Notices – 25th August

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Getting back to normal!

The times of weekday Masses, Holy Hour, Confessions, Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, and Benediction return to normal this week. We thank everyone who stepped in to help over the holiday period – Supply Priests, Readers, Eucharistic Ministers, Altar Servers, Soup Run Sandwich-makers/distributors, Counters and those who unlocked, locked up and provided Sacristy cover while Fr Sean was on holiday.

New term for Parish meetings
Fr Sean’s Surgery, the Life Ascending Group, Legion of Mary, SEEDs, and St Peter’s School, Stay and Play Group all resume in September.

Thursdays Together
The Lunch Club will resume as normal from 29th August at the back of Holy Trinity Church, Granville Road, N4 4EL from 11am – 1:30pm.

Parish Office

The office will be closed from Monday 26th August (Bank Holiday) and will re-open on Monday 2nd September.

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

The RCIA is open to adults interested in learning about the Catholic faith with a view perhaps to becoming Catholic as well as to baptised Catholics who may not have been fully received into the Church and wish to make First Holy Communion or to be Confirmed. Please speak to Fr Sean to find out more. Details of an introductory meeting and how to apply will be announced shortly.

Soup Run

Thank you to everyone who continues to donate items via the box at the back of the church. However NO MORE TEA at the moment. We always need in the store cupboard: tins of tuna fish, corned beef, chopped ham/pork; sugar; coffee. On a weekly basis cheddar cheese; chicken roll; egg mayo; milk. Please note all foodstuffs must be within their use-by date on the Saturday we use them. Thank you.

Multicultural Day

Saturday 21st September, 1pm-4pm at Caritas St Joseph’s, St Joseph’s Grove, The Burroughs, Hendon, NW4 4TY. Further information is available here and on the notice board at the back of the church.

Other notices

Priest Surgery – Fr Sean’s Surgery, when you next can see him without an appointment, is on Tuesday 3rd September from 5pm-7pm at the Presbytery.

125 years of Jesuit education – St Ignatius College will be celebrating 125 years of Jesuit education at the college on Friday 20th September 2019 with a formal celebration dinner. Tickets are priced at £75 and are available now on Eventbrite. The ticket price includes a welcome drink, 3 course meal and half a bottle of wine per person. Any proceeds from the event will go towards a new Sixth Form Building. Further details available by contacting: 125celebration@st-ignatius.enfield.sch.uk.

Love Heals Body, Mind and Spirit Ministry – invite you to a 7-day Retreat at Mem Soares (House of Peace) Castelo De Vide, Retreat House, Portugal, Thursday 5th September 2019 – Wednesday 11th September. The week includes full board (3 meals a day), full retreat programme, talks from team based on Dr Sister Betty’s Philosophy (Medical Sisters of St Joseph’s Kerala India). Celebrant priest: Father Bill Keogh (former Spiritual Director of Westminster Charismatic Prayer Group) The cost will be £640.00 including return scheduled flights, (London Heathrow – Lisbon), return coach transfers from airport to retreat. To secure your booking now, email: lovehealsbodymindspirit@gmail.com Website: www.lovehealsbodymindspirit.com.

St Ignatius College – Open Evening – Tuesday 17th September 2019, 5:30-8:00pm. Closing with Headteacher’s address at 7:15pm. Open Mornings – Tuesday 24th September & Thursday 26th September, 9am-10am. For further details see notice board at the back of the church.

La Sainte Union Catholic School – Open Evening – Thursday 26th Sept 2019, 5pm-7pm. Open Mornings Wednesday 2nd October 2019 & Thursday 3rd October 9am-10:30am. Open Afternoons – Tuesday 8th October 2019 & Wednesday 9th October 1:30pm-3pm. See notice board for further information.

Diocesan Youth Summit – All young people of the diocese are invited to ‘The Summit’ at Westminster Cathedral on Friday 18th October 2019, 6:30pm to 8pm, for an evening of inspiring reflections, contemporary worship music and exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Cardinal Nichols and Brenden Thompson from Catholic Voices will be leading the reflections and the evening promises to be a wonderful opportunity to celebrate our faith together. Please come along and encourage your friends, families, classes, youth groups, confirmation groups and any other young people you know to join us. More information at https://dowym.com/events/the-summit-westminster-cathedral/

Diocesan Job Vacancies – Please visit  https://jobs.rcdow.org.uk  to view all diocesan vacancies. New vacancies will continue to be added to the website as and when they arise, so please check the website regularly for updates.

