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?
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

Alternatively, try our Parish Groups page for information.

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 19TH FEBRUARY, THE SEVENTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR
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WEEKDAY MASS
Why not join us for the 9.30am Mass during the week? Always a time of peace and quiet, not to mention many blessings!

FORGIVENESS
Sincere forgiveness of enemies isn’t easy and in some circumstances we could find it practically impossible to avoid thirsting for vengeance. No one needs to judge anyone else from the outside. Only God understands the heart and forgives unconditionally, even when we are unable to do so ourselves. It remains the challenge set out by Jesus and a grace we should always pray to receive.

BLESSED OSCAR ROMERO COMMEMORATION
In this centenary year of Blessed Oscar Romero, the Justice and Peace Association (Caritas Diocese of Salford) will be holding their annual commemoration at Sacred Heart, Colne on Saturday 25 March, BB8 9NB.  There will be a talk by Fr Jim O’Keefe at 2.00pm (tea/coffee from 1.30pm) followed by Mass at 3.00pm.  All welcome.

YOUNG ADULTS VOCATIONS GROUP
A new young adults group (18+) has been established in the Diocese to provide young adults with an informal, but structured environment in which to discern, ‘what are you looking for?’ Read More.....

ROCHDALE FOODBANK
January was exceptionally busy, in fact our busiest month yet with 402 vouchers for emergency food served. As a result we gave out 1.25 tonnes more food than we received in the month emphasising again just how reliant we are on the continuing goodwill and generosity of our supporters.
 The website www.rochdale.foodbank.org.uk is now updated regularly with lists of food products which are in short supply and those of which there is a surplus. To find this, from the home page, click on Give Help and then Donate Food. Thank you all once again.

LENT 2017
Ash Wednesday will be on 1st March this year. masses that day will be 6.30am, 9.30am and 7.00pm. For details of Mass times and Lenten Courses 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. Deposits are now due. Please have a word with Catherine Naden after Mass or contact her on 07590191785.

DIOCESAN RESTRUCTURING
In his Pastoral Letter Bishop John spoke to us here at St. Vincent’s saying:-
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 is a special page on the Diocesan website relating to these proposals and the full report 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.

PRAYER INTENTIONS (February)

Papal Prayer Intention
That all those who are afflicted, especially the poor, refugees, and marginalized, may find welcome and comfort in our communities.

View papal video .....
                                 

(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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