News & Events
News & Events
NEW TO THE PARISH?
If you are, St. Peter’s would like to warmly welcome you — please make yourself known to a member of the clergy. If you are a taxpayer and would like to help the parish by joining the Gift Aid scheme, please have a word with Deacon Michael.
LYCH-GATE NOTICE BOARD
It is bound to happen now and again that Mass times change following the printing of the newsletter. Each Saturday a typed list of all the services during the coming week is placed on the lych-gate notice board and it will be updated should any changes occur.
The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is the process that we use to tell people about Jesus and his teaching, and is the route taken by those who are interested in becoming members of the Church. If you are interested in joining this group (without any obligation to become a member of the Church) please give your name and contact details to Deacon Michael. We aim to get started at the end of September.
(1) CAFOD Deanery Meeting: The next CAFOD Deanery Meeting will be held in St Joseph's Parish Hall on Monday 17th September. Refreshments/6.45pm, Meeting/7-8pm.
(2) ADVANCE NOTICE - CAFOD Family Fast Day will be held on Friday 5th October. On Sunday the 30th September envelopes will be handed out and your kind donations will be collected on Sunday 7th October.
MACMILLAN COFFEE MORNING - FRIDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER 11AM
The Cross & Passion Convent will be hosting a Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support on Fri 21st September at 11.00am in the Convent at East Beach. Come along and enjoy a coffee and some cake. Entrance £2.50. ALL WELCOME.
XAVERIAN OPEN DAY - SUNDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER
The Xaverian Missionaries have moved into the former Carmelite Retreat Centre at Tabor on Sharoe Green Lane, Preston. They are having an Open Day on Sunday 23rd September from 12 noon until 4pm. Explanation of what the Xaverians will be offering, with a BBQ, international food and family games.
PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL CALLING NEW MEMBERS
In accordance with the Constitution of the PPC, four of the current members are due to retire from office at the AGM on the 14th October. The role is not onerous or challenging. Meetings take place alternate months on a Wednesday evening. Please talk to Sue Shakespeare (Chairman), Father David or Deacon Michael, if you are interested in finding out more.
ST PETER'S SCHOOL - Dates for your Diary:
(1) Tuesday 9th October 1.30pm - Harvest Celebration for retired Parishioners at St Peter's School.
(2) Tuesday 30th October - Open Day for those interested in their children starting Reception in 2019. At the school: Open Afternoon 1.15pm - 2.15pm or Open Evening 6pm - 7pm.
parish newsletter...did you know?
The weekly newsletter is available each week on the Parish website, a link to the website is also available on the Parish Facebook page and on the Twitter feed. There is also the option to have the newsletter emailed straight to your inbox each week, usually a Saturday morning. If you would like to receive the newsletter electronically, please email Sue at the parish email address at email@example.com No information will be shared or used for any other purpose
SANCTUARY LAMPS - INTENTIONS
We are able to offer the opportunity to have the Sanctuary Lamp burning for intentions each week. Weekly slots can be booked up to a year in advance if you wish to mark a particular anniversary. There is a suggested donation of £5. For more information or to request a Sanctuary Lamp intention please email firstname.lastname@example.org
CASH 4 COINS
Members of the SVP are again collecting foreign currency and have placed a large jar on the inner porch table. If you have any foreign currency left from your trips abroad, please donate to the SVP, a cause that helps people locally and abroad.
harbour house - toiletry donations
Harbour House would be delighted to receive any further donations of toiletries, including shampoo and would also welcome cosmetics. There is a box in the church porch for any items you wish to donate. Grateful thanks for your support.