HOLY CROSS CHURCH
208 Sangley Road
Catford, London, SE6 2JS
Tel: 020 8698 3672
Part of RC Archdiocese of Southwark
Registered charity number: 1173050
Parish Priest: Fr Doug Bull
Saturday: 6.30pm Vigil Mass
Sunday: 10.00am & 11.30am
Reconciliation: Saturday 6pm
PARISH COMMUNITY CENTRE
Culverley Road, SE6 2LD
Tel: 020 8698 3672
The Community of Ahotokurom, Ghana.
Mrs Mary Baldwin
Tel: 020 8698 3672
HOLY CROSS SCHOOL
Headteacher: Miss Mary Collins
Tel: 020 8698 2675 Fax: 020 8697 7137
Email : email@example.com
Website : www.holycross.lewisham.sch.uk
St Vincent De Paul Number
Special Ministers of Holy Communion
This weekend 2nd Sunday (11th/12th Aug)
6.30pm Marian Philomin, Myra Hannon, Prema Louth,
1) UCM, 2) UCM, P) UCM
10am Joe Baptiste, Caroline Cleary, Ossie Folkes, Cyril Mbaeri, Ray Williams.
1) Kimberley Kong, 2) Ashley Lench P) Christina S
11.30 Jerome, Adeji, Mary Lewis, Vincent Okonji, John Walsh, Rosa Candita Simpkins.
1) Elsa Pascal, 2) Frank Afful, P) Mitchelle Mbaeri
Next weekend 3rd Sunday (18th/19th Aug )
6.30pm Pat Healy, Bridgette Laing , Chris Joyce
1) Jenushan Justin 2) Reuben Gabriel P) Maureen Gabriel
10am Gwen Williams, Marian Perez, Francisca Dunbar, Elena Travers, Marco Munoz.
1st Gillian Yip, 2nd Christina Ukah, P Bina Augustin
11.30am Bernadette Jeyachandra, Phil Loughnane, Paul Njoku, 2 Vacant positions.
1) Ronald Jeyachandra, 2nd Merlyn Clark, P Brian Trevathas.
FINANCE £ 1250.80 Many Thanks
Sat 6.30 McGowan, Browne Taylor & Carroll
Sun 19th Sunday of Ordinary Time
10.00 Aral Lucas (Grazia)
11.30 Margaret Laughrey RIP (Lewis)
12.30 Baptism Mina Bernardi-Conn
Mon 9.15 Larry Doyle RIP (Monaghan)
Tue St Maximillian Kolbe
Wed Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
10.00 Holy Souls – Grace Mary
7pm Virginia, Mary, Patrick, Alfredo &
Thur 9.15 Virginia T de Sousa de Rosario Dias
Fri 7.30 Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
8pm Virginia T de Sousa de Rosario Dias
Sat 6.30 Sheila Dunn TG (UCM)
Sun 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time
10.00 Antoine Emmanus RIP (Emmanus)
11.30 Margaret Lynch RIP (McCarte)
HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION
Wednesday 15th August is a holy day of Obligation and there will be an evening Mass at 7pm. Morning mass will be at 10am.
There is a new parish email address with immediate effect. It is firstname.lastname@example.org
Please amend your records. Many Thanks.
Lourdes Pilgrimage 7th-14th September
Fr Doug’s last weekend in Holy Cross
Parent & Toddler returns 17th September
(One week late due to pilgrimage)
Diamond club returns 17th September
(One week late due to pilgrimage)
Fr Doug’s farewell celebration 6th October
(Replaces Parish Feast celebration)
Fr Doug’s Induction at his new parish
St John Fisher, Bexley. Friday 26th October
Fr Anthony’s Induction at Holy Cross
Sunday 4th November 5pm.
HARTLEY HALL KEYHOLDERS
Can we ask ALL current key holders to present themselves to Mary Baldwin or Angela Allen (if you haven’t done already) as we are having an AUDIT. Many Thanks.
HOLIDAY AT HOME
Come and have fun in Hartley Hall Culverley Rd SE6 2JS on 15th, 16th, 17th Aug 2018 11am-3pm for all over 60’s.
Picnic lunch, pie and mash and afternoon tea with fruit cocktails is the menu for the week Quadrille dancing, Reminiscence and games, photo opportunity and finishing with a Rock and Roll themed day
To register call Lesley Allen 07729 785843
TTT (16TH AUGUST): 'FOOD & MOOD'
Session with Theresa Webb, Nutritional Consultant. Learn about how healthy eating can enhance mental wellbeing, help prepare a healthy meal and then enjoy eating it. 6pm introduction, Q&A; 6.30 meal preparation, with information about health and nutrition as we go; 7.30 group meal. We have usual arts and crafts opportunities and board games going on as well, and a singing for relaxation session after the meal... plus tea and coffee and a few snacks for any non-healthy eaters. ALL welcome. To find ot more about TTT please have a look at their website and facebook page FB: https://www.facebook.com/thirdthursdaytime Website: www.thirdthursdaytime.wix.com/catford
A TIME FOR MOURNING
A Retreat/Workshop for those suffering from the pain of loss.
This is a residential weekend in Aylesford Priory and this a workshop, away from the pressures of day to day life, can help. It is a time for quiet prayer, talking and acceptance.
Cost £173 single, £156 shared, £168 Senior Citizen. Led by Elizabeth Partridge (Qualified relationship counsellor) and Fr Francis (Carmelite at Aylesford)
For more information contact Elizabeth Partridge on 01303 670 or email to email@example.com
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION FORMS
Online application forms are now available on the Parish website:
You will find the link halfway down the left hand side of the homepage: Holy Communion
The closing date for applications is the 17th September.
Having submitted your application, Baptism certificates and payment will be needed at the introductory meeting on 24th September.
The SVP is seeking to recruit a Young Vincentians Programme Manager, and a Mini Vinnies Officer as part of the expansion of our youth programme.
Young Vincentians Programme Manager: £30k pa; full time permanent contract. Closing date: 15:00 on Thursday 23rd August 2018. Interviews: Thursday 30th August 2018. Start date: ASAP.
Mini Vinnies Officer: £23k pro rata; 2 days/wk.; one year contract. Closing date: 10:00 Monday 20th August 2018. Interviews: Friday 24th August. Start date: ASAP.
Both roles based at national office. For more details & application pack, please visit the vacancies section of the SVP website: https://www.svp.org.uk/.
ST JOHN’S SEMINARY- WONERSH…CAN YOU HELP?
The Seminary, near Guildford (which has been involved in the formation of priests for over 125 years) is looking for some help with the cost of re-decoration and refurbishment of 30 of its bedrooms which haven’t been upgraded for 40+ years. Some of the furniture is 70 years old and carpets and curtains are close to disintegration. There are no funds available for this much needed work. If you can help in any way please send a cheque to Mgr. Gerry Ewing (Vice-Rector) St John’s Seminary, Wonersh, Guildford, Surrey GU5 OQX.
…in the United Kingdom. Are you 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 than visit Vincentian Volunteers: www.vincentianvolunteers.org.uk
Contact Person : Marian Osuide ->firstname.lastname@example.org
Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Weekend of August 11/12
The Letter to the Ephesians urges us to be mindful that part of our life together in the Eucharist means being kind to one another, compassionate and forgiving, just as Christ has forgiven us. What can we do this week to show our kindness, compassion and forgiving attitude toward others in our family of faith? How can we be even better stewards of our faith community, what St. Paul refers to as “Imitators of God?