Sacred Heart Parish Weekly Newsletter. Tel: (024) 7645 6214 E-mail: [email protected] Parish Website: www.sacredheart-coventry.org Deanery Website: www.coventry-catholicdeanery.org.uk The Presbytery, Church of the Sacred Heart, Harefield Road, Coventry, West Midlands CV2 4BT Dear Parishioners, I hope to be away for a one week break from Saturday 7th – Saturday 14th February. The 5.00pm Mass this Saturday will be said by Fr Jimmy Lutwama and the Sunday 10.30am by one of the priests from St John Fisher. understand St Theresa of Lisieux who said that holiness is not about doing uncommon things but is about doing common things with uncommon holiness, or to put it another way, it’s all about doing the next thing the right way, not what we have t do in a month’s time, but to do the very next thing to the best of our ability. Jesus was a ‘night person.’ We’re told in God bless, today’s gospel that “long before dawn, he got up and left the house and went off to a lonely place and prayed there.” We sometimes think of prayer as a duty, or a way of asking for God’s help but it is so much more. In prayer we are united in Jesus 8th February, 2015. 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) with our heavenly Father Parish Mass Book page 61. Redemptorist Sunday Missal Page 709. from Whom we draw our Preface of I of Sundays p499. Eucharistic Prayer 3 page 475. strength and our Saturday 5.00pm Dennis & Peggy George & Pat Varney, R.I.P. (Barbara understanding of reality: McGrath) Sunday 10.30am For all the people of the Parish. we see through God’s eyes, Monday we recognise reality as it 9.00am No Mass or Eucharistic Service. truly is and know of our Wednesday mission, just one day at a 5.45pm Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. 6.30pm Eucharistic Service time and sometimes just Thursday 10 minutes at a time. 9.00am No Mass or Eucharistic Service. Friday 9.00am No Mass or Eucharistic Service. Saturday 8.15am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. 9.00am Eucharistic Service Confessions: Saturday: and 4.30 -4.50pm 15th February, 2015. 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) Parish Mass Book page 63. Redemptorist Sunday Missal Page 713. Preface of II of Sundays p499. Eucharistic Prayer 3 page 475. Saturday 5.00pm For all the people of the Parish. Sunday 10.30am Charlie McDevitt, R.I.P. (Paul and June Squires.) There is a lovely saying: there are no coincidences, only God-instances and at any moment of time that is where God is and that is where we are. It is in the present that we discover the will of our Father in heaven. Not what He wants me to do tomorrow or next week or for the rest of my life, but what He wants me to do in this very moment, right now, here in the present and it is this that helps us to The Parish is part of the Archdiocese of Birmingham. Registered Charity No. 234216 Who i An Induction Loop system is provided. Please switch Hearing-Aid to ‘T’ BABY CHANGING UNIT Provided in the disabled toilet. Last week’s Offertory: £835.77 (Gift-Aid: £193.30 non Gift-Aid: £411.21 Bank Credits: £231.26.) Thank you all so much. Collection for the Catholic Education Service: £136.52. This weekend February collection towards Our Dream. Next weekend Retiring Collection for Pro-life. Counters this week: Team B. A Big Thank-You to the Keralan Community who presented to the parish £3,000.00 towards Our Dream at the 10.30am Mass last Sunday 7-day candles 8th – 15th February. Sacred Heart statue: Catriona Murphy, R.I.P.; Nora O’Donoghue, R.I.P. Our Lady’s statue: The O’Malley Family. Justice and Peace Group: meets again on Monday 23rd February Please remember in your prayers Maureen Bell, Tom Andrews, Dulcie Stalker, Joan O’Keefe, Christopher, Catherine and Clifford Browne, Alan Wilkinson, Winnie Coleman, Angel Nanyanzi, Ron Hamilton, Peter Gibbons, Ginny Dowden, Kathleen Tierney, James O’Brien, Kitty Bracken, Meira Hollick, Eileen Franey, Marie Egan, Mary Ruddy, Maria Scott, Eunan MacIntyre Junior, Bridie McAndrew, Benny McAndrew, Martin McAndrew, and all who are sick, for the repose of the souls of Paul Bainbridge, Paula Scott, Irene Ford, Peter Madden, Mary McGrath, Peggy Smith and all who have died and for all whose anniversaries occur at this time. Would you like to know more about your faith? Are you a non-Catholic who is interested in the Catholic Faith? Our Thursday evening meetings continue on Thursday’s at 7.30pm in the Hall. Everyone Welcome. The meetings finish at 8.45pm with DVD’s, and Guest Speakers. Refreshments provided. Over 50’s meet in the Hall every fortnight on a Monday. Please see noticeboard for date of next meeting. ALL-NIGHT VIGILS On the first Friday of every month. So that younger people are able to come these will run from 5.00pm - 10.00pm. Please switch phones when Thank you. off mobile in Church. “Christ the King Boxing Club is now accepting new members. The Boxing Club meets each week at St Augustine’s Sports Centre and further details are available from Brendan Malone on 07950 690122 and Colm Doherty on 07814 882236. Members have to be aged between 9 years and 18.” Fr David Keniry Director of the Ark of the Covenant 2002/2011, and known to many in Coventry, celebrates his Golden Jubilee of Ordination on 13th March this year. A special Mass will be celebrated at 7.00pm on Friday 13th March at Christ the King Church, 124 Warren Farm Road, Kingstanding B44 0QN followed by a reception to which all are welcome. If you are able to come, please leave a message on 01926 773744 or at [email protected] to facilitate catering. Teacher Advert Sacred Heart is a National Teaching School following our Outstanding Ofsted in September 2013 and the Governing Body are looking for imaginative and creative staff to join our happy and friendly team, to support our Catholic ethos in the following posts: Class Teachers (full time – permanent) TMS Required for September 2015 - (TLR2a for a suitable candidate) To apply for these posts – please go to WMJobs for the downloadable documents. http://www.wmjobs.co.uk/ Please return ALL documents for the attention of Mr Madia, Head of School via email or at the school. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed – email Mr Paul Madia [email protected] for an appointment. Closing Date – Monday 23rd February 2015 at 12:00pm. Our Parish Prayer. Send forth your Spirit, O Lord, and rebuild the face of our parish family. Renew what is weary and worn, restore what is old and stale; reclaim what has been lost. Fill us with your gifts; gifts to speak, gifts to love, gifts to heal, gifts to bind up broken hearts and rebuild your people.
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