December 15th 2019

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Sunday 15th December, 3rd of Advent.

Saturday  

6.30pm   Edward Dixon RIP (Iuliano family)

Sunday

8.00am   Brid O’Brien RIP

9.30am   Ints. Jan (5th birthday)

11.00am   Joseph Fernandes RIP

4.00pm   Carol service

6.30pm   Robert White RIP

Monday           

7.00am

10.00am   Ints. Josephine Taylor (Rita Gomez)

Tuesday 

7.00am

10.00am   Sylvia Sills RIP

6.00-7.00pm   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday 

7.00am

10.00am   Arthur Berry RIP

Thursday

7.00am

10.00am   Ints. Doris & family

Friday  

7.00am

12.00pm   Stephen Alkuer RIP

Saturday

9.00am   Holy Hour with prayers for vocations

10.00am   Brid & Tom Flaherty RIP

Sunday December 22nd, 4th of Advent. Day of Prayer for expectant mothers. 

 Saturday

6.30pm   Rita Kearny RIP (Witherows)

Sunday    

8.00am   Dec. parents Bernadette & Fred Rowntree

9.30am   Brenda Hoey RIP

11.00am   Malgosia  & Ellen Bober, & Zofia & Stefan Rippel  RIP(Marta)                                                                                                                                                                6.30pm   Edward Dixon RIP 

Monday

7.00am

10.00am

Tuesday   (Christmas Eve)

7.00am

10.00am

4.30pm

8.00pm   Tom & Theresa Flynn & Jean Arnott RIP

Christmas Day

12.00pm (Midnight Mass)  Martin & Annie McDonagh RIP

8.00am   Brian Flannery RIP

9.30am   Bogdan Peplinski RIP

11.00am  Bernard & Rose McDonagh RIP

6.30pm   Thomas Anderson RIP

We pray that Christ may be in the lives and homes of each of us as we celebrate his coming, and too that his spirit may touch people everywhere.

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

Anniversaries: We pray for  those who have died recently, and  for those whose anniversaries occur this week including Gail Swann, FrAugustine Chigodora, Iris Seale, Francis Heywood, Sylvia Sills, Angela Lay, Peggy O’Connor, Margaret McSorley, Mary Wildey, Peter Fuller, Rudolf Morretti, Mary Wright, Fiori Pini and Lorraine O’Driscoll.

New readers needed at all Masses. Contact Jeremy   jeremytuke@gmail.com

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

 Thanks for £936.47 given in last week’s collection, of which £540.62 was given through Gift Aid; and for £203.42 given for Youth Services, of which £67.61 was given through Gift Aid.

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?

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.

John Fisher School needs an Exam Officer. Contact Mrs H.Palmer on 0208 660 4555 for more.

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.

Thanks for HMP Christmas presents. I have begun delivering them to the Vistors’ Centre, from there they will be passed on anonymously to mothers.

 Repository Please visit us at the back of the church. We now have Christmas Cards, Advent Calendars, Cribs and Crib figures, plus lots of other articles in stock. If you can’t see what you are looking for, please ask.

Christmas Hamper Raffle Money raised is for Sutton Nightwatch Homeless Charity. Tickets on sale this weekend. Hamper Draw, Sunday 15th December after carol service in church at 4pm

Through  Big Give, The Passage is raising funda, by which a gift of, e.g. £10, is matched with £10 given online. Phone Andrew Hollingsworth, 0207 592 1856.

Missio Collectors, please pick up your envelope from the porch,empty your box and return the envelope to the sacristy by this weekend of 14/15th December. Monies need to be banked before Christmas. Call Alex Faircloth, 0208 770 3662

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

Free English Course Alongside Caritas Westminster, the Religious of Mary Immaculate are planning a free-of-charge ESOL (English as second or other language) course. Plese contact the Sisters, 0208 788 9477, or Joseph Kilsby of Caritas Westminster, 07801 572 434.

Medjugorje Irish Centre Pilgrimages April – October 2020 7 night stay and airport shuttle from Dubrovnik or Split from 266 euro per person sharing. Tel 0203 239 8662 for more.

