Parish of St Thomas More, Bexleyheath
August edition (C) 2019

 

 

18th Week in Ordinary Time, 3rd August - 10th August 2019

 

Saturday 3rd August (C)

Eighteenth Sunday
  Wednesday 7th August

St Cajetan, Priest, Memorial.
6.30pm SAID.  Philomena Bolger R.I.P.
    No Mass on Wednesdays
             09:00am St. John Vianney Bexleyheath
09:00am Our Lady of the Angels, Erith
 
             
            
         

Sunday 4th August

 
Thursday 8th August

St Dominic, Priest, Memorial.
09:00am
SUNG Philomena Sheahan R.I.P.
  10:00am Blanche Rodrigues T.G.
10:30am SOLEMN. People of the Parish
     12:00noon Lunch Club in the hall
      
         

Monday 5th August

The Dedication of the Basilica of St. Mary Major, Memorial.
 
Friday 9th August

St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, Virgin and Martyr, Patron of Europe, Feast.

10:00am Brian Neafsey R.I.P.     10:00am John and Anne Fanthome and family W.B.
                

             

Tuesday 6th August

The Transfiguration of The Lord, Feast.


 
Saturday 10th August

St Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr, Feast.
10:00am   Muriel D’Souza T.G.
  10:00a.m. Malcom Giles W.B.
              
          
           


We pray for the soul of
Thomas Gill who died on Thursday 11th July 2019.
Eric Moniz who died on 27th July 2019.

Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord and let the perpetual light shine upon them.  May their soul and the souls
of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.  Amen

Mass attendance on 28th July: 353

Counters for 11th August 2019: Caroline Walters and Melissa Goes

 

 

 

19th Week in Ordinary Time, 10th August - 17th August 2019

 

Saturday 10th August (C)

Nineteenth Sunday
  Wednesday 14th August

St Maximilian Mary Kolbe, Priest and martyr, Memorial
6.30pm SAID.  People of the Parish.
    No Mass on Wednesdays
             09:00am St. John Vianney Bexleyheath
09:00am Our Lady of the Angels, Erith
 
             
            
         

Sunday 11th August

 
Thursday 15th August

ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY, Solemnity. Holyday of Obligation.
09:00am
SUNG Ferdie Rodrigues R.I.P.
  10:00am SAID:  John O’Sullivan R.I.P..
    09.45am Annual Parish Pilgrimage to Aylesford. Coach leaving from St Thomas More to arrive in Aylesford for Mass and Sacrament of the Sick at 12.00 noon.
     12:00noon No Lunch Club
10:30am  
    8.00pm People of the Parish

Monday 12th August

St. Jane Frances de Chantal, Religious, Memorial.
 
Friday 16th August

St Stephen of Hungary, Memorial

10:00am Mary Barry R.I.P.     10:00am Fernandes family W.B.
                

             

Tuesday 13th August

St. Pontian, Pope and St. Hippolytus, Priest, Martyrs, Memorial


 
Saturday 17th August

Our Lady
10:00am   Helen D’Souza T.G.
  10:00a.m. Mary McCabe R.I.P.
            10.45am Memory walk in Shoreham, in conjunction with The Alzheimer’s Society.
          
           


Counters for 18th August 2019: Hugh Wilan and Joe Bowman

 

The Annual Parish Pilgrimage to Aylesford –Sunday-11th August

The Annual Parish Pilgrimage to Aylesford Priory organised by the Lourdes and Disabled Committee will take
place on Sunday 11th August. There will be a coach leaving the Church at 9.45am arriving in good time for the
Mass and Sacrament of the Sick at 12 Noon. The coach will leave Aylesford at approximately 4pm.
Refreshments will be provided.

Please contact Tom Breen on 07801145501 for more information.


 

Sponsored Memory Walk in Shoreham, in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Society – 17th August

15km circular walk around Shoreham, raising money for the Alzheimer’s Society. Meet outside the church at
10.45 a.m. – after 10.00 a.m. mass and travel to Shoreham by car. Please bring a packed lunch.

