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

Notices -14th July

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Sea Sunday

This Sunday, 14th July, is Sea Sunday, when the Church prays for all those who live and work at sea. Without them we would not have most of the items we buy in the shops. Today’s second collection is for Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea), the Church’s official maritime welfare agency. It supports seafarers both practically and spiritually. This collection is vital to enable it to continue its work, so please give generously and remember seafarers in your prayers. Thank you. To donate online please visit https://www.apostleshipofthesea.org.uk/donate-now.

Parish Building Project – Fundraising Update

As you can see from our barometer in the porch, 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 here.
The total donations to the Building Fund to date are £34,011 during 2018 and £6,486 between January-March 2019. Since March, there have been further donations, which will be totalled and reported shortly. This represents money received and more has been pledged.
We thank all those who sponsored Parishioners who undertook The Great Haringey Deanery Bank Holiday Walk, on Monday 27th May. Please continue to keep our Building Fund in mind if you are undertaking any fundraising activities.

St Gildas’ School Leavers Mass

The Leavers Mass (Year 6) will be on Friday, 19th July at 9:30am. Please note time of Mass and also that the whole school will be attending. All welcome!

End of Term

St Gildas’ & St Peter’s Schools break for the summer holiday this Friday, 19th July at 2pm. We wish all pupils, staff and governors a very happy and restful summer.

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 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.

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.

Other notices

Priest Surgery – Fr Sean’s Surgery, when you next can see him without an appointment, is on Tuesday 16th July from 5pm-7pm at the Presbytery.

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. For the store cupboard we always need tins of tuna fish, corned beef, chopped ham/pork, sugar, coffee. On a weekly basis cheddar cheese, chicken roll, egg mayo, milk. Thank you.

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.

Picnic in the Park – SEEDs are planning to have a summer picnic, weather permitting, on 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.

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

The Passage Garden Party – Please support the excellent work which The Passage does for homeless people in Central London, by attending the annual Garden Party in the beautiful and historic College Garden, Westminster Abbey on Friday 19 July, 6pm to 8pm. Tickets at £45 each, include wine, soft drinks, buffet supper and live music. Tickets are available online through Eventbrite or from The Passage, St Vincent’s Centre, Carlisle Place, London SW1P 1NL. Tel: 020 75921856. Email: tickets@passage.org.uk It will not be possible to purchase tickets at the Abbey.

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

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.

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 RIP.

Service times and Mass intentions

SUNDAY 14TH JULY – 15th Sunday of the Year (C)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Michael Forkan RIP (Anniv)
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. Isaac Phillips RIP
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Patrick & Margaret Kelly RIP (Anniv)
7:00pm – MASS – Int. All the people of the Parish

Weekday Masses – Year 1 Week 15: Daily Prayer – Week 3

MONDAY 15TH JULY – St Bonaventure, Bishop & Doctor
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Lena Cavaciuti RIP

TUESDAY 16TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Patricia Creamer (Sick)

WEDNESDAY 17TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Ellen McLoughlin RIP

THURSDAY 18TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Philomena McAteer RIP

FRIDAY 19TH JULY
9:30am – ST GILDAS’ SCHOOL YEAR 6 LEAVERS’ MASS – Int. Staff & Pupils whole school to attend
7:30pm – HOLY HOUR

SATURDAY 20TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Patrick Quigley RIP
9:30am-10:00am – CONFESSIONS
9:30am-10:00am – EXPOSITION & BENEDICTION
6:00pm-6:20pm – CONFESSIONS

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

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 16TH JULY
10:00am – LIFE ASCENDING GROUP
5:00pm-7:00pm – PRIEST SURGERY – See Fr Sean without an appointment – Presbytery
7:30pm – DIVINE RENOVATION MEETING

WEDNESDAY 17TH JULY
7:30pm – LEGION OF MARY

THURSDAY 18TH JULY
11:00am-1:30pm – THURSDAYS TOGETHER – meet your neighbours for a friendly chat, light lunch available – Holy Trinity Church Hall

FRIDAY 19TH JULY
2:00pm – ST GILDAS’/ST PETER’S BREAK FOR SUMMER (Stay & Play Group resumes in September)

Rotas

SOUP RUN: – Saturday 13th July 2019 – 4pm & 6pm – Team C
LINEN ROTA: – Saturday/Sunday 13th/14th July 2019 – Nena Whitehead

