Notices Sunday 10th April

inChurch – Sunday 10th April – 12:00 – Palm Sunday Eucharist
Readers are needed for the Passion reading – register your interest with the
Please register for April Services in advance
We would like those who are attending services in April to register in advance so that we can plan how best to accommodate everyone. From Easter Day we hope to return to offering wine at Communion to those who wish to receive it. Please see the information here regarding this.

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There are other liturgies to choose from and our choir archive to dip into here.
Bible Readings for Sunday: Isaiah 50.4-9 and Psalm 118.1-2, 19-29 and Philippians 2.5-11 and Luke  19.28-40 or Luke 22.14- 23.56

OnZoom Wednesdays@18:00 – Diocesan Lenten Vigils with Prayers for Peace in Ukraine. Vigil with Prayers information
OnZoom –
Bible Study Group – Wednesdays@19:30 – with Revd_Solomon_Benjamin (code from

Holy Week

You are warmly invited by the three Baden-Württemberg Chaplaincies of Freiburg – Heidelberg – Stuttgart to join together, as we did during the final days of Advent, for: Compline on Zoom:
Palm Sunday
Monday of Holy Week
Tuesday of Holy Week
Wednesday of Holy Week
All @21.00 lasting around 20 minutes (waiting room open from 20.45)
– Pop in for one or some or indeed all
Meeting ID: 851 1026 8083
Passcode: 688955

Online resources for Holy Week, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday can be found here

Easter Vigil starting in the Leonhardskirche
Holy Saturday 16th April @21:00 joint service with the Old Catholics and Evangelische Kirche.

Easter Sunday Eucharist – 10:00 – in church please sign up above.

Looking Further ahead …..

Sign up to help with Queen’s Jubilee Open Church –

Frauen anderer Herkunft, anderen Sprachen
Women from other countries and speaking different languages
This group was formed several years ago and brings together women from other countries who, like we at St. Catherine’s, come together to worship here in Stuttgart . For many years we celebrated Advent together but unfortunately we had to cancel the last two meetings due to Covid. So instead of celebrating Advent we are now planning to celebrate Easter, as you can see from the invitation. So please make a note of the date, Friday, 22nd April 2022 from 4 pm until 6 pm in the Parish Centre of the Friedenskirche. For more information do get in touch. Alison
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Calling All Singers
We are putting together a scratch choir to sing at an evensong on Saturday 28th May. This will be part of the Katholikentag events taking part in Stuttgart. If you would be interested in singing in the choir, please email or talk to Stephen Brown or Becka Ward.
You can also look forward to our Hymns & Pimms Jubilee Event on Saturday 4th June.

Calling Sacristans and (Re)calling Ministrants (aka chalice assistants)
We are fast approaching the time when at our Eucharist / Holy Communion / Mass – we will once again be able to offer wine in addition to the wafers. (Re)Training offered. Commitment maximum once a month. Please register your interest here
(late teens / young adults not ruled out) or for more information e-mail the Chaplain.

Prayer Post

We pray:

  • with faith for the sick and the recovering and for those waiting – and all who care for them
  • with longing for a peace in all areas of conflict in our world
  • with gratitude for our 4 key volunteers working on the Refugee Project as this project continues to develop
  • with joy for our (currently 8) Confirmation candidates: Anthoinette Brian Christopher Jordan Laurine Philippa Ruby Tracey and the two joining us from Heidelberg as well as Davy and Eliott awaiting their baptism
  • with thankfulness for all who have visited or joined St Catherine’s recently
  • with faith – which part of the world will you pray for this week ?

We have a new date for Bishop David travelling to Stuttgart for our Confirmation service – Sunday 19th June – all being well !
Do pray for our candidates and their families. There is still time for any others to join this group –

Virtual Collection Plate
St. Catherine’s is a self-supporting church. If you are new to St. Catherine’s or have not yet set up a regular bank transfer, please give what you can online via our virtual collection plate

If you would like to support the Diocesan Lent&Easter Appeal for Ukraine more information can be found here please give directly.

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