MASS TIMES 8th/9th JANUARY, 2011 THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD - YEAR A ST. MARY’S, RYDE Saturday (Vigil) 6.00 p.m. People of the Parish Sunday 7.45 a.m. Elizabeth and Ralph Birchall, R.I.P. “ 11.00 a.m. John Oglander’s Intentions Tuesday 12 noon Funeral Service for Jim Hoey, R.I.P. Friday 12 noon Funeral Mass for Ruby Stone, R.I.P. “ 6.00 p.m. Old Rite Latin Mass Saturday 10.15 a.m. Confessions and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament “ 11.00 a.m. ST. MICHAEL’S, BEMBRIDGE Sunday 9.15 a.m. Sally Foulkes, R.I.P. Tuesday 10.00 a.m. Rosary and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament “ No Mass today HOLY CROSS, SEAVIEW Monday No Mass today ST. CECILIA’S ABBEY Weekdays 9.30 a.m. Mass Daily 5.00 p.m. Vespers Sundays & Holydays 10.00 a.m. Mass QUARR ABBEY Weekdays 9.00 a.m. Mass Daily 5.00 p.m. Vespers Sundays & Holydays 10.00 a.m. Mass Confessions At Request ST. MARY’S, RYDE; HOLY CROSS, SEAVIEW; & ST. MICHAEL’S, BEMBRIDGE St. Mary’s Church, High Street, Ryde, PO33 2RE; Parish Office: 812127 (weekday mornings only); Parish Priest: Father Anthony Glaysher: 562171 or 07891 850664 (urgent calls only); Parish E-Mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org; Parish Website: www.stmarysryde.org; St. Mary’s Primary School: 562000; St. Mary’s Pre-School Playgroup: 614023 ISLE OF WIGHT PASTORAL AREA Co-ordinating Pastor: Father Gerard Flynn: 752317 - Website: www.iowrcchurch.org.uk 8th/9th JANUARY, 2011 THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD - YEAR A Opening Prayer: A lmighty, eternal God, when the Spirit descended upon Jesus at His baptism in O give the Lord you sons of God, give the Lord glory and power; give the Lord the glory of His name. Adore the Jordan, You revealed Him as Your the Lord in His holy court. own beloved Son. Keep us, Your children : The Lord will bless His people with born of water and the Spirit, faithful to our peace. calling. he Lord’s voice resounding on the First Reading: Isaiah 42 : 1 - 4, 6 - 7 T waters, the Lord on the immensity of T hus says the Lord: Here is My servant whom I uphold, My chosen One in whom My soul delights. I have waters; the voice of the Lord, full of power, the voice of the Lord, full of splendour. endowed Him with My spirit that He may bring true justice to the nations. : The Lord will bless His people with He does not cry out or shout aloud, or make peace. His voice heard in the streets. He does not break the crushed reed, nor quench the wavering flame. T he God of glory thunders. In His temple they all cry: “Glory!” The Lord sat enthroned over the flood; the Faithfully He brings true justice; He will Lord sits as king for ever. neither waver, nor be crushed until true justice is established on earth, for the islands : The Lord will bless His people with are awaiting His law. peace. I, the Lord, have called you to serve the Second Reading: Acts 10 : 34 - 38 cause of right; I have taken you by the hand and formed you; I have appointed you as covenant of the people and light of nations, P eter addressed Cornelius and his household: “The trust I have now come to realise” he said, “is that God to open the eyes of the blind, to free captives does not have favourites, but that anybody from prison, and those who live in darkness of any nationality who fears God and does from the dungeon. what is right is acceptable to Him. It is This is the word of the Lord. true, God sent his word to the people of Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 28 Israel, and it was to them that the good news of peace was brought by Jesus Christ : The Lord will bless His people with – but Jesus Christ is Lord of all men. You peace. must have heard about the recent happenings in Judaea; about Jesus of baptism from You,” he said “and yet You Nazareth and how He began in Galilee, come to me!” But Jesus replied, “Leave it after John had been preaching baptism. like this for the time being; it is fitting that God had anointed Him with the Holy we should, in this way, do all that Spirit and with power, and because God righteousness demands.” At this, John was with Him, Jesus went about doing gave in to Him. good and curing all who had fallen into the As soon as Jesus was baptised, He came power of the devil.” up from the water, and suddenly the This is the word of the Lord. heavens opened and He saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming Gospel