Notices – 17th June

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Day for Life – 17th June

This year the theme is Human Trafficking. Jesus tells us, “I have come that you may have life, and have it to the full.” (John 10:10 NJB). But many people do not have life to the full. They have fallen victim to the scourge of human trafficking and modern slavery which are an assault on a person’s innate human dignity. People are not commodities to be traded ruthlessly for criminal profit. This is something that is happening in communities across our country, not just in our big cities. It’s not only happening in brothels and nail bars, but on farms, building sites and factories as well. Nor is this a problem confined to immigrant communities, it is affecting our own citizens too. The UN estimates that over 40 million people worldwide are in slavery. In the UK alone, it is estimated that every year there are over 13,000 victims of trafficking from all countries. There are many organisations working to put a stop to human trafficking and modern slavery. One of these, the Santa Marta Group, works internationally to bring the Catholic Church and law enforcement agencies together to eradicate slavery. To read more visit www.santamartagroup.com. There will be a retiring collection this weekend 16th/17th June for Day for Life. You can also donate online at www.dayforlife.org/donate or by cheque made payable to CATEW.

Father’s Day

Make sure you make a fuss of your dad today!

Crouch End Festival

This Sunday, 17th June, our 11:15am Family Mass, complete with Celebration Choir will celebrate the Crouch End Festival.

The 300km St Peter’s Fundraising Bike Ride

Twelve tired parents and governors arrived back safely in Crouch End last Sunday afternoon after cycling more than 300km in three days to raise funds for St Peter’s and St Gildas’ schools. The riders left Doncaster, South Yorkshire, on Friday morning, cycling in excess of 100km on each day en route to north London. At the last count, they had raised more than £12,000, which will be split between the schools and used to improve playground facilities. A big thank you is owed to all those who helped to organise the ride and everyone who donated money. The response to a great cause has been overwhelming and shows the community spirit that exists at St Peter’s and St Gildas’. Aileen O’Donnell.

Altar Servers

We all have a unique mission in the World. Some of us are called by God, for a specific role in the Church. If you feel that you would like to serve Jesus more closely, be a part of our Sunday Mass and Holy Days Celebrations in a different way, if you want to make a difference and help people celebrating their Faith and get closer to God, you can join our group of Altar Servers! For applications contact Ruben (rubenelferreira@gmail.com) or Father Sean in the next two weeks. Support will be given and training provided.

Soup Run urgent need

Our Soup Run is running low on tuna fish and sweetcorn. If you are able to buy a tin (or a stack of 4), it will be greatly appreciated. Please leave in box at back of church. NB: we do not need any tea at the moment but other items (coffee, sugar, cheese, tinned corned beef/chopped ham) are always well received. Thank you.

Feast Day this week

Saints John Fisher and Thomas More, martyrs; Friday 22nd June.

Parish Draw Results

1st 316, 2nd 326 & 3rd 276 (AE6L MM4R White)

Other notices

Priest Surgery – The next date for seeing Fr Sean without an appointment will be Tuesday 19th June, 5pm-7pm at the Presbytery.

First Holy Communion and Confirmation photos – The photographer has emailed each candidate’s family who provided an email address with the weblink and password to view and order the photos from their First Holy Communion or Confirmation Mass. Parents/Guardians who have not received this should email Andrew Wiard at andrew@reportphotos.com

Follow your ART in the Parish – God has given to each one of us amazing gifts! Discover your inner creative spirit, get engaged with the gifts of the Holy Spirit through art and beauty. (Re)Learn to see the world, the Creation, your life and those of others with new eyes. This project aims to develop your inner creative spirit with several exercises to unlock your artistic skills; to help you to gain self-confidence. The group is once a week on Thursday evenings. Other times may be considered. For more information contact Ruben – rubenelferreira@gmail.com or visit the website http://rubenelferreira.wixsite.com/rubenferreira. Monthly fee £60 – most of the materials supplied.

Resonate – “The most beautiful and stirring adventure that can happen to you is the personal meeting with Jesus, who is the only one who gives real meaning to our lives.” JP2. Resonate is the Diocese of Westminster Youth Ministry’s primary event for Young Adults. There is a shared meal, an opportunity build community and a chance to explore our faith. The next Resonate is Friday 29th June | 18-35 years old |7-9pm | Free | Centre for Youth Ministry, 125 Waxwell Lane, Pinner, HA5 3EP.

The Pursuit – What does it mean to find happiness in today’s world? Is anything true, good or beautiful? A day for Year 11, 12 and 13 school leavers about life and faith and the search for more. Saturday, 23rd June 10am-9pm | £20 Lunch and Dinner inc. | Centre for Youth Ministry, 125 Waxwell Lane, Pinner, HA5 3EP. Registration required: dowym.com/events/the-pursuit | youth@rcdow.org.uk

Aged between 18-35? – Have you ever wanted to spend a year making a real difference in the community? Have you thought about trying to live out Gospel values in a faith-filled community? If the answer to these questions is yes, then become a Vincentian Volunteer – living in community, serving the needy in our society and living out your faith practically. Spend a year that will change your life. If you want to know more then visit www.vincentianvolunteers.org.uk

Wintershall Life of Christ – Come to the Wintershall Life of Christ for free and be a guide, who welcomes schools when they arrive and accompanies them around the site. Anyone willing to help would need to be onsite from 9:15am until schools leave at 3:30pm each day, for a minimum of 2 days between Tuesday 19th – Friday 22nd June. If you can help please email Lucy at schools@wintershall-estate.com or ring on 01483 892167.

Outing to Woburn Abbey – with local horticultural society on Saturday, 23rd June. £33 (£31.50 concessions) to include coach, Abbey & gardens + wonderful Garden Show. Call Kit on 020 8340 0557 / 07507 138582.

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.

Donating online – You can also donate to the parish at https://parish.rcdow.org.uk/stroudgreen/donate/ This method does allow 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:
Rose Carroll, 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, Mary Wallace, Bruna Moia, Sister Pia, Margaret Whelan, Kitty Madden, Ann O’Grady, Clare Bruce, Brendan Whelan, Claire Marchand, Mike Coombes, Joel Maitre, Pamela Roberts, Mira Lidstone, Gemma Francis, Fr David Williamson & Sheila Dredge.

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 recently deceased:
Gerald Francis Hermolle RIP.

Service times and Mass intentions

SUNDAY 17TH JUNE – 11th Sunday of the Year (B)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Barbara Cotter RIP
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. All the people of the Parish
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Maria Kuczwalski RIP
7:00pm – MASS – Int. Holy Souls

Weekday Masses – Year 2, Week 11: Daily Prayer – Week 3

MONDAY 18TH JUNE
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Ellie Kimber RIP

TUESDAY 19TH JUNE
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Patsy Danagher RIP

WEDNESDAY 20TH JUNE – St Alban, Protomartyr
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Sister Maureen Durand RIP (Anniv)

THURSDAY 21ST JUNE – St Aloysius Gonzaga, Religious
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Sheila Cotter RIP

FRIDAY 22ND JUNE – St Jouhn Fisher, Bishop & Thomas More, Martyrs
9:00am* – MASS Int. Joan Smith RIP
7:30pm – Holy Hour

SATURDAY 23RD JUNE
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Patrick Naughton RIP
9:30am-10:00am – CONFESSIONS
9:30am-10:00am – EXPOSITION & BENEDICTION
6:00pm-6:20pm – CONFESSIONS

SUNDAY 24TH JUNE – The Nativity of St John the Baptist (B)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Robert Boles RIP (Anniv)
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. Patrick Naughton RIP
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Catherine D’Gama 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 19TH JUNE
10:00am – LIFE ASCENDING GROUP
5:00pm-7:00pm – PRIEST SURGERY – See Fr Sean without an appointment

