Priest: Fr Bill East, 41 Potter Hill,
Pickering, North Yorkshire YO18 8AD
Tel. 01751 472727 -  info@stjopickering.org

19th August 2017

Fr Bill has once again been spared and is back at the altar, busily saying Masses for the good folks (and indeed the bad folks) of St Joseph’s. He had a happy time in Crete ministering in St Anthony’s Church Continue reading

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26th July 2017

Once again Fr Bill is taking a gift from St Joseph’s to St Anthony’s, Rethymnon. €uros come in every day, but at present the gift amounts to €393.75. St Anthony’s has very little income, and this gift really does make Continue reading

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24th July 2017

We held our parish annual general meeting on Tuesday 18th July. This meeting usually takes place during the fifth week of Lent, but it was delayed this year by the death of our treasurer, Barbara Knight. The minutes of the Continue reading

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15th July 2017

Larry Weaver was a great worker for St Joseph’s Church, and also for our school. He had been ill for some years, and died on 2nd July. His funeral Mass was held in church on 14th July. The church was Continue reading

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15th July 2017

On Wednesday 12th July we celebrated the Leavers’ Mass in school. The thirteen children leaving school at the end of term were presented with the Children’s Bibles from Aid to the Church in Need. These are real Bibles, but not Continue reading

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3rd July 2017

Fr Bill is making his annual retreat this week.  With a number of other priests from the diocese, he will be at Ampleforth from Monday July 3, to Friday July 7.  Please see the Weekly Bulletin for changes to weekday Masses.

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27th June 2017

We usually hold a parish meeting during the fifth week of Lent, to present the parish accounts and to report on the various activities of the parish. This year our treasurer, Barbara Knight, died a few weeks before the intended Continue reading

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26th June 2017

Seven young people made their First Holy Communions at St Joseph’s yesterday.  It was a very happy time, with families, greadparents, friends and parishioners joining in the celebrations.  There was a cake, a party after the Mass, and Continue reading

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16th June 2017

When he isn’t busy running the parish, Fr Bill does a lot a translating for ICEL, the International Commission for English in the Liturgy. He was part of a team that worked for ten years on the new translation of Continue reading

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