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3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time,

Year A,

26th January 2020





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WE REMEMBER THIS WEEK ESPECIALLY IN OUR PRAYERS:






SYMPATHY: We offer our sympathy and the support of our prayers to Kerry O’Sullivan on the death of her father DANIEL FRANCIS O’SULLIVAN. Funeral Mass on Tuesday 4th February at 1.00pm. May he rest in peace.



FIRST COMMUNION PREPARATION MEETING FOR CHILDREN on Wednesday 29th January at 6.00pm.



CONFIRMATION MEETING this Sunday (26th January) at 4.30pm in the main hall followed by the evening Mass at 6.30pm.



REPOSITORY: Our repository has now moved to its new home in the lower hall. We will be open after 9.30 and 11.00am Mass on Sunday. In the future, we hope to be able to open also during the week.



THANK YOU for your collection last week £1,144.34 (£593.71 loose, £700.63 envelopes). Pax Christi collection £147.45.



NEXT SUNDAY 2nd FEBRUARY we will be holding a coffee morning after 9.30am and 11.00am Mass to raise funds for both Fr Marek and Mark Butcher’s 2020 London Marathon attempt in support of BCCS. We will be having tea, coffee, soft drinks, cakes, snacks, raffle available along with a table top sale of new and nearly new tableware. We look forward to seeing as many of you there as possible.



LONDON MARATHON 2020 ON BEHALF OF BCCS: Father Marek is running in the London Marathon in April 2020 on behalf of the Brentwood Catholic Children’s Society. If you would like to support him, all you need to do is forward a donation to:


 https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/MarekPabis2020



ST CEDD’S PARISH REGULAR ACTIVITIES IN THE HALLS (Open to all): Monday 10-11.30am – Mother & Toddler; Tuesday 9.30-11.00am – Joe Jingles; 1-4pm - Line Dancing; Wednesday 1-3pm – Bingo; Thursday 1-4pm – Keep Fit; Friday 6.30-8.3pm - Youth Club. For more information on how to take part contact the Parish Office.



OPEN MIC: We will be holding ‘Open Mic’ sessions to showcase local talent on Friday 21st February, 20th March, 17th April, 15th May. These sessions are open to all and will be held in the lower hall – registration from 7.30pm. For more info contact Phil Butcher 07777 663724.



DO NOT FORGET THE REFUGEES: Box in the porch for small packs of cornflakes, rice,  fruit cocktail, sugar, pasta, toilet tissue, plain flour, tuna fish and similar.



COFFEE/TEAS/BISCUITS are being served after 11am Mass in the lower hall.



DIOCESAN LOURDES PILGRIMAGE: Bishop Alan, supported by our Youth Service, will lead a pilgrimage to Lourdes from 26 - 31 July, flying from Southend Airport.  This is a wonderful opportunity, including for the frail and those with needs, to pray at the Grotto, grow in faith, and enjoy the company of fellow pilgrims.  Some brochures and booking forms are available in the parish or you can contact the tour operator, Tangney Tours, directly: www.tangney-tours.com or 01732 886885



ST CEDD’S CATHOLIC CLUB LTD: Music from 8pm Every Sunday: 26th January - ‘Finbarr Black’. 2nd February - Billy & the Northwinds, 9th February - Mary & New Counties, 16th February - Dave White, 23rd February - Mighty Mick.



ANNUAL DINNER DANCE on Saturday 22nd February 7pm for 7.30pm.



GIFT AID: The Gift Aid scheme is a simple way of making your offertory and other donations increase by 25%! If you live and pay tax in the UK all you need to do is complete a simple form and we will provide a set of envelopes for you to use. You are not committed to a fixed weekly amount, just give what you can and want. For more information please contact the Parish Office 020 8590 9026.




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Parish of Saint Cedd, Goodmayes