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30 April 2022

NEWSLETTER | 3rd Sunday of Easter


First Holy Communion Preparation

Do you want to enrol your children in the First Holy Communion?

Please join the catechists on Thursday 16th June 2022 at 7:30pm in the Fr Balfe room for an informal cheese and wine evening as we introduce the new preparation.

Any questions please see Sue or Lynda Durcan at Mass on any weekend.

Attendance at the meeting will be required for any successful applications. 

We look forward to welcoming you all.


We are pleased to announce the opening of the drop in sessions. 

At St Wilfrid's Catholic Church, on London Road, Coalville 
Every Monday at 12-2pm, starting 9th May

You will have the opportunity to meet together with other hosts and guests over refreshments; and they’ll be an opportunity to distribute donated items where required. 

Feel free to bring little ones too as we have plenty of toys to keep them amused. 

Refreshments will be provided for a minimal donation but feel free to bring along any food items you’d like to share. 

We look forward to seeing you all ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›

03 March 2022

The DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal


The Disasters Emergency Committee is made up of many member charities (see below) and they have just launched their Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal. 

They are asking for donations to distribute to all those charities working with both the people within Ukraine and the refugees in neighbouring countries.

Click here to read more and find out how to donate. 

Here are some things that your donation will help towards:

  • £30 could provide essential hygiene supplies for three people for one month
  • £50 could provide blankets for four families
  • £100 could provide emergency food for two families for one month

02 March 2022

UKRAINE CRISIS | What can I do?


There are many ways in which you can help to support those in Ukraine during this crisis. 

Please join us in praying for peace in Ukraine at this time

You can donate to Catholic charitable organisations:

CAFOD : Donation to the Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal

Aid to the Church in Need | Emergency appeal for Ukraine (acnuk.org)

And many other charitable organisations such as the Red Cross, UNICEF, Save the Children, and Oxfam.

You can send practical support to the Polish border to help those who are fleeing Ukraine: 

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Help for Ukraine ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
There are 2 collection points in Coalville for all your donations for Ukrainian refugees in Poland:
1 - Hermitage FM
Memorial Square, Coalville
Tuesday 1st - Saturday 5th March 9am - 3pm
2 - Marlene Reid Centre
Melbourne Street, Coalville
Saturday 5th March 10am - 12pm
(the entrance is through the staff car park
only, please DO NOT enter the building
through the main door).
We are in need of:
Personal hygiene products,
Ladies pads,
Wet wipes,
Toothbrushes and toothpaste,
First Aid kits,
Insulated mugs,
Instant soups.

The collection has been organised by the Coalville branch of Saint John Paul II Polish Supplementary School in Leicester.

28 February 2022

ASH WEDNESDAY | Rosary for peace at 6pm and Mass at 7pm