Weekly Bulletin

 

 The Mission Community of St Peter and the Holy Apostles

St Thomas, Royal Navy Avenue + St Peter, Wyndham Square + St James-the-Less, Ham Drive

PL2 2AJ                                       PL1 5EG                                    PL2 2NJ

A Church of England Parish in the care of the Bishop of Ebbsfleet

Serving Keyham + Stonehouse + Ham & North Prospect

 

Parish Priest Fr. David Way SSC: 01752 240119 fr.davidway@gmail.com

Assistant Curate (SSM) Fr David Watson david@compton-it.co.uk

Fr. Phillip Lamb: 01566 776805 frphiliplamb@gmail.com

Fr. Roger Beck 01752336393 rogerbeck07@gmail.com

Mission Development Minister: Ben Otley 01752563485benotley.mission.plym@gmail.com

St Peter’s Church School: 01752 667724

Parish Website: plymouthstpeter.co.uk ~ FOR MUCH MORE INFORMATION ON EVENTS, ETC.

Sunday 21st

Sunday of Week 16 OT

 

9.30am St Peter Lay Led

10.00am St Peter Fr PL

10.00am St Thomas Mr BO

Morning Prayer

Sung Mass

Service of the Word & Hymns

Mon 22ndSt Mary Magdalen

St Peter 9.30 am Fr DCW

St Peter 10.00am Fr DCW

School Leavers Service

Mass

Tues23rdSt Bridget of Sweden, Patroness of Europe

St Peter 10.00am Fr DCW

Mass

Wed24thSt Charbel Makhlouf, Priest

St Peter 10.00am Fr PL

 

Mass

 

Thurs25th St James, Apostle

St Peter 10.00am FrPL

St James 11.00 Fr DCW

 Mass

 

Friday26thSt Joachim and St Anne, Parents of BVM

St Peter 10.00am Fr KH

Mass

Sat 27thSaturday in OT or Saturday Memorial of BVM

St Peter 10.00amFr KH

 

St James 5.00pm Mr BO

 Mass

 

Service of the Word

Sunday 28th

Sunday of Week 17 OT

9.30am St Peter Lay Led

10.00am St Peter Fr PL

10.00am St Thomas Mr BO

 

Morning Prayer

Sung Mass

Service of the Word & Hymns

 

 

Morning Prayer and Evening Prayer are said publicly at 9.00am and 5.30pm daily except on Sundays (see above). The church is usually open daily between 8.30am and 11.30am 

We welcome all visitors to our church, on a Sunday there are people sat at the back of church who will help you with any aspect of the church before or during the service. The clergy would love to have the opportunity to speak to you after the service.

Tea, coffee or soft drinks are available after Mass, there is no charge for these refreshments but any donations are always welcome

 

NOTE: Safeguarding: If you have any concerns regarding the safety of children and others who are vulnerable,

regardless of age, you must tell the Duty Priest and/or Fiona Hazeel, the Lay Safeguarding Officer. 

safeguarding@plymouthstpeter.co.uk

Notices

Cloisters – The Lunch Club.Future dates include: Aug 15, Sept 19, Oct 17, Nov 21, Dec 19.

 

Feast for Fun- we will be hosting Feast for Fun over the summer holidays, Bouncy Castles, Arts & Crafts, lots of fun and a meal as well. All families welcome. Volunteers needed. 7th and 21st August. Please speak to Ben Otley

 

 

For IntercessionIf you have placed anybody on this list could you review their need to be on it regularly, and ensure that Fr David is made aware of any changes

Those who have asked for our prayers…. Denise, Janice Allin, Michael Turner, Mary Wood, Leslie Porch, Sheila Tucker, Marcia Haycock, Sr Mary Joseph, Peter Athersuch, Tina Smart, Frank Hirst, Avril Archibald, Kathy Haydon,Dominic Luscombe, John Luscombe, Gillian Philpott, Bobby Lilicrap, Audrey Dewey, Sr Mary Patrick, Tim Shaer, Lorraine Otley, June Brock, Michael Warner, Rosemary and family, Natalie Firth, Fiona Hazeel, Janice Haydon

 

Recently Departed:

Readings at Mass

Entrance Antiphon                                                                                                                           Ps 53: 6, 8

See, I have God for my help.

