Todays readings are definitely apocalyptic in character! They look towards the last times and the return of Jesus in glory.
Today is also Remembrance Sunday when we call to mind those who gave their lives in the wars of the last century.
Sacramental Preparation. We have now reached the stage when we can begin classes for children to prepare them for their First Holy Communion and young people for Confirmation. Enrolment forms are now available in church porches; to be returned a.s.a.p. please.
At the Sacred Heart, North Walsham, all Masses both on Sundays and on weekdays (Tuesdays and Thursdays) are accessible from your computer or tablet. Simply click here or go to the parish website and click on ‘Live Streaming’.
Today is World Day of the Poor: next Sunday is the Feast of Christ the King, celebrated as Youth Day.
World Youth Day – this November 2021! All young people Year 7 upwards are invited to ‘World Youth Day East Anglia’ at the Cathedral on Saturday 20th November, 12pm-8pm. Live music, inspiring talks, powerful prayer times and a vigil Mass with the Bishop will welcome in World Youth Day. To book or for more information, please see www.rcdea.org.uk/youth
Parish Pastoral Council will have their next meeting on Tuesday 7th December at 7.15 for 7.30pm at St Helen’s Hoveton. If you have any matters you would like discussed, please let your representatives know. We are still in need of further nominations for new representatives!
Holy Hour & Eucharistic Adoration is on Thursdays at St Helen’s, at 3pm starting with the Three O’Clock Prayer & Chaplet of Divine Mercy.
A time for quiet reflection, meditation and contemplation. We pray the Holy Rosary after 3pm.
Message from Kerry. Just a reminder that starting from January 2022 I will be starting up Faithful Flames Children’s Group at the Sacred Heart church and I would really love your support. If you would like to volunteer, get involved or show support by funding new resources or have a few questions please email email@example.com or ring 07504 048352.
Bible Study (NW) – the next meeting is on Friday 19th November at 2.30pm in the Committee Room.
Missio Collection Boxes. Pease hand in your red APF/Mission boxes to Sue Perrott (Sacred Heart, North Walsham); Maureen Keane (St Helen’s, Hoveton) and Peter Adamson (St John of the Cross, Aylsham). Thank you.
Would you like to help the homeless? St Martins Trust is looking for street collectors in Norwich in December. For more information you can contact Gill Williams on 012603 or by email: Gillianswilliams@aol.com
Advent Collections for the North Norfolk and Norwich Food Banks. North Norfolk and Norwich Food Bank would be very grateful if we could donate some Advent boxes this year. Lists of the items that are particularly needed are displayed at the back of each of our churches. Please bring your filled boxes to North Walsham or Aylsham or to Hoveton for the Norwich Food Bank by the beginning of December so the donated items can be distributed in time for Christmas.
Churches Together – North Walsham Remembrance Services will be held on Sunday at 10.30 am at St Nicholas Parish church and also at 2 pm in the North Walsham Memorial Gardens in the park. Wreaths can be brought to either venue. All are welcome.
We pray for our sick parishioners: Matt Butler, Derek and Frances Palman, Mary Bell, Monica Hawley, Mary Carr and John Bradley.
We pray for those whose anniversaries occur this week: Paul McGee, Teresa Chapman, Carmel White, Arthur Beardshaw, Collin Griffiths, Teresa McKillop, Charles Pinder, Barbara Cornish, Frederick Walker and Roy Townsend.
May they rest in peace.