Parish of St Thomas More, Bexleyheath
Sixth Week in Ordinary Time (C), 16th - 23rd February 2019
| Saturday 16th February (C)
(Racial Justice Sunday. Second Collection to promote racial justice in our schools, parishes and in wider society)
|Wednesday 20th February
|6.30pm||Said Bernie Victor & family W.B.
||No Mass on Wednesdays|
|No Confirmation Class today|
|7.30pm||Ladies Wednesday club in the Hall.|
Sunday 17th February
Thursday 21st February
St. Peter Damian, Bishop & Doctor of the Church
||SUNG Oscar Fernandes W.B.
NO children’s liturgy in hall.
|10:30am||SOLEMN Augustinho Fernandes R.I.P||12:00 noon||Lunch Club in the Hall|
Monday 18th February
|10:00am||Audrey Fernandes R.I.P.||10:00a.m.||Kathleen & Michael Reynolds R.I.P.|
|8:00p.m.||St. Thomas More Social Club A.G.M. in hall|
Tuesday 19th January
Saturday 23rd February
St. Polycarp, bishop & martyr, memorial
|No Mass Today, Fr Jonathan is celebrating mass elsewhere for the intention of Vera Miller W.B.||10:00am||Nan Faherty R.I.P.|
|10:30||No First Holy Communion Class today|
Gospel: Luke 6:17,20-26. Happy are you who are poor, who are hungry, who weep
Please pray for all the deceased members of our parish, especially: Jerry Dipre, Victor D’Mello, Stephen Fernandes, Bob Dunning & Barbara Kirsch.
Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
Confirmation and First Holy Communion Classes
No Confirmation class on Wednesday 20th February (Half Term)
• SOCIAL CLUB AGM WILL BE ON FRIDAY 22nd FEBRUARY AT 8pm. Will all members make every effort to attend. The club will open as usual afterwards.
• Club Membership of £5 for 2019 is now due. This can be paid at the A.G.M or in the club on a Friday night.
• The club urgently requires a bar person for weekend shifts. Experience not necessary as training can be given.
• If you have any unwanted gifts suitable as raffle prizes, please donate them as the club raises money for the church and charities.
• Friday night entertainment for Friday 1st March will be Glenn Adams.
Contact Bob Penny 0208 304 7909
Our Lady's Film Night
Saturday 23-February: movie on St Ignatius. Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. (Late comers welcome) Free admission and the Bar will be open with light refreshments available.
For more information please contact 01322-524813
A Time for Mourning Retreat/Workshop
A retreat/workshop for those suffering from the pain of loss will be held at Aylesford Priory from 22nd March 2019 – 24th March 2019.
Booking forms in the porch.
Parish Narratives led by Fr Dennis McBride
Saturday 9th March 2019 at 10.30am-3pm (mass 9.30am) At St Stephens Church, Welling.
Safeguarding Office Administrator
We are looking for an office administrator to join our Safeguarding team in SE1. This is a full time job (0900 – 1700 Mon to Fri) and is offered initially on a 12 month fixed term contract.
The key areas of work are administration of the DBS Disclosure application process and maintenance of national and local databases. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults and will preferably have experience of working in this area.
Excellent IT and communication skills coupled with evidenced understanding of confidentiality are also essential.
Salary: £23,000pa - £25,000pa depending on skills and experience.
If you would like to apply for this job please email your CV to email@example.com by 22nd February.
CYMFED Flame #SIGNIFICANCE
The biggest catholic youth event in England and wales is back!! 2nd March 2019 at the SSE Arena, Wembley.
With speakers and music from the famous Guvna B, Tim Hughes, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Robert Madu, Girls Got Faith’s Emma Borquaye, Archbishop Eamon Martin.
With drama from RISEtheatre.
For more info on speakers/musicians and bookings go to www.cymfed.org.uk/flame2019
No children’s liturgy 17th February or 24th February (half term)
Heavenly Father, awaken in our hearts the desire to hear your word, revealed to us in Jesus.
Mass Attendance on 10th February: 429
Counters for 24th February: Dawn Webb and Melissa Goes
09:00 Sunday Morning Mass - Readers Rota
Large print copies of the Newsletter can be obtained from the Sacristy
|The Catholic Church of St Thomas More.
420A Long Lane,
Tel: 020 8303 2189
Parish Priest Fr. Jonathon Routh