Parish diary this week

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An icon of St Augustine of Canterbury (Public domain)

This is the parish diary this week:
Monday May 27th
Mass at 7pm (Feast of St Augustine of Canterbury)
Exposition until 8pm
Tuesday May 28th
No Mass
Funeral Mass for Janet Eyre, 1pm, English Martyrs Church, Hillmorton
Wednesday May 29th
Open Door in the hall at 1.45pm, tea and chat.
Mass at 7pm
Thursday May 30th
Mass at 7pm (Feast of the Ascension)
Friday May 31st
Mass at 9.30am (Feast of the Visitation)
Saturday June 1st
Confirmation rehearsal in church at 10am
Mass for Seventh Sunday of Easter, Year C at 5pm.
Sunday June 2nd
Mass for Seventh Sunday of Easter, Year C at 9.30am. Service of Confirmation with Bishop William.

Forthcoming events
Thursday June 6th
Parish meeting, 7.30pm in the hall
Sunday June 16th
First Communion
Thursday October 3rd
Parish meeting, 7.30pm in the hall

Parish diary this week

The Ascenson of Christ by Giacomo Cavedone (Italy, Bologna, 1577-1660). Public domain.

These are the services this week:
Monday May 7th – Mass at 7pm followed by Exposition in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel until 8pm (Feast of St George)
Tuesday May 8th – No Mass
Wednesday May 9th – Mass at 7pm (Vigil Mass of the Ascension)
Thursday May 10th – Mass at 7pm (Solemnity of the Ascension)
Friday May 11th – Mass at 9.30am
Saturday May 12th – Mass for 7th Sunday of Easter at 5pm
Sunday May 13th – Mass for 7th Sunday of Easter at 9.30am
Parish diary for this week
No events this week
Forthcoming events
Monday May 14th – First Communion meeting for children and parents, hall, 6pm.
Friday June 8th, Quiz night at Sacred Heart in aid of Malawi Project. More details soon on how to enter a team.
Sunday June 10th – Annual Novena and Pilgrimage to Maryvale, 3pm.
Sunday June 17th – First Communion celebration, 9.30am, Sacred Heart.
Sunday July 1st – Parish walk around Draycote Water, called “Share the Journey”. More details soon.
Please pray for long-standing parishioner Frank Ollerenshaw who has died. His funeral will be on Wednesday May 16th at 1.45pm at Sacred Heart Church.

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Join us for the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday May 28th at 9.30am, and will include a special liturgy for children. There will be an anticipated Mass on Saturday evening at 5pm. This is what we will be singing on Sunday:
Gathering: 289 Praise him as he mounts the skies
Penitential Rite: 480 Parish Mass
Gloria: 481 Parish Mass
Psalm: God goes up with shouts of joy, the Lord goes up with trumpet blast (Ps46, p48)
Acclamation: 261 Easter Acclamation
Gifts: 625 Bread for the World
Holy Holy: 482 Parish Mass
Mem Acclamation: 483-5 Parish Mass
Lamb of God: 487 Parish Mass
Communion: Open our eyes to see, open our ears to hear. Open our life to live your calling, Open us Lord to love.
Going forth: 822 Alleluia! Raise the Gospel.
For the season of Easter, we will be using the Parish Mass written by Peter Jones.