Please support our Parish Family BBQ on Saturday 6 September, tickets (£6) and help us to raise the necessary funds to refurbish our bells – we can promise you good food, good wine and good company! 7.00 for 7.30pm. Come along, bring the family or some friends and enjoy a good night out!
Our next event will be on Friday 3 October – a Concert by the Cathedral of Christ the King Girls Choir – the first time the Girls will have performed on the Fylde Coast. Tickets £6 (inc refreshments) available from this weekend.
Other planned events:
13/14 September special collection in church to mark the 100th anniversary of the first Mass being celebrated in our church of St Joseph’s
15 November, a coffee morning and unwanted present sale, more details later
10 December, a concert by the One Voice Community Choir who performed at the Eisteddfod earlier this year, tickets on sale end of October.
Envelopes for private donation towards the Bell Restoration are still available at the back of church.
Faith & Light:
There will be a Core Group Meeting on Tue 2nd September at 7.30pm, and a Faith & Light Meeting on Sat 6th September at 2.00pm, both will take place in the presbytery.
Annual Mission Appeal:
Next weekend we will have the annual Mission Appeal, made this year by the SMA Fathers (Society of African Missions). There will be a retiring collection at all Sunday Masses to support their vital work in Africa. Please be as generous as you can with your prayers and offerings.
Whilst we have not proposed a specific appeal for Burkina Faso this year, a number of people continue to make generous donations for this excellent evangelisation initiative by the Bernardine Community in Bafor. The 2014 fund currently stands at £710.50 and remains open for private donation (please put any offerings in an envelope clearly marked Burkina Faso and place in the offertory collection). The fund closes at the end of Oct and a presentation to the Bernardines of the amount raised will be arranged for sometime in November.
St. Peter's Celebrations:
The 175th anniversary celebrations continue with a Black Tie Ball on 5th Sept, 7.00pm for 7.30pm. on the lawns of Lytham Hall. Tickets £50 to include four course dinner & dancing. Still a few tickets available. If interested contact Cath Powell. Phone number in this weeks bulletin
The Sept collection starts next week. Collectors will be contacted shortly. Thank you in anticipation. Phone number in this weeks bulletin
Castlerigg Manor BBQ:
Castlerigg Manor are having a BBQ & Open Day on Sat 13th Sept. All ages welcome. Email
. Also, limited places are still available for the BIG WALK 4th-6th Sept. Cost £75. Details at www.castleriggmanor.co.uk
Also, limited places are still available for the big walk 4th-6th Sept. Cost £75.
Vocations Discernment Weekend:
Do you think God may be calling you to something more in your life? Ever thought of the Priesthood? 19th - 21st September at Our Lady & St Joseph's Carlisle, there will be a weekend for those discerning a vocation to the Priesthood in the Diocese of Lancaster. For more info contact Fr John Millar (Assistant Vocations Director)
or phone the number in this weeks bulletin
Men’s Ecumenical Prayer Breakfast
The next Men’s Ecumenical Prayer Breakfast at St. Paul’s Shop, Woodlands Road is at 8.15am next Sat 6th Sept. New members are always welcome. The meeting lasts about an hour with scripture, prayer for the local community, and continental breakfast.
We will be collecting for the Food Bank at St. Cuthbert’s Blackpool & Cenacolo House, Kendal. The next collection of tins, dried food, toothpaste & toilet soap will be after every Mass next weekend 6/7 September & will be donated to St. Cuthbert’s. Please be generous
The Catholic Voice:
Please collect your copy of the September edition as you leave church today
Wednesday Word available from the back of church to help prepare for next Sunday’s readings.
Dates This Week
Tue 5.00pm PAT Meeting
Thu 6.30pm SVP Meeting
Thu 7.00pm Bell Ringing
Fri 7.30pm Choir
Whilst we have not proposed a specific appeal for Burkina Faso this year, a number of people continue to make generous donations for this excellent evangelisation initiative by the Bernardine Community in Bafor. The 2014 fund currently stands at £710.50 and remains open for private donation (please enclose any offerings in an envelope clearly marked Burkina Faso and place in the offertory collection). The fund will close at the end of October and a presentation to the Bernardine Sisters of the amount raised will be arranged for sometime in November.
The annual Pilgrimage to Our Lady’s Shrine at Cleator, to mark her birthday, will take place on Sunday 7th September. A coach has been booked which will leave St Peter’s after 10.30am Sunday Mass (approx. 11.30am) and will return about 8.30pm. The cost of the trip, including tea, will be £22. You will need to bring a packed lunch for the out-ward journey. If you wish to go, please put your name and contact number on the list in the church porch as soon as possible. Please support your parish by joining with us on this pilgrimage in honour of Our Blessed Lady.