StVincentdePaul

St. Vincent de Paul
RC Church
Norden, Rochdale

NEWSLETTER
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Please see the Noticeboard and our News & Events page for further information.

TODAY’S MASS READINGS
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Readings for the coming week and the Order of Mass are also available on the same link

Going on Holidays?
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Need a Mass Leaflet in English?
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Does any of the following apply to you?

Are you New to the Parish?
Do you know someone, who is sick or in Hospital?
Would you like a visit?
Do you think the Parish may be able to help you?
Do you think you may be able to help the Parish?

If so, please speak to Fr. Brindle after Mass or at any convenient time

Alternatively, try our Parish Groups page for an appropriate contact

At all Sunday Masses we have Welcomers to greet and offer Hymn books, Newsletter or Mass Leaflet. They are also available to answer pertinent questions or help in whatever way possible

Stay with us Lord JPG
WELCOME

St. Vincent de Paul Church,
Caldershaw Rd.,
Norden,
Rochdale OL12 6BU
Tel : 01706 645361
st.vincent@tiscali.co.uk

         SUNDAY 15th JANUARY, THE SECOND SUNDAY OF THE YEAR
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DIOCESAN RESTRUCTURING
This weekend a Pastoral Letter from Bishop John will be read at all the Masses.
In his Pastoral Letter Bishop John speaks to us here at St. Vincent’s and says:-

In the case of this parish of Saint Vincent de Paul, Norden, it is proposed that it remains as at present. Depending on the outcome of some further discussion that I have requested, it may be that this parish will be asked to incorporate some territory from the parish of Saint Gabriel and the Angels and Saint John the Baptist, Rochdale.
The implementation of these proposals will happen in stages, appropriate to each situation over the coming months and years.”

(There will be a special page on the diocesan website relating to these proposals. This will contain a full copy of the report, together with a recording of the pastoral letter and a short video presentation by the bishop. All of this will go live at around 1pm on Sunday)
The full report was made available for all homes at Masses today and is also available HERE.
In view of the importance of possible changes for our deanery and diocese, we have added a separate web page HERE  to collate as much information as possible in the one location. The page can also be accessed via the menu at the top of the page.

ECUMENICAL APPEAL
The new vicar of St James’ Church in Egerton is looking for saupport for at a plan to erect a cross of public witness of Christian presence to be shared by all the local churches. Read more...

PARISH PILGRIMAGE
Fr. Paul and a group of parishioners are going on the Parish Pilgrimage to the Holy Land, which will now take place from Tuesday 30th May 2017 to Tuesday 6th June 2017. The Travel Company are now looking for the deposits. Please have a word with Catherine Naden after Mass or contact her on 07590191785.

ROCHDALE FOODBANK
"A big thank you on behalf of Rochdale Food Bank for your contained generosity. If you were wondering what items to give, the food bank are particularly short of the following :- Coffee, jams, packets of mashed potato, long life fruit juices” but all food items will be gratefully accepted.
The need does not go away.

PRAYER INTENTIONS (January)

Papal Prayer Intention for Evangelisation: Christian Unity
That all Christians may be faithful to the Lord’s teaching by striving with prayer and fraternal charity to restore ecclesial communion and by collaborating to meet the 
challenges facing humanity. 
National Prayer Intentions
We pray especially for Openness to the Word of God, for Migrants and Refugees and for Expectant Mothers.
                                  (See also www.apostleshipofprayer.net)

Now that you are here, please have a look around and why not visit the outstanding daily prayer website produced by the Society of Jesus at SACRED SPACE.

 

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