Sun 18th November Sileby 9.00am Mass (Holy Souls) 33rd SUNDAY OF THE YEAR
Syston 11.00am Mass (Paul Murphy RIP)
Mon 19th November Syston 7.00pm Padre Pio Prayer Group Feria
Syston 7.30pm Service of Word and Sacrament
Tue 20th November Syston 9.30am Mass (John Talbot RIP) Feria
Wed 21st November Barrow 7.30pm Mass (Kinnear & McKee deceased) Presentation of the BVM
Thur 22nd November Sileby 9.30pm Service of Word and Sacrament St Cecilia
Fri 23rd November Sileby 9.30am Mass (Holy Souls) St Clement
Sat 24th November Syston 6.30pm Mass (Melly & Allsop deceased) Vigil of 34th Sunday
Sun 25th November Sileby 9.00am Mass (Young people of the parish) 34th SUNDAY OF THE YEAR
Syston 11.00am Mass (Theo Monteiro) CHRIST THE KING
Sick list: Please pray for the following members of our parish: Muriel Barfield, Assunta Furno, Bernard Moyers, Maurice Nixon, Irene Pallot, Mary Powell, Eva Shirreffs, Stefania Stasior, Terry Cantle, Ida De Melo, Angela Doyle.
Finances:Collection 11th November: £88.10. Smarties (4.11.18) £12.00. Mass Offerings: £35.00. Many thanks. (Cheques made payable to St. Gregory’s RC Church).
November Masses for the Dead: Please use the special November Mass envelopes which can be found at the back of church if you wish to request that a Mass be celebrated in our parish for the repose of the soul of an individual of your choice
Christ the King – Youth Sunday: next Sunday is Youth Sunday and our young people are going to play a large role in Mass. Prior to this, we have a pizza and planning evening booked for Friday 23rd November, for our young people to prepare for Mass. We are meeting between 6-7.30. Please see Cath or Rebecca if you'd like to come along. Many thanks to the Friends of St. Gregory for kindly supporting the young people by supplying the pizzas!
First Holy Communion:the children preparing for their First Communion have already begun their programme and they will be formally introduced to the parish on Youth Sunday. The planned day for them to make their First Communion is Pentecost Sunday, 9thJune. It is a wonderful blessing on our parish to have this group of children and you are asked to pray for them in their preparations.
Christmas Fayre & Raffle: sincere thanks to all those who helped to make the annual Fayre and Raffle a success. The total amount raised will be announced today at Mass.
Clutter: there is a large amount of clutter in the yard next to the garage. It is proposed to clear this area within the next fortnight. There are lots of plastic chairs and old bricks. Please help yourself if these can be of any use to you.
Nativity Play 1937: a photo appeared in the Loughborough Echo of a Nativity Play that was performed at St. Gregory’s in 1937. In an amazing feat of recall, the mother of the owner of the photo has added names to the faces. There is a copy on the parish website and also at the back of church.
Bishop’s Pastoral Letter:a copy of the Bishop’s recent Pastoral Letter can be found on the parish website and also at the back of church. If you would like a personal copy to take away and read, please ask.
Over 65s Christmas Party:Sunday 2nd December. See the notice at the back of church for more details.
Sun 25th November
Reader: The Youth Group
Offertory: The Youth Group
Children’s Liturgy: Roberta & Pam
Tea & Coffee: David & Abigail
Cleaners: Lillian & Joan Ap Thomas
Sun 2nd December
Reader: Rosemary McKee
Children’s Liturgy: Lorraine & Rebecca
Tea & Coffee: Dave & Cath
Cleaners: Joan W & Monica