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PALM SUNDAY OF THE LORD’S PASSION (A) 13TH APRIL 2014 (PARISH MASS BOOK PAGE 176) PARISH NEWS

PARISH FINANCES 5th – 6th April: Loose £653.75. Envelopes £346.77. Standing Orders £446. Total £1,446.52. The Easter flowers collection amounted to £414.75. Many thanks for your generosity. There will be a retiring collection held on Maundy Thursday for the work of the poor, and on Good Friday for the Holy Land Shrines. EASTER SERVICE TIMES there are Yellow leaflets available which provide details of all the services for Holy Week through to Easter Sunday. Please take home a copy. LENTEN RECONCILIATION SERVICE Our Lady of Peace th Monday, 14 April at 7.30pm with visiting confessors

EASTER TRIDUUM MAUNDY THURSDAY EVENING MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER Our Lady of Peace : 7.30pm (Watching until midnight) GOOD FRIDAY SOLEMN LITURGY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD Our Lady of Peace 3.00pm EASTER VIGIL MASS Our Lady of Peace : Saturday : 8.30pm

MASS TIMES AND INTENTIONS
Saturday 5.15pm-5.45pm 6.00pm Sunday 9.00am 9.45am 11.30am 6.00pm Monday 9.30am 7.30pm Tuesday 9.30am 10.00am Wednesday 9.30am Thursday 11.00am 7.30pm Friday 10.00am 11.30am 3.00pm 7.00pm 7.30pm Saturday 8.30pm Sunday 9.00am 9.45am 11.30am 12th April Our Lady of Peace Our Lady of Peace 13th April St Gilbert’s Our Lady of Peace St Andrew’s Our Lady of Peace 14th April Our Lady of Peace Our Lady of Peace 15th April Our Lady of Peace Our Lady of Peace 16th April Our Lady of Peace 17th April Northampton Cathedral Our Lady of Peace 18th April St Andrew’s Our Lady of Peace Our Lady of Peace St Gilbert’s St Gilbert’s 19th April Our Lady of Peace 20th April St Gilbert’s Our Lady of Peace St Andrew’s PALM SUNDAY OF THE LORD’S PASSION Confessions Margaret Brown RIP (P&C) PALM SUNDAY OF THE LORD’S PASSION Joan O’Keefe RIP & Nora Conroy RIP (Conroy) Michael & Peggy Moran RIP (Rafter family) Anna Szutkowska RIP (Matgoriata Ahlawot) Maria Nealon RIP (Nealon) Jimmy Kerrigan RIP Lenten Reconciliation Service Anne Sadler RIP (Sadler) Confessions Service of Word and Holy Communion EVENING MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER Chrism Mass Margaret Brown RIP (P&C) Mary Hehir RIP (1st Anniversary) GOOD FRIDAY Ecumenical Service Confessions Good Friday Liturgy Confessions Stations of the Cross HOLY SATURDAY Molly Magee RIP (Cafferty) EASTER SUNDAY Baby Hannah Louise Gerardine McCarthy RIP Kathleen Galea RIP (Galea) Mary McMorrow RIP (Goldberg) Nazareth family Intentions (Sepala) Noel & Lyn Whelan RIP (Flynn)

