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2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time/Year A

Sunday 19th January 2020

Stop Press. Here is thelatest wonderful publicitywe have about Sacred Heart church.It was published recently in Howdenshire Living Magazine.

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.

Some links ARCHIVED BULLETINS.PARISH ROTAS ST JOSEPH'S SCHOOL NEWSLETTER
SACRED HEART GRAND CHRISTMAS HAMPER RAFFLE Grand total: £411.00. Thank you, everyone, for a wonderful result.

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

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

SINGING PRACTICES at St Joseph’s at 10.45am Wednesdays. Further details from Ann Wottge. Tel: 01-757-630755

CLEANING TEAM C for Howden this week..

YEAR OF THE WORD. 'THE GOD WHO GIVES LIFE SPEAKER SERIES 2020 – at HINSLEY HALL LS6 2BX from 7.00pm - 8.00pm
13/2/2020 The God Who Leads How Christ teaches us to be human
12/3/2020 The God Who Blesses the Earth Care for Creation as a liturgical act

For more information please visit the Diocese of Leeds website - www.dioceseofleeds.org.uk/

SACRED HEART CHURCH welcomed the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire with banners and bunting.

More pictures on Our Gallery Page

Tour de Yorkshire

Sacred Heart and Tour de Yorkshire

 

ROOF’US FUND: WONDERFUL NEWS
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.

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


CONFIRMATION 2020. Many thanks to Catherine Murphy and Sylvia Bayliss (Parish Catechists for Confirmation) for preparing our parish’s six candidates for Confirmation.
MARCEL BAK, DAWID KALETA, PRZEMYSLAW KALETA, MARLENA KOCUR, WILBERT KUCHERKA, MILIA WISNIOWSKA

Please keep them in your prayers.

FIRST COMMUNION AT ST. JOSEPH'S
Classes for those already enrolled will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Kennedy Drive, Goole, DN14 6HQ.
These classes are on the following Wednesdays at 6.15-7.00p.m.
12 February,1 April and 6 May.
Please bring your I belong book and a pencil case.
All enquiries to Catherine Murphy 07734114540.

SAINT JOSEPH’S RAFFLE
Amount raised: £273.80p. Many thanks for this great amount raised, and to all who helped and bought tickets.

CHRISTMAS CRAFTS Many thanks to Brenda Jennings and Hilary’s cousin, Ann Sutcliffe, for the donation of some beautiful handmade Christmas crafts and decorations.
This festive stall raised a wonderful £73.90 towards our Sacred Heart refurbishment fund.  Thank you and God bless from the fundraising team.

SACRED HEART COFFEE AND BAKING 
Our next Coffee and Baking will be after Mass on Sunday 2nd February, contributions welcome as always. 
As ever, we bake with love and care so please do ask us if you have any concerns about any ingredients we have used.

Sacred Heart, Howden Sts. Joseph and Thomas, Goole Fr. Barr Web
Knedlington Road Pasture Road 1 Buttfield Road, Howden Aileen Urquhart
Howden Goole DN14 7DW aileenurquhart@hotmail.com
DN14 7DW DN14 6DP 01430 430245 (web related matters only please)