Thank you for your Sunday offerings. Giving by text – You can give the Parish £5 by texting “Parish STROG” to 70800. You can also donate online to the parish at https://parish.rcdow.org.uk/stroudgreen/donate/ This method allows you to add Gift Aid to your donation.

Newsletter deadline: – please submit items for the Newsletter before midday on Thursday. Note that pressure of space means items may have to be edited.

Please pray for:

Those in the Parish who are ill:
Christian Overal, Antonio Neto, Zintra Sansom, Maria Graham, Brenda Buzec, Amy Gordon, Annette Donivar, Margaret Bradley, Caroline Hilton, Karin Summers, Graham Summers, Joan Summers, Helen Kozlowski, Don Brewis, Roman Cholij, Adeline Oyekoya, Mary Wallace, Bruna Moia, Sister Pia, Margaret Whelan, Kitty Madden, Clare Bruce, Brendan Whelan, Claire Marchand, Mike Coombes, Mira Lidstone, Gemma Francis, Augustine Okonta, Richard Simon, Noah Purcell–Chandler, Safina Malik, Jay Williams, Dora Clinton, Nathalie Renford, Joanie Macarthy & Jennifer Mann.

Home Visits – If you are sick or housebound and would like to receive Communion please let the parish priest know so that he can arrange for a Eucharistic Minister to visit you at home.

In Hospital – If you or anyone you know is going into hospital, please register as a Catholic with the hospital staff and let your Parish Priest know if you wish him to visit.

Those who have recently died:

Service times and Mass intentions

SATURDAY 24TH AUGUST – St Bartholomew, Apostle
No Morning Mass or Exposition & Benediction during August
See the priest for Confession during August

SUNDAY 25TH AUGUST – 21st Sunday of the Year (C)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Horace Adams RIP
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. Mr & Mrs Day RIP
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Eileen Hanifin RIP
7:00pm – MASS – Int. All the people of the Parish

Weekday Masses – Year 1 Week 21: Daily Prayer – Week 1

MONDAY 26TH AUGUST
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Jennifer Mann (Recovery)

TUESDAY 27TH AUGUST – St Monica
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Terry Fernandez and Family

WEDNESDAY 28TH AUGUST – St Augustine, Bishop & Doctor
09:00am* – MASS – Int. Eileen Hanifin RIP

THURSDAY 29TH AUGUST – The Passion of St John The Baptist
9:00am* – MASS – Int.

FRIDAY 30TH AUGUST
9:00am* – MASS – Int.
7:30pm – HOLY HOUR

SATURDAY 31ST AUGUST
9:00am* – MASS – Int.
9:30am-10:00am – CONFESSIONS
9:30am-10:00am – EXPOSITION & BENEDICTION
6:00pm-6:20pm – CONFESSIONS

SUNDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER – 22nd Sunday of the Year (C)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Horace Adams RIP
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. Sisters of Providence
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Kay McCrann RIP
7:00pm – MASS – Int. All the people of the Parish

9:00am* – preceded by Morning Prayer at 8:45am
The Liturgical Calendar of feasts can be found here

Diary

Meetings are in Lower Parish Rooms unless shown otherwise

SUNDAY 25TH AUGUST
8:00pm – PADRE PIO GROUP – in church after evening Mass

TUESDAY
10:00am – LIFE ASCENDING GROUP – resumes 10th September
5:00pm-7:00pm – PRIEST SURGERY – See Fr Sean without an appointment – resumes 3rd September

WEDNESDAY
7:30pm – LEGION OF MARY – resumes 4th September

THURSDAY 29TH AUGUST
11:00am-1:30pm – THURSDAYS TOGETHER – meet your neighbours for a friendly chat, light lunch available – the back of
Holy Trinity Church

FRIDAY
STAY & PLAY GROUP – resumes in September

SATURDAY
SEEDs GROUP – resumes 7th September

Rotas

SOUP RUN: – Saturday 24th August 2019 – 4pm & 6pm – Team A
LINEN ROTA: – Saturday/Sunday 24th/25th August 2019 – Ann Hughes

