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

“Medical Mass”

Friday 19th October at 7pm

In the Cathedral in Wrexham.  All are invited, but especially those involved in healthcare (doctors, nurses, carers, hospital workers, paramedics etc.) Refreshments in the Cathedral hall afterwards. Can you help? There are currently 4 teams to clean our church in Llay.  Could you form another team (2 persons) and help lighten the load?  If so, please contact Geraldine at the parish office.  Could it be you?

CLICK TO PRAY

An app has been launched to allow people to pray with the Pope. See www.clicktopray.org for more information. Our Next Parish Advisory Council Meeting Monday 19th November 2018 – 7pm to 8pm, at Llay.   Minutes of the latest PAC meeting and the AGM Copies of the Minutes can be found at the rear of the church or download from HERE

Foodbank Drivers

Further drivers required – to enable the parish to continue to support the foodbank we need two further drivers to collect the donations from the parish and deliver them to the warehouse on a rota basis.  If you can help please contact the parish office or give your name to Canon. Catholic Singles Catholic Singles is an organisation which helps single Catholics of all ages (over 18 years) meet other single Catholics, either one to one or through social events. For further information visit www.catholicsingles.org.uk or tel. 0161 941 3498 or email: info@catholicsingles.org.uk or write to Catholic Singles, 1 Burlescombe Close, Altrincham. WA14 4UX.  See notice at the back.

First Penance and First Holy

Communion 2019

Preparation class at Llay this coming Saturday 20th October, 11am to 12 noon – children with parents or guardians. Do be there - and on time.

EVENTS FOR YOUR DIARY

Welcome

Welcome to Colette Byrne, CAFOD’s representative for this area, who will talk to us for a few minutes at the end of Mass

Diocesan Music Congress 2018

“Praise to the Holiest”

Saturday 27th Oct 10.00am to 4.00pm at Glyndŵr University Wrexham. Workshops delivered by internationally acclaimed tutors – Stephen Dean, Martin Foster, Philip Duffy and Jo Boyce.  Preparing music for Lent and Holy Week; Music group workshop – bring your own instrument; special workshop for young instrumentalists; starting a choir or developing your singers.  £49 per head, to be paid by the parish, see Canon or Geraldine,  includes lunch, refreshments and resources. Under 18’s free of charge (must be accompanied by an adult.)  Further details and booking forms on the Diocesan Website www.wrexhamdiocese.org.uk or email  paulbooth@wrexhamdiocesanmusic.org.uk  See the notice at the back. TCC Residential Training Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th November, at Noddfa in Penmaenmawr. FREE to our parishioners, because we are a member community of TCC. More information later, - or visit www.tcc-wales.org.uk – and make a note of the dates

Next Sunday 21st October

A celebration in honour of St Richard Gwyn and in thanksgiving for the canonisation of Archbishop Oscar Romero, with Mass in our Cathedral in Wrexham at 4.30pm, followed by veneration of the relic of St Richard Gwyn.  Do come along. 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

Missa Cantata – This Coming

Saturday 13th October

In our Cathedral in Wrexham, 11am in honour of St. Richard Gwyn, Martyr – organised by the Latin Mass Society.  Followed by veneration of the relic of St. Richard Gwyn.  All Welcome. Our Catholic Newspapers and Magazines From (7th Sept) the price of “The Catholic Universe” and “The Catholic Times” will increase from £1.30 to £1.50.  This is the first price increase since 2011, and is due to continuing increases in the cost of wages, print and distribution.

Every Drop Counts

Give blood this Thursday (18th) at the Royal British Legion, Llay, 2pm to 3.50pm and 5.30pm to 7.20pm. Contact 0800252266 or www.welshblood.org.uk to book your slot.  See the notice at the back 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!!

Invited by the TCC

To a special event at Gladstone’s Library, Hawarden, CH5 3DF on Thursday 25th October 2018, for either an Afternoon Event (from 12.30pm to 2.30pm) or an Evening Event (from 5.30pm to 7.30pm), with food and drinks – to learn about the achievements and actions of the TCC.  Please let Canon know by 11th Oct at the latest if you are going.
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.

