As part of our ongoing efforts to reach the target set for us by the Diocese, we will be holding a coffee morning
Last Sunday’s collection: Many thanks to everyone who supported last weeks annual
Catherine is raising funds for her pilgrimage to Lourdes at Easter 2016 with the charity HCPT (Lincoln 106).
If you have not yet had the opportunity to attend one of the Services for Christian Unity, there are two opportunities left:
This Sunday 24th there is an ecumenical Evensong at Lincoln Cathedral, at which our own Bishop Patrick will be preaching. Evensong starts at 3.45pm but it is advisable to arrive by 3.30pm in order to get a seat.
On Monday 25th the Service for Christian Unity will take place, here, at St Hugh’s, starting at 12.30pm. Please make a special effort to attend. We will have our usual lunch of soup, bread and cheese, plus cakes, after the service, and you are welcome to bring along your friends and neighbours.
If anyone could help by donating a cake, or cheese for the lunch, we would be very pleased to receive them.
It might feel as if we are still recovering from Christmas, but Lent is almost upon us! Following the success of the last few years, we will have our “Pie, peas, potatoes and pancake for pudding” supper, which is a “come anytime” meal
Pies will be either meat or cheese and need to be ordered in advance. Tickets will be on sale from this Sunday: £5 for adults, £4 for children and an extra discount for family groups of four or more. Bookings and further information from
These dates have been chosen to coincide with the Feast of the Assumption. We will fly from Stansted Airport, and will be staying in the Grand Hotel Basilique which is only 100 yards from St Joseph’s Gate. The cost is £515 per person (full board), plus £60 for the coach. If you would like to book your place, or for more information please see me in the church hall after the following 10am Masses: Sunday 10th January, Saturday 16th January and Sunday 17th January. If you are not able to make any of these meetings contact me on 01522 826390. Noel Harris.
Monday 18th at 12 30pm, Monks Road Methodist Church, LN2 5HL
Tuesday 19th at 12.30pm, Trinity URC, Garmston St. LN2 1HZ
Wednesday 20th 7.00pm, Orthodox Church of All Saints, Burton Road, LN1 3TX
Thursday 21st at 12.30pm, St Giles Church of England, Shelley Drive, LN2 4BY
Friday 22nd at 12.30pm, Lincoln Baptist Church, Croft Street, LN2 5AX
Saturday 23rd 12.30pm, B.G.University Chapel, Longdales Rd/Newport, LN1 3DY
Sunday 24th 3.30 for 3.45pm, Lincoln Cathedral, Minster Yard, LN2 1PX
Monday 25th at 12.30 pm, St Hugh’s Catholic Church, Monks Road, LN2 5AQ
All the services will take place at 12.30pm except for Wednesday 20th at 7.00pm, and Sunday 24th at 3.45pm, when Bishop Patrick will give the homily at Lincoln Cathedral. You are invited to do the pilgrimage around a different denomination on each day of the week. There are full details in the leaflet at the back of church.
Please make a special effort to attend our service, here, at St Hugh’s on Monday 25th
If anyone could help out by donating a cake or cheese for the lunch, we would be very pleased to receive them on the day. Further details from John and Mary Wilford, 01522 800114.
ST HUGH’S PARISH BAZAAR, Saturday, 16th January after the 10am Mass and Sunday, 17th January after morning Masses.
Please come along and support our very popular and successful post-Christmas Bazaar. Take the opportunity to meet your fellow parishioners, and also our wonderful fundraising team. Perhaps you could offer your help for future events - just make yourself known to them.
If you could donate prizes for our raffle and tombola stalls we would be very grateful. Donations can be brought into church or the Rectory on Sunday or during the week . If you would like a stall of your own, or can help on the day please speak to John Condon, or the parish secretary Susan Weaver, Tel: 01522 528961 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Donations for the cake stall are also needed and can be brought in on the day.
Thank-you in advance for your support.
For those of you who did not see a copy of last weeks newsletter:
Fr John, Deacons Kevin and Peter wish you all a very
Happy New Year!
Fr John would also like to thank again everyone who worked so hard in preparing our Church for Christmas and the New Year: cleaners, flower arrangers, those who decorated our Christmas tree, and hall, our folk group and readers, Helen our organist, Eucharistic ministers, Altar servers etc.
We now look forward to another year of parish life, which this year will include a visit from our Bishop, Patrick the 10th Bishop of Nottingham, who will confirm our young people on
BISHOP PATRICK will be giving the homily at Lincoln Cathedral on Sunday, 24th January at 3.45pm, as part of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The Cathedral Precentor, Canon Gavin Kirk, warmly invites the parishioners of St Hugh’s to this Evensong Service. Further details will be given in the New Year.