Notices – 23rd July

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Housing a Syrian refugee family

Haringey parishes are exploring the possibility of housing a Syrian refugee family with the support of the government’s Community Sponsorship scheme. One essential requirement is to find a house or flat for a family. If you might be able to help with this, please contact Fr Sean or Father David Ardagh-Walter on 020 8800 8374. We shall need a number of other helpers, but accommodation is key to this project.

During the Holidays:

  • There will be no Saturday morning Mass on 29th July and during August
  • There will be no Exposition/Benediction on Friday, 28th & Saturday, 29th July and during August.
  • After this Saturday, 22nd July and until Saturday 26th August, if you wish to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession),  please speak to the priest celebrating Mass.
  • After this Tuesday, 25th July, the next General Surgery is on Tuesday, 22nd August.
  • There will be only two issues of the Parish Newsletter on Sundays 30th July and 27th August.
  • 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.
  • The July/August rotas for Linen, Planned Giving and Money Counters, Soup Run, Readers/Readings & Eucharistic Ministers, are available at the back of the church on the newsletter stand. Please take a copy. If for any reason you are unable to cover your duty please make alternative arrangements. Thank you.
  • If you are able to help the Soup Run during the 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 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.

Parish Office

The office will be closed on Thursday 27th, Friday 28th & Monday 31st July.

SEEDs

Our Saturday Club that brings together people with learning difficulties, their families and friends will be meeting in Finsbury Park on Saturday 5th August from 1pm. Everyone is welcome to join in the Pedal Power cycling club activities at the basketball courts, near the café and the Endymion Road entrance. Please bring a picnic – hope to see you there! Debbie, Derek, Mary, Sue and Kayte 0777 939 4424.

Parish Pilgrimage to Poland

A pilgrimage is being planned for 31st May – 6th June 2018. There are posters at the back of the church and in the Porch with all the necessary information. We will be based in Krakow with trips organised each day to different places of interest. The cost of the trip is £799.00 for a twin bedded room. If you require a single room, there is a supplement of £168 for the six nights (limited availability). If you are interested in joining us, please contact Sheila Doyle on telephone No. 020 8340 4511 to reserve a place. A deposit of £200 plus £33 insurance (if needed) is required, the remaining balance is due about ten weeks before departure. Cheques made payable to St Peter-in-Chains Church. We have reserved 30 places for the pilgrimage. Bookings need to be made by the end of July to guarantee that price.

Raffle Tickets

July winners – 1st 57, 2nd 100 & 3rd 135 (Pale Blue AB605637)

Local democracy

If you are concerned about or disagree with the new council charges for replacement bins and for garden and bulky waste collection, have a look at the two, related e-petitions on the council website  Steve Bethell

Other notices

Priest General Surgery – The next surgery for anyone who wishes to see Fr. Sean without an appointment will be on Tuesday, 25th July from 5-7pm at the Presbytery. Surgeries will then resume on Tuesday 22nd August.

Ushers & Offertory helpers needed – at the Sunday 11:15am Family Mass – If you are able to assist once a month on a rota, please contact Phyllis on 07764200384. Thank you

Help us make music – Please remember us when you go on your holidays this summer, and bring back a shaker from around the world for the 11:15am Family Mass. Happy summer holidays! Sue Hessel

Love Heals Body & Spirit – A one day retreat of quiet Reflection – Saturday, 29th July 2017, 11:00am-5:00pm at The Catholic Church of our Lady of Assumption & St Gregory, Warwick Street, Piccadilly, W1F 9JR. See notice board outside the church for further details and programme.

Summer Accommodation in London – Allen Hall Seminary in Chelsea offers comfortable rooms in central London in July and August. Beautiful gardens and chapel. Rooms from £50 per night (including breakfast). Website: www.allenhall.org.uk Email: allenhall@rcdow.org.uk Telephone: 020 7349 5600 (option 0).

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land – You are invited to join the 7th Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land led by Bishop John Sherrington. 31st October to 7th November. Price: Full board £1535 pp sharing; £370 single room supplement. Contact Gill at Tangney Tours 01732 886666 or Elizabeth Uwalaka Pilgrimage Administrator 020 7798 9173 for information and booking forms.

Request for White Plastic Rosaries – The Catenian Rosary Group have requested help in their mission to provide white plastic rosaries to prisons where there is an urgent need. The prisoners/detainees include in their prayers all those who enable them to have a rosary. The rosaries should be made of plastic only to comply with security regulations of most prisons. Rosaries should be sent to Michael Blackburn, 164 Green Park Road, Halifax, HX3 0SP; Tel: 01422 352559; email: michael@jjbr.co.uk All rosaries received will be acknowledged.

Young Catholic Adult Weekend – Douai Abbey 20th -22nd Oct 2017 – Are you 18-40, do you want to deepen your knowledge of the Catholic faith, learn its devotions and meet like-minded people? Young Catholic Adults are organizing a weekend at Douai Abbey in Berkshire with Lawrence Lew O.P., and Canon Poucin ICKSP. You’ll be able to hear catechetical talks, learn how to sing Gregorian Chant, say the Rosary, socialize and have fun. Book soon as places are limited! To book goto: https://v1.bookwhen.com/youngcatholicadults-douai2017 Prices start from £18.50.

Divine Mercy Retreat – Divine Mercy Apostolate run by the Marian Fathers is organising a Divine Mercy Retreat on Saturday, 12th August 2017, 11:00am – 4:00pm at St John Fisher Church, 207 Cannon Hill Lane, Merton, London SW20 9DB. Further details can be found on the notice board outside the church.

Diocesan Job Vacancies – Please visit http://rcdow.org.uk/diocese/jobs/ to view all vacancies.

Thank you for your Sunday offerings. Giving by text – You can give the Parish £5 by texting “Parish STROG” to 70800.

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, Alex Robertson, Helen Kozlowski, Lena Cavaciuti, Don Brewis, Roman Cholij, Adeline Oyekoya, Francesco Nazzini, Maria Kuczwalski, Mary Wallace, Bruna Moia, Sister Pia, Margaret Whelan, Kitty Madden, Ann O’Grady, Clare Bruce, Fr Timothy Radcliffe OP, Brendan Whelan, Claire Marchand, Jemma Francis, Mike Coombes, Joel Maitre, Grace Taylor & David and Pamela Roberts.

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.

Those who have died recently:
Canon Peter Lawrence Gilburt RIP.