WEDNESDAY 20TH JUNE
7:30pm – LEGION OF MARY – Presbytery

THURSDAY 21ST JUNE
11:00am-1:30pm – THURSDAYS TOGETHER – meet your neighbours for a friendly chat, light lunch available – Holy Trinity Church Hall

FRIDAY 22ND JUNE
1:30pm (term time only) – STAY & PLAY GROUP – St Peter’s School Hall, Elm Grove

Rotas

SOUP RUN: – Saturday 16th June – 4pm & 6pm – Team A
LINEN ROTA: – Saturday/Sunday 16th/17th June – Margaret Forkan

11TH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR (B)
Saturday/Sunday 16th/17th June
READERS:

6:30pm (Sat) – Steve Bethell
9:45am 1st Reading: – Lesley Pippet 2nd Reading: – Anthony Pippet
7:00pm – Paul Stone
Readings:
1st: Ezekiel 17:22-24; 2nd: 2 Corinthians 5:6-10; Gospel: Mark 4:26-34
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) David Fleming, Emer Hughes, Jacqueline O’Shea
9:45am Gabriella Olaniran, Gertrude Jones, Jim Donoghue, Josephine Bobb, Lesley Pippet
11:15am Anastasia Gaffiero, Anna Maria Fernandez, Anthony Cecile, Claire Carson, Ha Chan
7:00pm Fiona Stone, John Pio Sheehan, Maria Fernandez

COUNTING: – Monday 18th June – 9:30am – Team A

SOUP RUN: – Saturday 23rd June – 4pm & 6pm – Team B
LINEN ROTA: – Saturday/Sunday 23rd/24th June – Nena Whitehead

THE NATIVITY OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST (B)
Saturday/Sunday 23rd/24th

6:30pm (Sat) – Alex Derbyshire
9:45am 1st Reading: – Marianne Law 2nd Reading: – Kit Greveson
7:00pm – Michael Sherley-Dale
Readings:
1st: Isaiah 49:1-6; 2nd: Acts 13:22-26; Gospel: Luke 1:57-66.80
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Laura Alyousif, Patricia Hannon, Sarah Fleming
9:45am Margaret Forkan, Patrick Egan, Regina Fleming, Sheila Doyle, Sr Anne Hogan
11:15am Daniel Ramirez-Cano, Declan Murphy, Dominic Martial, Gianni Gagnier, Grace Brimacombe-Rand
7:00pm Mary Maloney, Michael Woods, Nena Whitehead

COUNTING: – Sunday 24th June – 6:45pm – Planned Giving Team B
COUNTING: – Monday 25th June – 9:30am – Team B

Notices – 3rd June

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St Peter’s Charity Bike Ride 2018

Twelve plucky parents and governors leave Doncaster on Friday 8th June arriving back to Crouch End on Sunday 10th afternoon. We are cycling 100km each day, raising money for improved playground facilities in both St Peter’s and St Gildas’ Schools. We would love your support by donating at http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/StPeterinchains . We will have a collection after both Sunday morning Masses today outside the church. Any amount helps us reach our goal. Many thanks Aileen.

The Great Haringey Deanery Bank Holiday Walk

Thank you to all who took part in the walk and to those who kindly sponsored them. We are now collecting sponsorship monies. Please put your donation in an envelope with the name of the person you sponsored and hand in to the parish office or hand directly to the person. Many thanks

Welcome

We welcome Fr Tom Egan who will be supplying whilst Fr Sean leads the Parish Pilgrimage to Poland. Please keep our Pilgrims in your prayers.

Parish Draw

Tickets will be on sale this weekend 2nd/3rd June. See notice board for May results.

Parish Office

Please note that the Parish Office will not be open until 12:30pm this Monday, 4th June.

Priest Surgery

Please note there is no surgery this Tuesday, 5th June. Next session Tuesday, 12th June 5pm-7pm.

St Gildas Junior School Open Day

Tuesday 5th June, 5pm-7pm. Do come along. You will be welcomed by our current year six pupils who are very proud of their school; they will take you on a guided tour. Staff will also be on hand to answer any questions that you may have and you will have an opportunity to look at work that the children have produced in each year group.

Support the Tottenham Refugee Alliance

There will be an informal concert of classical music in aid of Tottenham Refugee Alliance, Wednesday, 6th June 7-10pm at Holy Trinity Church, Granville Road, N4 4EL. Admission free, retiring collection.

Ellie Kimber RIP

The funeral Mass of Ellie will be held at St Paul’s, Wood Green on Friday, 8th June at 9:30am followed by cremation at Enfield Crematorium, 12:30pm. Please keep the family in your prayers at this sad time.

Holy Trinity Fair

This year’s Trinity Fair is on Saturday, 9th June, 10.30am-3.00pm. On the Green on corner of Granville and Stapleton Hall Roads (or church hall if wet). Admission free.

Legion of Mary

No meeting on 6th & 13th June. Meetings resume on Wednesday, 20th June at 7:30pm.

Feast Day this week

The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus; Friday 8th June.

Having a break

Our website administrator is on holiday this week so the Notices for Sunday 10th June will not be published on the website.

Other notices

Priest Surgery – The next date for seeing Fr Sean without an appointment will be Tuesday 12th June, 5pm-7pm at the Presbytery.

First Holy Communion and Confirmation photos – The photographer has emailed each candidate’s family who provided an email address with the weblink and password to view and order the photos from their First Holy Communion or Confirmation Mass. Parents/Guardians who have not received this should email Andrew Wiard at andrew@reportphotos.com

Interested in Volunteering? – As part of Volunteers’ Week, Caritas Westminster is hosting a Volunteer Fair exploring the impact and importance of volunteering, featuring stands and volunteer opportunities from a wide variety of organisations. Tuesday 5th June, 6:30-8:30pm, Vaughan House, Francis Street, SW1P 1QN. Please RSVP to caritasvol@rcdow.org.uk or call 020 7529 8635

Reflecting on the Sunday scripture readings – each week we publish a reflection by Joan Griffith on Sunday’s scripture readings on the website. These give added depth to our understanding of what we hear at Mass and we recommend them particularly to our Readers.

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.

Donating online – You can also donate to the parish at https://parish.rcdow.org.uk/stroudgreen/donate/ This method does allow 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:
Rose Carroll, 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, Mary Wallace, Bruna Moia, Sister Pia, Margaret Whelan, Kitty Madden, Ann O’Grady, Clare Bruce, Brendan Whelan, Claire Marchand, Mike Coombes, Joel Maitre, Pamela Roberts, Mira Lidstone, Gemma Francis, Sonny Francis, Fr David Williamson, Emmanuella Celindano, Chris Hessel.

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 recently deceased:
Fr Patrick Sammon & Ellie Kimber RIP.

