St Francis of Assisi, Baddesley Clinton

[Archdiocese of Birmingham: Registered Charity No. 234216]

 

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

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)                                                            25th June 2017                               

                          

 

PARISH LITURGY – MASS TIMES and INTENTIONS

 

                               Saturday           6.00 pm                        People of the Parish

                               Sunday             9.30 am                        Victims of the London Fire

 

Appeal and Second Collection for the St Barnabas Society

 

Monday [Feria]

9.00 am                               Fr Bernard Maddox                              

 

Tuesday [St Cyril of Alexandria, bishop, doctor of the Church]

9.00 am                               Welfare of Alexandra and Julie Bunch

 

Wednesday [St Irenaeus, bishop and martyr]

9.00 am                               Lily McDaid

 

Thursday [Ss. Peter and Paul, apostles  Holyday of Obligation]

9.00 am                               People of the Parish

7.30 pm                               Maureen and Mike Powell and Family

Retiring Collection for Peter’s Pence at both Masses

 

Friday [Feria]

9.00 am                               Mr and Mrs Connelly

 

Saturday [St Oliver Plunkett, bishop and martyr]

9.00 am                               Benefactors of the Johnson Fund

                                          

 

Confessions: Saturday, 4.30-5.00 pm

 

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Please pray for the sick in our parish and for those who have died: John Alban Loftus; Rose Ellen Kettle; David Corcoran (anniversaries).

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Welcome to William Johnstone who will be making an appeal on behalf of the St Barnabas Society.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Last Week’s Collection: £250.36.  Thank you.

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June is a month of devotion to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus.  We shall recite the following prayer at the end of every Mass:-

 

Sweet Jesus, through Your tender love for the Church your Spouse, You opened to her the riches of Your Sacred Heart; grant that our hearts may be enriched by the treasures it contains and replenished with its overflowing and unfailing delights.  Heart of Jesus, burning with love for us, inflame our hearts with love of You.

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Celebrate, a Catholic Charismatic Weekend Conference, is being held at Oscott College on 1-2 July.  For more details and booking form, please see the leaflets in the church porch.

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Another event happening in July is REBOOT, at which Chris Stefanick, an American speaker and author, will be leading an evening billed as ‘a life-changing event’, with music provided by the Mercy Tour.  This will be at St Catherine of Siena, Bristol Street, Birmingham, on Monday, 17th July between 6.30 and 9.00 pm.  See the poster in the church porch for details, including how to purchase tickets.

You may have seen Chris Stefanick on YouTube; he is an excellent and inspirational speaker, who presents the Catholic faith in an engaging and totally orthodox manner. 

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As we come to the end of the month of the Sacred Heart, it is possible to continue the devotion by making an Act of Family Consecration and by having an image of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in the home, together with an image of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.  The following form of consecration can be made:-

 

Most Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary, we consecrate ourselves and our entire family to you.

We consecrate to you our very being and all our life: all that we are, all that we have, and all that we love.

To you we give our bodies, our hearts, our souls.

To you we dedicate our home and our country.

Mindful of this consecration, we promise you to live the Christian way by the practice of Christian virtues, with great regard and respect for one another.

O Most Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary, accept our humble confidence and this act of consecration by which we entrust ourselves and all our family to you.

Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, have mercy on us.  Immaculate Heart of Mary, pray for us.