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PLEASE PRAY FOR those who anniversaries occur at this time: Matthew Clarke, Larry Vella, Shirley Monnelly, Patricia Wallis, Mackie Swanson, Bill Kearney, Michael Murray, Dorothy Harris, Danny Dunkley, Terence Romeo, Maud Steel, Nora Love, Maureen Jones, Helen Whittaker, George Holt, Halina Zawadzka, Serella Banks, John Allgood, Heidi Welsh.  May they rest in peace.

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK: Susan Butler, Michael Black, Bellina Casagrande,  Linda Cleary, Matthew Coen, John Cox, Cora Crawford, Joyce De-Cotis, Brian & Monica Dutton, Margaret Garford, Kathy Geary, John Hadleigh,  Joan Hughes, Gordon Higginbotham, Emma Holmes, Arthur Hunt, Milina Joseph, James Lipscombe, Beth Milne, Sylvia Norbury, 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 Rev Roger Spencer and the parishioners of The Sacred Heart, Southwold.

PLEASE PRAY FOR those who have recently died: David Martin RIP. May he rest in peace.

PARISH MISSION Saturday 18th November - Friday 24th November Please put this date in your diary,

WORLD MISSION SUNDAY- Next Sunday, the Holy Father invites all Catholics to contribute to a special collection for Missio, his official charity for overseas mission. Your support on World Mission Sunday will help brave missionaries in proclaiming the Gospel of peace in South Sudan and around the world. You will be able to Gift Aid all donations by using envelopes provided by Missio.

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

ST FELIX SENIOR GROUP are not meeting in the parish hall this week as they are going out for a game of 10 Pin Bowling, meeting at 1.45pm at Bretton Bowling Alley.

PIETY STALL-Advent/Christmas items are now available to buy from the Piety Stall including, Advent Books, Christmas Cards, Diaries & Calendars 2018.

MACMILLAN COFFEE MORNING Friday 20th October after the 9.30am Mass. cakes, fancy goods, books, raffle and games stalls. Donations of items for the stalls are very welcome but most importantly please come along to support this worthy cause

A MUSIC WORKSHOP is to be held 12 noon next Saturday 21st October for all those interested in forming a Sunday Choir at 10am Mass. Anyone showing an interest, children as well as adults, are most welcome to attend.

HOLY LAND PRESENTATION by Fr Paul Maddison has been re-arranged for 7.30pm Friday 27th October in the parish hall for anyone who is interested in finding out more about the Holy Land.

MONTH OF THE HOLY SOULS-November is the month of the Holy Souls, envelopes are available to list the names of deceased relatives and friends. Please return your envelopes by All Souls Thursday 2nd November. The 3 Masses on All Souls will then be offered for the deceased.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION 2018-Enrolment forms are available, in the church/school foyers, for all children (Year 3 and above) who wish to make their First Holy Communion in the parish in 2018. Completed forms must be received by Sunday 29 October 2017.

CONFIRMATION 2018- Enrolment forms are available to those in year 8 or above wishing to prepare for Confirmation 2018. Completed forms must be received by Sunday 29 October 2017.

THANK YOU for last week's contribution:

Gift Aid Envelopes;                   £217.85

Loose Plate & Envelopes;           £432.98

Standing Orders:                       £550.00

Total:                                     £1200.83

CAFOD                                          £1153.73

Thought for the week A bad conscience has a very good memory

S.P.U.C. Branch A.G.M. Tuesday 17th October 7 pm, St. Lukes.  All welcome.

TORCHLIGHT PROCESSION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT through Norwich on 27th October at 8pm. This year's special intention for this silent procession is for sanctity of all human life, since this day marks the moment when the Abortion Bill came into effect fifty years ago. It will be followed by an all-night Vigil in the Cathedral. Please see poster for more details.

DAY OF REFLECTION FOR CATHOLIC MEN: Fr Richard Aladics will speak on The Heroism of the East Anglian Martyrs and The Sacrificial Love of Fatherhood, Saturday, 4th November 2017, St Ethelreda, Newmarket, from 10-4pm.  £15 to include lunch. The day starts with Mass at 10am, and finishes with adoration and confession from 2:30-4pm. Register online www.rcdea.org.uk, or contact Steve at catholicmen23@gmail.com for further details.

DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA-Bishop Alan will be leading a Diocesan Pilgrimage to Fatima from 10th -15th September next year. As well as visiting the major sites at Fatima we will spend a day in Lisbon with Mass at the shrine of St. Anthony of Padua. The cost is £850 per person flying from Stansted. If you would like more details or to book a place, please contact Pilgrimage People by phone on 0800 612 3423 or by email on: office@pilgrimagepeople.org

HCPT GROUP 209 are looking for volunteer helpers to travel to Lourdes, France during Easter 2018. For more information about this incredible opportunity, please contact group leader, Sarah Holdsworth on 07814476356.

Parish Pilgrimage to The Holy Land 15th - 22nd October 2018 Cost per person approx. £1440 (cost of transfer to and from Luton Airport not included) single supplement £250. Non-refundable deposit £400. Fr Paul Maddison will give a presentation about the pilgrimage on Friday 27th October 2017 at 7.30pm.