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SUNDAY 23RD JUNE 2019

THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST

A WARM WELCOME TO ALL OUR VISITORS

Pope’s Intentions for the month of June

Evangelization: The Mode of Life of Priests – That priests, through the modesty & humility of their lives, commit themselves actively to a solidarity with those who are most poor.

Mass Times

Sunday
23
Holy MassesFIRST HOLY COMMUNION
10.00amFIRST HOLY COMMUNION CHILDREN
06.00pmPolish Mass
Monday
24
Holy MassThe Nativity of St John The Baptist
09.30amRichard Rooke R.I.P.
07.00pm‘Bible Basics’ in the Hall
Tuesday
25
Holy Mass
09.30amAnn Molloy’s Intentions
Wednesday
26
NO MASS
Thursday
27
Holy Mass
09.30amTim Walton R.I.P.
Friday
28
Holy MassThe Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
09.15amMass at Torbay Hospital
06.30pmPrivate Intention
Saturday
29
Holy MassThe Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary
09.30amPeter Long R.I.P.
10.00amExposition of the Blessed Sacrament & Confession
Sunday
30
Holy Masses
08.30amOwen Regan
10.30amArianna Brown R.I.P.
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 BowdenMary Collins
Joseph WilliamsJoyce Kenyon
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 – When have you been most blessed and when have you felt a little “broken” in your service to others?

Children – Why is it important to keep giving, even when you are tired ?

CATHOLIC CHILDREN’S SOCIETY

STRAWBERRY CREAM TEA
SATURDAY 13TH JULY IN THE MAIN HALL
2PM TO 4PM

NEXT SUNDAY LUNCH 30TH JUNE 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 SUNDAY 30TH JUNE

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 .

WEEKDAY MASS TIMES

Would parishioners please give an indication to Fr Colin as to
their thoughts on the timing of the 9.30am Mass. Is this still
convenient, or would 10am be more acceptable?

Prayer Group

Come and enjoy the comfort of the Lord as we spend an hour
with Him in Prayer and Thanksgiving through word song and
Scripture. We meet on Wednesday evenings in the upper Room
from 6 – 7. We wait to welcome you.

MARY COLLINS

WOULD LIKE TO SAY A HUGE
‘’THANK YOU’’ TO EVERYONE IN THE PARISH WHO HELPED
AND SUPPORTED HER DURING HER RECENT ILLNESS.

CHAPLANCY TEAM

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 24th June

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

See Notice Board for Further Details

Junior Camp 28th to 2nd August

Senior Camp 4th to 9th August

St Petroc’s Camp 4th August to 9th August

Application forms available at the back of the church.

PLYMOUTH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES

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

2B1’ is for Christians from all local churches – a place to
meet, pray, sing the Lord’s praises. To eat good cakes and relax
together. We will have song / prayer / reading for about 1⁄2 an
hour then tea / coffee and cakes followed by a further 1⁄2 hour of songs. Come and join us at Goodrington Methodist Church on
Tuesday 18th June @ 7:30pm

Concerned about climate change? Time to act – Join CAFOD volunteers and staff at the Mass Lobby on 26 June and tell your MP .
See notice board for further details

WOULD ANYONE IN THE PARISH BE PREPARED
TO TAKE ON THE MINISTRY OF CO-ORDINATOR
FOR THE CAFOD TEAM, AS TERESA INTENDS TO
RETIRE SOON. THANK YOU.
FOR MORE INFO RING TERESA ON 612324

SANCTUARY LAMP

SPONSORED BY ANNE WARD

FOR

CATHERINE WARD 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

CRAFT CLUB

EVERY TUESDAY

2.30PM IN THE MAIN HALL

ASSUMPTION PARISH PRAYER GROUP

Next Meeting Wed 26th June 6.00pm In the Upper Room
Everyone Welcome

MOTHERS’ PRAYERS

NEXT MOTHERS’ PRAYERS WILL BE ON 26TH JUNE

CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE

NEXT MEETING THURSDAY 4th JULY

WE MEET AT ‘THE DRUM’ IN COCKINGTON
NEXT MEETING 3RD JULY AT 7PM

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
Sunday
30th June
08.30amA & T Fisher
10.30amJ WellsA Chalmers

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION

DateTimeMinisters
Sunday
30th June
08.30amA & G Cotton
A RodgersM Watts
10.30amM HawkeA Faulkner
P WaltonS Willmott

COFFEE MORNING VOLUNTEERS

DateTimeVolunteer 
Sunday
30th June
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 16/06/2019
God bless all contributors & their families.
GIFT AID£471.00
LOOSE PLATE£401.58
DAY FOR LIFE£84.26