SUNDAY 4th July, 2021
Readings: Ezekiel 2:2-5, Psalm 122, 2Cor 12:7-10, Mark 6:1-6
SERVICES FOR WEEK 3rd – 11th July 2021
Sat 3 July NO CONFESSIONS
18.00 Bernadette Willoughby RIP (Wood)
Sun 4 July 14TH SUNDAY (B)
08.30 Private Intention
10.30 Ray Smith RIP (Smith)
Web – not available
Tues 6 July 09.30 Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
10.00 Holy Souls
Weds 7 July 09.30 Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
10.00 Les Connor RIP (D’Cruyse)
Fri 9 July 09.30 Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
10.00 Tony Moffat RIP (M Fitzpatrick)
Sat 10 July 11.00 Confessions
18.00 Dr Dick McCarthy RIP (Anna)
Sun 11 July 15TH SUNDAY (B)
08.30 Recovery Fr Tim Finigan (Jones)
10.30 Joseph Scanlon RIP (Henry)
Web – available anytime For the Parish
SUNDAY MASS ON THE WEBSITE
As Fr Doug is taking a break there is no new video this week, however, you can watch the Mass of the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time for Year A by clicking on this link:
Direct Bank Payments to RCAS St John Fisher – Bexley, Sort code 51 70 14, Account 01831763
Please put your name and if you use envelopes, your envelope number, as the code.
Second Collection: This week: St. Columban Missionary Society
Next Week: Apostleship of the Sea
The weekly Catholic newspapers:
Catholic Universe and Catholic Times are no longer available. The publisher has sadly gone out of business.
The Herald can be obtained directly by subscription: Ring 0207 448 3607 or go to http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/subscribe
Sadly, we announce the death of two of our long serving parishioners Iris Keefe RIP and Tony Moffat RIP.
Please remember them and their families in your prayers.
Funeral arrangements have yet to be confirmed.
Greetings from Ireland, I hope!
And welcome to Father Patrick O’Beirne who is here this weekend to appeal on behalf of the Columban Missionary Society:
Fr Patrick hopes to:
- Raise awareness of our missionary vocation
- Encourage people to be more involved in the missionary work of the Church
- Thank the loyal supporters of the society
- Seek greater support for the missionary magazine, “The Far East”
- Take a second collection in support of the Mission
First Holy Communion and Confirmation – First Communions will be on Sunday 11th July and Confirmations will be on 10th and 17th July.
These celebrations are special to the individuals involved but to all of us too. Please pray for the children and young people involved, for their families and for their catechists.
MASS IN CELEBRATION OF MARRIAGE – OCT 9TH AT ST GEORGE’S CATHEDRAL
If you are celebrating your 1st/10th/25th/40th/50th/60th + wedding anniversary this year, please apply as soon as possible. Get in touch with us at email@example.com so you can receive an invitation from the Archbishop. Spaces are limited.
Please state your names, e.g. John and Mary Smith, your address, the anniversary you are celebrating and that you are from Bexley Parish.
MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT: BUILDING A BETTER MARRIAGE – MFL SOUTHWARK
An online ‘Building a Better Marriage’ opportunity is being held on Saturday 10 July 2021 between 9 am -1 pm. The course offered means that participants can attend from the comfort of their own home and there is no group sharing.
For further information contact Carole: Tel: 07983 524 727 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
MFL BEREAVEMENT “GRIEF AND LOSS, HOPE IN CHRIST” RETREAT WEEKEND.
Aylesford Priory 8th – 10th October 2021. – This is an opportunity for those who have lost a loved one through death. It is a time to mourn and share with others. For more information, please contact the Retreat House: 01622 717272 or email email@example.com
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 (the Apostleship of the Sea), the official maritime welfare agency of the Catholic Church. For an appeal talk from Bishop Paul Mason, and a video showing some of what Stella Maris does, please visit http://www.stellamaris.org.uk/SeaSunday . To donate and for more information, please visit: http://www.stellamaris.org.uk/donate or text ‘SEA’ to 70460 to donate £5. Stella Maris is dependent on voluntary donations, so please give generously. Thank you.
Envelopes will be available in the church porch to be picked up this Sunday so you can complete the Gift Aid information at home and return on Sea Sunday 11 July.
Please print off this newsletter, using the screenshots below, and post it through the door of any parishioner you know without electronic access and make sure everyone feels okay and feels connected.