© Llay/Rossett Parish 2019
Llay - Rossett Parish Wrexham, North Wales
PAC Our next Pastoral Advisory Council meeting will be on Monday 10th June 2019 at 7pm, Llay. Copies of the minutes of our recent Pastoral Advisory Council Meeting (of 28th January) are now available from the back or visit HERE to download. Please note.

Our New Directory and Year Book

2019

Available from the back at £3.50 – a fund of information on the parishes, Dioceses and organisations etc. of the Catholic Church in Wales. Church Cleaners We are in need of a further team to help clean our church in Llay. We are asking for volunteers, male or female, from either Llay or Rossett to help with this task. Please contact the parish office or Canon.

TCC

Please read the latest TCC newsletter HERE and also from the back of the church. Darland Community Theatre: The latest production “Three Nights, Four Plays” is being performed at Darland School on 25th-27th April at 7.30pm. The evening consists of a drama and 3 comedies. Tickets are £6 each and include a glass of wine and interval refreshments. You can book online or by phoning Jan on 01978 855770.

EVENTS FOR YOUR DIARY

Wrexham Diocesan 2019 Pilgrimage to Lourdes 23rd to 28th May: Bishop Peter invites you to join him for the annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes. Flying from Liverpool Airport on Thursday 23rd May you will have five nights in Lourdes. Prices £685 and £699. Hotel and other information can be obtained from Joe Walsh Tours, www.joewalshtours.co.uk or the Diocesan Director, Fr Adrian Morrin in Bangor: 01248 370421 or Email: bangorchatholicchurch@btinternet.com See the notice at the back Fully escorted Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine, Ireland, 13th May 2019. £649.00 per person sharing. Price includes flight with 10kg hand luggage, all taxes, transfers, 4 nights’ in Knock House Hotel half-board. All entertainment, excursions/guided tours included. Groups and Individual bookings welcome. Contact Patricia on 01268 762 278 or 07740 175557 or email knockpilgrimages@gmail.com. See the poster

The “Lenten Alms” Box

This has been placed at the back of the church (and is emptied every day!). This year your alms go to “MISSIO” (formerly APF) – the Pope’s society supporting all the Missions. Do be as generous as you can! Living Theology 2019, Llandudno “Understanding your everyday beliefs”: at Loreto Centre, Abbey Road, Llandudno LL30 2EL – Friday 7th to Sunday 9th June 2019. What is Living Theology”? The Living Theology Summer School has been organised by Jesuits and their associates in venues across the country for over 50 years. The courses continue to provide opportunities for Christians of all denominations to deepen their understanding of the Christian faith, and develop their personal reflection on Christian living and belief. No prior theological knowledge is required, just an open mind and willingness to engage. For further information please contact Ewa Bem IBVM, Loreto Centre, Abbey Road, Llandudno, LL30 2EL, or ‘phone 01492 878031 or email: loretocentre@yahoo.co.uk

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 to find out more information – please contact Anne Coleman on 07709914519 Deacons’ Renewal Mass This coming Saturday (27th) at 12 Noon in our Cathedral, Wrexham. All are invited to join with and pray for our Permanent Deacons as they renew their vocational promises. Do come.

SVP

Our St Vincent de Paul Conference meets this Wednesday (24th April) at 5.30pm in Llay. Would you like to join or learn more? Speak to one of the members or to Canon.
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. Feast of Divine Mercy The 9 Day Novena to the Divine Mercy began on Good Friday in preparation for the Feast of Divine Mercy, Sunday 28th April, the Sunday after Easter. Our Divine Mercy celebrations at Llay begin on that day at 2.30pm. Everyone is welcome. Easter Offerings All the offerings at the Easter weekend will go to your priest. You will find appropriate envelopes in your boxes of offertory envelopes – and on the table in the porch

London Marathon

A massive thank-you to everyone who donated to Siobhán McManus-Price and Action against Hunger. The grand total was just over £200 which was a fantastic boost to the charity. As promised, Siobhán’s race number is 56660 so keep an eye out for her. There’s still time to give too londonmarathon19. Our Catholic Newspapers and Magazines Do bring some Catholic reading into your home. There are usually some copies of the “Universe” and “The Catholic Herald” for sale at the back – as well as various magazines (some of them free)

Foodbank Donations

Please put them in the box at the rear of the Church. Many thanks. The Foodbank are in need of tin openers; 200ml fruit juice cartons; tinned rice pudding; tinned fruit; deodorant; shampoo and 1litre cartons of fruit juice. Many thanks. 100 Club Renewals It is now time to renew your 100 Club membership for the new year which begins in May. If you wish to renew or take out a new membership please complete one of the forms at the rear of the Church and pop it in the box ready for collection. For an annual subscription of £15 you will be entered into the monthly draw with prizes of £25; £20 and £15. Twice during the year, we have a jackpot draw instead of the monthly draw with prizes of £70 and £50. This is an easy way to support the parish as well as having some fun along the way.

