Newsletter Sunday May 27th, 2018



Abba, Father!  We celebrate our baptism in the name of the Trinity as a result of which we have received the spirit of sons and are privileged to call the great God of glory and majesty our Father


Saturday 26 May    9.00am Intentions of Tess Truman (Alex & Dahlia Fernandes)
                              6.00pm Deceased members of the Iligan, Roma & Mendez Families

Sunday 27 May    8.30am Parishioners
                              10.30am Patrick Feeney RIP (May Feeney)

Monday 28 May    10.00am Alfred D’Mello RIP (Brian & Edna Fernandes

Tuesday 29 May    7.00pm Wellbeing of Tony Frake (Maureen Fitzpatrick)
      Adoration and Our Lady & St Pio’s Prayer Group

Wednesday 30 May    10.00am In Thanksgiving & Intentions of Gloria & Tony Laws
                                          (Fred & Kathy)

Thursday 31 May    9.00am Eucharistic Service

Friday 1 June    9.00am Holy Souls

Saturday 2 June    9.00am Win Morden RIP (Friends)
                               6.00pm Patrick, Donal, Gary & Phillis Sheehan RIP (Eileen & Family)

Sunday 3 June    8.30am Intentions of Ed & Sheila Jones (Maureen Fitzpatrick)
                              10.30am Wellbeing of Tess Truman (AIC)

Reconciliation Times: Sat. 9:30am-10:30am and Sat. 7pm-8pm (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, Tommy Otte. Christine Hand.

Anniversaries: James Murphy, Maureen Dunmall, Mary Chan, Amy D’Rozario.

Feast Days: Sunday: St Augustine of Canterbury. Wednesday: St Luke Kirby, Martyr. Thursday: The visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, feast. Friday: St Justine, Martyr. Saturday: Saints Marcellinus and Peter, Martyrs.

ROTAS:  Readers: Saturday 6pm David Latimer;  Sunday 8.30am Peter Wilkes;  10.30am John Rayer. Photocopying of Newsletter:  Emma Fox.   Newsletter Typist:  Venus Barnarte.   Collection for 8.30 Mass:   Mr T Lee.   Parishioner Attending To Front of Church on Saturdays: Giovanni Aletta.   Flower Arranging: Graziella & Doune.   Ministers: Saturday 6 pm: Kathy Sun 8.30am Peter W Sun 10.30am: Volunteer, Marlene, Peter H, Margaret, Molly (Host).   Washing of Purificators: Barbara.


1st COLLECTION:   Gift Aid:  £ 383.00;   Loose:  £ 356.34;   TOTAL:  £ 739.34
Next week’s retiring collection is for: Bexley Deanery Developing World Group

FIRST FRIDAY ADORATION: There will be no 1st Friday Adoration on Friday 1st June as we are supporting the Deanery 24hr Adoration at St Lawrence’s, Sidcup.

OUR LADY’S FILM EVENING: Wednesday 13th June: Documentaries on the heroic and miraculous lives of Bl Francis Xavier Seelos and St Kateri Tekakwitha. Bar open, admission free, all welcome, 7pm for 7.30pm start.

OLD BEXLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL – 9TH JUNE – 1ST JULY 2018: Churches Together in Old Bexley present our annual music festival, events are open to all, free of charge, just turn up to hear jazz, songs from the silver screen, music to refresh the soul and even Divine Disney! St John Fisher is hosting Green Street Blues – Kent’s award winning acapella choir with a unique and mesmerising sound – on Tuesday 19th June, 8pm, in our Church Hall. Help on the evening serving tea and coffee would be much appreciated. Kathy Fogarty 01322 553 993.

AN INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION: The Eucharistic Miracles of the World. This is taking place in May at St Anselm’s Dartford, DA1 2HJ. One can enter the Church during the day to pray and see the exhibition. There are also events during the month to promote devotion and love of the Eucharist. For more details, contact Fr. Stephen Boyle, tel. 01322 220 075, email: or see the website:

CAR PARK NOTIFICATION: Car Parking Permits are now available for issue. Permit Application forms are available at the back of the Church or from the Parish Office. These are forms for:

1) Our customers in the High Street using our car park and parishioners using the car park all day long.
2) Other short businesses outside usual church activities.
3) There will also be a provision for non-parishioners who fall outside the above, categories to use the car park on a pay and display facility.
There is a plan to implement a system which will monitor all traffic movement in and out of the car park. Permit holders and others who have registered themselves will be exempt. Details to follow soon.