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 |
|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 3rd||SH||10.00 am. LS |
|Christopher Kinsella RIP |
Christopher Kinsella – Funeral Service at Rainsbrook
|Wed 4th||SH |
|7.00 pm. |
|Jennifer Evans RIP |
Jennifer (Jen) Evans Funeral Service at English Martyrs
|Thurs 5th||EM |
|11 am |
|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 7th||SH||5pm LS||Peoples of the Parish|
|Sun 8th||SH |
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.