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Our Lady & St Bernard's News

last updated : 13/11/17

PARISH NEWS

St Mary’s Primary School Mass:  

will take place on Tuesday 14th November at 9.15am.

St Saviour’s Primary School Mass:

There will be no Mass at the school this coming week.  Please remember that Fr Louis & Deacon Tony are always available to support every member of our schools family and can be contacted through the schools offices or St Saviour & St Mary parish office on 327 6158.

Our Lady & St Bernard’s First Forgiveness:

Please pray for the children from Our Lady’s & St Bernard’s Schools who will be Celebrating their First Forgiveness over the next couple of weeks.

Ellesmere Port Catholic High School Foundation Governor Vacancy:

To apply for the Foundation Governor role, please visit the Diocese of Shrewsbury website http://www.dioceseofshrewsbury.org/education/governors/governor-vacancies and download and complete the forms or email sue.jenkinson@dioceseofshrewsbury.org

Ellesmere Port Catholic High School – The Aviva Community Fund:

EPCHS have applied for funding to create a new state of the art E-Learning Centre based in one of the Music classrooms at the school to be used by students and the local and wider community from different backgrounds, clubs, parishes or communities. This will provide computers, midi interface keyboards, and music development software such as Avid Sibelius, Aurelia and Musician, ICT software such as ECDL, software for English and Numeracy and possibly even Sports software. The school need to get enough votes from friends, family and supporters in the Community for the project to be entered into the Finals, where a judging panel will award the funds. Please use your votes to support the school.  To vote visit https://community-fund.aviva.co.uk/voting/project/view/17-5886 
You will need to register on the site before you can vote. Once registered, click on the ‘Vote’ button for the project. Each registered user gets 10 votes to use in the voting period and can vote for the same entry more than once.  The voting period is from 24th October to midday on 21st November 2017, thank you.

Eucharistic Minister Meeting:

We are pleased to announce that Tony Flynn has agreed to lead us in two sessions to explore and deepen our understanding of this ministry. There are two meetings planned – Tuesday 14th and Tuesday 21st November. Both will take place at St Saviour’s at 7.00pm. This in house training will complement training provide by the Diocese and will help both existing Ministers and those who may be interested in become a Eucharistic Minister. All are welcome to attend.

Red Missio Boxes – St Saviour’s:

this is a quick reminder to St Saviour’s parishioners that have a red Missio box. The boxes will need emptying before December. Please hand your box into the Sacristy and Noreen will empty them. Thank you for your continued support.

Completion Phase - Our Mission Together- St Saviour & St Mary of the Angels Parish:

Many thanks to all who have supported the ‘Mission’ with prayers, time or financial pledges. We also extend our thanks to members of the Parish Leadership Team who spoke at our Masses last week. As we enter the completion phase of OMT, If you wish to return a pledge form, you may do so in any of the following ways: Return the pledge in the envelope provided to the diocese /  Hand the envelope to Fr Louis or Deacon Tony  /  Post the envelope in the Mission Together box located at the rear of our churches.

Craft Sale:

The Needlework/Craft Group that meet regularly in Stanley Hall are holding their Christmas Sale on 12th and 19th November following the Sunday 9am Masses at St Mary of the Angels. Lots of things suitable for Christmas presents and gifts at reasonable prices. All proceeds to local charities. The sale will also take place at St Saviour’s church after the weekend Masses on Saturday 25th / Sunday 26th November.

Poppy Project at St Bernard’s School:

St. Bernard's School are having an event on Monday 13th November to sew a poppy. These poppies are going to be used to create a display in Wales next year to remember 100 years of the end of the World War One. The organisers are trying to make a poppy for every soldier who died. The School would like to invite members of the local parishes to join parents and children to sew a poppy. The event will take place in St Bernard’s School Hall from 1.30pm – 3pm.

Our Lady & St Bernard’s Christmas Fayre:

The final pre-Christmas Fayre planning Meeting is this Wednesday 15th November at 7.00pm in Our Lady’s Parish Centre. Will all helpers please attend as the final arrangements have to be made. We also need some people to help with staffing the door and car park. In the meantime, we are continuing to collect the following: Bottles, Chocolate, Toiletries, Toys, games, gift bags and of course cakes for the day.

Our Lady & St Bernard’s Parish Formation Team:

Thank you to those who came to the last ‘Catch up’ Meeting. The next Meeting of the Parish Formation Team will be on Wednesday, 22nd November, 7.00pm in Our Lady’s parish centre, and all Parishioners are welcome.

November List and ‘Tree of Light’ at Our Lady & St Bernard:

The month of November is a time when we traditionally remember the ‘Holy Souls’. There are envelopes at our Church Doors for you to place the names of those you wish to remember in; these can be placed in the box marked ‘November List’ just by the Baptism Font at Our Lady's  & at St Bernard’s in the Box marked ‘November List’ under the Tree of Light.  A Mass will be offered each week for all those named under the name of ‘Holy Souls’. Please do not put any money in these envelopes.  
On the ‘Tree of Light’ at Our Lady's and St Bernard’s please place any labels with the names of loved ones you wish to be remembered. A tin will be left for the suggested offering of £1-00 at Our Lady’s & at St Bernard’s any offering should be placed loose in the box marked ‘November List’ (under the tree); these offerings will go to the Charity that will be designated for this year.

Our Lady’s Christmas Goods - Now on Sale:

The Piety Shop is now stocked up with Christmas cards, Christmas Candles, and Calendars etc.  Please pop in and have a browse around.

Our Lady & St Bernard Parish Tote Winners– 5th November:

1st Prize, £50-00 No.181 Mrs Henricus
2ndPrize £30-00 No.26 A. O’Driscoll         
Awaiting Collection: 
No. 41 E. Riley
No. 96 B. Brennan

 



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Our Lady
Star of the Sea


2a Enfield Road,
Ellesmere Port, CH65 8BY

Fr. Niall Mullaley
Deacon Paul Sutton
0151 355 1255
parishol@rcchep.co.uk

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Sherbourne Road, Ellesmere Port, CH65 5EW

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Sunday 11.00am

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Sunday 9.00am
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