Henry & Muiread both took their First Holy Communion on Sunday 19th December at St Anne Church Westby. The church was full of family and friends to celebrate and share the wonderful occasion of them taking the Eucharist for the first time. The two children attend other schools but wanted to come to St Annes to make their vow to God, as they are regular attendees to the church. It was lovely to see how they take their commitment to God so seriously after many weeks of preparation from their teacher, Irene Fullerton. It will be lovely to see them take their communion each week and be truly immersed in the church of St Anne. Congratulations to them both.
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Carys, Carla and Georgina
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We would love you to join us at St. Anne Church, Westby Mills which is located on Weeton Road, near Wrea Green and is a church where everyone is welcome. After the latest PM’s announcement, thankfully we are able to continue to have public worship and be open for Private Prayer. Sunday Mass is at 08.45am and will continued to be streamed on Facebook. Facebook logo above to watch the mass. Readings for Mass can be found by clicking the box.
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Amelia and Brandon
Masses will commence at Holy Family and St Anne as follows:
Saturday - 6.30pm Vigil Mass at Holy Family
Sunday - 8.45am Mass at St Annes & 10.45am Mass at Holy Family
Weekday Masses - See listings for times in the weekly bulletin.
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When attending church, please could you scan the Q.R. code near the entrance to record your attendance, this is done using the new NHS ‘TEST and TRACE’ PHONE APP – If you do not check-in with your phone at church, you will still need to do a manual check-in (i.e. name on a list).
Guidance for Communal Worship during the COVID-19
Pandemic – A degree of caution is still required to protect the vulnerable in the parish. A summary of guidance from C.B.C.E.W & the government is found by clicking the links below:
We will still bserve social distancing, if you come to mass, please note that face coverings must still be worn until further notice. There will be stewards at each church to direct what we need to do. Fr Jim will continue to stream Sunday Mass from St Anne at 8.45am and Holy Family on Sundays at 10.45am.
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Standing Orders :I know this time isn’t going to be easy for all of us physically, mentally, spiritually and financially but can I make an appeal as your Parish Priest. The Parish is going to be hit financially through this period because there will be no collections, so we are asking if it be possible for our parishioners to contribute by Standing Order. The Parish will be still need to pay the monthly levy to the Diocese. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Your contributions will be very much appreciated.
Mass Offerings : If you would like a mass said for a loved one, please put the offering in an envelope and give it straight to Father Jim. He will then let Mary and Carole know for the bulletin.
YEAR OF SPECIAL MISSIONS 2022
The Catholic Missionary Union has informed us of their plans for the coming year. The Spiritans have been given permission in our Diocese to approach parishes in 2022 for the purpose of making appeals in support of their work.
OUR MISSION APPEAL HAS BEEN ARRANGED FOR THE WEEKEND 13th/14th August – THE ASSUMPTION