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8, Gainsborough Road FEBRUARY 14th, 2010

FELIXSTOWE CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT Felixstowe

Saint Felix Catholic Parish Newsletter


IP11 7HT 6th SUNDAY
WOMENS DAY CONFERENCE Tel: 01394 282561 YEAR C
WEDNESDAY 31ST MARCH 10.0A.M – 3.00P.M. Parish Priest:
Fr David Hennessy
At Ranelagh Road Christian Fellowship.
Cost £5 inc. tea, coffee and dessert.
e-mail:
sacerdotus@googlemail.com
Then, fixing his eyes
Please bring your own packed lunch. Website: on his disciples,
Book by 15th March, for more details www.saintfelix.org.uk
contact Sue Copeman 01394 271908. he said, ...
Guest speaker Liz Beeton representing “Town Pastors”.

"Dear brothers and sisters, Lent culminates in


COLLECTIONS
LAST WEEK the Paschal Triduum, in which this year, too,
we shall celebrate divine justice - the fullness
OFFERTORY: £737.95 of love, gift, salvation. May this penitential
CAFOD : £189.31 season be for every Christian a time of
authentic conversion and intense knowledge
MANY THANKS of the mystery of Christ,
FOR YOUR who came to fulfil every justice.
GREAT GENEROSITY
Benedict XVI, Lenten Message, 2010

WEEKEND WEEKDAY MASS


MASS TIMES AT THE CONVENT
PLEASE REMEMBER IN YOUR PRAYERS ALL WHO ARE SICK MONDAY—SATURDAY
AND THOSE WHO HAVE DIED RECENTLY OR HAVE ANNIVERSARIES: SATURDAY 6pm
( Penny Milner-Smith+ ) 10.00am
Sick: Jack Gaffney, Betty McIlwraith, Stephanie O’Mahony, Betty Ryles. Monday: Fr C. Banham+
SUNDAY 9am
Fr Cyril Banham, Sr Felicity Moody, Helen Tribe, Peter Hunter, Peter Begbie, 10.30am ( Convent ) ++++++++++
Bernard Davies, Evelyn O’Leary, Frances Haylock, William Cremonini, ( Anne Poole intention
Catherine Hollis, Alice Smith, Ellen Summerfield, Joan Webster, Beryl Baptism of Theo John Powell, ALSO ...
Hockley, Sean Flynn, Winifred Smith, Mary Stocker, Winifred Mason, her grandson ... )
Daniel Mullin-Henderson. RIP FRIDAY 12 NOON
11.30am ( Trimley ) Mass at St Felix
PARISH QUIZ AND SUPPER LENT FAMILY FAST DAY 26TH FEB
in the Church Hall
Shrove Tuesday 16th February This is the 50th anniversary of Family Fast Day.
at 7.30p.m. The first one, in 1960, was organized by the Catholic
Tickets £4. Women’s League, The Union of Catholic Mothers and
Bring your own bottle the Board of Catholic Women in response to a crisis in
Tickets will be on sale w/e 30th Jan and 6th Feb. Dominica. The C.W.L. will be holding Hunger Lunches
every Friday during Lent at 12.30p.m. in the Church
Hall. All the money raised will be going to CAFOD so
PARISH SUMMER FETE please give us your support so that we can make this an
extra-special year. The CAFOD slogan for Lent is
It has been decided to have a change from the summer fete this year. “Give it up” so let us give up Friday lunches and help
However we do still need to raise money for parish funds. CAFOD to feed the hungry.
We need fund raising ideas, one will need to include a Grand Raffle
( this is a really easy way to raise between £700 - £800 after expenses).
If you have any ideas or suggestions please place them in the box in the porch at
St. Felix or speak to Sylvia - Ft. 275370 or Jenny - Ft.671217 as soon as possible. LENT 2010
We can all play a part however small or large ASH WEDNESDAY, 17th FEBRUARY
and your parish really does need you to be involved MASS WITH ASHES:
and any ideas will be welcome.
Convent: 10.00am
St Felix: 12noon
DAY OF INSPIRATION St Cecilia’s: 7.30pm
for Catholics working with Young People - February 27th in London
Come and hear some of the finest speakers in the world share their Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are days of fasting and abstinence. Fasting
wisdom and knowledge about working with young people. More in- means that the amount of food we eat is considerably reduced. Abstinence
formation at the back of the church or go to www.cymfed.org/ means that we give up particular kinds of food or drink, for example meat and
congress but please let Hamish (dys@east-angliadiocese.org.uk) in alcohol. Friday, and especially the Fridays of Lent,
the Diocesan Youth Office know if you are interested in going, recalls the crucifixion of Our Lord as we prepare for Easter.
as he is organising free travel. Fridays are set aside as special days of penance.

There are information sheets with suggested Lenten practices


MARKS GOSPEL BY LANCE PIERSON AT ST. MARY’S WALTON, FRIDAY 12TH available in all porches. Please take these sheets and use the ideas
MARCH 7.30.PM £5 TICKETS 283705. INFO AT WWW.LANCEPIERSON.ORG as you wish to mark this special penitential season
PROCEEDS CHURCH DEV FUND of preparation for Easter