StVincentdePaul

St. Vincent de Paul
RC Church
Norden, Rochdale

NEWSLETTER
Click HERE to read our last Parish Weekly Newsletter.
We will not have another Newsletter until September. Please see the Noticeboard and our News & Events page for Information.
Mass times will be as per the usual Timetable.

TODAY’S MASS READINGS
Click HERE
Readings for the coming week are also available on the same link.

Going on Holidays?
Need local Mass Location and Times in England & Wales?
Need a Mass Leaflet in English?
Speak to Fr. Paul

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

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PREPARING THE WAY CONSULTATION 2015
As promised in Bishop John’s recent Pastoral Letter (available HERE), the diocesan consultation is now ready and will remain open for several weeks. It can be accessed at
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Salford2015  where responses can be entered directly onto the electronic form. This is the best way to complete the questionnaire, since the system will also do the analysis of responses.  For those who do not have access to a computer, there is a paper version, copies are available from Fr. Paul: you can return this directly to the Bishop at Wardley Hall by posting it to the address on the questionnaire.
There are many important decisions to be made and everyones’ input is important.
Please submit all responses by the deadline of Friday 7 August 2015.

REV. RICHARD HOWARD
Diaconate 2015-17A

Welcome home and congratulations to Rev. Richard Howard who was ordained Deacon on 12th July in Rome. Richard will be going on his parish placement, from September until his Priestly Ordination next summer, with Canon Tadhg Mullins in Langley.

We have some more pictures on the NEWS page

Please keep him and his family in your prayers.

BILL TO LEGALISE ASSISTED SUICIDE
On Friday 11th September the House of Commons will debate and vote on a Bill to legalise assisted suicide. This will put the most vulnerable people in our society at risk.

PLEASE contact your MP, urging them to attend the debate and vote against the Bill. You can send an e-mail to your MP via the Catholic Bishops’ Conference website HERE
or send a letter by post.

READERS
We are still in need of more volunteers who can help us in this important ministry at Mass.
If you would like to read at whatever Mass you normally come to, then have a word with Mike Davis or Fr. Paul. Current readers please collect the new schedule from the sacristy.  Note that both the frequency of some masses and some 'pairings' have changed

ROCHDALE FOODBANK Thank you once again for your wonderful generosity. Sadly the demands on the service are increasing, in these difficult times. Could we please try to continue to keep up the generous level of donations you have made over the past year?

THE HOLY FATHER’S INTENTIONS  (July)

General Intention : That political responsibility may be lived at all levels as a high form of charity.
Evangelization: That, amid social inequalities, Latin American Christians may bear witness to love for the poor and contribute to a more fraternal society
 
                                                     (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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