February 17th 2019

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Sunday 17th February.  6th Sunday of Ordinary Time. Racial Justice collection.

 Table of the Word  Jeremiah puts trust in the Lord ahead of trust in man.St Paul teachs how our belief in resurrection comes fist from Christ’s rising.Jesus teaches how ‘ordinary’ people in the eyes of his Father are from ordinary.

Saturday  

6.30pm   Alan Baker RIP (Iulianos)

Sunday 

8.00am   Pat Clune RIP (Don & Helen Flannery)

9.30am   Mary Quinn RIP

11.00am   Patrick & James Cuffe RIP

6.30pm   Philomena Fonseca RIP

Monday           

11.00am   Funeral: Jean Arnott

Tuesday

10.00am   Thanksgiving (Doris D’Silva)

6.00-7.00pm   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday 

10.00am   Michael & Janet Tombs RIP (Rita Gomez)

7.30pm   UCM Mass

Thursday

10.00am   Tom Traynor RIP (Mary Traynor)

Friday            

9.30am   Funeral: Thelma Congreave

12noon    Ints. Fr Paul (Mrs K.Brown & Mrs P.Moore)

Saturday

9.00am   Holy Hour with prayers for vocations

10.00am   Garry Harrison RIP (Kathleen Snell)

Sunday 24th February, 7th of Ordinary Time. Retiring collection for poorer parishes.

Table of the Word. In the first reading, David refuses to kill the king. Paul contrasts the first man and the new man who is Christ. The Gospel teaches generosity of spirit, which is the Christian way.

Saturday

6.30pm   Séan Coghlan RIP

Sunday      

8.00am   Phil Morris (sick)

9.30am   Maria Bay Thi Nguyen RIP

11.00am   TonyAshdown RIP

6.30pm   Phil Morris (sick)

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]

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

We pray for the sick, including  Bridie McKechnie, Joan Burford and Maria D’Silva.

 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.

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 via the website

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]

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 Jean Arnott & Thelma Congreaves who have died recently and for those whose anniversaries occur this week including Reginald Moore, Maureen O’Donnell, Daphne Woolgar, Gladys Cheesman, Eileen Jolly, Pauline Lee, Kathleen Horkan, Margaret Hall, Irene Stewart, Terry Robins, Maria Mendonsa, Graham Davies and Paula Reynolds.

Our Lady of Walsingham The Dowry of Mary Pilgrimage Triduum includes bringing the statue from the Slipper Chapel, Walsingham, to all our cathedrals. St Georges’, Southwark is 21st-23rd February.

Thanks for £1214.26 given in last week’s collection, of which £634.54 was given through Giftaid.

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]

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

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

Anyone ‘profoundly deaf’? i.e. not just hard of hearing. Mass could be celebrated at Holy Cross using sign language.

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

 Folk Choir 9.30am welcomes new members. e.mail Kathy  [email protected] for more details.

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

 Musicians needed, guitar/electric, piano/keyboard, violin, bass, drums to work on a project to produce a set of new songs with a Christian ethos (involving music arrangements, recordings, live performance) which would be used to support charitable causes at Holy Cross or other parishes. Contact Domenico: [email protected]

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

 Pilgrimages 2019

 Lourdes and more, 25th May – 2nd June, £789; Holy Land, 3rd – 11th September, £1,259; Poland, 10th – 17th October, £897. More from Mrs Mozzi, 0208 472 0843, or 07859 027301

Knock, St Patrick’s Weekend Pilgrimage, 16th March. £599.00 per person sharing. For more, contact Patricia on 01268 762 278, or 07740 175557 or

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

 Small children at 9.30am Mass    It’s planned to offer tots who have colouring pencils with them pictures to colour. Please feel free to take whatever’s in the porch this week.

