PLEASE REMEMBER in your prayers John O’Leary who GENERAL NOTICES
died on 15 January and whose Funeral Service is on
Tuesday 31 January at 10.00am at the Kettering Following the sudden and sad loss of Kevin, Pam Smyth
ST EDWARD’S PARISH
Crematorium. May he rest in peace. Also Father Stan and family would like to thank everyone for their kind
Condon, priest of our diocese, who died on Sunday 22 words of sympathy, prayers, cards and Mass offerings.
January, in retirement in Raunds. There will be two Thanks to all who made Kevin’s Requiem Mass so
KETTERING Requiem Masses for him both at St Mary’s, Woburn wonderful and to all those who came. A very special
Parish Website: www.stedwardskettering.org.uk th
Sands - to fit everyone in – on Sunday 29 January at thank-you goes to Canon John and Father Andy for their
Telephone: 01536 512497 6.30pm and again on Monday 30 January at 11.00am, care and great support at this time.
2 The Grove, Kettering NN15 7QQ followed by burial in the parish cemetery. He helped out The Feast of the Purification or Presentation occurs on
on many occasions, was a curate at Our Lady’s, Corby, PLEASE REMEMBER in your prayers
Thursday this week. There will be an evening Mass at St
Canon John Koenig, Fr Andy Richardson, Deacon Les Allday, Deacon Keith Watson before becoming parish priest in Thrapston/Raunds and in Edward’s that day to maintain some solemnity for the
th th SS Philip & James, Bedford & Woburn Sands thereafter. feast. So no Mass at Rothwell that day.
4 SUNDAY OF Year B 29 January 2012
May he rest in peace. Our prayers and condolences are All the best to Brendan Seery, our student for the
Times of Liturgies
with all families and friends. priesthood, who left us this Saturday to return to Oscott
MASS INTENTIONS THIS WEEKEND ALTAR SERVERS College, Birmingham. Our prayers go with him as he
SATURDAY St Edward 6.00pm Kathleen McWade Int continues his studies, still three years before ordination as
SUNDAY St Edward 8.00am Lorenza Mazzone RIP MONDAY Deacon, and then priest. And our thanks for his helping
O Andrews, L Dashit THIS SUNDAY
(John O’Leary RIP) out so well and readily in the parish over these last three
Masses at all Churches this Sunday
10.30am Fr Sean O’Connor (Thanksgiving) weeks.
THURSDAY Holocaust Memorial Commemoration, 2.30pm at the
1.30pm Polish Mass Next Sunday is Education Sunday and we do extend a
N Wijesinghe, H Falshaw Council Chamber, Bowling Green Road.
5.00pm Vespers & Benediction special invitation to the governors, staff and pupils of our
7.00pm Michelle V Fabro RIP FRIDAY NEXT SUNDAY Catholic schools to attend that Mass.
Desborough 9.00am Eddie & Eileen Sharkey RIP J Makkil, J Binnie 8.00am Service with Deacon at St Edward’s. Thornton College School for Girls, an Independent Day
Rothwell 10.30am For the Parish and Boarding School for girls aged 4-16, have an Open
Burton Latimer 9.00am Annie Good RIP Afternoon on Sunday 5 February from 2.00-4.00pm.
10am THIS WEEK Please see notice at the back of church.
MONDAY Convent 7.30am Mary Ann O’Neill RIP Free Spiritual/Theological Books are available at the
St Edward 7.30pm Ben Stronge RIP
6pm Wednesday: “Footsteps” – Our youth group for Years 7 back of St Edward’s church, by kind gift of the Sisters.
E Walsh, A & C Hill to 9 begins again on Wednesday at 6.00pm in the Upper
TUESDAY Convent 7.30am Kevin Smyth RIP Please take a look.
St Edward 10.00am Service of Word & Communion Room of the Hall in Kettering. If you haven’t been before Day-by-Day for February is now available, price £1. A
Burton Latimer 7.00pm B Markham, A & A Coakley, Ray Joyce RIP 8am you are most welcome. good resource for Lent.
WEDNESDAY St Edward 10.00am McCarthy & O’Neill Fam RIP E & J Ike, A & C Loom CRB: Many of our CRB's are in need of an up-date and
THURSDAY Convent 5.30pm Thanksgiving (Fr Sean O’Connor) 10.30am arrangements have been made for a session on Weds
St Edward 7.30pm Mary Dolan Int A T & G Sansone, H Falshaw DATES FOR THE DIARY th
15 Feb to renew them. If there are any parishioners in
FRIDAY Desborough 7.00pm Martin McCallum RIP A O & A Kularatnam, S Moni need of a new CRB check for voluntary work, please call
St Edward 7.30pm Lorenza Mazzone RIP
H Fawcett, R Constantine Confirmation Classes for children who go to Non- 01536 501255 to arrange a time.
