23rd September 2021
Tea, coffee and biccies in the Sacristy after 0930 Mass. Chat and jokes, all welcome
Lectio Divina, weekly online meditation on one of the readings for Sunday, 11- 12@30ish. Details from Sarah Priestley.
Regular online Rosary group, (NB has now moved to Thursdays) 7:45 – 9pm, litany/reading, prayers, usually some music & praise. Zoom codes from Deacon Brin. On the Last Wednesday of each month, takes place in the Church.
25th Sept 2021 (Saturday)
Confirmation Candidates attending 0930 Mass before their preparation session.
1245 pm – Special mass to celebrate Fr Daniels’ first anniversary of his priestly ordination. Social celebration in the Upper Room, 6pm.
No Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament today (normally Saturdays, 2-4pm for private prayer)
No Confessions, today (normally 3-3:30pm Saturdays)
St Scholastica’s Retreat Open Day. This is a complex of sheltered housing for Catholics over 60 at Princes Risborough. Details from warden Dcn. Sean Duffy, 01844 344437
There is no longer a Vigil Mass of Sunday at 6pm. These were introduced as a temporary measure to relieve pressure on the space-restricted Sunday Masses. We have begun bringing the usual chairs back into use, thus increasing capacity
26th September 2021
The Knights of St Columba are undertaking a 4-mile sponsored walk today to raise funds , half for their general work and half for a selected charity. To support them, please see the forms at the back of the church. Anyone wishing to join them is welcome. Bank and contact details in parish newsletter, see foot of page.
11am Mass will be an Anniversary Mass for Fr Daniel, see above.
6pm Mass will be our Harvest Mass. Offerings of non-perishable goods (cans, packets) for the One Can trust food bank welcome. Garden/allotment produce and perishable goods like bread and biscuits are best delivered direct to their Duke Street depot.
27th Sept. 2021
“Pray and Chat – a regular online meeting (Monday evenings) for friendship and intercessory prayer. 7:45 – 9pm-ish. Zoom joining codes from Angela Taplin
28th Sept. 2021
Companions in Christ, weekly Zoom meeting 7:30 for 7;45pm, for faith-sharing and chat. Details from Catri Plummer
29th September 2021
Rosary Group meets in the Church, 7:30pm, open to all
Wycombe Homeless Connection showcase evening – some of our parishioners have been volunteers for this excellent local charity. We have had this message from them :
“I am thrilled to warmly invite you and members of your congregation to join our Wycombe Homeless Connection Annual Showcase 2021 in person!”
We will be looking back at the last year, forward to next, hearing from an invited speaker and there will be a chance to catch up over refreshments which will feel extra-special for us all.
Wycombe Homeless Connection Annual Showcase 2021
When: Wednesday 29th September, 7pm for 7.30pm start
Where: Christ the Servant King Church, Sycamore Road, Booker, High Wycombe HP12 4TJ. And online (details to follow via email and on our website and social media).
Speaker: We are looking forward to welcoming Jon Kuhrt, who is the Specialist Rough Sleeping Adviser at the government’s Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. Jon has worked with people affected by homelessness, addiction and poverty for 25 years. He is a former CEO of West London Mission and as a government adviser he focuses on how faith and community groups can work to reduce rough sleeping
If you would like to share our Facebook event invitation it is here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1039563756805880
I hope to see you there, or online on the night, please do let us know if you plan on attending and please do share this invitation with anyone you think might be interested.
Chief Executive Officer“
2nd October 2021
Altar servers meeting, 2pm
9th October 2021
NYMO youth office Conference, 11-3;30pm, at their offices (Holy Ghost church, 33 Westbourne Rd, Luton LU4 8JD) for everyone interested in the future of young people in our Church. Cost £10. Bookings via their website
16th October 2021
Diocesan Mass for Married Life. especially for couples celebrating a Significant Date this year – 10th, 20th, silver, ruby, golden, diamond etc. At the Cathedral, 11:30 for 12 noon, reception afterwards at Cathedral centre. Book via Eamon and Paola McMorrow, 07412 151517.