Saturday, 15 February 2020

6th Sunday of Ordinary Time /(Old Rite) Sexagesima Sunday

Formation in Faith @ St Bede's 2020
Please click below to be directed to the PDF of our recent 'Formation in Faith' booklet which was handed out on the weekend of 18/19th January 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1899rpzN2ZFVSmT97g6gopEcmgdHvDhSq/view?usp=sharing
Or CLICK HERE to be directed to the online version

Changes to Mass Times this week
None

Parish Surgeries:

Mondays 9.40 – 10.40am (Fr Marcus)
Fridays 6.15 – 7.15pm (Fr Romany)
No appointment is necessary.  The parish surgeries are an opportunity for parishioners to meet a priest without an appointment to discuss routine matters such as registering for Baptism or Marriage, signing school application forms – simply turn up and wait your turn.


The Bible Timeline Course: No meeting this week.  Back on 28th 
CLICK HERE to access the programme of dates

Special Sunday - Today
Upcoming Courses

Pizza and Prayer (Post-Confirmation Group (ages 14-18): Next meeting 28th February 5pm in the church.
The Aquinas Great Ideas Course - led by Brian Roxburgh Next meeting Friday 28th February 8.45pm in the club
Called by Christ – Pre-Confirmation: Next meeting will be on Friday 20th March in the club.

Volunteers needed – Monday 17th February 2pm: We need some volunteers to help mend the fence at the back which was a casualty of Storm Ciara last weekend (We hope Storm Dennis doesn’t bring down any more of it!).  If you can help, please see Fr Marcus today or just turn up tomorrow.   

Florence Ejimogu RIP: The Requiem Mass for Florence will take place this Friday at 12noon. 

Southwark Directories are here!!! We have now received our directories and they will be available at the back of the church.  They cost £3 for the standard and £3.50 for the spiral bound version.  Please put the money in the ‘Papers’ slot on the wall. 

New Prayer Group – St Bede’s School: On the last Friday of the month, St Bede’s school have started a lunchtime prayer group.  More information to follow.

St Patrick’s Night – Save the date!! This year our famous ‘St Patrick’s Night’ organised and run by Mick & Giselle Cronin will take place on Saturday 14th March.  More information will be coming soon, but may sure you save the date in your diary now.

‘Building Disciples for Mission’: Saturday 22 Feb 10.30am- 4pm at Centre for Catholic Formation, Tooting Bec. A day to equip those with a passion for Evangelisation. With international speaker, Andre Regnier, co-founder of Catholic Christian Outreach (www.cco.ca/parish) Part One: What does it mean to be a Missionary Disciple? Part Two: How can we form people as missionary disciples in the parish context?  For further information or to book your place. www.ccftootingbec.org.uk OR - by phone: 020 8672 7684.  There are flyers at the back of the church with more information and features a longer biography of Andre Regnier.  


Worldwide Marriage Encounter: For the past 50 years Worldwide Marriage Encounter has been offering marriage enrichment retreats all around the world. Focused on couples who want to enrich their relationship and gain a deeper understanding of the Sacrament of Marriage, the retreat offers a unique experience. It’s a chance to explore your relationship at a deeper, more intimate level, regardless of how long you have been together. Thousands of couples in the UK have benefited from a Marriage Encounter weekend retreat, the next retreat is 6th - 8th March in Swindon, why not find out more at wwme.org.uk.  

St Anslem’s Pro-Life Group – Talk by Joanna Bogle: On Thursday 12th March 7-9pm.  The talk is entitled ‘Pope St John-Paul’s Teaching on Sexuality’.  Please do come along and bring a friend or three! Mass will be celebrated at 6.15pm and the talk takes place just around the corner in the Lower New Hall.  Refreshments provided.  Flyers can be found at the back of the church. 


London SW Catholic Social Group is a group for Catholic adults living, working or staying in London to meet for regular social and networking events. Please contact us on Facebook or londoncatholicsocial@gmail.com.   For our next event we are meeting on Sunday 1st March for 10.30am sung Latin Mass at St James Spanish Place W1U 3QY, followed by a walk in Regent's Park and lunch afterwards at Pizza Express Baker Street at 2 p.m. We aim to visit a different parish church each month, please join us in exploring new parishes and making new friends. If attending please contact Andrew Law on 07787231798'.

Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine, Ireland: celebrating the feast of St. Patrick.  16th to 20th March.  £599.00 per person. Single sup £100.00.  Flight with 10kg bag, 4 nights’ Knock House Hotel with breakfast & dinner.  All excursions included.  Lunches on days out.  Contact Patricia on 01268 762 278 or 07740 175557 or email knockpilgrimages@gmail.com.  The poster is on the noticeboard with more information.  Knock Pilgrimages ATOL T7613.



Cleaners Rota: Tania Pereira, Sue Cranmer-Fitzpatrick, Natalie & Nancy Okoji.
Please note: there is now a Mass at 6.15pm on Fridays.

Saturday, 8 February 2020

5th Sunday of Ordinary Time / (Old Rite) Septuagesima Sunday

Formation in Faith @ St Bede's 2020
Please click below to be directed to the PDF of our recent 'Formation in Faith' booklet which was handed out on the weekend of 18/19th January 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1899rpzN2ZFVSmT97g6gopEcmgdHvDhSq/view?usp=sharing
Or CLICK HERE to be directed to the online version

Changes to Mass Times this week
None

Parish Surgeries:

Mondays 9.40 – 10.40am (Fr Marcus)
Fridays 6.15 – 7.15pm (Fr Romany)
No appointment is necessary.  The parish surgeries are an opportunity for parishioners to meet a priest without an appointment to discuss routine matters such as registering for Baptism or Marriage, signing school application forms – simply turn up and wait your turn.


The Bible Timeline Course: continues this Friday at 7.15pm with the ‘Desert Wanderings’.  CLICK HERE to access the programme of dates

Special Sunday - Next Sunday (16th)

St Bede’s Film Night: Unplanned - What she saw changed everything - 15th February in the club - Viewing 7pm
Discussion follows film with some light refreshments.  Synopsis - A new powerful and reflective film based on a true story. The film deals with a most challenging subject in a hope-filled way which is focused ultimately on the path to happiness.  The film is rated 15 and above.  There are flyers at the back of the church with more information about the film.  
Upcoming Courses
Called by Christ – Pre-Confirmation: Next meeting will be on Friday (14th February) 5.30pm in the club.
The Aquinas Great Ideas Course - led by Brian Roxburgh Next meeting Friday 28th February 8.45pm in the club
Pizza and Prayer (Post-Confirmation Group (ages 14-18): Next meeting 28th February 5pm in the church.


Guild of St Clare / Gregorian Chant for Children / Latin Mass Servers Practise: Next Saturday following the 9am Latin Mass.  

St Patrick’s Night – Save the date!! This year our famous ‘St Patrick’s Night’ organised and run by Mick & Giselle Cronin will take place on Saturday 14th March.  More information will be coming soon, but may sure you save the date in your diary now.

iHOPE Pro-Life prayer vigil – Wednesday 12th February 12-4pm: (praying for the conversion and salvation of those who work for IPPF, and for the protection of all unborn children, worldwide). “Please come along and join us in prayer, with Our Lady of Guadalupe, or just for Mass, if possible.” 12pm-4pm, Wed 12th February; midday on Westminster Bridge; Mass at St George’s Cathedral 12:30pm; finishes at the Cathedral, 4pm.  If you cannot attend, please keep our intentions in your prayers, on Wednesday 12th. Please speak to Germain and Miriam Burton, for more information.

Worldwide Marriage Encounter: For the past 50 years Worldwide Marriage Encounter has been offering marriage enrichment retreats all around the world. Focused on couples who want to enrich their relationship and gain a deeper understanding of the Sacrament of Marriage, the retreat offers a unique experience. It’s a chance to explore your relationship at a deeper, more intimate level, regardless of how long you have been together. Thousands of couples in the UK have benefited from a Marriage Encounter weekend retreat, the next retreat is 6th - 8th March in Swindon, why not find out more at wwme.org.uk.  

St Anslem’s Pro-Life Group – Talk by Joanna Bogle: On Thursday 12th March 7-9pm.  The talk is entitled ‘Pope St John-Paul’s Teaching on Sexuality’.  Please do come along and bring a friend or three! Mass will be celebrated at 6.15pm and the talk takes place just around the corner in the Lower New Hall.  Refreshments provided.  Flyers can be found at the back of the church. 


Cleaners Rota: Tania Pereira, Sue Cranmer-Fitzpatrick, Natalie & Nancy Okoji.
Please note: there is now a Mass at 6.15pm on Fridays.