Parish Newsletter

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Parish Priest:Fr. Henry Tikku Wenna

Presbytery: 108 Orme Road, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 3SB

Tel:020 8406 9524†Website:†www.stpiusxchurch.org.uk

Email:stpiusxrcchurch@gmail.com†

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Confessions:†Sat 10:30 –11:00, 17:00 - 17:45†

†††††† Baptisms and Weddings:by appointment

Filipino†Community Mass:†12:00 on the last Sunday of the month

Saturday Devotion: 16:45 - 18:00†on the first Saturday of the month - Eucharistic Adoration/Rosary/Benediction

Office Hours:†Monday - Wednesday; Friday - please ring prior to visit

Our Ladys Prayer Group:Tuesday 19:00 - 20:45 - all are welcome

Parish Centre Bookings: Contact Margaret Uchendu on 0208541 0796 or the Parish Office

Tea/Coffee will be served on Sundays after the 10:00 Mass - suspended until further notice

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Sat 17th Feb † 18:00 † † †Peggy Sweeney - WB † † † † † † † †

Sun 18h Feb † 10:00 † † † Cathy Lawrence - WB † † † † † † † †First Sunday of Lent (B)† † † † † † † † † † †

† † † † † † † † † † † ††17:00 † † People of the Parish ††

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Tue 20th Feb † †09:15 † † Marie Sweeney - Thanksgiving † † Feria † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † ††

Wed 21st Feb † 09:15 † † Mary & Terry O’Brien - RIP † † † † † Feria

Thur 22nd Feb † † † † † † † †NO MASS † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † Feria

Fri 23rd Feb † † 18:30 † † †Stations of the Cross (during Lent)

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Sat 24th Feb † 10:00 † † † John Noulton - RIP † † † † † † † † † † †Feria † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † † ††

† † † † † † † † † † † † 18:00 † † †Michael Stack -RIP † † † † † † † † † † †Second Sunday of Lent †(B)

Sun 25th Feb †10:00 † † †Margaret Uchendu - WB

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The Sick of the Parish:

Please pray for:†Theresa Allon, Hilary Graheme-Ballin, Peter Bebbington, Christina Beyer, Simon Lansdown, Gill Graffham,† Jean Reynard, Janet Byrne, Paul Shafe, Rosa Maria Santos, Ron Johnson, Jim Handy, Peter Maxwell, baby Jacob Tullett.

St. Pius X Parish Bible Group:†

Romans Chapter 11 on 19th February between 20:00 - 21:00. All are welcome and please contact Diane Morrisey 07910563541 or Christine Lilley 07519607263 for details.

London Evenings of Faith - Winter / Spring 2018:†

All are welcome to a series of talks on the theme 'The spirit of Vatican II' at†7:00pmon alternate Tuesdays from 30†January 2018 (subsequent talks are 13 February, 27 February & 13 March).†Talks are held in The Challoner Room, Basement, 24 Golden Square, London, W1F 9JR (Tube: Piccadilly). Cheese & wine/ juice served.†Full dates and details are available at†www.faith.org.uk/events/evenings-of-faith

Funerals: †PLEASE NOTE AMENDED TIME

Please pray for: †

Bob Kenderdine whose funeral will take place on Tuesday 20th Feb, 10:15 at St Pius X Norbiton and thereafter burial at Kingston Cemetery for 11:30.

Elsie Healy whose funeral will be on Tuesday 27th Feb, 13:45 at St Pius X Norbiton and thereafter for cremation at Kingston Crematorium at 15:00.

Parish Pastoral Council:

The following are members of the† Parish Pastoral Council: Nick Whitehorn, Sheila Farmer, Joanna Ledochowska, John O’Neill, Annette Cook, Margaret Uchendu, Thomas Ennis, Neil Zoladkiewicz, Christine Lilly and Kate Fitzsimmons.

The Council will meet on the 28th February 2018 starting at 7:30pm. Do pray for the Council.

The Lenten Season:

A time in which we are invited in a deeper way to examine our relationship with God and our fellow brothers and sisters.

We will be having two devotional acts: Adoration and Way of the Cross as mentioned in the Newsletter.

The Most Rev. Peter Smith, Archbishop of Southwark

Psalms for reading in Lent

Psalm 45 “Be still and know that I am God”

Psalm 37 “Be still before the lord and wait in Patience”

The Sick and House Bound:

Fr. Henry would be pleased to visit any parishioner who is house bound or sick and needs a visit or Communion. Please do let him know about this.

First Holy Communion Class:

On Sundays after the 10am Mass (term time only). Do keep the children, the families and Catechists in your prayers.

There is a break for half term on Sundays 11 and 18 Feb, Classes will resume on Sunday 25 Feb.

Mass Offerings:

We have a number of spaces available. A mass is the highest gift to parents, family and friends both living and deceased.

Walking Aid:†

A very kind parishioner is offering a walking aid to someone who needs it. It has a seat plus shopping bag (three in one). If you know someone who needs it please contact Fr. Henry.

Blessed Sacrament Adoration:

This will be on Tuesdays after Mass for an hour. Hoping this is acceptable we can begin during the Lenten Season on Tuesday 20th February.

I would kindly request those who can join for Tuesdays Adoration to put their names down on the list provided at the back of the Church. You don’t have to be available for the whole hour just a 15min or 30 min shift is welcome.†

St Patricks Night Dance - Friday 16th March 19:30 - 23:00:

In aid of †St Pius X hall fund

Venue St Joseph’s Parish Centre 1 Montem Road New Malden.

There will be a display of Irish dancing, Disco to Irish traditional music and buffet supper. (bring your own drinks)†

Ticket price £10 available from St Pius/St Joseph.†Poster at back of the church.

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† † † † † † † Offertory Collection 11/02/2018: †£403.65 †Second Collection: †£252.53 †Many thanks for your kind generosity.

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