Older Catholics might be interested in www.lifeascending.org

Missio Dear Members, Missio is in need of a new Parish Secretary as I am moving at the end of February. If you feel you could help, please contact Alex Faircloth on 02087703662, who will be standing in on a temporary basis and is happy to answer any queries. In the meantime, your envelopes will be available from the back of the church on the weekend of 9/10th March, to be returned 23/24th March.        I would like to take this opportunity of thanking you all for your cooperation and generous donations made over the years while I have been Parish Secretary.            Margaret Ashdown

(On behalf of parish, thanks, Margaret, and welcome to your new home. Fr Paul)

Vacancies

John Fisher School needs Data Manager. See notice board for more.

 Virgo Fidelis, Upper Norwood, needs school caretaker, and also Key Stage        3 & 4 Administrator. See noticeboard.

Admin Assistant vacancy at National Office of SVP. Contact Moira Dawe, 0207 703 3030. See notice board for more.

Team Secretary Southwark Marriage Tribunal vacancy. See notice in porch.

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]

 

February 10th 2019

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Sunday 10th February, 5th Sunday of Ordinary Time.

 Table of the Word. Isaiah is called to be God’s messenger. St Paul stresses that the Gospel is firmly based on the death then the resurrection of Christ. Jesus famously urges his apostles to be courageous in their missionary efforts and to cast their nets in the deep waters.

 Saturday 

6.30pm   Health of Pinto family (Ida & Pat Mendonsa)

 Sunday

8.00am   Simon Grace RIP

9.30am   Anne Mary Russell RP (Maureen Taylor)

11.00am   Fr Augustine Chigodora RIP (Mrs Leary)

6.30pm   Seby D’Silva RIP (Marie D’Silva & family)

 Monday

10.00am   Ints. Rita Gomez (Doris D’Silva)

 Tuesday 

10.00am   Dr Lawrence John Lobo

6.00-7.00pm   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday

10.00am   George Johnson RIP (Liz McGuire)

Thursday 

10.00am   Ss Cyril & Methodius : Peggy Shanahan RIP

Friday    

12.00pm   Lewis Joseph Lobo, Margaret Namishango Lobo,                                                                                                             Edmund Lewis Lobo

Saturday

9.00am   Holy Hour with prayers for vocations

10.00am   Sebastian D’Silva RIP

Sunday 17th February.  6th Sunday of Ordinary Time. Racial Justice collection.

 Table of the Word  Jeremiah puts trust in the Lord ahead of trust in man.St Paul teachs how our belief in resurrection comes fist from Christ’s rising.Jesus teaches how ‘ordinary’ people in the eyes of his Father are from ordinary.

 Saturday

6.30pm   Alan Baker RIP (Iulianos)

 Sunday

8.00am   Pat Clune RIP (Don & Helen Flannery)

9.30am   Mary Quinn RIP

11.00am   Patrick & James Cuffe RIP

6.30pm   Philomena Fonseca 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, [email protected] . For weekday evening preparation sessions, Cherryl Howlett, [email protected]

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

We pray for the sick, including  Bridie McKechnie, Joan Burford and Maria D’Silva.

 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.

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 via the website

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]

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 Jean Arnott & Thelma Congreaves who have died recently and for those whose anniversaries occur this week including Africa Sanz-Daza, Elizabeth Stanley, Mary Gunning, Charles Jacques, Brendan Cuniffe, Philip Dumas, Eva Deakins, Giovanna Balo, Anthony Corbett and Marjorie Smith.

Our Lady of Walsingham The Dowry of Mary Pilgrimage Triduum includes bringing the statue from the Slipper Chapel, Walsingham, to all our cathedrals. St Georges’, Southwark is 21st-23rd February.

Thanks for £1214.26 given in last week’s collection, of which £634.54 was given through Giftaid.

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]

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

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

Anyone ‘profoundly deaf’? i.e. not just hard of hearing. Mass could be celebrated at Holy Cross using sign language.

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

 Folk Choir 9.30am welcomes new members. e.mail Kathy  [email protected] for more details.

