Newsletter for the Feast of the Most Holy Trinity

11th Jun 2017


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE FEAST OF THE HOLY TRINITY : GOD IS FATHER, SON AND HOLY SPIRIT.

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:                              146                 360                464                 343

 

READINGS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:        Isaiah 40.12-27. 27-31;  2 Corinthians 13.11-13;  Matthew 28.16-20.                                           

 

PRAY FOR THOSE TO BE CONFIRMED: Richard Nicholl, Tom Olowade, Carl Wratten and Jonathon 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.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Elsie Simon, Paul Holness, Anne McKay Dalton.

RIP: Terese Jackson.

 

MASSES THIS WEEK (11th June to 18th June)

 

Wednesday         6pm  St Anthony of Padua

 

Thursday            6 pm Evelyn Underhill, Spiritual Writer.

 

Friday               12 45 pm  St Richard of Chichester

11 am Holy Rosary in the Walsingham Chapel

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

 

Saturday            10 30 am Samuel and Henrietta Barnett,

                                          Social Reformers.

 

Next Sunday 18th June:

Parish Mass at 11 am

First Sunday after Trinity

 

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK:

 

1. HOLY CROSS CHURCH CONFIRMATION GROUP will meet this coming Thursday, 8th June at 7 pm in church.

2. FORWARD NOTICE OF THIS YEAR’S FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI this Sunday 18th June at 6 pm in this church for a service of Choral Evensong (after the Book of Common Prayer), Sermon and Solemn Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Our Preacher will be The Rev’d. Pippa Turner, now outgoing Chaplain to The Royal Veterinary College. Pippa has been a friend of Holy Cross Church and has joined Fr Christopher in Morning Prayer on Friday mornings during her time as Chaplain. A reception in the crypt will follow. A list remains at the back of church and you are encouraged to bring a dish of food for four people. Food may be taken to the crypt from 4 pm on Sunday.

3. FRIDAY 23RD JUNE 9 30-AM ‘TIL 12 NOON: VISIT OF 85 STUDENTS FROM BERKELEY COLLEGE, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA. They will be visiting Holy Cross Church with Prof. Dominic Janes, their class leader, as part of a course they are undertaking to learn more about British Culture. The morning will be split into two, with one address by Fr Christopher looking at the history of Holy Cross Church from 10-10 45 am and then,  after coffee and doughnuts at 11 15 am, the second address will be given by the Bishop of Edmonton, The Rt Rev’d. Robert Wickham with observations on the Church of England in the contemporary London context. Do feel free to come along and join us and offer our visiting students a hearty Holy Cross welcome!

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 Feast of Pentecost

4th Jun 2017


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE FEAST OF PENTECOST : THE COMING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:               137            Take My Life…         Be Still…            139   

 

READINGS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS             Acts 2.1-21;  1 Corinthians 12.3b-13;  John 20.9-23.                                  

 

PRAY FOR THOSE TO BE CONFIRMED: Richard Nicholl, Tom Olowade, Carl Wratten, Jonathon Kitson and Carla Brittain.

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, Katharine Redgrave, 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, Sylvia Amui, Carmel and Shirley Lyden.

IN MEMORIAM: Ricci Dadds, Tamsin Heycock,

Barbara Lloyd, Brother Martin, SSF.

RIP:

 

MASSES THIS WEEK (4th June to 11th June)

 

Wednesday         6pm 

Thursday            6 pm

Friday               12 45 pm  St Ephrem of Syria, Deacon.

11 am Holy Rosary in the Walsingham Chapel

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

Saturday            10 30 am St Colomba, Abbot of Iona.

 

Next Sunday 11th June:

Parish Mass at 11 am

 The Feast of the Holy Trinity.

