The Fifth Sunday of Easter

Here is Mass for the Fifth Sunday of Easter from Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bilton, Rugby.

Sat  14th SH 5.00pm LS Peoples of the Parish
Sun  15th SH EM9.30 am 
11.00 am LS 
George Wilcock RIP & family 
Catherine McMahon & Audrey McMahon RIP  
Mon  16th SH 10.00 am LS No Mass this week
Tues  17thSH 10.00 am. LS No Mass this week
Wed  18th SH  7.00 pm. LS For the Victims and Survivors of Abuse
Thurs  19th EM 
EM 
SH
11am  
1.30pm 
10am 
Mary Treanor RIP 
Funeral Service Mary Treanor RIP 
Liturgy of the Word with Holy Communion 
Fri  20th SH 7.00pm LS Fr David Peters RIP and Fr David Craig RIP
Sat 21stSH 5pm LS Pat Priest RIP
Sun 22ndSH  EM9.30 am  
11.00 am LS
Confirmation Mass with Bishop David Evans 
People of the Parishes

ENGLISH MARTYRS PARISH: Today at 11am Mass we will be baptising three children Cleverly, Leila and  Chloe. It will be incorporated in the mass. Cleverly and Leila are preparing for their First Holy  Communion this year. Please pray for all the children and their families. 

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. More details fr.matthew.pittam@rcaob.org.uk. 

SPECIAL COLLECTION THIS WEEKEND THROUGHOUT THE DIOCESE FOR FATHER HUDSON’S WORK ON  OUR BEHALF IN SUPPORTING REFUGEES FROM UKRAINE. IT WILL HELP THEM EXTEND THEIR SERVICES  WHICH ARE MUCH IN DEMAND BY THE NEWLY ARRIVING FAMILIES. 

SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION AT SH  

First Holy Communion (1st Group)  

The next session for children will be on 23rd May at 6pm in the Hall. First Communion for this group  is on Sunday 26th June at 9.30am Mass. 

First Holy Communion (2nd Group)  

Next meeting for children will be on Thursday 19th May at 6pm in the Hall. Please remember to  bring your folder and pencil case. First Communion for this group will be on Saturday, 16th July at  2pm.  

Confirmation Preparation Programme continues with the last session on Thursday, 19th May from  7pm until 8.30pm. This will include a rehearsal. Confirmation will be celebrated next Sunday 22nd  May at the 9.30am Mass with Bishop David Evans. Please pray for the candidates and their families.  

English Martyrs First Holy Communion will be celebrated on Saturday 11th June at 11am.  RETURNING TO MASS FROM PENTECOST—MESSAGE FROM THE BISHOPS CONFERENCE  

Since the beginning of the Covid pandemic, until the present time, we have shared with you our  judgment that the situation of the last two years has meant that the Sunday Obligation has been  impeded and has needed to be fulfilled in other ways. We thank God that this situation has now  changed. The pressing challenges of the pandemic have lessened significantly. Most people have  resumed the wide range of normal activities, no longer restricted by the previous Covid measures.  

We therefore believe that the reasons which have prevented Catholics from attending Mass on  Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation no longer apply. We understand there will still be some mem bers of our congregations who, for reasons of health, do not feel safe enough to return to Mass. It  has always been the understanding of the Church that when the freedom of any Catholic to attend  Mass in person is impeded for a serious reason, because of situations such as ill health, care for the  sick or legitimate fear, this is not a breach of the Sunday Obligation. It is intended that this Sunday  Obligation should return from Pentecost Sunday celebrated on 5th June.  

UKRAINIAN REFUGEES IN RUGBY AREA 

Hosts in the Rugby area have been welcoming refugee families into their homes. Sacred Heart Par ish have agreed to run a Coffee Morning and other refreshments on Wednesday mornings begin ning on the 18th May at 10am to 12 noon. We are able to offer a safe and welcoming place where  people can gather to support one another at this difficult time and support and help can be offered  

or arranged as needed. Offers of help welcome to make drinks and provide cakes. If you would like  to help please contact Diane on 7951177910.  

Fr Hudson’s Care on behalf of the diocese are working hard to coordinate and help to support  efforts being made in various parts of the diocese. They have much expertise in working with refugees and asylum seekers over many years. They are receiving many requests of support through St  Chad’s Sanctuary in Birmingham. The second Collection will provide vital funds to expand and develop the support which is vitally needed. Please support the Second/ Retiring Collection today.  Any cheques to Fr Hudsons. 

DAY OF PRAYER FOR THE VICTIMS AND SURVIVORS OF ABUSE on Tuesday 17th May. Pope Francis has asked us to remember this intention specially in our prayers on this day.

Mass for the Third Sunday of Easter

Here is Mass for the third Sunday of Easter from Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bilton, Rugby.

Sat  30th SH 5.00pm LS Nancy Crowley RIP (Mapplethorpe)
Sun  1st  May SH 
EM
9.30 am 
11.00 am LS 
People of the Parishes 
David Sheehan RIP  
Mon  2nd SH 10.00 am LS Fr Ted Simpson RIP
Tues  3rdSH 10.00 am. LS 
3.30pm
Christopher Kinsella RIP  
Christopher Kinsella – Funeral Service at Rainsbrook
Wed  4th SH 
EM 
7.00 pm.
LS 2pm 
Jennifer Evans RIP 
Jennifer (Jen) Evans Funeral Service at English Martyrs 
Thurs  5th EM 
SH
11 am  
10am 
ENGLISH MARTYRS FEAST DAY  
Liturgy of the Word with Holy Communion 
Fri  6th SH 7.00pm LS Sick and Housebound members of the Parishes
Sat 7thSH 5pm LS Peoples of the Parish
Sun 8thSH  
EM
9.30 am  
11.00 am LS
George Wilcock RIP & family 
Catherine McMahon & Audrey McMahon RIP

Pope Francis’ Prayer Intention for May 

For faith filled young people. We pray for all young people, called to live life ot the fullest; may they see  in Mary’s life the way to listen, the depth of discernment, the courage that faith generates, and the  dedication to service 

SACRED HEART: Refreshments , tea and coffee, are available in the Hall after Sunday Mass. All are very welcome. Come and join us to meet and catch up. New parishioners are very welcome 

Readers’ Rotas at Sacred Heart are available today in the narthex. 