December 8th 2019

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Sunday 8th  December, 2nd of Advent  Bible Sunday

Saturday 

6.30pm   Ints. Ted & Margaret Morton

Sunday

8.00am   ‘Bish’ Shanahan RIP (Diana Shanahan)

9.30am   Edward Dixon RIP (Pryors)

11.00am   Chris McCarthy RIP

6.30pm   Carmeline Mendes RIP

Monday           

7.00am   Immaculate Conception

10.00am   Leocadia Fernandes

Tuesday

7.00am

10.00am   All friends of Dollie Wilkins

6.00-7.00pm   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday

7.00am

10.00am   Charles Blackwood RIP

12.00pm   Funeral: Edward Dixon

Thursday

7.00am

10.00am   Justin Inacia Severina Noronha

Friday   

7.00am   St. Lucy

12.00pm   Thanksgiving Gomez family

Saturday

9.00am   Holy Hour with prayers for vocations

10.00am   St. John of the Cross: needs of McDonagh family

Sunday 15th December, 3rd of Advent.

 Saturday 

6.30pm   Edward Dixon RIP (Iuliano family)

Sunday

8.00am   Brid O’Brien RIP

9.30am   Ints. Jan (5th birthday)

11.00am   Joseph Fernandes RIP

4.00pm   Carol service

6.30pm   Robert White RIP

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

Christmas Carols next Sunday, 4pm, here in church.

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

HMP Christmas presents It’s hoped to continue our programme of contributing Christmas presents for prisoners’ children. They would be wrapped, with the suggested sex and also age of the child for whom they would be suitable.

 Repository Please visit us at the back of the church. We now have Christmas Cards, Advent Calendars, Cribs and Crib figures, plus lots of other articles in stock. If you can’t see what you are looking for, please ask.

Christmas Hamper Raffle Money raised is for Sutton Nightwatch Homeless Charity. Tickets on sale this weekend. Hamper Draw, Sunday 15th December after carol service in church at 4pm

 Winter Shelter Training event, Saturday 14th December, Sutton Vineyard Church, 9.30am-12.30pm. (93, Stayton Road, Sutton, SM1 2PS.  0208 641 1698)

Through  Big Give, The Passage is raising funds, by which a gift of, e.g. £10, is matched with £10 given online. Phone Andrew Hollingsworth, 0207 592 1856.

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

 Thanks for £936.47 given in last week’s collection, of which £540.62 was given through Gift Aid; and for £203.42 given for Youth Services, of which £67.61 was given through Gift Aid.

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.

Anniversaries: We pray for  Edward Dixon who has died recently, and for those whose anniversaries occur this week including Phyllis Price, Margaret Sales, George Corden, Eileen Blaker, Edward Ruart, Brenda Hoey, Peter Cogswell, Noel Murphy, Moe Vogt, Mary Scanlon, Desmond Shanahan, Sarah Vippard, Norah Petri, Sheila Pope and Joseph Fernandes.

John Fisher School needs an Exam Officer. Contact Mrs H.Palmer on 0208 660 4555 for more.

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.

Missio Collectors, please pick up your envelope from the porch,empty your box and return the envelope to the sacristy by the weekend of 14/15th December. Monies need to be banked before Christmas. Call Alex Faircloth, 0208 770 3662

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

Free English Course Alongside Caritas Westminster, the Religious of Mary Immaculate are planning a free-of-charge ESOL (English as second or other language) course. Please contact the Sisters, 0208 788 9477, or Joseph Kilsby of Caritas Westminster, 07801 572 434.

 Medjugorje Irish Centre Pilgrimages April – October 2020 7 night stay and airport shuttle from Dubrovnik or Split from €266 per person sharing. Tel 0203 239 8662 for more.

December 1st 2019

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

Sunday 1st December 1st Sunday of Advent.

 Saturday

6.30pm   Michael Francis McGuire RIP

Sunday

8.00am   Margaret Probett RIP

9.30am   w/o Mary Dolan

11.00am   Sarah Moore (Mrs K.Brown)

6.30pm   Dec. clergy of diocese (Kathleen Snell)

Monday           

7.00am

10.00am   Mrs Berry, Charles & Ellen Berry RIP

Tuesday 

7.00am   St Francis Xavier

10.00am   Garry Harrison RIP (Maureen & Theo)

6.00-7.00pm   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday

7.00am

10.00am   w/o Eileen Coyle

Thursday

7.00am

10.00am   Dec. clergy (Kathleen Snell)

Friday

7.00am

12.00pm   Franzy Miranda’s 5th birthday

Saturday

9.00am   Holy Hour with prayers for vocations

10.00am   Kathleen, Carmel & Tony Gallagher RIP

 

