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This weekend we celebrate Day for Life. This day, inaugurated by Saint John Paul II, presents an opportunity to pray for the gift of life from conception to natural death, to raise awareness of the precious gift of ife, and to support the work of protecting life in its most vulnerable stages through the annual collection. This assists pro-life organisations who raise awareness, engage in parliamentary work and pastoral otreach

Congratulations to the families of Connor Doherty and Aurelia Tindley who will be welcomed at the 8.45am Mass before their baptisms next weekend,        

Also to Katarina Lees and Simon Byrnes who were married at St Teresa’s on Saturday.           

From July we will be introducing car stickers which will make it easier for the Bekanscot car park attendants to identify cars belonging to parishioners who are attending church related functions. The stickers do not guarantee a car parking space nor do they allow parking for any other purpose. The stickers are not compulsory but are designed to alleviate any dispute about parking at busy times.They will cost £5 and will be available from the parish office from this week. Names of purchasers and car registration numbers will also be taken. 

Please note…. Wednesday - 9.30am - Service of Word and Communion followed by exposition until 10,30am at St Teresa’s led by Deacon Brent. On Thursday there will be Mass at 7.30pm

Money matters,,, last week’s collection for  St Teresa’s came to £717.88 and for  St Dunstan’s £264.90. This weekend there is a retiring collection for Day for Life. Next week for Peter’s Pence.

Parish Lottery in aid of Mongu…..the draw numbers for June are 11,149,252 winning £5 each and 195 winning £25. Special congratulations to the owner of number 107 who wins the summer draw of £250!  Well done!

Ther London and Slough run…. Thank you for all your invaluable contributions during the pandemic. For London there is still a need for portable ‘street food’ - sandwiches, biscuits, cakes, hard boiled eggs and fruit.For Slough, non perishable items like tins, long-life milk, biscuits and cakes and anything that can easily be heated is welcome and feeds the needy. Fresh produce is obtained elsewhere. Donations for either or both can be put in the box marked London Run in the front porch of the Parish Centre between 10am and 4pm on Sunday. They will be refrigerated if necessary and transported to Gerrards Cross for onward transmission each Monday morning. Items for One Can Trust can also be left!

Bishop David is  doing a series of short talks on the Church. To view go to YouTube, type ‘Northampton Diocese’ into the search bar and click on ‘The Church’ playlist.

Lighthouse Beaconsfield…..is being organised again for this year. This time it will be a shorter and smaller holiday week - from the 26th July to the 30th July. They are looking for volunteers to help run the event. To volunteer go to https://lighthousecentral.org/

Beaconsfield Advisory Centre….is running a new advisors training course in 2 phases over 4 weeks from 24th June and 4 weeks from the 2nd September. Each session lasts upto 2 hours. The centre’s volunteers provide information and help and when appropriate practical assistance to anyone in need. Please contact Tony Edwards on 01494 672117 or beaconsfieldadvisory@gmail.com for more information.


Best wishes,

Fr Seán, Fr Shyju, Deacon Brent and Sister Winifred.




Live Streamed Holy Masses


Mon, to Sat 9.30am & Sun: 11:30 am 

Below, all the Listed Masses are Public * Wednesday Mass & Exposition

DAY

TIME

PARISH

MON

9.30am

 St Teresa's

TUE  

9.30am

 St Dunstan’s

           

9.30am

 St Teresa’s

WED 

9.30am

 St Teresa’s

THU   

9.30am

 St Teresa’s

FRI       

9.30am

 St Dunstan's

             

9.30am

 St Teresa’s

SAT        

9.30am

 St Teresa’s

6.00pm

 St Teresa’s

SUN        

8.45am

 St. Teresa’s

11.30am

St. Teresa’s

10.00am  

 St Dunstan's




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Welcome to St Dunstan's Catholic Church, Bourne End

St. Dunstan's R.C. Church is located in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire bordering on the River Thames. St. Dunstan's Parish is clustered with St Teresa's in Beaconsfield (http://www.littleflower.co.uk).

On Sunday, 15th April 1956, the first Catholic Church in Bourne End - St Dunstan's - was blessed by Bishop Parker of Northampton. The simple wooden building was a result of eight months' work at weekends and evenings by an enthusiastic band of parishioners, with only one qualified bricklayer!

Prior to this, the Bourne End congregation attended Mass in the dance hall at the Red Lion Pub near the railway station. Mass at that time was celebrated by priests from Burnham, Father Noel Burditt and Father George McCann.

The 'new' Church was consecrated by Bishop Charles Grant and is of a modern design with a fan-shaped worshipping area, a presbytery, parish offices and a car park.

If you are planning to move to the area, you may be sure of a warm welcome. If you are looking for a Catholic primary school for your children, St Peter's Catholic Combined School in Marlow serves the Parish.

Bourne End has a good selection of shops, a library, a primary school, a secondary school and a railway station (Thames Trains).

Whether for a short visit or a long stay, we hope you will enjoy being part of our 'living community of faith'. Mgr Sean Healy is the Parish Priest for both St Dunstan's Parish and St Teresa's Parish in Beaconsfield.