Newsletter for the First Sunday of Lent

10th Mar 2019


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT : JESUS IS TEMPTED BY THE DEVIL IN THE WILDERNESS.

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                     70                 76                   64                393

  

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:           Dueteronomy 26.1-11;  Romans 10.8b-13;  Luke 4.1-13.                                                                                     

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Emmanuel Amui, Malcolm Holness, Hannah Isaacson,

Zoe Isaacson and Leon Campbell.

IN MEMORIAM: Joan Maw, Voycirch Skorupski.

RIP: Marybel Moore, Dean John Lewis,

Queenie Donovan, Sylvia Amui.

 

MASSES THIS WEEK (10th to 17th March)

 

Wednesday         6 pm

Thursday            6 pm       

Friday               12 45 pm  

Friday Stations of the Cross at 6 pm  

Saturday           10 30 am   St Boniface of Ross

 

NEXT SUNDAY’S PARISH MASS

17th March at 11 am

The Second Sunday of Lent

(Followed by 12 30 pm Bible Study)

 

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK 

 

 

THE FIRST OF OUR LENTEN BIBLE STUDY GROUPS TAKE PLACE AFTER THIS MASS

AT 12 30 PM, LED BY JULIA CLEVERDON.

A SIMPLE BREAD AND SOUP LUNCH WILL BE SERVED.   ALL WELCOME.

 

1. OUR PARISH LENT LEAFLET is now available. Please take yours home and study it carefully. It gives full details of all special Lenten services and events and makes suggestion for your Lenten observance as well as recommending Lenten reading and acting as a guide.

2. THE REVISION OF THE PARISH’S ELECTORAL ROLL.  Many of you will be aware that your name is placed on the parish’s electoral roll, which gives you the right to nominate church members to the PCC (Parochial Church Council) and also to vote at the annual general meeting. A copy for last year is on the notice board and do check your name. This year we are ordered to completely revise our existing electoral roll list and you are kindly asked to fill in the electoral roll application form which you will find on the table at the back of church.

3. CAMDEN COLDWEATHER NIGHT SHELTER (C4WS) 2019 – This charity offers shelter and bed and breakfast in seven of our local churches to homeless persons during the cold Winter months. There is a sheet at the back of church for you to sign (in groups of no more than three persons per Sunday) on the following remaining Sundays -  17th and 24th March.

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. 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 for a short while and meet everyone.



Newsletter for the Sunday Next before Lent

3rd Mar 2019


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE SUNDAY NEXT BEFORE LENT : JESUS CHRIST IS GOD MADE VISIBLE

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                     339                  343                    234                   466

  

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:               Exodus 34.29-35;  2 Corinthians 3.12-4.2;  Luke 9.28-36.                                                                                       

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Sylvia and Emmanuel Amui, Malcolm Holness.

Punjalan Venkatasamy.

IN MEMORIAM: Joan Maw, Voycirch Skorupski.

RIP: Marybel Moore, Archdeacon John Lewis,

Queenie Donovan.

 

MASSES THIS WEEK (3rd March to 10th March)

 

THE BEGINNING OF LENT -

ASH WEDNESDAY MASS WITH THE

IMPOSITION OF ASHES AT 7 PM      

Thursday            6 pm       Perpetua and Felicity, Martyrs  

Friday               12 45 pm  Edward King, Bp. of Lincoln

Friday Stations of the Cross at 6 pm  

Saturday           10 30 am   Geoffrey Studdert-Kennedy, Priest.

 

NEXT SUNDAY’S PARISH MASS

10th March at 11 am

The First Sunday of Lent (followed by 12 30 pm Bible Study)

 

THIS MORNING’S PARISH MASS – WITH THE RITE OF ANOINTING AND THE LAYING ON OF HANDS.

 

LENT BEGINS THIS (ASH) WEDNESDAY, WHEN THERE WILL BE A MASS

AT 7 PM IN THIS CHURCH WITH IMPOSITION OF ASHES.

During Lent we will be following a special Lenten bible study course

beginning this coming Sunday after Mass at 12 30 pm with a simple lunch. 

                                        See The Parish Lent Leaflet (included with your papers this morning) for full details.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS takes place each Friday during Lent, beginning this Friday at 6 pm.

      

NOTICES THIS WEEK   

 

1. OUR PARISH LENT LEAFLET is now available. Please take yours home and study it carefully. It gives full details of all special Lenten services and events and makes suggestion for your Lenten observance as well as recommending reading and acting as a guide.

2. THE REVISION OF THE PARISH’S ELECTORAL ROLL.  Many of you will be aware that your name is placed on the parish’s electoral roll, which gives you the right to nominate church members to the PCC (Parochial Church Council) and also to vote at the annual general meeting. A copy for last year is on the notice board and do check your name. This year we are ordered to completely revise our existing electoral roll list and you are kindly asked to fill in the electoral roll application form which you will find on the table at the back of church.

