Sunday, 3 November 2019

Changes to Mass times this week

Week commencing 3rd November 

Tuesday 5th November 
11am Requiem - Mary McNally

Thursday 7th November 

12.30pm Latin Mass is subject to be availability of a priest to come and say this Mass.  An announcement should be made during the weekend Masses.

Other important changes:

Exposition in Our Lady's Chapel
Weekdays 7.40 - 8.15am

Thursday evening Mass - changed to 7.30pm (at least for the winter - may be permanent depending on how popular)

Saturday, 2 November 2019

31st Sunday of Ordinary Time / (Old Rite) XXI Sunday after Pentecost

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

Parish Surgeries
Mondays 9.40am - 10.40am                                    Fridays 6 - 7pm

Bazaar 29th & 30th November (under 4 wks. to go!): 
Your Parish Needs You!!  
Please sign up to help (lists are on the little table in the porch).
Volunteers needed:  Meeting for volunteersTODAY at 11am in the club.  

  • Prepare food for the Bistro & run the Bistro on the night.  Thank you to those who have already put their names down on the list, you will be contacted soon.  
  • Help running the stalls at the Bazaar – the list of stalls & those who need volunteers is at the back of the church. If you would like to volunteer – and are happy to help on any stall – please still write your name and contact details down on the sheet at the back.  Some stalls will have names assigned but could do with additional help. 
  • Sort through the donations 
  • Set up the club on Thursday 28th (7pm), school on Friday 29th (1-4pm) and clear up on Sunday 1st Dec (10.30am).  

Our Needs:  

  • Make cakes for the cake stall
  • Donate gifts and items for the Bazaar (drop off before or after Masses in the porch or at the presbytery during the week 11am – 5pm).  We need quality new or good-as-new items bric-a-brac, jewellery & toys- no jumble please or electrical.   Donations of bottles for the stall, Groceries (tea bags /coffee/sugar etc. are useful too), Plants, Raffle prizes for the Grand Draw & Christmas Dinner.
  • The Draw tickets are here – we need volunteers to sell / hand out tickets at all the Masses too.  Please take 2 books per family to sell.  Bring back the counterfoils and money in an envelope to the presbytery (or place in the collection).  

Latin American Bingo: Saturday 23rd - 8.30pm: in the Club.
Everyone is welcome – if you let Catalina Snowdon or Nora know if you will be attending, Catalina will reserve special tables for the non-Spanish speakers.  
Bistro: Friday 29th 6-9pm:  in the club.  Menus will be out soon – pre-booking is essential so that we know how many portions of food our volunteers will need to provide.  
Bazaar: Friday 29th 6-9pm: in the school hall.
Christmas Dinner: Saturday 30th 7.30pm: in the club.  Menus will be out soon and we will take bookings for the night.  Pre-booking will be essential so we know numbers for catering etc.  
Grand Draw: Sunday 1st Dec 1pm: in the club.

Latin American Dinner: date to be confirmed.

Requiems Masses this week:
Tuesday 5th November: 11am Mary McNally 

All Saints Children Party – Today: Starting with the 11am Latin Mass, 12.45pm Shared Lunch (please bring food), 13:10 Presentation of Saints and finishing with procession and Benediction at 2pm. See the poster for the full programme.
Helpers of God’s Precious Infants – Streatham – Today: The procession to BPAS on Leigham Court Road will start after the 11am Mass and return to the clubrooms around 3pm.

Evangelium for Young Adults – Friday 8th November 8.45-9.45pm: The guest speaker will be Brian Roxburgh and the subject will be ‘Introduction to St Thomas Aquinas’.  

Our next course for adults: will begin on Friday 15th November at 7.15pm.  

Special Sunday – 10th November: Next Sunday we will have our next ‘Special Sunday’ starting with our remembrance Mass at 11am Polyphonic Sung Latin Mass with Cantores Missæ; 12.30pm Shared lunch in the club (bring food along); 1.30pm Catechesis for Adults: ‘Introduction to St Thomas Aquinas’ with Brian Roxburgh. Catechesis for the children with the Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate.  Apologetics for the older children & young adults with the priests.  3pm Tea & Coffee.  3.45pm Rosary & Benediction.

Blessing of the Graves at Streatham Park Cemetery: This will take place on Sunday 10th November at 3pm sharp. Please come dressed appropriately for cold & wet weather. From the car park, proceed along the central path which runs either side of the office. At the end of that path, turn left, where we shall meet by the tombs along that stretch. Please look out for passing cars. After a short service for the dead, the priests present will bless individual graves. The cemetery closes at 4pm. Please have consideration for our priests, who may need to get back to say Mass.

The Corcoran family would like to give heartfelt thanks to all who attended Charles's funeral on Monday 28th. Sincere thanks also to those who supported the family at the reception. We are remembering the parish in our prayers.

Do you have a Red ‘Mill Hill’ Box at home? If so, please bring it with you and hand to one of the priests at a weekend Mass.  In order to meet the year-end account deadline we would appreciate if you could do so no later than 17th November.  Thank you.