25th feb 2018


25th Sunday Bishop Alan visitation and Confirming 38 young people during

the11.00am Mass


26th Monday Interview in the Presbytery – 2.00pm

Committee meetings St. John’s School – 4.30pm

R.C.I.A continues, Parish Room – 6.30pm

27th Tuesday Year 1: 2: 3: Liturgy, St. Michael’s School – 10.30am

St. Michael’s School Finance meeting – 6.30pm


28th Wednesday Mass in Newham Hospital – 12.30pm

1st Communion Parents meet, –

Thursday St. David’s Feast Day, Patron of Wales

Funeral of Andrzej Miara at City of London Crematorium 9.15am

1st March Reconciliation, St. Bonaventure’s School – 12.30pm

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion training, Parish Room–7.00pm


2nd Friday Reconciliation, St. Angela’s School 11.30- 1.30pm

Funeral of Doreen Ellen Gould East London Cemetery 2.00pm

Stations of the Cross –9.40am and

at 6.30pm followed by Mass – 7.00pm

3rd Saturday Diocesan Parish Administration Conference

Main Hall, Ursuline Convent School Brentwood CM14 4EX –8.45 – 2.00pm 1st Communion Children meet – 9.15am

Coming Events

Funeral of Nora (Cissy) Finch Tuesday 6th March

1st Communion Parents meet, Wednesday 7th March

St. Bonaventure’s Reconciliation, Thursday 8th March

Marriage Preparation Forest Gate, Saturday 10th March

1st Communion Children, meet Saturday 10 March

Full Governor’s meeting, Monday 19th March

Reconciliation Upton Park, Tuesday 20th March


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.

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION There will be training for new Ministers on the following Thursdays :- 1st March, 15th March and 22nd March in the Parish Room at 7.00pm


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.

WALK WITH ME A Lenten journey of Prayer booklet available at the back of the Church in the Porch. Cost £1.00 only .Please put the money in the wall.

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 frdominic@dioceseofbrentwood.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

PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES LISIUX, Paris, Nevers, Rocamadour & Montligeon by luxury Coach from 26th May to 3rd June for £769 inculding all excursions, led by Fr.Francis.

PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND from 9th October to 17th October for £1,229 incl all excursions, led by Fr. Francis.

PILGRMAGE TO FATIMA from 25th November to 1st December for £759 incl all excursions. For more info, pls contact Mrs Mozzi on 020 8472 0843/07859 027301

DIOCESAN GUILD MASS FOR DECEASED ALTAR SERVERS at St Vincent de Paul Church, Becontree on Saturday 10th March 2018 at 11am (please arrive by 10.30am. Vesting and entrance procession will be from St Vincent’s Catholic Primary School, Burnside Rd, Dagenham, Essex RM8 2JN). Please bring your own alb / cassocks and cottas. Light lunch and refreshments will be provided after Mass. Great opportunity to meet your fellow Altars Servers in the Diocese.  Everyone is welcome. Please reply to  becontree@dioceseofbrentwood.org by 28th February if you wish to attend and if your Parish Priest would like to concelebrate.

BIBLE GROUP: will meet each Tuesday at 6.30pm during Lent and welcome any body who wishes to join them for a very interesting session. The sessions will be in the Parish Room.
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