MY DAY BY DAY Journey for Eastertide and Infant and Junior books, are available in the Church porches, priced £1 CONFESSIONS will also be heard at : ! Our Lady of Peace on Tuesday of Holy Week (15th) after the 9.30am Mass. ! Our Lady of Peace on Good Friday between 11.30am and 12.30pm. ! St Gilbert’s on Good Friday at 7.00pm. DECEASED Please pray for Ellen Hamberger RIP who died recently, her Requiem Mass will be on Monday, 28th April at 1.30pm following by cremation at Slough Crematorium. May her soul and the souls of all the faithful departed rest in peace. Amen. PLEASE REMEMBER the sick of our Parish: Carol Shieldhouse, Demetri Mackri, Charlie Young, Nigel Richardson, Frank Christian, Charles Greenwood, Lynn Arnold, Jean Walker, Luis Vancini, Graham Loudon, Ann Cronin, Mabel McCulloch, Pauline Rafter, Phyllis Wallbank, Joanna Glowski, Rocco Seagrove, Rosemary Conry, Marie Stephens, Deacon George Brooker, Ann and Des Gurrie, Sheila Ganguli, Kathleen and Terence Jemmett, Mary Compton, Fr David, Jerry Ellis, Francis Cashell, Jim Scott, Kathleen Richardson, Craig Wiley, Kevin O’Brien, Michael Hattrell. CAR PARKING Please when parking at Our Lady of Peace we ask that you take care not to block pavements or the corner of the road leading into St Michael’s Court. It is very difficult for residents of St Michael’s Court to access Lower Britwell Road when cars are parked on the corner obstructing the view onto the road. When using the car park please drive in as far as you can to allow us to use all the available spaces. Over the Easter season there will be extra cars and we ask please could everyone park considerately. WANTED Data / Assessment Manager at St Joseph’s Catholic High School. They require an enthusiastic and well organised individual to work as a Data / Assessment Manager at St Joseph’s. Must be highly numerate and have good knowledge of Excel. Further information available on the school website www.st-josephs.slough.sch.uk Completed application forms to be returned to d.jay@st-josephs.slough.sch.uk No Cv’s. Closing date 16th April 2014. ALTAR SERVERS' There will be a training session for all altar servers’ who have signed up to help at the services over the Easter period, at Our Lady of Peace on Monday, 14 th April at 2.30pm. There is a list in the Sacristy if you wish to sign up. ST VINCENT DE PAUL meet on Tuesday, 15th April at 2.00pm in the Sacristy of Our Lady of Peace. New members would be very welcome. If anyone knows of any parishioner who would like a visit from the SVP please let Yvonne know and it can be arranged. EASTER CLEAN UP On Saturday, 19th April from 9.00am a special clean up of Our Lady of Peace Church, together with cleaning of the brass etc. Please try and spend an hour to help, hot cross buns and tea and coffee supplied!!!!

NEW LIFE IN CHRIST seminar from Wednesday, 23 rd April for 6 Wednesday’s at 7.45pm with Catholic Evangelist, Derek Williams at St Andrew’s Church. Powerful teachings by this gifted and anointed preacher with incredible spiritual gifts. Popular speaker at conferences and seminars in the UK and internationally well-known. Please bring notebook, pen and Bible with you. All welcome. Donations only. Call Millie on 07957 594646. ST VINCENT DE PAUL AND THE CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE invite you to a celebration of Holy Mass with the sacramental anointing of the sick at St Andrew’s on Saturday, 26 th April at 3.00pm. This will be followed by a tea party. Transport can be arranged, if required please contact Bernie on 01628 603315. DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY on 27th April at the Polish Church of Divine Mercy, 48 Pitts Road, Slough, Berks, SL1 3XH at 1.45pm. Celebrating the Canonization of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XIII with Penitential Procession, Holy Mass and Hour of Mercy and Adoration followed by veneration of the Relic's of St John Paul II and St Faustina. All welcome. Call Millie on 07957 594646. FIRST HOLY COMMUNION Final Preparation and rehearsal on Monday, 28th April at 7.00pm in OUR LADY OF PEACE CHURCH. This is compulsory attendance and the parent(s) to attend with the child. Please continue to pray for our children so that they will grow in their appreciation of the sacraments of Confession and Holy Communion. CONFIRMATION PROGRAM The fourth Session will be on Tuesday, 29 th April from 7.00pm to 8.30pm and will be held in ST ANDREW’S. The Sacrament of Confirmation will be conferred by Bishop Peter this year on Tuesday, 24 th June at 7.30pm in Our Lady of Peace. READERS & EXTRAORDINARY EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS ROTA 19th – 20th April Sunday 9.00am Pat 9.45am Readers : Denise McClintock and Robert Bryant. Eucharist Ministers: Franka Deluca, Barbara Bryant, John Nash, Maura Potter, Andrea Barry. 26th – 27th April Saturday 6.00pm Yvonne Cafferty and Marie Oke. Sunday 9.00am Pauline. 9.45am Readers : Audrey Truman and John Nash. Eucharist Ministers : Lisa Mennone, Madeleine Bowron, Pearl Eatwell, Maureen Waters, Georgia Clark. Sunday 6.00pm Adam Wiseman and Patricia O’Connor. GIFT AID OFFERTORY ENVELOPES If you currently use offertory envelopes the new envelopes which you should now be using are available, and can be found on the table at the back of Our Lady of Peace Church. If you are a UK taxpayer, you could add 25p to every £1 that you give to your Parish (at no cost to yourself) through Gift Aid. If you require any further information please ring Yvonne on 01628 605764 or email as above.