Newsletter for the Feast of the Ascension (Easter 7)

13th May 2018


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE FEAST OF THE ASCENSION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST INTO HEAVEN.

(THE SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER)

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                           377                   352                   271                  486

 

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

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, John Joshua, Bonnie Crawford, Alma Godfrey, Anna Fox, Jennifer Josephs, Shakti Shah, Geraldine Taylor, John Walsh, Jonathon Kitson, Charles Handy, Bridie Horgan, Fr Evan Jones.

 IN MEMORIAM: Gabriel Ross, David Sykes, Frank Cruse,

Sadie Manuka, David Claremont.

 

MASSES THIS WEEK  (13th to 20th May)

 

Wednesday           6 pm  Caroline Chisholm

Thursday               6 pm

Friday                 12 45 pm

Saturday             10 30 am  St Dunstan

 

Sunday Parish Mass at 11 am

PENTECOST SUNDAY

HEALING MASS

(WITH ANOINTING AND LAYING

ON OF HANDS).

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK:

 

Our Celebrant and Preacher this morning is The Rev’d. Robert Hanson

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR FIRST PCC MEETING OF THE NEW FINANCIAL YEAR AND FOR THE ELECTION OF OUR PARISH OFFICERS TAKES PLACE

THIS COMING SUNDAY, 20TH MAY AFTER THE PARISH MASS.

 

1. THE NATIONAL PILGRIMAGE TO THE SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF WALSINGHAM takes place this year on Monday 28th May. The Preacher will be The Rev’d. Preb. Graeme Rowlands, Vicar of St Silas Kentish Town here in London. Please place your name on the sheet at the back of church if you would like to go. The cost is £20 each (£10 for children) and do bring a packed lunch. The entrance fee to the shrine grounds is an additional £4. We leave Holy Cross Church on the day at 7 30 am and return to King’s Cross at around 8 30 pm.

2. OUR FRIENDS THE SISTERS OF THE CROSS AT EDGWARE ABBEY are holding an open day at Edgware Priory on Saturday 2nd June. There will be a Mass at midday followed by a celebration lunch (Cost: £6 each). Please fill in the form at the back if you would like to go. We leave Holy Cross Church for Edgware at 10 30 am, and there will be no celebration of the Mass in this church. The celebrant at the Abbey Mass will be the former Bishop of Edmonton, Bishop Peter Wheatley and the Preacher The Rev’d. Tim Pike, Vicar of St Michael’s Church, Croydon.

3. THE FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI TAKES PLACE AT HOLY CROSS ON SUNDAY 3RD JUNE AT 6 PM with a Service of Choral Evensong with choir members from St Alban’s Holborn, and Benediction of The Blessed Sacrament. Readings will be taken from the King James Bible. Our Preacher on this occasion will be The Rev’d. Jonathan Kester, newly appointed Area Dean of The North and South Camden Deaneries. There is a sheet at the back of church for you to include food items for the reception after the service. Please put this date in your diaries for this glorious celebration of Word and Sacrament.

4. NOTICE OF A CONVERSATION WITH THE NEW BISHOP OF LONDON, THE RT REV’D. DAME SARAH MULLALY, AT ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL. There are leaflets at the back of church giving details of this event which takes place in the Cathedral on Monday 4th June from 6 30 ‘til 8 pm. Please pray for Bishop Sarah as we prepare for her Installation at St Paul’s Cathedral on Saturday 12th May at 2 pm.

5. P A C T S  LEAFLETS FOR INDIVIDUAL GUIDED PRAYER AND PARISH MONTHLY INTERCESSIONS BOOKLETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Both 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. 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 Sixth Sunday of Easter

6th May 2018


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER  :    ABIDING IN GOD’S LOVE

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                   237                    433                   338                     272  

 

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                     Acts 10.44-end;  1 John 5.1-6;  John 15.9-17                                    

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, John Joshua, Bonnie Crawford, Alma Godfrey, Anna Fox, Jennifer Josephs, Shakti Shah, Geraldine Taylor, John Walsh, Jonathon Kitson, Charles Handy, Bridie Horgan, Fr Evan Jones.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Arthur and Bessie Brownrigg, Rachel Boulding, Sophie Kagkwo, Diana Symonds.

 

MASSES THIS WEEK  (6th May to 13th May)

 

Wednesday           6 pm      

Friday                 12 45 pm  St Pancras, Martyr. 

