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Father Dylan F. James Tel. 01747 852125 firstname.lastname@example.org
Deacon Michael Hughes Tel. 01747 830766 email@example.com
Catholic Church Of The Most Holy Name And St Edward, King And Martyr
15th April 2012. SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER. YEAR B2. DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY
Divine Mercy Sunday At the request of Our Lord through a series of apparitions to St. Faustina (a Polish nun during WW2), the Church now celebrates the Divine Mercy on the Sunday following Easter. This feast was instituted by Pope John Paul II and reminds us that mercy is a gift of the resurrected Christ. It was after his Resurrection that Jesus said to the Apostles, his first priests: ‘Those who sins you forgive they are forgiven’ (Jn 20:23 ) (Fr Dylan) Divine Mercy Sunday: Blandford Devotions This Sunday 15th April is the Feast of the Divine Mercy. There will be an opportunity to celebrate this Devotional Feast at the Catholic Church in Blandford. It will start at 2pm which includes Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Holy Rosary, Divine Mercy Chaplet, Benediction and Holy Mass. Our Lord said to St Faustina: “Mankind will not enjoy peace until it turns with confidence to My Mercy” (Violet Hayden) Visiting Confessor Next Saturday Fr Malcolm Ferrier will be hearing confessions on Saturday morning 10-10.30am, 21st April. (Fr Dylan) Easter Food Blessing: Thanks The Holy Saturday blessing of food for Easter was great success with a nearly full church! Thanks to Edy for organising this. Hopefully we'll build on this for future years. (Fr Dylan) A Day with Mary A day of instruction, devotion and intercession, based on the message given at Fatima in 1917 will take place on Saturday 5th May at Lanherne Convent, St. Mawgan, Newquay, 10am-5.30pm. For More information about this event, other venues and pilgrimages go to: www.adaywithmary.org or tel/fax 020 8641 6418 (Fr Dylan) Art and Reflection for Eastertide at Buckfast Abbey A chance to reflect creatively on the entirety of the Easter season in this one day art course. Come along and explore your hidden (or not so hidden) artistic talents in a relaxed, reflective and supportive atmosphere. All tuition and materials provided. You may be surprised at what you can do! Saturday 5th May 10.00am-4.00pm. For more information see our website or call the Buckfast Abbey Education Department on 01364 645518. (Sue Lethbridge) Youth Gathering: Salisbury : Expression 2012: 13-15th May Salisbury parishes are going to be repeating the successful residential youth gathering they had last year. It will consists of times of prayer, workshops, fun and games, and talks by inspiring speakers. It starts at 4.30pm Friday 13th May and ends 2pm Sunday. Previous years half a dozen went from our parish and greatly benefited from it. It will be held at St Elizabeth Hall, by St Osmond's Church on Exeter Street, Salisbury, and with facilities for you to bring your own sleeping bag
and sleep overnight. Meals will be provided. More information is available at www.expression2012.org.uk
Fatima Pilgrimage There are a few places left on our World Apostolate of Fatima (WAF) pilgrimage to Fatima, 7 - 14 July, at £588 full board per person sharing. Fatima is one of the most important Marian pilgrimage centres in the world, and its message has assumed even more prominence since the beatification of Francisco and Jacinta by Blessed Pope John Paul II in May 2000. The week consists of a full programme of events centred in Fatima with Fr Gerard Kelly as spiritual director. The price includes: Return Flight London Heathrow to Lisbon, HalfBoard in Domus Pacis, Taxes & Coach Tours in Fatima, and to Coimbra, Tomar and Nazare Shrines & Beach. Register by the end of this month to secure a place. Telephone Mike Daley on 01793 829381 or email him on: firstname.lastname@example.org for full details and Booking Form. See also: www.theotokos.org.uk/pages/waof/
Job Vacancy-Working with Parents The Catholic Children’s Society (Plymouth) is looking to recruit an enthusiastic, energetic individual to work alongside the Parenting project Manager in the planning and delivery of the group-based parenting education and support through the schools and parishes of the Diocese. The role is initially for a 12 month fixed term contract. It is a part-time post demanding flexible working, mainly during school terms, and averaging 16 hours per week. The post requires working across the diocese but the office is based at the Society’s new office near Buckfastleigh. Remuneration package £17,999.80 pro rata per annum and there is an essential car user allowance. Email: email@example.com for job description and application form. (Siobhan P Gilroy) Teacher Job Vacancies Please note there are job vacancies for Sept 2012 for Deputy Principal and Senco and teaching staff for New St Michael's Catholic Secondary School, Camborne, Cornwall. It will be advertised in the TES on 20th,27th April and on the school website www.stmichaelstruro.org.uk. (Fr Dylan)
