Corpus Christi Church
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14 Ellenborough Park South, Weston-super-Mare. BS23 1XW
Tel. 01934 621929. email Fr. Richard corpuschristipp@yahoo.co.uk:
Admin & general corpuschristiweston@virgin.net
Website: www.corpuschristiweston.org

Corpus Christi Parish is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Clifton
Registerred Charity No. 233977. Website: www.cliftondiocese.com

Parish Priest:
Rev.Canon Richard Dwyer– 621929
Deacons:
Rev. Stephen Munday – 622989
Rev. Pedro Gregory – 079 177 13583
Rev. Michael Roberts - 627820
Sisters of La Retraite - 420125
Schools & Colleges:
Corpus Christi Primary School – 01934 621919
Acting
Headteacher: Mrs Wendy McDermot
St. Bede’s Catholic College – 0117 377 2200
St. Brendan’s College – 0117 977 7766

Pastoral Administrator: Jo Gair
Parish Administrator: Joseph Burke
Child Protection: Fred White
Hall : Bookings: Presbytery 01934 621929
Caretaker:

Parish Groups: Parish Pastoral Council, Baptism Preparation, First Holy Communion Preparation, Confirmation Preparation, Marriage Preparation, Rosary, R.C.I.A, Mothers Prayer Group, Youth Club, CAFOD, Soup Kitchen, Ecumenical, Social, Choir & Music Group, A.P.F, Toddlers, Church Upkeep, Welcomers, Welfare, Finance & Fabric, Friendship Club, Prayer/Bible, Liturgy, Flowers, S.P.U.C, Coffee after Mass, Children’s Liturgy of the Word
Mass: Saturday 6.30 pm (First Mass of Sunday)
Sunday 10.30am – Weekday 10.00 am
Rosary: Friday’s after weekday Mass
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: Friday 10.30am to 12 Noon
Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturday 10.30 -11.00am and
4.30 - 5.00pm - or anytime on request.
Mass in Syro Malabar Rite: 4.00pm on 1st & 3rd Sunday each month


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25th June 2017 Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time Cycle A

This Weekend 6:30pm (Sat) First Mass of Sunday People of the Parish
10.30am (Sun) Mass Fr. John Reville R.I.P
Monday 10am Liturgy of the word with Holy Communion
Tuesday 10am Liturgy of the word with Holy Communion
Wednesday 10am Mass: St. Irenaeus, Bishop & Martyr Doris and Frank Powner R.I.P.
Thursday 10am Mass Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul Parish Mass with School Private Intention
7.30pm Mass Holy Souls
Friday 10am Mass Molly & Tarrant (Ints)
10.30-12 nn Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
Saturday 10am Mass: St Oliver Plunket, Bishop & Martyr Anthony Ward R.I.P
  6.30pm Mass Jane Roberts R.I.P.
Sunday 10.30am Mass People of the Parish

A WARM WELCOME
to all who are visiting our parish. Please join us for Tea or coffee in the Church Hall after the 10.30am Sunday Mass.

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK
of our Parish and our loved ones elsewhere, especially George Hancock, Cliff Todd, Pat Wilson, Bob Keyes, Loretta Walters, Valerie Madden and Olive Barnard. Please also pray for those who care for them.

FRANK FINLEY RIP:
Please remember Frank, the father of Canon Alan Finley. Frank died on Thursday morning. We extend our prayerful condolences to Canon Alan. Frank’s Requiem Mass will be held here on Friday 14th July at 11.30am.

GLASTONBURY PILGRIMAGE:
The Diocesan pilgrimage to Glastonbury is on Sunday 9th July. A coach will be leaving Corpus Christi at 12.15pm. Prices are £7.00 for adults and £3.50 for children. To reserve a place please put your name on the list in the porch. Please make your payment either direct to Jo Gair or in an envelope to the presbytery marked Glastonbury.