Service times and Mass intentions

SUNDAY 3RD JUNE – Corpus Christi (B)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. David Fleming RIP
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. James Pender RIP
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Rosaleen Cullen RIP
7:00pm – MASS – Int. All the people of the Parish

Weekday Masses – Year 2, Week 9: Daily Prayer – Week 1

MONDAY 4TH JUNE
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Bridie & Jim Caffrey RIP (Anniv)

TUESDAY 5TH JUNE – St Boniface, Bishop & Martyr
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Rose Carroll (Recovery)

WEDNESDAY 6TH JUNE
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Sister Patricia O’Sullivan RIP

THURSDAY 7TH JUNE
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Samuel Selvarajah RIP (Anniv)

FRIDAY 8TH JUNE – The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
9:00am* – MASS Int. Patrick Naughton RIP
7:30pm – Holy Hour

SATURDAY 9TH JUNE – The Immaculate Heart of Mary
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Holy Souls
9:30am-10:00am – CONFESSIONS
9:30am-10:00am – EXPOSITION & BENEDICTION
6:00pm-6:20pm – CONFESSIONS

SUNDAY 10TH JUNE – 10th Sunday of the Year (B)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Patrick O’Sullivan RIP (5th Anniv)
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. Patrick & Maureen Linehan RIP
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Mary Killoran & Martin Ryan 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 6TH JUNE
10:00am – LIFE ASCENDING GROUP
5:00pm-7:00pm – NO PRIEST SURGERY – Resumes 12th June

WEDNESDAY 7TH JUNE
7:30pm – NO LEGION OF MARY – Resumes 20th June

THURSDAY 8TH JUNE
11:00am-1:30pm – THURSDAYS TOGETHER – meet your neighbours for a friendly chat, light lunch available – Holy Trinity Church Hall

FRIDAY 9TH JUNE
1:30pm (term time only) – STAY & PLAY GROUP – St Peter’s School Hall, Elm Grove

Rotas

SOUP RUN: – Saturday 2nd June – 4pm & 6pm – Team C
LINEN ROTA: – Saturday/Sunday 2nd/3rd June – Theresa Quinn

CORPUS CHRISTI (B)
Saturday/Sunday 2nd/3rd June
READERS:

6:30pm (Sat) – Steve Bethell
9:45am 1st Reading: – Harriet Mackie 2nd Reading: – Therese Moloney
7:00pm – Helen Helmer
Readings:
1st: Exodus 24:3-8; 2nd: Hebrews 9:11-15; Gospel: Mark 14:12-16.22-26
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Susan Fleming, Alice Fidler, Andrew Dickson
9:45am Jim Donoghue, Josephine Bobb, Lesley Pippet, Margaret Forkan, Patrick Egan
11:15am Mary Chambers, Mary Halliday, Michael Buchanan, Peter Cecile, Ryan Chang Kit
7:00pm Nena Whitehead, Paul Stone, Peter Duncan

COUNTING: – Monday 4th June – 9:30am – Team C

SOUP RUN: – Saturday 9th June – 4pm & 6pm – Team D
LINEN ROTA: – Saturday/Sunday 9th/10th June – Susan Fleming

10TH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR (B)
Saturday/Sunday 9th/10th June
READERS:

6:30pm (Sat) – Kit Greveson
9:45am 1st Reading: – Martin Whitaker 2nd Reading: – Claire Kennedy
7:00pm – Chris Beasley
Readings:
1st: Genesis 3:9-15; 2nd: 2 Corinthians 4:13 – 5:1; Gospel: Mark 3:20-35
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Ann Hughes, Catherine Sexton, Claire Carballo
9:45am Regina Fleming, Sheila Doyle, Sr Anne Hogan, Anthony Pippet, Carol Phillips
11:15am Sam Carson, Theresa Pisapia, William Carson, Sabrina Cecile, Yessica Alvarez-Manzano
7:00pm Pedro Daniel, Ruben Ferreira, Daniel Lloyd-Morgan

COUNTING: – Sunday 17th June – 6:45pm – Planned Giving Team D
COUNTING: – Monday 18th June – 9:30am – Team D

Notices – 27th May

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Marian Devotions

Sunday, 27th May at 2:30pm-4:00pm. Please bring a flower to decorate Our Lady’s shrine. Lesley Pippet

The Great Haringey Deanery Bank Holiday Walk

On Bank Holiday Monday, 28th May 2018 by popular request we will be repeating again this year the walk around all six parishes of the deanery. You are very welcome to join us for all or part of the walk and to collect sponsorships for a particular charity or for the Haringey Refugee House. We hope for a good turnout from each parish. At 9:15am we will depart from St Frances De Sales in Tottenham to Wood Green from where we will depart at 10:30am via Alexandra Palace Park for a 12noon Mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Muswell followed by packed lunches in the parish hall or visit to a local cafe. Departing at 1:30pm via the panoramic Parkland Walk and Highgate Woods we move on to St Peter-in-Chains, Stroud Green from where we will depart at 2:45pm (via Mount View Road and Woodlands Park Road) for St John Vianney, West Green. At 4pm we depart for the final walk, via Chestnuts Park to arrive for Evening Prayer in Stamford Hill at 5:15pm. Refreshments and washroom facilities will be available at each parish. Do sign up on the form at the back of church if you are interested and take a sponsorship form. Any enquiries to muswellhill@rcdow.org.uk and see poster on notice board.

Pilgrimage to Poland

The coach will leave Mount View Road/Womersley Road at 1:30pm on Thursday 31st May. We need to check in at the Airport by 3:00pm. British Airways is a ticketless airline and I will have all the details. You need to go to bag drop and they will give you your boarding pass. Our guide will meet us at Krakow Airport. By now you should have received from PAX Travel your badges, luggage labels and itinerary outlining the events of the week. Don’t forget your passport, insurance documentation and your EHIC card. If you need to contact me, my telephone number is 020 8340 4511. Sheila Doyle

SEEDs

Our Group that brings together people with learning difficulties, their families and friends meets next Saturday, 2nd June from 2-4pm at St Peter in Chains School Hall, Elm Grove. All welcome.

St Gildas Junior School Open Day

Tuesday 5th June, 5pm-7pm. Do come along, you will be welcomed by our current year six pupils who are very proud of their school; they will take you on a guided tour. Staff will also be on hand to answer any questions that you may have and you will have an opportunity to look at work that the children have produced in each year group.

St Peter’s School Pentecost Celebration

St. Peter in Chains School celebrated the Feast of Pentecost with a wonderful service of prayer song and dance led by yr 2 in the Church on Friday 18th May. Click on photos below:

First Holy Communion and Confirmation photos

The photographer has emailed each candidate’s family who provided an email address with the weblink and password to view and order the photos from their First Holy Communion or Confirmation Mass. Parents/Guardians who have not received this should email Andrew Wiard at andrew@reportphotos.com

First Holy Communion Prayer Sponsors

Now that this year’s programme has concluded, we would like to thank each member of the Parish who volunteered to be a personal Prayer Sponsor, praying each day for one of our 62 children while they prepared for the Sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion.

Ellie Kimber RIP

The funeral Mass of Ellie will be held at St Paul’s, Wood Green on 8th June 2018 at 9:30am followed by cremation at Enfield Crematorium, 12:30pm. Please keep the family in your prayers at this sad time.

Parish Draw

Tickets will be on Sale next weekend 2nd/3rd June. See notice board for May results.

Other notices

Priest Surgery – See Fr Sean without an appointment, Tuesday 29th May, 5pm-7pm at the Presbytery.

Annual Graveside Mass – Saturday 2nd June 2018 at New Southgate Cemetery, Brunswick Park Rd, N11 1JJ, 11am on lawn by Statue of Our Lady. For all those who have graves there. All welcome!

St Peter Charity Bike Ride 2018 – Many of you will remember that in 2015, a group of parents and teachers cycled 150 miles from the original St Gildas’ school in Yeovil to celebrate 100 years since the nuns founded St Gildas’ school in Crouch End. In the process we raised £27,000 to fund the new playground at St Gildas’ School. We’re now planning to ride the 200 miles from St Peter-in-Chains Church, Doncaster to its namesake in Crouch End over the weekend of 8-10 June to raise additional funds for projects at our two schools. More information, including a link to our donations page, can be found at www.stpetersbikeride2018.co.uk

Community Sponsorship – Join Caritas Westminster and Sponsor Refugees for an event on Community Sponsorship. Community Sponsorship is a way that community groups can be involved in supporting the resettlement of vulnerable people fleeing conflict. The event will: bring different practitioners together to share their experiences, hear from community sponsors and sponsored families, learn how to build teams and work towards welcoming new families, and connect with others who are committed to the same cause. The event will be held on Thursday 31st May 2018, at Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, London, SW1P 1QN, from 6:30-8:30pm. Tea and coffee will be available from 6:00pm. Please RSVP to caritaswestminster@rcdow.org.uk, or call on 0207 931 6077.

