This weeks Cathedral Newsletter
MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
The Funeral Service for John Looby RIP will take place at 12noon on Thursday 24th May in the Cathedral
The Funeral Mass for Joan Lennon RIP will take place at 11.45am on Wednesday 30th May in St Aidan’s Church
The Funeral Service for Eamonn Donohue RIP will take place at 12.30pm on Monday 11th June in the Cathedral
We pray that they may rest in peace and please remember their family and friends in your prayers.
Please pray for all the young people who will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit in Confirmation this weekend. May the Spirit continue to guide them to know and love God more in their lives.
Please keep Angela Madge in your prayers as she starts her new role as PA to the Cathedral Dean on Monday 21st May. Angela is looking forward to getting to know as many of you as possible over the coming weeks, months, years. Angela previously worked as the Cathedral Campaign Co-ordinator for the Diocese.
PARISH GROUP MEETINGS
The Cathedral Liturgy Meeting is on Monday 21st May at 6pm in Cathedral House
The Cathedral PPG Meeting is on Monday 21st May at 7.45pm in the Scout Hut
St Aidan’s Parish Council Meeting will take place on Wednesday 30th May at 7pm in the Parish Room.
This will be a fantastic opportunity for group members to meet the new Cathedral PA, Angela Madge, please keep her in your prayers as she takes this new and exciting role.
Bishop Peter will celebrate the 50th anniversary of his Episcopal Ordination on Friday 8th June 2018 at 12 noon at the Cathedral. Bishop Peter will be joined by priests from the Diocese celebrating special jubilees this year. Everyone is welcome to join the Bishop and Priests marking these mile stones in their ministry.
BISHOP PETER VISITATION – ST AIDAN’S PARISH
Bishop Peter will be making his visitation of the Cathedral Parish on the 3rd June at the 9.45am Mass. This is a great opportunity to pray with and be supported by the chief shepherd of the Diocese.
NORTHAMPTON NOTRE DAME ASSOCIATION
The Notre Dame Association will be holding their annual St Julie Billiart Mass on Tuesday 15th May at St Aidan’s Church at 7pm. St. Julie was the Co-Foundress of the Sisters of Notre Dame and every year the Association holds a Mass in her honour. All welcome.
We have such an amazing team of cleaners at both the Cathedral and St Aidan’s parishes. An extra pair of hands are always appreciated so if you would like to join this extremely important Church ministry and you have one hour to give each week please contact the parish office.
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 next theatre trip is on Tuesday 29th May at Kilworth House Theatre to see Guys and Dolls. We have 4 tickets left priced £44.50 each including coach. To book a ticket contact the Parish Office.
The winners of the May 2018 draw are as follows:
1st prize (£100) – 78
2nd prize (£26) – 41
3rd prize (£26) – 17
MEETINGS THIS WEEK
Monday 21st May
6pm -7pm Liturgy Group (Cathedral House)
7.45pm – 8.45pm PPG (Scout Hut)
7.45pm – 8.45pm Cathedral SVP (Sacristy)
Wednesday 23rd May
7.45pm – 8.45pm St Aidan’s SVP (Parish Room)
6.30pm – 8pm Choir Practice (Cathedral)