3. CAMDEN COLDWEATHER NIGHT SHELTER (C4WS) 2019 – This charity offers shelter and bed and breakfast in seven of our local churches to homeless persons during the cold Winter months. There is a sheet at the back of church for you to sign (in groups of no more than three persons per Sunday) on the following remaining Sundays -  17th and 24th March.

4. LENTEN QUIET DAY AT EDGWARE ABBEY “WELCOME, DEAR FEAST OF LENT” takes place this Saturday, 9th March from 10 am until 3 30 pm. We leave Holy Cross Church at 9 am. Cost £7 each and please bring a packed lunch. There is a list at the back of church for you to sign if you would like to come. The quiet day will be led by Fr Terrance Bell and makes a sure foundational period of prayer and instruction as the Season of Lent gets fully under way. Not to be missed…

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. 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 and home-made cake is served at the back of church after this service. Do stay for a short while and meet everyone.

 

 

 



Newsletter for the Sunday Next before Lent

3rd Mar 2019


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE SUNDAY NEXT BEFORE LENT : JESUS CHRIST IS GOD MADE VISIBLE

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                     339                  343                    234                   466

  

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:               Exodus 34.29-35;  2 Corinthians 3.12-4.2;  Luke 9.28-36.                                                                                       

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Sylvia and Emmanuel Amui, Malcolm Holness.

Punjalan Venkatasamy.

IN MEMORIAM: Joan Maw, Voycirch Skorupski.

RIP: Marybel Moore, Archdeacon John Lewis,

Queenie Donovan.

 

MASSES THIS WEEK (3rd March to 10th March)

 

THE BEGINNING OF LENT -

ASH WEDNESDAY MASS WITH THE

IMPOSITION OF ASHES AT 7 PM      

Thursday            6 pm       Perpetua and Felicity, Martyrs  

Friday               12 45 pm  Edward King, Bp. of Lincoln

Friday Stations of the Cross at 6 pm  

Saturday           10 30 am   Geoffrey Studdert-Kennedy, Priest.

 

NEXT SUNDAY’S PARISH MASS

10th March at 11 am

The First Sunday of Lent (followed by 12 30 pm Bible Study)

 

THIS MORNING’S PARISH MASS – WITH THE RITE OF ANOINTING AND THE LAYING ON OF HANDS.

 

LENT BEGINS THIS (ASH) WEDNESDAY, WHEN THERE WILL BE A MASS

AT 7 PM IN THIS CHURCH WITH IMPOSITION OF ASHES.

During Lent we will be following a special Lenten bible study course

beginning this coming Sunday after Mass at 12 30 pm with a simple lunch. 

                                        See The Parish Lent Leaflet (included with your papers this morning) for full details.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS takes place each Friday during Lent, beginning this Friday at 6 pm.

      

NOTICES THIS WEEK 

 

1. OUR PARISH LENT LEAFLET is now available. Please take yours home and study it carefully. It gives full details of all special Lenten services and events and makes suggestion for your Lenten observance as well as recommending reading and acting as a guide.

2. THE REVISION OF THE PARISH’S ELECTORAL ROLL.  Many of you will be aware that your name is placed on the parish’s electoral roll, which gives you the right to nominate church members to the PCC (Parochial Church Council) and also to vote at the annual general meeting. A copy for last year is on the notice board and do check your name. This year we are ordered to completely revise our existing electoral roll list and you are kindly asked to fill in the electoral roll application form which you will find on the table at the back of church.

3. CAMDEN COLDWEATHER NIGHT SHELTER (C4WS) 2019 – This charity offers shelter and bed and breakfast in seven of our local churches to homeless persons during the cold Winter months. There is a sheet at the back of church for you to sign (in groups of no more than three persons per Sunday) on the following remaining Sundays -  17th and 24th March.

4. LENTEN QUIET DAY AT EDGWARE ABBEY “WELCOME, DEAR FEAST OF LENT” takes place this Saturday, 9th March from 10 am until 3 30 pm. We leave Holy Cross Church at 9 am. Cost £7 each and please bring a packed lunch. There is a list at the back of church for you to sign if you would like to come. The quiet day will be led by Fr Terrance Bell and makes a sure foundational period of prayer and instruction as the Season of Lent gets fully under way. Not to be missed…

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. 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 and home-made cake is served at the back of church after this service. Do stay for a short while and meet everyone.

 

 

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Newsletter for the Second Sunday before Lent

24th Feb 2019


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE SECOND SUNDAY BEFORE LENT : JESUS CALMS THE STORM.

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:               114             How Great Thou Art          Amazing Grace               443   

  

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                 Genesis 2.4b-9, 15-end;  Revelation 4;  Luke 8.22-25.                                                                                      

 

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Sylvia and Emmanuel Amui, Malcolm Holness.

Punjalan Venkatasamy.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Lillian Cole, Lucy Adok,

Alison Warner, Richard Carlyle,

Marion Spencer, Derrick Evans, Una Dolan,

 

RIP: Marybel Moore, Archdeacon John Lewis.

