Here is Mass for the Fourth Sunday of Easter from Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bilton, Rugby.
|Sat 7th||SH||5.00pm LS||Peoples of the Parish|
|Sun 8th||SH |
|9.30 am |
11.00 am LS
|George Wilcock RIP & family |
Catherine McMahon & Audrey McMahon RIP
|Mon 9th||SH||10.00 am LS 11.00 am||No Mass Today |
Funeral Service for Anthony Pace RIP at Rainsbrook Crematorium.
|Tues 10th||SH||10.00 am. LS||No Mass Today|
|Wed 11th||SH||7.00 pm. LS||Peace in Ukraine|
|Thurs 12th||EM |
|11 am |
|Candidates for First Holy Communion Intentions |
Liturgy of the Word with Holy Communion
|Fri 13th||SH||7.00pm LS||Sick and Housebound Members of the Parishes|
|Sat 14th||SH||5pm LS||For Vocations to priesthood, religious life and service of the Gospel.|
|Sun 15th||SH EM||9.30 am 11.00 am LS||People of the Parishes Cleverly , Leila and Chloe and their Families|
ENGLISH MARTYRS PARISH ; Next Sunday at 11 am Mass we will be baptising three children: Cleverly, Leyla and Chloe. It will be incorporated in to the Mass. Cleverley and Leila are preparing for their First Communion this year. Please pray for all the children and their families.
Today is Good Shepherd Sunday traditionally known as Vocations Sunday. Please pray for those prepar ing for ordination to the Diaconate and Priesthood and for all those discerning their Vocation in life. This may be priesthood, diaconate, religious life, married and family life or single life. May the Lord guide them and help them discover God’s purpose.
RETIRING COLLECTION TODAY FOR THE CLERGY TRAINING FUND.
NEXT WEEKEND MAY PROCESSION IN HONOUR OF OUR LADY AND BENEDICTION at St Joseph’s Monks Kirby. Sunday 15th May at 3pm Meet at the Village Green—opposite St Edith’s C of E Church and then process through the village to St Josephs for Benediction.
Clergy and Servers welcome to participate. Refreshments available afterwards.
WALKING TOGETHER/ SYNODALITY– DIOCESAN REPORT.
This Report is available on the Diocesan website— http://www.birminghamdiocese.org.uk.There will be a link on the parishes’ websites. Our Diocesan report has now gone to the national level where work is begin ning on creating anational report from England and Wales which will go to Rome.
We hope to have an opportunity soon to have a look at the Report and its implications for the life our parishes and our diocese.
SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION AT SH
First Holy Communion Preparation (first group) The next session for Children will be on 9th June. First Holy Communion Mass for this group is on Sunday, 26th June at 9.30 am
Confirmation Preparation Programme continues Thursday, 5th May in the Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 7—8 pm. Confirmation will be celebrated on Sunday, 22nd May at 9.30 am Mass.
We are trying hard to assist those children and families whose First Holy Communion has been delayed because of Covid and other factors.
Sacramental Preparation for both Parishes is being offered at Sacred Heart. Because of the backlog we will not be able to take on any more new candidates for First Holy Communion this year.
English Martyrs School First Holy Communion will be celebrated on Saturday 11th June at 11 am.
HELPING UKRAINE. Fr Hudson’s ,our Diocesan social welfare agency ,is the point of contact for offers of accommodation and help for the refugees. They will liaise with the relevant authorities and keep up to date with
developments .There is more information on the
diocesan website .
UKRAINIAN REFUGEES IN RUGBY
Hosts in Rugby are going to be welcoming over 150 refugees into their homes. We at Sacred Heart have agreed to run a coffee morning on Wednesdays between 10 and 12 noon. We can offer a safe and welcoming place for them to support each other. Can you help? We need people to make drinks and provide cakes. If you can help please contact Diane on 07951177910
PRAYER FOR UKRAINE =CAFOD
We pray for the people of Ukraine,
for all those suffering or afraid,
that you will be close to them and protect them. We pray for world leaders,
for compassion, strength and wisdom to guide their choices.
We pray for the world
that in this moment of crisis,
we may reach out in solidarity
to our brothers and sisters in need.
May we walk in your ways
so that peace and justice
become a reality for the people of Ukraine and for all the world.