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 Are you inspired by our Parish Vision? Are you enthused by our priority of seeking to support and encourage young families? You are? Then you are warmly invited to a Bring and Share Lunch exploring practical ways of enabling this. Sunday 21 May starting at 12.30pm in the Parish Hall.
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.
FELLOWSHIP & SOCIAL – (Coordinators Jennie & Greg Black)
SATURDAY REFRESHMENTS Refreshments after Saturday Mass on the 29th April. Come and meet your fellow parishioners!
FRIENDS OF THE HOLY LAND The 'Jesus and Me in the Holy Land’ presentation on 30th March raised a new total of £736.25. (including Gift Aid) for the work of Friends of the Holy Land. My thanks to the donors for their generosity. If you were unable to attend the presentation but would like to contribute to the charity you can do so online at https://www.friendsoftheholyland.org.uk/Appeal/donate and click on the 'Support Our Work' tab. Christopher.
LITURGY & WORSHIP - (Coordinators Clare Lally & David Cragg-James)
You are warmly invited to a gathering to plan future Liturgy, especially our celebrations of Pentecost and First Holy Communion. Friday 12 May from 7.00pm at Mitford House, Gilling. Please speak to or contact Clare Lally on 07789320935 or email@example.com
EVANGELISATION, OUTREACH & MISSION – (Coordinators Robert Toone & ______)
HELP & SUPPORT UKRAINE The latest meeting reflected on the current support we offer, reported that the long awaited Concert will soon take place (details to follow) and looked forward to the stories to be told by Richard and Jo Hudson. On Tuesday 2 May there will be a talk about the work of INSULATE UKRAINE. This will take place at Ampleforth College. To book a place please contact Richard Hudson firstname.lastname@example.org
Next meeting: Wednesday 3 May 2023, 7.00pm. ALL WELCOME.
ABCD BETHLEHEM The marathon raised a massive £26,000 plus tax refunds – amazing support. I got onto Palestine TV.
MIDDLESBROUGH FOOD BANK THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR FANTASTIC DONATIONS to the EASTER APPEAL! NEXT DELIVERY: Tuesday MAY 2nd DEADLINE for donations: TUES. MAY 2nd at 9.30am NB Please note the change of deadline because of the Bank Holiday. Thank you so much for your continued generosity: with your help we have now been supporting the MFB for 10 years!
LENDWITHCARE Great news – you have received 17 repayments to your lendwithcare.org account. This means your chosen recipients are doing well enough to pay back more instalments of the loan they received from you. Your lendwithcare.org account total is now £659.20. Please see the display in the Hall if you’d like to suggest new recipients.
SVP On the 23rd April 2023 the society of St Vincent de Paul celebrated 190 years of its founding. A small number of dedicated students led by Frederic Ozanam and inspired by St Vincent de Paul, set up the society which now has a global network. Our Lady & St Benedict’s SVP Conference meets on a regular basis and seeks to help those who are in need of any kind. Our motto TURNING CONCERN INTO ACTION. For further information contact Mary Borrett on 01439 788169 or visit www.svp.org.uk