Newsletter May 22, 2016

SUNDAY 22nd MAY 2016

Today’s Theme: Glory to The Father, The Son and The Holy Spirit

Saturday 21st May         9.00am With thanks for Organising Aylesford Retreat                                          John Stanton’s Intentions
                                          6.00pm Parishioners
Sunday 22nd May        8.30am Richard Brady RIP (Teresa Fan/Kate Kennedy)
                                         10.30am James Murphy RIP (Murphy Family)
Monday 23rd May        9.00am Alice Sullivan (Margaret Weeks)
Tuesday 24th May        7.00pm Intentions of Margaret Kyne (Bridie Haylett)
                           Followed by Adoration and Our Lady and St Pio’s Prayer Group
Wednesday 25th May 10.00am Thomas Harrington RIP (Eileen Sheehan and                                                        Family)
Thursday 26th May      9.00am Eucharistic Service
Friday 27th May            9.00am Holy Souls
Saturday 28th May      9.00am Yvonne Shaw RIP, recently died (Alex and Dahlia)
                                          6.00pm Parishioners
Sunday 29th May         8.30am Teresa Li’s Mother (Teresa Li)
                                         10.30am Wheatley/Dunning Families living and deceased
                                            (Eileen Wheatley)

Reconciliation Times: Saturday 9.30am-10.30am and 7pm-8pm (following Masses).

ANNIVERSARIES: James Murphy, Maureen Dunmall, Mary Chan, Serse Cima and Amy D’Rozario.

PRAY FOR THE SICK: Audrey O’Hara, Christine White, Olga Bowman, Kevin Harper, Ed Jones, John Bird, Gail Noel, Chris Neal, John Edwards, Tony Speed, Elvira Vaz, Geoffrey Hildebrand, John Underwood, May Jones, Mary Stubbs, Josie Keeley, Una Carpenter, John Harrington, Ida Leitao, John Larkin, Norma Brooker, Nina Szredski, Nora Lenihan, Angela Gillespie, Ann McDonald and Mary Lee.

FEAST DAYS: Tuesday, Our Lady, Help of Christians. Wednesday, St Bede the Venerable, Priest and Doctor of the Church; St Gregory VII, Pope; St Mary Magdalene de’Pazzi, Virgin. Thursday, St Philip Neri, Priest. Friday, St Augustine of Canterbury, Bishop, Apostle of England. Saturday, Our Lady.

OFFERTORY: Gift Aid £406.60, Loose £194.19. Total £600.79. Retiring Collection, Bexley Deanery Developing World Group: Gift Aid £122.38, Total £122.38. This week’s Retiring Collection is for Survive Miva.

ROTAS: Readers: Saturday 6pm Kathy Fogarty. Sunday 8.30am Ann Wilkes; 10.30am Paul Gannaway. Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday 6pm Rob O’Halloran (1) Ivan Pereira (2). Sunday 8.30am Patricia McQuaid (3) Ann Hyde (4); 10.30am Kathy Connolly (5) Marlene Burt (6) Peter Hammond (7) Eileen Wheatley (8) Molly Robins (9). Collector 8.30am Mass: Mrs TLi/Ray. Front of Church: Mark Vaz. Typing Newsletter: Graziella Highland. Photocopying Newsletter: Philippa Chaplin. Washing of Purificators: Kathy Connolly. Flower Arranging: Mary J and Sue.

SURVIVE MIVA will be making an appeal this weekend at all Masses.

READERS’ DAY OF RECOLLECTION: There will be a Day of Recollection for Readers at St Mary of the Crays, Crayford, on Saturday 28th May.

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF COMMUNION are invited to renew their commitment at 10.30am Mass on Sunday 29th May on the feast of Corpus Christi.

DARTFORD CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION, Sunday 29th May, 3pm-5pm: The procession starts at St Anselm’s West Hill, processes into the town for Benediction at One Bell Corner, and then makes its way to St Vincent’s for a final blessing. This procession is in honour of the 150 years of the Catholic Church being in Dartford and has been arranged with the cooperation of the council and the police. All are welcome to attend.
For more details email: or phone 01322 220075

PRAYER AT NOON: Please make a note for your diaries – No Prayer at Noon during May. The next date will be Friday 10th June at 12 noon.

ST CATHERINE’S SCHOOL 60TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS, Saturday 2nd July 2016: For a ticket (£5 each) please contact Mrs L Fitzgerald:
Mass at 2pm celebrated by Archbishop Peter Smith. Afternoon tea. Tours of the school and exhibition.

NEW WEBSITE: The new website is up and running and if you have anything you think should be included on the site please email with your suggestions. As we hope to include details of all the groups that work in the parish could you please send in any details of the groups you are involved with together with details of what you do, where you meet and when. Thank you

OUR LADY’S FILM EVENING – Wednesday 15th June: Movie retelling the biblical story where Moses is called by God to lead his people out of Egypt to the Promised Land. Bar open and charity stall selling home-made cakes and jam. All welcome, 6.45pm for 7.00pm start. Latecomers welcome.