21ST SUNDAY OF THE YEAR (C)
Saturday/Sunday 24th/25th August 2019
READERS:
6:30pm (Sat) – Steve Bethell
9:45am – 1st Kit Greveson; 2nd Kit Greveson
7:00pm – Chris Beasley
Readings:
1st Reading Isaiah 66:18-21; 2nd Reading Hebrews 12.5-7.11-13; Gospel Luke 13:22-302
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) David Fleming, Emer Hughes, Jacqueline O’Shea
9:45am Sr Anne Hogan, Anthony Pippet, Carol Phillips, Gabriella Olaniran, Gertrude Jones
11:15am Mary Chambers, Mary Halliday, Michael Buchanan, Peter Cecile, Ryan Chang Kit
7:00pm Fiona Stone, John Pio Sheehan, Mary Maloney

COUNTING: – Monday 26th August (Bank Holiday) – 9:30am – Team C

SOUP RUN: – Saturday 31st August 2019 – 4pm & 6pm – Team B
LINEN ROTA: – Saturday/Sunday 31st August/1st September 2019 – Theresa Quinn

22ND SUNDAY OF THE YEAR (C)
Saturday/Sunday Saturday/Sunday 31st August/1st September 2019
READERS:
6:30pm (Sat) – Paul Stone
9:45am – 1st Mags Kelly; 2nd Claire Kennedy
7:00pm – Michael Sherley-Dale
Readings:
1st Ecclesiasticus 3:17-20.28-29; 2nd Hebrews 12:18-19.22-24; Gospel Luke 14:1.7-14
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Patricia Hannon, Sarah Fleming, Steve Bethell
9:45am Jim Donoghue, Josephine Bobb, Lesley Pippet, Sr Odile Mahe, Margaret Forkan
11:15am Theresa Pisapia, William Carson, Sabrina Cecile, Yessica Alvarez-Manzano, Anastasia Gaffiero
7:00pm Michael Woods, Nena Whitehead, Paul Stone

COUNTING: – Monday 2nd September – 9:30am – Team D

Scripture notes – 21st Sunday of the year (C) – 25th August 2019

There is no obvious theme linking the readings today, though we might trace the idea that God’s love is for all and not a chosen few. The psalm response is usually a selection of verses from one psalm, but today we have all the psalm, but with only two verses it is the shortest in the Bible. Continue reading Scripture notes – 21st Sunday of the year (C) – 25th August 2019

Scripture notes – 20th Sunday of the year (C) – 18th August 2019

It is a commonplace at present to hear that both the UK and the US societies are ‘deeply divided’. Today’s readings show us that such divisions are not new. The Hebrew Prophets and the gospels are facing up to some serious results of disunity. Continue reading Scripture notes – 20th Sunday of the year (C) – 18th August 2019

Summer Notices 2019

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Enjoy the summer!

We wish all parishioners a happy restful summer and welcome anyone who may be visiting the parish.

Missionaries of Africa Appeal

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the retiring collection for the Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) which raised £796.11.

During August…

Weekday Mass – Monday, 29th July to Friday, 30th August. There will be one Mass each day, Monday to Friday, at 9am during this period. Any changes will be announced by the Priest and put on the notice board as and when they occur.

Exposition of Blessed Sacrament & Benediction will not take place on Fridays or Saturdays and will resume on Friday, 30th August & Saturday, 31st August.

Saturday Morning Mass & Confessions – There will be no morning Mass or Confessions on Saturdays. Both will resume on Saturday, 31st August. Please see a priest after Mass if you wish to receive Confession.

Rosary Prayer Group – Please note the prayer group will continue to meet in church throughout August on Tuesdays & Fridays after the morning Mass.

Priest General Surgery – There will be no surgery in August. This will resume on Tuesday 3rd September from 5pm-7pm

Special Feasts – The Transfiguration of the Lord – Tuesday, 6th August. The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Thursday, 15th August (Holy Day of Obligation). Mass at 9am (no evening Mass).

Soup Run – If you are able to help the Soup Run during the August holiday period to make sandwiches, drive and/or distribute to the homeless in Central London, please contact Kit Greveson on 020 8340 0557 / 07507 138 582 or email Kit at kit.greveson@gmail.com We meet every Saturday at 4pm to make sandwiches for approx. 2 hours and at 6pm to drive/distribute, again for approx. 2 hours. Please just turn up to make sandwiches if you are free. Many thanks.

Altar Servers – We will still need Altar Servers at Sunday Masses – so please come to the sacristy whenever you are present. It would be helpful if parents took home an alb to be washed and returned during the holidays.

