Parish News for Our Lady and St Werburgh and Our Blessed Lady and St John The Baptist

2019

May

Today's update - 19/05/2019

Dear Parishioners, this weeks updates are the parish newsletter, Father Anton's column, and events calendar and diary dates updated for this week.

Events coming up are:

  • Ashley Christian Aid Week - Today: Songs of Praise at 6pm at St John the Baptist Church
  • Parish AGM after 10am Mass - Today
  • (North Staffs Area Pastoral Council) - Tuesday 14th May: Training and awareness for parish readers
  • Charity Pub Games Evening in support of North Staffs LinkLine - 21st May
  • Lourdes Pilgrimage: From 25th May – 31st May
  • (North Staffs Area Pastoral Council) Visit to Harvington Hall - Saturday 15th June
  • Llandudno Trip - 20th July

Today's update - 12/05/2019

Dear Parishioners, this weeks updates are the parish newsletter, Father Anton's column, and events calendar and diary dates updated for this week.

Events coming up are:

  • Ashley Christian Aid Week - 13th to 19th May
  • Parish AGM after 10am Mass - 19th May
  • (North Staffs Area Pastoral Council) Training and awareness for parish readers - Tuesday 14th May
  • Charity Pub Games Evening in support of North Staffs LinkLine - 21st May
  • Lourdes Pilgrimage: From 25th May – 31st May
  • (North Staffs Area Pastoral Council) Visit to Harvington Hall - Saturday 15th June
  • Llandudno Trip - 20th July

Today's update - 05/05/2019

Dear Parishioners, I hope that you all had a nice Easter and holiday.

This weeks updates are the parish newsletter, Father Anton's column, and events calendar and diary dates updated for this week.

Events coming up are:

  • Ashley Christian Aid Week - 13th to 19th May
  • Training and awareness for parish readers - Tuesday 14th May
  • Charity Pub Games Evening in support of North Staffs LinkLine - 21st May
  • Lourdes Pilgrimage: From 25th May – 31st May

April

Today's update - 21/04/2019

A very Happy Easter to you all! This weeks updates are the parish newsletter, Father Anton's column, and events calendar and diary dates updated for this week.

Events coming up are:

  • Easter Monday
  • Devotion to the Divine Mercy - From 28th April
  • The Birmingham Diocesan Education Service
  • Lourdes Pilgrimage: From 25th May – 31st May

Today's update - 14/04/2019

This weeks updates are the parish newsletter, Father Anton's column, and events calendar and diary dates updated for this week.

Events coming up are:

  • Lourdes Pilgrimage: From 25th May – 31st May
  • North Staffs Area Pastoral Council – Training for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion: Tuesday 2nd April 2019

Triduum Times for Clayton and Ashley

  • Holy Thursday 7.30 pm (Clayton)
  • Good Friday 3.00 pm (Clayton)
  • Easter Vigil 8.00 pm (Clayton)
  • Easter Sunday 9.30 am (Ashley)
  • Easter Sunday 11.00am (Clayton)

Mass of the Lord’s Supper: On Thursday 18th April at 7.30 pm at St Werburgh’s.
List for Washing of Feet: Please sign the list in the porch if you would like to take part.
List for Watching until Midnight: Please sign the list in the porch. Two people at each time slot please.

Your Church Needs YOU - 07/04/2019

But, we need a whole group still (3-4 people). PLEASE consider this request. How about a MEN’S group? Or surely there is a group of friends in the Parish, willing to volunteer, once every six weeks for one and a half hours of their time? Contact Sharon in the office or Rosalind on 639421.

Today's update - 07/04/2019

This weeks updates are the parish newsletter, Father Anton's column, and events calendar and diary dates updated for this week.

Events coming up are:

  • Chinese Banquet - LinkLine Fundraiser (Sunday 7th April)
  • Lourdes Pilgrimage: From 25th May – 31st May
  • North Staffs Area Pastoral Council – Training for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion: Tuesday 2nd April 2019

Triduum Times for Clayton and Ashley

  • Holy Thursday 7.30 pm (Clayton)
  • Good Friday 3.00 pm (Clayton)
  • Easter Vigil 8.00 pm (Clayton)
  • Easter Sunday 9.30 am (Ashley)
  • Easter Sunday 11.00am (Clayton)

Mass of the Lord’s Supper: On Thursday 18th April at 7.30 pm at St Werburgh’s.
List for Washing of Feet: Please sign the list in the porch if you would like to take part.
List for Watching until Midnight: Please sign the list in the porch. Two people at each time slot please.

Lenten Penitential Services

  • Monday 15th April, 7pm, Holy Trinity, Newcastle under Lyme
  • Monday 15th April, 7pm St Augustine (with St Gregory’s) at Meir
  • Tuesday 16th April, 7pm Sacred Heart, Hanley
  • Tuesday 16th April, 7pm, St Giles, Cheadle
  • Tuesday 16th April 7.15pm Our Lady & St Werburgh’s Clayton.