Sunday 8th December, 2nd of Advent  Bible Sunday

Saturday

6.30pm   Ints. Ted & Margaret Morton

Sunday

8.00am   ‘Bish’ Shanahan RIP (Diana Shanahan)

9.30am

11.00am

6.30pm   Carmeline Mendes 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

 Christmas Hamper Raffle Money raised is for Sutton Nightwatch Homeless Charity. Tickets on sale this weekend. Hamper Draw, Sunday 15th December after carol service in church at 4pm

 Project  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. Training event, Saturday 14th December, Sutton Vineyard Church, 9.30am-12.30pm. (93, Stayton Road, Sutton, SM1 2PS.  0208 641 1698)

Missio Collectors, please pick up your envelope from the porch,empty your box and return the envelope to the sacristy by the weekend of 14/15th December. Monies need to be banked before Christmas. Call Alex Faircloth, 0208 770 3662

 Thanks for £936.47 given in last week’s collection, of which £540.62 was given through Gift Aid; and for £203.42 given for Youth Services, of which £67.61 was given through Gift Aid.

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.

Anniversaries: We pray for  Edward Dixon who has died recently, and for those whose anniversaries occur this week including Molly Harding, Kenneth Brown, Timothy Buckley, Geoffrey Snell, Margaret Probett, Peter Thomas, Beatrice Say, Benito della Rocca,, Maureen Gallan, Edward Frey, Patricia Butterby, Kathleen Gallagher, Peter Harrington, Joyce Overy and Babs Larner.

John Fisher School needs an Exam Officer. Contact Mrs H.Palmer on 0208 660 4555 for more.

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.

HMP Christmas presents It’s hoped to continue our programme of contributing Christmas presents for prisoners’ children. They would be wrapped, with the suggested sex and also age of the child for whom they would be suitable.

 Repository Please visit us at the back of the church. We now have Christmas Cards, Advent Calendars, Cribs and Crib figures, plus lots of other articles in stock. If you can’t see what you are looking for, please ask.

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

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.

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, 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

November 24th 2019

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

Sunday 24th November 2019, Christ the King. World |Youth Day, collection: Catholic Youth work.

Saturday

6.30pm    Arthur & Miriam Kitchiner & Patricia Betts  RIP( Ann&Louis)

Sunday

8.00am   Ints. Doris

9.30am   Dec. members Haydon & Dodwell families

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

6.30pm

Monday           

7.00am

10.00am   Fred Gomez RIP

Tuesday

7.00am

10.00am  Conceicao Pedro Lobo

6.00-7.00pm   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday 

7.00am

10.00am   Holy Souls (Kathleen Snell)

Thursday  

7.00am

10.00am   Dec. family & friends, Kathleen Brown

Friday

7.00am   St.Cecilia

12.00pm   Dec. family & friends, Mrs P. Moore

Saturday  

9.30am    St.Andrew Holy Hour with prayers for vocations

10.00am   Taide Busatti RIP

 

Sunday 1st December 1st Sunday of Advent.

Saturday

6.30pm   Michael Francis McGuire RIP

Sunday

8.00am   Margaret Probett RIP

9.30am

11.00am   Sarah Moore (Mrs K.Brown)

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. 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.

Anniversaries: We pray for  whose anniversaries occur this week including Anna Owen, Patrick Kelly, Margaret Curry, Rose Hall, Brian Moss, James McGuire, Alfred Wainhouse, Maureen Keeling, Antonio Marchese and Rita Webb.

Repository Please visit us at the back of the church. We now have Christmas Cards, Advent Calendars, Cribs and Crib figures, plus lots of other articles in stock. If you can’t see what you are looking for, please ask.

Christmas Hamper Raffle Money raised is for Sutton Nightwatch Homeless Charity. Tickets on sale this weekend. Hamper Draw, Sunday 15th December after carol service in church at 4pm

 Project  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. Training event, Saturday 14th December, Sutton Vineyard Church, 9.30am-12.30pm. (93, Stayton Road, Sutton, SM1 2PS.  0208 641 1698)

Foodbank – 10 years old. Thanksgiving service, Good Shepherd Church, Sunday 30th November, 2-4pm.

 ACN Red Light Day, Wednesday November 27th: church floodlit in red to express solidarity with blood shed by Christians in today’s world and prayers.

 Lourdes reunion, Parish Centre Saturday 30th November, 3pm.

