Bulletin No.653 February 26th 2017

100 Club:              The winner for February is no. 62 – A. Bedford.   Congratulations.

St Felix ChurchHopefully the painting will be completed next Friday and so please try to come along to clean the Church on Saturday at 10 a.m. Thank you to those who have supported the various events held to help raise money towards the costs of the redecoration, and to those who have made personal donations – large or small – it all helps and is appreciated!

Children’s Liturgy:  There will be a meeting for all leaders and helpers of Children’s Liturgy (including those who have offered to help or are interested in helping) on Monday 27th of February at 6 p.m. in the Presbytery.

Collection for the Eastern Valley Foodbank will take place this weekend.  Your contributions go a long way in helping our local Foodbank to feed our neighbours in crisis.  Please remember to make sure all food is non-perishable, in date and undamaged.

Preparation for the Sacrament of Baptism:    The next meetings will be next Saturday and Saturday 11th of March at 11.30 a.m. in Padre Pio School.   If you wish your child to be baptised, please notes these dates in your diary. The DVD resource that we use has been well received over the last few years, and creates a relaxed and informal gathering which aims to support parents in nurturing their child’s spiritual journey.

S.P.U.C.:  Janet Thomas of S.P.U.C. will be doing the 40 days for life vigil at St. Mary Street from 11a.m. -5p.m. starting on Ash Wednesday.  Could anyone commit to joining her for an hour?  Contact Lorraine on 01495 763647

Lenten Fasting Lunch (bread and soup) at St David’s Cathedral in support of the Syrian Family Refugee Project, each Friday of Lent at 1.30 p.m. (following the 12.45p.m. Mass) at the Cornerstone.  (During Lunch, 15 minute Lenten Meditation will be given by Archbishop George.)

A warm welcome for a Syrian Family in the Archdiocese of Cardiff:   Please read the letter from Archbishop George at the back of the Church for details.   Lenten Alms collected in the Diocese this year will be allocated to the Syrian Families Refugee Fund.

Touch of Heaven 2018:  Trip to Patmos (details on www.faithcafe.org website) flying on Thursday 13th September 2018 and returning the following Thursday.  The expected cost for all in half board is £1050 (subject to Euro changes).   If you are interested please contact Fr. David Hayman by 26th of March.

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