Newsletter Sunday 28th October, 2018

30th Sunday of Ordinary Time

The Lord Who Works Marvels

We worship Christ who opens our eyes to see the marvels that he
has done for us as our high priest and mediator with the Father.

First Reading: Jeremiah 31:7 – 9 Second Reading: Hebrews 5:1 – 6 Gospel: Mark 10:46 – 52

Click above to hear Fr Doug’s sermon

Please note the new time for weekday masses is 10:00am

Saturday 27 Oct: 10:00am Holy Souls
                                6:00pm Jack Burton-Bowen RIP (Oonagh Wood)

Sunday 28 Oct: 8:30am Parishioners
                            10:30am Lance Grainger RIP: 3rd Anniversary (Madeline & Family)

Monday 29 Oct: 10:00am Wellbeing of Anthony Walker (Pat & Percy Burke)

Tuesday 30 Oct: 7:00pm Christa Frake RIP (Tony Frake)
       Adoration and Our Lady & St Pio’s Prayer Group

Wednesday 31 Oct: 10:00am Bridie, Michael & Brendan Houlihan
                                (Eileen Sheehan & Family)

Thursday 1 Nov: ALL SAINTS
Holy Day of       10:00am Deceased Members of the Bexley SVP Group
Obligation             8:00pm Parishioners

Friday 2 Nov:      10:00am David Beattie RIP (Sheila Beattie)

Saturday 3 Nov: 10:00am Holy Souls
                                6:00pm. Parishioners

Sunday 4 Nov:    8:30am. Deceased Members of the Wilkes/Willis Family (Peter & Ann)
                             10:30am. Kathy Taylor RIP (Danny & Kay Lyons)

Reconciliation Times: Sat 10:30am – 11:30am 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, Sr Angela

Anniversaries: Rose Underwood, Janice Watts, Joe Chambers, Minnie Lynch, Tony Groce, Mary Gosling, David Beattie, Leslie Thomas, Reg Huntington, Christa Frake, Kay Todd

Feast Days: Tue: St Anselm Thurs: All Saints Sat: St Martin de Porres, Religious. St Winefride, Virgin

Saturday 3rd November –  2.30pm Sidcup Cemetery, Footscray Lane, Sidcup.
Sunday 4th November –      2.00pm Kemnal Park Cemetery (A20 entrance).
                                                 2.30pm Hillview Cemetery, Welling.
Sunday 11th November –    1.00pm Plumstead Cemetery (Lodge Hill entrance).
                                                 2.30pm Bexleyheath Cemetery.
                                                 3.15pm Brook Street Cemetery, Erith.

ROTAS: (3 – 4 Nov)
Readers: Saturday 6:00pm Carol Anderson, Sunday 8:30am Larissa O’Halloran, 10:30am Katherine Bernarte.   Copying of Newsletter: Mollie Hobson.   Newsletter Typist: Molly Robins.   Collection for 8:30am Mass: Mrs M Weeks.   Parishioner Attending to Front of Church on Saturdays: Paul Rowlands.   Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday 6:00pm Peter W; Sun 8:30am Ann Hyde; Sun 10:30am Volunteer, Marlene, Peter H, Eileen W, Dorothy.   Washing of Purificators: Molly.   Flower Arranging: Theresa Gilby & Doune Robinson

OFFERTORY COLLECTION: Sunday 21st October 2018
1st Collection: Gift Aid: £408.70. Loose: £161.27. TOTAL: £569.97
2nd Collection (Missio): Gift Aid: £53.00. Loose: 237.36. TOTAL: £290.36
Next week’s retiring collection is for Bexley Deanery Developing World Group

AYLESFORD RETREAT 2019: The annual Aylesford retreat list for 2019 (10 – 12 May) is now in the porch.   £10 deposit, please pay John Stanton.

CAFOD HARVEST CAKE SALE: Thank you to everyone who contributed to our Harvest Cake Sale on Sunday 7th October. Together we raised a magnificent £145.18 for CAFOD. This is our highest total so thank you for your generosity. This money will help CAFOD to continue to provide vital emergency relief and development work in the world’s poorest communities.

OUR LADY’S FILM EVENING – Wednesday 7th November 2018: Part 2 (including a part 1 recap) of movie on just-canonized ST POPE PAUL VI, leader in the Church as a Priest, Bishop, Cardinal and Pope through one of the most difficult periods in Church’s history – from the Fascist regime and World War II to the terrorist attacks of the 1960s and 1970s. Bar open, sub-titles, all welcome, admission free. Members of International Association of Charities (AIC), who displayed their Vincentian work recent film evenings, available for those interested in knowing more. 7:00pm for 7:30pm start.

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 523499 for tickets.

FR DOUG’S INDUCTION SERVICE Although the church was crowded for the service on Friday, we know that many parishioners were unable to attend so if you do want to listen to the full service you can click below to hear a recording.

The Induction Service is also available from the main menu and if you want to read or hear the latest sermon from Fr Doug that too can be found by clicking on “Fr Doug” in the main menu.