St Annes Buxton & John Fisher & Thomas More Chapel
Tel Buxton 23777, Chapel 813491

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Father Gerry Murphy tel Buxton 23777 

BUXTON Mass times:
Sunday 10:00 am
Monday & Friday 10:00am
Saturday 11:00 – 12:00 Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

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Chapel 813491
Deacon Don Lavery tel 07581 786753

Saturday 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am
Friday   10:00 – 11:00 Silent Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

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St Anne’s Pastoral Parish Council Email
Nicola Barnes, Lesley Crowther, Fabio Feroleto, Thomas Langer, Mark McCabe, Fr Gerry, Yvonne Ripley, Katherine Scott, Margaret Swift.

Rotas for Parish Ministries 04 Sept 2022 - 15 January 2023 (239kb)
Bidding Prayer Rota Jul 22 - Nov 22 (130kb)

26th/27th November 2022 

First Sunday of Advent - Year A 

Sat 26 - November 
5:00 pm  Livestreamed Mass at Chapel –  For the Faithful Departed

Sun 27 - November 
10:00 am  
Livestreamed Mass at Buxton -  
For the Faithful Departed

Mon 28 -November  
10:00 am  
Mass at Buxton - For Kevin & Christine Howard RIP
  5:00 pm Music Group practice in the Parish Centre

Weds 30 - November 
10:00 am Mass at Chapel -
 For Marie Lawton's recovery

Thurs 01 - December
  7:00 pm  Welcome mass for the new Parish Priest Fr. Emmanuel Abbem at New Mills. All welcome!

Friday 02 - December 
NB 10:15 am St. Ralph Sherwin Academy Mass at the Dome. All welcome.
  1:30 pm Funeral service for Margaret Hodges RIP

Sat 03 - December
11:00 - 12:00 noon - Adoration and confessions at Buxton 

5:00 pm Livestreamed Mass at Chapel  - For Marie Lawton's recovery

Sun 04 - December
10:00 am 
Livestreamed Mass at Buxton  -  
For Frank Grifton's intentions

Please pray for Margaret Hodges from Buxton whose funeral will take place at St. Anne's this Friday 2nd December at 1:30 pm.

ADVENT DAY BY DAY - pocket-sized booklets containing the daily mass scripture readings from 27th Nov – 31st Dec are available free at the church entrance. An excellent way of celebrating the season.

FIRST COMMUNION 2023 - We have invited all Catholic children from St Anne School who are Yr. 3 or above, to come and join us. Do you know any parents whose children are that age at other Buxton schools who would like to come and prepare with us? There will be an introductory meeting for parents only this Thursday 1st Dec at 7:00 pm in the Parish Centre. We also want to invite parishioners to become ‘PRAYER BUDDIES’ with these families and children. Please see Marion, Lesley, Nicki or me if you're interested.

CAFOD WORLD GIFTS FOR CHRISTMAS. Please take a World Gifts catalogue home with you today or check out the full range online
A ‘super soup kitchen’ costs £10; Promoting Peace - £18; Emergency shelter - £40; Emergency food - £50; A home for life - £192; Community Water supply -£750; The goat that gives - £28.

CONGRATULATIONS TO JOHN COOPER who was commissioned last Saturday as a Eucharistic Minister by Bishop Patrick. Thanks to all our ministers who distribute Holy Communion at mass, take Holy Communion to the sick and lead Services of the Word.

CHRISTMAS HAMPER RAFFLE – tickets are on sale at both of our churches this weekend. Proceeds for the parish.
CHURCH CLEANING – will now take place on the third Wednesday of the month after 
10:00 am mass and a cup of tea. All are welcome to come and help!
CHRISTMAS MEAL - can we have the balance of monies from all who are going by next weekend, please.

Christmas Eve - 5:00 pm at Chapel-en-le-Frith and 7:00 pm at Buxton
Christmas Day – 9:00 am at Chapel-en-le-Frith and 11:00 am at Buxton

WARM SPACES where anyone can find a warm welcome; have a hot drink; sit and chat, join in activities, or just sit and read.
BUXTON: Thurs 10:00-3:00 pm, at the Source Café on Terrace Rd; Weds 2:00-5:30 pm at the Parish Rooms, Bath Rd.
CHAPEL-EN-LE-FRITH Mon-Wed, 10:00 - 3:00 pm at the town hall, with Churches Together. See Deacon Don for details. 

TEA AND COFFEE AFTER MASS TODAY in the Parish Centre. Please join us!

If you would like to include anything in the newsletter, please ensure that we receive it by Wednesday of the week before to allow sufficient time for printing.

St Anne’s Buxton RCP: Sort Code 30-96-18: Account No. 00420334

SS John Fisher and TM Chapel RCP: Sort Code 30-92-59: Account No. 03351306

ST ANNE’S DROP-IN PLAYGROUP For families with children aged 0-5, come and join Marion, Gráinne and Liz at St Anne's drop-in playgroup every Wednesday from 9.30 am to 11.15 am (term-time only) in St Anne's Community Centre. Please join us, you’ll be very welcome!
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St Anne’s Voluntary Academy, Lightwood Road, SK17 7AN Tel: 01298 23589 Email:
Headteacher: Mrs Julia Wiggins

St Thomas More Catholic Voluntary Academy, Palace Fields, SK17 6AF Tel: 01298 23167 Email:
Headteacher: Mr David Redfern.

Buxton Church Safeguarding contact: Nicola Barnes Tel: 07513 725529.

Chapel Church Safeguarding contact: Sue Thornhill Tel: 07513 725269.
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St Anne’s Pastoral Parish Council Email
Nicola Barnes, Lesley Crowther, Fabio Feroleto, Thomas Langer, Mark McCabe, Fr Gerry, Yvonne Ripley, Katherine Scott, Margaret Swift

Payments can also be made by BACS:

Please pay: Sort Code: 30-96-18   Account: 00420334

Name of account:  St Anne's Buxton RCP

Please use reference  ‘ChurchCollection’  or  '100 Club'

Payments can also be made by BACS:

Please pay: Sort Code: 30-92-59    Account: 03351306   

Name of account: SS John Fisher & TM Chapel FR RCP

Please use reference ‘ChurchCollection’ or '100 Club'