Saint Chad’s News
Quote: To know how to forgive and to feel forgiven is a basic experience in family life. (Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia 236)
Fr Emmanuel will be leaving for holidays to Nigeria from 5th August to 14th September 2017.
Repository: The Repository will be closed for the summer, we open again on Sunday 10th September.
We welcome Fr Bartholomew safely back from his holidays.
Tea And Coffees: The Union of Catholic Mothers (UCM) – will be serving teas and coffees over the summer period with effect from Sunday 30th July 2017. During the month of August, UCM will be selling food in order to fundraise for the UCM Care Home/Sick Fund. This is UCM’s annual charity to raise funds for families who require respite care. We hope you will help by supporting us. Items on sale will be chips and cakes.
Baptism: Parents and Godparents are required to attend two meetings in the Hall from 7.00pm to 8.00pm on Friday 18th and 25th of August. Baptism will take place on Sunday 27th August..
Pilgrimage To Mount Saint Bernard Abbey: A Pilgrimage in Honour of Blessed Cyprian Iwene Tansi, Led by Rt. Rev. Patrick Joseph McKinney, the Bishop of Nottingham, at Mount Saint Bernard Abbey, Whitwick, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 5UL on Saturday 26th August 2017. Coach departs from St Chad's at 7.00am. Interested persons are invited to book their seats through the parish contacts: Mrs Monica Samuel on 07857 616086, Mrs D Eguzoroaku 07805227691 or Mrs Cyrilla Igbokwe 07804417787Irish Chaplaincy: ‘Irish Chaplaincy: 60 Years on’ “On Sunday, September 24th 12.30pm A Mass to celebrate 60 years of the Irish Chaplaincy will take place at Sacred Heart, Kilburn and we will be very happy to welcome both Bishop John Kirby, who chairs the Irish Episcopal Council for Emigrants, and Bishop Paul McAleenan, Auxiliary in Westminster and with oversight for ethnic chaplaincies. We are grateful to Fr Michael and the Oblates at Sacred Heart for hosting this special event as part of their parish Mass and for letting us use the hall for a little reception afterwards”.
Pilgrimage To Mount Saint Bernard Abbey: A Pilgrimage in Honour of Blessed Cyprian Iwene Tansi, Led by Rt. Rev. Patrick Joseph McKinney, the Bishop of Nottingham, at Mount Saint Bernard Abbey, Whitwick, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 5UL on Saturday 26th August 2017. Coach departs from St Chad's at 7.00am. Interested persons are invited to book their seats through the parish contacts: Mrs Monica Samuel on 07857 616086, Mrs D Eguzoroaku 07805227691 or Mrs Cyrilla Igbokwe 07804417787
Our Lady Queen Of Peace Pilgrimage: Walsingham trip on 28th August bank holiday Monday with Our Lady Queen of Peace. Coach leaves St Chad’s at 07.00hrs and returns at 21.00hrs. Cost £20.00 per person. Contact Juliet on 0208 771 6273 or 07886686703 – please pay in advance to Juliet or Linda at the presbytery.
Holy Ghost Father’s British Province: The Holy Ghost Fathers and Brothers of the British Province are happy to announce the recruitment of Spiritans Lay Associate. This group shall participate in the Spiritual and Charisms of the congregation. For more information contact Fr Bartholomew and Fr Emmanuel CSSp at firstname.lastname@example.org
Repository: he Repository will be closed for the summer, we open again on Sunday 10th Septemer..
St Chad’s Youth Group: The Priests of St Chad's are happy to announce to Parents/ Guardians and young people of the parish that a new youth group will be commencing on 30th July 2017. The youth group age range will cater for 12 - 25 year olds, which will be divided into two groups Teens: Ages -12-17 Young adults - ages- 18-25. Location: St Chads Church Hall Time: 4pm-6pm Frequency: Twice a month - 1st and 4th Sunday. Membership: Free Please Come along and meet the group leaders on Sunday the 30th July 2017 at 4pm-6pm to see what it's all about. Thank you – contact Christine Beverton, Abi or Anthony on email@example.com for further details. Co-ordinator Fr Emmanuel
Offerings: £1732.63 Thank you.
Please pray for those who have died recently and those who mourn their loss, especially: Octavio Buule, Chukwuemka Osuji, Bernice Brown, Henrietta Obiago, Clarence Gomez, Dorothy Borthwick, Daisy Gale, Kim Williams, Kwabena Asamoah-Boadi, Hilda Grace Nettey, Lucy Ennin, Alec Slattery, Martin Joseph Hennessy, Cynthia Shreeve, Pat Hanrahan, Jeremy Dodds, Fr Barry Angus, Michael Sayers, Philomena D’Cruze, Neville Ryan, Sebastian Tavares, Frank Boateng, Patrick McInally, Arnol Lewis, Priscilla Osei-Asibey, Larry Asare, Lawrence Dun-Dery, Simon Sigmeh, Samuel Charles, Teresa Cleary, Margaret Smith and all our deceased relatives and friends. May they rest in peace and all our deceased relatives and friends and all our deceased relatives and friends and all our deceased relatives and friends. May they rest in peace. (If you would like to include names of your deceased relatives please let us know.)
Please pray for all who are sick in the parish, especially: Fr Antony Boateng Mensah, Bridie Carter, Mina Pobee, Leroy Serrette, Augustine Boateng, Mary Musa, Julie Hayfron, John Murray, Esme Brewer, Leslie Davies, Palm Crescent Jackson, Chevanese Philip, Tom Finnerty, Cori-Matthew Blanc-Phillips, Theresa Mongan, Valerie Hillman, Matthew Mendes, Baby Maxwell, Iris Daanaba, Beth Simon, Emmanuel Yakubu, Anne Beckenham, Margaret Rowland, Shelley Bunter, Adele Dewluish, Maria Stokoe, Annette Smith, Naimah Amimbadwa, Stella Blake, Kathleen Crabb, Fredericka Nettey, Kusuma Munavira, Moira Edinburgh, Patricia Mellor, Vernon Sharland, Pat Mostyn, Tim Belgrave, Ted Stevens, Charlie Cowe, Isabella O’Brien, Margaret Rose Brooks, Matthew Robinson, Oluyemisi Osiyemi, Millie Warren. (It would be greatly appreciated if the office could be notified of the recovery of those on this sick list.)
Please note that Father Bartholomew will be available (except in an emergency, when you can ring at any time) from 10.00am to 12.30pm each day, Monday to Friday except Wednesdays, if you wish to speak with them or to book a Mass. Thank you. All enquiries from now onwards should be made during office hours (Monday to Friday 9.30am-12.30pm) through the Parish Secretary. thank you.
Please bring all announcements for the Parish Bulletin by the latest Wednesday. Thank you.
A selection of old news stories is here.
Please hand in items for the newsletter at the Presbytery by 1.00pm on a Tuesday of each week.