COP26 this is the United Nations climate change conference being held in Glasgow between 31st October and 12th November. It will be attended by leaders from over 200 countries including Pope Francis to discuss climate change and how to tackle the global ecological crisis. In the run up to COP26 and during we are asked to pray that the leaders meeting in Glasgow work together for positive outcomes for people and the planet. Please feel free to collect a prayer card from the porch or visit cafod.org.uk/cop26.
World Mission Sunday Thank you very much for your donations last week. Your prayers and contributions will help support missionaries work alongside communities throughout the world that are poor or in need, regardless of their background or belief. Please pray for the work of Missio and all those working to offer the love of Jesus, that we may remain strong in our witness to Christ’s love for all peoples. To continue supporting mission throughout the year, please go to missio.org.uk or call 020 7821 9755 (office hours)
The World Community of Christian Meditation invite you to join the Ampleforth group each Monday afternoon at 2pm in The Village Hall for a simple still silent 30 minutes of Meditation. No previous experience needed and a warm welcome is extended to all. Thank you, Mary Sturges 01439788563,
MISSIO RED BOX COLLECTION Box holders can leave their boxes at the back of the church for annual collection. Sophie Tyrrell (firstname.lastname@example.org) will empty boxes, relabel, and return to church porch for you to take home again. Or you can donate online at Missio or send a cheque to Missio, 23 Eccleston Square, London, SW1V 1NU or call 0207 821 9755. Contact Sophie If you would like a red box. Thank you for your generosity
CAKE SALE – THANK YOU EVERYONE. We made a grand total of £171.80p at last Sunday’s cake sale in aid of MISSIO. People were incredibly generous.
Middlesbrough Food Bank – As well as cash donations the foodbank would very much welcome food donations. Please ask for access to Parish Hall.
FORTHCOMING EVENTS On the Feast of All Souls, 2nd November, there will be a special Mass for all the deceased Bishops, Priests and Deacons of the Diocese at the Middlesbrough Cathedral at 12noon. Mass in Middlesbrough Cathedral Sunday 7th November at 5pm. for all who have died in the pandemic and in thanks for medical staff, care workers and family members who have accompanied and assisted them in the last moments of their lives. Friday 12th November: Joint Primary Schools Remembrance Service St Hilda’s 10.15am Sunday 14th November: Ecumenical Remembrance Service St Hilda’s 10.50am Sunday 21st November: Mass with First Communions 10.00am
First Communion Preparation: Session 6 Sat 6th Nov 10.00am or Wed 10th Nov 6.45pm Session 7 Sat 13th Nov 10.00am or Wed 17th Nov 6.45pm
Mass Times in the local area: Saturday Vigil OL&SB 6.00pm