Newsletter for the Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

17th Sep 2017


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

 

THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY: FORGIVENESS – FROM THE HEART

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:                      393                 465                 311                368

 

READINGS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:           Genesis 50.15-21;  Romans 14.1-12;  Matthew 18.21-35.         

 

PRAY FOR THOSE TO BE CONFIRMED:          Richard Nicholl, Tom Olowade, Carl Wratten, Jonathan Kitson.

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, John Joshua, June Hornby, Alma Godfrey, David Bradley, Bonnie Crawford, Anna Fox, Lawrence Wallace, Charles Prunet, Sandra Pallister, Anna Thompson,  Jennifer Josephs, Celia Marshall,

Fr Philip Warner, Sylvia and Emmanuel Amui.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Robert Dobson, Stephen Gateley, Liz Davidson, Ruth Ferrante, Philippa O’Neill, Andrew Hardiman, Deacon George Nowak, Bernie Hearn. Jeff Kelvey, Fr Paul Lewis, Megan Russell, Cruz Maria Carlin, Baby Ionis Aberdeen.

RIP: Thomas Fagta, Debbie Kerr. 

 

WE GIVE THANKS FOR THE RELEASE FROM CAPTIVITY BY ISIS OF FATHER TOM UZHUNNALIL, A SALESIAN PRIEST WHO HAS ENDURED EIGHTEEN MONTHS OF CONFINEMENT. GOD BE PRAISED.

 

 

MASSES THIS WEEK  (17th to 24th September)

 

Wednesday      6pm Saints of Australasia and the Pacific

Thursday          6 pm  St Matthew, Apostle.

Friday             12 45 pm

Saturday         10 30 am Padre Pio (Pio de Pietrelcina)

 

 

Next Sunday 24th September:

Parish Mass at 11 am

The Fiftteenth Sunday after Trinity.

 

FORWARD NOTICE OF NEXT PCC MEETING on Sunday 1st October after the Parish Mass.

 

1.     MASS WITH CONFIRMATION FOR THE FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS this evening at 6 pm. At this Mass our four candidates, Richard, Tom, Jonathan and Carl will be Confirmed by The Bishop of Edmonton, The Rt Rev’d. Robert Wickham. Please pray for them. There will be a reception downstairs in the crypt following this service. Please do bring your friends and make this an occasion to remember. See sheet at the back with a list of food items. Please sign against those items you could bring. You can leave food in the crypt before the service.

2.     THE MARCHMONT STREET PARTY takes place this Saturday, 23rd September from 2 pm ‘til 5 pm. Do get along and enjoy the fun.

3.     WESTMINSTER ABBEY – NATIONAL PILGRIMAGE TO THE SHRINE OF EDWARD THE CONFESSOR on Saturday 14th October – All day pilgrimage with visits to the Shrine of St Edward the Confessor. 11.30 am - Festival Eucharist . This Festival Eucharist celebrates St Edward's life and holiness on the day of the national pilgrimage to his shrine. Preacher: The Right Reverend Dr John Inge, Bishop of Worcester. At 3.00 pm - First Evensong of the Dedication of Westminster Abbey. See leaflets at the back of church for more details.

4.     P A C T S  LEAFLETS FOR INDIVIDUAL GUIDED PRAYER AND PARISH MONTHLY INTERCESSIONS BOOKLETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. You can also find these aids to prayer on the Parish website.

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.     ALL CRYPT AND CHURCH BOOKINGS can be made by contacting the Parish Priest, Fr Christopher Cawrse on 020 7278 6263.

7.     A WARM WELCOME TO OUR VISITORS THIS MORNING. Tea/Freshly brewed coffee is served at the back of church after this service. Do stay awhile and meet everyone.



Newsletter for the Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity

10th Sep 2017


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

 

THE THIRTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY: THE TRANSFORMING POWER OF LOVE.

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:             238             Take my Life…          276              413            

 

READINGS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:        Ezekiel 33.7-11;  Romans 13.8-14;  Matthew 18.15-20.         

 

PRAY FOR THOSE TO BE CONFIRMED:   Richard Nicholl, Tom Olowade, Carl Wratten, Jonathan Kitson.

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, John Joshua, June Hornby, Alma Godfrey, David Bradley, Angela Walker, Bonnie Crawford, Anna Fox, Fr Tom Uzhunnalil, Lawrence Wallace, Charles Prunet, Sandra Pallister, Anna Thompson,  Jennifer Josephs, Celia Marshall, Fr Philip Warner, Sylvia and Emmanuel Amui.

