PARISH OFFICE CLOSED 17 December 2021 – 7 January 2022
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
MIDDLESBROUGH FOOD BANK There will be another delivery on Tuesday 11 January 2022 departing at 12.00 noon. Deadline for donations: Monday 10 January 2022. Donations can be left at the back of Our Lady & St Benedict’s church or in the Church Hall. Cash or Cheques to be handed in to St Benedict’s House.
WORLD COMMUNITY OF CHRISTIAN MEDITATION WCCM meetings on Monday afternoons will recommence in St Benedict’s Hall on January 10th. 2022. We gather at 2pm. Simple, Still Silent Meditation begins at 2 15pm, followed by refreshments. We take our leave by 3 30 pm. It has been a joy to be alongside each other again in groups between 5 and 9. I should like to thank the members of the Village Hall Committee for welcoming us in October and should it prove to be needed, we may be able to instigate extra meetings in the Village Hall in the future. Mary Sturges.
MIDDLESBROUGH JUSTICE AND PEACE On January 15 (via Zoom) there will be a talk Climate Change, Arms & Conflict: What does Security mean in a time of Climate Crisis? given by Aisling Griffin of Pax Christi. To arrange a place or for more details please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
SYNOD 2021 – 2023 Please look out for more details of opportunities to participate in this process.
CARE FOR THE ELDERLY & HOUSEBOUND There is a shortage of carers for the sick and housebound in the Village. If you think you may be able to help, please contact Suzanne Flannery.
EPIPHANYTIDE BUFFET Fr Kentigern invites all Parishioners to join him in a Buffet Lunch beginning at 11.30am on Sunday 9 January (after Mass). If you would like to contribute or assist in any way, please contact him.
LEADERSHIP GROUP We are due to meet again on 12 January. If you have any ideas, suggestions or comments for us to discuss, please contact Robert Toone, Dominic Carter, Clare Lally, Jennie Black or Fr Kentigern.
FORTHCOMING EVENTS January 4 Meditation Group 8pm (online) January 9 Epiphanytide Buffet from 11.30am January 10 Meditation Group 2.00pm (in Parish Hall) Deadline for Food Bank donations January 11 Foodbank delivery takes place at 12noon January 12 Leadership Group Meeting 7.00pm January 15 Climate Chamge Talk (via Zoom)
Mass Times in the local area Sat 6.00pm Vigil Mass Our Lady & St Benedict Sun 9.00am St Mary's Helmsley Sun 9.30am Ampleforth Abbey Sun 10.00am Our Lady & St Benedict Sun 10.30am Our Lady & St Chad Kirkbymoorside Sun 11.15am Ampleforth College (Term Time only) Sun 12noon Stanbrook Abbey