Newsletter Sunday September 10th, 2017


Today’s Theme: Christ Who Paid the Debt of Love

Christ became our brother and made himself responsible for us, his brothers and sisters.

Saturday 9th September     9.00 am Fr Geoffrey Winchester (OLPG)
                                                6.00 pm Holy Souls in Purgatory especially Deceased
                                                Members of FOSS (Gloria and Tony Laws)

Sunday 10th September     8.30 am Parishioners
                                          10.30 am Kathleen and James Murphy RIP
                                            (The Murphy Family)

Monday 11th September     9.00 am Amie Benge and Baby (Joan Aspeek)

Tuesday 12th September     7.00 pm Guiseppe Nucera RIP (Graziella Highland)
       Followed by Adoration and Our Lady and St Pio’s Prayer Group

Wednesday 13th September     10.00 am Margaret Bacon RIP (Tony Frake)

Thursday 14th September     9.00 am Eucharistic Service

Friday 15th September     9.00 am Mary Connolly RIP (Eida/Connolly Family)

Saturday 16th September     9.00 am Edna and Brian Fernandes, Wedding Anniversary
                                        6.00 pm Dannie Harrington RIP (Eileen Sheehan and Family)

Sunday 17th September     8.30 am Parishioners
                                              10.30 am Robert Joseph Gilby (Teresa)

FEAST DAYS: Sunday, St Ambrose Barlow, Martyr. Tuesday, The Most Holy Name of Mary; St Eanswythe of Folkestone, Religious. Wednesday, St John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church. Thursday The Exaltation of the Holy Cross. Friday, Our Lady of Sorrows. Saturday, SS Cornelius, Pope and Cyprian, Bishop, Martyrs.

ANNIVERSARIES: Leslie Holland, Reg Billington, Geoff Hinton, Kay Gillespie, Amber Foley.

PRAY FOR THE SICK: Christine White, Kevin Harper, Ed Jones, John Bird, Gail Noel, Chris Neal, John Edwards, Tony Speed, Elvira Vaz, Geoffrey Hildebrand, John Underwood, Mary Stubbs, John Harrington, Norma Brooker, Nina Szredski, Angela Gillespie, Ann McDonald, Eileen Weald, Maureen Fitzpatrick, Eric May, Wendy Bowman, Gracie Maddox, Anne Hastings and Tom Barrett.

ROTAS:   Readers: Saturday 6pm Carol Anderson;  Sunday 8.30am Peter Wilkes;  10.30am Marlene Burt.   Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday 6pm Peter Whiffen; Sunday 8.30am Marlene; 10.30am Paul (5) Margaret (6) Peter Hammond (7) Carole (8) Eileen (9).   Collector 8.30am Mass: Mrs T Li/Ray.   Front of Church: Mark Vaz.   Typing Newsletter: Graziella Highland.   Photocopying Newsletter: Calen Delpaul.   Washing of Purificators: Patricia McQuaid.   Flower Arranging: Graziella and Teresa

OFFERTORY:   Gift Aid £471.60, Loose £187.62, Total £659.22.

SVP AWARENESS MONTH:   To befriend people is vital. ‘We can’t solve everyone’s problems, but we can befriend them’. Fr Paul Roche

READERS:   New Readers’ Rota available in the Sacristy. Please collect your copy – and some good news – we are welcoming Peter Harris as a new reader for Saturday Mass.
Kathy Fogarty

CORRECTION:   The amount received for Bexley Deanery Developing World Group on weekend 13th August should have read £98.62.

FRIDAY NIGHT FUN:   We remain closed this Friday 15th; back in action Friday 22nd.

MEETING PLACE: Open Wednesdays 9.30 – 1.30.  

OUR LADY’S FILM EVENING – Wednesday 27th September: Part 1 of a 2 part movie on St Padre Pio, the Capuchin friar who had such great spiritual gifts as mystical prayer, bilocation, reading souls and the stigmata. Second part (including a recap) on Wednesday 11th October. Watch either or both parts. Bar open and charity stall, all welcome, 7pm for 7.30pm starts.