6th January 2019

Saturday First Mass of Sunday

5th 6.00pm Jim Craig RIP (Rosaleen)


6th 8.00am Alan Moxam Anniv

9.00am Sebastian Morrais Anniv. (Vincent Morrais)

11.00am Parish Family

2.00pm Syro Malabar Mass


7th 8.45am Morning Prayer

9.00am Deceased Parents of K.P David Family

9.40am Rosary



9.30am Marie-Anne Xiberras RIP (Marguerite)

2.00pm Jim Eldridge RIP (said in St. John’s School)


9th 8.45am Morning Prayer

9.00am Bartholomew Velichore RIP (Family)

9.40am Rosary


10 8.45am Morning Prayer

9.00am Stephen Farrell RIP (O’Malley Family)

9.40am Rosary


11th 8.45am Morning Prayer

9.00am Edward Shorey RIP (Bill & Teresa)

9.40am Rosary


12th 11.00am Sacrament of Reconciliation during which

We will have Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

11.45am Mid-Day Prayer, Benediction and Angelus

12.00noon Janet Rosario Anniv. (Linda)

Saturday First Mass of Sunday

12th 6.00pm Patrick McElhatton Anniv.


13th 8.00am People of the Parish

9.00am Henderson Angelose Anniv. (Family)

11.00am Rattinanmalle Itia Candy Anniv. (Fami

4.00pm Malayalam Mass


PARISH PRIESTS Fr. Bob Hamill, Fr. Francis Ward

Charity No. 234092 21 Tilbury Road

Issue 351 East Ham

5th/6th January 2019 London E6 6ED

For Private Circulation Only

Tel: 020 8472 2557

EMAIL: eastham@dioceseofbrentwood.org

Website : http://stmichaelse6.co.uk


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VISION DOCUMENT: SHAPING OUR FUTURE: A Book which we have received from the Diocese will be given to you at the end of the Masses this weekend. We are asked to read it and then come together to discuss the many ideas for the future of the Diocese. Please do read it and next month we will organise a meeting for any person who wishes to discuss the book,to come along and meet up with othe rparishioners to see what we feel about the plans for the future of our Diocese. Please take one book per family.

CONFIRMATION: This Sunday we are hoping that all who wish to join the Confirmation Program will attend the 11.00am Mass for the Initiation and welcome and after the Mass to go around to the School Hall for a reception and get together. I wish to thank the Catechists who have organised and prepared the program and hopefully the Students will fully enjoy the experience. It is important that you attend the course and that you will be at least 14 years old by 31st August 2019. GOD BLESS,

Please pray for Maureen Menzies who has died. Please pray for her Friends and Family at this time.

Please also pray for all whose anniversaries occur this week including: Alan Moxam; Sebastian Morrais; Janet Rozario; Canon John Bloomfield; Canon Francis Dobson.


6th Sunday Communion to the House bound – 1.30pm

7th Monday Schools Re-open today

Meeting in Ilford -12.30pm

Baptism Course begins in Parish Room – 6.30pm

R.C.I.A. Course re-starts in Parish Room – 7.30pm

8th Tuesday St. Michael’s opening Mass – 9.30am

St. John’s School Mass – 7.30pm

9th Wednesday Mass in Newham Hospital-12.30pm

S.V.P meet in Parish Room – 7.30pm

10th Thursday Mass at St. Bonaventure’s School 12noon

11th Friday Funeral of Barbara Bush St. Thomas More’s Church Barking

12thSaturday Preparation for the Senior Citizens Christmas Lunch 2.00pm


Senior Citizens’ Christmas Lunch


Parents of 1st Communion Children meet, Wednesday 16th January

Mini Vini’s Festival Thursday 17th January

C.F. Disco Friday 18th January

1st Communion Children meet, Saturday 19th January

Pax Christi Retiring Collection weekend 19/20th January

C.F Executive meet, Monday 21st January

Mass Year 6 St. Michael’s School Tuesday 22nd January

Deanery Meeting of Priests, Thursday 31st January

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

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE On Wednesdays 23rd and 30th January at 7 pm Fr Adrian Graffy will lead an exploration of the Gospel of Luke, the gospel being read on Sundays in 2019. These ‘Gidea Park Faith Evenings’ will take place in the hall at Gidea Park Catholic Church (410 Brentwood Road, Gidea Park, RM2 6DH). Please book by email to GPstudydays@gmail.com Refreshments provided. Admission free.

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.

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.


26th January2019/ 2nd February 2019

they run from 10.00am – 5.00pm…… cost £60.00

“SPRING SPIRITUALITY TALK” Mgr David Manson will be giving a talk on “The Spirituality of Pope Francis”-  Saturday 19th January 2019 – 10.30am-12.00noon at  Cathedral House Conference Centre,  Brentwood.

Contact details: jude@dioceseofbrentwood.org Tel. 01277 265285.

“GOVERNOR TRAINING”  Saturday 26th January 2019 – 10.30am-12.00noon at  Cathedral House Conference Centre,  Brentwood

The topics are: “ Preparing for OFSTED and Section 48 Inspections.” This training will be led by Debbi Botham Diocesan Coordinator for Governance and Derek Kelly Educational consultant and  Section 48 Inspector. Contact details: debbibotham@dioceseofbrentwood.org Tel. 01277 265284.

BAPTISM COURSE: begins this Monday7th January at 6.30pm in the Parish Room. Any Parents who wish for their children to be Baptised in the next couple of months need to attend the course. Please bring a copy of your own Baptism Certificate with you. The R.C.I.A. course will follow at 7.30pm