a special collection for Catholic Trust for England
(CaTEW) is a registered charity and
is the legal entity for the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England
& Wales (CBCEW). It supports the legal, financial and charitable
activities of the Bishops’ Conference, its departments, agencies
and offices. It provides guidance and support at local level as well
as advancement of national policy. A significant number of grants are
paid by CaTEW to other organisations which support the aims of the Bishops’
Conference and a Grant-Making Committee has been established for this
Monday 27 August
2.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Tuesday 28th August
10 am- 12 noon Call in for a brew and a chat
Sunday 2 September
7.00 to 10.00ish. £4 to include glass
of wine and refreshments, Quiz, a reflection on last year’s walks
and plans for the Autumn. Details etc Bernard 863493
Saturday 8th September
8.00 pm in the Parish Centre. The next danceis in
aid of North West Air Ambulance. Modern Ballroom and Sequence Dancing
with Peter Wild at the organ. Line Dancing, Rock n Roll on CD. Raffle.
No Bar Service - BUT - Bring Your Own 'Tipple' and
we will provide the glasses. Pay-at-the-door only £4.
We look forward to maintaining - nay - improving on our last attendance,
so if you can't dance you can still enjoy some wonderful music and support
this life-saving charity.
Sunday 9 - Fri 14 September
RETREAT IN DAILY LIFE
at XAVERIAN MISSION SPIRITUALITY CENTRE
( previously Tabor) Sharoe Green lane. Perfect
for busy people. Take time to deepen your relationship with God. Explore
new ways of praying. Find help with any kind of decision. SEE LEAFLETS
IN THE PORCH.
Saturday 29 September.
(Fulwood & Broughton) Leaving Preston 9:10 am,
to St. Peter's Heysham, then St. Peter's Catholic Cathedral Lancaster,
finishing with a meal at The Priory Scorton at 5:45 pm. Cost inc. coach,
tour of Church and meal £26 pp. Booking forms in the porch. For
more information contact Margaret Thompson: 719317
1 COACH FILLED – More transport will be booked only if sufficient
people apply WITHOUT DELAY.
TAKING STEPS TO END A LIFE !
Our Supreme Court has judged that it is not
unlawful to kill people by taking food and drink away from them. Yet
the intention is to end their lives sooner than would otherwise happen.
We can have all sorts of “kindly” motives, but in doing
so we judge that a patient’s life should be ended. A ‘patient’
is a person. If we allow ourselves to choose to end a person’s
life, we have crossed a line into euthanasia by refusing to give basic
natural sustenance to that person.
Such a massive decision is not for a few judges – it is for a
(See Tablet, 4th August)
We should contact our MPs and the government to protest this, loud and
strong. For many of us, the MP is firstname.lastname@example.org , (or write
to Mr. Ben Wallace, MP, House of Commons, London.) Give your address
and postcode to prove you’re a constituent. If in another constituency,
search for your MP online.
Recent Volunteer Missionary
Movement (VMM) Appeal:
‘Please give our great thanks to your parishioners
for their extremely generous donations. We are all absolutely thrilled
with the response. The money raised from this Parish Appeal (£529)
will help fund our volunteers working alongside people in some of the
poorest parts of East Africa and Sierra Leone.’
please, for the hospital Information Desk.
this help. You will serve the community. Sylvia Turner 01772
524206 or Julie on 01257 247536
ANNUAL CLEATOR PILGRIMAGE
The principal celebrant and preacher will
be Bishop Paul Swarbrick. This year’s theme: Our Lady, Queen
of Peace. In the grounds at Cleator, (West Cumbria) we have a beautiful
replica of the Lourdes grotto, and also statues of the Cure of Ars
and St Therese of Lisieux. The pilgrimage will be an opportunity not
only to honour Mary the Mother of God, but also these two great saints,
and to ask their intercession for healing and peace. Long journey,
As usual we invite the young people, age
16+, to walk in pilgrimage from Honister across Haystacks into Ennerdale.
The walk is about 10 miles each day and concludes with the diocesan
Mass at Cleator at 3pm.
Young people : to join the walk contact Fr John at Castlerigg –
big-walk-booking-form or tel: 017687 72711
Saturday 8th September
Celebrate the Nativity of The Blessed Virgin
Mary at St Mary’s, Fernyhalgh/ Ladyewell, 11am-1pm. Refreshments
immediately after Mass at 12 noon. See poster in porch.
Saturday 8th September
At St Philip Neri Church. Liverpool, the National
Justice and Peace Network will host a Parallel Programme to complement
the main event of the Adoremus Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress
taking place in the Liverpool Arena. An outline of the day’s
events can be found by visiting:- www.liverpoolcatholic.org.uk/adoremus
Contact: Ann Kelly at email@example.com
Tel; 020 7901 4864
NATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS 2018
Bishops’ website http://catholicnews.org.uk/Special-Events/
7/8/9 Sept. in Liverpool.
On Sunday the 9th There will be two Masses in the
cathedral. They are fully booked, but at 1.00pm there will be a great
outdoor procession of the Blessed Sacrament,
- room for EVERYONE in that!
The procession concludes with Benediction at 2.45, and home-time at
Why not help to make it a great act of witness and worship?
And maybe offer someone a lift?
NATIONAL PROCESSION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT,
LIVERPOOL, SUNDAY 9TH SEPT.
COACH DEPARTS ST. CLARE’S 10.45am.
Back in Preston about 5pm. Suggest you take packed
lunch. You may park on St Clare’s car park. Suggested donation
Adults £5 Children £2.50. ( a bargain!) Payment with booking
please. Please find booking forms in the porch. Tear off the slip
and give to Fr Bob/Fr Simon, and keep top half as your reminder.
THE DOWRY TOUR
The Slipper Chapel statue of Our Lady of Walsingham
will visit every English Cathedral between 2018 – 2020. This
is a way of preparing for the rededication of ngland as the DOWRY
OF MARY. The first visit was to Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral,
at the end of June. More details can be found on the website:
‘BRAVE OF HEART – 22nd
– 23rd September,
A Weekend Journey for Men’ Wigton. SEE FLYERS
Some accommodation is available. All Cor et Lumen events offered on
a donation only basis.
Tuesday 2 October to Friday 5 October
Walsingham Lancaster Diocesan Pilgrimage
led by the Rt Rev
Mgr Paul Swarbrick. £280 for full board (based on people sharing).
Closing date for bookings 25th
June. (See poster
Contact Paul Briers 01946 834834, 07773 848819 or firstname.lastname@example.org