Parish Information 2018-01-19T12:36:08+00:00

This weeks Cathedral Newsletter

MAY THEY REST IN PEACE

The Funeral Mass for Ellen O’Callaghan RIP will take place at the Cathedral on Monday 29th January at 8.45am.
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The Funeral Service for Molly McBride RIP will take place at the Cathedral on Wednesday 31st January at 10.15am.
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The Funeral Service for Thomas Costello RIP will take place at St. Aidan’s on Wednesday 31st January at 1.30pm.
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The Funeral Mass for Dara Conneely RIP will take place at the Cathedral on Tuesday 6th February at 10.30am.
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The Funeral Service for Catherine Mabbott RIP will take place at Kettering Crematorium on Friday 9th February at 2.30pm.
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We pray that they may rest in peace, please remember their families and friends in your prayers.

KEVIN RYAN
Kevin’s time at the Cathedral and St Aidan’s parishes will end this week allowing him to return to Oscott and continue his studies. Please keep Kevin and all our Seminarians in your thoughts and prayers.

MASS TO CELEBRATE THE WORK OF RELIGIOUS
On Friday 2nd February there will be a Mass at 12noon in the Cathedral to celebrate the life and work of Religious in the Diocese celebrated by Bishop Peter. All are welcome!

STREET CHURCH
The Cathedral SVP, as part of their work in the local community, will be working together with Street Church Northampton on Sunday 4th February 2018. They aim to provide meals for 60-80 people at the Salvation Army HQ. If you would like to help them with items please use the sign up sheets on the front entrance table to indicate what you are able to provide. Items needed are: sandwiches (egg, ham, chicken, tuna), cake, and fruit, but no soup, biscuits or crisps please. Thank you in advance for your generosity!

MASS INTENTIONS
Please note that at both the Cathedral and St Aidan’s Church Masses can now be booked at the parish shop and if needed Mass cards are available also.

LIFE TEEN YOUTH GROUP
The next Life Teen Youth group meeting is on Sunday 11th February between 6.30pm – 8pm in the Cathedral Scout Hut. The group is for those aged 11 – 17 and aims to lead young people closer to Christ through formation, prayer and social events. For more details please see Fr Brendan or contact the Parish Office.

FRIENDS OF NORTHAMPTON CATHEDRAL
The latest edition of the Friends newsletter has been sent to all current Friends members. The Friend’s aims are to preserve, promote and progress the mission of the Cathedral.  We are currently working on the next edition so if you would like to know anything about the Cathedral please let us know. If you have not received your copy of the newsletter or if you would like to join please contact the Parish Office for more details.

ST AIDAN’S PARISH COUNCIL
Thank you to all those who attended the first parish council meeting for St Aidan’s Parish.  A number of things were discussed – including a new Church Sign and modernising the notice board area. Notes from the meeting will be available next weekend.  For a full list council members please see the notice board.  To have an item discussed by the council please contact the parish office on 01604 714556.

KINGSTHORPE CHURCHES TOGETHER
There will be a meeting of Kingsthorpe Churches together at St Aidan’s Church Rooms on Tuesday 23rd January at 7pm.

THE SACRISTY
Please note that the Sacristy area will be unavailable 5 minutes before Mass so that the Celebrant and Altar Servers can have time for Reflection and Prayer.  Thank you for your co-operation.

MEETINGS THIS WEEK

 Monday 22nd January
5.45 – 6.45pm –  FHC – (Scout Hut)
7.30pm – 8.30pm – RCIA (Scout Hut)

Tuesday 23rd January
7 – 9pm – Kingsthorpe Churches Together – St. Aidan’s Parish Room

Wednesday 24th January
7.30pm – St. Aidan’s – SVP Meeting

Thursday 25th January
5.45 – 6.45pm – (Cathedral)- FHC – Scout Hut
6.30pm – 8.00pm – Choir Practice – (Cathedral)

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