The Catholic Parish of
Blessed John Henry Newman

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Confirmation Preparation Reminder that the preparations for Confirmations continuous as follows:

Friday 11th January & Saturday 12th January in the Newman Centre
Monday 14th January in Corpus Christi & St Theresa's school.
All at the usual times.

Mass Intentions: There are a lot of Mass intentions outstanding that have been requested to be said at St Theresa's. To clear the backlog it will be necessary to have some of these intentions said at either of our other churches of our Parish.

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.

Volunteer listeners needed. If you have can spare an hour or so each week - perhaps every few weeks - you might like to join our team of our Time to Talk listeners. We offer a sympathetic ear to those who are lonely, anxious depressed or need to talk about something. Our confidential one-to-one
sessions are by appointment only and are usually held on Tuesday mornings, Tuesday evenings and Friday afternoons. If you'd like to find out more or think you might like to help, call Adrian on 07817388332 for more information.

Posters - Leaflets - Handouts and any other items MUST NOT be left in any of our church porches or handed out without prior permission from the Parish Priest or via the office.

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.

CRIB OFFERING for "Friends of the Holy Land" amounted to £453.68. Thank you

CORPUS CHRISTI CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL ADMISSION 2020-2021 CONSULTATION Parent/carers/parishioners are encouraged to review the proposed changes to the school's draft Admissions Policy (the Diocesan policy) for the academic year 2020-2021. All details can be found on the school website The consultation period will last for a total of 6 weeks, commencing Monday 26th November 2018 and ending Monday 7th January 2019.

Parent/carers/parishioners are encouraged to review the proposed changes to the school's draft Admissions Policy for the academic year 2020/21. Please see details on the school website at The consultation
period will last for a total 6 weeks commencing Monday, 3rd December 2018 and ending Monday, 14th January 2019.

Permanent Part-Time Teaching Vacancy: The Governors of St Clare's Catholic Primary School wish to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and committed Class Teacher to help us build on the school's successes . This part-time position (0.6) provides an opportunity to join a happy, hardworking and dedicated team of staff and governors with friendly, well-behaved and motivated pupils. Application Packs are available by contacting the School Business Manager, Mrs Lynne Davey, on 01274 637841 or by email at Applications may also be made online via Visits to the school are very welcome on 17 January 2019 (pm) and 18 January 2019 (am). Please telephone the school to arrange. The closing date is 23rd January 2019 at 12 noon and interviews will be held on 31 January 2019.

Leeds Lent Prayer Diary 2019: these are available if you would to order one from and follow the steps.

SVP Food Bank: As well as food items for the food bank could you please consider bringing sanitary products and toiletries? Thank you

CATECHISTS' MEETING: Sat 9th March, Hinsley Hall, 10am-1pm: The Diocese invites all catechists and those involved in faith formation to a meeting at Hinsley Hall. There will be a chance to meet fellow catechists, to share best practice, and to meet the new Co-ordinators for Catechesis (Gregory Stacey and Kieran Hughes). There will be a particular focus on the opportunities presented by "family catechesis" and the ways in which the Diocese is developing ways to support catechists in their work. Those interested in attending are encouraged to email

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.

Parish Sick List Below: Some names have been on the list for a long time. If you put the name on and know the person has recovered can you please call the office on 2645260 to have the name removed? Thank you

Published Fri 16th Mar 2012 22:08:27
Last Modified on Fri 18th Jan 2019 02:32:06

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