Sunday, 12 June 2016

11th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Old Rite: IV Sunday after Pentecost)

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Congratulations: To all those who are making their First Holy Communion today at 12.30 Mass
  • Emilio Ameflu
  • Maya Basinski
  • Ruben-Dario Campos-Vara
  • Camila Celi Toapanta
  • Max Macedo Fernandes
  • Amelie Gonzalez Castro
  • Leticia Gomes Gouveia
  • Aran Kennedy
  • Steven Kimbambu Berkmans
  • Neve McEwan
  • Isaac Mensah
  • Matthew Moyano
  • Simon Peters-Macauley
  • Eva Petti-Aidoo
  • Antwarn Philippe-Watson
  • Simon Quintero Reinosa
  • Madeline Raymond
  • Evelyn Romo Vosas
Thank you to Mrs Keane and Mrs Marshall who have been so generous in running the programme. 

Welcome to: :  Ms Hogan, Head of St Bernadette, Mr Harvey, Teacher of Yr 3 and Mrs Ostrynska, Miss Lowney and Mr Hutton from St Bede’s School who are all here for First Holy Communions.

Last Day for DVD orders - next Sunday 19th June please.
Special Sunday - Today at 11am Mass: The music is provided by Cantores Missae under the direction of Charles Finch: 
  • Ordinary - Missa Petre ego pro te rogavi (Lobo); 
  • Offertory - Ave Maria (Guerrero) 
  • Communion - O sacrum convivium (Byrd)
Federation of St Bede & St Bernadette Summer Fayre: Every year our two schools come together to organise their annual summer Fayre. This year it will be Friday 24th June starting at 5pm at St Bede’s School. Please do come and support them. It is fun for all ages and we will put St Joseph’s statue out that day so that Our Lady will not allow him to get wet!  

No 'Pray, Play & Tumble' this week: back on 21st June 

Nine Days Prayer in honour of Our Mother of Perpetual Help:  St Mary’s annual Festival of Faith begins on Friday 17 June and concludes with the great Feast on 25th June.

Celebrating 150 years of Perpetual Succour: On Saturday 2nd July at 2pm, Bishop Ralph Heskett CSsR (former Parish Priest before he became Bishop of Gibraltar) will be coming to St Mary’s to celebrate Mass for this anniversary 

Easyfundraising: Don’t forget to use our Easyfundraising page when you are shopping online.  Your support of our parish through this and the Gift Aid scheme is greatly appreciated.   

Church Cleaners this week: Tania Pereira & Sue Cranmer-Fitzpatrick.    

Summer Events for Youth: 
  1. Evangelium Conference 29-31st Jul: 18-35 year olds at Oratory School, Reading. Cost £120 or £95 for students/unwaged. Visit 01834812643 or email 
  2. Faith Summer Session 1–5th Aug: (£180 or £155 concession – book by 11th July) A five day conference for young Catholics 16-35 year old and 
  3. Faith Summer Break 8th–11th Aug (cost £160 – book by 18th July). An exciting four days for 11-15 year olds. Both Faith events are held at Woldingham in Surrey. You can book online at or complete one of the booking forms from Fr CB. 
  4. 'Summertime 2016’ - Altar Servers Summer Break 9th–12th Aug at Woldingham, Surrey for altar servers aged 10-15. For more details contact Fr Stephen Boyle at St Anslem’s, Dartford ( Booking form also available from