Bible Service with Bishop David
Sunday 24th January 3.00pm
Livestreamed Bible service with Bishop David on this special Sunday of the Word of God. Bishop David will also bless all Readers so it would be lovely if you are able to join. The link is as follows:
Copies of the 2021 Parish Diary are available in the narthex. If you would like a copy please ask one of the stewards
Monthly Development Scheme
Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are unable to run our Monthly Development Scheme for the year 2021 - 22. I know many of you will be disappointed but thank
you for understanding but it is just not possible in the present situation.
Princes Risborough Food Cupboard:
Thank you all so much for your generous donations. Donations may be made to St Mary’s Church Bell Tower, 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, or in the trolley at the entrance to Tesco’s at any time they’re open.
Things we could do with more of: Tins of baked beans or spaghetti hoops, Tins of peas (garden, not mushy or marrowfat), Tins of sweetcorn, Tins of other vegetables, Tins of kidney beans etc. (or similar pulses), Tins of soup (other than tomato), Tins of meat, Meat pies (tins), Tins or jars of pasta sauce, Tins or jars of
curry sauce, Packets of rice, Tins of fruit, Tins of rice pudding, Tins or cartons of custard, Long-life dairy milk (UHT), Packets of cereal, Packets of tea (preferably 80 bags), Jars of jam, Packets of biscuits, Fruit squash, Toothpaste
Things we have plenty of: Tins of potatoes, Tins of mushy and
marrowfat peas, Egg boxes (empty)
St. Teresa's Christmas Challenge:
A reminder that the challenge is now over, so please
don’t forget to share any photos or accounts of your challenge on the Parish Community Facebook Page.
(Full details and links are on the Challenge Page of the Parish website.)
Funds raised should be posted through the Presbytery door by 31st January. Please place cash or cheques
(payable to St. Teresa’s Catholic Church) in an envelope clearly marked on the outside with ‘Christmas Challenge’, your name and the amount raised. A brief description of your challenge would be welcome. Our thanks to those who have already done so. All funds raised will be shared equally
between Cafod and our parish.
Coffee and Company
Coffee and Company; if you’d like an opportunity to chat with other parishioners just follow the link below
on Tuesday January 28th at 10.30am.
Meeting ID: 714 4182 6902 Passcode: KG0TrE
1. Some of you may be interested in reading some of the New Year resolutions taken by people in our Diocese, including Bishop David. Please click here
2. The God who speaks Bible Campaign has some very fine resources to help us all understand Scripture more. If you have some time to spare you might like to explore by clicking here
3. On 25th January, from 7.15-9.00pm there is an online reflection on Pope Francis’ call to serve the poor as a fruit of life in the Holy Spirt. This comprises of an evening of praise and worship with Bishop David. I think it will be a lovely, inspiring evening. To access click here
4. Introduction to the Gospel of Mark: This year we read the Gospel of Mark most Sundays. Fr Matt
Blake OCD, who until recently was based at St Joseph’s, Gerrards Cross, will give a general introduction to
Mark’s Gospel to help us enter more deeply into the extract we hear each Sunday. He will look at the overall
structure of the Gospel and some of its principal themes. The talks will be on Live Stream and You
Tube. www.carmelitechurch.org. YouTube “Kensington Carmelite Church”. Dates are Wednesdays 20, 27
January and 3, 10 February at 10.00 am and repeated at
8.00 pm. The talk from 20 January is available to
view online. Details via the website.
MASS BOOKINGS for
Wednesday 27th & Saturday 30th / Sunday 31st January 2021
Please: Do wear Masks – Do not come if symptomatic or self-isolating
Please think carefully –
about your own vulnerability – and that of others around you – before deciding whether to come.
At this time, there is no obligation to attend.
Reminder – for each booking we need:
Names, which Mass, number of Seats, Phone number
10am Mass Wednesday 27th January
Booking Opens: 9am Saturday 23rd January
Booking Closes: 9am Tuesday 26th January
Confirmation: by 6pm Tuesday 26th January
Text: 07761 301435 (or answerphone)
6.30pm Mass on Saturday 30th or 8am or 9.30am on Sunday 31st January
Booking Opens: 9am Monday 25th January
Booking Closes: 9am Friday 29th January
Confirmation: by 6pm Friday 29th January
Text: 07761 301374 (or answerphone)
How can I give my weekly offering?
It will be more practical to set up a standing order
Here are the Bank details:
Sort Code: 600611
Account Number: 46714634
Account Name: RCDN St Teresa’s Catholic Church
Payment Ref: St Teresa’s Church, Princes Risborough