Newsletter for the Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity

4th Sep 2016


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE FIFTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY : THE WAY OF DISPOSSESSION.

 

THIS WEEKEND IS THE CENTENARY OF THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, WHERE MANY

KING’S CROSS MEN WHOSE NAMES ARE INSCRIBED ON OUR WAR MEMORIAL WERE KILLED.

 

HYMNS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:             420         To God be the Glory           376                    372  

 

READINGS FOR THIS MORNING’S  MASS:       Dueteronomy 30.15-20;  Philemon 1-21;  Luke 14.25-33.

 

PRAY FOR THOSE TO BE BAPTIZED: Adeeb Siddique, Jade and Jaiden Ross, Anna Sabisky.

PRAY FOR THOSE TO BE CONFIRMED: Jade and Jaiden Ross, Anna Sabisky, Jonas Florrell, Thomas Byrne.

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, Michael Reynolds, Leonard Godfrey, Katharine Redgrave, William and Erlinda Pittard, John Joshua, Fr Bill Kirkpatrick, Fr Robert Norwood, George Cole, Marianna Sagovsky, June Hornby, Alma Godfrey, William Petter.

IN MEMORIAM:

RIP: Adelaïde Fiotte Joaille, Mick Egan, Sylvia Reynolds, Norah Sexton.

 

MASSES THIS WEEK: (4th September to 11th September)

Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time.

*** Please note there will be no Mass on Thursday ***

 

Wednesday                     6 pm

Friday                           12 45 pm

Birth of The Blessed Virgin  Mary

Open Morning from

10 am until the 12 45 pm Mass.

Rosary Group in the

Walsingham Chapel at 11 am.

Saturday                       10 30 am

Charles Lowder, Anglo-Catholic Priest.

 

Sunday Parish Mass      11 am

The Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity

 

 

*** The next PCC meeting will take place on Sunday 2nd October after the Parish Mass. Please note this change of date in order to

accommodate a fuller attendance. ***

 

1.     THE PARISH BEATING OF THE BOUNDS ahead of our Patronal Festival will take place this Saturday 10th September at 11 am, beginning after the 11 am Mass. We will follow our parish boundary, which will take us down Judd Street/Hunter Street, through Brunswick Gardens to Mecklenburgh Square and then across to Frederick Street, King’s Cross Road, Euston Road and back to Cromer Street. The walk takes about one hour with talks based on important buildings and landmarks along the way. The walk will be followed by bangers and mash and banana custard in the crypt. Please sign the list at the back of church if you would like to come and wish to stay for lunch.

2.     THE RITE  OF HOLY ANOINTING WITH THE LAYING ON OF HANDS will take place as part of the Parish Mass this Sunday 11th September.

3.     HOLY CROSS PATRONAL FESTIVAL MASS FOR THE FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS ON SUNDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER AT 6 PM. The Celebrant and Preacher will be the Bishop of Edmonton, The Rt. Rev’d. Robert Wickham. Choir members from St Alban’s Holborn will accompany the music and there will be a reception after the Mass. The occasion also marks Fr Christopher’s ten years here at Holy Cross Church. Please put this date in your diaries. A sheet is available at the back of church for promises of food items. Please sign up!

4.     HOLY CROSS CONFIRMATION GROUP will be meeting in church on Thursday 15th September at 7 pm  for a rehearsal of the Patronal Mass with Baptism and Confirmation.

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 and freshly brewed coffee and cake is served at the back of church after this service. Please do stay and join us.

 

 

 

 



Newsletter for the Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

28th Aug 2016


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY : THE HOSPITABLE; THE INCLUSIVE GOD.

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:            339        From Heav’n You Came            311                 186                    

 

READINGS FOR THIS MORNING’S  MASS:    Ecclesiasticus 10.12-18;  Hebrews 13.1-8. 15-16;  Luke 14.1, 7-14.  

