Sunday, 20 November 2016

Feast of Christ the King (Old Rite: XXIV & Last Sunday remaining after Pentecost)

Annual Bazaar - This Week!!! 
The Bazaar needs your support!!!

Please bring in: Good-as-new toys, fancy goods, DVD’s, religious articles & your homemade marmalades, jams & chutneys – by Wednesday please!
Draw Tickets: are available, please don’t forget to return the counterfoils & money – in a sealed envelope ASAP! Any unsold tickets should also be returned so that we can sell these over the weekend. The draw will take place in the club next Sunday at 1pm.
Bottle Stall: Please bring in bottles of wine, spirits & soft drinks. 
Bazaar - Friday 6.30-9pm  Admission £2, children free.  
Bistro - Friday 6-9pm: The menus for the bistro are available at the back of Church. Please take one home & bring it back by Wednesday in a sealed envelope with the money. 
If you are providing food for Bistro - please bring in by 5pm!
Bazaar Dinner - Saturday 7 for 7.30pm:  If you would like to book your place for the Dinner on Saturday evening, please see Fr Chris today – £25 per person
Latin American Bingo 6.15pm:  The Spanish Mass will be at 5pm on Saturday and the Bingo will take place in the School Hall from 6.15pm.
Monetary Donations welcome! if you would rather make a cash donation – these are grateful received too!  

Heavies needed for Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday: We need strong men for the following days and times this week to help with the setting up tables etc:  
  • Thursday: 7.30pm in the club; 
  • Friday: from 1.30pm St Bede’s School; 
  • Saturday: 11am St Bede’s School 
  • Sunday: 10.30 Mass in the club. 
We appeal to as many of you as possible to come and help – as we are starting earlier this year we need to get the stalls set up quickly.  

Cakes: Please sign the cake list and make a cake(s) for the Friday night.  This stall is always very popular (fairy cakes popular too).

Don't forget your carrier bags: Whilst we don’t charge 5pm for them – we also don’t have a supply like we did in previous years so please bring your own to carry your purchases / prizes back home in – just to be sure!  

Time is short - let us accelerate our efforts!

African & Caribbean Meeting: There will a brief meeting after the 9.30am Mass today to discuss the forthcoming bazaar.  

First Communion Applications - Deadline next Sunday: If you haven’t returned your form for the 2017 FHC programme please do so ASAP. The first meeting will be 11th December.

Does your APF Red Boxes: The end of the financial year for the APF Red boxes is 31st Dec so if you have a box at home & it hasn’t been emptied this year, please bring it to one of the weekend Masses & hand to our priests. We will endeavour to empty, count and return the box to you ASAP (please check the table in the porch for your box). Can you please ensure your name is written on the white label at the bottom so we know who to return it to!  
New 'Friends of St Bede' needed: the school need some more parents to become “friends of St Bede’s School”.  This is a group of parents which supports the school and co-ordinates socials etc.  

Silver Jubilee of Fr Francis Lynch (Dominic's brother & Fr Tom's uncle): Twenty five years ago, fr Francis said his first Mass here at St Bede’s as a newly ordained priest.  He will celebrate his Jubilee with Mass on Wed 30th Nov at 6.30pm in his parish, St Gertrude (1 Debnams Rd, Rotherhithe New Rd, SE16 2BB) and there will be a parish celebration on Sunday 3rd December at 6.30pm.  

Cleaners this week: Pauline Ajuga, Rose Anunwa & Ms Nazereth Kristos.

Helpers of God's Precious Infants - Streatham Vigil - 4th December: The next vigil at BPAS in Leigham Court Road will take place on Sunday 4th December leaving from St Bede’s – see the poster at the back of Church for more information.

HCPT Fundraising Race Night - Saturday 26th Nov: The 32nd & last Race night to be held at Wimbledon Stadium (before it is redeveloped) will be held on Saturday 26th November.  There is also an sponsorship form if you would like to sponsor this or future events.  See the posters at the back of Church.