© Llay/Rossett Parish 2018
Llay - Rossett Parish Wrexham, North Wales

Supporting Our Poor Clare Sisters in

Hawarden 2018

August and during this month we will collect canned evaporated milk, fruit, fish, desserts etc. boxed cereals, bottled sauces etc. all will be gratefully received. As always please leave your donations in the box at the back of the church. Our New Directory and Year Book 2018 Available from the porch at £2.50 – a fund of information on the parishes, Dioceses and organisations etc. of the Catholic Church in Wales.

CLICK TO PRAY

An app has been launched to allow people to pray with the Pope. See www.clicktopray.org for more information. The next meeting of our Pastoral Advisory Council Next PAC is Monday 3rd September, 7.30pm in Llay.  This will be our AGM, make a note of it and do come.

When away on holidays

Do plan ahead to discover where the Catholic Church is and what the Mass times are.  Usually this involves just a phone call or two.  Not only does this support our own spiritual health, it also gives a very good example to our children and is a great encouragement to the people of the parish we visit.  It demonstrates that we have the right priorities “The Happiness Show” A professional Christian sketch show for all the family – Saturday, 22nd September 2018, 2.30pm at Rhyl Town Hall Theatre, 22 Wellington Road, LL18 1HZ.  Ticket source and prices on the notice at the back.

SVP

Our St Vincent de Paul Conference meets this Thursday (23rd) at 6pm in Llay. Would you like to join or learn more? Speak to one of the members or to Canon.

EVENTS FOR YOUR DIARY

World Meeting of Families – 21st to

26th August 2018

In Dublin.  Do pray for its success “Adoremus” – The National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress Being held in Liverpool, 7th to 9th September 2018  Held by the Bishops of England and Wales, the first in England since 1908 when permission for a public procession of the Blessed Sacrament was refused. Eucharistic Congresses are gatherings of clergy, religious and laity which promote an awareness of the central place of the Eucharist in the life and mission of the Church. Applications to attend are now closed but on Day Three On the final day of the Pilgrimage and Congress, Sunday, there will be a street procession, around the streets of the cathedral - open to all beginning at approx. 1pm from the Metropolitan Cathedral.  Benediction will follow at 2.45pm and the event will close at 3.00pm.  Holy Mass is not available in the Cathedral as all tickets have been taken. In a Pastoral Letter to the Diocese of Westminster, Cardinal Nichols wrote: "We seek to rejuvenate Eucharistic adoration in our parishes as the source of strength for our lives and for our mission, that of making present the love and compassion of Jesus in our society."  Every diocese in England and Wales will take part in the Congress and the Cardinal encourages people to make the pilgrimage to the Eucharistic Congress. There is a huge amount going on over the weekend details of which can be found at the following website catholicnews.org.uk and click on the “Parallel Programme” at the bottom of the page for details.

“Adoremus Youth Congress” –

Saturday 8th September, 11.30am to

5.30pm, Liverpool Echo Arena,

Auditorium – Cost £10

Parishes and schools are invited to send young people to the Adoremus Youth Congress which has been developed to complement the main event. The keynote speaker at the Youth Congress is Katie Prejean, from Louisiana. In the afternoon there will be youth streams for those 13-15, 16-17, and 18-20 years of age. The aim of the day is to help young people to live the Eucharist through witness, proclamation, care for the broken in society and love for the planet. The day features CJM, Rise Theatre, Cardinal Nichols, CAFOD, Animate, Salesians, Joel’s Bar-One Hope Project. There will be an opportunity to highlight the Synod on young people which will be happening in October of this year. Resources to help prepare for the event are available on the Adoremus Youth website. Young people whatever their church background will have a positive experience on the day. To book places go to adoremusyouth.co.uk or ask the parish office for a booking form.  The programme can also be obtained from the parish office.  See the notice at the back.  The £10 will be refunded by the parish – see Canon or Geraldine. Modern Slavery Forum – North Wales On October 12th, 2018, from 2pm at Porth Eirias, Promenade, Colwyn Bay, LL29 8HH. For more information read the letter at the back from the Haven of Light Partnership, or tel. 0792 977 7347 or contact info@havenoflight.uk

What Inspires Your Legacy?

