All posts by Tim Howlett

October 13th 2019

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Sunday October 13th, Prisoners’ Sunday.

Saturday

6.30pm   Salvatore Alu RIP (Iuliano family) 

Sunday

8.00am

9.30am

11.00am    Dec. members Thomas & Whittaker families

6.30pm   Thanksgiving (Pinto family) 

Monday           

7.00am

10.00am

Tuesday

7.00am    St.Theresa of Avila

10.00am    Ints. Beth Dean (Liz Sheridan)

6.00-7.00pm   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday

7.00am

10.00am   Ints. Doris and family

Thursday

7.00am   St.Ignatius of Antioch

10.00am   Messrs. L. & Santeen Bundhoo RIP

Friday

7.00am   St.Luke

12.00pm

Saturday

9.00am   Holy Hour with prayers for vocations

10.00am

Sunday 20th October. Collection for retirement testimonial of Archbishop Peter Smith, and Silver Jubilee of Vicar General (donations planned to be split 2/3 Archbishop and 1/3 Vicar General)

Saturday 

6.30pm   Seán Coghlan RIP

 Sunday

8.00am

9.30am

11.00am   Holy Souls

6.30pm

The sacrament of Confession is available 15 minutes before every Mass.

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Project 1 For Holy Cross to team up with six Carshalton churches to provide supervised accommodation in Centre one night a week for 7 weeks, starting early January, for 10 homeless people. Some help, + feelings welcomed.
Project 2 In this Year of Scripture (for Catholics and Scripture Union) to meet, say, after Tuesday Adoration, to explore Bible. Suggested: either Old Testament (their lives, times, message, etc); or Gospel Readings for Sundays in 2020 (= Year of Matthew); or properly discover St Paul. Opinions welcomed.

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New baptisms: Talk to Fr Paul, or, concerning the Saturday preparation sessions, contact Anne Cook, acook@cirrustrust.uk  . For weekday evening preparation sessions, Cherryl Howlett, cherrylhowlett@gmail.com

Catholic Marriage Care seeks presenters/facilitators for marriage preparation courses. www.marriagecare.org.uk or volunteer@marriagecare.org.uk

 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 buckley448@btinternet.com  or Monica Atkins uk1@btinternet.com 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.

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   jeremytuke@gmail.com

Gluten free altar breads are available for consecration for anyone with the allergy. Please tell the celebrant before Mass.

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. We pray for each other.

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.

 To all servers It has been noticed that servers are not serving at their chosen Mass. This means there is sometimes no one to assist Father. If you no longer with to serve, please let me know. Thank you. Ted.

Anniversaries: We pray for  whose anniversaries occur this week including Jack O’Connor, Ellen Davies, Edward Grant, Marjorie White, Elizabeth Everitt, Jack Devlin, Jayne Dunleavy, Baby Harry Puttock, Maryann Parish, Vincenzo Saccone, and Seán Coghlan.

Dancing to Irish music every Saturday at Croydon Irish Association, 29, Broadscombe, Monks Hill Estate, Selsdon, CR2 9HX.  0788443071

Holy Cross Altar Servers Any child who has made his/her First Communion and wishes to learn how to assist at Mass should complete a form (to be found in the sacristy). The next period of training began with a meeting on Friday afternoon after school, 3.30pm, in the church, 4th October. Then, new servers will need to attend Mass on Saturdays.

Missio red boxes available next Sunday in porch Alex Faircloth, 0208 770 3662

Prayer Group will meet next on Monday 21st October,8pm-9pm, at Holy Cross. Matthew David, 07920 788 949.

Archbishop Peter A Mass of thanksgiving for his service to Southwark will be celebrated at the Cathedral, Saturday November 16th, 12.30, followed by a reception. All welcome. A retiring collection will be made here next weekend for him (and also a share for the Vicar General who celebrates his silver jubilee).

Thanks for £1194.26 given in last week’s collection, of which £709.32 was given through Gift Aid.

 We pray for the sick, including  Joan Burford, Mary Dolan , Maria D’Silva, Tristan Kombol, Colin Brewis, Hilda Clark and Janis Turner.