 

Sunday Parish Mass at 11 am

Seventh Sunday of Easter

(The Feast of the Ascension)

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK:

 

Our Celebrant and Preacher this morning is The Rev’d. Jim Linthicum, Senior Chaplain of

Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR FIRST PCC MEETING OF THE NEW FINANCIAL YEAR AND FOR THE ELECTION OF OUR PARISH OFFICERS TAKES PLACE

ON SUNDAY 20TH MAY AFTER THE PARISH MASS.

 

1. THE NATIONAL PILGRIMAGE TO THE SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF WALSINGHAM takes place this year on Monday 28th May. The Preacher will be The Rev’d. Preb. Graeme Rowlands, Vicar of St Silas Kentish Town here in London. Please place your name on the sheet at the back of church if you would like to go. The cost is £20 each (£10 for children) and do bring a packed lunch. The entrance fee to the shrine grounds is an additional £4. We leave Holy Cross Church on the day at 7 30 am and return to King’s Cross at around 8 30 pm.

2. OUR FRIENDS THE SISTERS OF THE CROSS AT EDGWARE ABBEY are holding an open day at Edgware Priory on Saturday 2nd June. There will be a Mass at midday followed by a celebration lunch (Cost: £6 each). Please fill in the form at the back if you would like to go. We leave Holy Cross Church for Edgware at 10 30 am, and there will be no celebration of the Mass in this church. The celebrant at the Abbey Mass will be the former Bishop of Edmonton, Bishop Peter Wheatley and the Preacher The Rev’d. Tim Pike, Vicar of St Michael’s Church, Croydon.

3. THE FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI TAKES PLACE AT HOLY CROSS ON SUNDAY 3RD JUNE AT 6 PM with a Service of Choral Evensong with choir members from St Alban’s Holborn, and Benediction of The Blessed Sacrament. Readings will be taken from the King James Bible. Our Preacher on this occasion will be The Rev’d. Jonathan Kester, newly appointed Area Dean of The North and South Camden Deaneries. There is a sheet at the back of church for you to include food items for the reception after the service. Please put this date in your diaries for this glorious celebration of Word and Sacrament.

4. NOTICE OF A CONVERSATION WITH THE NEW BISHOP OF LONDON, THE RT REV’D. DAME SARAH MULLALY, AT ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL. There are leaflets at the back of church giving details of this event which takes place in the Cathedral on Monday 4th June from 6 30 ‘til 8 pm. Please pray for Bishop Sarah as we prepare for her Installation at St Paul’s Cathedral on Saturday 12th May at 2 pm.

5. P A C T S  LEAFLETS FOR INDIVIDUAL GUIDED PRAYER AND PARISH MONTHLY INTERCESSIONS BOOKLETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Both 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. 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 Fifth Sunday of Easter

29th Apr 2018


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER  :    JESUS THE FRUITFUL VINE

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                     476                    338                   276                    408    

 

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                       Acts 8.26-end;  1 John 4.7-end;  John 15.1-8.                         

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, John Joshua, Bonnie Crawford, Alma Godfrey, Anna Fox, Jennifer Josephs, Shakti Shah, Geraldine Taylor, John Walsh, Jonathon Kitson, Charles Handy, Bridie Horgan, Fr Evan Jones.

 

 

IN MEMORIAM: Rachel Boulding, Sophie Kagkwo, Arthur

and Bessie Brownrigg, Crompton Felix, Badi Salaam, Janet White,

Agnes.

 

MASSES THIS WEEK  (29th April to 5th May)

 

 

Wednesday           6 pm      St Athansius 

Friday                 12 45 pm  

 

Sunday Parish Mass at 11 am

Sixth Sunday of Easter

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK:

 

Our Celebrant and Preacher this morning is The Rev’d. Jim Linthicum, Senior Chaplain of

Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR FIRST PCC MEETING OF THE NEW FINANCIAL YEAR AND FOR THE ELCTION OF OUR PARISH OFFICERS TAKES PLACE ON SUNDAY 20TH MAY AFTER THE PARISH MASS.

 

1. HOLY CROSS GARDEN WORK DAY. A FREE AND FUN DAY TO RESTORE OUR WONDERFUL PEACE GARDEN AT THE EAST END OF THE CHURCH. Takes place this Thursday 3rd May from 10 45 am ‘til 2 pm. All volunteer gardeners very welcome. Please bring a packed lunch and plenty of energy! Tools will be provided. This event is sponsored by Camden Green Gym one of our new community partners. Phone Trudi on 07768 710359 for more details.

