Donations are urgently needed to help provide legal aid for victims of persecution; support Catechists and to help provide Covid 19 emergency aid for the poor. This fabulous, life-changing charity gift can fund literacy classes for vulnerable people. St. Paul warns us that we must not be ignorant concerning the dead, nor sorrowful, “even as others who have no hope … For the Lord Himself shall come down from heaven … and the dead who are in Christ shall rise. Fr Christopher will contact the School informing them you have been granted a Certificate of Catholic Practice. The old order has passed away: welcome them into paradise, where there will be no sorrow, no weeping or pain, but fullness of peace and joy with your Son and the Holy Spirit forever and ever. Finally place a finger on the centre of the poppy: ask God to help you play your part in working for peace in the world. Posters with the QR Codes are also displayed in both Churches. “St Thomas Aquinas and All Saints, Bletchley” in the NOTES SECTION of the donate page. (Except August). WELCOME TO OUR PARISH WEBSITE: Our Parish serves the whole of Bletchley as well as its outlying villages, Newton Leys, parts of Emerson Valley and Furzton. St Thomas Aquinas Primary, Milton Keynes (1.7 miles) St Paul`s School, Milton Keynes (2.6 miles) St Bernadette`s Primary, Milton Keynes (2.7 miles) St Monica`s Primary, Milton Keynes (4.8 miles) Nearest Parishes/Churches. Poppies are bright and cheerful flowers: give thanks to God for the lives of those who have died in war, remembering all the joy they brought to families and friends, and all the good things they did for their home and their country. Or.., by Standing Order via your own bank:You can also set up a standing order for donations to the parish using either your on line bank account or in branch. KEEPING UPDATED ON COVID IN MILTON KEYNES: As we have a Parishioner who is a volunteer Covid Champion, we will be receiving regular updates and information about the Covid 19 situation in Milton Keynes, which we hope you will find useful. Monday 9th November Feast, Dedication of the Lateran Basilica 10:00am – 10:45am (STA) Church Open for Private Prayer11:00am Mass – Livestream Only, Tuesday 10th November Memoria, Pope St Leo the Great10:00am – 10:45am (AS) Church Open for Private Prayer11:00am Mass – Livestream Only, Wedenesday 11th November Memoria, St Martin of Tours. WisePay St Thomas Aquinas; WisePay Whaddon Church of England School; WisePay St Bernadette's; Welcome to St Paul's Catholic School ... has been a Training School dedicated to the training and development of excellent teachers who will teach in schools in Milton Keynes. Details of when our Churches are open are as follows: Sunday 8th November 32nd Sunday of the Year in Ordinary Time (Year A) REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY10:00am Mass – Livestream Only11:00am-11:45am (AS) Church Open for Private Prayer. You are invited to answer the Holy Father’s request and to join with many people worldwide in praying for this intention each month. Have you got skills in finance and buildings? 11:02am Mass – Livestream Only, Thursday 12th November Memoria, St Josaphat of Polotsk10:00am – 10:45am (AS) Church Open for Private Prayer11:00am Mass – Livestream OnlyFriday 13th November Feria10:00am – 10:45am (STA) Church Open for Private Prayer11:00am Mass – Livestream OnlySaturday 14th November Memoria, Our Lady on Saturday10:00am – 10:45am (STA) Church Open for Private Prayer11:00am Mass – Livestream OnlySunday 15th November 33rd Sunday of the Year in Ordinary Time (Year A) 10:00am Mass – Livestream Only11:00am-11:45am (AS) Church Open for Private Prayer.STA: St Thomas Aquinas Church, Sycamore Avenue, MK2 2JEAS: All Saints Church, Shenley Road, MK3 6HG. Volunteer today as a Parish Steward and join a happy band of helpers. St Thomas Aquinas will be open 10am until 10:45am on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. 32nd Week in Ordinary Time (Year II). MARRIAGE SUPPORT AND ENRICHMENTRetrouvaille is the name of a programme designed to help heal and renew marriages. The Holy Rosary is normally prayed at 9:30am before Mass on Mondays and Tuesdays. Wednesday: 10:00am Mass Find out more. Never permit me to be separated from You. PRAYING WITH THE POPE: Each year, the Holy Father asks for our prayers for a specific intention each month. It aims to help Christians in need wherever they are repressed or persecuted and therefore prevented from living according to their faith. Amen. St Thomas Aquinas will be open 10am until 10:45am on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Bletchley Parish Saturday: 9:30am Mass;  Confessions 10:00am -10:30am, All Saints Church – West Bletchley, MK3 6HG, Sunday MASS: ARMISTICE DAY10:00am – 10:45am (STA) Church Open for Private Prayer. God cares for those who are hurting and those who are sad. Or just click on the picture above! Alternatively if you are attending Mass at St Thomas Aquinas Church please scan the QR Code below on the same day you attend using the NHS COVID-19 App. School Admissions: September 2021As a result of the closure of our Churches during the time of pandemic if you were issued with a 2020 Parish Diary for a Certificate of Catholic Practice for School Admissions in September 2021 then you will now automatically be given a reference by Fr Christopher irrespective of the number of