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23rd April - 2nd Sunday of Easter- Year A

   

BAPTISM: baptisms should take place as soon as possible, preferably within weeks of the birth. The course of instruction for those wishing to have their child baptised takes place on Sundays at 11.30 am in the Bulbeck Room. To register please contact the parish office.

 

A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who supported the parish lunch which raised £3100 for the parish Lent project, including £540 from the raffle. There are still some unclaimed raffle prizes in the parish office. Please come forward to collect them if you have had a phonecall

 

WANTED clothes in good condition for 5yr old girl.  Your help will be greatly appreciated.

 

FOODBANK COLLECTION after all morning Masses on Sunday 23rd April.  Please see poster on notice board for most wanted foods.  Please do not leave goods after 1pm.

 

INVITATION TO SILENT PRAYER:  3rd May. Arrival sharp at 2pm. at Flat 10, Berkeley Court, 31-33 Gordon Rd, Ealing, London W5 2AE. Kindly call Sr. Josephine on 020 8810 4432 or e-mail jbugeja@aol.com

 

AID TO THE CHURCH IN NEED (ACN) Please pray for the 45 dead & 120 injured following the Palm Sunday bombings on the Coptic Churches in Egypt. For further information please see parish ACN notice board in the corridor.

 

PRAY FOR OUR TEENS If you are parent of a teenager and you feel concerned/worried for them, there are elderly people in the parish who are ready to pray daily for your teenager.  Do not hesitate, visit the website www.prayforourteens.org or ask us more about it!

 

SALE: the 2017 Westminster Year Book and Benedictine Year Book are now half price in the parish bookshop.

 

COME AND SEE – about becoming a Permanent Deacon. Men wanting to know more about the permanent diaconate are invited to come to a two hour meeting at Ealing Abbey Parish Centre, Marchwood Crescent, W5 2DY on Saturday 29th April from 10am to noon. No booking needed. Wives welcome. Contact details Deacon Adrian Cullen 07961 594725 or Deacon Anthony Clark 07545 373548.

 

A RETREAT WITH A DIFFERENCE A Foyer de Charité Retreat will be held at the new Retreat Centre in Walsingham, from Sun 30 April (6pm) – Sat 6 May (2pm). The theme is God’s Plan for the Fullness of Time, the preacher will be Mgr. Keith Barltrop, Contact: keithbarltrop@rcdow.org.uk; 07879 953953

 

.BOOK CIRCLE meet in the Coffee Lounge at 8.15pm on Wed 17 May to discuss About My Mother by Tahar Ben Jelloun.  All are welcome

 

NUSERY PLACES at St Gregory’s Primary School for the afternoon sessions starting September 2017. Contact the school office on 020 8997 7550 or jkeegan@st-gregorys.ealing.sch.uk

 

DIVINE MERCY DEVOTIONS 1ST Sunday of Each Month 2.45-3.45pm, Church of Sts Peter & Paul Cambourne Ave, 38 Northfields W13 9QZ.  All Welcome

 

FLOWERS: The flowers by the statue of Our Lady are in memory of George Aloysius Boyle.  Please remember him in your prayers. If you would like flowers placed in the church in thanksgiving or in memory of a loved one, please contact the paish office.

 

OUR LADY OF WALSINGHAM AFTERNOON PRAYER GROUP First Tuesday of each month starting 4 April at 2.30pm in the Chapel of St. George & The English Martyrs

 

SVP (Society of St. Vincent de Paul) meets regularly at Ealing Abbey and provides moral and practical support to those in need through personal contact.  If you know of anyone in need please contact the parish office.

 

JOB VACANCIES There are a number of adverts for job vacancies on the notice-board in the parish centre corridor next to the bookshop

INTERCESSIONS FOR THE SICK: we are happy to include the names of anyone who is seriously ill in the list of those prayed for in the intercessions. The names will remain on the list for one month. If you want prayers for them for a further month please contact the parish office or one of the parish fathers.

MONDAY EVENINGS there is Bingo in the parish hall from 8.00pm and a Bridge Club meets in the Bulbeck Room. Please come along if you are interested in joining in.

RETURNING TO THE CHURCH? Our Landings group may provide you with the welcome you need. Call 07949 089202 for further information. 

 

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT : our parish offers a confidential bereavement support service for anyone who would like help in their grief. Please contact 020 8862 2167.

 

EALING ABBEY COUNSELLING SERVICE: a non-denominational counselling service offering 1:1 and couples’ counselling at 1a Montpelier Avenue. For appointments telephone 020 8998 3361 or email: counselling@eacs.org.uk

 

CATHOLIC SINGLES is an organistaion which helps single adult Catholics of all ages meet, either one to one or through social events. Please call  0161 941 3498, visit the website www.catholicsingles.org.uk or email info@catholicsingles.org.uk 

 

CALIX SOCIETY helps recovering alcoholics to see their Catholic faith as a sure path to serenity without alcohol. There are regular meetings in the diocese with mass and group discussion: for times and locations see the website: www.calixsocietyuk.btck.co.uk or email calixinlodnon@btinternet.com or text 077 625 70361.

    Jesus on the cross

 

 

THE BENET CLUB  - QUIZ NIGHT

With fish and chip supper, Saturday 13th May 7.30pm for an 8.00pm start.

Teams of 4,5 or 6 people suggested

Tickets £10 per person available from behind the bar. Book before 6th May

 

 

 

 

   

 

   
   

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