PETERS’ PENCE: Sunday 25th June 2017
The Peters Pence Collection unites us in solidarity to the Holy See and its works of charity to those who are in need. Your generosity allows the Pope to respond to our suffering brothers and sisters with promptness, love and compassion, so God’s people will not feel alone in their time of misfortune.
The Collection derives its name from an ancient custom. In the ninth-century, King Alfred the Great collected money – in ‘pence’ or pennies – from landowners as financial support for the Pope. Today, the Peters Pence Collection supports the Pope’s philanthropy by giving the Holy Father the means to provide emergency assistance to those in need because of natural disaster, war, oppression and disease.
www.vatican.va/roman_curia/secretariat_state/obolo_spieto/documents/actual_en.html

JOURNEY IN FAITH (RCIA):
Pope John Paul said ‘Of paramount importance in the mystery of the Church is the fact that Christ is alive in his people…and because Christ is living, his love, above all is kept alive in the Church…and the mystery of a love from the Father and given back to the Father is the legacy of all Christ’s disciples: ‘By this love you have for one another, everyone will know you are my disciples.’
What might this mean to you this month? Well maybe you have a friend, neighbour or colleague who has noticed something about your lifestyle which attracts them and they are curious about your faith? You could invite them along to Mass or the Journey in Faith group which will meet again in September. Speak to Fr. Richard, one of the Deacons or Jean Davies (629572)

CORPUS CHRISTI 16+ YOUTH GROUP:
There is to be a new addition to the Corpus Christi Youth Groups. From September an additional group is starting exclusively for 16 years and older (Years 12+). This is your opportunity to develop your own group from scratch. The Group will run on Monday evenings from 7.30pm to 9.30pm with the first session on Monday 11th September. Please come along and make it your club."

CORPUS CHRISTI 100 CLUB:
Draw this Sunday 25th June! If you have requested to keep the same number, please pay your £5 to Lynne Parsonage or via standing order before the draw on Sunday or you will risk losing your number! You need to be in it to win it!!! It’s simple - Pick a number between 1 - 100 for £5 per month, if all 100 numbers are sold, the prize fund will be £250 and £250 will go towards the Building Fund. T&C’s apply and will be supplied with the Tickets. Tickets available from Lynne Parsonage - 07720 625713 or after various Masses throughout the month. Payments can be made by bank transfer or standing order
Parish bank details: NatWest Bank Sort Code 52-10-03 Account Number 66287383
Bank Payments/Standing Orders to be made no later than 7 days before each monthly draw.
Reference to identify the payment must be included. Example Surname and 100 so ‘Burke100’

FIRST AID AT MASS:
If you are trained to administer First Aid, and willing to be called on if required, please give your name to a member of the Welcoming Team on arrival. We will require proof of training on the first occasion you register. Thank you.

KNOCK PILGRIMAGE SEPTEMBER 17th-22nd 2017:
Fully escorted Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine, Ireland. £699 per person sharing. Price includes flights from Bristol with 15kg checked in bag, all taxes, luxury transfers, 5 nights’ in newly refurbished Knock House Hotel with full Irish Breakfast each morning and 4 Course Dinner each evening. All entertainment, excursions and guided tours included. Wheelchair accessible rooms in the hotel. Limited single rooms at supplement of £60. Groups and Individual bookings welcome. Contact Patricia anytime on 01268 762278 or email knockpilgrimages@gmail.com. Knock Pilgrimages is a member of the Travel Trust Association and is fully protected by ATOL T7613. Please see the noticeboard for further details.

DIOCESAN FAMILY DAY 1ST JULY:
Bishop Declan invites our diocesan family to come together on Saturday 1 July for a day’s gathering and formation centred around living the gift of our baptism. Pope Francis reminds us that the new Evangelisation calls for the personal involvement of all the baptised and so this day brings us together in the hope of sending us back renewed and refreshed. Most of all, the day seeks to celebrate what it means to be the family of our diocese. It will be held at St. Brendan’s Sixth Form College from 10.15am to 4pm. There are workshops to assist our Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist in their ministry and they are recommended to make use of this. There are plenty of activities for all participants to enjoy.

