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Fr DAVID DUGGAN sadly passed away earlier this week. May he rest in peace. Once we know the funeral
details I will offer Mass for him here online on the same day as the funeral .
May 14th WORLD DAY OF PRAYER of all religions for an end to the pandemic. In February 2019 Pope Francis
and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmed el-Tayeb, signed a Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and
Living Together, during a Global Conference on the topic in Abu Dhabi. An organisation, The Higher Committee of
Human Fraternity , was set up to implement this document. This day of prayer was proposed by this committee,
inviting everyone, regardless of religion to participate. This is the first time in history that all religions are being
brought together in prayer. The Holy Father invites us all to participate in this historical event.
SUPPORTING THE HUNGRY: If you are unable to use on-line money donations to support eg Good Shepherd Ministry please consider dropping off items through your hour of exercise for the addresses below. Items listed in bold run out quickly, though all are welcomed. These can be left at the Brothers at 2, Richmond Road or at GS Ministry Waterloo Road premises or The Vicarage, 21A St Jude’s Rd WV6 0EB.
Here is a list of suitable items needed:
UHT milk; Fruit juice; Tinned meat; Tea/coffee; pasta sauce; Tinned vegetables and tomatoes; Soup (inc Pot Noodles);Pasta; Rice; Lentils, beans and pulses; sugar; Tinned fruit; Biscuits; Household items (soap, laundry detergent, laundry powder, washing up liquid) Toiletries (deodorant, toilet paper, shower gel, shaving gel, shampoo, soap, toothbrushes, tooth paste, hand wipes; Feminine hygiene products ):; Baby supplies – nappies, baby wipes and baby food.
ROSARY DURING THE MONTH OF MAY The Holy Father has asked us to renew our devotion to praying the
Rosary at home each day during the month of May. To help us pray together as a community, we will be praying the
Rosary on Tuesday Evenings Online at 7.00pm.
CAFOD launched its coronavirus emergency appeal on 30 April. The effects of coronavirus on developing countries
where CAFOD works are likely to be devastating. Families without enough to eat and without access to clean water
and healthcare are particularly vulnerable to coronavirus. The poorest and most marginalised communities will be
pushed further into poverty. Your prayers and gifts are needed now more than ever to help protect the lives of those
in poor communities. While we are not able to hold physical collections in our church, you can donate as individuals
Coronavirus in Colombia Through the HandsOn project, SS Peter and Paul has been supporting the people of
Magdalena Medio in Columbia. This is the latest update. “Covid-19 was formally identified in Colombia in March
2020. In late March the Colombian government closed the borders. Now healthcare services in the country have
collapsed. Please pray for the people of Colombia, for CAFOD’s work there and especially for our friends in
A Great Opportunity to Help: Scrubhub Wolverhampton is looking for people to either sew (material is already cut
out for you) or drive deliveries of scrubs locally. If you could help or donate please email
firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Helena on 07734926777. Thank you!
QUIZ TIME: Richard of York Gave Battle in Vain: which flower was the badge of his Ducal House? The colours of the
rainbow will be used as a basis for a series of parish quizzes. The first theme is therefore: red. You can find this on the new Parish Quiz page. A new one will come out every 3 weeks, with answers after 4. Answers - team or otherwise- can be sent to St Michael's and St Bernadette's Youth Group e-mail: email@example.com. Any questions:336534.The Quiz is on the website. If you don't have access, ask a friend to print it off for you.
Mass intentions if you would like a Mass offered for someone, please fill in the form on our website or ring Sr
Lydwin on 01902 341 343.
Financial Contributions This is a difficult time for many people but if you are able to continue giving an offering to
the church, please consider paying directly into the parish account. Please follow the directions on our website.
FOR THOSE WHO ARE SICK : June Abbiss, Peter Holmes, Alice Stevens, George Brown, Chris Starkey, Ann Lewis , M Mary, Thomas Mackin, Fr David Duggan, Stephen Briggs, Hilary Elsden, Katherine Poole, Teresa Mitchell , Mary Lawley , Ann Bayley, Helen O’Brien-Coleman, Mary Abbiss, Peggy McHale, Patrick Quinn, Fred & Celia Norton, Jean Hollingshead, Margaret Stokes, Leah Nixon, Pat Pool, John Dolan, Liam Dolan, Marie Looker, Lorna Ciraulo, Pat Eades, Helen Porter, Mary Kirby, Sheila O’Toole, Tony McGinn, Brendan Bleakley.
FOR THOSE WHO HAVE DIED RECENTLY : Fr David Duggan, Kathleen Bowman, Alfonsina Lombardi, Tony Haden, Ignatius Kelly, Margaret Vicino, Claire Hallett, Mike Huntbatch, Celia Saddler, Susie Andrews, Noreen James. May they rest in peace.