“World Mission Sunday”

Next weekend - 21st, the Holy Father invites all Catholics to contribute to a special collection for Missio, his official charity for overseas mission.  Your support on World Mission Sunday will help brave missionaries in building a future of hope both in Ethiopia and around the world.  Please join in this special day that unites Catholics all over the world in prayer, celebration and care for our mission of the Church.  You will be able to Gift Aid all donations by using envelopes provided by Missio.  Thank you RIP We sadly announce the death of Lydia Rowlands of Abermorddu which occurred on Wednesday 3rd October last in the Maelor Hospital, Wrexham.  She was 88yrs.  She will be sorely missed by her family and many friends.  Please keep her and them in your prayers.  Lydia’s Funeral Service will take place at St Francis in Llay this Monday (15th) at 12.30 midday, to be followed by burial at Hope Cemetery.  May she rest in peace Also we sadly announce the death of Christian Durkin, formerly of Caergwrle, which occurred in Huddersfield Royal Infirmary on 25th September last.  He was 45.  He will be sorely missed by his family and friends.  Please keep him and them in your prayers.  Christian’s Funeral Mass will be celebrated on this Thursday (18th) at 12.30 midday, to be followed by cremation at Pentrebychan.  May he rest in peace

Important Message for the

Foodbank Wrexham

Once more they are up and running with a temporary warehouse in Dean Road, Wrexham at which they accept our donations, Tuesday and Friday each week between 10am and 3pm.  Further drivers required – to enable the parish to continue to support the foodbank we need two further drivers to collect the donations from the parish and deliver them to the warehouse on a rota basis.  If you can help please contact the parish office or give your name to Canon. Donations: The Foodbank are currently collecting UHT milk(this is in short supply). Pasta. Rice. Coffee. Fruit juice cartons. Tinned fruit, meat (e.g. ham, corned beef), vegetables, tomatoes, rice pudding. Toothbrushes, toothpaste, shower gel, shampoo, deodorant. They do not need Tinned soup, beans, potatoes, fish, ready meals. Cereal. Tea. Toilet roll. They cannot accept: fresh, frozen or refrigerated food. Please see Harvest Appeal Page October – Month of the Rosary Do pray the Rosary (Mary’s special prayer), ideally everyday – but, at least, as often as possible – a great source of strength.

Nursery Open Morning

St Mary’s Primary School, Wrexham – Wednesday 24th October, from 10.45am – Do you wish your child to be educated in a Catholic School?  Will your child be age 3 before 31st August 2019? Is your child ready to start Nursery School in September 2019? You can apply online from 02 Jan 2019 at www.wrexham.gov.uk/englis/education/admissions- nursery.htm.  Closing date 22 Feb 2019.  See the poster at the rear of the church. SVP Our St Vincent de Paul Conference meets this Thursday (18th Oct) at 6pm in Llay. Would you like to join or learn more? Speak to one of the members or to Canon.

Odd Bits of Wool

One of our Wednesday Club ladies knits for various charities.  She is currently knitting pencil cases for Mary’s Meals and would gladly relieve anyone of their wool oddments – even the smallest amount can be used.  If you have any you don’t want please bring them to church and leave them in the box in the porch.  Many thanks.

We Remember in our prayers

Those whose anniversaries occur this week 14th John German 16th Marjorie Rowlands, Florence Roberts 17th Audrey Redmond 19th Annie Brogan 20th John Redmond 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.

28th Sunday of Ordinary

Time

Saturday: 13 October 6.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Florence Roberts RIP Sunday: 14 October 9.00am (Christ the King) for the parishioners 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi) Private intention 12.30pm Latin Mass Old Tridentine Rite Eddie & Bernadette Waddelove RIP
Saturday: 20 October Weekday in Ordinary Time 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Pat Cummins well being Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Holy Mass, Exposition (time for Sacrament of Reconciliation/Confession – from 10.10am) & Benediction

29th Sunday of Ordinary

Time

Saturday: 20 October 6.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Sunday: 21 October 9.00am (Christ the King) 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi)
Mon - St  Teresa of Jesus, Virgin & Dr. 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Christina & John German RIP Tue - St Richard Gwyn, Schoolmaster & Martyr 9.00am (St Francis of Assisi) Hugh Wardrop RIP Wed - St Ignatius, Bishop & Martyr 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) James Robert McFarlane RIP 8.00 - 9.00pm Silent hour of prayer Thur - St Luke, Evangelist 12.30pm (St Francis of Assisi) Funeral Mass - Christine Durkin RIP Fri - Weekday in Ordinary Time 9.30am (Christ the King) Marion Morrin RIP

Mass Times

Our Holy Father’s Prayer Intention for October: The Mission of Religious men and women - that consecrated religious men and women may actively seek to be present among the poor, the marginalised, and those who have no voice. 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 October: The Mission of Religious men and women - that consecrated religious men and women may actively seek to be present among the poor, the marginalised, and those who have no voice. 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 14th John German 16th Marjorie Rowlands, Florence Roberts 17th Audrey Redmond 19th Annie Brogan 20th John Redmond 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.
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.

