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St. John's
Saturday 6.00pm
Sunday  11.00am
Weekday 9.30am
 
St. Martin's
Sunday  9.30am
Wednesday 9.30am

Newsletter

Parish Newsletter 

Pope Francis' Prayer Intention For February

Listen To The Migrant's Cries - We pray that the cries of our migrant brothers and sisters, victims of criminal trafficking, may be heard and considered.

Pages of Interest

Medieval Vestment

 

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St John's is the Roman Catholic parish in the picturesque market town of Poulton-le-Fylde. The parish has served the local Catholic population since 1813, and the present Church was built in 1912.

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LENT 2020

This week is Ash Wednesday and the start of Lent.

Morning Mass with Ashes: 9:30am at St Martin's

School Ash Wednesday Service: 2:45pm at St John's

Evening Mass with Ashes: 7:00pm at St John's

During Lent – to prepare for Easter:

Stations of the Cross: Wednesdays at 7:00pm St John’s

Early Mass on Thursdays at 8:15am at St John’s

Sacrament of Reconciliation: 10:00am to 11:00am 

LENTEN DISCUSSION GROUPS

Lent is upon us and we are again invited to join with our Christian brothers and sisters by taking part in a series of discussion groups throughout Lent. A booklet will be provided and all that is required is that you read a few pages of the booklet each week and are willing to share your thoughts or reactions with others when you meet as a group. The groups will start on Wednesday, 4 March.

If you are interested, further details can be found on the notice board.

Pope Francis’ response to Amazon Summit:

While the world was waiting with bated breath for a historic decision on whether to ordain married men in Amazonia, Pope Francis was busy going in a very different direction. Some will see "Beloved Amazonia" as ducking an historic challenge, leaving the Church in limbo in order to avoid a contentious decision that would have deepened divisions. But right at the end of the document, Francis offers a revealing window onto his discernment: "Beloved Amazonia" is less about avoiding conflict than about seeing another path where the Holy Spirit is calling the Church.

(From The Tablet)

Do look up this document, Beloved Amazonia, online and wonder what God is asking of us as Church in our time.

Preparation For First Forgiveness and First Holy Communion
If you have a child in Year 3 or above and you think they are mature enough to prepare to celebrate these sacraments over the year please speak to them about this as we will be asking for details of those families interested soon. 

Updated: Saturday, 22 February 2020 at 2223hrs.