The Roman Catholic Parish of

Our Lady Queen of Apostles (Cheddar)


2nd Collection today (Sunday 20th October) for World Mission Sunday.

21st Oct Volunteers
27th Oct
25th Oct Gill Baxter & Gill McGrath
26th Oct Bernadette G
27th Oct Chris Wherton

Ladies Lunch is tomorrow (Monday 21st October) at 12.30pm at The Woodborough.

Nearly New Sale this Saturday (26th October) in the hall. Sale of nearly new clothes - adult & children's - toys, jigsaws, games, cakes, jams, books & dvds. More information to follow shortly.

Parish Admin Vacancy: this position is 12 hours per week, Tuesday to Friday. Good IT, computer and organisational skills are essential. In addition you will be required to manage the booking system for the Hall as well as maintaining the Parish website. Pay is 10.50ph. If you are interested in this position and would like to receive an application pack, please email Joseph Burke. Closing date for applications is Friday 8th November.

Coffee & Cake fundraiser on Tuesday October 29th from 10am-2pm. I will be having a fundraiser jointly for the Hall Fund and Mary's Meals at my home, 14 Maysmead Lane, Lower Langford, BS40 5HX. There will be a card sale, Tombola, bric-a-brac, books, cakes & preserves. Maybe those of you who cannot make the Parish Big Sale on the Saturday could come along to this event instead? If anyone is able to help, or would like more info, please let me know. Thanks. (Jacky Seymour, 07554 118435)

Coffee Morning at Pat Moon's House on Saturday 9th November from 10.30am-12.00pm. Raffle & Bring and Buy.

Parish Quiz Night: Many thanks to everyone who supported this very happy event and special thanks to Paul & Mary Cassettari for compiling and presenting the quiz. In total 320 was raised, 10% of which will be donated to Clean Water for Zuwayumo.

Notices: if you want a notice highlighted or a new notice given out at Mass, please see the priest, and he will do it before the dismissal. If you want to give an appeal (CAFOD etc.) then let the priest know.

Parking: please can you leave the priests' parking bay free for our parishes' priests to use. Many thanks.

New Hall News: Further donations this week have brought the total up to 18,995. Many thanks for all your contributions. (Bob)

Old greetings cards wanted. If anyone has any cards that can be 'upcycled' could they leave them at the back of the church for me to collect over the next few weeks. I shall be making cards to sell at a coffee morning for the church hall appeal on Tuesday 29th October, details to follow. Many thanks. (Jacky Seymour)

Advance notice: Many parishioners have green fingers so we are proposing to have a plant sale to raise funds in early 2020. As now is the time to be dividing perennials, striking cuttings and so on. Please consider doing a few extra to make the sale a big success and when the time comes to sow seed, remember there will be many willing to buy the fruits of your labours. (Marie and Anne)

Red Boxes: There are still a few which have not yet been emptied. I should be really grateful if you would please bring them along to me asap. Many thanks. (Jeannette)

St Andrew's Night Parish Skittles is on Saturday 30th November at The Strawberry Special.

Parish Christmas Dinner is on Friday 13th December at Wedmore Golf Club.