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15th Sunday of Ordinary Time- Yr B
Sunday 15th July 2018

If you wish to make a donation towards Fr Neville’s Silver Jubilee gift from the parish there are boxes in both churches, in which to place your donations. Fr Neville’s Silver Jubilee is on Tuesday 17th July at 7.00pm at St Joseph’s.

A very big thank you to the anonymous donors to our Building Fund who read about our situation in the Yorkshire Post. We are very very grateful.

SACRED HEART BUILDING FUND. The Yorkshire Post has written an article about our church. Click HEREto read it. There is picture of Kath, Susannah and IanHEREThank you to the Yorkshire Post for permission to use the article.


Tour de Yorkshire photos are HERE.

Please pray for them.
Damian Ainscough, Anna Barszcz, Margaret Brodigan, Christopher Brown, Jean de Bosch, Patience Dare, Carol Dent, Kathleen Evans, Anne Evans, Anne Haywood, Dorothy Kershaw, Anthony Margrave, Alma McHugh, Bernard Rook, Ken Rumney, Michael Ryan, Timmy Ryan, Margaret Scott, Pat Sullivan, Kevin and Catherine Thornton, Lynne Walker 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

CLEANING TEAM D for Howden this week.

At Sacred Heart there are two boxes at the back of the Church. One is for food items (in cans and packets only please) for the food bank at Trinity Methodist Church, Goole (which is in urgent need of constant replenishing). The other box is for woolly hats for the apostleship of the sea to give to those who work at sea. Many thanks to parishioners in Goole who very kindly knitted the most recent donations. Patterns for hats are available at the back of the church.

ST JOSEPH’S READERS’ LIST for July is available on the website.

The total raised last Saturday (30th June) at our Bingo, Quiz and Raffle in the Howden WMC was £241.00. A big thank you to Tracey, and all of the committee, management and staff at Howden WMC, and to Carol the bingo caller.
Thank you to those of you who supported this social and fund raising event. Special thanks to Anne and Bernie on raffle, Sheila and Mollie on bingo sales, and Barbara and John for an enjoyable and challenging quiz.

We have some wonderful news for you. Our target of £25,000 has been reached. Now £25,152.90) It is all thanks to your generous support by way of your donations of money, giving time to bake on coffee mornings, buying the Roof’us slates, doing the weekly Numbers Up game buying tickets for and donating prizes to the raffles. Special thanks to the fund-raising team for all their hard work, effort and enthusiasm.
We still, of course, need you to continue in this way, as in addition to what we previously intended doing, we have had to add extensive floor repairs, stone work and stain glass window refurbishment, full decorating throughout, improving disabled access, the WC and new kitchen facilities, new heating system… Yes, it does seem like an endless task, but it is a very worthwhile cause and our duty to restore and maintain such a beautiful church building for future generations to come.
We also have to prove to the grant awarding bodies, as well as to the Diocese, that we are active parishioners and care enough to raise our share of the upkeep costs.
So today we need to give ourselves a well-deserved pat on the back to have reached this first milestone, then, we need to step forward together again in support of this worthy cause.
Thank you all again and God bless you all.

If anyone wishes to make a cheque donation towards our refurbishment please make it payable to: The Sacred Heart Refurbishment Fund. Thank you.

Thanks to all for your great support for Baking Sunday on 1st July, your generosity raised £48.50. Our next Coffee and Baking will be Sunday 5th August.

Sacred Heart church would love more people to volunteer to count the money after Mass. The counters are on a rota basis, and it would be once a month, or less if there were lots of volunteers. Please contact Sylvia on sylvbayliss@btinternet.comif you can help. Thank you.