We Remember in our prayers

Those whose anniversaries occur this week 21st Nellie Foster, Thomas Kennedy 22nd Hettie Davies, John Cornelius Quick 23rd Joseph Donnelly, Gerry Cummins Snr 24th Sarah McBride 26th Catherine (Kit) Williams, Eileen Tetzlaff May they rest in peace and rise in Glory

Easter Vigil and Easter

Sunday

Saturday: 20 April 9.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Bill Jo O’Connell RIP Sunday: 21 April 9.00am (Christ the King) Madge Lynch’s well being 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi) for the parishioners
Saturday 27 April Saturday of the Octave of Easter No Morning Mass or Novena Confession – from 10.00 - 10.30am or by request

2nd Sunday of Easter

Divine Mercy Sunday Saturday: 27 April 6.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Sunday: 28 April 9.00am (Christ the King) 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi) 2.30pm Divine Mercy Celebrations
Mon - of the Octave of Easter 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Val German’s intentions Tue - of the Octave of Easter 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Gerry Cummins RIP Wed - of the Octave of Easter 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Elizabeth Slevin RIP 7.00pm Silent Hour of Prayer Thur - of the Octave of Easter 7.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Patrick Long RIP Fri - of the Octave of Easter 9.30am (Christ the King) Peter Williamson RIP

Mass Times

Our Holy Father’s Prayer Intention for April Evangelization – Christian Communities For Doctors and their humanitarian collaborators in war zones, who risk their lives to save the lives of others The “Link”: Latest edition of this, our Free Diocesan Newsletter, is now in the porch. Do take a copy.
Latest Bulletin to Download

Happy Retirement Geraldine

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

Mass Times

Latest Bulletin to Download
Our Holy Father’s Prayer Intention for April Evangelization – Christian Communities For Doctors and their humanitarian collaborators in war zones, who risk their lives to save the lives of others 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 21st Nellie Foster, Thomas Kennedy 22nd Hettie Davies, John Cornelius Quick 23rd Joseph Donnelly, Gerry Cummins Snr 24th Sarah McBride 26th Catherine (Kit) Williams, Eileen Tetzlaff May they rest in peace and rise in Glory
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. Feast of Divine Mercy The 9 Day Novena to the Divine Mercy began on Good Friday in preparation for the Feast of Divine Mercy, Sunday 28th April, the Sunday after Easter. Our Divine Mercy celebrations at Llay begin on that day at 2.30pm. Everyone is welcome. Easter Offerings All the offerings at the Easter weekend will go to your priest. You will find appropriate envelopes in your boxes of offertory envelopes – and on the table in the porch

London Marathon

A massive thank-you to everyone who donated to Siobhán McManus-Price and Action against Hunger. The grand total was just over £200 which was a fantastic boost to the charity. As promised, Siobhán’s race number is 56660 so keep an eye out for her. There’s still time to give too londonmarathon19. Our Catholic Newspapers and Magazines Do bring some Catholic reading into your home. There are usually some copies of the “Universe” and “The Catholic Herald” for sale at the back – as well as various magazines (some of them free)

Foodbank Donations

Please put them in the box at the rear of the Church. Many thanks. The Foodbank are in need of tin openers; 200ml fruit juice cartons; tinned rice pudding; tinned fruit; deodorant; shampoo and 1litre cartons of fruit juice. Many thanks. 100 Club Renewals It is now time to renew your 100 Club membership for the new year which begins in May. If you wish to renew or take out a new membership please complete one of the forms at the rear of the Church and pop it in the box ready for collection. For an annual subscription of £15 you will be entered into the monthly draw with prizes of £25; £20 and £15. Twice during the year, we have a jackpot draw instead of the monthly draw with prizes of £70 and £50. This is an easy way to support the parish as well as having some fun along the way.
PAC Our next Pastoral Advisory Council meeting will be on Monday 10th June 2019 at 7pm, Llay. Copies of the minutes of our recent Pastoral Advisory Council Meeting (of 28th January) are now available from the back or visit HERE to download. Please note.

Our New Directory and Year Book 2019

Available from the back at £3.50 – a fund of information on the parishes, Dioceses and organisations etc. of the Catholic Church in Wales. Church Cleaners We are in need of a further team to help clean our church in Llay. We are asking for volunteers, male or female, from either Llay or Rossett to help with this task. Please contact the parish office or Canon.

TCC

Please read the latest TCC newsletter HERE and also from the back of the church. Darland Community Theatre: The latest production “Three Nights, Four Plays” is being performed at Darland School on 25th-27th April at 7.30pm. The evening consists of a drama and 3 comedies. Tickets are £6 each and include a glass of wine and interval refreshments. You can book online or by phoning Jan on 01978 855770.

