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5th Sunday in Lent – 26 March 2023

Mass Times and Intentions 

Sat 25th17.30Vigil Mass of SundayDavid Denne (Anniv)R-John Armstrong, Maura Welch M-Steve Graham
Sun 26th09:005th Sunday in LentOur Parish FamilyR-Peter Longinotti, Peter SwiftM-Helen Broom
Sun 26th11:00Tom PendryR-Ann Long, Tony AndrewsM-Hilary Heap
Mon 27th09.30Holy SoulsR = ReadersM = Eucharistic Minister
Tue 28th09.30Shrewsbury Secular Clergy Fund
Wed 29th09.30Mother Regina CP 
Thurs 30th09.30Mother Monica CP 
Fri 31st09.30Fran Lowe Intentions 
Sat 1st17.30Vigil Mass of SundayHoly SoulsR-Dick Browne, Brenda & Peter Pozzoni M-Stuart Jones
Sun 2nd09.00Palm SundayOur Parish FamilyR-Sheila Flynn, James Rowley, Peter Longinotti M- John Flynn
Sun 2nd11:00Peter Allen (Anniv)R-Alice Bailey, Angela Perls, Gerad McCreesh M-Andrea Ross

Please remember in your prayers

All the children who will make their first Forgiveness on Tuesday.

All those who are sick or housebound.

Joan Duffy who has died and all those whose anniversaries occur at this time especially Canon Joe Cahill, Alice Mabel Floyd, Agnes Yates, Bob Quinn, Bert Harris may they rest in peace and may the Lord bring comfort to their families and friends.

News and Information 

STATIONS OF THE CROSS: This Friday at 10am in church.

A SERVICE OF PENANCE AND RECONCILIATION will be held on Tuesday, 4 April at 7pm in Church. This is a wonderful way to prepare for the celebrations of Holy Week and Easter.

THE ENQUIRY GROUP will meet this Thursday at 7pm in the church hall. Please keep Sarah, Sophie and James in your prayers as they prepare to be received into full communion with the Catholic Church at our Easter Vigil service.

SVP: Many thanks to those who have donated warm clothes, coats, etc to support the refugees. More are still needed. Please leave them in the entrance to the hall. If you are aware of anyone who would welcome a visit from one of our members, please hand in their names and addresses.

MANY THANKS to the Ladies Group for their monthly Coffee Mornings and cake sales which have raised over £1500 for CAFOD. A letter of thanks from CAFOD is on the noticeboard.

CONFIRMATION will be celebrated this year at St Teresa’s, Wilmslow on 23 June. If there are any young people in Year 8 upwards who would like to be confirmed this year please hand your name and contact details to Fr David. The programme of preparation will begin after Easter.

NEW OFFERTORY ENVELOPES: These are available in the porch for those who use them. Please take your box.

EASTER OFFERING: The offering on Easter Sunday is your traditional Easter Offering to Fr David. For those who give by standing order this does not form part of the offering to Fr David. Special Envelopes are available in the porch which you may wish to use for your Easter Offering. Anyone giving by cheque should still make cheques payable to St Vincent’s Parish and this will eventually find its way to Fr David.

SVP MEMBERSHIP SUPPORT OFFICER FOR SHREWSBURY DIOCESE: This part time post (15 hours per week) is to support member recruitment and development, provide general support for members and act as a link between local conferences and the national Office. It is home based but requires the ability to travel around the diocese with own transport (travel expenses paid). Full details from Lance Philpott Closing date for applications 16 April.

(Diocese of Shrewsbury is a Registered Charity)