Our Lady of Rosary and St Patricks

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11th March 2018


                               HOLY WEEK / EASTER PROGRAMME 2018



Sunday 25th March 


Masses with the distribution of Palms






Monday 26th March

Reconciliation Service




Wednesday 28th March



Mass of the Oil in Brentwood Cathedral






Thursday 29th March



Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Washing of feet &

Renewal of Ministries





Good Friday

Friday 30th March


Children Service



Procession of Witness



Adult Service



Stations of the Cross



Service in Polish





Holy Saturday

Saturday 31st March




Blessing of food in Polish

(Every 30 minutes)


10.00am -1pm


Easter Vigil Mass




Easter Sunday

Sunday 1st April                


Easter Sunday Masses





Easter Sunday Mass in Polish



Easter Sunday Mass




Easter Monday

Monday 2nd April


Easter Monday Mass in  English



Easter Monday Mass in Polish




May the Lord bless your home with happiness and unwavering faith this Easter. Easter is about peace, love, and family.

Wishing you an Easter that is bright, happy, and filled with the contentment of the Lord.


  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     Fr. Freddy Warner 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 11th MARCH 2018





The First Formal Proposal for the Renewal and restructuring of our Diocese

A DISCUSSION of the Renewal of our Diocese will take place on Monday 19 March 2018 at 7.00PM in the church. A copy of the document can be accessed on the Diocese of Brentwood website:


CAFOD SECOND COLLECTION amounted to £1.022.33.  Thank you all for your generosity.


PLEASE SUPPORT THE RAFFLE to raise money for St.Joseph’s convent of Bethlehem at all Masses this Sunday. Raffle to be drawn at the social on St.Patrick’s Day.


FAITH IN ACTION meeting on Thursday, 15th March - 7pm at the Presbytery.



ST. PATRICK’S DAY SOCIAL SATURDAY 17th MARCH. Everyone is invited to a social evening on Saturday 17th March after evening Mass in St. Patrick Hall. Donations of food and drink welcomed. Please sign the list in the porch.

Volunteers are needed to help during the evening.



† Please pray for the happy repose of the soul of Ruby Cruz RIP who died recently. Ruby’s funeral Mass will take place here on Friday 16th March at 10 am.  This will be the only Mass in this day.  May she rest in peace.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS every Thursday after morning Mass and Friday evening at 7 pm.


The Parish Easter Programme 2018 is available in the porch of the Church please take one home to remind yourself about the upcoming events and their times.



GIFT AID 2018-2019. 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.



BISHOP ALAN GOES #SILENT! For 12 hours, from 8am to 8pm, on Tuesday 27th March, the Tuesday of Holy Week, Bishop Alan will be completely silent (except for occasional communication with his cat, Delia). This is part of a national initiative, “Million Minutes,” adopted this year by the BCYS, to encourage all of us to (re)discover the peace, tranquility and value of silence: within the stillness, God speaks. Every minute of silence can also be sponsored, raising money for projects led by young people in our Diocese. For more details, and all the resources, look at To sponsor Bishop Alan go to To find out more about all our opportunities for young people go to


EASTER TRIDUUM RETREAT FOR THOSE AGED 19-27. Experience the Holy Week liturgies in the tranquil and beautiful setting of Walsingham House at Abbotswick, with a program that will weave reflection and prayer with a deeper understanding of each liturgy, in the company of other young adults. From the stillness of Adoration on Holy Thursday evening to an Easter Vigil finishing with champagne and chocolates, we hope this will be a Triduum celebration to live in the heart and mind for the year ahead. £30 covers meals and accommodation 7.30pm Thursday 29th March – 9.00am Easter Sunday morning. Maximum 35 places – apply soon. Full details & online application at


PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND – led by Fr Eamonn Power.  The Parish of Our Lady of Canvey & the English Martyrs (Canvey Island) invites you to join their parish pilgrimage to the Holy Land – In The Footsteps of Christ & the Holy Family.  (Travel dates: Thursday 10th May to Thursday 17th May 2018).  This pilgrimage is organised and coordinated by Anam Cara Travel. Cost is £1,370.  This includes 4* Hotels on a half board basis, flights, gratuities and all excursions. If you are interested or require further information, please contact Cathy on 07885 577 342 – by 31st March 2018.  *LAST PLACES REMAINING.


SION COMMUNITY CHARISMATIC TEACHING WEEKEND.   From 6pm Friday 13th April to 2pm Sunday 15th April 2018. Theme: ’Moving in the Anointing' - Learning to walk in the Charismatic gifts of the Holy Spirit in order to grow in faith and be a blessing to others. This weekend is a great follow-up to 'Life in the Spirit' seminars. Guest Speaker: Fr Pat Collins. Cost: £110 residential, £80 non-residential. Book early as we have limited spaces. For more information call 01277 215011 or email   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  /  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  .


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


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.


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!


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



ARE YOU AWAREthat the Rosary is said each morning in the church at 9.05 am (just before the morning Mass)?



A MUM'S LIFE.   Take your plate into the kitchen, please. Take it downstairs when you go. Don't leave it there, take it upstairs. Is that yours? Don't hit your brother. I'm talking to you. Just a minute, please, can't you see I'm talking? I said, Don't interrupt. Did you brush your teeth? What are you doing out of bed? Go back to bed. You can't watch in the afternoon. What do you mean, there's nothing to do? Go outside. Read a book. Turn it down. Get off the phone. Tell your friend you'll call her back. Right now! Hello. No, she's not home. She'll call you when she gets home. Take a jacket. Take a jumper. Take one anyway. Someone left his shoes in front of the TV. Get the toys out of the hall. Get the boys out of the bathtub. Get the toys off the stairs. Do you realize that could kill someone? Hurry up. Hurry up. Everyone's waiting. I'll count to ten and then we're going without you. Did you go to the bathroom? If you don't go, you're not going. I mean it. Why didn't you go before you left? Can you hold it? What's going on back there? Stop it. I said, Stop it! I don't want to hear about it. Stop it or I'm taking you home right now. That's it. We're going home. Give me a kiss. I need a hug. Make your bed. Clean up your room. Set the table. I need you to set the table! Don't tell me it's not your turn. Please move your chair in to the table. Sit up. Just try a little. You don't have to eat the whole thing. Stop playing and eat. Would you watch what you're doing? Move your glass. It's too close to the edge. Watch it! More, what? More, please. That's better. Just eat one bite of salad. You don't always get what you want. That's life. Don't argue with me. I'm not discussing this anymore. Go to your room. No, ten minutes are not up. One more minute. How many times have I told you, don't do that. Where did the cookies go? Eat the old fruit before you eat the new fruit. I'm not giving you mushrooms. I've taken all the mushrooms out. See? Is your homework done? Stop yelling. If you want to ask me something, come here STOP YELLING. IF YOU WANT TO ASK ME SOMETHING, COME HERE. I'll think about it. Not now. Ask your father. We'll see. Don't sit so close to the television, it's bad for your eyes. Calm down. Calm down and start over. Is that the truth? Fasten your seat belt. Did everyone fasten their seat belts? I'm sorry, that's the rule. I'm sorry, that's the rule. I'm sorry, that's the rule. By Delia Ephron.  Who can relate?  Happy Mother’s Day to all!

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 – Saturday  9am – 1pm




020 8520 3647

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