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

Missio red boxes available this weekend in porch Alex Faircloth, 0208 770 3662

 Thanks for £1225.29 given in last week’s collection, of which £493.85 was given through Gift Aid.

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.

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

November 17th 2019

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Sunday 17th November 2019 33rd Sunday of the Year. World Day of Prayer for the poor.

Saturday 

6.30pm   Holy Souls (Janet)

Sunday 

8.00am   Ulaha Jansen & family

9.30am   Jennifer Cardwell RIP

11.00am   Deceased of St Philomena’s O.G.A.

6.30pm

Monday           

7.00am

10.00am   Holy Souls

Tuesday

7.00am

10.00am  Dec. of Kathleen Snell’s family

6.00-7.00pm   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday

7.00am

10.00am   Holy Souls (Kathleen Snell)

Thursday

7.00am   Presentation of Blessed Virgin Mary

10.00am   Dec. of Kathleen Snell’s family

Friday

7.00am   St. Cecilia

12.00pm  Ints. Mre & Mrs Ko

Saturday

9.00am   Holy Hour with prayers for vocations

10.00am   Michael Kelly RIP

Sunday 24th November 2019, Christ the King. World Youth Day, collection: Catholic Youth work.

Saturday

6.30pm    Arthur & Miriam Kitchiner & Patricia Betts RIP (Ann &Louis)

Sunday 

8.00am   Ints. Doris

9.30am   Dec. members Haydon & Dodwell families

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

6.30pm

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

First Communion & Reconciliation 2020  If you have a child in Year 3 or above who has been baptised Catholic and would like to make their First Reconciliation and Holy Communion in June 2020, please come to a parents/carers meeting. This will be Monday 18th November, 7.30pm in church, and is a chance to meet the team, find out more about the programme and ask any questions.

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.

Anniversaries: We pray for  whose anniversaries occur this week including Sheila Shearman, Mary Baker, Peter White, Diane Moss, Isobel Field, Ethel Brown, Margaret Dolan, Minnie Barry, Aurora Hynes,Arthur, O’Keeffe, and Steven Harrington.

Prayer Group meets next at Holy Rosary Church, Barnabas Road, Sutton, Monday 18th November, 8pm. More from Matthew David, 07920 788949

Missio  ‘Celebration of Mission,’ November 20th 7.30pm Methodist Church, Ruskin Road

 Repository Please visit us at the back of the church. We now have Christmas Cards, Advent Calendars, Cribs and Crib figures, plus lots of other articles in stock. If you can’t see what you are looking for, please ask.

Christmas Hamper |Raffle Money raised is for Sutton Nightwatch Homeless Charity. Tickets on sale this weekend. Hamper Draw, Sunday 15th December after carol service, in church hall.

 Project  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.

Counters needed We need more counters to ease the load on the small group we have at the moment. If you have a couple of hours to spare on a Sunday evening, about every six weeks, please can you contact Sally Marchant, 8669 1168. Training will be given. Thank you.

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

Missio red boxes available this weekend in porch Alex Faircloth, 0208 770 3662

 Thanks for £1018.09 given in last week’s collection, of which £394.32 was given through Gift Aid; and for £143.66 given to Archbishop’s Administration.

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.

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

November 10th 2019

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Sunday 10th November 219, 32nd of Ordinary Time. Collection for diocesan administration

Saturday

6.30pm  Patricia Ward RIP (Ann & Louis)

Sunday  

8.00am   Holy Souls (Joan Harding)

9.30am

11.00am   People of Syria (Maria)

6.30pm   Garry Harrison RIP (his Friends at Holy Cross)

 Monday           

7.00am   St. Martin of Tours

10.00am

Tuesday

7.00am   St.Josaphat

10.00am   Manuela Hooper RIP

6.00-7.00pm   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday 

7.00am

10.00am   Sebastiana Robertina Lobo

Thursday

7.00am

10.00am

Friday

7.00am

12.00pm

Saturday

9.00am   Holy Hour with prayer for vocations

10.00am

Sunday 17th November 2019 33rd Sunday of the |Year. World Day of Prayer for the poor.

Saturday 

6.30pm   Holy Souls (Janet)

Sunday 

8.00am

9.30am   Jennifer Cardwell RIP

11.00am   Deceased of St Philomena’s O.G.A.

6.30pm

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

First Communion 2020  There will be a meeting for the children’s parents, Monday 18th November, 7.30pm, here in church.

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 Celebrating Mission. Meeting at Methodist Church, Ruskin Road, Wednesday 20th November, 7.30pm. All welcome.

