St Francis of Assisi, Baddesley Clinton

[Archdiocese of Birmingham: Registered Charity No. 234216]

 

Fr John Sharp                                    www.sfachurch.co.uk                            01564 782498

Third Sunday of Lent (A)                                                                         19th March 2017                               

                          

PARISH LITURGY – MASS TIMES and INTENTIONS

 

                                    Saturday           6.00 pm                       People of the Parish

                                    Sunday             9.30 am                        Intentions of Beryl McGrory

 

Monday [St Joseph, husband of the BVM, patron of the Universal Church]

9.00 am                                               Well-being of Fr Gabriel Maguire

 

Tuesday [Lenten Feria]

9.00 am                                                Private Intention

 

Wednesday [Lenten Feria]

9.00 am                                                Aubrey and Violet Moore

 

Thursday [Lenten Feria]

9.00 am                                                Private Intention

 

Friday [Lenten Feria]

9.00 am                                                Frank O’Brien

7.00 pm                                                Stations of the Cross

 

Saturday [Annunciation of the Lord]

9.00 am                                                Private Intention

 

 

Confessions: Saturday, 4.30-5.00 pm

 

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Please pray for the sick in our parish and for those who have died: Mary Florence Higgins; Timothy Francis O’Sullivan; Veronica Devon (anniversaries).

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Please pray also for Paul Eustace and Jenny Horsburgh, who are to be married on Saturday, and to whom we offer our congratulations and good wishes for their married life together.

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Last Week’s Collection: £326.90.  Second Collection: £195.89.  Thank you.

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PLEASE NOTE that there will be no Masses here next Monday-Friday (27-31 March), but there will be Stations of the Cross on the Friday.

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40 Days for Life, the annual campaign to help save babies from being aborted, runs in Birmingham from 1st March until 9th April, and involves a peaceful vigil outside the Marie Stopes Abortion Centre, 4 Arthur Road, Birmingham, B15 2UL, where over 5,000 babies are aborted each year.  See the leaflets at the back of church for more information.  This year is the 50th anniversary of the Abortion Act; 8.7 million babies have been aborted in the UK since then.

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Do, please, look at the Warwick Deanery website – http://warwick-catholicdeanery.org.uk – which contains information about all the churches in our deanery and includes daily Mass readings.

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The Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes will run from 27th May until 2nd June.  There is a brochure and booking forms in the church porch; copies can also be downloaded at www.tangey-tours.com. Sick pilgrims requiring extensive medical care should contact Miss Fiona Bonham, Pilgrimage Office, Cathedral House, St Chad’s Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6EU.  If you are a nurse and wish to volunteer your serives, please contact Trish Brookes at lourdesadmin@rc-birmingham.org.

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If you would like to help decorate the church at Easter, please put your donation on the plate at the back of church.

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The new sets of Offertory Envelopes are available at the back of church.  If you do not currently have a set and would like to have one, please see Fr Sharp.

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