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16 & 17 May 2009 - 6th Sunday of Easter PDF Print E-mail

“Life” Petition

This is a National Petition to the Advertising Standards Agency objecting to plans to allow advertising on television and radio of abortion agencies.  Please support this cause by signing the petition which is on the table in the porch.  Further details can be found on their website www.lifecharity.org.uk

Menphys Sponsored Walk

Well done to all our parishioners who took part.  If you sponsored our team, please “settle up” as soon as possible.

Flat Available

3 rooms in a quiet family home, Western Park.  Would suit professional female/female student.  Tel: 0116 285 6998.


This year's procession will take place on Sunday 24 May beginning at St Aidan’s and concluding at Mother of God. This year we will be joined by our own Bishop, Bishop Malcolm and also by Bishop Timothy, the Church of England Bishop of Leicester.

The event will begin at 3pm with a short service at St Aidan’s and approximate timings after that are as follows: 3:30pm - Procession departs St Aidan’s; 4:00pm - Procession arrives at Mother of God; 4:30pm - Conclusion of liturgy at Mother of God.

Refreshments will be available in the hall at Mother of God at the conclusion of the afternoon.

Parish Bar-b-que

This year's BBQ will be on Saturday 6th June immediately  after 6.30pm Mass in the court yard. Tea, coffee and soft drinks will be available. Raffle prizes would be welcomed should anyone wish to donate. All proceeds to the church funds.

Tickets £3.00 each and will be on sale after all the Masses.

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes - 20-26 July

Places on the plane are still available.  For details please speak with Fr Eddy.

Cheese and Wine

At the Fenn’s, Meadway, on Saturday 27 June from 7.30pm. All proceeds to the LOROS Extension Fund. Tickets at £5 will be on sale soon.


A coach has been arranged for 8:00am to pick up at both St Peter's and Mother of God Churches.  We stop for a coffee break at half way, to break the journey, and expect to arrive in Walsingham soon after 11:30am, in time for a picnic lunch.

Details of our itinerary in Walsingham are given on the poster displayed on the notice board and transport will be provided for those unable to manage the walks.

At 5:00pm we leave Walsingham and stop for a meal at about 6:45pm, expecting to be back in Leicester before 9:00pm.

If you would like to book a place, please sign up on the form at the back of the Church.  Cost: Adult £10 donation on the coach, with children travelling free (must be accompanied by an adult) 


This year’s outing will be a cruise on the River Trent at Nottingham, which will include lunch.  We will leave St Peter’s at 10.15am and Mother of God at 10.25am.  We will be boarding the boat at approximately 11.30am with lunch being served from 12 noon onwards.  We will return at approximately 4.00pm.

In order to preserve the funds of the Francis Caus Charity, this year we will be asking each participant to make a donation of £10, ie approximately 50% of the cost of the outing.

If you wish to join the trip, please sign the list of names which is displayed on the main notice-board.

If you require any further details, please contact Ian Knight via the presbytery.

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