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

Couples from different Christian traditions might be interested in www.interchurchfamilies.org.uk or info@interchurchfamilies.org.uk

Calix Society for recovering alcoholics uses the Catholic faith as a path to serenity. Cf noticeboard in porch or use calixinsouthwark@btinternet.com  www.calixinlondon  or text 07762570361.

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

Folk Choir 9.30am welcomes new members. e.mail Kathy  kathleenhb61@hotmail.co.uk for more details.

6.30pm Sunday choir welcomes new members. morri46pmms@gmail.com

Mass at St Helier’s, Tuesdays. Fr Philip Pak celebrates Mass at 1pm on Tuesdays.’Outsiders’ welcome.

Find the newsletter online: www.holycrosscarshalton.co.uk

Older Catholics might be interested in www.lifeascending.org

 Invitation to Secular Franciscan Group at St Mary’s Church Prayer Room, Croydon CR0 2AR, 4th Sunday of the month, 2-4pm.

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]

R.C.I.A. Exploring the Faith as an interested enquirer, or wanting to deepen your faith, sessions Thursday evenings 7.45pm, Parish Centre.

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 buckley448@btinternet.com 

October 6th 2019

Go to mcnmedia.tv or follow the link on the Home page for live streaming

Sunday October 6th  27th of Ordinary Time. Mass count. Rosary Sunday. Family Fast Day (Friday last) collection.

Saturday

6.30pm

Sunday

8.00am   Greg Coughlan RIP

9.30am   Derek Wixted RIP

11.00am   Cristobal Numez & Guia Condil RIP

6.30pm   Ivor & Kevin Collyer RIP

Monday           

7.00am   Special intention

10.00am

Tuesday  

7.00am

10.00am   Thanksgiving (Winifred)

6.00-7.00pm   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday

7.00am

10.00am   Ints. Kathleen Snell

Thursday 

7.00am

10.00am  Dr Lawrence John Lobo & Sophia Lobo & baby Lawrence

Friday   

7.00am

12.00pm   George Buckley RIP

Saturday

9.00am   Holy Hour with prayers for vocations

10.00am   Lino & Maria Desieri RIP

Sunday October 13th, Prisoners’ Sunday.

Saturday 

6.30pm   Salvatore Alu RIP (Iuliano family)

Sunday

8.00am

9.30am

11.00am    Dec. members Thomas & Whittaker families

6.30pm   Thanksgiving (Pinto family)

The sacrament of Confession is available 15 minutes before every Mass.

New baptisms: Talk to Fr Paul, or, concerning the Saturday preparation sessions, contact Anne Cook, acook@cirrustrust.uk  . For weekday evening preparation sessions, Cherryl Howlett, cherrylhowlett@gmail.com

Missio : Change of Date: Churches Together meet Wednesday 20th November at 7.30pm, Methodist Church, Ruskin Road, for presentations, discussion & reflection.

Also any envelopes, please return in our porch. Alex Faircloth, 0208 770 3662

 Catholic Marriage Care seeks presenters/facilitators for marriage preparation courses. www.marriagecare.org.uk or volunteer@marriagecare.org.uk

 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 buckley448@btinternet.com  or Monica Atkins uk1@btinternet.com 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.

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   jeremytuke@gmail.com

Gluten free altar breads are available for consecration for anyone with the allergy. Please tell the celebrant before Mass.

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.

 To all servers It has been noticed that servers are not serving at their chosen Mass. This means there is sometimes no one to assist Father. If you no longer wish to serve, please let me know. Thank you. Ted.

Anniversaries: We pray for  whose anniversaries occur this week including Sheila Johnson, Catherine Thomas, Christopher Scott, Ivor Collyer, Elizabeth O’Connor, Peter Hagan, Walter Deighton, Herbert Juneman, Lucy Salole, Peter Jackson, James Stafford, Harry Roberts, Gladys Caddy and Arua Romiszewski..

Thanks for £1159.95 given in last week’s collection, of which £486.21 was given through Gift Aid.

Teacher seeking room or room share from September. James Patrick, 07521 565988.

