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Newsletter for Week starting on the 30th September 2018 : 26th Sunday of Ordinary Time

HOLY CROSS CHURCH CATFORD
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HOLY CROSS CHURCH
     
                                                                     
 
208 Sangley Road
Catford, London, SE6 2JS
Tel: 020 8698 3672
Email: catford@rcaos.org.uk
Website: www.holycross-catford.org.uk
Part of RC Archdiocese of Southwark
Registered charity number: 1173050
Parish Priest: Fr Antony Megalan
MASS TIMES
Monday-Thursday : 9.15am
Friday 8pm
Saturday:  6.30pm Vigil Mass
Sunday: 10.00am & 11.30am
Reconciliation: Saturday 6pm
HARTLEY HALL
PARISH COMMUNITY CENTRE
Culverley Road, SE6 2LD
Tel: 020 8698 3672
Email: catford@rcaos.org.uk
OVERSEAS PROJECTS
The Community of Ahotokurom, Ghana.
                            www.ahoto.org
PARISH ADMINISTRATOR:
Mrs Mary Baldwin
Tel: 020 8698 3672
Email: catford@rcaos.org.uk
HOLY CROSS SCHOOL
Headteacher: Miss Mary Collins
Tel: 020 8698 2675  Fax: 020 8697 7137
Email : info@holycross.lewisham.sch.uk
Website : www.holycross.lewisham.sch.uk
St Vincent De Paul Number
07835188411
Safeguarding Line
07598524024
Special Ministers of Holy Communion
This weekend  5th Sunday (29th/30th Oct)
6.30pm Mariam Philomin, Bridgette Laing, Chris Joyce.
1) Pat Barber, 2) Rubi Erangey, P) Rahel Leul
10am Joe Baptiste, Caroline Cleary, Francesca Dunbar, Dilys Grant, Eta Engobeh.
1) Francesca Savanmut 2) Ben Travers P) Diane Ukah
11.30 John Ogunbadewa  John Walsh, Franck Anguibi
1) Vacant, 2) Dillon Augustin, P) Vacant
Next weekend 1st Sunday (6th/7th Oct)
6.30pm Lesley Allen, Pat Monaghan, Neville Fernandes.
1) Malcolm Jones 2) Eunice Conroy P) Pat Barber
10am Iotha Lorde, Marigold Okor, Kathleen O’Sullivan, Shirine Sukhran, Rafel Skrzyp.
1) Amos Kong 2) Ben Travers P) Kesia Palmer
11.30am Jude Ibe, Anne Mellis, Cynthia Myers, Franck Anguibi, Vacant.
1) Ngozi Adedj, 2) Lisa O’Hara 3) Vacant
FINANCE    £1156.75         Many Thanks
Sat       6.30 Vako RIP (Anguibi)
Sun     26th Sunday of the Year (29th/30th Sept)
           10.00 Donald Simpson RIP
           11.30 People of the Parish
Mon    St Therese of the Child Jesus
           Virgin, Doctor of the Church.
           9.15 Theresa Green RIP
           9.40 Rosary
Tue      9.15 Duffus Family (School Governor’s)
           9.40 Rosary
Wed     8.50 Rosary
           9.15 Deceased members of the Parish
           9.40 Divine Mercy
Thur    St Francis of Assisi
           9.15 Felix Rajan Tharasingham RIP
           9.40 Rosary
Fri        7.30 Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
           8pm Jim Foley RIP (Cleary)
Sat       6.30 Jim Foley RIP (Cleary)
Sun      27th Sunday of the Year (6th/7th Oct )
           10.00 Mary Monaghan RIP
           11.30 People of the Parish
Please pray for those whom our Ministers visit with HOLY COMMUNION:
Clifford Aristide, James Barlow, Mary Barry, Rose Calver, Margaret Doherty, Bridget Doyle, Ellesdene Edwards,  Elizabeth Marie Forde,  Eileen Embury,  Elizabeth Goba, Theresa Harney, Peter Hughes, Audrey Fitzsimmons,  William Keogh, Agatha Lewis, Gala Lobo Anthony Marshall, Ivy Mulroney, Susan Murphy,   Florence Nosegbe, Eleanor Martin, Mabel Martin,  Charity Oparaji, Josephine Patterson, Rex Phillips,  Anthony Renouf, Casimar Santhiapillai, Jean Scott,  Irene Stone, Bridget Sullivan, Genevieve Stanislaus, Vera Pollock, Sheila Tagg, Patricia Vesey,  Ann Whitington,
Please welcome
Dr Mark Mantey who will be speaking at all Masses this weekend to update us on the work that has been achieved through the support of Holy Cross Parishioners.
DECEASED
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Josephine Patterson.
The funeral will be here on Friday 12th October at 12.30pm. May she rest in peace.
THE HOLY CROSS NIGERIAN COMMUNITY
