Sunday, 27 March 2011

Nearly New and Cake Stall: Update


Many thanks to the Parish Guild and Parishioners and those who contributed generously. £200.46p was realized. Thanks

Parish Donation Envelopes and Gift Aid


Envelope boxes will be available for collection on 2nd and 3rd April. If anyone did have envelopes would like them for the new financial year please notify Fr. Benedict or Maura (01554832301).

If you are a tax payer and not in the Gift Aid Scheme please consider joining as it does not cost you anything but the parish benefits by at least 25p in each £1 donated.

Flower Collection

* Flowers: Collection will be taken for flowers next Sunday(3/4/11)

2011 Lenten Station Mass

* STATION MASS: The Station Mass comes up on Tuesday 29th of March at Blessed Sacrament Church Gorseinon at 7.00pm prompt.

Sunday, 20 March 2011

Our Journey Through Faith Parish Lectures


Begins next Sunday (27-03-11) at exactly 5:30pm, it will be followed by Benediction.

Tea/ Coffee, biscuits will be served at the Hall.

Please avail yourself this opportunity of getting to know more about your faith. REMEMBER you have the duty to invite your friends, to know and appreciate God in the treasures bequeathed to the Church.

“Faith comes by hearing and hearing the word of God” (Romans 10:17)

Mass Intentions


Parishioners are encouraged to book Masses. The Parish does not have enough Mass intentions. One of our spiritual work of mercy is to pray for the living and dead, book Mass for their intentions.

Welsh Pilgrimage to Lourdes - Golden Jubilee


This year is the Golden Jubilee of The Welsh National Pilgrimage to Lourdes. To celebrate this auspicious occasion, we are launching the “New Friends of Lourdes”, to raise funds to assist as many people as possible to travel with us on this year’s pilgrimage- July 30th until August 4th. Information is available from Mrs. M. Hambly, 10 Gower Street, Port Talbot and on the website.

Saturday, 19 March 2011

A Blessed St Joseph's Day

May all the parishioners and visitors to the Catholic Parish of Burry Port & Kidwelly have a very happy and Holy St Joseph's Day.

Our own Bishop Emeritus Mullins, who we are so lucky and fortunate to have in our parish, has a special devotion to St Joseph, who lived such a humble, hard-working and Holy life as an example for us all.

Joseph is the patron of the dying because, assuming he died before Jesus’ public life, he died with Jesus and Mary close to him, the way we all would like to leave this earth.

Joseph is also patron of the universal Church, fathers, carpenters, and social justice.

St Jospeph - Ora Pro Nobis

Thursday, 17 March 2011

Happy St Patrick's Day

A very Happy St Patrick's Day to all the parishoners of Burry Port and Kidwelly Catholic Parish, and to all readers of this Parish blog.

St Patrick is the Patron Saint of Nigeria, apparently because it was the Irish who took Catholicism to the African country, and so I am sure all parishoners will wish to say a very happy and blessed St Patrick's Day to our very own Nigerian priest, Fr. Benedict Koledoye.

Sunday, 13 March 2011

Peter's Pence Collection

* Peter’s Pence Collection:

There will be second collection for Peter’s Pence on 27-03-11. (Third Sunday of Lent).

Peter's Pence (from Wikipedia):

Peter's Pence is payment made more or less voluntarily to Rome. It began under the Saxons in England and is seen in other countries. Though formally discontinued in England at the Reformation, a post-Reformation payment of uncertain characteristics is seen in some English manors into the 19th century. In 1871 Pope Pius IX formalized the practice of lay members of the Roman Catholic Church - and "other persons of good will" - to provide financial support to the Roman See.

Lenten Walk With me Booklets

* Walk With Me: booklets for LENT are available.

These are invaluable aid for our Lenten Reflection and Meditation.

Saturday, 5 March 2011

New Parish Lectures on Catholicism


The lecture series “Our Journey through Faith” will begin this Lenten season.

It is an opportunity for us to learn more about our Faith and expound the treasures of Catholicism.

All are welcome to this series of talks. Details will be given to us next Sunday.

Notice Regarding Mass Times

In order to simplify this site, Mass Times etc. will no longer be posted here in this section.

Rather they will have their own stand-alone page (see tabs at the top of the site) where they will be edited/changed every week.

This is in order to stop any confusion between upcoming Masses and old posts.

It will also help us de-clutter the main page, on which news of Parish events and other matters will continue to be posted.

Thank you.