Responsorial Psalm: On your right stands the queen, in garments of gold. Gospel Acclamation: Alleluia, alleluia! Mary has been taken up into heaven; all the choirs of angels are rejoicing. Alleluia! Sacrament of Baptism We welcome into our parish Community Alfie-Ray-Hulley-Prtichard who is baptised here today/ Sunday (12.30pm). As Tracy Hulley and N.J Pritchard give thanks to God for the gift of Alfie, may he in turn bring many blessings and much happiness to them. Sunday morning Reading rota There are two vacancies for new readers on the Sunday morning Mass rota. As we have quite a large rota, each person is only required to read six times a year and there are notes and guidelines available for new readers. If you are interested in joining the Sunday reading rota, please let me know. Thérèse Leighton ([email protected]) Money Matters : Eglwys Catholig Dewi Sant, Yr Wyddgrug St.David’s Catholic Church, Mold Offertory Collection last weekend £594.10 of which £317.65 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. 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 www.wrexhamdiocese.org.uk http://www.cmi.org.in 14th August 2016 Let us pray for the Sick Those whose anniversaries Occur this week (13th Aug) Thomas James Shannon, Annie McVey, Josephine Owen, Jan Sieka Margowski (14th Aug) John Cooper, Bridget Welsh, Ann Cafferty, Thomas Waldron, Edith May Rimmer, Agnes Davies, Luigi Sereni, Helen Powers, Michael Butterworth (15th Aug) Mary Geraghty, William Parry , Thomas Finn, (16th Aug) Katie Jones, (17th Aug) Greta Garnham, David Williams (18th Aug) Charles William Kunstle, Thomas Hayes, Pauline Hazlehurst (19th Aug) Thomas James Fox, Thomas Murphy, Sarah Walsh, John Edwin Jones, Allen George Tyson “Thank you for all the prayers that have been given for our friend Ian Byron over the past few months. His condition was life threatening. We are so pleased to say that Ian has made a full recovery. Who can ever doubt the power of prayer.” Sue and Dave Norris. http://www.cmi.org.in Year C LITURGY OF THE WEEK: Psalter Week III 13th August Saturday Mass 5.30pm 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 The Assumption of BV Mary For People of the Parish 14th August Sunday Mass 11am Hannah Roberts RIP (Angela Green) Monday : 15th Aug Tuesday: 16th Aug Liturgy of the day Mass 9.15am Michael Butterworth RIP (Joane&John) Liturgy of the day Mass 7pm Alan Newill RIP (Jane Kay) Wednesday: Liturgy of the day 17th Aug Mass 9.15am Helen Powers RIP (Christine Jeffrey) Thursday: Liturgy of the day 18th Aug Mass 9.15am Philip Hammersby RIP (Maura Edney) Friday: Liturgy of the day 19th Aug Mass 9.15am Allen Tyson & Jimmy Goggin RIP (Bridget & Molly Rathbone) 20th August Saturday Mass at 5.30pm 21st August Sunday Mass 11am For People of the Parish Teresa McKeogh 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: M CALL MY BLUFF MAGNIFICAT ary’s song for today’s feast of the Assumption is called the Magnificat and is based on an Old Testament song by Hannah. But the song is not actually about Hannah or Mary. It’s about God and it’s about you and me. The word “Magnificat” means that I am praising God for his greatness. Mary was blessed because the Lord was with her. Everyone with whom God dwells is blessed, and you are one of those people. Christ dwells with you. He has given you faith to believe in him. He has done everything necessary for your salvation. He talks to you, through his word. He feeds you, with his body and blood. God watches over you and protects you until the day he calls you to be with him. All generations can most certainly call you blessed. You are blessed because Jesus is with you, and he always will be. So with Mary as our example we too can sing the Magnificat. What are the great things that the Lord has done for me that I want to burst into song about and sing Magnificat? What have I done that needs God’s mercy and how do I feel the forgiveness of God? What are the ways that God shows he is working in my life, with the power of his arm, icat! Through my baptism God has promised that I will be his child and he will be my Father, until that day when I shall see him face to face, Magnificat! Today’s feast represents the crowning glory of Mary’s life of faith lived in the hope and trust that the promises made to her would be fulfilled. By singing the Magnificat Mary shows that she had a deep understanding of God’s continual presence at her side in good times and in bad, and that her gratitude was such that her heart overflowed with praise just and which make me want at the thought of what God to sing Magnificat? Time was doing in her life. and time again God stops By making the Magnificat me from getting proud- our own, we too can recoghearted, Magnificat! The nise a God who has faGod who thwarts the high voured his lowly servant; and mighty and raises the we can show our gratitude common and garden folk, to God for the many ways this same God never ig- in which his love surrounds nores me when I stand be- us daily; and we can hope fore him with honesty of and trust in his promise heart, Magnificat! He fills that, like Mary, we will one me when I am hungry and day see him face to face he laughs at my false and praise him for eternity claims to be needy, Magnif- with the saints in heaven. For the holiday month of August here are some bits of trivia for you to take a look at. All you have to do is decide whether they are true or false: ( continued from last week….) *The seven archangels are Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, Henry, Chamuel, Jophiel, and Zadkiel. *The Seven Deadly Sins are ignorance, apathy, pride, anger, sloth, avarice and gluttony *The Seven Virtues are prudence, generosity, courage, temperance, justice, rejoicing and charity. *The shortest verse in the Bible consists of two words: “Jesus wept”. (John 11:35). *The two robbers crucified next to Jesus were named Dismas and Gestas. *There are 49 different foods mentioned in the Bible. *Mabel was the wife of Moses. *The Bible was written by about 40 men over a period of about 1600 years dating from 1500 BC to about 100 years after Christ. *The Three Wise Men from the East brought gold, frankincense and myrrh to the infant Jesus. Frankincense is a gum resin used as a base for incense. Myrrh, also a gum resin, was valued as a perfume and an ointment used in embalming dead bodies. *The Bible never mentions that there were three wise men. *St Beryl is the patron saint of boring people. *One of the holiest Christian holidays is named after a pagan goddess. The name “Easter” derives from the Anglo-Saxon goddess Eostre, who governed the vernal equinox. *Sugar is never mentioned in the Bible. *Almonds and pistachios are the only nuts mentioned in the Bible. *Catholics have more books in their Bible than Protestants. *Jesus’ first miracle took place at a funeral. *When a priest forgives sins it is called absolutism. *The bowl in which a baby is baptised is called a font. *The thick cushions used in some churches for people to kneel on are called cassocks. *Chrism is another name for the ashes that some Christians put on their heads on Ash Wednesday to begin the season of Lent. *The Mormon Church was founded in 1147 in Pontefract, Yorkshire. *The word Pentateuch refers to the first five books of the Bible. *The three disciples who went around most with Jesus were Peter, James and John. King’s Christian Centre: Ladies Day 10th September 2016 : At Old Library from 9.45am to 4pm. Poster on the Noticeboard Mayor of Mold’s Variety Concert Wednesday 24th August, 7.30pm in aid of the Mayor’s Save a Life appeal, An evening of music, dance and magic! special guests include 12 year old singing sensation Beau Dermott, star of this year’s Britain’s Got Talent final and 2013 semi finalist Jodi Bird.
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