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30th October 2016



November Dead List- November is the month when we remember our dearly departed. We remember them and pray for them out of gratitude for all they did and were for us.  We remember all those who, down the years by their faith, their Christian witness, their heroic deeds of self-sacrifice have inspired countless others to give more of themselves in service to God and humanity.  Envelopes are available for the names of our deceased loved ones.  There are ten Masses booked for the month of November: See Mass Intentions.

1st   November  09:30am      1st   November 7:30pm            2nd  November  09:30am       6th   November 11:30am        10th November  09:30am       13th November  09:00am 15th November  6:00pm        16th November  09:30am        20th  November 11:30am      27th November  09:00pm


DEANERY MASS.  Concelebrated Requiem Mass by the priests of the Deanery here at Our Lady of the Rosary and St. Patrick on Thursday 17th November at 10am.  All parishioners are invited to attend.


Concelebrated Requiem Mass at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Leytonstone, will be on Monday 14th November 2016 at 11.30am.


FOR YOUR DIARY : All Saints Day Tuesday 1st November, Masses at 9.30am & 7.30pm.


WORLD MISSION 2016.  Thank you very much for your contribution of £706.60 to last week’s World Mission Sunday collection. Your prayers and donations will help missionaries across the world share the Gospel and help heal the broken-hearted.




CONFIRMATION 2016-2017:  Parents & Candidates MUST ATTEND meeting on Monday 7th November at 7pm in the hall.  


RCIA-Registration is now taking place for ANY ADULT who has not been baptised or who was baptised in a different church/ denomination and wants to be a Catholic. Please call into the Parish Office.


TABLE TOP SALE (weather permitting), after Mass to raise funds for the church in China and a school in Bethlehem. This weekend on all Masses.


MASS SERVERS. Application forms for New Mass Servers is now available via church's entrance. Training is on Saturday 5th November at midday - 12:30pm in the church. 


TEA ON THE LAWN.  We would like to say THANK YOU to all volunteers  who help with Tea on the Lawn this year.  Thank you for your commitment and hard work!


CALAIS APPEAL.  There are now more than 9,000 people living in unacceptably squalid conditions in the Calais refugee camp. The French authorities will demolish most of the camp mid-October with the aim to reduce down to 2,000 people. Message from Care4Calais: With the planned demolitions looming, we now need to prepare ourselves for the worst. This means that we need to equip refugees for the potential move. We are now appealing for donations for the following essential items: • Rucksacks and travel bags • Smartphones • Tents • Sleeping bags and blankets • Men’s warm waterproof winter coats • Men’s waterproof walking boots with raised ankle sizes 38 – 45 (but most sizes 42/43) • Toiletries and toiletry packs • Money to fund Care4Calais’ ongoing work in the camp.  Contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for further details.


The Faith in Action group are organising a Live Simply Lunch on Sunday November 27th after 11.30 Mass. We will be providing tasty soup and bread and would love as many parishioners as possible to join us for a bite to eat and a chat about what the Faith in Action group have been up to. We would also like to get your thoughts on what more we can all do to help protect the environment and prevent the destruction of the beautiful earth we inhabit and the creatures that live upon it. Their next meeting is on Tuesday 8th November at 7:30 pm in the Presbytery.


St. Patrick Primary School.  There are  vacancies in the school for Year 1 – 2 spaces,  Year 3 – 3 spaces, Year 5 – 3 spaces.  For further information please ring the school office on 020 8509 4321.


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.






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.


Are you aware that the Rosary is said each morning in the church at 9.10am (just before the morning Mass)?



                                 PARISH OFFICE TIME HOURS 9am-1pm

Marifé: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

                                 Marta: Friday  /  Magdalena: Saturday



PRAYER OF ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI : PRAYER FOR PEACE   Lord, make me an instrument of your peace, Where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; where there is sadness, joy;  O Divine Master, grant that I may seek not so much to be consoled as to console; to be understood as to understand; to be loved as to love. For it is in giving that we receive; it is in pardoning that we are pardoned; and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life. Amen.


ALL SAINTS DAY.  This feast day grew out of the love and devotion of God's people. The Church chose this feast to honour God in His saints, in whom He has shown Himself so wonderful. We thank God as the creator of all holiness and for the graces He has showered upon them. Some saints needed to pass through purgatory to be purified before they were fit for the Lord's presence. They stayed there until they were ready to see God. They are with him now forever. A few saints have their own feast day but as there are not enough days in the year we cannot celebrate a special day for each of the saints. Some stayed close to God all their lives. Others found Him along the way. Some led good lives without too much difficulty. Others made big mistakes, but were truly sorry for their sins and drew close to God. They made it! We celebrate their journey that led to eternal happiness with God. We celebrate our own family members, relatives, neighbours and friends whom we believe are in heaven. Today we can rejoice in our hearts with all the saints in heaven. We can make up our own prayer to them, thanking them for the witness of their lives. We can thank them too, for helping us overcome our difficulties and temptations. We ask them to help us on our own journey through life. 

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 – 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