Counting Teams – We are likely to be short of Counters on Monday mornings during August. Can any Counters who attend Mass on Monday and are able to help that morning please speak to Steve after Mass and find out if they are needed. Thank you.

Ushers & Offertory helpers at the Sunday 11:15am Family Mass – During the August period when many are away please come forward and assist when needed. Thank You.

The July/August rotas for Linen, Planned Giving and Money Counters, Soup Run, Readers/Readings & Eucharistic Ministers, are available here. If for any reason you are unable to cover your duty please make alternative arrangements. Thank you.

Thursdays Together – The Thursdays Together Lunch Club will be open for business on August 1st, 22nd & 29th at the back of Holy Trinity Church, Granville Road, N4 4EL from 11am – 1:30pm. It will be closed for holidays on 8th & 15th August. All welcome.

Jim Donoghue

After many years of service to the parish and the community Jim has retired from his role as sacristan and other jobs in the parish. We wish Jim a very happy retirement and thank him for his loyal and dedicated service to the parish over many, many years. Jim will be greatly missed.

Newsletter

The next issue of the newsletter will be on Sunday, 25th August.

Other notices

Life Ascending Group, Legion of Mary, Priest Surgery, SEEDs, Stay & Play Group – will resume in September – see Diary for more details.

Taize Service – Sunday 11th August at Holy Trinity Church, 6pm. All Welcome!

St Ignatius College – Open Evening – Tuesday 17th September 2019, 5:30-8:00pm. Closing with Headteacher’s address at 7:15pm. Open Mornings – Tuesday 24th September & Thursday 26th September, 9am-10am. For further details see notice board at the back of the church.

La Sainte Union Catholic School – Open Evening – Thursday 26th Sept 2019, 5pm-7pm. Open Mornings Wednesday 2nd October 2019 & Thursday 3rd October 9am-10:30am. Open Afternoons – Tuesday 8th October 2019 & Wednesday 9th October 1:30pm-3pm. See notice board for further information.

Diocesan Youth Summit – All young people of the diocese are invited to ‘The Summit’ at Westminster Cathedral on Friday 18th October 2019, 6:30pm to 8pm, for an evening of inspiring reflections, contemporary worship music and exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Cardinal Nichols and Brenden Thompson from Catholic Voices will be leading the reflections and the evening promises to be a wonderful opportunity to celebrate our faith together. Please come along and encourage your friends, families, classes, youth groups, confirmation groups and any other young people you know to join us. More information at https://dowym.com/events/the-summit-westminster-cathedral/

Diocesan Job Vacancies – Please visit  https://jobs.rcdow.org.uk  to view all diocesan vacancies. New vacancies will continue to be added to the website as and when they arise, so please check the website regularly for updates.

Thank you for your Sunday offerings. Giving by text – You can give the Parish £5 by texting “Parish STROG” to 70800. You can also donate online to the parish at https://parish.rcdow.org.uk/stroudgreen/donate/ This method allows you to add Gift Aid to your donation.

Newsletter deadline: – please submit items for the Newsletter before midday on Thursday. Note that pressure of space means items may have to be edited.

Please pray for:

Those in the Parish who are ill:
Christian Overal, Antonio Neto, Zintra Sansom, Maria Graham, Brenda Buzec, Amy Gordon, Annette Donivar, Margaret Bradley, Caroline Hilton, Karin Summers, Graham Summers, Joan Summers, Helen Kozlowski, Don Brewis, Roman Cholij, Adeline Oyekoya, Mary Wallace, Bruna Moia, Sister Pia, Margaret Whelan, Kitty Madden, Clare Bruce, Brendan Whelan, Claire Marchand, Mike Coombes, Mira Lidstone, Gemma Francis, Augustine Okonta, Richard Simon, Noah Purcell–Chandler, Safina Malik, Jay Williams, Dora Clinton, Nathalie Renford & Joanie Macarthy.

Home Visits – If you are sick or housebound and would like to receive Communion please let the parish priest know so that he can arrange for a Eucharistic Minister to visit you at home.

In Hospital – If you or anyone you know is going into hospital, please register as a Catholic with the hospital staff and let your Parish Priest know if you wish him to visit.

Those who have recently died:
Dino Savona, Horace Adams & Hilary Robertson RIP.