 Prayer Group meets next at Holy Rosary Church, Barnabas Road, Sutton, Monday 18th November, 8pm. More from Matthew David, 07920 788949

 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.

 Counters needed We need more counters to ease the load on the small group we have at the moment. If you have a couple of hours to spare on a Sunday evening, about every six weeks, please can you contact Sally Marchant, 8669 1168. Training will be given. Than k you.

Repository Please visit us at the back of the church. We now have Christmas Cards, Advent Calendars, Cribs and Crib figures, plus lots of other articles in stock. If you can’t see what you are looking for, please ask.

Project  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  In this Year of Scripture (for Catholics and Scripture Union) to meet, say, after Tuesday Adoration, to explore Bible. Suggested: either Old Testament prophets (their lives, times, message, etc); or Gospel Readings for Sundays in 2020 (= Year of Matthew); or properly discover St Paul. Opinions welcomed.

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.

Anniversaries: We pray for  whose anniversaries occur this week including Irene Petre,, Margaret Hales, Terence Regan, Manuela Hooper, Anthony Whalley, Michael Coe, Krystlyn Wilson, George Neblett, Mary Sweeney, Mario Genco, Richard Baseley, Norah Phillips and Margaret Dixie.

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

Missio red boxes available this weekend in porch Alex Faircloth, 0208 770 3662

Thanks for £1170.93 given in last week’s collection, of which £689.42 was given through Gift Aid.

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.

We pray for the sick, including  Joan Burford, Mary Dolan , Maria D’Silva, Tristan Kombol, Colin Brewis, Hilda Clark, Benjy 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, 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 Ann’s, Banstead, Open Day, 14th November, 1.30pm-3.30pm.  01737 350012.

November 3rd 2019

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Sunday November 3rd 2019. 31st of Ordinary time.

Saturday

6.30pm

Sunday 

8.00am

9.30am

11.00am   Elsie Hart RIP (Linda Hart)

2.00pm   Blessing of graves, Bandon Hill

6.30pm                

Monday           

7.00am   St. Charles Borromeo

10.00am

12.30pm     Funeral Mass +Michael Bowen, St George’s Cathedral

Tuesday

7.00am

10.00am

6.00-7.00pm   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday

7.00am   Dedication St George’s Cathedral

10.00am

Thursday  

7.00am

10.00am

Friday

7.00am

12.00pm

Saturday 

9.00am   Dedication St John Lateran Basilica  Holy Hour with prayers                                                                                                                               for vocations

10.00am

Sunday 10th November 219, 32nd of Ordinary Time. Collection for diocesan administration

Saturday

6.30pm

 Sunday

8.00am

9.30am

11.00am   People of Syria (Maria)

6.30pm   Gary Harrison RIP (his Friends at Holy Cross)

 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. 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 sometiomes 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 Etta Brennan, Stella Cowie, Pauline Hennessy, Eva Bolsover, Robert Dudley, Michael Arthur, Anna Owen,, Mary Smith and Garry Harrison

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

Missio red boxes available this weekend in porch Alex Faircloth, 0208 770 3662

 Thanks for £1270.75 given in last week’s collection, of which £638.36 was given through Gift Aid, and for £207.86 which was given for Missio..

John Henry Newman  Talk by Amanda Hill (on Newman Committee since 1988). Holy Cross hall, Wednesday 6th November, 7.30pm.

Project  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  In this Year of Scripture (for Catholics and Scripture Union) to meet, say, after Tuesday Adoration, to explore Bible. Suggested: either Old Testament prophets (their lives, times, message, etc); or Gospel Readings for Sundays in 2020 (= Year of Matthew); or properly discover St Paul. Opinions welcomed.

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.

We pray for the sick, including  Joan Burford, Mary Dolan , Maria D’Silva, Tristan Kombol, Colin Brewis, Hilda Clark, Benjy 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, 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 Ann’s, Banstead, Open Day, 14th November, 1.30pm-3.30pm.  01737 350012.

Ss Peter & Paul Primary School, Cricket Green, Mitcham, hold open morning for Parents of children for Reception next year, Tuesday 5th November, 9.30am-10.30am.  0208 648 1459.

Archbishop Michael Bowen Funeral Mass, St George’s Cathedral, Monday Novmber 4th, 12.30pm.

We adore thee O Christ and we praise thee because by thy Holy Cross, thou hast redeemed the world.

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