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22nd April 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     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 22nd APRIL 2018




SECOND COLLECTION.  Today is Good Shepherd Sunday. It is a day to pray for vocations to the priesthood and to Religious Life. There will be a second collection at all Masses for the promotion of Vocations within the Diocese of Brentwood.


TODAY IS EARTH DAY 2018. Well done to those who made an effort and walked to the Masses today.


ST GEORGE'S DAY IN THE CITY Monday 23rd April, 6pm - A special walk around our nation's capital, discovering the fascinating ancient story of the city of London. Meet at the Church of the Most Precious Blood, Borough. SE1 1TA. The King's Good Servant Tuesday 1st May, 6pm - The heroic story of St Thomas More, who bravely defended the faith under King Henry VIII, as we walk around his Chelsea Estate. Meet at the Church of Our Most Holy Redeemer and St Thomas More, Cheyene Row. SW3 5HS.  More information on the Notice board.


IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BAPTISE YOUR CHILD, please fill up the application form and bring it to the Parish Office. We will be running a pre-baptism meeting soon.


GIFT AID 2018-2019. Boxes for the new financial year are available to collect at all Masses.  PLEASE BE AWARE THAT YOU NEED TO REGISTER IN THE PARISH IN ORDER TO GET A GIFT AID BOX. Please see Parish Secretary.


Renewal and the Restructuring of our diocese

Further to the receipt of our responses to the First Formal Proposal by the DSPG and the Clergy and Stewards of the Gospel meeting on 24 February 2018 a series of documents have been posted on the Diocesan website for our attention and action by us as individuals, as families and as a parish to evangelise our parish and our Diocese, these documents are: 1.Bishop invokes Fire of Easter in renewal and restructuring process, 2.Director of Development address with Power point presentation. 3.Director of Development presentation. 4. Steven debunks some myths. 5. A Priest’s perspective. 6.The work of the Vicariate for Evangelisation. 7. Caritas developments in Brentwood Diocese. 8. Round table discussions – Summary. 9 Future timetable and formation of working Groups.  The website is

Please contact the Steward of the Gospel via the Parish Office for further information and to register your interest in the particular strand in which you would like to be involved and or the event you would like to attend.

All members of the Steward of the Gospel Steering Group are asked to attend a meeting in the Presbytery on Tuesday 24th April at 7pm. At this meeting we will review parishioners responses to the questions about Renewal and set targets for the Working Party groups. All Parishioners will be invited to attend a Working Party group meeting in due course.


TEA ON THE LAWN. Volunteers needed.  Please contact Parish Secretaries.


A WITNESS TO LIFE IN THE SHADOW OF DEATH.  A nine day novena of prayer and witness outside the abortion centre at 108 Whitfield St, London, W1T 5BE (nearest station Warren street). We beg you to come in a loving, prayerful attitude to bear a peaceful witness to life, 8 am to 4pm each day from Wednesday 18tyh April until Thursday 26th April (only 12noon until 1pm on Sunday the 22nd of April)


GOVERNOR TRAINING- CATHEDRAL HOUSE INGRAVE ROAD BRENTWOOD CMI5 8AT- Saturday 28th April 10.30am-12.00noon. Topics: Core Skills, behaviours & Expectations for Governors. Speaker: Maureen Smith, Governing Body Support Service Manager, Havering. Contact details: Tel. 01277265285 Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


COMING TO THEDIOCESE OF BRENTWOOD Find out more about the programme by coming to our Workshop days. It’s tough when you’re asked about a controversial issue. Reframe is an inspiring and practical experience of applying the wisdom and genius of the heart of the Gospel to ‘hot-button’ and relevant topics. Saturday 28 April 10 am – 3 pm at St John Payne School, Chelmsford to sign up or Saturday 2 June 10 am – 3 pm at The Campion School, Hornchurch to sign up

To find out about Catholic Voices, visit

MARCH FOR LIFE, SATURDAY 5TH MAY. Family, friendly, life-fest starts at 9.30am at De Vere Connaught Rooms, 61-65, Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5DA. Children Zone, music, workshops, Confessions, stalls, and much more. 1pm march to Parliament Square for speakers, including Clare McCullough of the The day ends at 4.15pm. See for more details’


MASS FOR MIGRANTS, MONDAY 7TH MAY (BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY), 11am, Southwark Cathedral. For decades the Church has welcomed people from many shores, and this Mass celebrates the international diversity of our congregations. Celebrated by the Archbishop of Southwark, with our own Bishop Alan, and many priests and people from across London, Essex, Kent and Hertfordshire, this Mass is full of joy. All are welcome. More details on the poster at the back of the church.


THY KINGDOM COME: The Vicariate of Evangelisation, supporting our effort to renew our diocese, has decided to join THY KINGDOM COME 2018 - a global wave of prayer for the renewal of the Christian faith. It could not be easier for everyone, of all ages and levels of business, to help our own families, friends, parish, diocese and the nation to renew their friendship with Jesus. All you have to do is to pledge to pray between May 10-20. More information and resources will be made available during the weeks coming up to the event. Meantime, you can log in to  for more information. 


ANY COUPLES GETTING MARRIED ON 19th MAY?  BBC Radio 5 live in Salford.

“We want to find couples who are getting married on the same day as Prince Harry and Meghan – Sat 19 May – and follow some of them in their preparations. Anyone interested please contact Mary Huntington, Press and Communications Officer Diocese of Brentwood 01245 227518 / 07974245959 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ,


JOB VACANCIES. A fantastic opportunity has arisen at All Saints Catholic School Dagenham.  School chaplain (scale 4 pt 18-21 £16,945 - £18,653 pro rata ) term time only.  Job description and person specification are on the website or can be obtained by  emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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.


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!

Contact Details

Contact Us

Telephone: 020 8520 3647

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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