Newsletter Sunday July 28th, 2019


Our Father in Heaven
Christ has given us in very truth the power to become the children of God. Compare the timidity and self-abnegation of Abraham’s prayer with the confidence with which Christ teaches us to pray to our Father in heaven.

1st Reading: Genesis 18:20-32 2nd Reading: Colossians 2:12-24 Gospel Luke 11:1-13

Click above to hear Fr Doug’s sermon.

Sat 27 Jul    10am Les Truman RIP (Kathy Connolly)
                       6pm Deceased Members of Oonagh Wood’s Family (Oonagh)

Sun 28 Jul    8.30am Deceased Member of the Dunne Family
                       10.30am Intentions of Dorothy & Tony Speed (Choir)

Mon 29 Jul    9.30am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
                       10am Anthony O’Rourke RIP (Dympna O’Rourke))

Tues 30 Jul    7pm Special Intentions (Dympna O’Rourke)
                       7.30pm Exposition + Our Lady & St Pio’s Prayer Group

Wed 31 Jul    9.30am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
                       10am Holy Souls (FOSS) + Ints. Nina Szredski (Carol Anderson)

Thu 1 Aug    9am Eucharistic Service

Fri 2 Aug    9.30am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
                       10am Hazel Dorothy Straughn RIP (Una Wood)

Sat 3 Aug    10am Les Truman RIP (Maureen Fitzpatrick)
                       6pm Ada Thomson (Lindsay Delpaul)

Sun 4 Aug    8.30am Fr Geoffrey Winchester RIP (OLPG)
                       10.30am Raymund Broadbent RIP (Lyn Cayford)

Reconciliation Times: Sat 10.30am (following Mass) and 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, Jim Henry, Eileen Dawson, Joe Reape, Giulio Venturi.

Anniversaries: Alan Dooley, Filotea Leitao, Maria Gambardella, Wilson Mansell, Mary Gibbs, Eileen Fulton, Fr Geoffrey Winchester, Carol Ann Scott, John Whiteside.

Feast Days: Monday St Martha Tuesday St Peter Chrysologus Wednesday St Ignatius Thursday St Alphonsus Mary de’Liguori

First Collection: Gift Aid – £469.65; Loose – £212.19; Total – £681.84
Retiring Collection Bexley Deanery Third World Group – £104.26

ROTAS (week commencing Mon 29/7)
Readers: Sat 6.00pm Peter Harris, Sun 8.30 Doune Robinson, Sun 10.30 John Rayer. Copying of Newsletter: John Stanton. Newsletter Typist: Sheila Botterill. Collection for 8.30am Mass: Mrs T Li/Ray. Parishioner Attending To Front of Church on Saturdays: Ken Crump. Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday 6 pm Kathy Carole, Sun 8.30am Bridie, Mary J, 10.30am Kathy, Marlene, Volunteer, Mary H, Molly. Washing of Purificators: Kathy. Flower Arranging: Theresa and Doune

PILGRIMAGE TO ASSISI: A reminder to all those going to Assisi that the final balance of payment must be paid direct to Pax Travel Ltd by 15 August latest.

LES TRUMAN RIP The Truman family would like to thank everyone for their kind wishes and support recently and for attending Les’ funeral. He had a great send off and the singing was fabulous!

BEXLEY DEVELOPING WORLD GROUP Thank you for the collection of £104.26 on Sunday 21st July, with your continued generosity we have completed 7 projects since October 2018. Our AGM will be in October and any new projects will be considered. If you know of any small independent projects in any countries in the developing world that could benefit from a donation of £1,000, please contact our Parish Representative, Maria Ward, on 01322 555553/07802 623571 to get more information and an application form. The forms must be returned by 27th September.