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Church Halls for Hire

Family reunion coming up? Planning a seminar? Launching a dance class?


The St Peters Church Halls offers three separate spaces for hire – two large halls and a smaller room & fully equipped kitchen.

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News and Events

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION CLASSES  for children attending non-Catholic Schools will commence on Saturday 04 November 2017 at 3.30pm to 4.30pm in the old Pugin Room.  Please contact Penny Bedingfield  on Marlow 486579 or by email



Young people in year 8 and above who wish to be confirmed when the bishop comes next year should write me a short note asking to join the programme of preparation and giving their contact details and details of their baptism.

The sessions begin in the Pugin Rooms from 4.30 – 5.30pm on Saturdays starting on March 17th 2018.

Contact Penny Bedingfield on Marlow 486579 for more details


SECOND COLLECTION next Sunday for  Safe Child Thailand formerly Thai Children’s trust


TO BOOK A MASS INTENTION either post your request with the offering through the Rectory door, or see me after Mass on Sunday


COUNTING ROTA :  Cindy & Russell Harper

We welcome George Thomas and Matthew Kiew to the counting team.  A new rota to include them has been produced,  effective from 8th October.  Copies are in the church porch.


CLEANING ROTA:   Wed 11th October @ 4pm

Mrs Kitto, Mrs Lunn, Mrs Appleton


BAPTISMS take place on the first Sunday of the month. Parents should phone to arrange to come and see me to prepare for baptism and book the date at that meeting


ANNIVERSARIES:  Pray for those whose anniversaries occur about this time.  .Moira Tuly, Frances Beaver, Mary (Peggy) Ford, Christopher Green, Edward Ryan, Mary Hovery, Karl Keilhaver, Allen Johnson, Harry Carmichael, Peter Wood, Eileen Rocho.

May they rest in peace.


COLLECTIONS: £670 plus £480 Standing Orders.  Many Thanks.  Second collection next Sunday for Safe child Thailand  (formerly Thai Children’s Trust)


Open Invitation to our NORES LECTURE 2017 as part of Our Catholic Schools Week.  4pm - Sunday 15 October at NORES   Our theme -  CALLED and CHOSEN.

- the call of all the baptised,

- the response of people to the ordained ministry

- how both calls are for mission in the Church

The lecture will be given by

Rev. Canon Dr. David J Oakley. KHS STL, MEd, PhD,

Rector of St Mary’s Seminary, Birmingham, where many of our diocesan seminarians study for the priesthood,

and where Canon John Udris of our diocese is Spiritual Director.

Monsignor Kevin McGinnell VF

Episcopal Vicar for Education and Formation


FIRE AWARENESS   Please familiarise yourself with the location of fire escape doors. They are indicated by green lights and are the doors to the porch, the doors to the old church and the door to the right of the confessionals.   Please also familiarise yourself with the location of the Fire Assembly Point. It is the east facing wall to the south of the

new hall and is indicated by a large A on a red background.


MASS STREAMED LIVE The Diocese of Northampton are delighted to announce that Diocesan Liturgies and other services at the Cathedral of Our Lady Immaculate and St Thomas of Canterbury will now be streamed live on the internet from this address Listings of streaming’s will be placed on the Diocese of Northampton website.

HOLY DAYS OF OBLIGATION Please note the following modifications to the Holy Day of Obligation calendar for the Dioceses of England and Wales:

The Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord is to be observed on 6 January except when it falls on a Saturday or a Monday when the Solemnity is transferred to the Sunday.

The Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord is to be observed on Thursday of the sixth week of Easter Time.

The observation of the other Holy Days of Obligation remains the same.



Our friendly St Peter's Baby and Toddler group lead by Jennifer Boyle, a teacher from our school, runs every Tuesday in the Pugin Rooms from 1-3pm. We are keen to welcome new members of our parish along. We have lots of interactive  toys, books and activities for babies and toddlers. Also, tea, coffee and home made cakes on offer.   Just a £2 per family donation. Please visit the following page for up to date notices


An invitation from Churches Together in Marlow   A MULTI-FAITH SOCIETY – MAKING IT WORK

What can a community like Marlow offer to encourage tolerance and build bridges between peoples of different ethnicity and belief?  Come and hear two experienced chaplains in conversation about the realities facing society today. Venerable Jonathan Chaffey (Chaplain in Chief RAF) and Rabbi Jonathan Roman MBE will discuss the situation within their particular spheres of influence. The meeting will be chaired by Alastair Norris.  This open forum will take place at Marlow Rowing Club on Thursday 12 October starting at 8 pm. Admission by ticket at £5 (including light refreshments) from Paddy Gallaugher – Tel. 01628 486639 or


OCTOBER MASS COUNT  As happens each year we need to count the number of people attending each Sunday Mass during the month of October