Newsletter Sunday May 6th, 2018

Sixth Sunday of Easter

The Spirit of God’s Love

We celebrate the coming of the Spirit of God’s love on the Church. And because God does not have favourites, the Spirit is communicated through the Church to the whole world.



Saturday 5 May:     9:00am June Saxby RIP: recently died (Maureen Fitzpatrick)
                                 6:00pm Sonny Sheehan RIP (Eileen & Family)

Sunday 6 May:     8:30am Wellbeing of Artemio Ugale (unknown donor)
                                 10:30am Intentions of Joan Aspeek (Maureen & David Watkins)

Monday 7 May:     10:00am Wellbeing of Teresa Fan (Diane Melaugh)

Tuesday 8 May:     7:00pm Tony Sullivan RIP: Birthday (Marie)
     Followed by Adoration & Our Lady & St Pio’s Prayer Group.

Wednesday 9 May:     10:00am Daniel Harrington RIP (Eileen Sheehan & Family)

Thursday 10 May:          9:00am Wellbeing of Tony Frake (OLPG)
Ascension Holy Day of Obligation:  8.00pm Holy Souls

Friday 11 May:     9:00am Wellbeing of Tom & Maureen Barrett (Margaret Weeks)

Saturday 12 May:     9:00am Holy Souls
                                 6:00pm Parishioners

Sunday 13 May:     8:30am Tony Lobo RIP: 1st Anniversary (Kathy Connolly)
                                 10:30am John Larkin RIP + Family (Helen & Family)

Reconciliation Times: Sat 9:30am – 10:30am and Sat 7:00pm – 8:00pm (following Masses).

Prayers for the Sick: Christine White, Kevin Harper, Ed Jones, John Bird, Gail Noel, Chris Neal, John Edwards, Tony Speed, Geoffrey Hildebrand, John Underwood, Mary Stubbs, John Harrington, Norma Brooker, Nina Szredski, Eileen Weald, Maureen Fitzpatrick, Eric May, Gracie Maddox, Anne Hastings, Tom Barrett, Timmy Lenihan, John Clarey, Tess Truman, Anne Comiskey, Irene Gannaway, David Collison, Mary Manners, George Waller, Peter Dent, Ray Smith, Teresa Fan.

Anniversaries: Mairead McKenna, John Dennis Harrington, Kathleen Holland.

Feast Days: Tue: Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Thurs: The Ascension of the Lord Sat: St Nereus & Achilleus, Martyr. St Pancras, Martyr

ROTAS: Readers: Saturday 6:00pm Kathy Fogarty Sunday 8:30am Larissa O’Halloran 10:30am Katherine Bernarte.   Copying of Newsletter: John Stanton.   Newsletter Typist: Ruth Powers. Collection for 8:30am Mass: Mrs M Weeks.   Parishioner Attending to Front of Church on Saturdays: Ken Crump.   Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday 6:00pm Ivan Sun 8:30am Ann Hyde Sun 10:30am Volunteer, Mary, Volunteer, Volunteer, Eileen.   Washing of Purificators: Kathy.   Flower Arranging: Lynn Cayford & Graziella Highland

OFFERTORY COLLECTION: Sunday 29th April 2018
1st Collection: Gift Aid – £482.40; Loose – £119.11; Total: £601.51
2nd Collection: Gift Aid – £119.16; Loose – £91.82; Total: ££210.98
This week’s retiring collection: Bexley Deanery Developing World Group
13th May 2018: 2nd collection: Communications.

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY: A day with Mary will be held at St Anselm’s, Dartford on Saturday 26th May 2018. Please see details in porch.

OUR LADY’S FILM EVENING – Wednesday 9th May: Part 2 (including a part 1 recap) of the incredible life of the great St Augustine of Hippo as he rose from his reckless days as a youth to become a most highly influential Father & Doctor of the Church. Bar open, admission free, all welcome, 7:00pm for 7:30pm start.

THE ARCHDIOCESE ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES: With Clifton, East Anglia and Northampton Diocese is being led this year by Archbishop Peter Smith. 24th – 31st August 2018, flights from Stansted Airport. Visit or or call 01732 886666 or 0800 917357.

AGM of North West Kent Life Group: With coffee morning and guest speaker on Thursday 19th July 2018 at 11:00am. St Anselm’s Parish Centre, 89 West Hill, Dartford DA1 2HJ.