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29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C,

20th October 2019




by car to St. Peter’s Chapel built by St. Cedd, Bradwell on Sea

on Saturday 26th October leaving St. Cedd’s Church at 9.30am.

There will NOT be any 10.00am Mass here

but Mass will be said in the Chapel at Bradwell.

If you wish to go but do not have a lift,

or have a spare seat in your car put your name and telephone on the list in the porch.





will be celebrated on Sunday 27th October at the 11.00am.

As usual there will be one bidding prayer prayed in different languages.

If you would like to participate please put your name and telephone number

on the list in the porch and take a copy of the prayer

International Mass followed by International Lunch.

We invite parishioners to prepare and to bring a dish of food

or some food representing their own country.

The dishes must be named and labelled with contents.

Please can you let us know what you intend bringing.

Contact Mark Butcher 07984169087.



TRAINING FOR NEW ALTAR SERVERS starts on Friday 8th November at 5.00 pm in the Chapel.

NOVEMBER is the month when we especially remember all those who have died. THE BOOK OF LIFE containing the names of the dead will be placed on the sanctuary and remembered at Mass during the month. If you wish any names to be added and included in the Masses, envelopes are in the porch. When completed please hand to one of the priests or leave at the Presbytery.

BARKINGSIDE CEMETERY – Remembrance Sunday 10th November 2019 – Rosary Prayer at 3pm.

ST CEDD’S CHRISTMAS BAZAAR will be on Saturday 30th November 2019.

FACILITIES MANAGER – ST CEDD’S PARISH: We are currently looking to employ a person to manage both our buildings and hall bookings. If you have a solid background in Health and Safety, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and have a competent and practical approach to both maintenance and repair and wish to know more, are happy to work occasional unsocial hours then please send a covering letter and personal statement (not more than 200 words) to goodmayes@dioceseofbrentwood.org

TEAS/COFFEES served in the lower hall after 11.00 am Mass.

PARKING: As many will know, parking is a major problem in the roads around St Cedd’s. We have done much work to try to ensure that the disabled bays are not improperly used and we have contacted the council regarding this whole issue. Please be considerate to our neighbours and ensure that you do not block their drives. Free parking on Sundays is available in the car park opposite O’Grady’s.

TOILET FACILITIES: Please note that the only toilet facilities now available for general use are those in the lower hall.

THANK YOU for your collection last week amounting to £1,045.31 (523.00 envelopes, £522.31 loose). CAFOD £363.38 and for your continuing support of the La Salette Mission in Madagascar.

RETIRING COLLECTION today will be for World Mission.

ST. CEDD’S CATHOLIC CLUB LTD: Music from 9pm Every Sunday: 20th October - Ramblin Pete, 27th October - Finbarr Black, 3rd November - Tony Kearney, 10th November – Telestar.

DON’T FORGET THE REFUGEES: Box in Chapel for small packs of cornflakes, rice, orange juice, semi-skimmed milk, fruit cocktail, sugar, pasta, toilet tissue, plain flour, tuna fish.

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


Parish of Saint Cedd, Goodmayes