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eNewsletter - Easter 2021

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From Fr Michael


A blessed Easter to you!

May the joy of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, fill our hearts and lives with light so that we can share this Good News to our families and friends!


A very big and heartfelt thanks to everyone who has prepared the church and liturgy for Easter Triddum.  To our flower donors and arrangers, the cleaning team, our Hospitality Team who have welcomed so many people to our church, our musicians, servers and above all, your presence with us in person and online.  This really is the celebration of a community of faith. Thank you!

As you can see, the week following Easter is a little lighter.  We begin an Octave of celebrations, 8 days of feasting, so celebrate well and take it easy!

Every blessing for Easter,

Fr Michael
Going Cashless
There are three ways you can help:
  1. Give by standing order (form)
  2. Use the 'Tap and Go' machine in church
  3. Give online
Thank you for your support, however you give!
Our new boxed envelopes are ready to collect!
Getting More from Scripture

Praying with the Word of God is much more than listening to readings at Holy Mass on Sunday.

Download the readings for use at Holy Mass, and use them for prayer during the week.
PLEASE NOTE:
There is no booking or reservation required for our Easter liturgies.  All are welcome.  Once we have reached our capacity, we our Hospitality Team will invite you to watch online, or attend another liturgy.  Apologies for any inconvenience.  Our liturgies are in accordance with current guidelines.

Times of Liturgy

Sunday 4th April
Easter Sunday
9.30 a.m. Holy MassDeceased members of the Beahan, Byrne, and Ruscoe families
11.00 a.m. Holy Mass - Intentions of Alexandra Louise Snee
PLEASE NOTE NO EVENING MASS

Monday 5th April
Easter Monday
10.00 a.m. Holy Mass - Thanksgiving for Diamond Wedding Anniversary

Tuesday 6th April
Easter Tuesday
10.00 a.m. Holy Mass - Kenneth Lack R.I.P.

Wednesday 7th April
Easter Wednesday

Thursday 8th April
Easter Thursday
6.30 p.m. Holy Mass - Agnes and Arthur Godwin R.I.P.

Friday 9th April
Easter Friday
9.30 a.m. Holy Mass - End of the Pandemic

Saturday 10th April
Easter Saturday
9.30 a.m. Holy Mass - Barry Davies R.I.P.

Sunday 11th April
Second Sunday of Easter
8.45 a.m. - 9.15 a.m. Confessions
9.30 a.m. Holy Mass -Bishop Leo and Dr Kathleen McCartie R.I.P.
4.45 p.m. - 5.15 p.m. Confessions
5.30 p.m. Holy Mass - Pro Populo
6.45 p.m. Reception of Hetty Poole (limited to 30)
(Requiem 10.00 a.m. Monday)
Chapel Lamps
In our side chapels there are lamps which burn for particular prayer intentions.  We entrust those prayers to Mary, the Mother of God, and to our patron, St Teresa of the Child Jesus.  We also invite each other to pray for these intentions.  If you would like to sponsor the candle for 7 days click here to request your prayer intention.
This week, we pray for:
Chapel of the
Blessed Virgin Mary


O' Sullivan Family
Chapel of
St Teresa


Muriel Kitson R.I.P.

Parish Notices

 
Easter Offering

The collection on Easter Sunday is the traditional offering for the Parish Priest.  As we are encouraging the whole parish to become a little more cashless, there is now an option to make your Easter Offering online, or using Tap and Go. Please note: no Gift Aid will be collected on this.

Track and Trace Stickers!
Help us speed up track and trace by signing up to get a sheet of 65 little stickers with your name and phone number on.

All we ask for is a donation to cover printing and the cost of the labels. Click here to order.

Sir Captain Tom Rose

There has been a rose named after Sir Captain Tom Rose in recognition for his work and example over the last year.  We have been donated a rose which will join our growing collection of roses around St Teresa.  We look forward to the summer display!  A big thank you for the rose!
St Teresa's Care - Serving the Community

Here are who they are and what our local charities need:
Manna House - Dried food, non-perishable food, tins
Manna House - Men's clothing (clean)
Kaleidoscope Nappy Project - Nappies (size 6), baby milk (first), wet wipes, nit/ head lice treatment.
Easter Break for Devotions

Monica Prayers on Wednesdays and the Rosary of Fridays will be taking a short Easter break.

Update on Sacramental Preparation
We have a plan for how we are going to prepare and celebrate the Sacraments of Confirmation, First Confession and First Holy Communion for our young parishioners.  For more information click the photo.  There will be more information in the coming months.

Spread the Word

We know not everyone has access to the internet. So, we include a printable version of the eNewsletter.  It is a text version that you are able to print out and pass on to family and friends so they are able to find out what's happening in the parish.
Parish Priest
Rev Fr Michael Glover

parishpriest@catholictrentvale.org.uk
 
Parish Phone
Tel: (01782) 658 063

Hospital Chaplain
Rev Michael Puljic
Chaplaincy: (01782) 676400
Parish: (01782) 215 217
Temporary Office Hours
Monday - Closed
Tuesday - 9.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.
Wednesday - Closed
Thursday - 9.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.
Friday - Closed

office@catholictrentvale.org.uk
 
Parish Secretary
Eileen Ratcliffe
 
Safeguarding
Representative: Helen Clarke
Contact can be made through the Parish Office, or call the Diocesan Team on 0121 230 6240 or 
safeguarding@rc-birmingham.org
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