Service times and Mass intentions

SUNDAY 23RD JULY – 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Frank & Mary O’Shea RIP (Anniv)
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. Brian McDaid RIP (Anniv)
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Michael Carney RIP
7:00pm – MASS – Int. Con & Kitty Kelleher

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

MONDAY 24TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Peter Mitchel

TUESDAY 25TH JULY – St James, Apostle
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Andrew & Mira Lidstone

WEDNESDAY 26TH JULY – Sts Joachim & Anne, parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Pat MacRoarty (Sick)

THURSDAY 27TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Molly Whelan RIP (Month’s mind)

FRIDAY 28TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Mr Ah-Thion RIP (Anniv)
7:30pm – NO HOLY HOUR

SATURDAY 29TH JULY – St Martha
9:00am* – NO MASS
9:30am-10:00am – NO CONFESSIONS
9:30am-10:00am – NO EXPOSITION & BENEDICTION
6:00pm-6:20pm – NO CONFESSIONS

SUNDAY 30TH JULY – 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Julie, James & Tom Handley RIP (Anniv)
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. Geraldine Murphy RIP
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Martin, Sarah & Eileen McAndrew RIP
7:00pm – MASS – Int. Christian Overal

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 23RD JULY
6:45PM – PLANNED GIVING TEAM B – Presbytery

MONDAY 24TH JULY
9:30am – COUNTING TEAM B
7:30pm – FINANCE COMMITTEE

TUESDAY 25TH JULY
5:00pm-7:00pm – PRIEST SURGERY – Presbytery – see Fr Sean without an appointment

WEDNESDAY 26TH JULY
7:30pm – LEGION OF MARY

THURSDAY 27TH JULY
11:00am-1:30pm – THURSDAYS TOGETHER – meet your neighbours for a friendly chat, light lunch available – Holy Trinity Church Hall

FRIDAY 28TH JULY
UNDER-5s PLAYGROUP – Resumes after school holidays

SATURDAY 29TH JULY
4:00pm – SOUP RUN TEAM A – Sandwich makers
6:00pm – DISTRIBUTION TEAM A

Rotas

22nd/23rd July 2017 – 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)

LINEN ROTA: Theresa Quinn

READERS:
6:30pm (Sat) – Steve Bethell
9:45am 1st Reading: – Lesley Pippet 2nd Reading: – Anthony Pippet
7:00pm – Kit Greveson
Readings:
1st – Wisdom 12:13.16-19; 2nd – Romans 8:26-27; Gospel – Matthew 13:24-43
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Jacqueline O’Shea, Laura Alyousif, Patricia Hannon
9:45am Jim Donoghue, Josephine Bobb, Lesley Pippet, Margaret Forkan, Sr Odile Mahe
11:15am Mary Chambers, Mary Halliday, Michael Buchanan, Sam Carson, Sandra Fluin
7:00pm Ruben Ferreira, Daniel Lloyd-Morgan, Fiona Stone

29th/30th July 2017 – 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)

READERS:
6:30pm (Sat) – Gillian Spry
9:45am 1st Reading: – Errol Curran 2nd Reading: – Harriet Mackie
7:00pm – Fiona Stone
Readings:
1st – 1 Kings 3:5.7-12; 2nd – Romans 8:28-30; Gospel – Matthew 13:44-52
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Sarah Fleming, Steve Bethell, Susan Fleming
9:45am Regina Fleming, Sheila Doyle, Sr Anne Hogan, Anthony Pippet, Barbara Cotter
11:15am William Carson, Anna Maria Fernandez, Gianni Gagnier, Grace Brimacombe-Rand, Helen Bligh
7:00pm Kathy McHale, Margaret Maloney, Maria Fernandez

Notices – 16th July

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End of Term

St Gildas’ & St Peter’s Schools break for the summer holiday this Friday, 21st July at 2pm. We wish all members of staff, governors and children at a very happy and restful summer.

St Gildas’ School Leavers Mass (Year 6) will take place in the church on Friday, 21st July at 9:30am. Please note time of Mass and also that whole school will be attending. All welcome!

Summer in the Forest

Crouch End Picturehouse are showing the new film about L’Arche and Jean Vanier on Tuesday, 18th July at 8:30pm. There will be a Q & A with director Randall Wright hosted by BAFTA winning screenwriter Jeremy Brock. Please come along and support this as it is being shown especially for Seeds as part of Faith and Light. All are welcome! You can read more here and book tickets here.

Sea Sunday

Thank you for your generous offerings last weekend which raised £523.79.

Parish Pilgrimage to Poland

A pilgrimage is being planned for 31st May – 6th June 2018. There are posters at the back of the church and in the Porch with all the necessary information. We will be based in Krakow with trips organised each day to different places of interest. The cost of the trip is £799.00 for a twin bedded room. If you require a single room, there is a supplement of £168 for the six nights (limited availability). If you are interested in joining us, please contact Sheila Doyle on telephone No. 020 8340 4511 to reserve a place. A deposit of £200 plus £33 insurance (if needed) is required, the remaining balance is due about ten weeks before departure. Cheques made payable to St Peter-in-Chains Church. We have reserved 30 places for the pilgrimage. Bookings need to be made by the end of July to guarantee that price.

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 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.

Help us make music

Please remember us when you go on your holidays this summer, and bring back a shaker from around the world for the 11:15am Family Mass. Happy summer holidays! Thank you to those already donated. Sue Hessel

Altar Servers

During the school holiday period we will still need 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.

Raffle Tickets

July winners – 1st 57, 2nd 100 & 3rd 135 (Pale Blue AB605637)

Other notices

Priest General Surgery – The next surgery for anyone who wishes to see Fr. Sean without an appointment will be on Tuesday, 18th July from 5-7pm at the Presbytery.

Ushers & Offertory helpers needed – at the Sunday 11:15am Family Mass – If you are able to assist once a month on a rota, please contact Phyllis on 07764200384. Thank you

SPICMA – Special Projects In Christian Missionary Areas – As many of you may know, the inspiration for the Charity was the ordination of Fr Bernard Phelan, as a Mill Hill Missionary priest in 1967. Family, friends, and parishioners at St Peter’s formed a group to raise money for Fr Bernard to help some of the people he encountered in Uganda. This was the birth of SPICMA, which is now supporting communities, individuals and the Church throughout much of the developing world. There will be a Jubilee Mass of Celebration on Saturday 22nd July, 12noon at The Immaculate Conception, Farm Street. Fr Bernard will be concelebrating Mass.

