StVincentdePaul

St. Vincent de Paul
RC Church
Norden, Rochdale

NEWSLETTER
Download our latest Parish Weekly Newsletter.
Please see the Noticeboard and our News & Events page for further information.

TODAY’S MASS READINGS
Click HERE
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.
Click HERE for a worldwide directory of Catholic Churches

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
NEWS & EVENTS

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

HOPE IN THE FUTURE
We have set up a new page HOPE IN THE FUTURE to try to collate all the information on this Diocesan wide initiative and show how we can contribute to the success of the plan in our own parish. Please go to that page regularly to keep informed on progress.

OCTOBER
is a month dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary and especially to the rosary. The rosary will be prayed each weekday morning during October after the 9.30am Mass.
Do try to say at least one decade of the Rosary during October.

ST CUTHBERTS HIGH SCHOOL
Are looking for volunteer reading mentors to read one-to-one with a pupil after school 3 - 3.30pm.
Could you be a positive role model to help a child struggling to read? If you would like to know more, please contact the Assistant Head Jo Holt on 01706 647761 Ext 516

PIETY STALL
The piety stall at the back of church is now well stocked with Christmas Cards, Advent Calendars, statues and much more. Call in and have a look after Mass.

SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE FOR LIVES CUT SHORT
Friday 20 October 2017 at 7.30 p.m. Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, Manchester M3 1SX. Names are read out, candles lit and prayers said in memory of those whom we love but see no more. The service is organized by supporters of SAMM (Support after Murder and Manslaughter), a national network who offer support and help for families and friends bereaved through homicide. More information:  contact Revd Canon Steve Williams (07757 411 377)

SVP CONFERENCE REPORT 2017
SVP Conference Report - please collect a copy from one of our members at the back of church as you leave mass on 21st & 22nd of this month
Our group are so grateful to Father Paul and St Vincent's Parish for all the support we receive and are always ready to respond to referrals for help or visits. God Bless. Elizabeth Ramsden 01706 658100.
You can also download it HERE

YOUTH MASS AND SOCIAL
On the third Sunday of each month, a Mass is celebrated with and for young adults at the Cathedral at 5.30pm followed by some input and a social. The monthly Masses and get-togethers take place under the title of Reignite

CARITAS SALFORD VACANCIES
Social Worker & Counselor
: Term Time only – 39 working weeks, 13 non working weeks per year. Working 3, 4 or 5 days per week SCP26-30 20,085 - 23,024 Actual salary (pro rata for part time) Plus essential car allowance. Based across Greater Manchester. Closing date: Monday, 16 October 2017 at 10:00am

Housing Manager: 37 hours per week, full time SCP29-31 25,951 - 27,668 per annum
3 year fixed term contract Based across Manchester and Bury. Closing date: Thursday, 19 October 2017 10am

Housing Officer: 37 hours per week, full time SCP20-22 19,430 - 20,661 per annum3 year fixed term contract
Closing date: Thursday, 19 October 2017 at 10:00am

Admin Officer: 37 hours per week, full time SCP14-16 16,781 - 17,419 per annum 3 year fixed term contract
Based at Hulme, Manchester Closing date: Thursday, 19 October 2017 at 10:00am

To apply for any of these vacancies, please visit our website: www.caritassalford.org.uk  and return completed applications to recruitment@caritassalford.org.uk  or contact Rebecca Anderson on 0161 817 2264.

CATHOLIC SINGLES
Is an organisation which helps single adult Catholics of all ages meet, either one to one or through social events. Please tel. 0161 941 3498, visit the website http://www.catholicsingles.org.uk or email info@catholicsingles.org.uk

FOODBANK
Over the last 12 months you have donated a spectacular total of 5,122 items with an average of 98 items per week and over the Christmas period a maximum of 287 items in one week!

A HUGE THANK YOU for your amazing generosity and please do continue as the need remains .

The Foodbank is a Christian based organisation, which works from premises in Rochdale town centre. Their 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. The collection box is at the back of church near the Notice board.
Please continue to help!

HOSPITAL CHAPLAINCY
During If you are (or a relative) is in hospital, you will need to ask the ward staff to ask a priest to visit: and if you move from one ward to another, you will have to ask again! There is always a Chaplain attached to hospitals, who will visit if requested, and there is always a priest on call.

ARCHIVES
We have moved the links to the pages on the ordinations of Fr. Frank Mulgrew and Fr. Richard Howard as well as the conferring of a Papal Knighthood on Jimmy Cricket- all members of our parish here at St Vincents - to our Archives page.

GROUND MAINTENANCE
With so many disruptions due to weather we try to do what we can. However we do need volunteers and, if you have any spare time however little, please feel free to come along at any other time if that would suit better. The periphery of the car park area needs regular weeding with some clipping of bushes and general tidying. You will need only a few gardening tools.

We have just a small team to keep the ball rolling and we are looking for any skills from road sweeping to weeding and shrub pruning to keep things up to scratch. If you think you can help, please contact Brian Lillis (BTLillis@gmail.com or 07974455305). We will be very grateful.  

 OUR WEBSITE
Our principal need at the present time is for input for a youth page. If we had the suggestions, then we will do our best to implement them.
We do need suggestions for improvements to the site. Just because we have managed to produce a website, it does not make us professionals. So we would be very grateful for help and assistance from IT professionals with internet expertise; we will do what we can but guidance is what we need.
If you come across any ideas on other Parish websites please let us know and we will see what we can do. If you spot any errors, don’t leave us in blissful ignorance.
Please help!
Contact us at BTLillis@gmail.com   

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