Parish Magazine – March 2016

A MESSAGE FROM KIRSTEN NORFOLK – our Ordinand
I’ll be serving my title post as Assistant Curate in the United Benefice of Mounts Bay, which includes the parishes of Ludgvan, Marazion, Perranuthnoe and St Hilary.
I’ll be ordained Deacon at Truro Cathedral on Friday 1st July at 7.30pm – all welcome.

LENT COURSE 2016
All sessions on TUESDAY in St. John’s Hall, Padstow at 7.30 p.m.
“The Passion of Jesus according to St. Mark”
WEEK 3 MARCH 1st (St. Mark 14: 53-72)
Jesus before Caiaphas
WEEK 4 MARCH 8th (St. Mark 15: 1-20)
Jesus before Pilate; the sentencing and mocking
WEEK 5 MARCH 15th (St. Mark 15: 20b-47)
The crucifixion of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
“STATIONS OF THE CROSS”
We go with Jesus to the Cross; through his pain and suffering which he went through for us.
As last year, each Friday in Lent at 12 noon in St. Petroc’s, there will be “Stations of the Cross” – a meditation on the final journey of Christ. All are welcome.
Led by either Fr. Ciaran or Fr. Chris.

“HOLY DUSTERS” AT ST. PETROC’S
The team will meet on Saturday, MARCH 5th from 9.00 a.m.to give the church a good clean through, It takes about an hour and there is a cup of coffee for everyone at the end of the session.
Sue and Linda
LENT LUNCHES -2016
WEDNESDAYS IN MARCH
(Soup, bread and tea or coffee)
12 noon – 1.30 p.m.
2nd March Padstow Church Rooms
9th March Padstow Church Rooms
16th March Trevone W. I. Hall
£3.50 per person
ALL PROFITS IN AID OF “WATER AID”
THE AIMS OF WATER-AID
Our ambition is that 25 million people will have access to safe water, improved
hygiene and sanitation as a direct result of our work. Our four global aims are:
To promote and secure poor people’s rights and access to safe water,
improved hygiene and sanitation. To support governments and service providers in developing their capacity to deliver safe water, improved hygiene and sanitation.
To advocate for the essential role of safe water, improved hygiene and sanitation in human development. To further develop as an effective global organisation recognised as a
leader in our field and for living our values.

ANNUAL PAROCHIAL CHURCH MEETING
The Annual Parochial Church Meeting and the Annual Meeting of Parishioners (to elect Churchwardens) for the Anglican Parish of Padstow will take place in the Church Rooms, Padstow on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9th at 7.00 p.m.
This is your opportunity to come along and hear what St. Petroc’s and St. Saviour’s Churches have achieved in 2015 and what will be happening in 2016 following the untimely death of Canon Julia Wilkinson. We shall also discuss the the services which have been trailed in January and February and seek your views. PLEASE try to attend as it is an important meeting for the parish.
Fr. Chris

ST. PETROC’S CHURCH “Petroc Praise”
PROUDLY PRESENTS
GODSPELL
ON
WEDNESDAY, March 16th
THURSDAY, March 17th
FRIDAY, March 18th
SATURDAY, March 19th
in
ST. PETROC’S CHURCH, PADSTOW
7.30 p.m.
TICKETS: £7 – Free glass of wine at the Interval
(In aid of “The Coracle Appeal”)
BOOKING OFFICE – Tickets available from
The Parish Office, Padstow 01841 533776

FROM THE REGISTERS OF ST. PETROC’S AND ST. SAVIOUR’S
Funerals – “May they rest in peace ”
January 27th Dora Patricia Ellis (72) Penmount
January 29th Hylton Clement “Tint” Winter-Taylor (95) Penmount
January 29th Arthur Murfin (92) Penmount
February 4th Sylvia Jean Matthews (86) St. Petroc’s
February 9th Doris Mary Thurley (107) St. Petroc’s
February 10th Alfred “Alfie” George Giddy St. Petroc’s
February 20th Alan Bate (62) St. Petroc’s

“ST. PETROC NEWS” DEADLINE FOR THE APRIL ISSUE
Items to Chris Greaves by MARCH 15th please 01841 533069

Brass Cleaning for March: Pam and John Shuttleworth

WHAT’S ON FOR CHILDREN IN MARCH?
FRIDAY FUN NIGHTS
6 – 7.00 p.m. in the Church Rooms
Book these dates
Fridays:- March 4th & 11th
(Sorry, no Fun Night on the 18th as “Godspell” will be on)
FAMILY SERVICE ON SUNDAY MARCH 6th AT PADSTOW MOTHERING SUNDAY
“TEATIME” FAMILY SERVICE ON SUNDAY MARCH 13th AT TREVONE

