ST. PATRICK’S CHURCH BULLETIN

 CLERGY HOUSE, DILLON COURT, NETHAM ROAD, REDFIELD, BRISTOL BS5 9PF

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ST PATRICK’S WEEKLY BULLETIN

WEEK COMMENCING: Sunday 26th September 2021
TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (Year B)

PARISH MISSION STATEMENT

We believe ST PATRICKS PARISH exists to promote THE KINGDOM OF GOD revealed in THE TRINITARIAN RELATIONSHIP OF THE DIVINITY in which we participate by adoption through BAPTISM and are sustained through GRACE and THE SACRAMENTS.

We live our Mission by promoting our Trinitarian life in the following ways:

WORSHIP AND PRAYER
COMMUNITY AND FELLOWSHIP
MISSION AND SERVICE
EDUCATION AND FORMATION

PARISH PASTORAL TEAM

Rev. Canon Gregory Grant
Parish Priest

Rev. Denis Deasey
Deacon

Rev. Rob Easton
Deacon

Mrs Amelia Dunford
Pastoral Assistant

Mrs Tracy McNama
Parish Secretary

Mrs Fiona Bradley
Parish Treasurer

PRAYER AND WORSHIP

MASS TIMES AND INTENTIONS WEEK COMMENCING SUNDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER 2021

Sunday 26th September

8.30am

10.00am

All University Students

Liz Adams

Philomena Joseph (R.I.P)


Angela O’Loughlin

Bismy Thomas

Monday
27th September

9.00am

Departed Souls

Tuesday 28th September

7.30pm

People of the Parish

Wednesday 29th September

9.00am

Victims of COVID-19

Thursday 30th September

9.00am

Peter Bradley (R.I.P)

Friday 1st October

12 noon

7.30pm

Liz Adams

Portuguese Mass

 Amelia Dunford

Saturday 2nd October

9.00am

6.00pm

Marie and Dennis Grant (R.I.P)

Rosary and Benediction

Sunday 3rd October

8.30am



10.00am

Will Howie (B/day memory)

Francis Simmonds (Private Intention)

Victoria OBI (Anniversary)

Maureen Ryan (90th B/Day Intention)

Christine

Maria B-Suffolk


Rose & Family

The Ryan Family

MINISTRIES IN THE CHURCH WEEK COMMENCING SUNDAY 3rd OCTOBER 2021
TWENTY SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
 EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS                                                                        READERS
8.30am             Deacon Denis                                         Hannah Gilardoni ,Sister Grace Mary
10.00am           Deacon Rob                                                 Serine Alexander, Fiona Bradley
Bidding Prayers            Sister Grace Mary
WELCOMERS
8.30am          Jan Lewis, Trish Godfrey
10.00am       Yetunde & Jerome Ajakaiye
Church Cleaners:  Team One:  Kay, Terry, Sarah, Ron, Helen
Offertory Counters: TBC
Refreshments in Shore Gallery: The Rainbow Group  

PRAYER AND WORSHIP

CHOIR AND MUSIC GROUP  (1) The Music Group rehearse fortnightly on Sundays from 7–8pm.  New members most welcome. The next rehearsal is on the 3rd of October. (2) The Choir rehearses fortnightly on Thursdays from 7.30pm to 9.30 pm. New singers always welcome. Next Rehearsal will be on 30th September.

DEVOTIONS AND BENEDICTION Each Saturday evening from 6.00pm – 6.30pm there is a half hour service of Devotions in front of The Blessed Sacrament. The service includes the reciting of the Rosary and concludes with Benediction. This service is livestreamed.

NEW MINISTERS Bishop Declan has appointed Stewart Fraser, Maggie Fraser and Jeffin Jose as Extraordinary Ministers of The Eucharist. We thank them for accepting this role in our church.

POLISH MASS The next Polish Mass will be celebrated on Sunday 10th October at 12 noon. It was good to see 70 people at the Polish Mass this month.

GROUP MASSES Father Henry has been celebrating Masses for families, groups of families and parishioners during his summer visit. Eight Masses have been celebrated with two more booked. If a group of families would like to come together to celebrate Mass with Father Henry before his return to Poland in mid-October please contact the parish office.