Dancing to Irish music every Saturday at Croydon Irish Association, 29, Broadscombe, Monks Hill Estate, Selsdon, CR2 9HX.  0788443071

Holy Cross Altar Servers Any child who has made his/her First Communion and wishes to learn how to assist at Mass should complete a form (to be found in the sacristy). The next period of training will begin with a meeting on Friday afternoon after school, 3.30pm, in the church, 4th October. Then, new servers will need to attend Mass on Saturdays.

Archbishop Peter A Mass of thanksgiving for his service to Southwark will be celebrated at the Cathedral, Saturday November 16th, 12.30, followed by a reception. All welcome. A retiring collection will be made here soon for him (and also a share for the Vicar General who celebrates his silver jubilee).

Special Ministers Saturday 12th October, 10.00am – 3.30pm there will be a gathering of all the Ministers of the deanery for a day of recollection, with Mass, directed by Fr Gerald Soane. (Holy Hour and Parish Mass, 9am & 10am as normal also.)

 London SW Catholic Social Group is a social group for young Catholics which meets ever month. Further details, visit our Facebook page, or contact Dominic on 07779447676. Our next social evening is on October 5th, from 7.30pm,, at the Druid’s Head in Kingston.

We pray for the sick, including  Joan Burford, Mary Dolan , Maria D’Silva, Tristan Kombol, Colin Brewis, Hilda Clark and Janis Turner.

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

Couples from different Christian traditions might be interested in www.interchurchfamilies.org.uk or info@interchurchfamilies.org.uk

Calix Society for recovering alcoholics uses the Catholic faith as a path to serenity. Cf noticeboard in porch or use calixinsouthwark@btinternet.com  www.calixinlondon  or text 07762570361.

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

Folk Choir 9.30am welcomes new members. e.mail Kathy  kathleenhb61@hotmail.co.uk for more details.

6.30pm Sunday choir welcomes new members. morri46pmms@gmail.com

Mass at St Helier’s, Tuesdays. Fr Philip Pak celebrates Mass at 1pm on Tuesdays.’Outsiders’ welcome.

Pilgrimages 2019

Poland, 10th – 17th October, £897. More from Mrs Mozzi, 0208 472 0843, or 07859 027301

Find the newsletter online: www.holycrosscarshalton.co.uk

Older Catholics might be interested in www.lifeascending.org

 Invitation to Secular Franciscan Group at St Mary’s Church Prayer Room, Croydon CR0 2AR, 4th Sunday of the month, 2-4pm.

Accommodation wanted. A teacher starting work in this parish needs somewhere to lodge. His number is 07521 565988, and he is confirmed by his parish.

St Philomena’s, Open Evening for 6th Form, Tuesday 8th October, 5.00 – 8.00pm.0208 642 2025.

The Laurels, Open Day, Saturday 12th October, 1-3pm. 0208 674 7229

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]

R.C.I.A. Exploring the Faith as an interested enquirer, or wanting to deepen your faith, sessions Thursday evenings, Parish Centre.

September 29th 2019

Go to mcnmedia.tv or follow the link on the Home page for live streaming

Sunday September 29th.  26th of OrdinaryTime.  Mass count

 Saturday

6.30pm   Dec. members SV P

Sunday

8.00am   Ints. Doris D’Silva

9.30am   Ints. SPUC

11.00am   Malgosia & Ellen Bober, & Zofia & Stefan Rippel  RIP(Marta)

6.30pm   John D’Silva RIP

Monday           

7.00am   St Jerome

10.00am   Lou Robins RIP

Tuesday

7.00am   St Therese of the Child Jesus

10.00am   John & Peter Jafri RIP

6.00-7.00pm   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday

7.00am    Guardian angels

10.00am   Louis Bermudez & Africa Sanz RIP

12.30pm   Funeral: Cathleen Moughan

Thursday  

7.00am

10.00am

Friday

7.00am   St Francis of Assisi     :     FAMILY FAST DAY

12.00pm

Saturday

9.00am   Holy Hour with prayers for vocations

10.00am   Ints Armel & Navin

Sunday October 6th  27th of Ordinary Time. Mass count. Rosary Sunday

Saturday

6.30pm   Ivor & Kevin Collyer RIP

Sunday

8.00am

9.30am

11.00am   Dec. members Thomass families (Cath Whittaker)

6.30pm

The sacrament of Confession is available 15 minutes before every Mass.

