THIRTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME / Year C
Sunday 26thJune 2022
A PRAYER FOR UKRAINE
Loving God, We pray for the people of Ukraine,
for all of those suffering or afraid,
that you will be close to them and protect them.
We pray for world leaders,
for compassion, strength and wisdom to guide their choices.
We pray for the world that in this moment of crisis,
we may reach out in solidarity to our brothers and sisters in need.
May we walk in your ways so that peace and justice become a reality for the people of Ukraine and for all the world. Amen.
SICK AND HOUSEBOUND
Please pray for them.
Damian Ainscough, Jean Akester, Anna Barszc, Christopher Brown, Fr Don Clements, Patience Dare, Carol Dent, Anne Hayward, Kathleen Herron, Eileen Hodgson, Dorothy Kershaw, Anthony Margrave, Jean McAndrew, Bernard Rook, Ken Rumney, Timmy Ryan, Kevin and Catherine Thornton, Alison Urquhart, Margaret Watson and all those who are ill and would like to remain anonymous.
HOLY COMMUNION FOR THE SICK AND HOUSEBOUND
The letter of St James, Chapter 5, verse 14: “Is any among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him,
anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.”
If you or anyone you know is ill, either in hospital or at home, and would like to receive the Church’s ministry in anointing and Holy Communion, please let Fr Nigel know and he will come and visit you/your family and friends
SINGERS The singers at St Joseph’s have decided to reconvene after a lengthy break/ Practices will resume on Wednesday mornings at 10.30am after Mass. Little by little, sung parts pf the Mass will be reintroduced at Sunday Mass. Do come along and support your parish music ministry - all are welcome. Further information from Ann Wottge. Tel: 01757 630755
MESSAGE FROM TWO RIVERS COMMUNITY PANTRY To All at St Joseph’s Church. Thank you so much for your kind generosity in donating food supplies for our food bank.
HULL HELP FOR REFUGEES (HHFR) HHFR would like to say a huge thank you for all the donations of wheelie cases, back-packs and bags that you have donated. These were collected by HHFR on Friday 25th February and taken directly to Welcome House in Hull where they will be handed out to the Afghan refugees. The Sacred Heart church continue to collect cases, ruck sacks, old mobile phones etc. Please see Barbara for more information.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Goole is in need of 2 Foundation Governors to serve on the council which oversees the work of the school. The term of office is for 4 years. The commitment is approximately 2 hours of your time every 2 months. Currently we are meeting via video link but hope to be back in school soon. We also ask that you make a personal visit to school to observe some aspect of school life possibly 3 times a year if you can. More details are available from myself or from email@example.com
FR NIGEL'S SILVER JUBILEE
Tuesday 5th July at 7.00pm – Silver Jubilee Mass at Saint Joseph’s Church. You are invited to join Fr Nigel in celebration of his Silver Jubilee of Ordination to the Priesthood, with Deanery Clergy invited to concelebrate, and our Dean, Father Tony Wilson, preaching. All welcome.
JUNE 24 BINGO FUNDRAISER The next BINGO fundraiser for The Sacred Heart Church is on Friday June 24 @Eastrington Village Hall 7pm. We have enough BINGO prizes for this event now. Thank you for your continued generous donations. However, we do need parishioners to come along with friends and family to boost attendance and show support. We hope to start work on a new central heating system in Church soon and this fundraiser will help to finance this major project. Please see Barbara for more information.
WOULD YOU LIKE TO LISTEN AGAIN TO ANY OF THE MASS READINGS?
Find them here.The Readings from Mass
They are sensitively read by David Crystal. His reading of the Gospel of John, accompanied by music, is particularly beautiful.
Those of you who wish to give offerings to the parish by Standing Order (if you are not already doing) will need these details: HSBC: 40-27-15 ACCOUNT NO. 31017373 ACCOUNT NAME: DIOCESE OF LEEDS
READERS If you would like to join the list of readers for weekend or weekday Masses at St Joseph’s that would also be a valuable contribution to the Liturgy and to the parish community. Please contact Pauline Sykes Tel: 01405 83933
CAFOD Tetiana Stawnychy, President of Caritas Ukraine, says, “Thanks to all the people who have been expressing their love, concern, and their practical support for the people of Ukraine and in Poland, Romania and Moldova. We are also working with the UK Disasters Emergency Committee to ensure help is directed where it is needed most. “CAFOD says a huge thank you for all your support, prayers, and donations for the people of Ukraine. Catholics in England and Wales have donated over £3 million, clothing , shelter, and transport. Please keep the people of Ukraine and all our brothers and sisters who face daily suffering, in your prayers. Visit cafod.uk.org/UkraineAppeal for more information.” Thank you and God Bless (Jo Kitterick, CAFOD, Director of Fundraising.