mass intentions & Sunday readings
PRAYER & LITURGY
Course on the Holy Spirit
A 6-week course exploring the Person of the Holy Spirit and how he enables us to follow God faithfully, is being run at St Joseph's church hall on Monday evenings (7.30 - 9pm) and Wednesday mornings (10-11.30 am) starting on the 13th/15th May. This course follows on from the very popular "Discovery" course, which we ran in September and follows a similar format, primarily focused on small group discussion. For more information and to sign up https://www.cpg.church/source
The Marriage Course: Navigate Life Together
Seven sessions to help any couple looking for practical support to strengthen their relationship. From the same people who put together Alpha and Parenting Children and Teenagers Courses.
Couples are seated at their own table for two. Every session will include a two-course meal, a practical talk and a time for private discussion between you and your partner. You never share anything about your relationship with anyone else.
Starts: Wednesday 15th May, 7.30-9.30pm, St Joseph's Church Hall.
Spaces are limited. For more information and to sign up visit: www.cpg.church/marriage
Many thanks to Catherine Hughes whose 'Soup Lunch' in aid of CAFOD raised £265. Also to Una and Tony Corning for organising a Film Night,
after which a spontaneous collection raised an amazing £403 - with some
gift aid yet be added - for those devastated by cyclone Idai. More news
about the main CAFOD collection will follow.
Saturday Night Concerts at St. Joseph’s
Following another highly successful concert in March, l am pleased to announce that Hayley Moss and Ben Lake have agreed to perform again for us on Saturday June 15 at 7.30 pm.Tickets available as usual from The Guildford Tourist Information Centre or directly from me on 079 5728 28 57. More details to follow soon. John Kain.
St. Mary’s Thursday Afternoon Club
The Club continues to welcome parish seniors on a Thursday afternoon at 2pm in the Hall at St. Mary’s, Rydes Hill.
St. Mary’s Social Club
The bar continues to be open on a Friday evening and there is always a welcome to new members – especially those skilled at the Pool Table! St. Mary’s Hall, Rydes Hill.
KSC Race Night – the Equine event of the Year
The Knights of St Columba will be holding a Race Night at St Pius Church Hall to raise funds for The Fountain Centre and Aid to the Church in Need on Saturday 27th April - 7 for 7.15 start. Prizes for the raffle would be appreciated. Tickets cost £10, which includes a Ploughman's Supper, and can be obtained from Michael Steele on 01483 503875. Bring your own drinks and your expertise with the form book.
The Tuesday Club
Advance Notice: There will be a trip to Watts Gallery with a guided tour of their temporary exhibition 'Moonscapes' with a sandwich lunch on Tuesday 21 May 2019. Cost is £15.00. Meeting at Watts Gallery at 12 noon. Transport can be provided. Early booking advised by contacting Alistair on 07721 840227 or firstname.lastname@example.org
finance & ADMINISTRATION
To book Mass Intentions, please use the envelopes provided at the back of the church; if you wish to book an specific date please make your request through the form below or ring the Parish Office