New baptisms: Talk to Fr Paul, or, concerning the Saturday preparation sessions, contact Anne Cook, acook@cirrustrust.uk  . For weekday evening preparation sessions, Cherryl Howlett, cherrylhowlett@gmail.com

 Catholic Marriage Care seeks presenters/facilitators for marriage preparation courses. www.marriagecare.org.uk or volunteer@marriagecare.org.uk

 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 buckley448@btinternet.com  or Monica Atkins uk1@btinternet.com 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.

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   jeremytuke@gmail.com

Gluten free altar breads are available for consecration for anyone with the allergy. Please tell the celebrant before Mass.

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.

 To all servers It has been noticed that servers are not serving at their chosen Mass. This means there is sometiomes no one to assist Father. If you no longer with to serve, please let me know. Thank you. Ted.

Anniversaries: We pray for Catherine Moughan who has died recently and for John Jafri, John Fawcett,, Vincent Hennessey, Mr Sheehan, Sheila Johnson, Catherin Thomas, Christopher Scott, and Ivor Collyer whose anniversaries occur this week.

Thanks for £1243.48 given in last week’s collection, of which £675.99 was given through Gift Aid.

Teacher seeking room or room share from September. James Patrick, 07521 565988.

Dancing to Irish music every Saturday at Croydon Irish Association, 29, Broadscombe, Monks Hill Estate, Selsdon, CR2 9HX.  0788443071.

Holy Cross Altar Servers Any child who has made his/her First Communion and wishes to learn how to assist at Mass should complete a form (to be found in the sacristy). The next period of training will begin with a meeting on Friday afternoon after school, 3.30pm, in the church, 4th October. Then, new servers will need to attend Mass on Saturdays.

Archbishop Peter A Mass of thanksgiving for his service to Southwark will be celebrated at the Cathedral, Saturday November 16th, 12.30, followed by a reception. All welcome. A retiring collection will be made here soon for him (and also a share for the Vicar General who celebrates his silver jubilee).

Special Ministers Saturday 12th October, 10.00am – 3.30pm there will be a gathering of all the Ministers of the deanery for a day of recollection, with Mass, directed by Fr Gerald Soane. (Holy Hour and Parish Mass, 9am & 10am as normal also.)

 London SW Catholic Social Group is a social group for young Catholics which meets ever month. Further details, visit our Facebook page, or contact Dominic on 07779447676. Our next social evening is on October 5th, from 7.30pm,, at the Druid’s Head in Kingston.

 Winter Night Shelter in Sutton Information meeting coming up on  Saturday 5th Odctober 11.30am, River Church, 320, Carshalton Road, Carshalton.

 We pray for the sick, including  Joan Burford, Mary Dolan , Maria D’Silva, Tristan Kombol, Colin Brewis, Hilda Clark and Janis Turner.

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

Couples from different Christian traditions might be interested in www.interchurchfamilies.org.uk or info@interchurchfamilies.org.uk

Calix Society for recovering alcoholics uses the Catholic faith as a path to serenity. Cf noticeboard in porch or use calixinsouthwark@btinternet.com  www.calixinlondon  or text 07762570361.

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

Folk Choir 9.30am welcomes new members. e.mail Kathy  kathleenhb61@hotmail.co.uk for more details.

6.30pm Sunday choir welcomes new members. morri46pmms@gmail.com

Mass at St Helier’s, Tuesdays. Fr Philip Pak celebrates Mass at 1pm on Tuesdays.’Outsiders’ welcome.

Pilgrimages 2019

 Lourdes and more,  Poland, 10th – 17th October, £897. More from Mrs Mozzi, 0208 472 0843, or 07859 027301

Find the newsletter online: www.holycrosscarshalton.co.uk

Older Catholics might be interested in www.lifeascending.org

 Invitation to Secular Franciscan Group at St Mary’s Church Prayer Room, Croydon CR0 2AR, 4th Sunday of the month, 2-4pm.

