Jesus, on the feast of Unleavened Bread you showed what people needed to see.
The mysterious and bountiful
power of God.
You blessed their gifts, made them many, and fed the hungry crowd.
They had more than their fill.
So much was left unused.
Please take our gifts as well.
Bless them, grow them,
and make them holy.
Make us generous and kind-hearted about the many gifts you give us.
Inspire us to use them
in caring for our needy world.
All the faithful departed and all those living with or recovering from illness or undergoing medical treatment including: Eileen Allen, Vera Allen, Norma Andrew, Marc Bailey, Mary Birks, Ken Boyes, Amanda Bradbury, Vera Bradbury, Archie Brocklehurst, Liz Carroll, Ethan Connolly, Margaret Cripps, Marian Cullen, Josie & John Daintith, John Daniels, Nadine Davies, Monica Dixon, Jimmy Evans, Laurie Finn, Pat Fisher, Teresa & John Glover, Jamie Graham, Joan Grant, Tom Hopkins, Mary Howard, Graham Hutson, Joan Johnson, Lilly Kelly, Wendy Kirkpatrick, Fulvia Large, Esther Lloyd Jones, Renaldo Marcella, Paul McGrath, Abigail McNicholas, Eileen Moyse, Joan Murray, Ron Norman, James O’Hara, May O’Rourke, Mary Pajak, Charles Pendry, Margaret Pickup, Tony Potter, Fionuala Price, David Prince, Margaret Quinn, Christine Rowe, Shelley Scott, Tommy Sharkey, Darcie Sharp, Marian Shaw, Fred Simpson, Tom & Hazel Sudell, Michael Swift, Ronnie Thompson, Howard Tomlinson, Pam Traynor, Cecily Waite, Rose Walsh, Ben Watson, Ann Weiss, Margaret Wightman, John Williams & Colin Wright.
Click on to the file below to see what schoolchildren in our diocese are doing. Both of our primary schools have Mini Vinnie groups and this is an excellent way of encouraging generosity, thoughtfulness and creativity.