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, Michael Reynolds, Leonard Godfrey, Katharine Redgrave, William and Erlinda Pittard, John Joshua, Fr Bill Kirkpatrick, Fr Robert Norwood, George Cole, Marianna Sagovsky, June Hornby, Alma Godfrey, William Petter.

IN MEMORIAM: Kathleen Dolan, David Brown, Barbara Thatcher, Kenneth Davies.

RIP: Adelaïde Fiotte Joaille, Mick Egan, Sylvia Reynolds, Norah Sexton.

 

MASSES THIS WEEK: (28th August to 4th September)

Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time

 

Wednesday                     6 pm

St Aidan, Bishop of Lindisfarne

Thursday                         6 pm

Friday                           12 45 pm

The Martyrs of Papua New Guinea

Open Morning from

10 am until the 12 45 pm Mass.

Rosary Group in the

Walsingham Chapel at 11 am.

Saturday                       10 30 am

Pope Gregory the Great

Sunday Parish Mass      11 am

The Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK:    Please pray for the townspeople of Amatrice, Italy, and for the victims of the recent earthquakes in central Italy and their loved ones. Pray for the Italian people at this time of devastating loss.

 

*** The next PCC meeting will take place on Sunday 2nd October after the Parish Mass. Please note this change of date in order to accommodate a fuller attendance. ***

 

1.     THE PARISH BEATING OF THE BOUNDS ahead of our Patronal Festival will take place on Saturday 10th September at 11 am, beginning after the 11 am Mass. We will follow our parish boundary, which will take us down Judd Street/Hunter Street, through Brunswick Gardens to Mecklenburgh Square and then across to Frederick Street, King’s Cross Road, Euston Road and back to Cromer Street. The walk takes about one hour with talks based on important buildings and landmarks along the way. The walk will be followed by bangers and mash and banana custard in the crypt. Please sign the list at the back of church if you would like to come and wish to stay for lunch.

2.     THE RITE  OF HOLY ANOINTING WITH THE LAYING ON OF HANDS will take place as part of the Parish Mass on Sunday 11th September.

3.     HOLY CROSS PATRONAL FESTIVAL MASS FOR THE FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS ON SUNDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER AT 6 PM. The Celebrant and Preacher will be the Bishop of Edmonton, The Rt. Rev’d. Robert Wickham. Baby Adeeb Sidique, Jade and Jaiden Ross and Anna Sabisky are to be Baptized and Jade and Jaiden Ross, Jonas Florrell, Anna Sabisky and Thomas Byrne are to be Confirmed. Choir members from St Alban’s Holborn will accompany the music and there will be a reception after the Mass. The occasion also marks Fr Christopher’s ten years here at Holy Cross Church. Please put this date in your diaries. A shee is available at the back of church for promises of food items. Please sign up!

4.     HOLY CROSS CONFIRMATION CLASS will be meeting this Thursday 1st September at 7 pm at the Vicarage.  The classes also doubles as a refresher course in The Christian Faith. This session: “Anglo-Catholicism”. Please pray for this group; for Andrew, Anna, Thomas, Jade, Jaiden and Jonas, and also for baby Adeeb Siddique.

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 and freshly brewed coffee and cake are served at the back of church after this service. Please do stay and join us.

 

 

 



Newsletter for the Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity

21st Aug 2016


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

 

THE THIRTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY : THE HOLY CITY

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:                     346                 339                  294                    272         

 

READINGS FOR THIS MORNING’S  MASS:                Isaiah 58.9-14;  Hebrews 12.18-29;  Luke 13.10-17.   

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, Sylvia and Michael Reynolds, Leonard Godfrey, Katharine Redgrave, William and Erlinda Pittard, John Joshua, Fr Bill Kirkpatrick, Fr Robert Norwood, George Cole, Marianna Sagovsky, June Hornby, Alma Godfrey, William Petter.

IN MEMORIAM: James Foley, Donald Coles, Rita Nannery, Carlo Curli, Florence Evans, Luigi Falco, Elsie Mansi.

