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THE PARISH OF OUR LADY AND ST. PATRICK’S
THIS WEEK'S SERVICES

OCTOBER 17TH - 23RD 2021


WEEKLY SERVICES
SUNDAY:   10.00am.  12.30pm (Polish Mass) 6.00pm
MONDAY:   12 noon Mass
TUESDAY:   11.30am Mass (Father Phil has a funeral in Manchester at 1.00pm)
WEDNESDAY:   12 noon Mass
THURSDAY:  

12 noon Mass

FRIDAY:   12 noon Mass
SATURDAY:   12 noon Mass

LIVESTREAMING THIS WEEK

From now on we will be using Twitter to provide online Masses. Either download the Twitter App and search for @PhilipSumner13 or click the pic below

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Then either just watch from there. You can also click Follow if you have a Twitter account.

Weekday Masses and Saturday's 12 noon Mass will continue to be Livestreamed, as will Sunday's 10.00am Mass

Click here for Mass Livestream

The church will normally be open on Mondays to Saturdays for 12 noon Mass and remain open for personal prayer and reflection until 1.00pm.

Please check Mass Times above to avoid any disappointments.

Apart from these times
the church will be closed. 

PLEASE NOTE THE UPDATED GUIDELINES

From next Sunday, there will be no need to book to attend the 10am Mass on a Sunday morning. All the ropes that have blocked access to every second bench will be removed from after Mass on Saturday 4th September. I would still ask that families try to keep to one bench and not join others already in a bench, at least for the immediate future.

Face coverings in church are still encouraged even if they are not required by law; however, some people are exempt for medical or other reasons.  Social distancing is also still requested (1 metre apart from others not in your family).

We still need to be careful!

Confessions
Every Saturday
11.00am -11.50am

Baptisms & Weddings: by arrangement – no restriction on numbers attending

29TH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME (Year B)
WEEK: OCTOBER 17TH - 23RD 2021

29th Sunday of Ordinary Time

“Can you drink the cup that I must drink?”

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YOUR  CHARITABLE  PRAYERS are requested for our parishioners and friends, especially those whose names appear below.
SICK:  Sr. Catherine; Vivien Higgins; Breda Barret; Margaret Lawless; Lesley Hayes; Michael Guilfoyle; Dominic Boardman. Kath Green: Cyril Clarke; Elizabeth Flanagan, Angela Marshall, Mary Ruffle, Pete McNamara, Joseph McConnon, Lee  John Carter, Rose Mary Everett, John Diveney, Marvin Park, Bill Heap
LATELY DEAD: Eamon Sheehy, Vincent Garside, Victoria Haggerty, John Cooke, Sheila Maloney, Emilio Giordano
ANNIVERSARIES: Alex McFall, Robert McFall, Virginia Casuncad, Michael Hywel, Joseph Beswick, Nellie Hilton, William Fitzpatrick, Vincent Hall, Stephen David Hilton

COLLECTION: £809.76
Standing Order: £624 a month

CHURCH BOXES / DONATIONS: Foodbank £50.00; CAFOD £25.00
Many thanks for your kind generosity.

ONLINE FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PARISH:
Our Bank: Barclays Bank - Account Name: TSDT St Mary and St Patrick Oldham;   Sort Code 20 55 34;   Account Number 50949825;  Reference: Contr.

HYMNS FOR THIS SUNDAY MORNING'S MASS

Entrance
From heaven you came helpless babe,
entered our world, your glory veiled;
not to be served but to serve,
and give your life that we might live.

This is our God, the Servant King,
He calls us now to follow Him,
to bring our lives as a daily offering
of worship to the Servant King.

There in the garden of tears,
my heavy load he chose to bear;
his heart with sorrow was torn.
"Yet not my will but yours" he said.

Come see his hands and his feet,
the scars that speak of sacrifice,
hands that flung stars into space,
to cruel nails surrendered.

So let us learn how to serve,
and in our lives enthrone him;
each others needs to prefer,
for it is Christ we're serving.

Kyrie
Lord have mercy, Lord have mercy
on Your servants, Lord have mercy.
God almighty, just and faithful,
Lord have mercy, Lord have mercy.

Christ have mercy, Christ have mercy
gift from heaven, Christ have mercy.
Light of truth and light of justice,
Christ have mercy, Christ have mercy.

Lord have mercy, Lord have mercy
on Your servants, Lord have mercy.
God almighty, just and faithful,
Lord have mercy, Lord have mercy.

Gloria
Glory be to God in heaven,
songs of joy and peace we bring,
thankful hearts and voices raising,
to creation's Lord we sing:
Lord, we thank You, Lord, we bless You,
glory be to God our King, God our King,
glory be to God our King.

