THE DEDICATION OF THE LATERAN BASILICA – REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY 8TH / 9TH NOVEMBER 2014 (Sunday readings: Year A / Weekday readings: Year 2 / Psalter: Week 4) Saturday 8th November Our Lady on Saturday 4.45pm SM FIRST MASS OF SUNDAY Nicky Whelan RIP SUNDAY 9th November THE DEDICATION OF THE LATERAN BASILICA – Remembrance Sunday 10.30am SJ PARISH MASS Elda Whelan RIP and Mother & Sister RIP Monday 10th November St. Leo the Great 9.30am 10.00am SJ SJ Liturgy of the Word & Holy Communion Eucharistic Adoration (10am – 12pm) Tuesday 11th November St. Martin of Tours 9.30am SJ Mass Orphan Amar (4) in Liberia Int. Wednesday 12th November St. Josaphat 9.30am SJ Mass Joseph (Depiante) RIP Thursday 13th November Feria 9.30am 10.00am SJ SJ Mass Richard Gurney RIP Eucharistic Adoration (10am – 12pm) Friday 14th November Feria 9.30am SJ Mass Christina Shuck RIP Saturday 15th November St. Albert the Great 4.45pm SM FIRST MASS OF SUNDAY Maria and Albino De Bono RIP SUNDAY 16th November ST. EDMUND OF ABINGDON 10.30am SJ PARISH MASS Vic Herman Int. SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION (Confession) on Saturdays, 4.00-4.30pm (St Mary’s) ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT on Mondays & Thursdays 10am-12 Noon (St Joseph’s) ROSARY & DEVOTIONS on Thursdays at 10am (St Joseph’s) and Saturdays at 4pm (St Mary’s) SUNDAY EVENING MASS: 5.30pm at OUR LADY & ST DOMINIC CHURCH, High View Road, Farnborough GU14 7PT ALDERSHOT CATHOLIC PARISH COMMUNITY ST JOSEPH’S CHURCH Queens Road GU11 3JB & ST MARY’S CHURCH Belle Vue Road GU12 4RX The Presbytery, Queens Road, Aldershot, Hampshire GU11 3JB. Telephone: (01252) 320956 Website: www.aldershot-catholics.org.uk The Parish Office is normally open on weekday mornings. Parish Administrator: Mrs Davina Williams Outside office hours messages can be left on the answerphone or e-mailed to [email protected] Parish Priest: Father Chris Whelan Parish Deacon: Rev Antonio D’Mello 07534 017715 [email protected] Safeguarding Co-ordinator: Mrs Alice Nixon 01252 504495 [email protected] SUNDAY MASS Page numbers in new Parish Mass books: Mass prayers & readings The Creed Preface Page 192 Page 11 Page 73 NOTICES THANK YOU FOR LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION Offertory baskets: £646.20. Standing Orders: £296.09 REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY This weekend we commemorate the fallen of all wars, especially this year, in the centenary year, of those who gave their lives in the First World War. At the Sunday morning Mass we shall, as is our custom, join with the two minutes silence from Whitehall via live link. We also welcome members of 4th Aldershot Scout Group who are joining us for their Remembrance Parade. PARISH MASS BOOKS – YEAR B Each set costs £6 and can be dedicated for a particular prayer intention – one intention per set. If you sponsored a set for Year A, you will find your details on the printed form at the back of church – please note on it whether you want to sponsor a set of Year B books. If you have not sponsored previously, there is a blank sheet to complete. There is still opportunity to sponsor a full set for all three years for £18. We still need a lot more sponsors if we are to have sufficient books in our churches for Year B. Please see Craig or Nicki Aburn for more information or to sign up. FOODBANK ADVENT APPEAL During November we are appealing to you to donate something seasonal for the Foodbank Christmas Hampers that are delivered to families in crisis. There is a list at the back of church with some ideas. For more information please speak to Nicki or Barbara Aburn after Mass. CAFOD MASS OF REMEMBRANCE The 10.30am Sunday Mass on 16 Nov at Our Lady Help of Christians, Sherborne Road, North Camp, Farnborough, GU14 6JS, will remember and hold in prayer all deceased CAFOD supporters from our diocese and celebrate their lives, faith and compassion. Everybody is welcome to attend. If you would like to remember a loved one (even if you cannot attend the Mass), please send their names to [email protected] or phone the CAFOD office on 01252 329385 by 7th Nov and they will be included in the Book of Remembrance. ARE YOU INVOLVED IN ADULT CATECHESIS? Anchor is a simple Faith resource which allows adults, in 6 interactive sessions, to discover or rediscover the essentials of the Catholic Faith through Scripture and art. See more at www.anchoryourfaith.com The Dominican