Will you celebrate your faith with a gift in your Will to your favourite Catholic cause? Your Catholic Legacy is asking you to continue your support of the charities you care about – causes you trust to use your money wisely – through a gift at the end of your life, as well as during it. With a gift in your Will you can live out your faith and help charities and churches continue the work that means the most to you. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples” attributed to Mother Teresa. More information from: Your Catholic Legacy, 55 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE17JB – or call Hannah on 020 7095 5370
Canon Lordan Returns to the parish during the early hours of Thursday 23rd. We welcome his return and hope that he has had a restful holiday. Should you need a priest urgently in his absence, please ring the Cathedral (Canon Simon Treloar) 01978 263943   or Buckley (Canon Francis Doyle) 01244 545689

Next Weekend Poor Parishes Fund

Collection

This fund provides help to those parishes in our Diocese whose building or repair expenses would be too much for them without help from the rest of us.  There are appropriate envelopes in your boxes of offertory envelopes.  Please use them.  Any cheques should be made payable to “Llay Catholic Church” - Please do your best.  Quietness (reverence) in church Be silent, be thoughtful, and be reverent, for this is the house of the Lord. Before Mass speak to God. During Mass let God speak to you. After Mass speak to one another, but quietly, without disturbing those who are at prayer – ideally in the porch.

Important Message for the

Foodbank Wrexham

Due to health and safety concerns the Wrexham Foodbank warehouse and office facility on Rhosddu Road is now unfit for use as a food storage area and unsafe for volunteers to work there.  Consequently the facility is now closed.  Until we are notified of a new venue the parish will cease to collect Foodbank donations. “Adoremus Extra” This one-off publication is produced to help us cherish the Eucharist and to accompany our preparation for the Eucharistic Congress in Liverpool in September. “an enriching publication which is both accessible and reqarding in its content.” Cardinal Vincent Nichols. 124 pages Over 45 contributors with insightful, enjoyable articles Includes Holy Hour service and six weeks of Reflections. It costs £4.95 -  and a copy is available in the porch in Llay to be examined by the parishioners.  If you would like to purchase a copy please let Canon  or Geraldine (in the parish office) know, and give your name and tel. number.  Please do not remove the copy from the porch. Adoremus Prayer Cards: These Free cards are available from the back.  Do take one

First Communion and First Penance

2019

If you wish your child to receive these sacraments next June please make contact with Liz Davies on 01978 853866 or lizdavies19@btinternet.com as soon as possible so that all books can be ordered well in advance of the classes, which start in September.  The children must be in year 3 or above in September. HMP Berwyn Mass is celebrated every Saturday at HMP Berwyn at 10.00am.  It is good for the prisoners that local people should also attend.  If you would like to attend – or find out more information – please contact Anne Coleman on 07922697525.

Why not sign a “Gift Aid” Form?

If you are a tax payer do, please, sign a “gift-aid” form.  This takes only a few moments to do, it costs you nothing, but greatly enhances the value of what you give by allowing the parish to claim back the tax on your donation.  Just see the priest if interested. And another reminder please do use your offertory envelopes for your giving!! Calx Mariae In August 2014 a coalition of pro-life families was formed called “Voice of the Family”.  This now consists of 25 organisations across all five continents, whose aim is to spread and defend Catholic teaching on human life, marriage and family.  “Calx Mariae” is their new magazine, and a sample of the First Issue can be found in the porch in Llay.  The theme of this first issue is “Conscience”.  It sells at £4.50.  When you have examined the sample copy in the porch, you can order a copy for yourself by giving your name and tel. number to Canon or to Geraldine (in the parish office).  Please do not remove the sample copy from the porch.