First Holy Communion Preparation (second group) IMPORTANT  

There is a registration meeting for parents on Thursday, 5th May 7—8pm in the day chapel at Sacred  Heart. It is very important that you attend this meeting.  

The first session for children will be on Thursday, 12th May, 6-7pm  

First Holy Communion Mass for this second group will be on Saturday, 16th July at 2 pm

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. Refresh ments available afterwards. More details  fr.matthew.pittam@rcaob.org.uk. 

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  

Loving God, 

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. 

Amen.

Mass for theSecond Sunday of Easter

Here is Mass for the Second Sunday of Easter from Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bilton, Rugby.

Sat  23rd SH EM5.00pm LS 1.30 pmPeople of the Parishes Wedding Service– Aaron Moog and Chelsie Glover 
Sun  24th SH 
EM 
SH
9.30 am 
11.00 amLS  
2.30pm –3.30pm 
Yvonne Montayne RIP 
Antonia and Peter Joppe RIP
Memorial Mass Divine Mercy Sunday Service 
Mon  25th SH 10.00 am LS Peace in Ukraine
Tues  26thSH 10.00 am. LS Edward Cashel RIP
Wed  27th SH 7.00 pm. LS Maurice Guy RIP (Clarke)
Thurs  28th EM
SH
11 am  
10am 
Liturgy of the Word with Holy Communion 
Fri  29thSH 7.00pm LS Well being of members of the Robinson and Pelloquin families
Sat 30thSH 5pm LS Nancy Crowley RIP (Mapplethorpe)
Sun 01stSH  EM9.30 am  
11.00 am LS
People of the Parishes David Sheehan RIP

Children’s Liturgy at Sacred Heart today—all are welcome and we are quite happy for parents to send  their children unaccompanied so you can enjoy some peace in the Mass. 

Divine Mercy Sunday this Sunday 24th April at 2.30 pm at Sacred Heart . Service with Exposition,  Divine Mercy Prayers and Benediction. All welcome.  

Readers’ Rotas at Sacred Heart are available today in the narthex. 

SACRED HEART: Refreshments , tea and coffee, are available in the Hall after Sunday Mass. All are very welcome. Come and join us to meet and catch up. New parishioners are very welcome 

Holiday Club Draw for £500 was won by Mrs Paulene Craddock ticket number 1685. Many thanks to all  who have organised or contributed to this fund raising effort over the past thirty years.

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. Refresh ments available afterwards. More details  fr.matthew.pittam@rcaob.org.uk. 

HELPING UKRAINE. Fr Hudson’s ,our Diocesan so cial welfare agency ,is to be 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 . 

WALKING TOGETHER/ SYNODALITY– DIOCESAN  REPORT. 

The Diocesan Synopsis of the reports from the Par ishes, Schools and other groups and individuals has  now been published. It makes interesting reading  and is available on the Diocesan website— http://www.birminghamdiocese.org.uk.There will be a link  on the parishes’ websites.  

It runs to 16 sides or 8 pages. Fr Gerry is happy to  print you a copy if you can’t access email. He  doesn’t want to print copies that may not be  required.  

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 25th  April .First Holy Communion Mass for this group is  on Sunday, 26th June at 9.30 am 

Confirmation Preparation Programme continues  Thursday, 28th April in the Sacred Heart Parish Hall,  7—8 pm. Confirmation will be celebrated on  Sunday, 22nd May at 9.30 am Mass.  

First Holy Communion Preparation (second group)  There is a registration meeting for parents on  Thursday, 5th May 7—8pm in the day chapel.  It is very important that you attend this meeting.  The first session for children will be on Thursday,  12th May, 6-7pm  

First Holy Communion Mass for this second group  will be on Saturday, 16th July at 2 pm 

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. 

LENT LUNCH AT ENGLISH MARTYRS 

Once again many thanks to all who pre 

pared ,served and attended this lunch during Holy  Week. It raise £200 for Cafod and Christian Aid.    

Loving God, 

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. 

Amen.

Mass for Easter Sunday

A very happy Easter to all parishioners from Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bilton, Rugby.

Sat  16th SH 8.00 p.m. Easter Vigil For the Parishioners of the Parishes 
Sun  17th SH EM9.30 am 
11.00 am LS x
Easter Sunday Clare Harford 
Easter Sunday Theresa and Eddie Kealey RIP LS 
Mon  18th SH 10.00 am No Mass today 
Tues  19thSH 10.00 am. No Mass today 
Wed  20th SH 7.00 pm. No Mass today 
Thurs  21st EM 
SH
11 am  
10am 
Private Intention  
Liturgy of the Word with Holy Communion 
Fri  22nd SH 7.00pm Gift of Years and those in Care Homes
Sat 23rd EM  
SH
1.30pm 
5pm LS
Wedding Service– Aaron Moog and Chelsie Glover  
People of the Parishes
Sun 24th SH  EM9.30 am  
11.00 am LS
Yvonne Montayne RIP 
Antonia and Peter Joppe RIP Memorial Mass

A Joyful and Blessed Easter to you all. The Lord has truly risen. Alleluia ! 

Thank you for your attendance and participation at the Holy Week-Triduum Services. Thank  you to all who helped our celebrations particularly the Musicians and Readers. It has been  good to return to some semblance of normality after the long absence. May the Lord bless  us and keep us safe in the times ahead. 

