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Week starting on the 18th February 2018

HOLY CROSS CHURCH CATFORD
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HOLY CROSS CHURCH
     
                                                                     
 
208 Sangley Road
Catford, London, SE6 2JS
Tel: 020 8698 3672
Email: parish@holycross-catford.org.uk
Website: www.holycross-catford.org.uk
Part of RC Archdiocese of Southwark
Registered charity number: 235468
Parish Priest: Fr Doug Bull
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: parish@holycross-catford.org.uk
TWINNING PROJECTS
Our Lady, help of Christians, Beulieu, Grenada
The Community of Ahotokurom, Ghana.
   www.ahoto.org
PARISH ADMINISTRATOR:
Mrs Mary Baldwin
Tel: 020 8698 3672
Email: parish@holycross-catford.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 3rd  Sunday (17th/18th Feb)
6.30pm Pat Healy,Bridgette Laing,Chris Joyce
1) Jenushan Justin, 2) Daniell Evan, P) Maureen Gabriel
10am Gwen Williams,Marian Perez,Francisca Dunbar, Elena Travers, Marco Munoz.
1) Gillian Yip, 2) Rob Dunbar P) Bina Augustin
11.30 Debo Akinbode, Pat Ellis, Barbara Heathcote, Phil Loughnane,Vacant
1) Vacant, 2)Merlyn Clark, P) Mitchelle Mbaeri
Next weekend 4th   Sunday ( 24th/25th Feb)
 6.30pm Denise Coutino, Beatrice Orodje, Prexy Rajendram
1) Vacant 2) Vacant  P) Margaret Folkes
10am Dilys Grant,Shirley Lench,Phil Umerah,Victor Santhiapillai, Wendy Abiola.
1)Millie Lemonius,2)Brendan Downton P Scouts / Cath Sanderson
11.30am John Ogunbadawa,Kate Middleton,Frank Afful, Vera Onongaya
1)Petrina Douglas , 2)Rosa Candita Simpkins P)Vacant

Sat       6.30 Amy Quinn(Maton)
Sun     1st Sunday of Lent (17th/18th Feb)
           10.00 Patrick Doyle RIP (Monaghan)
           11.30 Margaret Lauchrey(Lewis)
           12.30 Baptism   Akinindo Ese
Mon     9.15 Mary CallaghanRIP (Cleary)
           9.40 Rosary
Tue     8.50 Rosary
           9.15 Anguibi Family
           9.40 Divine Mercy
Wed     8.50 Rosary
           9.15 Mina Bernardi RIP
           9.40 Stations of the Cross
Thur    Chair of St Peter
           9.15 Users of Hartley Hall (Baldwin)
           9.40 Rosary
Fri        7.30pm Stations of the Cross
           8pm Francesca Candita Simpkins RIP
Sat       6.30 David Nalliah RIP(Stella)
Sun     Sunday of the Year (24th /25th Feb )
           10.00 Herve Tiero & Emelienne Dago
           11.30 Deceased members of KIlcullen
                     Slater & Byron Families RIP
           12.30 Baptism Akinindo Ese
FINANCE    £ 1236.35  Poor Parishes £150.60    
Previous week £1232.35 Racial Justice £104.20
DECEASED
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Paddy McLoone. Mr& Mrs McLoone moved away from CAtford a few years ago.
Paddy’s funeral will be here on Tuesday 20th February at 7pm followed by burial in Ireland.
May he rest in peace
CALLING OUT TO THE TAMIL COMMUNITY BE PART
OF HISTORY & CELEBRATE YOUR COMMUNITY!
SUNDAY 25th FEBRUARY 2018
Come and be part of a day of recording Tamil voices and
Stories.You could be an important part of sharing Tamil heritage and preserving traditions and stories for future
Generations. Bring an object or photograph that has a
Special meaning or memory for you, or just come with your stories.
We’ll take a photograph of what you have brought and record your voice as you talk to us, to create a digital Tamil heritage collection.
Sunday 25th February 11am-5pm
George Green Hall(Entrance on Boundfield Road)
Goldsmiths Community Centre
Castillon Road,Catford,London SE6 1QD
Bus : 124 stops outside the centre
This made in Lewisham project, is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund
Made in Lewisham is a Story Matters CIC initiative
VACANCY
Christ the King Sixth Form are currently looking for an
Assistant Premises/Security Officer.
The Post is available for an immediate start and early
Applications will be considered favourably.
For Further information, please visit our website
http://www.ctksfc.ac.uk/83/vacancies or contact
Mrs Iza Osman on 020 8297 9433

RITE OF ELECTION - ST GEORGE’S CATHEDRAL.
Our RCIA group were welcomed by Archbishop  Peter on Saturday as they took the next step in their Journey in Faith. He called them to the Easter Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist.
LENT IS HERE!
Our Lenten Cross is on the Sanctuary and this year as part of our Spirituality of Stewardship we are considering TIME. Your are asked to complete a card to hang on the cross and promise to “spend some quality time with someone each week during Lent”
Prayer Journal.  Please take home from Mass your Personal Lent Prayer Journal.Remember to put some time aside each week to write, draw or record in your Lent Prayer Journal.
Here are some  other things that YOU can DO over the next 6 weeks to come closer to Jesus by taking part in; that you will benefit from, and that will deepen your personal encounter with Jesus.
DAILY LENTEN REFLECTION
Have a very short reflection emailed to you
each day from The Southwark Diocesan Stewardship Team. A quick and easy prompt to keep you focussed on your personal journey towards Easter. Just open the following link and subscribe.
https://southwarkdsc.us11.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=a3e1dce7f8f666e9d64edd867&id=4f880b3b9c
STATIONS OF THE CROSS Each Friday evening at 7.30pm there will be a version of the Stations of the Cross led by a different parish group.
The Confirmation Group will be leading the Stations of the Cross this Friday at 7.30pm. The following Friday the SVP Group will lead
Friday evening Mass at 8pm Particularly or those who are working during the week and want to make a personal effort.
THE WHY COURSE
Holy Cross is beginning a series of talks and courses which over the next few years for anyone who wants to find out more about our Catholic Faith. Beginning this Lent we will explore some of the 'Big Questions' about God, Jesus and the Church. Thursdays 1st March 'Why God?', 8th March, 'Why Jesus?' and 22nd March, 'Why the Church?' 7:30pm in Hartley Hall. For further information contact pierpaolofinaldi@gmail.com
A series of 4 presentations  on Mary the Mother of God Wednesdays 28th Feb, 7th, 14th and 21st March 7.30pm-8.30pm.
Who was Mary of Nazareth? Why was she chosen to be the mother of God? How did her “YES” change the world? Where is Mary now and what is she doing? How can Mary help us today? These are some of the questions raised in the presentations.
Join us from 7pm for a cup of tea and meet other parishioners.
Will be of particular interest to those going to Lourdes on the Parish Pilgrimage in September
GOSPEL REFLECTION FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT IN todays Gospel, Jesus urges his listeners to do two things: to believe in the Good News and to repent. The steward is called to repent: to acquire an openness to begin anew, to change existing attitudes and habits, and to act with faith in the Gospel. In this season of Lent, now is the time to ask ourselves whether or not we truly believe in the Gospel; and if we do, to what extent are we willing to change our prevailing habits and be more faithful to the Gospel?
Each week of Lent there will be a cartoon and a short text based on the Gospel reading for that week.
What is God saying to you?
What are your priorities going to be?


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