resume their monthly meetings on Thursday, 25th September, 7.30pm at the convent. Sister Helen will be coming to talk about St Paul in this, the Year of St Paul. Please do come along; everyone is very welcome! CRAFTS AT THE CONVENT

ST. FELIX PARISH NEWSLETTER 8, Gainsborough Rd., Felixstowe IP11 7HT 01394 282561 E-Mail: Parish Priest: Fr David Hennessy Website : 7th September, 2008 23rd SUNDAY, YEAR ‘A’

resumes on Wednesday, 17th September. All welcome!

WEEKEND MASSES SATURDAY VIGIL 6pm SUNDAY MORNING 9.00am 10.30am: Convent 11.30am: St Cecilia’s

WEEKDAY SERVICES AT THE CONVENT UNTIL MY RETURN Tuesdays and Saturdays Eucharistic Services: 10.00am Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: Mass at 5.45pm ( Sundays as usual )

We are holding a Health Promotion event for Men’s Health which will include information on Osteoporosis, Testicular and Prostate Cancer. Osteoporosis will affect 1 in 5 men but the good news is it can be treated but you need to be bone aware.

Come and learn all about how you can minimise the effect of these 3 serious conditions The event is on: 25th September 2008 Venue: Ipswich Town Football Club. Portman Rd Time 6pm Cost £5
The evening commences with supper followed by a number of speakers on each subject. All enquiries and application forms from


Diana Thomas on 01394 277337

NEXT TWO WEEKENDS September 13/14th: Fr Owen Grant is coming to talk about the work of the APF. September 20/21st: Fr Kevin Ryan, a Xaverian priest, is making the annual Mission Appeal. Any problems in my absence, please contact Mgr Peter Leeming at St Mary’s, Ipswich: 01473 728115

starts again at the Convent on Thursday 11th September with a Bingo session. All new members welcome. The following meeting will be on Thursday 25th September.


OPEN INVITATION ON MONDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER AT 7.30PM. in St. Felix Church Hall, we are pleased to welcome Father Kevin Stokes to speak about his work as prison chaplain at Whitemoor Prison. Please come along to what promises to be a very interesting evening. Tea and coffee will be available. Organised by the C.W.L. A reminder to our ladies we will have a quick meeting at 7pm. ************** FAIRTRADE WINE EVENING TO BE HELD ON FRIDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER AT 8PM IN ST.FELIX CHURCH HALL. You will be able to taste Fairtrade wines from around the world and learn how they are produced. Tickets cost £3 and are available from Harambee, 3,Victoria Street, Felixstowe. Please try to support this event. ************************* CHRISTIAN AID ON SATURDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER AT 3PM the United Reformed Church at the corner of Orwell Road and Tomline Road are holding a Harvest Concert. There is a variety of music from Bach to Lennon/MCartney, and much more besides. Tickets cost £3 (including refreshments). Please ring Doug or Jenny Birchall on Felixstowe 671217 for tickets or you can pay at the door on the day. All proceeds will be given to Christian Aid. Please try to support this event at a very friendly church.

is approaching and we are now looking for teams to compete .Lists will be in the Church porches soon. The Quiz is at St.Felix church hall Sat 20th Sept 7 for 7.30 start .Teams are of four ,and each Mass centre may put in two teams .You may also come along and support .Entrance fee £5 which includes a buffett supper BYOB . LISTS NOW AVAILABLE IN CHURCH PORCHES


The Passion play at Oberammergau is performed every ten years. A group from Felixstowe is planning to visit Oberammergau in 2010 leaving Felixstowe on 20th September and arriving home on 26th September. Several members of the parish are going. If you would be interested in receiving information about this visit, please contact Kathleen Waring on 286768 or Phil Hadwen on 286008.
MARRIAGE CARE Supporting Couples, Relationships and Family Life Relationship Counselling for Couples and Individuals available in Ipswich and Colchester. Appointments and further information on 0800389 3801

CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC RENEWAL DAY SATURDAY, 4th OCTOBER, 2008 BOWTHORPE CHURCH CENTRE, COSTESSEY, NORWICH Day includes Mass, Confession and Prayer Ministry. Tea and Coffee provided—please bring packed lunch. CONTACT Frank Hibbert ( 01284 705241 ) for more information
ANNIVERSARIES OVER THE NEXT FEW WEEKS Edith Soder; Alfred Scott;;Phyllis O'Shea; Ernest Lancaster; Edna Luxford; Gertrude Rogers; Thomas Golding; Felix Shaw; Rosemary Goose; Norah Devaney; Patrick O'Reilly; Michael Key; Annie O'Hagan; Francis Benson; Maria Soames; Walter Mills; Sister Anthony Timlin; Olive Herlihy; Frederick Moyes; Marjorie Atkinson; Lily Crouch

KSC MEMBERS are reminded of their meetings .Ipswich council St. James 7.30pm. Thursday 11th Sept.Provincial meeting Poringland Sunday 14th Sept.

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