5th Sunday in Ordinary Time 04.02.2024
Sun 4th Feb
8.30am Ivy Egbor, intentions
10am Kitty Smith, RIP
12 noon Hannah and Danny Falvey, RIP
Mon 5th Feb St Agatha, Virgin and Martyr
10am Ellen Robinson, intentions
Tues 6th Feb St Paul Miki and Companions, Martyrs
10am People of the Parish
Weds 7th Feb NO MASS
Thurs 8th Feb Feria
10am Bridget Ablett, RIP
Fri 9th Feb Feria
10am Kilcommons, RIP
Sat 10th Feb Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time
5pm Noel Kiely, RIP
Let us keep in our prayers: Michael O’Boy, Christina Cahill, Eric Nicholas Darwent, Therese Kemp, Bina, Noel, Jose Luis Pérez, Alice, Karina McKiernan, Jonathan Heller and Izabela Lissowska – all unwell at this time. We also pray for: Marjorie Reid, Luis Goncalves, Sean Duffy, Iride Villa, John O Shea and Raffaella Di Trolio whose anniversaries occur at this time or have died recently. May they Rest in Peace.
The offertory collection for the week ending 21st January 2024 was £738.91 . Many thanks for your generosity.
Last Weekend’s Collection for the Catholic Parish of the Holy Family in Gaza
Thank you to everyone who gave to the Cardinal’s appeal last weekend. You raised £1205.21, which is an amazing amount. Many thanks.
Talk on Catholic Economics
Will Cappelli has kindly agreed to give another talk on a modern-day challenge and the response of the Church. Will’s next talk will be on the view of the Church regarding the economic world. He will speak on Monday 5thFebruary at 7:30pm in the parish centre.
Eucharistic Ministers and Readers – New Rotas
The present rotas end on Sunday 11th February. The new rotas will run from Sunday 18th February to Sunday 9th June, but will exclude Easter Sunday (31st March) for which, along with Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, there will be a special rota. If you know a particular day on which you are unable to serve or wish to change the mass you normally serve, please let Yvonne know by Tuesday 6th February.
Pilgrimage to Assisi:
Fr Peter writes: “The April Pilgrimage to Assisi is now full, we have reached our quota of parishioners. I will call a meeting for those going very soon, in the meantime pilgrims should complete and return booking formswith deposit either to Northern Star or to me…..asap!”
10 am Mass on Thursday 8th February 2024
Please note that the 10am Mass on Thursday 8th February 2024 will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes School, Bow Lane, N12 in celebration of the feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
Seniors Lunch Sunday 18th February 2024 early warning
St Mary's SVP will be hosting lunch in the parish hall on Sunday 18th February at 1pm.
Sign-up sheets are in the church porch. So please keep an eye out for them and sign up. The menu will include chicken and a vegetarian option. If you have any dietary restrictions let us know in advance or when you sign up.
If know someone who would like to come but needs help please feel free to accompany them and join in or if you have a friend/someone who would like to come who has never been before then please bring them along and enjoy our lovely day.
Once again Billy and Michael will be providing live music so an opportunity to shake a leg or two or just listen!
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary and Nursery School, Bow Lane N12
Applications are invited for the Nursery for the Academic Year starting September 2024. This is for children born between 1st April 2021 and 31st March 2022. The deadline to return this to the school office is 31st January 2024. Please contact the office on 0208 346 1681 or visit the school website for an application pack.
Annual Cathedral Mass of Our Lady of Lourdes
Fr Peter writes: On Saturday 10th February at 2.30pm the Cardinal will celebrate the annual Mass of Our Lady of Lourdes in the Cathedral which will include the anointing of the sick. It is a beautiful Mass…. full of Lourdes symbolism. If you would like to attend either let me or Yvonne know as soon as you can so that we can reserve your tickets.