July 4th 2021

Holy Cross Catholic Church

46 North Street, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 2JD
Tel: 020 8647 0022

Email: carshalton@rcaos.org.uk

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

We are still under Government restrictions – please see the Home page for details of requirements

Streaming is available all the time. Let us pray for each other, for everyone in Carshalton, and for all who are affected by the corona virus – including our NHS workers.


Bank details (for anyone wishing to make an online donation:)

NatWest:  Acc. name: RCAS Holy Cross Church, Carshalton

Account: 11064943; Sort code:  60 22 20




on Mon:


on Tue:


on Wed:


on Thu:

08:00 and 10:00

on Fri:

08:00 and 12:00

on Sat:

08:00 and 18:30 (Sunday vigil)

on Sun:

08:00 : 09:30 :11:00 and 18:30  


NOTE: The Masses during the week will resume as before from on Mon. 12th July.

Mon: 08:00 and 10:00

Tue.: 08:00 and 10:00

Wed.: 08:00 and 10:00

Thu.: 08:00 and 10:00

Fri.: 10:00 and 12:00 pm

The Weekend Masses are the same.


Summertime 2021

Tuesday  3 –  Friday 6 August

Following last year’s cancellation, we are pleased to announce that this annual activity is back, and commend it to boy and girl altar servers aged 10 – 15 years within Southwark Diocese. Summertime 2021 will take place at the Oratory School in Reading and will open with Mass celebrated by Archbishop John Wilson.  Activities will include talks, discussions, prayer, daily Mass, as well as sport, a trip to Thorpe Park and Swimming.

A coach is being provided from St. Anselm’s, Dartford, and the cost of  £165 covers all board and lodging, Thorpe Park and swimming. For more details, please obtain a form from the Sacristy or contact Fr Stephen Boyle, Chaplain to the Guild of St. Stephen. Tel: 01322 220075 Email: dartford@rcaos.org.uk


Remember our Confirmation Candidates at Holy Cross in your prayer! The Confirmation Mass will be on Sun. 18th July at 2pm.


St. Philomena’s School Open Evening recheduled

As a direct result of the recent extension of the Government Covid-19 regulations, this Open Evening has had to be postponed. The Open Evening will now take place “on Tuesday 14th September 2021.” This is for “Year 5 Students” only by appointment. Please go to the school’s website to book a place for the Open Evening. (Some details on the poster in the parish notice board.)



Refuges Convention: What does it mean to be a refugee today? Webinar on Tuesday 6 July 7-8.30 pm

This webinar is free but please register here

To mark the 70 anniversary of the Refugee Convention the National Board of Catholic Women is hosting a webinar with Sarah Teather, Director of Jesuit Refugee Service UK. JRS serves and accompanies the most vulnerable refugees – the destitute and those in detention. The recent JRS report Being Human in the Asylum System  is in marked contrast to the government’s proposals New Plan for Immigration published at almost the same time. Sarah spoke at the launch of Pope Francis’ message for 2021 World Day of Migrants and Refugees.   See all details at http://www.nbcw.co.uk


 An invitation to Building a better Marriage: A day in which married couples can privately explore their relationship more deeply and gain valuable insights into their communication and the call of the Church to the married. ONLINE: Saturday, 10th July 2021 at 9.00am till 1pm. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Contact-Mrs Carole Batty mflkent@rcaos.org.uk                   Tel. 07983 524 727


CAFOD: Thanks to your support, CAFOD has been helping communities around the world cope with the pandemic. Just in Zambia, in the past year, our reports show we’ve been able to reach 1,234,200 people with messages on COVID-19, provide 13,312 people with access to safe water, train 392 frontline health workers from Zambia’s 11 dioceses on how to prepare and respond to COVID-19 in their local communities and donate over 1000 handwashing hygiene stations in communities to support handwashing measures. Thank you for standing alongside people in Zambia and for supporting people in more than 30 other countries worldwide.


Parish emails

For General Enquiry: carshalton@rcaos.org.uk

For Baptism Programme: hcbaptism@gmail.com

For Confirmation Programme: hcconfirm@gmail.com

For First Holy Communion: fhcholycross@gmail.com

May they rest in peace.

We remember those who died in our prayers, especially Fr. Paul Sanders, Ted Morton, Rita Gomez, Nick Roche, Ann Teresa Firmo, Ann Deidre O’Reilly, Stephen O’Dwyer, Rebecca Wilson,…

Sick or in hospital?

Please tell Fr Philip of anyone at St. Helier or Epsom Hospital. Thank you for keeping in prayer all who are sick.