News & Events

PARISH MATTERS

Joy Rigg RIP:  Many of you will have heard the sad news that Joy Rigg passed away last Sunday.  We say farewell to a wonderful, joyful, gracious lady who had been such an integral part of St Bon’s community throughout her life. We wish her family all the very best in this difficult time and send our love and prayers to all of them.  Joy’s funeral will be held here at St Bon’s on Wednesday 18th July at 2.30pm.  The family will not be wearing black and there will be family flowers only. You are welcome to join the family in the Presbytery after the service. Donations to Cafodcan be made at R Davies.

Special Feast Day Mass:  We look forward to welcoming you to Mass at 11am on Sunday in the school playground (weather is looking sunny!).

Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration Summer Holiday Times:
Due to Adorers being on holiday in July and August, Adoration will now finish at 8pm on the Tuesday evening when the Blessed Sacrament is reposed.

Lost phone: A phone has been handed into the Parish Office, if it’s yours please contact us!

Apostleship of the Sea Collection: £193.62 raised, thank you for your generosity!

Vacancy: Are you super organised, great with people and able to think on your feet? Do you enjoy working in a local community? If so, we need you!  We are looking to employ a Parish Administrator from September to work alongside our communications co-ordinator.  The job would be 9 hours a week.  If you are interested and would like to apply, please email the Parish Office and we will send you a job description and application form.  Deadline for submission Monday 6th August 2018.

OUR COMMUNITY

St. Bons School Open Days: This year’s Open days dates will be Weds 19th Sept and Tues 2nd Oct at 9.30am, 10.30am & 1.30pm. The Open Evening is one Tues 25th Sept at 7pm. Poster at the back of church. For information please email st.bonaventures.p@bristol-schools.uk.

Permanent Diaconate: The Diocesan Diaconal Discernment process will begin in September. This is a good time for any men in our congregation to reflect on whether they feel called to serve God in this way. If you would like to find out more please speak to Fr Tom.

OTHER NEWS

Live Simply Thought for the Week: The final episode of Blue Planet II, underlined the damage being done to our oceans and its inhabitants by plastic pollution.  What can I do to reduce my contribution to this problem? Here are a few ideas to get you started:  use a reusable water bottle and coffee mug, carry a reusable shopping bag, make your own packed lunches, find out about plastic pollution. The website http://www.plasticisrubbish.com/ gives lots more ideas and information.

Arise Bristol: An Evening of Healing Service will be held on Wednesday, 18th July from 6pm – 9pm at Sacred Heart with Praise and Worship, Word of God sharing, Testimonies, Spiritual Sharing, Holy Mass and Adoration.

South West Group of The Confraternity of St James:  A 2-3 hour walk to Hailes Abbey, Gloucestershire.  Meet in the car park of Hayles Fruit Farm, Winchcombe, Cheltenham GL54 5PB between 10.30 & 11am. The Abbey is owned by the National Trust – free to members, £6 for non-members.  If you need further information please phone Liz Crean on 07970101275.

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