23rd Dec 2018

Saturday First Mass of Sunday

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22nd 6.00pm Dan & Elizabeth Martin; Seamus & Teresa Pepper (Frances Cangle)

Sunday Fourth Sunday of Advent (C)

23rd 8.00am Parish Family

9.00am Theresamma Mariam Pillai RIP (Placidus Family)

11.00am Thanksgiving (Siriwardna Family)

4.00pm Malayalam Mass


24th 8.45am Morning Prayer

9.00am Beatrice Ganegoda RIP

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24th 6.00pm Daly & Buckley Families

7.30pm Syro Malabar Mass

11.30pm Office of Readings and Carols

12midnight Special Intention


25th 8.00am Parish Family

9.00am Stephen Farrell RIP (Michael & Frances Keane)

11.00am Fr. Francis’ Int.

NB 6.00pm Special Int

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Wednesday St. Stephen

26th NB 10.00am Altar Servers Intentions

12.30pm Holy Souls (said in Newham Hospital)

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Thursday St. John

27th 8.45am Morning Prayer

9.00am Kanapatai Pillai Sivam Anniv. (Mary Sivan Family)

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9.40am Rosary
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Friday The Holy Innocents

28th 8.45am Morning Prayer

9.00am Barbara Bush Int. (Veronica Grant)

9.40am Rosary

Saturday St. Thomas of Canterbury

29th 8.45am Morning Prayer

9.00am Filintra Luisa Pinto RIP (Idalina)

Saturday First Mass of Sunday

We wish you all a very Happy and Holy Christmas



29th 6.00pm Thanksgiving, Our Lady of Help (N Wallace.)


30th 8.00am Parish Family

9.00am Paul Morgan Anniv.

11.00am Emily Lucasan RIP (Shella Jardiniano)

4.00pm Syro Malabar Mass

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PARISH PRIESTS Fr. Bob Hamill, Fr. Francis Ward

Charity No. 234092 21 Tilbury Road

Issue 349 East Ham

22nd /23rd December 2018 London E6 6ED

For Private Circulation Only

Tel: 020 8472 2557/ Fax: 020 8586 2189

EMAIL: eastham@dioceseofbrentwood.org

Website : http://stmichaelse6.co.uk


Please pray for the soul of Mrs Rita John who passed away last week.


23rd Sunday Communion to the House bound – 1.30pm

24th Monday Christmas Mass – 6..pm

Office of Readings with Carols – 11.30pm

Midnight Mass – 12.00Midnight

25th Tuesday CHRISTMAS DAY

Masses at 8.00am; 9.00am; 11.00am; 6.00pm

Mass, St. John’s School – 2.00pm

26th Wednesday St. Stephen Day

Altar Servers receive Medals and Certificates at Mass – 10.00am

Mass in Newham Hospital-12.30pm

27th Thursday

28th Friday

29th Saturday Kadosh & Marian Ministries Convention led by preacher Br Thomas Paul preceded by Holy Mass by Fr Bob at 9am. Confessions will be heard by Fr Shaiju. Please inform your friends & family. Come and get anointed and be blessed.’

30th Sunday Holy Family


Midnight Mass Monday 31st December

Meeting with C.F. Ilford Thursday 3rd January

Mass in St John’s School Tuesday 8th January

Housebound and Senior Citizens Christmas Lunch Sunday 13th January

300 CLUB: Please continue to support this club as it raises much needed funds for the Parish.

CHRISTMAS OFFERTORY at Mass is your personal gift to the Parish Priests, and we thank you very much..

ST BONAVENTURE’S School are urgently looking for an Assistant Science Technician to join our Science Team.  No previous experience is required but applicants must be willing to learn and work collaboratively with the Science team.Hours are 32.5 per week, 8.30am to 3.30pm  for 41 weeks per year :Term Time + 2 weeks)Pay Scale: 2  Pay Range: 11-13  £19,896 – £19,935 (pro rata).  The job description is on our website: tinyurl.com/StBonsAST Please send your CV asap or contact Mrs C Jackson at St Bonaventure’s on 020 8472 3844 or email c.jackson@stbons.org for further details.

PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES 2019 Bank Holiday 27th May – Friday 31st May   FLYING FROM SOUTHEND AIRPORT. Staying at the 4* Hotel Grande Moderne on full board basis. Price includes £545 per Adult Based on two sharing a twin room. Children under 12 £420. Full spiritual direction Under Fr. Alex Poblador. Further details please ring Sue on 07979746707.

(LAST MINUTE GIFTS!!!)REPOSITORY SHOP: Has lots of gifts for Christmas and Christmas cards for sale. There is also the Parish Diary with a beautiful picture of inside our Church on the cover. They are only 50p each and have all the Saints days etc in it. Also the new Diocesan Directory is on sale at the cost of £2.75p each. It is a very important book as it gives all the news of the Diocese and the Parishes. It is well worth the cost which has stayed the same now for a number of years I do recommend it to have in your homes.

PILGRIMAGE TO MEDJUGORJE 4th-11th June 2019 for the price of £551 if deposit is paid by 1st Feb 2019. See Noticeboard for more details or contact Sr. Immaculata and Sr. Patricia on 020 8470 5816.


The 2year old free education and childcare entitlement aimed at supporting our most vulnerable children in Newham. There is much evidence of improved outcomes for children who access high quality provision in terms of their health and wellbeing as well as their leaning and development, and therefore we are currently aiming to increase the uptake of this offer, if you would like more information about the scheme please contact us on 020 373 0980 or twoyearold.childcare@newham.gov.uk There is eligibility criteria for this offer.

The 3-4year old 15 hours universal free early education and childcare entitlement is open to all children aged 3-4. Parents need to register with an approved provider.

The 3-4 year old 30 hours free early education and childcare entitlement allows an additional 15 hours to the universal 15 hours, and is open to working parents. There is eligibility criteria for this offer. If you would like more information about the scheme please contact us on 020 3373 0980 or visit our website www.nehamgov.uk/30freehours Leaflets available in the porch on the table.