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Resurfacing Work by Metrolink Sub contractors Sunday 7th July 2013

by David Murphy

From: David Murphy (Diocese Of Salford) On Behalf Of St John the Baptist, Rochdale Sent: 04 July 2013 22:41 To: GDL_StJohnsRochdale_Parishioners Subject: Resurfacing Work by Metrolink Sub contractors Sunday 7th July 2013 Importance: High   Dear All Please note that MPT intend to resurface the Metrolink end of Lower Tweedale Street and Dowling St. this […]

Parish Office – Apologies

by David Murphy

We would like to apologise to anyone who has tried to make contact by phone or in person in the past few weeks and not been able to get a response. Please get in touch using our email form via the Contact Us page.   Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.  

The Friend’s – Building Work

by David Murphy

The Friends have now created a dedicated page on the website for news and pictures of Building work taking place at St Johns. http://stjohns.rochdale.dofs.org.uk/groups/the-friends/building-work/

Fr Chris McGrane – Leaving Letter

by David Murphy

Dear Friends, Firstly a deep thank you to all of you who sent me cards and came to visit me in hospital during my illness, I am deeply grateful for all the kindness and support you gave me which made me feel so much better. As St Paul tells the Philippians “it is right for […]

Car Boot Sale

by David Murphy
Car Boot Sale

  St John’s Church Car Boot Sale! We will be holding a Car Boot Sale on our Parish Car Park (Dowling Street / Ann Street Rochdale) on Saturday 4th May from 7.30am onwards. We aim to raise funds for the continual Building work we are undertaking to improve our Church. £8 per vehicle (gates open […]

Parish Sacramental Programme

by David Murphy

Our children will be making their Confirmation on Thursday 9th May. Please keep them in your prayers as they and their families prepare for this special occasion.

Sick List: Pray for Father Chris

by David Murphy

Whilst Fr Chris is recovering in Hospital, local priests from neighboring parishes will be celebrating Mass with the support from Fr. Fullop. Please keep Fr Chris in your prayers at this time.

Easter Services 2013

by David Murphy

Times for Services during Holy Week at St John the Baptist are as follows: Palm Sunday (24th March) 9.30am; Solemn Mass of the Passion of the Lord Holy Thursday (28th March) 7.00pm; Mass of the Last Supper Good Friday (29th March) 3pm; Commemoration of Our Lord’s Passion & Death Holy Saturday (30th March) 6.30pm; Easter Vigil Mass Easter Sunday (31st March) 9.30am Easter Monday (1st April) 12.00pm

Palm Sunday Procession

by David Murphy

Sunday at 9.30am, please can all the children gather at the back of Church in the Narthex ready to process into church with Father Chris. Thank you.

Funeral of Catherine Fleming

by David Murphy

On Monday 25th March at 10am we have the funeral of Catherine Fleming a well known great lady who lived and spent her life within our Parish. ‘Blessed are those who die in the Lord, their good deeds go with them.’ A truly lovely way to remember her. May she rest in peace.