Newsletter Sunday August 5th, 2018



Through Christ we have undergone what St Paul calls a spiritual revolution and we can no longer be satisfied with material things. We need the food that comes from heaven, the bread of life which we receive at this Mass


Saturday 4 August     9.00am Liam Gray RIP (Kathy Connolly)
                                     6.00pm Parishioners

Sunday 5 August     8.30am Holy Souls
                                     10.30am Mulligan & Fitzpatrick Families RIP (Maureen Fitzpatrick)
                                     3.00pm Mass for God The Father

Monday 6 August     9.00am Holy Souls

Tuesday 7 August     7.00pm Norma Storer RIP (Aldyth Walker) followed by
      Adoration and Our Lady & St Pio’s Prayer Group

Wednesday 8 August     10.00am John Edwards RIP (Eileen & John Hollis)

Thursday 9 August     9.00am Eucharistic Service

Friday 10 August     9.00am Holy Souls

Saturday 11 August     9.00am Liam Gray RIP (Eileen & John Stanton)
                                     6.00pm Daphne Woodhouse RIP (Bill & Rita Woodhouse)

Sunday 12 August     8.30am Parishioners
                                     10.30am Bill Keefe RIP (Iris)

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, 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, Fr John Diver.

Anniversaries: Mary Doyle, Edmond O’Connor, Ivy Williams, Angela Doyle.

Feast Days: Monday: The Transfiguration of the Lord, Feast Tuesday: St Sixtus, II Pope. Wednesday: St Dominic, Priest. Thursday: St Theresa Benedicta of the Cross, Virgin and Martyr. Friday: St Lawrence, Martyr. Saturday: St Claire.

ROTAS: Readers: Saturday 6pm Carol Anderson;  Sunday 8.30am Peter Wilkes;  Sunday 10.30am Tilly & Ella.   Photocopying of Newsletter: Mollie Hobson.   Newsletter Typist: Ruth Powers.   Collection for 8.30 Mass Mr T Lee.   Parishioner Attending To Front of Church on Saturdays: Paul Rowlands.   Flower Arranging: Lynn & Mary J.   Ministers: Saturday 6 pm: Ivan. Sun 8.30am Ann Hyde. Sun 10.30am: Volunteer, Eileen, Volunteer, Dorothy, Carole (Host).   Washing of Purificators: Molly.

1st Collection: Gift Aid- £ 300.30 Loose- £ 172.08 TOTAL- £ 472.38
2nd Collection (Peters Pence) Gift Aid – £ 16.00 Loose- £ 136.12 TOTAL- £ 152.12

MASS FOR “GOD THE FATHER”: We are celebrating “God The Father” Mass on Sunday 5th August at 3.00pm. This has been asked for by God to be held on the first Sunday in August.

OUR LADY’S FILM EVENING: No film evening in August. Next evening Wednesday 12th September on St Vincent de Paul.

PARISH BARN DANCE: You are cordially invited to join us for our Parish Barn Dance in the church hall on Saturday 15th September 2018 from 7.30pm until 11.00pm (bar open from 7pm). Great fun for all the family. No experience necessary! Tickets on sale after each Sunday Mass. Adults £8/Child £4. Tickets may also be reserved by contacting Carole Hughes on 07762 731 303.

OUR NEW PARISH PRIEST: Following the transfer of priest in the diocese, Fr Douglas Bull has been appointed the new parish priest to St John Fisher, effective from 17th September 2018. At present he is the parish priest of Holy Cross, Catford, and will be taking-up his first Sunday Masses on the weekend of 22/23 September. My last Sunday Masses will be on the 15/16th of September, the weekend of our Barn Dance! We wish Fr Douglas all the best as he takes up his appointment. Thank you. Rev. Fr. Dr. C.C. Onyigbuo