SS Peter & Paul, Wantage:
Church Street, Wantage, OX12 8AQ
Holy Trinity, Charlton:
Charlton Village Road, Wantage, OX12 7HW.
SERVICES THIS WEEK
Monday 17th February
Janani Luwum, Archbishop of Uganda, Martyr, 1977
9.30am Mass (Parish Church)
12.00pm Funeral (Parish Church)
Tuesday 18th February
6.30pm Mass (Holy Trinity)
Wednesday 19th February
10.00am Mass (Parish Church)
Thursday 20th February
9.00am Mass (Parish Church)
Friday 21st February
Saturday 22nd February
5.00pm Vigil Mass (Holy
Sunday 23rd February
Sunday next before Lent
8.00am Mass (Parish Church)
9.15am Sung Mass
10.30am Sung Mass
Mass is also offered at
10am daily at the Convent,
NEXT SUNDAY’S READINGS:
2 Peter 1.16-end
THE PARISH OFFICE will be closed on Monday 17th February.
WEEKDAY MASS TIMES Thank you to those people who provided comments about our weekday Mass times. From Monday 2nd March the times will be as follows: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays at 9.30am (Parish Church), Fridays at 12.00pm (Parish Church). From 31st March Tuesdays at 7.00pm (Holy Trinity). Please do make an effort to attend Mass at least once during the week.
DAILY OFFICE From Monday 2nd March the Daily Office will be said publicly at the Parish Church. Morning Prayer Tuesday - Saturday at 9am, Evening Prayer Wednesday - Friday at 6pm. Anyone is welcome to attend the offices which will be said according to the Book of Common Prayer.
VICAR’S REST DAY From Monday 2nd March Fr Philip’s rest day will be moving to Mondays.
CHORAL EVENSONG AND BENEDICTION will be celebrated on Sunday 1st March at 6pm. All are welcome.
PRAYER LIST We will be reviewing the ‘of your charity’ prayer list over the next few weeks. This is to ensure that the list is kept up to date. If you would like your name, or the name of a family member, to appear in the new list please let the Parish Administrator know by 1st March. Please note if you are adding someone else’s name you must have their permission to do so. email@example.com 01235 764533.
ASH WEDNESDAY Lent begins on Wednesday 26th February, a day of fasting and abstinence. A said Mass will be offered at 10am, and a Sung Mass at 8pm, both at the Parish Church and with the Imposition of Ashes. Please return your palm cross from last year to church so that it may be turned into ash for Ash Wednesday.
LENT COURSE We will be offering a series of sessions on different types of prayer. Each session will take place at Holy Trinity, 8pm-9pm, with a Mass beforehand at 7.30pm. 3rd March - Canon Robert Teare on ‘Intercessory Prayer’, 10th March - The Vicar on ‘The Daily Office’, 17th March - Postulant Lizzie Hartley on 'Examen as a type of prayer’, and 24th March - Sr Elizabeth Jane CSMV on 'Lectio Divina’. Each session stands alone so please feel free to come to any or all of the sessions.
LENT LUNCHES Lent soup lunches will be held in the Parish Church on Ash Wednesday, and will continue every week until 8th April. Please note the new time of 12.30pm. We will be serving delicious home made soups with bread, followed by tea/ coffee and homemade biscuits, all for a minimum donation of £3. Every one welcome. If you would like to help with this event, please contact Penny Williams on firstname.lastname@example.org / 01235 798349.
SUNG COMPLINE To mark Lent, the choir will be singing the Night Office of Compline, in the chancel of the Parish Church, at 9pm on the four Fridays during March. All are welcome to attend this beautiful service.
OF YOUR CHARITY Betty Collins, Joy Ripley, Shelley Courtney, Elisabetta, June, Beth
Lily, Jean, Lizzie, Rita, Beth, Barbara King, Peta Allan, Richard & Toni Morris, Pam, Kate,
Jack, Kathryn, Christopher Brown, John, Beryl Stoter, Kate Morl, Meurig Hainge, Diane Dyche, Lesley Blowfield, Evan, Janice Brown, Felix, Stephen Goodchild, Judy Rowe, Doug Eels. RIP Claudia Middlebrook, Jean Gill
The Parish of Wantage with Holy Trinity, Charlton
Church Street, Wantage OX12 8AQ
Charlton Village Rd, Wantage OX12 7HW
The Parish Office
Butler Centre, Church Street Wantage OX12 8BL