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Diary for February

Each Sunday at S. John’s:

Said Mass at 08-00 and

The Parish Family Mass sung at 10-00.

(Coffee afterwards in the Parish Room)

Junior Church at 10.00 in the Parish Room or in Church

Night Prayer at 18.30

Each Tuesday

19.30 - 21.00 Bell ringing practice – New members welcome.

Alternate Wednesdays

19.30 - 21.00 Church Linked Youth Club (CLYC) in the Parish Room for 11 – 16 year olds who have a link with the Church.


Saturday 8 February

Official opening of the Red Lion House Community Centre 16.00 to 18.00

Tuesday 25 February

Shrove Tuesday Supper in the Red Lion House Community Centre at 19.15

Wednesday 26 February

Ash Wednesday Mass at 09.30 and Sung Mass at 19.30

Thursdays 5, 12, 19, 26 March, 2 April

Lent Course at 19.30

Friday 13 March, 3 April

Lent Lunch in the Red Lion House Community Centre from 12.00 to 13.00

Sunday 22 March

Mothering Sunday. Presentation of flowers t the 10.00 Mass.

Sunday 5 April

Palm Sunday procession to church at 09.45 from the vicarage drive.

Friday 10 April

Good Friday walk with the Cross, walk of witness, at 10.30

Devotions from 14.30 to 16.00

Solemn Celebration of the Lord’s Passion at 19.30

Sunday 12 April

Easter Day masses at 08.00, 10.00 and 12.00

Sunday 26 April

Annual Vestry and Parochial church meetings with buffet to follow at 11.30

10 to 16 May

Christian Aid week.


Saturday 1

10.00 Mass, followed by breakfast in the Parish Room.

Sunday 2 – Candlemas

Tuesday 4

14.00 – 16.00 Knitting Group meets for a knit and natter in the Parish Room.

Wednesday 5

10.20 – 10.40 Praying for the Parish in church.  All welcome.

14.30 Mothers’ Union meets in the Parish Room for a talk by Fr. Duncan.

Thursday 6

19.00 Worship Committee meets in the Vestry

20.00 Young People’s Committee meets at 35 Field Lane

Friday 7

09.30 Prayer, Healing and Care Guild Mass for Healing. All welcome

Saturday 8

10.00 Mass, followed by breakfast in the Parish Room

16.00 – 18.00 Red Lion House Official Opening.

Sunday 9

Parish Magazine copy date

18.30 Evening Prayer with Benediction

Monday 10

19.00 for 19.30 Deanery Synod meets at Red Lion House

Wednesday 12

13.50 for 14.00 prompt start. Wives Fellowship Group meets at the Town Hall door to meet Mayor and Mayoress of East Staffs Borough Council to see the Civic Insignia, followed by tea and biscuits.

Thursday 13

09.30 Standing Committee meets in the Vicarage.

Saturday 15

10.00 Mass, followed by breakfast in the Parish Room.

Monday 17

11.00 Ministerial meeting in the Vicarage.

Wednesday 19

09.30 Mothers’ Union and Wives Fellowship Group Corporate Communion followed by coffee in the Parish Room

Friday 21

15.30 – 16.45 Messy Church S. John’s Family Fun (Moses – saved for a reason) in the Parish Room.

Saturday 22

10.00 Mass, followed by breakfast in the Parish Room.

Tuesday 25 – Shrove Tuesday

19.15 for 19.30 start. Supper with entertainment in Red Lion House

Wednesday 26 – Ash Wednesday

09.30 Mass with imposition of ashes

Communion to the Housebound after the 09.30 Mass

19.30 Sung Mass with imposition of ashes

Saturday 29

10.30 – 12.00 Red Lion House Charity Coffee and Cake Morning. Entrance £3.00 Surplus cake sold in the Parish Room after the 10.00 Mass on Sunday morning.

18.00 Folk Mass