‘RIVER CAMEL QUILTERS’
Sessions for MARCH in the church rooms are:
Mondays March 7th, March 14th & March 21st
10.00 a.m – 4.00 p.m.
Morning session: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – £1.50
Afternoon session: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. – £1.50
or, if you prefer
10.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. – £2.50.
Bring your sandwich! Tea and coffee will be provided.
Come along and join us with sewing of any kind, or if you need help one of us will be able to give guidance. We look forward to seeing you and for further information contact:-
Linda 532183 or Tilly 532044
GUIDED HISTORICAL TOURS OF ST. PETROC’S 2016
We hope the tours for 2016 will begin on Wednesday March 30th at 11.30 a.m.
The Wednesday of Easter Week.
There will be a meeting with anyone who would like to become a guide, or who is already a guide, in preparation to the 2016 season on Thursday, March 3rd at 11.15 a.m. in St. Petroc’s. PLEASE help if you can as we don’t want to lose the tours through lack of guides.
If you can’t make the meeting but would like to be involved please let me know on 533776. Bless you. Fr. Chris
MOTHERING SUNDAY POSIES
Padstow:- On Saturday, 5th March at 2 pm, the St Petroc’s Flower Team will be meeting in the Church Rooms to make posies and we would welcome any help either in making the posies or a donation of small flowers or suitable foliage. A bucket for donations of flowers or foliage will be placed in the flower corner in Church a few days before Saturday, 5th March. Please do come along if you can, we usually make about 70 posies (help can
always be given). It is always an enjoyable afternoon and nice to have a cup of tea and chat at the same time! Rita Phillips (tel: 521600)
and …………..
Trevone:- Could the Flower Team gather at the Old Farmhouse at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, March 5th to make up posies for Mothering Sunday. Donations of flowers and small greenery would be much appreciated and these can be left at the Old Farmhouse. Many thanks, Sue Hollingsworth (520788)
WE WAIT WITH BATED BREATH!!
Early in March the final decision will be made by The Heritage Lottery Fund whether or not we receive the major grant to enable us to do all the work necessary on the tower.
We are all hoping and praying that we will be successful as it will mean that the much needed work can begin in 2016.
Fr. Chris.

L.H.W.E. – What does it stand for?
For our services at this time of the year we have a brilliant book called LENT, HOLY WEEK AND EASTER which is a wonderful resource for all the special services and ceremonies as we run up to Easter. What is so special about Lent, Holy Week and Easter?
Lent is special because it is the time of year that we look at ourselves and try to improve our spiritual life.
Holy week is special because we are following Jesus on his journey though his last supper with his most trusted followers; his trials, mockings and beatings; his journey to the Cross and his death.
Easter is special because it is the day Jesus beat Sin and death and the day we shout “Alleluia, Christ is Risen”. He is back with us and promising us all the gift of eternal life.
Why not be with us as we journey. Lent continues through March and culminates with Easter Day on Sunday March 27th. Along the way there is Mothering Sunday on March 6th (Also known as “Refreshment Sunday”) A break from the rigours of Lent and a day to show our appreciation for our mothers.
On March 13th we move into Passion-tide when we focus on the suffering of Jesus for us.
Holy Week begins on Sunday March 20th with Palm Sunday when we re-enact the Triumphal Entry of Jesus into Jerusalem – the day when everyone in the congregation receives a blessed Palm Cross to take home.
On Maundy Thursday (24th) we remember Jesus in the Upper Room at the Last Supper and “Watch” with him in the garden. O

n Good Friday (25th) We have the Ecumenical Procession of Witness through the town and finishing on the Quay. We start outside Prideaux Place main gate (Opposite the former Catholic Church) at 12 noon.
Easter Day (27th) we celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus from the dead – the heart of our Christian belief.
COME WITH US – WE’D LOVE YOU TO JOIN US
Fr. Chris.
HOLY WEEK AND EASTER 2016
ST. PETROC’S PADSTOW & ST. SAVIOUR’S TREVONE
PALM SUNDAY – March 20th
8.00 a.m. Said Eucharist St. Petroc’s
9.30 a.m. Sung Eucharist St. Saviour’s
11.00 a.m. Sung Parish Eucharist St. Petroc’s
Blessing and distribution of Palms at all above services
MONDAY IN HOLY WEEK – March 21st
10.30 a.m. Said Eucharist – St. Petroc’s
TUESDAY IN HOLY WEEK – March 22nd
10.30 a.m. Said Eucharist – St. Petroc’s
WEDNESDAY IN HOLY WEEK – March 23rd
10.30 a.m. Said Eucharist – St. Saviour’s
MAUNDY THURSDAY – March 24th
5.30 p.m. Celebration of the Institution of the Eucharist St. Saviour’s
7.00 p.m. Celebration of the Institution of the Eucharist followed by “The Watch” until 9.00 p.m. St. Petroc’s
GOOD FRIDAY – March 25th
10.30 a.m. Solemn Liturgy of the Day St. Saviour’s
12 noon Procession of Witness from Catholic Church
2.00 p.m. Solemn Liturgy of the Day St. Petroc’s
EASTER DAY – March 27th “Alleluia, Christ is risen”
8.00 a.m. Said Eucharist – 1662 P/book St. Petroc’s
9.30 a.m. Sung Eucharist & Ceremonies St. Saviour’s
11.00 a.m. Sung Eucharist & Ceremonies St. Petroc’s
EASTER SUNDAY EVENING
WADEBRIDGE MALE VOICE CHOIR EASTER CONCERT
St. Petroc’s Church at 7.30 p.m. £5 (In aid of “The Coracle Appeal”)

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