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Catholic Parish of St Mary & St Thomas More

2 Hallcourt Crescent, Cannock , WS11 0AB,
Parish Priest: Fr Peter Weatherby tel: 07766 335591
8th October 2017 27th Sunday of Year A Deacons : Rev Michael Vickery, Rev Paul Hender
Welcome to everyone at Mass today, especially if you are Parish Sister: Sisters Sebastian & Callista (temporary)
new to our church or haven't been to Mass for some time. New Cross & Cannock Hospital Chaplains: 01902 695098
Practising Catholics, clear in conscience that they are St Marys Centre (Meals and Functions) 01543 579364
properly prepared, may receive holy communion. Others &
are invited to come forward for a blessing. If so, please Cafod Representative : Jo Burrowes
place your hand on your heart to indicate this to the priest, Safeguarding: Jo Burrowes & Ann Hinsley
deacon or minister. (Birmingham Diocesan Trust: Reg Charity No. 234216)

Masses, Intentions & other services What kind of Messenger are you?
Check mass intentions online at
Welcome to everyone The Alpha Course: this
8th October 2017 27th Sunday Messenger here for the Family Mass week "Who is Jesus".
Sat 7 5pm Dieter Grunow RIP this Sunday - especially Alpha is an introductory
Sun 8 8am Annie Maddocks RIP trhe children and families course to the Christian
10.30am Louise Bell RIP preparing for their faith, each Tuesday
Conrmation on 22nd evening at 7.30pm at the
Tue 10 9.15am Fr Emmanuel Gili-Hammett (Int) November. The Centenary Hall,
Wed 11 9.15am Fr David Mellor RIP (School Mass) candidates are making Hednesford (next to Our
Thu 12 9.15am Fr David Mellor RIP their commitment at this Lady of Lourdes). We
1.45pm Holy Souls (at St Thomas More School) mass. meet for food, a
Fri 13 9.15am Terry Groves RIP presentation and
Sat 14 10 am Parish and People Family Fast Day. This discussion. Invitation
weekend we have the postcards are at the back
15th October 2017 28th Sunday Invitation family fast day collection of the Church. More
Sat 14 5pm Dieter Grunow RIP for Cafod, the overseas information - including
Sun 15 8am Annie Maddocks RIP development agency of the videos from previous
10.30am Louise Bell RIP the Bishops of England weeks - can be found on
and Wales. If you are a

our website:
APF (red) boxes will be emptied in October. Please taxpayer, please use the
bring yours in as soon as possible. provided envelopes for the alpha.
Saints Days 9th Blessed John Henry Newman; 10th St second collection, so that
Paulinus of York; 11th Bl William Howard & St John Paul Cafod can reclaim the Gift National Mass for Altar
Aid on your donations. Servers Sat 21st October
XXIII; 12th St Wilfrid; 13th St Edward the Confessor 2017 2pm More info Fr
For more information
Alpha Tuesdays 7.30pm at Hednesford about Cafod go to Peter or
Prayer Group Friday 2.30pm in Church Welcoming Back: A day
Childrens liturgy during the Sunday 10.30am Mass, of Practical advice on
except when there is a Family Mass. Friendship Club: welcoming people back to
Boundary Mill Outing the Catholic faith,
Family Mass: Sunday 10.30am on 8 Oct, 12 Nov,
November 6th 10 Please including a workshop on
10th Dec, 14 Jan, 11 Feb, 11 Mar, 12/13 May, 10 Jun 8 Jul let Gail Korzonek know how to run Come Home
Conrmation Wed 22nd November 7pm in Church by 30th October with for Christmas campaign.
with Archbishop Bernard. money please. For more 28th October 2017,
Exposition Saturday 9am-9.50am. information please call 10am-4pm at Maryvale
Gail (01543 898156) . Institute, Old Oscott Hill,
Rosary 9am before Mass on Thursday and Friday
Morning Prayer 9.40am Saturday Birmingham, B44 9AG.
Confessions Saturday 9-9.50am; 10.30-11am, 4:30pm.
Second & Retiring Collections: This Weekend: 8th
Cafod, 15th St Barnabas Society; 22 October Missio
(APF); 29 Clergy Training Fund (retiring); 5 Nov Johnson
Association; 26 Nov Youth Service; 10 Dec Poor Parishes.
(Dates are Sundays and include Saturday mass). Christmas Bazaar
Parish Income 24th September: Collection 578 (Gift Christmas Bazaar 2nd December 12pm till 2pm
Aid 340) . Thank you! Please bring bottles (alcohol) and quality items for
prizes as soon as possible, and be ready to bring cakes
nearer the day. Raffle Tickets available soon.

