Tuesday, 28 February 2012

St Clare's School

As parishioners will know, Mrs Jane Monaghan will be retiring as headteacher of St Clare's at the end of the summer term. Please pray for all those involved in appointing a successor to fulfil this vital role within our community.
The advertisement for the post is here. You may like to use the details to inform your prayers. Or you may even know someone who fits the job description! If so, please encourage him/her to apply.

Sister Kieran RIP

Sister Kieran's Requiem at St Brendan's, Corby, yesterday was a beautiful, prayerful occasion. St Wilfrid's was very well represented.

Monday, 27 February 2012

School Transport - ePetition

We the undersigned petition the council to refrain from increasing the current charge of to £240 per annum to £490 per annum, as proposed in the document 'Consultation on proposed changes to transport', for transport to faith and voluntary aided schools.

If you would like to sign the above petition, click here, and follow the instruction on the screen.

Sunday, 26 February 2012

Rite of Election

Every year, on the First Sunday of Lent, many people gather at the Cathedral to celebrate an important stage in the faith journey of those who will be welcomed into the Church at Easter. This afternoon, a group of us went to Nottingham to support Laura who will be baptised, together with her two children, George and Peony at the Easter Vigil. Please keep them in your prayers.

Thursday, 23 February 2012

Newsletter for 25/26 February - Lent 1(B)

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Monday, 20 February 2012

Sr Kieran RIP

Sister Kieran, former head teacher at St Clare's, died last week. May she rest in peace. Amen.

Sr Kieran, second from right, at our Golden Jubilee Celebrations
last year.

Thursday, 16 February 2012

Newsletter for 18/19 February - Sunday 7(B)

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Newsletter updated Friday morning to include a couple of corrections and some late news.

Thursday, 9 February 2012

Newsletter for 11/12 February- Sunday 6(B)

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Wednesday, 8 February 2012

School transport again

I have been asked by more than one person to draw this important issue to the attention of the parish again. The County Council's consultation document can be found here.

You can respond to it through this response form.

You may also like to write to your County Councillor or MP with your views on this subject.

This issue is of particular importance to those with children who are, or who will be, at De Lisle. However, anybody can send their views by any of the methods suggested and I hope as many parishioners as possible will do so. Q10 on the form is particularly critical to the availability of subsidised transport to faith schools,

Please note that you do not have to answer the personal questions from Q16 onwards unless you wish to.

You can contact your MP and County Councillor by going to this website and typing in your postcode.

Thursday, 2 February 2012

Newsletter for 4/5 February - Sunday 5(B)

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The bishop's statement on marriage to which the newsletter refers can be read here.

Wednesday, 1 February 2012

The Faith Card is coming

More about the Faith Card here.