Parish of Our Lady of the Rosary & St. Patrick
61 Blackhorse Road E17 7AS
Tel: 020 8520 3647
Fr. Kevin T. Conway SMA Fr. Freddy Warner SMA
Monday – Friday 09.30am / Saturday 10.00am / 7.00pm
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 15th SEPTEMBER 2019
TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
HOME MISSION DAY
WE WELCOME BACK FR. FREDDY WARNER WHO HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS ASSISTANT PRIEST TO OUR PARISH. THIS APPOINTMENT REPRESENTS A STRONG COMMITMENT BY THE SMA TO THIS PARISH.
LAST WEEK SECOND COLLECTION FOR CATHOLIC EDUCATION SERVICE was amounted to £542.27. Thank you very much for your generosity.
SECOND COLLECTION TODAY FOR HOME MISSION DAY. Home Mission Day provides us with the opportunity to focus on this mission, pray for it and prompt parishioners to take part in it. At the same time, the second collection next weekend supports the work of the Home Mission Office. Home Mission vision is to help the local Church make the joy of the Gospel a reality in England and Wales.
PARISH DEFIBRILATOR FUNDRAISING. To this date, donation amounted to £2,549.09. Thank you all for your generosity. The parish is still accepting donations. If you wish, please collect an envelope in the porch for your donation.
GOD'S BLESSING AND PROTECTION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD FOR FR. KRZYSZTOF CHAIM THE POLISH PRIEST WHO IS VERY ILL. PLEASE PRAY FOR HIS RECOVERY.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION 2019-2020 PARENTS MEETING. There will be a meeting for the parents of the First Holy Communion candidates at 7pm on Monday 16th September in the Parish Hall and the books for the programme will also be on sale. First Holy Communion coordinators would like to speak to all teachers and volunteers straight after this meeting. The first lesson for the candidates will be on Sunday 22nd September.
PRE-BAPTISM MEETING on Friday 27th September at 7.30pm at the Presbytery. Please note that this meeting is for adults only.
DIOCESE OF BRENTWOOD
RESTRUCTURING AND RENEWAL OF OUR DIOCESE.
The current e-bulletin is available on the Diocese’s website htts:www.dioceseofbrentwood.net/departments/development/stewards-of-the-gospel/current-e-bulletin. 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 Youtube.com.
OPEN EVENING. Holy Family Catholic School & Sixth Form Open Evening Thursday 26th September 2019, 6pm, 1 Shernhall Street, Walthamstow, E17 3EA www.holyfamily.waltham.sch.uk
ESSEX RECUSANT SOCIETY (BRENTWOOD DIOCESAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY): the next meeting will take place at The Grange, 93 Queens Road, Brentwood, Essex CM14 4EY, on Saturday 28 September at 2.30pm. Father Bob White of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham (and formerly Vicar of St Thomas of Canterbury, Brentwood) will speak on ‘From Anglicanism to Catholicism.’ All are most welcome.
BCYS Youth Gather, Mersea Island, 26th-27th October 2019 (half term weekend). The Youth Gather is for anyone is school year 9-13, and includes a mix of inspiring speakers, reflection and prayer, together with outward bound activities like zip wires, high ropes and climbing walls. The cost of £50 includes coach from Stratford, Romford, Basildon, Brentwood, Chelmsford or Southend, as well as all meals and activities. Full details and online booking at https://bcys.net/events/youth-gather-2019/
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.
BAPTISM. Application forms for infant Baptism are available in the porch. Please fill in and present to parish secretary during office hours. It is unwise to organise a reception until the date of the baptism has been approved by Fr. Kevin. It is a Diocesan requirement that you are registered in this parish for at least six months.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. Ever wanted to help the refugees in Calais but unsure how? We run weekend convoys from Brentwood to volunteer with refugee charities there. Never mind the reasons WHY migrants are in Calais – the fact is they’re there – without resources, hungry, struggling. We feel strongly that part of our Christian mission is to support them. Please think about this & volunteer. Next Trips: 13-15th Sept, 22 - 24th Nov & 31 Jan – 2 Feb. Sign up for a convoy or donate with compassion atwww.calaislight.com.
JPIC (JUSTICE, PEACE & THE INTEGRITY OF CREATION). ‘FOOD FOR THOUGHT’ (Hunger & food poverty in the UK & globally) Saturday 28th September at St Aloysius Church hall, 20 Phoenix Rd, Euston NW1 1TA. 10am - 4pm Join us for the day, with special speakers. Please see poster at the back for more information.
MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT COMING TO NORTH EAST LONDON. We provide face-to-face, free and confidential information about cancer, plus emotional support, and our service is staffed by skilled Macmillan cancer information specialists. Tuesday 8 October – 10am to 3.30pm, Walthamstow, Town Square, High Street E17 7JN. No appointment needed. Please see church notice board for more information. For anyone who has questions or worries about cancer, phone their free support line number on 0808 808 00 00 or visit their website www.macmillan.org.uk
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.
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.
WHEN ENTERING THE CHURCH PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR MOBILE PHONE. CHEWING GUM AND EATING SWEETS, BISCUITS ETC IN CHURCH? IT’S A NO NO. PLEASE!
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.
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!
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.
NOVENA PRAYER OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP every Wednesday at 10am.
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.
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