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
Sunday 09.00am / 11.30am / 1.00pm (Polish) / 6.00pm
Tuesday 7.30pm – 8:30pm & 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 30th DECEMBER 2018
THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY & JOSEPH
As the old year of 2018 ends we thank God for His blessings during the year and as we begin a New Year, I pray that the Lord will bless and protect all parishioners and give them peace, strong faith and good health.
On behalf of the SMA Fathers, we thank parishioners for a very generous Christmas collection which came to £3030.00A sincere thanks also for your many Gifts & Cards that I received over the Christmas Period. May God reward you all.
- Fr. Kevin -
PLEASE NOTE: CRIB DONATIONS GO TO THE BRENTWOOD CATHOLIC CHILDREN’S SOCIETY.
PLEASE NOTE: TUESDAY 1ST & Wednesday 2nd JANUARY OFFICE IS CLOSED
NIGHTSHELTER. The Nightshelter Rota is now up. We need three volunteers for each Friday (starting 4th Jan) and we need at least one male volunteer. Please contact Ann Shean for further information: 07875658086.
ARE YOU AWARE that the Rosary is said weekdays morning in the Church at 9.05am (just before the morning Mass)? Join us for this beautiful prayer.
DIOCESE OF BRENTWOOD
RESTRUCTURING AND RENEWAL OF OUR DIOCESE.
“VISION DOCUMENT: SHAPING OUR FUTURE”
The Vision Document: Shaping Our Future is available in the Diocese website www.dioceseofbrentwood.net under news section. Bishop Alan has recorded a video message to all parishioners can also be viewed on the Diocese’s website. The Vision Document: Shaping Our Future is designed as an online resource and it has links through to other websites and documents. Viewing the document on line enables it to be read in large print and can be access with read aloud functions. Hard copies of the Vision Document are available from the repository for those who cannot access the online version.
FR. PIERLUIGI MACCALLI SMA. Our SMA Provincial Leader, Fr Michael McCabe, is asking parishioners to continue to pray the Angelus for the safe release of Father Maccalli [from Italy] who was kidnapped in Niger Republic on 17 September where he has been a missionary for over ten years. There is still no news of his whereabouts. If you don’t remember the Angelus a prayer card is available in the Porch. Thank you for your support.
HOW WOULD YOU COPE IF YOU HAD NO ELECTRICITY FOR A SHORT WHILE? In the rare event of a power cut, you can get help from UK Power Networks. This company looks after the electricity network in your parish (no matter who you pay your energy bill to) and also runs a free Priority Services Register for people with medical needs, families with babies and the elderly. Being on the Register gives you free access during a power cut, a home visit by our staff or the British Red Cross and a 24 hours priority phone number. To join the Priority Services Register for extra help during a power cut call: 0800 169 9970,
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.
NOVENA PRAYER OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP every Wednesday at 10am. Everyone is invited.
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.
DEAR LORD, WE PRAY THAT THIS NEW YEAR will bring us closer to You. May we take the time to get to know You. Help us to truly celebrate the gifts You have graciously given us and use them to serve You and spread Your word, May we also see and love you in all the people we meet, so that in turn, they can see You in us. We know that all human relations take time if they are to grow and deepen. This is also true of our relations with You, the Father and the Holy Spirit, which must grow over the course of our lives. In this new year, let us realise that every action of ours no matter how great or small enables us to be in touch with You. Let us accept You in our lives, in the way it pleases You, as Truth, to be spoken, as Life, to be lived, as Light, to be lighted, as Love, to be followed, as Joy, to be given, as Peace, to be spread about, as Sacrifice, to be offered among our relatives, friends, neighbours and all people. Amen.
PARISH OFFICE TIME HOURS
Marifé: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9am -1pm / Marta: Friday, Saturday 9am - 2pm
PARISH OFFICE IS CLOSED ON THURSDAYS & SUNDAYS.
FOR APPOINTMENT RING 020 8520 3647 DURING OFFICE HOURS
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