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Sunday, 25/06/2017

Saturday, 24/06/2017
6.30 May Monaghan RIP (Maton)

Sunday, 25/06/2017 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time (24th/25th June)
10.00 Santino Olamide TG (Dunbar)
11.30 Frank Higgins RIP
11.30 Welcome Santino Olamide, Kelvin Esber
12.30 Baptism Santino Olamide, Kelvin Esber

Monday, 26/06/2017
9.15 Thomas Kilcoyne RIP
9.40 Rosary

Tuesday, 27/06/2017
9.15 May Monaghan RIP (Calver)
9.40 Rosary

Wednesday, 28/06/2017 St Irenaeus
8.50 Rosary
9.15 Sarah Asiakoffi RIP
9.40 Divine Mercy

Thursday, 29/06/2017 St Peter & St Paul
9.15 George Connor TG (Baldwin)
9.40 Rosary
7pm Ida Hokan wellbeing (Louis)

Friday, 30/06/2017
7.30 Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
8pm Amgad Gerges TG (O’Connor)

Saturday, 01/07/2016
6.30 Florence Walton RIP (Yhip)
6.30 Welcome Lily Conroy

Sunday, 02/06/2017 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (1st/2nd July)
10.00 Concepta Leonard RIP (Cahill)
11.30 Tom & Brendan Kilcoyne RIP
12.30 Baptism Lily Conroy


Please pray for those whom our Ministers visit with HOLY COMMUNION:
Clifford Aristide, James Barlow, Mary Barry,Jean Briggs, Rose Calver, Frances Clarke, Ellesdene Edwards, Elizabeth Marie Forde, Eileen Embry, Dr Musu Goba, Elizabeth Goba, Peter Hughes, William Keogh, Anthony Marshall, Ivy Mulroney, Susan Murphy, Florence Nosegbe, Celia Ndeley, Mabel Martin, Charity Oparaji, Josephine Patterson, Anthony Renouf, Irene Stone, Viveca Simmons, Bridget Sullivan, Mary Ann O’Sullivan, Vera Pollock, Sheila Tagg, Melanie Thomas, Patricia Vesey, Ann Whitington, Dennis Williams


Mary & Pat Gallagher would like to thank everyone who attended their son’s funeral Mass, sent Mass cards and expressed messages of sympathy.


Please pray for the repose of the souls of Mary Ann O’Sullivan and Yvonne Bonnici.
Mrs Bonnici’s funeral will be here on Monday 3rd July at 10.30am. May they rest in peace.


The feast of St Peter and St Paul (Thursday 29th June) is a Holy day of Obligation. There will be an evening Mass at 7pm and a retiring collection at both masses for Peter’s pence.



The Catholic Bishops’ Conference is encouraging Parishes to apply for funds to start local initiatives supporting those living with mental health needs, their carers, families and friends. A Parish survey is being handed out at all Masses today to get YOUR views. To return your form, or find help completing it, please see the rep in contact corner after Mass. Thank you’


As we approach our Annual Parish Walk which takes place next Saturday (1st July) please note the following reminders.

  • Register that you are participating with the Parish office
  • Collect bibs at the Bandstand in Greenwich Park from 10.00am on Saturday 1st July
  • Bring your sponsorship forms on the walk (so they can be signed back at Hartley Hall)
  • Join everyone at HH for refreshments and Certificates.

If you are donating refreshments you can deliver their contribution to HH from 9.00am.
If you are unable to walk yourself but you would like to sponsor the walkers or Fr Doug please put name and details at back on list and monies can be put through the door in an envelope marked ‘parish walk’. Many Thanks!


Spend time in prayer in a restful and energizing environment, experience the peace and tranquility of the beautiful gardens and the serenity of the chapel. The day will offer those attending time for personal Spiritual development and growth. The day will give a fresh experience of personal prayer. The cost for the day is £15. Speak to your Parish priest who may agree to subsidise this cost. Tea/coffee available. Bring a packed lunch. This day has been arranged by the Lewisham Deanery. In order to book a place please contact please contact the Parish Secretary, St. William of York RC Church, 4 Brockley Park, Forest Hill, SE23 1PS, Tel: 020 8690 4549, Email: Cheques should be made payable to “St William of York


..and memorial to Fr Charles Gaillard
On Sunday 30th July 2017. Mass at 12 noon.
Rosary, Adoration and Benediction at 3.30pm.
Chief Celebrant Bishop Pat Lynch.
For more details contact Joe on 0208 355 6615.


The annual get together for catechists, old and new will take place in Hartley Hall on Monday 10th July at 7.30pm.If you are involved in any of the Sacramental programmes, Baptism, First Communion, Confirmation, RCIA or Children’s Liturgy of the Word, please come along and bring anyone who might be interested in becoming a Catechist in the future with you.


If you wish to attend the next course please submit an application form with your own Baptism certificate and the child’s birth certificate attached as soon as possible to the parish office to the parish office. The deadline to apply for the next course is next weekend (1st/2nd July). Following that the next course will be in September.


Saturday 15th July (time to be confirmed)
Venue: St Dunstan’s Jubilee Ground.
Age groups: Aged 15-18 under 15’s.
If you wish to be considered for selection please contact Errol Palmer on 07988 063 520 or
We MUST win this year!!!!!!!!!!!!


….for older people 1st until 4th August in Hartley hall for people over 60 who may not have the opportunities to go on holiday. There will be Morris dancing, sing a long, zumba, classic film, fish and chips a visit from the ice cream van, games including skittles and bingo, vintage tea dance with music information stalls and much more to register your place. Intact Lesley Allen on 07729785843


Friday 7th July at 7.30pm at Our Lady of Lourdes, Lee. To include a presentation by Fr Tom Creagh-Fuller on Marriage and Family Life as outlined in the document: Amoris Laetitia


…in Britain are recruiting a ‘Faith in Action’ volunteer. This is an excellent personal development opportunity for a young adult in the UK. Projects connected to refugees and asylum seekers, inter religious dialogue and J&P education. It includes a significant overseas visit to experience mission work in another culture. The deadline for applications is 14th July. Go to for more info.


Thank you to those who have already collected theirs from the Parish office. There are still some remaining.