Parish Priest : Father Lijo Jose
Telephone Number : 01844 345 578
E-mail Address :
Parish Secretary Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9.30 to 2.30pm
Bible Timeline Planning Meeting
on Wednesday, 19th February at 7pm in the clubroom. Anyone who would like to join the co-ordinating group for this exciting project are most welcome.
Stations of the Cross after Mass
St. Teresa’s pupils will be leading Stations of the Cross after Mass on 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th March.
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.
40 Hours Eucharistic Adoration
in St. John Henry Newman’s Chapel at, 9 College Lane, Littlemore, Oxford, OX4 4LQ on Friday 21st February - 9:00am Mass, Exposition until 9:00pm. Saturday 22nd February - Exposition from 7:00am to 9:00pm and Sunday 23rd February - Exposition from 7:00am to 9:00pm.
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.
Advance notice for your diaries:
The Cafod Group will again be hosting soup lunches and fellowship in the Club Room on each Friday of Lent, starting on Friday 28th February. The lunches will follow Mass, which on the Fridays of Lent will be held at 12 noon. All are welcome.
CAFOD Supporters’ Event
Come and hear from CAFOD’s Director, Christine Allen, about her experience visiting our partners and giving input at global events, be inspired by other supporters on Sat 22 Feb - St Augustine Church, 1 Langcliffe Drive, Heelands, Milton Keynes MK13 7PL 10:30am – 1.30pm (coffee/tea from 10am with shared lunch from 1:30pm). Please call us 01494 863 777 or email email@example.com.
Farewell Mass - Bishop Peter
will celebrate Mass at Northampton Cathedral on Saturday 22nd February at 11 am. Everybody welcome.
Pilgrim’s Way Open Evening
at St Mary’s Church on Tuesday 25th February from 7.30pm – all who are interested in taking part are welcome to attend.
NORES Catholic Basics Course:
This is a four part course and the first module is on Saturday 15th February. This will be an all-day course at NORES, Luton from 10am-3pm. Cost £15 per person. To book, please contact or phone 01582 723312.
Youth Ministry Conference
NYMO will be hosting a Youth Ministry Conference on the 7th March, for all who love young people in our Church, and want to work to lead them to a closer encounter with Christ. The event is being held at the RE Centre in Luton. More details at or call Fiona on 01582 720627.
Pray for God’s blessing for Bishop Peter as he continues his ministry, and for our bishop-elect, Canon David Oakley
O Lord, who for the feeding of your flock
have chosen your servant David as our bishop elect, grant him, we pray, a spirit of counsel and fortitude, a spirit of knowledge and piety,
so that, by faithfully governing the people entrusted to him, he may build up in the world the sacrament of the Church.
is a Christian Charity working with homeless people. Please support a St David’s Day concert in aid of The Passage at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster on Friday 28 February at 7.00pm. Full details to book are on the website or telephone 020 75921856.
Date for your Diary:
The Diocesan Festival Day to celebrate the Year of the Word. The festival day is entitled WORDFEST2020 and will take place on Saturday 6th June at Thornton College.
The Sewing Group
will restart on Thursday 6th February at 10.30am. If you are interested in sewing, knitting, crochet or paper craft please come along and join us or to find out more details call Sandi Janes on 07810350865.
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.
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.