Interested in Volunteering? – As part of Volunteers’ Week, Caritas Westminster is hosting a Volunteer Fair exploring the impact and importance of volunteering, featuring stands and volunteer opportunities from a wide variety of organisations. Tuesday 5th June, 6:30-8:30pm, Vaughan House, Francis Street, SW1P 1QN. Please RSVP to caritasvol@rcdow.org.uk or call 020 7529 8635

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

Planned Giving – new envelopes – can still be collected from the Sacristy

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

Donating online – You can also donate to the parish at https://parish.rcdow.org.uk/stroudgreen/donate/ This method does allow 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:
Rose Carroll, 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, Mary Wallace, Bruna Moia, Sister Pia, Margaret Whelan, Kitty Madden, Ann O’Grady, Clare Bruce, Brendan Whelan, Claire Marchand, Mike Coombes, Joel Maitre, Pamela Roberts, Mira Lidstone, Gemma Francis, Sonny Francis, Fr David Williamson, Emmanuella Celindano, Chris Hessel.

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 recently deceased:
Fr Patrick Sammon & Ellie Kimber RIP.

Service times and Mass intentions

SUNDAY 27TH MAY – The Most Holy Trinity (B)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Reggie Cagney RIP
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. All the people of the Parish
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Sue Clifford RIP
7:00pm – MASS – Int. Louis & Gervais Rene RIP (Anniv)

Weekday Masses – Year 2, Week 8: Daily Prayer – Week 4

MONDAY 28TH MAY – The Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Sisters of Providence (Deceased)
12:00pm – NUPTIAL MASS – Int. Canu & Fernandez Alepus

TUESDAY 29TH MAY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Holy Souls

WEDNESDAY 30TH MAY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Roy Cheeseman RIP

THURSDAY 31ST MAY – The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Patrick Naughton RIP

FRIDAY 1ST JUNE – St Justin, Martyr
9:00am* – MASS Int. Holy Souls
7:30pm – No Holy Hour

FRIDAY 1ST JUNE – St Justin, Martyr
2:00pm – SEEDS – St Peter’s School Hall, Elm Grove

SATURDAY 2ND JUNE
9:00am* – NO MASS – Int.
9:30am-10:00am – NO CONFESSIONS
9:30am-10:00am – NO EXPOSITION & BENEDICTION
6:00pm-6:20pm – NO CONFESSIONS

SUNDAY 3RD JUNE – Corpus Christi (B)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. David Fleming RIP
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. James Pender RIP
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Rosaleen Cullen 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 29TH MAY
5:00pm-7:00pm – PRIEST SURGERY – Presbytery – See Fr Sean without an appointment

WEDNESDAY 30TH MAY
7:30pm – LEGION OF MARY – Presbytery

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

FRIDAY 2ND JUNE
1:30pm (term time only) – STAY & PLAY GROUP – St Peter’s School Hall, Elm Grove

SATURDAY 3RD JUNE
2:00pm – SEEDS – St Peter’s School Hall, Elm Grove

Rotas

SOUP RUN: – Saturday 26th May – 4pm & 6pm – Team B
LINEN ROTA: – Saturday/Sunday 26th/27th May – Ann Hughes

THE MOST HOLY TRINITY (B)
Saturday/Sunday 26th/27th May
READERS:

6:30pm (Sat) – Gillian Spry
9:45am 1st Reading: – Lesley Pippet 2nd Reading: – Anthony Pippet
7:00pm – Michael Sherley-Dale
Readings:
1st: Deuteronomy 4:32-34.39-40; 2nd: Romans 8:14-17; Gospel: Matthew 28:16-20
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Patricia Hannon, Sarah Fleming, Steve Bethell
9:45am Sr Anne Hogan, Anthony Pippet, Carol Phillips, Gabriella Olaniran, Gertrude Jones
11:15am Kathleen McGrath, Kaveeta Soodoo-Cecile, Kayte Brimacombe, Lisa Murphy, Maria Gagnier
7:00pm Maria Fernandez, Mary Maloney, Michael Woods

COUNTING: – Sunday 27th May – 6:45pm – Planned Giving Team B
COUNTING: – Monday 28th May – 9:30am – Team B

SOUP RUN: – Saturday 2nd June – 4pm & 6pm – Team C
LINEN ROTA: – Saturday/Sunday 2nd/3rd June – Theresa Quinn

CORPUS CHRISTI (B)
Saturday/Sunday 2nd/3rd June
READERS:

6:30pm (Sat) – Steve Bethell
9:45am 1st Reading: – Harriet Mackie 2nd Reading: – Therese Moloney
7:00pm – Helen Helmer
Readings:
1st: Exodus 24:3-8; 2nd: Hebrews 9:11-15; Gospel: Mark 14:12-16.22-26
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Susan Fleming, Alice Fidler, Andrew Dickson
9:45am Jim Donoghue, Josephine Bobb, Lesley Pippet, Margaret Forkan, Patrick Egan
11:15am Mary Chambers, Mary Halliday, Michael Buchanan, Peter Cecile, Ryan Chang Kit
7:00pm Nena Whitehead, Paul Stone, Peter Duncan

COUNTING: – Monday 4th June – 9:30am – Team C

Scripture notes – The Most Holy Trinity, Year B – 27th May 2018

This week begins a transition between Easter Time to ‘Ordinary’ time, with a focus on the essence of ‘God in three’. The New Testament does not give us a theological definition of what ‘Trinity’ means, rather it gives us glimpses of how the early Christians experienced Father, Son and Holy Spirit. This is an emphasis on relationship between ourselves and our God, and also a pointer to the deep truth that relationship is at the heart of God, the love between the three persons which pours out into humanity. Continue reading Scripture notes – The Most Holy Trinity, Year B – 27th May 2018

Notices – 20th May

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First Holy Communion

This Sunday we welcome the third groups of our children who will be receiving Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament for the first time and we welcome their families.

At 9:45am Mass – Albert Armstrong, Jude Byrne, Mary Hooper, Karolina Ivanova, Oliwia Jozwa, Mia Rose Sowerbutts, Tess Sowerbutts.

At 11:30am Mass – Conor Beggs Sanchez, Talia Cleak, Connor Destouche, Olivia-Mae Gilroy, Lusinda Grant, Liam Kammermeier, Ruth Oguh, Alice Simbault, Aoife Walsh, Leo Wright.

Please keep the children and their families in your prayers.

Thank you to our Catechists – for their hard work, effort and commitment in preparing our children.

Normal Mass time resumes

Please note the Family Mass reverts to the normal time of 11:15am from next Sunday, 27th May.