March

Your Church Needs YOU - 31/03/2019

But, we need a whole group still (3-4 people). PLEASE consider this request. How about a MEN’S group? Or surely there is a group of friends in the Parish, willing to volunteer, once every six weeks for one and a half hours of their time? Contact Sharon in the office or Rosalind on 639421.

Today's update - 31/03/2019

This weeks updates are the parish newsletter, Father Anton's column, and events calendar and diary dates updated for this week.

Events coming up are:

  • Lenten Reflections with Laudato Si (From Monday 18th March)
  • Chinese Banquet - LinkLine Fundraiser (Sunday 7th April)
  • Lourdes Pilgrimage: From 25th May – 31st May
  • North Staffs Area Pastoral Council – Training for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion: Tuesday 2nd April 2019

50+ Newsletter Subscribers - 24/03/2019

A big thank you to all the email newsletter subscribers. There are now 50+ subsribers as off today.

Today's update - 24/03/2019

This weeks updates are the parish newsletter, Father Anton's column, and events calendar and diary dates updated for this week.

Events coming up are:

  • Lenten Reflections with Laudato Si ( From Monday 18th March)
  • Chinese Banquet - LinkLine Fundraiser (Sunday 7th April)
  • Lourdes Pilgrimage: From 25th May – 31st May
  • North Staffs Area Pastoral Council – Training for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion: Tuesday 2nd April 2019

Website Address Changing - From Today - 17/03/2019

Our new website address has an SSL connection and our website address will be https://www.ourladyandstwerburgh.org.uk from today.
Note the 's' in the http://.

Today's update - 17/03/2019

This weeks updates are the parish newsletter, Father Anton's column, and events calendar and diary dates updated for this week.

Events coming up are:

  • Lenten Reflections with Laudato Si (Monday 18th March)
  • Dementia Prayer Week (Continues until 19th March)
  • Every Life Matters – a talk by Life Charity (Saturday 23rd March)
  • Chinese Banquet - LinkLine Fundraiser (Sunday 7th April)
  • Lourdes Pilgrimage: From 25th May – 31st May

Website Address Changing - Next Week - 10/03/2019

Be aware or be square! Website address changing from next week to ourladyandstwerburgh.org.uk. Further notices next week.

Today's update - 10/03/2019

This weeks updates are the parish newsletter, Father Anton's column, and events calendar and diary dates updated for this week.

Events coming up are:

  • LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS - A Parish Mission for Lent (12th to 14th March)
  • Lenten Retreat (Saturday 16th March)
  • Every Life Matters – a talk by Life Charity (Saturday 23rd March)
  • Chinese Banquet - LinkLine Fundraiser(Sunday 7th April)
  • Lourdes Pilgrimage: From 25th May – 31st May

Today's update - 03/03/2019

This weeks updates are the parish newsletter, Father Anton's column, and events calendar and diary dates updated for this week.

Events coming up are:

  • Lenten Retreat (Saturday 16th March)
  • Every Life Matters – a talk by Life Charity (Saturday 23rd March)
  • Chinese Banquet - LinkLine Fundraiser(Sunday 7th April)
  • Lourdes Pilgrimage: From 25th May – 31st May

February

Today's update - 17/02/2019

This weeks updates are the parish newsletter, Father Anton's column, and events calendar and diary dates updated for this week.

Events coming up are:

  • CAFOD Meeting (Wednesday 20th February)
  • Potteries Theological Society (Wednesday 27th February)
  • North Staffs Deanery Vocations Mass (Thursday 28th February)
  • Ashley Parish Women’s World Day of Prayer (Friday March 1st)
  • LinkLine Fundraiser (Saturday 2nd March)

Bottle and Tombola stall after 10am Mass Today - 03/02/2019

For a bit of fun! Next weekend there will be a little bottle & tombola stall in the parish hall following the 10 a.m. Mass for the support of LinkLine. Please bring an extra pound or two and have a go. The prizes are very good for the money, a give-away bargain!! Oh and a few prizes for the children!

January

Bottle and Tombola stall after 10am Mass Next Week - 27/01/2019

For a bit of fun! Next weekend there will be a little bottle & tombola stall in the parish hall following the 10 a.m. Mass for the support of LinkLine. Please bring an extra pound or two and have a go. The prizes are very good for the money, a give-away bargain!! Oh and a few prizes for the children!

Your favourite Christmas Carols? Results are in! - 6/01/2019

The results are in!

Your favourite Christmas Carols are

  • Silent Night
  • Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
  • We Three Kings of Orient Are
  • God Rest You Merry Gentlemen
  • O Come O Come Emmanuel

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