Saturday, 14 January 2023

2nd Sunday / II Sunday after Epiphany

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Changes to Masses this week
Friday 20th - No 12.15pm Mass
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Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at St Bede's:
Monday to Friday: 8 am - 9 am (excluding Bank Holidays)
Saturday: 10.30 – 11.30 am
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Confessions:
Saturdays: 10.30 - 11 am & 5.45 - 6.15 pm
Sundays: 9 am – 12.30 pm
(also at the beginning of the 8 am & 6 pm Sunday Masses)
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Parish Surgeries  
(baptism, marriage paperwork; school forms etc)
Tuesdays 8 - 9 pm
Fridays 9.30 - 10.30 am
Contact Fr Patrick to book an appointment - patrickpullicino@rcaos.org.uk 
020 8674 3704 option 3.

Special Sunday Today

12.45pm Shared lunch
1.45pm Presentation by Rev Dr Patrick Pullicino - A Doctor on Calvary - looking at Our Lord's Passion from a medical perspective (Catechism for infants and juniors and Apologetics for teenagers at the same time)
3pm Tea and cakes
3.15pm Rosary and benediction

Fr Marcus is away this weekend and will be back for next Sunday’s Masses. 

Special thanks to Fr Andrew Southwell for being with us over the Christmas period, and prayers for his return to Rome.

White Flower Appeal – the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) will be holding its annual Appeal this weekend. 

St Rita's Women's Group - Friday 20th January 

Evangelium Course: Sundays 7 – 8pm until Easter – this week’s course on Baptism and Confirmation will be online only. Sign up at www.aec.rcaos.org.uk/learnonline.   

Fr Philip de Freitas – 25th Anniversary of Priestly Ordination:  On Saturday 4th February, Fr Philip will celebrate his anniversary with a Mass at 12noon followed by a reception in the hall.  All are welcome to attend.  
Address: Our Lady & St Peter, 15 Victoria Drive, Wimbledon Common, SW19 6AD  

Application forms for Catechesis classes are now available at the back of the Church – please return forms by Sunday 22nd January. 

FIRST COMMUNION (English Mass) - Preparation for First Confession and First Holy Communion will begin 29th January at 10.30am with a meeting for all parents and candidates. Classes will take place weekly (except for holidays) after the 9.30am Mass. 

Details for the Latin Mass First Communion course will be available soon.

PRE-CONFIRMATION (Latin and English Mass groups) – Classes begins on Friday 3rd February. This course is necessary for all those wanting to join the Confirmation classes through the parish. A monthly session at St Bede's club at 6.30pm and a monthly online session through zoom is part of this. 

CONFIRMATION (English and Latin Mass groups) - Preparation for Confirmation will begin on Saturday 28th January at 10.15am with a meeting for all parents and candidates. Classes will take place on Saturdays at 10.15am-11.30am (there are 18 sessions for 36 Saturdays up to confirmation in November and three trips, a pilgrimage, a retreat and a Catholic culture outing). 

Cleaners: Annie Nongo, Biannie Bilwala, Mamie Bazakana & Chinwe Uwalaka.