Parish of Our Lady of the Rosary & St. Patrick
61 Blackhorse Road E17 7AS
Tel: 020 8520 3647
Fr. Kevin T. Conway SMA Fr. Angelo Lafferty 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 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 SEPTEMBER 2017
TWENTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
SECOND COLLECTION TODAY 10TH SEPTEMBER FOR EDUCATION SUNDAY. Today is Education Sunday, Catholics are encouraged to pray for all those involved in Catholic education, including, teachers, school staff, parents, governors and volunteers, and all those who contribute in some way. The Catholic Education Service (CES) is the agency of the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales charged with safeguarding and promoting Catholic education. The CES regularly negotiates on behalf of schools and dioceses with the Department for Education and Ofsted, to ensure Catholic schools are well represented. The second collection on Education Sunday will be for the diocese’s education work.
SECOND COLLECTION NEXT SUNDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER HOME MISSION SUNDAY IN ALL MASSES. Home Mission is an opportunity to inspire the faithful and help them engage with the mission of the Church to evangelise, whilst supporting the work of the Home Mission Office in a practical way.
† PLEASE REMEMBER IN YOUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS, THE HAPPY REPOSE OF THE SOUL OF ANN RIVIERE RIP who died during the week. Ann’s funeral Mass will take place here on 28th September at 10am. This will be the only Mass in this day. May she rest in peace.
† PLEASE PRAY FOR THE HAPPY REPOSE OF THE SOUL OF ANTHONY CRONIN RIP WHO DIED DURING THE WEEK. Anthony’s funeral arrangements will be confirmed later. May he rest in peace.
† WE REGRET TO ANNOUNCE THE DEATH OF MARIE MESMIN RIP WHO DIED DURING THE WEEK. Mary’s funeral arrangements will be confirmed later. May she rest in peace.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION. There will be a meeting for the parents of the First Holy Communion candidates at 7pm on Monday 11th September in the church hall. At this meeting the books for the programme will also be on sale (£25). The first lesson for the candidates will be on Sunday 17th September.
PRE-BAPTISM MEETING. The next pre baptism meeting for those who wish to have their child baptised will take place on Friday 29th Sept at 7.30pm in the presbytery. Please note this meeting is for parents only.
BAPTISM IN THIS PARISH. If you wish to have your child baptised in this church, please be advised that you need to be registered in this Parish.
THANK YOU. We would like to thank parishioners for all your kindness during this very difficult time and for attending Valerie’s Funeral. Heartfelt thanks for Fr.Kevin & Fr.John for the beautiful Mass. God bless you all. Gani, Viola, Steven.
FAITH IN ACTION: On Sunday 24th September, after the 11.30 Mass, the Faith in Action group is inviting parishioners to share in a food tasting programme called’ THE WORLD ON A PLATE’. It is hoped that the diverse cultures and backgrounds in our parish community will be represented. Please help to make this occasion a success by contributing a small traditional dish from your country of origin to share with us. If you and your family or friends would like to prepare something for this event, please contact the parish office 02085203647 before 1st September 2017.
SVP SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE to be held at All Saints Church opposite Chingford Cemetery on 24th September at 3pm.
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.
PLEASE HELP. Walsingham House at Abbotswick Funding Appeal: Target £430,000. Each year, over 5,000 young people from our schools and parishes enjoy a retreat with the Walsingham House Team. In January 2018 this work is moving to Abbotswick, a beautiful house near Brentwood, set in 14 acres of grounds. In school holidays, Abbotswick will also continue to be used by parish groups seeking a time of retreat, resting with the Lord. However, Abbotswick is in need of a significant refurbishment, and we seek your help. An appeal will be made on 23rd/24th September. Please support it as generously as you can; in the words of Bishop Alan “This project builds a prayerful and inspiring future for the young people of the Diocese.” Thank you.
LOURDES, SUMMER 2017 – TURN YOUR COMPUTER ON, AND ENJOY THE “VIRTUAL PILGRIMAGE.” Video clips of 2-10 minutes capture the flavour of the recent Diocesan pilgrimage, including all the homilies, and interviews with Bishop Alan and Fr Bob Hamill. You can find these via www.bcys.net or search “Virtual Pilgrimage – Lourdes 2017” on YouTube.
Stewards of the Gospel Brentwood Diocese
The draft pastoral working plan for the Diocese of Brentwood was published on 7 August 2017 on the Diocesan website www.dioceseofbrentwood.net/news
STEWARDS OF THE GOSPEL: The steering group of the parish will be having a meeting in the Presbytery on Monday 18th September at 7pm. All members are asked to attend. Anyone who would like to contribute to the draft working plan of the diocese is also asked to join this meeting.
Telephone: 020 8520 3647
61 Blackhorse Road
LONDON E17 7AS
Marife and Marta
Monday – Saturday 9am – 1pm
PARISH OFFICE IS CLOSED
ON THURSDAYS. FOR APPOINTMENT RING
020 8520 3647
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