We Remember in our prayers

Those whose anniversaries occur this week 19th John Jones 20th Margarita Evans, Cicely Williams, Gerald Quinn 21st Henry Findlay, Ann Powell 23rd William Manktelow 24th Elizabeth Adams May they rest in peace and rise in Glory “Mission Today”: The summer edition of this free magazine from “MISSIO” is now available from the back.  Do take and read.

20th Sunday of

Ordinary Time

Saturday: 18 August 6.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) John Leaver RIP Sunday: 19 August 9.00am (Christ the King) for the parishioners 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi) Margaret Thompson RIP
Saturday: 25 August 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Private intentions Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Holy Mass, Exposition (time for Sacrament of Reconciliation/Confession – from 10.10am) & Benediction. 

21st Sunday of Ordinary

Time

Saturday: 25 August 6.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Sunday: 26 August 9.00am (Christ the King) 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi)
Mon - Wed No Weekday Masses Wed - 8.00 - 9.00pm Silent hour of prayer Thur - Weekday in Ordinary Time 7.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Mary Devine RIP Fri - St Bartholomew, Apostle (Feast) 9.30am (Christ the King) Gerry Cummins

Mass Times

Our Holy Father’s Prayer Intention for August: The treasure of families – That any far reaching decisions of economists and politicians may protect the family as one of the treasures of humanity The “Link”: Latest edition of this, our Free Diocesan Newsletter, is now in the porch.  Do take a copy.
Latest Bulletin to Download
© Llay/Rossett Parish 2018
Llay/Rossett Parish Wrexham, North Wales

Mass Times

Latest Bulletin to Download
Our Holy Father’s Prayer Intention for August: The treasure of families – That any far reaching decisions of economists and politicians may protect the family as one of the treasures of humanity The “Link”: Latest edition of this, our Free Diocesan Newsletter, is now in the porch.  Do take a copy.

We Remember in our prayers

Those whose anniversaries occur this week 19th John Jones 20th Margarita Evans, Cicely Williams, Gerald Quinn 21st Henry Findlay, Ann Powell 23rd William Manktelow 24th Elizabeth Adams May they rest in peace and rise in Glory “Mission Today”: The summer edition of this free magazine from “MISSIO” is now available from the back.  Do take and read.
Canon Lordan Returns to the parish during the early hours of Thursday 23rd. We welcome his return and hope that he has had a restful holiday. Should you need a priest urgently in his absence, please ring the Cathedral (Canon Simon Treloar) 01978 263943   or Buckley (Canon Francis Doyle) 01244 545689

Next Weekend Poor Parishes Fund

Collection

This fund provides help to those parishes in our Diocese whose building or repair expenses would be too much for them without help from the rest of us.  There are appropriate envelopes in your boxes of offertory envelopes.  Please use them.  Any cheques should be made payable to “Llay Catholic Church” - Please do your best. Quietness (reverence) in church Be silent, be thoughtful, and be reverent, for this is the house of the Lord. Before Mass speak to God. During Mass let God speak to you. After Mass speak to one another, but quietly, without disturbing those who are at prayer – ideally in the porch.

Important Message for the

Foodbank Wrexham

Due to health and safety concerns the Wrexham Foodbank warehouse and office facility on Rhosddu Road is now unfit for use as a food storage area and unsafe for volunteers to work there.  Consequently the facility is now closed.  Until we are notified of a new venue the parish will cease to collect Foodbank donations. “Adoremus Extra” This one-off publication is produced to help us cherish the Eucharist and to accompany our preparation for the Eucharistic Congress in Liverpool in September. “an enriching publication which is both accessible and reqarding in its content.” Cardinal Vincent Nichols. 124 pages Over 45 contributors with insightful, enjoyable articles Includes Holy Hour service and six weeks of Reflections. It costs £4.95 -  and a copy is available in the porch in Llay to be examined by the parishioners.  If you would like to purchase a copy please let Canon  or Geraldine (in the parish office) know, and give your name and tel. number.  Please do not remove the copy from the porch. Adoremus Prayer Cards: These Free cards are available from the back.  Do take one

First Communion and First Penance 2019

If you wish your child to receive these sacraments next June please make contact with Liz Davies on 01978 853866 or lizdavies19@btinternet.com as soon as possible so that all books can be ordered well in advance of the classes, which start in September.  The children must be in year 3 or above in September. HMP Berwyn Mass is celebrated every Saturday at HMP Berwyn at 10.00am.  It is good for the prisoners that local people should also attend.  If you would like to attend – or find out more information – please contact Anne Coleman on 07922697525.

