6th Sunday in Ordinary Time 13.02.2022
MASS TIMES AND INTENTIONS
Sun 13th Feb
8.30 am Francisco Jose Maria, RIP
10 am Tom Lally, 13th anniversary
12 noon Mary Rowland McNamara, anniversary
Mon 14th Feb SS Cyril, Monk and Methodius, Bishop
10 am Denis Lenane, RIP
Tues 15th Feb Feria
10 am Norah Delaney and family, intentions
Weds 16th Feb NO MASS
Thurs 17th Feb Feria
10 am Denis Lennane, RIP
Fri 18th Feb Feria
10 am May Brennan, intentions
Sat 19th Feb 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time
5 pm William Pollard, RIP
10am – 11am; 4:30pm – 5pm: Confessions and Exposition
Let us keep in our prayers: Frank Kilbride, Kathleen Lancaster, John O’Shea, Rekha, Bina, Gale Yates, Jose Luis Pérez, Alice, Michael O Boy, Lilian Murphy, Karina McKiernan and Izabela Lissowska – all unwell at this time. Please add the Dixon family to your intentions. We also pray for Tony Padman, Hugh Daniel Doherty, Peter Sartori, Arthur Palmer, Noel Ryan, Donato Merola, Aurora Lobo–Buckland, Larry Tuohy, Elizabeth O’Sullivan, Monica Thomson, Christine Pavlou, Tom Lohan, Dennis Lennane, Vincenzo Gagliardi, Verna Duffy, Susan Wren and Albertina Alves who have all died recently. May they Rest in Peace.
Fr Peter writes: “The ordinary offertory collection in church for week ending 30th January £ 699.53. All contributions, every penny, is greatly received and I am very grateful for your continued support at this difficult time. Please do not forget, that arranging a standing order is the easiest way to support St Mary’s.
Our Lady of Lourdes Nursery
Our Lady of Lourdes School in Bow Lane, N12 are still accepting applications to our Nursery for September 2022. If your child was born between 1st April 2019 and 31st March 2020 please apply. All information can be found on the school website http://www.ololbarnetschool.org.uk
Nursery Application Forms:
Fr Peter writes: “If your child needs their Catholic Certificates of Practice” stamped and signed, please attend one of the Sunday Masses with your child, bringing their nursery school application forms. Please make sure you have completed address and dates of birth before coming to see me.”
Save the Date!
On Sunday 15th May 2022, Cardinal Vincent Nichols is coming to St Mary’s to celebrate a special Mass in commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the blessing of the church foundation stone. Please reserve the date in your diary.
Were you there?
70 years is not that long ago. Were you or a member of your family at St Mary’s in 1952 when its foundation stone was blessed? Please make contact with Fr Peter so he can gather first hand reflections for St Mary’s 70th anniversary year.
The St Mary’s “Lectio Divina” zoom is every Monday from 7:30pm – 8:30pm. “Lectio” involves reading, reflecting and discussing the gospel passage used each Sunday at Mass. Please email Fr Peter if you want to be part of the “Lectio Zoom Team” and attend
Pope’s Prayer Intention for February…..
…..for religious sisters and consecrated women; thanking them for their mission and their courage; that they continue to find new responses to the challenges of our times.
Confirmations at St Mary’s:
The 18 young adults were confirmed on Saturday 12th February 2022 by Bishop John Sherrington. Let us keep the confirmation candidates, their families, their sponsors and their catechists in our prayers over the next month.
.St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School – Applications for Sixth Form Entry in September 2022 open until 28 February
St Michael’s is a place of intellectual exploration and achievement and every year our students achieve outstanding A Level results which enable them to open doors to the most prestigious universities and courses. St Michael’s has a large and vibrant Sixth Form which welcomes significant numbers of new students who have studied their GCSEs elsewhere. It is an academic school which offers A Level courses only in the Sixth Form. If you are interested in applying for a Sixth Form place at St Michael’s please take a look at the virtual open evening on our website https://www.st-michaels.barnet.sch.uk/new-sixth-form-page/virtual -sixth-form-open-evening/
Applications can be made online through the APPLY NOW button.
The Holy Water stoop….
…….has returned! Latest pandemic guidelines have allowed the return and use of Holy Water in churches.
Job Vacancies at Catholic Secondary Schools
Finchley Catholic High School have two vacancies – one is for a Premises Manager starting March 2022. Closing date for applications is noon on Monday 21st February 2022. Interviews to take place the following week. The other vacancy is for PA to the Headteacher – required for April 2022. The closing date for applications is Friday 25 February 2022 and interviews will take place the following week.
St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School have two vacancies – one for a Teacher of Mathematics and one for a Teacher of Science. Closing date is Monday 28th February 2022 and application packs are available on the school website www.st-michaels.barnet.sch.uk and completed forms should be sent to email@example.com
CAFOD’S Walk Against Hunger Lent Challenge
Tony Sheen, CAFOD writes: There are 200 million children in this world whose lives are at risk from malnutrition. This Lent, challenge yourself to walk 200km and help give hunger its marching orders. Do 5k a day, your way, get sponsored and you’ll conquer your 200km target in time for Easter – and help people around the world to live free from hunger. To find out more or take part, go to cafod.org.uk/walk