Responsorial Psalm: For you my soul is thirsting, O God, my God. Gospel Acclamation: Alleluia, alleluia! I am the light of the world, says the Lord; anyone who follows me will have the light of life. Alleluia! Sacrament of Baptism We welcome into our parish Community Sebastian Oliver Stringer who is baptised here today/Sunday (1.15pm). As Hannah and Alan Stringer give thanks to God for the gift of Sebastian, may he in turn bring many blessings and much happiness to them. Collection for Flowers For the Altar Next Weekend Money Matters Offertory Collection last weekend £494.94 of which £277.50 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. First Holy Communion Today at 11am Mass Congratulations to our six candidates who will be making their First Holy Communion at 11 am Mass. Do please keep the children and their families in your prayers. As mentioned previously, the first three rows of seating will be reserved for the children and their families. After the Mass, the children will be planting a tree (Himalayan birch) in the church gardens to mark the Golden Jubilee of our church. Eglwys Catholig Dewi Sant, Yr Wyddgrug St.David’s Catholic Church, Mold 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 19th June 2016 12th Sunday Ordinary time LITURGY OF THE WEEK: Psalter Week IV 18th June Saturday Mass 5.30pm For People of the Parish We remember in our prayers Those whose anniversaries Occur this week (18th June) Margaret Griffith, Thomas Feeny, Mary Jones, Hugh Gough, Roy Lewis (19th June) George Parry, Janet Curtis (20th June) Mary Kane, Mary Saum, John Broderick, Matthew Goodwin, Terence Kennedy, (21st June) James Fitzgerald, John Latham, Fred Roberts, deacon (22nd June) Rita O’Brien, John Cotton (23rd June) Severinus Lehmann, Stella Eagles (24th June) Catherine Dalton, Elizabeth Gunther, Constance Bryan, Robert Ward Let us pray for the Sick Margaret Carr, Judith Rowe, Margaret Evans, 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. St. David’s Golden Jubilee Mass of Healing with Sacrament for the Sick on 3rd July at 3pm http://www.cmi.org.in Year C 19th June Sunday Mass 11am Teresa McKeogh RIP (Maura Fox) Monday : 20th June Tuesday: 21st June Liturgy of the day Mass 9.15am Martin McCarthy RIP (Terry Wilson) Mem. St. Aloysius Gonzaga Mass 7pm Jean Clarke RIP (David&Margaret Joy) Wednesday: Liturgy of the day 22nd June Mass 9.15am Brendan Towey RIP (Bea Towey) Thursday: Liturgy of the day 23rd June Mass 9.15am Gerhard Meyer RIP (David&Margaret Joy) Friday: Nativity of St.John the Baptist 24th June Mass 9.15am Maria Tkaczyk RIP (Anne Cheetham) 25th June Saturday Mass at 5.30pm 26th June Sunday Mass 11am Neil Edney RIP (Josie & John Leigh) For People of the Parish 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 JUST he passage in today’s gospel where Peter tells Jesus that he is the Christ, the anointed Messiah of God, is usually considered to be a pivotal one. For it means that to a degree the penny has dropped. Although everyone seems to recognise that Jesus is someone special, like Elijah, John the Baptist or another prophet come back from the dead, Peter puts his finger on the truth and is quickly told by Jesus not to go around telling others about it. It’s easy to say, “You are the Christ”. But faith in Jesus is about more than just words. It’s about adjustment: adjustment in the way we think, the way we behave, the way we relate to God. That’s because believing in Christ turns our lives upside-down. And this adjustment is not just a fine-tuning; it’s a somersault. For following Jesus does not mean doing FINE-TUNING? the same as everyone else except that we throw in a few hymns and prayers from time to time. It means having a radically different outlook on why we are here on this earth, what this demands of us and what we expect of the next world. The values of God’s kingdom are not simply refine- ments of ordinary human goodness. In fact, they are often diametrically opposed to what society in general considers to be desirable. That’s why Christians talk about sacrifice, about bearing a cross daily, about self -denial, about serving rather than being served, about putting ourselves always in second place, about disregarding the reputation others credit