A WARM WELCOME to all our VISITORS: Do stay for coffee after Mass (at Aylsham and North Walsham) and meet some of our parishioners.
TODAY is Remembrance Sunday and the North Walsham Mass will begin with a Minute of Silence. There is a Remembrance Day Service at St Nicholas Church, North Walsham at 3pm to which we are warmly welcome to attend. Our visitors may like to use one of the “One off “ gift aid envelopes for your collection, available at the back of church. Many thanks.
In Remembrance: You will find in each church a Memorial Book or paper slips on which to write the names of your deceased loved ones; these will be placed on the altar during Masses throughout November.
SENIOR CITIZENS’ GROUP meets on Monday 12th November: am – Computer Workshop: pm –
THE “YEAR OF FAITH” is now truly underway. There are just a few copies left of “Doorway to Faith” only £1. A journey of Prayer through the Catechism of the Catholic Church for the Year of Faith. There will be 4 parts in total.
PARISH FAITH FOOD AND FUN AFTERNOON: Sunday 18th November following on from after the 11.00am Mass. Bring food for shared table. Finishing by 3.30pm. For all ages. Theme: The Year of Faith. Do come along.
PILGRIMAGE TO ROME The Diocese has organised in the Year of Faith a pilgrimage to Rome on 16th to 20th September 2013. Hopefully, it will be led by our new bishop: basic price per person £699. For details and full itinerary please see poster/fliers or contact Pax Travel Ltd on 020 7485 3003 or go to www.paxtravel.co.uk Booking forms are also available on the diocesan website. If you have never been to Rome then this is your chance.
CHRISTMAS SHOEBOX APPEAL – PLEASE NOTE: The deadline for returning these boxes (North Walsham & Hoveton) is next Sunday 18th November.
STALHAM AREA HOUSE MASS – Friday 16th November at the home of John and Hilary Bolger: 3 St John’s Road, Stalham, NR12 9BG.
DIOCESAN NEWSPAPER the November edition is available free at the back of the church. It contains an article about our recent Mass at the ruins of Bacton Priory.
ROTAS (NW) for Eucharistic Ministers are available in the porch (named).
BIBLE GROUP (North Walsham) continues its journey to the heart of the Faith every second Tuesday until Christmas and again in 2013 after Easter in this the Year of Faith: – the next meeting is this Tuesday (20th) in the committee room of the parish hall.
‘GIFT FOR SVAY’: boxes for your gifts are now at the back of all 3 churches.
2013 Parish visit to Cambodia – there is now an opportunity for two people to join this group, departing January 15th 2013. Cost £1,750 pp. Anyone at all interested should contact Bob Maidment immediately on 01263 577784.
WORLD GIFTS (CAFOD) – Christmas 2013 Catalogues of gifts are at the back of the church giving information on what can be bought or provided with varying amounts of donation. These are given as Christmas presents to family and friends but will make a huge difference to people in developing countries. Includes order form, gift aid facility – postage FREE.
POTS & SEEDTRAYS – please can you supply these in readiness for a 2013 Plant Sale. Contact Adrian on 01263 722615 for further information.
MISSIO RED BOXES (APF) – it’s that time of year when we ask all holders of Red Boxes to kindly bring them along to their respective churches for emptying. If there are any new box holders who are taxpayers but haven’t signed a gift-aid form please advise your local Missio Rep or telephone 01603 279060.
‘GIVE THANKS’ SERVICE at St John’s Cathedral, 7pm on 16th November – giving thanks for those who have fought and won, for those who have fought and lost and for those who are still fighting cancer. All are welcome; refreshments following the Service. Tickets are free, booking recommended. For more information call 01603 619900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.big-c.co.uk/give-thanks
We pray for Winifred (Win) Oakley who died last Sunday; we remember in prayer her family and friends at this time. We pray also for all those whose anniversaries occur at this time, including Roger Kerrison and Teresa Chapman. May they rest in peace. Amen.