Friday, 30 November 2012

Prayer for a new Bishop of Hallam

This prayer card was given out at Mass last Sunday.
In the New Year maybe?

Upcoming Latin Masses in Hallam

Solemn Mass for The Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Saturday 8th December, 10am, in the Cathedral Church of St Marie, Sheffield

Solemn Mass for Christmas Day
Tudeday 25th December 11am, St Theresa's Church, Sheffield

Solemn Mass of Thanksgiving
Monday 31st December 11am, Our Lady of Lourdes, Springwater Avenue, Hackenthorpe

Thursday, 22 November 2012

Reopening of the Cathedral Church of St Marie, Hallam - Vespers and Compline

Tonight the Cathedral Church of St Marie reopened.  Vespers and Compline was offered for the first time in 14 months in the Cathedral.

Bishop John Rawsthorn presided.  He blessed his new cathedra and the ambo.  The relics of saints that will be placed in the new altar were venerated. 

Here are some pictures of the cathedral, Vespers and Compline (I will add some captions and comment later). 




Saturday, 10 November 2012

Requiem Mass at Rivelin Cemetery Chapel

The annual Requiem Mass at Rivelin Cemetry Chapel in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite will take place Saturday.  The Brothers of the Catholic Men's Society will be attending. They are a Catholic sodality founded in 1854 and still doing great work in Sheffield and helping our brothers and sisters around the world too;

Solemn Requiem Mass & Blessing of Graves
Saturday 10th November
St Michael's Cemetery Chapel
Rivelin Valley Road,
Sheffield S6
Time: 10.00 a.m

Further details of Hallam LMS Masses and Events See: Latin Mass Hallam

Bulletin - 4th Nov 2012, 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

November Month of Devotion to The Holy Souls in Purgatory

Sunday:  8.30 & 10am. Exposition 11.15am to 2pm in the day chapel & from 2pm to 4 in church.  Rosary & Benediction at 4pm offered for World Peace. Prayer Group at 7pm. Tea and coffee after 10 Mass. Musicians and singers of all ages are needed and are very welcome to join in the 10am folk group.
Monday: 10am & 7.30pm. Exposition until 8.30pm.  SVP at 8pm.
Tuesday: 7 & 10am.  Note the address for the rosary. 
Wednesday: 10am & 7pm followed by  followed by the sixth session of “Knowing God Better” in the parish centre. This is the penultimate session entitled “Knowing God’s Spirit”, everyone welcome. Novena to Our Lady of Miraculous Medal after 10 Mass. Toddler group 10.30am to 12.
Thursday:  7am & 12.00. Novena with Holy Communion & Adoration at 7.30pm. Ascent group at 10am at 43 St Ronan’s Rd.  Soup lunch after 12 Mass, everyone welcome.
Friday:  10am. Holy Hour in the Day chapel from 2-3pm. 
Saturday: 10am & 6.30pm first Mass for Sunday. Confessions 10.30-11am, 5.30 -6pm.

Prayer for Peace: come and pray the rosary at the home of Margaret Young, 54 Swaledale Rd on Tuesday evening at 7.30pm.  Everyone welcome.
Offertory collection:  Loose plate £605, Envelopes £632. Thank you.
Tote:  Winning numbers were 14 & 25 with 3 winners receiving £15 each.  We welcome new members at any time, 10p for 2 numbers between 1 & 30.  Number sheets are at the back of Church.  People who pay annually, could you please do so as soon as possible.  Thank you.
Parish Lunch will be on Tuesday Nov 20th 1 for 1.15pm at the Omega.  Price £13. If paying by cheque to Mother of God Parish, thanks once again to Ann Hattersley who is willing to co-ordinate the occasion, tel: 2365911
Turning the other cheek: An Introduction to the why’s and how’s of Christian Peace-making. Special speakers Saturday Nov 10th 10 for 1030am – 3.30pm. Blessed Trinity Church, Northfield Lane, Wickersley S66 2HF.  Please bring lunch. To book or call 0114 2566464.
UCM: Due to the talks taking place “Knowing God Better” on Wednesday nights the UCM will not be having a meeting until 21 Nov.
Old Tyme Music Hall: This social event will take place at the De La Salle Club, just behind Beauchief Hall, on Sat 10th Nov at 8pm.  Tickets £7 (which will include a pea and pie supper and entry into a raffle) are available from Hugh Finnigan 2341232, Roberta Kelly 23074288 or Pat Sleath 2307202.
‘Faith on the Frontline’: The Sheffield branch of Catholic Medical Association invites.  You to listen to a talk by Fr. Bill Bergin, whose ministry has included working as an army chaplain at military hospitals in Iraq, and who is currently chaplain to Rampton hospital, and a prison, as well as a parish priest.  On Wed 7th Nov at 7pm at St Vincent’s Church Hall, Pickmere Rd.  Free admission, tea & coffee afterwards.
Thanks:  Sr Cecilia would like to thank the people of the Parish for the many mass cards, cards and good wishes with prayers for her recovery after her knee operation, Sister has been overwhelmed with the many people who have thought of her.  Thank you all very much.  God Bless you all.
All Saints Catholic High School are having an open morning Saturday 10 Nov from 10am to 12 noon for young people interested in applying for 6th form.