Accommodation wanted. A teacher starting work in this parish needs somewhere to lodge. His number is 07521 565988, and he is confirmed by his parish.

St Thomas More  for Year 7, 2020: Open Evening, Tuesday  1st October, 6-9.30pm.  0208 668 6251

St Philomena’s, Open Evening for 6th Form, Tuesday 8th October, 5.00 – 8.00pm.0208 642 2025.

 Virgo Fidelis, Open Evening, Tuesday 1st October, 4.30pm

 The Laurels, Open Day, Saturday 12th October, 1-3pm. 0208 674 7229

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]

R.C.I.A. Exploring the Faith as an interested enquirer, or wanting to deepen your faith, sessions on Thursdays, 7.45pm, Parish Centre.

 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  buckley448@btinternet.com

 St Philomena’s School – Open Mornings Monday 23rd-Friday, 29th September inclusive (for parents with daughters in Year 6 in September 2019).

September 22nd 2019

Go to mcnmedia.tv or follow the link on the Home page for live streaming

Sunday September 22nd.  24th of Ordinary Time. Mass count.

 Table of the Word  Amos condemns those who use the market to oppress the poor. Paul advocates and prays for peace in this world. Jesus tells us how we are all stewards – of this world’s goods and of the next. How is our stewardship?

Saturday

6.30pm

Sunday

8.00am   Peter Phillips

9.30am    Colin Brewis (recovery)

11.00am   Dec. O’Connor & Witherow families

6.30pm   Louis Bermudez & Africa Sanz RIP

Monday           

7.00am   St. Padre Pio

10.00am No Mass

Tuesday 

7.00am   Our Lady of Walsingham

10.00am   Jennifer Cardwell RIP (Tuesday group)

6.00-7.00pm   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday

7.00am

10.00am   Kathy Moughan RIP

Thursday 

7.00am

10.00am

Friday

7.00am   St Vincent de Paul

12.00pm   w/o Janis Turner

Saturday

9.00am   Holy Hour with prayers for vocations

10.00am   Ana Maria Palha RIP (Mrs Dias)

Sunday September 29th.  25th of OrdinaryTime.  Mass count

 Saturday

6.30pm   Dec. members SV P

Sunday

8.00am   Ints. Doris D’Silva

9.30am   Ints. SPUC

11.00am  Malgosia & Ellen Bober, & Zofia & Stefan Rippel  RIP (Marta)

6.30pm   John D’Silva RIP

The sacrament of Confession is available 15 minutes before every Mass.

New baptisms: Talk to Fr Paul, or, concerning the Saturday preparation sessions, contact Anne Cook, acook@cirrustrust.uk  . For weekday evening preparation sessions, Cherryl Howlett, cherrylhowlett@gmail.com

Winter Night Shelter in Sutton Two information meetings coming up are  Tuesday 24th September, 8pm, Good Shepherd church, Queen Mary’s Avenue, Carshalton Beches; and Saturday 5th Odctober 11.30am, River Church, 320, Carshalton Road, Carshalton.

 We pray for the sick, including  Joan Burford, Mary Dolan , Maria D’Silva, Tristan Kombol, Colin Brewis, Hilda Clark and Janis Turner.

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

Couples from different Christian traditions might be interested in www.interchurchfamilies.org.uk or info@interchurchfamilies.org.uk

Catholic Marriage Care seeks presenters/facilitators for marriage preparation courses. www.marriagecare.org.uk or volunteer@marriagecare.org.uk

 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 buckley448@btinternet.com  or Monica Atkins uk1@btinternet.com 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 Val David thanks those who supported  this.

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   jeremytuke@gmail.com

Gluten free altar breads are available for consecration for anyone with the allergy. Please tell the celebrant before Mass.

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.

 To all servers It has been noticed that servers are not serving at their chosen Mass. This means there is sometimes no one to assist Father. If you no longer with to serve, please let me know. Thank you. Ted.

Anniversaries: We pray for James Gilmoor who has died recently and for  Percy Knowles, Gil Modesto, Phyllis Say, Theresa Blackwell, and John Radford whose anniversaries occur this week.

