Today the Church celebrates her faith in the revelation of God as three persons, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. We have been baptised in the name of the Trinity and so share in the life and being of God.
Cantemus. In September (7-9th) there will be a big conference in Liverpool for Catholics from all over the country. I shall be attending and can provide information for anyone from the parish who may be interested in going.
Senior Citizens Group (NW) No meeting: Bank Holiday Monday.
Children’s Pilgrimage to Walsingham – Tuesday 29th May.
Fr Totet from Cambodia who is the Vicar General of the Battanbang diocese will be visiting our parish this week. There will be a special Mass on Thursday evening at 7 pm and an opportunity to meet him after Mass. All are welcome.
The Plant Sale. An amazingly generous response from people all over East Anglia last Saturday has enabled Support Cambodia to fund more than double the number of bicycles originally planned. The charity’s Trustees would like to thank everyone who contributed in any way to the success of the event. Those parishioners on the Support Cambodia Mail List will receive more details shortly.
Rob and Clare Hardie are hosting a Wine & Cheese Evening to raise funds for the North Norfolk SVP this Saturday, 2nd June at 7pm at their home – Orchard Cottage, Newton road, Hainford, NR10 3BQ. All are most welcome. Tickets £7.50 per head, on sale or ring Clare to pay on the night, 01603 897609.
Julian Quiet Day (at above address) on Tuesday 5th June from 10.30-3.00pm. All welcome; please ring Clare 01603897609, & bring packed lunch + £5 donation for the speaker – Dr. Pauline Lovelock.
Marriage & Family Celebration. On Saturday, 16th June, Bishop Alan invites married and engaged couples to a Mass at the Cathedral at 12 noon. Certificates will be given to couples who have been married for 1 year, 5 years and every multiple of 5 years thereafter. You can bring a picnic lunch or purchase food and drink in the Narthex. Email Kerry Urdzik on: firstname.lastname@example.org
Celebrate East Anglia 2nd & 3rd June at Bury St Edmunds. Faith –filled, fun weekend for all ages, combining contemporary Christian music, inspirational speakers, workshops, Mass, youth ministry and much more. Come and celebrate your faith! Go to www.celerateconference.org for more information.
‘Share the Journey’ – Parish Walk: on Sunday 24th June we will be walking as a parish as part of Pope Francis’ request that we ‘Share the Journey’ with people fleeing war, persecution, natural disaster and poverty. CAFOD’s aim is that all the walks of every individual will add up to 24,9000 miles, the distance around the whole world. After the 11 am Mass and coffee in the Hall (also a cake stall, tombola and book stall to raise funds for the Refugee Community Kitchen in Calais). Then we will walk approx. 2-3 miles along the Weavers Way towards Felmingham, stop to eat our packed lunches and return to North Walsham. Families are very welcome and there will be a Nature Trail for the children. For more info see: cafod.org/sharethejourney
Lauren wishes to thank everyone who has supported her in her World Youth Day fundraising efforts. The two cake sales have raised a total of £197 and her Grandad, Gerry’s sponsored slim has raised £196, with more to come, plus a kind donation of £50.
We pray for our sick parishioners, including Mary Johnson, Veronica Williams and Mary Johnston. We pray for those whose anniversaries occur this week including: Mary Lamb, Mary Stockham, Valerie (Val) O’Hara, Joan Williamson, Thomas McGinty, Matthew Johnson and Peter Cameron. May they rest in peace.
Living Simply Theme for Lent: Fast, Pray and Give This week’s suggestion: Pray for ALL mothers all around the world on this Mothering Sunday