Worship and events this week

The statue of Mary, Mother of God, at Sacred Heart Church.

These are the daily services this week:
Monday March 20th – Mass at 7pm (Feast of St Joseph)
Tuesday March 21st – Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion at 9.30am
Wednesday March 22nd – Mass at 7pm
Thursday March 23rd – Mass at 9.30am
Friday March 24th – Mass at 11.45am followed by Lent lunch
Saturday March 25th – Fourth Sunday of Lent, Year A. Mass at 5pm.
Sunday March 26th – Fourth Sunday of Lent, Year A. Mass at 9.30am.
Parish diary for this week
Monday March 20th – Monday Club, 2pm in the hall. All welcome.
Friday March 24th – Lent lunch in the hall, 12.15pm (Soup and bread, all welcome).
Friday March 24th – Stations of the Cross, 7pm.
Saturday March 25th – Quizzerdance, Rainsbrook Centre, Kilsby Lane in aid of HCPT. Email Phil Burns for more details.
Forthcoming events
Monday March 27th – First Communion group meets, 6pm, Hall and Upper Room.
Wednesday March 29th – UCM monthly meeting, 7.45pm in the hall. Jo Watters from Father Hudson’s Care to speak.
Friday March 31st – Spring Concert at United Reformed Church, Hillmorton Road, 7.30pm. More details.

Join us for Sunday worship

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Today’s Gospel is from St John.

You are welcome to join us to celebrate the Fourth Sunday of Lent, Year A at Sacred Heart Church. Mass will be on Sunday March 26th 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: 846 Amazing Grace
Penitential Rite: 523 Pershore
Gloria: Not in Lent
Psalm: The Lord is my shepherd, there is nothing I shall want (Ps22, p26)
Acclamation: Praise to you, Christ our Lord, King of eternal glory
Gifts: 600 All that I am
Holy Holy: 579 Pershore
Mem Acclamation: 580 Pershore
Lamb of God: 589 Pershore
Communion: 842 Come back to me
Going forth: 946 You shall cross the barren desert
For the season of Lent, we will be using the Pershore Mass written by Alan Smith.

Funeral of former parish priest

We are sorry to report the death of former Parish Priest at Sacred Heart, Father Joe Mullen. A member of the Rosminian Order, Father Joe was parish priest at Bilton from 2002 to 2007, taking over from Father Paul Chamberlain and being succeeded by Father Ted Mullen. Please pray for Father Joe. His funeral will be on Friday (January 29th) at St Alban’s Church, Splott, Cardiff at 10am (CF24 2NX) and his burial at Derryswood, Wonersh, Guildford, Surrey.