Our Lady of Rosary and St Patricks

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12th March 2017



On Sunday 12th March our Parish will be presented with its first ever award at 11:30 Mass. There will be a special Fairtrade tea on the lawn to meet and congratulate each other on this very important witness to our parish living simply, sustainably and in solidarity with the poor of our world. We welcome Dympna Mallon back to the parish this weekend.


CAFOD held their Lent Fast Day on Friday 10th March. Envelopes are available for you to take if you wish to make a contribution to CAFODS's great work.  A second collection will be taken up at all Masses this weekend for this cause

STATIONS OF THE CROSS DURING LENT: every Thursday after 9:30am Mass and every Friday evening 7:30pm.




GIFT AID 2016-2017. Boxes for the new financial year are available to collect at all Masses.  Envelope numbers 1-400 are available in the church. Number 401 and above will be available next week.





We regret to announce the death of Cynthia Mary Nicholas Dominique  RIPwho died recently. Funeral Mass will be held here on Thursday 16th March at 10am.  This will be the only Mass on this day. 


We regret to announce the death of  Malcolm Harris RIP who died recently. Funeral Mass will be held here on Thursday 23rd March at 10am.  This will  be the only Mass on this day.  May they rest in peace.



Diocese of Brentwood Centenary Celebration in Walsingham on Saturday 22nd July 2017. Our parish would like to arrange a coach, so if you are interested in going please put your name on the list on the notice board as soon as possible.



Parish of Christ the King Lenten Retreat Sunday 2nd April from 1pm. Starting with a simple lunch (soup & roll) and ending with a meditation on the Cross.



Friends of Holy Family Spring Table Top Sale Saturday 25th March 2017 - 10:00am - 1:00pm.  Sellers at 9:00am.The Friends of Holy Family Catholic School & Sixth Form are holding their Spring Indoor Table Top Sale on their Walthamstow Site, 1 Shernhall Street, (Next to Thorpe Coombe Hospital), London E17 3EA  .  To book a table, email the Friends for a booking form at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone the school office on 020 8520 0482.  Tables £10.00 in advance, £15 on the day subject to availability. Admission 50p adults, children free. Book early to avoid disappointment. 


St Patrick’s Nursery – Full and part-time places available from September 2017.  Please see church notice board for full details.


Divine Mercy- every Wednesday at 4pm in the church.


UNABLE TO MAKE IT TO MASS? The church offers a service called Mass Link.  At 6pm Sunday Mass, via Skype, we call people who want to listen to the Mass and broadcast the Mass to them over their phones. This service is available for anyone who can't make it to Mass, be that due to illness or any other reason.  If you would like this service, please give  your number to the Parish Office and we will ring you every Sunday

at 6pm to listen in!


NEW PUBLICATIONThe Diocese of Brentwood – 100 Years in Pictures, a Souvenir Booklet to mark our Diocesan Centenary, 110 pages with more than 300 colour and black & white photographs. Copies may be ordered from: Centenary Booklet, Brentwood Diocesan Archives, Cathedral House, Ingrave Road, Brentwood, Essex CM15 8AT. The Suggested Donation is £7 per copy (plus £2 postage & packing). Cheques should be made in favour of BRCDT.


JOB VACANCYThe Diocese of Brentwood is seeking to appoint a talented Deputy Director to join a newly established and still evolving education department. This is an exciting time to join the education team as it develops to address the needs of Diocesan schools and Catholic education. The post of Deputy Director affords the successful candidate a high-profile and influential role at a time of significant change. It is essential that the successful candidate has a strong record of successful leadership and management in the field of education.  The Diocese of Brentwood is committed to the provision of high quality Catholic schools. In pursuit of this, the Deputy Director will work closely with the Director of Education in support of the strategic development, promotion and effectiveness of Catholic education in the Diocese. We are seeking to appoint a practising and committed Catholic with a good knowledge of Catholic schools and a clear understanding of the church’s mission in education.  Please see church notice board for full details.


THE URSULINE ACADEMY ILFORD Teacher of English We are looking to recruit a creative, enthusiastic and inspiring individual.

Closing date: 12 noon Monday 20 March 2017.

For further information: or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


SAINSBURYS SAVE ACTIVE KIDS VOUCHERS FOR ST. PATRICK’S SCHOOLPlease accept Active Kids Vouchers from Sainsbury’s and put them

 in the box in the porch.  They can be used by the school to buy much needed sports equipment.


PRAYER OF ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI: PRAYER FOR PEACE  Lord, make me an instrument of your peace, Where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; where there is sadness, joy; O Divine Master, grant that I may seek not so much to be consoled as to console; to be understood as to understand; to be loved as to love. For it is in giving that we receive; it is in pardoning that we are pardoned; and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life. Amen.



                                         PARISH OFFICE TIME HOURS 9am-1pm

Marifé: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

                                 Marta: Friday  /  Magdalena: Saturday


Contact Details

Contact Us

Telephone: 020 8520 3647

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

61 Blackhorse Road

Parish office time hours

Marife and Marta 

(Parish Secretaries)

Monday – Wednesday  9am – 1pm

Friday - Saturday  9am - 2pm






Mass Times

Monday – Friday09.30am

Saturday: 10.00am / 7.00pm

Sunday: 09.00am / 11.30am /

1.00pm (Polish) / 6.00pm

Eucharistic Adoration

Tuesday: 7.30pm – 8:30pm

Friday: after Morning Mass

Every Friday 8.00pm – 9.30pm

Led by a Polish prayer group. 

Everyone welcome.


Saturday 10:30 am – 11:00 am &

6:15 pm – 6:40 pm