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

 Musicians needed, guitar/electric, piano/keyboard, violin, bass, drums to work on a project to produce a set of new songs with a Christian ethos (involving music arrangements, recordings, live performance) which would be used to support charitable causes at Holy Cross or other parishes. Contact Domenico: [email protected]

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

 Pilgrimages 2019

 Lourdes and more, 25th May – 2nd June, £789; Holy Land, 3rd – 11th September, £1,259; Poland, 10th – 17th October, £897. More from Mrs Mozzi, 0208 472 0843, or 07859 027301

Knock, St Patrick’s Weekend Pilgrimage, 16th March. £599.00 per person sharing. For more, contact Patricia on 01268 762 278, or 07740 175557

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Catholic People’s Week Long-established faith-filled, fun and reflective holidays for Catholics and their families. See catholicpeoplesweeks.org

 Friday 15   10.00am funeral of Garry Harrison at All Saints, followed by tea and  buns here at Holy Cross parish Centre.

12Noon Parish Mass at Holy Cross

7.00pm Mass of Induction at Theresa’s, Bishopsford Road.

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

 Small children at 9.30am Mass    It’s planned to offer tots who have colouring pencils with them pictures to colour. Please feel free to take whatever’s in the porch this week.

Older Catholics might be interested in www.lifeascending.org

Vacancies

Admin Assistant vacancy at National Office of SVP. Contact Moira Dawe, 0207 703 3030. See notice board for more.

Team |Secretary Southwark Marriage Tribunal vacancy. See notice in porch.

John Fisher School needs Data Manager. See notice board for more.

 Virgo Fidelis, Upper Norwood, needs school caretaker, and also Key Stage        3 & 4 Administrator. See noticeboard.

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]

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Annual Statement Our annual financial statement  is on display in the porch.. Thanks to Tony Neal for  doing it.

 

February 3rd 2019

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Sunday 3rd February 2019. Fourth of Ordinary Time.

 Table of the Word.  The first reading is the call of Jeremiah.The second reading is Paul’s famous hymn to love. In the Gospel, the people of Nazareth begin to listen but then let their own ideas take over.

Saturday

6.30pm   Ints. Agatha Sheriff

Sunday

8.00am   Doctors at Springfield Hospital

9.30am   Surita & Felix John Fernandes (Fernandes family)

11.00am   Doris D’Silva (Rita Gomez)

4.00pm   Tridentine Mass

6.30pm   Ints Peter Dangana

Monday

10.00am

 Tuesday 

10.00am   St Agatha Peggy Cleary & Mry Guidera RIP                                                                             :Jack & Vanessa Pinkney & new baby

6.00-7.00pm   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday

10.00am   St Paul Miki & cc.  Inacio Fernandes & Ana Christatina                                                                                                                De Souza & children

Thursday

10.00am   Molly Tombs RIP

Friday

12.00pm   George Buckley RIP – 1st anniversary

Saturday

9.00am   Holy Hour with prayers for vocations

10.00am   Thomas Anderson RIP

 

Sunday 10th February, 5th Sunday of Ordinary Time.

Table of the Word. Isaiah is called to be God’s messenger. St Paul stresses that the Gospel is firmly based on the death then the resurrection of Christ. Jesus famously urges his apostles to be courageous in their missionary efforts and to cast their nets in the deep waters.

Saturday

6.30pm   Health of Pinto family (Ida & Pat Mendonsa)

Sunday

8.00am   Simon Grace RIP

9.30am   Anne Mary Russell RP (Maureen Taylor)

11.00am   Fr Augustine Chigodora RIP (Mrs Leary)

6.30pm   Seby D’Silva RIP (Marie D’Silva & 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, [email protected] . For weekday evening preparation sessions, Cherryl Howlett, [email protected]

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

We pray for the sick, including young Benjie, Bridie McKechnie, Joan Burford and Maria D’Silva.

 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.

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 via the website

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]

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   Mary Frye, Kathleen Clamp, Gabrielle Holland, Margaret Hignett, Therese Hanks, Mary Smith, John Nethersole, Margaret Liston, Moira Tombs,, Sid Morris and George Buckley.

