June 23rd 2019

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Sunday June 23rd, Corpus Christi   Annual Mission Appeal – Spiritan Fathers (formerly Holy Ghost Fathers)

Saturday 

6.30pm   Mary & John Collins RIP (Collins family)

Sunday

8.00am   Brian Flannery RIP

9.30am

11.00am   Ints. Flannery family (Clare M. Blake)

6.30pm  Dec. members of McNama family

Monday           

7.00am  Birth of John the Baptist

10.00am  Holy Souls

Tuesday

7.00am

10.00am  Grace D’Almeida RIP

6.00-7.00pm   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday

7.00am

10.00am  Peggy & Fred Muddle RIP (Patricia Muddle)

Thursday

7.00am

10.00am

Friday

7.00am

10.00am 

Saturday

9.00am   Sacred Heart:Holy Hour with prayers for vocations

10.00am

Sunday June 30th, Ss.Peter and Paul. Collection for Peter’s Pence

Saturday

6.30pm

Sunday 

8.00am   Donald Batty RIP

9.30am

11.00am

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, [email protected]  . For weekday evening preparation sessions, Cherryl Howlett, [email protected]

Thanks for £1156.20 given last weekend (of which £805.42  was given through Gift Aid)  and for £126.88 given for Life.

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 [email protected]

Catholic Marriage Care seeks presenters/facilitators for marriage preparation courses. www.marriagecare.org.uk or [email protected]

 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]

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.

Anniversaries: We pray for those whose anniversaries occur this week including Teresa Bond, Francis Abberton, Francis Barrone, John Zubiena, Ninfa Hunt, Ann Cypher, Joe & Stella Tyrrell, Catherine Aherne, Janette Samputh, Vibsen Phillips, and Kathleen Bailey.

Missio collectors: yoiur envelopes are ready to pick up in the porch. Please empty your red box into the envelope and return it to the church by the weekend of 22/23 June. Many thanks. Alex Faircloth.

Confirmation Meeting on Tuesday 7.30pm

Calix Society for recovering alcoholics uses the Catholic faith as a path to serenity. Cf noticeboard in porch or use [email protected]  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  [email protected] for more details.

6.30pm Sunday choir welcomes new members. [email protected]

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

Pilgrimages 2019

Knock pilgrimages in August. Cf notice board.

Lourdes and more,  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]

 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]

Vacancies:

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 noticeboard.

School Business Manager and Learning Support Assistant, John Fisher School. See notice board.

 Headteacher vacancy, 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]

St Philomena’s are seeking exam invigilators and a midday supervisor. See notice in porch.

St Philomena’s Open Evening, Tuesday 2nd July, 3.30-8.00pm for 2019/20 Year 7. More on 020 8642 2025, ext. 263 or [email protected]