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18th May, Funeral Service in loving Memory of Maureen Patricia Veronica Fredricks -'MO'
Last week I mentioned that apart from Jesus who is “The Good Shepherd”, he asks us to imitate and follow his example. Before last Sunday was complete, I had an encounter with a person who is the nearest I have come to meeting a saint on this earthly journey. What she has put up with in life and been put through would make most people angry for her sake. Yet, she not only forgives but wants the offender to be forgiven. In a unique way, I was touched as never before. No drama, no seeking my intervention or good will, but reaching out beyond anything I had ever encountered as forgivable. Do I believe in miracles? - YES. Would I forgive if I was in her shoes? - NO. I clearly have a greater understanding of Jesus’s “New Commandment” in today’s gospel. “Love one another as I have loved you”.
First Holy Communions: We were blessed this weekend with the children and their parents, catechists and teachers for First Holy Communions. Pray for all and keep them in your prayers please.
Ministry in the Parish In the spirit of today’s gospel, I ask you to please give serious thought to taking up the ministry of being a parish helper in some area if you are not already engaged. Help in the following areas is particularly needed.
- Refreshments after 10:30am Mass on Sundays – there would ideally be a rota.
- Children’s Liturgy. Linda Johnson needs helping hands please. DBS check will be required.
- Pastoral Committee – give it a go for a year and see.
- Repository – names welcome.
Please pick up a green sheet in the porch which gives a list of all ministries including the above
The monthly free Catholic Post is now available in the church porch.
Thank you again. A cheque for £5286.51 has been sent to the CAFOD Ukraine appeal. This figure does not include cheques made out directly to CAFOD, which have also been posted to them. Thanks for your generosity. Keep up the good work.
Important – Driving to Church: A reminder – if you drive to the church when leaving please remember ONLY TURN LEFT onto the main road. DO NOT turn right – it is not only prohibited but very risky and dangerous. Thank you
Finally: When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace (Jimi Hendrix)
God Bless you all
Please be reminded of the following
While the word “Guidance” seems to be taken by many as you can do as you, please, may I suggest that we adopt the following at church for some time.
- Sanitize your hands as you enter and leave.
- Wear a face covering – not for your own sake but others around you.
- If you have COVID symptoms, please DO NOT COME to participate in Mass while they persist.
- For Holy Communion please approach from the middle aisle with the exception of those on the chairs who will come forward first please.
Sat 14th May 6.00pm Len Williams RIP (Anne Hodges)
Sun 15th May 8.30am Private Intention
10.30am Gilberte Noel RIP (Edward and Margaret Sant)
Catherine Grant RIP (Vanessa)
5.30pm Confirmation Election Mass
Claire Rayner (Get well) (Family)
Mon 16th May 7.30pm Francesca Withers RIP (Anniv) (Marie, Frank and Suzi)
Tue 17th May 10.00am Joan and Bernard Forward RIP (Jenny Bebbington)
Wed 18th May 10.00am Anne and Rachel Drew RIP (Graham)
Thu 19th May 10.00am Holy Souls
Fri 20th May 10.00am Parish Volunteers
Sat 21st May 6.00pm School Staff
Sun 22nd May 8.30am All Parishioners
10.30am Julia Delaney RIP (Bernadette)
5.30pm Lyn Davison RIP (Carole Timpson)
Frimley Town Montessori – We are pleased to note that our new tenant for the Old Rectory is about to open. Following refurbishment, The Frimley Town Montessori will start in the next few weeks. Please be aware they have dedicated car parking. We wish them every success.
Missio and Mill Hill Missionaries: Volunteer required for our parish.
This involves co-ordinating the collection of the red boxes and organising the distribution of the free quarterly magazine, Mission Today. If you can help with this, please speak to Fr John or email Helen at email@example.com
Collections for Weekend 7th/8th May
Offertory Collection £368.72
Gift Aid Collection £80.00
Standing Orders (Weekly Average) £1192.00
CAFOD – Ukraine £40.00
Total £ 1680.72
Please pray for all those who have died recently:
Bernadine Carvalho, Lally Clarke, Peter Dormido, Maureen Fredricks, Madelena Fernandes Gois, and Fr Anthony Hale,
May they rest in peace.
Please pray for all those who are sick at this time:
Marie Bellizzi, Maureen Bowers, Pauline Brookman, Veronica Brown, Joe Buttaci, Bill Cable, Anthony Cheah, Eileen Cookson, Frank Curd, Benen Dunlop, Pat Farrell, Hermanthe Fernando, Leo Gibson, Mary Higton, Irene Hole, Jim Hollis, Timmy Lynch, Georgia Mackinlay, Luz Martin, Miriam McDonnell, Helen McLachlan, Eric Miller, Joyce Monserrat, Maura Morris, Andrei Penkov, Wilson Rabanos, Francis Cowan Rawcliffe, Aurora Ramirez, Claire Rayner, Donal Reidy, Moira Seed, Sherry Small, Ralph and Pauline Smith, Godelieve Vandersloten, Patricia Van Kuyk, Alfonsa Varghese, Mark Wardell, Deborah Wright, Samantha Wyse, Vanessa Wyse and all those named on the noticeboard in Our Lady’s Shrine. May they find consolation in their suffering.
Alton Day of Renewal Prayer Requests
We will pray for anyone feeling isolated, anxious, depressed, or physically ill. We will help you draw close to the love of Jesus, who said “come to me all of you who are weary and burdened and I will give you rest”. On weekdays 10.00am-4.00pm tel 07579 824523. Full details at www.altonrenewal.com/prayer_request
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The Church is located at 111 Portsmouth Road, Frimley, GU16 7AA. It is on the opposite side of the A325 Portsmouth Road to Frimley Park Hospital. When facing Frimley Park Hospital, the Church is behind you to the left.