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Quote: e cannot always be defending the truth, there must be a time to feed on it. (CS Lewis)

Legion of Mary – Recruitment Drive: Guest speaker at all Masses to recruit for new members.

Baptism: Parents and Godparents are required to attend two short meetings in the Hall from 7.00pm to 8.00pm on Friday 15th and 22nd of September. Baptism will take place on Sunday 24th September.

RCIA Course: The RCIA course will start on Monday 18th September at 7.30pm in the Church Hall. This course is for adults who wish to be Baptised, Confirmed or received into full Communion with the Church. It is also for anybody who wishes to learn more about the Catholic faith. Please contact Lesley on 07903 988098 with any queries or ring the parish office on 0208 653 2806.

First Holy Communion Photos: The boards with the First Holy Communion photos will be removed from the church after all masses on Sunday 17th September. This weekend will be the last opportunity for ordering.

Apostleship Of The Sea – Feast Of Our Lady, Star Of The Sea – World Maritime Day: Parishioners are invited to join in the celebration of Holy Mass at St George’s Cathedral, Southwark, Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7HY on Tuesday 19th September at 12.30pm. Mass will be presided by Archbishop Peter Smith. It is an opportunity to pray for all those who work at sea and hear more about the work of the Apostleship of the Sea in the diocese. For more information please contact telephone 07887 893763

Ursuline High School – Open Evening: Wednesday 20th September 2017 6.30pm-8.30pm, OPEN MORNINGS: FOR CURRENT Year 6 students by appointment only. Monday 25th September – Friday 29th September 2017 9.00am-10.30am or

Irish 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”.

St Chad’s Social Club – Ladies Night: St Chad's Social Club, Ladies Night “Ed Elvis” Disco/Impersonator on Saturday 23rd September 2017 at 7.30pm to 11.30pm in the Church Hall. Tickets only £10.00 each including food, licenced pay bar, cocktails. For tickets please contact Mary, Grace or Marylyn.

St Chad’s Youth Group: The next meeting will be on Sunday the 24th September 2017 at 4pm-6pm in the Church Hall. 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. Frequency: Twice a month - 1st and 4th Sunday. Membership: Free. Please come along and meet the group leaders to see what it's all about. Thank you – contact Christine Beverton, Abi or Anthony on for further details. Co-ordinator Fr Emmanuel

Saint Vincent De Paul – Healing Mass: The SVP will be hosting its' 5th Annual Healing Mass on Saturday September 30th 2017 at 10:00am. You are cordially invited to join us for healing and anointing of the sick.

St Chad’s School - Vacancies: There are vacancies in St Chad’s Nursery and Reception classes. Please contact the School office for an application form – 0208 771 3470.

Offerings: £1215.65 Thank you, Votive Candles £195.66 Thank you, Second Collection: Catholic Education Service, Today’s Second Collection is for Home Mission Sunday.

Reminder: The normal parish office hours are between 9.30am and 12.30pm. But anyone who would like to see the priest in the afternoon outside the office hours should call on Tuesday between 3.00pm and 5.00pm. No appointment necessary.

Please pray for those who have died recently and those who mourn their loss, especially: Fr Antony Boateng Mensah, Joseph Dwomoh, Fr Patrick Ndulue, Obiageli Omochie, Eunice Ikpeama, Sylvester Yaw Aboagye-Mensah, 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: Joseph Addo, 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.


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