This weeks Cathedral Newsletter
MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
The Funeral Mass for Kathleen Fitzpatrick RIP will take place at 1pm on Tuesday 18th July at the Cathedral
The Funeral Service for Tony Charalambou RIP will take place at 11am on Thursday 19th July at the Cathedral
We pray that they may rest in peace and please remember their family and friends in your prayers.
If you are a regular visitor to the Cathedral and St Aidan’s or if this is your first visit, you are very welcome and it is great that you are here! If you are not Catholic but would like to receive a blessing during Communion please come forward with your hands crossed over your chest.
The winners of the July 2018 draw are as follows:
1st prize (£100) – 66
2nd prize (£26) – 34
3rd prize (£26) – 37
Ann Comerford is leading a pilgrimage to Lourdes leaving on 6th September 2018. For as many people to go as possible Ann is looking for a male helper who would be able to assist an elderly man on the pilgrimage. If you are able to help, please contact the Parish Office.
The second collection this week, (14th / 15th July) will be for Mary’s Meals. Mary’s Meals is now feeding over 1.25million children in schools in developing countries at an average cost of just £13.90 per year for each child, a truly amazing achievement!
WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES 2018 – DUBLIN
NYMO invite young adults aged 16-30 years to the World Meeting of Families in Ireland in August 2018. Pope Francis is travelling to Dublin for this festival. From the 21st – 27th August 2018, the trip costs £395 including travel, accommodation and conference tickets. For more information and to book a place email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Fiona on 01582 720627.
The Diocese has launched an e-newsletter to keep people informed of what is happening in our Diocese. To subscribe visit www.northamptondiocese.org and enter your email address in the box in the top right-hand corner of the page.
The Cathedral Chaplaincy Team visit Northampton Hospital on Tuesday and Friday mornings. If a loved one is taken into hospital and would like a visit please call the Parish Office on 01604 714556 and let us know what ward they are on and also their full name. If your loved one is in need of a priest in an EMERGENCY then please inform the nurse who will contact the on call Catholic Priest.
SHARE THE JOURNEY IN DAVENTRY
Christians across the globe are walking in solidarity with refugees and migrants. The meeting is on Sunday 15th July at Our Lady of Charity & St Augustine’s Daventry at 2pm to walk to Daventry Reservoir, the circuit of the reservoir and back to church (4.5 miles). Ask friends to join or sponsor you, sponsor forms are available from St Augustine’s. Even if you can’t join in on the walk, feel free to join the group at 4pm for refreshments in the church hall. For details contact Fr Allan email@example.com or phone the Parish Office 01327 300248
A huge thank you from the SVP for your incredible generosity for the Street Church initiative. Thanks to your kindness, over 60 people were fed and enough food was left over for lunch to be provided by the Doderidge Centre. Thank you!
THE CATHEDRAL GOOD COMPANIONS
The Good Companions is a fun group for over 50s which meets weekly at the Holy Sepulchre Community Centre between 1pm – 4pm to enjoy each other’s company. If you are interested in joining this amazing group please speak to Philly in the Parish Office or check out the Parish Website.
JOB VACANCY – TRIBUNAL ADMINISTRATOR
Northampton Diocese is currently looking to recruit an Administrator for the Tribunal based at Bishop’s House. The position is for 32.5 hours per week and the closing date for applications is 24th July. For more details please contact 01604 714840
MEETINGS THIS WEEK
Tuesday 17th July
7pm – 9pm KCT Meeting (St Aidan’s)
Wednesday 18th July
1pm – 4pm Good Companions (Holy Sepulchre Hall)
7pm – 8.15pm Baptism Course (Scout Hut)
7.30pm SVP Meeting (St Aidan’s)
Thursday 19th July
6.30pm-8pm Choir Practice & Social (Cathedral)
Saturday 21st July
5pm Charismatic Prayer Group (Upper Room)