Written By Rev Mr Stephen Saum

Father Martin Flying High – well, not quite!

Father Martin was on holiday abroad for a few days recently. He was offered a place in the captain’s seat in the cockpit! Fortunately they were not in the air at the time, but parked on the edge of Birmingham airport while they were waited for the French airtraffic controllers to sort themselves out and

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LEEK CLUB DAY 2018

PRELIMINARY INFORMATION Saturday 14th July saw the annual Club Day in the town. This year the procession was led by St Mary’s Catholic Church. Bishop David McGough led the service, assisted by Dominique Sidley, Painsley music group ‘Glorify’ and St Mary’s Catholic Academy.The procession was led by our Scout Band Many thanks to all who

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Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2018

St Mary’s Leek have joined the Birmingham Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes this year. Father Martin has been accompanied by seven of our parish.     Additionally, several of our young people have travelled with their school, Painsley Catholic Academy. Last night’s Torchlight Procession:

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16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence Campaign

16 Days Campaign Display in our church this weekend The 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence is an annual worldwide campaign to raise awareness and inspire action to end sexual and gender-based violence. The campaign starts on November 25th, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and ends on December 10th, International

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Las Posadas/The Dwellings

LAS POSADAS This is a Central American custom for the Season of Advent. A Christmas Crib scene is passed from family to family. Each family has the crib scene for two days, during which time they retell the Christmas story to each other and pray together. If you would like the Crib scene during Advent

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