SUNDAY NOTICES

LAST UPDATE: 14th February 2020

ALPHA YOUTH SERIES At our youth event Ex Animo we unveiled exciting new regular meetings for young people (age 14 to 18 or School Year 9 to 13). We are starting this Friday with the Alpha Youth series. It is an opportunity for young people to come together to explore questions of life and faith in a relaxed environment with food, fun and film leading to a conversation. We meet every Friday from 7.00pm- 9.00pm in the church hall. Don’t miss out. Bring a friend.  Follow us on Instagram on exanimoashford. For further information email ashfordyouth@rcaos.org.uk. Please see the poster and flyers in the Porch. Parents please encourage your children to come.

LIGHTHOUSE CAFE the RCIA is launching the cafe once a month for anyone who wants a chat and a coffee or tea after the 10.00am Mass on Saturday. It will be held in the presbytery on the following dates: 15th Feb, 14th March 18th April. All very welcome.

BEREAVEMENT GROUP Have you suffered a bereavement recently or in the past? We have started a new Bereavement group holding regular monthly meetings on alternate Fridays and Mondays.  If you feel you would benefit from meeting others to share company and conversation over a cup of tea, please come along.  Meetings will be in the church hall on 2nd March, 3rd April, 11th May, and 12th June from 11.00am–1.00pm. We look forward to seeing you.

ALTAR SERVERS there will be a meeting after Mass on Saturday 22nd February until 11.20am. All Altar servers to attend. Please inform Fr Joe  if you cannot be there.

WYE There will be Lent lunches at Wye Methodist church hall on Fridays in Lent 12.30 – 1.30 pm – in aid this year of KRAN (Kent Refugee Action Network).

BUILD A BETTER MARRIAGE the Marriage and Family Life team invite couples to join them for an event on 4th April, 9.45am-4.30pm in St Teresa’s Church, Ashford. A day in which married couples can privately explore their relationship more deeply and gain valuable insight into their communication and the call of the Church to the married. Booking essential contact Carole Batty -07983524727.

WEEK of ACCOMPANIED PRAYER in Ashford. Churches Together in Ashford offer a retreat in daily life starting on Sunday 1st March 2020. The week of Accompanied Prayer is an opportunity to spend extra time with God. Booking is essential. Please see the leaflet for more information.