Parish Priest : Fr. John Barnes MA VF

The Presbytery, 8, Gainsborough Road, Felixstowe, IP11 7HT

Tel.01394 282561 e-mail


Parish Website: Helping Hands - 07342722521


January 13th, 2019 : FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF



Sunday Masses

Saturday 6:00pm (St.F) Int. For the People

Sunday 9:30am (St.F) Int. +Bill Pain

11:00am (Con) Int. +Paddy Hughes


Weekday Masses

Monday FERIA

No Mass today

Tuesday FERIA

No Mass today

Wednesday ST.FURSEY

No Mass today


No Mass today

Friday FERIA

11:00am (St.F) Int.

Saturday FERIA

6:00pm (St.F) Int.


Sacrament of Reconciliation

Saturday 5.30pm


The Rosary Friday at 10:15


The Mass today

The readings can be found on p.119 of the Parish Mass Book, and on p.139 of The Sunday Missal.


At the 6.0pm Mass Eucharistic Prayer 3

Sanctus & Benedictus Parish Mass Book p.16 (Angelus)

At the 9.30am Mass Eucharistic Prayer 2

Sanctus & Benedictus

Hymns : 171, 172, 303, 962

At the 11.0am Mass Eucharistic Prayer 1

Hymns 171, 172, 967




Fr.John continues to recuperate after surgery ; we are grateful to Fr.Michael Rear for celebrating the Masses today.


Fr. Michael Rear's phone number: if anyone urgently needs a priest (e.g for anointing) Fr. Michael can be contacted on 01206 392695.


Anniversaries this week Kenneth Leadbetter (1996), Evelyn Gedge (2018), Elizabeth Durrant (1998), Rutland Barsby (2005), Evelyn Gedge (2018), Albert Schmitz (2004), Derek Manthorpe (2006), Mary Hunt (1999). May they rest in peace.


Money Matters Last Sunday 532.78 was given at the Offertory and 92.57 for CAFOD.

Today there is an opportunity to contribute to the work of the Society for the Protection of the Unborn Child, in the annual White Flower Appeal.


The Together Club Teresa writes 'The Together Club meet at the Convent on Thursday 17th January 2.00pm to 4.00pm for Bingo. All welcome.'


2019 World Day of Prayer Helen Riddell writes 'St Felix is hosting 2019 World Day of Prayer on Friday 1st March at 12 noon and in this connection a second planning meeting will take place on Friday 18th January at 2.00pm in the Cooper Room. The meeting is open to anyone who would like to attend/help.'




Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 18th -25th January: Saturday 19th January: Pilgrimage, assemble at 9.45 am at St Mary's Walton. Sunday 20th January: united Service at St. Andrew's Church at 6.30pm. Monday to Friday 21st to 25th: Vespers, 4.30 pm at the Convent.

Please see notice board for Pilgrimage route. We will finish at St. Felix at 12 noon approx for refreshments. Please join us if you can. Any questions or queries please contact Barbara Lamberton.


Association of the Family of Jesus and Mary

Elizabeth writes ' our next meeting is on Friday 25th January 2.30 pm at the Convent. We will be looking at our response to the questionnaire we all received in November and hearing about the programme for the coming months.'


Wednesday Lunch Club Jenny writes ' Our next lunch is on 6th February at 12.30 pm. The menu is Chicken Casserole, Bakewell Tart and tea/coffee, all for only 5. If you are new to the parish, it is a good way to meet people or perhaps you are now free on a Wednesday. You do not need to come every month but you do have to pre-book by contacting Jenny. We look forward to seeing our regular diners and meeting new ones.'


Race Night Phil Hills writes 'Date for your diary: Parish Race Night Saturday 9th March. Tickets 5 to include food but bring your own drink and will be available at the end of January. Horses on sale now, same format as last year, name your horse and it will be entered into one of the eight races. Seen races require sponsoring at 25 per race and you will get a full page advert in the race card. If you can sponsor a race or wish to buy a horse or can sell a sheet of horses please give Phil .