© Llay/Rossett Parish 2019
Llay - Rossett Parish Wrexham, North Wales
PAC Our next Pastoral Advisory Council meeting will be on Monday 10th June 2019 at 7pm, Llay. Copies of the minutes of our recent Pastoral Advisory Council Meeting (of 28th January) are now available from the back or visit HERE to download. Please note.

Our New Directory and Year Book

2019

Available from the back at £3.50 – a fund of information on the parishes, Dioceses and organisations etc. of the Catholic Church in Wales. Church Cleaners We are in need of a further team to help clean our church in Llay. We are asking for volunteers, male or female, from either Llay or Rossett to help with this task. Please contact the parish office or Canon.

“Mission Today”

The Spring 2019 edition of this Free magazine “MISSIO” (APF – The little red boxes) is now available from the back. Catholic Singles Catholic Singles is an organisation which helps single Catholics of all ages (over 18 years) meet other single Catholics, either one to one or through social events. For further information visit www.catholicsingles.org.uk or tel. 0161 941 3498 or email: info@catholicsingles.org.uk or write to Catholic Singles, 1 Burlescombe Close, Altrincham. WA14 4UX. See notice at the back.

EVENTS FOR YOUR DIARY

Lent

Lenten “Walk with Me” Booklets 2019 These have a page for each day from Ash Wednesday (6th March) to Easter Sunday. They are available now, from the porch – Free. Do take one and use it. (Donations welcome). Lenten Lunches At St Martin’s Church Hall, Market Square, Llay, every Friday in Lent from 8th March to 12th April, 12 noon to 1.30pm. £3.50 for soup, bread, cheese, and fruit. All proceeds shared between Dementia UK and Jamie’s Fund (which funds mental health projects in Uganda).See the notice at the back. Do come

Lent Day of Prayer

You are warmly invited to come and join the St Beuno’s Outreach Team for our Lent Day of Prayer at the Loreto Centre, Abbey Road, Llandudno LL30 2EL on Saturday 16th March. We start at 10.30am and the day will end with Mass at around 3pm, followed by tea. Please bring a packed lunch. Everyone most welcome. See the notice at the back. The “Lenten Alms” Box This has been placed at the back of the church (and is emptied every day!). This year your alms go to “MISSIO” (formerly APF) – the Pope’s society supporting all the Missions. Do be as generous as you can!

Pilgrimages

Knock Shrine, Ireland, 13th May 2019.

£649.00 per person sharing. Price includes flight with 10kg hand luggage, all taxes, transfers, 4 nights’ in Knock House Hotel half-board. All entertainment, excursions/guided tours included. Groups and Individual bookings welcome. Contact Patricia on 01268 762 278 or 07740 175557 or email knockpilgrimages@gmail.com. See the poster.

Wrexham Diocesan 2019 Pilgrimage to

Lourdes 23rd to 28th May

Bishop Peter invites you to join him for the annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes. Flying from Liverpool Airport on Thursday 23rd May you will have five nights in Lourdes. Hotel and other information can be obtained from Hoe Walsh Tours, www.joewalshtours.co.uk or the Diocesan Director, Fr Adrian Morrin in Bangor: 01248 370421 or Email: bangorchatholicchurch@btinternet.com HMP Berwyn Mass is celebrated every Saturday at HMP Berwyn at 10.00am. It is good for the prisoners that local people should also attend. If you would like to attend – or to find out more information – please contact Anne Coleman on 07709914519
Quietness (reverence) in church Be silent, be thoughtful, and be reverent, for this is the house of the Lord. Before Mass speak to God. During Mass let God speak to you. After Mass speak to one another, but quietly, without disturbing those who are at prayer – ideally in the porch.

Offertory Envelopes

The new boxes of offertory envelopes, starting 6/7 April, are now at the back of the Church. Please collect yours now. Please also remember to always use your envelopes on Saturday/Sunday, Holy Days of Obligation and for the three Diocesan Collections, so that the Gift Aid can be reclaimed from HMRC. Our Parish Lenten Penitential Service Friday 5th April with Stations of the Cross – 7pm at Llay, with a choice of Confessors. Do remember the date.

Foodbank Donations

Please put them in the box at the rear of the Church. Many thanks. The Foodbank are in need of cartons of fruit juice; cartons of long life (UHT) milk; tinned rice pudding; tinned fruit; tinned meat e.g. corned beef, ham, chicken etc. “The Angelus” It is so very important for us all to remind ourselves frequently every day how emphatically God entered into human life out of love for us. The ancient prayer “The Angelus” is one very effective way we can do this. Copies of “The Angelus” have been distributed today and any spare copies will be left at the back. Let us all avail of this Advent to get into the habit of praying “The Angelus” two or three times every day.

