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last updated : 09/07/2018

LOCAL & DIOCESAN NEWS

Elizabeth (Betty) Richards – Funeral Service will take place at Our Lady’s at 10.45am on Wednesday 18th July

Diocesan Vacancies:

Senior Trusts & Foundations’ Officer to play a key role in the development and implementation of the Diocesan fundraising activities and those of Caritas Diocese of Shrewsbury in order to secure funding for parishes, programme work, project work (and organisational core costs) by assisting with the preparation of funding bid applications.
Diocesan Health & Safety Officer The post holder will act as the key contact for all health & safety matters throughout the Diocese and will co-ordinate health and safety compliance in all Diocesan Departments and Parishes, trading subsidiaries and associated organisations; supporting, training and assisting in developing risk assessments, policies and procedures required to deliver and promote a first class safety culture.  This post is suitable for those holding NEBOSH diploma and Chartered Member of MIOSH

For more information please visit our website  http://www.dioceseofshrewsbury.org/about-us/curia/vacancies  or send CV to Pauline.mcculloch@dioceseofshrewsbury.org

LPA, SVP Youth Conference:

The next meeting will be this coming Monday, 9th July at 4.15pm in Our Lady’s Parish Centre. Our Youth Conference meet every two weeks, at 4.15pm on Monday evenings, in Our Lady's Parish Centre. New members from 10 years plus are always welcome.  It would be good to welcome new members, and for further information, please call Chris Duke on: 0151 355 6954 for more information.

St Winefride’s Church Job Vacancy:

The parish of St Winefride’s in Neston is seeking to appoint a Parish Secretary to provide administrative and secretarial support required to ensure the smooth running of the Parish and to enable the Parish Priest to carry out his Parish responsibilities.  The successful applicant must be able to respect and be mindful of the ethos and teachings of the Catholic faith ensure that highest standards in all areas are maintained.
Please send CV to Pauline.mcculloch@dioceseofshrewsbury.org  Closing date Friday 6 July 2018

CAFOD News, and ‘giving through your will’:

CAFOD have been in touch to update us about the Lent Family fast donations. The Catholic Community of England & Wales raised an incredible £4 million this Lent. With ‘UK Aid’ matched funding that figure will be raised to £8 million! This will make a huge difference to some of the world’s poorest people; so thank you for your generous support. CAFOD have also asked us to raise awareness of the difference people leaving a gift to CAFOD in their will can make. This can be a very important help to CAFOD, and last year they received £9 million through gifts in people’s wills! If you would like to find out more we have copies of a CAFOD booklet entitled ‘what remains?’ available. There are copies on our noticeboards, and if you would like to take one, please see the Clergy who have copies available.

Deadline for National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress, Adoremus, 7 – 9 September:

Bookings to hear the inspirational Bishop Robert Barron (www.wordonfire.org) from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles on Saturday (08/9) and for the 9:30 am Pilgrimage Mass on Sunday (09/9) will be taken until Tuesday 31 July.  Please book and pay for your Congress tickets through your parish. Sunday Mass tickets can be booked online at www.jumpdp.com/adoremus2018 . Tickets and delegate packs will be posted to delegates in mid-August. All details: www.dioceseofshrewsbury.org – follow the Adoremus link. 

Deceased Airman’s Mass:

At 11am on Saturday 21st July at St Mary of the Angels, the Parish, as a token of respect, will honour the memory of an airman called J P F English whose plane crashed into the Mersey just off Hooton Airdrome, and was buried in our cemetery here at St Mary of the Angels. For many years the members of the 1st Sutton (Wirral) Cub Scouts have looked after the grave with tender loving care. To mark the centenary of his death there will be an anniversary Mass in honour of this brave man, who only wanted true peace and justice for our world.

PILGRIMAGES TRIPS & SOCIAL EVENTS

Lourdes Pilgrimage 2018:

Departure Mass & Garden Party: Our Lourdes departure Mass will take place at St Saviour’s, 11am Mass on Sunday 22nd July followed by a LPA BBQ & Garden Party. All are welcome.

 

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