15TH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR (C)
Saturday/Sunday 13th/14th July 2019
READERS:
6:30pm (Sat) – Steve Bethell
9:45am – 1st Therese Moloney; 2nd Harriet Haworth
7:00pm – Ursula Kuczwalski
Readings:
1st: Deuteronomy 30:10-14: 2 Colossians 1:15-20; Gospel: Luke 10:25-37
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Jacqueline O’Shea, Patricia Hannon, Sarah Fleming
9:45am Regina Fleming, Sheila Doyle, Sr Anne Hogan, Anthony Pippet, Carol Phillips
11:15am Helga Chan, Jenny Coleman, Kathleen McGrath, Kayte Brimacombe, Lisa Murphy
7:00pm Mary Maloney, Michael Woods, Nena Whitehead

COUNTING: – Monday 15th July – 9:30am – Team A

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

Notices – 7th July

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Parish Building Project – Fundraising Update

As you can see from our barometer in the porch, 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 here.
The total donations to the Building Fund to date are £34,011 during 2018 and £6,486 between January-March 2019. Since March, there have been further donations, which will be totalled and reported shortly. This represents money received and more has been pledged.
We thank all those who sponsored Parishioners who undertook The Great Haringey Deanery Bank Holiday Walk, on Monday 27th May, walking 12 miles between six Churches in our Deanery. Please continue to keep our Building Fund in mind if you are undertaking any fundraising activities.

Margaret Falvey Farewell Mass

As many of you will be aware, Miss Falvey, Head teacher of St Peter-in-Chains Infant School will be leaving St Peter’s after 32 years of dedicated service. There will be a Mass of thanksgiving on Friday, 12th July at 2pm in the church. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Youth Summit for those in Years 9, 10, 11

‘Come, Magnify the Lord with me! Together let us praise His Holy Name’. On Friday 12th July from 7pm – 9pm, St Francis de Sales Parish in Tottenham are hosting a great youth event, particularly for all those in our local area who recently received the Sacrament of Confirmation. ‘Youth Summit’ is an amazing evening of faith, food and celebration, with pizzas and tasty snacks; team games; praise-and-worship music; a mystery guest-speaker; concluding with Eucharistic Adoration. If you are in Year 9, 10 or 11 and would like to go to this fantastic event, please collect a consent form from the parish office. All young people must be collected by an adult from St Paul’s.

Apostleship of the Sea – Sunday 14th July

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, Apostleship of the Sea, the official maritime welfare agency of the Catholic Church. It provides practical and spiritual support to seafarers visiting our ports. As it is dependent on voluntary donations, please give generously. For more information about its work, visit www.apostleshipofthesea.org.uk

Other notices

Priest Surgery – Fr Sean’s Surgery, when you next can see him without an appointment, is on Wednesday 10th July from 5pm-7pm at the Presbytery. Please note change of day this week.

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. For the store cupboard we always need tins of tuna fish, corned beef, chopped ham/pork, sugar, coffee. On a weekly basis cheddar cheese, chicken roll, egg mayo, milk. Thank you.

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.

Catholic History WalkIslington, Tuesday 9th July, 6.30pm. Enjoy this corner of London, with its history, and links to Charles Dickens, and a forgotten Catholic heroine. Meet at St John the Evangelist Church, Duncan Terrace, Islington London N1 8AL. Nearest Tube: Angel.

Picnic in the Park – SEEDs are planning to have a summer picnic, weather permitting, on 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.

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

The Passage Garden Party – Please support the excellent work which The Passage does for homeless people in Central London, by attending the annual Garden Party in the beautiful and historic College Garden, Westminster Abbey on Friday 19 July, 6pm to 8pm. Tickets at £45 each, include wine, soft drinks, buffet supper and live music. Tickets are available online through Eventbrite or from The Passage, St Vincent’s Centre, Carlisle Place, London SW1P 1NL. Tel: 020 75921856. Email: tickets@passage.org.uk It will not be possible to purchase tickets at the Abbey.

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

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.

