October 4th 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, 26/27th September

All went well. 245 were able to come to one of the Masses, divided into

55 – Saturday 6.30pm;  33 – Sunday 8am,  , 55 – 9.30am;  55 – 11.00am and 55 – 6.30pm.

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

Thanks for £596.34  given last  weekend  through the collection plate, of which £379.98 was given through Gift Aid.

Confirmation class, Tuesday,  7.30-8.30pm


Sunday October 4th, 2020. 27th Sunday of the Year


6.30pm   Assi & Carmelina Dias RIP


8.00am   w/o Barbara Lai (Zhang)

9.00am   Timotheo & Sophia Vaz RIP


11.00am  Liz Neekly RIP

6.30pm   Custodio Martinho Luis Lobo &  Maria Francisca D’Souza



10.00am   w/o Mike (Zhang)



10.00am   Luis Fernandes & Sabina Telles RIP

6.00pm   Exposition


8.00am   Our Lady of the Rosary

10.00am   w/o Doris & family



10.00am   Fr John McNamara RIP (Pat McCarthy)


8.00am   Cardinal Newman: Peter Batty (Michael & Maeve Davies)

12.00pm   Mr Gorgonius Mendonsa RIP



9.00am   Exposition with prayers for vocations

10.00am   ints. Kathleen Snell

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


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


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

6.30pm   Gable Dias 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 Vincent Hennessey, Mrs Sheehan, Sheila Johnson, Catherine Thomas, Christopher Scott, Ivor Collyer, Elizabeth O’Connor, Peter Hagan, Walter Reighlan, Herbert Juneman, Lucy Salole and Peter Jackson.

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

Churches Together in Carshalton Zoom talk, Tuesday 6th October, 7.30pm. Register and/or details, faircloth@ hotmail.co.uk

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


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