The Parable of the Good Samaritan speaks to everyone whether they have faith or not. ‘Go and do the same yourself’, Jesus tells us.
After Mass today Hilary Bolger’s ashes will be interred in the Memorial Garden at North Walsham. Everyone is welcome to attend.
I will be away for a week from Tuesday. Fr Denys Lloyd has kindly agreed to celebrate the Masses next weekend.
Today is Sea Sunday with a retiring collection for Stella Maris.
A Requiem Mass for Margaret Wynes will take place at North Walsham on Friday 22nd July at 11 am; this will be followed by a reception in the parish hall.
The Annual General Meeting of the parish takes place on Monday, 25th July in the hall at North Walsham, 7.00 for 7.30pm. Aylsham to provide the main course, North Walsham the desserts. Please sign your name to the lists in church porches. It is both an enjoyable and interesting evening – do come!
Every Sunday from 10.30am Faithful Flames Children’s Group meets in the parish hall at the Sacred Heart: this is for all children up to the age of 16. It would be great to see you! Kerry – 0750 4048352
NB. This Sunday the hall may not be available but, weather permitting, it could be held outside.
Training Session – Those of you who volunteered to become fire marshals at our three venues, please note, the official training session takes place at St Helen’s on Wednesday 27th July at 7.00pm. It will be run by North Walsham Fire Service and will last approximately two hours. We do still need more volunteers.
Sung Evening Prayer at St John of the Cross on Tuesday 12th July at 7pm focussing on peace and outreach. Lasting about 30 minutes, this will be an ecumenical service to which the other Aylsham churches have also been invited and will be followed by a cup of tea. For details ring Katie on 01263 577784.
Minutes of the PPC Meeting held on Tuesday 14th June are now available on both the parish website and in printed copies now in our church porches.
New Dawn in the Church – come and experience the life-changing power of the Holy Spirit! From 1st – 5th August 2022 at Walsingham. Please see poster for details.
‘Norwich Pilgrimage’ The Secular Franciscans of Norwich invite you to walk it with us on Sunday 17th July. Starts 12noon with a bring your own picnic at St John’s Cathedral; process to Mother Julian’s Shrine for prayer then on to the Anglican Cathedral for evensong. Family friendly. For details ring Debbie on 07737 909366 or Anne on 07867 533168.
North Walsham Civic Service A Civic service will be held at St Nicholas Parish Church at 3pm on Sunday 24th July. Clir Gary Bull and the Rev David Warner would be delighted to welcome you. Refreshments after the service.
Urgently needed, rented accommodation – for care workers, in the North Walsham area who have joined our church community: looking for flats, houses, with a limited time in which to find such accommodation. Please phone the parish office on 01692 403258 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We pray for our sick parishioners: Matt Butler, Frances Palman, Mary Bell, Monica Hawley, Mary Carr, Paul Watson, Cyril Shenton, Patricia Newton, Pat Durrant, Michael Hawley and Celia Cooper. .
We pray for Margaret Wynes and Teresa Shreeve who died recently and for those whose anniversaries occur this week: Audrey Walker, Patrick Treacy, Gloria Moolchan, Angela Brooke, Edward Uden, Mario Periera and Rhoda Egan. May they rest in peace. .