No Rosary & Benediction on Sunday
NO EXPOSITION of the Blessed Sacrament on Thursday
NO CONFESSIONS on Saturday
PLEASE NOTE THIS NEWSLETTER COVERS TWO WEEKS.
Welcome to Fr John Coyle who is celebrating Mass this weekend (17th/18th August).
EVENING CHRONICLE WISH TOKENS: Pauline Lundgren is collecting the Sports Wish Tokens on behalf of Gosforth Harriers. Rachael has been a member of the club since age of 11.
Please put tokens in box provided in hall or hand them to Pauline.
Brinkburn Mass. The annual Solemn High Mass at Brinkburn Priory will take place this year at noon on Saturday September 14th. The Rudgate Singers will sing Byrd`s Mass for four voices. All welcome.
WHERE THE HELL IS GOD? WHY BOTHER PRAYING?A day with Fr Richard Leonard sj.Saturday 28 September 2013, St Joseph’s Parish Hall, Gateshead NE8 1LX Refreshments from 10.00am.Where the Hell is God 10.30 am. 12.30 pm. Why Bother Praying 1.15 pm-
3.15 pm These are two distinct sessions and people are invited to attend both or either. There is no charge but booking is essential. Please bring a packed luch if you are staying for the full day. To book please contact the Diocesan Department for Adult Formation and Evangelisation before Friday 13 September 2013 at firstname.lastname@example.org 2433313
PLEASE NO MORE VIDEOS. Please do not bring any more Videos to sell on the book stall. With the advent of DVDs there is no longer a market for them and they are just left on our hands. Plenty of books are still welcome and sell at 40p per book or 3 for £1. for parish project.
PLEASE NOTE: During the month of August there will be no tea or coffee served after Sunday Mass.
SILVER WEDDING Anniversary: Jackie & Malcolm Thompson would like to thank everyone for their good wishes in respect of their recent anniversary also the magnificent contributions received on the day totalling £700 which was shared equally between The Parkinson’s Society and St. Mary’s Church.
FATHER BROWN’S LEAVING GIFT: This is the last weekend for donations towards a presentation to Fr. Brown before he leaves our Parish, if you wish to make a donation there are boxes marked for the purpose and are placed at both church entrances.
Year of Faith Mini-pilgrimage: Durham Cathedral for sung Vespers 3.30 September 22nd 2013 Bishop Seamus preaching followed by prayers at the tombs of St. Cuthbert and St. Bede Our Pilgrimages end with a visit to the Lindisfarne Gospels and Durham Cathedral. Meet at the Library on Palace Green at 1.00pm for visit to the gospels, before going to the Cathedral