Lamb of God, who on Your shoulders
bore the load of this world's sin,
only Son of God the Father,
You have brought us peace within:
Lord have mercy, Christ have mercy,
now Your glorious reign begin,
now Your glorious reign begin.

Gospel Acclamation
Halle, halle, halle... lu... jah
Halle, halle, halle... lu... jah
Halle, halle, halle... lu... jah
Hallelujah, hallelujah!

Halle, halle, halle... lu... jah
Halle, halle, halle... lu... jah
Halle, halle, halle... lu... jah
Hallelujah, hallelujah!

Offertory
Lord accept the gifts we offer
at this Eucharistic feast,
bread and wine to be transformed now
through the action of thy priest.
Take us too Lord and transform us,
be thy grace in us increased.

May our souls be pure and spotless
as the host of wheat so fine;
may all stain of sin be crushed out,
like the grape that forms the wine,
as we too become partakers,
in the sacrifice divine.

Take our gifts almighty Father,
living God eternal true,
which we give through Christ our Saviour,
pleading here for us anew.
Grant salvation to all present,
and our faith and love renew.

Sanctus
Holy, holy, holy is the Lord,
holy is the Lord God almighty!
Holy, holy, holy is the Lord,
holy is the Lord God almighty!
Who was, and is, and is to come;
Holy, holy, holy is the Lord.

Blessed, blessed, blest is he who comes,
blest is he who comes in the Lord's name.
Blessed, blessed, blest is he who comes,
blest is he who comes in the Lord's name.
Hosanna in the heights of heaven.
Blessed, blessed, blessed is the Lord.

Communion 1
At the foot of the Cross
where grace and suffering meet,
you have shown me your love
through the judgement you received.
And you won my heart
And you won my heart.

Now I can trade these ashes in for beauty
and wear forgiveness like a crown.
Coming to kiss the feet of mercy,
I lay every burden down
at the foot of the Cross.

At the foot of the Cross
where I am made complete
you have given me life
through the death you bore for me.
And you won my heart
And you won my heart.

Now I can trade these ashes in for beauty
and wear forgiveness like a crown.
Coming to kiss the feet of mercy,
I lay every burden down
at the foot of the Cross.
I trade these ashes in for beauty
and wear forgiveness like a crown.
Coming to kiss the feet of mercy,
I lay every burden down
I lay every burden down
I lay every burden down
at the foot of the Cross.

Communion 2
This is my body, broken for you,
bringing you wholeness, making you free.
Take it and eat it, and when you do,
do it in love for me.

This is my blood, poured out for you,
bringing forgiveness, making you free.
Take it and drink it, and when you do,
do it in love for me.

Back to my Father, soon I shall go.
Do not forget me; then you will see
I am still with you, and you will know
you're very close to me.

Filled with my Spirit, how you will grow!
You are my branches; I am the tree.
If you are faithful, others will know
you are alive in me.

Love one another; I have loved you,
and I have shown you how to be free;
serve one another, and when you do,
do it in love for me.

Recessional
I danced in the morning
when the world was begun,
and I danced in the moon
and the stars and the sun,
and I came down from heaven
and I danced on the earth,
at Bethlehem I had my birth.

Dance then, wherever you may be,
I am the Lord of the Dance, said he,
and I'll lead you all, wherever you may be,
and I'll lead you all in the dance, said he.

I danced for the scribe
and the Pharisee,
but they would not dance
and they wouldn't follow me.
I danced for the fishermen,
for James and John,
they came with me
and the dance went on!

I danced on the Sabbath
and I cured the lame;
the holy people
said it was a shame.
They whipped and they stripped
and they hung me on high,
and they left me there
on a cross to die.

I danced on a Friday
when the sky turned black - 
it's hard to dance
with the devil on your back.
They buried my body,
and they thought I'd gone,
but I am the Dance,
and I still go on!

They cut me down
and I leapt up high;
I am the life
that'll never, never die;
I'll live in you
if you'll live in me - 
I am the Lord
of the Dance, said he!

NOTICES:
All Masses will continue to be live streamed. A link is provided on the Parish website: www.smwsp.org.uk or via the Twitter App (@PhilipSumner13).
The Obligation to attend Mass on Sunday is still suspended until further notice. 
There is, now, no longer any need to book your places for the 10am Mass on a Sunday morning All the ropes that have blocked access to every second bench have now been removed. I would still ask that families try to keep to one bench and not join others already in a bench.
Face coverings in church are still encouraged even if they are not required by law; however, some people are exempt for medical or other reasons.  Social distancing is also still requested (1 metre apart from others not in your family).

