CHURCH OPEN APPROX 10.00am - 3.00pm each day. SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS
Fr Kentigern hopes to be regularly available to Parishioners on site: Tuesdays: 11.00am - 12.30pm; Thursdays from Mass – 12.30pm; Saturdays 10.00am - 12.30pm
PARISH & LOCAL NEWS 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.
Lately dead: Marie Wall
Anniversaries: Oonagh Mary Burns, Massimo Brooke, Fr Justin Caldwell, Adrian Stewart, Noel Francis Allen, David Carter.
LENTEN ACTIVITIES Please see the Diary page and various notice boards for a series of events to help our Lenten Journey this year.
PRIMARY SCHOOL ACTIVITIES On Wednesday 30 March the children will be taking part in the CAFOD Walk for Life. All are invited to support them in this fundraising effort. All Parishioners are also warmly invited to join the children to reflect on Holy Week at 1.15pm on 1 April – Palm Sunday; 6 April – Holy Thursday; 7 April – Stations of the Cross Procession; 8 April – Easter.
COVID Please see the notice in the Porch for the latest guidelines and protocols.
WORLD COMMUNITY OF CHRISTIAN MEDITATION WCCM meetings on Monday afternoons in St Benedict’s Hall. 2.00pm – 3.30pm. Our WCCM group also meet online via Zoom every Tuesday Evening at 8pm. All welcome. Meeting ID: 636 853 913 Password: 518057
CHRISTIAN MEN OF THE VALLEY Meets every Monday at 8.00pm to share faith, friendship and interests.
MINISTRIES Please look out for rotas as other ministries recommence – especially for Welcomers and Ministers of Holy Communion. Ministers of Holy Communion are invited to a meeting at 7.00pm on Monday 4 April.
WIDER CHURCH & THE WORLD UKRAINE Thank you to all who met with the Coordinating Team on Tuesday 22 March. Please contact Fr Kentigern if you wish to register support in any way, as we try to collate a full picture of what we might be able to offer as a local cluster.
DEC UKRAINIAN HUMANITARIAN APPEAL The collection at Marie Wall’s funeral raised over £970.
CAFOD FAST DAY Please feel free to keep your envelope until Holy Week. We will collate offerings at Easter.
MIDDLESBROUGH FOOD BANK In the midst of so many demands, the response to the current appeal has been slow. Might there be more contributions? The next collection deadline will be Monday 4 April for delivery on Tuesday 5 April. The addition of Easter Treats would be appreciated.
MIDDLESBROUGH ASYLUM PROJECT (MAP) Thank you for the recent donations to MAP. The next delivery of any donations of duvets, pillows, bedding, kitchen equipment, clothing and shoes for men, will be on Wednesday April 13th. It will be possible to take children’s clothes and shoes so if there are items which no longer fit please consider offering them to the clients who are supported by MAP. Donations can be left after March 29th at The Old Summer House.’
MARY’S MEALS Having run the Cambridge Half Marathon for Mary’s Meals on 6 March, Maria Toone and Lizzie Walsh (and their Dads!) are maintaining the fundraising effort. There is a box at the Back of the Church and also a Justgiving page for online donations: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/lizzie-walsh22