St Bede's Catholic Church, Newport Pagnell

Newsletter, Sunday, 19 March 2017

Fridays in Lent

On each Friday of Lent we will have Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at 9.30 am with the opportunity to go to Confession. Mass will be celebrated at 10.00am.


Lent Penitential Service - Tuesday 4th April at 7.30 pm in Christ the King. Three priests will be available for individual confession.


Summer Camp

Northampton  Catholic Youth Ministry Office is offering a Summer Camp to those aged 11-18. It will be held at Alton Castle and will include outdoor activities: sailing, climbing, biking, trekking; as well as daily Adoration, Mass, Reconciliation and formative inputs. It is lots of fun and a great opportunity to meet young Catholics from around the Diocese.  If any young person is interested in attending from 6th -10th August, please either speak to Sr Yvonne or see their website:

A Special Invitation

Sr Yvonne’s Religious Congregation - The Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus warmly invite you to join them on Tuesday 25th April at 7.30 p.m. for a special mass of Thanksgiving to celebrate the closing of their Bicentennial Jubilee-200 years since the foundation of the Congregation on 25th  April 1816.

Bishop Peter Doyle will be the main celebrant.

The celebration will include a presentation on the beginnings of the Congregation and the life of their Foundress Angelique Le Sourd (1767-1835). The mass will be followed by a special buffet in the Community Centre. Please put this date in your diary.

Mass and Anointing of the Sick

Bishop Peter will celebrate this special Mass on Tuesday 28 March at 7.30pm at St Edwards, Shenley Church End. Everyone is warmly invited to attend and to receive the Sacrament of the Sick.

Art in Lent

The Lent course of Churches Together in Newport Pagnell continues with a look at the painting "Ship of Fools" by Hieronymus Bosch. The meetings this week are:

Wednesday 2.30pm-4pm at Lovat Hall (Baptist Church).

Friday 7.30pm-9pm at the United Reformed Church.

Lent Lunches

Every Friday till 7 April in the URC Hall in Newport Pagnell from 12 noon to 1.15pm. Home-made soup and a variety of bread, rolls and cheeses for £4. All profits go to Christian Aid.



Mass intentions

Today: Nora Lyne RIP

Friday: People of the Parish

Connections - the newsletter of Churches Together in Newport Pagnell