Our Lady of Walsingham The Dowry of Mary Pilgrimage Triduum includes bringing the statue from the Slipper Chapel, Walsingham, to all our cathedrals. St Georges’, Southwark is 21st-23rd February.

Thanks for £1038.52 given in last week’s collection, of which ££630 was given through Giftaid.

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]

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

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

Anyone ‘profoundly deaf’? i.e. not just hard of hearing. Mass could be celebrated at Holy Cross using sign language.

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

 Folk Choir 9.30am welcomes new members. e.mail Kathy  [email protected] for more details.

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

 Musicians needed, guitar/electric, piano/keyboard, violin, bass, drums to work on a project to produce a set of new songs with a Christian ethos (involving music arrangements, recordings, live performance) which would be used to support charitable causes at Holy Cross or other parishes. Contact Domenico: [email protected]

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

Sr Gabriella Comprehensive, Lira Uganda: We have a little scheme to help build up a library at the school. Why not take a couple of books (for now, from Fr Paul), consisting of literature, and also geography, ‘trade’ books and any other useful subject, and send them out there? postal address  Fr Deogratas,  P.O. 311, Lira, Uganda.

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

Small children at 9.30am Mass    It’s planned to offer tots who have colouring pencils with them pictures to colour. Please feel free to take whatever’s in the porch this week.

Older Catholics might be interested in www.lifeascending.org

Vacancies

John Fisher School needs Data Manager. See notice board for more.

 Virgo Fidelis, Upper Norwood, needs school caretaker, and also Key Stage 3 & 4 Administrator. See noticeboard.

Admin Assistant vacancy at National Office of SVP. Contact Moira Dawe, 0207 703 3030. See notice board for more.

Team Secretary Southwark Marriage Tribunal vacancy. See notice in porch.

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]

 

Pilgrimages 2019

 Lourdes and more, 25th May – 2nd June, £789; Holy Land, 3rd – 11th September, £1,259; Poland, 10th – 17th October, £897. More from Mrs Mozzi, 0208 472 0843, or 07859 027301

Knock, St Patrick’s Weekend Pilgrimage, 16th March. £599.00 per person sharing. For more, contact Patricia on 01268 762 278, or 07740 175557

January 27th 2019

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Following changes to Data Protection law can I ask if anyone is unhappy with their details appearing on the website to get in touch via the contact form. I can remove them if you so wish. – Webmaster

Sunday January 27th 2019. Third of the Year.

Table of the Word  The first reading comes from the great reformation of the Jews after the Babylonian Exile. St Paul teaches how we are all living and important parts of the one Body. Then we hear the beginning of St Luke’s Gospel.

Saturday

6.30pm   Health of Valerie & Joseph Mendonsa (Pat & Ida Mendonsa) 

Sunday

8.00am   Peter Halpin RIP (Rowntrees)

9.30am  Bridget McDonagh & family

11.00am   Ints. Of UCM (Witherow)

6.30pm   John Connolly RIP

Monday

10.00am   St Thomas Aquinas :Holy Souls

Tuesday

10.00am   Parishioners (Witherow)

6.00-7.00pm  Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday 

10.00am  Peter Rodrigues RIP (Marie D’Silva & family)

Thursday     

10.00am   St John Bosco :Custodio Martinho Luis Lobo & Maria                                                                                                               Francisca De Souza

Friday 

12.00pm   Ints. Bridget McDonagh

Saturday

9.00am   Exposition with prayers for vocations

10.00am  Presentation  Ints. Peter Dangana

Sunday 3rd February 2019. Fourth of Ordinary Time.

 Table of the Word.  The first reading is the call of Jeremiah.The second reading is Paul’s famous hymn to love. In the Gospel, the people of Nazareth begin to listen but then let their own ideas take over.

 Saturday 

6.30pm   Ints. Agatha Sheriff

 Sunday

8.00am  Doctors at Springfield Hospital

9.30am  Surita & Felix John Fe rnandes (Fernandes family)

11.00am   Doris D’Silva (Rita Gomez)

4.00pm   Tridentine Mass

6.30pm   Ints Peter Dangana

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]

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

We pray for the sick, including young Benjie, Bridie McKechnie and Maria D’Silva.

