Money Matters Offertory Collection last weekend £602.40 of which £321.75 was Gift Aided. Gift Aid: If you are a Tax Payer, please consider filling out the Gift Aid form which is in the church porch to receive a box of weekly envelopes for your offertory donation or for a one-off donation then please use the Green envelopes. Please remember to write your name, address, sign and date the green envelope. Thank you for supporting our Parish. Responsorial Psalm: We are his people, the sheep of his flock. Gospel Acclamation: Alleluia, alleluia! I am the good shepherd, says the Lord; I know my own sheep and my own know me. Alleluia! Today – “Good Shepherd Sunday” – World Day of Payer for Vocations: Please pray about and talk about vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life, especially within the family, around the table etc. Why not come and make this the subject of your prayer at Friday adoration following the Mass on Fridays. Visit : www.ukpriest.org www.ukreligiouslife.org www.ukvocation.org Facebook – Nov UK Twitter - @ukvocation #Change-a-life Eglwys Catholig Dewi Sant, Yr Wyddgrug St.David’s Catholic Church, Mold We remember in our prayers Those whose anniversaries (16th Apr) Catherine McEvoy, Helen Furlong, Mary Whitley, Thomas Durkin (17th Apr) Bridget Burke, Mary Elinor Jones(18th Apr) Thomas Malia, Patrick Shannon, Catherine Dalton, James David Sullivan, Jack Coupe, (19th Apr) Julia Costello, Michael Hopkins, Alfons Poglettke, Cicely Ann McIntyre (20th Apr) Ellen Lehmann (21st Apr) Jane McCarthy, Thomas Gavaghan, Catherine Higgins, Dorothy Malinowski, Peter Carroll (22nd April) Winifred Davies Parish Priest: Fr. Pius Mathew CMI, St.David’s Presbytery, St.David’s Lane, Mold. CH7 1LH Email: [email protected] 01352 752087 Deacon David Joy:01352 754722 LSUConvent:01352 700121 Website: http://www.stdavidsmold.org.uk/ www.wrexhamdiocese.org.uk http://www.cmi.org.in 17th April 2016 LITURGY OF THE WEEK: Psalter Week IV 16th April Saturday Mass 5.30pm Let us pray for the Sick Fred Battersby, Gwen Jones,Joe Goggin, Ian Byron, Debra Ann Roberts,Tricia Twizell, Rosa Maria, Joan Lawrence, Gay McCornick, Moira Catherall, Lea Hill, Anne Turner, Mary Rowe, Rose Bryan, Jenny Mansley, Jennifer Rowley, Nancy Wilson, Joe & Luisa Desena, Shelagh Fulham, Margaret Stubbs, Philomena Lamano, and Leo McManus. Prego meetings will resume on Thursday 21st April at 7pm. The meetings will be on the first and third Thursdays of the each month thereafter. L’Arche Flintshire Coffee Morning on Wednesday, 20th April at Daniel Owen Centre. Raffle, Brick a Brac etc available http://www.cmi.org.in Fourth Sunday of Easter Year C Angela Morris RIP (Joe and Phyliss Goggin) 17th April Sunday Mass 11am For People of the Parish Monday : 18th April Liturgy of the day Mass 9.15am Tom Divinney RIP (HFC, Wrexham) Tuesday: Liturgy of the day 19th April Mass 9.15am Joseph Bastiampillai RIP(HFC, Wrexham) Wednesday: Liturgy of the day 20th April Mass 9.15am Int. Bea Towey David Rowlands RIP (Mary McGarry) Thursday: Liturgy of the day 21st April Mass 9.15am Sr.Ailish Phelan RIP (HFC Wrexham) Friday: Liturgy of the day 22nd April Mass 9.15am Peggy Edwards RIP (SVP) 23rd April Saturday Mass at 5.30pm For People of the Parish 24th April Sunday Mass 11am Int. Mark Philpot (Birthday Thanksgiving) Eucharistic Adoration with Rosary and Benediction Every Friday following the morning Mass at 9.15am Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confessions) Saturdays 10.30am to 11.30am & Before the Vigil Mass (4.45-5.20pm) Sundays before the Mass (10.30-10.50am) FAITH IN FOCUS: T HIS MASTER’S VOICE wo men were sitting on a bench chatting. One said, “I think my wife is crazy. She talks to herself all the time.” The other man said, “Oh, my wife talks to herself all the time, too. Only she doesn’t know it. She thinks I’m listening.” Sometimes in our religious practice we seem to have all the symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). We become distracted easily, we find it hard to concentrate, we allow ourselves to go off at a tangent and, most of all, we think we are listening when really we’re not. the bible. Some might go further and say that when the bible is proclaimed in our liturgy then God is actually speaking to us here and