Twenty– Sixth Sunday (C)
Mass Readings: 143 – 146
Order of Mass: Pages 7 – 60
Spirituality and Reflection
Films are shown in the Parish Centre on the second Tuesday of every month with the view to promoting both individual and group reflection on our Faith.
Our current series focuses on the Nicene Creed which is acknowledged by billions of Christians throughout the world. Our next session is on Tuesday 8th October at 7.30pm.
Please join us as we consider the 12 articles of this Symbol, their significance from the beginnings of the church to our times, and their tangible influence on the way we live our faith daily.
As we prepare to profess our faith during mass, let us reflect on each of the affirmations contained in the Creed. How are the beliefs we proclaim each Sunday shaping our spiritual journey? What concrete impact do they have on the lives we lead and the choices we make, once we have left the premises of our parish?
“This Creed is the spiritual seal, our heart’s meditation and an ever-present guardian; it is, unquestionably, the treasure of our soul.” Saint Ambroise
This Sunday’s teas will be served by the UCM in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support.
Next Sunday’s teas will be served by the Flower Arrangers.
Thank you to all those who help out with the Sunday Teas.
Last Sunday’s Collections: The 1st collection was £423.72p +£342.30p in Gift Aid envelopes giving us a parish total of £766.02p. The 2nd collection for the Leprosy Society was £217.35p. Thank you for your generosity. Today’s 2nd collection is for Parish Funds.
Recently Deceased: Please pray for the soul and family of John Barry. The funeral will be at 10.30am on Thursday 17th October. May his soul rest in peace.
Blessed Sacrament: We will continue to have exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Friday from 7:30pm to 8:30pm.
First Tuesday of the Month: There will be Adoration and a Gospel discussion from 7.30 – 8.30pm in the Parish Centre (1st October). All are welcome.
Barn Dance: The Knights of St Columba will be holding their popular annual parish event on Friday 11th October at Melvin Hall, Melvin Road SE20 8EU. The Knights will be selling tickets after all weekend masses. £8 per ticket. A live band will be performing with a caller and a licensed bar will be available. Tickets will also be available on the night.
Bat Walk: Saturday 12th October at 6.00pm in Cator Park, Aldersmead Road, BR3 1NA. Meet by the central Friends noticeboard. We observe the bats and listen to them on electronic bat detectors provided by our experienced guide, Ishpi Blatchley. Bring a torch. Wear sensible shoes. Children welcome if supervised. No dogs, please. A free walk but donations welcome. A Friends of Cator and Alexandra event.
Lighting Candles: Please take care when lighting candles in the Church. Please ensure that the candle wax does not drip onto the newly treated floor.
Missio/APF Red Boxes: During the next two weeks please bring in your red boxes for emptying & counting. Please ensure that your name is shown either on the box or inside the box. Thank you for your continued support.
Beginning Experience: A healing weekend for men and women who are separated, divorced or widowed will be held from 18th-20th October at the Domus Mariae Centre, Chigwell, Essex. For more information phone 01322 838415 or email email@example.com
Deanery Youth Council: 19th October 2019 (12-2.30pm) at St Joseph’s Church, Upper Room. Bromley Deanery is launching an exciting new initiative called a Youth Council. This is a board of young people whose views and opinions will feed directly into the programme of youth ministry for the Deanery and will have a key role in making decisions on behalf of the young people in our parishes. The Youth Council will comprise 2 or 3 representatives from each parish, ideally aged 15yrs+. The Youth Council will meet up to three times a year – our first meeting takes place on Saturday 19th October from 12-2.30pm at St Joseph’s Church (Upper Room). This will be a fairly relaxed introductory meeting, to give us the opportunity to get to know one another, share some preliminary thoughts and pizza! So, if you would like to have your say, represent the youth in your parish as a Youth Councillor and make new friends from parishes all over the deanery, please see your parish priest or contact CYM Coordinator, Susan Longhurst to receive a nomination form (email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
St James the Great Memory Café, Petts Wood: On the first and second Tuesday of each month from 2.00pm to 3.30pm a dementia café takes place in the Community Centre. It is a safe and comfortable environment where guests with dementia and their carers can come to enjoy refreshments and join in with singing and quizzes if they so wish. A warm welcome awaits! For more information please contact the parish office: 01689 827100 or email: email@example.com
Please pray for the sick of the Parish: Mercie Ihekweme-Hill, and Michael Creech.
MASS TIMES AND INTENTIONS (29th Sept– 6th Oct 2019) (Year: C)
|Sunday 29th||TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY (C)|
|Ellen & Alex Sweeney RIP
People of the Parish
Milagrina Vaz RIP
Mrs Esme Maple RIP
|Monday 30th||St Jerome|
|9:30am||Violet Meyer RIP|
|Tuesday 1st||St Therese of the Child Jesus|
|Christopher Alaneme RIP
Bridget D’Souza RIP
|Wednesday 2nd||The Holy Guardian Angels|
|9:30am||Christian & Emilia Nkpade RIP|
|Wellbeing of Evelyn Edwards|
|Friday 4th||St Francis of Assisi|
|Theresa Nwejike (Thanksgiving)|
|9:30am||Fr Wilfred McGreal RIP|
|TWENTY-SEVENTH SUNDAY (C)
People of the Parish
Amelia Corbett RIP
Juan Valls RIP
Ernami Ramos Jr. RIP
Sunday: 9:30am, 11:15am & 5:30pm Monday: 9:30am
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