Weekly News Letter

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Newsletter for:- 15th to 22nd October 2017

Presbytery Tel No 823283 Email: english.martyrs@btconnect.com

The web address of our church blog is www.em-church.org.uk. There are pictures with commentary and information.

English Martyrs, Whalley check weekly for changes

Mass on Saturday is at 5.00pm, on Sunday at 11 am
Daily Mass at 10.00am except for Tuesday when there is no mass here.
Confessions Saturday and by appointment.

PLEASE NOTE that there will be no mass here on Tuesdays (Check changes for holy weeks)

Stay with us Lord on our journey 

WELCOME THIS WEEKEND on Sunday afternoon to Manchester friends and pilgrims who will be here for our annual reunion. Lunch will be followed by a walk round the ruins of Whalley Abbey and then a cup of tea before our guests leave.

THE SVP CONFERENCE meets on Monday at 6.00pm in the Presbytery.

WHALLEY ABBEY FELLOWSHIP. The Annual Coffee Morning is in the Conference House at Whalley Abbey on Tuesday from 10am. Tickets or admission on the door are £2.00 including coffee and biscuits. Please support this if you can.

ST MARY’S SABDEN celebrates 80 years this year. To celebrate the occasion there is to be a Flower Festival over next weekend. Two posters and a letter are on the notice board. Please note the request for any local archive material, church related or not, and do please support this event. (Perhaps even share cars?)

MASS TIMES. Please note there will be no Mass here on Friday. Fr Philip will be in London for a funeral.

AN EVENT IS PLANNED FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON 19TH NOVEMBER

TEA AND CAKES WILL BE SERVED FROM 2.00 UNTIL 4.00PM

VARIOUS STALLS INCLUDE PRESERVES AND PICKLES,

CAKES AND BAKING, CHRISTMAS CARDS AND GIFTS, A CRAFT STALL,

TOMBOLA AND THE LAUNCH OF OUR CHRISTMAS RAFFLE

(RAFFLE TICKETS WILL BE ON SALE).

ORDERS WILL BE TAKEN FOR CHRISTMAS WREATHS.

Offers of baking (for teas and for sale), tombola prizes (bottles etc.) and prizes for the Christmas Raffle will be very welcome. There are lists on the table for these.

This is a parish event when both Saturday and Sunday congregations can come together. We also have a lot of friendly support on these occasions from people in the village and surrounding areas. Please give your support if only by your attendance.

THANK YOU FOR MASS STIPENDS RECEIVED: for Ella and Jack Bradley, Jim and Alice.

THANK YOU FOR your generous support for our parish. Income last week was £831.23.

OUR LADY’S OIL burns this week for Sheelagh Holmes intention.