Our Catholic Newspapers and

Magazines

Do bring some Catholic reading into your home. There are usually some copies of the “Universe” and “The Catholic Herald” for sale at the back – as well as various magazines (some of them free) Living Theology 2019, Llandudno “Understanding your everyday beliefs”: at Loreto Centre, Abbey Road, Llandudno LL30 2EL – Friday 7th to Sunday 9th June 2019. What is Living Theology”? The Living Theology Summer School has been organised by Jesuits and their associates in venues across the country for over 50 years. The courses continue to provide opportunities for Christians of all denominations to deepen their understanding of the Christian faith, and develop their personal reflection on Christian living and belief. No prior theological knowledge is required, just an open mind and willingness to engage. For further information please contact Ewa Bem IBVM, Loreto Centre, Abbey Road, Llandudno, LL30 2EL, or ‘phone 01492 878031 or email: loretocentre@yahoo.co.uk

We Remember in our prayers

Those whose anniversaries occur this week 17th Mary Snow, Victoria Mansbridge, Deborah Bailey 18th William Riley, Mary Williams 19th Pauline Long, Beatrice Whitefield 20th Eileen Shinn 22nd John Milan p.p., Lucy Cunnah, Thomas Kennedy 23rd Moira Jones, Peter Lennon May they rest in peace and rise in Glory

2nd Sunday of Lent

Saturday: 16 March 6.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Gerry Cummins RIP Sunday: 17 March 9.00am (Christ the King) Peter Williamson RIP 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi) for the parishioners
Saturday 23 March Weekday 2nd Week of Lent 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Fr Edward Motherway RIP Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Holy Mass, Exposition (time for Sacrament of Reconciliation /Confession – from 10.10am to 10.30am) & Benediction

3rd Sunday of Lent

Saturday: 23 March 6.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Sunday: 24 March 9.00am (Christ the King) 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi)
Mon - Weekday 2nd Week of Lent 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Tony Jones RIP Tue - St Joseph, Spouse of BVM 9.00am (St Francis of Assisi) Jack Tobin RIP Wed - Weekday 2nd Week of Lent 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Barry Ryan RIP 7.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Silent Hour of Prayer Thur - Weekday 2nd Week of Lent 7.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Susan Nolan RIP Fri - Weekday 2nd Week of Lent 9.30am (Christ the King) Roy & Marion Morrin RIP 7.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Stations of the Cross

Mass Times

Our Holy Father’s Prayer Intention for March Evangelization – Christian Communities That Christian communities, especially those who are persecuted, feel that they are close to Christ and have their rights respected. The “Link”: Latest edition of this, our Free Diocesan Newsletter, is now in the porch. Do take a copy.
Latest Bulletin to Download
© Llay/Rossett Parish 2018
Llay/Rossett Parish Wrexham, North Wales

Mass Times

Latest Bulletin to Download
Our Holy Father’s Prayer Intention for March Evangelization – Christian Communities That Christian communities, especially those who are persecuted, feel that they are close to Christ and have their rights respected. The “Link”: Latest edition of this, our Free Diocesan Newsletter, is now in the porch. Do take a copy.

We Remember in our prayers

Those whose anniversaries occur this week 17th Mary Snow, Victoria Mansbridge, Deborah Bailey 18th William Riley, Mary Williams 19th Pauline Long, Beatrice Whitefield 20th Eileen Shinn 22nd John Milan p.p., Lucy Cunnah, Thomas Kennedy 23rd Moira Jones, Peter Lennon May they rest in peace and rise in Glory
Quietness (reverence) in church Be silent, be thoughtful, and be reverent, for this is the house of the Lord. Before Mass speak to God. During Mass let God speak to you. After Mass speak to one another, but quietly, without disturbing those who are at prayer – ideally in the porch.

Offertory Envelopes

The new boxes of offertory envelopes, starting 6/7 April, are now at the back of the Church. Please collect yours now. Please also remember to always use your envelopes on Saturday/Sunday, Holy Days of Obligation and for the three Diocesan Collections, so that the Gift Aid can be reclaimed from HMRC. Our Parish Lenten Penitential Service Friday 5th April with Stations of the Cross – 7pm at Llay, with a choice of Confessors. Do remember the date.

