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
February 25th, 2018 : SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT
Saturday 6:00pm (St.F) Int. +John Edwards
Sunday 9:30am (St.F) Int. +Lucy Fitzpatrick
11:00am (Con) Int .+Seamus Hunter,P
Monday LENT FERIA
9:30am (St.F) Int. +Fred Conti
10:30am (Con) Int.
Tuesday LENT FERIA
8.0am (St.F) Int.
Wednesday LENT FERIA
9:30am (St.F) Int.
Thursday FEAST OF ST.DAVID
9.30am (St.F) Int.
Friday LENT FERIA
Noon (St.F) Int. +Thomas & Louise Denning
5:00pm (Con) Int.
Saturday LENT FERIA
9.0am (St.F) Childrens' Mass
6:00pm (St.F) Int. +Karen Thomson
The Daily Office
Lauds (Morning Prayer) is said a quarter of an hour before the first Mass, except Saturday
Sacrament of Reconciliation
Saturday 5.15pm to 5.45 pm. or by Sunday 9.0am to 9.20am appointment.
The Rosary Friday at 11.15am
The Mass today
The readings can be found on p.151 of the Parish Mass Book, and on p.187 of The Sunday Missal.
At the 6.0pm Mass Eucharistic Prayer 3
Sanctus & Benedictus Parish Mass Book p.16 (Angelus) Hymn 209
At the 9.30am Mass Eucharistic Prayer 2
Kyries Hymn Book 516
Sanctus & Benedictus Parish Mass Book p.16
Hymns : 851, 770, 658, 209
At the 11.0am Mass Eucharistic Prayer 1
Kyries Hymn Book 516
Hymns 208, 770, 874
PENITENTIAL SERVICE IN LENT
This will take place on Thursday, March 15th at St.Felix, earlier than planned. Please note the date.
ALSO THIS WEEK
Tuesday 10.30am Fr.John attends
a meeting of the Diocesan Liturgical Committee at Cathedral House,
The 9.30am Mass will be the Enrolement Mass for the First Holy Communion Candidates.
Next Sunday The Youth Group meets for a visit to the Bowling centre at Martlesham. Those who would like to come need to collect a Parental Consent Form from the back of church, and return it with a contribution of £6.50 towards the cost of the trip to Fr.John or Paula before the trip takes place. We leave from the church at 4.0pm
Anniversaries this week Olivia Schwan (1999), Patrick Bailey (2004), Ferdinando Conti (2011), Christian Jones (1999), Ellen Newman (2006), Margaret Lupton (2003), Bertie Simpkin-Kane (2009), Ernie Veitch (2017), and Kathleen Thomson (2007). May they Rest in Peace.
Money Matters Last Sunday £699.97 was given at the Offertory, and £160.49 was given for CAFOD. Today there is a retiring collection for CAFOD, following the Family Fast Day in Lent last Friday.
writes 'The Chrism Mass will be taking
place on Tuesday 27th March - the Tuesday in Holy Week - at St.John's
Cathedral in Norwich. The parish is planning to hire a coach to go there. If
you would like to attend the Mass, please sign the list on the noticeboards in the Church or Convent porches by the
weekend of 17th/18th March. The cost will be £10 per person, and the coach will
leave from the Convent (
Apostleship of the Sea Barbara writes 'The next Seafarers Mass will be on Tuesday Feb.27th at 7.0pm at the Seafarers Centre. Everyone welcome.'
Womens World Day of Prayer Helen writes 'This will take place next Friday, with a service in St.John's Church,
SO HOW IS LENT GOING?
Today we embark upon the second week of Lent, this annual time of renewal and reaffirm- ation. How is it going? Did we get off to a good start?
In the Parish, Lent began well with a good Mass attendance on Ash Wednesday, and a good attendance at the first Stations of the Cross at St.Felix last Sunday afternoon. The number of people joining the four Lent Groups, though, has been disappointing. It's not too late to take part : each weekly meeting is complete in itself, so come along this week even if you missed last week. The times and venues are on the front of this New- sheet, and the fact that Groups are meeting in the morning, afternoon, and evening should be of help. And rather disappointing too was the attendance at the first Friday Lent Lunch, follow- ing the Noon Mass. There was delicious homemade soup and bread, and it was happy occasion. Try to come this week.
But how is your own individual keeping of Lent going? Are you doing something about the Prayer, Fasting, and Almsgiving to which Our Lord called us in the gospel reading on Ash Wednesday? These things really help us to grow in grace, and so let's not miss the opportunity which Lent gives to us all.
As regards Almsgiving, a reminder that the two charities which the
diocese is supporting this Lent are Aid to the Church in Need,
especially its work in
At the centre of Lent, as at the centre of our life, is the