As restrictions continue the First Holy Communion preparation classes have been put on hold until further notice. Please note that the First Holy Communion date June 18th 2022 may have to be revised. Please ‘watch this space’ for updates.
Confirmation preparation starts in January for young people in Year 8 and above who would like to be confirmed (in Summer 2022), or just want to explore more about their faith.
Contact Tom – Tel: 07781 129310 / E-mail: email@example.com
The Holy Spirit Prayer Group meet on Monday 10th January in St. Joseph’s Parish Room.
Tea/coffee from 7:00pm and the prayer group starts at 7:30pm
The new 2022 cleaning rota is now available online and in the book by the sacristy door. Many thanks to the loyal band of cleaners. New members would be very much appreciated. Please get in touch with Claire Strother on 01481 264585.
The parish is seeking the services of a parishioner for St Joseph’s Church also for Notre Dame Church who will be willing to provide voluntary assistance with the cleaning of sacred vessels (chalices, patens, ciboria) and brass items (e.g. thurible, candle holders), on a weekly basis.
If you are interested and willing to serve your Church community in this way, please would you contact the Parish Office –
Tel: 720196 / E:mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you all so much for your generosity and your prayers.
Donations were made as follows:-
CAFOD Emergency Afghan Crisis Appeal – £300
CAFOD Advent Climate Change Appeal – £200
Wayaya (which lost out on Fund raising due to Covid cancellations) – £200
Many people in great need will benefit from your generosity. Thank you.
Tony & Marian Falla wish to thank Linda, and all who bought goodies at the jam sale for the wonderful amount raised for Wayaya in support of Children in Zambia.
Results of the December draw –
1st – 45 – £100
2nd – 14 – £50
3rd – 16 – £25
Canon Christopher, Father Gaston, Father Inna, Canon Hetherington and Deacon Mark join together in thanking you for your continued support in 2021 and wishing you a peaceful and joyful Christmas.
The Parish Office will be closed 23rd, 24th & 31st December 2021.
All urgent calls will be answered so please leave a message.
HAVE A WONDERFUL HAPPY HOLY CHRISTMAS!
Canon Christopher invites all servers in the Parish to the Mass on Monday 27th December at 10:00am at St Joseph’s. This Mass is especially offered for Altar Servers and medals are presented to those due to receive them. Notre Dame and Delancey servers are asked to bring along their albs from their respective churches.