Responsorial Psalm: The just will live in the presence of the Lord. Gospel Acclamation: Alleluia, alleluia! Open our heart, O Lord, to accept the words of your son. Alleluia! Celebration Mass We will be celebrating the many successes and achievements of the year on Tuesday 19th July at 9.15am in St David’s Mold. In addition, to saying goodbye to our Year 6 pupils, we will be marking the retirement of Mrs Peover, who has given 25 years of teaching to St David’s. A farewell goes to Miss Cousins, who will be taking up a teaching post in Dubai. All are welcome. Mr. Hughes Farewell and Thank you Next Sunday (24th July), we will say “Farewell” to the Morris family and to Sheila and Bob Naybour. We thank them for being part of our parish community and for their generous service and involvement . Tea/Coffee will be served in the Hall after the Mass, so that we can thank them and say our “Goodbyes”. We wish them every blessing in the future. People expect us to be busy, overworked. It’s become a status symbol in our society: if we’re busy we’re important; if we’re not busy, we’re embarrassed to admit it. Busyness is where we get our security. It’s validating, popular and pleasing. It’s also a good excuse for not dealing with the first things in our lives. (Stephen Convey) 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/ Hospitality is making your guests feel at home, even though you wish they were. (Renee Waterworth) Next Weekend www.wrexhamdiocese.org.uk http://www.cmi.org.in 17th July 2016 16th Sunday Ordinary time LITURGY OF THE WEEK: Psalter Week IV 16th July Saturday Mass 5.30pm Collection for Flowers NO Choir Practice this Tuesday For People of the Parish Let us pray for the Sick Michael Jones, Anne Jones, 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, Jenny Mansley, Jennifer Rowley, Nancy Wilson, Joe & Luisa Desena, Shelagh Fulham, Margaret Stubbs, Philomena Lamano, and Leo McManus. We remember in our prayers Those whose anniversaries Occur this week (16th July) George Clarke, Clara Pimblett (17th July) William Collins, Gerald Whitley, Francis Williams, Martin Brannan, Michael Maloney, Jim McIntyre (18th July) Helen Brennan, John Carney, (19th July) Mary Brownrigg, Honora Hyland (20th July) Bernard O’Hara, Nora Supersad (21st July) Esther Mayers, Helen Hall, Thomas James McVey (22nd July) David Wilson, Thomas Neale, Tim Turner http://www.cmi.org.in Year C 17th July Sunday Mass 11am Christopher Shone RIP (Joanne and John Shone) Monday : 18th July Tuesday: 19th July Liturgy of the day Mass 9.15am Chris Shone RIP & Int. Joanne, John& Andrew Shone (Win and Brian Eagan) Mass 9.15am : School Leavers’ Mass Mass 7pm Sr.Aidan Doran RIP Wednesday: Liturgy of the day 20th July Mass 9.15am Thursday: 21st July Friday: 22nd July Gerry Walsh &Ron Johnson RIP (Agnes Walsh) Liturgy of the day Mass 9.15am Int. Michael Cresswell (Creswell Family) Feast: St.Mary Magdalene Mass 9.15am Tommie Flannery RIP (Rose & Jim Hamill) 23rd July Saturday Mass at 5.30pm 24th July Sunday Mass 11am For People of the Parish Int. The Morris Family (Simon Hughes) 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: W AVOIDING GOD e have defined ourselves by what we do, not by what we are. When first meeting a person we often ask “What do you do?” And we seem to be impressed by how busy they are. Somebody with a full diary, with a frenetic lifestyle and a backlog of texts on their mobile phone is considered a success. To have no time is thought of as a status symbol. But we may still not know who we are. If we always respond to the urgent, we may end up missing the essential. By keeping busy we can easily stave off what we know we should really be doing. Where we set our priorities often says more about how we would like to be thought of than it does about who shown the basic courtesies. we really are. Maybe she’d got into the It’s easy to hear the epi- habit of doing everything in sode about Jesus visiting the kitchen and then feeling Martha and Mary and to sorry for herself and blamcome out on Mary’s side. ing others? She wouldn’t be She was the one who sat the first! and talked while Martha was going frantic in the kitchen. The gospel tells us that Martha was “distracted” by all the work that had to be done for the meal and the entertaining. But both Martha and Mary were needed. The guest did not come just for food but for company too. Mary played her part by entertaining Jesus and by allowing herself to be enriched as she listened to what he had to say. Martha’s role was to get everything just right so that the meal would go without a hitch. It might be a bit harsh to say that the whole occasion smacked of devotion on Mary’s part and of duty on Martha’s. But what is certain is that Martha allowed herself to be “distracted” by important things that could have waited until she’d In our relationship with God, do we feel that we have always got to be doing something? Always active, proving our love of God? A faith without any sign of good works would be a lazy one. But if we never slow down enough to talk to God, to rest in God’s presence and to listen for what God is trying to tell us, then we will end up running on very low batteries. And we might find that what we thought was crucial just turns out to be a way of distracting ourselves and avoiding God. Journey of Faith 2016/17 ‘Come and See’ Are you or someone you know interested in learning more about the process of entering the Catholic Faith? Come and learn why Catholics do what they do and what Catholics believe about God, church and family life in Christ. We start our new sessions during the first week of September on Monday evenings starting at 7.30pm in the Parish Library. Registration forms are available at the Flint parish office or from your parish priests. This programme is open to every parish in the deanery. Fr. Adrian Wilcock (Dean) Email: [email protected] Telephone: 01352732245 After considering your family and friends in your will, why not think of leaving a gift to the family of the Church? It is a way of thanking God for the blessings you have received during your life and a wonderful way of helping to ensure that the faith and values we cherish will be carried on for future generations- your children, grandchildren and beyond. Your gift could be specified to be used for general purposes at the discretion of the parish priest ( or the bishop if it is given to the diocese). Making the ultimate gift will be as simple as asking your advisor to include a statement such as : 'I GIVE [THE SUM OF £ — / MY RESIDUARY ESTATE] to St. David's Catholic Church, Mold (or if you would like to give to the diocese: to Wrexham Diocesan Trustees Registered) to be applied as to both capital and income for the general charitable purposes of the Parish ( or Wrexham Diocesan Trust (Charity Number 700426) AND I REQUEST without imposing any binding trust or legal obligation that the same shall be used for such purposes within St. David’s, Mold or at the discretion of the parish priest AND I DIRECT that the receipt of the Parish Priest shall be sufficient discharge to my Executors. Money Matters : Offertory Collection last weekend £650.64 of which £372.95 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.
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