The Catholic Parish of
Blessed John Henry Newman

 Covering most of East Leeds

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CAFOD Family Fast - Friday 15th March. Envelopes for all who can gift aid there donation will be given out THIS weekend 9th & 10th March.
There will be a second collection taken weekend 16th & 17th March.

National Novena to St Joseph 10th - 18th March by the Mill Hill Missionaries in Maidenhead & Liverpool. See poster in church for details.

A RETREAT WITH A DIFFERENCE: A Foyer de Charité Retreat will be held at Hinsley Hall, the Diocese of Leeds Pastoral Centre, from Sunday 21st July (6pm) - Saturday 27th July (2pm). The theme is God's Plan for the Fullness of Time,
and the preacher will be Mgr Keith Barltrop. Foyer retreats are held mainly in silence, with three talks a day, and offer a holistic way of deepening our faith in the Church's teaching and our life in Christ. For further information or to book a place, contact Mgr Barltrop: or
07879 953953. Pick up a leaflet from the porch.

THE CATHOLIC SCHOOLS APPEAL SERVICE are recruiting panel members to hear appeals by parents for Diocesan school places. This is a voluntary role but travel expenses can be claimed - full training will be provided. Appeal panels consist of both lay members of the community and those from an educational background. For further information, please contact Emma on 0113 261 8040 or email

Bradford Catholic Players Youth present "High School Musical" on stage at Bradford Playhouse from Tuesday 9th to Saturday 13th April. Tickets (£8-£16) from, 07505 948909 or online at
Please support our talented young people!

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR LENT 2019: "For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the children of God" (Rm 8: 19). Please find a copy of the Message for Lent 2019 of Pope Francis in the church porch.

JOB VACANCY: The Briery Retreat Centre, Ilkley, is looking to appoint a good home cook for 15 hours per week. Excellent working conditions and a good rate of pay. Further details about the vacancy can be obtained from the Administrators on 01943 607287, email: or on the website

A Big Thank You: to all who supported the recent Pilgrimage raffle either by donation prizes or cash or buying raffle tickets. A net profit of £1,506.55 has been raised to send people to Lourdes wither with the Diocese or Parish Pilgrimages. If you know of anyone who would benefit from the Lourdes experience please see any one of our clergy, drop a note into the presbytery with their name & your name and why they are being nominated or ring the
parish office on 2645260

St Gregory's Credit Union give notice of their AGM to be held in the Lounge at the Newman Centre on Tuesday 2nd April 2019 at 7.30pm. All members old and new welcome.

LEEDS TRINITY UNIVERSITY are recruiting a Lay Chaplain (maternity cover) commencing early June 2019. We are seeking a practisingcticing Catholic, with a good knowledge of Catholic teaching and practice, and experience of ministry with young people in a Catholic or Christian context. For more information see: Closing date for applications is Wednesday 20th March.

Newman Weekly Draw Collecting next draw subscriptions will be from next weekend 16th March.

Spring Fair at St Gemma's Hospice on Saturday 16th March from 11am to 4pm. Many stalls and refreshment.

Short courses at Hinsley Hall (starting 26th February). In February & March 2019 there will be three short courses on Tuesday evenings at Hinsley Hall. There is a choice of Catholic Social Teaching, Lay Chaplaincy in Schools or Liturgy.

Short courses at Hinsley Hall (starting 7th May). In May & June 2019 there will be another group of short courses offered. The choice this time will be Catholic Schools and Religious Education, Family Life Ministry or Youth Ministry.

For further details of any of these courses please contact Emma on 0113 261 8040 or See poster on the notice board.

Library in St Theresa's quiet room: You may have seen the new bookcase in the quiet room with many books which can be borrowed and return at your leisure. Please use this at any time.

Overflow Carpark for St Theresa's Church: Reminder access via Well Garth to the back of the Newman Centre is open from 7.45am - 12.30pm on a Sunday.

RACE NIGHT: Sat 13th April, 7:30pm. Little Sisters of the Poor, Mount St Joseph, Headingley, Leeds LS6 2DE. Telephone (0113) 2784101. See the poster for more details.

Down Memory Lane Café for families affected by Dementia on the 1st Wednesday of each month starting 5th December run by Wm Dodgsons at Lupton Ave. See poster for more details.

Published Fri 16th Mar 2012 22:08:27
Last Modified on Mon 11th Mar 2019 13:45:18

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