Our Lady of Lourdes, Shotton
Fr. Peter Stoddart Tel.
Support: Fr. John
Mrs. Norma Musgrave Tel. 07932 465188
School/Parish Link: Charlotte Carr
Tel. 07538 258781
Jo Anne Laing 07528 753110
PARISH NEWS 24th
prayers are asked for all the sick and housebound including;
Jude, Nancy, Steven Briggs, Steven Briggs Snr., Christopher Brown,
Kenneth Bruce, Andrew Brydon, Liz Butler, Dennis Champley, Christopher,
Anne Conroy, James Cooper, Daniel, Fr. Dickson, Connie Evans, John
Frain, Lynsy, Ann Jones, Denise Jones, Marie, Julie McCluskey,
Morris, Mr. Robinson, David Roche, Rose, Sarah, Vera Stanger, Les
Thompson, A very sick person, all our sick friends and relatives. All
who are affected by the virus and/or are shielding.
Intention for this week is for the living and deceasedmembers of
the McCluskey families
4.30 p.m. William and Mary Punshon (RIP), Anne Sanderson (RIP),
Andrew McCartin (RIP)
& People of the Parish
(27th) 10 a.m. Agnes (RIP, ann.)
(29th ) 10 a.m. Clare (RIP)
(30th) 4.30 p.m. Tony Ryan and Carole Baker (RIP),
Frank and Winnie McCluskey (RIP)
& People of the Parish
Peter will hear confessions between 3.45 p.m. and 4.15 p.m. in the
chapel on Saturdays.
remember to maintain social distancing
we offer prayers of thanksgiving for the food we are fortunate
enough to have on our tables. The food brought along tonight will
be donated to the food bank and will make a huge difference to those
less fortunate than ourselves, especially as the winter approaches.
Many of you regularly contribute items and cash, but if everyone
brought something along it will be a big support to our community.
cards, candles and calendars have arrived and will be on sale in the
chapel from next week after Mass.
Sanctuary Lamp intentions reminder:
would like an intention in memory of your loved ones (Holy Souls
month of November is approaching), please write details on an
envelope and if you wish to make a voluntary donation, please place
it in the envelope.
OK and coping with numbers so far. We will still place you so we
can safely maximise use of the church and continue as we were for
the time being. Please remember to wear a mask, sanitise your hands
and stay safe. Any questions, please see Jo Anne.
DIOCESE OF HEXHAM AND NEWCASTLE LOURDES PILGRIMAGE:
Preparations are beginning for the annual Pilgrimage to Lourdes from
Friday 29th July - Friday 5th August 2022. It
is hoped that this year, we will be able to travel together as a
Diocese once more. In order to aid the planning stages, it would be
helpful if you could indicate your interest in travelling to Lourdes
in July 2022 and state if you would be willing to offer any help or
volunteer for any of the roles that support the smooth running of
the Pilgrimage. Please contact email@example.com for an
‘expression of interest’ form.
is for Mission Sunday and next week for Clergy Training Fund. The
clergy training fund appeal will remain open until 27th
Feasts this week:
Saints Chad and Cedd • Thursday, Saints Simon and Jude, Apostles •
Saturday, The Martyrs of Douai College
Please remember all NHS staff, Key Workers, Carers and members of
Armed Forces in your prayers
if you would like to share some good news with the parish, please
let us know and we can announce it on the Bulletin, also don't
forget to check out the notice boards for Diocesan news, courses
Offertory Envelopes :-
Boxes of envelopes for planned giving are available from the back of
church. Anyone who has not had envelopes in the past please consider
taking a set as this helps us to forecast Parish income over the coming
year. If you pay income tax and are not in the Gift Aid Scheme please
consider joining as this tax can be claimed back by the Parish thus
boosting Parish funds with no extra cost to you. Forms are available at
the back of Church.
Fund Raising:- If
you have any ideas to raise money for the church and would like to
organise something please let Norma Musgrave know. We can publicise the
event. The parish ladies will be willing to advise you on how to
advertise your event
Retreats and Courses:- a list of events
and courses can be found on the notice board at the back of church.
CHAIRMAN Alan Briggs SECRETARY Jo-Anne
TREASURER Pat Kimmitt
OTHER MEMBERS Norma Musgrave, Mary Nicholson, Judith Robinson,
Charlotte Carr and
Father Peter Stoddart. Meetings held Quarterly in the Presbytery.
TO CONTACT US: OUR LADY OF LOURDES FLEMING FIELD
SHOTTON COLLIERY DURHAM DH6 2JQ