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St Christopher’s Primary School 50th Anniversary
Saturday 21st May was a wonderful celebration in the life of our primary school, celebrating it’s 50th Anniversary. Despite the weather, the day was a huge success with the Church packed to the rafters for the Mass at 2.00, before all were invited back to the school. Past & present pupils joined past & present staff to look around the school, catch up with old friends view the many memories displayed. A time capsule was also buried in the school grounds by the current head and 2 pupils from the reception & year 6 classes, and it was fitting to see 3 headteachers and the chair of governors cutting the celebration cake. Here’s to the next 50 years!!
Photographs can be found in the Gallery section.
The new year of the 200 Club commences in one week. Please do consider joining (or renewing) if you have not yet done so, as it is a great fundraiser plus you have the chance of winning 1 of 4 monthly prizes. It costs just £12 per number for the year.
PARISH FUNDRAISING WALK
Fr Michael & Fr Tony successfully completed the recent parish walk along with a number of parishioners and some canine friends joined them also. Thank you to all those who sponsored Fr Michael & Fr Tony – sponsorship money can be placed in an envelope and posted through the presbytery letterbox or given in after Mass. Please tick the list at the back of church when you have paid. We hope to announce the total next week. Thank you again for your support for this fundraising effort to help pay off the debt on our new parish centre.
Photographs from the walk can be found in the Gallery section.
PARISH QUIZ NIGHT
Tickets sales are now under way for the Parish Quiz Night on June 3rd. Doors open at 7.30 with the quiz starting at 8pm. Tickets are £8 per person, minimum age is 16. The ticket includes a curry supper (supplied by Qurashi Restaurant, Romiley), tea & coffee and quiz prizes for 1st,2nd,3rd and last place. Bring your own drinks and refreshments. Raffle tickets will be sold on the night and tickets will also be on sale to enter `Higher or Lower` to win a cash prize. Donations suitable for raffle prizes would be much appreciated. These can be left in a box at the back of church, or handed to any of the ticket sellers.
Ladies a date for your diary. Friday 1st July at 7.30pm we will be having another fashion show. A huge success last year and this year it will be in the St Christopher Centre. Tickets will be priced £3 again and will be on sale soon.
PARISH FAMILY WEEKEND
This takes place next Saturday and Sunday. We meet at Chadkirk car park for a family walk around Chadkirk starting at 11 am (lasting approximately one hour) followed by lunch in the St Christopher Centre and then there will be a family film for children and adults to enjoy watching together. On Sunday following the 11 am Mass all are welcome to come to the St Christopher Centre for bacon butties and hot dogs. There will be board games for the children and of course a Bouncy Castle for them to enjoy. Let’s hope for nice weather for next weekend. Further information about this or any offers to help please contact Jane Breen on 07853 272546.
Please note: For health & safety reasons the lower car park will be partially closed to vehicles on Sunday.
If anyone would like to help with the Childrens Liturgy on a rota basis at the 11.00 Mass on Sundays, please speak to the coordinator Joanne Crosby who would be happy to explain what is involved.
FUND RAISING 2016
Please see attached information about fund raising events and activities planed for this year. You will see from the list that dates have been agreed for a range of different events, however, there will be other events on an ad hoc basis (Coffee Mornings, Card Sales, etc). Thank you for all support for everything that is done by the fund raising group. Please consider joining the group – details can be found in the parish group section of the website.