2. THE NATIONAL PILGRIMAGE TO THE SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF WALSINGHAM takes place this year on Monday 28th May. The Preacher will be The Rev’d. Preb. Graeme Rowlands, Vicar of St Silas Kentish Town here in London. Please place your name on the sheet at the back of church if you would like to go. The cost is £20 each (£10 for children) and do bring a packed lunch. The entrance fee to the shrine grounds is an additional £4. We leave Holy Cross Church on the day at 7 30 am and return to King’s Cross at around 8 30 pm.

3. OUR FRIENDS THE SISTERS OF THE CROSS AT EDGWARE ABBEY are holding an open day at Edgware Priory on Saturday 2nd June. There will be a Mass at midday followed by a celebration lunch (Cost: £6 each). Please fill in the form at the back if you would like to go. We leave Holy Cross Church for Edgware at 10 30 am, and there will be no celebration of the Mass in this church. The celebrant at the Abbey Mass will be the former Bishop of Edmonton, Bishop Peter Wheatley and the Preacher The Rev’d. Tim Pike, Vicar of St Michael’s Church, Croydon.

4. NOTICE OF A CONVERSATION WITH THE NEW BISHOP OF LONDON, THE RT REV’D. DAME SARAH MULLALY, AT ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL. There are leaflets at the back of church giving details of this event which takes place in the Cathedral on Monday 4th June from 6 30 ‘til 8 pm. Please pray for Bishop Sarah as we prepare for her Installation at St Paul’s Cathedral on Saturday 12th May at 2 pm.

5. P A C T S  LEAFLETS FOR INDIVIDUAL GUIDED PRAYER AND PARISH MONTHLY INTERCESSIONS BOOKLETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Both 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. 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 Fourth Sunday of Easter

22nd Apr 2018


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER  :    JESUS THE GOOD SHEPHERD

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                       459                    484                      374                  413

 

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                       Acts 4.5-12;  1 John 3.16-end;  John10.11-18.                      

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, John Joshua, Bonnie Crawford, Alma Godfrey, Anna Fox, Jennifer Josephs, Shakti Shah, Geraldine Taylor, John Walsh, Jonathon Kitson, Charles Handy, Bridie Horgan, Fr Evan Jones.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Rachel Boulding, Sophie Kagkwo, Arthur

and Bessie Brownrigg, Crompton Felix, Badi Salaam, Janet White, Agnes.

 

MASSES THIS WEEK  (22nd  April to 29th April)

 

Please note that Weekday Masses for the coming

Three weeks will take place on Wednesdays and

Fridays only.

 

Wednesday           6 pm      St Mark, Evangelist.

Friday                 12 45 pm  Christina Rosetti.

 

Sunday Parish Mass at 11 am

Fifth Sunday of Easter

 

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK:

 

 

1. OUR ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) TAKES PLACE THIS MORNING PROMPTLY AFTER THE PARISH MASS IN THIS CHURCH. At this meeting we confirm our renewed electoral roll membership and appoint new churchwardens for the coming year. We will also conduct a review of the year and a report will be given of our annual accounts. All current PCC members should attend this meeting. Forms are available at the back of church for nominations for electoral roll membership and churchwarden and PCC nominations.

2. HOLY CROSS GARDEN WORK DAY. A FREE AND FUN DAY TO RESTORE OUR WONDERFUL PEACE GARDEN AT THE EAST END OF THE CHURCH. Takes place on Thursday 3rd May from 10 45 am ‘til 2 pm. All volunteer gardeners very welcome. Please bring a packed lunch and plenty of energy! Tools will be provided. This event is sponsored by Camden Green Gym one of our new community partners. Phone Trudi on 07768 710359 for more details.

3. THE NATIONAL PILGRIMAGE TO THE SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF WALSINGHAM takes place this year on Monday 28th May. The Preacher will be The Rev’d. Preb. Graeme Rowlands, Vicar of St Silas Kentish Town here in London. Please place your name on the sheet at the back of church if you would like to go. The cost is £20 each (£10 for children) and do bring a packed lunch. The entrance fee to the shrine grounds is an additional £4. We leave Holy Cross Church on the day at 7 30 am and return to King’s Cross at around 8 30 pm.

4. OUR FRIENDS THE SISTERS OF THE CROSS AT EDGWARE ABBEY are holding an open day at Edgware Priory on Saturday 2nd June. There will be a Mass at midday followed by a celebration lunch (Cost: £6 each). Please fill in the form at the back if you would like to go. We leave Holy Cross Church for Edgware at 10 30 am, and there will be no celebration of the Mass in this church. The celebrant at the Abbey Mass will be the former Bishop of Edmonton, Bishop Peter Wheatley and the Preacher The Rev’d. Tim Pike, Vicar of St Michael’s Church, Croydon.