Thanks for £1281.52 given in last week’s collection, of which £775.20 was given through Gift Aid, and for £310.17 given for C.E.S.

Dancing to Irish music every Saturday at Croydon Irish Association, 29, Broadscombe, Monks Hill Estate, Selsdon, CR2 9HX.  0788443071.

Calix Society for recovering alcoholics uses the Catholic faith as a path to serenity. Cf noticeboard in porch or use calixinsouthwark@btinternet.com  www.calixinlondon  or text 07762570361.

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

Folk Choir 9.30am welcomes new members. e.mail Kathy  kathleenhb61@hotmail.co.uk for more details.

6.30pm Sunday choir welcomes new members. morri46pmms@gmail.com

Mass at St Helier’s, Tuesdays. Fr Philip Pak celebrates Mass at 1pm on Tuesdays.’Outsiders’ welcome.

Pilgrimages 2019

 Lourdes and more,  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

 Invitation to Secular Franciscan Group at St Mary’s Church Prayer Room, Croydon CR0 2AR, 4th Sunday of the month, 2-4pm.

Accommodation wanted. A teacher starting work in this parish needs somewhere to lodge. His number is 07521 565988, and he is confirmed by his parish.

St Thomas More  for Year 7, 2020:  Open Week, 16-20 September, 9-10.15am; Open Evening, Tuesday  1st October, 6-9.30pm.  0208 668 6251

St Philomena’s, Open Evening for 6th Form, Tuesday 8th October, 5.00 – 8.00pm.0208 642 2025.

 Virgo Fidelis, Open Evening, Tuesday 1st October, 4.30pm

 The Laurels, Open Day, Saturday 12th October, 1-3pm. 0208 674 7229

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]

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 buckley448@btinternet.com

 St Philomena’s School – Open Mornings Monday 23rd-Friday, 29th September inclusive (for parents with daughters in Year 6 in September 2019).

September 15th 2019

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Sunday 15th September 2019.  24th of Ordinary Time.

Table of the Word   The first reading speaks of the great symbol of false gods – the golden calf. In the 2nd, the elderly Paul tells the young Timothy what he feels for Christ. Jesus’s feelings for us is shown in two parables.

Saturday

6.30pm    w/o Rita Gomez (Witherows)

Sunday 

8.00am  Jack D’Mello RIP

9.30am  Filomena Fonseca RIP

11.00am   Dorothea Ball RIP

6.30pm    James Murphy RIP (Mary Pryor)

Monday           

7.00am   Ss Cornelius & Cyprian

10.00am   Ints. McDonagh family

Tuesday

7.00am

10.00am   Ints. Doris and family    

6.00-7.00pm   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday 

7.00am

10.00am   Ints. Bridget McDonagh

7.30pm   UCM Mass. Nora Quorin RIP

Thursday  

7.00am

10.00am   John Hollingworth RIP (Mrs Mary Hollingworth)

Friday 

7.00am   Ss Andrew Kim Tae-gŏc

10.00am   Funeral: Jennifer Cardwell

Saturday 

9.00am   Exposition with prayers for vocations 

10.00am   St Matthew

Sunday September 22nd.  25th of Ordinary Time. Mass count.

 Table of the Word  Amos condemns those who use the market to oppress the poor. Paul advocates and prays for peace in this world. Jesus tells us how we are all stewards – of this world’s goods and of the next. How is our stewardship?

Saturday

6.30pm

Sunday

8.00am   Peter Phillips

9.30am

11.00am   Dec. O’Connor & Witherow families

6.30pm

The sacrament of Confession is available 15 minutes before every Mass.

New baptisms: Talk to Fr Paul, or, concerning the Saturday preparation sessions, contact Anne Cook, acook@cirrustrust.uk  . For weekday evening preparation sessions, Cherryl Howlett, cherrylhowlett@gmail.com

R.C.I.A. Exploring the Faith as an interested enquirer, or wanting to deepen your faith, sessions begins with introductory wine & cheese evening, Thursday 19th September, 8pm, Parish Centre.

