Newsletter for the Second Sunday before Advent

17th Nov 2019


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

SECOND SUNDAY BEFORE ADVENT : THE LIVING GOD.

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                 234                 466                  276                    490

   

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:     Job 19.23-27a;  2 Thessalonians 2.1-5, 13-end;  Luke 20.27-38.                                                                                                                                

 

 

FOR YOUR PRAYERS:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Emmanuel Amui, Joan Mitchell, Marianna Sagovsky,

Lula Weldegebriel, Marie-Jo Dioudonnat, Fr Paul

Walmsly-McCloed, Robert Wratten, Fr Allan Scott.

IN MEMORIAM: Florence Cassidy, Tony Gray,

Matthew Adderley.

RIP: James Shaw, Frank Dobson, MP., Celana Bolvian.

 

MASSES FOR THIS COMING WEEK

(33rd Week in Ordinary Time)

 

Wednesday     6 pm       St Edmund, Priscilla Lydia Sellon

Thursday         6 pm       Presentation of the Virgin

Friday           12 45 pm   St Cecelia

Saturday        10 30 am   St Clement Bishop (Mission Day)

 

Recitation of the Holy Rosary

Walsingham Chapel at 11 am

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

 

Next Sunday November 24th at 11 am

The Feast of Christ the King

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK

 

1. “SACRIFICE” : A CONCERT OF READINGS AND MUSIC BASED ON THE THEME OF SACRIFICE which has been directed by our own church architect, Jonathan Louth and will take place in this church this Thursday 21st November from 7 15 pm until 8 pm. Tickets from the Archi Cantores Website or on the door on the night. See posters and fliers at the back of church for more details.

2. ADVENT BIBLE STUDY GROUPS “THE PROMISE OF HIS COMING” -  DEVELOPING THEMES AND CONVERSATION BASED ON THE GOSPEL READINGS FOR EACH ADVENT SUNDAY. BIBLE STUDY GROUP MEETS AFTER EACH SUNDAY MASS AT 12 30 PM AND COMES WITH A SIMPLE LUNCH.

 

Sunday 1st December (Advent Sunday)  Matthew 24.36-44 “Keeping Awake”

Sunday 8th December (Advent 2) Matthew 3.1-12 “The Baptism of Jesus”

Sunday 15th December (Advent 3) Matthew 11.2-11 “The Greatest Prophet, John the Baptist”

Sunday 22nd December (Advent 4) Matthew 1.18-end “Joseph’s Dream and Jesus’ Birth”

 

2. HOLY CROSS CHURCH VISION AND MISSION DAY takes place in church on Saturday 23rd November from 11 am until 3 30 pm. The day will provide an exciting opportunity to plan our future mission in the light of recent events and developments. We hope to explore the legacy of Luke Jeram’s ‘The Moon Museum’ as well as reshape our Mission Action Plan, which runs out at the end of this year. We also hope to highlight the opening of the Louis Lewis Rooms in the crypt and decide upon its future use and our promise to develop this site in favour of local Mission. We will examine our current operation and decide in which areas we need to enhance, deepen and develop our “church turned inside out and in favour of the local community”. All are welcome to attend this event. There will be a break for a delicious home cooked meal at half time! Do put this date in your diaries! And do come…

3. FOR YOUR DIARIES - ADVANCE NOTICE OF TWO CAROL SERVICES IN THIS CHURCH :

The first of these is our Annual Morning Carol Service on Monday 9th December at 11 am. We will be joined by members of Greatcroft Daycare Centre and the King’s Cross Brunswick Neighbourhood Association with children from Argyle School.

The second is our Annual Carol Service for Goodenough College which takes place on Wednesday 11th December at 6 30 pm.

