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Saturday 6th April - Saturday 13th April 2024

ST.THOMAS MORE, BEXLEYHEATH. Notices & Schedule.

APRIL IS THE MONTH OF THE HOLY EUCHARIST

Second Week of Eastertide


 

SPUC Coffee morning.

Sunday 14th April after 9.00 a.m. mass in the hall.

Come along and enjoy ‘a cake and a brew’ whilst helping to raise money for the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children.

 

‘Beginning Experience’ Beginning Experience provides peer support for Separated, Divorced, and Widowed persons, so as to facilitate the grief resolution process, and enable those wounded by grief to rediscover love for themselves, others, and God. Facilitated by trained peer ministers, grief resolution programmes take place in nine countries on three continents, including here in the south of England.


URGENT REPAIRS NEEDED ON CHURCH ROOF & DECAYED GUTTERING.

Thank you for your donations so far.

If you would like to make a contribution towards this essential repair please do so on line ref: ROOF REPAIRS or you can pay by contactless or place your donation in an envelope, also marking it ‘Roof Repairs’.

 

NATWEST                                                                  

ACC NO:  21361606                                                    

SORT CODE: 517014                                                      

for the credit of: RC ARCHDIOCESE ST THOMAS MORE - BOSTALL PARK       Ref: Church Roof Repairs


GIFT AID boxes will be available for collection this weekend. Please contact Melissa at bostallpark@rcaos.org.uk for any questions/enquiries/changes (including giving method).

New donors always welcome.

 

 Parish family pilgrimage to Walsingham 29th to 31st may 2024.

If you have booked a place, please check your emails next week for confirmation and further details.


A DAY WITH MARY Basilica of Our Lady of Walsingham, Sunday 12th May 2024 12.00 noon to 6.15 p.m.  Bring a packed lunch.


‘DAY WITH MARY’ PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA 7th to 14th June 2024.

If interested see poster in the porch or contact Trevor Downs ‘A Day With Mary’ Tel: 020 8641 6418 E-mail: adwmary.uk@gmail.com


PILGRIMAGE TO SPAIN & FATIMA – 20th to 26th MAY 2024 4 nights half- board accommodation in Spain -  Walking in the footsteps of Saint Teresa of Avila, Visiting Salamanca and Segovia, the Monastery of Saint John of the Cross and Vallodolid. 2 nights full board accommodation in Fatima - Visiting the Sanctuary in Fatima, the Rosary Basilica, the Chapel of Apparitions and the Holy Trinity Basilica. Attending the Rosary candlelight procession and the International Mass on Sunday. The Pilgrimage cost is £1358pp based on 2 sharing a room. Single room supplement is £235pp. The price includes half board accommodation in Avila, Salamanca, Segovia and Vallodolid and full board accommodation in Fatima. Also included is daily Mass, coach transfers for the itinerary and half day guided tours in Avila, Salamanca, Segovia and Vallodolid. The cost does not include travel to or from London Gatwick. To join this seven-day pilgrimage, please contact St. Lawrence, Sidcup, Parish Office on Tel: 020 8300 2480 or Email: sidcup@rcaos.org.uk. Alternatively call Gill at Tangney Tours on 01732 886666 to book your places.

 

Traditional Latin Mass at Corpus Christi, Maiden Lane (Covent Garden) with Sixteenth Century music from France and Flanders


Monday 8th April,6.30 p.m. Mass of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Missa Ave Maria, de la Rue Ego Flos Campi, Clemens non Papa Ave Maria, Josquin.

 

Monday 22nd April, 6.30 p.m. Mass of Saints Soter and Caius Missa Praeter Rerum Seriem, de Rore Aurora Lucis Rutilat, Lassus Laboravi in Gemitu Meo, Rogier.In weeks when the Southwell Consort does not perform, the Houghton Schola sings traditional Gregorian Chant Corpus Christi, Maiden Lane, London WC2E 2NB. Maiden Lane is five minutes’ walk from Charing Cross Station and next to Covent Garden.