Marian Devotions

Sunday, 27th May at 2:30pm-4:00pm. Please bring a flower to decorate Our Lady’s shrine. Lesley Pippet

The Great Haringey Deanery Bank Holiday Walk

On Bank Holiday Monday, 28th May 2018 by popular request we will be repeating again this year the walk around all six parishes of the deanery. You are very welcome to join us for all or part of the walk and to collect sponsorships for a particular charity or for the Haringey Refugee House. We hope for a good turnout from each parish. At 9:15am we will depart from St Frances De Sales in Tottenham to Wood Green from where we will depart at 10:30am via Alexandra Palace Park for a 12noon Mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Muswell followed by packed lunches in the parish hall or visit to a local cafe. Departing at 1:30pm via the panoramic Parkland Walk and Highgate Woods we move on to St Peter-in-Chains, Stroud Green from where we will depart at 2:45pm (via Mount View Road and Woodlands Park Road) for St John Vianney, West Green. At 4pm we depart for the final walk, via Chestnuts Park to arrive for Evening Prayer in Stamford Hill at 5:15pm. Refreshments and washroom facilities will be available at each parish. Do sign up on the form at the back of church if you are interested and take a sponsorship form. Any enquiries to muswellhill@rcdow.org.uk and see poster on notice board.

Irish Referendum on the Eighth Amendment

Irish Referendum on the Eighth Amendment, 25 May 2018 – In their Spring Statement, the Irish Bishops wrote, “Article 40.3.3 is a declaration of equality and respect for human life. It represents, at the very foundations and substructure of our laws, a conviction that all human life is worth cherishing equally. To repeal this Article would leave unborn children at the mercy of whatever permissive abortion laws might be introduced in Ireland in the future. We invite people of faith to pray earnestly that Ireland will “choose life” and that the lives of all women and their unborn children will always be loved, valued, welcomed and respected in this country.” For more information visit http://www.chooselife2018.ie

The Sistine Chapel Choir

On Saturday 26th May 2018 at 8pm in Westminster Cathedral, The Holy Father’s personal choir, performs a concert of sacred choral music from the repertoire they sing in the Vatican. The concert will last an hour, and is free of charge (no tickets required). Come and experience this world-famous choir singing in the beautiful setting of Westminster Cathedral. All are welcome.

Parish Draw Results

1st 468, 2nd 415 & 3rd 425 (Blue AB605637). Prizes can be collected from the Sacristy after Mass.

Other notices

Priest Surgery – See Fr Sean without an appointment, Tuesday 22nd May, 5pm-7pm at the Presbytery.

St Peter Charity Bike Ride 2018 – Many of you will remember that in 2015, a group of parents and teachers cycled 150 miles from the original St Gildas’ school in Yeovil to celebrate 100 years since the nuns founded St Gildas’ school in Crouch End. In the process we raised £27,000 to fund the new playground at St Gildas’ School. We’re now planning to ride the 200 miles from St Peter-in-Chains Church, Doncaster to its namesake in Crouch End over the weekend of 8-10 June to raise additional funds for projects at our two schools. More information, including a link to our donations page, can be found at www.stpetersbikeride2018.co.uk

May, Month of Our Lady – For centuries, Catholics have set aside the month of May to honour Mary, the Mother of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Many will remember May processions with statues of Our Lady, crowned and carried in public and with the presentation of flowers. Today, these public expressions are less frequent but May remains a special month during which to pray the devotion of the Rosary. The rosary is prayed here at St Peter’s on Tuesday and Friday morning after the morning mass and all are welcome. Why do it? Because Mary is Mother – your mother, my mother, everyone’s mother – and because she cares for all of us day-in-and-day-out without fail, interceding for us in even the tiniest matters.

Community Sponsorship – Join Caritas Westminster and Sponsor Refugees for an event on Community Sponsorship. Community Sponsorship is a way that community groups can be involved in supporting the resettlement of vulnerable people fleeing conflict. The event will: bring different practitioners together to share their experiences, hear from community sponsors and sponsored families, learn how to build teams and work towards welcoming new families, and connect with others who are committed to the same cause. The event will be held on Thursday 31st May 2018, at Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, London, SW1P 1QN, from 6:30-8:30pm. Tea and coffee will be available from 6:00pm. Please RSVP to caritaswestminster@rcdow.org.uk, or call on 0207 931 6077.

Reflecting on the Sunday scripture readings – each week a reflection by Joan Griffith on Sunday’s scripture readings is published on the website. These give added depth to our understanding of what we hear at Mass and we recommend them particularly to our Readers.

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

Planned Giving – new envelopes – can still be collected from the Sacristy

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

Donating online – You can also donate to the parish at https://parish.rcdow.org.uk/stroudgreen/donate/ This method does allow 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:
Rose Carroll, 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, Mary Wallace, Bruna Moia, Sister Pia, Margaret Whelan, Kitty Madden, Ann O’Grady, Clare Bruce, Brendan Whelan, Claire Marchand, Mike Coombes, Joel Maitre, Pamela Roberts, Mira Lidstone, Gemma Francis, Sonny Francis, Fr David Williamson, Emmanuella Celindano, Chris Hessel.

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 recently deceased:
Eugene Buckley, Sister Patricia O’Sullivan & Ellie Kimber RIP.

Service times and Mass intentions

SUNDAY 20TH MAY – Pentecost (B)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Christopher O’Callaghan RIP & Eugene Buckley (Month’s Mind)
9:45am – FIRST HOLY COMMUNION MASS – Int. Candidates
11:30am – FIRST HOLY COMMUNION MASS – Int. Candidates
7:00pm – MASS – Int. All the people of the Parish

Weekday Masses – Year 2, Week 7: Daily Prayer – Week 3

MONDAY 21ST MAY – The Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Parishioners

TUESDAY 22ND MAY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Elena Rhabani (Birthday)

WEDNESDAY 23RD MAY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Eugene Buckley RIP

THURSDAY 24TH MAY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Ugo Ehiogu & James Perkins RIP

FRIDAY 25TH MAY – St Bede the Venerable, Priest and Doctor
9:00am* – MASS Int. Nora Shaw RIP (Anniv)
7:30pm – Holy Hour

SATURDAY 26TH MAY – St Philip Neri, Priest
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Holy Souls
9:30am-10:00am – CONFESSIONS
9:30am-10:00am – EXPOSITION & BENEDICTION
6:00pm-6:20pm – CONFESSIONS

SUNDAY 27TH MAY – The Most Holy Trinity (B)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Reggie Cagney RIP
9:45am – SUNG MASS – Int. All the people of the Parish
11:15am – FAMILY MASS – Int. Sue Clifford RIP
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

TUESDAY 22ND MAY
10:00am – LIFE ASCENDING GROUP
5:00pm-7:00pm – PRIEST SURGERY – Presbytery – See Fr Sean without an appointment

WEDNESDAY 23RD MAY
7:30pm – LEGION OF MARY – Presbytery

THURSDAY 24TH MAY
11:00am-1:30pm – THURSDAYS TOGETHER – meet your neighbours for a friendly chat, light lunch available – Holy Trinity Church Hall

FRIDAY 25TH MAY
1:30pm (term time only) – STAY & PLAY GROUP – St Peter’s School Hall, Elm Grove

Rotas

SOUP RUN: – Saturday 19th May – 4pm & 6pm – Team A
LINEN ROTA: – Saturday/Sunday 19th/20th May – Nena Whitehead

PENTECOST (B)
Saturday/Sunday 19th/20th May
READERS:

6:30pm (Sat) – Alex Derbyshire
9:45am 1st Reading: – Therese Moloney 2nd Reading: – Marianne Law
7:00pm – Paul Stone
Readings:
1st: Acts 2:1-11; 2nd: Galatians 5:16-25; Gospel: John 15:26-27; 16,12-15
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Emer Hughes, Jacqueline O’Shea, Laura Alyousif
9:45am Lesley Pippet, Margaret Forkan, Patrick Egan, Regina Fleming, Sheila Doyle
11:15am Grace Brimacombe-Rand, Helen Bligh, Helga Chan, Jenny Coleman, Katherine Quinn
7:00pm Daniel Lloyd-Morgan, Fiona Stone, John Pio Sheehan