RIP:

 

MASSES THIS WEEK: (21st August to 28th August)

Twenty-First Week in Ordinary Time

 

Wednesday                     6 pm

St Bartholomew, Apostle.

Thursday                         6 pm

Friday                           12 45 pm

Open Morning from

10 am until the 12 45 pm Mass.

Rosary Group in the

Walsingham Chapel at 11 am.

Saturday                       10 30 am

St Monica; St Augustine of Hippo.

 

Sunday Parish Mass      11 am

The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

 

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK:    Please pray for the citizens of Aleppo, Syria, and especially for its children.

 

*** The next PCC meeting will take place on Sunday 11th September after the Parish Mass. ***

 

1.     THE PARISH BEATING OF THE BOUNDS ahead of our Patronal Festival will take place on Saturday 10th September at 11 am, beginning after the 11 am Mass. We will follow our parish boundary, which will take us down Judd Street/Hunter Street, through Brunswick Gardens to Mecklenburgh Square and then across to Frederick Street, King’s Cross Road, Euston Road and back to Cromer Street. The walk takes about one hour with talks based on important buildings and landmarks along the way. The walk will be followed by bangers and mash and banana custard in the crypt. Please sign the list at the back of church if you would like to come wish to stay for lunch.

2.     THE RITE  OF HOLY ANOINTING WITH THE LAYING ON OF HANDS will take place as part of the Parish Mass on Sunday 11th September.

3.     HOLY CROSS PATRONAL FESTIVAL MASS FOR THE FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS ON SUNDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER AT 6 PM. The Celebrant and Preacher will be the Bishop of Edmonton, The Rt. Rev’d. Robert Wickham. Baby Adeeb Sidique, Jade and Jaiden Ross and Anna Sabisky are to be Baptized and Jade and Jaiden Ross, Jonas Florrell, Anna Sabisky and Thomas Byrne are to be Confirmed. Choir members from St Alban’s Holborn will accompany the music and there will be a reception after the Mass. The occasion also marks Fr Christopher’s ten years here at Holy Cross Church. Please put this date in your diaries.

4.     HOLY CROSS CONFIRMATION CLASS will be meeting this Thursday 25th August at 7 pm at the Vicarage.  The classes also doubles as a refresher course in The Christian Faith. This session: “The Reformation”. Please pray for this group; for Andrew, Anna, Thomas, Jade, Jaiden and Jonas, and also for baby Adeeb Siddique.

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 and freshly brewed coffee and cake are served at the back of church after this service. Please do stay and join us.

 



Newsletter for the tenth Sunday after Trinity

31st Jul 2016


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org

    THE TENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY : SET YOUR MINDS ON THINGS THAT ARE ABOVE…

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:                  410                   333                  307                  413       

 

READINGS FOR THIS MORNING’S  MASS:     Ecclesiastes 1.2, 12-14; 2.18-23;  Colossians 3.1-11;  Luke 12.13-21.    

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, Sylvia and Michael Reynolds, Leonard Godfrey, Katharine Redgrave, William and Erlinda Pittard, John Joshua, Fr Bill Kirkpatrick, Fr Robert Norwood, George Cole, Marianna Sagovsky, June Hornby, Alma Godfrey.

 

 

IN MEMORIAM: Sarah Mbabazi, Doris Andrews,

                             Beth Griffin, Roger Rees.

 

RIP: Fr Jacques Hamel. All victims of terrorism.

 

MASSES THIS WEEK: (31st July to 7th August)

Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time

 

 

 

 

Wednesday                     6 pm

Friday                           12 45 pm

St Oswald, King of Northumbria.

 

Friday Rosary Group in the

Walsingham Chapel at 11 am.

 

Sunday Parish Mass      11 am

The Eleventh Sunday of Trinity

 

                                                                               

 

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK:  

 

1.     THE CELEBRANT AND PREACHER AT NEXT SUNDAY’S PARISH MASS (7th August) will be Father  Jim Linthicum, Chaplain of Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital.