stamps. Ask God to comfort all who are grieving the loss of someone they love. Please call 0345 6460110 to donate. All you need for this simple prayer is a poppy each. I embrace You as being already there and unite myself wholly to You. As we learning to steer a course through the necessary restrictions brought about by the pandemic we are finding news ways to reach out, stay connected and share our faith. Remember too those who acted with kindly compassion,those who bravely risked their own lives for their comrades, and those who in the aftermath of war, worked tirelessly for a more peaceful world. ... (WOLM MILTON KEYNES) Fr Emmanuel Gukena Okami - … Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Have you considered being a Foundation Governor for the Bletchley Catholic Schools Federation?We are looking to fill two vacancies for Foundation Governors to serve our Parish Schools. St Thomas Aquinas will be open 10am until 10:45am on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Do you want to help us ensure we can stay open for the public celebration of Mass? Place your whole hand over the poppy: poppies are also fragile and need to be handled gently. JOIN US AT MASS FROM HOME: Live Stream via Facebook During the four week lockdown beginning on 5th November Holy Mass will be live streamed each weekday in the Parish at 11am from St Thomas Aquinas Church and 10am on Sundays from All Saints Church. Your details will only be used for the test and trace system. 6.30 pm St. Thomas Aquinas Church – Fenny Stratford, MK2 2JE, Saturday Vigil MASS: 6:00 pm Holy Days  – Please consult the Newsletter for up to date information. CHURCHES OPEN FOR PRIVATE PRAYER: During the four week lockdown beginning on Thursday 5th November, the only public acts of worship allowed in our Churches will be Funerals (for close relatives only). Do you want to serve the Parish? We will post a link around 10 to 15 minutes before each broadcast which will appear below: WEDNESDAY 11th NOVEMBER Memoria of St Martin of Tours. Amen. Please pray for repose of the soul ofMary Herbert, whose Funeral Mass will take place on Monday 11th November at St Thomas Aquinas ChurchNB Attendance at all funerals is by invitation only. St Thomas Aquinas Church, 1 Sycamore Avenue, Bletchley, MK2 2JE, Rev Christopher Perry - PriestRev Emmauel Okami - Priest Jo Cerrone - Parish Secretary Angela White - Pastoral Assistant, Bishop Parker Primary , Milton Keynes (0.7 miles)St Thomas Aquinas Primary, Milton Keynes (1.7 miles)St Paul`s Catholic School, Milton Keynes (2.6 miles)St Bernadette`s Primary, Milton Keynes (2.7 miles)St Monica`s Primary, Milton Keynes (4.8 miles), All Saints, Bletchley (1.6 miles)Christ the King, Milton Keynes (2.5 miles)Our Lady of Lourdes, Leadenhall (2.5 miles)St Mary, Woburn Sands (3.4 miles)St Edward the Confessor, Milton Keynes (3.7 miles). You may wish however to light a candle for your departed loved ones in Church. Sunday MASS: 7.30 am And as you remember them, remember us, O Lord; grant us peace in our time and a longing for the day when people of every language, race, and nation will be brought into the unity of Christ’s kingdom. Fr Christopher & Fr Emmanuel, Catholic Parish of Saint Thomas Aquinas and All Saints – Bletchley, Milton Keynes, First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion, Online Parish Newsletter – November: The Month of The Holy Souls,, whose Funeral Mass will take place on Monday 11, First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion. 11:00 am It is prayed after Mass on Thursdays and Fridays. To donate simply call 01604 712065 with your debit or credit card details. Amen. Thursday: 10:00am Mass. All Saints will be open at 11am until 11:45am on Sundays and at 10am until 10:45am on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please contact Fr Christopher for more details. Processions: Palm Sunday (Weather Permitting). This week’s update on Covid in MK has useful information on lockdown, protecting vulnerable people, and financial support., 11:00am National Two Minute Silence. On this page you will find important information about St.Thomas Aquinas R C Church based in 1 Sycamore Avenue, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK2 2JE, United Kingdom, like the address, contact person and details, as well as the email address and home page, or other specific information. ... Bletchley, Milton Keynes. We pray for all the fallen in war and resolve to defend truth, excercise mercy and ensure justice for all. His books can now be purchased at:www. In this life you embraced them with your tender love; deliver them now from every evil and bid them eternal rest. Then look at the red petals: red reminds us of danger and harm. SOMETIMES WEEKDAY MASS TIMES ARE CHANGED DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES. Ask God to be close to those who are still facing danger each day, to give courage to the armed forces, and compassion to all who help others. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. A prayer for World peaceO God of the nations, as we look to that day when you will gather people from north and south, east and west, into the unity of your peaceable Kingdom, guide with your just and gentle wisdom all who take counsel for the nations of the world, that all your people may spend their days in security, freedom, and peace, through Jesus Christ, our Lord.