St Patrick s (Woolston, SO19 9BD) & Annunciation (Netley, SO31 5AF) Parishes Southampton East Area, Diocese of Portsmouth, Registered Charity 246871 OFFICE: St. Patrick’s House, 45 Portsmouth Rd. Southampton SO19 9BD Phone 023 8044 8671, Email: [email protected] www.ckscolasb.org.uk Parish Priest: Fr. Claro V. Conde, Parish Deacon: Rev. Peter Silsbury, (Tel. 02380 477158) Mrs. Marion Patient, parish registrar (11am – 1:00pm Mondays and Tuesdays) Safeguarding Reps: Barbara Reed and Coleen Smith (02380 448 671) For emergency calls please txt 07803191502 FIFTH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME – 8th FEBRUARY 2015 WELCOME! Failte! Witajcie! Willkommen, Merhba! Mabuhay! Nno! EnnaVishayam! Bienvenidos! स्वागत (Svāgat) ahlan wa sahlan أهًال و سهًال, Selamat dating COME & WORSHIP WITH US SATURDAY VIGIL Mass: 6 pm (St Patrick’s) SUNDAY 9am Mass Annunciation (Netley Abbey) 11am Mass & Baptism St. Patrick’s (Woolston) Confessions before the Masses 3:30pm FILIPINO MASS 9th February Monday Feria 9:30am Service of the Word (St. Patrick) 1pm Home Mass (Sick with Cancer) 10th February Tuesday St Scholastica 9:30am Mass (Annunciation) 11th February Wednesday Our Lady of Lourdes 9:30am Mass (St. Patrick) Mass of Healing for the sick Tea &Coffee afterward 12th February Thursday Feria 9:30am No Service (St. Patrick) 4pm Mass in the Ship 13th February Friday Feria 9:30am No Service (Annunciation) 6pm Home Mass INTENTIONS for February: June Bick rip (Anniversary 6th February); Jose Conde rip; Rene Barfoot rip BIRTHDAYS: Lisa Stone (8Feb); Annie Corbin (9Feb); Herbie Clayton (11Feb); Katie Babahami (12Feb); Virginia Valerio (12Feb); Nancy Doyle (12Feb); Tessie Dickenson (13Feb); Benjamin Craggs (13Feb); Gillian Chipeture (13Feb); David O’Callaghan (14Feb); WELCOME TO NEW PARISHIONERS. If you are new to the parish, or if you have not let us have your details before, please fill in one of the ‘new parishioner’ forms in the porch, and post it through the presbytery door. Also, if you move within the parish or out of the parish, please let us know. Thank you. Sign up for Portsmouth Diocese E-News: www.portsmouthdiocese.org.uk SAVE TREES. You can have the newsletter sent by email. Let us know. Reduce our Carbon Footprint PARISH CALENDAR 18th February ASH WEDNESDAY – LENT. 9:30pm Mass (St. Patrick’s), 7pm (Annunciation) St Edmund’s 6:30am; 7:30pm; St Joseph’s 12:15pm. St. Boniface’s 10am and 8pm 21st February Saturday 11am St. John Cathedral Portsmouth RITE OF ELECTION for Candidates who want to become Catholics 22nd February Sunday 1:30pm – 3:00pm 1st session of BAPTISMAL Preparation begins at Christ the King Church Hall, see Deacon Peter for more information. 25th February Wednesday 7:30 THE BIBLE MINI-SERIES. In 5 parts this tells the story from Genesis to Revelation. St. Patrick. 7th March Saturday Sacrament of Reconciliation for 1st Holy Communion Candidates and Parents. 13th March Friday Lenten Penitential Service & CONFESSION, 7:30pm Immaculate Conception Portswood. 17th March FEAST of ST PATRICK. Bishop Philip visits St. Patrick School 19th March Thursday Feast of St. Joseph, 4pm Lenten Penitential Service & CONFESSION, St. Patrick Church 21st March Penitential Service & Confession 10:30am, St. Brigid West End 25th March Feast of the ANNUNCIATION of Our Lady 28 March IGNITE (Youth Retreat) 29 March Palm Sunday HOLY WEEK (Clock goes forward) 5th April EASTER SUNDAY 24th May PENTECOST (International Mass & Food) th 30 May Confirmation at St. John Cathedral, Portsmouth by Bishop Philip Egan. 6th June Saturday 1st Holy Communion 7th June Sunday Corpus Christi FINANCE AND FUND RAISING 2nd Collection: Buildings and Maintenance St Patrick total: £944.37 Loose plates: £131.87; Envelopes: £331.05; Hall: £180.00; Prayer candles: £13.58; Repository: £10.00; Second collection Catholic Education Service: £62.87; C.A.F. £10.00; Stipend: £180.00; Raffle £25.00. The Annunciation total: £219.10 Loose plates: £81.30; Envelopes: £31.50; Prayer Candles: £12.35; 2nd collection Catholic Education Service loose plate: £ 63.05; 2nd collection Catholic Education Service envelopes:£5.00; Lottery:£25.00 FOR GIFT AID Donation scheme please