THIS WEEK'S SERVICES

SEPTEMBER 23RD - 29TH 2018

ST.  PATRICK’S SERVICES

GEMThis “gem church” will be open each day for private prayer and meditation from 9.30am. until 3.30pm.

SUNDAY:
10.00am;  12.30pm (Polish  Mass) and 6.00pm. 

MONDAY:      
10.00am Mass
(Our Lady of Walsingham)

TUESDAY: 
12  noon Mass

WEDNESDAY:
12  noon Mass
(Ss. Cosmas & Damian, martyrs)

THURSDAY:
12  noon Mass
(St. Vincent de Paul, priest)
Mass for St. Patrick’s school children at 10.00am in church.

FRIDAY:
12  noon Mass
(St. Wenceslaus & St. Lawrence Ruiz)

SATURDAY
12  noon Mass
(Ss. Michael, Gabriel & Raphael, archangels)

CONFESSION: 
Saturday  11.00 – 11.50am  and  12.30 – 12.45pm.     

BAPTISM:           
By  appointment

MARRIAGE:       
6 months notice must be given (Diocesan requirement

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READERS for Sunday 23rd September
10.00am
P. Hilton & C. Riley
6.00pm

P. Haines

Sunday 30th September
10.00am L. Nicholls & W. Murunyo
6.00pm

M. Ruffle

   
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
AT 10.00AM MASS
Sunday 23rd September
1
B. Auxtero
2
R. Estrellona
3
F. Wisniewski
4
T. Joseph
5
J. Taylor
Sunday 30th September
1
P. Crosby
2
N. Khumalo
3
D. Daka
4
C. Riley
5

J. Finch

   
CHURCH  CLEANING  ROTA
Sunday 23rd September
Week 4 Team  4
Sunday 30th September
Week 1 Mary  &  Francis

PARISH MISSION STATEMENT

Our Parish exists as a faith community, centred on Christ, and called to continue all aspects of his mission in our time and location. As Baptised Christians, our vocation is to work collaboratively with our appointed priest-leader, to make Christ's mission alive here as we proclaim him in Word and Sacrament and in the witness of our lives in the world.

Our ministry embraces all believers, called to worship, to witness, to continuous conversion and formation in the faith, and also embraces the wider community in our area and throughout the world. We aim to have a caring, listening, open, prayerful and welcoming approach as we joyfully share the Gospel, and live it's values in the reality of our times. Our outlook is always to be inclusive as we interact in our multi-cultural and multi-ethnic society, seeking ways to be in touch with the language, signs, symbols and quests of our generation, and to make provision for difference.

As with the whole Church, we try to put into practise a fundamental option for the poor and marginalized, aware of new injustices in our changing social milieu, and of our duty to challenge for the common good.

In honouring these desires, we see our parish functioning in accordance with the title given to us to be a Gem Community Church, open for prayer, and immersed in the joys and sorrows of God's people