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Sacred Heart Parish Weekly Newsletter.
The Presbytery, Church of the Sacred Heart,
Harefield Road,
West Midlands CV2 4BT
Dear Parishioners,
Bishop William thoroughly enjoyed his weekend
with us last week for the Visitation. May I take this
opportunity to thank you all for making him so
Tel: (024) 7645 6214
E-mail: parish@sacredheart-coventry.org
Parish Website: www.sacredheart-coventry.org
Deanery Website: www.coventry-catholicdeanery.org.uk
Website: www.catholicnews.org.uk/proclaim15
Facebook: facebook.com/cbcew
Twitter: @catholic#proclaim15
Email: proclaim15@cbcew.org.uk
God bless,
An initiative of the Bishop’s Conference of England
and Wales:
the name of a new national Bishops’ initiative being
launched in 2015 to support the development of
parish evangelisation. It is
1st February, 2015. 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)
inspired by Pope Francis’
Parish Mass Book page 59. Redemptorist Sunday Missal Page 705
writings and has five parts
Preface of VIII of Sundays p502. Eucharistic Prayer 3 page 475.
which include: the provision of
Saturday 5.00pm Kevin McFadden, R.I.P. (Nan McFadden.)
free parish small group
Sunday 10.30am For all the people of the Parish.
materials; the organisation of a
Feast of the Presentation of the Lord.
9.00am Charlie McDevitt, R.I.P. (Linda and Alan Jordan.)
Evangelisation Conference in
1.30pm Funeral Service for Paula Scott.
Birmingham on 11 July 2015
5.45pm Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.
6.30pm Eileen Burns, R.I.P. (P. Burns)
representatives from across
St. Agatha, Virgin, Martyr.
England and Wales; an
9.00am Patrick Casey, R.I.P. – Anniversary
invitation to parishes t host a
(Dave and Eileen Hardie)
parish Prayer Vigil on the night
Reception of Peter Madden’s body into Church.
of 11th July 2015 with free
St. Paul Miki & Companions, Martyrs
prayer materials provided; the
10.00am Requiem for Peter Madden.
deaneries and parishes to have
8.15am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.
their own Proclaim ’15 event in
9.00am Eucharistic Service
Confessions: Saturday: 9.30am-10.00am and 4.30 -4.50pm
8th February, 2015. 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)
Parish Mass Book page 61. Redemptorist Sunday Missal Page 709.
evangelisation resources as a
Preface of I of Sundays p499. Eucharistic Prayer 3 page 475.
fruit of the National Conference
Saturday 5.00pm Dennis & Peggy George & Pat Varney, R.I.P. (Barbara
to equip local evangelisers.
Please do get involved in want is
For all the people of the Parish.
a significant new step in service
of the proclamation of the Gospel in our area. More
information will be available in our newsletter over
the coming months.
The Parish is part of the Archdiocese of Birmingham.
Registered Charity No. 234216
Who i
An Induction Loop system is
provided. Please switch
Hearing-Aid to ‘T’
Provided in the
disabled toilet.
Last week’s Offertory: £857.89 (Gift-Aid: £222.81
non Gift-Aid: £403.82 Bank Credits: £231.26.)
Thank you all so much. This weekend collection for
the Catholic Education Service. Next weekend
February collection towards Our Dream.
Counters this week: Team A.
Jumble sale last week raised a wonderful £850.00
for Our Dream. Many thanks to Lynette and all who
helped. Next Jumble Sale Sat/Sun 20th/21st June.
Please bring Jumble a week before.
7-day candles 1st - 8th February.
Sacred Heart statue:
Our Lady’s statue: Catriona Murphy, R.I.P.
PLEASE HELP. We urgently need more
helpers to make and serve tea and coffee after
10.30am Mass. If you could spare one Sunday a
month please speak to one of the tea and coffee
team. Thank you.
Justice and Peace Group: meets again on Monday
26th January
Lost and Found:
1 x pair of Ladies pink framed spectacles
1 x wristwatch. Please claim from sacristy.
Please remember in your prayers Maureen
Bell, Tom Andrews, Dulcie Stalker, Joan O’Keefe,
Christopher, Catherine and Clifford Browne, Alan
Wilkinson, Winnie Coleman, Angel Nanyanzi, Ron
Hamilton, Peter Gibbons, Ginny Dowden, Kathleen
Tierney, James O’Brien, Kitty Bracken, Meira
Hollick, Eileen Franey, Marie Egan, Mary Ruddy,
Maria Scott, Eunan MacIntyre Junior, Bridie
McAndrew, Benny McAndrew, Martin McAndrew,
and all who are sick, for the repose of the souls of
Paul Bainbridge, Paula Scott, Irene Ford, Peter
Madden, Mary McGrath, Peggy Smith and all who
have died and for all whose anniversaries occur
at this time.
Would you like to know more about your faith?
Are you a non-Catholic who is interested in the
Catholic Faith? Our Thursday evening meetings
continue on Thursday’s at 7.30pm in the Hall.
Everyone Welcome. The meetings finish at 8.45pm
Please switch
phones when
Thank you.
off mobile
in Church.
with DVD’s, and Guest Speakers. Refreshments
Over 50’s meet in the Hall every fortnight on a
Monday. Please see noticeboard for date of next
ALL-NIGHT VIGILS On the first Friday of every
month. So that younger people are able to come
these will run from 5.00pm - 10.00pm.
New Year’s Resolution - Volunteer for CAFOD
Do you have good public speaking skills and want
to help tackle poverty and injustice? CAFOD needs
volunteers to speak in parishes and/or schools
about its work in the developing world.
To find out more and book a place on our
next "Understanding CAFOD" training day on
Saturday, 31 January call CAFOD on 01922 722944
or email birmingham@cafod.org.uk
Assistant Safeguarding Co-ordinator P o st
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham
seeks to employ a person with a good knowledge of
the Church, a social work background and
competence with computers to join its Safeguarding
This post will initially be part-time [20 hours per
week to be worked flexibly] and although it is based
in Birmingham travel will be required as the area
covered includes; Staffordshire, the West Midlands,
Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Oxfordshire.
The successful applicant will help implement new
online processes for recruitment checks and for
basic safeguarding training. He or she will also
support existing staff in responding to a wide range
of safeguarding issues and ensuring that the right
systems and level of understanding are in place in
parishes and other organisations across the
Further details are available by
emailing: cpo@rc-birmingham.org
Closing date 27th February 2015
Our Parish Prayer.
Send forth your Spirit, O Lord, and rebuild the face of our parish family. Renew what is weary and worn, restore what
is old and stale; reclaim what has been lost. Fill us with your gifts; gifts to speak, gifts to love, gifts to heal, gifts to bind
up broken hearts and rebuild your people.