The Lord sustains my soul.

I will sacrifice to you with willing heart,

and praise your name, O Lord, for it is good.

 

Collect

Show favour, O Lord, to your servants

and mercifully increase the gifts of your grace,

that, made fervent in hope, faith and charity,

they may be ever watchful in keeping your commands.

Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,

who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,

one God, for ever and ever.

 

First reading                                                                                                                          Genesis 18:1-10

The Lord appeared to Abraham at the Oak of Mamre while he was sitting by the entrance of the tent during the hottest part of the day. He looked up, and there he saw three men standing near him. As soon as he saw them he ran from the entrance of the tent to meet them, and bowed to the ground. ‘My lord,’ he said ‘I beg you, if I find favour with you, kindly do not pass your servant by. A little water shall be brought; you shall wash your feet and lie down under the tree. Let me fetch a little bread and you shall refresh yourselves before going further. That is why you have come in your servant’s direction.’ They replied, ‘Do as you say.’

Abraham hastened to the tent to find Sarah.’ ‘Hurry,’ he said ‘knead three bushels of flour and make loaves.’ Then running to the cattle Abraham took a fine and tender calf and gave it to the servant, who hurried to prepare it. Then taking cream, milk and the calf he had prepared, he laid all before them, and they ate while he remained standing near them under the tree.

‘Where is your wife Sarah?’ they asked him. ‘She is in the tent’ he replied. Then his guest said, ‘I shall visit you again next year without fail, and your wife will then have a son.’

 

Responsorial Psalm                                                                                                               Psalm 14(15):2-5

The just will live in the presence of the Lord.

Lord, who shall dwell on your holy mountain?

He who walks without fault;

he who acts with justice

and speaks the truth from his heart;

he who does not slander with his tongue.

The just will live in the presence of the Lord.

He who does no wrong to his brother,

who casts no slur on his neighbour,

who holds the godless in disdain,

but honours those who fear the Lord.

The just will live in the presence of the Lord.

He who keeps his pledge, come what may;

who takes no interest on a loan

and accepts no bribes against the innocent.

Such a man will stand firm for ever.

The just will live in the presence of the Lord.

 

Second reading                                                                                                          Colossians 1:24-28

It makes me happy to suffer for you, as I am suffering now, and in my own body to do what I can to make up all that has still to be undergone by Christ for the sake of his body, the Church. I became the servant of the Church when God made me responsible for delivering God’s message to you, the message which was a mystery hidden for generations and centuries and has now been revealed to his saints. It was God’s purpose to reveal it to them and to show all the rich glory of this mystery to pagans. The mystery is Christ among you, your hope of glory: this is the Christ we proclaim, this is the wisdom in which we thoroughly train everyone and instruct everyone, to make them all perfect in Christ.

 

Gospel Acclamation                                                                                                                          cf.Ac16:14

Alleluia, alleluia!

Open our heart, O Lord,

to accept the words of your Son.

Alleluia!

 

Gospel                                                                                                                                                Luke 10:38-42

Jesus came to a village, and a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. She had a sister called Mary, who sat down at the Lord’s feet and listened to him speaking. Now Martha who was distracted with all the serving said, ‘Lord, do you not care that my sister is leaving me to do the serving all by myself? Please tell her to help me.’ But the Lord answered: ‘Martha, Martha,’ he said ‘you worry and fret about so many things, and yet few are needed, indeed only one. It is Mary who has chosen the better part; it is not to be taken from her.’

 

Copyright © 1996-2016 Universalis Publishing Limited: see www.universalis.com. Scripture readings from the Jerusalem Bible are published and copyright © 1966, 1967 and 1968 by Darton, Longman & Todd, Ltd and Doubleday, a division of Random House, Inc, and used by permission of the publishers. Text of the Psalms: Copyright © 1963, The Grail (England). Used with permission of A.P. Watt Ltd.  All rights reserved.