Newsletter for the Feast of Pentecost

9th Jun 2019


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE FEAST OF PENTECOST – THE HOLY SPIRIT IS GIVEN TO THE APOSTLES.

 

THIS MORNING’S PARISH MASS WILL INCOPORATE THE RITE OF ANOINTING

WITH THE LAYING ON OF HANDS.

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                137            Make Me a Channel       Take My Life             139

  

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                     Acts 2.1-21;  Romans 8.14-17;  John 14.8-17.                                                                                                  

 

TO BE MARRIED IN CHURCH THIS

SATURDAY 15th JUNE AT 2 pm:

Crispin Burdett and Faida Igo.

 

FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Emmanuel Amui, Joan Mitchell, Marianna Sagovsky,

Lula Weldegebriel.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Fr John Hughes, Sarah Mbabazi, Jo Cox,

Bishop Geoffrey Rowell, Gwen Andrew, Mary Wilson,

Victims of the Grenfell Tower Fire.

RIP: The Rt Rev’d. Kenneth Newing, OSB.

 

MASSES FOR THIS COMING WEEK

(9th to 16th June) :

 

Wednesday               6 pm       St Barnabas, Apostle

Thursday                  6 pm        St Anthony of Padua

Friday                    12 45 pm    Richard Baxter

Saturday                10 30 am     Evelyn Underhill, Writer

 

Sunday 16th June

Trinity Sunday

Parish Mass at 11 am

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK     

 

MANY THANKS TO ALL WHO MADE YESTERDAY’S PILGRIMAGE TO SALISBURY SUCH A

MEMORABLE DAY. IT WAS GOOD TO CALL TO MIND AND HEART OUR LINK

WITH THE SOUTH SUDAN.

 

1. ‘CARVERS, MUSIC AND MUSES’ – A CONCERT IN THIS CHURCH This is the first of what we hope to be many recital performances here at Holy Cross beginning on Thursday 20th June from 7 15 pm. The music is from Barber, Schubert, Saint-Saens and others and performed by professional musicians from ‘Archi Cantores’.  The evening divides into two : The recital at 7 15 pm and then the music reception from 8 45 - 9 45 pm. Members of the congregation gain free admittance. See fliers and posters at the back of church.

2. FORWARD NOTICE OF THE FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI ON SUNDAY JUNE 23RD AT 6 PM IN THIS CHURCH. There will be a service of Choral Evensong with choir members from St Alban’s Church, Holborn with sermon and Solemn Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Our Preacher will be The Rev’d. Dr Peter Anthony, Vicar of St Benet’s Church Kentish Town. A reception will follow in church. A list for food items is at the back for you to sign. Please put this date in your diaries!

3. THE ANNUAL ST BENEDICT LECTURE tales place at St Benet’s Church, Kentish Town on Thursday 11th July, the Feast of St Benedict. The event begins with Solemn Evensong at 6 3 0 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.

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 Seventh Sunday after Easter

2nd Jun 2019


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE ASCENSION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST INTO THE HEAVENS.

 

“God goes up with shouts of joy; the Lord goes up with trumpet blast”. (Psalm 47,5.)

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                     377                  352                    271                     134 

  

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                   Acts 1.1-11; Ephesians 1.15-end;  Luke 24.44-end.                                                                                              

 

 

TO BE MARRIED IN THIS CHURCH ON

SATURDAY 15th JUNE AT 2 pm:

Crispin Burdett and Faida Igo.

 

50th ANNIVERSARY OF ORDINATION

TO THE PRIESTHOOD : Fr Christopher Robins.

 

FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Emmanuel Amui, Joan Mitchell, Marianna Sagovsky,

Lula Weldegebriel.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Elsie Simon, Paul Holness,

Anne Mc Kay Dalton, Terese Jackson, Bridie Horgan.

RIP: The Rt Rev’d. Dom. Kenneth Newing OSB.

 

MASSES FOR THIS COMING WEEK

(2nd June to 9th June) :

 

Wednesday               6 pm     St Boniface of Devon.

Thursday                  6 pm      Ini Kopuria of Melanesia

Friday                    12 45 pm

Saturday                10 30 am  Thomas Ken, Bishop.

 

Sunday 9th June

The Feast of Pentecost

Parish Mass at 11 am

(Incorporating Service of Anointing with Healing)

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK     

 

1. THE COMMISSIONING OF NEW CHURCHWARDENS takes place at St Luke’s Church, Oseney Crescent this Tuesday 4th June at 7 pm. Please come along and support Charles and Julia as they pledge their work as churchwardens for the coming year with other churchwardens serving in the Edmonton Area. Fr Christopher and Julia will be co-presenting a short address on “Towards a Ministry of Compassion at Holy Cross Church” The Archdeacon of Hampstead will preside.

2. PARISH VISIT TO SALISBURY takes place this Saturday 8th June, We leave Holy Cross Church at 8 30 am. The day has a formal timetable, including a visit to the Salisbury Diocesan group supporting the people of South Sudan, a visit to the Benedictine monks in the Cathedral Close, and Choral Evensong at the Cathedral. We should be back in London by 9 pm. The cost is £40 and will include lunch. Those who have pledged to go should contact Julia Cleverdon for more information.