Wintershall Education are looking for budding actors – to take the story of Jesus into local schools as part of a free assembly program. This is a unique opportunity for parishioners to experience something extraordinary for their own faith and be part of sharing this with others whilst supporting schools in understanding more about Jesus. Training and costumes are provided. All you have to give is some time. What you get in return is incalculable. To find out more, come to our information morning on 9th July 11am-1pm in the Hinsley Room, Morpeth Terrace behind Westminster Cathedral in London. For enquiries contact Lucy at education@wintershall-education.com.

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 (Jennifer Graham-Dillon’s sister), Jay Williams, Dora Clinton, Nathalie Renford & Horace Adams ???

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:
Marc Dantey, Yolanda Rodda, Patrick Quigley (Paddy) & Philomena McAteer RIP.

Service times and Mass intentions

SUNDAY 7TH JULY – 14th Sunday of the Year (C)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Marc Dantey RIP
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. Kenneth Offiah RIP
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Kathy Condon RIP (Anniv)
7:00pm – MASS – Int. All the people of the Parish

Weekday Masses – Year 1 Week 14: Daily Prayer – Week 2

MONDAY 8TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Holy Souls

TUESDAY 9TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Lena Cavaciuti RIP

WEDNESDAY 10TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Michael Nerney RIP

THURSDAY 11TH JULY – St Benedict, Abbot, Patron of Europe
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Patrick Quigley RIP

FRIDAY 12TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Fernandes Family
2:00pm – FAREWELL MASS – Int. Margaret Falvey
7:30pm – HOLY HOUR

SATURDAY 13TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. James Mahony RIP
9:30am-10:00am – CONFESSIONS
9:30am-10:00am – EXPOSITION & BENEDICTION
6:00pm-6:20pm – CONFESSIONS

SUNDAY 14TH JULY – 15th Sunday of the Year (C)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Michael Forkan RIP (Anniv)
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. Isaac Phillips RIP
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Patrick & Margaret Kelly RIP (Anniv)
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 9TH JULY

WEDNESDAY 10TH JULY
5:00pm-7:00pm – PRIEST SURGERY – See Fr Sean without an appointment – Presbytery
7:30pm – LEGION OF MARY

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

FRIDAY 12TH JULY
1:30pm – STAY & PLAY GROUP – St Peter’s School Hall, Elm Grove (term time only)

Rotas

SOUP RUN: – Saturday 6th July 2019 – 4pm & 6pm – Team B
LINEN ROTA: – Saturday/Sunday 6th/7th July 2019 – Margaret Forkan

14TH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR (C)
Saturday/Sunday 6th/7th July 2019
READERS:
6:30pm (Sat) – Steve Bethell
9:45am – 1st Mags Kelly; 2nd Martin Whitaker
7:00pm – Helen Helmer
Readings:
1st: Isaiah 66:10-14: 2 Galatians 6:14-18; Gospel: Luke 10:1-12.17-20
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Catherine Sexton, David Fleming, Emer Hughes
9:45am Lesley Pippet, Sr Odile Mahe, Margaret Forkan, Maura O’Shea, Patrick Egan
11:15am Daniel Ramirez-Cano, Declan Murphy, Dominic Martial, Gianni Gagnier, Helen Bligh
7:00pm Daniel Lloyd-Morgan, Fiona Stone, John Pio Sheehan

COUNTING: – Monday 8th July – 9:30am – Team D

SOUP RUN: – Saturday 13th July 2019 – 4pm & 6pm – Team C
LINEN ROTA: – Saturday/Sunday 13th/14th July 2019 – Nena Whitehead

15TH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR (C)
Saturday/Sunday 13th/14th July 2019
READERS:
6:30pm (Sat) – Steve Bethell
9:45am – 1st Therese Moloney; 2nd Harriet Haworth
7:00pm – Ursula Kuczwalski
Readings:
1st: Deuteronomy 30:10-14: 2 Colossians 1:15-20; Gospel: Luke 10:25-37
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Jacqueline O’Shea, Patricia Hannon, Sarah Fleming
9:45am Regina Fleming, Sheila Doyle, Sr Anne Hogan, Anthony Pippet, Carol Phillips
11:15am Helga Chan, Jenny Coleman, Kathleen McGrath, Kayte Brimacombe, Lisa Murphy
7:00pm Mary Maloney, Michael Woods, Nena Whitehead

COUNTING: – Monday 15th July – 9:30am – Team A

Notices – 30th June

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Parish Building Project – Fundraising Update

As you can see from our barometer in the porch 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.
The total donations, to date, to our Building Fund are: during 2018: £34,011 and between January-March 2019: £6,486. Since March, there have been further donations, which will be totalled and reported in the newsletter shortly. This represents money received and more has been pledged.
We thank all those who sponsored our Parishioners who undertook The Great Haringey Deanery Bank Holiday Walk, on Monday 27th May, walking 12 miles between six Churches in our Deanery. Please continue to keep our Building Fund in mind if you are undertaking any fundraising activities.