COUNTING: – Monday 21st May – 9:30am – Team A

SOUP RUN: – Saturday 26th May – 4pm & 6pm – Team B
LINEN ROTA: – Saturday/Sunday 26th/27th May – Ann Hughes

THE MOST HOLY TRINITY (B)
Saturday/Sunday 26th/27th May
READERS:

6:30pm (Sat) – Gillian Spry
9:45am 1st Reading: – Lesley Pippet 2nd Reading: – Anthony Pippet
7:00pm – Michael Sherley-Dale
Readings:
1st: Deuteronomy 4:32-34.39-40; 2nd: Romans 8:14-17; Gospel: Matthew 28:16-20
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Patricia Hannon, Sarah Fleming, Steve Bethell
9:45am Sr Anne Hogan, Anthony Pippet, Carol Phillips, Gabriella Olaniran, Gertrude Jones
11:15am Kathleen McGrath, Kaveeta Soodoo-Cecile, Kayte Brimacombe, Lisa Murphy, Maria Gagnier
7:00pm Maria Fernandez, Mary Maloney, Michael Woods

COUNTING: – Sunday 27th May – 6:45pm – Planned Giving Team B
COUNTING: – Monday 28th May – 9:30am – Team B

Notices – 13th May

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First Holy Communion

This Sunday we welcome the second groups of our children who will be receiving Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament for the first time and we welcome their families.

At 9:45am Mass – Adriana Abrycka, Sarah Chichon-Garland, Catarina Dos Santos, James Earnshaw, Orla Earnshaw, Henry Gill, Aseem Higgins, Sebastian Lobo Diaz, Rafael O’Donovan, George Rothwell, Katherine Rowsell Ryan.

At 11:30am Mass – Ana Ackland Gutierrez Del Arroyo, Mia-Rose Adamou, Meghan Favy, Tia Lawrence, Freddie Morris-Kennedy, Kamaldeen Okine-Meizongo, Leah Opoku, Malachi Osei-Owusu, Alice Parkinson, Julius Tait, Elliana Vignogna.

First Holy Communion Masses will also be celebrated on Sunday 20th May at 9:45am and 11:30am. Note change of time of the Family Mass for next Sunday. For details of Rehearsals/Alb collection refer to letter given out at parents’ meeting. Any parents who have not received details of arrangements for their child’s rehearsal, alb collection & return, should email firstcommunion@stpeterinchains.com

May, Month of Our Lady

For centuries, Catholics have set aside the month of May to honour Mary, the Mother of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Many will remember May processions with statues of Our Lady, crowned and carried in public and with the presentation of flowers. Today, these public expressions are less frequent but May remains a special month during which to pray the devotion of the Rosary. The rosary is prayed here at St Peter’s on Tuesday and Friday morning after the morning mass and all are welcome. Why do it? Because Mary is Mother – your mother, my mother, everyone’s mother – and because she cares for all of us day-in-and-day-out without fail, interceding for us in even the tiniest matters.

Irish Referendum on the Eighth Amendment

Irish Referendum on the Eighth Amendment, 25 May 2018 – In their Spring Statement, the Irish Bishops wrote, “Article 40.3.3 is a declaration of equality and respect for human life. It represents, at the very foundations and substructure of our laws, a conviction that all human life is worth cherishing equally. To repeal this Article would leave unborn children at the mercy of whatever permissive abortion laws might be introduced in Ireland in the future. We invite people of faith to pray earnestly that Ireland will “choose life” and that the lives of all women and their unborn children will always be loved, valued, welcomed and respected in this country.” For more information visit http://www.chooselife2018.ie

World Communications Day – Sunday 13 May

On this day, Catholics are encouraged to pray for all those professionals who work in the field of Communications. A particular intention is for those who are responsible for communicating on behalf of the Catholic Church in this country. If you wish to make a donation to World Communications, please place your donation in the wall safe above the Holy water font at the back of the church or donate online at: http://www.catholicnews.org.uk/donate-wcd . Prayer cards will be available on the Newsletter stand.

St Peter-in-Chains RC Infant School – Annual Open Evening

We think our School is amazing, but come and see for yourself on Wednesday 16th May from 6pm-8pm. This is an opportunity to look around St Peter’s and see what we have to offer. There will be guided tours, teachers and governors on hand as well as delicious refreshments. We look forward seeing you on the evening.

Eugene Buckley RIP

The Buckley family would like to thank all who attended Eugene’s funeral and for all your kind thoughts, messages, Mass cards and support.

Taize Service

Sunday 13th May, 6pm at Holy Trinity Church, Granville Road, N4.

Annual Charity Trinity Concert

Saturday 19th May, 7.30pm at Holy Trinity Church, Granville Road N4 4EL. A medley of classical pieces for choir, orchestra and soloists, with St Aidan’s School choir. Directed by Irena Henderson. Tickets £10, in aid of Kwa Hilda orphanage, South Africa.

Parish Draw Results

See the church noticeboard. Prizes can be collected from the Sacristy after Mass.

Other notices

Priest Surgery – See Fr Sean without an appointment, Tuesday 15th May, 5pm-6pm at the Presbytery.

St Peter Charity Bike Ride 2018 – Many of you will remember that in 2015, a group of parents and teachers cycled 150 miles from the original St Gildas’ school in Yeovil to celebrate 100 years since the nuns founded St Gildas’ school in Crouch End. In the process we raised £27,000 to fund the new playground at St Gildas’ School. We’re now planning to ride the 200 miles from St Peter-in-Chains Church, Doncaster to its namesake in Crouch End over the weekend of 8-10 June to raise additional funds for projects at our two schools. More information, including a link to our donations page, can be found at www.stpetersbikeride2018.co.uk

The Sistine Chapel Choir – on Saturday 26th May 2018 at 8pm in Westminster Cathedral, The Holy Father’s personal choir, performs a concert of sacred choral music from the repertoire they sing in the Vatican. The concert will last an hour, and is free of charge (no tickets required). Come and experience this world-famous choir singing in the beautiful setting of Westminster Cathedral. All are welcome.

Community Sponsorship – Join Caritas Westminster and Sponsor Refugees for an event on Community Sponsorship. Community Sponsorship is a way that community groups can be involved in supporting the resettlement of vulnerable people fleeing conflict. The event will: bring different practitioners together to share their experiences, hear from community sponsors and sponsored families, learn how to build teams and work towards welcoming new families, and connect with others who are committed to the same cause. The event will be held on Thursday 31st May 2018, at Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, London, SW1P 1QN, from 6:30-8:30pm. Tea and coffee will be available from 6:00pm. Please RSVP to caritaswestminster@rcdow.org.uk, or call on 0207 931 6077.

Reflecting on the Sunday scripture readings – each week a reflection by Joan Griffith on Sunday’s scripture readings is published on the website. These give added depth to our understanding of what we hear at Mass and we recommend them particularly to our Readers.

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

Planned Giving – new envelopes – can still be collected from the Sacristy

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

Donating online – You can also donate to the parish at https://parish.rcdow.org.uk/stroudgreen/donate/ This method does allow 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.

Preparing for the Sacraments

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION PROGRAMME– “I belong”

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION MASSES
REHEARSALS
Tuesday 15th May, 6:00pm – for children making FHC at 9:45am on 20th May – Church
Tuesday 15thMay, 6:30pm – for children making FHC at 11:30am on the 20th May – Church

MASSES
Sunday 20th May, 9:45am & 11:30am – Church

Please pray for:

Those in the Parish who are ill:
Rose Carroll, 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, Mary Wallace, Bruna Moia, Sister Pia, Margaret Whelan, Kitty Madden, Ann O’Grady, Clare Bruce, Brendan Whelan, Claire Marchand, Mike Coombes, Joel Maitre, Pamela Roberts, Mira Lidstone, Gemma Francis, Sonny Francis, Fr David Williamson, Emmanuella Celindano, Chris Hessel.

