Sunday, 14 July 2019

Changes to Mass times this week

Week commencing 14th July.

Monday
Latin Mass will be at 7am
No Adoration or Benediction this week
(Church will be open until 1pm for personal prayer before the Blessed Sacrament)


Wednesday
No 7am Latin Mass

Thursday
2pm Mass for St Bede's School Leavers
Latin Mass will be at 8pm
No UCM or English 8pm Mass until September

Friday
No 9am Mass
9.30am at St Bernadette School - Leavers Mass

Saturday
No Convent Mass until Wednesday 31st July
No 9am Latin Mass
12noon Wedding



Please Note:
Over the summer it may be necessary to cancel some weekly Masses.  All is dependent on which priests are here each week.
Please check this page weekly or the newsletters for up to date information.  

Saturday, 13 July 2019

15th Sunday / (Old Rite) V Sunday after Pentecost

Changes to this week's Masses
See post above for details

Parish Surgery  - cancelled this week    
Mondays 9.40am - 10.40am                                    Fridays 6.15 - 7.15pm
Fr Marcus runs these two ‘Parish Surgeries’ on a weekly basis and it is the best time to see him for signing school forms, discussing potential baptisms and weddings etc.

Today at the St Bede’s Catechetical Studium 
  • 11am Special Sunday.  Polyphonic Sung Latin Mass with Cantores Missæ; 
  • 12.30pm we will have a shared lunch in the club (bring food along); 
  • 1.50pm Catechises for Adults with Fr Joseph Carola SJ entitled ‘Theological Echoes and Anticipations from John Henry Newman’s 1833 Mediterranean Tour’; 
  • Catechises & Apologetic for children and young adults with the Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate & the priests;
  • 3pm Tea & coffee; 
  • 3.45pm Rosary & Benediction.  

Open to all parishioners and visitors.

Special Sunday – 11am Mass: Ordinary: ‘Mass for four voices’ (William Byrd); Offertory: ‘O Quam metuendus’ (Tomas Luis de Victoria); and Communion: ‘Ego sum panis vivus’ (Giovanni Perluigi de Palestrina).  Next Special Sunday - 15th September. 

Handmaids of Mary - Saturday 20th to Tuesday 30th Inclusive: Our Sisters will be on retreat from next Saturday for ten days. During this time there will be no Mass at the convent or St Bede's Sunday school after the 9.30am Masses.

Mgr Leo White RIP (1929-2018): on Wednesday 31st July we will have a special Mass at 12.30pm to mark the 1st anniversary.  Fr Christopher will be returning to say this Mass.

Evangelium Course: The last two Friday courses are being postponed until the beginning of September.  Thank you to everyone who came each week, Marie Chang for providing the food each week and Ann Holder for helping to set up and holding a couple of the sessions too.

African & Caribbean Meeting: today after the 9.30 Mass in the club.

The All London Caribbean Pilgrimage to Aylesford Priory: Sunday 28th July.  There will be a solemn Mass at 12noon and Rosary, Adoration and Benediction at 3.30pm.  For details of the coach please contact Lloyd Booker or see the posters at the back of Church.  Adults £15 each and children £10.

Evangelium Conference 16th – 18th August. Registration is open for the 11th Evangelium conference on the theme of explaining the Catholic faith in the modern world.  The Conference is intended for young Catholics aged 18-35 and is set in the beautiful grounds of the Oratory School in Reading.  The booking form can be found at the back of the Church or by CLICK HERE.  Cost £120 or £95 for concessions. There are some bursaries available (see Fr Marcus).  Bookings can be made using the form, phoning 01834 812 643 to pay by card or www.saintant.com and clicking on ‘Events’ at the end of the sidebar.  There will be free transport from St Bede’s as well for those are interested.

Pilgrimage to Greece – ‘in the footsteps of St Paul’ 21st – 26th October: There are still 9 places left on this pilgrimage during the October half term.  If you would like to go, please contact St Peter’s Pilgrimages as soon as possible. Posters are at the back of the Church with all the details and contact information.


School Summer Holidays: This coming Friday our three schools will finish for the summer holidays.  We will have a Mass for St Bede’s School on Thursday and Mass at St Bernadette School on Friday.  We wish Ms Hogan a very happy retirement and thank her for the many years she has given to the school.  We wish Mrs Ostrynska good luck in her ‘new’ headship of both schools.  Finally for all the teachers, support staff and pupils of our schools – enjoy your summer break.  Good luck to those moving schools / off to University in September.


In this week’s Catholic Herald: The cover story is the incredible story of the miracle that has been approved and is leading to the Canonisation of Cardinal John Henry Newman in October.

Cleaners for this weekElla Shllaku & Anais Tarelho
We need some more cleaners to join the rota.