Thursday, 31 March 2011

Newsletter for 2/3 April - Lent 4(A)

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Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Press release on new translation of the Missal.

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Sunday, 27 March 2011

90 years young

Congratulations and prayerful good wishes to Jan Stratton on his 90th birthday this week. It is wonderful that he still gets to Mass regularly and is a valued member of Coalville Male Voice Choir

Friday, 25 March 2011

Et incarnatus est - a very different video!

A wonderful piece of music. Listen as you picture the story of the Annunciation in Luke's Gospel. Marvel - God becomes human.

Prayer material

Lots of good stuff  here for daily prayer including a "three minute retreat." You control the timing yourself - so you can make it longer (or shorter!) if you wish.

Deep foundations

Thursday, 24 March 2011

The building work progresses

Click on the slideshow to see bigger version of the pictures.

Newsletter for 26/27 March - Lent 3(A)

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Monday, 21 March 2011

Digging Foundations

This morning the contractors started digging the foundations of the extension which will be part of our new community facilities.
I am tempted to make a spiritual point about deepening the foundations of our spiritual life during Lent, but I will resist!

Friday, 18 March 2011

New link - Prayer Leicestershire

I have added Prayer Leicestershire to the list of links. The site is run by one of the prayer guides who have been with us this week.Take a look if you are interested in different ways of following up the Week of Guided Prayer.

Thursday, 17 March 2011

Newsletter for 19/20 March - Lent 2(A)

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Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion Newsletter



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Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Building work starts

We are very happy that the building work to make the presbytery a more useful space for priest and parish community has started. Keep watching this site for pictures!

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Call to Confession.

The Bishop of Shrewsbury has called his Diocese to a renewed use of the Sacrament of Reconciliation. This brief account of his Pastoral Letter, contains some excellent points which are well worth reflecting on.

Talk from WWDP at St Wilfrid's

Further to the previous post about the Women's World Day of Prayer, please click here to read Lynda Timson's talk on that occasion. Many people have told me how helpful they found it, so it is good to share it more widely.

Monday, 14 March 2011

Pictures from yesterday's Rite of Election

Please pray for Ron, Cheryl, and Vicky, and for all to be received into the Church at Easter.

Sunday, 13 March 2011

Bishop Malcolm's Pastoral Letter for Lent

Click here to have another look at Bishop Malcolm's pastoral letter which is being read in all Churches of the Diocese this weekend. He talks about the Rite of Election in the Cathedral this afternoon. Please pray for Ron, Cheryl, and Vicky from our own parish who will be attending as they prepare to come into the Church at Easter.

Friday, 11 March 2011

Women's World Day of Prayer

St Wilfrid's hosted the Coalville celebration of Women's World Day of Prayer last week. This year the order of service was prepared by women from Chile. Here are some pictures.

Thursday, 10 March 2011

Newsletter for 12/13 March - Lent 1(A)

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