Newsletter for the Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

15th Oct 2017


 

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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

 

THE EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY: BE STRONG AND STEADFAST IN THE FAITH.

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:                        388                  381                276                    443           

 

READINGS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:                     Isaiah 25.1-9;  Philippians 4.1-9;  Matthew 22.1-14.       

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, John Joshua, June Hornby, Alma Godfrey, David Bradley, Bonnie Crawford, Anna Fox, Charles Prunet, Jennifer Josephs, Celia Marshall, Fr Philip Warner, Sylvia and Emmanuel Amui, Baby Ionis Aberdeen, Cruz Maria Carlin.

 

IN MEMORIAM: William Petter, Jean Alexander, Dorothy Black, William Pittard, Trevor Richardson, Nest and Douglas Cleverdon, Ric Cooper.

RIP: Tracey Pheeney, Bessie Barnes.

MASSES THIS WEEK  (15th October to 22nd October)

 

Wednesday      6 pm

Thursday          6 pm 

Friday             12 45 pm

Saturday         10 30 am

 

Next Sunday 22nd October:

Parish Mass at 11 am

The Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity.

 

 1.     AMERCIAN STUDENTS FROM SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY, PENNSYLVANIA, USA,  will once more be paying us a visit with their course leader, Professor Dominic Janes this coming Sunday, 22nd November at the 11 am Parish Mass. Would anyone like to bake a cake or tray bakes, or cookies, please?

2.     SATURDAY 18TH NOVEMBER 11 AM ‘TIL 3 PM - HOLY CROSS CHURCH VISION DAY :  ‘HOLY CROSS – A CHURCH TURNED TOWARD THE PARISH AND COMMUNITY IT SERVES’.

 The Vision day will follow the pattern of our Mid-Lenten Mission Day, but this time we will be joined by The Archdeacon of Hampstead, The Ven. John Hawkins. Our church architect, Jonathan Louth will also be joining us after lunch. The meeting will concentrate on the present and future state of the Holy Cross Church site, including the Crypt. We will invite discussion and your ideas for a strategy for the repair, refurbishment and re-equipping of the church within a ten year plan. This plan with also invite the implementation of our mission strategy for a more outward looking and accessible church. We hope that, following the Vision day, we will be able to draw up a Vision Document which will allow our hopes and ideas to be set down in full.

3.     A SOLEMN MASS FOR THE COMMEMORATION OF ALL SOULS TAKES PLACE IN THIS CHURCH ON THURSDAY 2ND NOVEMBER AT 7 PM. A list is at the back of church for you to enter the names of your loved ones who have departed this life either recently or in the past. These names are solemnly read out at the All Souls Mass.

4.     ADVENT QUIET DAY WITH THE SISTERS OF ST MARY AT THE CROSS AT EDGWARE ‘BE PREPARED FOR THE LORD’ takes place on Saturday 25th November from 10 am ‘til 3 30 pm. To be led by Fr David Francis Darling of St Andrew’s, Willesden. Cost £7 per person and please bring a packed lunch. There is a list for you to sign at the back of church if would like to come. We leave Holy Cross Church at 9 am promptly. Consequently there will be no 10 30 am Mass on this day.

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 Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

8th Oct 2017


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

 

THE SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY: CHRIST HAS MADE US HIS OWN.

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:                         359                86 omm**            84               372

 

READINGS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:               Isaiah 5.1-7;  Philippians 3.4b-14;  Matthew 21.33-46.    

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, John Joshua, June Hornby, Alma Godfrey, David Bradley, Bonnie Crawford, Anna Fox, Charles Prunet, Jennifer Josephs, Celia Marshall, Fr Philip Warner, Sylvia and Emmanuel Amui, Baby Ionis Aberdeen, Cruz Maria Carlin.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Judith Opok, Jessie Button, Fr Kenneth Leech.

RIP: Monsignor Augustine Hooey.

 

MASSES THIS WEEK  (8th to 15th October)

 

Wednesday      6 pm St Ethelburga, Abbess of Barking.

Thursday          6 pm  St Wilfred of Ripon, Bishop.  

Friday             12 45 pm St Edward the Confessor, King. 

Saturday         10 30 am St Teresa of Avila.

 

Next Sunday 15th October:

Parish Mass at 11 am

The Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity.

 

1.     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.