SPECIAL BIRTHDAY
One of our parishioners, Mary Wright, is 100 years old and still going strong! Congratulations
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THE SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION
Congratulations to those young people who were confirmed yesterday (9th October) in St. Patrick’s Church. It was a blessing to be able to hold the Deanery celebration here. Many thanks to Fr. Callum and his team for all the work they did in preparing our young people for this sacrament.

THE ’CATCH-UP GROUP FOR FIRST COMMUNION
The celebration of First Communion for this group will take place at the 10am Mass on Sunday 31st October (All Saints Day this year!).

THE NEXT SACRAMENTAL PROGRAMME FOR FIRST COMMUNION
The next sacramental programme for First Communion: This is for children associated with the Parish of Our Lady and St. Patrick’s, by their attendance at St. Patrick’s Church or their attendance at St. Patrick’s School, who will have passed their seventh birthday by May 1st 2022.
1st meeting of this group is October 23rd at 10am at St. Patrick’s Church.

DIOCESE OF SALFORD VACANCIES
Synod Coordinator 
Appointment type: Full-time, three-year fixed-term contract (35 hours per week. Some evening and weekend work will be required).
Location: Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP
Salary: £26,000 - £28,000
For further information and to apply, please visit www.dioceseofsalford.org.uk/news/vacancies/

THIS WEEK’S FEASTS OR SPECIAL DAYS
Monday 18th October –St. Luke, the Evangelist – He was born into a pagan family and converted to the faith. He was companion of St. Paul. He wrote the third Gospel and its sequel, the Acts of the Apostles.
Tuesday 19th October – Ss. Jean de Brébeuf, Isaac Jogues and companions –They were Jesuits who preached the Gospel in North America from 1635. They worked among the Huron and the Iroquois. But, between 1642 and 1649, all were brutally killed.
Friday 22nd October – Pope St. John Paul II  – He was born in Wadowice in Poland, on 18th May 1920 and given the name Karol Jozef Wojtyla. He studied for the priesthood in Krakow and in secret; the war was still raging, and many young Polish men were being rounded up by the Gestapo after there had been an uprising there. He narrowly escaped being caught and hid, for a while in the archbishop’s residence in Krakow. He was ordained a priest on All Saints Day, 1st November 1946. He then went to Rome to study for his Doctorate, which he received in 1948. His first pastoral assignment as priest was in the Parish of the Assumption in Niegowic. On his arrival, he bent down and kissed the ground, a gesture that he would later use often as Pope. In 1958, he became auxiliary bishop in Krakow, and the, in 1964, he became Archbishop of Krakow. He was elected Pope in 1978 and had great charisma with large crowds. He started the practice of the Pope travelling to many countries on Papal visits. He died on 2nd April 2005 and was canonised on 27th April 2014.
Saturday 23rd.October – St. John Capestrano – He was born in 1386 and, after a career as a lawyer, he entered the Franciscan Order. He travelled throughout most of Europe, preaching and strengthening Christian morals. He died, aged 70 in1456.

STANDING WITH CHRISTIANS SUFFERING IN POVERTY AND OPPRESSION - World Mission Sunday – 24 October 2021
World Mission Sunday, the day in our church calendar when the entire global Church comes together in support of mission, is celebrated next Sunday. Coordinated by Missio, Church’s official charity for overseas mission, this special day offers a moment of grace to express solidarity with our brothers and sisters in Christ who are living in situations of poverty, violence and oppression.

“HOW SPACES BECOME PLACES”
“How spaces become places” (Village Press, 12th October 2021). This is just to inform you that I, and the work I have been doing in Oldham along with others, have now  been featured in a book (published this month by Village Press) edited by John F Forester of Cornell University USA, called “How Spaces become Places” There’s a chapter which looks as though it has been written by me, but only part of it has; the rest was the result of an interview I gave to one of his students some years ago, albeit edited by me since. The book has 13 chapters, written by different people from around the world, and an ‘afterword’ written by John Forester of Cornell University. I just happen to be one of the thirteen. I certainly don’t expect people to rush out and buy this book – the paperback costs £24! – but it is a further international recognition of the work that I and others have been doing here.

FUTURE EVENT
Don’t forget the International Music Festival on Saturday 27th November at 3pm in the Church. This has been a great and enjoyable addition to our Parish calendar. Sadly, because of the pandemic, we were not able to hold it last year. But, this year, we will hold it again. The young people’s group is already practising for their input!

“Stay With  Us  Lord  On  Our  Journey”p