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: Christopher Wright.
Anniversaries: Fr Anthony Hain OSB, Elaine Joy, Ann Jubb, Fr Francis Vidal OSB, Fr Aelred Burrows OSB.
COVID Please see the notice in the Porch for the latest guidelines and protocols.
FINANCE & FABRIC A mystery Benefactor is offering the Parish a considerable sum to kickstart Parish Development and begin to pay for investigations and works on the Parish Hall. The Finance Committee is offering the challenge to the Parish to match that sum (£5000) by the end of February. For more details please speak to Fr Kentigern.
LEADERSHIP GROUP The Group (Fr Kentigern, Robert Toone, Jennie Black, Dominic Carter & Clare Lally) next meets on Wednesday 16 February at 7.00pm. Please speak to any of us if you have suggestions or comments to you wish us to discuss or use one of the Suggestion Boxes.
MIDDLESBROUGH FOOD BANK Thank you to all who contributed to the last delivery. The next collection deadline will be Monday 4 April for delivery on Tuesday 5 April. The addition of Easter Treats would be appreciated.
WORLD COMMUNITY OF CHRISTIAN MEDITATION WCCM meetings on Monday afternoons in St Benedict’s Hall. 2.00pm – 3.30pm.
SYNOD 2021 – 2023 Opportunities for your voice to be heard are running out. Please see the Diary for opportunities to participate.
MEN’S GROUP IN THE VALLEY Meets every Monday at 8.00pm to share faith, friendship and interests. For more information please speak to Robert Toone or Dominic Carter.
SPUC WHITE FLOWER APPEAL The Parish raised £26.44 during January to support this Appeal.
MIND After her heroic efforts in the cold water during January approximately £5000 was raised by Sue Walsh and friends in support of this charity.
YOUTH 2000 RETREAT Youth 2000 retreat at Leeds Trinity University 18th to 20th March for anyone aged 16 to 35. To book go to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information contact Amanda Toone
LEND WITH CARE As the result of some generous donations, the parish has provided Lend With Care substantial funds for investment. If you would like to suggest suitable recipients from the Lend With Care Scheme please speak to Fr Kentigern, Anthony Glaister or one of the Justice & Peace Representatives. There is a display of possible recipients in the Parish Hall.
MARY’S MEALS Maria Toone and Lizzie Walsh (and their Dads!) are running the Cambridge half marathon for Mary’s Meals on March 6th. Maria will be running in memory of her Grandad Pat and Granty (Nuala), to fund the feeding programme in the Julijuah school in Malawi which was set up in their memory when they died. It costs only £15.90 to feed a child for a year and we are hoping to raise £3800: the cost to fund the feeding programme in the school for a year.
SVP PANCAKE LUNCH Advance notice that this will take place on Tuesday 1 March. Watch for more details.
SUNDAY 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 12.00pm Stanbrook Abbey