Sep
25
7:00 PM19:00

Meal in aid of Nazareth House

The Knights of Saint Columba are organising a charity meal to support the exemplary work of the Sisters of Nazareth.

  • Eat as much as you like buffet style Asian cuisine (some English dishes available)

  • £16 per person

  • Drinks extra, available from the bar

  • Spectacular raffle, tickets sold on the night

Please book your place by contacting

Liam Rand on 07952 954833 or liam.rand@btopenworld.com
Mark Moulding on 01702 344965
Sandy Rand on 07875 124159

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Sep
27
7:30 PM19:30

My Kind of Music

Popular songs across the years, featuring Elizabeth Upsher

We will serve cheese platters, biscuits and nibbles — please bring your own drinks

£12 entry

Call for tickets

Linda 01702 558217
Jo 474062
Marylisa 07876 594951
Theresa 335122
Pat 07940 654980

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Oct
1
6:45 PM18:45

Humanae Vitae 50 years on: A Jubilee Perspective

  • St Patrick's Church, Soho Square, London W1D 4NR (map)
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Our Speaker Edmund Adamus is an internationally-known speaker on marriage and family. He promotes authentic human sexuality in light of the catechesis of St. John Paul II on the Theology of the Body. https://edmundadamus.wordpress.com

Admission £5 at the door
Registration guildofourladyandstjoseph@gmail.com

After the lecture we will hold a question and answer session and serve refreshments

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Oct
8
7:30 PM19:30

Mary: Chosen by God

Join the Deanery Stewards of the Gospel Group for an inspiring television-quality exploration of Mary, past and present. Filmed on location in Walsingham, the Holy Land, Ephesus, Rome, Montserrat, Lourdes and Knock.

  1. Chosen by God

  2. The First Disciple

  3. Mother of All

  4. Queen of Heaven

  5. Help of Christians

  6. Miracles

Each film is 25 minutes long, followed by a discussion. Experts such as Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Fr Raniero Cantalamessa, Mgr John Armitage, Dr Sarah Boss, Fr Jim McManus, Sr Catherine Droste will contribute.

Entrance is free but we appreciate donations towards the running costs of Nazareth House

Sessions are in the main hall

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Oct
10
6:00 PM18:00

School Admission Forms for Primary and Secondary Schools

Parents wishing to apply to Catholic Schools for the next academic year are required to obtain a Letter of Catholic Practise from their Parish Priest. This must be requested from your Parish Priest in person and only one per child will be issued. Please come to the Parish Centre for these on

6-8pm Wednesday 10 October
6-7pm Wednesday 17 October

These are issued only to practising Catholics (those who attend weekly Mass). Furthermore, this practise of the Faith will be viewed over a period of time and not just the weeks prior to an application. Parish Priests may also look at the date of Baptism, noting those children who have been Baptised soon after birth as compared to those Baptised with proximity to school age. This is a matter of justice to all involved in applying for places in our Schools. Our schools are often oversubscribed and in order to be fair, preference will justly be given to those who live and practise the Faith as well as who contribute to the life of the Church through the various ways in which that support is given. If you are not a practising Catholic this Certificate will not be given; you may still apply to a Catholic School but your application will considered under another category for Admissions.

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Oct
15
7:30 PM19:30

Mary: The First Disciple

Join the Deanery Stewards of the Gospel Group for an inspiring television-quality exploration of Mary, past and present. Filmed on location in Walsingham, the Holy Land, Ephesus, Rome, Montserrat, Lourdes and Knock.

  1. Chosen by God

  2. The First Disciple

  3. Mother of All

  4. Queen of Heaven

  5. Help of Christians

  6. Miracles

Each film is 25 minutes long, followed by a discussion. Experts such as Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Fr Raniero Cantalamessa, Mgr John Armitage, Dr Sarah Boss, Fr Jim McManus, Sr Catherine Droste will contribute.

Entrance is free but we appreciate donations towards the running costs of Nazareth House

Sessions are in the main hall

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Oct
17
6:00 PM18:00

School Admission Forms for Primary and Secondary Schools

Parents wishing to apply to Catholic Schools for the next academic year are required to obtain a Letter of Catholic Practise from their Parish Priest. This must be requested from your Parish Priest in person and only one per child will be issued. Please come to the Parish Centre for these on

6-8pm Wednesday 10 October
6-7pm Wednesday 17 October

These are issued only to practising Catholics (those who attend weekly Mass). Furthermore, this practise of the Faith will be viewed over a period of time and not just the weeks prior to an application. Parish Priests may also look at the date of Baptism, noting those children who have been Baptised soon after birth as compared to those Baptised with proximity to school age. This is a matter of justice to all involved in applying for places in our Schools. Our schools are often oversubscribed and in order to be fair, preference will justly be given to those who live and practise the Faith as well as who contribute to the life of the Church through the various ways in which that support is given. If you are not a practising Catholic this Certificate will not be given; you may still apply to a Catholic School but your application will considered under another category for Admissions.