Summertime 2024

A few days for those aged 11- 17 of the Southwark Diocese to meet in a holiday atmosphere with activities including talks, discussions, prayer, daily mass, as well as sports,

Thorpe Park visit and swimming,

For more details contact Fr. Stephen Boyle on 01322 220075 or dartford@rcaos.org.uk

 

FOOD BANK. You can make your donations before any mass in the crates in the Church Porch and they are taken to Bexley Food Bank on a Monday morning.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION 2024 Next Class: Saturday 20th April 10.30 a.m.


CHILDRENS’ LITURGY OF THE WORD SUNDAY 9.00 A.M. is on Easter break and will return on Sunday 21st April.

 

CONFIRMATION 2024 Next meeting at 2.30 p.m. on Sunday 21st April at Bexleyheath Station for Vespers and Benediction at Westminster Cathedral followed by McDonalds. For families only, who do not live in Bexleyheath, please meet outside Westminster Cathedral at 3.30 p.m., however confirmation candidates even if coming with family, need to meet at Bexleyheath Station and travel with the confirmation group.


THURSDAY LUNCH CLUB meets again on Thursday 18th April 2024 at 12.30p.m.

 

DEATHS

Please pray for the souls of:

 

Bridie Philomena Nickells, who died on 6th March 2024, aged 86. Her Funeral is on Friday 26th April at 10.30 followed by committal at Eltham Crematorium.

 

Jean Eileen Dyer, who died on 28th March 2024, aged 85. Her funeral is at Eltham Crematorium on Tuesday 30th April at 10.00 a.m. with a requiem at church at 8.00 a.m.


Mary O'Halloran, who died Wednesday 3rd April aged 101. On the 16th of October 2023 Mary was one of the first people to receive a card from King Charles on her 100th birthday. Mary was brought up in County Cork where she spent most of her childhood. Her late husband John O'Halloran was a member of the Knights of St Columba for over 50years and sadly died on the 14th March 2001.Mary had three sons, Stephen, David and Philip, who live in Orpington and looked after their mother for many years ensuring that she was able to live her life with a high degree of independence and was able to drive a car till she reached 90 years and do her shopping in Asda. Mary had great faith and despite being housebound for many years, took a great interest in the life of the parish. May she rest in peace.


MASSES AND INTENTIONS

Second Week of Easter 2024

 

Saturday 6th April Easter Saturday/ Sabbato in Albis

9.00 a.m. Confessions

9.30 a.m. The Daily Rosary

+ 10.00 a.m. Low Mass [Latin 1962] Lavinio Rebello R.I.P.

+ 6.30 p.m. Said SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER ‘Low Sunday’ Severine Carrasco R.I.P.

 

Sunday 7th April

8.30 a.m. The Daily Rosary

+ 9.00 a.m. Sung. Chris Wyatt R.I.P.

+11.00 a.m. Solemn Latin Mass (in Latin with English Readings. Missa de Angelis) people of the parish.

7.00 p.m. Parish Social Evening in Church Hall. All welcome.

 

Monday 8th April THE ANNUNCIATION OF THE LORD Solemnity. (transferred from 25th April)

9.30 a.m. The Daily Rosary

+10.00 a.m. Jean Hayes R.I.P.

 

Tuesday 9th April feria

8.30 a.m. The Daily Rosary

+9.00 a.m. Eileen Budd TG

 

Wednesday 10th April feria

The Daily Rosary at home

NO PUBLIC MASS TODAY

 

Thursday 11th April St Stanislaus, bishop & martyr, memorial.

9.30 a.m. The Daily Rosary

+10.00 a.m. Holy Souls

 

No lunch club today.

 

Friday 12th April feria

9.30 a.m. The Daily Rosary

+10.00 a.m. Joan Evans R.I.P.

6.00 p.m. Choir Practice.

 

Saturday 13th April St Hermenegild, martyr [TC]

9.00 a.m. Confessions

9.30 a.m. The Daily Rosary

+ 10.00 a.m. Low Mass [Latin 1962] Fr Barry Hughes R.I.P.

+ 6.30 p.m. Said THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER David & Pat Hallett R.I.P.


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