Newsletter Sunday September 30th, 2018

26th Sunday of Ordinary Time

God’s Spirit in The World

We praise God for all his prophets: men and women of every nation and creed
who have resisted evil and manifested the Spirit in their lives.


Please note as from Friday 5th October, the new time will be 10:00am

Saturday 29 Sept:  9:00am Holy Souls
                                 6:00pm John & Joy Hubbard (Eileen Sheehan & Family)

Sunday 30 Sept:  8:30am Parishioners
                                10:30am Deceased and Sick Members of the Choir (The Choir)

Monday 1 Oct:  9:00am Wellbeing of John Underwood (Carole Hughes)

Tuesday 2 Oct:  7:00pm John Fitzpatrick RIP: Anniversary (Maureen Fitzpatrick)
       Adoration and Our Lady & St Pio’s Prayer Group

Wednesday 3 Oct:  10:00am Funeral Mass for Anne Turp

Thursday 4 Oct:  9:00am Eucharistic Service

Friday 5 Oct:  10:00am Ellen Gilligan RIP (Paddy Dennehy)

Saturday 6 Oct: 10:00am John Haylett RIP (Bridie Haylett)
                            6:00pm: Norberto Iligan RIP & Kevin Decalos Aames RIP:
                                                      Anniversary (Nenen)

Sunday 7 Oct:  8:30am Parishioners
                            10:30am: Rex Wheatley RIP: Birthday (Eileen & 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, 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, George Waller, Peter Dent, Ray Smith, Teresa Fan, Tommy Otte, Christine Hand, Fr John Diver.

Anniversaries: Alan Hyde, Patricia Bridget Desmond, Anthony Gray, Mary Connolly, Robert Mantle, Ruth Smith, Olga Bowman, Lance Grainger.

Feast Days: Sat: Saints Michael, Gabriel & Raphael, Archangels Sun: St Jerome, Priest Mon: St Therese of the Child Jesus, Virgin Tue: The Holy Guardian Angels, Memorial Thurs: St Francis of Assisi, Memorial Fri: Harvest Fast Day

ROTAS: Readers: Saturday 6:00pm Carol Anderson, Sunday 8:30am Bridie Haylett, 10:30am Ryan Bernarte.   Copying of Newsletter: Mollie Hobson.   Newsletter Typist: Molly Robins.   Collection for 8:30am Mass: Mrs T Li/Ray.   Parishioner Attending to Front of Church on Saturdays: Paul Rowlands. Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday 6:00pm Peter W; Sun 8:30am Mary J; Sun 10:30am Volunteer, Marlene, Volunteer, Mary H, Dorothy.  Washing of Purificators: Barbara.   Flower Arranging: Graziella Highland & Theresa Gilby.

OFFERTORY COLLECTION: Sunday 23rd September 2018
1st Collection: Gift Aid – £352.66; Loose – £221.20; TOTAL – £573.86
This week’s 2nd collection is for St Vincent de Paul.
Next week’s 2nd collection is for CAFOD Fast Day.

NEW TIME FOR WEEKDAY MASS: Please note the new time for week day Masses will be 10:00am. Please let me know your thoughts on this.

CAFOD – FAMILY FAST DAY: Friday 5th October, CAFOD invites us to eat simply. Perhaps having a bowl of soup instead of a meal, and give the money we save to help people in need. Please give what you can and bring the Fast Day envelope for the special collection next weekend 6/7 October. Envelopes will also be available at the Masses.

CAFOD HARVEST CAKE SALE SUNDAY 7th OCTOBER: Time to get baking! The Children’s Liturgy Group will be holding a Harvest Cake Sale on Sunday 7th October after 10:30am mass. All money raised will be donated to CAFOD. Please can you help us to make it a success by baking some cakes/biscuit/muffins, anything yummy basically for the children to sell. The more cakes we sell, the more money we raise. All donations welcome. Please bring your cakes to the hall before the 10:30am mass, so that we can set things up in advance.

OUR LADY’S FILM EVENING – Wednesday 24th OCTOBER 2018: Part 1 of a movie on “soon-to-be canonized” Pope Paul VI (Part 2 on Wednesday 7th November). Bar open, charity stall, admission free, all welcome, 7:00pm for 7:30pm start.

PARISH BARN DANCE: Thank you to everyone who helped make the Barn Dance such a success last Saturday. You will be pleased to hear that the event raised £698.13 which will go towards essential works in the church and hall.

MAINTENANCE DEVELOPMENT FUND: Inclusive of the Barn Dance profit stands at £1820.63.

QUIZ NIGHT: will be on 17th November 2018. Tickets are being sold at the back of the church after every weekend Mass.

ROSARY CRUSADE OF REPARATION Saturday 13th October 2018: Assemble 1.45pm outside Westminster Cathedral (Ambrosden Avenue). Procession to Brompton Oratory, Brompton Road, London SW7. Procession with the statue of Our Lady of Fatima to Brompton Oratory praying the Rosary en route. Consecration to the Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary. Scapular Enrolment. Solemn Benediction. End about 5.15pm (anticipated Mass of Sunday at 6.00pm). For information contact Francis Carey 01494 729223, Mathias Menezes (0208 764 0262) or 07950 384515. Website:

A DAY WITH MARY Saturday 20 October 2018 Westminster Cathedral: Trevor Downs (020 8641 6418), email:, website