Foodbank Donations

Please put them in the box at the rear of the Church. Many thanks. The Foodbank are in need of cartons of fruit juice; cartons of long life (UHT) milk; tinned rice pudding; tinned fruit; tinned meat e.g. corned beef, ham, chicken etc. “The Angelus” It is so very important for us all to remind ourselves frequently every day how emphatically God entered into human life out of love for us. The ancient prayer “The Angelus” is one very effective way we can do this. Copies of “The Angelus” have been distributed today and any spare copies will be left at the back. Let us all avail of this Advent to get into the habit of praying “The Angelus” two or three times every day.

Our Catholic Newspapers and Magazines

Do bring some Catholic reading into your home. There are usually some copies of the “Universe” and “The Catholic Herald” for sale at the back – as well as various magazines (some of them free) Living Theology 2019, Llandudno “Understanding your everyday beliefs”: at Loreto Centre, Abbey Road, Llandudno LL30 2EL – Friday 7th to Sunday 9th June 2019. What is Living Theology”? The Living Theology Summer School has been organised by Jesuits and their associates in venues across the country for over 50 years. The courses continue to provide opportunities for Christians of all denominations to deepen their understanding of the Christian faith, and develop their personal reflection on Christian living and belief. No prior theological knowledge is required, just an open mind and willingness to engage. For further information please contact Ewa Bem IBVM, Loreto Centre, Abbey Road, Llandudno, LL30 2EL, or ‘phone 01492 878031 or email: loretocentre@yahoo.co.uk
PAC Our next Pastoral Advisory Council meeting will be on Monday 10th June 2019 at 7pm, Llay. Copies of the minutes of our recent Pastoral Advisory Council Meeting (of 28th January) are now available from the back or visit HERE to download. Please note.

Our New Directory and Year Book 2019

Available from the back at £3.50 – a fund of information on the parishes, Dioceses and organisations etc. of the Catholic Church in Wales. Church Cleaners We are in need of a further team to help clean our church in Llay. We are asking for volunteers, male or female, from either Llay or Rossett to help with this task. Please contact the parish office or Canon.

“Mission Today”

The Spring 2019 edition of this Free magazine “MISSIO” (APF – The little red boxes) is now available from the back. Catholic Singles Catholic Singles is an organisation which helps single Catholics of all ages (over 18 years) meet other single Catholics, either one to one or through social events. For further information visit www.catholicsingles.org.uk or tel. 0161 941 3498 or email: info@catholicsingles.org.uk or write to Catholic Singles, 1 Burlescombe Close, Altrincham. WA14 4UX. See notice at the back.

EVENTS FOR YOUR DIARY

Lent

Lenten “Walk with Me” Booklets 2019 These have a page for each day from Ash Wednesday (6th March) to Easter Sunday. They are available now, from the porch – Free. Do take one and use it. (Donations welcome). Lenten Lunches At St Martin’s Church Hall, Market Square, Llay, every Friday in Lent from 8th March to 12th April, 12 noon to 1.30pm. £3.50 for soup, bread, cheese, and fruit. All proceeds shared between Dementia UK and Jamie’s Fund (which funds mental health projects in Uganda).See the notice at the back. Do come

Lent Day of Prayer

You are warmly invited to come and join the St Beuno’s Outreach Team for our Lent Day of Prayer at the Loreto Centre, Abbey Road, Llandudno LL30 2EL on Saturday 16th March. We start at 10.30am and the day will end with Mass at around 3pm, followed by tea. Please bring a packed lunch. Everyone most welcome. See the notice at the back. The “Lenten Alms” Box This has been placed at the back of the church (and is emptied every day!). This year your alms go to “MISSIO” (formerly APF) – the Pope’s society supporting all the Missions. Do be as generous as you can!

Pilgrimages

Knock Shrine, Ireland, 13th May 2019.

£649.00 per person sharing. Price includes flight with 10kg hand luggage, all taxes, transfers, 4 nights’ in Knock House Hotel half-board. All entertainment, excursions/guided tours included. Groups and Individual bookings welcome. Contact Patricia on 01268 762 278 or 07740 175557 or email knockpilgrimages@gmail.com. See the poster.