Peter’s Pence

This weekend, we will take up the Peter’s Pence Collection, which provides Pope Francis with the funds he needs to carry out his charitable works around the world. The proceeds benefit our brothers and sisters on the margins of society, including victims of war, oppression, and natural disasters. Take this opportunity to join with Pope Francis and be a witness of charity to our suffering brothers and sisters. Please be generous. For more information, visit www.usccb.org/peters-pence.

St Peter’s Infant School – End-of-Year Mass

Wednesday, 3rd July at 9:15am at St Peter-in-Chains School Hall. Please note time of Mass and also that whole school will be attending. All welcome!

SEEDs

Our group for people with learning difficulties, their families and friends will meet on Saturday, 6th July at St Peter’s School Hall from 2–4pm. Volunteers and new members are always welcome at SEEDs on the first Saturday of the month, 2-4pm in St Peter’s School hall.

Picnic in the Park

SEEDs are planning to have a summer picnic, weather permitting, on 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.

Justice and Peace

The next Social Justice and Peace Forum will take place on Saturday, 6th July at St Aloysius Church Hall from 10:30am – 1:30pm. Speakers will be Christine Allen, Director of CAFOD, James Buchanan from Operation Noah and Edward De Quay from the Bishops Conference of England and Wales on the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Their talks will be followed by discussion in small groups and then a shared lunch. This is a free event, all are welcome.

Climate Emergency

Please complete the postcards that are available at the back of Church and return to Jesuit Missions. As part of the Climate Coalition, Jesuit Missions is calling on our politicians to respond urgently and decisively to the climate crisis our world is facing. This is a simple action that we can all join.

Taize Services

30th June & 11th August at Holy Trinity Church, 6pm. All Welcome!

Rest in Peace

The Requiem Mass of the late Philomena McAteer RIP will take place on Tuesday 2nd July at 10:30am followed by repatriation to Ireland on Wednesday 3rd July.
Please keep Philomena and her family in your prayers at this sad time.

Other notices

Priest Surgery – Fr Sean’s Surgery, when you next can see him without an appointment, is on Tuesday 2nd July from 5pm-7pm at the Presbytery.

The Passage Garden Party – Please support the excellent work which The Passage does for homeless people in Central London, by attending the annual Garden Party in the beautiful and historic College Garden, Westminster Abbey on Friday 19 July, 6pm to 8pm. Tickets at £45 each, include wine, soft drinks, buffet supper and live music. Tickets are available online through Eventbrite or from The Passage, St Vincent’s Centre, Carlisle Place, London SW1P 1NL. Tel: 020 75921856. Email: tickets@passage.org.uk It will not be possible to purchase tickets at the Abbey.

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

Catholic History WalkSouthwark & the City, Sunday 7th July, 2pm. A walk along the river Thames, and over London Bridge to the birth place of Bl John Henry Newman near the Bank of England. Meet at Church of the Most Precious Blood, O’Meara Street, SE1 1TD. Nearest Tube: London Bridge or Borough. Islington, Tuesday 9th July, 6.30pm. Enjoy this corner of London, with its history, and links to Charles Dickens, and a forgotten Catholic heroine. Meet at St John the Evangelist Church, Duncan Terrace, Islington London N1 8AL. Nearest Tube: Angel.

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.

Wintershall Education are looking for budding actors – to take the story of Jesus into local schools as part of a free assembly program. This is a unique opportunity for parishioners to experience something extraordinary for their own faith and be part of sharing this with others whilst supporting schools in understanding more about Jesus. Training and costumes are provided. All you have to give is some time. What you get in return is incalculable. To find out more, come to our information morning on 9th July 11am-1pm in the Hinsley Room, Morpeth Terrace behind Westminster Cathedral in London. For enquiries contact Lucy at education@wintershall-education.com.

