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Parish News

for The Third Sunday

in Ordinary Time




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Dear Parishioners,


As you will undoubtedly know we are facing some very difficult times at present. We have done all we can in the church to ensure that we minimise the risk that the new variant of Covid-19 presents as much as we can. However, in order for our church to stay open you must play your part.












WE REMEMBER IN OUR PRAYERS:






SYMPATHY:


We offer our prayer and sympathy to the Family and Friends of:




MASS INTENTIONS:


There are not too many Mass intentions booked for the nearest future. If you would like to book a Mass contact the Parish Office, use the Mass Offering envelopes placed in the porch or see one of the priests after the Mass.



EXPOSITION BEFORE THE MORNING MASS:


There is an exposition of the Blessed Sacrament half an hour before the Morning Mass every day from Monday to Saturday. This is a good opportunity for you to pray privately.



STEWARDS:


We are very grateful for all the help and support that all our stewards have given to aid the opening of our church. If you feel that you can help or need more information please either contact the Parish Office or Phil Butcher (phil.sog@btconnect.com or phone 07777663724).



THE NHS TRACK & TRACE:


When coming to the church you need to register your visit. You may do it either by scanning NHS QR code displayed in the porch or on the table next to the confessional or putting your name, contact number on the list prepared on the table next to the confessional (during the week) or in the porch (on Sunday).



LAST SUNDAY’S COLLECTION:


Thank you very much for your last Sunday’s collection of of £703 (envelopes £542 & loose £161).



BRENTWOOD DIOCESAN DIRECTORY 2021:


The Diocesan directory for 2021 is available from the back of the church. The cost is £2.50.



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AUSTEN IVEREIGH LIVESTREAM EVENT:


On Saturday 30th January from 11 am until 12.30 pm Dr Austen Ivereigh will speak about the book he recently co-authored with Pope Francis. ‘Let us Dream: The Path to a Better Future’ presents the Pope’s vision for the post-pandemic future. How should we move forward from the multiple coronavirus crises? Pope Francis among many other topics addresses the problems of human solidarity, the ecological crisis and the rise of populism. To access this livestream event please go to www.ssppilford.org.uk and click on live stream remote services. The event, which is sponsored by Gidea Park parish in conjunction with Brentwood Interfaith, will be available subsequently on www.whatgoodnews.org Questions for Austen may be emailed beforehand to adriangraffy@dioceseofbrentwood.org