WATCHING MASS FROM HOME You can continue to join our live streamed Mass each weekday, Saturdays at 9am and Sundays at 10.00am by going to: www.facebook.com/stpatricksbristol or you can now also tune in on You Tube at: www.youtube.com/c/StPatricksCatholicChurch/featured. All Masses are live streamed EXCEPT 8.30am on Sunday.

INDIVIDUAL CONFESSION About 100 people have been to individual confession to Father Henry so far during his summer visit. He is available for confession before and after all Masses and by appointment.

PLEASE REMEMBER IN YOUR PRAYERS THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE WHO ARE SICK: Bernadette Newton, Sister Biddy, Irene Agidee, Maureen Ryan, Gracy Mathew, Marian Mulcahy, Rosy Joseph, Fergal Treanor, Martin Maguire, Jim Brooks, Deacon Denis Deasey, Ann Deasey, Lucy Wahinya, Adrian Steele, Patrick Smith, Deacon Rob, Mick Lewis, Louise Maddalena, Mary Dias, Graham Parker, Father Michael Derrick D’Mello, Canon Anthony Harding, Alfred Chojnackie,  John Caherty, Paula Delves, Helen Hunter, Joan Ellis, Maciej Kauczynski. Please inform the parish office when your relative is well again and can be taken off the list.

COMMUNITY AND FELLOWSHIP 

COME AND SEE GROUP Today, the Come and See Group will meet at 3pm in the Presbytery. It is wonderful to have the group back up and running and we wish them a productive first meeting since the pandemic. The group meet to reflect on vocations.

ST PATRICK’S WOMENS GROUP The next meeting of the Women’s Group will take place in The Shore Gallery on Wednesday 6th October at 7.30pm. This is the first actual meeting since March 2020. The Group is delighted to welcome Jasper Thompson from “Help Bristol’s Homeless”. Jasper was due to visit last year but like everything his visit was cancelled. This man is now quite famous for converting Storage Containers into homes in Bristol and has helped several homeless people. Visitors most welcome to come along and hear Jasper’s story and be updated on his project. New members from 18 to 100 always welcome to join. The annual subscription is £25 a year and there is no monthly fee. A raffle is held at each meeting. If you would like to join just turn up!

300 CLUB WINNERS JULY AND AUGUST 2021

Each week the 300 Club pays out £100 in prize money and twice a year in July and December the “Big Draw” pays out £1,000 – the first prize on each occasion being £500. The parish benefits by £6,000 a year from the profits of the 300 Club.

JULY Lee Smith, Fiona Bradley, Stephanie McBride-Coogan, Winni Dunford, Amelia Dunford, Carol Skinner, Teresa O’Brien, Alice Cole, Brynley McCarthy, Michele Marshall, Noel Roy, Rob Easton, Brynley McCarthy, Liz and Colin Gale, Gabriel Farrell.

BIG DRAW WINNERS JULY Neil McGuiness, Charlie Williams, Nora McCarthy, Alyson Davies, Gosia Pajak, Terry Coggins, Jill Maggs, Sharon King, Tricia Jackson, Charlie Williams, Catherine Nichol, Canon Gregory, Joan Strong, Lee Smith Jim McCormick.

AUGUST Steve Clarke, Pat Cox, Robert Mulholland, Liam Allen, Marie Gage, Anne Byrne, Darren Smith, Helen Coggins, Alyson Davies, Tony Bergin, Edward Jaworski, Thomas Bradley, Claire Coetze, Enza Philips, Maria Beasley-Suffolk, N Nderemani, Edward Jaworski, Rosie McCarthy, Helen Dick, Finn & Gus Walsh, Alice Cole, Denise Gaiger, Janet Smart, Sarah Box, Joanita Kawera

We have several numbers needing a new home.  It costs £1 a week to be a member, payable monthly, quarterly, six monthly or annually.
If you would like to become a member of The 300 Club please contact the parish office.

ANNUAL FIREWORK DISPLAY The Annual Firework display is arranged for Thursday 4th November at 7pm.

TEA AND COFFEE Tea and coffee is served after 8:30am and 10:00am Sunday Mass. Please go downstairs to The Shore Gallery to meet and get to know other parishioners. There is no charge but we appreciate a donation. The women’s group are on duty today.