Love Heals Body & Spirit – A one day retreat of quiet Reflection – Saturday, 29th July 2017, 11:00am-5:00pm at The Catholic Church of our Lady of Assumption & St Gregory, Warwick Street, Piccadilly, W1F 9JR. See notice board outside the church for further details and programme.

St Ignatius College – Student Services Support Officer – Required September 2017. “We are looking for two well-organised, assertive and firm but fair individuals with a ‘can do’ attitude to work as Student Services Support Officers, a rewarding role which is a crucial part of our school life. You will have a passion for working with children, be hard working, flexible and will enjoy working collaboratively as part of a friendly and supportive department. The roles are based in our Student Services Department. Full details can be found on our website“. Details can also be found on the notice board outside the church.

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land – You are invited to join the 7th Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land led by Bishop John Sherrington. 31st October to 7th November. Price: Full board £1535 pp sharing; £370 single room supplement. Contact Gill at Tangney Tours 01732 886666 or Elizabeth Uwalaka Pilgrimage Administrator 020 7798 9173 for information and booking forms.

Catholic Singles – is an organisation which helps single adult Catholics of all ages meet, either one to one or through social events. Further details are available on the notice board outside the church or by contacting 0161 941 3498. You can also visit the website www.catholicsingles.org.uk or email info@catholicsingles.org.uk

Garden Party – There will be a Garden Party in the historic College Garden, Westminster Abbey in aid of the work of The Passage helping homeless people on Friday, 21st July 2017 from 6:00pm. Visit the oldest cultivated garden in England with a back drop of Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament. Tickets £40, includes buffet supper, wine, soft drinks, live music and a prize raffle are available from The Passage, St Vincent’s Centre, Carlisle Place, London SW1P 1NL tel. 020 7592 1856, email tickets@passage.org.uk or through passage-garden-party.eventbrite.co.uk

Divine Mercy Retreat – Divine Mercy Apostolate run by the Marian Fathers is organising a Divine Mercy Retreat on Saturday, 12th August 2017, 11:00am – 4:00pm at St John Fisher Church, 207 Cannon Hill Lane, Merton, London SW20 9DB. Further details can be found on the notice board outside the church.

Diocesan Job Vacancies – Please visit http://rcdow.org.uk/diocese/jobs/ to view all vacancies.

Thank you for your Sunday offerings. Giving by text – You can give the Parish £5 by texting “Parish STROG” to 70800.

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 Overall, Antonio Neto, Zintra Sansom, Maria Graham, Brenda Buzec, Amy Gordon, Annette Donivar, Margaret Bradley, Caroline Hilton, Karin Summers, Graham Summers, Joan Summers, Alex Robertson, Helen Kozlowski, Lena Cavaciuti, Don Brewis, Roman Cholij, Adeline Oyekoya, Francesco Nazzini, Maria Kuczwalski, Mary Wallace, Bruna Moia, Sister Pia, Margaret Whelan, Kitty Madden, Ann O’Grady, Clare Bruce, Fr Timothy Radcliffe OP, Brendan Whelan, Claire Marchand, Jemma Francis, Mike Coombes, Joel Maitre, Grace Taylor & David and Pamela Roberts.

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.

Those who have died recently:
Francesco Nazzini RIP

Service times and Mass intentions

SUNDAY 16TH JULY – 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Helen Handley RIP
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. Jim Doyle (Thanksgiving)
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. All the people of the Parish
7:00pm – MASS – Int. Louis & Gervais Rene RIP (Anniv)

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

MONDAY 17TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Joseph Tracey

TUESDAY 18TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Nuala Meenan RIP

WEDNESDAY 19TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Maureen Gallagher RIP

THURSDAY 20TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Keith & Vera Burrows RIP

FRIDAY 21ST JULY
9:30am* – LEAVERS MASS – Int. Holy Souls – St Gildas’ school attending
7:30pm – HOLY HOUR

SATURDAY 22ND JULY – St May Magdalene
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Owen Boyle RIP
9:30am-10:00am – CONFESSIONS
9:30am-10:00am – EXPOSITION & BENEDICTION
6:00pm-6:20pm – CONFESSIONS

SUNDAY 23RD JULY – 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Frank & Mary O’Shea RIP (Anniv)
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. Brian McDaid RIP (Anniv)
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Michael Carney RIP
7:00pm – MASS – Int. Con & Kitty Kelleher

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
MONDAY 17TH JULY
9:30am – COUNTING TEAM A

TUESDAY 18TH JULY
10:00am – LIFE ASCENDING GROUP (Last session until September)
5:00pm-7:00pm – PRIEST SURGERY – Presbytery – see Fr Sean without an appointment

WEDNESDAY 19TH JULY
7:30pm – LEGION OF MARY

THURSDAY 20TH JULY
11:00am-1:30pm – THURSDAYS TOGETHER – meet your neighbours for a friendly chat, light lunch available – Holy Trinity Church Hall

FRIDAY 21ST JULY
2:00pm – ST GILDAS’/ST PETER’S SCHOOLS – Break for summer holidays
UNDER-5s PLAYGROUP – Resumes after school holidays

SATURDAY 22ND JULY
4:00pm – SOUP RUN TEAM D – Sandwich makers
6:00pm – DISTRIBUTION TEAM D

Rotas

15th/16th July 2017 – 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)

LINEN ROTA: Ann Hughes

READERS:
6:30pm (Sat) – Paul Stone
9:45am 1st Reading: – Avril Byrne 2nd Reading: – Harriet Mackie
7:00pm – Michael Sherley-Dale
Readings:
1st – Isaiah 55:10-11; 2nd – Romans 8:18-23; Gospel – Matthew 13:1-23
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Claire Carballo, David Fleming, Emer Hughes
9:45am Anthony Pippet, Barbara Cotter, Carol Phillips, Gabriella Olaniran, Gertrude Jones
11:15am Jenny Coleman, Katherine Quinn, Kathleen McGrath, Kayte Brimacombe, Maria Gagnier
7:00pm Nena Whitehead, Paul Stone, Pedro Daniel

22nd/23rd July 2017 – 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)

READERS:
6:30pm (Sat) – Steve Bethell
9:45am 1st Reading: – Lesley Pippet 2nd Reading: – Anthony Pippet
7:00pm – Kit Greveson
Readings:
1st – Wisdom 12:13.16-19; 2nd – Romans 8:26-27; Gospel – Matthew 13:24-43
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Jacqueline O’Shea, Laura Alyousif, Patricia Hannon
9:45am Jim Donoghue, Josephine Bobb, Lesley Pippet, Margaret Forkan, Sr Odile Mahe
11:15am Mary Chambers, Mary Halliday, Michael Buchanan, Sam Carson, Sandra Fluin
7:00pm Ruben Ferreira, Daniel Lloyd-Morgan, Fiona Stone

Notices – 9th July

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Schools Summer Fair

The Friends of St Peter’s & St Gildas’ Schools will be holding their annual Summer Fair this Sunday, 9th July from 12-3:00pm. This is the main fund-raising event of the year, please come along and support our schools and join in the fun. There will be lots of fun things to do, including crazy sand, bouncy slide, tombola’s…Together with plenty of BBQ and homemade food, entertainment and refreshments. The entrance will be via the gate in Tregaron Avenue. All welcome!

