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.
Recently Deceased: Pat Hemming, Pauline Brown, Tim Harrison, Jean Briggs
Anniversaries: Lucy Fawcett, Mary Chase, Therese Warden, Veronica Anne Tomlinson, Kathryn Reece, Bishop Ambrose Griffiths OSB, Alison Lovat
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 Thank you to those who participated in the recent working lunch. Watch out for further opportunities to meet and discuss ideas. Thank you too, to those who formed the first meeting of the Hall Development Group. Any willing gardeners are invited to help in weed removal in various areas around the church.
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.
LITURGY & WORSHIP - (Coordinators Clare Lally & David Cragg-James) We look forward to welcoming the children and their families and friends to our celebration of FIRST COMMUNION on Sunday 11 June.
FELLOWSHIP & SOCIAL – (Coordinators Jennie & Greg Black) GROUP MEETING There will be a meeting of the Social and Fellowship group on Thursday 15th June at 7.30 pm in St Benedict’s hall. We will be discussing several Summer events to be put on by the parish. All parishioners are welcome! For more information please email Jennie Black on email@example.com.
POSTGATE RALLY The Diocesan Celebration of The English & Welsh Martyrs – with a focus on Nicholas Postgate – takes place on Sunday 2 July at Egton Bridge. Hymns from 2.30pm. Outdoor Mass at 3.00pm. Bring a picnic and your own seat.
EVANGELISATION, OUTREACH & MISSION – (Coordinators Robert Toone & ______) HELP & SUPPORT UKRAINE In a written submission to the meeting on 7 June, it was reported that two members of the group had enjoyed a Ukrainian meal with one of our guests. They also noted that it was culturally inappropriate for Ukrainians to talk about their health. Need remains great, and so opportunity to donate clothing, bedding, children’s toys and wheelchairs (among other things) has reopened. Next meeting: Wednesday 5 July 2023, 7.00pm. ALL WELCOME. But unless there are pressing items for an agenda this meeting will be cancelled.
MIDDLESBROUGH FOOD BANK The SUMMER APPEAL! As at Easter we will be uniting our efforts with those of Peter and Sue Allen from the villages of Cawton, Stonegrave and Gilling. This is the time to begin building up MFB stocks to help families in the summer holidays… NEXT DELIVERY : TUES. JULY 11th but … DEADLINE FOR DONATIONS:12 NOON MON. JULY 10th! MFB Shortages now:- EVERYTHING - FOOD, TOILETRIES and FINANCIAL DONATIONS! PLEASE LET’S DO ALL WE CAN HELP!
METHODIST ASYLUM PROJECT Once again, many thanks for offering gifts to those seeking assistance through the Methodist Asylum project in Middlesbrough. I witnessed a young Mum receive a large frying pan as she juggled with her baby showing just as much interest as herself. The glowing gratitude said it all. Doing the little we can…… The next delivery will be the last Wednesday in June. More details after May 28th