 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.

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 via the contact form

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]

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  Margaret McKenna, John O’Reilly, Richard Dyer, Gerald Stubbs, Maria Hunt, Vincenzo Mancuso, Catherine Bond, Connel Gallagher, Fitzroy Henry, Kenneth Martindale,, Anne Wainhouse,, Maria Iles, and Janet Sacre.

Our Lady of Walsingham The Dowry of Mary Pilgrimage Triduum includes bringing the statue from the D Slipper Chapel, Walsingham, to all our cathedrals. St Georges’, Southwark is 21st-23rd February.

(please see Forthcoming Events for more detail and a live link)

Winter Shelter Sutton Community Works are piloting a winter shelter in 2019 to help the homeless. Volunteers are needed. For more, email [email protected] Training events Tuesday 22nd January at Church of the Good Shepherd, 7.30-10pm.

Thanks for £1186.03 given in last week’s collection, of which £588.82 was given through Giftaid, and for £118.79 given to Pax Christi.

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]

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

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

Anyone ‘profoundly deaf’? i.e. not just hard of hearing. Mass could be celebrated at Holy Cross using sign language.

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

 Folk Choir 9.30am welcomes new members. e.mail Kathy  [email protected] for more details.

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

 Musicians needed, guitar/electric, piano/keyboard, violin, bass, drums to work on a project to produce a set of new songs with a Christian ethos (involving music arrangements, recordings, live performance) which would be used to support charitable causes at Holy Cross or other parishes. Contact Domenico: [email protected]

London South-West Social Group, for young Catholics. Next gathering, 2nd February, 7.30pm, Ganley’s Irish Bar, Morden SM4 5HP. More on group from Facebook or ring Andrew, 07787 231798.

Virgo Fidelis, Upper Norwood, needs school caretaker, and also Key Stage        3 & 4 Administrator. See noticeboard.

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

 Sr Gabriella Comprehensive, Lira Uganda: We have a little scheme to help build up a library at the school. Why not take a couple of books (for now, from Fr Paul), consisting of literature, and also geography, ‘trade’ books and any other useful subject, and send them out there? postal address  Fr Deogratas,  P.O. 311, Lira, Uganda.

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

 Admin Assistant vacancy at National Office of SVP. Contact Moira Dawe, 0207 703 3030. See notice board for more.

Team |Secretary Southwark Marriage Tribunal vacancy. See notice in porch.

Small children at 9.30am Mass    It’s planned to offer tots who have colouring pencils with them pictures to colour. Please feel free to take whatever’s in the porch this week.

Older Catholics might be interested in www.lifeascending.org

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]

 Pilgrimages 2019

 Lourdes and more, 25th May – 2nd June, £789; Holy Land, 3rd – 11th September, £1,259; Poland, 10th – 17th October, £897. More from Mrs Mozzi, 0208 472 0843, or 07859 027301

January 20th 2019

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

Following changes to Data Protection law can I ask if anyone is unhappy with their details appearing on the website to get in touch via the contact form. I can remove them if you so wish. – Webmaster

Sunday January 20th. 2nd of Ordinary Time.

 Table of the Word. Isaiah bolsters the morale of Jerusalem. St Paul reminds each Christian how they all have a gift. Then for John, the Public Life begins at the wedding feast at Cana.

Saturday

6.30pm   Anne, Louis & Nick Mann (Rita Gomez)

Sunday

8.00am   Peter Halpin RIP (Rowntrees)

9.30am   ints. Domenico’s family

11.00am   benefactors of |Kathleen Snell

6.30pm   Susan Gallen RIP

 Monday

10.00am   St Agnes : Phyllis Holland’s ints.