Collection at Easter Sunday Masses is the traditional collection for the Clergy. Please put your offerings in  the basket in the porch.  

Children’s Liturgy at Sacred Heart today—all are welcome but we are quite happy for parents to send  their children unaccompanied so you can enjoy some peace in the Mass. 

Divine Mercy Sunday on Sunday 24th April at 2.30 pm at Sacred Heart . Service with Exposition, Divine  Mercy Prayers and Benediction. All welcome. 

HELPING UKRAINE. Fr Hudson’s, our Diocesan social welfare agency ,is to be 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 . 

Please speak to Fr Gerry or Deacon Lionel if you  have a particular desire to take part in this work.  

SACRED HEART: Refreshments , tea and coffee, are  available in the Hall after Sunday Mass. 

All are very welcome. Come and join us to meet and  catch up. New parishioners are very welcome.  

WALKING TOGETHER/ SYNODALITY– DIOCESAN  REPORT. 

The Diocesan Synopsis of the reports from the Par ishes, Schools and other groups and individuals has  now been published. It makes interesting reading  and is available on the Diocesan website— http://www.birminghamdiocese.org.uk.There will be a link  on the parishes’ websites.  

It runs to 16 sides or 8 pages. Fr Gerry is happy to  print you a copy if you can’t access email. He  doesn’t want to print copies that may not be required.  

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.  

PARISH WHATS APP Groups: Please consider  joining by texting name and mobile number to  Richard Potter on 07944 510694 for Sacred Heart  Parish Group. English Martyrs Group please text  name and mobile number to Maris Golovackis on  07851 931162 to join. This will be useful as another  channel for interparish messages and communica tions. The weekly newsletter now goes out on the  Whats Ap.  

SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION AT SH  

First Holy Communion Preparation The next  session for Children will be after the Easter school  holidays. First Holy Communion Mass for this group is on Sunday, 26th June at 9.30 am 

Confirmation Preparation Programme continues  Thursday, 28th April in the Sacred Heart Parish Hall,  7—8 pm. Confirmation will be celebrated on  Sunday, 22nd May at 9.30 am Mass.  

First Holy Communion Preparation (second group)  There is a registration meeting for parents on  Thursday, 5th May 7—8pm in the day chapel.  It is very important that you attend this meeting.  The first session for children will be on Thursday,  12th May, 6-7pm  

First Holy Communion Mass for this second group  will be on Saturday, 16th July at 2 pm 

We are trying hard to assist those children and fami lies whose First Holy Communion has been delayed  because of Covid and other factors.  

English Martyrs School First Holy Communion will  be celebrated on Saturday 11th June at 11 am. 

LENT LUNCH AT ENGLISH MARTYRS 

Thanks to all who prepared ,served and attended  this lunch during Holy Week. It helped to raise some  support for Cafod.  

FINANCES AT SH & EM PARISHES. Your financial  support is needed by the Parishes and is very much  appreciated. We know that the financial situation  for many people is becoming more difficult and we  are grateful for your support.  

Please consider making a Standing Order which  helps assure the Parishes of regular steady income  and simplify banking. They can be cancelled at any  time. Please contact Diane at SH or Caroline at EM if  you have any queries or changes of address etc.  Will those who have taken Standing Order and Gift  Aid Forms please return them as soon as possible.  

Sacred Heart Holiday 200 Club Final Draw 

There will be one final draw for £500 on Easter Sunday after Mass . Thank you to all who have been  contributors over the years. We are grateful to  those who have been involved in organising and  running the scheme and all participants.

Mass for the Fifth Sunday of Lent

Here is Mass for the Fifth Sunday of Lent from Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bilton, Rugby.

Sat  02nd SH 5.00 p.m. Edward Reilly RIPLS 
Sun  3rd SH 
EM
9.30 am 
11.00 am
People of the Parishes Libby Burn and Deceased Family RIP 
Mon  4th SH 10.00 am Fr Lawrence Crowe RIP
Tues  5thSH 10.00 am. Peace in Ukraine
Wed  6th SH 7.00 pm. 10 am LS  Funeral Service at Rainsbrook for Ann Mary Robinson RIP 
Thurs  7th EM  
SH
11.00 am.  
10.00 am *
Mass with English Martyrs School—Ann Mary Robinson RIP  Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion
Fri  8th SH 7.00pm LS Sick Clergy of the Diocese 
Sat 9th SH 5.00 pm Private Intention (Clark)
Sun 10th SH  
EM
9.30 am  
11.00 am 
Peter White RIP PALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD People of the Parishes

WALKING TOGETHER/ SYNODALITY QUESTIONNAIRE. Our parishes response report is available on the  Parish websites with paper copies at Masses this weekend. I suggest that now we wait for the publication  of the diocesan report in early April . Then we can look at how we take this forward at our parishes level  in the light of the themes of the diocesan vision outlined by Archbishop Bernard. Meantime do take a  look at our parish document. Also on Sacred Heart Whats Ap  

LENT LUNCHES IN HILLMORTON 2022 

Tues 12th April 12.30 English Martyrs  

Join us for a simple soup and roll lunch. With a short reflection. In aid of Christian Aid and Cafod. 

HELPING UKRAINE. Fr Hudson’s ,our Diocesan so cial welfare agency ,is to be 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 . 

Please speak to Fr Gerry or Deacon Lionel if you  have a particular desire to take part in this work.  

SACRED HEART: Refreshments , tea and coffee, are  available in the Hall after Sunday Mass. 

All are very welcome. Come and join us to meet and  catch up. Refreshments will be available after the  Thursday morning 10 am Liturgy. 

ENGLISH MARTYRS: STATIONS OF THE CROSS 10.20  to 10.50. Before Sunday Mass 

SACRED HEART Friday after evening 7pm Mass.  