Blessing for Carers

Non–professional carers who provide assistance to friends and neighbours are being invited to receive a blessing in their parishes; this will take place at all Masses this Sunday, 9th.

Sea Sunday

This Sunday, 9th 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 Apostleship of the Sea (AoS), the Church’s official maritime welfare agency. It supports seafarers both practically and spiritually. The collection is vital to enable it to continue its work, so please give generously and remember seafarers in your prayers. Thanks you. To donate online please visit www.apostleshipofthesea.org.uk

Francesco Nazzini RIP

The Funeral Mass of the late Francesco Nazzini will be held at St Peter’s on Wednesday, 12th July at 6:00pm. The repatriation to Italy will be on Thursday, 13th July. Please keep the family in your prayers at this time.

The Catholic Worker

On Thursday, 13th July at 10:45am Bishop John Sherrington is visiting the London Catholic Worker at 49 Mattison Rd and you are all welcome to join us. If you are a regular or previous visitor, volunteer, guest, supporter or connected in any other way to our community we would especially appreciate if you could come and show your support this day. We would like Bishop John to get the chance to meet and speak with as many of us as possible. There will be tea, biscuits, time for mingling and then a prayer in the church at 11:45am. Please RSVP to londoncatholicworker@yahoo.co.uk or 020 8348 8212 if you are planning on coming.

60 Years Supporting the Irish in Britain

On Friday, 14th July, 6:30pm at Our Lady Help of Christians, Kentish Town there will be a celebration of Irish music, dancing, theatre and the Irish Chaplaincy. This will include performancs by Irish Folk School, the Irish Pensioners Choir and a specially commissioned piece about the 60 years of the Chaplaincy by Irish Theatre. It should be great craic!

Sisters of Sion Coffee Morning

The Sisters are holding a coffee morning at 63 Mount View Road on Saturday, 15th July from 10:30am onwards in aid of Bailey, a pupil at Heartlands High School, Wood Green, who is doing sports volunteering at Shalom School in a small fishing village in Ghana. We look forward to your generous donations. All Welcome!

Raffle Tickets

July winners – 1st 57, 2nd 100 & 3rd 135 (Pale Blue AB605637)

Other notices

Priest General Surgery – The next surgery for anyone who wishes to see Fr. Sean without an appointment will be on Tuesday, 11th July from 5-7pm at the Presbytery.

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 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.

Parish Pilgrimage to Poland – 31st May – 6th June 2018 – There are posters at the back of the church and in the Porch with all the necessary information. We will be based in Krakow with trips organised each day to different places of interest. The cost of the trip is £799.00 for a twin bedded room. If you require a single room, there is a supplement of £168 for the six nights (limited availability). If you are interested in joining us, please contact Sheila Doyle on telephone No. 020 8340 4511 to reserve a place. A deposit of £200 plus £33 insurance (if needed) is required, the remaining balance is due about ten weeks before departure. Cheques made payable to St Peter-in-Chains Church. We have reserved 30 places for the pilgrimage. Bookings need to be made by the end of July to guarantee that price.

Summer in the Forest – Crouch End Picturehouse are showing the new film about L’Arche and Jean Vanier on Tuesday, 18th July at 8:30pm. There will be a Q & A with director Randall Wright hosted by BAFTA winning screenwriter Jeremy Brock. Please come along and support this as it is being shown especially for Seeds as part of Faith and Light. All are welcome! You can read more here.

SPICMA – Special Projects In Christian Missionary Areas – As many of you may know, the inspiration for the Charity was the ordination of Fr Bernard Phelan, as a Mill Hill Missionary priest in 1967. Family, friends, and parishioners at St Peter’s formed a group to raise money for Fr Bernard to help some of the people he encountered in Uganda. This was the birth of SPICMA, which is now supporting communities, individuals and the Church throughout much of the developing world. There will be a Jubilee Mass of Celebration on Saturday 22nd July, 12noon at The Immaculate Conception, Farm Street. Fr Bernard will be concelebrating Mass.

Ushers & Offertory helpers needed – at the Sunday 11:15am Family Mass – If you are able to assist once a month on a rota, please contact Phyllis on 07764200384. Thank you

School Secretary/Typist wanted – St Thomas More Catholic School, Wood Green is looking to appoint an Office Secretary/Typist. Suitable candidates should have a good standard of general education and have previous secretarial experience. The post will be part-time and term-time only. Salary negotiable. To apply for the post or for more information, please contact Ms Adams via email h.adams@stthomasmoreschool.org.uk or telephone 0208 826 9389.

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land – You are invited to join the 7th Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land led by Bishop John Sherrington. 31st October to 7th November. Price: Full board £1535 pp sharing; £370 single room supplement. Contact Gill at Tangney Tours 01732 886666 or Elizabeth Uwalaka Pilgrimage Administrator 020 7798 9173 for information and booking forms.

Catholic Singles – is an organisation which helps single adult Catholics of all ages meet, either one to one or through social events. Further details are available on the notice board outside the church or by contacting 0161 941 3498. You can also visit the website www.catholicsingles.org.uk or email info@catholicsingles.org.uk

Garden Party – There will be a Garden Party in the historic College Garden, Westminster Abbey in aid of the work of The Passage helping homeless people on Friday, 21st July 2017 from 6:00pm. Visit the oldest cultivated garden in England with a back drop of Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament. Tickets £40, includes buffet supper, wine, soft drinks, live music and a prize raffle are available from The Passage, St Vincent’s Centre, Carlisle Place, London SW1P 1NL tel. 020 7592 1856, email tickets@passage.org.uk or through passage-garden-party.eventbrite.co.uk

Diocesan Job Vacancies – Please visit http://rcdow.org.uk/diocese/jobs/ to view all vacancies.

Thank you for your Sunday offerings. Giving by text – You can give the Parish £5 by texting “Parish STROG” to 70800.

