MEDICAL MISSIONARIES OF MARY.
Thank you for your support a fantastic £1,402.32 was raised.
Congratulations to all the young people who received the Sacrament of Confirmation on Thursday night. Thank you to all who helped in the preparation to make it such a special occasion.
MASS IN ST. AUGUSTINE'S PRIMARY SCHOOL
Parishioners are invited to join children, staff and parents/carers when
Fr. Seamus celebrates Masses in School during Lent.
Mass will be at 9.30 a.m. in the school hall on the following dates:
Tuesday 23rd February Thursday 3rd March
Thursday 10th March Thursday 17th March
The Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle is looking to appoint a Safeguarding Advisor, 30 hours per week, and a Finance Assistant, 37.5 hours per week. For further information and an application pack please visit our website www.rcdhn.org.uk or contact us (0191 243 3301, email firstname.lastname@example.org. The closing date for applications is Monday 29 February
CALLING ALL LITURGY LEADERS - a Children’s Liturgy afternoon has been arranged by Angela Joyce from the Diocese to visit St Thomas Aquinas for all parishes, on Saturday 21st May 1.30pm-3.30pm. It is for present leaders and anyone who would like to become a leader or helper. (DBS required).
FORWARD TOGETHER IN HOPE
New Survey – Just for young people aged 11-19
The Diocese really want to hear the views of young people and have launched their own survey so they can learn from your ideas. Please go onto the Diocesan website www.rcdhn.org.uk to submit your views.
Please see a copy of our responses/survey
Parish-Diocesan 1-12 Answers 2015.docx
Handout Mass January 2016.doc
Holy Island SVP Camp
“Volunteers required for kitchen staff at SVP Holy Island Camp during summer holidays and during term time camps. Work involves supporting cook in preparing and serving meals, cleaning and dining room duties. Please contact Jacinta Hetherington on 07879463333 for more information. Thank you in anticipation!”
St Augustine’s Parish Centre
Wednesday 25th February and 2nd March
7.15pm – 8.30pm.
Please let the office (266602) know if you wish to attend.
PILGRIMAGE TO BELGIUM AND HOLLAND
Wednesday 11th MAY –Thursday 19th MAY 2016
The Tour will be to Belgium and Holland visiting the important sites relating to Our Lady and the Eucharist, visiting Bruges, Ghent, Kortrijk, Amsterdam, Loodresdrecht and other places of interest.
The Tour is open to all in the Darlington Cluster, family and friends are very welcome.
The Spiritual Director is Father David Russell.
Travel is by Executive Coach and Ferry and the cost for 25 people travelling will be £685pp for 8 nights on a half-board basis.
A single supplement will apply. For further information, please contact Mike Horan on 01325 243773 : Mobile 0779 031 1872.
Carl from C.A.B. Executive travel will be in Holy Family Social Centre after 9.30 Mass on Sunday March 13th It will be an opportunity to see the itinerary and ask any questions relating to the tour. The meeting is open to people not booked on the tour but would like further information
VOLUNTEERS WANTED (over 18 yrs old/ under ……….)
Can you help once a month on a Sunday evening about 6ish in the Presbytery. We have a rota system of 4 different teams who counts and banks the parish monies. If you would like to help (as the saying goes, many hands make light work) please contact the office on 01325 266602 or email us on email@example.com Thank you.
Could any parishioners who have become non-taxpayers since 6th April 2015 and/or changed address please contact me on 07717 074991 as soon as possible. Many thanks, Sheila Taylor – Gift Aid Organiser.
OFFERTORY COLLECTION WITH GIFT AID
Envelopes are available for the next financial year – at the back of Church for those who contribute this way. Please do not use them until next Sunday 6th April 2014.
If you attend any other Church within the Diocese you can use your offertory envelope and it will be sent back to the originating parish.
If you would like us to reclaim some of your tax back (name, address, signature is all that is required) please give me a ring Barbara Morgan in the office 266602 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and a form will be sent out.
For every taxpayer who contributes this way the parish can reclaim 25p for every £1 that is placed on the collection plate. Last year we received an additional £9,220.
If your circumstances have changed and you no longer pay tax we need to know, likewise if you have a new address