Responsorial Psalm: Cry out with joy to God all the earth. Gospel Acclamation: Alleluia, alleluia! I call you friends , says the Lord, because I have made known to you everything I have learnt from my Father Alleluia! And so I saw that God rejoices that he is our father, and God rejoices that he is our mother. (Julian of Norwich) God loves each of us as if there were only one of us. (Augustine) God is a child who amuses himself, going from laughing to crying for no reason, each day reinventing the world to the chagrin of hair-splitters, pedants, and preachers, who try to teach God his job as Creator. (Elie Faure) St. Thomas (3rd July) St. David’s Golden Jubilee Mass of Healing with Sacrament for the Sick Today 3rd July at 3pm. 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/ Let us pray for the Sick Jim Hughes, 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. www.wrexhamdiocese.org.uk http://www.cmi.org.in 3rd July 2016 14th Sunday Ordinary time LITURGY OF THE WEEK: Psalter Week II 2nd July Saturday Mass 5.30pm Neil Edney RIP (Sheila & Brian) We remember in our prayers Those whose anniversaries Occur this week (2nd July) Paul Lewett, Kathleen Hopkins (3rd July) Stefan Dubay (4th July) Jeremiah Shannon, William Baker, Emrys Edwards, John Woods, John Henderson, Guiseppe Belli, Giuseppe Sciarrillo, (5th July) Rosina Sciarrillo, Brendan Madden, Ann Broadhurst (6th July) Patrick Murphy, John McAloon, Frederick Wood, Mary Brannan (7th July) William Griffiths, Thomas Murphy, John Cooper, Thomas Patrick O’Neill (8th July) Thomas Needham, Nellie Pipkin, Veronica Walker Give me confidence in the depths of danger. Give me hope when I am surrounded by fear. Still my worries, calm the anxieties pressing in on me from the world I live in. Lord Jesus, give me your peace. Reassure me that you are with me when I seem alone. Ease my doubting, as you did Thomas's. Lord Jesus, give me your peace. Guide my searching for peace,so that I may not seek it where it is not to be found,but I may seek it in you.Lord Jesus, live in me and give me your peace.Amen. http://www.cmi.org.in Year C 3rd July Sunday Mass 11am For People of the Parish Monday : 4th July Tuesday: 5th July Liturgy of the day Mass 9.15am Malgozata Jamro RIP (George & Kath Kuzinski) Liturgy of the day Mass 7pm Int. Mrs. Bea Towey Wednesday: Liturgy of the day 6th July Mass 9.15am Private Intention Thursday: Liturgy of the day 7th July Mass 9.15am Int. Jim Hughes (Dilys Leonard) Friday: Liturgy of the day 8th July Mass 9.15am Bill Taylor RIP (Judy Cartwright) 9th July Saturday Mass at 5.30pm 10th July Sunday Mass 11am For People of the Parish Neil Edney RIP (John Goggin) 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: THE MOTHER I n an attempt to shock, someone once said that all we know about God is that she is black. The one sure thing we can say about God is that he/she does not fit into a box. God is greater than anything we can ever imagine or understand. OF ALL inine attributes remind us we can’t solve the problem that there is no part of our ourselves and need a bit of lives that God is absent divine help. from, and nothing that God owever, God is is unconcerned about. much too big to fit in Living as we do in a scientific age, we tend to think that we can dissect everything and find out exactly In today’s liturgy Isaiah uses feminine imagery to describe how God deals with the chosen people. And so God says that “she” will be like a mother to us, consoling us when we are sad, fondling us in her lap and suckling us at her breasts when we are in need of sustenance. O f course, God is just God. God’s not a man; not a woman; not something in between. God transcends, goes beyond, gender. But thinking of God in terms of a mother as well as a father allows us to glimpse God in an entirely new light. It means that we can suddenly appreciate the tender, life-giving, nursing side to God. These fem- GODS? how it works before putting it back together again. Then we can use it when we want it. This approach sometimes affects the way people think about God. The have a Jack-in-the Box God that can be kept with the lid shut and brought out by undoing the catch when H the box and much too clever to be tamed by our attempts to tie him/her down to neat categories. Anyone who has ever read the scriptures will know that time and time again God acts in precisely the opposite way to how we humans think he/she should. God picks the very people whom everyone else discounts on the first ballot; God grants victory to the underdog; God confounds the proud with the humility of the meek, and turns up in circumstances where we wouldn’t expect God to be. T oday Isaiah reminds us that God is bigger than us and we cannot pretend to have God taped. If we let our minds be stretched by thinking of God as both a mother and a father then we get twice as much God for our money! LSU Sisters Cafod Emergency Ethiopia Food Crisis Appeal. This week we say farewell to our Sisters from Cameroon. They have been with us for the month of June, following a course in preparation for taking their final vows at the end of July. They very much appreciated the welcome they received in the parish and enjoyed being involved in the parish activities. A crippling drought in Ethiopia is affecting over 10 million people. Extreme weather shifts, due to El Nino have caused severe droughts, leaving millions in need of emergency food. 400,000 children are already suffering from malnutrition. Action is needed now to prevent a far more terrible crisis. The ceremony of final profession is on the 30th July. Please keep Sisters Sophie, Marie Odette, Veronique and Michele in your prayer. in your prayers. Thank for your support and generosity. Joyce and John Elcock Knights of Saint Columba Thank you The Knights of Saint Columba wish to thank all those who generously supported the Race Night on Friday 24th June. The sum of £460 was raised which will be donated to VISAMO Orphanage,(Gujarat,India) run by the CMI Congregation. (Carmelites of Mary Immaculate) Again many thanks for your support. Peter Carberry P.S: On behalf of my CMI family I would like to thank Peter and all the Knights for this great contribution to Visamo, our orphanage and home for the destitute. Fr. Pius CMI 200 CLUB : June Winners First prize Patrick Prior 142 Second Prize Judith Cartwright 28 Third Prize Margaret O'Hara 22 The next draw will be over the last weekend in July. Once again thank you for all your support and if you haven't won this year, yet, good luck for July!!!!!!. Tony Gent The Cafod collection TODAY will be for this Emergency Appeal. Gift aid envelopes will be available. Please remember Ethiopia 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 Standring or Sr. Helen if you can help. (A copy of the L’Arche Flintshire Newsletter available on the notice board) Pilgrimage of Reparation and Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on 16th July Saturday at the National Shrine of St. Pio, Pantasaph, from 10am to 3.15pm. More details on the Noticeboard. J&R Hamill Money Matters Offertory Collection last weekend £557.56 of which £329.70 was Gift Aided. Flowers £148.77: Peter’s Pence:£243.77 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.
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