“World Mission Sunday”

Next weekend - 21st, the Holy Father invites all Catholics to contribute to a special collection for Missio, his official charity for overseas mission.  Your support on World Mission Sunday will help brave missionaries in building a future of hope both in Ethiopia and around the world.  Please join in this special day that unites Catholics all over the world in prayer, celebration and care for our mission of the Church.  You will be able to Gift Aid all donations by using envelopes provided by Missio.  Thank you RIP We sadly announce the death of Lydia Rowlands of Abermorddu which occurred on Wednesday 3rd October last in the Maelor Hospital, Wrexham.  She was 88yrs.  She will be sorely missed by her family and many friends.  Please keep her and them in your prayers.  Lydia’s Funeral Service will take place at St Francis in Llay this Monday (15th) at 12.30 midday, to be followed by burial at Hope Cemetery.  May she rest in peace Also we sadly announce the death of Christian Durkin, formerly of Caergwrle, which occurred in Huddersfield Royal Infirmary on 25th September last.  He was 45.  He will be sorely missed by his family and friends.  Please keep him and them in your prayers.  Christian’s Funeral Mass will be celebrated on this Thursday (18th) at 12.30 midday, to be followed by cremation at Pentrebychan.  May he rest in peace

Important Message for the

Foodbank Wrexham

Once more they are up and running with a temporary warehouse in Dean Road, Wrexham at which they accept our donations, Tuesday and Friday each week between 10am and 3pm.  Further drivers required – to enable the parish to continue to support the foodbank we need two further drivers to collect the donations from the parish and deliver them to the warehouse on a rota basis.  If you can help please contact the parish office or give your name to Canon. Donations: The Foodbank are currently collecting UHT milk(this is in short supply). Pasta. Rice. Coffee. Fruit juice cartons. Tinned fruit, meat (e.g. ham, corned beef), vegetables, tomatoes, rice pudding. Toothbrushes, toothpaste, shower gel, shampoo, deodorant. They do not need Tinned soup, beans, potatoes, fish, ready meals. Cereal. Tea. Toilet roll. They cannot accept: fresh, frozen or refrigerated food. Please see Harvest Appeal Page October – Month of the Rosary Do pray the Rosary (Mary’s special prayer), ideally everyday – but, at least, as often as possible – a great source of strength.

Nursery Open Morning

St Mary’s Primary School, Wrexham – Wednesday 24th October, from 10.45am – Do you wish your child to be educated in a Catholic School?  Will your child be age 3 before 31st August 2019? Is your child ready to start Nursery School in September 2019? You can apply online from 02 Jan 2019 at www.wrexham.gov.uk/englis/education/admissions- nursery.htm.  Closing date 22 Feb 2019.  See the poster at the rear of the church. SVP Our St Vincent de Paul Conference meets this Thursday (18th Oct) at 6pm in Llay. Would you like to join or learn more? Speak to one of the members or to Canon.

Odd Bits of Wool

One of our Wednesday Club ladies knits for various charities.  She is currently knitting pencil cases for Mary’s Meals and would gladly relieve anyone of their wool oddments – even the smallest amount can be used.  If you have any you don’t want please bring them to church and leave them in the box in the porch.  Many thanks.

“Medical Mass”

Friday 19th October at 7pm

In the Cathedral in Wrexham.  All are invited, but especially those involved in healthcare (doctors, nurses, carers, hospital workers, paramedics etc.) Refreshments in the Cathedral hall afterwards. Can you help? There are currently 4 teams to clean our church in Llay.  Could you form another team (2 persons) and help lighten the load?  If so, please contact Geraldine at the parish office.  Could it be you?

