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Sunday, 15/10/2017

Saturday, 14/10/2017
6.30 Agnes Mahoney RIP (Cleary)

Sunday, 15/10/2017 28th Sunday of the Year (14th/15th)
10.00 Mary Monaghan RIP
11.30 Xavier Nalliah RIP (Stella)

Monday, 16/10/2017
9.15 Jim Foley RIP
9.40 Rosary

Tuesday, 17/10/2017 St Ignatius of Antioch
9.15 Kate Middleton TG (Allen)
9.40 Rosary

Wednesday, 18/10/2017 St Luke
8.50 Rosary
9.15 Deceased members of Singarayer Family RIP (Victor)
9.40 Divine Mercy

Thursday, 19/10/2017
9.15 Mykola Zabolotsky RIP (Dyson)
9.40 Rosary

Friday, 20/10/2017
7.30pm Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
8pm Felix Rajan Thanasingham RIP

Saturday, 21/10/2017
6.30 Mina Bernardi RIP

Sunday, 22/10/2017 29th Sunday of the Year (21st/22nd)
10.00 Mary Monaghan RIP
11.30 Romananammah RIP (Philomin)


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 Embury, Dr Musu Goba, Elizabeth Goba, Theresa Harney, Peter Hughes, William Keogh, Anthony Marshall, Ivy Mulroney, Susan Murphy, Nina Leone, Florence Nosegbe, Celia Ndeley, Mabel Martin, Charity Oparaji, Josephine Patterson, Rex Phillips, Anthony Renouf, Irene Stone, Viveca Simmons, Bridget Sullivan, Genevieve Stanislaus, Vera Pollock, Sheila Tagg, Melanie Thomas, Patricia Vesey, Ann Whitington, Dennis Williams


Mass count today


If you would like to attend the next course in November. Please complete an application form and attach a copy of your own baptismal certificate and birth certificate and submit to the parish office. The office is open from 9am-11am Mon-Fri. The contact number is 0208 698 3672


Please note,
the date of the Day of Recollection is Saturday 21st October and it will be from 10am – 12.30pm at the Good Shepherd church in Downham.


Scouting is all about having fun, making friends, learning new skills and the adventure of trying exciting outdoor activities! Our parish sponsored uniformed groups will be holding a family fun open session on Saturday 11 November 2pm to 4pm in Hartley Hall so that new families can come and try-out some fun activities. Please come along and join in with some family fun and refreshments. It is a chance to make some new friends in the parish and explore the adventure. Beavers Scouts are for ages 6-8, Cub Scouts are for ages 8 – 101/2 and Scouts are for ages 101/2 – 14. If you are an adult interested in helping the group or have a child interested in joining then please email


A group of friends from the parish are going out for a fun filled evening on Thursday 26th October to an exquisite venue in Croydon. On offer is a welcome drink, 3 course dinner and more for £15. Join us for a memorable date. FRIENDS CLUB is a new group in Holy Cross Church. To register and for more info call 07958131805 or 07466871579 or email Please register before 19th October due to limited places.


For anyone who is interested in coming to Lourdes on the parish Pilgrimage September 7th- -14th 2018 at a cost of £720 and couldn’t come to the information evening last week it’s not too late. Contact Lesley Allen on 07729785843 or Fr Doug via the office 02086983672.


Theme: Prayer and Discernment
Dates: 20-22 October 2017
Location: London
The weekend is organised by the sisters, Faithful Companions of Jesus (FCJ). There will be input, prayer, reflection and discussion with other young adults. You are welcome to attend for the day or to stay for the weekend. Cost £3. For more information contact Sr Lynne fcJ at


Please can the parents of the following children collect their certificates from the Parish office. Many Thanks. Kofi Nkrumah, Isaiah French-Spencer, Jean-Ryan Miezan.


There will be a conference at Aylesford Priory from the 6th to 8th April 2018. This will be an opportunity to be inspired in your womanhood and motherhood and meet new friends. Tickets are selling fast. For more information go on to


Extraordinary lives Extraordinary Saints”. A conference for young Catholics in Healthcare from the Catholic Medical Association. Saturday 4th November 2017.
An inspirational one-day conference hosted by and for young Catholic healthcare workers/ students: a celebration of Catholics in healthcare. Catholic doctors, nurses, midwives, pharmacists and many others make huge contributions to healthcare, in Britain and around the world. Please book by emailing Held at St Aloysius Catholic Church, Euston. 12pm-6pm.


Sheltered Housing – St Scholastica’s Retreat – VACANT Flats Available
The Retreat offers sheltered housing to practising Catholics aged 60 or over in 36 self-contained flats at £429pcm – more information on the poster and from The Warden: Deacon Seán Duffy – Princes Risborough (01844) 344437. Email:


…is traditionally set aside for the remembrance of the Holy Souls; it is the month when we allow ourselves time to remember those we have loved and who have passed on. This year we remember especially those from our own parish on the weekend of 4th & 5th November. The annual cemetery procession through Hither Green Cemetery on Sunday 12th November at 2.30pm. 


THIS WEEKEND THERE WILL BE A MISSION APPEAL in aid of Xavieran Missionary Fathers

Next weekend there will be a retiring collection for Missio.