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. A WARM WELCOME TO ALL OUR NEWCOMERS AND VISITORS THIS MORNING. Tea and Coffee with homemade cake will be served after this service. Do stay for a chat…

 

 



Newsletter for Remembrance Sunday 2019

10th Nov 2019


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY : “WE WILL REMEMBER THEM…”

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                  417                331               376               489               354      

   

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:              Malachi 4.1-2a;  2 Thessalonians 3.6-13;  Luke 21.5-19                                                                                                                         

 

FOR YOUR PRAYERS:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Emmanuel Amui, Joan Mitchell, Marianna Sagovsky,

Lula Weldegebriel, Marie-Jo Dioudonnat, Fr Paul

Walmsly-McCloed, Robert Wratten, Fr Allan Scott.

IN MEMORIAM: Florence Cassidy, Tony Gray,

Matthew Adderley.

RIP: James Shaw, Frank Dobson, MP., Celana Bolvian.

 

MASSES FOR THIS COMING WEEK

(32nd Week in Ordinary Time)

 

Wednesday     6 pm      Charles Simeon, Priest

Thursday         6 pm      Bishop Samuel Seabury

Friday           12 45 pm  St Albert the Great

Saturday        12 noon   St Margaret of Scotland

 

Recitation of the Holy Rosary

Friday in the Walsingham Chapel at 11 am

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

 

Sunday November 17th at 11 am

The Second Sunday before Advent

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK

 

1. OUR VISITING ORGANIST THIS MORNING is Mr Hugh Crook.

2. TODAY IS REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY and we begin our Parish Mass with an Act of Remembrance before the War Memorial outside church at 10 50 am, which leads us into the National Two Minutes’ Silence at 11 am. . We are joined by officers and personnel from the local Territorial Army Unit, and one of their number will lay a wreath on behalf of the military dead, and a member of our congregation will lay a wreath on behalf of the civilian dead. Please pray as we remember the dead from both world wars, both military and civilian and those involved and affected by more recent wars and conflicts.

3. ADVENT BIBLE STUDY GROUPS “THE PROMISE OF HIS COMING” -  DEVELOPING THEMES AND CONVERSATION BASED ON THE GOSPEL READINGS FOR EACH ADVENT SUNDAY. BIBLE STUDY GROUP MEETS AFTER EACH SUNDAY MASS AT 12 30 PM AND COMES WITH A SIMPLE LUNCH.

 

Sunday 1st December (Advent Sunday)  Matthew 24.36-44 “Keeping Awake”

Sunday 8th December (Advent 2) Matthew 3.1-12 “The Baptism of Jesus”

Sunday 15th December (Advent 3) Matthew 11.2-11 “The Greatest Prophet, John the Baptist”

Sunday 22nd December (Advent 4) Matthew 1.18-end “Joseph’s Dream and Jesus’ Birth”

 

4. HOLY CROSS CHURCH VISION AND MISSION DAY takes place in church on Saturday 23rd November from 11 am until 3 30 pm. The day will provide an exciting opportunity to plan our future mission in the light of recent events and developments. We hope to explore the legacy of Luke Jeram’s ‘The Moon Museum’ as well as reshape our Mission Action Plan, which runs out at the end of this year. We also hope to highlight the opening of the Louis Lewis Rooms in the crypt and decide upon its future use and our promise to develop this site in favour of local Mission. We will examine our current operation and decide in which areas we need to enhance, deepen and develop our “church turned inside out and in favour of the local community”. All are welcome to attend this event. There will be a break for a delicious home cooked meal at half time! Do put this date in your diaries! And do come…

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. A WARM WELCOME TO ALL OUR VISITORS THIS MORNING.

 

 



Newsletter for the Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

20th Oct 2019


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

PERSEVERENCE AND STEADFASTNESS IN THE CHRISTIAN FAITH

 

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                     232                  466                     357                     408  

 

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                  Genesis 32.22-31;   2 Timothy 3.14-4.5;  Luke 18.1-8.                                                                                                                   

 

FOR YOUR PRAYERS:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Emmanuel Amui, Joan Mitchell, Marianna Sagovsky,

Lula Weldegebriel, Marie-Jo Dioudonnat, Fr Paul

Walmsly-McCloed, Robert Wratten, Fr Allan Scott.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Peter Colquhorn, Adam Abraham,

Joan Leece, Stella Freed, Benita Francis, Kathleen Bass,

Mona McCabe.

