Parish Priest : Father Lijo Jose
Telephone Number : 01844 345 578
E-mail Address :
Parish Secretary Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9.30 to 2.30pm
Please note there are no weekday Masses this week (week beginning 20th January) on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Mass will commence at 5.30pm on Friday and the weekend Masses will continue as normal.
For the next two weeks, despite there being no Mass Coffee & Company will meet on Tuesday in the Club Room from 10:00am.
The Funeral Mass for late Mrs. Mary Philomena Clegg who died on 3rd January will take place on Friday 31st January at 12:00noon.
Being a Lay Minister of the Eucharist Training Course 2020 on Wednesdays – February 5, 12, 19 – 7.30pm - 9.00pm. Mass at 7.30pm at Holy Ghost, Luton 33 Westbourne Road LU4 8JD. Cost - £12 for the course or £5 per night. Booking forms are available in the Narthex.
Subscription renewals to the Monthly Development Scheme
become due in February. Last year the Fund raised was £1,340 of much needed funds towards the maintenance of our church. If you are not already a member, please do think about joining. The draw takes place monthly with a 1st prize of £30 and a 2nd prize of £20. In addition, there are two “bumper prizes” of £100 and £30 awarded in July and December. Copies of the Pink Renewal Form can be found in the in the Narthex.
Divine Adoration at St. Augustine’s, High Wycombe
You are warmly invited to a beautiful evening of Eucharistic Adoration, with praise and worship and prayer ministry. Friday January 17th at 8pm in the Upper Room, St. Augustine’s Church, 24 Amersham Hill, High Wycombe, HP13 6NZ. Refreshments will be available beforehand, from 7.15pm.
Weekend of Centering Prayer
with Fr. Kuno Kohn from Germany.
Venue: Foyer- St. Teresa’s School.
Sessions are as follows:
Friday 24th January at 7.00pm;
Saturday 25th January at 10.30am and 3.00pm;
Sunday 26th. January at 2.30pm and 4.30pm.
Each session will last no more than 90 mins. All are welcome to come to one or more of the sessions.
19th January: The theme for 2020 is ‘Peace as a Journey of Hope: Dialogue, Reconciliation and Ecological Conversion’. In his World Peace Day message for 2020, Pope Francis speaks wise words challenging us to dialogue and renewed relationships of reconciliation, communal solidarity and hope in the future.
Saturday Music Group and the Sunday Choir
are seeking musicians, particularly keyboard players, to strengthen their capability to support the weekend masses. If you are able to provide any help please contact Margaret Dalton ( 01844 214936 ) for the Saturday Music Group or Paula McAleavey (01844 275818) for the Sunday Choir.
We have a New Bishop – Pope Francis has appointed Canon David Oakley, a priest of the Archdiocese of Birmingham and currently rector of St. Mary’s College, Oscott, to be the thirteenth Bishop of Northampton. Cardinal Vincent Nichols will celebrate the Episcopal Ordination of Bishop Elect David in Northampton Cathedral at 11 am on the Solemnity of St. Joseph, 19 March 2020.
Lighthouse Quiz Sheet Fundraiser: Lighthouse is a children’s holiday week run by volunteers from local churches. To help raise funds to support the running of Lighthouse and have the chance to win £25 please enter our Lighthouse Quiz 2019/20. The sheets cost £1 and are available during tea and coffee after 10am mass for the next few weeks. Alternatively please contact Caroline Male 01844 273351 for your copy.
Catholic Basics - A basic introduction to the Catholic faith. A four part course by Nores. Part One: God, on Saturday, 25th Jan 2020 from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Cost £15 per person. Registration forms available in the Narthex. For more details
Lighthouse Quiz Sheet Fundraiser
Lighthouse is a children’s holiday week run by volunteers from local churches. To help raise funds to support the running of Lighthouse and have the chance to win £25, please enter our Lighthouse Quiz 2019/20. The sheets cost £1 and are available during tea and coffee after 10am mass for the next few weeks.
Approaching the Altar for Communion
Communion is offered from the front of the church. The occupants of each row of seats approach the altar in turn, via the central aisle: first the choir, then the front side chapels, then the main body of the church starting from the front row on each side, followed by the side chapels, then the rear of the church and the balcony.
LUX.Vox A fun residential weekend for young Catholics aged 11-18 years from 31st January to 2nd February 2020 at Kings Park Conference Centre in Northampton. Please contact Fiona on 01582 720627 or email: or see the notice board for more details.