November 1st 2020

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

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NatWest, Holy Cross Church, Carshalton;  Account: 11064943; sort code:  60 22 20

Last weekend, 24/25 October

All went well. 273 were able to come to one of the Masses, divided into

39 – Saturday 6.30pm;  55 – Sunday 8am,  , 23 – 9.00am;  55 – 10.00am; 55 – 11.00am and 46 – 6.30pm.

There’s space for 55 people, socially distanced, at any Mass.

Thanks for £728.58  given last  weekend  through the collection plate, of which £567.13 was given via Gift Aid.


Please pray for confirmandi and First Communicants but avoid their Masses so as to allow distanced space for family groups.

*****Please note this Newsletter was printed before the Governments decision to have a 4 week lockdown nationwide. As such much has changed since 31st October.
Once again there can be no public Masses from Thursday 5th November: Confirmations have been changed from Tuesday and Thursday to Tuesday and Wednesday; First Communions have had to be postponed until 2021.********


Sunday November 1st 2020. All Saints







11.00am   Africa Sanzstafa RIP

2.00pm   Blessing of graves: Bandon Hill

6.30pm   Jeremias Francisco Noronha


8.00am   All Souls

10.00am   Fred & Peggy Muddle RIP



8.00am   St Charles Borromeo


6.00pm   No Exposition

 7.30pm   Mass of Confirmation




7.30pm   Mass of Confirmation



10.00am   ints. Fr Dominic (Amanda)


8.00am   Tessie  (Michael &Maeve Davies)                                                 

12.00pm   ints. Bridget McDonagh


8.00am   Dedication St George’s Cathedral

9.00am No Exposition

Confessions available on call – in car park at required distance.


Sunday November 8th, 2020.  32nd of the Year. Pray for priests’ training.





9.00am   Ana Chraniuk RIP


11.00am   Luis Bermudez RIP


 We pray for all the sick including Simon Clark Philomena Coleman  and Mr Said.

Anniversaries: We pray for all who have died recently including Kathleen Francis, Joan McMullen, Bridget Lyons, Ella Brennan, Stella Cowie, Pauline Hennessey, Eva Bolsover, Robert Dudley, Michael Arthur and Anna Owen

New baptisms: Talk to Fr Paul, or concerning preparations, contact Tim & Cherryl on  http://cherrylhowlett or natachacrosdale@ 

Prayer Group meets these days as a Zoom group, and every two weeks.  Contact Matthew David for more news, 07920 788949, or

Support Parliamentary campaign to prevent cleft lip, cleft palate, club foot as valid reasons for terminating pregnancies. Go to

Community Foodshop volunteers needed in new community foodshop offering help to low income residents, (greeting, manning counters, transportation, restocking – all with training given). Go to

***Progressions (please see note above)***

Holy Cross is reopening for Mass, Confirmation and . First Communion begin next weekend! Choirs (within the legal restraints) begin this weekend. Prayer Group (see overleaf). So long as there isn’t a three tier lockdown, we’re holding our own against the virus!  We shall overcome.