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: Fr Jonathan Cotton OSB
Anniversaries: Linda Mary Welburn, Kathleen Walker, Margaret Butler, Fr Martin Haigh OSB, Carmel Gray, Fr Alban Crossley OSB
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.
LITURGY & WORSHIP – (Coordinators Clare Lally & David Cragg-James)
Discipleship & Formation – (Coordinators Dominic Carter & _____)
WORLD COMMUNITY OF CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Gathers each Monday in St Benedict’s Hall at 2pm, and on Thursdays via Zoom at 8pm.
CHRISTIAN MEN OF THE VALLEY Meet each Monday at 8.00pm to share faith, friendship and interests. Bring your own packed lunch. There is no cost for the day.
SYCAMORE Session 10: The Meaning of Love - Thursday 1 February 10.15, Friday 2 February 7.00pm, Saturday 3 February 3.00pm. ALL WELCOME to explore your faith.
FELLOWSHIP & SOCIAL – (Coordinators Jennie & Greg Black)
GROUP MEETING The next Social and Fellowship meeting will be at Jennie and Greg's house on 1st February at 7.30 pm. The main item we will be discussing will be planning Lent lunches. Please come along if you want to offer suggestions or help or have something else you'd like us to discuss. Email Jennie on email@example.com for directions or information. EVANGELISATION, OUTREACH & MISSION – (Coordinators Robert Toone & ______)
WINTER WARM SPACES Ampleforth Warm Winter Spaces started again after Christmas on 10 January 12.00 – 3.00pm in Ampleforth Village Hall. Everyone is welcome to enjoy a simple meal, try your hand at knitting, join in a board game or just chat with friends over tea and cake. No pre- booking required, free entry. Transport can be provided. For more information contact Mary on 07732 786643.
CAFOD Donate to CAFOD’s Israeli-Palestinian Crisis Appeal at cafod.org.uk/ipc or call 0303 303 3030.
MIDDLESBROUGH FOOD BANK NEXT DELIVERY: TUES. 6th FEB. DEADLINE FOR DONATIONS: 12 NOON MON. 5th PLEASE LET’S DO ALL WE CAN TO HELP IN THESE BLEAK WINTER MONTHS! A BIG ‘THANK YOU’ TO YOU ALL FOR YOUR GENEROSITY... WE COULDN’T DO IT WITHOUT YOU!
LEPRA APPEAL – 27/28 January Thank you for supporting Lepra during our centenary year in 2024. 100 years of research and innovative care has helped us find new treatments to break the cycle of physical, social, economic and psychological harm associated with leprosy and lymphatic filariasis. Your kindness and generosity will help us continue to detect and treat over 35,000 vulnerable people every year and reach over 2.4 million people with vital health information and education. Click here to watch Lepra’s World Leprosy Day 2024 video Click here to watch Lepra’s Faith Appeal Presentation SPECIAL EVENT On Friday 1 March the Ampleforth Society and Ampleforth College is hosting an event run by the Catholic Union of Great Britain. Lord Deben (John Gummer) will be giving a lecture on “The Gospel Imperative for Climate Action.” The lecture runs from 7.00 – 8.00pm and will be followed by a drinks reception. See the posters for more details and contact the Ampleforth Society Website for tickets.