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 recently deceased:
Eugene Buckley & Sr Patricia O’Sullivan RIP.

Service times and Mass intentions

SUNDAY 13TH MAY – 7th Sunday of Easter (B)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Denis Lyons (Recovery)
9:45am – FIRST HOLY COMMUNION MASS – Int. Candidates
11:30am – FIRST HOLY COMMUNION MASS – Int. Candidates
7:00pm – MASS – Int. Anthony Graham-Dillon

Weekday Masses – Year 2, Easter 7: Daily Prayer – Easter Week 3

MONDAY 14TH MAY – St Matthias, Apostle
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Holy Souls

TUESDAY 15TH MAY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Mira Lidstone

WEDNESDAY 16TH MAY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. James Pender RIP

THURSDAY 17TH MAY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Sisters of Providence

FRIDAY 18TH MAY
9:00am* – MASS Int. Peter McMorrow RIP
7:30pm – Holy Hour

SATURDAY 19TH MAY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Michael Hession RIP
9:30am-10:00am – CONFESSIONS
9:30am-10:00am – EXPOSITION & BENEDICTION
6:00pm-6:20pm – CONFESSIONS

SUNDAY 20TH MAY – Pentecost (B)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Christopher O’Callaghan RIP & Eugene Buckley (Month’s Mind)
9:45am – FIRST HOLY COMMUNION MASS – Int. Candidates
11:30am – FIRST HOLY COMMUNION MASS – Int. Candidates
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 15TH MAY
5:00pm-7:00pm – PRIEST SURGERY – Presbytery – See Fr Sean without an appointment

WEDNESDAY 16TH MAY
7:30pm – LEGION OF MARY – Presbytery

THURSDAY 17TH MAY
11:00am-1:30pm – THURSDAYS TOGETHER – meet your neighbours for a friendly chat, light lunch available – Holy Trinity Church Hall

FRIDAY 18TH MAY
1:30pm (term time only) – STAY & PLAY GROUP – St Peter’s School Hall, Elm Grove

Rotas

SOUP RUN: – Saturday 12th May – 4pm & 6pm – Team D
LINEN ROTA: – Saturday/Sunday 12th/13th May – Margaret Forkan

7TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (B)
Saturday/Sunday 12th/13th May
READERS:

6:30pm (Sat) – Fiona Stone
9:45am 1st Reading: – Mags Kelly 2nd Reading: – Martin Whitaker
7:00pm – Helen Helmer
Readings:
1st: Acts 1:15-17.20-26; 2nd: 1 John 4:11-16; Gospel: John 17:11-19
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Catherine Sexton, Claire Carballo, David Fleming
9:45am Carol Phillips, Gabriella Olaniran, Gertrude Jones, Jim Donoghue, Josephine Bobb
11:15am Ha Chan, Daniel Ramirez-Cano, Declan Murphy, Dominic Martial, Gianni Gagnier
7:00pm Peter Duncan, Pedro Daniel, Ruben Ferreira

COUNTING: – Sunday 13th May – 6:45pm – Planned Giving Team D
COUNTING: – Monday 14th May – 9:30am – Team D

SOUP RUN: – Saturday 19th May – 4pm & 6pm – Team A
LINEN ROTA: – Saturday/Sunday 19th/20th May – Nena Whiehead

PENTECOST (B)
Saturday/Sunday 19th/20th May
READERS:

6:30pm (Sat) – Alex Derbyshire
9:45am 1st Reading: – Therese Moloney 2nd Reading: – Marianne Law
7:00pm – Paul Stone
Readings:
1st: Acts 2:1-11; 2nd: Galatians 5:16-25; Gospel: John 15:26-27; 16,12-15
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Emer Hughes, Jacqueline O’Shea, Laura Alyousif
9:45am Lesley Pippet, Margaret Forkan, Patrick Egan, Regina Fleming, Sheila Doyle
11:15am Grace Brimacombe-Rand, Helen Bligh, Helga Chan, Jenny Coleman, Katherine Quinn
7:00pm Daniel Lloyd-Morgan, Fiona Stone, John Pio Sheehan

COUNTING: – Monday 21st May – 9:30am – Team A

Notices – 6th May

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First Holy Communion

This Sunday we welcome the first of our children who will be receiving Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament for the first time and we welcome their families.

At 9:45am Mass – Rosa Calliste, Elliot Clark, Evan Connolly, Vincenzo Di Crosta, Lilia Egan, Luis Garcia, Timothy Hensel-Burg, Oliver Ives, Keir Lynch, Henry O’Shea, Gaja Skupniewicz.

At 11:30am Mass – Charlotte Alger, Orla Barrett, Harrison Bourne, Jasper Chau, Benjamin Dyke, Isaac Fletcher, Tom Gilleece, Noah McClelland-Lofters, Maia McNamara, Bibi Mole, Aleksei Murphy.

First Holy Communion Masses will also be celebrated on Sundays, 13th & 20th May at 9:45am and 11:30am. Note change of time of the Family Mass for the next 2 Sundays. For details of Rehearsals/Alb collection refer to letter given out at parents’ meeting. Any parents who have not received details of arrangements for their child’s rehearsal, alb collection & return, should email firstcommunion@stpeterinchains.com

Ascension Day – Thursday 10th May

The feast of the Ascension of the Lord will be celebrated this Thursday, not the following Sunday, with Masses at 9am and 7:30pm.

Thy Kingdom Come – the solemnity of the Ascension opf the Lord marks the beginning of ten days’ intensive spiritual preparation for Pentecost. For the third year running, we are invited to join with millions of Christians in a global wave of prayer entitled Thy Kingdom Come. Please be part of this remarkable ecumenical venture by praying the Pentecost Novena (available at https://www.thykingdomcome.global/)

Sister Patricia O’Sullivan RIP

The funeral Mass of Sister Patricia O’Sullivan (Sr. Trish) will be held here at St Peter’s on Friday, 11th May at 10:30am followed by burial at St Mary’s RC Cemetery, Harrow Road, Kensal Green, NW10. Sr. Patricia’s body will be received into the church on Thursday, 10th May at 7pm. Please keep the family and the Sisters of Our Lady of Sion in your prayers at this sad time. A coach will be arranged to take parishioners to the cemetery and will return to Crouch End where the reception will be held. If you would like to go to the cemetery please put your name down on the list at the back of the church on the newsletter stand.

World Communications Day – Sunday 13 May

On this day, Catholics are encouraged to pray for all those professionals who work in the field of Communications. A particular intention is for those who are responsible for communicating on behalf of the Catholic Church in this country. The communications office of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales supports the bishops, in their witness and engagement with current issues, and the Church more widely in promoting the Gospel through digital, social, print and broadcast media. The office is a key resource for national and international media professionals. It also plays an important role in developing the public profile of the Church through word and image. If you wish to make a donation to World Communications, please place your donation in the wall safe above the Holy water font at the back of the church or donate online at: http://www.catholicnews.org.uk/donate-wcd . Prayer cards will be available on the Newsletter stand.

St Peter-in-Chains RC Infant School – Annual Open Evening

We think our School is amazing, but come and see for yourself on Wednesday 16th May from 6pm-8pm. This is an opportunity to look around St Peter’s and see what we have to offer. There will be guided tours, teachers and governors on hand as well as delicious refreshments. We look forward seeing you on the evening.