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 (Jennifer Graham-Dillon’s sister), Jay Williams, Dora Clinton & Nathalie Renford.

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:
Marc Dantey, Yolanda Rodda, Patrick Quigley (Paddy) & Philomena McAteer RIP.

Service times and Mass intentions

SUNDAY 30TH JUNE – Saints Peter & Paul, Apostles
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. John Fitzgerald RIP
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. All the people of the Parish
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Alphonse Elias RIP
7:00pm – MASS – Int. Louis & Jervais Rene RIP (Anniv)

Weekday Masses – Year 1 Week 13: Daily Prayer – Week 1

MONDAY 1ST JULY – Dedication of the Cathedral
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Michael Nerney RIP

TUESDAY 2ND JULY
10:30am – REQUIEM MASS – Int. Philomena McAteer RIP

WEDNESDAY 3RD JULY – St Thomas, Apostle
9:15am – YEAR END MASS – Int. Staff & Pupils of St Peter’s School at St Peter-in-Chains School Hall

THURSDAY 4TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Patrick Quigley RIP

FRIDAY 5TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Sisters of Providence
7:30pm – HOLY HOUR

SATURDAY 6TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Sisters of Providence (Deceased)
9:30am-10:00am – CONFESSIONS
9:30am-10:00am – EXPOSITION & BENEDICTION
6:00pm-6:20pm – CONFESSIONS

SUNDAY 7TH JULY – 14th Sunday of the Year (C)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Marc Dantey RIP
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. Kenneth Offiah RIP
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Kathy Condon RIP (Anniv)
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 2ND JULY
10:00am – LIFE ASCENDING GROUP
5:00pm-7:00pm – PRIEST SURGERY – See Fr Sean without an appointment – Presbytery

WEDNESDAY 3rd JULY
7:30pm – LEGION OF MARY

THURSDAY 4TH JULY
11:00am-1:30pm – THURSDAYS TOGETHER – meet your neighbours for a friendly chat, light lunch available – Holy Trinity Church Hall

FRIDAY 5TH JULY
1:30pm – STAY & PLAY GROUP – St Peter’s School Hall, Elm Grove (term time only)

Rotas

SOUP RUN: – Saturday 29th June 2019 – 4pm & 6pm – Team A
LINEN ROTA: – Saturday/Sunday 29th/30th June 2019 – Susan Fleming

SAINTS PETER & PAUL, APOSTLES (C)
Saturday/Sunday 29th/30th June 2019
READERS:
6:30pm (Sat) – Steve Bethell
9:45am – 1st Martin Whitaker; 2nd Claire Kennedy
7:00pm – Paul Stone
Readings:
1st: Acts 12:1-11; 2nd: 2 Timothy 4:4-8.17-18; Gospel: Matthew 18:13-19
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Susan Fleming, Andrew Dickson, Ann Hughes
9:45am Carol Phillips, Gabriella Olaniran, Gertrude Jones, Jim Donoghue, Josephine Bobb
11:15am Yessica Alvarez-Manzano, Anastasia Gaffiero, Anna Maria Fernandez, Claire Carson, Ha Chan
7:00pm Peter Duncan, Pedro Daniel, Ruben Ferreira

COUNTING: – Monday 1st July – 9:30am – Team C

SOUP RUN: – Saturday 6th July 2019 – 4pm & 6pm – Team B
LINEN ROTA: – Saturday/Sunday 6th/7th July 2019 – Margaret Forkan

14TH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR (C)
Saturday/Sunday 6th/7th July 2019
READERS:
6:30pm (Sat) – Steve Bethell
9:45am – 1st Mags Kelly; 2nd Martin Whitaker
7:00pm – Helen Helmer
Readings:
1st: Isaiah 66:10-14: 2 Galatians 6:14-18; Gospel: Luke 10:1-12.17-20
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Catherine Sexton, David Fleming, Emer Hughes
9:45am Lesley Pippet, Sr Odile Mahe, Margaret Forkan, Maura O’Shea, Patrick Egan
11:15am Daniel Ramirez-Cano, Declan Murphy, Dominic Martial, Gianni Gagnier, Helen Bligh
7:00pm Daniel Lloyd-Morgan, Fiona Stone, John Pio Sheehan

COUNTING: – Monday 8th July – 9:30am – Team D

Greetings from Mozambique – News from Fr William Kiowi

SHORT INFORMATION OF SAO MIGUEL PARISH AND NUTRITION CENTRE JOSÉ ALLAMANO

Dear Lesley and all parishioners of St. Peter-in-Chains, a lot of greetings from Fr. William Kiowi.