3. ‘CARVERS, MUSIC AND MUSES’ – A CONCERT IN THIS CHURCH This is the first of what we hope to be many recital performances here at Holy Cross beginning on Thursday 20th June from 7 15 pm. The music is from Barber, Schubert, Saint-Saens and others and performed by professional musicians from ‘Archi Cantores’.  The evening divides into two : The recital at 7 15 pm and then the music reception from 8 45 - 9 45 pm. Members of the congregation gain free admittance. See fliers and posters at the back of church.

4. FORWARD NOTICE OF THE FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI ON SUNDAY JUNE 23RD AT 6 PM IN THIS CHURCH. There will be a service of Choral Evensong with choir members from St Alban’s Church, Holborn with sermon and Solemn Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Our Preacher will be The Rev’d. Dr Peter Anthony, Vicar of St Benet’s Church Kentish Town. A reception will follow in church. Please put this date in your diaries!

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 Sixth Sunday of Easter

26th May 2019


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER.

THE PROMISE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                     415                401                 353                    490

  

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                Acts 16.9-15;  Revelation 21.10-22.5;  John 14.23-29                                                                                                    

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Emmanuel Amui, Joan Mitchell, Marianna Sagovsky,

Lula Weldegebriel.

 

IN MEMORIAM: David O’Brien, Leah Barron,

Charlie Bartlett, Diana Symonds, Dom Kenneth.

RIP:

 

MASS FOR THIS COMING WEEK

(26th May to 3rd June) :

 

Friday              12 45 pm

 

Seventh Sunday of Easter

The Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord

Sunday 3rd June

Parish Mass at 11 am

 

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NOTICES THIS WEEK     

 

1. WE WELCOME OUR CELEBRANT AND PREACHER THIS MORNING The Rev’d Jim Linthicum, Senior Chaplain, Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital.

2. THE NATIONAL PILGRIMAGE TO THE SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF WALSINGHAM takes place tomorrow, Bank Holiday Monday, 27th May. There is a list at the back of church for you to sign if you would like to come. We leave Holy Cross Church promptly at 7 30 am to pick up the coach at York Way. Cost £20 each which does not include £4 entry into the shrine. Please bring a packed lunch. We should return to King’s Cross by approximately 8 30 pm. The Preacher will be The Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Rev’d. Justin Welby. Carl Wratten (Tel. 07985 162861) will be the contact person for the pilgrimage and he will be leading the group as Fr Christopher will be on Holiday at this time.

3. THE COMMISSIONING OF NEW CHURCHWARDENS takes place at St Luke’s Church, Oseney Crescent on Tuesday 4th June at 7 pm. Please come along and support Charles and Julia as they pledge their work as churchwardens for the coming year with other churchwardens serving in the Edmonton Area. The Archdeacon of Hampstead will preside.

4. PARISH VISIT TO SALISBURY takes place on Saturday 8th June, leaving Holy Cross Church at 8 30 am. The day has a formal timetable, including a visit to the Salisbury Diocesan group supporting the people of South Sudan, a visit to the Benedictine monks in the Cathedral Close, and Choral Evensong at the Cathedral. We should be back in London by 9 pm. The cost is £40 and will include lunch. Those who have pledged to go should contact Julia Cleverdon for more information.

5. FORWARD NOTICE OF THE FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI ON SUNDAY JUNE 23RD AT 6 PM IN THIS CHURCH. There will be a service of Choral Evensong with choir members from St Alban’s Church, Holborn with sermon and Solemn Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Our Preacher will be The Rev’d. Dr Peter Anthony, Vicar of St Benet’s Church Kentish Town. A reception will follow in church. Please put this date in your diaries!

6. 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).

7. 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.

8. 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 of Easter

19th May 2019


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER.

THE REALISATION OF THE MINISTRY TO THE GENTILES

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                 388                    451                      305                       488   

  

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                     Acts 11.1-18;  Revelation 21.1-6;  John 13.31-35.                                                                                                 

 

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Emmanuel Amui, Joan Mitchell, Marianna Sagovsky,

Lula Weldegebriel.

 

IN MEMORIAM: David O’Brien, Leah Barron,

Charlie Bartlett, Diana Symonds, Dom Kenneth.

RIP:

 

MASS FOR THIS COMING WEEK

(19th to 26th May) :

 

Friday              12 45 pm

 

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Sunday 26th May

Parish Mass at 11 am

 

 

 

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK     

 

1. WE WELCOME OUR CELEBRANT AND PREACHER AT THE PARISH MASS THIS MORNING Fr Jim Linthicum, Chaplain of Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital.

2. A JOINT NORTH AND SOUTH CAMDEN DEANERY SYNOD takes place at St Pancras Church, Euston Road tomorrow, Monday 20th May at 7 pm. Please do feel free to go along and represent our parish and support our Deanery Synod Representative, Joyce Florrell. The Bishop of London, The Rt Rev’d. Dame Sarah Mullally, will be present at this meeting.

