St Mary's Newslast updated : 17/02/16
First Sacraments Programme St Saviours & St Mary of the Angels:Last Sunday morning at 9am Mass we were joined by a large number of children, families & staff from St Mary of the Angels Primary School for Mass. The children preparing to receive First sacraments were enrolled and it was a wonderful celebration, thanks to all who came along and took part. The children from St Saviour’s Primary School will be joining us for the 11am Mass on Sunday 5th March when they will also be enrolled onto the programme. We very much look forward to welcoming them. As always please keep our children, their staff and families in your prayers.
Holy Mass in Primary Schools:Please note that as next week is Half-Term there will be no school Masses.
Upcoming Funerals: Thelma Archbold Funeral Service will take place at 12.noon on Monday 20th February at Blacon Crematorium. Margaret McEntergart Funeral Service will take place at 3.20pm on Tuesday 21st February at Blacon Crematorium. Margaret Spencer Requiem Mass at St Mary of the Angels 1.30pm on Wednesday 22nd February. Gavin Alway Burial of mortal remains will take place in St Mary’s Cemetery 11.30am Thursday 23rd February.
Our Lady of Fatima 1917 – 2017:With great support from a parishioner with knowledge and contacts in this area, we have located and ordered a statue of Our Lady of Fatima. The statue is made of Carrara Marble and should arrive within two weeks. We now need to progress an appropriate surrounding and stand for this beautiful statue to be placed close to St Mary of the Angels church. Thanks to all who have contributed to and supported this project and we hope to have the statue in place by 13th May when we celebrate the centenary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima. More details will be available soon.
Lenten Film Nights & RCIA at Stanley Hall (St Mary of the Angels):We have recently ordered a new series of suitable films and will once again be holding film nights during lent. These films and sessions will also form part of the RCIA programme for those interested in becoming a catholic. We encourage anyone interested in learning about the faith to come along. The first Film Night will take place at 7pm on Monday 27th February. All are welcome and more details will be available next week.
Pastoral Support Team ‘Drop In’ at St Saviour’s:The first of these ‘Drop In’ sessions will take place at St Saviour’s Church hall between 2 and 4pm on Thursday 23rd February. We hope to provide some refreshments, conversation and support for anyone wishing to join us. The church will also be open for prayer and reflection during this time. Spread the word and come and join us. All are welcome
History Evening & Parish Social:A social gathering and history evening is being planned to celebrate the story and people of the parishes of St Saviour & St Mary of the Angels. If you have any old photographs, stories or items of interest please dig them out. Further information will be available soon.
Eucharistic Ministers Rota:The new rota for Eucharistic Ministers at St. Mary's is available for collection at the
St Mary of the Angels
Chester Road, Hooton
Ellesmere Port, CH66 1QJ
Fr. Louis Maggiore
Assisted by -
Deacon Tony Hunt
0151 327 6158
SACRAMENT of RECONCILIATION
St. Mary's Stanley Hall
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