Our Lady of Lourdes

and St Peter Chanel

"Where Everyone is "

24th Sunday of Ordinary Time Year A

16th / 17th  September 2017
TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Home Mission Sunday
 

Peter went up to Jesus and said: “Lord, how often must I forgive my brother if he wrongs me?  As often as seven times?”  Jesus answered, “Not seven, I tell you, but seventy-seven times.”
Matthew 18: 21- 22
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Response to the Sunday Psalm: The Lord is compassion and love,
                                                        Slow to anger and rich in mercy.  

MASS TIMES AND INTENTIONS 
Sat   6.30 p.m.    Shane Sciberras, R.I.P.
Sun 10.00 a.m.   People of the Parish 
Tues   7.30 p.m. Tom and Monica Norbury, R.I.P.
Wed   9.30 a.m.  Gladys Chukwu, R.I.P.
Thur   7.30 p.m.  Tom and Monica Norbury, R.I.P.
Fri   9.30 a.m.     (with a class from Endsleigh School)
                            For members of the Wednesday Social in gratitude from Jo Porter 
TWENTY- FIFTH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME
Sat   6.30 p.m.   Dec’d members of the Cooper, Cowling and McFaul families
Sun 10.00 a.m.  For the Society of Mary

At the 10.00 a.m. Mass a Polish lady singer – Marta Matuszewska – will sing during Holy Communion time; and, after Mass, she will give a little concert for those who would like to stay.

Sister Jean Castle of the Sisters of Mercy died recently and her funeral Mass will be at Sacred Heart Church at 10.30 a.m.  May she rest in peace.

Memorial Mass for Mr Kevin McNamara
On Saturday, 30th September 2017, at 12.00 noon in our church, followed by light refreshments in the parish hall.  All are welcome.

PRAYERS REQUESTED
We pray for Rashid Brown Shomari, Shirley-Anne Heselton, Ian Warelow, Sonja McKenzie, John Loane, Tom Gallantry, Caroline Bentley, Maureen Perry, Fr. Clive Birch, Fr. Brian Nicholson, Mary Megson, Noreen Malone, Holly Hamer, Margaret Bell, Margaret Rose Newmarch, Doreen Richardson, Peggy Parker, Teresa McAllister, Fr. John Wood, Fr Gerard Burns, Elizabeth Magee, Jim & Pat Cowling, Annelise Bachik, Joe McAllister, Diane Williams, Edwina Maria Thompson, Fr. Jim O’Brien, Mary Flynn, Teresa Ulliot, Mary O’Brien, Jo Porter and for all who ask for prayers.

LAST SUNDAY COLLECTION
Loose Plate £ 262.90  
Envelopes   £ 411.30 
Total             £ 674.20  Thank you

THIS WEEKEND  there will be a Retiring Collection  for the Home Missions.

CHURCH  HEATING
Work should begin in the first week of October to install two new boilers and thirteen radiators in the Church.  We need to raise further funds to pay for the heating system and a member of the Finance Committee will make an appeal at each Mass this weekend.

SALE OF WORK
On Tuesday, 19th September Sr. Elizabeth, of the Orthodox Church, will hold her stall of religious objects – available after the 7.30 p.m. Mass.

WEDNESDAY SOCIAL AFTERNOON
Every 1st  and 3rd Wednesday of the month.  Next meeting, Wednesday, 20th September.  All welcome.

CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA / THURSFORD SPECTACULAR
Wednesday, 29th November – Friday, 1st December
Forms have now arrived.  Cost £180, or £195 for ensuite.  Please see Margaret Crummay, tel. 472260.

TODDLER GROUP
Wednesdays during school term time, from 10.00 a.m. until 11.30 a.m..
£1 per child; refreshments and a friendly welcome await those who come along.  Spread the news.
Contact Martine – 07443425382, or Christina – 079557700100
Donations of toys suitable for the under 5s needed.  Thank you.

DEANERY INTER-PARISH QUIZ
On Sunday, 24th September, as part of the finale of the fund-raising for Mary’s Meals, there will be another quiz – at Our Lady of Lourdes, Hessle.  This time the Senior Quiz will involve teams comprising 2 adults and 2 young people, and the Junior Quiz teams will comprise 4 young primary school contestants, with an adult.
Each parish is invited to provide a Senior Team and a Junior Team.  Parents and young people, please contact Fr Des as soon as possible if you can represent our parish at this event, otherwise he’ll be at Hessle all alone.

DEANERY CHALLENGE  at St. Vincent’s  School  from 2 p.m. on Sunday, 24th September.  The Challenge was to span the Humber Bridge in pennies.  To date more than half the pennies needed have been raised, with  more activities to come.  Can you help by giving pennies or baking a cake or scones for this event, where there will be refreshments, games, etc.?

RCIA – JOURNEY IN FAITH
A weekly gathering for those who are interested in discovering what it is to become a Catholic, Tuesdays at 8.00 p.m., after the 7.30 p.m. Mass, in the Parish House, beginning on Tuesday19th September.

NEW TO THE PARISH?
If you are new to the parish please take a Parish Record Form from the church porch.  Completed forms can be posted into the Parish House, 119, Cottingham Road, just next to the church.  Thank you.

PARISH MOBILE PHONE  usually carried by Fr. Des in case you need to make contact by word, voice mail or text.  The number is 07840 606 447.
JOKE    Conjunctivitis.com  – there’s a site for sore eyes.  Tim Vine.
         
ROTAS FOR MASS AND LINEN
16th / 17th  September
Readers:          6.30:   Sr S. Morrison, M. Hill     10.00:  P. Perera, R. Shomari
Communion:  6.30:    H. Rice, F. Carroll, Sr S. Morrison
                      10.00:     A. Kalombe, T. Carruthers, S. Murambya, M. Moore, R. Barlow
Linen:          F. Carroll
23rd/24th September
Readers:         6.30:   D. Coward, M. Hulme        10.00: B. Arthur, M. Crummay
Communion:  6.30:   P. Gallagher, L. Coward, O. Reading
                      10.00:  T. Carruthers, S. Murambya, M. Moore, R. Barlow, P.Perera
Linen:           S. Damaso

To book the Parish Hall:  please contact Tim or Gwen Carruthers on 805457.  
Hire Rate: £15 per hour.
                                          
Fr. Des Hanrahan (PP) Tel: 342519
Parish House:  119 Cottingham Road
Email: des.hanrahan@gmail.com
Parish Mobile:  07840 606 447
Br. John McAllister & Marist Community
Email: jmcallsm@hotmail.co.uk
Newman House, 729 Beverley Road.  856884/440396
Parish website:  www.ourladyoflourdesandstpeterchanel.org.uk

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