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
March 4th, 2018 : THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT
Saturday 6:00pm (St.F) Int. +Karen Thomson
Sunday 9:30am (St.F) Int. For the People
11:00am (Con) Int. A Special Intention
Monday LENT FERIA
8.0am (St.F) Int.
Tuesday LENT FERIA
9:30am (St.F) Int. +Elizabeth Coppen (FM)
Wednesday LENT FERIA
9:30am (St.F) Int.
10:30am (Con) Int. John Smith (AFJM)
Thursday SOLEMNITY OF ST.FELIX
9.30am (Con) Int. Our Diocese & Parish
Friday LENT FERIA
Noon (St.F) Int. +Edith Thomas (FM)
5:00pm (Con) Int. The Sisters RJM (KD)
Saturday LENT FERIA
9.0am (St.F) Int.
6:00pm (St.F) Int. For the People
The Daily Office
Lauds (Morning Prayer) is said a quarter of an hour before the first Mass, except Saturday
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
Tuesday at10.0am Benediction at 10.30am
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.154 of the Parish Mass Book, and on p.192 of The Sunday Missal.
At the 6.0pm Mass Eucharistic Prayer 1
Sanctus & Benedictus Parish Mass Book p.16 (Angelus) Hymn 600
At the 9.30am Mass Eucharistic Prayer 3
AT THIS MASS THE FIRST HOLY COMMUNION CANDIDATES WILL BE MAKING THEIR COMMITMENT TO THE PREPARATION COURSE
Kyries Taize, Hymn Book 516
Sanctus & Benedictus Parish Mass Book p.16
Hymns : 727, 803, 627, 910
At the 11.0am Mass Eucharistic Prayer 3
Kyries Hymn Book 497
Hymns 464, 600, 938
ALSO THIS WEEK
Today The Youth Group visit to the Bowling
Centre at Martlesham, which was to have taken
place this afternoon, has been postponed because of the uncertain weather conditions.
Monday 10.30am Fr.John attends a Clergy Quiet Day for Lent, at Poringland. Note that Mass is at 8.0am today.
Tuesday 7.30am Young Catholic Fathers meet at the Presbytery, for supper and discussion.
Wednesday 12.30pm First Wednesday Lunch Club in the Hall.
Thursday SOLEMNITY OF ST.FELIX, our Patronal Feast. Mass will be offered at 9.30am, and there will be coffee etc in the Hall afterwards.
Next Sunday is Mothering Sunday. The traditional posies will be blessed at the end of the 9.30am Mass, and given to the children for their Mothers.
Anniversaries this week Helen Hurry (2017),
Brian Evans (2017, Dennis Haylock (2003), Harry Porter (1998), Leslie Hart (2006), Elizabeth Baston (2011), Anne-Marie Bayles (2014), Hellen Weal (2001), Janina Droury (2004), Mary Read (2008), Helen Lawrence (2015), Sr.Sebastian RJM (2016). May they Rest in Peace.
Vera Histed, RIP We were sad to hear of Vera's death a few days ago. Although a Sick Communicant throughout my time here, she was active in the parish in earlier years, and had an attractive personality. Her Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, March 21st, at 1.30pm.
Matters Last Sunday £579.03 was given at the Offertory ;
the retiring collection for CAFOD - including the envelopes from the CAFOD Fast
Day in Lent - came to £730.54. Next Sunday there will be a retiring collection for the two charities which
we are supporting as a diocese this Lent
: Aid to the Church in Need and
Don't Screen us Out (supporting
The Repository Diana writes 'We now have in the card rack cards for Mothering Sunday, and cards for St.Patrick's Day.
Also cards for Easter are available after the Saturday Anticipatory Mass, and after the 9.30am Sunday Mass.'
Wednesday Lunch Club Jenny writes 'For those who have already booked, our next lunch is the 7th of March at 12.30pm. The menu is poached salmon, homemade pancakes, and tea/coffee. Cost £5. Any queries, please contact Jenny.
writes 'The Chrism Mass will be taking
place on Tuesday 27th March - the Tuesday in Holy Week - at St.John's
Cathedral in Norwich. At it the Holy Oils are blessed by the bishop for use
throughout the diocese in the coming year, and the priests of the diocese renew
their commitment to priestly service. It is the great annual get-together of
the bishop, clergy, and people of the diocese. The parish is planning to hire a coach to
go there. If you would like to come, please sign one of the lists on the noticeboards at either St.Felix'
or the Convent by teh weekend of 17th/18th March. The
cost will be £10 per person, and the coach will leave from the Convent (
Deanery Station Mass in Lent
This should have taken place last Friday, but the Bishop decided to postpone it on account of the inclement weather. The Station Mass has been rescheduled for Friday, March 16th - a week on Friday. The programme will be the same as it would have been: 6.0pm Exposition and Confessions, 7.0pm Station Mass, 8.0pm Soup etc. Please put it in your diary.
OUR PATRONAL FEAST
This is always a special day in the year
for a parish, and the Feast of St.Felix, who brought
the Catholic Faith to our part of the world, falls on Thursday this week. Do
try to come along to the 9.30am Mass, to give thanks for St.Felix'