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Fourth Sunday of Easter ‘B’

22nd April 2018



Those in our community who are sick and housebound: The patients at Goodmayes and King George Hospitals, Gerry McCarthy, Peggy Mackie, Kathleen McCann, Bridie Whoriskey, Patrick Moriarty, Judith Innis, Edita Thomas, Derek Allan, Gloria Remedios, Catherine King;

Give eternal rest to all those who have recently died: Antoine Mesmain, John Brolly, Geraldine McHale, Kathleen Reynolds, Beryl Fitzgerald, Colette O’Herrily;

Pray for those whose anniversary occur around this time: Mary & Philip Burwell, Joseph and Albertina Ferandes.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION PREPARATION MEETING for children on Wednesday 25th April at 6.00pm.

Today after 9.30am and 11.00am Masses NATIONAL CWL COFFEE MORNING, cakes, raffle etc. All Welcome.

Today Mark Butcher (no.35640), Wesley Manta (no.43103) & Father Marek (no.35641) are running in the LONDON MARATHON. We wish them every success and will be cheering them on!!!

THANK YOU very much for last week’s collection which amounted to £1024.42 (envelopes £490.50 & loose £533.92) and for your continuing support of the La Salette in Lanowce, Ukraine & Madagascar.

RETIRING COLLECTION TODAY for Promotion of Vocations. Please pray for all young men & women to discern their vocation.

GIFT AID BOXES (ENVELOPES) for new tax year available from the sacristy.

BOX FOR REFUGEES IN THE CHAPEL: Small packets of corn flakes, rice, orange juice, semi-skimmed milk, sugar, pasta, toilet tissue, plain flour, tines of fruit cocktail and tuna fish. Basket of food taken up in the offertory procession at the 11am Mass.


Father Marek is running in the London Marathon today 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 www.mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/marekpabis2018

ST. CEDDS CATHOLIC CLUB LTD: Music from 9 p.m. every Sunday: 22nd April - Still On The brew; 29th April – Ramblin Pete.

INDOOR STREET PARTY to celebrate the Royal Wedding on Saturday 19th May at 3pm in the Club. Music by International D.J. Jeanette. Raffle. Free entry. Please bring a plate of food the Royal Buffet Table.

SOCIAL DANCE CLASSES on Mondays in St. Cedd’s lower hall, from 8–9.30pm. Learn to jive, waltz, quick step etc. £7 each – OAP’S £5.



Gift Aid is a method, approved by HMRC, of substantially increasing the value of your offerings. Our Parish, as a registered charity, can reclaim from the Government an extra 25 pence for every pound you give.

For example, if your donation was £5.00 per week, the Parish would be able to claim an extra £65.00 on top of the £ 260 you would have contributed (52 weeks X £5), making your contribution to be £ 325.00 at absolutely no cost to you.  At the end of the financial year, the Gift Aid organiser will send you a letter with details of your donation and how much additional amount the Parish would have gained from your valuable support.

The amounts you give is strictly confidential. 


Anyone whose donations to the Church are made out of taxed income can complete a Gift Aid Declaration which can be obtained from the Gift Aid Organiser. Please note, anyone in the following categories who are resident in the UK can Gift Aid if they are

Please remember every gift whether large or small is greatly valued.  Thank you


‘Working together to Evangelise Our Diocese. Advent 2017’,

the first formal proposal for the renewal

and restructuring of our diocese

Output from the Parish Meeting

on the Proposed Diocesan Restructuring

Parish of Saint Cedd, Goodmayes