MASS TIMES & INTENTIONS
Morning Prayer (Week 2) 15 mins before Mass
SATURDAY 3rd March.
12.30pm Mary Ellen Lavin (RIP) (A)
6.30pm ( St John’s) John Mc Fadden(RIP)
SUNDAY 4th March. SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT ST TERESA OF LISIEUX, LEXDEN
9.00am Joseph Leonard (RIP) (St John the Baptist, Iceni Way, Shrub End)
11.00am All Parishioners Parish Priest: Father Tom Lavin, 16 Clairmont Road, CO3 9BE
MONDAY 5th March. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01206 576898
10.00am Josephine Davies (RIP) Parish Website: www.stteresa.co.uk
St Teresa’s Primary School (Headteacher: Mrs Frances Booker) 508445
TUESDAY 6th Match. St Benedict’s College: ( Principal: Mrs Jo Santinelli) 549222
8.00 am Robert McKibben (RIP) Parish Hall Booking Secretary: Mrs Sally Ransom 503707
4th March 2012
WEDNESDAY 7th March. Ss Perpetua & Felicity.
10.00 am Brignell Family (RIP) (A)
Second Sunday of Lent
THURSDAY 8th March. St John of God. Rel. Today's Mass places before us the
10.00 am Cowell Family (RIP) (A) transfigured Lord and the model toward
FRIDAY 9 March. whom we must tend, and our own
9.30am (in the School) Vocations to the Priesthood transfiguration as the goal we must attain.
We attain this goal by a profound realisation
SATURDAY 10th March. of our sinfulness and need of a Redeemer; by
12.30pm Nora Hartigan (RIP) (A) preserving purity of body and soul,
6.30pm (St John’s) Joseph Egerton (RIP) observing the commandments and most
importantly by participating in the Mass.
SUNDAY 11th March. THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT This vision of Christ glorified, given to the Apostles Peter, James and John
9.00am Dec’d of Dudley Family & Friends on Mount Thabor (the traditional site of the Transfiguration) was surely a
11.00 am All Parishioners very special privilege, and it was one they did not forget. "We saw his
glory," St. John says in his gospel, written over sixty years later.
Lent is the primary time for celebrating the Sacrament of Penance,
because Lent is the season for baptismal preparation and baptismal
Saturdays: 11.00am Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament & Confessions. renewal. Early Christian teachers called this sacrament "second Baptism,"
There is a Eucharistic Service at St. John’s each Tuesday at 10.00am because it is intended to enable us to start again to live the baptismal life
in its fullness.
Lectio Divina Meetings Thursdays 8th & 22nd March at 8.00pm in the
PRAYER NEEDS Blessed Sacrament Chapel.
We continue to pray for those parishioners who are sick and housebound
and especially Teresa Adamson, Lilianne Banna, Elizabeth Bec-Wilson, Easter Services Rota A list is now at the back of the Church for volunteers
Rose Bobby, Joan Boyden, Tony & Kevin Butler, Ida Butlin, Roslyn to cover the various Ministries over the Easter period. If you will be
Campbell, Jack Chapman, Eva Corcoran, Bill and Yvonne Couperthwaite, available please put your name on the list.
Ben Culhane, Sylvia Davies, Cynthia D’Cruz, Ben Daniels, Terry Doonan,
Coffee after 11 o’clock Mass This Sunday. All welcome.
Olive Doyle, Terry Dukes, Mary Fricks, Chris Griffiths, Win Healy, Paul
Holmes, Philip Jansma, Patrick Keane, Marie Kundrikova, Joan Lannen,
Easter Egg Hunt Plans are being made for an egg hunt for this year.
Bridget Lock, Catherine Libby, Trevor Lines, Natasha Manastyrskyj, Jean
Donations of chocolate eggs would be very gratefully received. Please
Mendes, Bernadette Mills, James O’Neill, Patricia Parkin, Iolanda Pitt,
leave in the church porch.
Eileen Pool, Jo Preston, Marion Preston, Helen Prior, Shirley Roberts,
Carrianne Rogers, Peter Rowley, Ann Stokes, Alison Taylor, Ewan
Spring Youth Gather 31st March Years 7-9 A full day of team building,
Thompson, John & Teresa Thorneycroft, Peter Townsdrow, Francesca
outdoor activities and meeting new people. Stubbers Activity Centre,
Vassallo, Paul Webber, and any unknown to us. We remember also:
Upminster. Cost is £20. Phone 01277 265286 for a form.
Dorothy Kelly, John Gaffney, Mary Rooney and all whose anniversaries
occur this week.
C.R.B Applications for Ministers of the Eucharist Named packs are now
available for collection in the church entrance.
Josephine Davies of Irvine Road died in Colchester Hospital. She is
Red boxes Please bring in the red boxes for collection on the following
survived by her family. Her Funeral will take place in Ealing Abbey,
weekends: 3/4 March, 10/11 March.
London. May she rest in peace.
SEASON OF LENT
th Thanks to those who have expressed an interest in helping, but we do
Sunday 4 March 3.00pm: Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Rosary,
need more volunteers to come forward so please consider donating an
Lenten Reflection, Benediction.
hour to this essential work.
Lenten Group in the Church Monday 5th March: Community. 12th March:
Justice & Peace. 19th March: Shadow of the Cross. 26th March:
The Cupola Project
Obedience. 2nd April: Forgiveness.
Everyone will be pleased to see the scaffolding gone and we hope the
Tuesday 6th March. Mass 8.00.am This is an opportunity for parents
condensation problem has been solved. Our thanks to the eleven
and children to make a Lenten commitment.
members of the Buildings Maintenance Team who took part in this
CAFOD Lent Fast Day We welcome Lyn O’ Malley who will speak on
behalf of CAFOD at all the Masses this weekend.
Newsletter If you have an item for the newsletter, please email it to
Meetings for Confirmation Candidates on Wednesdays during Lent at
email@example.com or hand in at the presbytery. The
7.00 pm in the Church.
newsletter is available to view on the parish website.