Newsletter 21/22nd July 2019

Masses for week commencing   29/30  June 2019 St. Peter & ASt. Paul EAST GRINSTEAD   –     Our Lady & St. Peter
Sat      6:15pm   (Vigil)     Private Intention (MH)
Sun   10:30am                 Margaret Readman RIP (anniv)
Mon.   9:30am                 No mass
Tues.  9:30am                 No mass
Wed. 12 noon                   Requiem mass: Joe Turke RIP – St. Bernard’s – Lingfield    
Thurs. 9:30am                 No mass
Fri.      9:00am                 Adoration 12  Rosary
Sat.     6:15pm   (Vigil)     Dawn Bullock RIP          
Sun.  10:30am                Celeste Berry RIP (1st anniv)
 
  LINGFIELD    –   St. Bernard’s
Sun.    9:00am                    

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

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

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT – “Exposition takes place every Friday morning at Our Lady & St Peter’s at 09:00am and the Holy Rosary follows at 12:00pm. Come let us adore Him.”

WILLS & BEQUESTS – 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  –  The Apostleship of the Sea.  Can be gift-aided using the charity’s own envelopes.

TODAY  –  no Liturgy of The Word for Children.

Lingfield SVP – 20p Feeds a baby for a day  –  Summer Lunch to be held today Sunday 14th of July at 13.00 at St Bernard’s Hall. This is a ticketed lunch costing £10 per adult or £25 for a family of four, soft drinks will be provided but feel free to bring your own alcohol. Again, it is in aid of the SVP baby feeding programme in Sudan.

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS, MR JOE TUKE  – The Requiem Mass for Joe will be celebrated on Wednesday, 24th July, at St Bernard’s Church at 12:00 noon.  Internment at Mount Noddy afterwards will be a private family affair and this will be followed by a reception at The Felbridge Hotel to which everybody is cordially invited. May he Rest in Peace.

Our Lady & St Peter’s – Refurbishment  Project — Temporary Access Through Side Gate

Our contractor may occasionally erect signs directing parishioners and visitors to access the Church via the single gate.  This arrangement will mainly apply during the week, for weekday Masses and will enable the contractor to use the double gates for his deliveries. Now that the Project is underway please take care accessing the Church and observe signs erected by our contractor.

fr.steven’S NEW ADDRESS:

Fr. Steven & Patricia Purnell

BONA VISTA,

MARYGATE

HOLY ISLAND

B ERWICK-UPON-TWEED

TD15 2SJ

(01289) 389521

Visitors always welcome.

WE THANK YOU TOO  –  for the wonderful send-off and all the kind words and gifts.  A special thanks to those who organised ‘The do’ and those who did the food and looked after the bar.  It was all much appreciated by us, visitors and others.

parish 100 club  –  Congratulations to winners in the June draw:  1st, £50, Mr & Mrs Hope; 2nd, £25, Mr P Curran; 3rd, £15, Mr R Sikorski.

COUNTED MISSIO RED BOXES  –  Would OL&StP box holders please collect their counted boxes from the window sill close to the choir loft door.  Boxes for counting are still welcome, please bring them to the sacristy.

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT  –  at Our Lady & St Peter’s will continue each Friday morning during July between 09:00 and 12:00 midday, followed by the Holy Rosary.  Come, let us adore Him.

EAST GRINSTEAD CATENIANS – The East Grinstead Circle of the Catenian Association will meet at the Dorset Arms, High Street, East Grinstead on Monday, 15th July at 8.00 p.m. The Catenian Association is a Catholic faith-based friendship group for men who meet socially and support each other through fellowship, faith, family, fun and fundraising.To find out more on the Catenian Association. Please call Paul Barrett on 01342 870058 or visit http://www.egcats.co

OUR LADY & ST. PETER’S LUNCH CLUB  –  meet Wednesday 17th July at 2.30pm in the Parish Centre for our Afternoon Tea Party.  We look forward to meeting you all before our Summer Break.  Please ring Ivy (323240) Jean (311295) or your Driver if you are not able to come.

The next Fairtrade Sale  –  will be after both masses on the weekend 20th/21st July.   Any special orders please contact  Mike and Tina Causton on 311435 emailt.causton@sky.com or Chris and Margaret Vasey on 834436 email cjvasey@aol.com

“SVP – THE SVP CARAVAN HOLIDAYS  –  at Riverside Holiday Centre, Bognor Regis, are now fully booked for the school holidays 2019, and sponsored by our Conferences throughout A&B.  In addition, there is availability for weeks in September and October 2019, ideal for a family with under school-age children or couples.  At £250 per week, this is a bargain, the normal price being about £700 for this 6 berth luxury Caravan.  Interested?  Please contact Peter Wells 07484 330899.”

EG Foodbank – needs Jars of pasta sauce, chocolate biscuit bars (Penguin type), Washing powder/Liquid (small).  Surface cleaner, tissues (small packets), tinned ham, tinned custard, tinned fruit, tinned chopped tomatoes and Good condition “Bags for Life” to reuse.  Thank you.

CRAWLEY OPEN HOUSE  – thanks from the staff for all your donations of bedding – at present they have enough stock BUT they are desperately short of tinned and packet food, tea, coffee etc.  Please up your donations for this amazing charity which is helping homeless people 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.  Bring items to Church or drop off at COH in Three Bridges.  Another way of supporting COH is to become part of the Be 1 in a 1000 scheme –see website for details www.crawleyopenhouse.co.uk

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