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                                                    NOTE FROM THE PARISH PRIEST


Masses this week: St Teresa’s: Monday, Wednesday,Thursday and Saturday.

St Dunstan’s: Tuesday and Friday at 9.30am.

Congratulations …. to our youngsters who made thief First Holy Communion yesterday! The three Masses were very special! A big thanks to Christin Murray and the excellent band of catechists who have been helping her this year!

Today is World Mission Sunday….. we are asked to support missionaries who work alongside communities that are poor or in need. It is the Pope’s own charity to support world mission. There will be a retiring collection today. You can visit Missio’s website to set up a single gift or direct debit...www.missio.org.uk 

Numbers at Mass continue to increase, which is encouraging! But we do have a limit to the number of people that can be seated. It is important to sign in if you intend coming to Mass so that we can keep an eye on the numbers attending.

A big ‘thanks’ to those who have been acting as stewards. We could do with a few more. Do contact the parish office if you are able to help. office@littleflower.co.uk

Remember that face coverings should be worn. Masses during the week will be at the usual times and we will be live streaming on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday morning as well as the 11.30am Mass on Sunday.

Parish Office….has now reopened. There will usually be someone there every morning (apart from Wednesday) from 9.30am - 12.30pm. 

Children’s Liturgy with Fr Seán..visit the parish website to listen to his reflection for children on this Sunday’s readings.

Folk Group CD….the music that the Folk Group sang and played during our ‘lockdown Masses’ have now been put on a CD - An Anchor for my Soul, They are priced at £8.  All money raised will go to Mongu. to order a copy go to http://folkgroup.co.uk  Kevin Broderick does have some copies for sale.

First Holy Communion and Confirmation programmes for 2021 will not begin registration until January of next year. It is hoped that this year’s programmes will both be completed by October.

Financial matters…. This week we were able to bank £444.37 at St Teresa’s and £194.80 at St Dunstan’s.  

CAFOD Family Fast Day…. our two parishes raised a fantastic £1079.43 for CAFOD’s coronavirus appeal this Family Harvest Fast Day. Your support will ensure our global family can survive, rebuild and heal. Thank you for your generosity and please keep our global family in your prayers at this time.

Exploring the Post-Lockdown Church - Monday webinars, week 5: This week the speaker is Fleur Dorrell, director of the God Who Speaks campaign. She will be speaking on The God Who Speaks in All Seasons.She will be sharing stories about the different ways that people prayed with Scriptures during lockdown and will give us inspiration for the months to come. Please go to http://postlockdownchurch.eventbrite.co.uk to register.

Walk the life of Jesus… for two weeks (23rd October - 6th November) St Mary’s Church in the Old Town will host a prayer walk in the grounds of the church. The 12 stations will tell the story of Jesus. There’s no charge or no booking is necessary!

 

The London and Slough Runs and One Can Trust still need your support. Items can be left in the parish centre porch at St Teresa’s from 10am – 4pm every Sunday and up to 10.30am on Monday mornings.

Parish walking group…..this has now moved to Wednesdays after Mass. All are welcome! At the end of the walk there is the possibility of a ‘socially distanced’ coffee!

Link to Hope Shoebox Appeal 2020.. in spite of the difficulties, this appeal will give a ray of light to some of the poorest families in Europe though the shoebox collection. Leaflets listing the necessary items are at the back of the churches. Please return filled shoeboxes by 6th November! Many thanks.

Tuesday 27th October…. is the 53rd anniversary of the passing of the Abortion Act. The Good Counsel Network is asking us to fast and pray on that day. They have organised a Facebook event - https//www.facebook.com/events/2739924072936969



Best wishes,

Fr Seán, Fr Shyju, Deacon Brent and Sister Winifred.





Holy Masses

Mon, Wed, Thu, Sat   9:30 am

Sat 6pm & Sunday 8:45am & 11:30 am


(All the above Masses are also live streamed except Sat 6pm & Sunday 8.45am)




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Welcome to St Teresa's Catholic Church, Beaconsfield

St Teresa's Church is located in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire in the United Kingdom and is situated opposite Bekonscot Model Village - a local tourist attraction. To find us couldn't be easier - just follow the signs to the Model Village and they will lead you right into our car park, which visitors to Bekonscot are also permitted to use.

The church was built in 1926, the year after St Therese of Lisieux was canonised, and so was one of the first churches in England to be dedicated to her. It is built in neo-gothic style which gives it a traditional atmosphere as you can see from the pictures of the interior. But it is small enough to feel homely and, we hope, welcoming.

Our most illustrious parishioner was Gilbert Keith Chesterton. Many of the artefacts in the church are associated with him - including a statue of Our Lady - and the tower end of the church with its Martyrs Chapel was completed as a memorial to him.

Whether for a short visit or a long stay, we hope you will enjoying being part of our 'living community of faith".

Please make yourself at home, and if you have any comments, questions or thoughts, please
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St Teresa's Parish Office: 40A Warwick Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 2PL, UK

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