CATECHISTS AND YOUTH WORKERS:
You may like to see the notices in the porch titled “Youth Ministry.” One gives details of formation evenings on offer; the other provides details of a retreat available at two venues. Please consider engaging with these to assist you in your special and valuable ministry.

READY AND WILLING:
Clifton Diocese Youth Ministry invite all Catechists, Clergy and Youth leaders who support young people on their journey to Confirmation, to formation evenings across the diocese. This is an opportunity to explore ‘Ready & Willing’ a document to support our parishes in Confirmation. New resources will be available to order. Venues: 28th June St Patrick’s, Brockworth, 5th July St Patrick’s Corsham, 12thJuly Holy Family, Patchway, Bristol, 19th July St George’s Taunton. All evenings 7-9pm. To book your place, simply email:youth@cliftondiocese.com

LIVING STONES- Retreat days for Catechists &Youth Leaders:
Youth Leaders, Catechists, teachers, clergy and all interested in Youth Ministry are invited to take time to explore, reflect and pray on one of your Youth Ministry Retreats. Saturday 16th September 2017 at St Cassian’s Centre, Kintbury or Saturday 20th January 2018 at Brownshill Monastery, Stroud. Both days 10am-4pm. Lunch provided. Cost £20 per person. Booking essential:youth@cliftondiocese.com

AN UPDATE ON FR. RICHARD’S DEPARTURE:
Fr. Kevin will arrive on Monday 4th September, thus Fr. Richard’s last Mass with us will be on Sunday 3rd September after which he will leave for Frome. The farewell Mass will take place on Thursday 24th August at 7pm followed by a reception in the school hall.

CORPUS CHRISTI FEAST:
Many thanks to all who stayed behind for the procession and those who further remained to join the picnic in the park. What a great time we had! Even the Red Arrows said hello! Thanks to all who made it possible, and to all who donated food. Many thanks to our brothers and sisters of the Syro Malabar rite who provided some cooked food or us; it was delicious!

FINANCE: Last weekend’s offertory collection was: £1,019.53 (10% to the Parish Tithe Fund) of which £375.10 was Gift Aided. The second Collection in aid of Day for Life raised £60.65 Many thanks for your generosity.

SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST
18th June 2017 (CORPUS CHRISTI) Cycle A

This Weekend 6:30pm (Sat) First Mass of Sunday Alice and Thomas Kehoe R.I.P
10.30am (Sun) Mass People of the Parish
Monday
Church Closed
Tuesday
Church Closed
Wednesday
Church Closed Saint Aloysius Gonzaga Religious
Thursday 10am Mass: Saints John Fisher, Bishop and Thomas More Martyrs Noreen Galvin R.I.P
Friday 10am Solemnity of the most Sacred Heart of Jesus Liturgy of the word with Holy Communion
10.30-12 nn Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
Saturday 10am Mass: Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist Mgr. Gabriel
6.30pm Mass People of the Parish
Sunday 10.30am Mass Fr. John Reville R.I.P

A WARM WELCOME
to all who are visiting our parish. Please join us for Tea or coffee in the Church Hall after the 10.30am Sunday Mass.

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK
of our Parish and our loved ones elsewhere, especially George Hancock, Cliff Todd, Pat Wilson, Leslie Ward, Loretta Walters, Valerie Madden and Olive Barnard. Please also pray for those who care for them.

GLASTONBURY PILGRIMAGE:
The Diocesan pilgrimage to Glastonbury is on Sunday 9th July. A coach will be leaving Corpus Christi at 12.15pm. Prices are £7.00 for adults and £3.50 for children. To reserve a place please put your name on the list in the porch. Please make your payment either direct to Jo Gair or in an envelope to the presbytery marked Glastonbury.

THE FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI SUNDAY 18TH JUNE:
After the 10.30 mass there will be the traditional Corpus Christi procession in Ellenborough Park opposite the church. This will be followed by a parish picnic lunch. Please come along with food and drinks and join with others in celebrating our faith – Christ present in each one of us, making up his body, the Church.

