12th October 2014 28th Sunday of the Year St Bernadette’s Catholic Church

St Bernadette’s
Catholic Church
Devonshire Rd. Bispham.
Blackpool.
Postal address: 26 All Hallows Rd, Bispham,
Blackpool FY2 0AS.Tel: 01253 352587.
www.stbernadettesbispham.co.uk
email: [email protected]
(office/Eileen Mon&Thurs 9am-1pm)
Parish Priest: Fr. Peter Clarke
Lancaster Roman Catholic Diocesan Registered
Thank you to all concerned for
the wonderful family Mass that we had
last weekend. Thank you also to those
who brought food along to help those
October is the Month of the Holy Rosary
less
for tunate.
T he
S.V.P.
representatives from St. Wulstan’s and
The Luminous Mysteries.
St. Cuthberts were very grateful for the
1. Christ’s Baptism in the Jordan. The
quantity donated.
Spirit descended like a dove on him. And a voice
came from Heaven, ‘You are my Son, the Beloved;
Help the hungry quiz will be on
with you I am well pleased.’ (Mk. 1:10)
Sale after masses 11th and 12th
2. Christ’s Self-Revelation at the
Marriage of Cana. Jesus changed water into wine, October the money raised for this will
the first of his signs and revealed his glory; and his be sent to Fr. Francis Kulah who visited
disciples believed in him. (Jn. 2:11)
us last year from Ghana.
12th October 2014
28th Sunday of the Year
3. Christ’s Proclamation of the
Kingdom of God and the Call to Conversion.
‘The time is fulfilled, and the Kingdom of God has
come near; repent and believe in the good
news.’ (Mk. 1:55)
4. Christ’s Transfiguration. And he
was transfigured before them, and his face shone
like the sun, and his clothes became dazzling
white.’ (Mt. 17:2)
5. Christ’s Institution of the Eucharist.
He took bread, gave thanks, broke it and gave it to
them, saying, ‘This is my body, which is given for
you. Do this in remembrance of me.’ (Lk. 22:19)
Mass Times and Intentions
Sat . 11th
Vigil 6pm Sheila Clegg
Sun. 12th
9.30am
Timothy Rigby
Mon. 13th
9am
Jean Ryder
Tues. 14th
12 noon
John Haydon
7pm
Devotions
9:15am
Glenn Thomas
(in school)
Wed. 15th
Thurs. 16th 9am
Bishop Michael Campbell
O.S.A. will be coming to St. Bernadette’s Fri. 17th
school this Thursday 16th October to
Sat. 18th
give his blessing to the lovely new
entrance and office area that has been
developed during the summer.
All
parishioners are welcome to the 10
o’clock service. Later the same day...
vigil
...Harvest Festival will take place
Sun. 19th
at the school from 2pm. Gifts and
baskets of food will be collected and
distributed to people around the parish
We ask your prayers for:
all those who have died recently and all community. All welcome.
those whose anniversary of death occur
about this time especially Timothy Rigby
and for those who are sick: Joan Boucher,
Joseph Curran, Maria Curran, Roland Hamer,
Paul Huson, Charlie Kelly, Richard Lloyd,
John MacCormac, Ethel Marshall, Lars Pool,
Fred and Celia Pilling, Tim Quirk and Flo
Valentine
Last Sunday’s collection: £675.13
Attendance: 355
Dates for your diary. The parish
fair will take place on Sunday 30th
November. That is next month. If you
have any Advent and Christmas type
events that you would like to be
published please give the information to
Eileen in the office for compilation in a
leaflet.
Deanery quiz will be taking place
on Thursday 13th November at 7.30 at
Thank you for all your offerings. May God St. Kentigern’s Parish Centre. There will
bless you in your generosity.
be a sign up sheet nearer the time.
This Sunday’s Scriptures Today both
On Friday 17th October we
the prophet Isaiah and Jesus use the
welcome the knights of St. Columba to
comforting imagery of a banquet to describe
the kingdom of heaven. We are all invited to Mass at 7pm. They will be instituting
their new members.
this feast.
First Reading Isaiah 25:6-10 The
messianic banquet.
Second Reading Philippians 4:1214.19-20 St Paul writes of his experiences
and gives thanks to the people of Philippi.
Gospel Matthew 22:1-14 The parable
of the wedding feast. Many of the invited
guests can’t be bothered to turn up and the
king ends up bringing in people from the
street. The man who was not ready with a
wedding garment is thrown out.
Patrick Gourley
7pm
Donor’s Intention
9am
Donor’s Intention
11am12noon
Confessions and
exposition of the
Blessed Sacrament
6pm
Teresa Hodges
9.30am
Parish
Parish Hall
Day
Time
Activity
Sun.
9.30-10am
Children’s Liturgy
10.15-12
Refreshments (Parish
Group)
Mon.
Tues.
Wed.
1-4pm
Bowling (short mat)
7-10pm
Drama
2-4pm
Music and Movement
6-9pm
Bowling (short mat)
2-4pm
Whist
5-9pm
Rainbows, Brownies
and Guides
4-6.30pm
Dancing Class
7.30-10pm
Flower Club
Thurs. 1-4pm
Bowling (short mat)
7.30-10pm
Drama
9.30-11am
Toddler Group
7.15-9pm
Drama Set build
Sat.
10-4
Drama Set build
Sun.
9.30-10am
Children’s Lit.
10.15-12
Refreshments (Parish
group)
Fri
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