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

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18th/19th June 2022 

Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ

Sat 18-Jun 
5:00 pm  
Livestreamed Mass at Chapel –  for all parishioners

Sun 19-Jun 
10:00 am  
Livestreamed Mass at Buxton - for all Ukrainian fathers
12:00noon First Holy Communion Mass at Chapel

Mon 20-Jun  
10:00 am Mass at Buxton - for all families
5:00 pm Music group practice - Parish Centre

Weds 22-Jun 
10:00 am Mass at Chapel - Feast of St. John Fisher and St. Thomas More. Come and celebrate our parish feast day.

Thurs 23-Jun 
Zoom Scripture Group (ID 882 9524 6444 Passcode 682103)

Fri 24-Jun 
10:00 am Mass at Buxton - Lina Brocklehurst's family RIP
10:00 am Adoration at Chapel

Sat 25-Jun
No Adoration at Buxton

5:00 pm
 Livestreamed Mass at Chapel  for all parishioners

Sun 26-Jun 
10:00 am 
Livestreamed Mass at Buxton  Don Ward RIP

Please pray for our six First Holy Communion families at Chapel who will be celebrating today (Sunday) and continue to pray for all young people who are sitting GCSEs, A-Levels, and university exams at this time.

SERVICE OF ANOINTING AND HEALING will be held on 10th July at 2:30 pm at St. Anne’s. The idea came from our recent Synodal discussions and we are inviting the whole parish to celebrate our coming out of all the fears, strains, and stresses of the last two years. Everyone is invited, especially the housebound, vulnerable and those feeling the need for healing. There will be tea and coffee afterwards in the Centre. Our thanks to Iris Thomson on behalf of the Visiting Group, and John Cassidy on behalf of the Eucharistic Ministers for co-ordinating it. Please take an invitation today for yourself or anyone you know who might be interested.

We have filled in our ‘RESET Homes for Ukraine’ forms and are now waiting for them to match us to families to host in both our presbyteries. We shall need parishioners to welcome and guide the refugees when they arrive, to help with schools, doctors, job centres, benefits, shopping, language etc. I have asked Paul and Yvonne Ripley to do this in Buxton and Marie Lawton in Chapel. Please contact them, or me, if you are interested in helping.

CALLING FOUNDATION GOVERNORS this is a virtual information session about being a foundation governor in one of our Catholic schools. It takes place on WEDS 22ND JUNE, 7:00 8:30 pm and will be led by the Diocesan Education team. Currently, St Anne’s Primary School needs another foundation governor and if you’re interested please contact me. To attend this session, email:
Our thanks to Lorraine Gavin, Marion McCabe and Clare Bearman who are currently our foundation governors at St. Anne's School and Nicki Barnes and Lorraine Maddocks, who are our foundation governors at St. Thomas More school.

Friendship group at Chapel this Tuesday 2:00 - 3.30 pm. All welcome to enjoy a cuppa, chat, play games, etc. New rotas are now available for readers and welcomers. Please pick up a copy from the back of the church.

WELCOME TO ANGELA GILLESPIE who will be speaking to us this weekend about the SYNODAL WAY Pope Francis wants us to walk together. This is a worldwide Catholic initiative over three years where views from those inside and outside the church will be finally considered at a Synod in Rome in October 2023. Please take the time to complete a questionnaire yourself and share one with someone you know who no longer comes to mass for whatever reason. Please return them by 4th July. The Parish Pastoral Councils will read them and share a summary with everyone. Parents and staff from St. Anne and St. Thomas More schools will also be given the questionnaire.

BISHOP PATRICK has invited the chairs and vice-chairs of our PPCs and chairs of parish finance groups to a follow-up meeting with the diocesan Vicars General at Matlock on 23rd June at 7:00 pm.

Saint Anne’s children’s liturgy group now meets every Sunday at 10:00 am mass and it’s going really well. Our thanks to Kerry and Rachel Taylor, who have recently joined the team. We could benefit from two or three more volunteers to share the leadership. Please contact Marion Mc Cabe or me, or email if you can help.

Ukrainian Father's day today.
Welcome to all those Ukrainians who are joining us for mass this weekend. We especially want to assure you that your husbands, fathers, sons and partners are particularly in our prayers this weekend as they bravely defend your country. We pray they will stay safe and return to their families.

Next weekend Father Jim O’Hanlon, who is now retired in Alfreton, will be leading Mass as I will be away celebrating the wedding of my niece Caragh.

10th World Meeting of Families "Parenting as a way to Sainthood."
Led by Louis and Zelie Martin, this Tuesday, 21st June. 8 pm on Zoom. Evangelising your children this Thursday 23rd June. 8 pm on Zoom. Register at 

OUR THANKS to Viv and Derek Robinson, who have recently renewed the tubs outside Saint Anne's. They look lovely!

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 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: 07734 864244 
Chapel Church Safeguarding contact: Sue Thornhill  Tel: 07513 725269
Click to read more about Safeguarding Across the Diocese of Nottingham

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

The SUNDAY CLUB restarted Sunday 15 May to fantastic entertainment from the Mad Hatters Music Junior Choir. However, because the Community Centre's Main Hall is already fully booked on Sundays until August, the SUNDAY CLUB is taking a Summer Break. It will restart in the Autumn on a date to be announced.

THE ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY helps people suffering from food and fuel poverty, helps to combat loneliness and isolation, empowers individuals suffering from homelessness, supports refugees and asylum seekers and provides practical support for thousands of other issues. They are always seeking to improve and be relevant, both in the life of the Church today and in wider society. They continually look at what further help can be given by their membership and their activities are expanding in range and scope. To support this, they offer an array of opportunities, including End of Life Companionship training in partnership with the Centre for the Art of Dying Well at St. Mary’s University, Twickenham, which equips people to support individuals close to death, and their families. Please see:

It went live a few weeks ago and is now very accessible and attractive! 

DIOCESAN YEAR BOOKS are now available, price £4.00. It includes a two-page obituary of Fr. John Cairns RIP and mass times for every church in the diocese. 100th edition!

SAFE SPACES  Support for survivors of church-related abuse. 

A free independent support service providing a confidential safe space for anyone who has been abused by someone in the church. 
Free helpline – 0300 3031056. E-mail

Year Book 2013 2014

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Parish Year Book 2012 - 2013

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St. Anne's Parish Year Book 2011 - 2012

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St. Annes Parish Year Book 2009 - 2010

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St. Annes Parish Year Book 2008

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Flower Festival

Flower Festival Auction of Promises
Grand Total raised for the Flower Festival £1,812.37
Many thanks to everyone who helped, particularly to Mike who acted as Auctioneer with great humour and skill and some wonderful individual bids undoubtedly came as a result of his gentle cajoling. Thanks also to Bruce who dealt with the bids, to Angela and Aileen for doing the refreshments, to Rob for all the printing and to Fr Dennis for all the advance publicity.  Last but not least, thanks to everyone who kindly donated an item to auction or who bid for one or more of the lots.
We shall have a truly wonderful Flower Festival. We shall display a full list of the lots, donors & money raised at the back of the church from this evening.
Best wishes, Margaret Robinson