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New Items for Fourteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time- Year B
In Remembrance
Please pray for Patrick Reape, Annie Fisher, James Barrie Haxby,Jackie Cunningham, Irm Guard Wilson, John Stewart, Robert Harbottle, Jack Paylor, Gilbert Anthony Leach,Albert Stoker, Sr. Gertrude Maloney,
Martin Durkin, Sean Walsh, Eric Connell, John Barrett, Rose Dorgan, Diana Almond, John Finegen, Val McCann, Rosina Maria Lucia Pavone, Sean Irvine,Annie Hunt, Emily Bullock, Ruth Street, Margaret Joyce Kelling, Elizabeth Kelly-Gray, Emily Porter, Catherine Siberry, Sarah Beckett, Ernest Beckett, Nellie Halstead, Harry Halstead, Helen Swift, James Swift,Kathleen Swift, Eileen Davidson, Thomas Ernest Gott,Oliver Teal Hunter, Ron Parker, Nora Martin, Margaret Toolen, Audrey Parkinson, Eileen Elizabeth Brennan and Eva Jane Beaumont.
May they rest in peace and rise in glory.
Carol Payne and family thank you for the many Mass cards, prayers, kind thoughts, cards and acts of kindness received. John’s Requiem Mass will be at 1.15pm on Tuesday 17th July at St Benedict’s.
The Friday Luncheon Club has several vacancies.  If you are over 60, enjoy good company and good food, do think about joining us. Details from Andrea Grant: 01977 681 197.
CAFOD: Many thanks to everyone who supported the Garden Party on 30th June. £422.50 was raised on the day, with a further £33.75 from recent Pyramid Boxes.  A cheque for £456.25 has been sent to CAFOD.
Summer baby girl clothes needed, size 9 - 12 months, for an asylum seeker family.  If you have any that you no longer need, please put them in the box in the Narthex next weekend.  Thank you.  Dot Read: 07946 368953.
Masses received:In thanksgiving, Albert and Olive Stoker; John Payne (LD).
The second 20th Anniversary Celebration Event planning meeting will take place in the Narthex at 7:00pm on Thursday 19 July
Churches Together Lunch: The next lunch will take place on Wednesday 18 July 2018 at 12:00pm in the Narthex.  All welcome.
The St Benedict’s School Leavers’ Mass will take place at 9:30am on Tuesday 24 June 2018.  All welcome.
National Grandparents Pilgrimage: Sunday 22nd July 2018 at the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham. For further details please see the poster on the Narthex noticeboard.
Mothers Prayers will take place in the Narthex on Thursday 19 July 2018 from 1:45pm until 3:00pm.  All welcome.
St Benedict’s School lunchtime supervisor vacancy from Sept 2018: 9.5 hours per week, term-time only.
The role involves supporting children across the school during lunchtimes both in the dining room and playgrounds. Closing date – midday, Monday 16 July.  For details please see Mrs Shaw in the school office or email
Last week’s retiring collectionfor the Apostleship of the Sea raised £152.62. Thank you.
Fire Marshals: Three fire marshals are required for each weekend Mass in order to meet fire regulations. If you would be willing to volunteer to be a fire marshal please contact the parish office
Soft children’s toys are very welcome in church.  However, please could hard toys be left at home to help reduce background noise during Mass. Thank you.
Sacrament of Confirmation: 7:00pm, Wednesday 18th July 2018.  All welcome to join in celebration led by Bishop Marcus.  Followed by light refreshments in the Parish Centre.
New email address: Fr Phillip has a new Diocesan email address. Please use the new email address from now Please be aware the parish office email address will also be changing in the coming weeks.
Adoremus: National Eucharistic Congress in Liverpool, 7-9 September 2018.Join thousands of people from all over England & Wales at the weekend-long celebration of our faith at the National Eucharistic Congress in Liverpool. There is day-long symposium on Friday 7th September, and the main event is on Saturday 8th September, along with a separate Youth Event for those aged 13 to 20 years. Masses & a Eucharistic procession will take place on Sunday 9th September, and there is also a parallel programme throughout the weekend in the churches around the city centre. The keynote speaker at the main event & youth event on Saturday is Bishop Robert Barron, known worldwide for his “Word on Fire”  WWW.ADOREMUS.UILCC.ORG Bookings are still being accepted for the Friday & Saturday main events (£40 per day). To be assured of a place please visit the website above for details how to book - the deadline is 31st May. In June and July bookings will be taken online directly with the organisers, and full details about this will be announced on the website above.
Adult Confirmation candidates (over 14 years of age): If you have not been Confirmed please speak to Fr Phillip about being part of the service being led by Bishop Marcus on 18 July 2018.
Catholic Care Community Counselling Service: A free and confidential service for people with mental health issues. Operating from three discrete locations in the Leeds area, ensuring the upmost confidentiality for clients. Contact 0113 388 5406 or email
20th Anniversary Celebration Event
Sunday 30 September 2018

We would like to have an exhibition of photos and memorabilia connected to St Benedict’s covering the last 20 years. If you have any suitable photos or memorabilia that you would like displayed in September please bring to the Sacristy in a sealed envelope showing your name and contact details.

Date for the diary: On Wednesday 18 July 2018 at 7:00pm The Right Reverend Marcus Stock, Bishop of Leeds, will come to St Benedict’s to preside at the Sacrament of Confirmation.

Safeguarding – please can parents and guardians ensure they accompany their own children to the toilet. 
Parish Day of Recollection: 10:30am – 3:30pm, Saturday 6 October 2018 in the Parish Centre.  Led by Deacon Andrew Phillips on the Holy Rosary.  All welcome.  More details to follow.
Online resources for the deepening of faith and knowledge of the Church:
1, – Bishop Robert Barren – Proclaiming Christ in the Culture. All kinds of reflections on the Gospels and dogma based on our living in the world: homilies, DVDs, downloads, blogs on all kinds of topics relating to the Catholic Church and beyond.
2, - If you are new to using Catholic apps, let’s start with the basics. Begin by downloading a Swiss Army-type app that comes loaded with many useful Catholic apps and special features all in one package. There are a few to choose from based on your type of device and platform. After you choose one of those “essential” all-in-one Catholic apps.  
Mass offering envelopes: Please be aware that it is on a first come first served basis. Therefore we will our best to accommodate a particular day, but it will not always be possible.
Following the Saturday 10am Mass there will be Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 11am, during which time there will be an opportunity to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
Wednesday Word is a way of reflecting on the Sunday readings to deepen our understanding of the Sacred Word. Also known as Lectio Divina. Copies can be found at the back of church.
If you or a relative are taken into hospital, please ensure that you register as Roman Catholic with the nursing staff, to enable a visit from the hospital chaplaincy team.
200 Club Winning Numbers for June:
£50 - Rosemary Fineren (90);
£20 - Doreen Veigas (309);
£10 - Ivy Guthrie (142); £10 - Roz Fitzpatrick (88).July subscriptions now due. There are also quite a few spare numbers available for anyone who would like to join.
If you would like a Mass intention to be remembered on a specific date – please kindly give at least 2 weeks’ notice to facilitate this. Thank you.
Hospital Chaplain Details:
LGI and Chapel Allerton: Canon Chris Irving
Tel: 0113 392 2914 or email: 
Wharfedale, St James’ or Seacroft:
Fr Ben Griffiths Tel:  0113 206 4664 or email:
St Gemma’s Hospice:
If you or a relative are in hospital please ask the ward staff to contact the chaplain for you or use the details above.