Newsletter Sunday November 20th, 2016

Last Sunday of the Year

Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of The Universe

Christ The King

We celebrate Christ our anointed King who overcame suffering and death and so brought us out of darkness into his kingdom of light.


Saturday 19 Nov  9.00am Those who are sick in our Parish (OLPG)
                            6.00pm John Hubbard RIP (Eileen Sheehan)
Sunday 20 Nov   8.30am Parishioners
                            10.30am Thanksgiving for Olga (Tim)
Monday 21 Nov   9.00am Wellbeing of Lindsey Crerie (Carole Hughes)
Tuesday 22 Nov   7.00pm Wellbeing of David Shaw (The Choir)
                            Followed by Adoration and Our Lady & St Pio’s Prayer Group
Wednesday 23 Nov 10.00am Margaret Harkin RIP (Eileen Sheehan & Family)
Thursday 24 Nov   9.00am Eucharistic Service
Friday 25 Nov   9.00am Holy Souls
Saturday 26 Nov   9.00am Holy Souls
                            6.00pm Thomas Harrington RIP (Eileen Sheehan & Family)
Sunday 27 Nov   8.30am Parishioners
                            10.30am Mrs O’Callaghan RIP: Anniversary (Kay & Danny Lyons)

Feast Days: Tue: St Cecilia, Virgin & Martyr. Wed: St Clement I, Pope & Martyr. St Columban, Abbot. Thurs: St Andrew Dung-Lac, Priest & Companions, Martyr. Fri: St Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin & Martyr.

Sick: Audrey O’Hara,Christine White, 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, David Shaw, Clare Kent, Liam Gray

Anniversaries: Thomas Joseph Flower, Elizabeth Scott, Pat Underwood, Pat Wilkinson, Noel Horrabin, Tony Sullivan

ROTAS: Readers: Saturday 6pm Kathy Fogarty; Sunday 8.30am Doune Robinson, 10.30am Katherine Bernarte.  Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday 6 pm Kathy Connolly (1) Molly Robins (2); Sun 8.30am Peter Hammond (3) Patricia McQuaid (4); Sun 10.30am Kathy Connolly (5) Eileen Wheatley (6) Carole Hughes (7) Mary Henden (8) John Stanton (9).  Collection for 8.30am Mass: Mrs L Nencini.  Parishioner Attending To Front of Church on Saturdays: Giovanni Aletta.  Copying of Newsletter: John Stanton.  Newsletter Typist: Ruth Powers.    Washing of Purificators: Patricia McQuaid Flower Arranging: Sue Murphy.

Sunday 13th November 2016
Offertory:                                           Gift Aid £437.50 Loose £208.19 Total £645.69
2nd Collection: Archbishops Admin Fund:    £95.45           £110.66             £206.11

This week’s 2nd collection is for: Catholic Youth Work

READERS’ NEW ROTA: Please collect your copy from the Sacristy.

BEXLEY DEANERY DEVELOPING WORLD GROUP: Thank you for your kind donation of £200.00 on Sunday 6th November. Your generosity is always appreciated. If you have any queries, please contact Maria Ward on 01322 555553

THE BLESSINGS OF GRAVES AT KEMNAL PARK CEMETERY: Will take place on Sunday 20th November at 3.00pm.

OUR LADY’S FILM EVENING: Wednesday 14th December – movie on Bl Duns Scotus, who defended Our Lady’s great privilege of her Immaculate Conception. Christmas craft stall. All welcome, 7.00pm for 7.30pm start.

SVP HAMPERS FOR CHRISTMAS: If you know of somebody locally who would find it helpful to have a little extra for Christmas, please put a note through the Parish Office door, marked ‘SVP’ if you know of someone who would appreciate this.

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY: AYLESFORD RETREAT 2017: The date is Friday 12 May – Sun 14 May 2017. More details on the noticeboard.

CALLING ALL CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FANS: Baldwyns Park Baptist Church, Dartford Road, DA5 2AY is hosting Rock Choir ( on Friday 18 November, 7.30pm. Entrance is £5 on the door and includes refreshments. Rock Choir is much more than a choir, it’s a multi-layered award winning singing experience! Kathy Fogarty, Parish Unity Contact, 01322 553993.

FAYRE 10th December: Appeal for donations & items to sell at our Fayre. We are particularly short of items for the “Bottle Stall” and presents to be given freely to children by Father Christmas on the day.

PARISH 2017 YEAR PLANNER: Any Church Group or Association who have planned event(s) next year and would like it included, should submit their dates by 25th November. There are a few places left on the planner for Parishioners to promote their business/services or even just a message.