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Rear Car Park St Tarcisius
The parish has spent a great deal of money replacing the gate and installing a
combination lock at the St Tarcisius rear car park. This is to deter local
residents parking without authorisation also youngsters late at night from
misusing the place. Unfortunately our efforts have been negated by people not
closing and scrambling the code on leaving hence the number is now widely
known. Regrettably we will now have to change the code and will do so on 15
June. Parishioners who use the rear car park should get the new code
from the office or from the team at St Tarcisius but PLEASE PLEASE scramble the
code when you leave from now on.
First Holy Communion & Confirmation Programmes 2014
Application Forms for the FHC and the Confirmation programmes 2014 are available now on line and in hard copy at the back of the church. The parents of FHC children are asked to pop in and have a word with Fr. Richard at the office either:
Thursday 20 June 2-4 pm or
Friday 28 June 6-8pm
Applications close at the end of June.
The PDO wants to help us…
The Churches Together in Camberley Partnership Development Officer (PDO) is
contracted by the local churches to promote Christ’s mission in our area. Karen
Kendall our present PDO has written to offer us her help. Do we have any projects
that need organisational support, training, publicity or help with funding? If so then the PDO wants to help. Contact via
the parish office or go to the Churches Together in Camberley website.
Preparation for the 2015 Golden Jubilee of the Diocese: Study of Vatican 11 Autumn Course
After our successful study of WORSHIP in Lent 2013 we now move to look at the Vatican 11 Document Dei Verbum - THE WORD. Following Diocesan guidelines the parish plans 6 sessions:
- Wednesday mornings commencing 2 October and concluding 6 November
- Thursday evenings commencing 3 October and concluding 7 November.
Plans as to how the course will be presented are still being considered.
Want to Grow in your Faith?
Each Tuesday morning Margherita Gosling speaks at long established a study group in the house at St Tarcisius. The study session starts at 10.30 and lasts an hour. The Group is presently studying the Holy Spirit. This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone wishing to deepen their faith and of course all are welcome
A&B Pilgrimage Lourdes 25 July-2 August 2013
Posters are up for the A&B Pilgrimage to LOURDES 25 July-2 August. With now
sufficient people in the parish interested in going. Application Forms are
available in all churches. They need careful study particularly with regard to getting to Lourdes. Options regarding flights, trains and coaches from Toulouse are provided. In Lourdes we participate in the main pilgrimage events such as the A&B Mass, the torch-light procession etc. So that we can keep a C&B tally on who is coming you may send the application form in (with the deposit) to the office and we will send it on. Alternatively you may send it direct and let the office have your details or a copy of the form. It will be helpful to have everybody’s e-mail and mobile phone number so
that we can keep in touch in Lourdes. For those who would like to come but
might need a little financial help then please be in touch with Fr. Richard who will approach the Parish Finance Committee on a case by case basis. Further information from the Parish Office.
Lourdes Youth Service Group - The Redshirts and the Lourdes Pilgrimage 2013
If any students/parishioners in Year 10 or 11 upwards would like to apply
for a place with LYSG then email Ray Mooney as soon as possible (firstname.lastname@example.org) to express interest. Enquirers should include their full name, date of birth, home address & home contact number, parish town and name of church, school name and school year. More information can be found on www.yaab.co.uk
World Youth Day Event in the UK 2013
Friday 26th July to Monday 29th July 2013.This is a special event timed to coincide with the last few days of World Youth Day in Rio, Brazil. This local event at Aylesford Priory in Kent is a shortened and a less expensive event for young people aged 16 to 30 and any accompanying priests, youth workers, catechists and chaplains. Check out www.brightlights.org.uk
New Head Teacher at St Augustine's School
The Governors have appointed Mrs Alison Walsh as the new Head Teacher at St Augustine's School. She takes up her new post in September.
Rear Car Park at St Tarcisius
For over a year we have been concerned with the misuse of the rear car park at St
Tarcisius. Neighbours have complained about noisy youngsters late at night and locals
with nothing to do with the Church have been using it for ‘free parking’. Metal
gates were installed in the summer and in January we began closing them at
night and securing with a combination lock. Unfortunately some users have not
scrambled the numbers after use and the code has now become generally known.
Additionally 3 upset individuals recently unsuccessfully tried to open the
gates with a crowbar to resume their ‘free parking’. Parishioners wishing to
use the car park are welcome to do so however the lock code will be changed
frequently. Please let the office have your e-mail if you are a frequent
user. Please SCRAMBLE THE CODE AFTER USE. Please also remember that the front car park is strictly reserved for parishioners who are incapacitated and can’t
walk very far. On a Sunday access for a fire engine or ambulance is required.
St Vincent de Paul’s “Big Blue Clothing Containers”
In the car park at SS Peter and John two large blue containers have appeared. They belong to the SVP and may be used to deposit unwanted clothing and garments. These clothes are collected and sorted out every other day. It is very important that all clothes placed in the blue containers must be clean and dry. Further enquiries to John Looby on 01276 537616
If you have issues, which are causing you distress and feel, you need some help to sort them out, Rainbow Counselling could be an answer. For more information visit www.rainbowcounselling.com or phone 01276 474268
On more than one occasion in recent months no instructions have been left regarding a funeral. Bereaved families have not always realised that for a committed Catholic a Requiem Mass in church is always appropriate. Thus in addition to a WILL it is often helpful to leave some notes that specify a wish for a Catholic Mass as part of the funeral liturgy. This may then be followed by burial or cremation. The presence of the worshipping community (parishioners) in church for Mass at a funeral is a powerful witness of faith and love since for Christians death is not the end but the beginning of a great adventure in God’s own home.
The Parish room at SS Peter & John contains a large selection of books, which are available for loan to our parishioners. Please do take a look during office hours
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