Weekly News Letter 24th November 2019

THE CHRISTMAS FAIR is fast approaching. We need lots of help to make this day a huge success. PLEASE SIGN THE LIST FOR HELPERS WHICH IS ON THE BACK TABLE> HELPERS TO SET UP AND TIDY AWAY AFTERWARDS ARE ALSO NEEDED.

This week’s collection is for Bottles, please leave donations at the back of church. 

There is a sample of hand made Reindeers at the back of church. These will be available to buy, at a cost of £15, at the Christmas Fair.  In order to avoid disappointment there is a list for orders on the table.  

THERE WILL BE A HOLY HOUR for Vocations to the Priesthood and the Religious Life taking place in St. Peter-in-Chains Church Blackburn on Tuesday 26th November at 7.00pm. All are welcome.

THE SVP CHRISTMAS PARTY for senior parishioners will be held this year on Thursday 19th December, commencing with Mass and anointing at 11.00 a.m. followed by entertainment and food.   We look forward to welcoming you all again.

CAFOD & CHRISTIAN AID JOINT EVENT. A family Ceeilidh will be held on Sunday 12th January at Pendleton Village Hall, 4.30pm to 7pm. The Ceilidh is being held to raise funds for Christian Aid and Cafod and will involve all the churches in Whalley. Tickets available now. £8 per adult, £5 per child, £25 per family. Early booking would be helpful for the success of the event. Tickets available at the back of church or on 823947 or 822345.

AID TO THE CHURCH IN NEED, “RED WEDNESDAY”. There is a poster in the porch with details of this Mass.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF OUR PARISH. Collections last weekend was £899.20   Retired Priests collection was £186.00. Standing orders for October were £996.Many thanks for your generosity.

200 CLUB : 1st prize – 229 Margaret Weddle, 2nd prize – 173 Pauline Scott, 3rd prize – 180 John Whowell

Cheques available this weekend from Fr. David.

MASS STIPENDS this week for John Savage LD (2); Thomas McGuire LD; Holy Souls; James Morrow LD; A private intention. 

OUR LADY’S OIL burns this week in thanksgiving for prayers answered.