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Oct
22
7:30 PM19:30

Mary: Mother of All

Join the Deanery Stewards of the Gospel Group for an inspiring television-quality exploration of Mary, past and present. Filmed on location in Walsingham, the Holy Land, Ephesus, Rome, Montserrat, Lourdes and Knock.

  1. Chosen by God

  2. The First Disciple

  3. Mother of All

  4. Queen of Heaven

  5. Help of Christians

  6. Miracles

Each film is 25 minutes long, followed by a discussion. Experts such as Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Fr Raniero Cantalamessa, Mgr John Armitage, Dr Sarah Boss, Fr Jim McManus, Sr Catherine Droste will contribute.

Entrance is free but we appreciate donations towards the running costs of Nazareth House

Sessions are in the main hall

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Oct
29
7:30 PM19:30

Mary: Queen of Heaven

Join the Deanery Stewards of the Gospel Group for an inspiring television-quality exploration of Mary, past and present. Filmed on location in Walsingham, the Holy Land, Ephesus, Rome, Montserrat, Lourdes and Knock.

  1. Chosen by God

  2. The First Disciple

  3. Mother of All

  4. Queen of Heaven

  5. Help of Christians

  6. Miracles

Each film is 25 minutes long, followed by a discussion. Experts such as Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Fr Raniero Cantalamessa, Mgr John Armitage, Dr Sarah Boss, Fr Jim McManus, Sr Catherine Droste will contribute.

Entrance is free but we appreciate donations towards the running costs of Nazareth House

Sessions are in the main hall

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Nov
5
7:30 PM19:30

Mary: Help of Christians

Join the Deanery Stewards of the Gospel Group for an inspiring television-quality exploration of Mary, past and present. Filmed on location in Walsingham, the Holy Land, Ephesus, Rome, Montserrat, Lourdes and Knock.

  1. Chosen by God

  2. The First Disciple

  3. Mother of All

  4. Queen of Heaven

  5. Help of Christians

  6. Miracles

Each film is 25 minutes long, followed by a discussion. Experts such as Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Fr Raniero Cantalamessa, Mgr John Armitage, Dr Sarah Boss, Fr Jim McManus, Sr Catherine Droste will contribute.

Entrance is free but we appreciate donations towards the running costs of Nazareth House

Sessions are in the main hall

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Nov
12
7:30 PM19:30

Mary: Miracles

Join the Deanery Stewards of the Gospel Group for an inspiring television-quality exploration of Mary, past and present. Filmed on location in Walsingham, the Holy Land, Ephesus, Rome, Montserrat, Lourdes and Knock.

  1. Chosen by God

  2. The First Disciple

  3. Mother of All

  4. Queen of Heaven

  5. Help of Christians

  6. Miracles

Each film is 25 minutes long, followed by a discussion. Experts such as Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Fr Raniero Cantalamessa, Mgr John Armitage, Dr Sarah Boss, Fr Jim McManus, Sr Catherine Droste will contribute.

Entrance is free but we appreciate donations towards the running costs of Nazareth House

Sessions are in the main hall

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Feb
17
10:30 AM10:30

Diocese Restructure

Bishop Alan suggests how we might restructure the Diocese to evangelise effectively. In particular, he suggests our parish will have a priest in residence who also serves St Peter’s in Eastwood. Bishop Alan asks us to study the document and discuss it with family, friends and fellow parishioners.

At our meeting, we will watch Bishop Alan’s video message then discuss it. This is only the first Formal Proposal — we will continue to consult and discuss. If unable to attend, I would appreciate your thoughts in writing to obrjam@btinternet.com or to the parish office. I will convey our thoughts to Bishop Alan.

Many thanks
Francis O’Brien
Steward of the Gospel

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Jan
28
12:00 AM00:00

Homelessness Sunday

Serving the Homeless is our local ecumenical Charity which supports Homelessness projects in Southend. There will be a second collection this week, following all the Masses, for Serving the Homeless.Please be as generous as you can.

Jo Ronan

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