ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK
11th Sunday Communion to Housebound 1.30pm
Visiting Special Needs Person 3.00pm
12th Monday Burial of Ashes – 2.00pm
Catenion dinner – 7.00pm
13th Tuesday Communion to Sick/Housebound – 10.30am
Parish Finance Meeting – 7.00pm
14th Wednesday ASH WEDNESDAY ashes will be distributed at all Masses
Masses at 9.30am and 7.00pm
Mass in Newham Hospital – 12.30pm
15th Thursday Priests’ Day of Recollection – 10.30am
Priest’s Silver Jubilee – 7.00pm
16th Friday Stations of the Cross – 6.30pm followed by
Mass – 7.00pm
17th Saturday C.F Mass in Cathedral – 3.00pm
18th Sunday Communion to Housebound 1.30pm
Year 4 Mass, St. Michael’s School, Tuesday 20th February
1st Communion Parents meet, Wednesday 21st
Reconciliation and Practice Confirmation Thursday 22nd February
Family Fast Day, Friday 23rd February
C.F Disco Friday 23rd February
Stewards of the Gospel meet, Saturday 24th February
Bishop Alan’s Visitation, Sunday 25th February
Confirmation during Mass Sunday 25th February
300 CLUB: Dues for February will be taken after all Masses this week end and the draw will take place after the 11.00am Mass next Sunday. We thank everyone who supports the 300 Club.
PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA ‘THE QUEEN OF PEACE’ led by Fr. Francis Ward. Only £379 – 4 days, 3 nights from 6th – 9th March 2018. To book please contact Caroline (Organiser): 0790 3371 894 or 020 8594 4176.
ST MICHAEL’S NURSERY ADMISSION FOR ENTRY FROM SEPTEMBER 2018
Admission to St Michael’s Nursery is always open. Currently at St Michael’s we offer 3 hours provision in the mornings from 8.30-11.30am. Nursery Application Forms for the Academic Year September 2018 are now available from the school office. If your child was born between: 1st September 2014 and 31st August 2016 please come to the school office to collect a form. Deadline for applications 28th September 2018.
EXHIBITION ON THE SHROUD OF TURIN 5th-11th March Our Lady Immaculate, Chelmsford An exhibition about the Shroud of Turin, including a full sized replica of the Shroud, will take place at Our Lady immaculate Church, Chelmsford from 5th to 11th March 2018. The exhibition opens with Mass at 7.30pm on Monday 5th March. Each day there are confessions, Stations of the Cross and Mass. The week culminates with Mass at 12noon on Saturday 10th March. The exhibition will remain in place on Sunday 11th March. The Church is open from 7am until 8pm each day. contact the parish office on 01245 352898, or simply come along to church that week. Everyone is very welcome. (see notice board)
TRAVELLING COMMUNITY there will be Mass for members of the Travelling Community Celebrated by Bishop Paul McAleenan, at Westminster Cathedral on Saturday 24th February 2018 at 2.30pm
WORLD YOUTH DAY, JANUARY 16TH – 30TH 2019. Travel with the Brentwood Catholic Youth Service to Costa Rica and Panama; gather with over a million young people from across the world, together with our Pope. Age 17(school year 12)-27 when we travel. Cost £1,750. More details of this “once in a lifetime” opportunity at www.bcys.net, email firstname.lastname@example.org or come to the information evening on Sunday 18th February 5.00-8.00pm, Walsingham House at Abbotswick, Navestock Side, Nr Brentwood, CM14 5SH. Places are very limited.
DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO WALSINGHAM – 26th May 2018: Join Bishop Alan and other parishes around the Diocese of Brentwood in Walsingham as we honour Our Lady of Walsingham. We will celebrate Mass at the Basilica before walking the Holy Mile to the grounds of Walsingham Abbey to celebrate Vespers and Benediction on the site of the Holy House. If you would like to come please contact Parish Priest.
LOURDES SICK: The annual collection for the Diocesan Lourdes sick will be taken after all Masses this week end. The Diocese take quite a large number of Sick people and support them throughout the week. We do hope you will be generous towards this appeal and give a lot of people support in Lourdes.
SPECIAL NEEDS MASS: said by Bishop Alan at Brentwood Cathedral next Saturday 17th February at 3.00pm followed by light refreshments in the Cathedral Parish Hall. All are welcome to join the Mass.