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 Overall, Antonio Neto, Zintra Sansom, Maria Graham, Brenda Buzec, Amy Gordon, Annette Donivar, Margaret Bradley, Caroline Hilton, Karin Summers, Graham Summers, Joan Summers, Alex Robertson, Helen Kozlowski, Lena Cavaciuti, Don Brewis, Roman Cholij, Adeline Oyekoya, Francesco Nazzini, Maria Kuczwalski, Mary Wallace, Bruna Moia, Sister Pia, Margaret Whelan, Kitty Madden, Ann O’Grady, Clare Bruce, Fr Timothy Radcliffe OP, Brendan Whelan, Claire Marchand, Jemma Francis, Mike Coombes, Joel Maitre, Grace Taylor & David and Pamela Roberts.

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.

Those who have died recently:
Francesco Nazzini RIP

Services and Mass intentions

SUNDAY 9TH JULY – 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Michael Cuetino RIP
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. Michael Forkan RIP (Anniv)
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Patrick & Margaret Kelly RIPP
7:00pm – MASS – Int. Holy Souls

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

MONDAY 10TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Eric Farren RIP

TUESDAY 11TH JULY – St Benedict, Abbot, Patron of Europe
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Teresa Nestor RIP

WEDNESDAY 12TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Jemma & Wayne Francis -Edwards (Recovery)
18:00pm – FUNERAL MASS – Int. Francesco Nazzini RIP

THURSDAY 13TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Frank Bradley RIP (Anniv)

FRIDAY 14TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Michael O’Dwyer (Birthday)
7:30pm – HOLY HOUR

SATURDAY 15TH JULY – St Bonaventure, Bishop & Doctor
9:00am* – MASS – Int. In thanksgiving to Our Lady of Lourdes
9:30am-10:00am – CONFESSIONS
9:30am-10:00am – EXPOSITION & BENEDICTION
6:00pm-6:20pm – CONFESSIONS

SUNDAY 16TH JULY – 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Helen Handley RIP
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. Jim Doyle (Thanksgiving)
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. All the people of the Parish
7:00pm – MASS – Int. Louis & Gervais Rene RIP (Anniv)

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 9TH JULY
6:45pm – PLANNED GIVING TEAM D

MONDAY 10TH JULY
9:30am – COUNTING TEAM D

TUESDAY 11TH JULY
5:00pm-7:00pm – PRIEST SURGERY – Presbytery – see Fr Sean without an appointment

WEDNESDAY 12TH JULY
7:30pm – LEGION OF MARY

THURSDAY 13TH JULY
11:00am-1:30pm – THURSDAYS TOGETHER – meet your neighbours for a friendly chat, light lunch available – Holy Trinity Church Hall

FRIDAY 14TH JULY
1:40pm – UNDER-5s PLAYGROUP – St Peter’s School Hall

SATURDAY 15TH JULY
4:00pm – SOUP RUN TEAM C – Sandwich makers
6:00pm – DISTRIBUTION TEAM C

Rotas

8th/9th July 2017 – 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)

LINEN ROTA: Nena Whitehead

READERS:
6:30pm (Sat) – Gillian Spry
9:45am 1st Reading: – Helen Helmer 2nd Reading: – Errol Curran
7:00pm – Fiona Stone
Readings:
1st – Zechariah 9:9-10; 2nd – Romans 8:9.11-13; Gospel – Matthew 11:25-30
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Ann Hughes, Augustine Burno, Catherine Sexton
9:45am Margaret Forkan, Sr Odile Mahe, Regina Fleming, Sheila Doyle, Sr Anne Hogan
11:15am William Carson, Anna Maria Fernandez, Gianni Gagnier, Grace Brimacombe-Rand, Helen Bligh
7:00pm Maria Fernandez, Mary Maloney, Michael Woods

15th/16th July 2017 – 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)

READERS:
6:30pm (Sat) – Paul Stone
9:45am 1st Reading: – Avril Byrne 2nd Reading: – Harriet Mackie
7:00pm – Michael Sherley-Dale
Readings:
1st – Isaiah 55:10-11; 2nd – Romans 8:18-23; Gospel – Matthew 13:1-23
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Claire Carballo, David Fleming, Emer Hughes
9:45am Anthony Pippet, Barbara Cotter, Carol Phillips, Gabriella Olaniran, Gertrude Jones
11:15am Jenny Coleman, Katherine Quinn, Kathleen McGrath, Kayte Brimacombe, Maria Gagnier
7:00pm Nena Whitehead, Paul Stone, Pedro Daniel

Notices – 2nd July

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Schools Summer Fair

The Friends of St Peter’s & St Gildas’ Schools will be holding their annual Summer Fair on Sunday, 9th July from 12-3:00pm. This is the main fund-raising event of the year, please come along and support our schools and join in the fun. There will be lots of fun things to do, including crazy sand, bouncy slide, tombola’s…Together with plenty of BBQ and homemade food, entertainment and refreshments. The entrance will be via the gate in Tregaron Avenue. All welcome!

Blessing for Carers

The Diocese has suggested that non–professional carers who provide assistance to friends and neighbours should be invited to receive a blessing in their parishes, this will take place during all Masses on Sunday, 9th July.

Sea Sunday

Next Sunday is Sea Sunday, when the Church prays for all those who live and work at sea. There will be a second collection for 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

Pilgrimage to Poland

There are posters at the back of the church and in the Porch with all the necessary information. We will be based in Krakow with trips organised each day to different places of interest. The cost of the trip is £799.00 for a twin bedded room. If you require a single room, there is a supplement of £168 for the six nights (limited availability). If you are interested in joining us, please contact Sheila Doyle on telephone No. 020 8340 4511 to reserve a place. A deposit of £200 plus £33 insurance (if needed) is required, the remaining balance is due about ten weeks before departure. Cheques made payable to St Peter-in-Chains Church. We have reserved 30 places for the pilgrimage. Bookings need to be made by the end of July to guarantee that price.

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 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.

‘Fleeing the City’

In 1994, as part of the Parish Centenary celebrations, Fr Anthony Maggs commissioned the poet Charles Causley to write a poem ‘Fleeing the City’. His bibliographer has contacted us to ask if anyone has a copy of it which, we understand, was published in the brochure for the centenary. Did you keep items produced for the centenary and do you have a copy of this poem? If you do, please let the office know. Thank you

Raffle Tickets

Parish Raffle Tickets will be on sale this weekend 1st/2nd July after all Masses.

Other notices

Priest General Surgery – The next surgery for anyone who wishes to see Fr. Sean without an appointment will be on Tuesday, 4th July from 5-7pm at the Presbytery.

