Holy Well Pilgrimage
Fr Derek Birch RIP
The funeral of Fr Derek will take place at St Peters Church, Doncaster Road, Barnsley S70 1JQ at 1 pm on Wednesday 25th May 2016.
The service will be a Requiem Mass with Bishop Tony (who will be preaching). After the service the interment will be at Silkstone Parish Church with family and Clergy only.
Priest members of The Society or SSC are invited to concelebrate (please let Fr Paul Cartwright know your intention so that enough seats can be provided). Please bring a purple chasuble.
Fr Derek will be received into Church the night before at 4.30 pm
There will be a funeral tea after the service in the Church hall.
Please share lifts wherever possible as parking will be at a premium.
Please keep Fr Derek, his wife Eva and daughters Jane & Helen in your prayers.
Fr Marshall's Ruby Jubilee
All are welcome to join Fr Rodney Marshall and the people of St Helen's, Athersley, in celebration of his Ruby Jubilee of Priesthood. Solemn Mass will be celebrated on 27th June at 7:30pm - the preacher will be Fr Alan Watson CMP. Please do come and join the festivities - there will be refreshments afterwards!
Corpus Christi Sunday in Athersley
You are warmly invited to attend a special evening service at St Helen's, Athersley on 29th May in celebration of Corpus Christi.
You are warmly invited to join the parish of St Helen's, Hemsworth, for their Patronal Festival on Saturday 21st May at 5pm. The Bishop of Wakefield will be the Principal Celebrant and Preacher, and the service will be followed by refreshments.
Fan the Flame: Please Pray
Please pray for the Mission Parishes of Christ the King, Barnsley, as they prepare to receive the mission team from Fan the Flame next week, and for those who will lead the mission. If you are nearby, you would be warmly welcome to join in the events during the coming days: please contact one of the local parish priests for more information.