 

 

IN MEMORIAM: Kathleen Dolan, David Brown,

Barbara Thatcher, Kenneth Davies.

RIP: Thomas Fagta. 

 

NO MASSES THIS WEEK  (10th to 17th September)

 

Wednesday      6pm

(St John Chrysostom) 

Thursday          6 pm

Friday             12 45 pm

(St Cyprian)

Saturday         10 30 am

(St Ninan; Edward Bouverie Pusey, Tractarian)

 

Next Sunday 17th September:

Parish Mass at 11 am

The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity.

 

 

 

FORWARD NOTICE OF NEXT PCC MEETING on Sunday 1st October after the Parish Mass.

 

 1.     HOLY CROSS CHURCH CONFIRMATION GROUP next meets at 7 pm in church this Thursday, 14th September. This will be our rehearsal for the Patronal Mass and Confirmation this coming Sunday.

2.     ANNUAL BEATING OF THE BOUNDS OF THE PARISH begins at 11 am (after the 10 30 am Mass) this Saturday 16th September, as we make our walk across the boundaries of the parish. The walk takes about an hour and we will stop off at significant places for histories and stories. This will be followed by a lunch of sausage and mash in the crypt. Please sign the sheet at the back of church if you would like to come.

3.     MASS WITH CONFIRMATION FOR THE FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS this coming Sunday, 17th September at 6 pm. At this Mass our four candidates, Richard, Tom, Jonathan and Carl will be Confirmed by The Bishop of Edmonton, The Rt Rev’d. Robert Wickham. Please pray for them. There will be a reception downstairs in the crypt following this service. Please do bring your friends and make this an occasion to remember. See sheet at the back with a list of food items. Please sign against those items you could bring.

4.     WESTMINSTER ABBEY – NATIONAL PILGRIMAGE TO THE SHRINE OF EDWARD THE CONFESSOR on Saturday 14th October – All day pilgrimage with visits to the Shrine of St Edward the Confessor. 11.30 am - Festival Eucharist . This Festival Eucharist celebrates St Edward's life and holiness on the day of the national pilgrimage to his shrine. Preacher: The Right Reverend Dr John Inge, Bishop of Worcester.

At 3.00 pm - First Evensong of the Dedication of Westminster Abbey. See leaflets at the back of church for more details.

5.     P A C T S  LEAFLETS FOR INDIVIDUAL GUIDED PRAYER AND PARISH MONTHLY INTERCESSIONS BOOKLETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. You can also find these aids to prayer on the Parish website.

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.     ALL CRYPT AND CHURCH BOOKINGS can be made by contacting the Parish Priest, Fr Christopher Cawrse on 020 7278 6263.

8.     A WARM WELCOME TO OUR VISITORS THIS MORNING. Tea/Freshly brewed coffee is served at the back of church after this service. Do stay awhile and meet everyone.

 



Newsletter for the Tenth Sunday after Trinity

20th Aug 2017


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

TENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY : THE INCLUSIVE GOD.

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:               486                   461                 305                     443

 

READINGS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:       Isaiah 56.1, 6-8;  Romans 11.1-2a, 29-32;  Matthew 15.21-28.

 

PRAY FOR THOSE TO BE CONFIRMED: Richard Nicholl, Tom Olowade, Carl Wratten, Jonathan Kitson.

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, John Joshua, June Hornby, Alma Godfrey, David Bradley, Angela Walker, Bonnie Crawford, Anna Fox, Fr Tom Uzhunnalil, Lawrence Wallace, Charles Prunet, Sandra Pallister, Anna Thompson, Carmel and Shirley Lyden, Jennifer Josephs, Celia Marshall.

 

 

IN MEMORIAM: James Foley, Donald Coles, Rita Nannery,

Carlo Curli, Florence Evans, Luigi Falco, Elsie Mansi.

RIP: Fr Robert Norwood, Unicy Laruya Garin and her daughter.

Victims of the Barcelona and Cambrils attacks, Gabriel Philips.

 

MASSES THIS WEEK  (20th August to 27th August)

 

Wednesday          6 pm St Tydfil, Martyr. 

Thursday              6 pm St Batholomew, Apostle.

Friday                12 45 pm St Ebba of Coldingham.

Saturday           10 30 am

 

11 am Holy Rosary in the Walsingham Chapel

(Open Morning from 10 am ‘til 12 30 pm).               

 

Next Sunday 27th August:

Parish Mass at 11 am

The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity.

