This Week's Messenger



Sunday 6th September 2015

14th Sunday after Trinity
(23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time)

Please Pray For

Those Who Are Ill or Housebound

Barbara Allen, Norma Allum, Paul Aston, Elaine Baker, George Blake, June Boundy, Amy Chapman, Gordon Clack, Peter Dance, Tamsin Davis, Elaine Dodson, Shirley Driver, Greta Davies, Sybil Joan Frostick, Edward Glass, Constance Groves, Jean Holley, Diana Law, Cyril Legg, Sheila Maslin, Betty Mitchell, Fr Robert Pitt, Preston,  Joe Ricketts, Brian Rowley, Jane Shrimpton, Philip Smith, June Tatt, Rosalinde Telles, Barbara Tomkins, Terry Venn-Adams, Peter Vincent, Clive Viner.


Recently Departed

John Philpin, Joyce Sherman


Year's Mind

[7] John Mantell, Susannah Holbrook; [8] Phyllis Wheel; [11] Margot Barry, Arthur Atlay; Chris Dobb (priest).





Setup for the fete will take place this Friday, from 1 pm and Saturday from 7.30 am.  If you can come along and help with the setup you would be gratefully welcome. 

We look forward to seeing you there!



There is still time to submit an item for the October parish magazine.  We are looking for all kinds of things, including your news, special announcements, job vacancies (paid or voluntary), interesting articles, recipes, jokes, puzzles, anecdotes, things happening in the area.

Items can be sent to or to the Parish Office by mail or in person.



On Sunday 27th September, at 6.00 pm, S. Mark’s will host one of their very special curry nights, with curries lovingly prepared and served by their keen amateur chefs. 

Tickets are available at £10.00 per person (under 16s free!).  Please bring your own drinks.   

A list is available at the back of church today, please do sign up and come along to enjoy this very tasty evening!



On Saturday 26th September from 10.00 am to 12 noon, S. Saviour’s will host a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Care and the Brighter Futures Radiotherapy appeal, in S. Saviour’s Hall. 

The perfect opportunity to enjoy coffee and cake whilst supporting these very worthy charities.



will be hosting a BLACK & WHITE BALL on Saturday 17th October at the Village Hotel, Swindon.  Arrival from 6.45 pm, dinner at 7.30 pm.

There will be a 3 course meal with tea and coffee (plus an arrival drink), live music, a disco, raffle and silent auction. 

Tickets cost £45 per person.  To book, please call 01793 605631 or email



Next year’s Walsingham Pilgrimage will take place from Monday 1st to Friday 5th August 2016.  Next year’s pilgrimage is extended by a day, in order to allow more free time for people to use as they wish.  The cost will be £241.40 per adult (£144.84 per child, under 5s free) for full board.  In order to secure our booking, a deposit of £10.00 per person is needed immediately.  Please make payment to Karen in the parish office as soon as possible. 



will be held in S. Saviour’s Hall on Saturday 26th September, starting at 7.30 pm.

Further details to follow, but if you would like to come, please contact the parish office.



Below are dates of special services for the rest of the year.  Please put the dates in your diary, and encourage friends and neighbours to come along on these special occasions.  Leaflets and notices will be available at appropriate times.  All services are open to the whole parish.

Sunday 27th Harvest Thanksgiving Mass at normal times
Sunday 18th St Luke's Day 10.30 am at St Luke's
Monday 2nd All Souls   7.30 pm at St Mark's
Sunday 8th Remembrance Sunday Mass at normal times
Sunday 22nd Christ the King 10.30 am at St Saviour's
Sunday 29th Advent Carol Service   6.00 pm at St Mark's
Sunday 6th Evensong & Benediction   6.00 pm at St Luke's
Sunday 13th Healing Mass   6.00 pm at St Saviour's
Sunday 20th Crib Service
Carol Service
  4.00 pm at St Mark's
  6.00 pm at St Luke's
Tuesday 22nd Carol Service   7.00 pm at St Mark's
Christmas Eve​ Crib Service
Mass of the Nativity
Midnight Mass
  4.00 pm at St Saviour's
  9.00 pm at St Luke's
11.30 pm at St Mark's
Christmas Day​ Mass of Christmas Day 10.00 am at St Saviour's


Next Sunday's Readings

Isaiah 50.5-9a; Psalms 116; James 2.14-18; Mark 8.27-35

This Week In The Parish

TODAY - Sunday (6th September)

S. Saviour 9.00 am Sung Mass
S. Mark 10.30 am Parish Mass
S. Luke 10.30 am Sung Mass
Monday (7th) - Feria
S. Mark 6.00 pm Mass
Tuesday (8th) - Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary
S. Aldhelm 10.45 am Mass
S. Saviour 7.00 pm Mass
Wednesday (9th) - Feria
S. Saviour 9.30 am Mass
Thursday (10th) - Feria
S. Luke 9.30 am Mass
S. Luke 12.30 pm Funeral Mass of Joyce Sherman
Friday (11th) - Feria
Saturday (12th) - Most Holy Name of Mary
S. Mark 9.00 am Morning Prayer
S. Mark 9.30 am Mass
Sunday (13th) 15th Sunday after Trinity (Ordinary Time 24)
S. Saviour 9.00 am Sung Mass
S. Mark 10.30 am Parish Mass
S. Luke 10.30 am Sung Mass








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