I come through this means to say thank you very much for your contribution of £505 for our Nutrition Centre of Joseph Allamano (Centro Nutricional-José Allamano).

HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY OF SAO MIGUEL PARISH AND NUTRITION CENTRE JOSÉ ALLAMANO

The parish of São Miguel, since its foundation, is characterized by its dedication of integral evangelization: annunciation of the gospel and various initiatives of human promotion and service to all kind of people, such as education and health.

The parish of São Miguel and the Nutrition Centre-José Allamano belong to the district of Cuamba. Cuamba district is situated at the southern part of Niassa province, about 295Km of Lichinga. In the north, Cuamba district borders with the district of Metarica and Mandimba. In the south it borders with the district of Mecanhelas and Gurue of Zambezia province. In the east, Cuamba borders with the districts of Lalaua and Malema of Nampula province, and in the west, Cuamba district borders with the district of Mecanhelas.

THE STRUCTURE OF THE PARISH

The parish of São Miguel is structured in 13 areas and 116 communities. The distance between these areas is from 30Km to 50Km. In these areas we have 350 catechists; these catechists help us in the celebration of the liturgy of the word and the distribution of the Eucharist. They also form other catechists and teach other Christians the way of living the sacraments for example visiting the sick and reconciliation. For a year we baptize 1500 (one thousand and five hundred) children and catechumens, 1000 (one thousand) confirmations, and 320 (three hundred and twenty) marriages.

Following the census of 2007, Cuamba district has got the population of 187,458 and also the district is estimated to have the population density of 30.1 per Km2.

The relation potential economic dependence is of 1:1.2 that is, for each 10 children or old age exist 12 persons of active age.

The population is young, 45% are below 15 years of age, the majority are feminine and agricultural rural habited.

In its married majority, they marry after 12 years of age; they have got a very strong religious belief, dominated by catholic religion. 80% of the population are peasants and depend on agriculture. They cultivate maize and beans for their staple food, tobacco and cotton for cash crops.

NUTRITION CENTRE OF JOSEPH ALLAMANO (CENTRO NUTRICIONAL JOSÉ ALLAMANO)

Our Nutrition Centre of Joseph-Allamano began in 1990 by Consolata Fathers. The intention of the centre was to help orphans and malnutrition children. I, Fr. William, parish priest (Consolata Father) and my two confreres, as well as giving our service to the parish of São Miguel, we also help the running of the Nutrition Centre.

This Nutrition Centre has a lot of economical challenges of its running: First of all our Nutrition Centre depends on the help of donors (benefactors) for its running. Secondly this year the number malnutrition children have been increased from 50 to 85 children.

Looking at the children in need and the increased number of children, I opted to knock the door at St. Peter-in-Chains through our sister Lesley Pippet so that you could help the children in need. Thanks be to God that our sister Lesley in collaboration with the parish members of St. Peter-in-Chains managed to raise £505, we are very grateful for that, God bless all of you. We ask you to continue with this spirit. Let it not be the end instead let it be the beginning. Whatever you have for us it is welcome, even if how little it is, for us it will make the difference for our malnutrition children.

WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR FUND RAISING?

We use it to buy milk: Lactogen 1, Lactogen 2, Cowbell, (Multimistura) the mixture of different products of maize, beans, groundnuts, sorghum, sunflower etc.

Every Saturday the parents in charge of these children come to the centre with their children to collect milk, mixed product and to weigh their children in order to know if there is improvement to their weight or not. Our lady Margarida, the one on the photo dressed white cloth like a nurse, has been working at our centre since 1990 in collaboration with some religious sisters, she weighs children in order to know if there is children’s improvement or not. On week days, Margarida visits the homes of these children who receive the product from our centre in order to know their progress. Our centre always collaborates with the district rural hospital of Cuamba. For example the child before receiving the product from our centre, our lady Margarida refers her/him to the district rural hospital first, to see if a child has got malaria or other sickness. After that the district rural hospital refers a child to our Nutrition centre.

