Newsletter Sunday June 24th, 2018


There was a man sent from God whose name was John. He came to bear witness to the light, to prepare upright people for the Lord


Saturday 23 June    9.00am NO MORNING MASS
                                  6.00pm Dan, Frances, Margaret, Fiona & Daniel Harrington (RIP)

Sunday 24 June    8.30am Parishioners
                                10.30am Angela Gilby RIP (Teresa)

Monday 25 June    9.00am Wellbeing of Liam Gray (Kathy Connolly)

Tuesday 26 June    7.00pm Wellbeing of Myles Dempsey (OLPG)
     Adoration and Our Lady & St Pio’s Prayer Group

Wednesday 27 June    10.00am Jim, Dannie, Thomas & John Harrington RIP
                                            (Eileen & Family.)

Thursday 28 June    9.00am Eucharistic Service

Friday 29 June    9.00am Holy Souls
Ss Peter & Paul   8.00pm Parishioners

Saturday 30 June    9.00am Holy Souls
                                      6.00pm Frances Dan, Margaret, Fiona & Daniel Harrington RIP

Sunday 1 July    8.30am Anthony & Stella de Fonseka RIP
                             10.30am David Shaw RIP: Anniversary (Lynn Cayford)

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 & Iris 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: Ray Denegri, Charles Brooker, Philip Haynes.

Feast Days: Sunday: The Nativity of Saint John The Baptist. Wednesday: St Cyril of Alexandria,Bishop & Doctor of the Church. Thursday: St Irenaeus, Bishop & Martyr. Friday: Saints Peter & Paul, Apostles.

ROTAS: Readers: Saturday 6pm David Latimer. Sunday 8.30am Doune Robinson 10.30am Marlene Burt.   Photocopying of Newsletter: Emma Fox.   Newsletter Typist: Venus Barnarte.   Collection for 8.30 Mass Mr V Jeyaseelan.   Parishioner Attending To Front of Church on Saturdays: Giovanni Aletta.   Flower Arranging: Doune & Mary J.   Ministers: Saturday 6 pm: Ivan Sun 8.30am Bridie. Sun 10.30am: Kathy, Margaret. Volunteer, Dorothy, Eileen (Host).   Washing of Purificators: Molly.

1st Collection – Gift Aid: £ 420.05 Loose: £ 161.16 Total: £ 581.21
2nd Collection (Day for Life) – Gift Aid: £16.30 Loose. £ 113.54 Total : £ 129.84
3rd June Retiring Collection: £108.80 for Bexley Deanery Developing World Group
Thank you for your kind donation. Please contact our Parish Representative, Maria Ward, on 01322 555 553 if you have any queries.

THE BLESSED SACRAMENT PROCESSION: Will take place at Lesnes Abbey on Sunday 24th June at 3pm, with Bishop Patrick Lynch. All are welcome.

REFLECTION & PRAYER WITH ST JUDE – 24th JUNE: Please see notice board for details.

OUR LADY’S FILM EVENING:  Our next film evening will be on Wed 18th July when we will show an inspirational movie on St Joan of Arc, the 15th century French peasant who roused a nation & inspires the world with her faith and bravery. Fiercely believing that she was directed by God, Joan triumphantly led an army into battle against the English, who were driven from FranceThe film will be shown in St John Fisher Bexley Church Hall, bar open, admission free, all welcome. Arrivals from 6:30pm for 7:00 pm start & latecomers welcome.

A DAY WITH MARY SATURDAY 14TH JULY 2018: The Shrine of St Augustine, Ramsgate, Kent. Please see notice board for more information or contact Trevor Downs on 0208 641 6418.

THE ST JOHN BOSCO CHLDRENS SUMMER CAMP AT ALDHAM ESSEX: This is an activities camp with a Catholic ethos that runs as follows:-

  1. Week One Saturday 21st July to 28th July 2018 for Boys.
  2. Week Two Saturday 28th July to 4th August 2018 for Boys.
  3. Week Three Saturday 4th August to 11th August 2018 for Girls.

It is for children aged 8 to 13 and costs £145 per week. Should you require an application form or more information, then please look on the website for enquiries, then please email the boys camp at or the girls camp at More information can be found on the notice board.

OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY SCHOOL FETE: Saturday 30th June 2018, 12pm – 3pm. All welcome.