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SUNDAY 14TH APRIL 2019

PALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD

A WARM WELCOME TO ALL OUR VISITORS

Pope’s Intentions for the month of February

Universal: Doctors and their Collaborators in War-Torn Areas – For doctors and their humanitarian collaborators in war-torn areas, who risk their lives so save the lives of others.

Mass Times

Sunday
14
Holy MassesPALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD
10.30amGayle Bettesworth
03.00pmStations of the Cross
06.00pmPolish Mass
Monday
15
Holy Mass
09.30amMichael Sullivan R.I.P.
Tuesday
16
Holy Mass
09.30amJulian Martin R.I.P.
Wednesday
17
CHRISM MASS AT THE CATHEDRAL
12 NOON
Thursday
18
Holy MassMaundy Thursday
07.00pmJoy & John Wells
Friday
19
Good FridayCelebration of the Lord’s Passion
03.00pmRev John Lewis R.I.P.
Saturday
20
Wigilia
11.00amBlessing of Food
EASTER VIGIL
08.30pmSister Vianney R.I.P.
Sunday
21
Holy MassesEASTER SUNDAY
08.30amStuart Dougal & Sheila Carroll
10.30amFor Mariann & Family
06.00pmPolish Mass

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 ConnellyTheo Brown
Lesley MargettsPaul Evans
Jillian BrowningSienna Rose
Jennifer CayanarPatricia Lavelle
Zoe JaffaBrian Bailey
Sister Maureen McNullyChristopher Wells
Sue WeymouthRichard Rooke
Alyson WilkinsonDavid Collins
Julie HookerOlly Peden
David JonesBetty Weymouth
Mike HincheyNatalie Peeke
Rosie BrookesJordan Lynch
Dereck BowdenFr 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 – When have you felt that you betrayed the confidence of another, as Peter did when he denied Jesus?

Children – When have you let someone down who trusted you ? How did you feel ?


ON GOOD FRIDAY THERE WILL BE A COLLECTION FOR HOLY PLACES

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Easter Raffle Tickets ON SALE NOW.

Raffle to be drawn on Easter Sunday
All donations Welcome.

CCS Chocolate Tombola – Easter Sunday
CWL Easter Cake Stall – Easter Sunday

PLEASE NOTE!

THE NEW OWNERS OF ‘WAVERLY’ ARE HAPPY FOR US TO CONTINUE USING THEIR CAR PARK ON SUNDAY MORNINGS DURING THE 10.30AM MASS

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Eucharistic Ministers will be recommissioned After Mass on Maundy Thursday April 18th .

NEXT SUNDAY LUNCH 28TH APRIL IN THE PARISH HALL

1PM. (One sitting only)
Two Courses and Coffee £10 After the 10.30 Mass,
Beatrice will be taking names and payment from parishioners who wish to book lunch.

MASS INTENTIONS

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

HEALING MINISTRY

There will be an opportunity for prayer for healing
after the 10.30am Mass on the last Sunday of each month.
St Joseph’s meeting room – all are welcome.
NEXT HEALING MINISTRY APRIL 28TH

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 .

RCIA: Journey in Faith

Next session 6.30pm Thursday 2nd May.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION

OUR NEXT SESSION FOR CHILDREN AND PARENTS WILL
BE ON THURSDAY 25TH APRIL AT 6PM IN THE PARISH ROOMS. A CRECHE IS AVAILABLE FOR CHILDREN AGE 3+ YEARS

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: www.holyangelspreschool .org.uk If you would like to come and look around please call 01803 613095 (ex 3) or e-mail us – mailto:admin@holyangelspreschool.org.uk

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)

Retreats in the Diocese of Plymouth 2019

June 14th – 16th (Fri – Sun) Weekend Retreat
July 7th – 12th (Sun – Fri) 5 – day Retreat at Sclerder, Looe, Cornwall
October 11th – 13th (Fri – Sun) Weekend Retreat
October 14th – 18th (Mon – Fri) Midweek Retreat
October 11th – 18th (Fri – Fri) 6 day Retreat

November 15th – 17th (Fri – Sun) A ‘Taster’
W/E Retreat
(for anyone who would like to try a retreat for the
first time)
All Retreats (except the July Retreat)
are at Buckfast

PLYMOUTH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES

1-8 AUGUST 2019
PLEASE SEE POSTER IN HALL FOYER FOR MORE
INFORMATION
APPLICATION FORMS AVAILABLE.

FULLY ESCORTED PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK SHRINE, 3RD JULY 2019

£649 per person sharing. Please see poster for further details

SANCTUARY LAMP
SPONSORED BY
CAROL MARTIN
FOR
JULIAN MARTIN 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

HOSPITALITY AND SOCIAL TEAM

NEW MEMBERS ALWAYS WELCOME

CRAFT CLUB

NEXT MEETING TUESDAY 16TH APRIL

2.30PM IN THE MAIN HALL

ASSUMPTION PARISH PRAYER GROUP

Next Meeting Wed 24th April 6.00pm In the Upper Room
Wed 10th April Robert Barren Film at 6.30pm
Everyone Welcome

MOTHERS’ PRAYERS

THERE WILL BE NO MOTHERS’ PRAYERS UNTIL THE
CHURCH RENOVATIONS HAVE BEEN COMPLETED.

CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE

NEXT MEETING THURSDAY 2nd MAY

NEW MEMBERS ALWAYS WELCOME FOR DATES OF FUTURE EVENTS SEE NOTICE BOARD IN HALL

Prayer Breakfasts at Central Church Torquay at 8am on the first Saturday of every month

CONTACTS

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
E-mail: robgiampaglia@sky.com

Parish Website: www.assumptionofourlady.org

E-mail: torquay-abbeyroad@prcdtr.org.uk

Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Primary School
Head Teacher: Amelia Harding (613095)

 

READERS

DateTimeReaders
Holy Thursday
18th April
07.00amC MartinT Fisher
Good Friday
19th April
03.00pmP TaylorA Fisher
Holy Saturday
20th April
08.30pmA EberleR Paice
C MartinR Hider
E BettesworthB Bettesworth
J Beacroft
Easter Sunday
21st April
08.30amA SissonT Fisher
10.30amSr BenignusC Martin

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION

DateTimeMinisters
Holy Thursday
18st April
07.00pmB HattersleyA Rodgers
R PaiceM Smyth
Good Friday
19th April
03.00pmP LongT Bailey
G CottonS Kowal
Holy Saturday
20th April
08.30pmB HattersleyT Bailey
J PartenheimerP Evans
Easter Sunday
21st April
08.30amA RodgersS Kowal
M LeckieP Evans
10.30amM SmythM Hawke
J PartenheimerE Bettesworth

COFFEE MORNING VOLUNTEERS

DateTimeVolunteer 
Sunday
21st April
08.30amK WallS Willmott
10.30amK RowlandsI Jarvis

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.

OFFERINGS 07/04/2019
God bless all contributors & their families.
GIFT AID£407.00
LOOSE PLATE£359.07
FLOWERS£194.86