10th December Newsletter

Mass and Service Times at St Aidan’s and St Jude’s    Tel 01942 511630 or St. Jude’s Tel: 01942 244864
Day St Aidan’s St Jude’s
Saturday   5.00pm Confessions 5.30 Vigil Mass
Sunday 9.00am   10.30 Mass
Monday 9.00am Exposition 9.30 Mass –  
Tuesday   9.00amExposition 9.30 Mass
Wednesday   6.30pm Confessions 7.00 Mass
Thursday 9.00 am Parish Rosary 9.30 Mass  
Friday 9.30 am Service of Word & Sacrament 9.30am  Service of Word & Sacrament
Details of the Sacrament of Reconciliation at St Aidan’s – to follow


Collections:   Standing Orders £184.00 Envelopes £185.98, Plate £100.01, Hospice £4.00, Cafod £ 23.10

Thank you for your generosity.

Long term sick

Elizabeth Danbury, Ted Houghton, Margaret Skellon, John Leicester, Kay Doolan, Dominic Hanley, Connor Hanley, Alex Hadwin, Leonard Abrams, Sheila Molyneux, Pauline Whelan, Teresa Barnes, Berenice Connelly,  Margaret Molloy, John Stevenson,

Ethan Fiddler, Bella Morris, Anthonipiliai Aloysius, Samantha Gee, Bernard Hoare, Barbara Harris. Mave Farrell , Kalan Brewster, Angela McIvor, Marie Duffy , Roy Baldwin & Lou Roberts

Eucharistic Ministers : T. Foster, M. Hitchen, P. Jones, J. Keating
Communion to the Sick : J. Corkery, J. Eccleston
Christmas Collection As in recent years the collection will be divided between CAFOD and NUGENT, and gift aid envelopes will be available for both charities. The collection will be open until after Christmas.
Christmas Masses 2017 in the new parish of St. Jude & St. Aidan

Sunday 24th Dec. 6pm  at St Jude’s  Children’s Vigil Mass

Sunday 24th Dec. 8pm Carol Service then 8.30pm Vigil mass at St Aidan’s followed by refreshments in the Parish Centre.

Monday 25th Dec 10am Mass at St. Jude’s

Would anyone who is planning to attend either mass at St Jude’s and is able to offer others a lift or anyone who would like to attend but has transport issues please make themselves known to any member of the P.P.C./ Friends of St. Aidan’s after Masses during Advent. For those unfamiliar with the location/layout/parking arrangements at St. Jude’s information is available in the porch.

Advent Holy Hour Monday 11th December at 2pm in Sacred Heart Church. During the service there will be opportunity for individual confessions.
Canon MacNally writes :- I am deeply grateful and appreciable of all at St. Aidan’s for your prayers ,cards and very generous gift last Sunday – the official day of my semi-retirement. Be assured of my prayers and support always.
CAFOD Carol Service St. Teresa’s Church college Rd, Upholland Thursday 14th December7.30pm with choirs & musicians from local schools followed by wine & mince pies. Also Fair trade stall, CAFOD world gifts & other Christmas goodies on sale
CAFOD Fun Run Wednesday 27th at Wavertree park & athletics centre. Wellington Rd L15 4LE at 1pm, please arrive at 12.00pm prizes for best fancy dress. See poster in the porch for further details or ring CAFOD office 01512284028
FAIRTRADE Our stall will be on this Sunday 10/12 last chance to buy your cards and gifts. Please have a browse.
Brownies – please continue to save your stamps there is a box on the newspaper table, and thank you to everyone who sponsored us through the co – op charity.
U.C.M   part of the UCM’s preparation for Christmas, there will be a performance by children from St. Aidan’s primary school in Church at 7pm. All parishioners are welcome to this.  UCM raffle – tickets still available. Prizes – Fairtrade hamper, Whisky, Christmas cake & other prizes. To be drawn Sun 17th in the club after Mass. Thank you
Please see the Mass Schedule for the Deanery of Wigan on the Notice board. Copies are available in the porch. These new times commence on the 1st Sunday of Advent i.e. The weekend of 2nd /3rd December

St. Aidan’s Parish Centre

Birthdays , Christenings, Weddings, Meetings, Anniversaries, Funerals

Contact Pat on 01942 211121 or just pop in for a chat


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