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9th June 2019

                   Parish of Our Lady of the Rosary & St. Patrick

              61 Blackhorse Road E17 7AS

             Tel: 020 8520 3647

                       Parish Email:         

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          Fr. Kevin T. Conway SMA      



Mass Times

Monday – Friday 09.30am    /   Saturday 10.00am / 7.00pm

Sunday 09.00am / 11.30am / 1.00pm (Polish) / 6.00pm

             Eucharistic Adoration

   Tuesday 7.30pm – 8:30pm & after Friday Morning Mass

 Friday 8.00pm – 9:30pm (Polish)Confession           Saturday 10:30 am – 11:00 am & 6:15 pm – 6:40 pm


SUNDAY 9th June 2019



WORLD COMMUNICATIONS DAY SECOND COLLECTION last weekend at all Masses amounted to £366.50.  Thank you all for your generosity.


A REMINDER THAT THERE WILL BE A PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL MEETING on Tuesday 18th June at 7pm in the presbytery. All council members are asked to attend.


DAY FOR LIFE SECOND COLLECTION NEXT WEEKEND 16th JUNE. Day for Life is the day in the Church’s year dedicated to raising awareness about the meaning and value of human life at every stage and in every condition. The Church teaches that life is to be nurtured from conception to natural death.


FR. PIERLUIGI MACCALLI SMA – At their recent General Assembly, the Society of African Missions (SMA), devised a new prayer for the safe return of Fr Pierluigi, who was kidnapped in Niger in September 2018. The prayer is being prayed throughout Niger and has now been translated into English. These prayer cards are available in the porch of the church for you to take. We are all encouraged to pray for his safe return. Thank you.



Friday, 21st June- PRE- BAPTISM MEETING at 7.30pm at the Presbytery. Please note that this meeting is for adults only.



† PLEASE PRAY FOR THE HAPPY REPOSE OF THE SOUL OF CHARLES HALL RIP WHO DIED RECENTLY. Charles’ funeral Mass will take place here on Wednesday 19th June at 10 am.  This will be the only Mass on this day.  May he rest in peace.





The current e-bulletin is available on the Diocese’s website  Parishioners without access to the internet can obtain a hard copy from the Steward of the Gospel via the Parish Office.

Divine Renovation – Bringing your parish from maintenance to mission has been described as the most effective model of Evangelisation. The members of Pastoral PARISH Council is studying the work of Fr James Mallon in preparation to introduce this model in our Parish. ALL PARISHIONERS are welcome to join us on this journey by reading the book and or watching the videos of Fr James on Two workshops are being made available to the members of the Parish Pastoral Council which will help them with this preparation. 1).A workshop is being held on Saturday 22 June 2019 09.00am – 04.30pm at The Parish of Our Lady of Walsingham, Royal Docks, East London, St Anne’s church. 2.) On Tuesday 18 June 2019 there will be a ONE DAY EVENT at which Sherry Wedddell will explore How Catholics can fulfil their Mission to bring all to Christ – Building a parish of fruitful Disciples. This event, will take place at Westminster Cathedral Hall from 1.00pm – 09.00pm. Copies of the books by both authors are available for SHORT loan from the Steward of the Gospel.


FAITH EVENING ON THE LITURGICAL YEAR.  On Wednesday 12th June at 7 pm at the Catholic Church of Christ the Eternal High Priest, Gidea Park, RM2 6DH Fr David Manson will lead an evening on the Liturgical Year, exploring the main seasons of the Church’s year and explaining how the feasts of the Church are celebrated. Admission is free but please book your place by email to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Refreshments will be provided.


PHILIPPINES 121st INDEPENDENCE DAY – 16th June 9am Mass.  The Filipino Community invite all parishioners on Sunday 16th June to celebrate Philippines Independence.  The celebration will include food served on the lawn after the 9am Mass.  There will be fund raising on that day for the parish defibrillator. 


SUPPORTING YOUNG PEOPLE WITH THE HELP of Court Yard : meeting 17th June at Our Lady & St George’s parish hall at 7.30 pm.


FIRST HOLY COMMUNION REUNION MASS.  Dear parents / carers of the First Holy Communion 2019 children. There will be a reunion Mass in our church on Sunday 23rd June, 9am. Can you please bring your child/children in their communion attire including rosettes and pins. The children will all sit together in the front benches. Refreshments will be provided on the lawn after the Mass, and you will also be able to collect your photos if you used the official photographer.  Thank you for your co-operation  ~ FHC2019 coordinators.


MARRIAGE IN CHURCH.  Couples thinking of getting married are reminded to register in good time (minimum of 6 months’ notice). Contact the parish office to 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.

JOB VACANCY.  HLTA – Sports Coach Actual salary:  Scale 6, points 18-21 (Outer London) £23,151-£24,424 (£14.51-£15.30ph) Working hours: 35 hours per week, term-time only.  Closing date:  Friday 14th June 2019. Interviews week commencing:  Monday 17th June 2019.  For more information, please contact school or visit school website.  St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School, Longfield Avenue, E17 7DP e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /


RED BOXES. Please bring your boxes to the Presbytery for emptying.  Thank you to parishioners for your continuous support.   - Dolly.


MASS OF THANKSGIVING FOR MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE: Each year Bishop Alan celebrates this Mass particularly for those who are newly married or celebrating special anniversaries. This year the Mass is on Saturday 6th July at 3pm in Brentwood Cathedral, with a reception afterwards. If you would like an invitation please speak to your parish priest. On the same day there is a conference in the Cathedral Hall for all those involved in supporting and promoting the vocation to marriage - see the diocesan website or speak to your parish priest for more information. 


ARE YOU AWARE that the Rosary is said each morning in the church at 9.05 am (just before the morning Mass)? All are welcome to participate.


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.




PLEASE HELP!MASS LINK URGENTLY NEEDS YOUR HELP. Volunteers are needed for Mass Link. Please contact Parish Office during office hours.


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!




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.



Breathe in me O Holy Spirit
that my thoughts may all be holy.

Contact Details

Contact Us

Telephone: 020 8520 3647

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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