2nd SUNDAY IN ORDINARY
WELCOME to any visitors and new parishioners.
TIME (15th January 2012)
CONFESSIONS: Saturday morning ONLY, at both SM and HN 10.30-11am
SUNDAY MASSES (No evenings), Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament at the normal
Holy Name 6.30pm times. A priest is available for confessions at St. Anne’s Cathedral every weekday
Martin Jordan from 11am-12.15pm; and Saturday from 10.30-11.45am & 4.30-5.30pm.
St. Mary’s 8.15am FEAST DAYS: Tue 17th St Anthony; Thurs 19th St Wulstan; Fri 20th St Fabian, St
Sebastian; Sat 21st St Agnes.
Holy Name 9.00am
Joyce Ward BAPTISMS: We welcome & pray for Tyler Muffitt, who is being baptised at Holy
Assumption 9.45am Name Church today.
Richard & Tony Burke SICK LIST: Please pray for; Fred Hughes, Michael Smith & Eileen Stalker.
St Mary’s 11.00am
Philip Hughes OFFERTORY: Thank you for last Sunday’s collection (OLK): £2194.44
Holy Name 11.15am POOR MISSIONS: £779.13. Thank you.
People of the Parish
ST. PAUL’S MISSIONS: Father Boniface will make an Appeal at all Masses at St.
WEEKDAY MASSES Mary’s and Assumption next weekend (22nd Jan), and at Holy Name the following
MON 16th weekend (28th/29th Jan) to support the Missionary Society of St. Paul, to which he
9.00am Holy Name belongs.
9.30am St Mary’s VOCATIONS: Mgr Paul Grogan will speak about the Vocations Service at all
Eucharistic Service Masses at Holy Name next weekend and at St. Mary’s and Assumption the
TUES 17th following weekend (in parallel to Fr. Boniface’s Appeal). This is not an appeal for
9.30am Assumption money, rather to encourage any men considering a possible vocation to the
James Browne priesthood.
Noon St Mary’s
Philip Hughes OFFERTORY ENVELOPES FOR 2012-13: These are being prepared and will
7.30pm Holy Name be ready for distribution in February. If you would like to donate using this
method, please contact Su in HN office. Likewise, if you are aware of anyone who
9.00am Holy Name no longer needs their envelopes, please let Su know asap. If you currently use the
Eucharistic Service envelopes but would prefer to donate by monthly standing order, again please
9.30am St Mary’s contact Su.
THURS 19th DAILY MISSALS: We have recently been informed by the publishers that the
9.30am Assumption Daily Missals, which were due to be delivered in January, are now not due to arrive
Ann Winfield until the end of February/early March. We apologise for any inconvenience, which
Noon Holy Name is obviously beyond our control.
Int. Sharp family
7.30pm St Mary’s (presbytery) ITEMS FOR CHURCH PASTORAL COMMITTEES/ OLK PARISH
November Dead List COUNCIL. Parishioners are invited to submit items for consideration (see dates
FRI 20th of these Meetings below). Such contributions are welcomed from anyone in regular
9.00am Holy Name (school) attendance at the respective church and should be signed, with personal contact
John Green land details provided, and be submitted to the local church secretary or to Frs.
9.30am St. Mary’s Pat/Boniface at least 24 hours in advance of the Meeting.
Sr Patricia Anthony Dalton
SAT 21st CHURCH PASTORAL COMMITTEE MEETINGS – ST MARY’S
10.00am St Mary’s Wednesday January 18th, Church Meeting Room 7.30pm; HOLY NAME –
Wednesday January 25th, Presbytery Lounge 7.30pm. ASSUMPTION – Church
10.00am Holy Name
Int. Sylvia Wright representatives please contact Fr Pat as soon as possible to arrange a date - NB
This needs to be before the OLK Parish Council (February 28th), and preferably
before the OLK Finance and Property Committee (January 31st).
OLK FINANCE AND PROPERTY COMMITTEE, Tuesday January 31st
7.30pm, Assumption Social Club Rooms; OLK PARISH COUNCIL, Tuesday
February 28th 7.30pm, Assumption Social Club Rooms.
THANK YOU to all who contributed time, money & plants to decorate the three churches of OLK Parish for Christmas.
WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY (WPCU) starts on Wed. 18th Jan. There are three local organisations of
Churches Together within the RC Parish of Our Lady of Kirkstall. Our priests will do their best to attend each one, and we
hope that there will be good representation from our Catholic laity – who may attend any of the events listed below,
with special consideration obviously being given to the local event(s) nearest to their own church, which are as follows:
Horsforth Churches Together (HCT) On Thursday 19th there will be morning prayers in St James (Parish Centre),
Horsforth for people going to work at 6.30am with breakfast provided; a midday service in the Grove Church at 12.30pm
followed by soup lunch; and on Unity Sunday January 22nd an evening service in the Taize style at 6pm in the Grove Church.
All parishioners of OLK and their friends are welcome.
LS16 Churches Together. Holy Name Church is hosting this event which will take place at 3pm on Sunday 22nd January.
The homily will be delivered by Rt Rev John Packer, Anglican Bishop of Ripon and Leeds. The Choir from Holy Name Primary
School will be making a special contribution to the service. All OLK parishioners and their friends are encouraged to attend.
Abbey Churches Together. The United Service will be held on Sunday January 22nd at the (CE) Church of St Mary at
4.00pm. All parishioners of OLK and their friends are welcome.
SPIRITUALITY IN OUR PARISH: Words for the Soul Book Group (meets in the Presbytery, Holy Name Church)
Next meeting: Feb 2nd ‘Everything Belongs’ Richard Rohr.
ST MARY’S COFFEE MORNINGS: THIS Sunday, 15th Jan with a fund raiser hosted by Belen Valle-Metaxas and
Elizabeth Utting who are both raising finances for their Guide trip to Switzerland. Any donations of raffle prizes or cakes will
be gratefully received.
HCT AGM: Wed 18th Jan. at 7.30 in Lister Hill Baptist Church. All welcome.
PARENTS & TODDLERS - ASSUMPTION: Parents of young children are invited to a new group, starting on Thursday
19th January, 10am until 12pm, in the Social Club, behind the church.
PARENTS SOCIAL EVENING (A): There will be a social evening for parents and their children, especially babies and
toddlers, at the Assumption Social Club on Saturday February 4th, from 5pm until 7pm. There will be a play area for the
children, and the bar will be open for the adults! Friends of parishioners are also very welcome. For further information,
contact Susan & Michael Teggart (226 9592)
SPUC YOUTH CONFERENCE, Rotherham March 2-4, 2012. Young people aged 16 upwards who are interested in the
pro-life movement are warmly encouraged to attend SPUC’s weekend Youth Conference. Speakers include Lynette Burrows
speaking on sex education, Fr Andrew Pinsent on the Pro-life Philosophy, Sister Andrea from the Cardinal Winning Pro-Life
Initiative, Professor David Paton of Nottingham University Business School speaking on his research on Teenage Pregnancy,
and Dr Anne Carus speaking on Natural Family Planning. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
WILLS & BEQUESTS: The parish has benefited greatly in the past from the thoughtfulness of both parishioners and non-
parishioners who have nominated the parish to receive funds from their estate. If you are considering making or altering a
will, perhaps you would like to include Our Lady of Kirkstall in your beneficiaries.
CATHOLIC SINGLES - organisation helping single adult Catholics of all ages meet, either one to one or through social
events. Please tel. 0161 941 3498, visit the website www.catholicsingles.org.uk or email email@example.com
MASS FOR MARRIED COUPLES: Saturday 4th February, 6pm at Leeds Cathedral. There will be an opportunity at the
Mass for couples to renew their commitment to their wedding vows. Refreshments afterwards in Wheeler Hall.
VACANCY: Cover Assistant Permanent contract from Feb 2012 at Cardinal at Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School,
Leeds. Please contact Mrs Eglington at the school for further details. Tel: (0113) 336 8800, Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org or see the school website at: www.cardinalheenan.leeds.sch.uk
MASSES NEXT WEEKEND: 6.30pm (HN): People of the Parish 8.15am (SM): November Dead List 9.00am (HN):
Margaret Cunnisse 9.45am (A): Margaret O’Donoghue 11.00am (SM): Elizabeth Redmond 11.15am (HN): John Durkin
THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK
Leaders are like eagles: they don’t flock – you find them, one at a time (author unknown)