3. THE NATIONAL PILGRIMAGE TO THE SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF WALSINGHAM takes place on Bank Holiday Monday, 27th May. There is a list at the back of church for you to sign if you would like to come. We leave Holy Cross Church promptly at 7 30 am to pick up the coach at York Way. Cost £20 each which does not include £4 entry into the shrine. Please bring a packed lunch. We should return to King’s Cross by approximately 8 30 pm. The Preacher will be The Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Rev’d. Justin Welby. Carl Wratten (Tel. 07985 162861) will be the contact person for the pilgrimage and he will be leading the group as Fr Christopher will be on Holiday at this time.

4. THE COMMISSIONING OF NEW CHURCHWARDENS takes place at St Luke’s Church, Oseney Crescent on Tuesday 4th June at 7 pm. Please come along and support Charles and Julia as they pledge their work as churchwardens for the coming year with other churchwardens serving in the Edmonton Area. The Archdeacon of Hampstead will preside.

5. PARISH VISIT TO SALISBURY takes place on Saturday 8th June, leaving Holy Cross Church at 8 30 am. The day has a formal timetable, including a visit to the Salisbury Diocesan group supporting the people of South Sudan, a visit to the Benedictine monks in the Cathedral Close, and Choral Evensong at the Cathedral. We should be back in London by 9 pm. The cost is £40 and will include lunch. Those who have pledged to go should contact Julia Cleverdon for more information.

6. FORWARD NOTICE OF THE FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI ON SUNDAY JUNE 23RD AT 6 PM IN THIS CHURCH. There will be a service of Choral Evensong with choir members from St Alban’s Church, Holborn with sermon and Solemn Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Our Preacher will be The Rev’d. Dr Peter Anthony, Vicar of St Benet’s Church Kentish Town. A reception will follow in church. Please put this date in your diaries!

7. 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).

8. 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.

9. 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 of Easter

12th May 2019


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER.

THE APOSTLES AND THEIR HEALING MINISTRY

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                   457                 375                   276                   272       

  

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:               Acts 9.36-end;  Revelation 7.9-end;  John 10.22-30.                                                                                                   

 

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Emmanuel Amui, Joan Mitchell, Marianna Sagovsky,

Lula Weldegebriel.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Rachel Boulding, Sophie Kagwo,

Arthur and Bessie Brownrigg, Crompton Felix,

Badi Salaam, Janet White, Diana Symonds.

RIP:

 

MASS FOR THIS COMING WEEK

(12th – 19th May) :

 

Friday              12 45 pm

 

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Sunday 19th May

Parish Mass at 11 am

 

 

 

 

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK     

 

1. WE WELCOME OUR CELEBRANT AND PREACHER AT THE PARISH MASS THIS MORNING Fr Evan Jones, formerly Vicar of St James’s Church, Prebend Street, Islington N1.

2. A JOINT NORTH AND SOUTH CAMDEN DEANERY SYNOD takes place at St Pancras Church, Euston Road on Monday 20th May at 7 pm. Please do feel free to go along and represent our parish and support our Deanery Synod Representative, Joyce Florrell. The Bishop of London, The Rt Rev’d. Dame Sarah Mullally, will be present at this meeting.

3. THE NATIONAL PILGRIMAGE TO THE SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF WALSINGHAM takes place on Bank Holiday Monday, 27th May. There is a list at the back of church for you to sign if you would like to come. We leave Holy Cross Church promptly at 7 30 am to pick up the coach at York Way. Cost £20 each which does not include £4 entry into the shrine. Please bring a packed lunch. We should return to King’s Cross by approximately 8 30 pm. The Preacher will be The Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Rev’d. Justin Welby. Carl Wratten (Tel. 07985 162861) will be the contact person for the pilgrimage and he will be leading the group as Fr Christopher will be on Holiday at this time.

4. THE COMMISSIONING OF NEW CHURCHWARDENS takes place at St Luke’s Church, Oseney Crescent on Tuesday 4th June at 7 pm. Please come along and support Charles and Julia as they pledge their work as churchwardens for the coming year with other churchwardens serving in the Edmonton Area. The Archdeacon of Hampstead will preside.

5. PARISH VISIT TO SALISBURY takes place on Saturday 8th June, leaving Holy Cross Church at 8 30 am. The day has a formal timetable, including a visit to the Salisbury Diocesan group supporting the people of South Sudan, a visit to the Benedictine monks in the Cathedral Close, and Choral Evensong at the Cathedral. We should be back in London by 9 pm. The cost is £40 and will include lunch. Please let Fr Christopher know if you would like to come.

6. FORWARD NOTICE OF THE FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI ON SUNDAY JUNE 23RD AT 6 PM IN THIS CHURCH. There will be a service of Choral Evensong with choir members from St Alban’s Church, Holborn with sermon and Solemn Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Our Preacher will be The Rev’d. Dr Peter Anthony, Vicar of St Benet’s Church Kentish Town. A reception will follow in church. Please put this date in your diaries!

7. 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).

8. 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.

9. 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.

 

 

 



 

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