CORPUS CHRISTI 16+ YOUTH GROUP:
There is to be a new addition to the Corpus Christi Youth Groups. From September an additional group is starting exclusively for 16 years and older (Years 12+). This is your opportunity to develop your own group from scratch. The Group will run on Monday evenings from 7.30pm to 9.30pm with the first session on Monday 11th September. Please come along and make it your club."

CHURCH CLOSURE
For safety reasons the church will unfortunately have to be closed for three days from this Monday. It will reopen as usual on Thursday 22nd. This is to allow a full electrical survey to be conducted which will require scaffolding towers to be erected inside the church.

CATECHISTS AND YOUTH WORKERS:
You may like to see the notices in the porch titled “Youth Ministry.” One gives details of formation evenings on offer; the other provides details of a retreat available at two venues. Please consider engaging with these to assist you in your special and valuable ministry.

JOURNEY IN FAITH (RCIA)
Just as the disciples went out after Pentecost empowered by the Holy Spirit to give witness to Christ through their lives so our new Catholics are setting out. They too have been filled with the gifts of the Holy Spirit to let their lives give witness to Christ. Now our Journey in Faith Group is having a break until September. If you are interested in finding out more about the Catholic Faith or know someone who is interested speak to Fr. Richard, one of the Deacons or Jean Davies (629572)

CORPUS CHRISTI 100 CLUB:
June tickets are now on sale! If you have requested to keep the same number, please pay your £5 to Lynne Parsonage or via standing order as soon as possible or you will risk losing your number! It’s simple - Pick a number between 1 - 100 for £5 per month, if all 100 numbers are sold, the prize fund will be £250 and £250 will go towards the Building Fund. T&C’s apply and will be supplied with the Tickets. Tickets available from Lynne Parsonage - 07720 625713 or after various Masses throughout the month. Payments can be made by bank transfer or standing order
Parish bank details: NatWest Bank Sort Code 52-10-03 Account Number 66287383
Bank Payments/Standing Orders to be made no later than 7 days before each monthly draw.
Reference to identify the payment must be included. Example Surname and 100 so ‘Burke100’

FIRST AID:
There have been a few incidents at Mass where First Aid has been required, highlighting that although the basic first aid kits are available, the experience to administer it is not known until individuals come forward. A register has been suggested, to be held with the Welcomers, which individuals with medical training could sign on arrival, to alert us of their presence in the case of an emergency, if they are willing to be called on. If you are trained to administer First Aid, and willing to be called on if required, please give your name to a member of the Welcoming Team on arrival. We will require proof of training on the first occasion you register. Thank you.

HEALTH & SAFETY IN THE PARISH:
It is now a year since we appealed for parishioners to help form a Health & Safety Committee, with the aim of creating and maintaining a manual for the Parish. Over the last twelve months, membership has been fluid and we are grateful to those that have helped in any way to get us to where we are now, but we still have some way to go yet, and we are looking for Parishioners with any experience who may be willing to help in the monitoring of specific areas of H&S. Volunteers are welcome to attend meetings (approx. 3 – 4 per year) or just monitor and report back to the H&S committee. If you can help in any way, please contact Joseph Burke or Alan Malone.

DIOCESAN FAMILY DAY 1ST JULY:
Bishop Declan is inviting our diocesan community to come together on Saturday 1 July for a day’s gathering and formation centred around living the gift of our baptism. Pope Francis reminds us that the new Evangelisation calls for the personal involvement of all the baptised and so this day brings us together in the hope of sending us back renewed and refreshed. Most of all, the day seeks to celebrate what it means to be the family of our diocese. This is what this day means, not that it is exclusive to just families in the diocese BUT that it is for all members of our diocesan family. It will be held at St. Brendan’s Sixth Form College from 10.15am to 4pm. There are workshops to assist our Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist in their ministry and they are recommended to make use of this. There are plenty of activities for all participants to enjoy.