Wrexham Diocesan 2019 Pilgrimage to

Lourdes 23rd to 28th May

Bishop Peter invites you to join him for the annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes. Flying from Liverpool Airport on Thursday 23rd May you will have five nights in Lourdes. Hotel and other information can be obtained from Hoe Walsh Tours, www.joewalshtours.co.uk or the Diocesan Director, Fr Adrian Morrin in Bangor: 01248 370421 or Email: bangorchatholicchurch@btinternet.com HMP Berwyn Mass is celebrated every Saturday at HMP Berwyn at 10.00am. It is good for the prisoners that local people should also attend. If you would like to attend – or to find out more information – please contact Anne Coleman on 07709914519

2nd Sunday of Lent

Saturday: 16 March 6.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Gerry Cummins RIP Sunday: 17 March 9.00am (Christ the King) Peter Williamson RIP 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi) for the parishioners
Mon - Weekday 2nd Week of Lent 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Tony Jones RIP Tue - St Joseph, Spouse of BVM 9.00am (St Francis of Assisi) Jack Tobin RIP Wed - Weekday 2nd Week of Lent 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Barry Ryan RIP 7.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Silent Hour of Prayer Thur - Weekday 2nd Week of Lent 7.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Susan Nolan RIP Fri - Weekday 2nd Week of Lent 9.30am (Christ the King) Roy & Marion Morrin RIP 7.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Stations of the Cross
Saturday 23 March Weekday 2nd Week of Lent 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Fr Edward Motherway RIP Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Holy Mass, Exposition (time for Sacrament of Reconciliation /Confession – from 10.10am to 10.30am) & Benediction

3rd Sunday of Lent

Saturday: 23 March 6.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Sunday: 24 March 9.00am (Christ the King) 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi)
© Llay/Rossett Parish 2018
Llay/Rossett Parish Wrexham, North Wales

Mass Times

Latest Bulletin to Download
Our Holy Father’s Prayer Intention for March Evangelization – Christian Communities That Christian communities, especially those who are persecuted, feel that they are close to Christ and have their rights respected. The “Link”: Latest edition of this, our Free Diocesan Newsletter, is now in the porch. Do take a copy.

We Remember in our prayers

Those whose anniversaries occur this week 17th Mary Snow, Victoria Mansbridge, Deborah Bailey 18th William Riley, Mary Williams 19th Pauline Long, Beatrice Whitefield 20th Eileen Shinn 22nd John Milan p.p., Lucy Cunnah, Thomas Kennedy 23rd Moira Jones, Peter Lennon May they rest in peace and rise in Glory
Quietness (reverence) in church Be silent, be thoughtful, and be reverent, for this is the house of the Lord. Before Mass speak to God. During Mass let God speak to you. After Mass speak to one another, but quietly, without disturbing those who are at prayer – ideally in the porch.

Offertory Envelopes

The new boxes of offertory envelopes, starting 6/7 April, are now at the back of the Church. Please collect yours now. Please also remember to always use your envelopes on Saturday/Sunday, Holy Days of Obligation and for the three Diocesan Collections, so that the Gift Aid can be reclaimed from HMRC. Our Parish Lenten Penitential Service Friday 5th April with Stations of the Cross – 7pm at Llay, with a choice of Confessors. Do remember the date.

Foodbank Donations

Please put them in the box at the rear of the Church. Many thanks. The Foodbank are in need of cartons of fruit juice; cartons of long life (UHT) milk; tinned rice pudding; tinned fruit; tinned meat e.g. corned beef, ham, chicken etc. “The Angelus” It is so very important for us all to remind ourselves frequently every day how emphatically God entered into human life out of love for us. The ancient prayer “The Angelus” is one very effective way we can do this. Copies of “The Angelus” have been distributed today and any spare copies will be left at the back. Let us all avail of this Advent to get into the habit of praying “The Angelus” two or three times every day.

Our Catholic Newspapers and Magazines

Do bring some Catholic reading into your home. There are usually some copies of the “Universe” and “The Catholic Herald” for sale at the back – as well as various magazines (some of them free) Living Theology 2019, Llandudno “Understanding your everyday beliefs”: at Loreto Centre, Abbey Road, Llandudno LL30 2EL – Friday 7th to Sunday 9th June 2019. What is Living Theology”? The Living Theology Summer School has been organised by Jesuits and their associates in venues across the country for over 50 years. The courses continue to provide opportunities for Christians of all denominations to deepen their understanding of the Christian faith, and develop their personal reflection on Christian living and belief. No prior theological knowledge is required, just an open mind and willingness to engage. For further information please contact Ewa Bem IBVM, Loreto Centre, Abbey Road, Llandudno, LL30 2EL, or ‘phone 01492 878031 or email: loretocentre@yahoo.co.uk

