The Sick: The Diocese, on advice and under Data Protection Regulations (May 2018), asks us not to name individuals, but to pray for them as a group within the Parish Body as those in particular need.
Recently Deceased: Paul King, Jean Briggs, Pat Hemming
Anniversaries: Giles Felix Kelly, Frederick Morgan, Joachim de Araoz (Max)
HOME COMMUNIONS If you require Holy Communion at home, please contact Christopher Wilding, Fr Kentigern or Fr Bernard either by e-mail or leave a telephone message by 8.00pm on Friday evening stating whether you require a weekly visit or a one-off call. Someone will then be in contact to arrange a suitable day and time to visit.
Leadership team Thank you to the gardeners who’ve worked at weed removal in various areas around the church.
Discipleship & Formation – (Coordinators Dominic Carter & _____)
CHRISTIAN MEN OF THE VALLEY Meet each Monday at 8.00pm to share faith, friendship and interests.
WORLD COMMUNITY OF CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Gathers each Monday in St Benedict’s Hall at 2pm and on Thursdays via Zoom at 8pm.
FROM THE DIOCESE The National Grandparents' Pilgrimage takes place in Walsingham on Sunday July 23, the World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly. All are welcome for this celebration of family and faith through the generations. The Bishop of Northampton, David Oakley, will be the principal. Visit catholicgrandparentsassociation.org for more information.
LITURGY & WORSHIP - (Coordinators Clare Lally & David Cragg-James) Our next big liturgical event is our Parish/School Patronal Feast on 11 July. Our Schoolchildren will lead Mass at 9.30am, they invite all parishioners to a Tea Party in St Benedict’s Hall from 2.00pm, and there will also be Mass at 7.30pm
DIOCESAN INSPIRATION DAY Calling all Ministers of the Word and of Holy Communion. The next Diocesan Inspiration Day and Commissioning takes place on 16 September, at The Spa, Scarborough. Please speak to Fr Kentigern or your coordinator for details and to sign up by 16 August. Costs to be met by the Parish.
FELLOWSHIP & SOCIAL – (Coordinators Jennie & Greg Black)
SATURDAY SOCIAL Saturday refreshments straight after Vigil Mass on 8th July. Come and meet your fellow parishioners!
THE ORKNEY CHAPEL 'Orkney's Italian Chapel: The Human Story. How the loss of a mighty British warship led Italian prisoners to create an inspirational icon. An illustrated talk by Rob Thompson on Thursday 20th July in St Benedict's Hall at 7.30 pm. Free (donations to the British Red Cross Humanitarian Ukraine Appeal). Refreshments provided.
EVANGELISATION, OUTREACH & MISSION – (Coordinators Robert Toone & ______)
MIDDLESBROUGH FOOD BANK The SUMMER APPEAL! As at Easter we will be uniting our efforts with those of Peter and Sue Allen from the villages of Cawton, Stonegrave and Gilling. This is the time to begin building up MFB stocks to help families in the summer holidays… NEXT DELIVERY: TUES. JULY 11th but … DEADLINE FOR DONATIONS:12 NOON MON. JULY 10th! MFB Shortages now:- EVERYTHING - FOOD, TOILETRIES and FINANCIAL DONATIONS! PLEASE LET’S DO ALL WE CAN HELP!
HELP & SUPPORT UKRAINE With no pressing agenda, the meeting on Wednesday 5 July was cancelled. Need remains great, and so opportunity to donate clothing, bedding, children’s toys and wheelchairs (among other things) has reopened. Next meeting: Wednesday 6 September 2023, 7.00pm. ALL WELCOME. METHODIST ASYLUM PROJECT (Middlesbrough) A big “Thank you” to all those who so generously donated items for the June delivery.