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As Father Paul is away throughout August there is a reduced newsletter.
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Sunday 18th August. 20th of the Year
6.00-7.00pm Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
9.00am Holy Hour with prayers for vocations
Sunday 25th August. 21st of Ordinary Time
The sacrament of Confession is available 15 minutes before every Mass.
We pray for the sick,
Parish safeguarding Parish Safeguarding Team: Fr Paul Sanders, 0208 647 0022
All Eucharistic Ministers Please check list in sacristy that it has your correct telephone number and email addresses plus the Mass you attend. Contact Christina Buckley [email protected] or Monica Atkins [email protected] If you are unable to come on the arranged date, please try to find a replacement.
www.heavensroadfm.com = 24/7 Catholic online radio broadcasting from St John’s Seminary, Wonersh.
Sunday (am) car parking is available at the car park in Denmark Road. Please do not park in the semi-circular entrance/exit in front of church, so as to enable other needful people to disembark there too.
Period poverty scheme Holy Cross, c/o Val David, supports this venture.
Are you and/or your family registered? There are all sorts of reasons, for your benefit and that of the parish, that everyone be registered. See Fr Paul.
Comments Any constructive comments on liturgy or anything else, please feel free to pass them to Fr Paul.
Impoverished seminary student in Uganda. Anyone willing and able to help?
New readers needed at all Masses. Contact Jeremy [email protected]
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.
How about, a youth group/gathering/club starting in September? Volunteers, ideas, any equipment (e.g. bar football) welcome.
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.
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.
St. Philomenia’s School – Open mornings Monday 23rd – Friday 27th September inclusive. ( For parents with daughters in year 6 in September 2019)
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
Knock pilgrimages in August. Cf notice board.
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.
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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]
There are openings for meet and greet roles on a Friday at Salvation Army, Sutton. Full training is provided. Anyone interested, please email [email protected] for more inforamtion and an application form.