CATECHISTS AND YOUTH WORKERS
You may like to see the notices in the porch titled “Youth Ministry.” One gives details of formation evenings on offer; the other provides details of a retreat available at two venues. Please consider engaging with these to assist you in your special and valuable ministry.

READY AND WILLING:
Clifton Diocese Youth Ministry invite all Catechists, Clergy and Youth leaders who support young people on their journey to Confirmation, to formation evenings across the diocese. This is an opportunity to explore ‘Ready & Willing’ a document to support our parishes in Confirmation. New resources will be available to order. Venues: 28th June St Patrick’s, Brockworth, 5th July St Patrick’s Corsham, 12thJuly Holy Family, Patchway, Bristol, 19th July St George’s Taunton. All evenings 7-9pm. To book your place, simply email:youth@cliftondiocese.com

LIVING STONES-Retreat days for Chatechists &Youth Leaders Youth Leaders,
Catechists, teachers, clergy and all interested in Youth Ministry are invited to take time to explore, reflect and pray on one of your Youth Ministry Retreats. Saturday 16th September 2017 at St Cassians Centre, Kintbury or Saturday 20th January 2018 at Brownshill Monastery, Stroud. Both days 10am-4pm. Lunch provided. Cost £20 per person. Booking essential:youth@cliftondiocese.com

FINANCE: Last weekend’s offertory collection was: £658.04 (10% to the Parish Tithe Fund) of which £122.92 was Gift Aided. The second Collection in aid of the Priests Retirement Fund raised £658.04.
Many thanks for your generosity.

11 June 2017 SOLEMITY OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY Cycle A

This Weekend 6:30pm (Sat) First Mass of Sunday People of the Parish
10.30am (Sun) Mass Jean Langston R.I.P.
Monday 10am Liturgy of the Word & Holy Communion
Tuesday 12.15pm St Anthony of Padua, Requiem Mass Michael Ashford RIP
Wednesday 10am Mass Winn Reeves RIP
Thursday 10am Liturgy of the Word & Holy Communion
Friday 10am Mass For the Holy Souls
10.30-12 nn Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament  
Saturday 11am Mass: Parish First Holy Communion
  6.30pm Mass, Solemnity of Corpus Christi Alice & Thomas Kehoe RIP
Sunday 10.30am Mass, Solemnity of Corpus Christi People of the Parish

A WARM WELCOME
to all who are visiting our parish. Please join us for Tea or coffee in the Church Hall after the 10.30am Sunday Mass.

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK
of our Parish and our loved ones elsewhere, especially George Hancock, Cliff Todd, Pat Wilson, Leslie Ward, Loretta Walters, Valerie Madden and Olive Barnard. Please also pray for those who care for them.

MICHAEL ASHFORD RIP:
Please keep Michael Ashford’s soul in your prayers. His Requiem Mass will be at 12.15 pm on Tuesday 13th June followed by committal at Canford Crematorium at 2.15pm. We extend our prayerful condolences to all his loved ones.

PRIESTS’ RETIREMENT FUND COLLECTION THIS WEEKEND:
This fund offers grants each year to the priests who have served our Diocese faithfully during their years of active priestly ministry. This money supports them in their retirement and offers them a little security in their retirement years. Our gift to them, through this fund, shows them something of our gratitude and support

GLASTONBURY PILGRIMAGE:
The Diocesan pilgrimage to Glastonbury is on Sunday 9th July. A coach will be leaving Corpus Christi at 12.15pm. Prices are £7.00 for adults and £3.50 for children. To reserve a place please put your name on the list in the porch. Please make your payment either direct to Jo Gair or in an envelope to the presbytery marked Glastonbury.

THE FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI SUNDAY 18TH JUNE:
After the 10.30 mass there will be the traditional Corpus Christi procession in Ellenborough Park opposite the church. This will be followed by a parish picnic lunch. Please come along with food and drinks and join with others in celebrating our faith – Christ present in each one of us, making up his body, the Church.

