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Week starting on the 27th May 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: 1173050
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
OVERSEAS 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 4th   Sunday (26th/27th May)
 6.30pm Denise Coutino, Beatrice Orodje, Prexy Rajendram
1) Vacant 2) Vacant P) Margaret Folkes
10am Dilys Grant , Shirley Lench Phil Umerah, Wendy Abiola Vacant.
1) Millie Lemonius, 2)Brendan Downton P Scouts / Cath Sanderson
11.30 John Ogunbadawa, Kate Middleton,  Frank Afful, Vera Onongaya, Victor Santhiapillai
1) Petrina Douglas 2) Rosa Candita Simpkins P) Vacant
Next weekend  1st   Sunday (2nd/3rd June )
6.30pm Lesley Allen, Pat Monaghan, Vacant
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
Emanuele Vitale, Errol Palmer
1) Ngozi Adedji 2) Lisa /Aisling O’Hara   P) Vacant
FINANCE    £ 1348.95       Many Thanks

Sat       6.30 Vera Onongaya (Exams)
Sun     Trinity Sunday (26th/27th May)
           10.00 Herve Tiero & Emelienne Dago
                     (Dago)
           11.30 Olimpia Cominetti RIP (Cominetti)
           11.30 Welcome Bailey David Martin
                                      Jasmine Beau Martin
                                      Joshua David Agah
           12.30 Baptism   Bailey David Martin
                                      Jasmine Beau Martin
                                      Joshua David Agah
Mon     10.00 Singarayer Family wellbeing
                      (Victor)             
Tue       9.15 Claire Edward Gomez RIP
                    (O’Sullivan)
            9.40 Rosary
            4.30 Reception of Olimpia Cominetti RIP
Wed   10.30 Funeral Mass Olimpia Cominetti RIP
Thur    Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
            9.15 Theresa Green RIP (Hubbard)
            9.40 Rosary
Fri         St Justin, Martyr
            7.30pm Exposition
8.00 pm Peggy Jones RIP (Monaghan)
Sat       6.30 pm Mary Monaghan RIP (Monaghan)
Sun     The Most Holy Body and Blood of
            Christ (CORPUS CHRISTI)
           (2nd/3rd June)
           10.00 Peggy Jones RIP (O’Sullivan)
           11.30 Private Intention
           11.30 Welcome Elodie Foley - Stone
           12.30 Baptism   Elodie Foley – Stone
Please note the Mass on Bank Holiday Monday is 10am.
Please pray for those whom our Ministers visit with HOLY COMMUNION:
Clifford Aristide, James Barlow, Mary Barry, Jean Briggs, Rose Calver, Ellesdene Edwards,  Elizabeth Marie Forde,  Eileen Embury, Elizabeth Goba, Theresa Harney, Peter Hughes, William Keogh, Agatha Lewis, Gala Lobo Anthony Marshall,  Ivy Mulroney, Susan Murphy,   Florence Nosegbe,  Calvin & Eleanor Martin, Mabel Martin,  Charity Oparaji, Josephine Patterson, Rex Phillips,  Anthony Renouf, Casimar Santhiapillai, Viveca Simmons, Irene Stone, Bridget Sullivan, Genevieve Stanislaus, Vera Pollock, Sheila Tagg, Patricia Vesey,  Ann Whitington, Dennis Williams
DECEASED
Please pray for the Repose of the soul of Thelma Green, aged 95. Her funeral will be here on Friday 29th June at 12.30pm.
Olimpia Cominetti will be received in to the Church on Tuesday 29th May at 4.30pm and the funeral will be on Wednesday 30th May at 10.30am. May they rest in peace…

SERVERS CLUB MEETINGS:
1) For current servers –
Practice and Progress
Saturday 16th June 5pm in the Church
2) For new members – Come along and get started.
Saturday 7th July 5pm in the Church.
ECUMENICAL SERVICE AT ST LAWRENCE’S
On Thursday 31st May at 8pm.
Sung Vespers and benediction. All are welcome.
(The Blessed Sacrament will be taken in reverence from Holy Cross and used for this service of Praise and worship).
PARISH QUIZ NIGHT
…hosted by the UCM and Diamond club Venue : Hartley Hall 7th June 7pm for 7.30pm start. £7 includes buffet.
Come individually or in a team. All welcome!
ARE YOU READY FOR ADOREMUS?
There is a special publication to help prepare for the Congress in September
The Eucharist is for everyone.
See the poster in the porch. If you would like to order a copy, put your details on the list.
Especially useful for those going on the Lourdes Pilgrimage as there is a section on Pilgrimage. Also, ideal for Catechists!
This book is for EVERYONE - to encourage a deeper understanding of our faith.
There is even an article by our very own Kath
O’Sullivan! The more copies we order the cheaper it will be. Starting price £4.95.
EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS PREPARATION
Saturday 30th June, 2018
Theme: Barriers & Obstacles to Eucharist.
10.00am – 12.30. St Joseph’s, Bromley.
Facilitator: Dr Helen Costigane,
Moral Theologian and Canon Lawyer.
Come and bring a friend.
LOST PROPERTY
We have had lots of visitors recently and it has been lovely. If anybody has had any visitors from Switzerland can you please contact the parish office.

ATTENTION SPECIAL MINISTERS
If you have any Pyx’s at home can you please return them to the Sacristy. Many Thanks
YSVP (YOUTH GROUP) PIZZA EVENING
Monday 11th June. 19:00-20:30.
Please come along for pizza and discussion if you would like to be part of the YSVP group going forward. Open to young people between the ages of 11 & 18. Parents must drop off and collect anyone under the age of 18.
A DATE FOR YOUR DIARIES
This year’s parish sponsored walk for our charity in Ahotokurom Ghana will be on 30th June starting at the bandstand in Greenwich and walking back to Hartley Hall
THE ST VINCENT DE PAUL GROUP
…would like to thank the parents and families of the First Communion children for their very kind donations.  These much- appreciated goods and funds will be used for people in need.  Our thanks to you and the children. "
DIARY DATES
7th July –Day of Recollection for Catechists
6th October –Day of Recollection for Special Ministers
More details next week.
SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY May 26/27, 2018
In today’s Gospel and reading from the letter of St. Paul we hear of the gift of the Triune God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. In our devotional life we make the sign of the cross and recite the “Glory Be” as an expression of our faith as a Trinitarian people. But what does it mean for Christian stewards to accept in a practical way the experience of God in this three-fold gift? Is it a call to share our own life in community, with compassion and love, and to work for healing, justice, peace and unity? Is it an invitation to invite others into fellowship with us in the unity of the Father, Son and Spirit?
THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK
If you ask God to move a mountain, don’t be surprised when he gives you a Shovel!
                    Shane Claiborne –Thy Kingdom Come


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