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK:

 

1. HOLY CROSS CHURCH CONFIRMATION GROUP will meet this coming Thursday, 8th June at 7 pm in church.

2. FORWARD NOTICE OF THIS YEAR’S FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI on Sunday 18th June at 6 pm in this church for a service of Choral Evensong (after the Book of Common Prayer), Sermon and Solemn Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Our Preacher will be The Rev’d. Pippa Turner, now outgoing Chaplain to The Royal Veterinary College. Pippa has been a friend of Holy Cross Church and has joined Fr Christopher in Morning Prayer on Friday mornings during her time as Chaplain. A reception in the crypt will follow.

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.

 

THIS MORNING’S PARISH MASS WILL ALSO INCLUDE  A SERVICE OF

ANOINTING WITH THE LAYING-ON OF HANDS.

 

A GAELIC BLESSING


Deep peace of the running wave to you.

Deep peace of the flowing air to you.

Deep peace of the quiet earth to you.

Deep peace of the shining stars to you.

Deep peace of the gentle night to you.

Moon and stars pour their healing light on you.

Deep peace of Christ,

of Christ the light of the world to you.

Deep peace of Christ to you.



Newsletter for the Third Sunday of Easter

30th Apr 2017


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER

THE ROAD TO EMMAUS:  “Did not our hearts burn within us as we spoke with Him along the road?”

 

HYMNS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:              117                 112                  305                   296               

  

READINGS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:          Acts 2.14a. 36-41;  1 Peter 1.17-23;  Luke 24.13-35.  

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, Katharine Redgrave, John Joshua, Fr Bill Kirkpatrick, Marianna Sagovsky, June Hornby, Alma Godfrey, David Bradley, David Claremont, Angela Walker, Bonnie Crawford, Anna Fox, Fr Tom Uzhunnalil,

Lawrence Wallace, Baby Alex, Fr Gerald Reddington, Charles Prunet, Diane Symonds, Sandra Pallister, Anna Thompson, Martin and Thomas Boulding.

IN MEMORIAM: Arthur and Bessie Brownrigg, Compton Felix.

Badi Salaam, Janet White, Agnes.

RIP: Rachel Boulding, Sophie Kagkwo.

     

MASSES THIS EASTER WEEK (30th April to 7th May)  

 

Wednesday         6pm        Saints Philip and James, Apostles.

Thursday             6 pm       Saints and Martyrs of the Reformation. 

Friday                12 45 pm  St Asaph.

11 am Holy Rosary in the Walsingham Chapel

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

Saturday            10 30 am  

 

Next Sunday 7th May:

The Fourth Sunday of Easter

Parish Mass at 11 am

 

NOTICES

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE WILL BE NO LUNCH CLUB THIS SATURDAY 6TH MAY

AS THE CRYPT CENTRE IS UNDERGOING DECORATION.


1.     OUR PARISH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING takes place this morning after the Parish Mass. On this occasion we will be voting in our churchwardens for the coming year. We will also vote in a new parish church council, revise the new electoral roll and make a general review of the events of the past year. It is important that all current PCC members attend this meeting. Please note that nomination forms for churchwardens and PCC members are available at the back of church

2.     HOLY CROSS CHURCH CONFIRMATION GROUP will continue this Thursday 4th May at the Vicarage, 47 Argyle Square WC1H 8AL at 7 pm. We already have four candidates for Confirmation, which will take place at our Patronal Festival Mass on September 17th, administered by The Bishop of Edmonton, Bishop Robert Wickham. Please see Fr Christopher if you would like to join us. It’s not too late.

3.     THE COMMUNITY OF THE HOLY CROSS AT EDGWARE ABBEY Mother Marie Thérèse and Sister Barbara have kindly invited us to their annual open day on Saturday 13th May. There will be a Eucharist at 12 noon at which the Celebrant will be their Visitor and our former Bishop of Edmonton, Bishop Peter Wheatley (also formerly Vicar of this Parish). We leave church at 10 30 am. Please sign the list at the back of church if you would like to go.

