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Don't forget the Parish Walk Saturday April 1st. Meeting in Our Lady's Garden at 10am.
This will follow a local route of about 5km - very flexible - people can join and leave as they feel able.
Contact Ann Burke email@example.com if you want more information.
And many many thanks to all who have signed the sponsorship form in the Narthex for the Lent Walkers and to those who have donated online.
Anniversaries: Gerald Thomas Bradshaw (26/3/84), Willaim Moore (26/3/86), Winifred Ekin (27/3/06), Madeleine Eyre (27/3/13), George Foster Hart (27/3/92), Kathleen Carr (28/3/15), Annie Falasa (28/3/22), Fr Kieran O'Connell (28/3/18), Rosemary Hurry (28/3/13), Dennis George Turner (28/3/81), Christopher Sullivan (29/3/21), Esther Helen Dero (29/3/89), Jan Mikuszewski (29/3/95), Arthur Ashforth (30/3/00), Herbert Wood (30/3/89), Winifred Mooney (30/3/94), Olivetta Esposito (31/3/05), Fred Marsh (31/3/92), Hannah Agnes Corcoran (1/4/84), Henry Sturman (1/4/85), Mary Jessop (1/4/86). R.I.P.
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EASTER AT ST. VINCENT'S: Services will be as follows:
• Maundy Thursday (6 April): Mass at 7pm
• Good Friday (7 April): Passion service at 3pm
• Easter Vigil Mass (Saturday 8 April): 8:30pm
These three (the Easter Triduum) are the highlight of the Church's year; please do come along if you can. (There will also be two masses on Easter Sunday, at 9:30am & 6pm).
MAUNDY THURSDAY - Foot Washing: At the 7pm mass on Thursday (6 April) we require a few volunteers to have their feet washed, an important symbolic moment during this mass. If you are able to do this please put your name on the list on the notice-board in the narthex.
GOOD FRIDAY WALK OF WITNESS (Friday 7 April): Meet at church at 1pm to join the cross-carrying walk (with stations) round parts of Crookes and Walkley. All welcome - not too far, and at a reasonable pace. We will return to church in time for the Good Friday passion service.
Here are a couple of websites which may be useful for parishioners to know and could be helpful to include with info re Life annual special collection:
Welcome cards: We are trying to maintain an up to date database of all our parishioners. To facilitate that, we have prepared cards for people to complete with their details. If you think you have not previously registered - or your details might have changed - please complete the cards (including details of family members if appropriate on the back) and put it in the box at the back.
Yorkshire Solidarity Summit: A conference for those interested to learn about work on migrant and refugee right and justice issues and to help shape the future of a grassroots network will be held on Saturday 15th April 2023 in Victoria Hall, Norfolk Street from 10:30am to 3pm. It will be an opportunity for people in different communities (e.g. churches, charities) to come together and to identify and work jointly on causes of common interest. The summit will include speakers, workshops, food, information stall, networking and music with a focus on community organising, knowledge sharing and radiating love in these difficult times. The parish have been invited to send up to 5 people. Please can you let Father know if you are interested to learn more?
U.C.M. There won't be another U.C.M. meeting until Wednesday 19th April.
2023 Holy Land Pilgrimage -Hallam
Bishop Ralph Heskett CSsR, Bishop of Hallam, will lead a pilgrimage to the Holy Land from 16th to 23rd October 2023.
The pilgrimage departing Manchester on 16th October 2023, will include visits to The Church of the Annunciation, Mount Tabor the site of theTransfiguration of Jesus, and Capernaum, the home of St Peter. Pilgrims can pray at The Church of the Beatitudes, visit the site of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes at Tabgha and the Primacy of Peter site, before enjoying a boat trip on the Sea of Galilee. After visiting the Church of the Pater Noster, pilgrims descend the Mount of Olives, via the Palm Sunday route to the Church of Dominus Flavit. St Peter’s in Gallicantu, the Palace of Caiaphas, Mount Zion, St Anne’s Church. The pools of Bethesda and the Chapel of the Cenacle are also included. In Bethlehem pilgrims visit the Basilica of the Nativity: St Catherine’s Church and the Shepherd’s Fields. The Birthplace of John the Baptist in Ein Karim and the Church of the Visitation are also included.
Mass is offered each day at one of the locations visited. For further details of pilgrimage arrangements, costs etc please contact:
Joe McNally at: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: 0114 236 4076 Mobile: 07891072858