Ruby Wedding Anniversary




MONDAY

Ferial

29th June

9.15am

Mass at St. Bernadette's


5.45pm

A Holy Hour


7.00pm

Andrew Ryan




TUESDAY

Ferial

30th June

12.15pm

In Thanksgiving.


1.15pm

Mass at Aquinas




WEDNESDAY

Ferial

1st July

7.00am

Our Lady's Parishioners


12.15pm

Reginald Woods


3.00pm

A Holy Hour at Evron




THURSDAY

Ferial

2nd July

8.30am

Morning Mass at Evron, (Intention for Annie and John Kelly, Anniversary).


12.15pm

John and Kathleen O'Doherty


8.00pm

The Prayer Group meets. All are welcome.




FRIDAY

St. Thomas, Apostle

3rd July

12.15pm

Intentions of Fr Tomasz




SATURDAY

Ferial

4th July

9.30am

Our Lady's Parishioners




Confessions

From 10am-10.45am; from 6.15pm - 6.45pm and on request.





7.00pm

First Mass of Sunday - Intentions of Una McNally




SUNDAY

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

5th July

10.00am

John Heginbotham




Your prayers are requested for:


The Sick:


Bridget Neal, Sean O'Callaghan, Mrs Mamelka, Tom Finnegan, Mary Meakin, Kathleen Muldoon, Fr. Mike Cupit, Brian Donohoe, Margaret Hales, Tom Connell, Teresa Greenwood, Peter Madden, Esther McGarrity, George Alexander, Mary Glindon, Maureen O'Shea, Bill Selby, Mary Hall, Charles Woods, Gertrude Ashton, Tricia Woolstencroft and Bernard Smallwood.

May God bless them with healing and peace. Amen.


Lately Dead:



Maria Scanlon; We support with our prayers her daughter Julie and family.

Eddie Dutton, a father of a young family who died tragically following a road traffic accident.

We pray for his parents, Liz and Mark Dutton and especially his young children at this sad time.

May they all rest in peace, Amen.


Anniversaries:



Andrew Ryan, Joan Dempsey, James Sidebotham, Stewart Carruthers, John O Samuel Rowland'Callaghan, Thomas Reginald Woods, Denis Welch, William J. Kitchin, Sandra Platt. 
May they all rest in peace, Amen.



Today
we celebrate the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul.  They are the two pillars on whom our Lord built his Church and to whom he entrusted the faith.  Their own faith had been tested, Peter denied Christ and Paul persecuted Christ in his followers.  Later their faith was strengthened and they dedicated their lives to the spread of the gospel. We give thanks to the Lord for giving us these great apostles to inspire us.


First Holy Communion - Today we rejoice with our children and their families on a very special occasion: Callum Reay, Harry Doyle, Bobby Edge, Jamie Allen, Madison Higgins (Vigil Mass); Lily Fleming, Kyle O'Neill, Abbie Lloyd (10 a.m. Mass). We pray and hope that you will always treasure the memory of this day, and that it will be a time of special blessings for your families.


Sisters of Evron - Today we welcome Sr. Phyllis to speak at the Masses on the vocation to the Religious life, particularly on her own vocation as a Sister of Our Lady of Evron. The timing is perfect, in that the Sisters of Evron are celebrating some special jubilees this year and Pope Francis has dedicated 2015 as one of prayer for Vocations in the whole Church.  A little bit on the history on the Congregation: the Sisters of Charity of Our Lady of Evron were founded in 1862 by a young French widow called Perrine Thulard.  The aim of the foundation was: ‘The Education of the girls in the countryside in that rural part of France and the care and visitation of the sick in their own homes'.


The first Sisters of Evron came to England in 1904 and settled in Filey, East Yorkshire, where set up a boarding school, and also visited the sick and the poor in the area. In 1912 the Sisters came to Harrytown and set up a community in Harrytown Hall.  They opened a school in January 1913.  This was the beginning of Harrytown High School which is still a thriving School today, even though the Sisters are no longer in residence there.


In 1975 the Sisters came to Our Lady's Parish, first living at 51 Lowfield Road, before moving to ‘Shalom' at 1 Adswood Road West, Cale Green in 1979.  Today we recognise with gratitude their presence in and great service to Our Lady's parish.  Their witness in our midst is above all one of welcome, commitment and joy.  We rejoice with the following Sisters celebrating special jubilees:  Sister Gertrude who lives at St. Bernadette's Brinnington is celebrating her Diamond Jubilee (60 years).  The following Sisters are celebrating their Golden Jubilee (50 years).  Sr. Pauline and Sr. Irene, Manchester Community, Sr. Louise, Liverpool Community. Sr. Clare who was professed in France and her fellow professed Sister Jeannine who has travelled from France.  We also welcome Sister Therese who has travelled with her.


St. James High School - we congratulate the pupils who received special awards at the Lower School Presentation Evening last Thursday evening.  It was good to share the occasion with them.  Our own Fran Fitton (Bennet) was one of the Special guests presenting the awards.


Teacher Vacancy - St. James Catholic High School require a full time permanent teacher of English for September 2015. Teaching Assistants, 27.5 hours per week, term-time only - Attendance Officer, 37 hours per week, term-time only, Please see website for full details http://www.stjamescatholichighschool.org.uk/ or contact Michelle McCumesky on 0161 482 6900


The Midsummer Fashion Show - a HUGE thank you!  Our Lady's SVP and Our Lady's primary school want to say a big thank you to everyone who supported our Midsummer Fashion Show by buying tickets, donating raffle prizes and refreshments and coming on the night. We've raised the magnificent amount of £857.00, which will be shared equally between the school and the St Vincent de Paul Society.


Assisted Suicide - All are welcome to a talk given by Mark Bhagwandin the Senior Education and Media Officer at the charity LIFE. On Thursday 16th July 2015 at 7.30 pm at Our Lady & St Christopher's Church, 52 Barrack Hill, Romiley, SK6 3BA. Refreshments will be served afterwards.

STOCKPORT MALE VOICE CHOIR - are holding a Concert at St Joseph's, Stockport, Saturday 4th July at 7 pm. Admission: Donation. This event is for St Joseph's Church and Parish Hall funds.

Race Night in aid of Francis House Children's Hospice - Friday 3rd July at 7pm at Our Lady's Parish Centre, Flint Street. 1st Race starting at 7.30pm. Come and join in the fun for a good cause.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion and Lectors -July - Sept rota's in sacristy to be collected.


Parish Finance - Collection £1003.02 Cafod £25.64, Building Fund £26.46. Thank you.



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