Announcements Sunday Jan. 22, 2017

A new marriage instruction course begins on Monday 6th March at 6.30 pm. in the staff room of St. Paul school & will go over 5 Mondays. Anyone wanting to have a Catholic marriage must complete one of these courses. The next course will be October/November 2017.

In connection with the ecumenical prayer week there will be an ecumenical service at Marias Minde on 26th January at 7.30 pm. All are welcome.

Candlemass, the Feast of Christ’s presentation in the Temple, will be celebrated during the 7 pm. mass on 2nd February. It is the day of prayer for vocations in our diocese, when we pray especially for calls to consecrated religious life. Mass starts with the blessing of the candles to be used in the church during the coming year, and with a procession of light.

It is still possible to book a place on the pilgrim to Avila & Fatima. Contact the parish office.

This year is the 100th year anniversary of the apparitions at Fatima. In keeping with the wishes of the Mother of God there will be prayers & the rosary for peace in the world on the 1st Saturday of the month. The devotions start on 4th February from 5 pm. to 6 pm.

This Friday’s concert at 5 pm. will be given by organist Mariko Takei.