Acclamation: down on Him. And a voice spoke from A lleluia, alleluia! The heavens opened and the Father’s voice resounded: “This is My Son, heaven, “This is my Son, the Beloved; My favour rests on Him.” This is the Gospel of the Lord. the Beloved. Listen to Him.” Alleluia! Prayer after Communion: Reading from the Holy Gospel: Matthew 3 : 13 - 17 L ord, You feed us with Bread from heaven. May we hear Your Son with J esus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptised by John. dissuade Him. John tried to “It is I who need faith and become Your children in name and in fact. SOCIETY FOR THE PROTECTION MUSIC AT ST. MARY’S OF THE UNBORN CHILD Organ: Toccata in A - J.P. Sweelinck There will be an appeal at all Masses this Hymns: 720, 209, 120 weekend for the Society for the Protection Mass: 4 of the Unborn Child. Communion: Please take a leaflet (one per family please). Saturday:- O Holy Spirit - Tye Please be as generous as possible for Veni Lumen Cordium - this vital work. Thank you. M. Rizza Sunday:- Come Down O Love Divine - Harris PEACE SUNDAY Organ: Toccata for a Feast Day - Next Sunday is Peace Sunday. L. Smith Please collect your Pax Christi envelope and prayer card this weekend and return the FATHER SEAN FINNEGAN envelope with your donation next weekend. Next weekend, we will welcome Please be as generous as you can for this Father Sean Finnegan who will be covering the important annual collection. Thank you. weekend Masses for much of January, while Father Glaysher takes a well-earned break. CAR PARKING PERMITS Father Finnegan has been here to offer Mass Please collect your car parking permits on several occasions before, and we are from the back of the church if you delighted to welcome him back. have not already done so. Thank you. He will be hearing confessions this Saturday, 15th January, in St. Mary’s PARISH WEB SITE from 10.15 a.m. Please visit our parish web site for a Please check the Mass times on the back comprehensive list of all parish events, of the newsletter during this time. reports, photographs and other information. There is daily Mass at St. Cecilia’s Abbey www.stmarysryde.org and at Quarr Abbey. LEGION OF MARY ST. MARY’S CRYPT Next Sunday, 16th January, immediately after In order to enable us to keep up the good the 11.00 a.m. Mass, a DVD highlighting the work, we would be very grateful for any good aims and objectives of the Legion of Mary, quality saleable items you no longer require. will be shown in St. Mary’s Hall. However, we regret that we are unable to The Legion of Mary is a lay Catholic accept clothing or electrical goods. organisation whose members give service The Crypt is open on Wednesdays, to the Church on a voluntary basis. Thursdays and Fridays Everyone is very welcome. between 10.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. HOLY WATER You are welcome to bring a container and help yourself to holy water from the large container at the back of St. Mary’s Church. There will be a White Flower Appeal at all Masses THIS weekend for the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children NEXT Sunday is PEACE SUNDAY - Pax Christi envelopes will be given out at the end of all Masses this weekend, to be returned next weekend please DATES FOR OUR DIARY Wednesday, 12th January 6.00 p.m. Meeting in the Convent for those interested in the Catholic Faith. Friday, 14th January 7.00 p.m. St. Vincent de Paul Society meeting. Saturday, 15th January 9.00 a.m. First Communion lesson. Sunday, 16th January Peace Sunday - A Day of Prayer for Peace. Tuesday, 18th January Start of Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Thursday, 20th January 2.30 p.m. Christian Unity Service at Holy Cross, Seaview. Saturday, 22nd January 7.00 p.m. Ecumenical Supper - Bembridge Village Hall. Sunday, 23rd January 6.30 p.m. Ecumenical Service - Holy Trinity Church, Bembridge. Monday, 24th January 2.00 p.m. Centering Prayer, in the Convent. Sunday, 30th January 6.00 p.m. Sung Old Rite Latin Mass, at St. Mary’s. Saturday, 5th March 7.30 p.m. Annual Parish Dinner, Yelf’s Hotel, Ryde. Tuesday, 8th March 6.30 p.m. Shrove Tuesday - Pancake Party in St. Mary’s Hall. More details later. Wednesday, 12th January is the Feast of ST. AELRED, Abbot Thursday, 13th January is the Feast of ST. HILARY, Bishop NEXT WEEKEND WILL BE THE SECOND SUNDAY OF THE YEAR, CYCLE A The collection last weekend for St. Mary’s and St. Michael’s was £725.47. Thank you.