QUIET MORNING:
At La Retraite, 11 Walliscote Road, on Thursday, June 15th from 10.30am-12noon. Everyone is welcome.

CORPUS CHRISTI 16+ YOUTH GROUP:
There is to be a new addition to the Corpus Christi Youth Groups. From September an additional group is starting exclusively for 16 years and older (Years 12+). This is your opportunity to develop your own group from scratch. The Group will run on Monday evenings from 7.30pm to 9.30pm with the first session on Monday 11th September. Please come along and make it your club."

APF:
Please would Parish Promoters for the Association for the Propagation of the Faith collect the latest editions of the Missio magazine for distribution to their box holders.

JOURNEY IN FAITH (RCIA)
Just as the disciples went out after Pentecost empowered by the Holy Spirit to give witness to Christ through their lives so our new Catholics are setting out. They too have been filled with the gifts of the Holy Spirit to let their lives give witness to Christ. Now our Journey in Faith Group is having a break until September. If you are interested in finding out more about the Catholic Faith or know someone who is interested speak to Fr. Richard, one of the Deacons or Jean Davies (629572)

PENTECOST CREAM TEAS:
The Youth Club would like to thank parishioners for their generosity in supporting the Cream Teas sale at Pentecost. The Holy Spirit was amongst us as a community, the attendance was wonderful and together we raised a magnificent £108.47 for Cafod. Many thanks

SPUC:
The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children would like to say a big thank you to all those who supported their recent buffet supper quiz evening - £457.50 was raised to fight abortion.

CORPUS CHRISTI 100 CLUB:
June tickets are now on sale!
If you have requested to keep the same number, please pay your £5 to Lynne Parsonage or via standing order as soon as possible or you will risk losing your number! It’s simple - Pick a number between 1 - 100 for £5 per month, if all 100 numbers are sold, the prize fund will be £250 and £250 will go toward the Building Fund. T&C’s apply and will be supplied with the Tickets. Tickets available from Lynne Parsonage - 07720 625713 or after various Masses throughout the month. Payments can be made by bank transfer or standing order
Parish bank details: NatWest Bank Sort Code 52-10-03 Account Number 66287383
Bank Payments/Standing Orders to be made no later than 7 days before each monthly draw.
Reference to identify the payment must be included. Example Surname and 100 so ‘Burke100’

FIRST AID:
There have been a few incidents lately during the Mass where First Aid has been required. It has highlighted that although the basic first aid kits are available, the experience to administer it is not known until individuals come forward. We propose to set up a register, to be held with the Welcomers, which individuals with medical training could sign on arrival, to alert us of their presence in the case of an emergency, if they are willing to be called on. If you are trained to administer First Aid, and would be willing to be called on if required, please give your name to a member of the Welcoming Team on arrival. We will require proof of training on the first occasion you register. Thank you.

HEALTH & SAFETY IN THE PARISH:
It is now a year since we appealed for parishioners to help form a Health & Safety Committee, with the aim of creating and maintaining a manual for the Parish. Over the last twelve months, membership has been fluid and we are grateful to those that have helped in any way to get us to where we are now, but we still have some way to go yet, and we are looking for Parishioners with any experience who may be willing to help in the monitoring of specific areas of H&S. Volunteers are welcome to attend meetings (approx. 3 – 4 per year) or just monitor and report back to the H&S committee. If you can help in any way, please contact Joseph Burke or Alan Malone.

DIOCESAN FAMILY DAY 1ST JULY:
The Department of Adult Education has released initial details of the Diocesan Family Day inviting us to keep the date free! Bishop Declan is inviting our diocesan community to come together on Saturday 1 July for a day’s gathering and formation centred around living the gift of our baptism. Pope Francis reminds us that the new Evangelisation calls for the personal involvement of all the baptised and so this day brings us together in the hope of sending us back renewed and refreshed. Most of all, the day seeks to celebrate what it means to be the family of our diocese. This is what this day means, not that it is exclusive to just families in the diocese BUT that it is for all members of our diocesan family. It will be held at St. Brendan’s Sixth Form College from 10.15am to 4pm. There are workshops to assist our Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist in their ministry and they are recommended to make use of this. There are plenty of activities for all participants to enjoy. Please see the noticeboard and leaflets in the porch. Please indicate your interest on the noticeboard list.