Service times and Mass intentions

SATURDAY 17TH AUGUST
No Morning Mass or Exposition & Benediction during August
See the priest for Confession during August

SUNDAY 18TH AUGUST – 20th Sunday of the Year (C)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Horace Adams RIP
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. All the people of the Parish
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Isabel Baldwin RIP
7:00pm – MASS – Int. Margaret Falvey

Weekday Masses – Year 1 Week 20: Daily Prayer – Week 4

MONDAY 19TH AUGUST
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Eileen Hanifin RIP

TUESDAY 20TH AUGUST – St Bernard, Abbot & Doctor
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Fr Tom Quinn RIP

WEDNESDAY 21ST AUGUST – St Pius X, Pope
09:00am* – MASS – Int. Jennifer Mann (Recovery)

THURSDAY 22ND AUGUST – The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Mary & Matthew Fernandes & Alphose Elias RIP

FRIDAY 23RD AUGUST
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Fernandes Family
7:30pm – NO HOLY HOUR during August

SATURDAY 24TH AUGUST – St Bartholomew, Apostle
No Morning Mass or Exposition & Benediction during August
See the priest for Confession during August

SUNDAY 25TH AUGUST – 21st Sunday of the Year (C)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Horace Adams RIP
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. Mr & Mrs Day RIP
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Eileen Hanifin RIP
7:00pm – MASS – Int. All the people of the Parish

9:00am* – preceded by Morning Prayer at 8:45am
The Liturgical Calendar of feasts can be found here

Diary

Meetings are in Lower Parish Rooms unless shown otherwise

TUESDAY
10:00am – LIFE ASCENDING GROUP – resumes 10th September
5:00pm-7:00pm – PRIEST SURGERY – See Fr Sean without an appointment – resumes 3rd September

WEDNESDAY
7:30pm – LEGION OF MARY – resumes 4th September

THURSDAY
11:00am-1:30pm – THURSDAYS TOGETHER LUNCH CLUB – see notices for summer opening details

FRIDAY
STAY & PLAY GROUP – resumes in September

SATURDAY
SEEDs GROUP – resumes 7th September

Rotas

Notices – 21st July

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Picnic in the Park

SEEDs are planning to have a summer picnic, weather permitting, next Sunday 28th July from 2pm in the Philosopher’s garden section of Priory Park. We would very much like it to be a parish event and encourage parishioners to attend. An ideal opportunity for our First Holy Communion children & families to celebrate community together. Bring food to share.

Missionaries of Africa Appeal

The Missionaries of Africa a.k.a The White Fathers, are an international team of priests, brothers and lay associates from Africa, Britain and many countries around the world. Any ministry which has real relationship with Africa, no matter in what part of the world it may be, is considered by Missionaries of Africa to be within the scope of the apostolate. Through parish work, building up small Christian communities, working with media, involvement in Justice and Peace, agriculture, seminary training, education and social welfare the Missionaries of Africa aim to work in partnership with the Church in Africa…and above all else to help build up the leadership of the Churches. Fr Augustin Sawadogo will be making an appeal on behalf of The White Father’s at all Masses next weekend, 27th and 28th July, and there will be a retiring Collection to support the White Father’s Appeal.

Sea Sunday

Thank you to everyone who contributed to last Sunday’s retiring collection for the Apostleship of the Sea which raised £365.55 You can still donate online at https://www.apostleshipofthesea.org.uk/donate-now.

Parish Building Project – Fundraising Update

The total donations to the Building Fund to date were £34,011 during 2018 and £19,649 to date in 2019 making a total of £53,660. This represents money banked and more has been pledged.

Please continue to keep our Building Fund in mind if you are undertaking any fundraising activities. Read more about the project here.

Message from Sister Margaret Begley

“A Big Thank You to all parishioners and friends who kindly supported me during my deanery walk to raise funds for the parish building project. A total of £4,130 was raised by you my wonderful supporters. God bless you all, Alleluia”

Fresh Produce

If anyone has extra veg and/or fruit from their garden/allotments, the London Catholic Worker in Mattison Road would greatly appreciate this. Please deliver to Giuseppe Conlon House, 49 Mattison Road, Harringay N4 1BG any day after 5pm. Tel. 020 8348 8212

Rest in Peace

The funeral Mass of the late Horace Adams RIP will be held here at St Peter’s on Wednesday 24th July at 11:00am followed by burial at New Southgate Cemetery. Reception of the body – Horace’s body will be received into the church on Tuesday 23rd July at 7:30pm. Please keep his daughter Susan Fleming and the family in your prayers at this sad time.

