Please see the Church Bulletin and Porch notice boards
for further notices of events and dedications in our parish.

SICK & RETIRED PRIESTS: there will be a special collection at all Mass next
weekend for N.B.F which will remain open for donations until Sunday, 19th May.

SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION: (Confession) is available after Mass on
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and at other times by appointment.

EXPOSITION & ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT: there will be no Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament on Fridays whilst the work in the Parish Centre is being carried out.

SCRIPTURE CLASS: there will be no Scripture Sharing this week, Wednesday, 24th April.

PARISH CENTRE: if everything goes according to plan the Parish Centre will be open for refreshments after Mass next weekend (27th/28th April) and for meetings etc. thereafter.

Michael’s Cleaning - Group 5 T Smith, J Greenwood, A Wilson & D Smith

CELEBRATION OF MARRIAGE: Bishop Robert Byrne will celebrate Mass in
St. Mary’s Cathedral on Saturday 18th May at 11am to give thanks for the
Sacrament of Marriage. He has invited each parish community to be represented
by at least two couples, young or old, newly married or celebrating a significant
anniversary. In addition, everyone is welcome to attend. This promises to be a
wonderful celebration and will provide affirmation and support for Marriage across
the Diocese and the wider North East community.

AN EVENING OF PRAISE, WORSHIP & ADORATION: led by Eight time Grammy nominee, Matt Maher will be held on Wednesday, 29th May from 7.00pm - 9.00pm in St Mary’s Cathedral, Newcastle. Matt is an International Christian music artist who has had success writing and recording songs like ‘Lord I need You ‘, ‘Hold Us Together’ and ‘Because he Lives’. One of the highlights of his ministry was leading three million young people in adoration as he knelt on stage with Pope Francis at World Youth Day in Rio in 2013

HEXHAM & NEWCASTLE DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE: to Lourdes, from 26th July – 2nd August still has several places available for those who need Nursing Care or who are unable to travel or stay in Lourdes on their own. Flights are from Newcastle, directly to Lourdes, accommodation will be in the Accueil Marie St Frai and there will be the assistance of the pilgrimage nurses and doctors throughout the week as well as many helpers. The cost for those staying in the Accueil is £895.00 per person.
Anyone wishing to go is asked to contact The Lourdes Pilgrimage Office at St Robert’s Morpeth (01670 513410 or ) for a Booking Form and Medical Consent Form. A medical assessment will be made to make sure the pilgrimage can offer the appropriate care. Closing date for application is 21st April 2019.

THANK YOU: Fr. Bill would like to thank all those who participated in the Holy Week
liturgies and those who helped with the preparations for Easter in any way.