PARISH OF SAINT FELIX, FELIXSTOWE
Parish Priest : Fr. John Barnes MA VF
The Presbytery, 8,
Tel.01394 282561 e-mail email@example.com
Parish Website: stfelixfelixstowe.uk Helping Hands - 07342722521
October 29th, 2017 : 30th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Saturday 6:00pm (St.F) Int. A Private Intention
Sunday 9:30am (St.F) Int. For the People 11:00am (Con) Int. +Andrew Sacco
9:30am (St.F) Int.
10:30am (Con) Int.
8.0am (St.F) Int.
Wednesday SOLEMNITY OF ALL SAINTS
9:30am (St.F) Int. +Derek Hill-Willis
11.0am (Con) Int.
7.0pm (St.F) Int. For the People
Thursday COMMEMORATION OF ALL
9.30am (St.F) Int. +Carl Butler SOULS
11.0am (Con) Int. For the Pope's Intention
7.0pm (St.F) Int. +The Holy Souls
11:00am (St.F) Int.
5:00pm (Con) Int.
Saturday ST.CHARLES BORROMEO
9.0am (St.F) CHILDRENS MASS
Noon (St.F) Int. +Decd. CAFOD Supporters
6:00pm (St.F) Int.
The Daily Office
Lauds (Morning Prayer) is said a quarter of an hour before the first Mass at St.Felix (except Sat.).
Sacrament of Reconciliation
Saturday 5.15pm to 5.45 pm. or by
Sunday 9.0am to 9.20am appointment
The Rosary Friday at 10:15am
The Mass today The readings can be found
on p.146 of the Parish Mass Book, and on p.796 of The Sunday Missal.
At the 6.0pm Mass Eucharistic Prayer 2
Sanctus & Benedictus Parish Mass Book p.16 (Angelus) Hymn 803
At the 9.30am Mass Eucharistic Prayer 3
Gloria New Celtic
Sanctus & Benedictus New Celtic
Hymns : 880, 721, 660, 772
At the 11.0am Mass Eucharistic Prayer 1
Tuesday 10.30am Fr.John has to attend a Deans meeting at Poringland, so Mass will be at 8.0am ; no Exposition & Benediction today.
Thursday 1.45pm The Together Club meets at the Convent for Beetle. All welcome.
PARISH NOTICE BOARD
Anniversaries this week Gordon Herries (1994),
Frederick Robertson (1998), May Bantick (2001), Mary Hockley (2004), Angela Waterhouse-Taylor (1999), Walter Shaw (2008), and Terence Butler (2008). May they Rest in Peace.
Money Matters Last Sunday £535.66 was given at the Offertory ; £96.93 was given for CAFOD ; and £166.90 in the retiring collection, which was for Foreign Missions.
The Treasurer has now received our 'half' from the Suffolk Churches Sponsored Ride & Stride - a cheque for £706.50 to go into parish funds. (There is a picture of some of our walkers in the new edition of the Diocesan Newspaper, out today.)
CAFOD Memorial Mass This Mass, offered for all who have supported the work of CAFOD, will take place at St.Felix' next Saturday, at Noon, and all are welcome to attend. Following the Mass there will be a light lunch in the Hall : if you would like to attend this, please will you add your name to the list in the porch, at St.Felix' or at the Convent, so that numbers to be catered for can be estimated.
Catholic Women's League Teresa writes 'Will members please note that the date of the January dinner has had to be changed to 8th January, as the Alex has decided to close on the 15th.'
The Lunch Club Jenny writes 'A reminder to those who have booked : our next lunch is on Wednesday this week, 1st November, at12.30pm.
Any queries please contact Jenny.
STAINED GLASS FOR ST.FELIX
When Mrs.Marlene Strachan died last year she left £10,000 to St.Felix Church TO BE SPENT ON A STAINED GLASS WINDOW,
DEPICTING THE DIVINE MERCY. It must be
stressed that legally the whole of the money, which the solicitor has recently
released to us, must be spent in this, and in no other way. So please, don't
let anyone say that it should be spent otherwise, because that is simply not
possible. What is the Divine Mercy? It is a depiction of Our Lord shown
standing, with one hand raised in blessing, and one pointing to his heart, from
which proceeds beams of white and red light representing the Water and Blood
which flowed from his side. The devotion stems from visions vouchsafed to the
nineteenth century nun St.Faustina, in
of representing Our Lord in this way differ considerably, and some, it has to
be said, are very sentimental. I want us to avoid this. And also to commission
glass which will be worthy of the church, which already has a notable
collection of glass by the well-known and respected firm of Hardman of
Birmingham. I've sought advice as to which stained glass artist we should
approach, and have been advised that maybe the finest artist working in
The whole project is very exciting, and we are most fortunate to be in
the rather surprising position to be able to commission what will be an
important piece of stained glass. Mr.Denny hopes to
work on the design
before the end of the year, and wants to come to talk to the
Parish Council about his ideas. If all goes according to plan, the glass could
be installed here in about a year's time. It so happens that he made a window