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FROM CAFOD ...

I am writing to thank you and all the parishioners at St Felix’s for your 8, Gainsborough Rd.,
incredibly generous donation of £12,142.00 from your weekly collections Felixstowe IP11 7HT
for CAFOD in 2008. Please do pass on my sincere thanks to everyone 01394 282561
involved in raising this fantastic amount!

St. Felix RC Parish Newsletter


E-Mail: sacerdotus@googlemail.com
We have great faith in the Catholic community and its stalwart commitment Parish Priest: Fr David Hennessy
to our work, even in these trying economic times. So we are especially Website : www.saintfelix.org.uk
grateful to dedicated CAFOD supporters such as you and your parishioners at May 17th 2009
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St Felix’s who are invaluable to us and our partners overseas in sustaining
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the vital work we do for development and social justice.
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Please do keep CAFOD and those with whom and through whom we work,
especially the people of Sri Lanka, in your prayers.
WEEKEND MASS
With my best wishes and gratitude, SATURDAY
6pm
Chris Bain ( Baptism of Alexandra Maria
Director, CAFOD Torres Davison )
SUNDAY
OUR PARISH ADVISORY COUNCIL (PAC) 9am
needs your help in order to develop a Parish Welcome Pack. Marie Richardson
How can you help? If you are involved in running a group or activity in our parish, 80th Birthday
then please contact Mark Jones (Tel: 07875 115250 / email: pco@saintfelix.co.uk) 10.30am Peter has a vision ...
with details of when and where you meet and how to get involved. ( Convent )
11.30am
GALA CHARITY CONCERT PLEASE REMEMBER IN YOUR PRAYERS ( Trimley ) WEEKDAY MASSES
ST AUGUSTINE’S CHURCH ALL WHO ARE SICK AND THOSE WHO Convent
SATURDAY, 6th JUNE, 7.30pm HAVE DIED RECENTLY Monday: Eucharistic Service
OR HAVE ANNIVERSARIES: Tuesday—Saturday: 10.00am
Featuring light and COLLECTIONS LAST
classical choral music David Kerr, Michael Hazell, Lily Dunn, Alex- WEEK: Tuesday: Ita Aherne & Family
Tickets: £7.50 ander Howard, Peter Kelly, Denise McCann,
OFFERTORY: £834.03 Wednesday: Mary Doohan
Available from Keith ( 01473 725700) Nigel Shillitto, Katheleen Harrison, Elizabeth
Negus. RIP CAFOD: £ 207.20 (Founder of Little Way Ass’n ,
or Tony ( 01473 420848 ) Died 29th August, 2008, aged 91)
MANY THANKS INDEED
FOR YOUR GENEROSITY! FRIDAY
CHRIS O’BRIEN,
a parishioner, is a carpenter and general builder, warmly recommended by 12noon at St Felix
all he works for in the parish. If you have any jobs that need doing,
please contact him on Fx 277883 or 07985481147,
and he will be pleased to quote and help.
PARISH SUMMER FETE
SEAFARERS UK SATURDAY 20th JUNE
LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS 2pm - 4pm.
WITH THE FELIXSTOWE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA This weekend we will be handing out the raffle tickets.
SATURDAY, 6th JUNE, 7pm Please try and sell as many as you can,
as it is an easy way for the parish to make money.
ST JOHN’S CHURCH
ORWELL ROAD Please return counterfoils and cash in an envelope
Adults: £15; Children: £5 marked "raffle" to either Sylvia, Jenny or through the presbytery door.
Tickets available from Derek Peters ( 285010 )
If you would like to donate a raffle prize lists are up at
St. Felix, St. Cecilia's and the Convent.
If you would like to help at the fete, a list is up in St. Felix.
After many years serving the parish as our Gift Aid Organiser, Mike Tehan is If you are new to the parish or perhaps now have a little
now retiring . I am immensely grateful to Mike for the work which he has so spare time on your hands, this is a good way to meet
cheerfully done over many years. This essential work will now be carried on by people and make new friends.
Alan Lamberton who can be contacted on 01394 279373 for any queries or,
More details next week. Watch this space.
hopefully, to sign on for gift-aiding your donations. Why feather the second
homes of MP’s if the church can reclaim the tax the parishioners have paid and Your Parish really does need you!!
use the money to improve the lot of the parishioners? The note below gives Any queries please speak to:-
some guidance as to the minimal requirements to give using Gift Aid. Sylvia - 275370 or Jenny - 671217
Please consider GIFT AID for your donation
This enables the church to reclaim tax you have paid on the money you donate.

You can only provide gift aid if you pay tax ( and who doesn’t? ). CHILDREN’S SUMMER CAMP – Each year the Diocese of East Anglia
organises a camp for children aged between 8 yrs and 14yrs. The camp
You do not have to pay a specific amount. offers a mixture of faith and fun. Over the past years, many children from our
parish have attended these camps and enjoyed them so much they have re-
You do not have to pay every week. turned year after year. The camp this year will be held at Eccles Hall in Nor-
folk from Friday 28th August until Monday 31st August at a cost of £70 per
You can cancel at any time. child. It would be a great experience for any child who is able to go. Please
contact Monica Macdonald as soon as possible for a booking
You just have to provide your name and address
form or more information about the camp as bookings must be
and state that you pay tax.
in by 30th June at the latest.
Contact Alan Lamberton on 01394 279373
if you would like to Gift Aid your donations. CHILDREN’S PILGRIMAGE TO WALSINGHAM – This annual event
will take place on Tuesday 26th May. The pilgrimage begins with the proces-
Thank you.
sion led by the Bishop, from the village to the shrine for mass at 12.00 noon. It
may be possible to organise a coach or minibus if there are enough families
who would like to go.
Please speak to Monica ASAP if you are interested.