One-day conference for Catechists – Ignite!, a one-day conference for all catechists by Sr Judith Russi SSMN is on Saturday, 8th July, 10am-4pm at Sacred Heart High School, 212 Hammersmith Road, London W6 7DG (very close to Hammersmith station on the Piccadilly Line). Please bring a packed lunch – tea and coffee provided. Further details can be found on the notice board outside the Church. To book a place or discuss whether to attend, please contact Fiona Reid on 0794 127 1940 by Tuesday, 4th July. The conference provides existing catechists with an opportunity to reflect on their experience of last year’s programme and to meet other catechists in the Westminster Diocese. If you are thinking of becoming a catechist for future First Holy Communion, Confirmation or RCIA programmes, the conference is an opportunity to hear others discuss what’s involved before making a commitment. Please speak to Fr. Sean over the Summer if you might wish to be a catechist for our Parish 2017/18 programmes beginning this Autumn – volunteers always welcome!

Sisters of Sion Coffee Morning – 63 Mount View Road – Saturday, 15th July, 10:30am onwards. In aid of Bailey, a pupil at Heartlands High School, Wood Green, who is doing sports volunteering at Shalom School in a small fishing village in Ghana. We look forward to your generous donations. All Welcome!

Summer in the Forest – Crouch End Picturehouse are showing the new film about L’Arche and Jean Vanier on Tuesday, 18th July at 8:30pm. There will be a Q & A with director Randall Wright hosted by BAFTA winning screenwriter Jeremy Brock. Please come along and support this as it is being shown especially for Seeds as part of Faith and Light. All are welcome! You can read more here.

SPICMA – Special Projects In Christian Missionary Areas – As many of you may know, the inspiration for the Charity was the ordination of Fr Bernard Phelan, as a Mill Hill Missionary priest in 1967. Family, friends, and parishioners at St Peter’s formed a group to raise money for Fr Bernard to help some of the people he encountered in Uganda. This was the birth of SPICMA, which is now supporting communities, individuals and the Church throughout much of the developing world. There will be a Jubilee Mass of Celebration on Saturday 22nd July, 12noon at The Immaculate Conception, Farm Street. Fr Bernard will be concelebrating Mass.

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land – You are invited to join the 7th Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land led by Bishop John Sherrington. 31st October to 7th November. Price: Full board £1535 pp sharing; £370 single room supplement. Contact Gill at Tangney Tours 01732 886666 or Elizabeth Uwalaka Pilgrimage Administrator 020 7798 9173 for information and booking forms.

Can you help?
Help us make music! – The 11:15am Family Mass choir is running low on tambourines, shakers etc. We are asking parishioners if they go on holiday this year to bring back percussion instruments from around the world. Thank you!

Ushers & Offertory helpers needed at the Sunday 11:15am Family Mass – If you are able to assist once a month on a rota, please contact Phyllis on 07764200384. Thank you

Urgent Appeal – The Lourdes Pilgrimage team are appealing for additional nurses and doctors who may be able to help with supporting sick pilgrims in Lourdes this summer. Interested medical staff should email lourdes@rcdow.org.uk for further information.

Catholic History Walks – Smells and Bells – London’s Catholic Culture – Monday 10th July, 2pm. Meet at St. Martin in the Fields, Trafalgar Square, walking to St. Paul’s, via Covent Garden. Nearest tube: Charing Cross or Leicester Square.

Garden Party – There will be a Garden Party in the historic College Garden, Westminster Abbey in aid of the work of The Passage helping homeless people on Friday, 21st July 2017 from 6:00pm. Visit the oldest cultivated garden in England with a back drop of Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament. Tickets £40, includes buffet supper, wine, soft drinks, live music and a prize raffle are available from The Passage, St Vincent’s Centre, Carlisle Place, London SW1P 1NL tel. 020 7592 1856, email tickets@passage.org.uk or through passage-garden-party.eventbrite.co.uk

Diocesan Job Vacancies – Please visit http://rcdow.org.uk/diocese/jobs/ to view all vacancies.

Thank you for your Sunday offerings. Giving by text – You can give the Parish £5 by texting “Parish STROG” to 70800.

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 Overall, Antonio Neto, Zintra Sansom, Maria Graham, Brenda Buzec, Amy Gordon, Annette Donivar, Margaret Bradley, Caroline Hilton, Karin Summers, Graham Summers, Joan Summers, Alex Robertson, Helen Kozlowski, Lena Cavaciuti, Don Brewis, Roman Cholij, Adeline Oyekoya, Francesco Nazzini, Maria Kuczwalski, Mary Wallace, Bruna Moia, Sister Pia, Margaret Whelan, Kitty Madden, Ann O’Grady, Clare Bruce, Fr Timothy Radcliffe OP, Brendan Whelan, Claire Marchand, Jemma Francis, Mike Coombes, Joel Maitre, Grace Taylor & David and Pamela Roberts.

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.

Those who have died recently:
Samuel Selvarajah & Vera Bachini RIP

Services and Mass intentions

SUNDAY 2ND JULY – 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Shelagh Beale RIP
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. Pietro, Lucia Cavaciuti RIP & Ann (Birthday)
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. John Duggan RIP
7:00pm – MASS – Int. All the people of the Parish

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

MONDAY 3RD JULY – St Thomas, Apostle
9:00am* – MASS – Int. John Ahern RIP

TUESDAY 4TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Life Ascending Group (Thanksgiving)

WEDNESDAY 5TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Samuel Selvarajah RIP

THURSDAY 6TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Sisters of Providence & Friends

FRIDAY 7TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Mrs Horne RIP
7:30pm – HOLY HOUR

SATURDAY 8TH JULY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. The Jones Family (Thanksgiving)
9:30am-10:00am – CONFESSIONS
9:30am-10:00am – EXPOSITION & BENEDICTION
6:00pm-6:20pm – CONFESSIONS

SUNDAY 9TH JULY – 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Michael Cuetino RIP
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. Michael Forkan RIP (Anniv)
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Patrick & Margaret Kelly RIPP
7:00pm – MASS – Int. Holy Souls

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
MONDAY 4RD JULY
9:30am – COUNTING TEAM C

TUESDAY 4TH JULY
10:00am – LIFE ASCENDING GROUP
5:00pm-7:00pm – PRIEST SURGERY – Presbytery – see Fr Sean without an appointment

