SUNDAY 30th January 2022

 4th SUNDAY 

Readings: Jeremiah 1:4-5.17-19 Psalm 70, 1 Corinthians 12:31-13;13 Luke 4:21-30.


SERVICES FOR WEEK  29th January – 6th February 2022


Sat       29th Jan        17.30                     Confessions

                                  18.00                    Joy & John Hubbard (Fogarty)


Sun     30th Jan        4th SUNDAY                         

            08.30                    Bernie King (Jeyaseelan)

                                         10.30                    Brendan & Pet Kilcullen (Kilcullen)


Mon     31st Jan         09.15                                Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

                                  10.00                                Liturgy of the Word and Communion Service


Tues    1st Feb                                                   No Service in Church today 


Weds   2nd Feb         09.15 Presentation of The Lord     Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

                       10.00                      Tess Truman RIP (Speed)


Fri        4th Feb          09.15  St Henry Morse              Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

                       10.00                       Marie Sullivan (Sullivan)                 


Sat       5th Feb          17.30                                  Confessions

                                  18.00                        Frank Stirrup (Fitzpatrick)


Sun     6th Feb          5th SUNDAY                         

            08.30                          Ash Coe (Nixon)

                                         10.30                          Maureen Fitzpatrick (Hughes)



All masses are streamed live and can be viewed via the link.

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Recordings are available for a week. The Sunday sermon is also on the website in printed form.



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Many thanks for your collection last week    £1,074.53 incl standing orders



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Dear Parishioners

First of all, on this second week of our stewardship campaign, I just want to express my hope that you find this week’s activity during the sermon time to be one of joy and affirmation. It is a spiritual exercise attempting to see and love ourselves as God sees and loves us. We try to recognise just how great the gift of our life is from Him to us. I really recommend that you allow others to be involved in identifying your gifts. In the end it is God whom we credit with these gifts so we are not diving headlong into the sin of pride. So again, enjoy!  If you are watching the Mass on-line the leaflet referred to in the sermon can be seen on the “Stewardship” page on this website.

The Bishops have proposed new guidelines about restrictions to combat Covid:


“As stated by HM Government, there is still a risk associated with gathering in enclosed spaces so we need to remain cautious, but try to move forward safely towards a normal lifestyle. The main form of virus transmission is via personal oral or nasal aerosol. Those attending Church may continue to wear a face covering (both nose and mouth) but there is no need for social distancing, although those present should be sensitive to the needs of others. It is clear from scientific evidence that transmission from surfaces is now minimal.”


So, here in St. John Fisher,:

  • It is still good practice to sanitise hands on entry. 
  • It is best practice though not mandatory to wear facial coverings. Please do so unless medically exempt
  • Holy water stoups are now refilled but the water will be changed each week
  • The Sunday Parish Missals will be reintroduced in due course
  • The usual form of church cleaning is deemed sufficient. 
  • The Sign of Peace may be offered but with respect paid to those who don’t feel comfortable. 
  • For the time being, Holy Communion must continue to be given under one kind only.
  • We will be considering how to conduct our offertory collection                                                                                                                                                                                   Fr Doug



Please could Parishioners renew their car parking permit for 2022. Application forms are at the back of the church. Many thanks to those who have already done so.



Fully escorted Pilgrimage celebrating the feast of St. Patrick.  Price includes flight with 10kg hand luggage, all transfers, 4 nights in Knock House Hotel with full board.  All entertainment, excursions, lunches on days out included.  Wheelchair accessible rooms. Cost £699.00 per person sharing.  Single room supplement £100.  Contact Patricia on 01268 762 278 or 07740 175557 or email Knock Pilgrimages is a member of the Travel Trust Association and is fully protected by ATOL T7613.


SING DAY – 5TH MARCH 2022 AT St, Mary Magdalene Church, Wandsworth Common are holding a Singing Day with John Rutter.  The day will feature “Feel the Spirit” John Rutter’s uplifting arrangements of well-loved spirituals plus other choral favourites.  Cost for the day £30, accompanied children (11-18yrs) are free and students (18-22) – £15.  This includes use of the music scores and refreshments.  Registration starts at 10 am with refreshment provided, with tea and cakes provided in the mid-afternoon break.  For registration details please email or ticket link via https://www,