Newsletter Sunday January 6th, 2019


Today’s Theme: The Revelation of Christ to the World

We join all the people of the world in worshipping the infant King of the Jews.

Please note the new time for weekday masses is 10:00am
Saturday 5 January    10.00 am Eucharistic Service
                                      6.00 pm John Whiteside RIP (Whiteside Family)

Sunday 6 January    8.30 am Parishioners
Epiphany                10.30 am Deceased Members of Henry Family (Mary & Jim)

Monday 7 January    9.30 am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
                                   10.00 am Frank & Josie Keeley RIP (John & Eileen Stanton)

Tuesday 8 January    7.00 pm Eucharistic Service
                              7.30-8.30 pm Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
                               and Our Lady’s and St Pio’s Prayer Group

Wednesday 9 January    9.30 am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
                                         10.00 am Elizabeth & Mick Minihan RIP
                                             (Eileen Sheehan & Family.)

Thursday 10 January    9.00 am Eucharistic Service

Friday 11 January    9.30 am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
                                   10.00 am John & Alice Stanton RIP (John & Eileen)

Saturday 12 January    10.00 am Eucharistic Service
                                      6.00 pm Kit & Hugh O’Reilly RIP (Eileen Sheehan & Family)

Sunday 13 October     8.30 am Intentions of Peggie Dunne (Bridie Haylett)
Baptism of the Lord 10.30 am Intentions of Tess Truman

Reconciliation Times: Saturday 10.30am (following Mass) and Saturday 5.30pm (before Mass)

ANNIVERSARIES: Kathleen Russell, Pat D’Silva, Maria Nucera, Barry Haddock, Mary Rose Romeril.

FEAST DAYS: Sunday: The Epiphany of the Lord. Monday: St Raymond of Penyafort. Saturday: St Aelred of Rievaulx

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, Sr Angela, Marion Hams, Leigh Richards.

OFFERTORY: Gift Aid £362.00, Loose £207.20, Total £569.20. Christmas Offering: Gift Aid £205.00, Loose £5.00, Total £210.00. Next Week’s second collection is for Spiritan’s Appeal.

ROTAS: Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday 6pm: Peter H. Sunday 8.30am: Bridie. 10.30am: Carole, Mary H, Patricia, Paul, Molly (Host). Readers: Saturday 6pm: David L; Sunday 8.30: Larissa, 10.30: Joseph E. Collector 8.30am Mass: Mrs M Weekes. Front of Church: Giovanna Aletta. Typing Newsletter: Venus Bernarte. Photocopying Newsletter: Emma Fox. Washing of Purificators: Norma. Flower Arranging: Mary J and Lynn.

ANNUAL MISSION APPEAL 2019: At St John Fisher 12/13 January. The Rt Rev Peter Smith has invited the Spiritans (Holy Ghost Fathers) to make their annual Mission Appeal in the Diocese of Southwark during the year 2019. These appeals are encouraged by the Bishops Conference as a means to inform parishioners of the churches wider mission. It also gives our priests an opportunity to share their life experiences and offer their ministry

GOA ORPHANAGE: Eileen & John Hollis are returning to Goa on the 26th January. We will be visiting the orphanage where the children are HIV. We have had amazing support from the parish family over the last 12 years. This gives medication, food, clothes and schooling and helped to finance the new building for the older boys. Last year 2 boys moved onto college. Please help if you can – (0208 303 4136, after 10.30 am Mass on Sunday. Thank you.

NEW EMAIL ADDRESS: Please note that we have a new email address with immediate effect:

CAR PARK: Please renew your car park permits for next year or apply for one.

OUR LADY’S FILM EVENING: Wednesday 23rd January: Movie on St Thomas Becket. Recently appointed, the Archbishop of Canterbury takes his duties seriously and his devotion to God brings him into conflict with the State and his lifelong friend King Henry II, leading to his assassination and martyrdom. Bar open, charity stall, subtitles, AIC/SVP follow-up meetings. All welcome, admission free, 7pm for 7.30 pm starts.