 

2.     LOOK OUT FOR OUR HOLY CROSS CHURCH VISION DAY :  ‘HOLY CROSS – A CHURCH TURNED TOWARD THE PARISH AND COMMUNITY IT SERVES’. The Vision Day, will take place in mid to late November on a Saturday from 11 am to 3 pm with lunch from 12 30 ‘til 1 15 pm (date to be confirmed next Sunday, but most likely Saturday 18th November).

 

The Vision day will follow the pattern of our Mid-Lenten Mission Day, and we will be joined by our church architect, Jonathan Louth, but this time the meeting will concentrate on the present and future state of the Holy Cross Church site, including the Crypt. We will invite discussion and your ideas for a strategy for the repair, refurbishment and re-equipping of the church within a ten year plan. We hope that, following the Vision day, we will be able to draw up a Vision Document allow our hopes and ideas to be set down and realised.

 

3.     ADVENT QUIET DAY WITH THE SISTERS OF ST MARY AT THE CROSS AT EDGWARE ‘BE PREPARED FOR THE LORD’ takes place on Saturday 25th November from 10 am ‘til 3 30 pm. To be led by Fr David Francis Darling of St Andrew’s, Willesden. Cost £7 per person and please bring a packed lunch. There is a list for you to sign at the back of church if would like to come. We leave Holy Cross Church at 9 am promptly. Consequently there will be no 10 30 am Mass on this day.

 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 Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity

1st Oct 2017


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

 

THE SIXTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY: A NEW HEART AND A NEW SPIRIT.

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:               234        Make Me a Channel…       Be Still…        466     

 

READINGS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:         Ezekiel 18.1-4, 25-32;  Philippians 2.1-13;  Matthew 21.23-32. 

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, John Joshua, June Hornby, Alma Godfrey, David Bradley, Bonnie Crawford, Anna Fox, Charles Prunet, Jennifer Josephs, Celia Marshall, Fr Philip Warner, Sylvia and Emmanuel Amui, Baby Ionis Aberdeen, Cruz Maria Carlin.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Kevin McGee, Liz Davison,

Terry Grambridge.

 

RIP: Monsignor Augustine Hooey, Priest.

 

MASSES THIS WEEK  (1st to 8th October)

 

Wednesday      6 pm St Francis of Assisi

Thursday          6 pm 

Friday             12 45 pm William Tyndale, St Bruno

Saturday         10 30 am Our Lady of the Rosary

 

 

Next Sunday 8th October:

Parish Mass at 11 am

The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity.

 

PCC MEETING this morning,  Sunday 1st October after the Parish Mass.

 

This morning’s Parish Mass is also is a Healing Service, at which there will be anointing

with the laying on of hands.

 

 

1.     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.

 

2.     OUR PARISH LUNCH CLUB MEETS IN THE CRYPT THIS SATURDAY, 7TH OCTOBER FOR A DELICIOUS, HOME COOKED, TWO COURSE LUNCH. Lunch is served at 1 pm.  Cost : £2.50 each.

 

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 Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity

24th Sep 2017


THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS, CROMER STREET, LONDON WC1H 8JU.Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org
THE FIFTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY: GENEROUS SERVICE.

HYMNS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:                      484                226                  357                  387           

 

READINGS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:             Jonah 3.10-4.11;  Philippians 1.21-30;  Matthew 20.1-16.        

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, John Joshua, June Hornby, Alma Godfrey, David Bradley, Bonnie Crawford, Anna Fox, Charles Prunet, Jennifer Josephs, Celia Marshall, Fr Philip Warner, Sylvia and Emmanuel Amui, Baby Ionis Aberdeen, Cruz Maria Carlin,

 

IN MEMORIAM: Joan Bradey, David Willcocks, Brian Sewell, Madge Pursglove, Megan O’Brien.

RIP: 

 

MASSES THIS WEEK  (24th September to 1st October) 


Wednesday      6pm St Vincent de Paul, Priest

Thursday          6 pm  St Wenceslaus, Martyr

Friday             12 45 pm St Michael and All Angels.

Saturday         10 30 am St Jerome, Bishop and Doctor of the Church


Next Sunday 1st October:Parish Mass of Healing at 11 am

The Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity.

FORWARD NOTICE OF NEXT PCC MEETING this Sunday 1st October after the Parish Mass.This Sunday will also be a Healing Service, at which there will be anointing with the laying on of hands.

1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. ALL CRYPT AND CHURCH BOOKINGS can be made by contacting the Parish Priest, Fr Christopher Cawrse on 020 7278 6263.
5. 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 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.



 

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