WEDNESDAY 5TH JULY
7:30pm – LEGION OF MARY

THURSDAY 6TH JULY
11:00am-1:30pm – THURSDAYS TOGETHER – meet your neighbours for a friendly chat, light lunch available – Holy Trinity Church Hall

FRIDAY 7TH JULY
1:40pm – UNDER-5s PLAYGROUP – St Peter’s School Hall

SATURDAY 8TH JULY
4:00pm – SOUP RUN TEAM B – Sandwich makers
6:00pm – DISTRIBUTION TEAM B

Rotas

1st/2nd July 2017 – 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)

LINEN ROTA: Margaret Forkan

READERS:
6:30pm (Sat) – Alex Derbyshire
9:45am 1st Reading: – Lesley Pippet 2nd Reading: – Anthony Pippet
7:00pm – Chris Beasley
Readings:
1st – 2 Kings 4:8-11.14-16; 2nd – Romans 6:3-4.8-11; Gospel – Matthew 10:37-42
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Steve Bethell, Susan Fleming, Alice Fidler
9:45am Gabriella Olaniran, Gertrude Jones, Jim Donoghue, Josephine Bobb, Lesley Pippet
11:15am Mary Chambers, Mary Halliday, Michael Buchanan, Sam Carson, Sandra Fluin
7:00pm Fiona Stone, Kathy McHale, Margaret Maloney

8th/9th July 2017 – 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)

READERS:
6:30pm (Sat) – Gillian Spry
9:45am 1st Reading: – Helen Helmer 2nd Reading: – Errol Curran
7:00pm – Fiona Stone
Readings:
1st – Zechariah 9:9-10; 2nd – Romans 8:9.11-13; Gospel – Matthew 11:25-30
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Ann Hughes, Augustine Burno, Catherine Sexton
9:45am Margaret Forkan, Sr Odile Mahe, Regina Fleming, Sheila Doyle, Sr Anne Hogan
11:15am William Carson, Anna Maria Fernandez, Gianni Gagnier, Grace Brimacombe-Rand, Helen Bligh
7:00pm Maria Fernandez, Mary Maloney, Michael Woods

Notices – 25th June 2017

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Day for Life

Your generous donations last weekend raised £400.16 to support the work of the Anscombe Bioethics Centre and other life-related activities supported by the Church. Thank you

Schools’ Summer Fair

The Friends of St Peter’s & St Gildas’ Schools will be holding their annual Summer Fair on Sunday, 9th July from 12-3:00pm. This is the main fund-raising event of the year, please come along and support our schools and join in the fun. There will be lots of fun things to do, including a crazy sand, bouncy slide, tombola, together with plenty of BBQ and homemade food, entertainment and refreshments. The entrance will be via the gate in Tregaron Avenue. All Welcome!

SEEDs Saturday Club

Our group that brings together people with learning difficulties, their families and friends will meet on Saturday, 1st July at St Peter’s School Hall from 2–4pm. Everyone welcome! Thank you to all for donating to our tombola stall, we raised £167.

Bishops ask for feedback from young people

The bishops of England and Wales have released an online survey ahead of next year’s synod on youth. The “Youth Poll on Life, Faith and Vocational Discernment” invites answers from 13-29-year-olds of all religions and none. It is anonymous, though participants must enter their email address. The responses “will be used in a report that will be sent to the Vatican” ahead of the synod, which is scheduled for October 2018. The survey is available at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/cathnews-synod-youth-poll. Closing date for replies – 30th June.

Samuel Selvarajah RIP

The funeral Mass of the late Sivapiragasam (Samuel) Selvarajah RIP will be held here at St Peter-in-Chains on Friday, 30th June at 11am followed by cremation at Islington Crematorium. Please keep the family in your prayers at this time.

Raffle Tickets

Parish Raffle Tickets will be on sale next weekend 1st/2nd July after all Masses.

Urgent Appeal

The Lourdes Pilgrimage team are appealing for additional nurses and doctors who may be able to help with supporting sick pilgrims in Lourdes this summer. Interested medical staff should email lourdes@rcdow.org.uk for further information.

Other notices

Priest General Surgery – The next surgery for anyone who wishes to see Fr. Sean without an appointment will be on Tuesday, 27th June from 5-7pm at the Presbytery.

Can you help?
Help us make music! – The 11:15am Family Mass choir is running low on tambourines, shakers etc. We are asking parishioners if they go on holiday this year to bring back percussion instruments from around the world. Thank you!

Ushers & Offertory helpers needed at the Sunday 11:15am Family Mass – If you are able to assist once a month on a rota, please contact Phyllis on 07764200384. Thank you

Pilgrimage to Poland – 31st May – 6th June 2018 – There are posters at the back of the church and in the Porch with all the necessary information. We will be based in Krakow with trips organised each day to different places of interest. The cost of the trip is £799.00 for a twin bedded room. If you require a single room, there is a supplement of £168 for the six nights (limited availability). If you are interested in joining us, please contact Sheila Doyle on telephone No. 020 8340 4511 to reserve a place. A deposit of £200 plus £33 insurance (if needed) is required, the remaining balance is due about ten weeks before departure. Cheques made payable to St Peter-in-Chains Church. We have reserved 30 places for the pilgrimage. Bookings need to be made by the end of July to guarantee that price.

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land – You are invited to join the 7th Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land led by Bishop John Sherrington. 31st October to 7th November. Price: Full board £1535 pp sharing; £370 single room supplement. Contact Gill at Tangney Tours 01732 886666 or Elizabeth Uwalaka Pilgrimage Administrator 020 7798 9173 for information and booking forms.

Garden Party in aid of The Passage – There will be a Garden Party in aid of the work of The Passage supporting homeless people in the historic College Garden, Westminster Abbey on Friday, 21st July 2017 from 6:00pm. Visit the oldest cultivated garden in England with a back drop of the Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament. Tickets £40 from The Passage, St Vincent’s Centre, Carlisle Place, London SW1P 1NL tel. 020 7592 1856 email tickets@passage.org.uk which includes buffet supper, wine, soft drinks, live music and a prize raffle. Tickets are also available through passage-garden-party.eventbrite.co.uk

SPICMA – Special Projects In Christian Missionary Areas – As many of you may know, the inspiration for the Charity was the ordination of Fr Bernard Phelan, as a Mill Hill Missionary priest in 1967. Family, friends, and parishioners at St Peter’s formed a group to raise money for Fr Bernard to help some of the people he encountered in Uganda. This was the birth of SPICMA, which is now supporting communities, individuals and the Church throughout much of the developing world. There will be a Jubilee Mass of Celebration on Saturday 22nd July, 12noon at The Immaculate Conception, Farm Street. Fr Bernard will be concelebrating Mass.

