Newsletter for the Ninth Sunday after Trinity

18th Aug 2019


THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS, CROMER STREET, LONDON WC1H 8JU.

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE NINTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

THE LORD GOD IS VERY PRESENT AND ACTIVE.

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                    431                  485                   302                    490

 

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:              Jeremiah 23.23-29; Hebrews 11.29-12.2;  Luke 12.49-56.                                                                                             

 

FOR OUR PRAYERS:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Emmanuel Amui, Joan Mitchell, Marianna Sagovsky,

Lula Weldegebriel, Samuel Briton, Marie-Jo Dioudonnat,

Kenny Clarke.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Kathleen Dolan, Barbara Thatcher,

Kenneth Davies, Adelaide Fiotte Joaille, Mick Egan,

Sylvia Reynolds, Norah Sexton, Jim Hardiman.

 

RIP: PC Andrew Harper.

 

MASSES FOR THIS COMING WEEK

19th Week in Ordinary Time

(18th August to 25th August):

 

Wednesday         6 pm     St Bernard of Clairvaux

Thursday             6 pm   

Friday             12 45 pm 

Saturday         10 30 am    St Bartholomew, Apostle

 

Sunday 25th August

The Tenth Sunday after Trinity

Parish Mass at 11 am

 

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK :

 

1.OUR VISITING ORGANIST FOR THIS MORNING is Mr Robert Langston, formerly organist of St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street, London. Our own organist, My John Webster has signalled his desire to move on from Holy Cross after ten years service and we will be marking his time with us with a farewell presentation at our Patronal Mass on 15th September at the 6 pm Service.

 

2. FORWARD NOTICE THAT OUR PATRONAL MASS FOR THE FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS takes place this year on Sunday 15th September at 6 pm in this church. Our celebrant and preacher will be The Ven. Luke Miller, Archdeacon of London. A reception will follow. Please keep this date in your diaries. A sheet at the back of church details our requirement for food items and it would be good if you could sign up to bring a dish to serve approx. four people.

 

3. THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MOON LANDING -  HOLY CROSS CHURCH WILL BE WELCOMING LUKE JERAM’S ‘MUSEUM OF THE MOON’ – A FABULOUS DIGITAL FACSIMILE OF THE ACTUAL MOON, WHICH WILL BE SET UP HERE IN CHURCH FOR THE DURATION OF THE BLOOMSBURY FESTIVAL - SATURDAY 12TH OCTOBER UNTIL MONDAY 21ST OCTOBER. MANY LOCAL AND PUBLIC EVENTS AND VISITS WILL ACCOMPANY THE MOON IMPLACEMENT AND HOLY CROSS CHURCH WILL BE AT THE CENTRE OF A GREAT DEAL OF INTEREST AND CELEBRATION. WATCH THIS SPACE!

 

4. P A C T S  LEAFLETS FOR INDIVIDUAL GUIDED PRAYER AND PARISH MONTHLY INTERCESSIONS BOOKLETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Both are available on the parish website (see above).

 

5. COPIES OF SERMONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Please take ONE copy from the plastic folders. Each pack contains several!  A backlist of sermons can be found on the parish website.

 

6. A WARM WELCOME TO OUR VISITORS THIS MORNING. Tea/Freshly brewed coffee and homemade cake are served at the back of church after this service. Do stay for a short while and meet everyone.

 



Newsletter for the Sixth Sunday after Trinity

28th Jul 2019


THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS, CROMER STREET, LONDON WC1H 8JU.

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE SIXTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY : THE LORD’S PRAYER

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                      456                   338                      285                       354

  

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                Genesis 18.20-32;  Colossians 2.6-15 (16-19);  Luke 11.1-13.                                                                                                  

 

 

FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Emmanuel Amui, Joan Mitchell, Marianna Sagovsky,

Lula Weldegebriel, Samuel Briton, Marie-Jo Dioudonnat.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Christobel Joshua, Daisy Gardner,

Therese Fonseka, Alison Hill, Fr Robert Norwood.

 

MASSES FOR THIS COMING WEEK

17th Week in Ordinary Time (28th July to 4th August):  

 

Wednesday          6 pm        St Ignatius of Loyola

Thursday              6 pm        St Alphonsus Liguori

Friday               12 45 pm 

           NO MASS ON SATURDAY

 

Sunday 4th August

The Seventh Sunday after Trinity

Parish Mass at 11 am

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK :

 

 

‘OPEN FOR MUSIC’ CONTINUES ITS SERIES OF GREAT MUSICAL EVENTS AT HOLY CROSS CHURCH WITH TWO UPLIFTING PERFORMANCES :

 

SATURDAY 10TH AUGUST FROM 11 15 AM  2 30 PM – LUNCHTIME ORGAN MASTERCLASS

WITH DOUGLAS TANG, ORGANIST.

 

THURSDAY 15TH AUGUST AT 7 15 PM -  ‘CARMENCO’ A STORY FROM THE NOVELLA OF

PROSPER MERIMÉE AND THE OPERA OF BIZET.

 

TICKETS ONLINE: http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/archicantores OR PAY AT THE DOOR.