Accommodation wanted. A teacher strarting work in this parish needs somewhere to lodge. His number is 07521 565988, and he is confirmed by his parish.

 Winter Night Shelter in Sutton Two information meetings coming up are  Tuesday 24th September, 8pm, Good Shepherd church, Queen Mary’s Avenue, Carshalton Beches; and Saturday 5th Odctober 11.30am, River Church, 320, Carshalton Road, Carshalton.

 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

Couples from different Christian traditions might be interested in www.interchurchfamilies.org.uk or info@interchurchfamilies.org.uk

Catholic Marriage Care seeks presenters/facilitators for marriage preparation courses. www.marriagecare.org.uk or volunteer@marriagecare.org.uk

 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  buckley448@btinternet.com  or Monica Atkins uk1@btinternet.com 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 Val David thanks those who supported  this.

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 jeremytuke@gmail.com

Gluten free altar breads are available for consecration for anyone with the allergy. Please tell the celebrant before Mass.

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.

Testify Ministry  In the Parish Centre at 3pm this Sunday, Vincent Lisboa (brother of Merlin) will speak on teaching the Word and the Law of Faith, with a demonstration and healing.

UCM meeting Centre, Wednesday 8pm, (after 7.30pm Mass).

 To all servers It has been noticed that servers are not serving at their chosen Mass. This means there is sometiomes no one to assist Father. If you no longer with to serve, please let me know. Thank you. Ted.

 Walsingham. Monday September 23rd , leaving here 6.30am. Names please.

 CAFOD Next Sunday, David from Wallington, will petition on behalf of CAFOD

Anniversaries: We pray for those whose anniversaries occur this week including Monica Toole, Malcolm Brown, David Wooliscroft, Salome McDermott, Alan Simpson, John Keating, David Mirtchell, Flora Slater,  and Albert Bryant.

How about, also, a youth group/gathering/club starting in September? Volunteers, ideas, any equipment (e.g. bar football) welcome.

Thanks for £1281.52 given in last week’s collection, of which £775.20 was given through Gift Aid, and for £310.17 given for C.E.S.

Teacher seeking room or room share from September. James Patrick, 07521 565988.

Dancing to Irish music every Saturday at Croydon Irish Association, 29, Broadscombe, Monks Hill Estate, Selsdon, CR2 9HX.  0788443071.

Calix Society for recovering alcoholics uses the Catholic faith as a path to serenity. Cf noticeboard in porch or use calixinsouthwark@btinternet.com  www.calixinlondon  or text 07762570361.

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

Folk Choir 9.30am welcomes new members. e.mail Kathy  kathleenhb61@hotmail.co.uk for more details.

6.30pm Sunday choir welcomes new members. morri46pmms@gmail.com

Mass at St Helier’s, Tuesdays. Fr Philip Pak celebrates Mass at 1pm on Tuesdays.’Outsiders’ welcome.

Pilgrimages 2019

 Lourdes and more,  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

 Invitation to Secular Franciscan Group at St Mary’s Church Prayer Room, Croydon CR0 2AR, 4th Sunday of the month, 2-4pm.

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]

 Prayer Group meets next at St Margaret’s, Carshalton Beeches, 16th September at 8pm. Matthew David, 07920 788 949.

 Funerals:

David Wikstead, Weds. 11th September, 12.15pm.

Jennifer Cardwell, Friday 20th September, 10.00am.

 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 buckley448@btinternet.com

The Cedars, Coombe Road, Croydon – Open Day, Saturday 14th September, 9.301m.12.30pm.

 St Philomena’s School – Open Mornings Monday 23rd-Friday, 29th September inclusive (for parents with daughters in Year 6 in September 2019).

There are openings for meet and greet roles on a Friday at Salvation Army, Sutton. Full training is provided. Anyone interested, please email admin@suttoncommunityworks.org for more inforamtion and an application form.

To let Double room to let. Female professional who is tidy ahd non-smoker preferred. In close promiximity to St Helier hospital, local schools and excellent transport links. The rent is £600.00 pcm inclusive of bills. References required. Please contact me in 07916 708 565 for more information.

 Fairtrade (Carshalton) has got a bit slack. Anyone like to take it on?