WHATS APP Groups: To join please text name and  mobile number to Richard Potter on 

07944 510694 for Sacred Heart Parish Group.  English Martyrs Group please text name and mobile number to Maris Golovackis on 07851  931162 to join. This is useful for interparish messag es and communication.  

SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION AT SH  

First Holy Communion Preparation The next session for Children will be on Monday 28th March  at 6pm in the Hall.  

First Holy Communion Mass for this group is on  Sunday, 26th June at 9.30 am 

Confirmation Preparation Programme continues  Thursday, 7th April in the Sacred Heart Parish Hall,  7—8 pm. Confirmation will be celebrated on  Sunday, 22nd May at 9.30 am Mass.  

First Holy Communion Preparation (second group) There is a registration meeting for parents on  Thursday, 5th May 7—8pm in the day chapel.  It is very important that you attend this meeting. The first session for children will be on Thursday, 12th May, 6-7pm  

First Holy Communion Mass for this second group will be on Saturday, 16th July at 5pm 

Thanks to those running these preparation classes for their time and commitment. 

FINANCES AT SH & EM PARISHES .  

Your Gift Aid envelopes are available for collection.  Please collect them. SH have been renumbered so  please take those with your name not number.  

Please let us know if you would like Offertory  Envelopes , to sign a Standing Order and/or sign up  for Gift Aid and so increase your giving by 25%  at no extra cost to you.  

Or maybe see if you can increase your Standing  Order.  

Your financial support is needed by the Parishes and  is very much appreciated. We know that the  financial situation for many people is becoming more difficult.  

Thank you for your steadfast financial support  during the lockdown and pandemic.  

Standing Orders help assure the Parishes of regular  steady income and simplify banking. They can be  cancelled at any time. Please speak to Diane at SH  or Caroline at EM if you have any queries or chang es of address etc. Thanks. 

Sacred Heart Holiday 200 Club  

This has been running for over 30 years . It has  provided extra income to the parish over the years.  Circumstances have changed and it has been  decided to close the Club. There will be one final  draw for £500 at Easter. Thank you to all who have  been contributors over the years. We are grateful  to those who have been involved in organising and  running the scheme. Any questions or comments  please to Fr Gerry.  

THE CATHOLIC POST—a new national monthly Catholic Paper is available today. Free copies.  Please take a copy. 

REST IN PEACE  

Ann Mary Robinson, one time teacher at English  Martyrs School who has died recently. Funeral Service at Rainsbrook on Wednesday at 10am.  

SUNDAY 10th April is PALM SUNDAY.  

There will be Blessing of Palms on SH Saturday  Evening Mass at 5pm. 

Blessing and Procession of Palms on Sunday SH  9.30am and EM 11 am.

Mass for the Fourth Sunday of Lent

Here is Mass for the Fourth Sunday of Lent from Sacred Heart Church, Bilton, Rugby.

Sat  26thSH 5.00 p.m. Holy Souls LS 
Sun  27thSH 
EM
9.30 am 
11.00 am
Jones Family Intentions 
Peoples of the Parishes  
Mon  28th SH 10.00 am No Mass 
Tues  29thSH 10.00 am. No Mass 
Wed  30th SH 7.00 pm. LS Richard Clark (Birthday)
Thurs  31st EM  
SH
11.00 am.  
10.00 am *
Carmen John (Memorial Mass) 
Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion
Fri  1st AprSH 7.00pm LS Holy Souls   
Sat 2ndSH 5.00 pm Edward Reilly RIP
Sun 3rdSH  
EM
9.30 am  
11.00 am 
People of the Parishes 
Libby Burn and Deceased Family RIP 

WALKING TOGETHER/ SYNODALITY QUESTIONNAIRE. Our parishes response report is available on the  Parish websites with paper copies at Masses this weekend. I suggest that now we wait for the publication  of the diocesan report in early April . Then we can look at how we take this forward at our parishes level  in the light of the themes of the diocesan vision outlined by Archbishop Bernard. Meantime do take a  look at our parish document. Also on Sacred Heart Whats Ap  

LENT LUNCHES IN HILLMORTON 2022 

Tues 5th April 12.30 St Georges 

Tues 12th April 12.30 English Martyrs  

Join us for a simple soup and roll lunch. With a short reflection. In aid of Christian Aid and Cafod. 

HELPING UKRAINE. Fr Hudson’s ,our Diocesan so cial welfare agency ,is to be 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 . 

Please speak to Fr Gerry or Deacon Lionel if you  have a particular desire to take part in this work.  

SACRED HEART: Refreshments , tea and coffee, are  available in the Hall after Sunday Mass. 

All are very welcome. Come and join us to meet and  catch up. Refreshments will be available after the  Thursday morning 10 am Liturgy. 

ENGLISH MARTYRS: STATIONS OF THE CROSS 10.20  to 10.50. Before Sunday Mass 

SACRED HEART Friday after evening 7pm Mass.  

WHATS APP Groups: To join please text name and  mobile number to Richard Potter on 

07944 510694 for Sacred Heart Parish Group.  English Martyrs Group please text name and mobile number to Maris Golovackis on 07851  931162 to join. This is useful for interparish messag es and communication.  

SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION AT SH  

First Holy Communion Preparation The next  session for Children will be on Monday 28th March  at 6pm in the Hall.  

First Holy Communion Mass for this group is on  Sunday, 26th June at 9.30 am 

Confirmation Preparation Programme continues  Thursday, 31st March in the Sacred Heart Parish  Hall, 7—8 pm. Confirmation will be celebrated on  Sunday, 22nd May at 9.30 am Mass.  

First Holy Communion Preparation (second group)  There is a registration meeting for parents on  Thursday, 5th May 7—8pm in the day chapel.  It is very important that you attend this meeting.  The first session for children will be on Thursday,  12th May, 6-7pm  

First Holy Communion Mass for this second group  will be on Saturday, 16th July at 5pm 

Thanks to those running these preparation classes  for their time and commitment. 