…invite you in to Hartley Hall after the 11.30am Mass for Tea and a chat.
COACH FOR FR JOHN’S FUNERAL
There are just a few seats left. The coach will be leaving at 8.30am on Tuesday 2nd October. St Theresa’s have recommended that you bring a bottle of water. The funeral is at 12 noon and refreshments will be in the school hall afterwards. We aim to leave at around the 3 o’clock mark but a more accurate time will be communicated on arrival at St Theresa’s. Seats are £10 and you may also want to bring a sandwich and a flask
SCHOOL FORMS
Please ensure that your family has registered on the Parish Website. Once you are registered school forms will be checked against the signing in registers and Fr. Doug will be able to sign them.
PARISH REGISTRATION Have you completed a form for you and your family yet? (Go to the Parish website to do so)
LEWISHAM DEANERY SPIRITUAL PILGRIMAGE The second event in our Deanery Spiritual Pilgrimage takes place on Thursday 11th October 7.30-8.30pm, at Holy Cross Catford. With a short prayer session around Mary the Mother of God, followed by refreshments in Hartley Hall. Do please come and join us and parishioners from around the Deanery. Details of the November event will be available soon. The December event will be when the deanery gather for the Penitential service at St Saviours on 15th December at 11.30am.
RCIA STARTS MONDAY 1ST OCTOBER AT 7.30PM in Hartley Hall. For all those who are interested in finding out more about our faith and joining the Catholic Church. Please encourage friend’s relatives and acquaintances to come and find out more. Of especial interest to those who have been away from the Church and want to find their way back again and return to the practice of their faith. Visit the parish website to find out about the RCIA and download an application form or contact ossiefolkes1@gmail.com .
SPECIAL MINISTERS
Special Ministers are reminded that when they renew their commitment at the Mass of the Lord's Supper on Maundy Thursday they promise to attend a Day of Recollection in the coming 12 months.
The Annual Lewisham Deanery Day of Recollection for Special Ministers will take place at Good Shepherd Downham on Saturday 6th October from 10.00am -12.00, with refreshments from 9.30 and this is a golden opportunity to fulfil this request from the Archbishop.
Please contact St William of York, Forest Hill parish office to register your attendance by email foresthill@rcaos.org.uk
Also, if you have never been commissioned and received a certificate then the next commissioning day takes place on Saturday 13th October 2018 from 10.00am concluding with Mass at 2.30pm at: Metropolitan Cathedral Church of St George Lambeth Road, Southwark, SE1 6HY. Please let the Parish Office know by Monday 1st October.
Stewardship Reflection
St. James warns us about accepting the standards of the world and assuming that what is normative in society needs no countercultural challenge. The temptation to hoard riches and make sharp bargains at the expense
of the powerless is pervasive because these things are generally done and look respectable enough. St. James points to God’s judgment on these attitudes and actions
of amassing wealth and comfort at the expense of others. How might we be better stewards of the material blessings we have been given? How might we use our wealth with compassion toward others?
PLEASE REMEMBER
Collection for Fr Doug:- all monies to be in by Friday 5th October.
Memory book please write a message, add a photo share a memory. Available after 10am Mass in Hartley Hall.
Sign up for food contributions and also offers to help on sheets at back of the church. Food to the School Hall BEFORE 6.30pm Mass on the 6th October
Mass stewards please count mass attendance, this week is a National Mass count.


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