May 14th, 2017
THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

 


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SUNDAY
14th May - Fifth Sunday of Easter
9.00am

(OLHoC) Mass (René Quiviguer)

 
Followed by coffee in the Parish Hall  
10.00am
(St Joseph) Mass (Pro Populo)  
Parish Lunch, 12.30pm - Taste of Italy  
11.00am
(OLHoC) Mass (Mr Maguire)  
Followed by coffee in the Parish Hall  
6.00pm
Evening Prayer and Benediction (OLHoC)
 
MONDAY
15th May - Feria
9.00am
(Virgo Fidelis) No Mass today!  
10.00am
(OLHoC) Mass (Bartolome Subay RIP)
 
3.00pm
Funeral of Noel Victor Harris, at Hawkinge  
5.00pm
(OLHoC) Open Office (5.00pm-6.30pm)  
7.30pm
Film “The Book Thief” in St Joseph’s Hall  
TUESDAY
16th May - St Simon Stock
10.00am
(OLHOC) Mass (Holy Souls)  
WEDNESDAY
17th May - Feria
9.00am
(St Joseph) Mass (René Quiviguer)  
10.00am
(OLHoC) Mass (Moriz & Anna Hogg RIP)  
6.00pm
(OLHoC) Confirmation Class  
THURSDAY
18th May - Feria
10.00am
(OLHoC) Mass (Joyce Silk RIP)  
  Followed by coffee in the Parish Hall  
 6.00pm
Singing Practice in the Parish Hall  
FRIDAY
19th May - Feria
10.00am
(OLHoC) Mass (Catherine Fitzgerald RIP)
 
SATURDAY
20th May - Feria
10.00am
(OLHoC) Mass (Joyce Silk RIP)
 
10.30am
(OLHoC) Confessions 10.30am-11.30am  
12.00 noon
Baptism of Lukas Bily & Samuel Olah (OLHoC)  
1.00pm
Baptism of Irenna Louise Nye (OLHoC)  
5.00pm
(OLHoC) Confessions 5.00pm-6.00pm  
6.30pm
(OLHoC) Mass (Dorothy Wrigley RIP)  
SUNDAY
21st May - Sixth Sunday of Easter
9.00am
(OLHoC) Mass (Peg & Mac McDermottroe RIP)  
Followed by coffee in the Parish Hall  
10.00am
(St Joseph) Mass (People of the Parish)  
Followed by coffee in the Parish Hall  
11.00am
(OLHoC) Mass (Mrs Tom Stringer)  
Followed by coffee in the Parish Hall  
6.00pm
Evening Prayer and Benediction (OLHoC)
 
NOTICES:  
ATTENDANCE:
333 people came to Sunday Mass at Guildhall Street last weekend. Collections for the last two weeks:
OLHoC - £851.02 & £881.21;
St Joseph’s - £304.17 & £363.52
 
PLEASE PRAY FOR: Alan Lloyd, Andy Mark, Anne Harrison, Barrie Pape, Bob Barton, Brian Wright, Brian & Elizabeth Tudball, Christopher Browne, Ciaran Casey, Colette Bannerman, Conor Dunne, Cynthia Misquita, Dave de Courtney, David Gentry, Fr Edmund Hartley, Ernestina Valladares & Isaac Miranda, Harry Wilson, Heather Foster, Janet & Paul Rynehart, Jean Malloy, John Lodge, John McGarry, Juliet, Katie O’Rorke, June Rolph, Kevin Lamb, Kitty Hart, Len Griffiths, Lucia D’Agostini, Margaret Ellison, Margaret McHale, Mary Robinson, Moira Dawson, Moira Goss, Nicola Pape, Nikki Gallazzi, Patricia Barry, Paul Barton, Pauline Kearney, Peter Pope, Rosalind Chittenden, Steve Ramsey, Tracey Anthony and Ursula Caffarey  
MAY IS OUR LADY’S MONTH, and one of our parish’s Patronal Solemnities, the Feast of Our Lady, Help of Christians, falls on Wednesday, May 24th. On that day we shall celebrate mass with hymns at 10.00am. And of course, every Sunday during May will be enlivened by the singing of a Marian hymn at the 9.00am mass.  
CONFIRMATION this year will be on Friday, June 9th (St Columba’s Day) at St Paul’s in Dover. Classes continue in Our Lady, Help of Christians, on Wednesdays, 6.00pm – 7.00pm.  
THE 100 CLUB - the May draw, which is the last of the current 100 Club year, will take place next Sunday, May 21st, after the 11.00am Mass.  
A QUIZ NIGHT – is being planned for Friday June 2nd, 7.30pm in the Parish hall, £3 per person. Tea & coffee will be available – bring your own nibbles.  
RED BOXES – Please contact Rose or Terry on 01303 245267 if you were the person who delivered two red boxes to the Sacristy on April 30th – they want to thank you and return your boxes. Please get in touch!  
DESPERATE APPEAL from our cleaning team! Sickness, ill health, operations etc have reduced numbers. New members needed!  
EUROPEAN LANGUAGE translations of the Sunday scriptures can be printed – please let us know!.  
PILGRIMAGE TO AYLESFORD – this pilgrimage is run by the UCM, and there are a few seats available seats on the coach. It’s on Tuesday, May 30th, leaving at 9.30am and returning at approx. 4.00pm. Please contact Vera asap on 01303 258434. (Cost £12.50.)  
PILGRIMAGE TO THE SHRINE OF ST AUGUSTINE, RAMSGATE – this pilgrimage is run by Fr Jamie and the Ordinariate, and all are welcome. There are 15 seats available on the coach. It’s on Saturday, June 10th, leaving at 10.30am and returning at approx. 4.00pm. A sign-up sheet is at the back of church with more details.  
THE DOVER DEANERY MISSION (JULY 1st-16th) DRAWS CLOSER AND CLOSER! A rather primitive Mission timetable is pinned up in the church porches for all to see. Please pray for the Parish Representatives John Philpott, Liz Willis, James Blomfield and Terry Houlahan, for the success of the Mission, for Sion and local volunteers, and for other people from our own churches involved – especially – in catering. The next Training Day to provide essential training for parishioners who want to go out with a member of the mission team to do some home visiting during the Mission is on 10.00am on Saturday, June 24th, at St Paul's Church Hall, Dover. Please email or phone Mary Smye-Rumsby to book a place: marysmye@gmail.com (07906 980035)  
Parochial Administrator: Fr Stephen Bould,
41a Guildhall St., Folkestone, Kent CT20 1EF
Tel: 01303 252823 E-mail: sfb@olhocsa.com
Clergy: Fr S. Bould, Fr F. Capener, Fr J. Houghton

Deacon Dr G. Homsey

 

 













 

Parochial Administrator :
Fr Stephen Bould, The Presbytery, 41A Guildhall Street, Folkestone CT20 1EF
(sfb@olhocsa.com)
Hon. Assistant Priests: Fr Francis Capener, Fr Jamie Houghton
Parish website: www.catholic-folkestone.org.uk
Parish phone number: 01303 252823