The Roman Catholic Parish of

Our Lady Queen of Apostles (Cheddar)

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Year A
29th January 2023

"The good man is a light
in the darkness for the upright"

Mass Times & Confession

Day Time Place Notes
10.00am Cheddar 9.30am Adoration
6.00pm Wells Vigil Mass
Intentions of the Tanner family
5.30pm Confession
9.00am Cheddar 8.30am Confession
11.00am Wells Henry Eschapasse RIP
10.00am Wells Intentions of the Tanner Family)
9.30am Rosary
10.00am Cheddar 9.30am Morning Prayer
2.00pm Wells Requiem Mass for Ian McClean
St Scholastica
10.00am Wells Muriel Smith
9.30am Adoration
10.00am Cheddar 9.30am Adoration
6.00pm Wells Vigil Mass


Anniversaries of Death

Vera Bittle 1999, Maurice Crosby 1997, Mario D'Ovidio 2015, Winifred Palmer 2012, Molly Rowlands 1996, Peter Cressy 2022. Through the mercy of God, may they rest in peace. Please let the office know if you would like someone added to the anniversary remembrance.


James McLean

Please keep James McLean and his family in your prayers as he has recently passed away.


Lepra Appeal

On Saturday 28th/Sunday 29th January


Warm Spaces

Our weekly Coffee Stop but plenty of space to come and sit to read, work on a laptop, be quiet, chat, etc. Tea and coffee available.
At St Thomas' church, until 31st March 2023 on Tuesdays 9.30-12.00 in the church.
Also on Thursdays 2-4pm in St Thomas' church hall (except for the 1st Thursday of the month, which will be in the church).
Also at Hannah More Cottage, Lower North Street in Cheddar on Tuesdays 10am -12 noon.


The Lawrence Centre, Wells, 3.30pm-5.30pm.

All adults welcome, free of charge, refreshments provided, no experience or referral necessary. "A small, inclusive, therapeutic writing group, led by Laura Merritt ... space to explore your creativity with the added benefit of peer support in a friendly, informal setting". Level access, free parking and disabled facilities.


First Holy Communion.

Please contact the Parish Office to request an Application Form ASAP if you would like your child to take part.


Sacrement of Confirmation

The Sacrement of Confirmation will be taking place in Glastonbury this year. Please contact the Parish Office in Wells or Glastonbury for forms to apply. Training begins the first week in February.


Vocation Retreat

"Answering God's Call" at brownshill Monastery, Nr Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6 8AL, Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th March for those between 18-35.


Flame 2023

All the Clifton Diocese tickets have been sold. You can still purchase tickets through the Flame site directly


WYD 2023

World Youth Day will next take place in Lisbon in 2023. The Department for Adult Education and Evangelisation is organising an eight-day pilgrimage from 31st July to 8th August 2023 for young adults (18-35) in our diocese. The provisional plan is to spend six nights in Lisbon and two nights in Fatima. There will be formation sessions for the group before the pilgrimage to build community and support one another in our faith journey. If you are interested in learning more about the Clifton Diocese World Youth Day 2023 Pilgrimage, and will be at least 18 years old on 1st April 2023, please register your interest at World Youth Day 2023 | Clifton Diocese.



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