WHEN IN HOSPITAL The Catholic Chaplaincy Team of any hospital needs to be informed if you or a relative wish to be seen by chaplaincy. Either inform a member of the ward staff that you wish to have a chaplaincy visit or let Fr Kevin know and he will pass on details to the Catholic chaplain’s office. CAFOD EVENING on Thursday 26 March, 7 – 9pm at Star of the Sea Parish Centre, St Albans Road, Lytham, More details in porch Did you know…. for over two decades, CAFOD supporters have been among those urging the UK government to keep its promise to the world’s poorest people? Victory has not come easily, but this week, Lords supported a bill that guarantees the UK’s commitment to overseas aid. This year alone, UK aid helped over 5 million children go to school, provided more than 19.5 million people with clean water and helped turn the tide in the fight against Ebola. It’s a historic week; a sign of unity and solidarity – one we can be proud of. Envelopes for 2015/2016 will be available in the hall this weekend (14th and 15th March) in alphabetical order. If you would like envelopes and don't have them at present If you would prefer to pay by standing order If you are a tax payer and would like to Gift Aid (at no extra cost to yourself) If you are no longer a tax payer If you have had envelopes in the past and they are missing this year please contact Linda Forster 01772 632260 or [email protected] Once again, many thanks for your support. CARDINAL NEWMAN COLLEGE invites us to a Lenten Vigil and service of Reconciliation on Monday, 16 March at 6.30pm in the college chapel, Lark Hill. Poster in porch EASTER FLOWERS A box at the back of church if you would like to donate towards Easter flowers Parish of Holy Family, Freckleton & Warton with the Parish of St Anne, Westby Mills Parish Priest: Fr Kevin Lowry 1 Lytham Road Warton PR4 1AD 01772 632254 E-mail: [email protected] website: www.holyfamilyrc.org.uk Lancaster Roman Catholic Diocesan Trustees, Registered Charity No. 234331 Nearby Catholic Churches: St Joseph’s, Ansdell & St Peter’s, Lytham Holy Cross Kirkham & Wesham 01253 737037 01772 683664 FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT 15TH March 2015 Mass Times & Intentions at Holy Family Sat 14th Sun 15th Mon 16th Tues 17th Wed 18h Thurs 19th Fri 20th Sat 21st Sat 21st Sun 22nd 6.30pm 10.45am 9.00am 7.00pm 9.00am 9.00am 10.00am 6.30pm 10.45am People of the Parish Winnie Stout Maisie Hickey George Truscott Mary Easterby Patrick Phillips No Mass Special Intention Miriam and Marsden Rigby People of the Parish During Lent Stations of the Cross on Fridays at 6.15pm. Tuesday is the Feast of St Patrick, patron of Ireland. Thursday is the feast of St Joseph No Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at 6.00pm Rosary before Mass: Saturday morning. Confessions: Friday 6.30pm – 6.55.pm & Saturday 5.30pm – 6.00pm. PRAYER BEFORE THE BLESSED SACRAMENT FOR VOCATIONS TO THE PRIESTHOOD AND DIACONATE IN THE DIOCESE: Each Friday 5.55pm – 6.55pm. Please pray for those who are sick, housebound and hospitalised, especially: Mark Charlesworth Cecilia Fitzgerald Laoise Nolan Daryl Turner May Lawton Dorothea O’Donnell Janet Whittle Edith Cox Margaret & Greg Morris and all our friends and relatives who are ill. Last Weeks Offerings: 8 March Gift Aid Envelopes/loose £312.87 + £135.00 (Standing Orders) Total: £447.87 Many Thanks FOODBANK Our parish hall is available for donations of non perishable food stuffs at the Saturday and Sunday Mass times. Donations go to St Paul’s Parish Foodbank Please pray for all those who have died recently and all those whose anniversaries occur around this time: James Lewis, William Cardwell, Pat Hennessy, Carmel Thomas, Marsden Rigby, Ellen Johnson, Margaret Ormsby, Agnes Curley, Mary Winifred Stout , Joe Hennessy THINKING FAITH A Study week and holiday week at Boarbank Hall, Cumbria. 1 – 8 August 2015. Information in porch TOWARDS A NEW PENTECOST Conference at the Cor et Lumen Community, Wigton, Cumbria 20 – 22 March. More details in Porch. BAPTISM Please pray for Erin Pearl Spencer who will be baptised today. EASTER EGGS NEEDED We are hoping to have an Easter Egg hunt for the children, after 10.45 Calendar Mass on Easter Sunday. We would appreciate donations of Easter Eggs (any size) or cash donations for this activity. Please place eggs in box in the porch. Thank You 20th March 22nd March 700pm 10.45am 29th March 6.00pm 1st April 2nd April 3rd April 3rd April 4th April 7.00pm 7.00pm 10.30am 3.00pm 8.00pm Lent Deanery Mass at St Peter’s Lytham First Communion children enrol in their preparation during Mass Local Churches joint Palm Sunday Service at Holy Family Lent Penitential service at Holy Family Mass of the Lord’s Supper The Way of the Cross for children The Passion of the Lord Easter Vigil CHRISM MASS: Lancaster Cathedral at 11.30am on 2 April. During this Mass there is the blessing of Holy Oils and renewal of ordination promises made by priests. DEANERY LENTEN MASS St Peter’s Lytham at 7.00pm on Friday 20 March. This is the only Mass in the Deanery today AT TABOR, PRESTON A Day for Parishes on Saturday 6 June. An invitation to explore the treasures of Christian Spirituality. If you are interested have a word with Fr Kevin. Gospels and Government - will Catholic Social Teaching affect the way you vote? With speakers John Battle and Simon Steward. Also Willie Slavin and Helen Boothroyd will speak about the Cumbria Welfare Commission Saturday 21st March 10:30am to 3:30pm Free and All welcome Cathedral Centre, Balmoral road, Lancaster, LA1 3BT MARGARET BURNS RIP Many of you knew Margaret and you know her as ‘Lolly’ Burns who used to be the lollypop lady at Holy Family School. She died recently, may she rest in peace. CENACOLO at Dodding Green, near Kendal. Mass to mark the 10th anniversary of the Community opening in the UK at 3pm on 22 March FIRST COMMUNION A reminder to parents that preparation for the children begins on 18 March at 6.30pm. We meet in the presbytery.
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