Newsletter Sunday January 1st, 2017




Saturday 31st December                    NO MORNING MASS

                                          6.00 pm       Jim, Dan and Julia Harrington RIP
                                                   (Eileen Sheehan and Family)

Sunday 1st January         8.30 am       James and Ellen Connolly RIP (Mrs M Coyne)

New Year’s Day          10.30 am       Deceased Parents, Brother and Sister
                                                            of the Henry Family

1.00 pm New Year’s Day Lunch

Monday 2nd January     10.00 am       Wellbeing of Marie Brady (Anne Harris)

Tuesday 3rd January        7.00 pm       NO EVENING MASS OR PRAYER GROUP

Wednesday 4th January    10.00 am     Mick and Elizabeth Minihane
                                                   (Eileen Sheehan and Family)

Thursday 5th January       9.00 am       Eucharistic Service

Friday 6th January          9.00 am       Maria Nucera RIP (Graziella and Family)
                                         First Friday Adoration at 9.30am for one hour.

Saturday 7th January       9.00 am       Wellbeing of Nicola and Family                                                                        (Anne Harris)
                               6.00 pm    Stan Jeremiah RIP (Mary and Vincent Jeyaseelan)

Sunday 8th  January          8.30 am          Foundation Mass for Jamie Cowdell RIP
                                         10.30 am       Tony Sullivan RIP (Marie and Family)

FEAST DAYS: Monday, SS Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen, Bishops and Doctors of the Church. Tuesday, The Most Holy Name of Jesus. Saturday, St Raymond of Penyafort, Priest; Our Lady.

ANNIVERSARIES: Vernon Bunce and Jamie Cowdell.

PRAY FOR THE 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, Eileen Weald, Geoff Birch, Maureen Fitzpatrick, David Shaw, Clare Kent, Liam Gray, Arthur Moss and Alicia Batey.

ROTAS: Readers: Saturday 6pm Kathy Fogarty. Sunday 8.30am Angela Gillespie; 10.30am Lota Emeka-Onah. Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday 6pm Anne Harris (1) Ivan Pereira (2). Sunday 8.30am Marlene Burt (3) Ann Hyde (4); 10.30am Paul Rowland (5) Margaret Gillis (6) Peter Hammond (7) Mary Henden (8) Dorothy Speed (9). Collector 8.30am Mass: Mrs M Weeks. Front of Church: Ken Crump. Typing Newsletter: Graziella Highland. Photocopying Newsletter: Philippa Chaplin. Washing of Purificators: Kathy Connolly. Flower Arranging: Doune and Theresa.


RUSSELL GRAY RIP: Sadly we have received the news that Russell Gray has died. Please remember Elizabeth and the family in your prayers.


THE MEETING PLACE will be closed on Wednesday 28th December. We will be open again on 4th January.


CAN YOU PLAY AN INSTRUMENT? Can you sight read? The choir need help brushing up old favourites and learning new pieces. If you could help out the choir practices, please let Carol Anderson know on 07913 698912 or

CAMINO DE COMPOSTELA SOCIAL EVENINGS: 1) Friday 20th January,  entertaining movie about pilgrims walking The Camino (The Way of St James) and 2) Friday 27th January, presentation on The Camino by Tim Bowman. For both events: all welcome, admission free, arrivals from 7pm for 7.30pm start.


DATE FOR YOUR DIARY: Aylesford Retreat 2017 is Friday 12th May – Sunday 14th May 2017.


OUR LADY’S FILM EVENING –Wednesday 18th January: mother-teresaInspirational movie on St Teresa of Calcutta, the selfless missionary who brought hope, love and salvation to the poorest of the poor. All welcome, 7pm for 7.30pm start.