Sunday 17th September Sunday 24

8am Low Mass; 10am Sung Mass

Readings: Ecclesiasticus 27:30-28:7; Psalm102; Romans 14:7-9; St Matthew 18:21-35

Weekday Mass: Mon 12noon; Tues 7:30pm; Wed 10am; Thurs 9:30am; Fri 11:30am.

Intentions: Mon Home Mission; Tues Archbishop Justin; Wed Church in Korea; Thurs Those in financial services; Fri Emergency Services; Sat Those involved in healing services.

Pray for the victims, living and departed of the Mexico City earthquake. Jesu, mercy; Our Lady of Guadalupe, pray.

Mass of Our Lady of Walsingham 7:30pm 21st November.

Next Sunday 24th Harvest Thanksgiving Mass at 8am & 10am

Readings: Isaiah 58:6-11; Psalm 111; 2 Corinthians 9:6-15; St Luke 14:12-14.

Our Confirmation Mass is on 15th October with Bishop Jonathan at 10am. We have 3 adult candidates who have made their decision to follow the Lord more closely and to share fully in the Body of Christ which is the Church.

We are engaging in "Open the Book" a Bible Society initiative which introduces the young in schools to biblical characters and heroes. We shall working in our local first school.

Monday has a "knit and natter" group meeting at 10:30 to midday and from 1:30pm the art group meets to paint and draw.

A prayer cell has developed under the patronage of St Catherine of Siena. The cell will meet weekly on Thursday to read  the Gospel for the following Sunday in a method called Lectio Divina, a quiet and shared way of  looking at what the Lord is saying to us individually through the words of the Bible.

St. Peter’s also has a Cell for members of the Society of Our Lady of Walsingham. It meets for Mass and other Marian devotions. See Walsingham page. Mass of OLW on 19th September at 7:30pm; other Mass of the cell to which all are welcome is on 21st November this year.

The Mission Society of St Wilfred & St Hilda was launched at St. Peter’s Crabbs Cross Redditch by Bishop Jonathan Baker SSC, at the time bishop of Ebbsfleet. The Society’s aims and constitution can be read on its own website . Bishop Jonathan came to inaugurate the Society for the Region of the Marches-the dioceses of Gloucester, Hereford and Worcester- he is now Bishop of Fulham in the diocese of London. Society is episcopally led, by the 14 Catholic bishops, and our Bishop Jonathan Goodall serves us pastorally and sacramentally.