I belong to the Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart of Betharram. Betharram is a small village and shrine to Our Lady about nine miles outside of Lourdes. Many people have heard of the Grottos of Betharram, but not so many about the shrine where our founder St Michael Garicoits brought our Congregation into being.
On 14th March our area bishop, Bishop David will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of his ordination.
Lent Appeal – WaterAid Jars of Change: This year we will be supporting the charity WaterAid. Please collect your loose change throughout Lent and fill an empty jar. Labels for jars will be able next weekend.
Through Lent With St Matthew - The Year of the Word
An Opportunity to enter deeply in the Gospel of St Matthew with Father Julian Green, Father Michael Glover, and Deacon Sean Gough. On 28th February, 6th March, 13th March, and 20th March from 7.00 pm – 9.00pm. Sessions to take place at St Catherine’s Room (Parish Room) Our Lady and St Peter in Chains, 106 Hartshill Road, ST4 7LL. (Please collect a leaflet from the back of Church )
Lent 2020 Reflections with Laudato Si
Sessions to take place at Coolock, Newcastle from 7.15 -8.45 pm on Tuesday 3rd March, Wednesday 11th March, Wednesday 18th March, Wednesday 25th March and Tuesday 31st March.
Bishop David McGough – Golden Junilee
(Saturday 14th March)
Our area bishop, Bishop David will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood. There will be a special Mass at 2pm at Sacred Heart, Tunstall on that day. All priests of the deanery are very welcome to concelebrate and there is a wider invitation to all parishioners to attend and to join with Bishop David on this special occasion.
At the Heart - Three evenings of prayer, reflection and music
Living out our faith and raising a family in a modern world. Taking place at St Teresa of the Child Jesus, Stone Road, Trent Vale ST4 6SP. (Leaflets available in the porch). The evenings will be ledby Catherine McLoughlin an international speaker.
16th March 7.00 pm – Marriage
17th March 7.00pm - Pregnancy
18th March 7.00pm - Family
Parish AGM (Sunday 26th April)
The parish annual AGM is taking place on Sunday 26th April after the morning 10.00am Mass.