BULLETIN 19.02.2012

S. Teresa's Catholic Church
Parkfield, Wolverhampton, tel.: 01902 – 421676
R.C. Archdiocese of Birmingham – Registered Charity No. 234216
e-mail: ssmaryandjohn@btinternet.com; www.steresa.co.uk
Priests: Fr. Kazimierz Stefek, Fr. Przemek Sobczak,
Fr. Dawid Piskorz & Bro Rafał Smaga (all OSPPE)

MASS TIMES & INTENTIONS

SUNDAY February 19th; Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time
5pm. Vigil: Raymond Corr RIP
9am: Parishioners
WEDNESDAY
February 22nd; Ash Wednesday
11am:
7pm:
FRIDAY February 24th
5pm: Winifred Newton RIP
5.30pm: Stations of the Cross
SATURDAY
February 25th
4.30-4.45pm: Confessions
5
pm. Vigil:
SUNDAY
February 26th; First Sunday of Lent
9am: Parishioners

READERS AT SUNDAY MASSES         

SAT (VIGIL) 5pm: This week: Alice & Jessica Reid
                            Next week: S Hodgkinson
SUN 9am: This week: S Cooke & M Holloway
                 Next week: P Wall

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS AT SUNDAY MASSES

SAT (VIGIL) 5pm: This week: B Morton
                            Next week: S Green
SUN 9am: This week: D Millard
                 Next week:
A Barlow

COUNTING TEAMS:

This week: C Bennett & H Maddocks
Next week: P Hunt & Fr Dawid

Second Collection
: Church Maintenance. Next Week: Church Maintenance.

Dear Lord in your great compassion and love, we ask you to lay your healing hands on the sick of our Parish and all our loved ones: Patrick O’Connor, Margaret Davies, Phyllis Marion Coen, Margaret Lunn, Frances Page, Mary Cole, Pat Burton, Josie Hickens, Sam Davies, G Alltree, Alex Blunt, Mary Hickman, Ann Lynch,Pauline Lewis, Michael Hawley, Edna Peek, Margaret Rushbury, Anthony Hughes, Margaret Cox, George Dillon, Mrs. Clifford, Tony Johnson, Teresa Shield, Vera Plimmer, Barry Stobart, John Fellows, Stephen Bould, Irene Boyle, Teresa Hale.

Eternal Rest Grant Unto: Steven Devon, Fred Wall, Mary Molloy, Nora Doherty, Len Smith, Bill Gittins, Horace Barratt, Daniel Bolger, Louise Crump, Richard O'Sullivan, Frances Beards, Mrs Warrilow, Richard Hannify, Gertrude Mantle, Tom Mullen, Joseph Ernie Charles, James Arthur Wagstaff and all whose anniversaries occur around this time.

Collection Last Week: 1st Cov £257.70p 1st Loose £61.80p 2nd Cov £38
                                     2nd Loose £41.84p Flowers £12.02p. Thank You.

Confessions, SS Mary & John. Are on Friday 11-11.45am & Saturday 10-10.30am.

Mass Times for SS Mary & John’s Weekday masses: Mon, Tues, Wed,  Thurs 10am.  Fri 12 noon. Sat 9.30am.

31 Day Club: Prayers for vocations for the priesthood and religious life, please choose a day and sign the calendar. Take a prayer card, this will mean a prayer for vocations is said in the parish each day.

Stamps: Please collect your old used postage stamps and put them in the box at the back of church. Thank You.

RECENTLY DIED: Please remember in your prayers Michael McMahon who died recently.  Funeral Service for Michael McMahon will take place on Friday 2nd March at 1.00pm. May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed rest in peace. Amen.

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION please note that if you wish to be an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion you are asked to attend a Lenten recollection and talk.
We will be holding these sessions jointly with the EMHC’s from SS. Mary & John’s, St. Joseph’s, Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, and SS Peter & Paul’s Parishes at SS. Mary & John’s Church on Tuesday 20th March (7.00 – 9.30 p.m.) and Saturday 24th March (11.30a.m. – 2.30 p.m.); EMHC’s should attend one of these sessions, which will include a Holy Hour in church, and a talk and discussion in the church hall. (Those attending the Saturday session should bring a packed lunch). Further details will be available nearer the time.

IF YOU WISH A MASS TO BE SAID for either a relative or a friend, living or deceased, please see one of the priests.

WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER will take place this year on Friday 2nd March at St John’s in the Square at 2.00pm and at St. Philip’s Church, Penn Fields at 7.30pm. Everyone welcome.

ASH WEDNESDAY is a day of FASTING AND ABSTINENCE from meat. The law of FASTING applies to all who have reached their majority (that is 18 years of age) until their 59th birthday. ABSTINENCE from meat is binding on all who have reached the age of 14.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS: will be recited throughout Lent at 5.30pm on Friday.

NOVENA TO ST JOSEPH: 10th - 18th March at St Joseph's Church in Maidenhead. Each year the Mill Hill Community prepares for the Feast of St Joseph, their patron, with a special Novena of Masses and prayers to ask for God's blessing on their Society and the missionary work of the Church, as well as, for the intentions of all those who support their work. You are invited to send in your petitions and/or to request a Novena booklet (which has recently been updated) to enable you to join in from home by praying the daily Novena prayer, please write to Fr Denis Treacy MHM, St Joseph's Missionary Society, Suite 7, Queensgate House, 18 Cookham Road, Maidenhead SL6 8AJ, or email novena@millhillmissionaries.com