St Mary's Newslast updated : 25/4/16
Bishop Mark’s Visitation:
Bishop Mark will be making his ‘Visitation’ to St Mary of the Angels’ Parish on the weekend of 21st/22nd May. We look forward to welcoming him and please keep Bishop Mark and this Visitation in your prayers.
Betty Baker RIP:
Last week we heard the sad news of the death of Betty Baker, a long term parishioner at St Mary’s who had done much for the Parish. Please keep Betty & her family in your prayers. Betty will be received into St Mary’s for a Vigil Service at 5.00pm on Tuesday, May 3rd. She will then be taken on to Nazareth House Chapel, Birkenhead to rest overnight and her Funeral Mass the following day, Wednesday, 4th May will be at 9.30am in the Carmelite Monastery Chapel, Grosvenor Place, Oxton CH41 8AQ
Salesian Mission Appeal:
Next weekend, 30th April/1st May, we welcome Father Joe Brown or another Priest from the Salesians of Dom Bosco for the Annual Mission Appeal. There will be a retiring Collection after both weekend Masses. We assure the Salesians of a warm welcome and look forward to hearing about their work and mission.
Primary School Social Evening- Thanks:
Last week the staff from our Primary School gathered in Stanley Hall for a social evening of food, drink and conversation. It was great to welcome Mr Hughes and his staff and to have the opportunity as a parish community to thank them for the fantastic work they do on behalf of our children and families. Thanks also to all who attended and supported this very enjoyable gathering.
First Holy Communion Mass:
This will take place at St Mary’s Church at 10.00am on Saturday 14th May. Please continue to keep our children, their families and the staff of our Primary School in your prayers as we approach this holy and special day.
Catholicism Film Nights at St Mary of the Angels:
Starting at 7.00pm on Tuesday 17th May we will be showing selected films from the ‘Catholicism’ series. The full programme is as follows:
: Amazed & Afraid (Revelation of God)
Tuesday 24th May: Happy are we (Teachings of Jesus)
Tuesday 31st May: Word made Flesh (Liturgy & Eucharist)
Tuesday 7th June: A vast company of witnesses (Communion of Saints)
Tuesday 7th June: A Body both Glorious & Suffering (Christ and His Church)
These films offer an excellent opportunity to reflect on our faith, the nature of God and His Church. A special invitation is also extended to individuals interested in the Catholic Faith and those on the RCIA programme. All are welcome
Parish Sewing & Craft Group:
The group meets most Wednesday afternoons in Stanley Hall. They are a very valuable support to the life of the parish in producing liturgical vestments, banners and also in their various ongoing fundraising efforts. The SVP extends a sincere thank you to the group for the recent donation of £260.00 raised during their excellent 'Easter sale of Goods.' This donation will be very helpful in supporting the ministry of our local SVP as they continue to work with those in any kind of need. Our Parish Sewing & Craft Group & SVP always welcome new members, if you are interested please speak with Fr Louis or Deacon Tony
Paul & Shirley Docherty:
Paul & Shirley would like to thank Fr Louis, Deacon Tony and all the parishioners for the Masses, prayers and good wishes given to them during Paul’s latest hospitalisation and ongoing health concerns. Please keep up the prayers.
St Mary of the Angels
Chester Road, Hooton
Ellesmere Port, CH66 1QJ
Priest in charge-
Fr. Niall Mullaley
Priest in residence-
Fr. Louis Maggiore
Assisted by -
Deacon Tony Hunt
& Deacon Paul Sutton
0151 327 6158
Saturday 6pm - Vigil Mass
SACRAMENT of RECONCILIATION
St. Mary's Stanley Hall
Contact : LPA 10 Office