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Our Lady & St Bernard's News

last updated : 18/11/19

PARISH NEWS

Our Lady’s Christmas Fayre 23rd November 2019:

The Christmas Fayre will take place this coming Saturday 23rd November 10.00am to 2.00pm. Homemade cakes can be dropped off at the Parish Centre on the afternoon of Friday 22nd November or on the morning of the Fayre. Can Christmas raffle ticket stubs and money please be returned ASAP so that they can be included in the Draw.  Please come & join us on the day and get into the Festive Spirit!

Our Lady’s Friday Luncheon Club:

due to preparation for the Christmas Fayre, there will be no luncheon Club this coming Friday 22nd November.

 Fairtrade Stall:

The Fairtrade stall will be open at St. Bernard's this Sunday 17th November and at St. Saviour's on 23-24th November. This will be the last time it will be open this year so please take this opportunity of supporting poorer farmers and their families in the developing world as we approach Christmas.

Justice & Peace Group Meeting:

The next group meeting will take place on Sunday 24th November at 7.00pm in Our Lady's Parish Centre. We will review our various J&P activities during the last few months including the Christmas cards we all sent to the Holy Land and the progress of Our Common Home initiative. All are welcome to join us for our discussions involving Catholic Social Teaching.

Holy Souls: Names & Prayer Intentions, St Saviour & St Mary of the Angels:

During this month of November we will be offering prayers for our deceased family, friends & parishioners. If you wish to add names for prayers please place them in the ‘Holy Souls Boxes’ in the church. (Please do not put in money, names only).

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). We will let you know soon the charity these donations will go to.

Family of the Late Bridget Weston – Thank you:

Bridget’s husband Keith, and all of the family would like to thank Fr Louis, Deacon Tony and Tony Nuttall for all their help, Support and prayers at this sad time. Thanks too to the parishioners of St Saviour’s and St Mary’s for their cards, Mass cards and kind donations. £600 will be split between Clatterbridge Hospital and the Walton Centre.

St Saviour & St Mary’s – Minutes from Parish Open Meeting:

The minutes from this meeting which took place during the summer are now available in both of our churches

Volunteer Church Cleaners Required - St Saviour & St Mary of the Angels:

Due to the retirement of existing volunteers we really need new volunteers to assist in this vital service & ministry. If you can spare some time to help in either church please contact the parish office on 0151 327 6158. Thanks to all who have and do help with our church cleaning, this is greatly appreciated.

Faith Discussion & RCIA Meeting:

Meeting at St Saviour’s this Tuesday 19th November at 7pm. This group is open to all to come together to discuss, reflect and share their faith with one another.

LPA Junior & Senior Youth Clubs:

Will be meeting again on Thursday 28th November at St Saviour’s Church Hall from 6pm to 7.30pm, all Yr 3 to Yr 6 children welcome. This will be immediately followed by our newly re-formed Senior Youth Club, running from 7.30-9pm. This will serve young people of High School age. We ask that as many of our Youth Ministry Volunteers as possible are present in order to help us get off to a good start

Primary School Masses:

St Saviour & St Mary of the Angels and Our Lady & St Bernard’s: Tuesday 19th November 9.15am: Class Mass in St Mary of the Angels Primary School, Thursday 21st November 9.30am: Class Mass in St Saviour’s Primary School, also Thursday, 21st November 9.30am: Class Mass Our Lady’s School, Junior Hall. Parishioners are welcome to attend.

Needlework Group - Sale:

The Needlework Group will be holding their sales after Sunday morning masses on the following dates: 1st December at St Mary’s, 8th December at St Saviour’s, 15th December St Mary’s. Plenty of gifts for Christmas at reasonable prices.

Lourdes Fund Raising Calendar:

Our Ellesmere Port and Chester Lourdes Group have created a 2020 Calendar which features photos of Lourdes and the group over the years. Also important dates in the Catholic calendar are marked along with dates relating to Lourdes and the life of St Bernadette. The Calendar is currently at the printers and will be available shortly! The cost of the Calendar is £5.00 and there are forms in all our Churches to enable you to pre order and secure your copy! If you would like more information please contact Bernadette Letissier on 07885 736149 or email bletissier@hotmail.com



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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

St Bernard's


Sherbourne Road, Ellesmere Port, CH65 5EW

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Our Lady's
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Saturday 6.30pm - Vigil Mass
Sunday 11.00am

SACRAMENT of RECONCILIATION
Saturday 11.15 - 11.45am

St. Bernard's
Mass Times


WEEKEND
Sunday 9.00am
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