 

MASSES FOR THIS COMING WEEK

29th Week in Ordinary Time

(20th October to 27th October):

 

Wednesday        6 pm      

Thursday            6 pm       

Friday             12 45 pm  Saints Crispin & Crispianus

Saturday         10 30 am       St Cedd; King Alfred

 

Recitation of the Holy Rosary

Friday in the Walsingham Chapel at 11 am

(open Morning from 10 am ‘til 12 30 pm)

 

Sunday 27th October

The Last Sunday after Trinity

Parish Mass at 11 am.

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK :               

 

1. HOLY CROSS CHURCH PREPARES TO SAY ‘FAREWELL’ TO LUKE JERAM’S ‘MUSEUM OF THE MOON’

BLOOMSBURY FESTIVAL ESTIMATES THAT OVER 2,000 PEOPLE HAVE VISITED HOLY CROSS CHURCH DURING THE PAST WEEK.

PLEASE PRAY FOR THOSE WHO HAVE ORGANISED THIS GREAT EVENT AND FOR ALL THOSE WHO HAVE VISITED THIS PLACE – A POWERFUL CONTRIBUTION TOWARD OUR MISSION PROMISE TO TURN OUR CHURCH ‘INSIDE OUT’ ON BEHALF OF THE LOCAL COMMUNITY

GOD IS CALLING US TO SERVE…

 

2. 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).

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. A WARM WELCOME TO OUR VISITORS THIS MORNING. Tea/Freshly brewed coffee and homemade cake are served at the back of church after this service. Do stay for a short while and meet everyone.

 



Newsletter for the Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity 2019

6th Oct 2019


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE SIXTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

“THE RIGHTEOUS LIVE BY THEIR FAITH”  Habakkuk 2.4.

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                     238                  485                  72                   486            

 

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:             Habakkuk 1.1-4; 2.1-4;  2 Timothy 1.1-14;  Luke 17.5-10.                                                                                                           

 

FOR YOUR PRAYERS:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Emmanuel Amui, Joan Mitchell, Marianna Sagovsky,

Lula Weldegebriel, Marie-Jo Dioudonnat, Fr Paul

Walmsly-McCloed, Robert Wratten.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Judith Opok, Jessie Button,

Fr Kenneth Leech, Monsignor Augustine Hooey,

Joan Scott, Joan Bradley, David Bradley, Douglas

Cleverdon, John Walsh.

 

MASSES FOR THIS COMING WEEK

27th Week in Ordinary Time

(6th October to 13th October):

 

Wednesday        6 pm       St Denys of Paris, Martyr

Thursday            6 pm       St Paulinus of York

Friday             12 45 pm    St Ethelburgha, Pope John XXIII

Saturday         10 30 am     St Wilfred of Ripon

 

Sunday 13th October

The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

Parish Mass at 11 am (with the Moon ).

 

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK :               Meet and greet The Bishop of Edmonton, The Rt. Rev’d. Robert Wickham

                                             this coming Sunday at 3 pm in church as he participates in the Festival.

 

1.OUR VISITING ORGANIST THIS MORNING is Mr Hugh Crook.

 

2. HOLY CROSS CHURCH WILL BE WELCOMING LUKE JERAM’S ‘MUSEUM OF THE MOON’ THIS COMING WEEKEND – IT’S A FABULOUS DIGITAL FACSIMILE OF THE ACTUAL MOON, WHICH WILL BE SET UP HERE IN CHURCH FOR THE DURATION OF THE BLOOMSBURY FESTIVAL - SATURDAY 12TH OCTOBER UNTIL MONDAY 21ST OCTOBER.

