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Father Flynn's presentation and farewell will be held at the evening mass on Saturday 10th October. Father will offer this mass and then in the Marian room after the mass, there will be a cuppa and a bit and a presentation with your generous cheque which is now over 750!! I was hoping to have a family fun night, but farher cannot come on a Sunday because he has an evening mass for the students of Salford University followed by a gathering in the chaplaincy after the University mass, so we will have to make do with a smaller scale send off!!

(Father Tom Connolly)

Loreto high school celebrated its latest academic success with a mass on Thursday with a supper afterwards. Fr. Flynn offered the concelebrated mass and a supper was served afterwards and the school gave a gift afterwards to say thank you for all the wonderful apostolic work he has done (and will do though on a smaller scale).

Bidding Prayers

Bidding Prayers for 25th Sunday of Year B

Priest: You invite us Lord to be like little children in our approach to your Kingdom. May we bring this attitude now to these prayers we make in confident hope and trust.

Reader: For the ability to "let go and let God" act in our daily lives with the ups and downs of life. May we trust in God in good times and in bad. May the visit to the relics of St Theresa of he Child Jesus bless us all, His children, Lord in your mercy. HEAR OUR PRAYER.

For all children growing up and being formed by the adults in their lives and especially for all our parish families who have young children - that our children may be happy and develop well spiritually and morally and physically. Lord in your mercy. HEAR OUR PRAYER.

For the work of our diocesan Rescue Society - that the children they look after and the adoption service they run and the family life they work towards will always be blest and prosper. Help all parents who foster and adopt children. Lord in your mercy. HEAR OUR PRAYER.

We pray for those who hold the Apostolic Office in the Church and especially for Pope Benedict. Protect our Pope from those who want to harm him. Lord in your mercy. HEAR OUR PRAYER.

For all our Armed Forces - that they come home to us safe and sound. Lord in your mercy.

For all our dear sick that God in his healing mercy may restore them and give them strength: Maureen Waring, Martin Hoysted, Tom Mimnagh, Patricia Cullen, Bernard Cummings, Mary Royle, Jean Corrigan, Brendan Enniss, Kevin McNulty, Theresa Regan, Rachel Butt Lord in your mercy. HEAR OUR PRAYER.

For those who have died recently that they may see the glory of God in Heaven: Danielle Keenan, Ted Twomey, Jim White, Ann Murray, Davina Caplin


For all those whose anniversaries falls about this time: Norma Power (VIGIL MASS), Owen Tomaney (9.00 am Mass) Stephen Prophet Junior, Finuela Creaven, Jack Creavan, Father Tom Fahey, Bernard , Patrick and Brian Groake, Jack Whitely, Bill Everett, Brian Williams, Anne Williams, Frances Dutton, Stuart Dale, Vera Jennings. May their souls and the souls of all...

O Mary - Conceived without sin. Pray for us who have recourse to thee. Mary, full of divine Grace, God looked upon you and chose you to be his mother - we greet you - Hail Mary...

Priest: Listen O Lord to the prayers of your faithful people and in your tender mercy hear and answer them. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.