Newsletter Sunday 14th October, 2018


Today’s Theme: Christ, Our Wealth
Even though we had nothing in this world that we could call our own, in having Christ, the wisdom of God, we possess all things; we are rich in him. He is the word of God that is alive and active in our hearts.

Saturday 13th October   10.00 am Holy Souls
                                            6.00 pm Private Intention (Marie Sullivan)

Sunday 14h October   8.30 am Parishioners
       Harvest Mass       10.30am Liam Gray RIP (The Choir)

Monday 15h October   10.00 am Wellbeing of Joe & Margaret McPartlin (Mr/Mrs Burke)

Tuesday 16th October   7.00 pm Wellbeing of Michael & Josephine McGowan
    Adoration and Our Lady’s and St Pio’s Prayer Group

Wed 17th October   10.00 am Mick & Elizabeth Minihane RIP (E Sheehan & Family)

Thursday 18th October   9.00 am Eucharistic Service

Friday 19th October   10.00 am The Coyne Family (Mrs M Coyne)

Saturday 20th October     10.00 am Private Intention (Unknown donor)
                                               6.00 pm Bernadette Willoughby RIP (Oonagh Wood)

Sunday 21th October   8.30 am Parishioners
                                        10.30 am Liam Gray RIP (Danny & Kay Lyons)

Reconciliation Times: Saturday 10.30am-11.30am, 7pm-8pm (following Masses).

ANNIVERSARIES: Fr James Gavigan, Gladys Norman, Bridget Devlin.

FEAST DAYS: St Teresa of Jesus, Virgin & Doctor of the Church, St Richard Gwynn, Martyr. Tuesday: St Hedwig, St Margaret Mary Alacoque. Wednesday: Saint Ignatius of Antioch. Thursday Saint Luke, Evangelist. Friday: St Paul of the Cross, Priest. St Philip Howard.

PRAY 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 and 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 and Fr John Diver.

OFFERTORY: Gift Aid £382.32, Loose £170.34. Total £552.64.
Second Collection (CAFOD) £833.12, Total £833.12.
This week’s Retiring Collection is for Bexley Deanery Developing World Group.
Next week’s 2nd collection is for Missio.

ROTAS: Readers: Saturday 6pm David Latimer.  Sunday 8.30am Peter Wilkes; 10.30am Lota Emeka-Onah.   Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday 6pm Rob.  Sunday 8.30am Peter H, 10.30am Volunteer, Mary H, Patricia, Molly, Margaret. (Host).   Collector 8.30am Mass: Mr T Lee.   Front of Church: Giovanna Aletta.   Typing Newsletter: Ruth Powers.   Photocopying Newsletter: Emma Fox.   Washing of Purificators: Norma.   Flower Arranging: Lynn & Sue.

PRAYERS FOR PRISONERS: “Lord Jesus Christ, You have come so that we may have life to the full, listen to our prayers for all in prison and their families, touched by your Spirit, may they find newness of heart and be open to that new life that is found only in you. May they know care and receive support from those around them. May they find new purpose in servicing you in their brothers and sisters. Amen.”

PILGRIMAGE TO ASISSI led by Fr Paul Rout OFM: A pilgrimage to Assissi has been arranged from the Parish from 15 to 21 October 2019. The cost is £899pp for 6 nights half-board in shared twin-bedded rooms (single bed supplement f £90). A deposit of £200 is required by Friday 15 November. A full itinerary will be posted on the notice boards in the church and hall. If you would like to join us, please contact either Carole Hughes on 07762 731 303 or Carol Anderson on 07913 698 912.

A DAY WITH MARY: Will be held at Westminster Cathedral on Saturday 20 October 2018. Please see notice in church porch.

OUR LADY’S FILM EVENING: Wednesday 24th October: Part 1 of a 2-part movie on Pope Paul VI, (being canonized today 14 October!) leader in the Church, as a Priest, Bishop, Cardinal and Pope through one of the most difficult periods in Church’s history. Second part (including a recap) on Wednesday 7th November. 7pm for 7.30pm start. All Welcome.

THE QUIZ NIGHT: Will be on the 17th November 2018. Tickets are being sold at the back of the church after every weekend mass or ring Anne on 01322 523 499 for tickets.