Love and greetings to all parishioners Of St. Peter-in-Chains

Fr. William

SEEDs joins Faith and Light – March 2017

Our parish SEEDs community has now become part of the international family of Faith and Light. These photos by Kayte Brimacombe show us with some of their members who travelled from many different parts of the UK to be with us earlier this month.

It was a very memorable and happy afternoon and there was a wonderful spirit of being at one with each other.

SEEDs meets at St Peter in Chains Infant school hall every first Saturday of the month, 2-4pm – everyone welcome! We are particularly grateful to all the volunteers who help, including the parish Confirmation Group.

School Transfers & Admissions

Signing School Forms – Fr Sean will be available to sign school transfer forms on Tuesdays from 5pm-7pm at the Presbytery. No appointment is needed.

Please bring your child’s baptismal certificate along with your certificate of Catholic practice.

St Peter’s & St Gildas’ Schools Open Days

18th October and 22nd November, 09:15 – 12:00 Please come and join us. During our open mornings full tours of both schools will be available and members of the senior Leadership Team will be available to answer any questions you have.

St Peter-in-Chains Infant School timetable: 9:15 Registration and Refreshments 9:30 Headteacher’s Talk 9:45 Guided Tours 10:15 Questions and Answers No need to book, just come along. School website: http://www.stpeterinchainsrc.co.uk/

St. Gildas’ Junior School timetable: 10:30 -12:00. School website: http://www.stgildas.co.uk/

Secondary Schools Open Days/Evenings

St Ignatius College
Sixth Form Entry – St Ignatius College celebrates excellent exam results again this summer and warmly invites applications to the Sixth Form which is open to boys and girls and offers excellent teaching, pastoral support and support for university application and next steps. Come and meet members of our Sixth Form Team or email sixthform@st-ignatius.enfield.sch.uk. Enrolling from Monday 3rd September 2018.

Open Evening – Tuesday 18 September from 5:30pm to 8pm; Headteacher’s address at 6:15pm and 7:15pm. All are welcome to our Open Evening. Come and join us and experience our superb facilities and meet members of our Ignatian community. Tour classrooms and talk to our students and staff. We look forwarded to welcoming you.

Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School
Open Evenings for First Form (year 7) admission in September 2019 will be held on Tuesday 18th September and Thursday 27 September 2018. Applicants are invited to attend on either of these dates at 4:30pm or 6:00pm. The Headmaster will address parents and invite them to take a tour of the school. The school prospectus, including an application pack, will be available for collection. Please see www.cvms.co.uk for full details, including the deadline and arrangements for applying for a music place.

Bishop Douglass Catholic School
Open Evening, Hamilton Road, East Finchley, N2 0SQ Thursday 27 September 5:30 – 8:30 Guided tours by students will be available between 5:30 – 8pm. The head teacher will address prospective parents at 7pm. In addition there will be Open Mornings on Thursday 27 September and Thursday 4 October to see the school in action. Parents will also have the opportunity to meet with the head teacher for a question and answer session. Please contact the School Office (020 8815 5029) or sryan@bishopdouglass.barnet.sch.uk to book a tour. Arrival at the school by 9:15am will ensure a prompt start at 9:30am.

Our Lady’s Catholic High School
Year 6 Open Evening – Thursday, 20th September 2018, from 4pm-8pm. Open Mornings with School tours Monday, 17th September to Friday, 28th September from 9:30am-10:30am. Weekend Open Morning on Saturday, 29th September from 10am-12pm. For full details visit the website on www.ourladys.hackney.sch.uk

St Thomas More Catholic School
The school will be holding its primary into secondary Open Events for prospective parents and pupils on Tuesday, 9 October 2018.

Open Morning will be held 9:30am to 11:00am.  Open Evening will be 5:30pm to 8:00pm with Headteacher talks at 5:45pm and 6:45pm.

There is no requirement to book a place to attend our Open Morning or Evening – all are welcome to attend. School website.

St Anne’s Catholic High School
Open Evening – Monday, 1st October, 6pm-8pm at the lower site, 50 London Road, Enfield EN2 6EL. Head teacher’s speech at 6pm and 7pm.

Open Mornings – Wednesday 3rd October (Lower Site) and Thursday 4th October (Upper Site) 9:15-10:30am and 11:15-12:30pm.

Come along for the opportunity to tour the school and meet with staff and students. School website.