EVENTS FOR YOUR DIARY

Wrexham Diocesan 2019 Pilgrimage to Lourdes 23rd to 28th May: Bishop Peter invites you to join him for the annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes. Flying from Liverpool Airport on Thursday 23rd May you will have five nights in Lourdes. Prices £685 and £699. Hotel and other information can be obtained from Joe Walsh Tours, www.joewalshtours.co.uk or the Diocesan Director, Fr Adrian Morrin in Bangor: 01248 370421 or Email: bangorchatholicchurch@btinternet.com See the notice at the back Fully escorted Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine, Ireland, 13th May 2019. £649.00 per person sharing. Price includes flight with 10kg hand luggage, all taxes, transfers, 4 nights’ in Knock House Hotel half-board. All entertainment, excursions/guided tours included. Groups and Individual bookings welcome. Contact Patricia on 01268 762 278 or 07740 175557 or email knockpilgrimages@gmail.com. See the poster

The “Lenten Alms” Box

This has been placed at the back of the church (and is emptied every day!). This year your alms go to “MISSIO” (formerly APF) – the Pope’s society supporting all the Missions. Do be as generous as you can! Living Theology 2019, Llandudno “Understanding your everyday beliefs”: at Loreto Centre, Abbey Road, Llandudno LL30 2EL – Friday 7th to Sunday 9th June 2019. What is Living Theology”? The Living Theology Summer School has been organised by Jesuits and their associates in venues across the country for over 50 years. The courses continue to provide opportunities for Christians of all denominations to deepen their understanding of the Christian faith, and develop their personal reflection on Christian living and belief. No prior theological knowledge is required, just an open mind and willingness to engage. For further information please contact Ewa Bem IBVM, Loreto Centre, Abbey Road, Llandudno, LL30 2EL, or ‘phone 01492 878031 or email: loretocentre@yahoo.co.uk

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 to find out more information – please contact Anne Coleman on 07709914519 Deacons’ Renewal Mass This coming Saturday (27th) at 12 Noon in our Cathedral, Wrexham. All are invited to join with and pray for our Permanent Deacons as they renew their vocational promises. Do come.

SVP

Our St Vincent de Paul Conference meets this Wednesday (24th April) at 5.30pm in Llay. Would you like to join or learn more? Speak to one of the members or to Canon.

Easter Vigil and Easter

Sunday

Saturday: 20 April 9.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Bill Jo O’Connell RIP Sunday: 21 April 9.00am (Christ the King) Madge Lynch’s well being 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi) for the parishioners
Mon - of the Octave of Easter 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Val German’s intentions Tue - of the Octave of Easter 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Gerry Cummins RIP Wed - of the Octave of Easter 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Elizabeth Slevin RIP 7.00pm Silent Hour of Prayer Thur - of the Octave of Easter 7.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Patrick Long RIP Fri - of the Octave of Easter 9.30am (Christ the King) Peter Williamson RIP
Saturday 27 April Saturday of the Octave of Easter No Morning Mass or Novena Confession – from 10.00 - 10.30am or by request

2nd Sunday of Easter

Divine Mercy Sunday Saturday: 27 April 6.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Sunday: 28 April 9.00am (Christ the King) 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi) 2.30pm Divine Mercy Celebrations

Happy Retirement Geraldine

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

Mass Times

Latest Bulletin to Download
Our Holy Father’s Prayer Intention for April Evangelization – Christian Communities For Doctors and their humanitarian collaborators in war zones, who risk their lives to save the lives of others 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 21st Nellie Foster, Thomas Kennedy 22nd Hettie Davies, John Cornelius Quick 23rd Joseph Donnelly, Gerry Cummins Snr 24th Sarah McBride 26th Catherine (Kit) Williams, Eileen Tetzlaff May they rest in peace and rise in Glory
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. Feast of Divine Mercy The 9 Day Novena to the Divine Mercy began on Good Friday in preparation for the Feast of Divine Mercy, Sunday 28th April, the Sunday after Easter. Our Divine Mercy celebrations at Llay begin on that day at 2.30pm. Everyone is welcome. Easter Offerings All the offerings at the Easter weekend will go to your priest. You will find appropriate envelopes in your boxes of offertory envelopes – and on the table in the porch

London Marathon

A massive thank-you to everyone who donated to Siobhán McManus-Price and Action against Hunger. The grand total was just over £200 which was a fantastic boost to the charity. As promised, Siobhán’s race number is 56660 so keep an eye out for her. There’s still time to give too londonmarathon19. Our Catholic Newspapers and Magazines Do bring some Catholic reading into your home. There are usually some copies of the “Universe” and “The Catholic Herald” for sale at the back – as well as various magazines (some of them free)

Foodbank Donations

Please put them in the box at the rear of the Church. Many thanks. The Foodbank are in need of tin openers; 200ml fruit juice cartons; tinned rice pudding; tinned fruit; deodorant; shampoo and 1litre cartons of fruit juice. Many thanks. 100 Club Renewals It is now time to renew your 100 Club membership for the new year which begins in May. If you wish to renew or take out a new membership please complete one of the forms at the rear of the Church and pop it in the box ready for collection. For an annual subscription of £15 you will be entered into the monthly draw with prizes of £25; £20 and £15. Twice during the year, we have a jackpot draw instead of the monthly draw with prizes of £70 and £50. This is an easy way to support the parish as well as having some fun along the way.