4.     THIS YEAR’S ANNUAL NATIONAL PILGRIMAGE TO THE SHRINE OF OUR LADY AT WALSINGHAM, NORFOLK takes place on Monday 29th May. The Preacher at the Pilgrimage will be Fr Raniero Cantalamessa (OFM. Cap) who is the formally appointed Preacher to the Papal Household. Please sign up promptly if you’d like to go as we have been allocated only fifteen places. We leave Holy Cross Church at 7 30 am promptly and the cost for the coach fare is likely to be around £20 each paid on the day (cost to be confirmed). We return by 6 pm.

5.     FORWARD NOTICE OF THIS YEAR’S FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI on Sunday 18th June at 6 pm in this church for a service of Choral Evensong (after the Book of Common Prayer), Sermon and Solemn Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Our Preacher will be The Rev’d. Pippa Turner, now outgoing Chaplain to The Royal Veterinary College. Pippa has been a friend of Holy Cross Church and has joined Fr Christopher in Morning Prayer on Friday mornings during her time as Chaplain. A reception in the crypt will follow.

6.      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.

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

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

 



Newsletter for the Second Sunday of Easter

23rd Apr 2017


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER

The disciple, ‘doubting’ Thomas: “My Lord and My God!”

 

HYMNS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:               375                106                 294                120                    

  

READINGS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:          Acts 2.1-14a.22-32;  1 Peter 1.3-9;  John 20.19-31          

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, Katharine Redgrave, John Joshua, Fr Bill Kirkpatrick, Marianna Sagovsky, June Hornby, Alma Godfrey, David Bradley, David Claremont, Angela Walker, Bonnie Crawford, Anna Fox, Fr Tom Uzhunnalil,

Lawrence Wallace, Baby Alex, Fr Gerald Reddington, Charles Prunet, Diane Symonds, Sandra Pallister.

IN MEMORIAM: Alice Hurley, Elena Bascon, Patricia Ministrani,

                                     Tony Green, Victoria Wood.

     

MASSES THIS EASTER WEEK (23rd April to 30th April)

 

Wednesday         6pm  St Mark, Apostle (from Tuesday).

Thursday             6 pm Christina Rossetti, Poet.

Friday                12 45 pm Peter Chanel, Missionary.

11 am Holy Rosary in the Walsingham Chapel

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

Saturday            10 30 am  St Catherine of Siena.

 

Next Sunday 30th April

The Third Sunday of Easter

Parish Mass at 11 am

 

NOTICES:

 

1.     FORWARD NOTICE : OUR PARISH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING will take place this coming Sunday 30th April after the Parish Mass. On this occasion we will be voting in our churchwardens for the coming year. We will also vote in a new parish church council, revise the new electoral roll and make a general review of the events of the past year. It is important that all current PCC members attend this meeting. Please note that electoral roll application forms and nomination forms for churchwardens and PCC members are now available at the back of church.

2.     HOLY CROSS CHURCH CONFIRMATION GROUP will convene after Easter this Thursday 27th April at the Vicarage, 47 Argyle Square WC1H 8AL at 7 pm. We already have three likely candidates for Confirmation, which will take place at our Patronal Festival Mass on September 17th and administered by The Bishop of Edmonton, Bishop Robert Wickham. Please see Fr Christopher if you would like to join us!

3.     THE COMMUNITY OF THE HOLY CROSS AT EDGWARE ABBEY Mother Marie Thérèse and Sister Barbara have kindly invited us to their annual open day on Saturday 13th May. There will be a Eucharist at 12 noon at which the Celebrant will be their Visitor and our former Bishop of Edmonton, Bishop Peter Wheatley (also formerly Vicar of this Parish). We leave church at 10 30 am. Please sign the list at the back of church if you would like to go.