now. We would probably accept too that the teaching of the Church is another way of knowing what God wants to com- municate to us. But are In his gospel John quotes there other ways of listenJesus as saying that he is ing out for the shepherd’s the Good Shepherd whose voice? sheep listen to his voice. And, clearly, if the sheep Christ, the Good Shepherd, are to benefit from the speaks to us through other shepherd’s experience then people. When we come they have to listen to where across others we see the face of Jesus reflected in he is directing them. them, for they like us are Most of us would accept made in God’s image and that what God is trying to likeness. Yet sometimes we say to us can be found in see them only as physical beings rather than as miniwords of God, as glimpses into the divine. Do we hear the voice of God in other people? What about the events of our daily lives? If we are finding things hard financially, it may be because of the recession. But do we ever think that God’s voice may be prompting us to ask about whether we’re in the right job, using our talents to the full, managing our lives and money properly? Conversely, if we are doing really well, do we consider that we deserve a good pat on the back or do we instinctively bless God for our prosperity? And when we hear of natural disasters such as recent earthquakes do we jump on the bandwagon of “How can a loving God allow such a thing?” or do we learn anything about our own lives and those of others by looking deeper at the consequences of what has happened? How do we listen for the shepherd’s voice? Marmal-Aid! SVP Coffee Morning Homemade marmalade will be on sale again this weekend in aid of the Visamo Orphanage. Many thanks for already buying and donating so generously. Margaret Joy You are invited to 'Coffee and tea with the SVP' Sunday May 1st after Mass in the hall. Money raised will support Youth SVP and Mini Vinnie groups. Our conference report will also be available on the day. Everyone Welcome. Mission Appeal Next Weekend Visit to Tatton Park - Wed 11th May Sr.Maria FMSJ, a member of the Franciscan Missionaries of St.Joseph with Missions in Kenya and Uganda in E.Africa and Ecudor in S.America will be making a Mission Appeal at the weekend Masses on behalf of the Religious Sisters Missions Committee . There will be a collection at the door to support the Missionary Sisters. Mold Cytun : Parkfields Pentecost Lunch Meetings Meetings starting at 12.30pm Monday 18 April L’ARCHE; a sharing community Speaker: Jacqui Lewis Chair: Jim Hynes Monday 25 April The World and its climate Speaker: Rev Dr Mike Ward Chair: Ken Chisholm The talks are planned to last about a quarter of an hour, with time for questions. The lunch will be a frugal meal and will finish by 2pm. There is no charge, but contributions are gratefully received for the cost of the meal. All welcome. For further details ring 01352 700469 10am. Details and sign-up sheet now available on the SVP notice board in the porch. We have booked a 36 seater coach. Any queries please ring 01352 755067. Brian Cullen Knights of Saint Columba Annual Dinner The Knights of Saint Columba,Council 614,Buckley and Mold will be holding their Annual Dinner in the church hall of Our Lady of the Rosary,Buckley on Saturday the 30th of April at 1930 hrs,Cost £16.50. The guest speaker will be Fr Dermot Byrne(Mill Hill Father). Those interested in attending please contact : Peter Carberry and Mike Cotter Living Theology 2016, Public Lecture: “Caring for our Common Home: Integrating Ecology and Faith” – Friday 10th June, 7.30pm – and (Friday 10th June to Sunday 12th June), all at Loreto Centre, Abbey Road, Llandudno LL30 2EL. See the notice at the back or contact: 01492 878031 Email: [email protected] Celebration of Baptism Chris and Lucy would like you to join them in celebrating the Christening of their daughter Seren Smith during Have you heard of SHARE ? It is an initiative which was set up to help the Mass on Sunday 24th April here at Syrian refugees in Athens and Turkey . It St.David’s Church. Refreshments folis housed in the old County Library above lowing the ceremony will take place in Shire Hall ( Phone No: 07725035627 ) the Church Hall.
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