FIRST HOLY COMMUNION COURSE:
Parents are reminded of their session on Tuesday 24th April at 8 pm.  The children meet on Saturday 28th at 10 am, and the whole family comes together for the 11.15 am Mass on Sunday 29th.

PRIEST TRAINING FUND
Next weekend is Good Shepherd Sunday, the day we pray for priests and for vocations to the priesthood and there will be a collection for the Priest Training Fund.  The Fund pays for
the priestly formation of men for the Catholic priesthood and for the ongoing formation of our ordained priests.  There are currently 28 men studying at Allen Hall for our Diocese.
Donation leaflets are available in the back of the church.

THE YOUNG ADULT GROUP:
This is for young people, aged 15+, to come along to share ideas and have friendly debate within an enjoyable informal setting. A chance to explore your Christian faith and have thought provoking discussions. New members are always welcome. Next meeting is after the 6.30pm Sunday Mass this weekend.

EASTER SUNDAY:
There will be NO 6.30pm evening Mass

FINANCE COMMITTEE:
Meets on Tuesday 9th April at 7.30pm.

PALM SUNDAY:
Palms will be distributed and blessed at all Masses next weekend.  The 9.45 am Mass will begin in the courtyard next to the Hall.

FR DAVID WRITES:
Many thanks to everyone who has very kindly sponsored my marathon for the Catholic Children’s Society, either online or by giving to the second collection last weekend. You have been very generous – thank you all.

CONFIRMATION 2018:
Our Confirmation course began yesterday when the candidates attended their Mass of Enrolment. Their next meeting on Saturday at 4.50 pm.  Please keep them in your prayers.

CONFIRMATION 2018:
Please sign for, and take, a form today from the Paper Shop and return it on the parents/candidates information and registration evening this Tuesday 27th February at 7.30 pm.

LENT 2018:
Please take a leaflet from the back of the church to read about how we all may use the coming season of Lent to prepare ourselves for the celebrations of Holy Week and Easter.
Please note the Penitential Service is on Tuesday 20th March (not February!) at 2.30 pm & 7 pm.

ASH WEDNESDAY:
Ashes will be distributed at Masses on Wednesday, 14th February, at 8 am, 10 am and 7.30 pm.

CONFIRMATION 2018:
Application forms are available for this year’s Confirmation Course.  Candidates should be in year 9 or above.  Please sign for, and take, a form today from the Paper Shop and return it on the Parents/candidates information and registration evening Tuesday 27th February at 7.30 pm.