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APRIL 25th 2010

8, Gainsborough Road
PARISH COFFEE MORNING Felixstowe
IP11 7HT 4th Sunday

Saint Felix Catholic Parish Newsletter


will be held on
Tel: 01394 282561
SATURDAY, 12th JUNE,
JUNE of Easter
10—12 noon Parish Priest:
Fr David Hennessy GOOD SHEPHERD
in St Felix Church Hall.
e-mail: SUNDAY
We will start handing out raffle tickets next week- sacerdotus@googlemail.com
end. Please try and sell as many as possible as it is YEAR C
Website:
an easy way to raise money. Please return counter- www.saintfelix.org.uk
foils and money in an envelope maked “Rafle )
either through the presbytery door MASSES THIS WEEK
or via Jenny or Sylvia. ( April 26th—May 1st )
WEEKEND MASS TIMES
Lists will be up next week at St Felix, the convent Monday: 10.00am
and St Cecilia’s inviting you to donate a raffle prize. 6pm: ST FELIX Tuesday: 10.00am
( Catherine O’Carroll ( Euch Service )
In previous years, the £100 first prize has come out
& Mark Compton+ ) Wed—Friday
of the profits; this year, we were wondering whether
some parishioners would care to make cash 5.45pm
9am: ST FELIX
Saturday: 10.00am
donations specifically towards that £100. If you can ( Marjorie Yelverton+ )
( Euch Service )
help in this way, please put your donation in an
10.30am: CONVENT
envelope marked “raffle donation” ( Bp Michael—CWL ) AT THE CONVENT
and post through the presbytery door.
Any queries, please speak to either
11.30am: ST CECILIA’S NO FRIDAY MASS
( Pvt Int Marg McArdle )
Jenny ( 671217 ) AT ST FELIX
or ( May 3rd—6th )
Sylvia ( 275370 ) Same as above
COLLECTIONS
LAST WEEK
MAY 7th
THE BISHOP’S PASTORAL LETTER OFFERTORY: £825.65
10.00am
Some copies are available in the porches. CAFOD : £141.58 Mass at Convent
Please take one and read and pray about it! 12noon
MANY THANKS
FOR YOUR GENEROSITY Mass at St Felix
( Alice Patricia Butterworth+ )
GENERAL ELECTION QUESTION TIME
DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO WALSINGHAM
May 3rd this Sunday evening, 7.30pm
PROCESSION 12.30
at St John’s Church, Orwell Road.

COME ALONG AND MEET THE CANDIDATES


MEDJUGORJE MARIAN PILGRIMAGES, 18th September, 2010 OF THE THREE MAIN PARTIES.
£479 half-board. Departure from London Gatwick.
PLEASE SEE NOTICE-BOARD FOR DETAILS. MANY THANKS TO Maureen Butler and Barbara King for their
Contact Jan Cavanagh for more information, 01473 730426 appeal last Sunday on behalf of the parish finances. Thank you to all
who signed up for Gift Aid - it really is a very simple and non-
intrusive procedure and has the potential of greatly increasing the par-
DIOCESAN CELEBRATION OF MARRIED LIFE
ish’s income to meet our needs and obligations. A useful reminder for
with Bp Michael, Saturday 3rd July at St John’s Cathedral, Norwich. us all that it costs about £900 per week to run this parish; if this is not
Mass woth renewal of Marriage Commitment at 11.00am, followed by the income, then we eat into our fast diminishing capital! Thank you
light refreshments. This is especially for those celebrating a significant for listening and responding.
anniversary of marriage, or a new baby., but ALL are welcome. Please
book by contacting Mary Clark on 01603 504667. If you have already completed a form for Gift Aid,
please return it asap so it can be processed and new
envelopes can be given to you. If you missed out last week,
forms are still available in the church porches.
THE ORDINATION OF LUKE GOYMOUR & MICHAEL COLLIS Thank you to Alan Lamberton
will take place at the Cathedral on Saturday, 10th July at 12 noon at who administers this scheme on our behalf.
the Cathedral. It will be a very big occasion with all priests and
deacons of the diocese attending and many hundreds of people. It will
be a wonderful event ot behold and in which to take part. If there is I will give you shepherds
enough interest in the parish, we will hire a coach for the event. Further after my own heart" (Jer. 3:15).
details to follow.
In these words from the prophet Jeremiah, God promises his people that he will
never leave them without shepherds to gather them together and guide them: "I will
set shepherds over them [my sheep] who will care for them, and they shall fear no
THE ANNUAL MISSION APPEAL will be made this year more, nor be dismayed (Jer. 23.4). ….
by Fr Mark Minihane on behalf of the Augustinian Missions on
Without priests the Church would not be able to live that fundamental obedience
the weekend of May 22 / 23.
which is at the very heart of her existence and her mission in history, an obedience
in response to the command of Christ: "Go therefore and make disciples of all na-
tions" (Mt. 28:19) and "Do this in remembrance of me" (Lk. 22:19; cf. 1 Cor.
PRAYER FOR PRIESTS THIS WEEK: Frs Denys Lloyd; Laurie Locke; Nichols
11.24), i.e:, an obedience to the command to announce the Gospel and to renew
Lombardo; Henry McCarthy; Edward McBride; Neville Clement; Bob McCormick.
daily the sacrifice of the giving of his body and the shedding of his blood for the
life of the world. By faith we know that the Lord's promise cannot fail.
- Pope John Paul II, Pastores Dabo Vobis, 1991