EVENTS FOR YOUR DIARY

Lent

Lenten “Walk with Me” Booklets 2019 These have a page for each day from Ash Wednesday (6th March) to Easter Sunday. They are available now, from the porch – Free. Do take one and use it. (Donations welcome). Lenten Lunches At St Martin’s Church Hall, Market Square, Llay, every Friday in Lent from 8th March to 12th April, 12 noon to 1.30pm. £3.50 for soup, bread, cheese, and fruit. All proceeds shared between Dementia UK and Jamie’s Fund (which funds mental health projects in Uganda).See the notice at the back. Do come

Lent Day of Prayer

You are warmly invited to come and join the St Beuno’s Outreach Team for our Lent Day of Prayer at the Loreto Centre, Abbey Road, Llandudno LL30 2EL on Saturday 16th March. We start at 10.30am and the day will end with Mass at around 3pm, followed by tea. Please bring a packed lunch. Everyone most welcome. See the notice at the back. The “Lenten Alms” Box This has been placed at the back of the church (and is emptied every day!). This year your alms go to “MISSIO” (formerly APF) – the Pope’s society supporting all the Missions. Do be as generous as you can!

Pilgrimages

Knock Shrine, Ireland, 13th May 2019.

£649.00 per person sharing. Price includes flight with 10kg hand luggage, all taxes, transfers, 4 nights’ in Knock House Hotel half-board. All entertainment, excursions/guided tours included. Groups and Individual bookings welcome. Contact Patricia on 01268 762 278 or 07740 175557 or email knockpilgrimages@gmail.com. See the poster.

Wrexham Diocesan 2019 Pilgrimage to

Lourdes 23rd to 28th May

Bishop Peter invites you to join him for the annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes. Flying from Liverpool Airport on Thursday 23rd May you will have five nights in Lourdes. Hotel and other information can be obtained from Hoe Walsh Tours, www.joewalshtours.co.uk or the Diocesan Director, Fr Adrian Morrin in Bangor: 01248 370421 or Email: bangorchatholicchurch@btinternet.com HMP Berwyn Mass is celebrated every Saturday at HMP Berwyn at 10.00am. It is good for the prisoners that local people should also attend. If you would like to attend – or to find out more information – please contact Anne Coleman on 07709914519
PAC Our next Pastoral Advisory Council meeting will be on Monday 10th June 2019 at 7pm, Llay. Copies of the minutes of our recent Pastoral Advisory Council Meeting (of 28th January) are now available from the back or visit HERE to download. Please note.

Our New Directory and Year Book 2019

Available from the back at £3.50 – a fund of information on the parishes, Dioceses and organisations etc. of the Catholic Church in Wales. Church Cleaners We are in need of a further team to help clean our church in Llay. We are asking for volunteers, male or female, from either Llay or Rossett to help with this task. Please contact the parish office or Canon.

“Mission Today”

The Spring 2019 edition of this Free magazine “MISSIO” (APF – The little red boxes) is now available from the back. Catholic Singles Catholic Singles is an organisation which helps single Catholics of all ages (over 18 years) meet other single Catholics, either one to one or through social events. For further information visit www.catholicsingles.org.uk or tel. 0161 941 3498 or email: info@catholicsingles.org.uk or write to Catholic Singles, 1 Burlescombe Close, Altrincham. WA14 4UX. See notice at the back.

2nd Sunday of Lent

Saturday: 16 March 6.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Gerry Cummins RIP Sunday: 17 March 9.00am (Christ the King) Peter Williamson RIP 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi) for the parishioners
Mon - Weekday 2nd Week of Lent 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Tony Jones RIP Tue - St Joseph, Spouse of BVM 9.00am (St Francis of Assisi) Jack Tobin RIP Wed - Weekday 2nd Week of Lent 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Barry Ryan RIP 7.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Silent Hour of Prayer Thur - Weekday 2nd Week of Lent 7.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Susan Nolan RIP Fri - Weekday 2nd Week of Lent 9.30am (Christ the King) Roy & Marion Morrin RIP 7.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Stations of the Cross
Saturday 23 March Weekday 2nd Week of Lent 9.30am (St Francis of Assisi) Fr Edward Motherway RIP Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Holy Mass, Exposition (time for Sacrament of Reconciliation /Confession – from 10.10am to 10.30am) & Benediction

3rd Sunday of Lent

Saturday: 23 March 6.00pm (St Francis of Assisi) Sunday: 24 March 9.00am (Christ the King) 11.00am (St Francis of Assisi)