The funeral of the late Dino Savona RIP will take place at Islington Crematorium, 278 High Road, London N2 9AG on Friday, 26th July at 10:15am. Please keep the family in your prayers.

SEEDs Group

Please note SEEDs Group will not be meeting in August. The next meeting will be on Saturday 7th September at St Peter-in-Chains, School Hall.

Other notices

Priest Surgery – Fr Sean’s Surgery, when you next can see him without an appointment, is on Tuesday 23rd July from 5pm-7pm at the Presbytery.

Padre Pio – Sunday, 28th July – The group meets at Sisters of St Gildas’, 36 Dickenson Road, 8pm.

Parish Building Project Fund-raising – We have a fundraising target of £250,000 to be raised in 5-year Parishioner pledges. Fr Sean has begun meeting parishioners on an individual basis to discuss whether they are willing to make a 5-year pledge, a one-off donation or an alternative financial commitment in addition to their normal, regular offertory donations. Please contact Fr Sean if you would like a pledge form or wish to discuss making a donation. You can read more about the projects on the website at http://stpeterinchains.com/parish-building-project/.

St Peter’s School, Stay and Play Group – will resume in the autumn term.

Soup Run holiday relief – If you are able to help during the late July/August holiday period to make sandwiches, drive and/or distribute to the homeless in Central London, please contact Kit Greveson on 020 8340 0557 / 07507 138 582 or email kit.greveson@gmail.com We meet every Saturday at 4pm for approx. 2 hours to make sandwiches and at 6pm to drive/distribute, again for approx. 2 hours. Please just turn up to make sandwiches if you are free. Many thanks.

Altar Servers – We will still need servers at Sunday Masses during the school holiday period so please come to the sacristy whenever you are present. It would be helpful if parents would take home an alb to be washed and returned during the holidays.

Taize Service – Sunday 11th August at Holy Trinity Church, 6pm. All Welcome!

RISE Theatre – are looking for freelance Catholic actors or facilitators who would be interested in helping to deliver their Confirmation Retreat programme from January 2020 onwards. It is weekend paid work, with an option for additional evening work in Catholic parishes, mainly in the London and South of England. For more information please contact us on 0118 324 7775 or via www.risetheatre.co.uk/contact-us

Lourdes Summer Retreat for Young Adults – The Assumption Sisters and Fathers invite young adults in their 20-30s for an English-speaking spiritual retreat in Lourdes from Saturday 3rd August – Friday 9th August with talks, prayer, silence, pilgrimage, desert day and spiritual accompaniment. For more information email youth@assumptionreligious.org Cost: £300 (£220 for students/low waged) (Excl. travel – your flight to Lourdes) – a limited number of subsidised places are available.  Register online: http://bit.ly/retreatlourdes

St Ignatius College – Open Evening – Tuesday 17th September 2019, 5:30-8:00pm. Closing with Headteacher’s address at 7:15pm. Open Mornings – Tuesday 24th September & Thursday 26th September, 9am-10am. For further details see notice board at the back of the church.

Diocesan Job Vacancies – Please visit  https://jobs.rcdow.org.uk  to view all diocesan vacancies. New vacancies will continue to be added to the website as and when they arise, so please check the website regularly for updates.

Thank you for your Sunday offerings. Giving by text – You can give the Parish £5 by texting “Parish STROG” to 70800. You can also donate online to the parish at https://parish.rcdow.org.uk/stroudgreen/donate/ This method allows you to add Gift Aid to your donation.

Newsletter deadline: – please submit items for the Newsletter before midday on Thursday. Note that pressure of space means items may have to be edited.

Please pray for:

Those in the Parish who are ill:
Christian Overal, Antonio Neto, Zintra Sansom, Maria Graham, Brenda Buzec, Amy Gordon, Annette Donivar, Margaret Bradley, Caroline Hilton, Karin Summers, Graham Summers, Joan Summers, Helen Kozlowski, Don Brewis, Roman Cholij, Adeline Oyekoya, Mary Wallace, Bruna Moia, Sister Pia, Margaret Whelan, Kitty Madden, Clare Bruce, Brendan Whelan, Claire Marchand, Mike Coombes, Mira Lidstone, Gemma Francis, Augustine Okonta, Richard Simon, Noah Purcell–Chandler, Safina Malik, Jay Williams, Dora Clinton, Nathalie Renford & Joanie Macarthy.

Home Visits – If you are sick or housebound and would like to receive Communion please let the parish priest know so that he can arrange for a Eucharistic Minister to visit you at home.

