PARISH OF SAINT FELIX, FELIXSTOWE
Parish Priest : Fr. John Barnes MA
The Presbytery, 8,
Tel.01394 282561 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Parish Website: stfelixfelixstowe.uk Helping Hands - 07342722521
May 14th, 2017 : FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
Saturday 6:00pm (St.F) Int. For the People
Sunday 9:30am (St.F) Int. +Alan Deveney
11:00am (Con) Int.
Monday EASTER FERIA
9:30am (St.F) Int.
10:30am (Con) Int.
Tuesday EASTER FERIA
8:30am (St.F) Int. +Louis & Mary Lazell
Wednesday EASTER FERIA (FM)
9:30am (St.F) Int. +Robert Aylward (FM)
10:30am (Con) Int.
Thursday EASTER FERIA
Noon (Con) Int.
Friday EASTER FERIA
11:00am (St.F) Int. +John Alcock
Saturday EASTER FERIA
11:00am (St.F) Int. Catholic Women's League
6:00pm (St.F) Int. For the People
The Daily Office
Lauds (Morning Prayer) is said a quarter of
an hour before the first
Sacrament of Reconciliation
Saturday 5.15 to 5.45 p.m. or by
Sunday 9.0am-9.20am appointment
The Rosary Friday at 10:15am
The Mass today
The readings can be found on p.265 of the Parish Mass Book, and on p.381 of The Sunday Missal.
At the 6.0pm Mass Eucharistic Prayer 1
Sanctus & Benedictus Parish Mass Book p.16
At the 9.30am Mass Eucharistic Prayer 2
Hymns : 270, 279, 627, 350
At the 11.0am Mass Eucharistic Prayer 3
DURING EASTERTIDE WE USE
Joy to thee, O Queen of heaven, Alleluia!
He whom thou wast meet to bear, Alleluia!
As he promised hath arisen, Alleluia!
Pour for us to him thy prayer, Alleluia!
V. Rejoice and be glad, O Virgin Mary, Alleluia!
R. For the Lord is risen indeed, Alleluia!
Let us pray
O God, why by the Resurrection of thy Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ, hast vouchsafed to bring joy to the whole world, grant, we beseech thee, that aided by the prayers of his Mother the Virgin Mary, we too may come to the joys of everlasting life. Through the same Christ Our Lord. Amen.
Today 6.0pm The Confirmation Group meets at the Presbytery for Supper and Instruction.
Tuesday 11.0am Fr.John attends the Council of Priests at Poringland ; this means that Mass has to be at 8.30am today, and there will not be the usual Exposition and Benediction this week.
7.30pm St.Felix Young Fathers meet at the Presbytery for Supper and Discussion.
Saturday The Catholic Women's League celebrate the fortieth Anniversary of their East Anglia Branch here at St.Felix. Mass at the usual
Saturday time of 11.0am.
Anniversaries this week Madge Hallinan (2000), Mary Moore (2003), John Davy (2003),
and Lily Dunn (1998). May they Rest in Peace.
Money Matters Last Sunday £640.28 was given at the Offertory, and £162.98 for CAFOD. There was a retiring collection for the Priest's Training Fund, in which £365.26 was given.
Mass for the Sick This Mass is always rather special when held in Eastertide, when we are full of the hope and confidence which the Resurrection of the Lord engenders. Nearly twenty people received the Anointing of the Sick, and afterwards we enjoyed a delicious afternoon tea which Team Felix had kindly prepared.
out to Families in Need Philip Dance writes 'We
have an opportunity to fulfill our mission as Christians in reaching out to
those in need.
Next month three families will be arriving in Ipswich having fled the war in
The together Club Teresa writes 'We meet at the Convent on Thursday, and the Ukele Band will be entertaining us. Everyone is welcome to come along for the entertainment between 1.45pm and 3.45pm.'
Association of the Family of Jesus and Mary
Churches together in Felixstowe Barbara
writes 'There will be an Election Hustings at
Wednesday Lunch Club Jenny writes 'Our next lunch is on the 7th June at 12.30pm in the Hall. The menu is Chicken in blankets, Vanilla Terrine, & Tea/Coffee. Cost £5.0. All welcome, but lunches MUST be pre-booked by contacting Jenny.'
Cathedral Celebration of Marriage & Family
Bishop Alan warmly invites all married and
engaged couples to attend a special Mass celebrating Marriage and Family at St.John's Cathedral.
FAITH IN THE HOME
afternoon I was able to visit the much-acclaimed Madonnas and Miracles exhib-ition at the
To a secular audience, such objects as devotional pictures and crucifixes, rosaries and holy water, votive lights and statuettes, are all carefully introduced and explained. To a practicing Catholic of today, though, these things are completely familiar - they are indeed the very objects by which we ourselves stimulate and witness to our own faith today. This continuity is impressive and reassuring. But also it emphasizes, I thought, how valuable these traditional things are in reminding us of our beliefs, and in deepening those beliefs. Are there holy items in your home? I do hope so.