CAFOD

Thank you for your support to the CAFOD Lent Fast Day appeal. Donations to CAFOD until 12 May will be doubled by the UK Government. We have planned a £5 million programme to combat malnutrition – and with it we hope to be able to reach 245,000 people. But we need the full amount of match funding to make it happen. You can help us reach the full amount needed for this crucial programme. We still have some way to go yet! To donate please go to cafod.org.uk/lent.

Parish Draw

Tickets will be on sale this weekend 5th/6th May after all Masses.

Other notices

Priest Surgery – See Fr Sean without an appointment, Tuesday 8th May, 5pm-7pm at the Presbytery.

Daffodil endowments – if you would like to keep your pot of daffodil bulbs for planting next year, these are now in the church garden. Please contact Jennifer on 0208 340 3394 to arrange collection.

St Peter Charity Bike Ride 2018 – Many of you will remember that in 2015, a group of parents and teachers cycled 150 miles from the original St Gildas’ school in Yeovil to celebrate 100 years since the nuns founded St Gildas’ school in Crouch End. In the process we raised £27,000 to fund the new playground at St Gildas’ School. We’re now planning to ride the 200 miles from St Peter-in-Chains Church, Doncaster to its namesake in Crouch End over the weekend of 8-10 June to raise additional funds for projects at our two schools. More information, including a link to our donations page, can be found at www.stpetersbikeride2018.co.uk

Permanent Deacon ‘Come and See’ – Men wanting to know more about the Permanent Diaconate are invited to a meeting at St Vincent, Potters Bar, on Saturday, 12th May. No booking needed. Wives welcome. Contact details Deacon Adrian Cullen 07961 594725 or Deacon Anthony Clark 07545 373548.

Quiz evening – Another of Holy Trinity’s popular Quiz Suppers in aid of Action for Kids on Friday, 11th May at 7:30pm. Admission £10.

Taize service – 13th May, 6pm at Holy Trinity Church, Granville Road, N4.

Planned Giving – new envelopes – can still be collected from the Sacristy

La Sainte Union School – has a limited number of places available in Years 7 and 8. If you are interested in applying for a place, please submit an ‘in year’ application form available from the school website www.lasainteunion.org.uk or e-mail admissions@lsu.camden.sch.uk for further information or an application form.’

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.

Preparing for the Sacraments

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION PROGRAMME– “I belong”

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION MASSES
REHEARSALS
Wednesday 9th May, 6:00pm –for children making FHC at 9:45am on 13th May – Church
Wednesday 9th May, 6:30pm –for children making FHC at 11:30am on the 13th May – Church

MASSES
Sunday 13th May, 9:45am & 11:30am – Church
Sunday 20th May, 9:45am & 11:30am – Church

Please pray for:

Those in the Parish who are ill:
Rose Carroll, 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, Mary Wallace, Bruna Moia, Sister Pia, Margaret Whelan, Kitty Madden, Ann O’Grady, Clare Bruce, Brendan Whelan, Claire Marchand, Mike Coombes, Joel Maitre, Pamela Roberts, Mira Lidstone, Gemma Francis, Sonny Francis, Fr David Williamson, Emmanuella Celindano, Chris Hessel.

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 recently deceased:
Eugene Buckley & Sr Patricia O’Sullivan RIP.

Service times and Mass intentions

SUNDAY 6TH MAY – 6th Sunday of Easter (B)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. All the people of the parish
9:45am – FIRST HOLY COMMUNION MASS – Int. Candidates
11:30am – FIRST HOLY COMMUNION MASS – Int. Candidates
7:00pm – MASS – Int. Peter McMorrow RIP

Weekday Masses – Year 2, Easter 6: Daily Prayer – Easter Week 2

MONDAY 7TH MAY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Catherine Simon RIP (Anniv)

TUESDAY 8TH MAY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Kathleen Walsh RIP

WEDNESDAY 9TH MAY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Pierce Durand RIP (Anniv)

THURSDAY 10TH MAY – The Ascension of the Lord
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Henryk Kuczwalski RIP (Anniv)
7:00pm – Reception of body of Sr Patricia O’Sullivan RIP
7:30pm – MASS – Int. Life Ascending Group

FRIDAY 11TH MAY
10:30 – FUNERAL MASS Int. Sr Patricia (Trish) O’Sullivan
7:30pm – Holy Hour

SATURDAY 12TH MAY
9:00am* – MASS – Int. Peter McMorrow RIP
9:30am-10:00am – CONFESSIONS
9:30am-10:00am – EXPOSITION & BENEDICTION
6:00pm-6:20pm – CONFESSIONS

SUNDAY 13TH MAY – 7th Sunday of Easter (B)
6:30pm (Sat) – MASS – Int. Denis Lyons (Recovery)
9:45am – FIRST HOLY COMMUNION MASS – Int. Candidates
11:30am – FIRST HOLY COMMUNION MASS – Int. Candidates
7:00pm – MASS – Int. Anthony Graham-Dillon

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 8TH MAY
10:00am – LIFE ASCENDING GROUP
11:00 am – DEANERY MEETING – Stamford Hill
5:00pm-7:00pm – PRIEST SURGERY – Presbytery – See Fr Sean without an appointment

WEDNESDAY 9TH MAY
7:30pm – LEGION OF MARY – Presbytery

THURSDAY 10TH MAY
11:00am-1:30pm – THURSDAYS TOGETHER – meet your neighbours for a friendly chat, light lunch available – Holy Trinity Church Hall

FRIDAY 11TH MAY
1:30pm (term time only) – STAY & PLAY GROUP – St Peter’s School Hall, Elm Grove

Rotas

SOUP RUN: – Saturday 5th May – 4pm & 6pm – Team C
LINEN ROTA: – Saturday/Sunday 5th/6th May – Susan Fleming

6TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (B)
Saturday/Sunday 5th/6th May
READERS:

6:30pm (Sat) – Steve Bethell
9:45am 1st Reading: – Claire Kennedy 2nd Reading: – Harriet Mackie
7:00pm – Chris Beasley
Readings:
1st: Acts Acts 10:25-26.34-35.44-48; 2nd: 11 John 4:7-10; Gospel: John 15:9-17
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Alice Fidler, Andrew Dickson, Ann Hughes
9:45am Patrick Egan, Regina Fleming, Sheila Doyle, Sr Anne Hogan, Anthony Pippet
11:15am Yessica Alvarez-Manzano, Anastasia Gaffiero, Anna Maria Fernandez, Anthony Cecile, Claire Carson
7:00pm Michael Woods, Nena Whitehead, Paul Stone

COUNTING: – Monday 7th May – 9:30am – Team C

SOUP RUN: – Saturday 12th May – 4pm & 6pm – Team D
LINEN ROTA: – Saturday/Sunday 12th/13th May – Margaret Forkan

7TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (B)
Saturday/Sunday 12th/13th May
READERS:

6:30pm (Sat) – Fiona Stone
9:45am 1st Reading: – Mags Kelly 2nd Reading: – Martin Whitaker
7:00pm – Helen Helmer
Readings:
1st: Acts 1:15-17.20-26; 2nd: 1 John 4:11-16; Gospel: John 17:11-19
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
6:30pm (Sat) Catherine Sexton, Claire Carballo, David Fleming
9:45am Carol Phillips, Gabriella Olaniran, Gertrude Jones, Jim Donoghue, Josephine Bobb
11:15am Ha Chan, Daniel Ramirez-Cano, Declan Murphy, Dominic Martial, Gianni Gagnier
7:00pm Peter Duncan, Pedro Daniel, Ruben Ferreira

COUNTING: – Sunday 13th May – 6:45pm – Planned Giving Team D
COUNTING: – Monday 14th May – 9:30am – Team D

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.