We welcome back Mgr Pat who is celebrating our Mass today.

Please pray for the sick and/or housebound: Elena Petta, Pat Sanger, Alfred & Mary Waring, Mary Jenkins, Rev Jim Gilligan, Hannah Bratt, Rachael Nielsen, Sarah Cole, Helen Abbott and Matthew Young.

After Mass today the children who are preparing for First Holy Communion will celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time.

This evening: Service of Wholeness and Healing at St. Andrew’s at 5pm. All welcome.

This Tuesday 12 March at 10.30am we shall have our first big tidy up of the grounds. Please come and lend a hand if at all possible.

Thank you to all who helped to make the Produce and Gift Stall a success last Sunday. Exactly £300 was raised for the Development Fund. Your donations, help and continued support is greatly appreciated. 

Collections 3 March Offertory: Gift Aid £250.40 / Non-Gift Aid £119.53 / Cathedral Maintenance £130.33 / Knayana £75

Lent Fast Day for CAFOD takes place on Friday this week. Please take an envelope on your way out of church today and return it next week.

Walk with Me booklets for Lent are available at the back of church. Please take one home with you. They are free.

During Lent, Stations of the Cross will take place on Tuesday morning after Service of Word and Holy Communion.

There are new rotas for Readers and Ministers of Communion at the back of church. Please take your copy.

The Food Bank is asking for gifts of sugar, cold tinned meats, tomato ketchup, breakfast cereals and UHT milk. Thank you for your support.

Missio ‘Red Boxes’ are due for emptying. If you bring your box to church and your collector is not there, please ask for your box to be put in the safe; do not leave it at the back of church. If you are new to the parish and would like to have a red box or have an existing box that needs emptying, please contact Sue Allen 01386 561246.

A Christian Perspective on Brexit: A chance to consider a Christian response to the political upheaval we are living through. Speaker: David Hall (former MEP for Hereford and Shropshire). With contributions from local people directly affected by the current situation. Tuesday 9 April, 7.30–9.00pm at Droitwich Methodist Church. See poster on the board for further details.

Lenten lunches Every Thursday at St Andrew’s,12.00noon–1.30pm Please note new venue… new day… new time…

Six of the Best – a look at the words of six of our best known hymns, what they say to us about our faith and how we live it. Every Tuesday evening at the Baptist Church at 7.30pm. lasts about an hour. All welcome.

Broken – viewing and discussing the six episodes of the powerful and moving TV series starring Sean Bean. (Please be aware this contains themes of death, suicide, abuse, violence and swearing. It is not for the faint hearted. Please consider this before coming along). It is gritty and unvarnished but this is the world in which we live and witness. Every Tuesday evening at the Abbey at 7.30 and also every Thursday afternoon at St Andrew’s at 1.30pm.

Day of Reflection for Lent Led by Christine Dodd at the House of the Open Door, Childswickham on Wednesday 10 April 9.45am–4.00pm. Details and sign-up sheet on the notice board. Let Christine know if you need transport.

First Sunday of Lent (Year C)