CATECHISTS AND YOUTH WORKERS:
You may like to see the notices in the porch titled “Youth Ministry.” One gives details of formation evenings on offer; the other provides details of a retreat available at two venues. Please consider engaging with these to assist you in your special and valuable ministry.

FINANCE:
Last weekend’s offertory collection was: £701.05 (10% to the Parish Tithe Fund) of which £241 was Gift Aided. Last month’s Standing Orders were £1,950.25 and reclaimed Gift Aid for April was £457.31.
Many thanks for your generosity.

4 June 2017 Solemnity of Pentecost Cycle A

This Weekend 6:30pm (Saturday)
First Mass of Sunday
Matthew Martin RIP
10.30am (Sunday) Mass People of the Parish
Monday 10am St Boniface, Bishop & Martyr Liturgy of the Word with Holy Communion
Tuesday 10am   Liturgy of the Word with Holy Communion
Wednesday
12 noon Requiem Mass Noreen Galvin R.I.P.
Thursday   10am Mass Gwen & Peter Ogden 60th Wedding Anniversary
Friday 10am Mass
Patrick Galvin R.I.P.
  10.30-12 noon
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
Saturday 10am Mass   Noreen Galvin R.I.P
6.30pm Mass Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity  
Sunday 10.30am Mass Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity Jean Langston R.I.P.


A WARM WELCOME to all who are visiting our parish. Please join us for Tea or coffee in the Church Hall after the 10.30am Sunday Mass.

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK of our Parish and our loved ones elsewhere, especially, Tony Denny, George Hancock, Cliff Todd, Gwen Hopkinson, Pat Wilson, Leslie Ward, Loretta Walters, Valerie Madden and Olive Barnard. Please also pray for those who care for them.

NOREEN GALVIN RIP: Please keep Noreen’s soul in your prayers. She passed away on May 15th. You can see above that her body will be brought into Church at 5pm on Tuesday 6th June and her Requiem Mass will be at 12noon on Wednesday 7th June followed by committal at Weston Crematorium at 12.45pm. We extend our prayerful condolences to all her loved ones.

CORPUS CHRISTI 100 CLUB:
May Winning ticket number is 18! Congratulations to the lucky parishioner who won £125 and £125 was donated towards the essential building work needed in the parish. The next draw is Sunday 25th June after 10.30 Sunday Mass.
June tickets are now on sale. If you have requested to keep the same number, please pay your £5 to Lynne Parsonage or via standing order as soon as possible or you will risk losing your number!

CLIFTON DIOCESAN ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE TO GLASTONBURY:
Please note the date for your diary. This year’s Pilgrimage will take place on Sunday 9th July.

PENTECOST SUNDAY: To celebrate the great feast of Pentecost the Youth Club will be selling cream teas together in the hall, enjoy a cream tea and celebrate the birthday of the Church!

JOURNEY IN FAITH (RCIA): Thank you to all who participated in and helped with our Journey in Faith evenings – Welcomers, Sponsors, Leaders, helping with refreshments or just coming and being prepared to share your faith with others. Also, those whose ‘journey’ has brought them to Baptism and Reception into the Church. Our evenings could not work without your generosity and support. Please talk to anyone you know who might be interested in the Catholic faith, tell them about our evenings and invite them to come along in September.

THE FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI SUNDAY 18TH JUNE: After the 10.30 mass there will be the traditional Corpus Christi procession Ellenborough Park opposite the church. This will be followed by a parish picnic lunch. Please come along with food and drinks and join with others in celebrating our faith – Christ present in each one of us, making up his body, the Church.

