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10th June 2018

                 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 and 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 10th JUNE 2018



SECOND COLLECTIONDAY FOR LIFE.  We have a second collection next weekend at all Masses for Day For Life which focuses on the wonder of the gift of human life and the gift of our common home which is God’s creation.  For more information please visit


BI-ANNUAL CONCELEBRATED REQUIEM MASSat St. Mary’s Cemetery, Kensal Green, will be held on Monday 11th June 2018 at 11.30am.


REUNION.  Dear parents / carers the First Holy Communion children. There will be a reunion Mass in our church on Sunday 25th June, 9.00am. Can you please bring your child/children in the outfit that they wore on the day, including red sashes. The children will all sit together in the front benches. Parents to sit elsewhere behind.  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  ~ FHC2018 coordinators


OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY AND ST PATRICK’S FAITH IN ACTION invites you to “for heaven’s cake!” Please join us in this occasion to spend time together and sample homemade cakes. July 1, 2018 after the 11:30am mass donations of homemade cakes can be brought into the presbitery from 11am. Volunteers are very welcome to give a hand on the day.


                    DIOCESE OF BRENTWOOD

Renewal and the Restructuring of our diocese

Stewards of the Gospel: Up-Date on the Process

Bishop Alan has recorded a video message to us all and it is now available on the diocesan website by clicking anywhere on the Home page.


NEW TO THE PARISH?  Please register in the Parish Office during office hours.                    


TEA ON THE LAWN IS BACK!Parishioners are welcome to have tea, coffee, juice with biscuits on the lawn after 9am Mass.  Volunteers are neededROTA AVAILABLE ON THE NOTICEBOARD.


INTERESTED IN A CAREER IN COMMS? WANT TO WORK FOR CHARITIES AND SOCIAL ACTION? THE MILL COMMS BOOT CAMP, 30 JUNE - 1 JULY 2018, 9:30AM - 4PM. FREE.  Join us at The Mill for a weekend Boot Camp for young people aged 16-22, living in the St James Big Local area, who are interesting in working in communications. For more information please visit our website: 

Sign up by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a short paragraph about yourself and why you’d like to take part.


WE WOULD LIKE TO INVITE ANYONE WORKING IN ANY ASPECT OF SOCIAL JUSTICE MINISTRYand charity in our parish (SVP, BCCS, work with the homeless, the traveller community,refugees, debt counselling, supporting single parents, working at pro-Life issues, working withthe LGBT community, running food banks, Cafod, etc.) to come to a conversation about SocialJustice on Saturday 7th July at Sacred Heart School Upminster from 10.30-3.30pm.


SUMMER CAMP 2018 - Boys 8-13, Girls 9 - 12.  Dates Boys 21-28 July & 28 July - 4 August.  Girls 4 August - 11 August.  Apply online:, or any enquiries from SVP members.


ST PATRICK SCHOOL. Can you spare a morning or afternoon each week to join the school as a volunteer?  We are looking to expand a team of volunteers to spend time exploring and reading books, as many children would benefit from more time reading with an adult.  Interested in sharing your love of reading?  Letter and request forms can be found at the back of the church.  Alternatively, you can see Miss Allen at St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School, Longfield Avenue, E17 7DP.

RED MISSIO BOX please drop all your boxes for emptying.  Thank you all for your contribution.  – Dolly Relopez 


LOST/FOUND. Several items have been found in the Church. Please contact the Parish Office (during office hours) to receive them back.


LEGION OF MARY meetings are 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.


DIVINE MERCY- every Wednesday at 4pm in the Church.


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.


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!



Three years ago, a friend said something to me that hurt very deeply. I was speechless. I could not believe she could say that and mean it. When I had no response, she said, "I love you and don't want to see you hurt." My thought was, 'if you love me, how could you say such a terrible thing about someone I love dearly'. But I was still speechless and just couldn't respond. Days and weeks passed and it still bothered me. I prayed about it a lot and I thought I had forgiven her, but I couldn't forget. Weeks and months went by. I didn't dwell on this, but occasionally after my prayers at bedtime, I would tlhink about it and couldn't seem to clear this from my thoughts. Therefore, I would have a restless night. Two years passed and I began to doubt that I had forgiven her. I decided I would talk to her about it and tell her how much her words had hurt. Before I could talk to her, I wanted to think about what I would say that wouldn't hurt her. (I'm not really sure she would even remember what she had said to me.) I prayed about this and asked God to give me the right words to say. After four days of praying about this, I began thinking God wasn't listening to me. Then suddenly it became clear. God had heard and had answered my prayers. The answer was to say NOTHING. JUST FORGIVE. I did -- and a sense of peace came to me. I have had no more restless nights over this. We all do and say things at time that hurt someone. We need forgiveness and we need to be able to forgive. Let us all pray for those who hurt us and ask God to give us the Grace to forgive them. Forgiving them gives us relief from our hurt. When we can truly forgive, it allows healing to take place in our spiritual lives. 
God knows He has to forgive us a lot. 

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