 2.     THE MARRIAGE OF JOYCE MBABAZI AND INGEMAR FLORELL YESTERDAY was a very joyous occasion for all of us at Holy Cross Church and the first ‘church family’ wedding in this church for ten years. We congratulate them and offer thanks to all who worked to make the event so memorable.

3.     OUR MONTHLY PARISH LUNCH CLUB MEETS THIS SATURDAY 6TH AUGUST IN THE CRYPT FOR A SIMPLE HOME COOKED TWO COURSE LUNCH. Malika Joaille will be cooking the lunch and if you could offer help do make contact. Lunch is served at 1 pm. Cost £2 each. All welcome.

4.     HOLY CROSS CONFIRMATION CLASS will be meeting on Thursday 18th August at 7 pm at the Vicarage.  The classes also doubles as a refresher course in The Christian Faith. This session: “The Seven Sacraments”. Please pray for this group; for Andrew, Anna, Thomas, Jade, Jaiden and Jonas, and also for baby Adeeb Siddique.

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 and freshly brewed coffee and cake are served at the back of church after this service. Please do stay and join us.

 

 

 

 



Newsletter for the Ninth Sunday after Trinity

24th Jul 2016


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org

    THE NINTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY : THE PRAYER OF FAITH

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS MORNING’S MASS:                  456            338 omm v.6             285                  354

 

READINGS FOR THIS MORNING’S  MASS:         Genesis 18.20-32;  Colossians 2.6-15 (16-19);  Luke 11.1-13.   

 

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED:   Jill Mitra, Daniel, Sylvia and Michael Reynolds, Leonard Godfrey, Katharine Redgrave, William and Erlinda Pittard, John Joshua, Fr Bill Kirkpatrick, Emmanuel Amui, Bridie Horgan, Sean Merrick, Michael,

Fr Robert Norwood, George Cole, Marianna Sagovsky, June Hornby.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Alison Hill, Simon Peter Taylor, George Apadopoulos, Martin Dolan.

 

RIP: Richard Okwan, Mick Lenahan, Barry Jones, Chris Conway, Those killed in Munich shootings.

 

MASSES THIS WEEK: (24th July to 31st July)

Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time

 

Wednesday                     6 pm

Saints Anne and Joachim, parents of the Virgin Mary

Brooke Foss Westcott, Bishop

Thursday                         6 pm

Friday                           12 45 pm

St Martha

Saturday                      10 30 am

St Peter Chrysologus

St Silas, companion of St Paul

William Wilberforce, social reformer

 

 

Sunday Parish Mass      11 am

The Tenth Sunday of Trinity

 

                                                                               

NOTICES THIS WEEK:  

 

 1.     FORWARD NOTICE OF THE MARRIAGE OF JOYCE MBABAZI AND INGEMAR FLORELL this Saturday 30th July at 4 pm in this church. Please pray for them and for their son Jonas as they prepare for their marriage.

 2.     SOS!!  OUR MONTHLY PARISH LUNCH CLUB MEETS NEXT ON SATURDAY 6TH AUGUST IN THE CRYPT FOR A SIMPLE HOME COOKED TWO COURSE LUNCH. WE NEED SOMEONE TO COOK THE MEAL (BANGERS AND MASH; FRUIT AND CUSTARD?), WHICH IS SERVED FOR FIFTEEN PEOPLE AT 1 PM ON THE DAY. PLEASE DO INFORM FR CHRISTOPHER OR ONE OF OUR CHURCHWARDENS IF YOU COULD OFFER THIS HELP. THANK YOU!

3.     HOLY CROSS CONFIRMATION CLASS will be meeting on Thursday 18th August at 7 pm at the Vicarage.  The classes also doubles as a refresher course in The Christian Faith. This session: “The Seven Sacraments”. Please pray for this group; for Andrew, Anna, Thomas, Jade, Jaiden and Jonas, and also for baby Adeeb Siddique.

 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.     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 and freshly brewed coffee and cake are served at the back of church after this service. Please do stay and join us.

 

 

 

 



 

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