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Bulletin 8th April 2018

 
Sunday 8th April
Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy) (Year B)
Mass: 10.00am & 5.00pm
(Children’s Liturgy 10.00am)
Holy Hour for Divine Mercy: 2.30.00—3.30pm
 
Monday 9th April.
Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord
Mass 9.30am
 
Tuesday 10th April  
Rosary: 9.15am
Mass: 9.30am
 
Wednesday 11th April
Mass 9.30am
Memorial of St Stanislaus
 
Thursday 12th April
Mass: 9.30am
 
Friday 13th April
Rosary 9.15am
Mass: 9.30am
 
Saturday 14th April
Mass 9.30am
(Vigil Mass of Sunday)
 
Parish Finance
Last weekend’s income was:
Offertory Collection: £341.00 & 2nd Collection: £191.00. Many thanks to our parishioners for your continuous financial help to the parish. Highly appreciated.
 
New Gift Aid Envelopes for 2018/19
Please collect your new Gift Aid Envelopes from the back of the church. I sincerely thank everyone who has signed up for the Gift Aid Scheme, whither using the Envelopes or paying by Direct Debit. Last year we received £2,500 plus (£2.000 from small change donations) from the Inland Revenue.
To join the scheme, you need to be a tax payer then we are allowed to claim back 20% of your contributions from taxman. If you would like to find out more see Fr Anthony.
 
Divine Mercy Sunday
Divine Mercy Sunday falls on the first Sunday after Easter as directed by Pope John Paul II. This year it is 8th April. We will have a Holy Hour for Divine Mercy in St Martin's at 2.30-3.30pm on Sunday 8th April. This will include exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, an opportunity for confessions, veneration of the Divine Mercy image, the Chaplet and readings from Scripture and St Faustina's diary, concluding with Benediction.
 
FFC Meeting
To remind the members of the Fabric and Finance Council that our meeting comes up on Monday 9th April in the Chapel House at 7pm. Please take note.
 
Cluster Meeting
Our Cluster Meeting comes up on 16th April 2018 at St Martin’s Parish Hall at 7.00pm.
 
The Flourish (April Edition)
The April edition of The Flourishthe Archdiocesan newspaper is available. Please collect your copy from the back of the church.
 
SCIAF
Please remember to return the SCIAF WEE BOX as soon as possible to enable them benefit from the UK Government’s promise of doubling the amount raised.
 
Patient's Religious Declaration  which a person when admitted to hospital, or a relative/friend, should give to ward-staff to ensure they can see a Catholic Chaplain. This can also be achieved through a verbal-request to staff. This is necessary due to the way confidentiality rules are applied in most hospitals. Please see notice board or website for further details.
 
Rosary on the Coast
There are sign-up sheets and spiritual preparation sheets in the porch for anyone wishing to participate in this event on 29th April at 3pm. If anyone needs help with transport or can provide their car to help with transport please indicate this on the sign-up sheet. The website for further details is www.roasaryonthecoast.co.uk  or speak to Jennifer.
 
Retreat
A Rachel's Vineyard weekend retreat for spiritual and emotional healing after abortion will be held north of Glasgow on Tuesday 8th – Thursday 10th May 2018.  This confidential, supportive retreat is powerful for anyone who has been affected by their own or someone else’s abortion experience. For more information, please call Sr Andrea on 07816 942824 or email Marene via the enquiry form on the website www.rachelsvineyard.org.uk  .
 
Please pray for:
 
The Sick and the House Bound
Andrew Mullen                         Walter Mullen              Freddie Conroy
Christopher Kenney                   Billy McGuire              Jim O’Donnell                                            
Rose Jackson                           Willy Doogan              Arthur O’Hare
Ann Marie Kelly                        Kathleen Rainey           Gina Stewart                           
                       
 
Died recently
Isabel Keenen                         Teresa Marshall
 
Anniversary
Theresa Putney
 

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