Sisters of St Joseph from Lymington who are members of the Diocesan Formation for Mission Team will lead a training day on Saturday 22nd November in St Edward the Confessor's Church Hall, Chandler's Ford, SO53 2DU. 10am till 1pm, with an optional workshop in the afternoon. Bring a packed lunch. The day is free of charge. FLAME 2 Saturday 7th March 2015 (Year 10 – young adult) In 2011, 8000 young Catholics gathered at Wembley Arena for Flame! Next March, CYMFED is building on this success by running Flame 2! They’ve already sold nearly 5000 tickets and the Young Catholics of Portsmouth Diocese are going to be a big part of it, as they travel with Bishop Philip on our diocesan coach to Wembley for Flame 2! Places cost just £45 which will include transport, tickets and a hoody! AFTERNOON OF REFLECTION FOR EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS All Eucharistic Ministers are to attend this meeting on 22 nd November 2014 at St. Mary’s Church, 1pm – 4pm. Please contact Deacon Tony for further information. BAMENDA Thank you for your generous contributions – we raised £246.44 for the appeal. PASSING ON FAITH A series of workshops for all brothers and sisters in Christ who want to show their caring love by passing on their faith to those near to them on 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th November in Our Lady’s Hall, Fleet, 8pm on Thursdays. RON’S CAFÉ This group has started up again on Tuesdays after Mass (10/10.30) and will take place every week in the Presbytery. ROSARY GROUP The Rosary group meets regularly after Thursday morning Mass and before Saturday evening Mass to pray the Holy Rosary for the needs of the Parish. If you have any prayer requests for the group and are unable to join them, please place them in the basket at the foot of the statue of Our Lady of Lourdes in St Joseph's Church. PRACTICAL OUTDOOR CONSERVATION VOLUNTEERS We need your help to restore Hazeley Heath to its former heath habitat and let birds, insects and flowers flourish once again. Come and join our friendly team of volunteers who meet on Wednesdays or every 3rd Sunday of each month. For more details contact Catherine Withers [email protected] or tel: 07834 617865. CONCERT Basingstoke Choral Society and the New London Sinfonia will be performing the beautiful Elijah by Mendelssohn, conducted by David Gibson, on Sat 22 Nov at the Anvil. Soloists: Erica Eloff, Diana Moore, James Edwards & Nicholas Warden. Tickets (incl. £1 booking fee): £26, £20, £15, £11, Students + U16’s £6. Box Office: 01256 844244 or www.anvilarts.org.uk CHRIST OUR COVENANTAL HOPE AND LIGHT Sr. Maria Natella, OP, will give this Word of Hope on Saturday 15th Nov, 10.20am – 4.20pm at St. Augustine’s Abbey, Chilworth. Please see poster at back of church. PARKING AT WEST END CENTRE From next week it will no longer be possible to park cars in the West End Centre car park without a permit. The car park will be monitored from Sunday 16th November. Permits will be available to buy should you require one. SASRA – OUR DAY 2014 The Soldier’s and Airmen’s Scripture Readers Association event will be held on 15th November at 3pm at St. Andrew’s Church of Scotland in Aldershot. Please see poster at back of St. Joseph’s. YOUTH CHOIR We are hoping to start a youth choir in both churches. All young men and women who are interested, please contact Deacon Tony or Jerry. CHOIR PRACTICE The choir will be rehearsing on Tuesday 18th November at 7.30pm and on Wednesday 3rd December in St. Joseph's to prepare for Advent & Christmas. Singers, new and established, from both churches, are welcome to join us. PLEASE PRAY FOR Pray for members of the parish who are sick or housebound, especially Heather Darch, Paul De Bono, Julie Mulvey, Mary Norris, Fr. Michael Purbrick, Mina D’Mello, Roy and Maureen Warner, Carol Murray, Vi Cowan, Angela Murray, Ellen Nutley, Teresa Cleary, Angela Vickers, Josie May, Deacon David Morgan, Paul Oakley, Aran Dennis, Elizabeth Jones, Annie Bennett, Lorraine Bennett, Peggy Hart, Eleanor Oldroyd, Robert Stevens, Ben Needham, Tilly Lambe, Najet Miley, Marguerite, Sr. Marguerite’s mother and for all who receive Holy Communion at home or in hospital. Pray for the faithful departed especially Nicky Whelan, Elda Whelan, Richard Gurney, Joseph (Depiante), Christina Shuck, Maria & Albino DeBono, Ina Golds and all whose anniversaries occur during this time. May they all rest in peace.
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