FINANCES AT SH & EM PARISHES .  

This weekend your Gift Aid envelopes are available  for collection. Please collect them. SH have been  renumbered so please take those with your name  not number.  

Please let us know if you would like Offertory Enve lopes , to sign a Standing Order and/or sign up for  Gift Aid and so increase your giving by 25% at no  extra cost to you.  

Or maybe see if you can increase your Standing  Order.  

Your financial support is needed by the Parishes and  is very much appreciated. We know that the finan cial situation for many people is becoming more  difficult.  

Thank you for your steadfast financial support  during the lockdown and pandemic.  

Standing Orders help assure the Parishes of regular  steady income and simplify banking. They can be  cancelled at any time. Please speak to Diane at SH  or Caroline at EM if you have any queries or chang es of address etc. Thanks. 

Sacred Heart Holiday 200 Club  

This has been running for over 30 years . It has pro vided extra income to the parish over the years. Cir cumstances have changed and it has been decided  

to close the Club. There will be one final draw for  £500 at Easter. Thank you to all who have been  contributors over the years . We are grateful to  those who have been involved in organising and  running the scheme. Any questions or comments  please to Fr Gerry.  

Mothering Sunday prayer  

Loving God, Thank you for mothers and for  all the people who care for others. Thank  you especially for our own family and fami lies throughout the world. May your love be  present in every home through the love we  show for one another. Amen. (Cafod)

Mass for the 3rd Sunday of Lent

Here is Mass for the 3rd Sunday of Lent from Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bilton, Rugby.

Sat  17thSH 5.00 p.m. Eileen Deery RIP (Clarke) LS 
Sun  20thSH EM9.30 am 11.00 amRussell (In honour of St Therese)  Eileen & Ken Pedley RIP LS
Mon  21st SH 10.00 am LS Natalia Pilese RIP 
Tues  22ndSH 10.00 am. LS Peace in Ukraine
Wed  23rd SH 7.00 pm. 
7.30=8.30 pm
LS Christians in the Holy Land Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament 
Thurs  24thEM  SH11.00 am.  
10.00 am *
Ints of English Martyrs School Community  
Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion
Fri  25thSH 7.00pm 6pm –9pm LS People of the Parishes  SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS OF THREE HOURS OF PRAYER 
Sat 26thSH 5.00 pm LS Holy Souls
Sun 27thSH  EM9.30 am  11.00 am Jones Family Intentions Peoples of the Parishes

WALKING TOGETHER/ SYNODALITY QUESTIONNAIRE. Our parish response report will be available on  the Parish websites with paper copies at Masses this weekend. I suggest that we wait for the publication  of the diocesan report in early April. Then we can look at how to proceed further on how we take this  forward at our parish level in the light of the themes of the diocesan vision outlined by Archbishop Bernard. Meantime do take a look at our parish document.  

LENT LUNCHES IN HILLMORTON 2022 

Thurs 17th March 12.30 Rogers Hall (St John the Baptist) 

Thurs 24th March 12.30 Paddox Methodists 

Tues 5th April 12.30 St George’s 

Tues 12th April 12.30 English Martyrs  

Join us for a simple soup and roll lunch. With a short reflection. In aid of Christian Aid and Cafod. 

LENTEN MISSION –THREE HOURS OF PRAYER by Sehion Ministries 

Friday 25th March from 6pm to 9pm at Sacred  Heart Church. Join us to hear the Word of God,  Musical Ministry, Healing Prayers, Adoration of the  Blessed Sacrament, Confession will be available.  and Mass. Mass will be celebrated at 7pm. The sessions will be conducted in English. See leaflet for  further details.  

SACRED HEART: Refreshments , tea and coffee, are  available in the Hall after Sunday Mass. 

All are very welcome. Come and join us to meet and  catch up. Refreshments will be available after the  Thursday morning 9.30 am Liturgy. 

ENGLISH MARTYRS: STATIONS OF THE CROSS 10.20  to 10.50. Before Sunday Mass 

SACRED HEART Friday after evening 7pm Mass.  

WHATS APP Groups: To join please text name and  mobile number to Richard Potter on 

07944 510694 for Sacred Heart Parish Group.  English Martyrs Group please text name and mobile number to Maris Golovackis on 07851  931162 to join. 

SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION AT SH  

First Holy Communion Preparation The next  session for Children will be on Monday 14th March  at 6pm.  

First Holy Communion Mass for this group is on  Sunday, 26th June at 9.30 am 

Confirmation Preparation Programme continues  Thursday, 24th March in the Sacred Heart Parish  Hall, 7—8 pm. Confirmation will be celebrated on  Sunday, 22nd May at 9.30 am Mass.  

First Holy Communion Preparation (second group)  There is a registration meeting for parents on  Thursday, 5th May 7—8pm in the day chapel.  It is very important that you attend this meeting.  The first session for children will be on Thursday,  12th May, 6-7pm  

First Holy Communion Mass for this second group  will be on Saturday, 16th July at 5pm 

Thanks to those running these preparation classes  for their time and commitment. 

SINE NOMINE CONCERT—You will be pleased to  hear that the Concert last Sunday at EM raised £408  for Myton Hospices. Well done all.  

RUGBY GREEN CHRISTIAN GROUP EVENT  

Friday 25th March 7.30-9.30pm at Rugby  Methodist Church Centre. Panel including MP Mark  Pawsey will be addressing questions about climate  change . All welcome. To attend sign up via Event brite https://rugbyclimate.eventbrite.com or see Poster.  

CAFOD LENT FAST DAY Friday 11th March. Thanks  for your contributions. Please put any envelopes in  with the collection.  

HELPING UKRAINE. Fr Hudson’s, our Diocesan  social welfare agency, is to be 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 . Please  speak to Fr Gerry or Deacon Lionel if you have a particular desire to take part in this work.  

