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 15th OCTOBER 2017
TWENTY-EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
CAFOD Harvest Fast Day: Last weeks CAFOD collection amounted to £918.47. Thank you all for your generosity.
NEXT SUNDAY IS WORLD MISSION SUNDAY – Pope Francis invites all Catholics to contribute to a special collection for Missio, his official charity for overseas mission. Your support on World Mission Sunday will help brave missionaries in proclaiming the Gospel of peace in South Sudan and around the world. Please join in this special day that unites all Catholics all over the world in prayer, celebration and care for the mission of the Church. You will be able to Gift Aid all donations by using the envelopes provided by Missio. Thank you.
ENTRY TO CATHOLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS. Fr. Kevin will be distributing Certificates of Catholic Practice on Thursday 19th October from 3.30pm-6pm
in the Presbytery to parents of children who are presently in Year 6 and want their child in Catholic Secondary school from Sept 2018. Application forms are available at all Masses from the Priests and should be returned on Monday 16th October to the Presbytery. When the Priest has evidence that the parent’s statement is true, he will present them with a “Certificate of Catholic Practice”. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SIGNING IS FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS ONLY.
CONFIRMATION 2017-2018: Application forms are now available in the church porch for enrolment into the Confirmation program 2017-2018. This program is open to youth in Year 10 and above who wish to make their confirmation here in St Patricks. Completed forms must be brought back to the Presbytery no later than Sunday 5th November and will only be accepted with a copy of the candidate’s baptismal certificate attached.
NOVEMBER DEAD LIST- Envelopes are available in the Porch for the November dead list. Place in this envelope the names of your deceased relatives and all for whom you wish to pray. Please bring the envelopes as soon as possible to the Church or Presbytery.
HOLY ROSARY. The month of October is dedicated to the Holy Rosary therefore Mrs Folan will be leading the Rosary in the St Patrick’s School library throughout this special month. The start date is October 5th at 8:30 am and will continue until Friday October 27th. Please come through the Year 5 entrance to access the library. All are very welcome.
MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSE. Our Lady & St George will be running a marriage preparation course led by Vincenzo and Marina. The course will run over a two day period, the 26th - 27th October, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. It will be held at Our Lady & St George's Hall.
THE STAFF AND PUPILS OF THE URSULINE PREPARATORY SCHOOL ILFORD warmly invite prospective parents to their Open Morning to be held at 2-4 Coventry Road, IG1 4QR on Thursday 2nd November from 9.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon to see the school in action. No appointment is necessary. We are an independent Roman Catholic school and nursery for boys and girls aged 3 – 11. Please call 0208 518 4050 if further details are required.
DIVINE MERCY- every Wednesday at 4pm in the Church.
RECOGNITION OF EXCEPTIONAL EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS AT ST PATRICK’S. St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School has been recognised in the Schools for Success Awards for the exceptional progress its pupils make. This award recognised St Patrick’s achievements in 2015-2016 academic year. Our results improved even further last year, placing us in the top 5% of school in the country by both children’s progress and the levels of attainment by the end of KS2. (Please see church noticeboard).
LEGION OF MARY meeting will be held in the church on Thursdays after Mass at 10:15 am. If anyone is interested they are welcome to attend.
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.
RED MISSIO BOX. Please return all your red boxes to the presbytery. Thank you all for the continuing support for this good cause. ~Dolly.
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!
Stewards of the Gospel Brentwood Diocese
Parishioners are encouraged to listen to the interviews with Bishop Alan on BBC Essex with regards to the Renewal and Restructuring Process of the Diocese http://www.dioceseofbrentwood.net/news/listen-to-bishop-alan-on-restructuring-and-renewal-process/
THE STEWARDS OF THE GOSPEL RENEWAL PROGRAM STRAND 8
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