Newsletter Sunday September 11th, 2016


Todays Theme: Christ Who Welcomes Sinners

Saturday 10th September   9.00 am        Eucharistic Service
                                               6.00 pm        Liam Higgins Recovery (Eileen Sheehan and Family)
Sunday 11th September     8.30 am        Parishioners
                                                10.30 am      Msgr Harry Turner: 50 Years a Priest (Marie Sullivan)
Monday 12th September    9.00 am   John Paugher RIP (Friends of John and Connie                                                                                             Harrington)
Tuesday 13th September    7.00 pm        John Fitzpatrick RIP: 10th Anniversary
                                                                 (Maureen Fitzpatrick)
                                      Followed by Adoration and Our Lady and St Pio’s Prayer Group
Wednesday 14th  Sept        10.00 am      Sonny Sheehan RIP (Eileen and Family)
Thursday 15th September  9.00 am        Eucharistic Service
Friday 16th September       9.00 am        Intentions of K Connolly and Family
                                                         (Maureen Fitzpatrick)
Saturday 17th September   9.00 am        Eucharistic Service
                                               6.00 pm        Sonny Sheehan RIP (Eileen and Family)
Sunday 21st  September    8.30 am        Parishioners
                                               10.30 am      Robert Joseph Gilby (Teresa)

FEAST DAYS: Monday, The Most Holy Name of Mary. Tuesday, St John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church. Wednesday, The Exaltation of The Holy Cross. Thursday, Our Lady of Sorrows. Friday, SS Cornelius, Pope, and Cyprian, Bishop, Martyrs. Saturday, Our Lady; St Robert Bellarmine, Bishop and Doctor of the Church.

ANNIVERSARIES: John Fitzpatrick, Margaret Roberts, Margaret Bacon and Donal Carpenter.

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, Mary Lee, Eileen Weald, Geoff Birch, Maureen Fitzpatrick, John Adams and David Shaw.

OFFERTORY: Gift Aid £374.68, Loose £175.33 Total £550.01. Second Collection, Bexley Deanery Developing World Group, £146.59. Next weeks Second Collection is for The Support of Home Mission.__

ROTAS: Readers:  Saturday 6pm Christine Hand. Sunday 8.30am Bridie Haylett; 10.30am Katherine Bernarte. Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday 6pm Anne Harris (1) Molly Robins (2). Sunday 8.30am Marlene Burt (3) Ann Hyde (4); 10.30am Kathy Connolly (5) Mar garet Gillis (6) Patricia McQuaid (7) John Stanton (8) Carole Hughes (9). Collector 8.30am Mass: Mr V Jeyaseelan. Front of Church:. Giovanni Aletta Typing Newsletter: Graziella Highland. Photocopying Newsletter: Philippa Chaplin. Washing of Purificators: Kathy Connolly. Flower Arranging: Theresa and Doune.

CELEBRATION WITH LIAM GRAY: All those able to attend after 10.30 am Mass on Sunday 2nd October, please bring a plate to share. Pease see list in porch.

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY: Year of Mercy Event on Wednesday 28th September, 7 for 7.30pm. Speakers attending – more to follow.__

SEPTEMBER IS SVP AWARENESS MONTH: “The SVP provides an extended family in which we, as brothers and sisters in Christ, respond to the many and varied problems being faced within our communities.” (SVP Patron Cardinal Vincent Nichols)__

THE DIOCESAN EDUCATION COMMISSION requires a full-time Buildings Officer for January 2017 (start date negotiable), to be responsible for school buildings across the 173 schools in the Archdiocese of Southwark. Full and varied workload consisting of place planning, new builds and supervision of maintenance work, including some major developments. Salary £28,000-£35,000 depending on experience. Please contact Mike Baldwin, Principal Buildings Officer on 01689 883332 for an informal discussion. For an application pack please contact Donna Gray at the Education Commission, St Edward’s House, St Paul’s Wood Hill, Orpington BR5 2SR. Tel 01689 883341, or email Closing date for applications is Monday 12th September at 4.00pm. Interviews will be held on 22nd and 23rd September. See Noticeboard__

OUR LADYS FILM EVENING Wednesday 21st September: Part One of a two-part movie on St Rita of Cascia. The patron saint of hopeless situations is immortalised in this deeply inspiring movie. Rita, a brave and loyal woman, helps her husband overcome his dark past and convert to the Faith, bears him children and later endures immense pain as she loses everything. Second part (including a recap) on Wednesday 5th October. Watch either or both parts. Bar open, all welcome, 7pm for 7.30pm start.