SEE POSTERS AND FLIERS AT THE BACK OF CHURCH.

 

2. FORWARD NOTICE THAT OUR MASS FOR THE FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS takes place this year on Sunday 15th September at 6 pm in this church. Our celebrant and preacher will be The Ven. Luke Miller, Archdeacon of London. A reception will follow. Please keep this date in your diaries.

3. THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MOON LANDING -  HOLY CROSS CHURCH WILL BE WELCOMING LUKE JERAM’S ‘MUSEUM OF THE MOON’ – A FABULOUS DIGITAL FACSIMILE OF THE ACTUAL MOON, WHICH WILL BE SET UP HERE IN CHURCH FOR THE DURATION OF THE BLOOMSBURY FESTIVAL :

 

SATURDAY 12TH OCTOBER UNTIL MONDAY 21ST OCTOBER.

 

MANY LOCAL AND PUBLIC EVENTS AND VISITS WILL ACCOMPANY THE MOON IMPLACEMENT AND HOLY CROSS CHURCH WILL BE AT THE CENTRE OF A GREAT DEAL OF INTEREST AND CELEBRATION. WATCH THIS SPACE!

 

4. P A C T S  LEAFLETS FOR INDIVIDUAL GUIDED PRAYER AND PARISH MONTHLY INTERCESSIONS BOOKLETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Both are available on the parish website (see above).

5. COPIES OF SERMONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Please take ONE copy from the plastic folders. Each pack contains several!  A backlist of sermons can be found on the parish website.

6. A WARM WELCOME TO OUR VISITORS THIS MORNING. Tea/Freshly brewed coffee and homemade cake are served at the back of church after this service. Do stay for a short while and meet everyone.

 

 

 



Newsletter for the Fifth Sunday after Trinity

21st Jul 2019


THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS, CROMER STREET, LONDON WC1H 8JU.

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY – MARY AND MARTHA

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:    484 omm v.3          148 omm vv.2,3 & 5          305           440 omm vv. 4 & 5

  

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:               Genesis 18.1-10a;  Colossians 1.15-28;  Luke 10.38-end.                                                                                                  

 

FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Emmanuel Amui, Joan Mitchell, Marianna Sagovsky,

Lula Weldegebriel, Samuel Briton.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Roger Fees, Fr Jacques Hamel,

Toby Finnett.

 

 

MASSES FOR THIS COMING WEEK

16th Week in Ordinary Time (21st to 28th July):  

 

Wednesday          6 pm        

Thursday              6 pm     St James, Apostle    

Friday               12 45 pm  Saints Anne and Joachim

Saturday           10 30 am  Brooke Fosse Westcott, Bishop.

 

Sunday 28th July

The Sixth Sunday after Trinity

Parish Mass at 11 am

 

 NOTICES THIS WEEK :

 

 

1. THE CAMDEN MELA TAKES PLACE THIS AFTERNOON, SUNDAY, 21ST JULY FROM 12  NOON TO

6 pm AT CORAM’S FIELDS. A great day out for all the family. See posters and leaflets at the back of church. Many activities and great street food.

 

2. FORWARD NOTICE THAT OUR MASS FOR THE FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS takes place this year on Sunday 15th September at 6 pm in this church. Our celebrant and preacher will be The Ven. Luke Miller, Archdeacon of London. A reception will follow. Please keep this date in your diaries.

 

3. IN THIS WEEK OF THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MOON LANDINGS, WE AT HOLY CROSS WILL BE WELCOMING LUKE JERAM’S ‘MUSEUM OF THE MOON’ - A FABULOUS DIGITAL FACSIMILE OF THE ACTUAL MOON, WHICH WILL BE PUT UP HERE IN CHURCH FOR THE DURATION OF THE BLOOMSBURY FESTIVAL FROM

 

SATURDAY 12TH OCTOBER UNTIL MONDAY 21ST OCTOBER.

 

MANY LOCAL AND PUBLIC EVENTS AND VISITS WILL ACCOMPANY THE MOON IMPLACEMENT AND HOLY CROSS CHURCH WILL BE AT THE CENTRE OF A GREAT DEAL OF INTEREST AND CELEBRATION. WATCH THIS SPACE!

 

 

4. P A C T S  LEAFLETS FOR INDIVIDUAL GUIDED PRAYER AND PARISH MONTHLY INTERCESSIONS BOOKLETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Both are available on the parish website (see above).

 

5. COPIES OF SERMONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Please take ONE copy from the plastic folders. Each pack contains several!  A backlist of sermons can be found on the parish website.

 

6. A WARM WELCOME TO OUR VISITORS THIS MORNING. Tea/Freshly brewed coffee and homemade cake are served at the back of church after this service. Do stay for a short while and meet everyone.

 



Newsletter for the Fourth Sunday after Trinity

14th Jul 2019


THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS, CROMER STREET, LONDON WC1H 8JU.