CLICK TO PRAY

An app has been launched to allow people to pray with the Pope. See www.clicktopray.org for more information. Our Next Parish Advisory Council Meeting Monday 19th November 2018 – 7pm to 8pm, at Llay.   Minutes of the latest PAC meeting and the AGM Copies of the Minutes can be found at the rear of the church or download from HERE

Foodbank Drivers

Further drivers required – to enable the parish to continue to support the foodbank we need two further drivers to collect the donations from the parish and deliver them to the warehouse on a rota basis.  If you can help please contact the parish office or give your name to Canon. Catholic Singles Catholic Singles is an organisation which helps single Catholics of all ages (over 18 years) meet other single Catholics, either one to one or through social events. For further information visit www.catholicsingles.org.uk or tel. 0161 941 3498 or email: info@catholicsingles.org.uk or write to Catholic Singles, 1 Burlescombe Close, Altrincham. WA14 4UX.  See notice at the back.

First Penance and First Holy Communion

2019

Preparation class at Llay this coming Saturday 20th October, 11am to 12 noon – children with parents or guardians. Do be there - and on time.

EVENTS FOR YOUR DIARY

Welcome

Welcome to Colette Byrne, CAFOD’s representative for this area, who will talk to us for a few minutes at the end of Mass

Diocesan Music Congress 2018 “Praise to

the Holiest”

Saturday 27th Oct 10.00am to 4.00pm at Glyndŵr University Wrexham. Workshops delivered by internationally acclaimed tutors – Stephen Dean, Martin Foster, Philip Duffy and Jo Boyce.  Preparing music for Lent and Holy Week; Music group workshop – bring your own instrument; special workshop for young instrumentalists; starting a choir or developing your singers.  £49 per head, to be paid by the parish, see Canon or Geraldine,  includes lunch, refreshments and resources. Under 18’s free of charge (must be accompanied by an adult.)  Further details and booking forms on the Diocesan Website www.wrexhamdiocese.org.uk or email  paulbooth@wrexhamdiocesanmusic.org.uk  See the notice at the back. TCC Residential Training Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th November, at Noddfa in Penmaenmawr. FREE to our parishioners, because we are a member community of TCC. More information later, - or visit www.tcc-wales.org.uk – and make a note of the dates

Next Sunday 21st October

A celebration in honour of St Richard Gwyn and in thanksgiving for the canonisation of Archbishop Oscar Romero, with Mass in our Cathedral in Wrexham at 4.30pm, followed by veneration of the relic of St Richard Gwyn.  Do come along. 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

Missa Cantata – This Coming Saturday

13th October

In our Cathedral in Wrexham, 11am in honour of St. Richard Gwyn, Martyr – organised by the Latin Mass Society.  Followed by veneration of the relic of St. Richard Gwyn.  All Welcome. Our Catholic Newspapers and Magazines From (7th Sept) the price of “The Catholic Universe” and “The Catholic Times” will increase from £1.30 to £1.50.  This is the first price increase since 2011, and is due to continuing increases in the cost of wages, print and distribution.

Every Drop Counts

Give blood this Thursday (18th) at the Royal British Legion, Llay, 2pm to 3.50pm and 5.30pm to 7.20pm. Contact 0800252266 or www.welshblood.org.uk to book your slot.  See the notice at the back 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!!

Invited by the TCC

To a special event at Gladstone’s Library, Hawarden, CH5 3DF on Thursday 25th October 2018, for either an Afternoon Event (from 12.30pm to 2.30pm) or an Evening Event (from 5.30pm to 7.30pm), with food and drinks – to learn about the achievements and actions of the TCC.  Please let Canon know by 11th Oct at the latest if you are going.

28th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Saturday: 13 October 6.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Florence Roberts RIP Sunday: 14 October 9.00am (Christ the King) for the parishioners 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi) Private intention 12.30pm Latin Mass Old Tridentine Rite Eddie & Bernadette Waddelove RIP
Mon - St  Teresa of Jesus, Virgin & Dr. 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Christina & John German RIP Tue - St Richard Gwyn, Schoolmaster & Martyr 9.00am (St Francis of Assisi) Hugh Wardrop RIP Wed - St Ignatius, Bishop & Martyr 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) James Robert McFarlane RIP 8.00 - 9.00pm Silent hour of prayer Thur - St Luke, Evangelist 12.30pm (St Francis of Assisi) Funeral Mass - Christine Durkin RIP Fri - Weekday in Ordinary Time 9.30am (Christ the King) Marion Morrin RIP
Saturday: 20 October Weekday in Ordinary Time 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Pat Cummins well being Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Holy Mass, Exposition (time for Sacrament of Reconciliation/Confession – from 10.10am) & Benediction

29th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Saturday: 20 October 6.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Sunday: 21 October 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 October: The Mission of Religious men and women - that consecrated religious men and women may actively seek to be present among the poor, the marginalised, and those who have no voice. 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 14th John German 16th Marjorie Rowlands, Florence Roberts 17th Audrey Redmond 19th Annie Brogan 20th John Redmond 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.
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.

