Twentieth and Twenty-First Sundays in Ordinary Time

dove fireCLEATOR PILGRIMAGE TRANSPORT: SVP are kindly providing transport to this on Sunday 8th September, leaving church 12 noon, returning by 5.30pm approx. Please sign up on the sheet by Friday 30th August.

BOARBANK HALL run various courses throughout the year, mainly on a donation only basis. ST AUGUSTINE’S CONFESSIONS, 16th – 20th September, ‘THINKING SCRIPTURE’ study week & holiday, 28th September. They also welcome individuals, families and groups from parishes, schools, etc. to the GUEST HOUSE for holidays, recollection days, residential courses & retreats. For more information please take a leaflet, Google ‘Boarbank Hall Allithwaite’ or tel: 015395 32288.

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Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

virgin maryThursday 15th August is a Holy Day for The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Masses are at 12.15pm and 7pm.

PRAYER MINISTRY After every 10am Sunday Mass two members of the congregation will be available to pray with individuals. Whether it is for a special intention, concern for a friend or relative, a need for healing or a big event approaching you can ask Jesus to minister to you through the intercession of others. Prayer Ministry will continue through the Summer as normal.

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Seventeenth and Eighteenth Sundays in Ordinary Time

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YOUTH AT THE MANOR events are coming up – please take a look at the Castlerigg Manor notices in the church porch. You can visit for all sorts of information or contact Fr John on 017687 72711, email:
YOUTH 2000 at Walsingham, 22nd – 26th August, coach £40, Festival ticket £95 includes camping, food & admission. Ages 16 – 35.
THE BIG WALK: The young people, age 16+, are invited to walk in pilgrimage from Honister across Haystacks into Ennerdale then on to Cleator, beginning at Castlerigg on Friday 6th September – a great opportunity to make new friends and triumph over a physical challenge. The walk is about 10 miles each day and concludes with the Mass at Cleator at 3pm. Contact Fr John – 017687 72711.
LANCASTER YOUTH – YOUR VOICE: A day of listening with Bishop Paul and the Youth Service, Saturday 14th September, 10.30am – 2.30pm, Our Lady’s College, Lancaster.

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Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Martha MaryEUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: We are re-commissioning all our Eucharistic Ministers at the Masses this weekend and will be welcoming a couple of new ones too.

CLEATOR PILGRIMAGE:  Our Lady, Seat of Wisdom Sunday 8th September, Mass & Blessing of the Sick at 3pm with Bishop Paul Swarbrick. As well as a beautiful replica of the Lourdes grotto there is, in the grounds of the shrine at Cleator, statues of the Cure of Ars and St Therese of Lisieux. The pilgrimage will be an opportunity not only to honour Mary the Mother of God, but also these two great saints, and to ask their intercession for healing and consolation.

Everyone is invited especially those who are sick. For further details contact St Mary’s Priory on 01946 810324 or email

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Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

HTSGfront_crop1EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: The second session for ministers will be in the parish centre on Tuesday 16th July at 7.30pm. Following these sessions there will be a renewal of commitment at a Mass on Sunday. Fr. Hugh

HCPT (Hosanna House and Children’s Pilgrimage Trust) is the charity that I go to Lourdes with, taking children with disabilities. There are two annual trips, one at Easter and one in the summer. In our region (Lancaster diocese) we are struggling to build groups and if anyone is interested in finding out more about it, and helping to create a group, do get in touch. Fr. Hugh

LOURDES PETITIONS: Zoe is going to Lourdes in 10 days with the diocese and there is a box for petitions on Our Lady’s altar which she is happy to take.

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Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

HTSGfront_crop1Please welcome Sister Ruth Percival at Masses this weekend who will be making an appeal on behalf of the sixteen Missionary Congregations of Sisters working out of England & Wales, giving us a small glimpse into the life of a missionary today.

Eucharistic Ministers: There will be two sessions for ministers this week and next as I mentioned last Sunday. Both are at 7.30pm in the parish centre – the first one is on Tuesday 9th July, the second on Tuesday 16th July. Following these sessions there will be a renewal of commitment at Mass on Sunday. Fr. Hugh

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St Peter and St Paul

Sts Peter and PAulHOLY HOUR WITH EXPOSITION FOR PRIESTS AND VOCATIONS: Friday 5th July, 11am, with Deacon Bernard Everyone welcome to come along for prayers, reflections, quiet music & times of silence, sorrowful mysteries of the Rosary and a short Benediction & Blessing.

CATCH UP/STEP UP CLUBS SUMMER ACTIVITY MORNING: The Summer Activity Morning for all young people who attend either the Catch Up or Step Up Club will take place NEXT SATURDAY, 6th July, 10.30am – 12.30pm. This will be at Better Leisure Centre, Kendal in the main sports hall. There will be games, activities and Dominoes pizza! Please contact Mary, Iain or Fr. Hugh for an information letter and consent form if you haven’t already received one.

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