Why not sign a “Gift Aid” Form?

If you are a tax payer do, please, sign a “gift-aid” form.  This takes only a few moments to do, it costs you nothing, but greatly enhances the value of what you give by allowing the parish to claim back the tax on your donation.  Just see the priest if interested. And another reminder please do use your offertory envelopes for your giving!! Calx Mariae In August 2014 a coalition of pro-life families was formed called “Voice of the Family”.  This now consists of 25 organisations across all five continents, whose aim is to spread and defend Catholic teaching on human life, marriage and family.  “Calx Mariae” is their new magazine, and a sample of the First Issue can be found in the porch in Llay.  The theme of this first issue is “Conscience”.  It sells at £4.50.  When you have examined the sample copy in the porch, you can order a copy for yourself by giving your name and tel. number to Canon or to Geraldine (in the parish office).  Please do not remove the sample copy from the porch.

Supporting Our Poor Clare Sisters in

Hawarden 2018

August and during this month we will collect canned evaporated milk, fruit, fish, desserts etc. boxed cereals, bottled sauces etc. all will be gratefully received. As always please leave your donations in the box at the back of the church. Our New Directory and Year Book 2018 Available from the porch at £2.50 – a fund of information on the parishes, Dioceses and organisations etc. of the Catholic Church in Wales.

CLICK TO PRAY

An app has been launched to allow people to pray with the Pope. See www.clicktopray.org for more information. The next meeting of our Pastoral Advisory Council Next PAC is Monday 3rd September, 7.30pm in Llay.  This will be our AGM, make a note of it and do come.

When away on holidays

Do plan ahead to discover where the Catholic Church is and what the Mass times are.  Usually this involves just a phone call or two.  Not only does this support our own spiritual health, it also gives a very good example to our children and is a great encouragement to the people of the parish we visit.  It demonstrates that we have the right priorities “The Happiness Show” A professional Christian sketch show for all the family – Saturday, 22nd September 2018, 2.30pm at Rhyl Town Hall Theatre, 22 Wellington Road, LL18 1HZ.  Ticket source and prices on the notice at the back.

SVP

Our St Vincent de Paul Conference meets this Thursday (23rd) at 6pm in Llay. Would you like to join or learn more? Speak to one of the members or to Canon.

EVENTS FOR YOUR DIARY

World Meeting of Families – 21st to 26th

August 2018

In Dublin.  Do pray for its success “Adoremus” – The National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress Being held in Liverpool, 7th to 9th September 2018  Held by the Bishops of England and Wales, the first in England since 1908 when permission for a public procession of the Blessed Sacrament was refused. Eucharistic Congresses are gatherings of clergy, religious and laity which promote an awareness of the central place of the Eucharist in the life and mission of the Church. Applications to attend are now closed but on Day Three On the final day of the Pilgrimage and Congress, Sunday, there will be a street procession, around the streets of the cathedral - open to all beginning at approx. 1pm from the Metropolitan Cathedral.  Benediction will follow at 2.45pm and the event will close at 3.00pm.  Holy Mass is not available in the Cathedral as all tickets have been taken. In a Pastoral Letter to the Diocese of Westminster, Cardinal Nichols wrote: "We seek to rejuvenate Eucharistic adoration in our parishes as the source of strength for our lives and for our mission, that of making present the love and compassion of Jesus in our society."  Every diocese in England and Wales will take part in the Congress and the Cardinal encourages people to make the pilgrimage to the Eucharistic Congress. There is a huge amount going on over the weekend details of which can be found at the following website catholicnews.org.uk and click on the “Parallel Programme” at the bottom of the page for details.