MISSION AND SERVICE

CANON DESMOND MILLET Please remember Canon Desmond Millet in your prayers who has passed away in his sleep on the night of 18th September. May Canon Millet rest in peace.

LEGION OF MARY The Legion of Mary will resume meetings tomorrow, Monday 20th September at 7.00pm. New members most welcome.

REPOSITORY – FIRST HOLY COMMUNION We have had a delivery of First Holy Communion cards which can be found on the stand in the Narthex. We have also replenished the Repository Cabinet with several lovely items suitable as First Holy Communion gifts.

VOLUNTEER LIVESTREAM OPERATORS We have had a great response to our appeal for volunteers to be trained in live streaming services.
Amelia Dunford, Jobin Varghese, Jismon Jose, Roy Joseph, Stewart Fraser, Terry Coggins, Sister Leena Mary, Jeffin Jose and Tracy McNama have all been trained in the last two weeks. We now have a full rota. Thank you to all our volunteers.

PARISH INCOME: THE OFFERTORY COLLECTION is taken during both 8:30am and 10:00am Sunday Masses. The Second collection is taken as you leave church. Please give generously.

ONLINE PAYMENT You can also continue to donate by visiting our Dona donate page at:http://stpatricksbristol.mydona.com/

CONTACTLESS PAYMENT SYSTEM IN CHURCH We now have two new “Dona” machines in the narthex for contactless payment. If you are able to get to church, contactless payment is a secure method of paying. Your contactless payment goes directly to The Grant Bradley Charitable Trust (Reg no. 1093331) who donate £3,000 each month for the running of St. Patrick’s Parish and £2000 a month donation to St Patrick’s School.

OFFERTORY COLLECTION COUNTERS   The Collection Counters will be re-instated from first week of October.  We welcome new Counters.  If you feel you can make this commitment for approximately 1 hour on (a)  Sunday after 10am Mass or (b) Sunday afternoon around 4pm or 5pm once a month please contact Fiona Bradley on f.bradley@cliftondiocese.com

CHARITY SHOP The shop is now able to take donations of good quality clean clothes, household items, books and toys. The shop has a good stock of new religious items, rosary beads, Holy Pictures, Medals, cards etc etc. The opening hours are 10 am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 2.00 pm Saturday.   Volunteers always needed.  Please volunteer if you have some time to spare which can be a morning shift 10 am to 1 pm or afternoon 1 pm to 4.00 pm. Contact the shop direct by phoning 0117 955 8001 and speak to our Manageress Andriena Smith.

NEW CHURCH NOTICE BOARD Thank you to Robert Rhodes who installed our new church notice board outside the Charity Shop next to the NatWest Cash machine on Church Road. This secure advertising space allows us to take our church information and activities onto the High Street.

FATHER JEROME’S MISSION  Each quarter we send Father Jerome £1000 to help with his parish mission in Nigeria. We will be doing this next week. Father Jerome and his parishioners are always appreciative of our gift.

CAFOD HARVEST FAMILY FAST DAY Please see the Advertising on our parish website at: www.saintpatricks.org.uk/advertising/ for details of CAFOD’s latest mission appeal. Please find envelopes in the Narthex.

EDUCATION AND FORMATION

CHILDRENS LITURGY  The Children’s Liturgy at 10am Mass has now resumed in The Shore Gallery. Children aged 3 to 8 are welcome to go downstairs for their lesson during Mass.

GOOD NEWS One of our parishioners Rebecca Musarurwa has been selected for training as an R.E Inspector for Catholic Schools. We wish her all the best.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION On Saturday 9th October Father Henry will meet with First Holy Communion parents. It will take place in The Shore Gallery at 10am. On Sunday 10th October the First Holy Communion children will lead the Liturgy at the 10am Mass.
The First Holy Communion programme runs each Saturday morning at 10am in The Shore Gallery and the Church. First Holy Communion is on Sunday the 24th of October.

MOSAICS  Our two Polish artists from Krakow are doing a brilliant job installing the new mosaics. The large external panel facing the school field depicting Jesus blessing the children is complete. It looks beautiful. This panel will be illuminated at night. Work continues on four new panels inside the church. Thank you to all our sponsors of these beautiful new additions to our church.