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PLEASE PRAY FOR those who anniversaries occur at this time: Marjorie Dutton, Margaret Dunn, Nellie Barker, Terence Hickey, Philomena Sykes, William Houston, Howard Gagg, Michael Doyle, Michael Gallagher, Neville Lucas-Colecroft, Jerry Cullen, Pamela Arniszewski, Derek Charlton, Joan Irving, Howard Donnan, Margaret Meehan, Thirza Donnison, Marjorie Dew. May they rest in peace.

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK: Barry Bedwell, Susan Butler, Michael Black, Bellina Casagrande,  Linda Cleary, Matthew Coen, John Cox, Cora Crawford, Joyce De-Cotis, Brian & Monica Dutton, Margaret Garford,  John Hadleigh,  Joan Hughes, Gordon Higginbotham, Emma Holmes, Arthur Hunt, Milina Joseph, James Lipscombe, Beth Milne, Sylvia Norbury, Brian O'Loughlin, Susan Riseley, David Ritchie, Ray & Oscar Sayers, Hanna Spragg,  Veronica Sutherland, Peter Tomkin, Philip Tomkin, Paul Townsend, Peter Walker, Maureen Waller,  Sylvia Zaluska, Susannah Gwekwerere.

DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER-This week we pray for Revv Patrick Cleary, Bob Eccles, Jaylord Magpuyo, Geoffrey Cook and the parishioners of St Laurence, Cambridge.

PLEASE PRAY FOR those who have recently died: Michael Lowden RIP, Eileen Evans RIP, whose Requiem Mass is to take place 12.30pm Friday 2nd March, and Keith Wallace RIP. May they rest in peace.

BAPTISM-Please keep in your prayers Marek Ivanik, also parents and godparents, who is to be baptised on Saturday 24th February.

BISHOP ALAN WILL BE CELEBRATING OUR DEANERY STATION MASS at St Oswald's Church 7.00pm Tuesday 20th February Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 6.00pm, with Deanery priests present to hear individual confessions. Following Mass at 7.00pm there will be soup and refreshments in the parish hall.

CHILDRENS CHOIR PRACTICE takes place this Monday 19th February at 5.30pm, in the Parish Hall.

LENTEN COURSE takes a break this week resuming 7.00pm Thursday 1st March, in the Parish Hall.

LENTEN PROJECT- This year we are supporting :-

·   Aid to the Church in Need

·   Don't Screen us Out

Please remember to pick up your Almsgiving Bag as you leave church/hall today.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION resumes 10.30am Saturday 24th February.

CONFIRMATION 2018-The next meeting takes place this Sunday 18th February at 3pm in the parish hall.

WINNERS-Bonus Ball Saturday 10th February  No. 13 Jim Reynolds  £29.50.

THE LADIES' GUILD will meet this Thursday 22nd February at 2pm in the Parish Hall. Our speaker this month is Ruth Brinkler-Long from Peterborough Branch of Parkinson's UK. Everyone welcome, members are reminded that Guild Subscriptions are now due.

ST FELIX SENIOR GROUP meets Tuesday afternoons 2.00pm-4.30p. All senior citizens are very welcome.

BABIES & TOTS GROUP meets each Wednesday morning 10.30am-11.45am. All parents with babies/toddlers are most welcome to attend.

ST. PATRICK'S CELEBRATION 8.00pm Saturday 17 March in Parish Hall. Music by 'Athenrye' Please bring a plate of finger food to share and your own drinks, soft or alcoholic. Tickets cost £5.00 on sale at back of Church/Hall.

THANK YOU for last week's contribution:

Gift Aid Envelopes;                   £195.00

Loose Plate & Envelopes;           £499.25

Standing Orders:                       £550.00

Total:                                     £1244.25

Parish Development Fund                    £609.49

Thought for the week Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.

LENTEN ACTIVITIES & IDEAS 2018-Please pick up the Lenten Activities & Ideas leaflet, in the Church/Hall entrance foyer for the different ways to observe Lent with the Parish.

CAFOD LENT FAST DAY-Friday 23rd February-CAFOD'S Family Fast Day this Lent is an opportunity to support our brothers and sisters who don't have enough to eat. On Friday 23rd February can you give up a meal, or eat a simple meal, in solidarity? With malnutrition still killing almost three million children a year, your fasting, prayers, and donations will ensure more of God's children have enough good food to eat. And this Lent, your donation will make double the difference. For every pound you donate to CAFOD, the UK Government will also donate a pound, upto a total of £5 million, meaning twice the number of lives can be transformed. Twice the number of children can have the opportunity to grow up healthy and strong. Please collect your Fast Day envelope this weekend and give generously.

SPUC Youth Conference - Friday 9th - Sunday 11th March 2018. Yarnfield Park Conference Centre, Stone, Staffordshire. A weekend filled with stimulating and informative pro-life talks, workshops and many chances to meet other young pro-life people. For ages 16-35. Price for full weekend £100. Day tickets and some sponsored places also available. For further info or to book contact Katherine on 020 78203137 or katherinehampton@spuc.org.uk

DAY OF RECOLLECTION-"Life to the Full" How the Power of Easter can help us every day, led by David Payne, Director of Café (Catholic Faith Exploration), on Saturday 10th March at Our Lady of Good Counsel & St. Peter, 8 St John's Road, March, PE15 8RJ, from 10.30am - 4.00pm. There will be Praise and Worship, a talk by David Payne, prayer, ministry, finishing with Holy Mass. Everyone welcome, please bring a shared lunch. Tea and coffee provided. Please see poster on noticeboard for more details.

WORLD YOUTH DAY 2019 IN PANAMA-Join with thousands of other young Catholics from across the world, for a week of pilgrimage culminating in Mass with Pope Francis. Booking closes at the end of February 2018 (You need to be 17 by 1st September 2018). Please see www.rcdea.org.uk/youth for more information.

Parish Pilgrimage to Lourdes 4th -11th June including visits to Biarritz, Gavarnie & Evening with Dinner in Bartres. Cost £679.00. Anyone interested please speak to Fr Tom.

Parish Pilgrimage to The Holy Land 22nd to 29th October 2018 Cost per person approx. £1440 (cost of transfer to and from Luton Airport not included) single supplement £250. Non-refundable deposit £400