ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK
25th Sunday PALM SUNDAY –Mass will begin in St. Michael’s Hall – 11.00am
26th Monday Reconciliation St. Michael’s School – 9.15am
Funeral of Maureen Marshall in Church – 11.00am
Reconciliation in Church – 7.00am
27th Tuesday Reconciliation in St. John’s School – 11.30am
Mass in St. John’s School – 2.00pm
St. Michael’s School Governors meet
Retreat for all (New & Current) Extra Ordinary Ministers – 6.00
28th Wednesday Funeral of Manuel Alves Da Silva, East London Crem – 10.00
Mass in Newham Hospital – 12.30pm
Chrism Mass, Brentwood Cathedral – 7.00pm
29th Thursday HOLY THURSDAY
Syro Malabar Mass – 5.00pm Mass of the Last Supper – 8.00pm
During Mass we have the Washing of the Feet (Volunteers Needed)
Renewal of Promises for Ministers of the Eucharist during the Mass
New Eucharistic Ministers Commissioned
Praying before the Blessed Sacrament until Midnight with Night Prayer
30th Friday GOOD FRIDAY Office of Readings and Morning Prayer – 9.00am
Children’s Stations of the Cross 10.00am – Walk of Witness 11.00am
Passion of the Lord – 3.00pm
Stations of the Cross and Veneration of the Cross – 6.30pm
31st Saturday HOLY SATURDAY Office of Readings and Morning Prayer – 9.00am
Altar Servers Practice in Church – 10.00am
Easter Vigil – 8.00pm
Sunday EASTER SUNDAY OF THE RESURRECTION OF THE LORD (A)
Wedding in Westminster Cathedral Saturday 7th April
Burial of the Ashes of Pat Eldridge Tuesday 10th April
1st Communion Children meet Saturday 14th April Vocations Sunday 21st April
National AGM Catholic Fellowship Saturday 28th April
CLOCKS GO FORWARD ONE HOUR THIS WEEK END.
300 CLUB: This month is the last draw for this year which means it will have six prizes the first prize being £300.00 the second prize is £100.00, the third prize is £75.00, the fourth prize is £50.00, the sixth prize is £10.00. You need to be a fully paid up member for the past six months to be eligible for the Draw. We start again next month and hopefully people will support this fund raising scheme we have.
MAUNDY THURSDAY PLANTS: WE need some plants for Maundy Thursday, please bring them on Wednesday morning. We would like them to be in flower as we only use them for the Mass and for the Watching until Midnight. Hen if you wish you can take them home on Good Friday. Thank you.
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 including all excursions, led by Fr. Francis. Please contact Mrs. Mozzi on 020 8472 0843/07859 027301 for more information.
ST BONAVENTURE’S SITE MANAGER Required For April 2018 Due to the retirement of the current post holder, a vacancy is available in St Bonaventure’s. All information is available on the school website;www.stbons.org/site-manager
OUR LADY OF GRACE CATHOLIC ACADEMY TRUST (based in Newham) is looking to appoint additional directors to the Trust Board. Please see
http://www.ourladyofgraceacademy.org.uk/careers-opportunities/ The closing date for applications is noon on 16 April.
ONE DAY BIBLE & HEALING CONVENTION at Divine Retreat Centre in Ramsgate on 5th May 2018. Coach leaves from Our Lady of Compassion Church, Upton Park, at 6.45am. Contact Jisha Benny -07448859130 or Reena Cruze – 07576232294
RETREAT -ALL EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION
There will be a Retreat for all the Extra Ordinary Ministers of Holy Communion in the Church on Tuesday 27th at 6.00pm. We do expect all Eucharistic Ministers to attend this Retreat. The new members will also be attending. Also we hope you will all be at the Mass of the last Supper on Holy Thursday at the 8.00pm Mass of the last Supper to renew the promises of your ministry.
EASTER SUNDAY: The collection at all Masses for Easter is your personal offering to your Priests. We hope you will be as generous as you normally are.