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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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SVP - A tribute to Tony Fewell.Tony has been an SVP member since its formation at St. Peter's, Marlow, in 1965, when he he held the post of Treasurer. Subsequently, he became both Secretary and President. Otherwise, throughout his membership, he was a most dedicated and stalwart Vincentian, visiting numerous of the less fortunate members of our community, and always on hand to help out with various Parish events during the year. Sadly, Tony now finds it necessary to step down from his role in the Society, so the SVP would like to express their very deep appreciation for all he has done for them  over his 55 years' membership and to wish him every blessing for the future. He will be greatly missed by us all.


FAITHFUL DEPARTED Please pray for the repose of the soul of John RADFORD. His funeral service will take place at St Peter’s on Wednesday 19th February at 11:30am. Please also pray for the souls of Art O’LEARY, Elizabeth LEE, Tom RONAN, Jonathan PEMBERTON, Dennis AMBROSE and Leslie JAYES.

May their souls and the souls of all the Faithful Departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.


Talks discussing points from the Catechism of the Catholic Church

5th Feb: Our Fallen Nature, Grace and Last Things  9th Feb: Sacrament of Reconciliation

26th Feb: Sacrament of the Eucharist   15th March: Holy Mass and Prayer Life

Although the above talks are primarily for parents of children preparing for their First Holy Communion, others from the parish who are interested are also welcome to attend. Please contact for more info. i

WEDNESDAY EVENING CHATS The God Who Speaks 7:30pm at St Augustine’s. Starting 5th February.


22 FEB -"Annual SVP "Snowdrop" Lunch - Saturday 22nd February 2020 - 1:00pm. This year's SVP Lunch for the elderly, infirm and housebound will be held as usual in the Pugin Rooms on Saturday 22nd February   at 1:00pm. Guests are asked to start assembling from 12: 30 onwards. Transport will be provided to and from the event as required. As usual, anyone wishing to attend (or if you know of anyone who would like to attend) should ensure the your/their names and contact nos. are added to the clipboard list at the back of the new Church porch, stating whether transport is required. This is most important to enable us to gauge numbers, both for the lunch itself and to arrange transport.

VOLUNTEER FOR SNOWDROP LUNCH Want to help our elderly infirm and housebound parishioners have a lovely time socialising?! Malcolm is looking for new volunteers to help both give lifts and with setting up the Pugin Rooms - any offers of help will be most welcome! Any offers/enquiries to Malcolm     (M. 483450).


Easter Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine, 08th April 2020. £699.00 per person. Single supp £100.00.  Flight with 10kg bag, 5 nights’ Knock House Hotel with breakfast and dinner.  All excursions included.  Lunches on days out.  Contact Patricia on 01268 762 278 or 07740 175557 or email  Knock Pilgrimages ATOL T7613.


ST JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL The Directors of the Diminic Barberi Multi Academy Company are looking to appoint a new Principal for St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Thame, from September 2020. For further details email


Having a Party?!   St Peter's has 3 halls for you to hire for birthday or any celebration parties - we have a fixed allocation on Sat and Sun 2 to 6 pm for children, and 7 to 11 pm incl. Fridays for parents Parties. Please ring 07786 789549 or email for further information

St Peter's Halls for Hire booking Website  We are looking for an IT expert volunteer to write a new program to record both Short and Long bookings. Please call Tony 01628 476616


Please pray for our new Bishop Elect David Oakley

O Lord, who for the feeding your flock  Have chosen your servant David as our bishop elect,Grant him, we pray,

A spirit of counsel and fortitude, A spirit of knowledge and piety, So that, by faithfully governing the people entrusted to him, He may build up in the world the sacrament of the Church.


CONFIRMATION Classes will begin on Saturday 29 February 2020 at 4:30pm in the Pugin Rooms. Contact Penny Bedingfield on 01628486579 or by email at


Making Marlow Dementia Friendly (MMDF):  First Tuesdays Café A lovely environment and a warm greeting awaits you at MMDF’s brand new monthly memory café.  First Tuesdays is a welcoming place for anyone who has been touched by dementia or memory problems, to come together in a really supportive and safe environment.  Come and enjoy a chat or reminisce with like-minded and understanding people.  Our lovely volunteers will be on hand to serve you with drinks and a sweet treat and we can offer advice or guide you to the support you need. Important - it is imperative that vulnerable or confused guests have a carer/loved one present at the café at all times.  Whilst our volunteers are wonderful people they and MMDF cannot take responsibility for our guests. When?   The first Tuesday of every month, starting on 3rd March 2020, 2pm - 3.30pm. Where?  The Pugin Rooms, St Peter Street, Marlow, SL7 1NQ. Please feel free to drop in, however it’s helpful if you can let us know you will be joining us, or if you have any questions, please contact Oxford Aunts on 01865 986244 or email


COLLECTIONS: last week plus £480 Standing Orders. Second Collection – St Peter’s School - £605 Your generosity is appreciated! Note from Miss McCluskey our Headteacher: “Dear parishioners, Thank you for your generosity with last week’s second collection (£605) for non-fiction books for our reading programme! It is very much appreciated by all staff and children at St. Peter’s. You are always very welcome to attend school masses held in the school hall most Wednesday mornings; they are advertised in both the parish and school newsletters.

CLEANING ROTA: Helen Dixon, Catriona Ward, Geraldine Rowe COUNTING ROTA:  George and Eamon


ANNIVERSARIES: Please pray for those whose anniversaries occur about this time: Venda Fismistr, Denis McCarthy, Nevinson Egerton de Courcy, Philippa Tyler, Angela Taylor, Reginald Hoye, Phyllis Meech, Christine Adnitt, Veronica Boniface, and Tracy Boland. May they rest in peace.


INTRO TO ESSENTIAL OILS Want to learn how essential oils can improve your health and wellbeing? Join us for a doTERRA Top 10 Oils Workshop at The Two Brewers on Tuesday 18th Feb or Saturday 29th Feb 11:15am-12:15pm. Cost £5 if you book in advance or £10 on the day, includes sample for your specific health concern. Other timings available Contact: Madeline 07896718094.


JARS WANTED THE TWA Group will be making their new season’s marmalade this month. If  you have jars we can have (screw top preferably with labels removed) please give to any TWA member or leave in church porch.


ST PETER’S BABY AND TODDLER GROUP – On break until after Easter and changing timing If you’d like to attend or volunteer, please put your day and time preference forward by emailing the parish email address. Visit the Facebook page StPeterBandT


  For newsletter entries, please email Madeline at the parish email (above) by Wednesday 12noon. Please keep it brief and include how length of time to be listed, with ‘Newsletter‘ in the subject line. Thank you!