St Annes Catholic Church BUXTON
Tel 01298 23777

EUCHARIST CELEBRATIONS (normally) - - - Saturday 7.00pm, - - - Sunday 10.00am - - - Polish Community Saturday 5.00pm - - - WEEKDAY MASSES Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10.00am - CONFESSIONS Saturday 11:00 to 11:30

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10th  December 2017 
SATURDAY   5.00 p.m. Our Polish Community
                  7.00 p.m. First Eucharist of Sunday – Angela Wilson - RIP 
SUNDAY(10th) 10.00 a.m. For all Parishioners 
OFFERTORY   2nd/3rd December – £687.94p - Many, many thanks.
MONDAY 10.00 a.m. Mass – Fr Con Moynihan - RIP
WEDNESDAY  10.00 a.m. Service of the Word and Holy Communion  
  7.00 p.m. Service of Reconciliation at St Mary’s, Marple Bridge SK6 5BB
FRIDAY      10.00 a.m. Mass – Frank and Eileen Rees - RIP
SATURDAY   5.00 p.m. Our Polish Community
                  7.00 p.m. First Eucharist of Sunday – For all Parishioners
SUNDAY(17th Dec)10.00 a.m. Mass – Kathleen Howard - RIP
John O’Connell, Eileen Platts, Edna Hilton, Christine Hassett, John Duffy, Peter and Winifred Coultas, Donald Bradley, Mercedes Woodruffe, Evelyn Doyle, Donna Joule, Phoebe Williams, Walter Motowyeczyk, Angela Sexton, Anne Turbott, Christine Boddington, David Nevell, George Taylor, Alison Darby, Bridget Walker, Sue Deaville, Phylis Bailey, Ernest Cumberlidge, John O’Meara, Fr John Cairns, Betty Mellor, Bill Hutchinson (Shepshed), Robert McCullough and David Garner.
PPC 2017 CHRISTMAS CARD APPEAL  The PPC suggests that this Christmas we again support Good News Family Care (Charis House) and High Peak Foodbank/Nightstop.  These are both local charities providing great support to local families in need.  Cards will be available at the back of Church from the 9th/10th December.  Please support this appeal.
FOODBANK  Thank you for all your kind donations over the year.  Can we have one last push as we near the Christmas season?  Tinned ham, salmon, tuna, fruit and jelly are all needed.  Just leave your donations in the box provided in the church porch. 
GIVE CAFOD A CHRISTMAS PRESENT Give a gift that changes lives this Christmas!  There are green “World Gifts” catalogues available today for anyone wanting to give a mosquito net £7, a goat £28, teaching someone to read £10 or water for a family £33.  
CHRISTMAS MASS TIMES As usual at the weekend and on Christmas Eve at 9pm and Christmas Day at 10 am.  On Christmas morning we shall celebrate a family Mass and have invited by letter all the infant children at St Anne’s School.  They are welcome to come and dress as shepherds, as angels, as Innkeepers.  We will provide the costumes and there will be a rehearsal on Saturday, December 23rd at 10.00 a.m. in Church.  We shall celebrate two Services of Reconciliation on Wednesday, December 20th – at 10a.m. and 7p.m.  Father Kevin Gradwell and Father Hugh Davoreen will be available for individual confession at 7pm. There are normally individual confessions on Saturdays 11am-11.30a.m. 
Polish Mass Times over the Christmas Period – Saturday, 23rd December – Vigil Mass at 5.00 p.m. as normal. Monday, 25th December – Christmas Day Mass at 4.30 p.m. 
THE CAROL CONCERT  Sunday, 17th December, 4-6pm, in our Community Centre.  Mulled wine, mince pies and carols. Names will again be taken this weekend to help with catering. 
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION  A big thank you to the 24 parents who came to the introductory meeting 10 days ago.  We were highlighting that this is an invitation not an obligation but it needs commitment.  Some parents have already returned their enrolment forms with a cheque for £20 payable to St Anne’s R C Parish, Buxton.  Could we make next weekend, December 17th, the deadline?
SUE DEAVILLE Please pray for Sue as she waits for major surgery, postponed last week.
PRESENTATION ASSOCIATES  The next meeting will be on Wednesday, 13th December at 10.30 a.m. after Mass in the Parish Centre.  New Members welcome.

The History of St Annes Roman Catholic Church, Terrace Road, BUXTON
St Annes Parish Priests

From 1837 Mass was celebrated in Buxton by visiting priests each week. A Father O'Farrell was named from 1848, but it was only in 1850 that the first resident priest was appointed.

Father Edward McGreevy 1850 - 1863 (ob. 22 June 1863)
Father William Margison 1863 - 1871
Father Michael O'Driscoll 1871 - 1873
Vacant 1873 - 1875
Father Joseph Reddington 1875
Father John Power 1875 - 1885
Canon John Theodore Hoeben 1885 - 1899 (ob. 11 Aug 1900)
Father Frederick Kind 1900 - 1927 (ob. 31 Mar 1927)
Father Luke A Prendergast 1928 - 1937 (ob. 29 Sept 1937)
Canon Arthur J Bird 1937 - 1941
Father John Toomey 1941 - 1942 (ob. 1 Feb 1942)
Canon Alfred Baldwin 1942 - 1956
Father Philip Morris 1956 - 1957
Father J Paul Klee 1957 - 1959
Father William McEnery 1959 - 1960
Canon David Ryan 1960 - 1967
Father Bernard Doran 1967 (probably only priest in charge)
Father Gerald Collins 1967 - 1971
Father Joseph Duggan 1971 - 1977
Father Andrew Murdoch 1977 - 1978
Father Paul Cullen 1978 - 1987
Father Dennis Higgins 1987 - 2017 
(ob. 20 Jan 2017)
Father Gerry Murphy 2017 - present

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