Newsletter Sunday July 7th, 2019


First Reading: Isaiah 66: 10-14, Second Reading: Galatians 6: 14-18
Gospel: Luke 10: 1-12. 17-20

Click above to hear Fr Doug’s sermon.

Today’s Theme:
The peace of Christ which we celebrate today should leave its mark on us so that we become messengers of peace to all around us.

Sat 6 Jul     10 am Margaret Guererro RIP (Mollie Hobson)
                     6pm Christine Hand RIP (Kathy Fogarty)

Sun 7 Jul     8.30 am Parishioners
                     10.30am Antony Monteiro RIP (Sandeep & Roshni D’Silva)

Mon 8 Jul     9.30 am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
                     10.00am Porgy Alpin RIP (Alvira & Donald Almeida)

Tues 9 Jul     7 pm Deceased Members of Burke + McPartlin Families (P&P)
                     7.30pm Exposition + Our Lady & St Pio’s Prayer Group

Wed 10 Jul     9.30 am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
                     10.00am Charles Brooker RIP (Norma)

Thur 11 Jul     9 am Eucharistic Service

Fri 12 Jul     9.30am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
                     10.00am Philip Haynes RIP (Cliff & Josie & Family)

Sat 13 Jul 10am Eucharistic Service
                     6pm Intentions of Angela Reyes (Oonagh Wood)

Sun 14 Jul     8.30am Les Truman RIP (Choir)
                     10.30 am William Dawson-Assam (Ben Assam)

Reconciliation Times: Sat 5.30pm (before Mass).

Prayers for the Sick: Christine White, Kevin Harper, John Bird, Gail Noel, Chris Neal, Tony Speed, Geoffrey Hildebrand, John Underwood, 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, Ray Smith, Tommy Otte, Sr Angela, Marion Hams, Leigh Richards, Peter Hogg, Christine Brown, Tony Laws, David Latimer, Deidre Collins, David Brailsford, Colin Anderson

Anniversaries: Andrew Cullen, Vincent Bunce, Beatrice Ward, Douglas Higgs, Celia Burt, Mary O’Reilly, Liam Gray

Helen Evans RIP: Please pray for the repose of the soul of Helen and remember in your prayers her family. She was the mother of Scott who flew home to Australia last week and he says: “I arrived in time to say goodbye.”

FEAST DAYS: Tuesday, 9th St. Augustine Zhao Rong, Priest, & Companions, Martyrs, Thurs, 11th St. Benedict, Abbot, Patron of Europe, Saturday, 13th St. Mildred, Abbess Sunday, 14th Fifteenth Sunday of the Year.

OFFERTORY: Week Ending 30/6/2019 Gift Aid £388.70, Loose £184.71, Total £572.91 Second Collection: (Peter’s Pence) Gift Aid £46.00, Loose £133.82, Total £179.82. Next week’s Second Collection is for Apostleship of the Sea.


ROTAS: Readers: Saturday 6pm Andy Watson. Sunday 8.30am Ann Wilkes; 10.30am Anne Rayer. Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday 6pm Peter H, Peter W. Sunday 8.30am Bridie, Ann Hyde 10.30am Volunteer, Mary H, Patricia, Molly, Paul (Host). Collector 8.30am Mass: Mr. V Jeyaseelan, Front of Church:. Paul Rowland, Typing Newsletter: Molly Robins, Photocopying Newsletter: Molly Hobson. Washing of Purificators: Barbara. Flower Arranging: Doune & Theresa.

THE FUNERAL OF LES TRUMAN (Husband of Tess)  Will take place at St John the Evangelist church in Bexley at 10.30am on Thursday 11 July followed by refreshments at St John Fisher church hall. It would be useful if you could let us know if you are able to join us to share memories of Les. (Please contact Elaine on 07941 264011). All welcome.

SEA SUNDAY – 14th JULY – Next week is Sea Sunday when the Church prays for all those who live and work at sea. There will be a second collection for Stella Maris, Apostleship of the Sea, the official maritime welfare agency of the Catholic church. It provides practical and spiritual support to seafarers visiting our ports. As it is dependent on voluntary donations, please give generously. For more information about its work, visit http://www.apostleship