SATURDAY St Edward 10.00am Catherine Gallagher RIP Catholic Schools begin on Friday 27 January in the We have had a new Fairtrade order delivered, including
N Wijesinghe, E Hallam Presbytery at 2 The Grove, Kettering at 7.00pm, further squeezy honey, GeoCrunch cereal, drinking chocolate and
B McCourt information from Sue on 01536 523754
th green tea - come and see!
MASS INTENTIONS NEXT WEEKEND Sunday 12 February: St Edward’s Walkers meet First Communion preparation for children in Non-
SATURDAY St Edward 6.00pm Cooney, Bolger, Reed, Elliott RIP outside the church at 11.00am for a five mile walk around Catholic Schools is currently taking place in the Upper
SUNDAY St Edward 8.00am Service with Deacon Sudborough. Please bring a lunchtime snack, a walking Room of St Edward’s Hall (to the rear of the Church) 9.00-
10.30am Terence Burns RIP stick is essential. All welcome. 10.00am on Saturday mornings (enquiries 01536 513516).
1.30pm Polish Mass Monday 13 February: UCM meeting in the Lower Nominations are invited for the 2012 Catholic Women of
5.00pm Vespers & Benediction Room of the Church Hall at 8.00pm. New members the Year. The idea is to honour the ‘unsung heroines’
7.00pm Matthew Kinniside RIP CONFESSION always welcome. who take on responsibility and carry out service to others
Desborough 9.00am Ben Stronge RIP Saturdays after 10am Mass Saturday 18th Feb: Easter Music workshop, 2.00- in steadfast and perhaps unobtrusive ways. Full details,
Rothwell 10.30am For the Parish and 7pm to 7.30pm. 4.30pm at St Gregory the Great church hall, Northampton, address etc. are on the UCM board at the back of the
Burton Latimer 9.00am Vincent Julyan RIP Other times at request. is for anyone singing the Exultet in the new translation this church or go to email@example.com by 30 April
year and also for anyone planning music for the Easter 2012.
PASTORAL NOTES ST JOHN BOSCO Triduum. See Poster. More info and online booking form Lenten Retreat - Three sessions 2–4pm in St. Edward’s,
st from www.devinemusic.org.uk.
The saint’s picture at present by the Reading Stand in church is of St John Bosco, whose feast is on 31 January. Kettering on the last Saturdays in January, February and
th Fortnight 26th Feb to 11th March. Watch this space for
He lived through the turmoil of Italian Unification in the 19 century, but was left in peace and much revered by the March. Each will provide quiet time for personal reflection
people, of whatever political persuasion. St John founded a society for the education of the young and schools run details of The Big Brew. and spiritual growth and guidance to understanding Our
by the congregation are all over the world today. In particular they have been established in India, and St John Lord’s Divine Mercy in preparation for the Easter Triduum.
Bosco has remained a very popular saint in India. Ahead of his time, he did not believe in beating children, but in First session January 28 is "Called to Repentance and
fair and firm guidance. He is a good patron saint for teachers and schools. “If we want to be thought of as men who Considering becoming a Catholic? Know someone who
Healing". The Sacraments of Reconciliation and the
might be or would like to look deeper? The Rite of
have the real happiness of our pupils at heart, helping them to fulfil their role in life, we must never forget that we are Eucharist – Divine Mercy in action. Includes reviewing our
taking the place of parents who love their children”. (St John Bosco, 1815-1888) Christian Initiation of Adults is a course designed for you
preparation for Confession and prayer for healing. To
to explore our faith further without obligation. Please
book a free place phone 01536 460909.
phone Kettering 460909 for a chat to find out more or
Readings for the week: (Psalter Week 4) register your interest with Canon John.
Monday 30 February Feria 2 Samuel 15:13-14. 30; 16:5-13; Mark 5:1-20 .
Tuesday 31 February St John Bosco 2 Samuel 18:9-11. 14. 24-25. 30-19:3; Mark 5:21-43
Wednesday 1 February Feria 2 Samuel 24:2. 9-17; Mark 6:1-6 TEA AND COFFEE ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR NEWSLETTER:
Thursday 2 February The Presentation of the Lord Malachi 3:1-4; Hebrews 2:14-18; Luke 2:22-40 is served every Sunday morning
Friday 3 February Feria Ecclesiasticus 47:2-11; Mark 6:14-29 at all of our Churches By hand to the priest, or by email to
Saturday 4 February Feria 1 Kings 3:4-13; Mark 6:30-34 after 10.30 Mass. firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 5 February 5 Sunday of Year B Job 7:1-4. 6-7; 1 Cor. 9:16-19. 22-23; Mark 1:29-39 Everyone welcome for a drink & chat! Deadline is Wednesday each week