 

MASSES THIS WEEK (24th February to 3rd March)

 

Wednesday         6pm          George Herbert, Priest

Thursday            6 pm       

Friday               12 45 pm     St David, Patron of Wales

Saturday           10 30 am      St Chad, Bishop of Lichfield

 

NEXT SUNDAY’S PARISH MASS

3rd March at 11 am

The Sunday Next before Lent

Parish Mass with Anointing and Laying on of Hands for Lent

 

NEXT SUNDAY 1S THE SUNDAY NEXT BEFORE LENT AND A LEAFLET WILL BE PROVIDED GIVING YOU DETAILS OF OUR LENTEN OBSERVANCES. During Lent we will be following a Lenten bible study course after the Sunday Mass with a simple lunch and hope as many of you as possible will be able to join us. We will also be observing the Stations of the Cross each Friday of Lent at 6 pm.

 

The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book 2019 :  ‘Reconciliation’ by Mutharaj Swamy.

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK :              

 

1. A PCC MEETING takes place after the Parish Mass (beginning a 12 30 pm.

2. REVISION OF THE PARISH’S ELECTORAL ROLL.  Many of you will be aware that your name is placed on the parish’s electoral roll, which gives you the right to nominate church members to the PCC (parochial Church Council) and also to vote at the annual general meeting. A copy for last year is on the notice board and do check your name. This year we are ordered to completely revise our existing electoral roll list and you are kindly asked to fill in the electoral roll application form which you will find with your papers this morning.

3. HOLY CROSS PARISH LUNCH CLUB meets this Saturday 2nd March at 1 pm in the crypt for a delicious home cooked, two course meal. £4. Come along and join us for good food, company and conversation.

3. CAMDEN COLDWEATHER NIGHT SHELTER (C4WS) 2019 – This charity offers shelter and bed and breakfast in seven of our local churches to homeless persons during the cold Winter months. There is a sheet at the back of church for you to sign (in groups of no more than three persons per Sunday) on the following Sundays in the New Year – Sundays 3rd, 17th and 24th March.

4. LENTEN QUIET DAY AT EDGWARE ABBEY “WELCOME, DEAR FEAST OF LENT” takes place on Saturday 9th March from 10 am until 3 30 pm. We leave Holy Cross Church at 9 am. Cost £7 each and please bring a packed lunch. There is a list at the back of church for you to sign if you would like to come. The quiet day will be led by Fr Terrance Bell and makes a sure foundational period of prayer and gentle instruction as the Season of Lent gets fully under way. Not to be missed…

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. 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 and home-made cake is served at the back of church after this service. Do stay for a short while and meet everyone.

 

 

 



Newsletter for the Fourth Sunday before Lent

10th Feb 2019


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE FOURTH SUNDAY BEFORE LENT : THE MIRACULOUS DRAUGHT OF FISH.

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                             377                 333                  463                  368              

 

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                        Isaiah 6.1-13;  1 Corinthians 15.1-11; Luke 5.1-11.                                                                                            

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Sylvia and Emmanuel Amui, Hannah Isaacson,

Zoe Isaacson and Leon Campbell, Malcolm Holness.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Christobel Joshua, David Kato,

George Cole, Matthew Canna Agole.

 

RIP: Marybel Moore, Albert Finney.

 

MASSES THIS WEEK (10th to 17th February)

 

Wednesday         6pm        

Thursday            6 pm       Saints Cyril and Methodius   

Friday               12 45 pm  St Sigfrid

Saturday           10 30 am    

 

NEXT SUNDAY’S PARISH MASS

17th February at 11 am

The Third Sunday before Lent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK :  

 

1. CAMDEN COLDWEATHER NIGHT SHELTER (C4WS) 2019 – This charity offers shelter and bed and breakfast in seven of our local churches to homeless persons during the cold Winter months. Our own volunteers from Holy Cross will operate from St George’s Church, Bloomsbury. There is a sheet at the back of church for you to sign (in groups of no more than three persons per Sunday) on the following Sundays in the New Year – Sunday 17th of February and then Sundays 3rd, 17th and 24th March. Come and help prepare and serve breakfast! We leave Holy Cross Church for St George’s on each Sunday at 6 30 am.

2. LENTEN QUIET DAY AT EDGWARE ABBEY “WELCOME, DEAR FEAST OF LENT” takes place on Saturday 9th March from 10 am until 3 30 pm. We leave Holy Cross Church at 9 am. Cost £7 each and please bring a packed lunch. There is a list at the back of church for you to sign if you would like to come. The quiet day will be led by Fr Terrance Bell and makes a sure foundational period of prayer and gentle instruction as the Season of Lent gets fully under way. Not to be missed…

3. THE NEXT PCC MEETING takes place on Sunday 24th February after the Parish Mass.

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. 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 and home-made cake is served at the back of church after this service. Do stay for a short while and meet everyone.

 

 

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