First Reconciliation and Holy Communion
Parents of children starting school in Y3, who attend Mass regularly at Holy Family and would like their children prepared for the sacraments, please email, write or ring Father David (details on the front of this newsletter). This invitation includes parents with children who attend schools other than Holy Family but who live/worship within Holy Family Parish. The first information Meeting for parents is on Tuesday 6th October from 7.00 -
The next deanery course for parents is at Holy Family Church Sacristy on Mondays 5th and 12th October from 7pm to 8pm.
Called to the Supper of the Lamb
A Day of Reflection for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion led by Sister Sheila McNamara in St Joseph's Parish Hall, Gateshead on Saturday 17th October from 10.30am -
Forward Together in Hope
The next questionnaire with this week's three questions is at the back of Church. Please take one and return it next week. Please think about how you would like our Church community to be and do in the year 2020 and what we can do to make it happen. Please include your thoughts in the response to the questions.
There will be a feedback and discussion meeting with everyone from the Parish on Sunday 25 October after the normal coffee morning. Please come along to discuss the future of our Church here in Cockerton.
Copies of the September newsletter with details of upcoming events in the Diocese are available at the back of Church. Please take one.
Apostleship of the Sea
There are a number of leaflets available at the back of Church
advertising Christmas Cards etc. Please take one.
News from around the Diocese
St Hilda's Diocesan Resource Centre -
World Sight Day -
Foster Carers needed -
Youth Sunday Preparation -
International Mass -
Annual Diocesan Day of Recollection -
Celebrate North East Conference -
Tea and Coffee Morning
Tea and Coffee will be served in the
Parish Centre after Mass on
Sunday morning. Proceeds in aid
of Action for Hearing Loss.
Last week's Coffee Morning
raised £35.45 for Cancer Research.
Next week's Coffee Morning is in
aid of Children's Liturgy.
Family Halloween Ceilidh
Friday 30th October from 7.00pm
The evening includes dancing to 'Blind Panic' Ceilidh Band, a Hot Supper to
be provided by Blackwell Butchers
of Norton, Raffle, Bar and Prizes
or best Halloween costume (every
child receives a prize). Tickets are
£8 (adult), £22 (family -
and 2 children). Contact Vince
Rose (01325 353802 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Planning a wedding in 2016/2017?
There's a lot of preparation involved in preparing for life long marriage as well
as the wedding day itself couples
planning to get married need to speak
to the priest first and in good time.
Please get in touch with Father David
for an appointment to set plans rolling.
Father David's Silver Jubilee
Father David's Silver Jubilee is on
Tuesday 17th November. There will be
a special Mass at 9.30am that day
at which the children from Holy Family School are invited.
The Parish celebration is to be on
Friday 20th November at 7.00pm in
St Thomas Aquinas Church with refreshments afterwards in St Thomas' Aquinas Parish Hall. Lists for names
are on the notice board at the back
of Church. To assist with catering
please sign by 1st November.