5. NOTICE OF A CONVERSATION WITH THE NEW BISHOP OF LONDON, THE RT REV’D. DAME SARAH MULLALY, AT ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL. There are leaflets at the back of church giving details of this event which takes place in the Cathedral on Monday 4th June from 6 30 ‘til 8 pm. Please pray for Bishop Sarah as we prepare for her Installation at St Paul’s Cathedral on Saturday 12th May at 2 pm. On that note TWO tickets for this service of Installation may make themselves available for our church through ballot. Please let Fr Christopher know if you would like your name included.

6. P A C T S  LEAFLETS FOR INDIVIDUAL GUIDED PRAYER AND PARISH MONTHLY INTERCESSIONS BOOKLETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Both 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. 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 is served at the back of church after this service. Do stay awhile and meet everyone.

 

 



Newsletter for the Third Sunday of Easter

15th Apr 2018


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER  :    “THEN HE OPENED THEIR MINDS…”

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                 112                   103                    342                  117

 

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                 Acts 3.12-19;  1 John 3.1-7;  Luke 24.36b-48.                        

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, John Joshua, Bonnie Crawford, Alma Godfrey, Anna Fox, Jennifer Josephs, Shakti Shah, Geraldine Taylor, John Walsh, Jonathon Kitson,

Charles Handy, Bridie Horgan, Fr Evan Jones.

 

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

Tony Green, Victoria Wood.

 

MASSES THIS WEEK  (15th April to 22th April)

 

Wednesday           6 pm    

Thursday               6 pm      St Alphege, Abp. and Martyr

Friday                 12 45 pm  St Beuno

Saturday             10 30 am  St Anselm, Bishop.

 

1. THE NATIONAL PILGRIMAGE TO THE SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF WALSINGHAM takes place this year on Monday 28th May. The Preacher will be The Rev’d. Preb. Graeme Rowlands, Vicar of St Silas Kentish Town here in London. Please place your name on the sheet at the back of church if you would like to go. The cost is £20 each (£10 for children) and do bring a packed lunch. The entrance fee to the shrine grounds is an additional £4. We leave Holy Cross Church on the day at 7 30 am and return to King’s Cross at around 8 30 pm.

2. OUR ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) TAKES PLACE THIS COMING SUNDAY 22ND APRIL AFTER THE PARISH MASS IN THIS CHURCH. At this meeting we confirm our renewed electoral roll membership and appoint new churchwardens for the coming year. We will also conduct a review of the year and a report will be given of our annual accounts. All current PCC members should attend this meeting. Forms are available at the back of church for nominations for electoral roll membership and churchwarden and PCC nominations.

3. OUR FRIENDS THE SISTERS OF THE CROSS AT EDGWARE ABBEY are holding an open day at Edgware Priory on Saturday 2nd June. There will be a Mass at midday followed by a celebration lunch (Cost: £6 each). Please fill in the form at the back if you would like to go. We leave Holy Cross Church for Edgware at 10 30 am, and there will be no celebration of the Mass in this church. The celebrant at the Mass will be the former Bishop of Edmonton, Bishop Peter Wheatley and the Preacher The Rev’d. Tim Pike, Vicar of St Michael’s Church, Croydon.

3. NOTICE OF A CONVERSATION WITH THE NEW BISHOP OF LONDON, THE RT REV’D. DAME SARAH MULLALY, AT ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL. There are leaflets at the back of church giving details of this event which takes place in the Cathedral on Monday 4th June from 6 30 ‘til 8 pm. Please pray for Bishop Sarah as we prepare for her Installation at St Paul’s Cathedral on Saturday 12th May at 2 pm. On that note TWO tickets for this service of Installation may make themselves available for our church through ballot. Please let Fr Christopher know if you would like your name included.

5. P A C T S  LEAFLETS FOR INDIVIDUAL GUIDED PRAYER AND PARISH MONTHLY INTERCESSIONS BOOKLETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Both 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. 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.

 

TINA JOSHUA IS HOPING TO DRAW UP A CAKE ROTA FOR OUR SUNDAY POST-PARISH MASS REFRESHMENTS AND INVITES ANYONE WHO COULD BAKE A CAKE ONCE IN EVERY SIX

OR SO WEEKS TO BE INCLUDED ON THE ROTA.

 

THIS MORNING IS THE FINAL OPPORTUNITY FOR THOSE WHO WISH TO BE INCLUDED ON THE PARISH ELECTORAL ROLL OR WHO WISH TO BE NOMINATED FOR A PARISH COUNCIL PLACE TO FILL IN AND SUBMIT THE NECESSARY FORMS.



 

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