QUIET MORNING: At La Retraite, 11 Walliscote Road, on Thursday, June 15th from 10.30am-12noon. Everyone is welcome.

APF:
Please would Parish Promoters for the Association for the Propagation of the Faith collect the latest editions of the Missio magazine for distribution to their box holders.

ALPHA - IN THE CATHOLIC CONTEXT:
On Friday June 9th those interested in forming an Alpha group / programme in the Parish will meet in the Parish Meeting Room (under the presbytery). Alpha is a ‘tool’ which promotes and supports living the Gospel in our daily lives. An exciting venture! Meeting for one hour at 7.30 pm. (For info go to alpha.org)

DIOCESAN FAMILY DAY 1ST JULY:
The Department of Adult Education has released initial details of the Diocesan Family Day inviting us to keep the date free! Bishop Declan is inviting our diocesan community to come together on Saturday 1 July for a day’s gathering and formation centred around living the gift of our baptism. Pope Francis reminds us that the new Evangelisation calls for the personal involvement of all the baptised and so this day brings us together in the hope of sending us back renewed and refreshed. Most of all, the day seeks to celebrate what it means to be the family of our diocese. This is what this day means, not that it is exclusive to just families in the diocese BUT that it is for all members of our diocesan family. It will be held at St. Brendan’s Sixth Form College from 10.15am to 4pm. There are workshops to assist our Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist in their ministry and they are recommended to make use of this. There are plenty of activities for all participants to enjoy. Please see the noticeboard and leaflets in the porch. Please indicate your interest on the noticeboard list.

WE ARE STILL HOPING TO HAVE MORE MEMBERS IN THE CORPUS CHRISTI 100 CLUB:
It’s simple - Pick a number between 1 - 100 for £5 per month, if all 100 numbers are sold, the prize fund will be £250 and £250 will toward the Building Fund. T&C’s apply and will supplied with the Tickets which will be on sale throughout the month after Mass. Tickets available from Lynne Parsonage - 07720 625713 or after various Masses throughout the month.

FIRST AID:
There have been a few incidents lately during the Mass where First Aid has been required. It has highlighted that although the basic first aid kits are available, the experience to administer it is not known until individuals come forward. We propose to set up a register, to be held with the Welcomers, which individuals with medical training could sign on arrival, to alert us of their presence in the case of an emergency, if they are willing to be called on. If you are trained to administer First Aid, and would be willing to be called on if required, please give your name to a member of the Welcoming Team on arrival. We will require proof of training on the first occasion you register. Thank you.

HEALTH & SAFETY IN THE PARISH:
It is now a year since we appealed for parishioners to help form a Health & Safety Committee, with the aim of creating and maintaining a manual for the Parish. Over the last twelve months, membership has been fluid and we are grateful to those that have helped in any way to get us to where we are now, but we still have some way to go yet, and we are looking for Parishioners with any experience who may be willing to help in the monitoring of specific areas of H&S. Volunteers are welcome to attend meetings (approx. 3 – 4 per year) or just monitor and report back to the H&S committee. If you can help in any way, please contact Joseph Burke or Alan Malone.

PRIESTS’ RETIREMENT FUND COLLECTION NEXT WEEKEND:
This fund offers grants each year to the priests who have served our Diocese faithfully during their years of active priestly ministry. This money supports them in their retirement and offers them a little security in their retirement years. Our gift to them, through this fund, shows them something of our gratitude and support.

VOLUTEER OVERSEAS WITH JESUIT MISSIONS:
If you are interested in volunteering to serve people for a short time in mission territory, the Jesuit Missions are keen to hear from you. Please see the notices on the noticeboard for some brief information. Alternatively, you could call them on 020 8946 0466, email them on volunteering@jesuitmissions.org.uk or you may wish to visit their website: www.jesuitmissions.org.ukFINANCE: Last weekend’s offertory collection was: £626.03. (10% to the Parish Tithe Fund) of which £180.00 was Gift Aided. Many thanks for your generosity.