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July & August 2019




LIST OF MASS INTENTIONS for month of July and August 2019 will be found on the notice boards outside the church, in the porch and on the Parish website.

SATURDAY EVENING VIGIL MASS: As from August 2019 there will not be any Saturday Evening Vigil Mass in St Cedd’s, the last one being 27th July 2019. There will be one in SS Peter & Paul’s Church. As from that date there will not be any Sunday evening Mass in SS Peter & Paul’s Church, but our Sunday evening Mass will continue.   


There will not be any CHOIR & ORGAN at the 11.00 am Mass during the month of August. New members of all ages, with or without instruments are very welcome to join them in September.

There will not be any special CHILDREN’S LITURGY at the 11.00 am Mass during the month of August, until the 8th September. This liturgy is for school children so that they can sit and understand the Readings of the day. Please take a copy of ‘Look’ each week from the porch.

COMING TO CHURCH. As the summer progresses we are reminded that church is a special sacred place and we should dress and behave appropriately.

ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY is celebrated on Thursday 15th August and is a Holy Day of obligation. Masses at 10.00am and 7.30pm.

FEAST OF ST. CEDD (27th October 2019):

FIRST COMMUNION PROGRAMME 2019/2020: Registration for First Communion in 2020 will begin in September 2019. It will be necessary to produce your child’s Baptismal Certificate and Application Form.

CONFIRMATION PROGRAMME 2019/2020: The Confirmation programme will start in October. If you belong to St. Cedd’s Parish, are 14 at the beginning of the programme and would like to make your Confirmation you will need to make an appointment to see Fr Marek in September to be enrolled. More details later.

NEW ALTAR SERVERS. If you have made your First Communion and wish to start training as an altar server, please collect Registration Form from sacristy. Training will start in October.

READERS OF THE WORD, WELCOMERS & OFFERTORY PROCESSION. If you wish to welcome people at the door, take part in the Sunday Mass Offertory procession and/or be considered as a reader of the word, please leave your name and telephone number with one of the priests or the Church office.

PARENT/CARER AND TODDLER GROUP. The group will not meet in August and will commence on the 9th September and runs each Monday in term time from 10.00am to 11.30am in the Lower Hall. It is open to all pre-school children and their parents or carers and provides a safe warm environment for play, snack time, songs and much more all for £1.50 per child. No need to book – just turn up. We are also looking for volunteers to set up and help during the sessions. If you feel you could help please contact Phil or Kathy Butcher 07777663724.



ST. CEDD’S YOUTH CLUB. Junior Club will close in August 2019 (last week 19th July) and will reopen on 6th September for years 5, 6 and 7 from 6.00 to 8.00pm. Senior youth club is closed until September due to lack of numbers.

DON’T FORGET THE REFUGEES during July and August. Box in the chapel and porch for basmati rice, tea bags, cornflakes, coffee, jam.

LA SALETTE MISSION. If you wish to give to La Salette Mission in Madagascar place your  contribution in an envelope marked ’Mission’ and put it in the weekly offertory bag.

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