SUNDAY 10th October 2021
28th SUNDAY (B)
Readings: Wisdom: 7:7-11, Psalm 89, Hebrews 4:12-13, Mark 10:17-30.
SERVICES FOR WEEK 9th – 17th October 2021
Sat 9th Oct No Confessions
18.00 The Homeless (AIC)
Sun 10th Oct 28th SUNDAY (B)
08.30 Priest’s Personal Intention
10.30 Rex Wheatley RIP (Wheatley family)
Mon 11th Oct 09.15 St John XXIII, Pope Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
10.00 Tony Moffat RIP (Hughes)
Tue 12th Oct NO MASS
Weds 13th Oct 09.15 St Edward the Confessor Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
10.00 Patsy Goodman RIP (SVP Friends)
Fri 15th Oct 09.15 St Teresa of Jesus (Avila) Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
10.00 David Latimer RIP (Latimer family)
Sat 16th Oct 11.00 Confessions
18.00 Calihan Circuitt (Bowman)
Sun 17th Oct 29th SUNDAY (B)
08.30 Mrs. J White RIP (C.Fitzpatrick)
10.30 Richard Fox (Berry)
LIVE STREAMING OF MASSES ON THE WEBSITE
Recordings will also be available there for a week or so. The weekly sermon is also on the website in printed form.
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.
Many thanks for your collection last week: £948.31 including standing orders
Special Collections Last week: 672.60 CAFOD
The Herald by subscription: Ring 0207 448 3607 or go to http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/subscribe
In church please:
• Continue to cleanse your hands on entry.
• Continue to wear masks on Sundays unless you are in space or are exempt.
• At weekday masses you only need to wear masks if you are close to someone else.
• Socially distance 1metre. In other words, keep a space between yourself and anyone else.
• Continue to make your Offertory Contribution on entry.
I am on silent retreat and so I can’t talk to you! Pray for me as I do for you.
CHILDREN’S LITURGY GROUP
It was wonderful to welcome children back to the Children’s Liturgy of the word last Sunday, 4th October during the 10.30am mass. Initially meetings will be held once a month on the first Sunday. We are always looking for new volunteers to help with Children’s Liturgy. If you would like to join our small but dedicated team please speak to Father Doug or Angela Underwood.
CAFOD HARVEST FAST DAY
Many thanks to everyone who contributed to the CAFOD Harvest Fast Day.
A new rota covering the end of the year is now available in the sacristy. Please collect one as soon as possible
CHRISTIAN UNITY – ON LINE EVENT IN OCTOBER
Zoom event Tuesday, 19 October at 6.00pm regarding the recent publication by the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity. See website christianunitycommission.rcaos.org.uk or email email@example.com
We are now open in the Hall on Wednesdays from 9.30 till 1.30 with a lunchtime menu available. All are welcome; spread the word.
WE NEED HELP with putting up tables and taking them down again. We would want to establish a rota for this. Please ring Anne Rayer for more details.
SUNDAY COFFEE MORNING – after 10.30 mass
This provides a wonderful opportunity for growth in our parish as a community. We are most grateful to those who have run the coffee bar over the past few years as well as to Noel who opens up the bar! We now need others to assist. Can you help on an occasional basis? Please contact Anne Rayer (01322 523499) or Carol Anderson (07913 698912).
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO COLLECT FOR THE PASSAGE – Tuesday, 19 October
Please contact Andrew Hollingsworth on 020 7592 1886 (07928703131) if you are able to help with their annual public collection on the streets of the City of Westminster between 7.00 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. in support of The Passage, the Catholic Charity helping homeless people.
NEWSLETTER DEADLINE – Noon Wednesday and please email if possible.
HALL FOR HIRE – £30 per hour weekdays, £35 per hour at weekends. Bookings can be made via the Parish Secretary, preferably only by email to the office – firstname.lastname@example.org
HYMN BOOKS – Please return your hymn books to the table in the porch after 10.30 am Mass.
FUNERAL MASS FOR BARBARA DONOVAN
A Funeral Service will take place at St. Lawrence’s Church, Sidcup – at 11 a.m. on 28th October. Parishioners who remember Barbara are welcome to attend. Rosy Hickman (nee Donovan).