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Sunday, May 26th, 6th of Easter. Retiring collection for Christian Aid.
Table of the Word Different sections of the Infant Church are uncertain about circumcision. The second reading continues with the apocalyptic vision of the victorious Lamb.The Gospel has part of Jesus’s Farewell Discourse.
6.30pm Kenneth Taylor RIP
8.00am Mrs Amina Omoti RIP (friends of |Omotoso)
9.30am Bridie McKechnie & Judy Kyprianou RIP (Susan’s fam.)
11.00am Jennifer Loftus RIP
10.00am Holy Souls
6.00-7.00pm Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
Thursday – Ascension
9.00am Holy Hour with prayers for vocations
10.00am St Justin Martyr : Eric Pinnock RIP
Sunday June 2nd, 7th of Easter. Retiring collection for World Communications.
Table of the Word. The first reading tells of the martyrdom of St Stephen. The Book of Revelation ends with powerful words such as ‘I am the Alpha and the Omega’. In the Gospel Christ prays to his Father that their plan for the world will come to fruition.
8.00am Ints. Genko family (Wilkins family)
9.30am Jacqui White RIP
4.00pm Tridentine Mass
6.30pm Bridie McKechnie RIP
The sacrament of Confession is available 15 minutes before every Mass.
We pray for the sick, including Joan Burford, Mary Dolan , Maria D’Silva and Tristan Kombol.
Sick or in hospital? Please tell Fr Paul of anyone sick or in hospital.
Parish safeguarding Parish Safeguarding Team: Fr Paul Sanders, 0208 647 0022
All Eucharistic Ministers Please check list in sacristy that it has your correct telephone number and email addresses plus the Mass you attend. Contact Christina Buckley [email protected] or Monica Atkins [email protected] If you are unable to come on the arranged date, please try to find a replacement.
www.heavensroadfm.com = 24/7 Catholic online radio broadcasting from St John’s Seminary, Wonersh.
Sunday (am) car parking is available at the car park in Denmark Road. Please do not park in the semi-circular entrance/exit in front of church, so as to enable other needful people to disembark there too.
Period poverty scheme Holy Cross, c/o Val David, supports this venture.
Are you and/or your family registered? There are all sorts of reasons, for your benefit and that of the parish, that everyone be registered. See Fr Paul.
Comments Any constructive comments on liturgy or anything else, please feel free to pass them to Fr Paul.
Impoverished seminary student in Uganda. Anyone willing and able to help?
New readers needed at all Masses. Contact Jeremy [email protected]
Our Mission Statement We are first of all a Eucharistic community, centred on Christ, without whom we will get nowhere. We all of us have something to share with each other (and pass on), in order to discover ever more about our faith. And too we are evangelisers: Christ is Saviour of everyone.
Are you experiencing marriage problems? There is professional and confidential counselling available to couples and individuals. No matter the person or the circumstances, we’re here to listen and help. Visit www.marriagecare.org.uk or phone 0800 389 3801 to make an appointment to see a counsellor.
Anniversaries: We pray for those whose anniversaries occur this week including Rose Gravett, Julia Lewis, Jane Turner, Jean Brett, Stephen de Souza, Mary Geany, Teresa Ditchfield, Greta Clewer, Tessa Rowles, Meg Nurse, Felix Grant, Margaret Penny, Hani Stubbings, Albert Ewald, Denis Barker and Tony Gallagher.
Gluten free altar breads are available for consecration for anyone with the allergy. Please tell the celebrant before Mass.
Thanks for £1294.45 given last Sunday.
NO Confirmation Meeting on Tuesday ( Tyburn visit).
Sutton Foodbank has a list of its present needs. Go to www.suttoncommunityworks.org
Any baking required for birthday, wedding or all other occasions, contact Armel, NVQ qualified, on 0208 647 7754 or 07988 639287
Invitation to Secular Franciscan Group at St Mary’s Church Prayer Room, Croydon CR0 2AR, 4th Sunday of the month, 2-4pm.
Folk Choir 9.30am welcomes new members. e.mail Kathy [email protected] for more details.
6.30pm Sunday choir welcomes new members. [email protected]
Musicians needed, guitar/electric, piano/keyboard, violin, bass, drums to work on a project to produce a set of new songs with a Christian ethos (involving music arrangements, recordings, live performance) which would be used to support charitable causes at Holy Cross or other parishes. Contact Domenico: [email protected]
Mass at St Helier’s, Tuesdays. Fr Philip Pak celebrates Mass at 1pm on Tuesdays.’Outsiders’ welcome.
Lourdes and more, 25th May – 2nd June, £789; Holy Land, 3rd – 11th September, £1,259; Poland, 10th – 17th October, £897. More from Mrs Mozzi, 0208 472 0843, or 07859 027301
Fr Luke’s HCPT Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2019 To discover details for this year’s October pilgrimage, contact Peter Thompson, 0208 241 4491, Michael Whale, 0208 660 4071, or Fr Luke, 0208 642 3863. Cf notice board. Go too to www.HCPT.org.uk and Summer Pilgrimages for much more.
Find the newsletter online: www.holycrosscarshalton.co.uk
Older Catholics might be interested in www.lifeascending.org
Holy Cross Flower Team Any ladies, retired or with some spare time, are invited to join. No experience necessary. If you have time during the week to prepare for the weekend Masses, contact Christina Buckley [email protected]
Leaving your phone number If you end up speaking to the answerphone in the presbytery, please give your number slowly and clearly, and, preferably, repeat it. (Quite a few calls can’t be returned because the number is unclear.)
[On weekdays, because of rosary and then Mass there is no one available between 9.40am and 10.30am; Fridays, 11.40am – 12.30pm]
Fairtrade (Carshalton) has got a bit slack. Anyone like to take it on?
Welcome to Fr Anthony from Takorati, Ghana, whose visit to England begins on Friday.
Sts Peter & Paul, Mitcham, for Class Teacher and Support Assistant. 0208 648 1459. More information on notice board in church porch.
John Fisher, Purley, for Exams Officer. More information on notice board.
Headteacher, Our Lady Queen of Heaven Primary School, Victoria Drive, SW19. Phone Lesley Lynch, 0208 871 8273, or go for application pack, go to [email protected]
School Business Manager and Learning Support Assistant, John Fisher School. See notice board.
St Philomena’s are seeking exam invigilators and a midday supervisor. See notice in porch.