LATEST MASS

LATEST MESSAGE

Mass for the 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time

MESSAGE FROM FR TIM SEPTEMBER 17th 2020 


In Fr Tim's message on the 17th September he mentioned training for prospectiv
e Eucharistic Ministers - details below but please note that as the situation regarding the virus is currently worsening - there may be a delay in commissioning of new ministers and therefore a delay in people being able to act in this capacity.

evening sessions, 7.30-8.30pm, on Wednesdays 4th, 11thand 18thNovember;

afternoon sessions, 1.30-2.30pm, on Tuesdays 10th, 17thand 24thNovember to sign up email   


SHRINES/SACRED PLACES

If you would like to share with the parish any photos of the shrine/sacred places you have created in your homes - please email them to    

Remember that anything on this website can be viewed around the world, so only share photos you would be happy for anyone to see.  Thank you

The situation in Zimbabwe September 2020

ZIMBABWE

The situation in Zimabwe is very difficult. To help you understand the position we have been asked to share the following with you, Click on each item to read the document/article.

The Catholic Church in England and Wales has a page dedicated to Zimbabwe click here to read it

WE ARE OPERATING A REDUCED SCHEDULE

OF PUBLIC MASSES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 

SUNDAY 9.30AM & 6.00PM

MONDAY AT 11.00AM

WEDNESDAY AT 6.00PM

AND FRIDAY AT 6.00PM.

Please note the church will accommodate 60 individuals. Once we have reached this limit we will not be able to allow anymore people in. We apologise in advance if you are turned away.  

The church has been cleaned and benches have been cordoned off to meet the 1 metre  plus distancing rules.

We are operating a one way system, entering via the main door of church

Face masks MUST be worn and after sanitizing your hands you will be guided to your seat; two individuals per bench as marked out, unless a family unit.

We ask that you try to keep touching surfaces to a minimum.

Please remain in your bench throughout Mass. At the end of Mass you will be guided out for Communion and then exit silently and socially distanced via the side chapel and Hughes Room.

There are posters on the door you should read before entering. 

Anyone with symptoms should not come into the church. The vulnerable should consider the wisdom of returning to Mass too soon. The vulnerable includes those over 70 and people with pre-existing conditions.

Stewards will be at various points from entry to exit to ensure that everyone adheres to the protocols

Church will be cleaned again when everyone has vacated the church.

VOLUNTEER STEWARDS

If you wish to volunteer as a steward please email the parish office or if you come to the church you can give your details to Hayley. You must be over 18, and be in good health. There will be some training given and all volunteers will need to sign a form. 

MASSES IN THE PASTORAL AREA

For the full list of Masses in the Pastoral Area visithttps://www.pastol.co.uk/ 


 

Our Lady of the RosaryINVITATION TO PRAYER EACH EVENING AT 7 PM

We aim to be united in prayer by inviting everyone to set aside a short period in their homes at 7pm. Say the our father and the Hail Mary and make an act of Spiritual Communion  (For a Family prayer leaflet click here, for the original spiritual communion click here


 PRAYER RESOURCES

For resources from the Archdiocese click here

For Scriptural Reflections on the coming week from David at St Mary's click here

To access this week's copies of Sunday Message click here, for LOOK click here and for a homily click here.


STREAMED MASSES AND SERVICES

Fr Tim will be recording Mass on Saturday afternoon. The video will then be uploaded to the Parish Youtube channel.

https://www.youtube.com/c/bishopetonparish

You can watch Mass streamed live (and or recordings of a Sunday Mass) at a number of places. Click here for more information

DIAL A MASS

Please pass this information on to anyone who would appreciate this service and especially anyone without internet access.

The Diocese of Middlesborough, funded by the Knights of St Columba, have initiated a Dial-a-Mass service where you can dial a telephone number and listen to Mass. Due to the funding by Knights of St Columba, calls will be charged at LOCAL RATE and will cost about 34p per Mass, each Mass being just under an hour

All they have to do is dial: 01642 130 120 and listen whenever they wish to hear Mass.


CHILDREN'S LITURGY AND FAMILY PRAYER

CHILDREN'S LITURGY FROM CAFOD

Each week CAFOD are running an online Children's Liturgy (registration is required) To learn more visit https://cafod.org.uk/Education/Children-s-liturgy

CHILDREN'S LITURGY FROM COLOUR AND SHAPE

One of our parents recommended Colour and Shape. You can find them at   https://www.facebook.com/colourandshapeonline/ and find previous week's liturgies at  https://www.facebook.com/pg/colourandshapeonline/videos/

CHILDREN'S LITURGY DURING LOCKDOWN

Another Children's Liturgy resource on Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/Childrens-Liturgy-during-lockdown-101967264838340/

 ARCHDIOCESAN RESOURCES

The Archdioces has collated resources for Family prayer - visit  https://www.liverpoolcatholicresources.com/family-life  for full details


Food Bank AppealSUSPENSION OF FOOD APPEAL

At this present time (the community are in isolation), and the monastery will not be able to accept food for the food banks.
Similarly the Whitechapel centre is currently unable to accept physical donations
However, the Whitechapel Centre and the Foodbanks still need food  If you can make a monetary donation please click on the organisation you would like to donate to  (all accept electronic donations)
 NUGENT is delivering much needed food to families who are unable to access its food bank market held every week in Kirkdale.  If you are able to support thet would be most grateful.
 
 South Liverpool Foodbank 
 North Liverpool Foodbank
 Whitechapel Centre
NUGENT Foodbank
 

Or Hugamug foodbank in Gateacre. This is a local foodbank set up by the family of a former SFX pupil and running under the auspices of the Liverpool Council. They accept food donations at particular times and make home deliveries.

Please call 0151 909 3452 or contact  for further information. 


SVP LOGO THE SVP

The SVP will maintain phone contact with the people they regularly visit. If you would like phone support at this time please contact . They will endeavour to help but may need to refer you to the council helpline.

If you have a neighbour/friend who does not have internet access but may need some support, please ask their permission beforehand and then, pass on their details to the SVP. We know that there is a lot of goodwill out there and that everyone is doing ‘their bit’ so keep praying and supporting your families, friends, parishioners and wider community in any way you can, but always staying safe and keeping to all the directives.

The SVP's  work continues supporting our local communities and there is even more need. IF YOU WISH TO DONATE contact   indicating you would like to donate and they will get back to you.


Giving During Lockdown 

Many families will be struggling financially during these difficult times and there is no expectation whatsoever for you to sign up to any of the myriad of options that are available. However, for those who wish to do so please click here to explore the available options. 

 As ever, thank you for your understanding, support and prayers.

 

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