us with and about giving till it hurts rather than seeking to receive. A ll of this is countercultural. Those with no faith either pity us as mugs or else they look upon us a quaint bunch of dogooders. The worse thing Christianity could ever do is to make a bid for popularity, for social respectab ilit y or for “national treasure” status. The cross that is at the heart of our faith is too severe a symbol for a world that is self-reliant. A t the very instant that Peter professed his faith in Jesus as Messiah, Jesus told him that he would suffer grievously, be rejected, and be put to death. This is what it means to follow Christ. Both Jesus and Peter travelled the same route to glory and there is no reason to suppose that any presentday follower of Christ will be spared the well-trodden path. Thank God it’s a path to glory! National Pilgrimage to St. Winefride’s Holywell Next Sunday (26th June). Coach leaving St. David’s car park at 1.45pm. Rosary procession at 2.30pm and Mass at 3pm with Bishop Peter Brignall Return journey, Coach leaving at 5pm. Please see the poster in the porch and the list for you names. CAFOD : Plant Sale This year’s CAFOD Plant Sale will take place on Saturday 25/Sunday 26 June, probably running over the following weekend as well. So, please bring along house plants, garden plants, fruit, vegetables, preserves, plant pots etc etc to help us raise monies for CAFOD’s work for the poor and disadvantaged of this troubled world. Thank you in advance for your support! John and Tina Harradine “Save a Life” Mayor of Mold, Councillor Anthony Parry, has chosen Welsh Hearts (http://welshhearts.org/) as his main charity initiative for his year in office. Welsh Hearts working alongside the Town Council, St John Ambulance (http:// www.sja.org.uk/sja/default.aspx ) and the community of Mold will endeavour to “Save a Life” in the town, by raising sufficient funds during Cllr. Parry’s Mayoral term to place at least 25 defibrillators at key locations in the town and raise the awareness of as many community volunteers as possible to use the equipment, together with CPR and other key life saving techniques. Welsh Hearts have very kindly donated to Mold Town Council their first defibrillator for the campaign. The Knights of St. Columba Council 614, Mold and Buckley Race Night A Race Night will be held in St. David’s Church Hall on Friday 24th of June at 7.30pm. The Race night will be part of the St. David’s Jubilee Celebrations. Refreshments will be available, All are welcome. Mike Cotter and Peter Carberry will be “ Selling Horses and Races” and also seeking race sponsors over the next 2 weekends, after the Sunday Masses. Tools for Self Reliance Tools for Self Reliance Cymru (tfsrcymru.org.uk ) refurbish broken and unwanted hand tools (eg carpenters, bike repair etc) and sewing machines to send to poor rural communities in Tanzania. They also repair tools not needed in Africa, to sell in the uk,which is their major source of funding. Please bring any 'preloved' tools to the box at the back of the church. Many thanks. Mena K L’Arche Flintshire We are having the Charity Shop in Holywell again this year, 11th July-23rd. We would be really grateful for offers of help during this time. Morning sessions 10am to 1pm. Afternoon sessions 1pm to 4pm. Please see Monica Satndring or Sr. Helen if you can help. (A copy of the L’Arche Flintshire Newsletter available on the notice board) ST RICHARD GWYN SUMMER FAYRE : The first “Save a Life” awareness sessions will be held on Tuesday 21st June at Mold Town Hall. There will be two sessions, 12pm to 2pm and 6pm to 8pm. This year, St Richard Gwyn Catholic High School in Flint is hosting a Summer Fayre on Saturday 2 July from 11am until 4pm. It will be an excellent day for the whole family with over 30 stalls confirmed, as well as bouncy castles, glitter tattoos, face painting and much more. The sessions are free to attend and will cover use of the equipment, CPR, choking, strokes, major bleeding and dealing with shock – the 5 most common killers. The money raised will be going towards the Friends of St Richard Gwyn.The entry cost is £1 per adult, 50p per child and children under 5 are free.
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