Please submit notices and items for publication to Fr Peter by hand, by text 07766 335591 or by email to
8th October 2017 27th Sunday of Year A

St Marys Centre 01543 579364 Please Pray (Anderson), Gemma

Sunday Carvery 12-3pm 6.95 The Holy Father's Prayer Biddle, Stella,
Wednesday Carvery 5.30-8pm 2 for 10 Intention for the Month of Rev Laurence Walsh, Carol
Thursday OAP Special: 12-2pm 4.00 (5.95 non oaps)
Saturday Menu 4-8pm 2 for 9
September 2017 is for Garnett, Cath Hunt, Ray
Parishes: That our Bishop, Ruth Wright, Pat
Please ring the Centre (01543 579364) to book parishes, animated by a Molloy, Betty Murphy,
ALL FUNCTIONS CATERED FOR. missionary spirit, may be Christopher Cooper, Sheila
places where faith is Houghton, Tom Erangey,
communicated and charity Pat Wilson and John
EMBRACE LIVERPOOL Lunchtime Supervisor is seen Wilson
2017 is a day to celebrate St Marys Catholic
for Persecuted for the sick or
the faith of young Primary School is
Christians. Please pray housebound: Kath Turner,
people. It will take place looking for a permanent
during October for Stella Skillen, Annette
on Saturday 25 Lunchtime Supervisor to
Christians in the Mason, Doris Crabb, Jean
November 2017 from start Monday 16th
Philippines who are facing Golik, Joanne Jeavons, Bob
9.30am to 6pm at October 2017. 7 1/2 hours
increasing numbers of Evans, Nicola McCulloch,
Liverpool Metropolitan per week (Mon-Fri
attacks by militants. Celia Hurdiss, Dee Fellows,
Cathedral. It is aimed at 11.35am - 1.05pm, term
for the work of Cafod David Holt, Theresa
14-25 yedar olds but open time only). To apply for
throughout the world Hadley, Dr Peter Hayward,
to all. More info at this post, please contact
Fr Pat Farrelly, Cath
www.embrace- the school oce or for peace in the world,
Rockey request an application especially in Korea, the
pack from Mrs Yates Middle East, the United for those who have
Gluten allergies & died recently: Louise Bell,
oce@st- States and in Catalonia
alcohol intolerance. Mary Dixon, Lizzie Hughes
maryscannock.stas.sch. for our Alpha Course,
Bishops new guidelines Aspinall, Canon David
uk and all those taking
about receiving Mellor (Brownhills), Willi
communion: Closes: Wed 11 Oct at parting and helping to lead
2xO5JSf noon. the meetings
for those with
for Ed Sargeant and
anniversaries about this
Martyn Porter beginning
time: 9th Chris Beeston,
training for the Permanent
13th Terry Groves,14th John
Fox, Valerie Morgan, 15th
for those receiving Nucia O'Sullivan. May they
communion at home: Don rest in peace.
and Breeda Hinton, Don
Please add anniversaries of
McCulloch, Gerry Marriott,
your loved ones to the
Lilian Handley, Mary
Memorial Book in Church.
Rowley, Thomas Erangey,
Billie Wyles, Maria Please let Fr Peter know if
Parish Groups Friendship Club
you wish to add any
alternate Mondays at 12pm in Wacawski, Catherine
Prayer Group the Centre. Holloway, Bernard Deakin, petitions or thanksgivings
Contact: Gail Korzonek onto this prayer list.
Every Friday Mary Casey, Iris Robertson
at 2.30pm in Church Union of Catholic ... for those undergoing or
Contact: Richard Pilmore Mothers Thanksgivings
recovering from treatment:
2nd Thursday of each month
Alpha Course Norma Rowley, Audrey for the birth of a
1pm in the Centre.
Tuesdays 7.30pm art the Contact: Ann Hinsley George, Mitek Karasinska, grandson
Centenary Hall, Hednesford. Emma Chapman
Please enter swaps on the rota in Church
Readers Ministers Readers Ministers Readers Ministers Cleaning Stole
ROTAS Sat 5pm Sat 5pm Sun 8am Sick Visiting Sun 10.30am Sun 10.30am
D Bruce, C
October Josie Morris Team 4
Hunt Michael A & R Hinsley P & C Garnett M. Powell,
8th Schools M & B Briggs Pat Seery
C. Jackson C Whitelaw Burrowes D & M Hibberts Jo Burrowes & R Cranney S. Nelson
Sunday 27 M Simpson
Teresa Smith
Team 5
October Sister D & G Korzonek Richard Playfair S Clancy, E Sargeant,
A & R Hinsley G. Keeling, A Spencer
15th Altar P & C Wilson Margaret Tym Colman Amy Pritchard Pat Seery
P & C Wilson C. Bridges V Brookes
Sunday 28 Server Whitelaw Sr Maria M Tyn

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