Catholic Singles – is an organisation which helps single Catholics of all ages (over 18 years) meet other single Catholics, either one to one or through social events. For further information visit www.catholicsingles.org.uk or tel. 0161 941 3498

Divine Mercy Retreat – Divine Mercy Apostolate run by Marian Fathers is organising Divine Mercy Retreat on Saturday, 12th August 2017, 11:00am – 4:00pm at St John Fisher Church, 207 Cannon Hill Lane, Merton, London SW20 9DB. Further details can be found on the notice board outside the church.

ECHO Retreat for Young Adults – organised by Westminster Youth Ministry will be held at SPEC in Pinner from 20th-27th October. You are invited to come and spend a week exploring the revolutionary worldview St Pope John Paul II has left for us in a beautiful series of teachings, commonly known as Theology of the Body, which reveals the truth of who we are and what we were created for. Visit http://dowym.com/events/echo-theology-body-retreat/ for details.

Diocesan Job Vacancies – Please visit http://rcdow.org.uk/diocese/jobs/ to view all vacancies.

Thank you for your Sunday offerings. Giving by text – You can give the Parish £5 by texting “Parish STROG” to 70800.

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 Overall, Antonio Neto, Zintra Sansom, Maria Graham, Brenda Buzec, Amy Gordon, Annette Donivar, Margaret Bradley, Caroline Hilton, Karin Summers, Graham Summers, Joan Summers, Alex Robertson, Helen Kozlowski, Lena Cavaciuti, Don Brewis, Roman Cholij, Adeline Oyekoya, Francesco Nazzini, Maria Kuczwalski, Mary Wallace, Bruna Moia, Sister Pia, Margaret Whelan, Kitty Madden, Ann O’Grady, Clare Bruce, Fr Timothy Radcliffe OP, Brendan Whelan, Claire Marchand, Jemma Francis, Mike Coombes, Joel Maitre, Grace Taylor & David and Pamela Roberts.

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.

Those who have died recently:
Samuel Selvarajah & Vera Bachini RIP

Services and Mass intentions

SUNDAY 25TH JUNE 2017 – 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Alan Branch RIP
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. All the people of the Parish
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Peter Wims RIP
7:00pm – MASS – Int. Holy Souls

Weekday Masses – Year 1, Week 12: Daily Prayer – Week 4

MONDAY 26TH JUNE 2017
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Peter Wims RIP

TUESDAY 27TH JUNE 2017 – St John Southworth, Priest & Martyr
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Christy Jordan RIP

WEDNESDAY 28TH JUNE 2017 – St Irenaeus, Bishop & Martyr
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Noel Laing RIP

THURSDAY 29TH JUNE 2017 – Sts Peter & Paul, Apostles
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Pasquilina Salter RIP (Anniv)

FRIDAY 30TH JUNE 2017
11:00am – FUNERAL MASS – Int. Samuel Selvarajah RIP
7:30pm – HOLY HOUR

SATURDAY 1ST JULY 2017 – Dedication of the Cathedral
9:00am* – MASS – Int. John Mulvaney (Birthday)
9:30am-10:00am – CONFESSIONS
9:30am-10:00am – EXPOSITION & BENEDICTION
6:00pm-6:20pm – CONFESSIONS

SUNDAY 2ND JULY 2017 – 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Shelagh Beale RIP
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. Pietro, Lucia Cavaciuti RIP & Ann (Birthday)
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. John Duggan 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 JUNE
6:45pm – PLANNED GIVING TEAM B – Presbytery
8:00pm – PADRE PIO GROUP – 36 Dickenson Road, N8

MONDAY 26TH JUNE
9:30am – COUNTING TEAM B

TUESDAY 27TH JUNE
5:00pm-7:00pm – PRIEST SURGERY – Presbytery – see Fr Sean without an appointment

WEDNESDAY 28TH JUNE
7:30pm – LEGION OF MARY
7:00pm – CATECHISTS’ SOCIAL EVENING

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

FRIDAY 30TH JUNE
1:40pm – UNDER-5s PLAYGROUP – St Peter’s School Hall
6:00pm – ST GILDAS’ SCHOOL ART SHOW – St Gildas’ School Hall, Dickenson Road, N8

SATURDAY 1ST JULY
2-4pm – SEEDs SATURDAY CLUB – St Peter-in-Chains School Hall
4:00pm – SOUP RUN TEAM A – Sandwich makers
6:00pm – DISTRIBUTION TEAM A

Rotas

24th/25th June 2017 – 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)

LINEN ROTA: Susan Fleming

READERS:
6:30pm (Sat) – Steve Bethell
9:45am 1st Reading: – Harriet Mackie 2nd Reading: – Martin Whitaker
7:00pm – Michael Sherley-Dale
Readings:
1st – Jeremiah 20:10-13; 2nd – Romans 5:12-15; Gospel – Matthew 10:26-33
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Laura Alyousif, Patricia Hannon, Sarah Fleming
9:45am Sheila Doyle, Sr Anne Hogan, Anthony Pippet, Barbara Cotter, Carol Phillips
11:15am Jenny Coleman, Katherine Quinn, Kathleen McGrath, Kayte Brimacombe, Maria Gagnier
7:00pm Pedro Daniel, Ruben Ferreira, Daniel Lloyd-Morgan

1st/2nd July 2017 – 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)

READERS:
6:30pm (Sat) – Alex Derbyshire
9:45am 1st Reading: – Lesley Pippet 2nd Reading: – Anthony Pippet
7:00pm – Chris Beasley
Readings:
1st – 2 Kings 4:8-11.14-16; 2nd – Romans 6:3-4.8-11; Gospel – Matthew 10:37-42
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Steve Bethell, Susan Fleming, Alice Fidler
9:45am Gabriella Olaniran, Gertrude Jones, Jim Donoghue, Josephine Bobb, Lesley Pippet
11:15am Mary Chambers, Mary Halliday, Michael Buchanan, Sam Carson, Sandra Fluin
7:00pm Fiona Stone, Kathy McHale, Margaret Maloney

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.

Secondary School Transfers

Secondary Schools Open Days/Evenings – Further details are available on the church notice board.

Signing School Forms – Fr Sean will be available on Tuesday, 25th October, 3:00pm-7:00pm. Please note that this is the final date Fr Sean will be available before the deadline to submit applications of 31st October.

Please bring your child’s baptismal certificate along with your application form.

Lourdes Pilgrimage 2016 photos