FRIENDS OF THE HOLY LAND – COME AND MEET  LAILA ASFOURA FROM BETHLEHEM 

Wednesday 23 March. 7pm in the Parish Centre,  St Francis Church, Warwick Road, Kenilworth CV8  1HL. You are warmly welcomed to meet Laila Asfoura from Bethlehem, who will share the latest  situation in the Holy Land, the work of FHL and  answer any questions. Laila is the Founder Member  of FHL’s local Committee. A buffet supper is being  arranged with a cash bar. Tickets £10 pp are availa ble from  

peter.rand@friendsoftheholyland.org.uk or by tele phoning the FHL office 01926 512980.  

FINANCES AT SH & EM PARISHES . This weekend  your Gift Aid envelopes are available for collection.  Let us know if you will no longer be using them.  

Please let us know if you would like to sign a Stan ing Order and/or sign up for Gift Aid and so increase  your giving by 25% at no extra cost to you. Or may be see if you can increase your Standing Order.  Your financial support is needed by the Parishes and  very much appreciatedv. Thank you for your steadfast financial support during the lockdown and pandemic. Standing Orders  help assure the Parishes of regular steady income  and simplify banking. Please speak to Diane at SH  or Caroline at EM if you have any queries or changes of address etc. Thanks.

Mass for the 2nd Sunday of Lent, Year C

Here is Mass for the Second Sunday of Lent from Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bilton, Rugby.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKPMFB5IyOmrF4kAP-zhi4A

Sat  12thSH 5.00 p.m. Glancy Intention LS 
Sun  13thSH 
EM
9.30 am 
11.00 am
People of the Parishes  Alan Hughes RIP LS
Mon  14th SH 10.00 am LS NO MASS TODAY 
Tues  15thSH 10.00 am. NO MASS TODAY
Wed  16thSH 7.00 pm. Richard Clarke (Birthday) LS  
Cremation Service for Patricia Dunne 2.30pm at Rainsbrook. 
Thurs  17thEM  
SH
11.00 am. 
9.30 am
Terry Deery RIP Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion
Fri  18thSH 7.00pm Eamon Reynolds (Get well) LS  
Public Stations of the Cross after Mass 
Sat 19thSH 5.00 pm Eileen Deery RIP (Clarke) LS 
Sun 20thSH  
EM
9.30 am  
11.00 am 
Russell (In honour of St Therese)  Eileen & Ken Pedley RIP LS

SUNDAY NIGHT CHORAL CONCERT ’ Hail ,Gladdening Light ’ at English Martyrs Church on Sunday 13th  March at 7.30pm . Given by our wonderful local Choir Sine Nomine who have sung in many Cathedrals  and Churches throughout the country to great acclaim. Free Admission but Retiring Collection for Myton  Hospice. Don’t miss the chance to hear some wonderful music and great singing from the Choir celebrating their 20th anniversary.  

WALKING TOGETHER/ SYNODALITY QUESTIONNAIRE. Work is going on to prepare the ten page diocesan report which will be published in the diocese. It will be sent to the Bishops Conference who will produce a national report. Fr . Thanks again for your responses and cooperation .  

DEANERY CHANGES : as a result of the revision of the deanery structure in the diocese the Rugby part  of the Rugby Deanery (St Maries, Sacred Heart and English Martyrs ) will be joining Warwick Deanery to  form Rugby and Warwick Deanery. The Nuneaton area Parishes will be joining Coventry Deanery.  

LIVESTREAM UPDATE :will be livestreaming the Saturday evening Mass from Sacred Heart and the  11am Sunday Mass from English Martyrs. We will be livestreaming weekday Masses as shown above.

Sacred Heart Safeguarding Officer: Sue Leary www.sacredheartrugby.org.uk Tel. 01788 813263 YouTube: Sacred Heart, Bilton  Email: sacredheart.bilton@rcaob.org.uk Parish Office for both parishes open:  Tuesday and Thursday 9.30 am to 12.00.English Martyrs Safeguarding Officer: Marie Kane www.englishmartyrsrugby.org Tel. 01788 813263 YouTube -English Martyrs RC Parish Rugby Email: sacredheart.bilton@rcaob.org.uk English Martyrs Primary School Tel 01788 543432
Parish Team Canon Gerard Murray, Deacon Lionel Pelloquin. Fr Graham Venn IC in residence  Archdiocese of Birmingham Registered as a charity no. 234216

LENT LUNCHES IN HILLMORTON 2022 

Thurs 17th March 12.30 Rogers Hall (St John the  Baptist) 

Thurs 24th March 12.30 Paddox Methodists

Tues 5th April 12.30 St Georges 

Tues 12th April 12.30 English Martyrs  

Join us for a simple soup and roll lunch. With a short  reflection. In aid of Christian Aid and Cafod.  

SACRED HEART: Refreshments , tea and coffee, are  available in the Hall after Sunday Mass. 

All are very welcome. Come and join us to meet and  catch up. Refreshments will be available after the  Thursday morning 9.30 am Liturgy. 

ENGLISH MARTYRS: STATIONS OF THE CROSS 10.20  to 10.50. Before Sunday Mass 

SACRED HEART Friday after evening 7pm Mass.  

ENGLISH MARTYRS – St. Vincent de Paul Society  Appeal Thank you for your response to this appeal.  We now have five more people interested in their  work visiting the elderly and housebound. Please  call Margaret Hughes 546407 for more information  or enquiries. 

WHATS APP Groups: To join please text name and  mobile number to Richard Potter on 

07944 510694 for Sacred Heart Parish Group.  English Martyrs Group please text name and mobile number to Maris Golovackis on 07851  931162 to join. 

SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION:  

First Holy Communion Preparation The next ses sion for Children will be on Monday 14th March at  6pm.Later in the year after Easter we are planning  another series of classes for those who need to  begin their preparation . This is open to young peo ple from Sacred Heart and English Martyrs Parishes. 

Confirmation Preparation Programme continues  Thursday, 24th March in the Sacred Heart Parish  Hall, 7—8 pm. Confirmation will be celebrated on  Sunday, 22nd May at 9.30 am Mass.  

Thanks to those running both preparation classes  for their time and commitment. 

RUGBY GREEN CHRISTIAN GROUP EVENT  

Friday 25th March 7.30=9.30pm at Rugby Methodist Church Centre. Panel including MP Mark Pawsey  will be addressing questions about climate change .  All welcome. To attend sign up via Eventbrite https:// rugbyclimate.eventbrite.com or see Poster.  

CAFOD LENT FAST DAY Friday 11th March. Your  personal small act of kindness will make a big differ ence to communities facing hunger and children  facing malnutrition. Please hand in your envelope or  donate at the Collection for Fast Day this weekend.  Please Gift Aid your donation if you can. Details on  the envelope. Thanks.  

HELPING UKRAINE. The best way to help is to donate money not goods. You can do this through  CAFOD which I s part of the Disaster Emergencies  Appeal for Ukraine of other mainline charities. .  They will work through Caritas Ukraine which is on  the ground to provide support and help to the  needy. You can donate directly via the CAFOD web site.  

FRIENDS OF THE HOLY LAND – COME AND MEET  LAILA ASFOURA FROM BETHLEHEM 

Wednesday 23 March. 7pm in the Parish Centre, St  Francis Church, Warwick Road, Kenilworth CV8 1HL.  You are warmly welcomed to meet Laila Asfoura  from Bethlehem, who will share the latest situation  in the Holy Land, the work of FHL and answer any  questions. Laila is the Founder Member of FHL’s lo cal Committee. A buffet supper is being arranged  with a cash bar. Tickets £10 pp are available from  

peter.rand@friendsoftheholyland.org.uk or by tele phoning the FHL office 01926 512980.  

GIFT AID ENVELOPES AVAILABLE. Next weekend  your envelopes will be available for collection. Let  us know if you will no longer be using them. Please  let us know if you would like to sign Standing Order  and/or sign up for Gift Aid and so increase your giving. Or maybe see if you can increase your Standing  Order. Your financial support is needed by the Parishes and very much valued. Please speak to Diane  at SH or Caroline at EM if you have any queries or  changes of address etc. Thanks.

Mass for the First Sunday of Lent

Here is Mass for the First Sunday of Lent from Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bilton, Rugby.

Sat  5thSH 5.00 p.m. People of the parish LS Collection for Cathedral Maintenance
Sun  6thSH 
EM
9.30 am 
11.00 am
Peace in Ukraine Collection for Cathedral Maintenance  Kathleen Reynolds (sick) LS
Mon  7th SH 10.00 am Sick and Housebound Parishioners of the Parishes LS 
Tues  8thSH 10.00 am. Rugby and Warwick Deanery Ints LS 
Wed  9thSH 7.00 pm. FHC and Confirmation Candidates LS 
Thurs  10thEM  
SH
11.00 am.  
9.30 am
Terry Deery RIP  Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion
Fri  11thSH 7.00pm LS Lenten Fast Day—for the work of CAFOD LS  Public Stations of the Cross after Mass 
Sat 12thSH 5.00 pm Glancey Intention LS 
Sun 13thSH  
EM
9.30 am  
11.00 am
People of the Parishes  Allan Hughes RIP LS

WALKING TOGETHER/ SYNODALITY QUESTIONNAIRE. There has been an impressive response from all  parts of the diocese. Work is going on to prepare the ten page diocesan report which will be published  and sent to the Bishops Conference who will produce a national report. We hope we will be able to look  together at some of the matters raised in the light of the situation in our parishes and the Diocesan Vi sion. Thanks again for your responses and cooperation .  

DEANERY CHANGES : as a result of the revision of the deanery structure in the diocese the Rugby part  of the Rugby Deanery (St Maries, Sacred Heart and English Martyrs ) will be joining Warwick Deanery to  form Rugby and Warwick Deanery. The Nuneaton area Parishes will be joining Coventry Deanery.  

CHORAL CONCERT ’Hail ,Gladdening Light ’ at English Martyrs Church on Sunday 13th March at 7.30pm. Given by our wonderful local Choir Sine Nomine who have sung in many Cathedrals and Churches  throughout the country to great acclaim. Free Admission but Retiring Collection for Myton Hospice.  Don’t miss the chance to hear some wonderful music and great singing from the Choir celebrating their  20th anniversary. 

LIVESTREAM; We will be livestreaming the Saturday evening Mass from Sacred Heart and the 11am  Sunday Mass from English Martyrs. We will be  livestreaming weekday Masses as shown above. 

SACRED HEART: Refreshments, tea and coffee, are  available in the Hall after Sunday Mass. All are very welcome. Come and join us to meet and catch up. Refreshments will be available after the Thursday morning 9.30 am Liturgy. 

ENGLISH MARTYRS: STATIONS OF THE CROSS 10.20  to 10.50. Before Sunday Mass 

ENGLISH MARTYRS – St. Vincent de Paul Society  Appeal The SVP have been active within English  Martyrs Parish for almost sixty years; visiting the  sick and housebound, taking Holy Communion monthly. Now there are only three of  us supporting our parish SVP. Will you join us? These visits are much appreciated by the  housebound. Can you spare one hour a week? Please call Margaret Hughes 546407 for  more information. 

WHATS APP Groups: To join please text name and  mobile number to Richard Potter on 07944 510694 for Sacred Heart Parish Group.  English Martyrs Group please text name and mobile number to Maris Golovackis on 07851  931162 to join. 

SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION FOR THOSE NOT IN  CATHOLIC SCHOOLS : First Holy Communion Prep aration for those whose classes were interrupted  by the first lockdown. The next session for Children  will be on Monday 14th March at 6pm. The families  have been informed. Later in the year we will be 

having another series of classes for those who need  to begin their preparation from the beginning. This  is for young people from Sacred Heart and English  Martyrs Parishes. 

Confirmation Preparation is beginning on  Thursday, 10th March in the Sacred Heart Parish  Hall, 7—8 pm. If you wish to take part please email  the parish office or telephone 07951177910 as  soon as possible. Confirmation will be celebrated on  Sunday, 22nd May at 9.30 am Mass.  Thanks to those running both preparation classes  for their time and commitment. 

RUGBY GREEN CHRISTIAN GROUP EVENT  

Friday 25th March 7.30-9.30pm at Rugby Methodist Church Centre. Panel including MP Mark Pawsey  will be addressing questions about climate change .  All welcome. To attend sign up via Eventbrite https:// rugbyclimate.eventbrite.com 

CAFOD LENT FAST DAY Friday 11th March. Every  child should grow big and strong. On Family Fast  Day eat simply and give generously to support  mothers around the world with expert training in  growing and making healthy food . Your small act of  kindness will make a big difference to communities  facing hunger and children facing malnutrition.  Please take and envelope and a leaflet explaining  more. Collection for Fast Day next weekend.  

HELPING UKRAINE 

CAFOD is part of the Disaster Emergencies Appeal  for Ukraine. They will work through Caritas Ukraine  to provide support and help to the needy. You can  donate directly via the CAFOD website.  

Mass for the 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Here is Mass for the 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time from Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bilton, Rugby.

Entrance Antiphon: The Lord became my protector. He brought me out to a place of  freedom; he saved me because he delighted in me.  

First Reading: A reading from the first book of Ecclesiasticus. Do not praise a man before he has spoken.  

Response: Psalm 91. It is good to give you thanks, O Lord  

Second Reading: A reading from the first letter of St Paul to Corinthians.  He has given us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.  

Gospel Acclamation: Alleluia, alleluia! Open our hearts O Lord to accept the words of  your Son. Alleluia!  

Gospel: A reading from the holy Gospel according to Luke. A man’s words flow out of what fills his heart. 

PARISHES’ MASS TIMES AND INTENTIONS, LS = Live Stream 

Saturday 26th 5 pm SH For peace in the world LS 

Sunday 27th 9.30 am SH People of the Parishes  

Sunday 27th 11.00 am EM Terry Deery RIP LS 

Monday 28th 10am SH Mgr John Heslin RIP LS 

Tuesday 01st 10am SH Fr Gaby Maguire RIP LS  

Wednesday 02nd 7pm SH Ash Wednesday: Mass with distribution of Ashes LS 

9.30am EM Funeral Mass Terry Deery RIP :

11.00am EM Mass with Ashes 

Thursday 03rd 9.30am SH Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion 

11am EM Private Intention  

Friday 04th 7pm SH Sick and Housebound LS  

Saturday 05th  5pm SH People of the Parishes LS  

Sunday 06th 9.30am SH Peace in Ukraine  

Sunday 06th 11am EM Kathleen Reynolds (Sick) LS 

WALKING TOGETHER/ SYNODALITY QUESTIONNAIRE. Thanks again for your contributions  from both Parishes. A report has been prepared and will be sent to the Diocese soon and  will be incorporated into the Diocesan Report. We will share the Report from the Parishes  soon and make it available online . I am sure it will provide a stimulus to our ongoing  thoughts and reflections about the emerging Diocesan Vision. 

WALK WITH ME FOR LENT: please take copies of the Prayer Book and Lenten Calendar to  help your Lenten Daily Prayer. Free but a £1 donation would be welcome. Please share with  the housebound and those unable to attend Church at present.  

LIVESTREAM; Hoping we have cured the problems with livestreaming the Saturday evening  Mass from Sacred Heart and we can resume live streaming from this weekend. You can  follow the Sunday morning 11am Mass from English Martyrs on YouTube live stream. 

SACRED HEART: Refreshments , tea and coffee, are available in the Hall after Sunday Mass.  All are very welcome. Come and join us to meet and catch up. Refreshments will be  available after the Thursday morning 9.30 am Liturgy.  

READERS: Please pick up copy of your new Rota.  

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER (formerly Womens’ World day of Prayer): Friday 4th March  10.30am Service at Sacred Heart. All welcome. We hope to live stream it on the Parish You  Tube channel  

ASH WEDNESDAY: 2nd March: English Martyrs Mass and Imposition of Ashes 11.30am, Sacred Heart 7pm.  

REST IN PEACE: Funeral Mass for Terry Deery will be at English Martyrs on 2nd March at  9.30am. 

ENGLISH MARTYRS: STATIONS OF THE CROSS 10.20 to 10.50. Before Sunday Mass 

ENGLISH MARTYRS – St. Vincent de Paul Society Appeal The SVP have been active within  English Martyrs Parish for almost sixty years; visiting the sick and housebound, taking Holy  Communion monthly. Now there are only three of us supporting our parish SVP. Will you  join us? These visits are much appreciated by the housebound. Can you spare one hour a  week? Please call Margaret Hughes 546407 for more information. 

WHATS APP Groups: To join please text name and mobile number to Richard Potter on  07944 510694 for Sacred Heart Parish Group. English Martyrs Group please text name and  mobile number to Maris Golovackis on 07851 931162 to join. 

SACRAMENTS AT SACRED HEART: We are resuming the FHC Preparation for those whose  classes were interrupted by the first lockdown. The families have been informed. Later in  the year we will be having another series of classes for those who need to begin their  preparation from the beginning. We will also be running Confirmation classes in due course.  Thank you for your patience. Thanks to those running the classes for their time and  commitment.