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

18th February, 2018 
SATURDAY 11.00 a.m. – 11.30 a.m. Sacrament of Reconciliation
  5.00 p.m. Vigil Mass for our Polish Community
  7.00 p.m. First Eucharist of Sunday – For all Parishioners 
SUNDAY 10.00 a.m. Mass – Mary Critchlow – RIP
              5.00 p.m. Stations of the Cross
OFFERTORY   11th/12th February – £561.47p - Many, many thanks.
MONDAY 10.00 a.m. Mass – Jakob McGuiness’ intentions
WEDNESDAY  10.00 a.m. Mass  - Phyllis Bailey - RIP    
FRIDAY 10.00 a.m. Mass  - Donna Bossy - RIP
SATURDAY 11.00 a.m. – 11.30 a.m. – Sacrament of Reconciliation
   5.00 p.m. Vigil Mass for our Polish Community
   7.00 p.m. First Eucharist of Sunday – For all Parishioners
SUNDAY(25th Feb) 10.00 a.m. Mass – Phyllis Bailey – RIP
                              5.00 p.m. Stations of the Cross
PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR SICK AND HOUSEBOUND - John O’Connell, Eileen Platts, Edna Hilton, Christine Hassett, John Duffy, Donald Bramley, Evelyn Doyle, Donna Joule, Phoebe Williams, Angela Sexton, Anne Turbott, Christine Boddington, David Nevell, George Taylor, Alison Darby, Bridget Walker, John O’Meara, Fr John Cairns, Betty Mellor, Sue Deaville, Fr Kevin Gradwell, from Chapel, who is having tests, Jan Letowska, Nancy Pearson and Ken Scott who are in the Cavendish Hospital.
Churches Together in Buxton Lenten Lunches are now taking place at St Anne’s Church Centre on Bath Road from 12.15-1.15pm and will be held each Tuesday during Lent except Holy Week.  A donation of £3 is suggested.  Our Church will be hosting the Lunch this Tuesday, 20th February.  Please come and support us if you can and bring along a friend. 
2018 WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER  will take place on Friday, 2nd March at 2pm in the United Reform Church, Hardwick Square East.  Please attend if you can support International Christian Communities and those in Buxton.  All are welcome. More information, please contact Marie Lewis on Buxton 25467 or Rosemary Bibby on Buxton 25427.
KAOMA DONATIONS  For the orphanage in Zambia helping families who are suffering from Aids.  Many thanks for your donations of £278.14p recently sent off. 
DIOCESAN LOURDES PILGRIMAGE 2018 Takes place this year 16-20 July.  Four nights by air from East Midlands.  From £649. All inclusive, led by Fr Greg Tobin from Glossop, with Bishop Patrick in attendance. 
See Poster.  Enquiries – Joe Walsh Tours 0161-820-8790., or Fr Greg Tobin – Tel 07760372105.  Application forms available in the porch.
NEW AND OLD READERS  Thanks to all those who recently volunteered to read at Mass.  We invite you and the established readers to gather in Church on Monday, 19th February at 7.15 p.m. or Wednesday, 28th February at 7pm.
The Parish Pastoral Council has decided that we should adopt this project over the next 18 months or so.  They have invited Maggie Maiura, the Diocesan CAFOD Co-ordinator, to come and talk to us at Mass on the weekend of February 24th and 25th to launch it. This will be followed by a LIVESIMPLY Coffee Morning in the Parish Centre after the 10.00 a.m. Mass.  Please come and support this.   
LENT DAY OF PRAYER – SATURDAY, MARCH 3RD  in the Parish Centre, 10am-3pm led by Sister Treza Ridge, a Presentation Sister.  Bring something for a shared table.  Cost £5 or a donation.  Take a leaflet today.  
PLANNING HOLYWEEK AND EASTER  Anyone interested come along to the Presbytery, this Thursday, 22nd February at 7p.m.                 

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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