Mass Times and Intentions
4th November, Vigil, 31stSunday Ord. Time 6.30pm Cali Jane Ledgeway (Purdy)
Sunday 5th November, 31st Sunday Ordinary Time 10.30am Ann Ward's intentions
Monday in the school (Shalom Room) 9.00am
Tuesday in the presbytery 9.00am
Wednesday in the school (Shalom Room) 9.00am
in the presbytery 7.30pm Fr Kevin Thornton's intentions
Thursday in the presbytery 9.00am
Friday in the presbytery 11.30am Neal Hogg
Saturday in the church 9.00am Tom and Bridie Kinsella and Brian Moore
Saturday 11th November, Vigil 32nd Sunday 6.30pm For the people of the parish
Sunday 12th November, 32nd Sunday Ord. Time 10.30am For the Xu family's intentions
Mass at Kirk Edge Monastery each day at 8am.
Wednesday: 7pm. Rosary and Novena in the presbytery
Saturday: 8.45am Morning Prayer, 9am Mass, Confessions and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 10am to 10.30am.
NOVEMBER DEAD LIST Small brown envelopes marked November Dead List are at the back of church. If you would like to have the names of your family and friends added to the list for Masses to be said for them, please take an envelope, put the names and your offering inside and return it in the offertory collection or give it to one of the clergy. Thank you
We pray for those who have died recently, and for those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Patrick Nigel Robinson, John Deakin, Winnie Smith, James Barry, Tim Sheehan, George Flaherty, William Curtis, George Henry Monk, Christopher Roche, Douglas Sayles and Tom Booth. May they rest in peace. A Mass offering has been received for Frederick Byrne.
Please pray for Tom Tingle, Margaret Shaw, and all those who are unwell at home or in hospital.
Many thanks for last week's collection of £ 528.52 plus your regular standing orders of £ 429.00 per week.
Also for your donations to the Food Pantry, and all other donations.
Donations for World Mission Sunday totalled £156. 82. Thank you.
Please consider donating to the Parish regularly by Direct Debit:
Ask Richard on 2343580 for the Parish bank account details.
Mass information for 11th & 12th November, 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Announcers: Lesley Murray (Saturday) David Wilkinson (Sunday)
Readers: John McConnon, Claire Brady, and Anita Gibson (Saturday)
Janet Reader, Jayne Kirwan, Conor McDonnell (Sunday) Eucharistic Ministers: Annette Murray*, Claire Brady, Mario Castellino (Saturday)
Mary Nadin, Michael Nadin*, Juliet White, Barbara Parker, Harry Priestley (Sunday)
Children’s Liturgy: Debbie …............ and Janina
Church Cleaning:Saturday, 18th November, 11.00 am: Group 2: June Corrigan, Ann and Malc Fleet, Stella House, Pauline McConnon, Helen Woods
Journey in Faith: A deanery-wide programme is available in St Marie's on Tuesday evenings, ring 2722522.
St Vincent de Paul: Mondays at 7.30pm in the presbytery. Chris Ashton on 2962514
Toddler & Baby Group: Tuesdays at 10am in the presbytery. Debbie James on 07577808011
Choir Rehearsals: Next rehearsal Tuesday 7th November 7.30pm: Barbara Hartley 2320159
Art Class: Wednesdays 10am in the presbytery: Barbara Beatson 2322760
Contact Club: Wednesdays at 1.30pm in the Presbytery. Bingo and chat. All welcome.
Sewing Group: 2nd Sunday, 1pm to 3.30pm. Next one: 12th November. Please contact Sylvia Grayson 2969200
Youth Friendship: Years 6,7 & 8. Fridays 6.30 – 8pm in the presbytery, next one 10th November. Fran Shiel
078704478294. Future dates: 24/11, 8/12, 22/12 (Christmas Party).
Sunday announcers & readers: The new rota is on the notice board and there are copies available in the sacristy.
Also in the church porch there are guidance notes on the readings for each weekend this month for readers to take.
There will no longer be Christmas Midnight Mass at Kirk Edge. Mass at Kirk Edge will continue to be at 8am every day, including Christmas Day.