“Adoremus Youth Congress” – Saturday

8th September, 11.30am to 5.30pm,

Liverpool Echo Arena, Auditorium – Cost

£10

Parishes and schools are invited to send young people to the Adoremus Youth Congress which has been developed to complement the main event. The keynote speaker at the Youth Congress is Katie Prejean, from Louisiana. In the afternoon there will be youth streams for those 13-15, 16-17, and 18-20 years of age. The aim of the day is to help young people to live the Eucharist through witness, proclamation, care for the broken in society and love for the planet. The day features CJM, Rise Theatre, Cardinal Nichols, CAFOD, Animate, Salesians, Joel’s Bar-One Hope Project. There will be an opportunity to highlight the Synod on young people which will be happening in October of this year. Resources to help prepare for the event are available on the Adoremus Youth website. Young people whatever their church background will have a positive experience on the day. To book places go to adoremusyouth.co.uk or ask the parish office for a booking form.  The programme can also be obtained from the parish office.  See the notice at the back.  The £10 will be refunded by the parish – see Canon or Geraldine. Modern Slavery Forum – North Wales On October 12th, 2018, from 2pm at Porth Eirias, Promenade, Colwyn Bay, LL29 8HH. For more information read the letter at the back from the Haven of Light Partnership, or tel. 0792 977 7347 or contact info@havenoflight.uk

What Inspires Your Legacy?

Will you celebrate your faith with a gift in your Will to your favourite Catholic cause? Your Catholic Legacy is asking you to continue your support of the charities you care about – causes you trust to use your money wisely – through a gift at the end of your life, as well as during it. With a gift in your Will you can live out your faith and help charities and churches continue the work that means the most to you. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples” attributed to Mother Teresa. More information from: Your Catholic Legacy, 55 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE17JB – or call Hannah on 020 7095 5370

20th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Saturday: 18 August 6.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) John Leaver RIP Sunday: 19 August 9.00am (Christ the King) for the parishioners 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi) Margaret Thompson RIP
Mon - Wed No Weekday Masses Wed - 8.00 - 9.00pm Silent hour of prayer Thur - Weekday in Ordinary Time 7.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Mary Devine RIP Fri - St Bartholomew, Apostle (Feast) 9.30am (Christ the King) Gerry Cummins
Saturday: 25 August 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Private intentions Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Holy Mass, Exposition (time for Sacrament of Reconciliation/Confession – from 10.10am) & Benediction. 

21st Sunday of Ordinary Time

Saturday: 25 August 6.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Sunday: 26 August 9.00am (Christ the King) 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi)
© Llay/Rossett Parish 2018
Llay/Rossett Parish Wrexham, North Wales

Mass Times

Latest Bulletin to Download
Our Holy Father’s Prayer Intention for August: The treasure of families – That any far reaching decisions of economists and politicians may protect the family as one of the treasures of humanity The “Link”: Latest edition of this, our Free Diocesan Newsletter, is now in the porch.  Do take a copy.

We Remember in our prayers

Those whose anniversaries occur this week 19th John Jones 20th Margarita Evans, Cicely Williams, Gerald Quinn 21st Henry Findlay, Ann Powell 23rd William Manktelow 24th Elizabeth Adams May they rest in peace and rise in Glory “Mission Today”: The summer edition of this free magazine from “MISSIO” is now available from the back.  Do take and read.
Canon Lordan Returns to the parish during the early hours of Thursday 23rd. We welcome his return and hope that he has had a restful holiday. Should you need a priest urgently in his absence, please ring the Cathedral (Canon Simon Treloar) 01978 263943   or Buckley (Canon Francis Doyle) 01244 545689

Next Weekend Poor Parishes Fund

Collection

This fund provides help to those parishes in our Diocese whose building or repair expenses would be too much for them without help from the rest of us.  There are appropriate envelopes in your boxes of offertory envelopes.  Please use them.  Any cheques should be made payable to “Llay Catholic Church” - Please do your best. Quietness (reverence) in church Be silent, be thoughtful, and be reverent, for this is the house of the Lord. Before Mass speak to God. During Mass let God speak to you. After Mass speak to one another, but quietly, without disturbing those who are at prayer – ideally in the porch.

