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.
WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY January 18 – 25.
MIDDLESBROUGH FOOD BANK Thank you to all who were able to contribute to the January delivery. The next deadline will be 12.00pm on Monday 7 February for Delivery on Tuesday 8 February.
WORLD COMMUNITY OF CHRISTIAN MEDITATION WCCM meetings on Monday afternoons in St Benedict’s Hall. 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.
SYNOD 2021 – 2023 Look out for the next opportunities to participate.
MEN’S GROUP IN THE VALLEY Is anyone interested in forming a group, alongside others in the local communities to share faith, friendship and interests? Please speak to Robert Toone or Dominic Carter.
YOUTH 2000 RETREAT Youth 2000 retreat at Leeds Trinity University 18th to 20th March for anyone aged 16 to 35. To book go to email@example.com. For further information contact Amanda Toone
GARAGE SALE IN AID OF REFUGEES Monica Gripaios is holding a garage sale on February 5th from 10-1pm at Brookside, Hovingham. The money raised will go to the Refugee Council, a charity her mother supported. She passed away last August and the money is being raised in her memory, she was herself a refugee from Nazi Germany.
FORTHCOMING EVENTS January 18 - 25 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity January 22 Synod Reflection Meetings 4.00pm January 24 Meditation Group 2.00pm, Men’s Group 8.00pm January 26 Leadership Group 7.00pm January 30 Reception of the Body of Christopher Wright by Fr Edward 5.30pm January 31 Funeral Mass & Burial of Christopher Wright by Fr Edward 12.30pm
SUNDAY MASS TIMES IN THE LOCAL AREA
Sat 6.00pm Vigil Mass – Our Lady & St Benedict
Sun 9.00am St Mary’s HelmsleySun 10.30am Our Lady & St Chad, Kirkbymoorside Sun 9.30am Ampleforth AbbeySun 11.15am Ampleforth College (Term Time Only) Sun 10.00am Our Lady & St Benedict Sun 12.00pm Stanbrook Abbey