October 11th 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.

Bank details (for anyone wishing to make an online donation:)

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

Last weekend, 3-4 October

All went well.

291 were able to come to one of the Masses, divided into : 55 – Saturday 6.30pm;  36 – Sunday 8am,  , 35 – 9.00am;  55 – 10.00am;  55 – 11.00am and 55 – 6.30pm.

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

Thanks for £610.70  given last  weekend  through the collection plate, of which £421.22 was given through Gift Aid.

Confirmation class, Tuesday,  7.30-8.30pm


Sunday October 11th, 2020. 28th Sunday of the Year. Home Mission Sunday.


6.30pm   Dr John Lobo & Sophia Lobo & baby Lawrie Lobo Junior


8.00am   Fr Luke’s ints. (Zhang)

9.00am   William & Bertha Dias RIP

10.00am    Alicia Sy & Gil Modesto RIP

11.00am   Dec. O’Connors, Witherows & Mary Collins RIP

6.30pm   Gable Dias RIP



10.00am   ints. Bridget McDonagh


8.00am   St Edward the Confessor

10.00am   w/o John Joseph Dias & family

6.00pm   Exposition



10.00am   birthday: Sarah Egerton Ajo


8.00am   St Theresa of Avila

10.00am   w/o Doris & family


8.00am   Carole Betty (Michael & Maeve Davies)                                                 



8.00am   St Ignatius of Antioch

9.00am   Exposition with prayers for vocations

10.00am Seán Gallagher RIP


Confessions available on call – in car park at required distance


 Sunday October 18th, 29th Sunday of the Year. World Mission Day.


6.30pm   Anne Rossetti RIP


8.00am   w/o Darek Okechukeu


10.00am   John Magdalene De Souza RIP



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

Anniversaries: We pray for all who have died recently and for those whose anniversaries occur this week including James Stafford, Harry Roberts, Gladys Caldy, Ann Romiszewski, Jack O’Connor, Ellen Davies, Edward Grant, Marjorie White, Elizabeth Everitt, Frank Devlin, Jayne Dunleavy and Archbishop Michael Bowen.

New baptisms: Talk to Fr Paul, or concerning preparations, contact Tim & Cherryl on cherrylhowlett @gmail.com or natachacrosdale@ yahoo.co.uk

Missio needs your support more than ever. The autumn collection is now due. Please find your envelope in the church porch. Monies may be left in the Sacristy, or contact Alex Faircloth on 0208 770 3662 for a home collection. Many thanks.


Proposed experiment during October.

Please consider ‘trying’ one of the ‘new’ Masses during October in the hope that everyone looking for Mass is able to find it. N.B. Review of experiment at end of October, and then see what should happen.

Support Parliamentary campaign to prevent clrft lip, cleft palate, club foot as valid reasons for terminating pregnancies. Go to  https://righttolife.org.uk/standupandsmile/

St Philomena’s 6th Form Virtual Open Evening, Tuesday 13th October, 5-8pm. Go to www.stphils.org.uk and follow the link


Just for now, Holy Cross is reopening for Mass, Confirmation and RCIA.

and all the other things that have not happened as they should are in hand. These include First Communions, UCM, choirs (suspended by the Government), Prayer groups…and much more. A little prayer will help for the success in celebrating Mass publicly, and then we can move on from there.