 

 

 

FORWARD NOTICE OF NEXT PCC MEETING on Sunday 3rd September after the Parish Mass.

 

1.     THE FUNERAL MASS OF FATHER ROBERT NORWOOD takes place this Tuesday at 12 noon at Christchurch, Wanstead. Nearest tube is Wanstead. Please pray for his soul. Fr Norwood was a former curate of this parish with Fr Paul Lewis. He was a great friend to the congregation and the local people of this parish and said Mass here in church only four weeks ago. Please pray for his soul.

2.     HOLY CROSS CHURCH CONFIRMATION GROUP will meet this Thursday, 24th August at 7 pm in church. We will discuss Bishop Philip North’s Lecture on ‘The Church and the Poor’ as a way of exploring the place of the Church of England in contemporary society.

3.     ANNUAL BEATING OF THE BOUNDS OF THE PARISH begins at 11 am (after the 10 30 am Mass) on Saturday 16th September, as we make our walk across the boundaries of the parish. The walk takes about an hour and we will stop off at significant places for explanations and stories. This will be followed by a lunch of sausage and mash in the crypt. Please sign the sheet at the back of church if you would like to come.

4.     FORWARD NOTICE OF OUR PARISH PATRONAL FESTIVAL FOR THE FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS on Sunday 17th September at 6 pm. At this Mass our four candidates, Richard, Tom, Jonathan and Carl will be Confirmed by The Bishop of Edmonton, The Rt Rev’d. Robert Wickham. Please pray for them. There will be a reception downstairs in the crypt following this service. Please do bring your friends and make this an occasion to remember. See sheet at the back with a list of food items. Please sign against those items you could bring.

5.     P A C T S  LEAFLETS FOR INDIVIDUAL GUIDED PRAYER AND PARISH MONTHLY INTERCESSIONS BOOKLETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. You can also find these aids to prayer on the Parish website.

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.     ALL CRYPT AND CHURCH BOOKINGS can be made by contacting the Parish Priest, Fr Christopher Cawrse on 020 7278 6263.

8.     A WARM WELCOME TO OUR VISITORS THIS MORNING. Tea/Freshly brewed coffee is served at the back of church after this service. Do stay awhile and meet everyone.

 

 



Newsletter for the Seventh Sunday after Trinity

30th Jul 2017


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

 

THE SEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY : THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN.

 

HYMNS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:                339               148omm*             407                   436

 

READINGS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:     1 Kings 3.5-12;  Romans 8.26-39;  Matthew 13.31-33, 44-52.

 

PRAY FOR THOSE TO BE CONFIRMED: Richard Nicholl, Tom Olowade, Carl Wratten, Jonathan Kitson and

Carla Barratt.

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, John Joshua, June Hornby, Alma Godfrey, David Bradley, Angela Walker, Bonnie Crawford, Anna Fox, Fr Tom Uzhunnalil, Lawrence Wallace, Charles Prunet, Sandra Pallister, Anna Thompson, Carmel and Shirley Lyden, Jennifer Josephs, Celia Marshall.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Doris Andrews, Beth Griffin,

Roger Rees, Father Jacques Hamel.

 

MASSES THIS WEEK  (30th July to 6th August)

 

Wednesday        6 pm 

St Eusebius of Vercelli.

Thursday            6 pm

St Germanus, Bishop.

Friday               12 45 pm

St Jean Marie Vianney (The Curé d’Ars)

11 am Holy Rosary in the Walsingham Chapel

(Open Morning from 10 am ‘til 12 30 pm).               

Saturday           No Mass-

(Confirmation Group visit to Salisbury) 

St Oswald, King of Northumbria

 

Next Sunday 6th August:

Parish Mass at 11 am

The Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord.

 

 

FORWARD NOTICE OF NEXT PCC MEETING on Sunday 3rd September after the Parish Mass.

The PCC meeting planned for today (30th July) is postponed to this new date.

 

OUR PARISH LUNCH CLUB MEETS THIS SATURDAY 5th AUGUST IN THE CRYPT AT 1 PM FOR A DELICIOUS HOME COOKED TWO COURSE MEAL. £2.50 EACH.  ALL WELCOME.

 

Please note there will be no Mass this Saturday morning at 10 30 am as Fr Christopher will be away

in Salisbury with our confirmands.