EVENTS FOR YOUR DIARY

Wrexham Diocesan 2019 Pilgrimage to Lourdes 23rd to 28th May: Bishop Peter invites you to join him for the annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes. Flying from Liverpool Airport on Thursday 23rd May you will have five nights in Lourdes. Prices £685 and £699. Hotel and other information can be obtained from Joe Walsh Tours, www.joewalshtours.co.uk or the Diocesan Director, Fr Adrian Morrin in Bangor: 01248 370421 or Email: bangorchatholicchurch@btinternet.com See the notice at the back Fully escorted Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine, Ireland, 13th May 2019. £649.00 per person sharing. Price includes flight with 10kg hand luggage, all taxes, transfers, 4 nights’ in Knock House Hotel half-board. All entertainment, excursions/guided tours included. Groups and Individual bookings welcome. Contact Patricia on 01268 762 278 or 07740 175557 or email knockpilgrimages@gmail.com. See the poster

The “Lenten Alms” Box

This has been placed at the back of the church (and is emptied every day!). This year your alms go to “MISSIO” (formerly APF) – the Pope’s society supporting all the Missions. Do be as generous as you can! Living Theology 2019, Llandudno “Understanding your everyday beliefs”: at Loreto Centre, Abbey Road, Llandudno LL30 2EL – Friday 7th to Sunday 9th June 2019. What is Living Theology”? The Living Theology Summer School has been organised by Jesuits and their associates in venues across the country for over 50 years. The courses continue to provide opportunities for Christians of all denominations to deepen their understanding of the Christian faith, and develop their personal reflection on Christian living and belief. No prior theological knowledge is required, just an open mind and willingness to engage. For further information please contact Ewa Bem IBVM, Loreto Centre, Abbey Road, Llandudno, LL30 2EL, or ‘phone 01492 878031 or email: loretocentre@yahoo.co.uk

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 to find out more information – please contact Anne Coleman on 07709914519 Deacons’ Renewal Mass This coming Saturday (27th) at 12 Noon in our Cathedral, Wrexham. All are invited to join with and pray for our Permanent Deacons as they renew their vocational promises. Do come.

SVP

Our St Vincent de Paul Conference meets this Wednesday (24th April) at 5.30pm in Llay. Would you like to join or learn more? Speak to one of the members or to Canon.
PAC Our next Pastoral Advisory Council meeting will be on Monday 10th June 2019 at 7pm, Llay. Copies of the minutes of our recent Pastoral Advisory Council Meeting (of 28th January) are now available from the back or visit HERE to download. Please note.

Our New Directory and Year Book 2019

Available from the back at £3.50 – a fund of information on the parishes, Dioceses and organisations etc. of the Catholic Church in Wales. Church Cleaners We are in need of a further team to help clean our church in Llay. We are asking for volunteers, male or female, from either Llay or Rossett to help with this task. Please contact the parish office or Canon.

TCC

Please read the latest TCC newsletter HERE and also from the back of the church. Darland Community Theatre: The latest production “Three Nights, Four Plays” is being performed at Darland School on 25th-27th April at 7.30pm. The evening consists of a drama and 3 comedies. Tickets are £6 each and include a glass of wine and interval refreshments. You can book online or by phoning Jan on 01978 855770.

Easter Vigil and Easter

Sunday

Saturday: 20 April 9.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Bill Jo O’Connell RIP Sunday: 21 April 9.00am (Christ the King) Madge Lynch’s well being 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi) for the parishioners
Mon - of the Octave of Easter 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Val German’s intentions Tue - of the Octave of Easter 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Gerry Cummins RIP Wed - of the Octave of Easter 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Elizabeth Slevin RIP 7.00pm Silent Hour of Prayer Thur - of the Octave of Easter 7.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Patrick Long RIP Fri - of the Octave of Easter 9.30am (Christ the King) Peter Williamson RIP
Saturday 27 April Saturday of the Octave of Easter No Morning Mass or Novena Confession – from 10.00 - 10.30am or by request

2nd Sunday of Easter

Divine Mercy Sunday Saturday: 27 April 6.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Sunday: 28 April 9.00am (Christ the King) 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi) 2.30pm Divine Mercy Celebrations