Archives for February 2017

Parish Meeting, 15th February 2017

WHOLE PARISH OPEN MEETING Present: Canon John, Fr Pius, Danny Cannon (Chair) and 28 parishioners Opening prayer led by Canon John. Soup Kitchen: Canon Lesley McCormack from St Peter & St Paul Church was welcomed to the meeting. Canon Lesley spoke about the establishment of their soup kitchen that had been operating for two years. […]

Pastoral Notes 19th February, 2017

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS – Some reflections First of all, we must be thankful for all who serve the parish in this ministry – taking Holy Communion to the housebound and those in hospital. It is always a very moving sight at the end of Mass to see people leaving early to fulfil this commission. Secondly, it […]

Pastoral Notes 11th February, 2017

FORMER KETTERING PRIEST Please remember in your prayers a priest of our diocese, Mgr Paul Donovan, who died early on Wednesday 8th February in Stoke Mandeville Hospital. After his studies in Rome, Paul served as an assistant priest in Kettering from 1982-1985. He then worked as a Chaplain in the Royal Navy from 1985, with […]

Pastoral Notes 5th February, 2017

DESBOROUGH/ROTHWELL – Change of Mass Times from First Sunday of Lent 5th March A compromise time is proposed by the clergy to improve the present situation, especially for the two occasions when the priest has to come from 8.00am at St Edward’s to celebrate Mass at Desborough (and once a month at Rothwell also). Now […]