All whose anniversaries occur
around this time, especially, Archbishop John Murphy, 7th
Bishop of Shrewsbury, Fr. John Ryan.
St. Ambrose Christmas Fair
Next Saturday 24 November 11am to 1pm:
appreciate any donations of cakes, chocolates, groceries, toiletries, bottles,
raffle prizes & items that are as-good-as-new. Labelled boxes are provided
for the goods at the back of church. Please come along if you can to support this
keep selling books of Raffle tickets. If
you need more, they are available at the back of church. Please try to sell as many as you can.
Mill Hill Missionaries - Red Mission Boxes:
collection is now due. Would all
contributors bring their red boxes
in to church,
or let Mary know to collect no
later than next weekend – Sunday
25 November please.
Clergy Education & Training
Fund – Special Collection: Today
the annual collection for this fund is being held. Special envelopes are available for you to
use. If you use weekly offertory
envelopes, please could you write in your envelope number. If you contribute to the parish by weekly
standing order, could you write in your name and address including postcode. It will then be possible to claim gift aid on
your donation. Thank you.
Gift Aid: If you are a taxpayer and contribute
regularly to the Offertory collection, please consider joining the Gift Aid
Scheme. This simply means that any
contributions made by yourself, the parish can claim back the tax. Your contributions must be recorded so
therefore you will need to contribute either by weekly numbered envelope or by
standing order. There is no extra cost
to yourself and it is completely confidential.
Forms are available at the back of church together with envelopes or
please contact Kath, the Gift Aid organiser on 483 3799
SVP News: The SVP Society in the parish visit in
hospitals and in homes. Vital work. We would be pleased to hear about people in
the area who would welcome visits from members of the SVP as friends. This includes people who are not members of
the parish as well. Please speak to
Footsteps Event: The next event will take place on
Thursday 22 November at 7.30pm in St. Peter’s Parish Centre, Hazel Grove. Fr. Pat Deegan will be looking at two
specific miracles in the New Testament. Everyone
is welcome to come along and enjoy a café-style setting whilst exploring more
about our Christian faith.
Collection: £333.71 Thank You
Second collection for Clergy Education &
1st Prize: £30 No. 34 M. Riley 2nd Prize: £10 No.
132 Anne Park
Someone in the Alexandra? Phone St. Chad’s 428 2480
Stepping Hill or Cherry Tree? Phone 483 1010 or the Chaplains 419 5889.
or St. Peter’s 483 3476
The popular Advent Retreat Day will take place
in St. Peter’s Parish Centre, Hazel Grove on Saturday 1 December from 9.30am to
4pm. Mary Hardiman will lead us through
the day in a programme titled “Journey into heaven”, when she will reflect on
what it meant for the two key women in the Gospel story – Mary and
Elizabeth. All are welcome. Bring a packed lunch.
throughout November you are invited to write the names
of any of
your loved ones who have died into our special
Remembrance Book, which will
be at the back of church.
It will be
brought up to the altar with the Offertory Gifts at each Mass