Important Message for the

Foodbank Wrexham

Due to health and safety concerns the Wrexham Foodbank warehouse and office facility on Rhosddu Road is now unfit for use as a food storage area and unsafe for volunteers to work there.  Consequently the facility is now closed.  Until we are notified of a new venue the parish will cease to collect Foodbank donations. “Adoremus Extra” This one-off publication is produced to help us cherish the Eucharist and to accompany our preparation for the Eucharistic Congress in Liverpool in September. “an enriching publication which is both accessible and reqarding in its content.” Cardinal Vincent Nichols. 124 pages Over 45 contributors with insightful, enjoyable articles Includes Holy Hour service and six weeks of Reflections. It costs £4.95 -  and a copy is available in the porch in Llay to be examined by the parishioners.  If you would like to purchase a copy please let Canon  or Geraldine (in the parish office) know, and give your name and tel. number.  Please do not remove the copy from the porch. Adoremus Prayer Cards: These Free cards are available from the back.  Do take one

First Communion and First Penance 2019

If you wish your child to receive these sacraments next June please make contact with Liz Davies on 01978 853866 or lizdavies19@btinternet.com as soon as possible so that all books can be ordered well in advance of the classes, which start in September.  The children must be in year 3 or above in September. HMP Berwyn Mass is celebrated every Saturday at HMP Berwyn at 10.00am.  It is good for the prisoners that local people should also attend.  If you would like to attend – or find out more information – please contact Anne Coleman on 07922697525.

Why not sign a “Gift Aid” Form?

If you are a tax payer do, please, sign a “gift-aid” form.  This takes only a few moments to do, it costs you nothing, but greatly enhances the value of what you give by allowing the parish to claim back the tax on your donation.  Just see the priest if interested. And another reminder please do use your offertory envelopes for your giving!! Calx Mariae In August 2014 a coalition of pro-life families was formed called “Voice of the Family”.  This now consists of 25 organisations across all five continents, whose aim is to spread and defend Catholic teaching on human life, marriage and family.  “Calx Mariae” is their new magazine, and a sample of the First Issue can be found in the porch in Llay.  The theme of this first issue is “Conscience”.  It sells at £4.50.  When you have examined the sample copy in the porch, you can order a copy for yourself by giving your name and tel. number to Canon or to Geraldine (in the parish office).  Please do not remove the sample copy from the porch.

EVENTS FOR YOUR DIARY

World Meeting of Families – 21st to 26th

August 2018

In Dublin.  Do pray for its success “Adoremus” – The National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress Being held in Liverpool, 7th to 9th September 2018  Held by the Bishops of England and Wales, the first in England since 1908 when permission for a public procession of the Blessed Sacrament was refused. Eucharistic Congresses are gatherings of clergy, religious and laity which promote an awareness of the central place of the Eucharist in the life and mission of the Church. Applications to attend are now closed but on Day Three On the final day of the Pilgrimage and Congress, Sunday, there will be a street procession, around the streets of the cathedral - open to all beginning at approx. 1pm from the Metropolitan Cathedral.  Benediction will follow at 2.45pm and the event will close at 3.00pm.  Holy Mass is not available in the Cathedral as all tickets have been taken. In a Pastoral Letter to the Diocese of Westminster, Cardinal Nichols wrote: "We seek to rejuvenate Eucharistic adoration in our parishes as the source of strength for our lives and for our mission, that of making present the love and compassion of Jesus in our society."  Every diocese in England and Wales will take part in the Congress and the Cardinal encourages people to make the pilgrimage to the Eucharistic Congress. There is a huge amount going on over the weekend details of which can be found at the following website catholicnews.org.uk and click on the “Parallel Programme” at the bottom of the page for details.

