As part of their celebrations for St Peter’s Day, St Peter’s Church Colchester has invited us to join them on Sunday 28th June, at 6-30pm, for a Songs of Praise Service. This is a lovely invitation to receive so please support our neighbouring parish Church if you possibly can.
The Rosary will be prayed in St James on Monday 15th June at 7-30pm. Please join us if you can. If you are new to this style of prayer do not worry as instruction is always given. Rosaries are available to borrow or to buy if you do not have one of your own.
We have been invited by Fr Richard and the people of St Barnabas, Old Heath to their Patronal Festival on Thursday 11th June. The Mass will be at 7-00pm, which will be followed by a party in the Vicarage garden. The preacher will be Fr Stuart Halstead SSC, Vicar of St Alban’s Church, Ilford. Please come along if you can.
When Fr Paul Davis moved into the centre of town it was a great joy to welcome him back to St James’. On Friday 5th June he keeps the 60th anniversary of his ordination to the Sacred Priesthood. The following day, Saturday 6th June 2015 at 10-30am there will be a special festal Mass of thanksgiving over which he will preside.
Please come along to worship God and support Fr Paul on this very special day for him.
For the great and wonderful solemnity of The Body and Blood of Christ we will join with our friends from St Barnabas Church at 7-00pm on Thursday 4th June. Mass and sermon, at St Barnabas, with a procession of the Blessed Sacrament which will be followed by a party to honour the day in the Vicarage Gardens. This is an important day in the life of the Church; please support it if you can.