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ST HUGH’S PARISH QUIZ NIGHT, Saturday 15th July, 7pm in the church hall

posted 23 Jun 2017, 05:57 by Susan Weaver

Come and enjoy 10 rounds of quizzing extravaganza!

Tickets £3, including hot dogs.

Available from Catherine Webster, tel: 07925161790
or Noel and Josie Harris, tel: 01522 826390

or see them after the 10am Sunday Mass.


 

British Empire Medal

posted 23 Jun 2017, 05:52 by Susan Weaver

CONGRATULATIONS TO  NOEL AND JOSIE HARRIS 

Noel and Josie have been awarded the British Empire Medal for their tireless services to charity over the past 40+ years;
in particularly the Multiple Sclerosis Society, for which Noel is the Chairman of the Lincoln and District Branch.

Well done both of you for an honour well deserved;
and also a big thank-you for everything you do for us as a parish whether it be a social event, or a maintenance issue etc.


 

ST HUGH’S PARISH STRAWBERRY TEA, Sunday, 2nd July starting at 3pm

posted 2 Jun 2017, 05:41 by Susan Weaver

Come and join us in St Hugh’s church hall and enjoy some good company and a lovely strawberry tea.

The tea party will finish in time for you to attend the 6pm Mass.
 
Tickets cost only £5 each, and are now available from Noel and Josie. 
See them after Mass or contact them on 01522 826390. 


 

A MESSAGE FROM FR MATTHEW

posted 26 May 2017, 06:38 by Susan Weaver

 Thank-you to everyone who has made me feel welcome so far in your beautiful city, which I am just beginning to discover.  I am very pleased to be here.  I found out just after Easter that I would be moving, although the Bishop didn’t tell me where at that stage.  When I found out where I was coming I was pleasantly surprised. 

 Let me give you a little bit of my personal history.  I was born in Warsop near to Mansfield in 1971.  After I left university I trained and worked as a solicitor, but felt called to the priesthood.  At the age of 26 I went to study at Oscott College for the priesthood.  After ordination I served at the following parishes, West Bridgeford (2 years), St Philip’s Mansfield (3 years), Burton-on-Trent (7 years), and finally before here Our Lady & St Edward’s Nottingham (3 years). 

Please pray for me as I begin to serve you as your new parish priest.  I know that you will be missing Fr John as he is such a good priest.  We were ordained together at St Philip Neri Mansfield 14 years ago, so I have known him a long time, and we are good friends.  I cannot exactly replace him, but I look forward to serving as your parish priest for many years to come.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GOODBYE FR JOHN

posted 19 May 2017, 05:54 by Susan Weaver

Farewell to Fr John
After over nine happy years as our parish priest Fr John will be off to pastures new on Monday.

There will be a celebration in the church hall after his last Sunday Mass this weekend (6pm). 

Please come into the hall and enjoy the festivities.

Farewell Mass
Fr John will return on Monday, 19th June for his official goodbye.
Fr John will celebrate Mass at 7pm
and meet parishioners in the church hall afterwards.

Message from Fr John
Thanks for these nine wonderful years, as we move forward you will all be in my thoughts and prayers. 
It has been a privilege to have been part of our St Hugh’s family and I will miss you all. 
I know Fr Matthew will enjoy St Hugh’s as much as I have.
Please give him you usual generous welcome.




 

 

 

DANCE ACROSS THE DECADES

posted 19 May 2017, 05:42 by Susan Weaver

DANCE ACROSS THE DECADES of the 1960’s, 1970’s and 1980’s (other decades are available) in St Hugh’s Church Hall on Friday, 2nd June from 7.30pm until 10.30pm.  Tickets cost £7 each and include a filled baked potato and pudding.  Please bring your own drinks.  Dress in the style of either the 60’s, 70’s or 80’s (optional).  Contact Noel and Josie for a ticket: Tel. 01522 826390 or see them in church. If you fancy a boogie then come on down!


 

CHURCH TO CHURCH SPONSORED WALK ON BEHALF OF THE RETIRED PRIEST FUND

posted 19 May 2017, 05:40 by Susan Weaver

After celebrating Mass at 9am at St Hugh’s on Thursday, 8th  June, Canon Eddy Jarosz will be walking on behalf of the Retired Priest Fund from the Post Office in Newton on Trent (LN1 2JS) to
St Thomas of Canterbury in Gainsborough (DN21 2AX), a distance of 10.7 miles (3.28hrs walking according to Google maps).
 Should any of St Hugh’s parishioners wish to accompany Canon Eddy
and raise sponsorship monies for the Retired Priest Fund please contact Mike Brett on 01522 871992 or 07723722185.


 

SAYING GOODBYE TO FR JOHN!

posted 28 Apr 2017, 05:57 by Susan Weaver

FR JOHN:  As you are all probably aware Bishop Patrick has asked Fr John to become the parish priest of St Philip Neri, Mansfield, alongside becoming parish priest of the parishes of St Joseph’s in Shirebrook, St Bernadette’s in Bolsover, and the community of Market Warsop.  It is a huge responsibly, and he will be assisted by Fr Raphel Imoni.  Fr John will be leaving St Hugh’s during the week beginning 22nd May; his final Sunday Mass here will be on the 21st May.  We will be having a ‘farewell’ Mass for Fr John sometime in June, which he has kindly agreed to return for.  The date has yet to be arranged so please keep an eye on future Newsletters for details. 

Our new parish priest will be Fr Matthew Jakes who is currently the parish priest of  Our Lady & St Edward, Nottingham.  Whilst we are all sad to hear that Fr John is leaving us, after over 9 happy years as parish priest of St Hugh’s,  it is our job now to make Fr Matthew feel welcome in his new home when he takes up his ministry at St Hugh’s at the end of May.

 

PARISH SAFEGUARDING

posted 28 Apr 2017, 05:48 by Susan Weaver

The Catholic Church has made available seven e-learning modules free of charge to any member of the Catholic Community.  Some of these would be useful for those who have a ministry with children or adults, covering child and adult safeguarding.  One in particular, dealing with Child Exploitation and Online Safety, would be useful for any family with teenage children.  To access these, you simply need to send an email to: educare@familycare-nottingham.org.uk  and you will receive a link to register for any of the modules you wish to access.  Each module takes one hour to complete.


 

 

DANCE ACROSS THE DECADES OF THE 60'S, 70'S AND 80'S (Other decades available)

posted 21 Apr 2017, 05:33 by Susan Weaver   [ updated 28 Apr 2017, 05:46 ]

St Hugh’s Church Hall

Friday, 2nd June

7.30pm until 10.30pm

Tickets cost £7 each and include a filled baked potato and pudding. 

Please bring your own drinks. 

Dress in the style of either the 60’s, 70’s or 80’s (optional). 

Contact Noel and Josie for a ticket: Tel. 01522 826390 or see them in church.

If you fancy a boogie then come on down!


 

 

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