The Catholic Parish of
Saint John Henry Newman

 Covering most of East Leeds

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Parish Office be closed on Wednesday 29th January due attending family funeral.

SUNDAY OF THE WORD OF GOD - 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time - 26th January. We will be celebrating the first ever "Sunday of the Word of God" (instituted last year by Pope Francis) at all our Parish Sunday Masses. To mark the occasion there will be a special blessing prayer over the Readers and the Bidding Prayers will be Scripture-themed. There will also be a special blessing of bibles, so please remember to bring your personal bible with you.

Annual Mission Appeal as laid down by Bishop Marcus will be given by the Comboni Missionary Sister over the weekend 1st & 2nd February at all our weekend Masses which will include a second collection.

APF (Red Boxes) are due to be emptied over the coming weeks.
Susan will collect from church as follows:
Saturday 25th January
Corpus Christi 5.15pm
St Gregory's 6.30pm
Sunday 26th January
St Gregory's 9.15am
Corpus Christi 10.30am

Next Parish Pastoral Council meeting 3rd February at 7pm.
Agenda on the church notice board.


Next meeting will be Friday 14th February (NOTE THE DATE) from 7:00 - 8:30pm at Corpus Christi Church, Neville Road, Leeds LS9 0HD. Led by the Franciscan Sisters of Renewal. For more information please call 0113 2350573

SAVE THE DATES! Parish Week of Guided Prayer 10 - 16 May
  • What is the Week of Guided Prayer? A daily time of prayer (aiming at 30 minutes) and a daily individual meeting with an experienced prayer guide (people from outside the parish trained at The Briery in Ilkley).
  • Who is it for? Anyone who wants to deepen their prayer life, or someone who is not sure what they believe but is willing to take a risk and seriously explore the reality of God.
  • What happens? Each participant commits to praying privately for 30 mins each day, and meets with a prayer guide privately for 20 mins each day at a mutually agreed time & place.
More details to follow!

Newman Weekly Draw - 18/20
£25 231 J Breslin - Moortown
£10 211 N Jackson - Portages
£5 464 A Timms - Halton
£5 013 W Hopkins - Manston
£5 377 R McHale - Colton

Can you spare an hour on a Friday morning? The cleaners at St Gregory's church are looking for help with the team of church cleaning. This is calling male or female helpers. If so please turn up after Mass and ask for Carmel.

Tea & Coffee at Corpus Christi will be on Sunday 2nd February

East Leeds Churches Together - Singing Workshop Saturday 6th June 2pm - 4pm by John Bell with songs from the Iona Community. Tickets very limited. See Tony Pickles our representative to reserve a ticket which cost £5 each.

St. Theresa's Church Cleaners Team B 31st January

Published Fri 16th Mar 2012 22:23:58
Last Modified on Sat 25th Jan 2020 10:07:38

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