Saints this Week
received from the Lord a message of mercy that she was told to spread throughout the world. She was asked to become the apostle and secretary of God's mercy, a model of how to be merciful to others, and an instrument for reemphasizing God's plan of mercy for the world. It was not a glamorous prospect. Her entire life, in imitation of Christ's, was to be a sacrifice - a life lived for others. At the Divine Lord's request, she willingly offered her personal sufferings in union with Him to atone for the sins of others; in her daily life she was to become a doer of mercy, bringing joy and peace to others, and by writing about God's mercy, she was to encourage others to trust in Him and thus prepare the world for His coming again. Her special devotion to Mary Immaculate and to the sacraments of Eucharist and Reconciliation gave her the strength to bear all her sufferings as an offering to God on behalf of the Church and those in special need, especially great sinners and the dying. She wrote and suffered in secret, with only her spiritual director and some of her superiors aware that anything special was taking place in her life. After her death from tuberculosis in 1938, even her closest associates were amazed as they began to discover what great sufferings and deep mystical experiences had been given to this Sister of theirs, who had always been so cheerful and humble. She had taken deeply into her heart, God's gospel command to "be merciful even as your heavenly Father is merciful" as well as her confessor's directive that she should act in such a way that everyone who came in contact with her would go away joyful. The message of mercy that Sister Faustina received is now being spread throughout the world; her diary, Divine Mercy in my Soul, has become the handbook for devotion to the Divine Mercy. Feastday: October 5.
Youth Group Meetings are held every fortnight 6.30pm8pm and include a mixture of catechesis, prayer and social time. Future meetings; Prayer Intentions - Please pray especially for Mark McDonagh, Emma Reed, Lucy Donnelly, Ione Nixon, Bridget Rossano, Mary Medlen, Tessa Donau, Valerie Quinn, Judy Reilly and Digby Hague-Holmes in your prayers. If you fall ill and need Holy Communion brought to you please let Fr Dylan know (Tel. 852125). Similarly, please let us know the names of sick people we should be praying for – please ask their permission for us to mention their names publicly. Thank you for your prayers and for the work of the Church. The collection last week came to: £900.83. Please make any donations by cheque payable to “Shaftesbury RC Parish PRCDTR”. Thank you.
Saint Faustina was born Helena Kowalska in a small village west of Lodz, Poland on August 25, 1905. She was the third of ten children. When she was almost twenty, she entered the Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy, whose members devote themselves to the care and education of troubled young women. The following year she received her religious habit and was given the name Sister Maria Faustina, to which she added, "of the Most Blessed Sacrament", as was permitted by her congregation's custom. In the 1930's, Sister Faustina
Saturday 15th April Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 9.30am Mass 5pm Mass 11am Mass 9.30am Mass No Mass Shaftesbury No Mass Shaftesbury or Gillingham/Marnhull No Mass Shaftesbury or Gillingham/Marnhull
OTHER LITURG IES
Mass Intention: Private Intention Mass Intention: Sophie Smith Mass Intention: For the Parish Mass Intention: Available
No Mass Shaftesbury or Gillingham/Marnhull 3-4pm 9.30am Mass 5pm Mass 11am Mass
Saturday 22nd April Sunday
Holy Hour (Deacon Michael) St Anselm of Canterbury Mass Intention: Available (Fr Ferrier) Mass Intention: Private Intention (Fr Smith) Mass Intention: For the Parish (Fr Smith)
Shaftesbury Tisbury Marnhull Saturdays Saturdays Saturdays 10am 9.30-10am and 5-5.30pm 10.30am For the infirm: On the first Saturday of each month confessions are heard in the Sacristy, on seats.
Saturday, 5pm 14th April Readers Cleaners Coffee Catherine Simmonds Christopher Corner Sun, 11am 15th April Gillian Dolan Petronella Davis-Sellick Next Saturday Elizabeth Keirle Elizabeth Harrison Next week: Mrs. Pollard Next Sunday: Pepi, Bridget and girls Next Sunday Michael Burton Hugh Orme
This week: Mrs. Corner & Mrs. Craddock
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