Nov. 24th 2019

Holy Mass Intention
Saturday   7th  6:45pm Darren Watson RIP
Sunday   8th   9:30am Tom Cookson RIP
Monday   9th   6:45pm Michael Anthony Kelly RIP
Friday   13th   9:30am Dec. Members of Tusan family
Saturday   14th   6:45pm Parishioners
Sunday   15th   9:30am Christine Kidman RIP



Monday: Eucharistic Exposition/Benediction: 7.10- 7.45pm;

Confessions: 7.10-7.35pm

Friday: Marian Devotions at 9.55am

Holy Mass for Sunday at St. Peter & St. Paul’s, Mawdesley – Saturday at 5.00pm, Sunday at 11.15am

This Week    
Ministry E. Minister Reader
Saturday   M Rouse
Sunday J McDaid P Allison
Next Week    
Ministry E. Minister Reader
Saturday   M Rouse
Sunday D Mackley D Culshaw


COLLECTION LAST WEEK: Animate Youth – £64.81

NEW ROTAS FOR READERS / E MINISTERS: are available for collection from the porch / sacristy.

200 CLUB DRAW / COFFEE MORNING: will be held this Sunday in the hall after Mass
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PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL MEETING: The PPC will meet on Monday 9 December at 8pm.

SYNOD 2020 PARISH MEETING DATE: All parishioners are invited to the Parish Meeting to discuss the 2nd Synod theme: ‘Sharing the Mission of Jesus’ on Monday16 December at 7.30pm. Please pick up the leaflet from the table in the porch with further details. Many thanks!

CHRISTMAS BINGO & CAROL SERVICE DRAW The Christmas Bingo will take place on Tuesday 3rd December, doors open at 7 pm, eyes down at 8pm. The Carol Service is in church at 6pm on Sunday 15 December followed by the Christmas Draw in the hall. Tickets for the draw are now available from the back of the church. Donations for prizes for both events would be greatly appreciated and should be left in the sacristy.  It would be helpful if you could enter details of your donation to the list on the notice board in the porch.  If you require further information, please speak with Paul Allison (Saturday evening) or John / Emma O’Hare (Sunday morning). Thank you for your support.  

NEW EMAIL ADDRESS: Please note the new email address for Our Lady’s:; Ss Peter & Paul, Mawdesley has also changed, to: Please delete the old ones from your email address book.

ADVENT SERVICE OF RECONCILIATION: This year’s special Service of Reconciliation will be held at St Mary’s Church, Leyland next Wednesday, 4 December at 7pm. Priests will be available for confession. All are welcome to get spiritually prepared to celebrate the birth of Our Lord.

SEND CHRISTMAS CARDS TO OUR LINKED PARISH IN PALESTINE: The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem has twinned parishes in the Archdiocese with Christian parishes in Jordan and Palestine. Our Lady’s has been twinned with St Joseph’s in Jifna. Their parish priest is Fr Johny Bahbah. The parishioners really welcome greetings and good wishes from parishes in Britain. Please write out a card to a family at St Joseph’s, saying who you are and which parish you’re from. Please use small cards, then leave in the marked box on the table in the porch. They will be collected and posted on 2 December, as they can take up to a month to arrive. Thank you!

REFLECTION: SYNOD 2020 THEME 2: SHARING THE MISSION OF JESUS Please pick up a leaflet from the porch and reflect on the following questions, ready for our next parish meeting:-

  • How can we communicate Jesus’ message of love in a meaningful way today?
  • How can we address the loneliness and isolation that many people feel today?
  • How can we make best use of the church buildings we have?
  • How can our parish adapt to the needs of our time?