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Newsletter for Week starting on the 30th June 2019: St Peter & St Paul

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HOLYCROSS CATHOLIC CHURCH                                                   
208 Sangley Road
London, SE6 2JS
Tel : 020 8698 3672
Parish Secretary : Lisa O’Hara (volunteer)
Office hours : Open Weds 10am-1pm

Fr Antony Megalan Sellam
Parish Priest
Parish email :
Parish mobile:  07367 426492

Please join
Rosary:Mon Tues Thurs 9.40am  / Wed 8.50am
Chaplet of Divine  Mercy: Wed 9.40am
Parish Surgery Fri 6 pm
Confessions: Sat 6 pm
Parish Diary
Legion  of Mary Visit 29th June – 6th July
Parish Walk 6th July

Parish Contacts

Holy Cross Bookshop
4 Brownhill Road, Catford
Tel: 020 8461 0896

[020 8698 2675]
Executive  Headteacher: Miss Mary Collins    
Head  of School: Miss Giovanna Finaldi

St Vincent De Paul 07835 188411
Safeguarding Line   07598 524024
Third Thursday Time  TTT

Hartley Hall
Parish Community Centre
Culverley Road, SE6  2LD

Finance: Loose  £698.40  SO: £503.00
Thank you
Gifts and Talents
Don’t forget to come along to the Gifts and Talents evening on Monday 1st July 7.30pm Hartley Hall. Your opportunity to find what you can do to be one of the labourers, and what you can sign up for, to help your parish.
The evening will provide a welcome from Fr. Antony, a short prayer input using imaginative contemplation, a very brief explanation of what is available. The rest of the session will be an opportunity to mix with others, ask questions and enjoy some cheese and wine. So bring a friend and tell others. “The harvest is rich but the labourers are few …” [Luke 10:2]
Annual Parish Walk 2019 is taking place next Saturday 6th July. Funds raised will support the children in the Special Needs Unit at Ahotokurom in Ghana.  If you still would like to participate and need a sponsorship form please contact Lesley Allen.
Eight Members of the Legion of Mary This weekend we welcome the arrival of the Legion of Mary.  They will be visiting our homes over the next week. Many thanks for all who came forward to help them: Remo & Iwonka Finaldi, Emilienne Dago, Mary Burke and Francesco & Roberta Lala and Fortuna Medhanie for offering accommodation; Mary Burke for preparing dinner for the whole week; Francesco & Roberta Lala, Fortuna Medhanie for preparing lunch [Sunday, Monday and Thursday]. Kindly contact Fr Antony if you are able to provide lunch on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
Second Collection: Today there will be a second collection for Peter’s Pence.  The faithful’s offerings to the Holy Father are destined for church needs, humanitarian initiatives and social promotion projects, as well as to the support of the Holy See.
Requiem Mass Please pray for the peaceful repose of the soul of Teresa Harney whose Requiem Mass will be on Friday 5th July at 10am.  We also pray for her family at this difficult time. Also pray for the repose of the soul of Clifford Aristide.
Lewisham Deanery Bereavement Support Group: If anybody is interested in starting a support group for bereavement within the Lewisham Deanery parishes, please contact the Parish Secretary at St William of York Parish, Forest Hill:-  020 8690 4549.
Baptism Courses If you have a child that you would like to be baptised, you will need to complete one of our baptism preparation courses. Please meet Fr Antony in Parish Surgery on Fridays or contact Ossie Folkes.
Bible Verse to Remember Peter said, ‘I have neither silver nor gold, but I will give you what I have: in the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, walk!’ (Acts 3:6)

Pray for the sick: Let us pray for the sick including Mariam Philomin, Charlie Hyam, Rose Calver, Agatha Lewis, Elizabeth Goba, Florence Nosgobie, Gala Lobo and Ann Whittington.  To include anyone’s name kindly contact Lesley Allen.  

Many thanks for all who have accepted my request to help our parish
Parish Office help: Lisa O’Hara and Josepha Flahive
Hartley Hall: Angela Allen
Finance: Andrew Pollock
Gift Aid: Jennifer Thomas
Sacristans: Gwen Williams [weekdays and Sunday 10am]; John Ogunbadewa [Sunday 11.30am]
Florists: Fortuna Medhanie and Margaret Newland
Newsletter: Francis Uzoh
Parish Choir: Nick Wibberley and Anne Mellis
Want to use your talents for the greater glory of God, join us @ Hartley Hall on Monday [7.30pm].
Thanks again. Fr Antony
Hartley Hall Keyholders Please note that the locks for Hartley Hall are about to be changed.  New keys are now available and can be collected from Angela Allen in the Hartley Hall Office on Monday 1st July, between 10 - 11am or  6 - 7pm.  If you cannot make either of these times, please contact Angela via email to make alternative arrangements.
Catholic History Walks See the poster at the back of the church where you will find details of some interesting walks in London.

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