 Tuesday 

10.00am   Anne & Ken Brown RIP (Liz Sheridan)

6.00-7.00pm   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday

10.00am   Bob Barrington RIP

Thursday

10.30am   St Francis de Sales : FUNERAL Iris Seale

Friday

12.00pm   Conversion of St Paul : Tom Traynor RIP

Saturday

9.00am   Exposition with prayers for vocations

10.00am   Ss Timothy & Titus : Peggy Shanahan RIP

Sunday January 27th 2019. Third of the Year.

Table of the Word  The first reading comes from the great reformation of the Jews after the Babylonian Exile. St Paul teaches how we are all living and important parts of the one Body. Then we hear the beginning of St Luke’s Gospel.

Saturday 

6.30pm  Health of Valerie & Joseph Mendonsa (Pat & Ida Mendonsa) 

Sunday

8.00am   Peter Halpin RIP (Rowntrees)

9.30am   Bridget McDonagh & family

11.00am   Ints. Of UCM (Witherow)

6.30pm   John Connolly 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, [email protected] . For weekday evening preparation sessions, Cherryl Howlett, [email protected]

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

We pray for the sick, including young Benjie, Bridie McKechnie and Maria D’Silva.

 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.

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 via the contact form

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]

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  Barbara Thatcher, Roger Angibault, Michael Tait, Rozario Fernandes, Maryzsa Olearzyk, John Glynn, Margery Shaw, Peggy Cahill, Joan Norris, Maria Desiderei, Tom Traynor, and Frank King.

Our Lady of Walsingham The Dowry of Mary Pilgrimage Triduum includes bringing the statue from the Slipper Chapel, Walsingham, to all our cathedrals. St Georges’, Southwark is 21st-23rd February.

(please see Forthcoming Events for more detail and a live link)

Winter Shelter Sutton Community Works are piloting a winter shelter in 2019 to help the homeless. Volunteers are needed. For more, email [email protected] Training events Tuesday 22nd January at Church of the Good Shepherd, 7.30-10pm.

Thanks for £1058.64 given in last week’s collection, of which £631.34 was given through Giftaid, and for £175.22 given to SPUC.

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]

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

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

Anyone ‘profoundly deaf’? i.e. not just hard of hearing. Mass could be celebrated at Holy Cross using sign language.

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

 Folk Choir 9.30am welcomes new members. e.mail Kathy  [email protected] for more details.

London South-West Social Group, for young Catholics. Next gathering, 2nd February, 7.30pm, Ganley’s Irish Bar, Morden SM4 5HP. More on group from Facebook or ring Andrew, 07787 231798.

Prayer group, at Matthew’s house, Monday 21st January. Matthew: 07920  788 934.

18-25th January, Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Unity Service, Thursday 24th, 7.30pm at All Saints church – to be followed by AGM of Churches Together in Carshalton.

 Virgo Fidelis, Upper Norwood, needs school caretaker, and also Key Stage        3 & 4 Administrator. See noticeboard.

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

 Sr Gabriella Comprehensive, Lira Uganda: We have a little scheme to help build up a library at the school. Why not take a couple of books (for now, from Fr Paul), consisting of literature, and also geography, ‘trade’ books and any other useful subject, and send them out there? postal address  Fr Deogratas,  P.O. 311, Lira, Uganda.

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

All parishioners, especially those with Goan connections are invited to a special Mass at 2pm, Sunday 20th January, St John Fisher’s, Merton, to pray for the beatification of Ven. Agnelo. Followed by refreshments in the hall. Further details, 0208 543 7721 or 0208 540 1249. Bring food/drink for sharing.

 Music group? Anyone interested in forming a music group to make/compose Christian music, and who sings or plays the piano, organ, drums, guitar etc, please contact Domenico, [email protected]

Small children at 9.30am Mass    It’s planned to offer tots who have colouring pencils with them pictures to colour. Please feel free to take whatever’s in the porch this week.

Older Catholics might be interested in www.lifeascending.org

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]

Admin Assistant vacancy at National Office of SVP. Contact Moira Dawe, 0207 703 3030. See notice board for more.

 

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

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