Fr Michael Brookes, The Presbytery, I St Mary’s Street, Bungay NR35 1AX
Tel. 01986 893355
St Edmund’s, St Mary’s Street, Bungay NR35 IAX
St Thomas More, Jay’s Green, Harleston IP20 9HH
Bungay – St Edmund’s
Saturday 6.30pm Vigil Mass
Sunday 10.30am Sung Mass
Harleston – St Thomas More
Monday, Bungay, 9.15am
Tuesday Harleston, 9.15am
Wednesday No Mass
Thursday 12 noon Bungay (followed by Eucharistic adoration)
Friday Bungay, 9.15am
St Edmund’s 9.15am
St Thomas More 7.30pm
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
Saturday 5.30pm Bungay
And on request
SACRAMENT OF THE SICK
during the interregnum in emergencies
or in emergencies:
Fr Martin (Beccles) 01502 713179
Fr Christopher (Southwold) 01502 723207
Please contact the Parish Priest for further information on any of the activities listed here. In the following list if there is no contact number or email address given, please contact the Parish Priest.
ALTAR SERVERS (Bungay)
Rota: Lisa Micallef
Master of Ceremonies: Pio Altarelli
APOSTLESHIP OF THE SEA (Seamen’s Mission)
ASSOCIATION FOR THE PROPAGATION OF THE FAITH (APF)
Bungay: Georgina Connelly
Harleston: Marie Crosbie
Catholic Fund for Overseas Development. www.cafod.org.uk. The parish CAFOD team includes Mary Kirk (01379 586717), Mark and Shirley Kalinauckas (01379 586884), Sue Altarelli , Jenny Beaugeard, and Felicity Todd.
CATECHISM AND FIRST HOLY COMMUNION
The right to be buried in the small consecrated graveyard attached to St Edmund’s is at the discretion of the parish priest, within the norms set by the graveyard regulations (available from the parish priest).
St. Edmund’s is fully committed to safeguarding in order to maintain a safe parish community in which everyone, particularly young and vulnerable members, can confidently participate. The Diocese has implemented the policies and procedures of the Catholic Church of England and Wales, a copy of which is available on the Diocesan website www.rcdea.org.uk/safeguarding. Parish representative: Helen Kirby email@example.com
CHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD
Bungay: Jenny Beaugeard
COFFEE, TEA AND BISCUITS – OFTEN CAKE
Available after the 9am Sunday Mass in Harleston and the 10.30am Mass in Bungay
Communications officer and website administrator: Mary Kirk firstname.lastname@example.org 01379 586717
Initially to the parish priest, or to the Dean of the Great Yarmouth Deanery, Fr Anthony Nwankw, email@example.com
Normally celebrated every third year.
DIOCESE OF EAST ANGLIA
Offices: The White House, 21 Upgate, Poringland, Norwich NR14 7SH.
Telephone: 01508 492202. Web: www.rcdea.org.uk Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Churches Together in Bungay:
Harleston Clergy Fraternal: Fr Mike
EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION
These administer the Chalice at Mass, and may take Communion to the sick and housebound under the direction of the Priest. Sunday Rotas:
Bungay: Carole Hunt
Harleston: Mary Kirk 01379 586717
FAITH ENQUIRY (formerly Rite of Christian Initiation as Adults)
See Fr Mike
Fr Charles; Terry Jones; Sue Riseborough; Peter Williams; Carole Hunt.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION
See under ‘Catechism’
Harleston: Sylvia Weal
The Waveney Foodbank is the Parish’s chosen local Charity.
Bungay and Harleston are both food collection points
For more details contact:
0845 2691078 email@example.com
FRIENDS OF ST EDMUND’S SCHOOL (FOSES)
Contact Louise Salmon. Telephone: 07931 567262; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rosedale Funeral Home 01986 892790 www.rosedalefuneralhome.co.uk
Cossey Funeral Service 01986 892178
Rackhams 01379 853094
Susan Whymark Funeral Service 01379 851253 www.susanwhymark.co.uk
Contact Fr Charles
Contact Fr Mike or Mark Kalinauckas
Forms for Gift Aid and planned giving are available from the Gift Aid organiser, Carole Hunt.
St Edmund’s Parish Hall , Bungay
Manager: Aida Shaw 01986 896427 email@example.com
Jay’s Green Hall, Harleston
Bookings: Carole Hunt 01986 894656
Maintenance: Peter Williams 01379 855313
HISTORIC CHURCHES TRUST SPONSORED CYCLE RIDE
Bungay (Suffolk) Lisa Micallef or Fr Mike
Harleston (Norfolk) Stella Brownsea
Because of the Data Protection Act, anyone in hospital (or their next of kin) must ask explicitly for a Roman Catholic priest to visit.
For counselling appointments (Norwich) 0800 389 3801 or 01159 934 255 [mobile rate]
Terry and Pat Sibthorpe (Marriage Care) 01508 491093 firstname.lastname@example.org
MUSIC AT MASS
Bungay: Clare Seabrook
Harleston: Stella Brownsea
Most welcome! There is a Welcome Pack for anyone new to the parish available on request at both churches.
This is distributed weekly at the Sunday Masses and is also available on the parish website. Inclusions should be with Mary Kirk (email@example.com) or Fr Mike by the preceding Thursday evening.
The Tablet and The Catholic Herald are on sale after Sunday Mass. The diocesan newspaper is free.
PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL
The Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) is a consultative committee which meets at least three times a year and advises the Parish Priest on matters relating to the pastoral life of the parish. Members of the council are chosen to represent different aspects of parish life e.g. representation from Bungay and Harleston, the school, those involved in various parish activities.
Council Members: Shirley Kalinauckas (Chair), Father Mike, Sam Barlow, Jenny Beaugeard, Rebecca Clarke, Helen Kirby, Mary Kirk, Cathy Scott.
PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL CONSTITUTION
This can be found on the parish website: www.stedmundsrcbungay.org.uk/ppc-constitution
PASTORAL SUPPORT NETWORK
The PSN consists of a group of volunteers who visit and provide help for the sick, elderly and housebound of the parish. On various occasions during the year the PSN arranges a lunch or tea after Anointing of the Sick and either Mass or Benediction. Contact: Fr Mike (Chair)
READERS AT MASS (rotas)
Bungay: Neil Mayhew
Harleston: Mary Kirk 01379 586717
St Edmunds Catholic Primary School, Bungay
Headteacher: Mrs Samantha Barlow
01986 892502 firstname.lastname@example.org
Notre Dame High School, Norwich
01603 611431 email@example.com www.ndhs.org.uk
ST EDMUNDS PARENT AND TODDLER GROUP
Meet in St Edmund’s Hall every Tuesday from 9.30-11.15am during school term. The cost is £1.50 per family, which includes snacks and drinks.
Contact: Shelley on 07421 132 700 or Sophie on 07958 555 009.
…are always needed to help in the running of parish activities. Get in touch with Fr Mike if you would like to become involved.
Six months’ notice and a time of preparation are required by the Church.