In Hospital – If you or anyone you know is going into hospital, please register as a Catholic with the hospital staff and let your Parish Priest know if you wish him to visit.

Those who have recently died:
Dino Savona, Horace Adams & Hilary Robertson RIP.

Service times and Mass intentions

SUNDAY 21ST JULY – 16th Sunday of the Year (C)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. John Collins RIP
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. Aoife O’Connell RIP
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Nuala Ray RIP
7:00pm – MASS – Int. All the people of the Parish

Weekday Masses – Year 1 Week 16: Daily Prayer – Week 4

MONDAY 22ND JULY – St Mary Magdalene
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Carmel Daly RIP (Month’s Mind)

TUESDAY 23RD JULY – St Bridget of Sweden, Patron of Europe
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Horace Adams RIP
7:30pm – RECEPTION OF BODY of Horace Adams RIP

WEDNESDAY 24TH JULY
11:00am – REQUIEM MASS – Int. Horace Adams RIP

THURSDAY 25TH JULY – St James, Apostle
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Ignatius Fernandes RIP

FRIDAY 26TH JULY – Ss Joachim and Anne, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Isabel Baldwin RIP
7:30pm – HOLY HOUR

SATURDAY 27TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Patricia McGurn (Sick)
9:30am-10:00am – CONFESSIONS
9:30am-10:00am – EXPOSITION & BENEDICTION
6:00pm-6:20pm – CONFESSIONS

SUNDAY 28TH JULY – 17th Sunday of the Year (C)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. May McGovern RIP
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. Joseph Paul (Recovery)
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Marc Dantey RIP
7:00pm – MASS – Int. All the people of the Parish

9:00am* – preceded by Morning Prayer at 8:45am
The Liturgical Calendar of feasts can be found here

Diary

Meetings are in Lower Parish Rooms unless shown otherwise

TUESDAY 23RD JULY
5:00pm-7:00pm – PRIEST SURGERY – See Fr Sean without an appointment – Presbytery

WEDNESDAY 24TH JULY
7:30pm – LEGION OF MARY

THURSDAY 25TH JULY
11:00am-1:30pm – THURSDAYS TOGETHER – meet your neighbours for a friendly chat, light lunch available – Holy Trinity Church Hall

FRIDAY 26TH JULY
Stay & Play Group resumes in September

Rotas

SOUP RUN: – Saturday 20th July 2019 – 4pm & 6pm – Team D
LINEN ROTA: – Saturday/Sunday 20th/21st July 2019 – Ann Hughes

16TH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR (C)
Saturday/Sunday 20th/21st July 2019
READERS:
6:30pm (Sat) – Gillian Spry
9:45am – 1st Lesley Pippet; 2nd Anthony Pippet
7:00pm – Chris Beasley
Readings:
1st: Genesis 18:1-10: 2 Colossians 1:24-28; Gospel: Luke 10:38-42
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Steve Bethell, Susan Fleming, Andrew Dickson
9:45am Gabriella Olaniran, Gertrude Jones, Jim Donoghue, Josephine Bobb, Lesley Pippet
11:15am Maria Gagnier, Mary Chambers, Mary Halliday, Michael Buchanan, Peter Cecile
7:00pm Paul Stone, Peter Duncan, Pedro Daniel

COUNTING: – Monday 22nd July – 9:30am – Team B

SOUP RUN: – Saturday 27th July 2019 – 4pm & 6pm – Team A
LINEN ROTA: – Saturday/Sunday 27th/28th July 2019 – Theresa Quinn

17TH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR (C)
Saturday/Sunday 27th/28th July 2019
READERS:
6:30pm (Sat) – Gillian Spry
9:45am – 1st Harriet Haworth; 2nd Avril Byrne
7:00pm – Chris Beasley
Readings:
1st: Genesis 18:20-32: 2 Colossians 2:12-14; Gospel: Luke 11:1-13
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Ann Hughes, Catherine Sexton, David Fleming
9:45am Sr Odile Mahe, Margaret Forkan, Maura O’Shea, Patrick Egan, Regina Fleming
11:15am Ryan Chang Kit, Theresa Pisapia, William Carson, Sabrina Cecile, Yessica Alvarez-Manzano
7:00pm Ruben Ferreira, Daniel Lloyd-Morgan, Fiona Stone

COUNTING: – Monday 29th July – 9:30am – Team C