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY – THE GOOD SAMARITAN

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                  378                     351                   288                      477

  

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:             Dueteronomy 30.9-14;  Colossians 1.1-14;  Luke 10.25-37.                                                                                                                 

 

FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Emmanuel Amui, Joan Mitchell, Marianna Sagovsky,

Lula Weldegebriel, Samuel Briton.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Sarah Mbabazi, Doris Andrews,

Roger Reece, Beth Griffin, Thomas Whiston, Sylvia Amui.

RIP: George Duckworth.

 

MASSES FOR THIS COMING WEEK

14th Week in Ordinary Time (14th July to 21st July) :

 

Wednesday               6 pm        

Thursday                  6 pm        Elizabeth Ferard, Deacon

Friday                    12 45 pm    St Gregory of Nyssa

Saturday                10 30 am    St Margaret of Antioch

 

Sunday 21st July

The Fifth Sunday after Trinity

Parish Mass at 11 am

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK :

 

 THE CAMDEN MELA TAKES PLACE THIS COMING SUNDAY, 21ST JULY FROM

12  NOON TO 6 pm AT CORAM’S FIELDS.

A great day out for all the family. See posters and leaflets at the back of church. 

 

2. ‘VOICES FOR LOVE’ is a concert in our church this Thursday 18th July, beginning at 7 15 pm with refreshments from 7 45 pm. The concert is based on the theme of love and performed by ‘Open for Music’ and features a packed programme of poems and songs – Jonathan Louth, Baritone, Joanna Marie Skillett, Soprano, Marion Wyllie, Mezzo Soprano and Oliver Comins, poet. Tickets at the door are priced at £12 (£10 concessions, & under 18s go free).

 

3. GEORGE DUCKWORTH, RIP.  George was a regular and much esteemed member of our congregation and his funeral takes place this week at Golders Green Crematorium on Wednesday (17th July) at 11 am.

 

4. SYLVIA AMUI, RIP. Many thanks to all who contributed to Sylvia’s memorial service in this church yesterday, which was a very lovely occasion.

 

5. P A C T S  LEAFLETS FOR INDIVIDUAL GUIDED PRAYER AND PARISH MONTHLY INTERCESSIONS BOOKLETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Both are available on the parish website (see above).

 

6. COPIES OF SERMONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Please take ONE copy from the plastic folders. Each pack contains several!  A backlist of sermons can be found on the parish website.

 

7. A WARM WELCOME TO OUR VISITORS THIS MORNING. Tea/Freshly brewed coffee and homemade cake are served at the back of church after this service. Do stay for a short while and meet everyone.

 

 

 



Newsletter for the Third Sunday after Trinity

7th Jul 2019


THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS, CROMER STREET, LONDON WC1H 8JU.

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE APOSTOLIC MINISTRY.

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                  52                      362                     294                     394

  

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:          Isaiah 66.10-14;  Galatians 6 (1-6), 7-16;  Luke 10.1-11, 16-20.                                                                                                                   

 

 

FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Emmanuel Amui, Joan Mitchell, Marianna Sagovsky,

Lula Weldegebriel, Samuel Briton,

 

IN MEMORIAM: Sarah Mbabazi, Doris Andrews,

Roger Reece, Beth Griffin, Thomas Whiston.

RIP: George Duckworth.

 

MASSES FOR THIS COMING WEEK

13th Week in Ordinary Time (7th July to 14th July) :

 

Wednesday               6 pm        

Thursday                  6 pm       Feast of St Benedict of Nursia

Friday                    12 45 pm    

Saturday                10 30 am     

 

Sunday 14th July

The Fourth Sunday after Trinity

Parish Mass at 11 am

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK     

 

 

“SUMMER SUNDAYS” Evening Prayer at Goodenough College Chapel

This evening a 6 pm (meet outside this church at 5 30 pm)

We share a free supper afterwards in the college refectory.

All welcome.

 

This evening’s sermon:  ‘Remembering St Benedict’.

 

2. MANY THANKS TO ROSA, AJOK AND ALL WHO MADE YESTERDAY’S SERVICE FOR THE INDEPENDENCE OF SOUTH SUDAN SO MEMORABLE , JOYFUL AND UNIFYING.

 

3. PCC MEETING takes place  after this service, beginning at 12 30 pm promptly. 

 

4. THE ANNUAL ST BENEDICT LECTURE tales place at St Benet’s Church, Kentish Town this Thursday 11th July, which is the Feast of St Benedict. The event begins with Solemn Evensong at 6 30 pm followed by the lecture at 7 30 pm entitled ‘The Life and Legacy of St Benedict’ given by the Dean of Westminster, The Very Rev’d. Dr John Hall. See www.stbenets.org or telephone for more details on 020 72843728. See also posters at the back of church.

 

5. P A C T S  LEAFLETS FOR INDIVIDUAL GUIDED PRAYER AND PARISH MONTHLY INTERCESSIONS BOOKLETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Both are available on the parish website (see above).

 

6. COPIES OF SERMONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Please take ONE copy from the plastic folders. Each pack contains several!  A backlist of sermons can be found on the parish website.

 

7. A WARM WELCOME TO OUR VISITORS THIS MORNING. Tea/Freshly brewed coffee and homemade cake are served at the back of church after this service. Do stay for a short whil



 

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