“World Mission Sunday”

Next weekend - 21st, the Holy Father invites all Catholics to contribute to a special collection for Missio, his official charity for overseas mission.  Your support on World Mission Sunday will help brave missionaries in building a future of hope both in Ethiopia and around the world.  Please join in this special day that unites Catholics all over the world in prayer, celebration and care for our mission of the Church.  You will be able to Gift Aid all donations by using envelopes provided by Missio.  Thank you RIP We sadly announce the death of Lydia Rowlands of Abermorddu which occurred on Wednesday 3rd October last in the Maelor Hospital, Wrexham.  She was 88yrs.  She will be sorely missed by her family and many friends.  Please keep her and them in your prayers.  Lydia’s Funeral Service will take place at St Francis in Llay this Monday (15th) at 12.30 midday, to be followed by burial at Hope Cemetery.  May she rest in peace Also we sadly announce the death of Christian Durkin, formerly of Caergwrle, which occurred in Huddersfield Royal Infirmary on 25th September last.  He was 45.  He will be sorely missed by his family and friends.  Please keep him and them in your prayers.  Christian’s Funeral Mass will be celebrated on this Thursday (18th) at 12.30 midday, to be followed by cremation at Pentrebychan.  May he rest in peace

Important Message for the

Foodbank Wrexham

Once more they are up and running with a temporary warehouse in Dean Road, Wrexham at which they accept our donations, Tuesday and Friday each week between 10am and 3pm.  Further drivers required – to enable the parish to continue to support the foodbank we need two further drivers to collect the donations from the parish and deliver them to the warehouse on a rota basis.  If you can help please contact the parish office or give your name to Canon. Donations: The Foodbank are currently collecting UHT milk(this is in short supply). Pasta. Rice. Coffee. Fruit juice cartons. Tinned fruit, meat (e.g. ham, corned beef), vegetables, tomatoes, rice pudding. Toothbrushes, toothpaste, shower gel, shampoo, deodorant. They do not need Tinned soup, beans, potatoes, fish, ready meals. Cereal. Tea. Toilet roll. They cannot accept: fresh, frozen or refrigerated food. Please see Harvest Appeal Page October – Month of the Rosary Do pray the Rosary (Mary’s special prayer), ideally everyday – but, at least, as often as possible – a great source of strength.

Nursery Open Morning

St Mary’s Primary School, Wrexham – Wednesday 24th October, from 10.45am – Do you wish your child to be educated in a Catholic School?  Will your child be age 3 before 31st August 2019? Is your child ready to start Nursery School in September 2019? You can apply online from 02 Jan 2019 at www.wrexham.gov.uk/englis/education/admissions- nursery.htm.  Closing date 22 Feb 2019.  See the poster at the rear of the church. SVP Our St Vincent de Paul Conference meets this Thursday (18th Oct) at 6pm in Llay. Would you like to join or learn more? Speak to one of the members or to Canon.

Odd Bits of Wool

One of our Wednesday Club ladies knits for various charities.  She is currently knitting pencil cases for Mary’s Meals and would gladly relieve anyone of their wool oddments – even the smallest amount can be used.  If you have any you don’t want please bring them to church and leave them in the box in the porch.  Many thanks.

EVENTS FOR YOUR DIARY

Welcome

Welcome to Colette Byrne, CAFOD’s representative for this area, who will talk to us for a few minutes at the end of Mass

Diocesan Music Congress 2018 “Praise to

the Holiest”

Saturday 27th Oct 10.00am to 4.00pm at Glyndŵr University Wrexham. Workshops delivered by internationally acclaimed tutors – Stephen Dean, Martin Foster, Philip Duffy and Jo Boyce.  Preparing music for Lent and Holy Week; Music group workshop – bring your own instrument; special workshop for young instrumentalists; starting a choir or developing your singers.  £49 per head, to be paid by the parish, see Canon or Geraldine,  includes lunch, refreshments and resources. Under 18’s free of charge (must be accompanied by an adult.)  Further details and booking forms on the Diocesan Website www.wrexhamdiocese.org.uk or email  paulbooth@wrexhamdiocesanmusic.org.uk  See the notice at the back. TCC Residential Training Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th November, at Noddfa in Penmaenmawr. FREE to our parishioners, because we are a member community of TCC. More information later, - or visit www.tcc-wales.org.uk – and make a note of the dates

