Bulletin for the week beginning 10th December -The Second Sunday of Advent

SUNDAY MASSES Vigil Mass 6.00pm Michael Donoghue 8.30am & 10.30am  People of the Parish/deceased Roach and Neville families Monday 7.00pm                  Advent feria                          Michael O’Mahony Tuesday 10.00am               Advent feria                          Michael Bolger Wednesday 9.00am           Saint Lucy                              Deceased Tuite and Green families Thursday 9.15am at Holy Cross school   St John of the Cross   Carole Beauchamp & Margaret Callus Friday 7.00pm                     Advent feria                          Dorothy Fleming Saturday 10.00am              Advent feria                          Betty and Jim Grady MASSES NEXT WEEKEND SUNDAY Vigil Mass 6.00pm John, Anthony and Joan Boland 8.30am & 10.30am Frank Tuite/People of the Parish CONFESSIONS - 10.30am – 11.30am & 5.30pm - 5.45pm THIS WEEKEND THERE IS A RETIRING COLLECTION FOR THE POOR PARISHES OF THE DIOCESE. ADVENT APPEAL. - Students from Bishop Walsh School are taking…
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Bulletin for the week beginning 3rd December – The First Sunday of Advent

SUNDAY MASSES Vigil Mass 6.00pm Christina Green 8.30am & 10.30am Irene and Albert Goodwin/People of the Parish Monday 10.00am               Advent feria                          Bronislaw Krawiec Tuesday 10.00am               Saint Birinus                        Special intention (AP)  Wednesday 9.00am         Advent feria                          Tony Gillespie Thursday 9.00am              Saint Ambrose                      Special intention (JC) Friday 7.00pm                    Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary    Patrick Egan Saturday 10.00am             Advent feria                          Maureen Smyth MASSES NEXT WEEKEND SUNDAY Vigil Mass 6.00pm Michael Donoghue 8.30am & 10.30am Pro. pop./Deceased Roach and Neville families CONFESSIONS - 10.30am – 11.30am & 5.30pm - 5.45pm YEAR ‘B’ IN YOUR MISSAL NEXT WEEKEND THERE IS A RETIRING COLLECTION FOR THE POOR PARISHES OF THE DIOCESE. CHRISTMAS CARDS - Christmas cards etc are available from the Piety Stall. ADVENT APPEAL. - Students from Bishop Walsh School are…
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Sorrows of Steel sculpture

Sorrows of Steel sculpture

INSPIRATIONAL ARTWORK HEADING TO SUTTON COLDFIELD CHURCH An inspiring, life-size statue of Christ, made exclusively of nails, will soon be installed at a Sutton Coldfield church. Sorrows of Steel, by sculptor Shaun Gagg, will be a focal point for the newly-refurbished Lady Chapel of Holy Cross and St Francis Catholic Church, Walmley. The proposal for the installation has been approved by the Archdiocese of Birmingham Committee for Art and Architecture. Parish priest, Father Neil Bayliss, said: “I thought the sculpture should be in a church where Christians can see it, reflect on it and get inspiration. It is an amazing sight and one which I want many others to share in. “Many parishioners have taken the chance to see the artwork whilst it has been on display in a local…
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Dates for your diary (2018)

Confirmation                    February 8th Ash Wednesday               February 14th Good Friday                      March 30th Liturgy of the Day 3pm Easter Sunday                  April 1st Masses at 8.30am & 10.30am Walsingham Pilgrimage    May 12th Departing from Holy Cross at 7.30am Mass & Ramble                May 28th Mass will be offered at Coughton Court (tbc) 10am First Holy Communion   June 9th/16th Masses at 12 noon 20/20 Cricket                    July 2.30pm (tbc)
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