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Newsletter 11th/12th February


Masses this week

Sat 6.15pm Josie Tuke RIP Hermia Frantz RIP (anniv)
Sun 10.30 John Perris RIP (anniv)
Mon. 9.30am No Mass
Tues. 9.30am No Mass
Wed. No Mass
Thurs. 9.30am No Mass
Fri. 9.00am No Adoration
Sat 9.30am Philip & Mary Maguire RIP

Masses next weekend

Sat. 6.15pm Mary Maguire RIP (anniv) & Jerry & Nora Moynihan RIP (anniv)
Sun. 10:30am Sister Anna RIP

Reconciliation (Confession)

East Grinstead 10:00am – 10:30am, 5:30pm – 6:00pm
Lingfield: 8:15am – 8:45am

SICK/HOUSEBOUND VISITS – requests for visits and for Holy Communion in the Lingfield area – contact Deacon Ted.

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT – “Exposition takes place every Friday morning at Our Lady & St Peter’s between 09:00-1:00pm. Come let us adore Him.”

REFRESHMENTS – Everybody is cordially invited for refreshments after Sunday Mass at both St Bernard’s and Our Lady & St Peter’s churches.

WILLS & BEQUESTS – The Parish has benefited greatly in the past from the thoughtfulness of parishioners who have nominated the parish to receive funds from their estate. Please consider it.

GIFT AID OFFERINGS/DONATIONS – can be taken out at anytime throughout the year. It is a valuable source of additional income for the parish with no extra cost to the parishioners.


2ND COLLECTION TODAY  –  Catholic Association for Racial Justice.  Can be gift-aided using their envelopes.  Thank you.

ADORATION AT OUR LADY AND ST PETER’S  – There will be no Adoration at OLSP for the next three weeks

(17th Feb/24 Feb/3rd March). This is due to un-availability of several core group members at half term then Women’s day of prayer hosted by OLSP on 3rd March.  Adoration will resume as normal on Friday 10th March.

FOREST ROW CONCERT  – The concert  featuring Alex Marshall and in support of St Catherine’s hospice raised  £680. Thank you all for your continued support.

PARISH 100 CLUB –  If you are a January cash/cheque subscriber, please will you renew your membership now via Chris or £20 enveloped into the sacristy.  Thank you.

CONGRATULATIONS –  to winners in the January draw of the Parish 100 Club: 1st, £50, no 122, Mrs Salmon; 2nd, £25, no 76, Mrs Davies; 3rd, £15, no 91, Mr & Mrs Bell.

OUR LADY & ST PETERS LUNCH CLUB  –  meet on Wednesday 15th February for Lunch at 12.15 pm. Please ring Ivy (323240) Jean (311295) or your driver if you are not able to come.

CAP MONEY COURSE TO HELP MAKE SIMPLE MANAGING YOUR MONEY –  Venue at St. John’s Church, Felbridge on 16th February from 7.30-9.00pm.  Free course.  Book on capmoneycourse.org  or ring Phillip Holland on 01342 311295.

FAIRTRADE  –  We will be hosting a Fairtrade coffee/tea morning/Afternoon on Wednesday 22ND February at 5  Stream Park.

Together in EG AGM and pancakes – 7pm Shrove Tuesday 28 February at St Swithun’s church with a guest speaker from Tearfund and Fairtrade stall.

SAINSBURY’S ACTIVE KIDS VOUCHERS –  are now “active” again.  Any vouchers brought to church will be gratefully accepted and passed to St Peter’s School.

Explanation  If your loved one/ones died 25 years ago they will no longer be acknowledged in the Bidding Prayers. Their name/ names do appear in the book of remembrance situated beside the statue of St Joseph.

CHRISTIAN MEDITATION GROUPS – EAST GRINSTEAD AND WORTH ABBEY –  In East Grinstead our weekly meetings are held each Thursday from 7.30-8.30pm in the Parish Centre (WEATHER PERMITTING).  In Worth Abbey, meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month from 7.45 until 8.45 in the Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament.  For further details of dates, please see leaflet at back of church.  For more information please contact Gabrielle Joyce on 01342 326118.

WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER –  Friday 3 March “Am I being Unfair to you?”  The service has been prepared by the Women of the Philippines and appropriately Our Lady and St. Peter’s will be hosting it at 10.30am and 8pm.  Everyone welcome.  Refreshments after each service.

MUSICAL CONCERT –  at Worth Abbey on Sunday March 5th at 7.30pm. Works include Haydn’s St Nicholas Mass performed by the Choral Society.  More information to follow.

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY: PARISH SPRING LUNCH: 12TH MARCH –  in St. Bernard’s Hall.  Gathering at 12.30pm for 1.00pm.  Usual arrangements: no need to book, just turn up; no charge but a voluntary donations basket; soft drinks provided with the meal, but bring your own alcoholic drinks if desired.

ARUNDEL & BRIGHTON DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES –  27th July to 4th August 2017 – online applications will be open soon – check the Pilgrimage website for details   www.ablourdes.org  Pilgrims requiring any level of medical, nursing or carer assistance, or those without access to the internet, should contact the Pilgrimage Office direct for a paper application form on 01403 740110.”

EG Foodbank –  requiries donations of the following Long life milk (green) 1 litre cartons, shampoo and conditioner (both male and female), both male and female tissues –  small (packets and boxes), small packs of toilet rolls (2 and 4 Packs), pasta sauce, tinned meat – hotdogs and meatballs, tinned carrots and tinned peas.  Please leave at church or take to Jubilee Community Centre in Charlwood Road.

CRAWLEY OPEN HOUSE –  is desperately short of blankets, sleeping bags and flasks to give to homeless people who turn up at the door when it is full.  Toilet rolls, UHT milk, sponge puddings, sugar and tinned meat are particularly required at present but any tinned and packet food is welcome plus tea and coffee.  Please leave donated items at the back of the church at Our Lady and St. Peter’s and at St. Bernard’s.  Larger items, including duvets and clothes to be taken to OLSP, or taken directly to COH near Three Bridges in Crawley.  Tel: 01293 447702.  Alternatively, if you prefer, please leave a cash contribution in the basket and the SVP will purchase items on your behalf.  Thank you.

GATWICK DETAINEES WELFARE GROUP –  desparately needs medium sized trousers and trainers size 9 & 10