Newsletter Sunday March 26th, 2017


Laetare Sunday

Today’s Theme: Our Shepherd King in this Valley of Darkness
We walk in the darkness of this world, often assailed by fear and misgiving. But Christ, the Shepherd-King, the second David, lights up our way for us and cures our congenital blindness as he leads us to his kingdom.

Saturday 25th March 9.00 am Wellbeing of John, Paul, Patricia, Kathy (Thelma Leitao)
                                   6.00 pm Parishioners

Sunday 26th March 8.30 am Bill Meade RIP, Birthday (Marie Sullivan)
                                 10.30 am Joan Gilby RIP (Teresa)

Monday 27th March 9.00 am Delia Willis RIP (Peter and Ann Wilkes)

Tuesday 28th March 7.00 pm Wellbeing of Audrey O’Hara (Tony Frake)
                                 Followed by Adoration and Our Lady and St Pio’s Prayer Group

Wednesday 29th March 10.00 am Wellbeing of Maureen Fitzpatrick (Eileen Wheatley)

Thursday 30thMarch No Eucharistic Service at 9am
                                 2.30 pm Funeral Mass for John Larkin

Friday 31st March 9.00 am Fr Terry Moore RIP (Tim Bowman)
                                 7.00 pm Stations of the Cross

Saturday 1st April 9.00 am Arthur Moss RIP (Eileen and John Stanton)
                                 6.00 pm Private Intention (Marie Sullivan)

Sunday 2nd April 8.30 am Parishioners
                                 10.30 am Mary and Bill Chipperfield (Eileen Hollis)

ANNIVERSARIES: Fr Joe Coleman, Rex Wheatley, Anne Dowling, Leslie Laklia. Barbara Simmons, Jean Nowak and Doreen Corcoran.

THOSE WHO HAVE RECENTLY DIED: We offer prayers for all those who have recently died, especially Mary Tyrrell, Nora Lenihan, David Shaw, John Larkin and Joy Hubbard. Please remember their families and friends in your prayers.

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, Mary Stubbs, Una Carpenter, John Harrington, Norma Brooker, Nina Szredski, Angela Gillespie, Ann McDonald, Eileen Weald, Geoff Birch, Maureen Fitzpatrick and Clare Kent.

OFFERTORY: Gift Aid £387.40 , Loose £226.35 Total £613.75.

ROTAS: Readers: Saturday 6pm Kathy Fogarty. Sunday 8.30am Bridie Haylett; 10.30am Sarah Finlay. Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday 6pm Mary Henden (1) Peter Whiffen (2). Sunday 8.30am Marlene Burt (3) Ann Hyde (4) 10.30am Paul Rowland (5) Margaret Gillis (6) Carole Hughes (7) Eileen Wheatley (8) Molly Robins (9). Collector 8.30am Mass: Mr V Jeyaseelan. Front of Church: Giovanni Aletta. Typing Newsletter: Graziella Highland Photocopying Newsletter: Calen Delpaul. Washing of Purificators: Patricia McQuaid.

VOLUNTEERS FOR EASTER: We will need volunteers over the Easter weekend – Readers, Eucharistic Ministers and Apostles for the Washing of the Feet on Maundy Thursday. Please see volunteer list in Sacristy.

ST URSULA’s, SE10, 1960-65/67 Big Year Group Reunion 24th June 2017 – SE3 venue – 25 pax already contacted. For more info please email

OUR LADY’S FILM EVENING –Wednesday 19thApril: Inspirational movie on St Thomas More. Bar open and charity stall. All welcome, 7pm for 7.30pm start.