contact Irene Chapman (Woolston) or Peter Chilton (Netley) LEGACY: PLEASE REMEMBER the PARISH and the MISSIONS in Your WILL THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR HELP. Baptism Preparation in the Pastoral Area: The dates for the 2-session courses in 2015, for parents wishing to have their child baptised, are: 22 February and 8 March, 10 and 17 May, 13 and 20 September All are Sundays in Christ the King church hall in Bitterne, 1.30-3pm. BARN DANCE PLANNING MEETING. Annunciation Presbytery, Monday 16th February 7.30pm. Please come along if you are able to help us to plan a successful event. BARN DANCE 2.Tickets are now available after Mass. Adult price £5.00, children go free. Price includes a hot meal, bring your own drinks. The Dance is on Saturday 28th February at 7.30pm in THE ABBEY HALL, NETLEY ABBEY. Led by The Woodsiders, Barn Dance and Ceilidh Band. If you want to reserve a ticket call Chris 023 8056 0452. FILM NIGHT. One for the girls this month! What we did on our holiday (12). David Tennant, Rosamund Pike and Billy Connolly. Thursday 26th February, 7.30pm Annunciation Presbytery. GARAGE SALE-In St Patrick’s Hall 21st February 2015 1.00 pm-4.00 pm. Admission 20p. There will be a sale of surplus goods received for the Filipino appeal. Any jumble will also be gratefully received. Please leave the jumble at the back of the church or give to Sylvia. All proceeds will go to the Filipino Fund. DISCLAIMER: The parish is not responsible for whatever transactions the advertisers have to anybody who responds to this advert LAST TALK OF CaFE –Wednesday 11th February entitled “To boldly Go!” 7.30 pm-9.15 pm at Christ the King and St Colman Parish Hall Bitterne SO18 53G. NOTE from former parishioner ROBIN FOREMAN. As you know, “WAR BABIES” I am a member of a group we call the “War Babies” as many were born during the Second World War. I remember being taught in a Nisson Hut alongside an air raid shelter. The first classroom I was taught in was the Green in the corner of the playground near the prefabs behind the Police Station (it was built by the RAF who manned a barrage balloon on the site). We “War babies” are now in our 70s+. All attended St Patricks School until we moved on to other schools, I with other boys went to “Woolston Academy for Young Gentlemen!” (Woolston Secondary School) with most girls going to St Annes. Judith Veal emigrated to Australia with her family. Many of us joined the Scouts and Guides and when a little older all went to St Patricks Youth Club in the Tin Church. Through the years we have attended many funerals for the parents of a generation and some War Babies. On Friday 30th January 2015 many of us attended the funeral of Chrissie Callaghan who was the last parent of “War Babies” group to pass away aged 98. It was a grand “do” after the Mass, old boyfriends and girlfriends meeting again. Even I met my first girlfriend after all these years (my wife thinks she had a lucky escape!). May I thank Moira and the Callaghan Tribe for allowing me to serve at Chrissie’s funeral Mass. It was an honour to serve with a very old friend Pete Isham and Chrissie’s grandchildren. It would be nice for the “War Babies” to arrange a final social event and not a funeral. ROBIN FOREMAN. FLAME 2, CATHOLIC YOUTH FESTIVAL, WEMBLEY ARENA, MARCH 7th. Tickets are still available for Flame 2, which will be the largest Catholic youth event ever held in the UK. Matt Redman will be leading the music and a range of interesting people will be speaking, including Cardinal Luis Tagle, recently by the side of Pope Francis throughout his visit to the Philippines. The event is open to young people and young adults, Year 10 upwards. For a full programme and booking details, check outhttp://www.cymfed.org.uk/flame2 CHURCH PARKING REVIEW. There has been complaints from parents after fetching school children at the front of the church. There were reports of health and safety issues of cars coming in and out of the small gate where it is difficult to see children coming from the rear. We may need to close the gates again when there are no church activities.
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