Parish of Our Lady of the Rosary & St. Patrick
61 Blackhorse Road E17 7AS
Tel: 020 8520 3647
Fr. Kevin T. Conway 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 30th JUNE 2019
SOLEMNITY OF SS PETER AND PAUL
PETER’S PENCE SECOND COLLECTION THIS WEEKEND at all Masses. Each year, a special charitable collection is solicited from Catholics throughout the Church. Contributions are intended for use by the Pope in his worldwide humanitarian efforts. Victims from natural disasters, wars, diseases and other catastrophic events receive assistance from Peter’s Pence. Economically strapped dioceses and churches, hospitals and Catholic education programs are also among recipients of these funds.
PARISH WORKSHOP: On Monday 8th July at 7pm, the Metropolitan Police Faith Officer will be giving a presentation on Extremism and Terrorism. We are asked to join in this presentation to know what to look out for and to familiarise ourselves with what to do in such cases. Everyone is invited to come along in the church.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION 2020: Application forms are now available for children who will be in Year 4 in September who wish to make their First Holy Communion in 2020. Please ensure you have a completed application form, with a copy of your child’s baptismal certificate attached. ONLY APPLICATION FORMS WITH A COPY OF BAPTISMAL CERTIFICATES WILL BE ACCEPTED. The deadline for application forms is Sunday 14th July. All parents are invited to attend the First Holy Communion Meeting on Thursday 18th July at 7pm in the Parish Hall.
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT. From 1st of July, Blessed Sacrament Chapel will be CLOSED due to roof top being fix.
CONFIRMATION PICTURES are now available. Please collect them in the parish office during office hours.
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. Copies of the books by both authors are available for SHORT loan from the Steward of the Gospel.
PARISH DEFIBRILATOR FUNDRAISING. The parish is still accepting donation. If you wish to, please collect an envelope in the porch for your donation.
MASS OF THANKSGIVING FOR MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE: Each year Bishop Alan celebrates this Mass particularly for those who are newly married or celebrating special anniversaries. This year the Mass is on Saturday 6th July at 3pm in Brentwood Cathedral, with a reception afterwards. If you would like an invitation please speak to your parish priest. On the same day there is a conference in the Cathedral Hall for all those involved in supporting and promoting the vocation to marriage - see the diocesan website or speak to your parish priest for more information.
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.
THE GOVERNORS OF ST PATRICK’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL wish to appoint a Fixed Term Midday Assistant and Midday Assistant. Experience is welcome but not necessary as training will be provided. Start Date: 4th September 2019 End Date: 16th July 2020 Salary: NJC Range 2-3 pro-rata (£3,549 - £3,613) Monday – Friday, 11.30am – 1.00pm term-time only. Closing Date: Friday 12th July 2019, Interviews: Week commencing Monday 15th July, Start Date: 4th September 2019. More information on the notice board.
SUMMER FETE. St Patrick's School fete is on Sunday 7th July at 12.30 to 3.30. There will a bouncy castle, BBQ, grand raffle, tombola, cakes, plants and lots of stalls. If you would like to donate a plant for the plant stall, please bring it on the day. All donations will be very welcome. Please come and join in the fun and help raise funds for St Patrick's school! Raffle tickets will be available to buy at the Fete on the day. Children (under 12) free with a paying adult £1
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.
RED MISSIO BOX please drop all your boxes for emptying. Thank you all for your contribution. – Dolly Relopez
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.
PLEASE HELP!MASS LINK URGENTLY NEEDS YOUR HELP. Volunteers are needed for Mass Link. Please contact Parish Office during office hours.
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!
NOVENA PRAYER OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP every Wednesday at 10am.
DIVINE MERCY- every Wednesday at 4pm in the Church.
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. For more information, come and meet us.
EL SHADDAI (CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC GROUP). Rosary prayer, praise and worship, preaching the gospel of the Lord, every Saturday, from 1pm – 4pm. All welcome to join. El Shaddai cordially invites you all to their 18th Years Anniversary Thanksgiving Celebration which will take place in the Parish Hall on 27th July from 9am to 4:30pm. Mass in the church will be at 12pm.
Prayer of St. Anthony. O Holy St. Anthony, gentlest of Saints, your love for God and Charity for His creatures, made you worthy, when on earth, to possess miraculous powers. Encouraged by this thought, I implore you to obtain for me (request). O gentle and loving St. Anthony, whose heart was ever full of human sympathy, whisper my petition into the ears of the sweet Infant Jesus, who loved to be folded in your arms; and the gratitude of my heart will ever be yours. Amen
Prayer of St. Paul. O holy apostle Paul, our patron and protector, look kindly upon us. Join us in praising God, our Creator, through Jesus Christ, who died and rose to give us life. Pray with us that God will preserve our parish, strengthen and enrich our community, and defend us from all adversity. Amen.
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