SUNDAY 7th August 2022
Readings: Wisdom 18: 6-9 Psalm 32, Hebrews 11:1-2, 8-19, Luke12:35-40 PAGE 121
Sat 6th Aug 17.30 Confessions
18.00 Ken Crump RIP (Morris)
Sun 7th Aug 19TH SUNDAY
08.30 For the Parish
10.30 Alex Fernandes RIP (D’Mello/Fernandes family)
Mon 8th Aug 09.15 St Dominic Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
10.00 Bridget Flynn RIP (Koltonicki)
Tues 9th Aug 09.15 St Teresa Benedicta Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
10.00 Derek Botterill RIP (Botterill)
Wed 10th Aug 11.00 Funeral Mass for Kathleen McCay RIP
Fri 12th Aug 09.15St Jane Frances de Chantal Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
10.00 John Rayer RIP + Anne & Family (Crump)
Sat 13th Aug 17.30 Confessions
18.00 Bernadette Willoughby (Wood)
Sun 14th Aug ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
08.30 Kit & Hugh O’Reilly RIP (Sheehan)
10.30 Christiana Anim RIP (Asaam)
LIVE STREAMING OF MASSES ON THE WEBSITE
All masses are streamed live and can be viewed via the link.
Recordings are available. The Sunday sermon is also on the website in printhttps://stjohnfisherbexley.files.wordpress.com/2021/09/live-streamlogo-copy.jpged form.
Your offertory contributions can be made on entry in the baskets at the door or…
Direct Bank Payments to RCAS Bexley, (new name) 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: £1059.99 Incl S.O.s
OUR PARISH HALL
Our hall is available for hire. Please email email@example.com at ANY time for enquiries and our hall secretary will get back to you. Please do not telephone the parish office or Fr Doug’s emergency mobile number, if you can avoid it.
Please join us in the Hall for refreshments after the 10.30 mass
Newsletter: Please copy notices to Fr Doug by previous Wednesday
It is great to be able to announce (below) 3 ordinations this summer. However, the list of those retiring is a much longer one (!) so we must continue to pray for vocations to the priesthood.
God Bless, Fr Doug
Congratulations to Rev Michael Etuka, Rev Joseph Gulliford, and Rev Alan MacDonald, ordained to the Sacred Priesthood on 16 July 2021, at St George’s Cathedral, Southwark.
DAY OF REFLECTION
August 20th 11 to 3pm at Sanctuary, Swanley Village, led by Chris Chapman and Trudy Kilcullen – booking essential email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 07977978536
PARISH SOCIAL EVENT
Fancy a boogie? Time to dust off those platform shoes! Come along to our 60’s/70’s night – dancing to a live band – in the Church hall on Saturday 17th September. Doors open from 7.30pm, music 8-10.30pm, bar open, bring your own nibbles, fancy dress optional (60’s/70’s style). Adults £10, children £5. Tickets will be on sale after all masses on Saturday 6th/Sunday 7th August and after 10.30 mass on Sunday 21st August. Alternatively ring Jo on 07941 167771.
AUTUMN SPIRITUALITY PROGRAMME
Our spirituality committee have organised an autumn programme about Ways Into Prayer. Meetings will be at 7.30 – 9 on Mondays Oct 3, 17, 31, Nov 14, 28
and repeated at 1 – 2.30 on Mondays Oct 10, 24, Nov 7, 21, Dec 5. Please tell your diaries!
RELICS OF SAINT BERNADETTE
The relics will be in our own St George’s Cathedral during Wednesday 19th to Friday 21st October and they will be in Aylesford Priory Monday 24th to Friday 28th October.
However, fine details seem to vary at the moment. Check for updates!
Individuals and groups are invited to register their attendance on the Relic Tour website: http://www.stbernadette.org.uk/registration.
GRIEF IN LOSS, HOPE IN CHRIST
A weekend for those who are in mourning at Aylesford Priory 7-9th October. For enquiries please telephone Aylesford Priory 01622 717272
APPRENTICESHIP AT THE ARCHDIOCESE OF SOUTHWARK
The Archdiocese of Southwark are seeking an apprentice to work within the Fundraising & Gift Aid team in their central offices (located Lambeth North). If you would like to earn a level 3 Business Administrator Standard whilst supporting the work of the Catholic Church in South London and Kent, please find out more by visiting: https://www.rcaos.org.uk/fundraising/apprenticeship
The Agency for Evangelisation and Catechesis is looking for a Departmental Administrator on a part-time, 1-year fixed-term (initially) contract. The successful candidate will support Some Definite Service, the diocesan approach
for parish growth in evangelisation, catechesis, and formation supported through local people, plans, and prayer. Closing date is 5 August 2022. For more information, please visit: https://aec.rcaos.org.uk/latest/job-vacancy
THE ALL NATIONS CHARISMATIC GROUP ANNUAL RETREAT – CHRIST IS ALIVE!
St. Chad’s Church, South Norwood, on Fri 26th August (12noon – 8pm), Sat 27th (9am – 8 pm), picnic on Sund 28th (12 noon – 5pm) Adults £35, children aged 11 – 17 £5 and under 11 are free. Wideranging programme. Register at https://form.jotform.com/ANCCG/retreat-registration-form