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Blessed John Henry Newman

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Parish Pastoral Council


Marion Waller (St Gregory's) and Moira Wager (Corpus Christi) are due to step down after serving for 3 years. Both have only completed one term and have both agreed to stand for reelection.

Nominations are required from St Gregory's & Corpus Christi Churches to represent the individual church on the council. The PPC meets 6 times a year and once for a Reflection & prayer evening followed by a social.

Nominations are required in writing giving the person's name, address and telephone number together with your name as nominator. These must be forwarded to the parish office by the 9th December. The nominee must be willing to serve on the council. If more nominations are received than are required then a vote will be taken in the relevant church. Voting will be 5th / 6th January 2019.

Please consider giving some time to your Parish and help to develop it for the future.


URGENT! - St Theresa's Girl Guide unit urgently require new volunteer leaders. The Guide unit which meets in the Newman centre every Tuesday, term time only, will close at Christmas if new volunteer leaders cannot be found. Training & support will be provided. Please contact Jackie mob: 07425141833 with any enquiries.


Advent 2018



Prepare the way for Christ's birth - Setting up the Crib in our 3 Churches as follows:
2nd December Set up the stable ONLY,
9th December Add an animal
16th December Add the remaining animals
23rd December Add Mary & Joseph
Christmas Eve Masses Add the infant Christ

Churches Together Advent Service 2nd December TODAY at Christ Church Halton at 4pm

Reconciliation (Confession) Saturday's 8th - 15th - 22nd December there will be 2 priests hearing confessions at St Theresa's at the usual time of 11.00am - 12 noon.

Carol Service 16th December at St Theresa's Church at 3.00pm followed by refreshments at 4pm

Reconciliation Service in St Theresa's Church on Tuesday 18th December at 7.00pm - There will be 4 priests hearing Confession


Christmas Mass times

Christmas Eve - Monday
5.00pm Corpus Christi Church - Family Christmas Mass
5.30 pm St Gregory's Church - Family Christmas Mass
11.30 pm St Theresa's Carols followed by Midnight Mass

Christmas Day Masses - Tuesday
8.15 am St Theresa's
9.15 am St Gregory's
10.15am St Theresa's
10.30 am Corpus Christi
NO EVENING MASS


Advent at Home: Booklets available in church porch. A guide through the season of Advent. Please take one. (FREE)

DAY BY DAY ADVENT BOOKS - a small book with readings and Prayers for everyday during Advent on sale on the piety stall priced £1 each

DEMENTIA FRIENDLY CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE on Saturday 8th December 2018 at 3:00pm at Leeds Cathedral.
Please see poster for full details.

Christmas gifts with a difference. CAFOD's World Gifts catalogue available in each church. Please pick up a copy

SVP Food Bank: Christmas items are in the shops. If you can spare a little to purchase some special food item for Christmas and drop it into the food bank box in church it will help those in need. Thank you.

Choir Practice Tuesday 11th December & Monday 17th December: for anyone interested in singing at any of the Christmas Services. Practice in St Theresa's Church at 7pm.

Thursday 20th December There will be confessions at St Anne's Cathedral from 7.00am - 7.00pm. See poster in church

Live Crib at Corpus Christi Church on Saturday 22nd December at 2pm.

Don't forget to save your used postage stamps from all your cards.




St Theresa's Church Cleaners: Team B 7th December.



Published Fri 16th Mar 2012 22:23:58
Last Modified on Sun 2nd Dec 2018 12:48:35

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