• Bulletin 20th March 2015

     

     PALM SUNDAY 20TH MARCH 2016.

     

    HOLY WEEK

     

    The Most Solemn & Most Sacred Week of the Year.

     

    JOY. SORROW. GLORY

     


    Mass times: Saturday 6.30pm, Sunday 9.15 & 11am.

    Wed. Reconciliation 7pm followed by Mass;

    MAUNDY THURSDAY. No morning mass, Mass of Lord’s Supper 8pm, followed by watching Blessed Sacrament until 10pm

    GOOD FRIDAY. Stations 11am, Lord’s Passion at 3pm

    HOLY SATURDAY. No morning mass, Easter Vigil 6.30pm

    CONFESSIONS: Good Friday 11-30-12.30pm

    CHILDRENS EASTER SERVICE: Tuesday 2pm. All welcome, it’s brilliant.

    Masses received:

    Tina Elliot, Nora Emsley, & Peggy Krinks (lately dead); Mac Baker, Jim Thorpe, John & Winifred Field (Birthday memories); Anthony T

    Johnson, Emma & Alex Green, Fr. David Lannon, 50 years! Barbara Bell, Jim McCormick, Jane Ratchford, Patsy, Kitty Basha, Jack & Bridget Sloyan, Roberts & Sloyan families, Linda & Roy Branagan, Vera Whalley, Deceased of St Luke’s parish, Forgotten Souls, Mary’s intentions.

    Congratulations Heather Jackson & Lee Bennett who were wed yesterday, the Feast of St Joseph

    DIVINE MERCY: 3rd April, St Mary’s, Eccles, see notice board.

    SLIDE AGM: 20th March, Parish Room after 11am mass.

    GIFT AID ENVELOPES: Some still haven’t been collected from Narthex

    Next week’s bulletin: Contact Dennis on 789 4462 or see Fr. John.

    HOLY WEEK.

    JOY: “WELCOME! HOSANNA TO THE SON OF DAVID”.

    SORROW: “KILL! CRUCIFY HIM!”

    GLORY: “HE IS NOT HERE! HE HAS RISEN”

    “BETRAYED, DENIED, MOCKED, BEATEN & SPAT UPON”.

    “HE WAS LED LIKE A SHEEP TO THE SLAUGHTER!”

    The physical cruelty of the crucifixion was terrifying.

    Father, how wonderful you care for us!

    How boundless your merciful love!

    To ransom a slave, you gave away your only Son”

                                        THANK YOU!

    Yes, each one of us is invaluable in the eyes of God


    AND A PEARL TO END WITH..

    “Are you going to the Holy Week services, Betty?”

    “Not on your life!  They’re far too horrid!”

    Welcome into the family of St. Luke’s: Kier Luke & Lyle George Haslam; Harry James Whitehead; Blake Anthony Martin; Cole Mark & Mia Anne Khadeja-Fletcher. Congratulations Sam & Adam, Melissa & Lee, Natalie & Derek & Leanne & Mark.

    Congratulations to Angela & Mike on their 44th Wedding anniversary.