Next Sunday 21st October

A celebration in honour of St Richard Gwyn and in thanksgiving for the canonisation of Archbishop Oscar Romero, with Mass in our Cathedral in Wrexham at 4.30pm, followed by veneration of the relic of St Richard Gwyn.  Do come along. 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

Missa Cantata – This Coming Saturday

13th October

In our Cathedral in Wrexham, 11am in honour of St. Richard Gwyn, Martyr – organised by the Latin Mass Society.  Followed by veneration of the relic of St. Richard Gwyn.  All Welcome. Our Catholic Newspapers and Magazines From (7th Sept) the price of “The Catholic Universe” and “The Catholic Times” will increase from £1.30 to £1.50.  This is the first price increase since 2011, and is due to continuing increases in the cost of wages, print and distribution.

Every Drop Counts

Give blood this Thursday (18th) at the Royal British Legion, Llay, 2pm to 3.50pm and 5.30pm to 7.20pm. Contact 0800252266 or www.welshblood.org.uk to book your slot.  See the notice at the back 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!!

Invited by the TCC

To a special event at Gladstone’s Library, Hawarden, CH5 3DF on Thursday 25th October 2018, for either an Afternoon Event (from 12.30pm to 2.30pm) or an Evening Event (from 5.30pm to 7.30pm), with food and drinks – to learn about the achievements and actions of the TCC.  Please let Canon know by 11th Oct at the latest if you are going.

“Medical Mass”

Friday 19th October at 7pm

In the Cathedral in Wrexham.  All are invited, but especially those involved in healthcare (doctors, nurses, carers, hospital workers, paramedics etc.) Refreshments in the Cathedral hall afterwards. Can you help? There are currently 4 teams to clean our church in Llay.  Could you form another team (2 persons) and help lighten the load?  If so, please contact Geraldine at the parish office.  Could it be you?

CLICK TO PRAY

An app has been launched to allow people to pray with the Pope. See www.clicktopray.org for more information. Our Next Parish Advisory Council Meeting Monday 19th November 2018 – 7pm to 8pm, at Llay.   Minutes of the latest PAC meeting and the AGM Copies of the Minutes can be found at the rear of the church or download from HERE

Foodbank Drivers

Further drivers required – to enable the parish to continue to support the foodbank we need two further drivers to collect the donations from the parish and deliver them to the warehouse on a rota basis.  If you can help please contact the parish office or give your name to Canon. Catholic Singles Catholic Singles is an organisation which helps single Catholics of all ages (over 18 years) meet other single Catholics, either one to one or through social events. For further information visit www.catholicsingles.org.uk or tel. 0161 941 3498 or email: info@catholicsingles.org.uk or write to Catholic Singles, 1 Burlescombe Close, Altrincham. WA14 4UX.  See notice at the back.

First Penance and First Holy Communion

2019

Preparation class at Llay this coming Saturday 20th October, 11am to 12 noon – children with parents or guardians. Do be there - and on time.

28th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Saturday: 13 October 6.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Florence Roberts RIP Sunday: 14 October 9.00am (Christ the King) for the parishioners 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi) Private intention 12.30pm Latin Mass Old Tridentine Rite Eddie & Bernadette Waddelove RIP
Mon - St  Teresa of Jesus, Virgin & Dr. 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Christina & John German RIP Tue - St Richard Gwyn, Schoolmaster & Martyr 9.00am (St Francis of Assisi) Hugh Wardrop RIP Wed - St Ignatius, Bishop & Martyr 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) James Robert McFarlane RIP 8.00 - 9.00pm Silent hour of prayer Thur - St Luke, Evangelist 12.30pm (St Francis of Assisi) Funeral Mass - Christine Durkin RIP Fri - Weekday in Ordinary Time 9.30am (Christ the King) Marion Morrin RIP
Saturday: 20 October Weekday in Ordinary Time 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Pat Cummins well being Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Holy Mass, Exposition (time for Sacrament of Reconciliation/Confession – from 10.10am) & Benediction

29th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Saturday: 20 October 6.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Sunday: 21 October 9.00am (Christ the King) 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi)