SUNDAY 12TH JANUARY 2020
A WARM WELCOME TO ALL OUR VISITORS
Pope’s Intentions for the month of November
Promotion of World Peace:
We Pray that Christians, followers of other religions and all people of goodwill may promote peace and justice in the world.
|10.30am||Nick Thomas & Family R.I.P. & People & Parish|
|06.00pm||Mass in Polish|
|10.00am||People & Parish|
|07.00pm||Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Benediction & Compline|
|09.30am||Bernard Connelly R.I.P.|
|Holy Mass||St Anthony|
|09.15am||Mass at Torbay Hospital|
|10.00am||Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament & Confessions|
|08.30am||People & Parish|
PLEASE REMEMBER THAT IT IS NOT PERMISSABLE TO FILM OR TAKE PHOTOS DURING MASS
I was sick and you visited me
Please pray for the sick and housebound
|Pat & Bernard Connelly||Theo Brown|
|Rita Fear||Zoe Jaffa|
|Lesley Margetts||Jillian Browning|
|Sienna Rose||Jennifer Cayanar|
|Patricia Lavelle||Brian Bailey|
|Sister Maureen McNully||Christopher Wells|
|Sue & Betty Weymouth||David Collins|
|Julie Hooker||Mike Hinchey|
|Natalie Peeke||Rosie Brookes|
|Jordan Lynch||Dereck Bowden|
|Joseph Williams||Georgian Kirby|
|Siobhan Berryman||Michael Hynes|
|Ann Molloy||Dennis Malone|
|Mary Collins||Andrew Maxwell|
|Fr Kieran Kirby||Fr. Gerard Nellliyottukonam|
Please call Julia on 617514 to add / omit names. Names on the sick list will remain for one month unless an extension is requested.
Question of the Week
Adults – What evidence can you offer that you are a faithful servant of the Lord?
Children – When has the Holy Spirit helped you treat someone fairly?
PASSION PLAY DRAMA PRODUCTION
Next rehearsal TUES 9th JANUARY AT 6.30PM .
PARISH CAFOD MEETING
AFTER MASS ON WED 15TH JANUARY.
WE WELCOME ANYONE WHO WOULD LIKE TO JOIN
A United Service for the World Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
will take place here at the Assumption Church, Abbey
Road, at 6pm on Sunday 19th January.
Rev Angela Sumner of Torbay Hospital Chaplaincy
Team will be the guest preacher.
RED BOX HOLDERS
A big ‘’Thank You’’ to all red box holder. This quarter
the total raised was £502.10.
A Grand total of £2,111.73 for 2019!
OF POETRY AND SINGING.
COST £20 – BRING YOUR OWN WINE
Beatrice will be taking names and payment ,
After the 10.30 Mass.
ALL PROFITS WILL GO TOWARDS OPHELIA’S TRIP
TO PROJECT CAMP CAMBODIA.
BOB’S HOUSE GROUP
Next meeting 4th February at 7.00pm. Please contact
Bob by email if you are interested. Numbers Limited.
RCIA: Journey in Faith “Come and see”.
As a non-Catholic, are you interested in learning more
about the Catholic Church?
Next Meeting Thursday 16th January;
6.30pm in the parish rooms. No commitment .
A warm welcome awaits.
THERE IS A MINIMUM CHARGE OF £1 FOR A CUP OF
TEA/COFFEE & A DELICIOUS BISCUIT. ALL PROFITS TO
HCPT, CAFOD & LOURDES CHILDREN’S PILGRIMAGE.
SUNDAY COFFEE VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED
It only requires a couple of hours after Mass and is
only once every five weeks. If you can help Please
contact Father Colin or Marian Leckie
TORQUAY FOOD BANK
We are low on all foods, toiletries and laundry items.
All donations gratefully received.
VOLUNTEERS ALSO NEEDED!
PLEASE USE ONE OF THE SMALL BROWN ENVELOPES AT
THE BACK OF THE CHURCH, AND TAKE IT TO THE PARISH OFFICE BETWEEN 9.30 & 12.30 TUESDAY TO FRIDAY OR ALTERNATIVELY POST IT UNDER THE PARISH OFFICE DOOR
Thank you Fr Colin
CHANGES TO HOSPITAL CHAPLAINCY
Due to Data Protection legislation, we are no longer
given a list of Catholic patients to visit; so please tell
your priest if you are going into hospital and make
staff aware that you are Catholic and would like the
Chaplaincy Team to visit.
1ST RECONCILIATION & 1ST HOLY COMMUNION
Next meeting for parents and children 6PM on 6th February in the Parish Rooms.
The 1st Session for candidates will be on 11th Jan
at 9.30am. Beginning with Mass, then exposition.
Date of Rite of Enrolment 19th January at 10.30am.
Here at the Church of the Assumption
1st, 2nd & 3rd April
Further details & tickets available soon….
HOLY ANGELS PRE-SCHOOL
Providing Early Years Care & Education for children
aged 2-4 years & wrap around care for pupils from
Our Lady of the Angels Catholic
Primary School. Further info on:
If you would like to come and look around please
call 01803 613095
(ex 3) or e-mail us
SUPERVISION OF CHILDREN
Would all parents/guardians please ensure that your children are supervised at all times whilst on church premises. The Narthex/link passage from the church to the hall is not a play area and neither are the stairs leading to the upper room. To prevent accidents, please ensure your children are supervised at all times. Thank you Parish Health and Safety Officer .
The Wednesday prayer group will resume again in the Spring; there will, however, be Prayer ministry available the first Wed of each month between 6pm & 7pm in the church. Beginning December 4th.
REGULAR CHURCH CLEANERS REQUIRED
MALE OR FEMALE! WE CLEAN AFTER THE
9.30AM MASS ON THURSDAY MORNINGS.
PLEASE CONTACT LIZ BONFANTE
FLOWER ARRANGERS REQUIRED TO JOIN OUR FLOWER TEAM
If you feel you would like to join our friendly team, please contact Teresa on 612324
Cars must only be parked within a parking space designated by white lines. All specific category dedicated parking spaces must be respected. The central area is not to be used for parking, it is for access to parking spaces and use by emergency services
(fire, ambulance & police).
Alternative parking is in the nearby roads. If you cannot find a free kerbside space the only options are the roadside prepay
meter spaces or the multi-storey car park at which you pay on exit either at the machine for cash or the other for cards; both machines re quire you to enter your car’s number plate
Waverly must not be used
MORE VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED FOR THIS MINISTRY. IF YOU FEEL YOU WOULD BE SUITABLE PLEASE SPEAK TO FR COLIN
You are reminded
that smoking is not permitted in
any Church building or any external areas,
including the Car Park.
Prayer Breakfasts at Central Church
Torquay at 8am on the first Sat of every month
More volunteers required.
Please see Fr Colin if you are interested in this ministry
KNOW YOUR BIBLE
We will be looking at ‘’Bible Basics.’’ Some bibles will be available;
if you have your own please bring it along.
A fresh look at the Scriptures
When: Last Monday of each month
From 29th April – St Luke’s Gospel
From 7 – 9 pm (to include refreshments)
Next Session Monday 27th January
SPONSORED BY CAROL MARTIN
MICHAEL & MARY HANLEY R.I.P
If you would like to sponsor the Sanctuary Lamp, please fill in the details on the envelopes at the back of the church and hand to Father Colin. Names will be published weekly in the newsletter.
Parish Rooms Hire Charges
|Main Hall and Kitchen||£16 per hour|
|( In house catering available in negotiation with Beatrice Deloffre)|
|Upper Hall (Refreshment making facilities)||£10 per hour|
|Small meeting room||£8 per hour|
Parishioners 1/3 off listed prices.
All hirers will sign a contract that must be strictly adhered to.
All hall bookings to be made via Joy Wells – Parish Office
Tues to Fri 9.30 to 12.30
PLEASE NOTE IF HALL HIRERS HAVE NEGOTIATED WITH BEATRICE DELOFFRE TO PROVIDE REFRESHMENTS, SHE IS ONLY RESPONSIBLE FOR COOKING AND CLEANING THE KITCHEN AFTER USE.
THE HALL HIRER REMAINS RESPONSIBLE FOR LAYING UP TABLES & CLEANING THE HALL AFTERWARDS.
SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY
An SVP group has recently been established in our parish. Our current focus is on visiting people who may be in need of support or company either in their own, or residential homes. If you, or anyone you know, might appreciate a visit from our team, please get in touch with one of us. We would also like to hear from anyone who might consider joining us in this pastoral ministry. Philip Martin 07798626084
NEXT MEETING WILL BE ON TUESDAY 14TH JANUARY 2.30PM IN THE MAIN HALL
2.30PM IN THE MAIN HALL
NEXT MOTHERS’ PRAYERS WILL BE ON WED 29TH JANUARY
11AM IN THE LADY CHAPEL
CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE
NEXT MEETING THURSDAY 6th FEBRUARY NEW MEMBERS WELCOME
NEW HORIZONS BEREAVEMENT GROUP
OUR NEXT GET TOGETHER WILL BE ON FEBRUARY 5TH 7PM AT THE WIGHTON
ANY QUERIES PLEASE CONTACT MARY.
Prayer Breakfasts at Central Church Torquay at 8am on the first Saturday of every month
76 Abbey Road, Torquay, TQ2 5NJ
Presbytery: 01803 294142
Parish Priest: Fr Colin Groombridge.
Parish Secretary & Safeguarding Rep: Mrs Joy Wells
Deacon: Rev Robert Giampaglia
Parish Website: www.assumptionofourlady.org
Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Primary School
Head Teacher: Amelia Harding (613095)
|Date||Time||First Reading||Second Reading|
|08.30am||D NUNES||B PAICE|
|10.30am||T BAILEY||R HIDER|
EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION
|08.30am||M LECKIE||P EVANS|
|P LONG||S CANNIZZARO|
|10.30am||M SMYTH||M HAWKE|
|P WALTON||S WILLMOTT|
COFFEE MORNING VOLUNTEERS
|08.30am||MAUREEN WATTS||M LECKIE|
|10.30am||CATHERINE ROWLANDS||JOANNA FAJGA|
You are reminded
that smoking is not permitted in any Church building or any external areas, including the Car Park. If you wish to smoke please go onto the public pavement.
|God bless all contributors & their families.|