 

MANY LOCAL AND PUBLIC EVENTS AND VISITS WILL ACCOMPANY THE MOON IMPLACEMENT AND HOLY CROSS CHURCH WILL BE AT THE CENTRE OF A GREAT DEAL

OF INTEREST AND CELEBRATION.

DO COLLECT A COPY OF THE BLOOMSBURY FESTIVAL BROCHURE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH.

 

3. NIGHT PRAYER UNDER THE MOON - WATCHING AND PRAYING LUKE JERAM’S ‘MUSEUM OF THE MOON’ takes place here in church on Saturday 12th October at 6 pm. See attached flier. There will be opportunity to view for the first time the newly installed moon. Refreshments will be available, followed by Compline or Night Prayer at 7pm. Help will be required to prepare the church ready for the Sunday morning Mass the next day on Sunday 13th October.

 

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. A WARM WELCOME TO OUR VISITORS THIS MORNING. Tea/Freshly brewed coffee and homemade cake are served at the back of church after this service. Do stay for a short while and meet everyone.

 

 

 



Newsletter for the Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

22nd Sep 2019


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

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY.

“YOU CANNOT SERVE GOD AND WEALTH”

Luke 16.13

          

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                    393                  401                   276                    368 

 

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                     Amos 8.4-7;  1 Timothy 2.1-7;  Luke 16.1-13.                                                                                                   

 

FOR YOUR PRAYERS:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Emmanuel Amui, Joan Mitchell, Marianna Sagovsky,

Lula Weldegebriel, Marie-Jo Dioudonnat, Fr Paul

Walmsly-McCloed, Robert Wratten.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Joan Bradley, David Willcocks,

Brian Sewell, Madge Pursglove., Megan O’Brien.

RIP: Jean Harmsworth.

 

MASSES FOR THIS COMING WEEK

25th Week in Ordinary Time

(22nd to 29th September):

 

Wednesday        6 pm       Lancelot Andrewes, Bishop.

Thursday            6 pm       Wilson Carlisle, Church Army

Friday             12 45 pm    St Vincent de Paul

Saturday         10 30 am     St Wenceslaus

 

Sunday 29th September

The Feast of St Michael and All Angels

Parish Mass at 11 am

 

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK :   

 

 

1. OUR SAFEGUARDING TEAM, Joyce Florell and Christine D’Oliveira will make a presentation at the notices this morning and outline the London Diocesan Policy regarding the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults in this church. We aim to ensure that vulnerable groups are given particular   oversight, nurture and protection.

2.  OUR VISITING ORGANIST THIS MORNING is Mr Malcolm Rudland.

3. THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MOON LANDING -  HOLY CROSS CHURCH WILL SOON BE WELCOMING LUKE JERAM’S ‘MUSEUM OF THE MOON’ – A FABULOUS DIGITAL FACSIMILE OF THE ACTUAL MOON, WHICH WILL BE SET UP HERE IN CHURCH FOR THE DURATION OF THE BLOOMSBURY FESTIVAL - SATURDAY 12TH OCTOBER UNTIL MONDAY 21ST OCTOBER. MANY LOCAL AND PUBLIC EVENTS AND VISITS WILL ACCOMPANY THE MOON IMPLACEMENT AND HOLY CROSS CHURCH WILL BE AT THE CENTRE OF A GREAT DEAL OF INTEREST AND CELEBRATION. WATCH THIS SPACE!

4. NIGHT PRAYER UNDER THE MOON - WATCHING AND PRAYING LUKE JERAM’S ‘MUSEUM OF THE MOON’ takes place here in church on Saturday 12th October at 6 pm. There will be opportunity to view for the first time the newly installed moon. Refreshments will be available, followed by Compline or Night Prayer at 7pm. Help will be required to prepare the church ready for the Sunday morning Mass the next day on Sunday 13th October. See posters and fliers 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. 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. A WARM WELCOME TO OUR VISITORS THIS MORNING. Tea/Freshly brewed coffee and homemade cake are served at the back of church after this service. Do stay for a short while and meet everyon



 

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