Parish of Our Lady of the Rosary & St. Patrick
61 Blackhorse Road E17 7AS
Tel: 020 8520 3647
Fr. Kevin T. Conway SMA
Monday – Friday 09.30am / Saturday 10.00am / 7.00pm
Sunday 09.00am / 11.30am / 1.00pm (Polish) / 6.00pm
Tuesday 7.30pm – 8:30pm & after Friday Morning Mass
Every Friday 8.00pm – 9:30pm (Polish)
Confession Saturday 10:30 am – 11:00 am & 6:15 pm – 6:40 pm
SUNDAY 3rd MARCH 2019
EIGTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
WEDNESDAY 6TH MARCH IS ASH WEDNESDAY, the day we begin a season of repentance and reflection as we prepare for the great feast that is Easter. Masses with the distribution of ashes will be at 9:30am and 7:30pm.
ASH WEDNESDAY IS A DAY OF FAST AND ABSTINENCE
PRE-BAPTISM MEETING on Friday 8th March at 7.30pm in the Presbytery. Please note that this meeting is for parents only.
DATE FOR YOUR DIARY - St Patrick's Day Party on Saturday 16th March - you are all warmly invited to this celebration in the parish hall, between 8pm and 10:30pm. If you are able to bring food or help on the night, please sign up on the list provided on the notice board in the porch.
MARRIAGE IN CHURCH. Couples thinking of getting married later this year are asked to register in good time. Make an appointment to see Fr. Kevin and he will help you from there. Couples planning to marry in another parish or even outside the country should realise that the process properly begins here.
† WE REGRET TO ANNOUNCE THE DEATH OF JOHN MELIA RIP who died recently. John was a member of our parish. His funeral arrangements will be confirmed later. May he rest in peace.
DIOCESE OF BRENTWOOD
RESTRUCTURING AND RENEWAL OF OUR DIOCESE.
“VISION DOCUMENT: SHAPING OUR FUTURE”
Message from the Steward of the Gospel is available at the back of the Church. Please take one with you.
WALK WITH ME: A Lenten Journey of Prayer 2019 is now available in the repository at £1 each.
WALKING TOGETHER WITH JESUS. Lent Retreat 2019 6th March -21st April 2019. Deepen your prayer life through Lent with scripture reflections and resources and find out more about different ways of praying. Registration opens in February, find out more at www.pathwaystogod.org
LENTEN RETREAT. Parish of Christ the King 4pm Sunday 10th March. With Adoration & Benediction at 6pm.
“JOIN THE PARISH LENTEN FAST/CHARITY!WATER ONLY CHALLENGE! A live simply miracle. For a fortnight -or all 3 fortnights of Lent- drink only WATER. Put what you would have spent on, coffee, alcohol, soft drinks, in a jar and DONATE WITH US TO WATER HARVEST.”
SHAPE YOUR STREET. Stop by at the pavement cafe (just outside)... Share views, ideas & info.. belong to a neighbourhood which feels safe, friendly & welcoming.. where we can pool our skills to support each other & bring our community together. Every Sunday 11:00am - 2.00pm. You're all welcome & it would be great if you could even volunteer!
MARIAN MISSION CHARITY CONCERT The Marian Missionary Sisters of the Poor have organised a Charity Concert for Saturday 23rd March 2019 in support of the improvement and renovation of their children centre to accommodate wheelchair users and improve available space for all children. Please support this project by buying the entry tickets. See the flyer in the parish notice board for more information. Please call the Sisters for further information on: 07940143545 or 02085187499.
CATHOLIC NEWSPAPERS FOR SALE: A range of Catholic newspapers are on sale at the back of church: The Catholic Herald, The Universe, Ireland's Own, The Irish Post, The Catholic Times and The Sacred Heart Messenger. They are a great way to get up to date with Catholic news and benefit the local community at the same time - any profits go towards the parish's St Vincent de Paul conference, a group of parishioners who support and visit local people in need. The price of each paper is shown on the front page. Please be sure to put your payment in the box which is clearly labelled next to the papers. We will be closely monitoring sales over the next few months to guage demand for these titles.
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 if you are ill or housebound. 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!
IMPORTANT NOTICE. Due to Fire and Safety Regulations, children and persons of limited mobility are NOT permitted in the gallery. We also ask that when lighting a candle, you first place the candle in one of the cups provided. Please do not walk around with a lighted candle. Please do not let your children play around candles.
PARISH MEMBERSHIP. We are aware that some people have left the parish and while others have joined us. To those newly arrived we say welcome and wish you a peaceful time here. We hope and pray that your coming to St. Patricks will satisfy your need to have a meaningful relationship with God and help you to meet new friends. Do introduce yourself to Fr. Kevin and register with the Parish Secretary and make sure you are known in case you plan to have a child receive a sacrament or apply for a place in a Catholic school.
NOVENA PRAYER OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP every Wednesday at 10am.
DIVINE MERCY- every Wednesday at 4pm in the Church.
LEGION OF MARY meeting is held each Thursday after Mass at 10:15 am. If anyone is interested in what we do you are very welcome to attend. For more information, come and meet us.
EL SHADDAI (CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC GROUP). Rosary prayer, praise and worship, preaching the gospel of the Lord, every Saturday, from 1pm – 4pm. All welcome to join.
Telephone: 020 8520 3647
61 Blackhorse Road
LONDON E17 7AS
Marife and Marta
Monday – Wednesday 9am – 1pm
Friday - Saturday 9am - 2pm
PARISH OFFICE IS CLOSED
ON THURSDAYS AND SUNDAYS.
FOR APPOINTMENT RING
020 8520 3647 DURING OFFICE HOURS
Monday – Friday09.30am
Saturday: 10.00am / 7.00pm
Sunday: 09.00am / 11.30am /
1.00pm (Polish) / 6.00pm
Tuesday: 7.30pm – 8:30pm
Friday: after Morning Mass
Every Friday 8.00pm – 9.30pm
Led by a Polish prayer group.
Saturday 10:30 am – 11:00 am &
6:15 pm – 6:40 pm