 

1.     HOLY CROSS CHURCH PEACE GARDEN – BLITZ ON THURSDAY 3rd AUGUST a working Group from Camden Council is coming to the Peace Garden at the east end of our church to perform something of a blitz on the overgrown shrubs and trees. This is part of an extended project which may see a much large group of people from Holy Cross Centre Trust, Church and community taking future responsibility for the maintenance and use of the garden.

 2.     HOLY CROSS CHURCH CONFIRMATION GROUP will meet this coming Thursday, 4th July at 7 pm in church. This Week: St Benedict and his Rule. Our pilgrimage day in Salisbury takes place this Saturday 5th August and we leave church at 9 30 am prompt.

3.     P A C T S  LEAFLETS FOR INDIVIDUAL GUIDED PRAYER AND PARISH MONTHLY INTERCESSIONS BOOKLETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. You can also find these aids to prayer on the Parish website.

4.     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.

5.     ALL CRYPT AND CHURCH BOOKINGS can be made by contacting the Parish Priest, Fr Christopher Cawrse on 020 7278 6263.

6.    A WARM WELCOME TO OUR VISITORS THIS MORNING. Tea/Freshly brewed coffee is served at the back of church after this service. Do stay awhile and meet everyone.

 

 




Newsletter for the Seventh Sunday after Trinity

30th Jul 2017


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

 

THE SEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY : THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN.

 

HYMNS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:                339               148omm*             407                   436

 

READINGS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:     1 Kings 3.5-12;  Romans 8.26-39;  Matthew 13.31-33, 44-52.

 

PRAY FOR THOSE TO BE CONFIRMED: Richard Nicholl, Tom Olowade, Carl Wratten, Jonathan Kitson and

Carla Barratt.

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, John Joshua, June Hornby, Alma Godfrey, David Bradley, Angela Walker, Bonnie Crawford, Anna Fox, Fr Tom Uzhunnalil, Lawrence Wallace, Charles Prunet, Sandra Pallister, Anna Thompson, Carmel and Shirley Lyden, Jennifer Josephs, Celia Marshall.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Doris Andrews, Beth Griffin,

Roger Rees, Father Jacques Hamel.

RIP: Fr Robert Norwood.

 

MASSES THIS WEEK  (30th July to 6th August)

 

Wednesday        6 pm 

St Eusebius of Vercelli.

Thursday            6 pm

St Germanus, Bishop.

Friday               12 45 pm

St Jean Marie Vianney (The Curé d’Ars)

11 am Holy Rosary in the Walsingham Chapel

(Open Morning from 10 am ‘til 12 30 pm).               

Saturday           No Mass-

(Confirmation Group visit to Salisbury)

St Oswald, King of Northumbria

 

Next Sunday 6th August:

Parish Mass at 11 am

The Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord.

 

 

FORWARD NOTICE OF NEXT PCC MEETING on Sunday 3rd September after the Parish Mass.

The PCC meeting planned for today (30th July) is postponed to this new date.

 

OUR PARISH LUNCH CLUB MEETS THIS SATURDAY 5th AUGUST IN THE CRYPT AT 1 PM FOR A DELICIOUS HOME COOKED TWO COURSE MEAL. £2.50 EACH.  ALL WELCOME.

 

Please note there will be no Mass this Saturday morning at 10 30 am as Fr Christopher will be away

in Salisbury with our confirmands.

 

1.     HOLY CROSS CHURCH PEACE GARDEN – BLITZ ON THURSDAY 3rd AUGUST a working Group from Camden Council is coming to the Peace Garden at the east end of our church to perform something of a blitz on the overgrown shrubs and trees. This is part of an extended project which may see a much large group of people from Holy Cross Centre Trust, Church and community taking future responsibility for the maintenance and use of the garden.

2.     HOLY CROSS CHURCH CONFIRMATION GROUP will meet this coming Thursday, 4th July at 7 pm in church. This Week: St Benedict and his Rule. Our pilgrimage day in Salisbury takes place this Saturday 5th August and we leave church at 9 30 am prompt.

3.     P A C T S  LEAFLETS FOR INDIVIDUAL GUIDED PRAYER AND PARISH MONTHLY INTERCESSIONS BOOKLETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. You can also find these aids to prayer on the Parish website.

4.     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.

5.     ALL CRYPT AND CHURCH BOOKINGS can be made by contacting the Parish Priest, Fr Christopher Cawrse on 020 7278 6263.

6.    A WARM WELCOME TO OUR VISITORS THIS MORNING. Tea/Freshly brewed coffee is served at the back of church after this service. Do stay awhile and meet everyone.



 

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