In The Arena – Equipping men for the challenges of life – A Care4thefamily event, Thursday 9th November, 7.30pm, Bramall Lane, S2 4SU. Christian inspirational event with speakers. Tickets £6 or £7 on the door. Please see the poster at the back of church or careforthefamily.org.uk.
CAFOD's Connect2 scheme is a project which links parish communities in England and Wales with poor communities overseas and provides a personal way to put our faith into action. With Connect2, you can hear directly from local people and find out about their lives in their own words. Parishes in our deanery of North Sheffield have been establishing a Connection with Elk Salvador, and on Friday 10th November at 7pm, Sacred Heart is holding a Family Games Night fundraiser with Bingo, a Quiz, and a mini Beetle Drive. Tickets are £5 for adults, £2 for children or £14 for the whole family and include special Salvadorean refreshments. Come along and join us. Tickets from Ailsa Rodgers.
Remembrance Day, Saturday 11th November. Hillsborough Churches are holding a service in Sacred Heart Church at 10.45am, followed by procession across Forbes Road to the Memorial Hall, a wreath will be laid at 11am.
Parish Christmas Fayre Saturday 25th November 2017: We need your help to support the Christmas Fayre.
Please consider if you can help in any of the following ways. RAFFLE: Prizes are needed for the draw, do you have any new item's/ unwanted gifts / unused vouchers that you could donate for use as a prize? Do you know anyone who would be able to make a donation for use as a prize? SUPPORT AT THE FAYRE: Can you help to run a stall or serve refreshments? Volunteers are needed to run the stalls and activities on the afternoon. It would be great to have sufficient volunteers to cover the stalls in "shifts" so that everyone also has some time to enjoy the Fayre.If you have your own idea for a stall / game / activity you would like to run on behalf of the parish please get in touch. FUNDRAISING ITEMS: Do you have any new / as new item's that you could donate for fundraising at the Fayre? PREPARATION AND CLEANING AWAY:Can you help with the preparation on the Friday evening, or with clearing away on the day. OTHER IDEAS: Is there anything you would like to have at the fayre? Please contact us if you have any other way you would like to support and help to make it an enjoyable afternoon for the Parish community to enjoy. If you are able to assist in any way please fill in the form on the noticeboard at the back of church or contact Lucy LeCount by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. THANK YOU.
Walsingham Trip: The Walsingham Association hopes to run a coach to Walsingham on Friday, 8th December, the feast of the Immaculate Copnception, picking up at St. Gerrard's, Thrybergh at 6.30 a.m., St. Mary's Herringthorpe, 6.35, Sheffield, Pond Hill, 7.00, Handsworth 7.10, Dinnington 7.30, returning for 7p.m. Cost is £17 with optional midday dinner for £10.50. Contact Francesca Flynn, 0114 2686247, email@example.com
HARC Volunteer Recruitment: This year's project will run from Sunday 24th December through to Monday 1st January. Volunteers, whether new or experienced, will need to complete an online volunteer application form for the volunteer role they are interested in, via our website- uhttp://www.harcsheffield.org.uk/volunteer-roles/ .We are looking for help with our fundraising events. If you can spare a couple of hours to raise much needed for HARC, please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Operation Christmas Child Do you want to take part in the shoebox appeal this year? In the hands of local churches, every shoebox gift is a powerful tool helping to transform the lives of children and their families around the world - not only bringing joy to the child who may otherwise never receive a gift, but also showing that God loves them. In the church porch, you will find information leaflets and shoeboxes to take away and fill. You can use your own shoebox, if you wish. Instructions about gift-wrapping are in the leaflets. Please return filled boxes by 26th November. If you wish to contribute but cannot fill a box, please leave your gifts in the collection box in the porch. Thank you.
Parish Safeguarding Representatives: Fiona O'Farrell and Andrew Hartley. For non-urgent matters, please contact Fiona on 07955 234602, or in church after Mass on Sunday. For urgent matters go to the Hallam Safeguarding Team on 2566453.Hospital Chaplaincy: for the Hallamshire and Northern General, ring 2714999 if you would like to see the chaplain.School Job Vacancies are on the screen notice board at the back of church and also on the Diocesan website.Bereavement Support: If you would like support at either Sacred Heart or St Marie's, please call the presbytery on 2343580 and your request will be passed to Sr Maire or Janina Klapas.
End-of-Christmas Party and New Year Pub Lunch