“Adoremus Youth Congress” – Saturday

8th September, 11.30am to 5.30pm,

Liverpool Echo Arena, Auditorium – Cost

£10

Parishes and schools are invited to send young people to the Adoremus Youth Congress which has been developed to complement the main event. The keynote speaker at the Youth Congress is Katie Prejean, from Louisiana. In the afternoon there will be youth streams for those 13-15, 16-17, and 18-20 years of age. The aim of the day is to help young people to live the Eucharist through witness, proclamation, care for the broken in society and love for the planet. The day features CJM, Rise Theatre, Cardinal Nichols, CAFOD, Animate, Salesians, Joel’s Bar-One Hope Project. There will be an opportunity to highlight the Synod on young people which will be happening in October of this year. Resources to help prepare for the event are available on the Adoremus Youth website. Young people whatever their church background will have a positive experience on the day. To book places go to adoremusyouth.co.uk or ask the parish office for a booking form.  The programme can also be obtained from the parish office.  See the notice at the back.  The £10 will be refunded by the parish – see Canon or Geraldine. Modern Slavery Forum – North Wales On October 12th, 2018, from 2pm at Porth Eirias, Promenade, Colwyn Bay, LL29 8HH. For more information read the letter at the back from the Haven of Light Partnership, or tel. 0792 977 7347 or contact info@havenoflight.uk

What Inspires Your Legacy?

Will you celebrate your faith with a gift in your Will to your favourite Catholic cause? Your Catholic Legacy is asking you to continue your support of the charities you care about – causes you trust to use your money wisely – through a gift at the end of your life, as well as during it. With a gift in your Will you can live out your faith and help charities and churches continue the work that means the most to you. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples” attributed to Mother Teresa. More information from: Your Catholic Legacy, 55 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE17JB – or call Hannah on 020 7095 5370

Supporting Our Poor Clare Sisters in

Hawarden 2018

August and during this month we will collect canned evaporated milk, fruit, fish, desserts etc. boxed cereals, bottled sauces etc. all will be gratefully received. As always please leave your donations in the box at the back of the church. Our New Directory and Year Book 2018 Available from the porch at £2.50 – a fund of information on the parishes, Dioceses and organisations etc. of the Catholic Church in Wales.

CLICK TO PRAY

An app has been launched to allow people to pray with the Pope. See www.clicktopray.org for more information. The next meeting of our Pastoral Advisory Council Next PAC is Monday 3rd September, 7.30pm in Llay.  This will be our AGM, make a note of it and do come.

When away on holidays

Do plan ahead to discover where the Catholic Church is and what the Mass times are.  Usually this involves just a phone call or two.  Not only does this support our own spiritual health, it also gives a very good example to our children and is a great encouragement to the people of the parish we visit.  It demonstrates that we have the right priorities “The Happiness Show” A professional Christian sketch show for all the family – Saturday, 22nd September 2018, 2.30pm at Rhyl Town Hall Theatre, 22 Wellington Road, LL18 1HZ.  Ticket source and prices on the notice at the back.

SVP

Our St Vincent de Paul Conference meets this Thursday (23rd) at 6pm in Llay. Would you like to join or learn more? Speak to one of the members or to Canon.

20th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Saturday: 18 August 6.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) John Leaver RIP Sunday: 19 August 9.00am (Christ the King) for the parishioners 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi) Margaret Thompson RIP
Mon - Wed No Weekday Masses Wed - 8.00 - 9.00pm Silent hour of prayer Thur - Weekday in Ordinary Time 7.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Mary Devine RIP Fri - St Bartholomew, Apostle (Feast) 9.30am (Christ the King) Gerry Cummins
Saturday: 25 August 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Private intentions Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Holy Mass, Exposition (time for Sacrament of Reconciliation/Confession – from 10.10am) & Benediction. 

21st Sunday of Ordinary Time

Saturday: 25 August 6.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Sunday: 26 August 9.00am (Christ the King) 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi)