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New Items for Sixteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time- Year B
In Remembrance
Please pray for Nellie Halstead, Harry Halstead, Helen Swift, James Swift,Kathleen Swift, Eileen Davidson, Thomas Ernest Gott,Oliver Teal Hunter, Ron Parker, Nora Martin, Margaret Toolen, Audrey Parkinson, Eileen Elizabeth Brennan, Eva Jane Beaumont, Lily Harrison, Cynthia Schwarz, Alice Brumwell, James Leonard Doherty, George Caddy, John Michael Dinnewell, Mary Bellwood, Ron Roden, Michael Reape,Philomena Robinson, Joseph Walter Shaw, Bill Hansbro, Kathleen Hansbro, Bob Gaughan, Margaret Teale, Mary Kelly, Thomas Power and Catherine Linley
May they rest in peace and rise in glory.
Congratulations to our newly Confirmed young people. A splendid and moving celebration of the Mass of Confirmation which was led by Bishop Marcus. Thanks to all who contributed in any way.
The Friday Luncheon Club has several vacancies.  If you are over 60, enjoy good company and good food, do think about joining us. Details from Andrea Grant: 01977 681 197.
Counters: We are looking for a team of four volunteers to work in pairs to count the weekend collection.  If you are interested in this role please speak with Fr Phillip.
Summer baby girl clothes needed, size 9 - 12 months, for an asylum seeker family.  If you have any that you no longer need, please put them in the box in the Narthex.  Thank you.  Dot Read: 07946 368953.
Masses received: John Dinnwell, John Booth, and John Payne x 2, and In Thanksgiving.
The next PPC meeting is scheduled to take place at 6:30pm on Tuesday 24 July 2018 in the Narthex.
The St Benedict’s School Leavers’ Mass will take place at 9:30am on Tuesday 24 June 2018.  All welcome.
The Little Sisters of the Poor invite you to an Irish Night with The Mount Brandon Ceilidh Band. Saturday 15th September 7:30pm – 10:30pm. Including lovely Irish Stew! With plenty to drink at the Bar! Mount St. Joseph’s, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 2DE. Tickets £10 in aid of the Little Sisters of the Poor.
Fire Marshals: Three fire marshals are required for each weekend Mass in order to meet fire regulations. If you would be willing to volunteer to be a fire marshal please contact the parish office.
Soft children’s toys are very welcome in church.  However, please could hard toys be left at home to help reduce background noise during Mass. Thank you.
Handmaids Women’s Prayer Meeting: Friday 3rd August from 7:00 – 8:30pm at Corpus Christi Church, Neville Road, Leeds, LS9 0HD. Led by the Franciscan Sisters of Renewal. For more information please call 0113 2350573.
New email address: Fr Phillip has a new Diocesan email address. Please use the new email address from now Parish email will be changing very soon to a Diocese of Leeds email address.
Adoremus: National Eucharistic Congress in Liverpool, 7-9 September 2018.Join thousands of people from all over England & Wales at the weekend-long celebration of our faith at the National Eucharistic Congress in Liverpool. There is day-long symposium on Friday 7th September, and the main event is on Saturday 8th September, along with a separate Youth Event for those aged 13 to 20 years. Masses & a Eucharistic procession will take place on Sunday 9th September, and there is also a parallel programme throughout the weekend in the churches around the city centre. The keynote speaker at the main event & youth event on Saturday is Bishop Robert Barron, known worldwide for his “Word on Fire”  WWW.ADOREMUS.UILCC.ORG Bookings are still being accepted for the Friday & Saturday main events (£40 per day). To be assured of a place please visit the website above for details how to book - the deadline is 31st May. In June and July bookings will be taken online directly with the organisers, and full details about this will be announced on the website above.
Catholic Care Community Counselling Service: A free and confidential service for people with mental health issues. Operating from three discrete locations in the Leeds area, ensuring the upmost confidentiality for clients. Contact 0113 388 5406 or email
20th Anniversary Celebration Event
Sunday 30 September 2018

We would like to have an exhibition of photos and memorabilia connected to St Benedict’s covering the last 20 years. If you have any suitable photos or memorabilia that you would like displayed in September please bring to the Sacristy in a sealed envelope showing your name and contact details.
Safeguarding – please can parents and guardians ensure they accompany their own children to the toilet. 
Parish Day of Recollection: 10:30am – 3:30pm, Saturday 6 October 2018 in the Parish Centre.  Led by Deacon Andrew Phillips on the Holy Rosary.  All welcome.  More details to follow.
Online resources for the deepening of faith and knowledge of the Church:
1, – Bishop Robert Barren – Proclaiming Christ in the Culture. All kinds of reflections on the Gospels and dogma based on our living in the world: homilies, DVDs, downloads, blogs on all kinds of topics relating to the Catholic Church and beyond.
2, - If you are new to using Catholic apps, let’s start with the basics. Begin by downloading a Swiss Army-type app that comes loaded with many useful Catholic apps and special features all in one package. There are a few to choose from based on your type of device and platform. After you choose one of those “essential” all-in-one Catholic apps.  
Mass offering envelopes: Please be aware that it is on a first come first served basis. Therefore we will our best to accommodate a particular day, but it will not always be possible.
Following the Saturday 10am Mass there will be Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 11am, during which time there will be an opportunity to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
Wednesday Word is a way of reflecting on the Sunday readings to deepen our understanding of the Sacred Word. Also known as Lectio Divina. Copies can be found at the back of church.
If you or a relative are taken into hospital, please ensure that you register as Roman Catholic with the nursing staff, to enable a visit from the hospital chaplaincy team.
200 Club Winning Numbers for June:
£50 - Rosemary Fineren (90);
£20 - Doreen Veigas (309);
£10 - Ivy Guthrie (142); £10 - Roz Fitzpatrick (88).July subscriptions now due. There are also quite a few spare numbers available for anyone who would like to join.
If you would like a Mass intention to be remembered on a specific date – please kindly give at least 2 weeks’ notice to facilitate this. Thank you.
Hospital Chaplain Details:
LGI and Chapel Allerton: Canon Chris Irving
Tel: 0113 392 2914 or email: 
Wharfedale, St James’ or Seacroft:
Fr Ben Griffiths Tel:  0113 206 4664 or email:
St Gemma’s Hospice:
If you or a relative are in hospital please ask the ward staff to contact the chaplain for you or use the details above.