Sunday, 17 September 2017

24th Sunday (Old Rite: XV Sunday after Pentecost)

Welcome to Fr Przeyslaw Zgorecki: Fr Przemyslaw was born in 1986 in the City of Poznań situated in western part of Poland and has 1 brother.  He was ordained in 2011 in their Cathedral. Since then he has been an assistant priest in Swarzędz, Poznań itself and Pruszków near Warsaw. Currently he is finishing his PHD in Philosophy at Cardinal Wyszyński University in Warsaw and has been supplying in Italy this past summer.

Special Sunday - 11am Today: The music is provided by Cantores Missæ under the direction of Charles Finch: 
  • Ordinary: Missa brevis (Gabrieli); 
  • Offertory: Ave Maria (Guerrero); 
  • Communion: Pange lingua (Victoria) 
  • After Last Gospel: Salve Regina (Schubert).  
Welcome back to our First Communicants and their families for our reunion Mass. There are a few DVD still waiting to be collected. (Photos too)

African & Caribbean Meeting after 9.30am Mass today.

Don't forget Latin Mass time changed to 10am on Monday mornings

Fr Pawel's farewell - Shared Lunch Sunday 24th September: Next Sunday we will have a shared buffet lunch, starting at 12.30pm.  Please sign up on the lists in the porch for the food/bottle you can prepare/bring.  

Confirmation Reunion Mass: Next Sunday (24th Sept) at 6pm.  A photo of the Confirmation group is available at £12.

Youth Club: Will start again on Sunday 24th Sept after the 6pm Mass.  Open to all 10 years and over – Parental volunteers are also welcome! 

First Communion 2018: Please see Fr Chris for an application form.  Your child should be in Year 3 or above.

Pontifical Mass – Thursday 28th September 11am: Abbot Philip Anderson of Clear Creek Monastery in Oklahoma (where fr Christopher Andrews is a Monk and was at St Bede’s 2013-14) will visit us from Tues 26th–Thurs 28th. On the Thursday he will celebrate a Pontifical Mass at the Faldstool at 11am (Exposition & Adoration will be cancelled on this day).  There will be an opportunity to meet the Abbot after the Mass in the club.

Fr Tom S.D.B: who was abducted in Yemen during an attack on a Care home run by the Missionaries of Charity in March 2016 has been freed.

Volunteers needed for Church Cleaners & Repository runners: We need some volunteers to join the current cleaning rota.  You will need to be able to clean on a Friday or Saturday approximately every 8-10 weeks.  We also need volunteers to run the repository before/after Mass at weekends for a short period of time.  Fr Chris will be at the back of Church with sheets you can write your details on (please write clearly). 

Cleaners this week: Ellen Asafu, Adiam Berhane & Pauline Ajuga. 

Open Days for Yr 7 Entry - September: See the notice boards for dates of this year’s open events or CLICK HERE

40 Days for Life: 27th September to 5th November.  Outside BPAS Streatham (76 Leigham Court Road) 7am to 7pm.  See poster for more information.


Prayer and Life Workshops (PLW): PLW is a New Evangelization founded by Fr. Ignacio Larranaga in 1984.  It is a 15 week workshop starting here at St Bede’s on Sat 30th Sept 10-12noon.  Throughout the program, participants will exercise friendship with the Lord through reading & meditation of the Word, the practice of 15 Methods of Prayer & the listening of Doctrinal Messages from the Founder. This transforming treasure of our Catholic faith is currently being imparted in 47 countries & 12 Languages. Those who truly live it, experience a radical process of purification & pacification, undertaking the path to holiness imitating Christ. For more information contact: Humberto: 07703 782 260 or Jose: 07999 913 954

Reliable Polish cleaner looking for local work.  £11/hr.  Please contact: BEATA on 07840 134915