This week at St. Michael's

Please come along to St. Michaels and collect a bulletin from the porch of the church
which will detail all masses and intentions for the coming week.

10th December 2017

2nd Sunday of Advent

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READINGS:

First Isaiah 40:1.5. 9-11
Prepare a way for the Lord.

Psalm 84
Let us see, O Lord, your mercy and give us your saving help.

Second 2 Peter 3:8-14
We are waiting for the new
heavens and new earth.

Gospel Mark 1:1-8
Make his paths straight.

Mass Intentions and Ministries

This information is updated from the bulletin.
PLEASE check with the church directly for up to date times of masses.

Saturday 9th December

Refreshments served after
Vigil Mass at St. Michael’s
by L Poole & friends

6.30pmPeter Brannigan
R &BP: Group C
SM: Group 3 C2
Servers: T Higgins & O Smith
M Thompson

Sunday 10th December
2nd Sunday of Advent

Refreshments served after
Morning Mass by McLean family

10.00am Parishioners
R & BP: Group C
SM: Group 3 C2
Servers: P & A Turnbull
A Walker & M Nugent

Monday 11th December
St Damasus I

9.30am Holy Souls

Tuesday 12th December
Our Lady of Guadeloupe

7.00pm Cicely Henderson

Wednesday 13th December
St Lucy

9.30am Winifred Hughes
Thursday 14th December
St John of the Cross
9.30am Eileen Betteridge

Friday 15th December

9.30am Mary Robertson

Saturday 16th December

Refreshments served after
Vigil Mass at St. Michael’s
by L Poole & friends

11.00am Baptism of
Linden Jane Blacket Bourne
6.30pm Annie Bowers
R &BP: Group D
SM: Group 4 D2
Servers: T Higgins & O Smith
M Thompson

Sunday 17th December
3rd Sunday of Advent

Refreshments served after
Morning Mass by S Walker,
T Nugent & friends

10.00am Parishioners
R & BP: Group D
SM: Group 4 D2
Servers: P & A Turnbull
A Walker & M Nugent

ST MICHAEL’S WEEKDAY MINISTERS
Day Reader Ministers
MON D Willis M Irwin
M Brennan
TUES M Donaldson P Winship
M McGowan
WED School M Hearne
A Barker
THURS R Sharp A Morgan
M Gallagher
FRI I Willis H Brennan
M Brennan

EXPOSITION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT:

St. Michael's One hour before weekday Mass (except Vigil Mass)

St. Mary's Half an hour before weekday Mass (except Vigil Mass)

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PRAYERS:

Please pray for the following who are sick or housebound in our Parishes:
Fr David Tanner, Fr Michael Whelan, Fr Joe Burton, Fr Charles Richardson, Andrew Spoor, Andrew Robertson, Brenda Brannigan, Brian Copeman, Deborah Minns, Frank Fleming, Gillian Masters, Harry & Nita Lax, Janet Graham, Jenny Gray, Joan Wood, Kathleen Hartis, Liz Ward, Susan Foster, Craig Miller, Mary Anderson, Mary Brightwell, Molly Baines, Nathan Pearce, Mary Connaughton, Thomas Russell, Tom Brennan, Tracey Rankin, Walter Ainsley, Winnie Bilton, Joseph Porter, Alan Rhys-Evans, Pat Fletcher, Kyna Richardson and Irene Bowater.

Please pray for diocesan Priests whose anniversaries occur this week:

Fr Edward V Marron, Fr Francis Dunne, Fr Terence Kerr and Fr Gerard McElhannon
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