For further information please contact Helen Ratcliff on 07917 061707


 

 


 

20th Week in Ordinary Time, 17th August - 24th August 2019

 

Saturday 17th August (C)

Twentieth Sunday
  Wednesday 21st August

St Pius X, Pope, Memorial
6.30pm SAID.  People of the Parish.
    No Mass on Wednesdays
             09:00am St. John Vianney Bexleyheath
09:00am Our Lady of the Angels, Erith
 
             
            
         

Sunday 18th August

 
Thursday 22nd August

The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Memorial
09:00am
SUNG Sr. Veronica R.I.P.
  10:00am No 10.00am Mass
10:30am SOLEMN. Michael Monk R.I.P.
     12:00noon Lunch Club in the hall
      
         

Monday 19th August

St. John Eudes, Priest. Memorial
 
Friday 23rd August

St. Rose of Lima, Memorial

10:00am No 10.00am Mass     10:00am No 10.00am Mass
                

             

Tuesday 20th August

St. Bernard, Abbot and Doctor of the Church, Memorial


 
Saturday 24th August

St. Bartholomew, Apostle, Feast
10:00am   No 10.00am Mass
  10:00a.m. No 10.00am Mass
              
          
           


Counters for 25th August 2019: Dorothy Niko

 

Catechists and Helpers are needed for First Holy Communion and Confirmation programmes 2019-2020

There will be a couple of preparatory meetings in the autumn, with the ‘Commitment mass’ to aim for on
Advent Sunday. The programmes for the candidates will begin in early January. There will be about 15 classes
for First Communion and about 10 for confirmation (which includes some trips to other churches and a
weekend retreat). All catechists must have or obtain D.B.S. clearance. Please could all catechists note this
message from the Diocese: On the behalf of the new Archbishop I would like to invite your catechists and
children’s liturgists to attend the annual diocesan day for catechists on Saturday 27th September 2019 at
St Georges Cathedral. This day is for all catechists of the Diocese, including those involved in children’s liturgy of
the word. This year as with last year, we feature an additional workshop slot and catered sandwich lunch.
Programme details to follow.


 

STM Social Club

Annual August Bank holiday Entertainment will be on in the club on Monday 26th August from 8.00 p.m. until 11.00 p.m.

Entertainment will be Anne Gee. All welcome. Please come and support us.


 

Parish Golf Society in aid of the Parish Lourdes and Disabled Group

The annual outing for the parish golf society will take place on 7th September at Birchwood Golf Course.
Coffee and bacon roll served from 11.00 a.m., 18 holes of golf, followed by a two course meal. Total cost is £45
per head. There will be the usual raffle that the whole parish are invited to be involved in.

Please contact Tony Brooke on 07833 707016.


 

 


 

21st Week in Ordinary Time, 24th August - 31st August 2019

 


Saturday 24th August (C)

Twenty First Sunday
  Wednesday 7th August

St Augustine, Bishop and Doctor of the Church, Memorial
6.30pm SAID.  Private Intention
    No Mass on Wednesdays
             09:00am St. John Vianney Bexleyheath
09:00am Our Lady of the Angels, Erith
 
             
            
         

Sunday 25th August

 
Thursday 29th August

The Passion of St. John the Baptist, Memorial
09:00am
SUNG Frank Steele R.I.P.
  10:00am Judith and Ernald Harrison R.I.P.
10:30am SOLEMN. People of the Parish
     12:00noon Lunch Club in the hall
      
         

Monday 26th August

Blessed Dominic of the Mother of God, Priest, Memorial
 
Friday 30th August

St. Margaret Clitherow, St Anne Line, St Margaret Ward, Martyrs, Memorial

10:00am No 10.00am Mass     10:00am No 10.00am Mass
   10.00 Club Bank Holiday Entertainment with Anne Gee in the Club     7.00pm Fr. Harry Reynolds
             

Tuesday 27th August

St. Monica, Memorial


 
Saturday 31st August

St. Aiden, Bishop, and the Saints of Lindisfarne, Memorial
10:00am   Eric Moniz R.I.P.
  10:00a.m. Eithne Bowman R.I.P.
              
          
           


Counters for 1st September 2019: Tom Breen and Mike Kearns

 

Saturday 31st August – 6.30 p.m. – Lorraine D’Souza T.G
Sunday 1st September – 9.00 a.m. – Diane Harris W.B.
Sunday 1st September – 10.30 a.m. – people of the Parish


 


 

 

 

 


   
The Catholic Church of St Thomas More.
420A Long Lane,
Bexleyheath,
Kent,
DA7 5JW

Tel: 020 8303 2189

Email: bostallpark@rcaos.org.uk

Website: www.st-thomasmorebostallpark.co.uk

Parish Priest Fr. Jonathon Routh
Email: jonathonrouth@rcaos.org.uk