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Monday of week 13 in Ordinary Time
Monday of week 13 in Ordinary Time

Fr Nishan’s homily from Mass at St Joseph’s on Monday of week 13 in Ordinary Time.

Monday of week 13 in Ordinary Time
Monday of week 13 in Ordinary Time

Fr Bruce’s homily from Mass at St Joseph’s on Monday of week 13 in Ordinary Time.

Saints Peter and Paul
Saints Peter and Paul

Fr Nishan’s homily from Mass at Notre Dame on the solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul.

Saints Peter and Paul
Saints Peter and Paul

Fr Bruce’s homily from Mass at St Joseph’s on the solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul.

Saturday of week 12 in Ordinary Time
Saturday of week 12 in Ordinary Time

Fr Bruce’s homily from Mass at St Joseph’s on Saturday of week 12 in Ordinary Time.

From the Parish Priest
From the Parish Priest

This Feast of SS Peter & Paul brings to the Church a tremendous sense of stability and confidence for the future. These two great Apostles started from very different backgrounds, but both endured a journey of discovery concerning themselves; both lives ended in a confident offering of themselves for their Saviour, Jesus Christ. What courage they showed not just in their martyrdom but in the willingness to allow God to gradually change them. Both Peter and Paul established and encouraged Christian Communities to share the Gospel and bring others to Jesus. THEY ENSURED THAT THOSE COMMUNITIES WOULD BE ABLE TO CONTINUE WITHOUT THEM. Their offering is an inspiration for us as we offer ourselves in the service of Jesus. However, there is a problem in responding to their example in that there appears to be no easy way to join Ministries in Parish life. Quite often there is no contact between groups and organizations with the everyday life of the Parish or clear ways in which people might join them. The good news is that our Parish Evangelisation Committee will be exploring ways in which bridges might be built to allow groups to share their needs and for the parish to support them. We must like the Apostles Peter and Paul be able and willing to hand on our work to others to carry it forward and ensure the Catholic Christian Community thrives on this Island.  Fr Bruce

Outdoor Mass - 12th July - Blanchelande - Help Needed
Outdoor Mass – 12th July – Blanchelande – Help Needed

We shall be Celebrating Mass in the grounds of Blanchelande School on Sunday 12th July as a Celebration of Life and God’s Generosity to us. Please make a special effort to attend.

Both Our Lady Star of the Sea 9.15am and St. Joseph’s 10.30am Mass will not take place on this day and will be incorporated into the one Mass. Please pray fervently for fine weather

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Altar Servers – Please sign your name on the list board provided in the Sacristy.

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Musicians & Vocalists – If you would like to join us for this wonderful occasion please come along to the rehearsals after 10.30am Mass in the Youth Room at St Joseph’s. Rehearsals will start at 12.00

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Bake a Cake – We would love you to bake an 8×8 inch cake. Plain sponge with jam or vanilla cream filling and red & white icing on top. These will then be fitted together to form one large cake.

Mass - 6th July - 12noon - Sark
Mass – 6th July – 12noon – Sark

Mass will take place on Sark Monday 6th July at 12 noon

Garden Party Weekend - 25th-26th July
Garden Party Weekend – 25th-26th July

You are invited to a weekend of events in the garden of Stephen Ainsworth and Stephen Collas to raise money for the Guernsey Alzheimer’s Association. The location is Prevert, Grande Maison Road, Vale, GY6 8LF. Perry’s Guide Page 9 ref 1F

Saturday 25th July from 7:00pm – £30 per person (or £200 for a table of 8)

Champagne Reception, Dinner, Raffle and Auction with entertainment from The Button Pushers Irish Folk Band

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Sunday 26th July from 12.30pm – £15 per person. Children under 12 are free.

Family BBQ Garden Party and raffle with entertainment from Alan West Jazz Group

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To book reply to chairman@alzheimers.gg. Please specify which party you wish to attend, your name and the names or number of guests at your table.

Send your payment by cheque made payable to ‘Guernsey Alzheimer’s Association’ and send to Guernsey Alzheimer’s Association, Rue des Monts, Delancey, St Sampson GY2 4HU or by bank transfer to Lloyds Bank – Sort Code 30-93-73 / Account 00445607 ref ‘Garden Party’.

Mothers Prayer Group - 29th June - 4.00pm
Mothers Prayer Group – 29th June – 4.00pm

Mothers Prayer Group meeting on Monday 29th June at 4.00pm.

Contact Christine for more details – Tel: 259995 / E-mail: christineguernsey2014@gmail.com