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SATURDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER:
10:00am- For the Parish
10:30am- 12:00pm-Confessions
12:30pm-Joseph Poyner RIP

SUNDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER:
8:30am- Thomas and Frances Brady
RIP
10:30am —Matthew Sweeny RIP

MONDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER:
11:00am-Divine Mercy
11:30am-Alessando Addabbo

TUESDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER:
9:15am- Holy Name School Mass (in
Church) — Teresa Doherty RIP

WEDNESDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER:
11:30am-Requiem Mass John Peter Robinson RIP

THURSDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER:
9:15am-Mass at St Mark’s School-
Tony Brennan RIP

FRIDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER:
11:00am- Exposition of the Blessed
Sacrament
11:30am- Mary Harbutt RIP

SATURDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER:
10:00am- For the Parish
10:30am- 12:00pm- Confessions
12:30pm- Lena Davenport RIP

SUNDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER:
8:30am- Anne Ferries RIP
10:30am- Angela and Terry McHugh
RIP

SACRED HEART FATHERS AND BROTHERS COMMUNITY NEWS: We thank all those who attended the Mass of Thanksgiving on Friday Evening with Archbishop Bernard. Thank you to the mighty army who worked so hard in preparation. Please don’t forget Our Parish Shared Meal today (Sunday) and bring food to share. Thank you for the welcome given to Fr Vincent. We hold each other in our thoughts and prayers.

THE ANNUAL SPONSORED WALK IN AID OF THE SCJ MISSIONS: The Sponsored Walk takes place next Saturday (29 September)  in the Sandwell Valley Park, please speak with Br John for more details, come and us. The walk is in aid of the Sacred Heart Fathers and Brothers Mission in lndia, especially supporting those in Formation for the Priesthood. We are blessed to have Fr Vincent, Fr Wilfred
(Corpus Christi, Nottingharn), Fr Biju Anthony (Friary, Olton) and Fr George (Sacred Heart, Droitwich) with us here in England. They have all benefited from your kindness and generosity. Thank you all for your continued support.

SPECIAL COLLECTION FOR FR ALESSANDRO, SCJ: We will have a Retiring Collection on the
weekend of the 6th and 7th October in appreciation of Fr Alessandro and his ministry within Our Parish Community. Fr Alessandro was very insistent that no farewell be held before he left, he simply wished to share his final homily and words of thanksgiving with us all last weekend.

How Can We Keep From Singing? An Evening with Jo Boyce & Friends from the CJM MUSIC Collective

A concert to mark the release of  How Can We Keep From  Singing? Vol. 4. It will feature some wonderful new songs and  many well-known, sing-along favourites.

Holy Name Catholic Church 9 Cross Lane Great Barr, Birmingham B43 6LN

Saturday 20 October, 2018 – 7:30 pm

ADVANCE TICKETS: £6.00 (Tickets will be £7.00 on the door) TEL: 01675 466 254

Our Parish 80th Anniversary Celebrations: As you know Archbishop Bernard will be the principal Celebrant for the evening Mass on FRIDAY 21st  SEPTEMBER at 7pm. After Mass there will be refreshments in the Parish Gentre. To help with catering we now would like to know how many parishioners will be staying after Mass for the ref reshments. Therefore this weekend and next there will be lists in the Ghurch Porch so you can add your name and telephone number if you wish to stay. ALSO on SUNDAY 23rd  SEPTEMBER there will be a shared lunch to which you are all invited. Again we need to know numbers so there will also be a list for this event. lt is important that we have these numbers by September 10th please.


This Holy Name of Jesus Parish is part of The Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham UK; Birmingham Diocesan Trust, Registered Charity No. 234216 in the United Kingdom. Website Link is http://www.birminghamdiocese.org.uk/

The Holy Name church carpark is a private car park for people using the church, school and the parish centre. If you wish to park here again, please contact the Parish Office on 9 Cross Lane B43 6LN to make arrangements. A donation will be required. It is of great importance that you are aware that all registration plates are recorded and any vehicles not authorised to park there will be reported to the local council and parking tickets may be issued.

The deadline for messages to go in the weekly church newsletter will be Thursday 12.00pm every week; you may also email items to be included in the newsletter to email address info@holyname.org.uk Any messages received after that will go in the following weeks newsletter. Thank you all for your cooperation. Please ensure that you give correct dates and times for all events you want to publish in the weekly newsletter as the Parish office cannot be held responsible for any errors.

IMG_0607Welcome to this House of God. Talk to God before Mass. Listen to God during Mass. Talk to others after Mass.

Hello, and a very warm welcome to the web site of the ‘Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church ‘, Great Barr, Birmingham UK; known as ‘Holy Name in Great Barr’.

We are happy to extend a warm personal welcome to both parishioners and visitors through our web site. We hope that as you browse these digital pages it allows you to gain a snapshot of our life as a Parish Community; to see some of the many ministries and activities that make up our dynamic parish.

The message of the ‘Gospel of Christ’ and the liturgy, equips us not only to promote the values of the Gospel, but to live and share them with our brothers and sisters. We have many groups of people within our parish, who dedicate their time, energy and resources, to work together, to proclaim the mission of the Catholic Church in our local community.

We hope that you find this web site beneficial. ‘Where two or three are gathered in Jesus’ name, there he is present amongst them’ (Mt.18:20) May the presence of the Lord bless and guide our thoughts, prayers and actions.