St Francis of Assisi, Baddesley Clinton

[Archdiocese of Birmingham: Registered Charity No. 234216]

 

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

Second Sunday of Easter (A) [Divine Mercy Sunday]                                    23rd April 2017                               

                          

PARISH LITURGY – MASS TIMES and INTENTIONS

 

                                    Saturday           6.00 pm                       People of the Parish

                                    Sunday             9.30 am                        Welfare of Jayne & Morwenna

 

 

Monday [St George, martyr, patron of England transferred from 23rd April]

9.00 am                                       Private Intention                         

 

Tuesday [St Mark, evangelist]

9.00 am                                      Seve Ballesteros       

 

Wednesday [Feria in Eastertide]

9.00 am                                    Celebrant’s Intentions

 

Thursday [Feria in Eastertide]

9.00 am                                    Mary McCarthy

 

Friday [Feria in Eastertide]

9.00 am                                    Private Intention

 

Saturday [St Catherine of Siena, virgin, doctor of the Church, patron of Europe]

9.00 am                                    Intentions of Cardinal Nichols

                                               

 

Confessions: Saturday, 4.30-5.00 pm

 

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Please pray for the sick in our parish and for those who have died: Sr Brigid; Mary Kate O’Hara’ Sr M. Veronica; William Barton (anniversaries).

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Last Week’s Collection: £355.08.  Holy Places: £66.22.  Thank you.

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The Diocesan Pilgrimage to the National Shrine to Our Blessed Lady at Walsingham takes place on Saturday, 13th May.  Please see the poster in the church porch for more details.

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13th May is the feast of Our Lady of Fatima, and this year marks the centenary of the apparitions at the Portuguese shrine.  There will be a special Celebration Event at St Peter Apostle church, Leamington Spa, on that day.  See the poster in the church porch for more details; please note that you will need to take a packed lunch.

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Please note that next weekend there will be a Mission Appeal made by the Holy Ghost Fathers (Spiritans) and that there will be a second collection at both the Sunday Masses.

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Following a report from the Care Quality Commission, which revealed very dangerous and illegal practices at Marie Stopes International abortion clinics, Life and SPUC have launched a joint petition to have the company stripped of its licence to perform abortions in the UK.  Copies of the petition, and of the reasoning behind it, are available at the back of church.

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The annual March for Life UK will be held in Birmingham on Saturday, 20th May.  See the poster in the church porch.  More details at www.marchforlife.co.uk.

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