Charity Number: 234091 / HEART TO HEART
The Newsletter of the Sacred Heart Parish
148 Ashcroft Road, Stopsley, Luton LU2 9AY
Fr Chris Whitehouse (Parish Priest) 723099 Rev James Bannan (Deacon)
Diana Enstone (Parish Secretary) Jenny Dowsett & Sandra Dias (Pastoral area Reps)
Margaret Berry, Pat Abela (Safeguarding)
Hospital Chaplain: Fr Michael Patey 663706 Hospice: Fr Tony Brennan 502400
Sacred Heart School: 730781 Cardinal Newman School: 597125
Web site: sacredheartluton.org email:
Part of the Diocese of Northampton, Province of Westminster & Deanery of St Alban
PENTECOST Psalter Week 4th June 2017Saturday:
Sunday: / 6.30pm
11.00am / Foxen Family intentions
Sadie & Dan O’Connell RIP
People of our Parish / First Mass of Sunday
Monday: / 9.30am / Eucharistic Service / Parish Centre Lounge
Tuesday: / 9.30am / Eucharistic Service / Parish Centre Lounge
Wednesday / 6.00pm
7.30pm / Reception John Hogan
Christina Early RIP / Church
Parish Centre Lounge
Thursday / 10.00am
2.00pm / Requiem John Hogan
Karl Howes & Family intentions / Church
School Class Mass
Friday / 9.30am / Dominic Rocha RIP / Parish Centre Lounge
Saturday / 6.30pm / Fred Horsted RIP / Church
Entrance Antiphon: / THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD HAS FILLED THE WHOLE WORLD AND THAT WHICH CONTAINS ALL THINGS UNDERSTANDS WHAT IS SAID, ALLELUIA.
Psalm Response /
SEND FORTH YOUR SPIRIT, O LORD, AND RENEW THE FACE OF THE EARTH.Gospel
Acclamation: / Alleluia, alleluia! COME, HOLY SPIRIT, FILL THE HEARTS OF YOUR FAITHFUL AND KINDLE IN THEM THE FIRE OF YOUR LOVE. Alleluia.
Communion Antiphon: / THEY WERE ALL FILLED WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT AND SPOKE OF THE MARVELS OF GOD, ALLELUIA.
No confessions this Saturday, exposition & Benediction as normal, 10 - 10.25am
Rosary is prayed twenty minutes before weekday Masses.
MORNING PRAYER OF THE CHURCH is prayed Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday at 8.50am.
Collection: Last week’s plate collection came to £1,164.06 & Media £462.90 Thank you.
9.00am & 11.00amEntrance / 126 / Come Holy Ghost Creator Come
Offertory / 302 / In bread we bring you Lord
Recessional / 666 / Spirit of the living God
WELCOME: to Father David Barrett who will be with us for all Masses this weekend.
SITE WORKS: Weekday Masses are celebrated in the Lounge.
HALL: There will be Line Dancing Monday evening & the Thursday Club will meet. There will not be exercise class on Tuesday morning.
CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION: Sunday 18th June 3pm at Our Lady’s. All are very welcome & refreshments in the Parish centre afterwards.
THE VOLUNTARY MISSIONARY MOVEMENT: a volunteer speaker will be making an appeal at all Masses next weekend and we have a second collection to support their work. If you are interested in learning about opportunities in mission volunteer work please contact them, 0151 291 3438 . Anyone over 21 with one year experience in trade /profession is very welcome & accommodation, monthly allowance & flights are included.
RED MISSIO BOXES: Thank you to everyone who has Red Boxes. Please bring them to church next weekend so they can be emptied & counted and money forwarded to A.P.F. Please ensure your name is on the box so it can be returned to you. The Red Box (Missio) is the Catholic Church’s official support organisation for overseas mission. Missio exists through the generosity of Catholics & plays a crucial role in combating injustice, disease, poverty & exploitation. Many thanks Pete & Theresa Crawley.
PASTORAL AREA OF LUTON: dedicated to St Alban, the first Christian martyr, Feast Day Mass on Tuesday 20th June, 7.30pm at Holy Ghost church.
THANK YOU: David, Christopher Michael and family would like to thank parishioners for the Mass cards prayers and all the support and kindness following the sad loss of their mother Doreen Draper. It has been greatly appreciated by all the family. Thank you also for the generous donations in memory of Doreen to Keech Hospice.
RIP: please pray for John Hogan whose funeral is this week, Betty Haque (former teacher at Sacred Heart School for 35yrs ) Reception at St Joseph’s, Gardenia Avenue Monday 12th June 7.00pm Requiem: Tuesday 13th June 12 noon, & Eric Roberts service at Vale Monday 12th June 2pm.
LUTON FOODBANK: would like to thank parishioners for their continuing support & generosity. They are in need of Cereal, tinned fruit, rice pudding, soup both tins and packets as demand has greatly increased.
YOUNG ADULT GROUP: Meet every other Tuesday at St John’s, Sundon Park 6pm ages 17 up to 30’s with food, adoration, discussion & social. The group was formed to lead people into a deeper relationship with Christ, discuss challenging topics young adults face. Contact Deepak, 07868 573696, email: .
PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK: depart Luton June 11th for 4 nights. Price £599 pp includes all meals, trips, entertainment, single room supplement £50. Contact Patricia Tel 01268 762778 or
BRIGHTON FESTIVAL: an annual event for Catholic young adults (ages 18-30) June 24th-26th in the beautiful grounds of Alton Castle in Staffordshire Cost of ticket £50 includes accommodation & food. For more information website: brightlights.org.uk 720627.
CAFOD RETREAT: A wonderful chance to reflect & contemplate some of the deeper messages Pope Francis has spoken out on. We will look at ways we can reconnect our lives to the values of the Gospel in our homes & Parishes. Saturday 10th June, Holy Family Slough 10.00am-3.00pm & Saturday 1st July St Edwards Hall, Kettering 10am-3pm. To book a place Tel 01844 274723 or . There will be a shared lunch.
INVITATION TO CATHOLIC WOMEN: ‘Being Apostles’ inspired by Mary of Magdala, ‘Apostle to the Apostles” & other women of the gospels, a day to encourage & strengthen women in the church, Saturday 17th June at St Augustines, Milton Keynes. See notice board.
ANNIVERSARIES: Please pray for those whose anniversaries occur at this time, James Duffy 1975, Andrew Foxen 1993, Ellen Smith 1996, Terry Tasker 2008, Joseph Rodger 1966, Mary Hyland 1967, Margurite Cockburn 1972, Bridget McLaughlin 1978, Baby Hughes 1993, Conor Gannon 2013, Lorna Pokora 1971, Margaret Loughran 1983, Peter Hope 1986, Elsie Donaghy 2009, Roger Barnard 2014, John Caldbeck 1998, Mary Coakley 2001, Lojas Horvath 1964, Kevin Higgs 1985, Magda Maar 1988, Yvonne Andre 2006, Feliciano Rodrigues 1967, Mabel O’Dell 2003, Edward Lane 1977 & Patrick McLoughlin 1999. May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace. Amen.