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16 – 30 September 2018

Sunday 16 September – XXIV
10:00am
Priest’s intention
6:30pm
Priest’s intention
Monday 17
12:15pm
Priest’s intention
Tuesday 18
12:15pm
Priest’s intention
Wednesday 19
7:00pm
Frank Eugine Brown (A)
Thursday 20
12:15pm
Priest’s intention
Friday 21 – St Matthew, Apostle & Evangelist
12:15pm
Priest’s intention
Saturday 22
9:15am
Priest’s intention
Sunday 23 – XXV
10:00am
Priest’s intention
6:30pm
Priest’s intention
Monday 24 – Our Lady of Walsingham
12:15pm
Priest’s intention
Tuesday 25
12:15pm
Priest’s intention
Wednesday 26
7:00pm
Special Intention
Thursday 27 – St Vincent de Paul P
12:15pm
Priest’s intention
Friday 28
12:15pm
Priest’s intention
Saturday 29 – SS Michael, Gabriel, & Raphael, Archangels
9:15am
Priest’s intention
Sunday 30 – XXVI
10:00am
Priest’s intention
6:30pm
Priest’s intention

Finchale Partnership: Minutes of the PDG meeting

The Partnership Development Group met at the end of July, to review the first year, and to discuss the activity of our 6 sub-groups. The PDG concluded that we have achieved a lot in our first year, but we need to make sure that we give more people the opportunity to get involved. The minutes of the meeting are on the Partnership webpages, and there is a copy on the noticeboard at the back of church. 

The ‘One Year On’ document which we sent to the Diocese can be found here.

‘Serve the Lord with Gladness’

Fr. Andrew will be leading a Day of Recollection for all ministers at Ushaw College on Saturday 29 September, from 10.30am- 3.30pm.  The day is free of charge to all parish ministers this also includes a light lunch.

Booking is essential as places are limited.  You will find booking forms at the back of church, or you can book by emailing liturgy@diocesehn.org.uk

Ushaw Prayer Group

Following the recent Mini Retreat at Ushaw College, a prayer group has now been set up.  The Ushaw Prayer Group plans to meet every fortnight, on a Friday afternoon.  Following the 12.30 pm Mass, there will be time for a light lunch, after which we will join together for a period of quiet prayer.

The next Prayer Group meeting will be on Friday 6th July.

e-Bulletin

Did you know that you can sign up to receive the bulletin by email every week?  You can sign up on the website and you are free to unsubscribe at any point.

Changes to the Data Protection Laws:  The new General Data Protection Regulation becomes law in May, and we need to make sure that any contact details we hold for you are up to date.  If you already subscribe to the e-Bulletin, but you want to unsubscribe or to change the contact details we hold for you, please use the links at the bottom of the e-Bulletin.

Facebook:  Did you know you can also follow St. Cuthbert’s on Facebook?

A Day of Reflection for the Finchale Partnership

On Saturday, April 28th we are planning a Day of Reflection at the Parish Centre in Newhouse.  This will be from 10.30am – 3.30pm.  In this Easter season Fr Jeroen (Minsteracres) will lead us in thinking about ‘Discipleship’. This is for all of us in our partnership of parishes but we’d like to extend a special invitation to those people who have been received into the Church over these past few months, and at Easter.  The day will be free of charge but we ask that people sign up on the list at the back of church.  Tea and coffee will be available but maybe participants could bring a packed lunch.

Events at Ushaw and Minsteracres

 

Lenten Quiet Day: An opportunity to step aside during the season of Lent, listen to God in scripture and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the countryside. Wednesday 7th March, led by Kathryn Turner, Wednesday 14th March led by Sr Anne McCarthy RSCJ and Wednesday 21st March let by Sr Sheila McNamara RSCJ. 10am-4pm, with a light lunch provided. Suggested donation: £20.

Love and Suffering: a day of reflection led by Prof Karen Kilby. Grace, love and joy are at the absolute centre of the Gospel, and of the Christian life. And yet we live in a world drenched in suffering. How do the two things go together? How do we think about them together, and how do we live them together? The day will combine theological input, conversation, and time for prayer and quiet reflection. Saturday 10th March, 10am–4pm, with lunch provided. Cost £25.

 

Children’s liturgy

St. Cuthbert’s Parish runs a Children’s Liturgy group every Sunday during term time at 10am Mass.
The group is designed to meet the needs of young children between the ages of three and eight years.  Younger children may attend but will need to be supported by a parent or carer.  Older children are also welcome, and often help the younger ones, although we do suggest that once children have made their first Holy Communion, they might prefer to remain in church with the rest of the parish community.
We try to follow a routine each week which corresponds with the order of the Mass.  After the sign of the cross, the children think about forgiveness and we say a “sorry prayer”.   We listen to and talk about the gospel of the day.  We then do activities which relate to the gospel story.  This might be a game or a role play, a word search or crossword or colouring in activities.  We also enjoy singing!
The group is run by parent volunteers.  The volunteers do not have a formal training.  We take it in turns to prepare the liturgy and usually lead the group once a month.  All volunteers have a DBS check with the diocese.  We are always looking for more volunteers – please do let us know if you would like to help out!

Finchale Partnership event

Thank you to everyone who came along to Ushaw College last Sunday for our first Partnership event.  168 people came from across the Partnership, and, despite the weather, we had a great afternoon, with activities for families, tours of the college and Vespers in St. Cuthbert’s Chapel.  Thank you to Ushaw and their volunteers for their hospitality.

There are some photos of the event here

Forward Together in Hope Prayer

Glory be to the Father – in whom we live and move and have our being.

Glory be to the Son – whose name we bear and who calls each of us to be his disciples; to build his Kingdom and to go out into the world and bear its fruit.

Glory be to the Holy Spirit – pouring out grace and guidance, forming us and renewing us.

Inspire us all in the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle to live the Gospel, to be open to change and to move forward together in hope.

Amen.