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Sunday 03rd Oct 2021 : 27th Sunday in Ordinary time

Published by AFAN in News · 1 October 2021

208 Sangley Road, Catford, London SE6 2JS
Fr Antony Megalan Sellam [Parish Priest] – 02086983672
Email: antonymegalan@rcaos.org.uk or catford@rcaos.org.uk     
Website: www.holycross-catford.org.uk

Parish Contacts
Parish Office is Open
(Monday and Friday)
10am - 3pm
020 8698 3672
Josepha Flahive  
Lisa O’Hara  

Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate
Holy Cross  Bookshop, 020 3441 8240

Holy Cross School
[020  8698 2675]
Miss Mary Collins

St Vincent De Paul [SVP]    07835 188411
Safeguarding  Line 07598 524024
Pat Barber and Kate Cleevely - catfordsg2@safeguardrcaos.org.uk
Third Thursday Time TTT
Email: thirdthursdaytime@gmail.com
Hartley Hall [Tony Early]
Culverley Road, SE6  2LD

Newsletter matters to be sent to antonymegalan@rcaos.org.uk by Wednesday

Sunday 03rd Oct 2021 : 27th Sunday in Ordinary time

You can find the Readings from here

Bible Verse to Remember: I tell you solemnly, anyone who does not welcome the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it. [Mark 10:15]

  • Please Remember: The month of October is dedicated to the Most Holy Rosary

  • Manna Mission: The opening of our Soup Kitchen has been postponed until the first Sunday in November as we are still waiting on the Council’s licence to operate this new charitable service. We are seeking additional volunteers to support this so please come along to the second meeting, the date of which is to be announced soon, but in the meantime please do register your interest with Fr Antony after Mass.                                                                    

  • Parish Surgery: This coming week the Parish Office will be open on Wednesday and Friday, 10:00am to 3:00pm

  • Mass Intentions: Please leave your contact number on the Mass Intention envelope so we can confirm the date we have to offer should the date you have requested be unavailable. If no contact number is provided and your preferred date is unavailable, an alternative will be selected on your behalf. Thank you.

  • First Holy Communion, Confirmation will begin on  Sat 2nd October.Welcome to the new Holy Communion and Confirmation Candidates. Please keep them and their families in your prayers as they start their spiritual journey. Pease see the Notice Board for the schedule of dates and times – and we would ask you to arrive promptly for each session. Thank you

  • RCIA: Welcome also to those practicing Catholics interested in sharing their faith with others, and those NEW to the Catholic Church who are interested to learn more. The RCIA program will continue from the first Saturday in October through to next June 2022. You are all most welcome to come along to Hartley Hall each Saturday after the 6:30pm Mass and find out more - Refreshments and enrolment forms will be available.

  • Catechises, Formation and Evangelization Teams in Holy Cross: anyone who would like to join these teams, please contact Fr Antony.

Please take a copy of the Newsletter home with you - please do not leave it in the church. Thank you.


URGENT: COVID-19 Update-> Holy Cross Church is OPEN
COVID SECURITY GUIDELINES : Following the recent changes(Monday 19 July) in the regulations from the Government, the parish has issued updated guidelines for continued safe and covid-secure worship in the church.The latest document is Covid-19 Route Map - Step 4

  • Please note that the Mass times have been reviewed : See below (Mass Times and Intentions)
All the Masses will be live-streamed: https://holy-cross-stream.click2stream.com

  • Until the End of the Pandemic:
  1. Please ensure you sanitise your hands as you enter and leave the church.
  2. 9pm for Night Prayer [every day except Saturday]: In this Pandemic, let us pray together as God’s family and receive His blessings before going to sleep.
   Please invite your family also to join prayer. Meeting ID: 7578777461; Passcode: 20212021.

  • The Holy Mass is offered everyday  via Livestream
  • Diamond Club Magazine is available here

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