News items added on Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Times of Services for Christmas and the New Year

There is a special page with times of services for Christmas and the New Year.

Please note that there is no 6pm Mass on Christmas Eve. Our first Mass for Christmas is the Midnight Mass. The Church will be open from 11pm. Carols before Midnight Mass begin at 11.20pm.

May Jesus Christ,
the Son of God
who became man
for our salvation,
bless you
and your families
during this Holy Season.


News items added on Friday, December 15, 2006

Parish Pilgrimage to Lourdes

Mon 28th May - Fri 1st June.

Our annual Parish Pilgrimage to Lourdes is an opportunity to experience this unique devotional shrine in friendly company with plenty of free time to socialise and to explore this lovely Pyrenean Town.

Half-board 3-star accommodation within easy reach of the Domaine, coach transfers and flights (Gatwick-Toulouse) £320 per adult (sharing), £160 per child under 16. Single supplement extra.

Booking forms are available at the back of the Church or by email from

Completed forms with deposits should be returned in an envelope marked "Pilgrimage" and posted through the presbytery letterbox (or emailed) by 14 Feb 2007. Bookings after this date may incur a supplement.


Victor Bothwell RIP

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Victor Bothwell who died recently. Please also remember his family in your prayers.

May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

The Requiem Mass will be at 9.30am on Friday 22 December at Our Lady of the Rosary, Blackfen, followed by committal at Eltham Crematorium.


News items added on Saturday, December 09, 2006

Children’s Crib Service

On Sunday 17 December 3pm, we have our children's Crib Service. All children are welcome to come, dressed simply as shepherds, angels or kings.


Parish Carol Service

Tomorrow, Sunday 10 December, at 3pm we have our Carol Servied, an opportunity to sing and listen to God’s word in preparation for Christmas. Do come along.


Christmas Gift Stall

This weekend, after all Masses, the UCM will be running a Christmas Gift stall in the Small Hall. Bargains galore! There will also be a selection of Christmas items on sale from the Holy Shop.