4.     THIS YEAR’S ANNUAL NATIONAL PILGRIMAGE TO THE SHRINE OF OUR LADY AT WALSINGHAM, NORFOLK takes place on Monday 29th May. The Preacher at the Pilgrimage will be Fr Raniero Cantalamessa (OFM. Cap) who is the formally appointed Preacher to the Papal Household. Please sign up promptly if you’d like to go as we have been allocated only fifteen places. We leave Holy Cross Church at 7 30 am promptly and the cost for the coach fare is likely to be around £20 each paid on the day (cost to be confirmed). We return by 6 pm.

5.     FORWARD NOTICE OF THIS YEAR’S FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI on Sunday 18th June at 6 pm in this church for a service of Choral Evensong (after the Book of Common Prayer), Sermon and Solemn Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Our Preacher will be The Rev’d. Pippa Turner, now outgoing Chaplain to The Royal Veterinary College. Pippa has been a friend of Holy Cross Church and has joined Fr Christopher in Morning Prayer on Friday mornings during her time as Chaplain. A reception in the crypt will follow.

6.      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.

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

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



Newsletter for Passion Sunday 2017

2nd Apr 2017


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

PASSION SUNDAY : THE RAISING OF LAZARUS.

The Beginning of Passiontide…

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:                  92             86 omm * vv.           342                84               

 

READINGS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:                 Ezekiel 37.1-14;  Romans 8.6-11; John 11.1-45.        

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, Katharine Redgrave, Fr Bill Kirkpatrick, Marianna Sagovsky, June Hornby, Alma Godfrey, David Bradley, David Claremont, Angela Walker, Bonnie Crawford, Anna Fox, Fr Tom Uzhunnalil,

Lawrence Wallace, Baby Alex, Fr Gerald Reddington, Charles Prunet..

IN MEMORIAM: Ann David, Lee McEvoy, Solomon Alusa, Fr Richard Arnold, Jane Ryder.

RIP: Herbert Gordon.

 

 

MASSES THIS WEEK (2nd April to  9th April)      

 

Wednesday          6 pm

St Vincent Ferrer, Priest.

Thursday             6 pm

Friday               12 45 pm

St John Baptiste de la Salle, Priest.

Open Morning from

10 am until the 12 45 pm Mass.

Rosary Group in the Walsingham Chapel at 11 am.

Stations of the Cross at 6 pm.

Saturday           10 30 am

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Pastor, Martyr.

 

Sunday 9th April at 11 am

Palm Sunday (Holy Week begins)

Parish Mass with Blessing of Palms, Reading

of the Passion Gospel and Procession.

 

 

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK:

 

 

1. A SHEET WITH THE FULL LIST OF HOLY WEEK AND EASTER SERVICES IS AVAILABLE WITH YOUR PAPERS THIS MORNING. Do consult it and make sure you support this church with your presence during our Holy Week and Easter observances.

2. FINAL LENT GROUP MEETING takes place this Thursday, 6th April, at 7 pm in church: “The Return of the Prodigal Son” by Henri Nouwen. We will be speaking of Rembrandt’s painting of the same name and concluding our thoughts and prayers.

3. ECUMENICAL GOOD FRIDAY WAY OF THE CROSS begins at St Pancras Church Euston Road on Good Friday 14th April at 9 30 am. We will wend our way through the streets via the Lutheran Church, Holy Cross Church, Lumen and finish at King’s Cross Methodist Church for tea and hot cross buns. The procession take about one hour.

4. FORWARD NOTICE : OUR PARISH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING will take place this year on Sunday 30th April after the Parish Mass. On this occasion we will be voting in churchwardens for the coming year. We will also vote in a new parish church council, revise the new electoral roll and make a general review of the events of the past year. It is important that all current PCC members attend this meeting. PLEASE NOTE THAT ELECTORAL ROLL APPLICATION PAPERS, AND NOMINATION PAPERS FOR CHURCHWARDENS AND PCC MEMBERS ARE NOW AVAILABLE 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. You can also find these aids to prayer on the Parish website.

6. 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 available at the back of church after this service. Do come and join us! (No cakes and biscuits during Lent).

 

 



 

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