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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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THIS YEAR'S ANNUAL PARISH OUTING will take place on Sat, 28th Sept. Visit the ancient shrine and the local Parish church of Our Lady & St. Anne in Caversham. The Shrine is steeped in local history and, after Mass  we will be given a talk about it and be able to look around. There are facilities there for our packed lunches. After lunch, we visit the National Trust House & Gardens at Greys Court near Henley. More details and cost to follow. Sign up ASAP, on the clipboard notice at the back of the new Church porch.  Any queries please call Malcolm. (M. 483450)"


WANTED – ODD JOBS If you need help, especially over the summer period, please contact Genti on 07796408563. He has done Carlota’s laminate flooring and is looking for any projects including: window washing, gardening, kitchens, refurb, van removals to skip/recycling centre/charity shop, fencing, moving, etc. As a parishioner, he will ensure you get the best price! He will be in the foyer after all Sunday masses to have a chat about any help you need.


RIDE & STRIDE is an inter-denominational event.  Participants are sponsored to cycle or walk from church to church alone or in groups, choosing their own routes, or to act as welcomers to visiting cyclists and walkers. Half of the money they raise goes to the church of their choice; the other half to their local county Trust for restoration and repair of these valuable buildings. Saturday Sept 14th between 10 am – 6.00pm Sponsorship forms in the porch.  See notice board


ANNIVERSARIES: Please pray for those whose anniversaries occur about this time. Peter Brown, Charles Robert Scott-Murray, Peter Ryan, Kitty Shaw, Maureen Thomas, Audrey Brooks, William Stenzel, Rosemary Osborne and Anthony Robert Murray.

May they rest in peace


CLEANING ROTA:  Mrs Stephenson, Mrs Blake, Mrs Warren


COUNTING ROTA: Michael & Helen Hall

COLLECTIONS  £571  last week plus £480 Standing Orders.. Thank you!


CONFESSIONS: Saturdays. 10.30 am – 11.00 am  & 6.00pm – 6.30pm. Confessional in the New Church. Please enter the New Church via the Old Church connecting door


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



We have 3 different size halls and a kitchen to hire for children’s parties, anniversaries or any family celebrations for 4 hours, on Sat. and Sun between 2 to 6pm. Check availability on the website Ring 07786 789549 or email to book or make enquiries.


THE SVP- TURNING CONCERN INTO ACTION   New members are always welcome! Come along to the Monday meeting to find out how you can help and be a part of this wonderful ministry. The St Vincent De Paul Society meets from 8.00pm – 9.00p.m. every Monday evening in the Pugin Rooms. We visit local sick and lonely people in their homes, in hospital and in care homes on a regular basis and offer additional practical support. As we visit people in their homes we have strict safeguarding policies and procedures and all visiting members must hold a DBS certificate.


NATIONAL MASS FOR ALTER SERVERS   Are you an alter server or parent of an alter server? Do you fancy a car trip up north? There’s the national mass for alter servers taking place in Liverpool on the 21st of September at 2pm at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, L3 5TQ, all servers family and friends are welcome.


PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK Fully escorted Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine, Ireland, 07th October 2019.  £599.00 pp sharing.  Price includes flight with 10kg hand luggage, from Birmingham or Stansted, 4 nights’ in Knock House Hotel with full board.  All entertainment/ guided tours included.  WCHR rooms on request.  Single room supp £100.  Contact Patricia on 01268 762 278 or 07740 175557 or email  Knock Pilgrimages is a member of the Travel Trust Association and is fully protected by ATOL T7613.


CANONISATION TRIP TO ROME We are pleased to announce we have limited seats available for the Canonisation of Blessed John Henry Newman. Departing  Saturday  12 – Tuesday 15 October 2019. Includes Return Flights, Half board accommodation in Rome Hotel, Airport transfers to Hotel in Rome. Guided Tour of St Peter’s Basilica. Attend Canonisation Mass. Statement by Sally Axworthy, British Ambassador to the Holy See

‘The Canonisation will be an important moment for Britain’

For further details please call: Leisure Time Travel 0151 287 8000.



A lovely stay and play baby and toddler group run by a teacher of our school with crafts, toys, baked goods, and tea! Tuesdays from 1pm to 3pm in the Pugin Rooms. £2 suggested donation. For more information visit the Facebook page StPeterBandT. Our Baby and Toddler Group is still looking for new volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering your time for the next generation of our church and our community, your help would be greatly appreciated please contact Mrs Jen Boyle on 07876 211103.


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for the cleaning, counting the church offering, and children’s liturgy rotas. Please email the parish at if you can help.