SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - Sunday 14th January
Saturday 5.30pm Vigil The People of the Parish
6.30pm–7.30pm Exposition & Confession
8.00am Mass Elaine Williams, RIP (Anniv) (MC)
9.30am Mass Eric Major, RIP (Anniv) (PM)
11.30am Mass Patrick Farrell, RIP (Anniv) (TE)
5.30pm Vespers & Benediction
Monday 15 Feria
9.00am Mass Jeremiah O’Connell, RIP (W&PO’C)
Tuesday 16 Feria
9.00am Mass Edward & Eileen Brennan, RIP (Anniv) (AG)
Wednesday 17 St Anthony, Ab
9.00am Mass The Brawn Family
Thursday 18 Feria
9.00am Mass Alfredo Tisi, RIP (K&LW)
Friday 19 St Wulstan, Bp
12Noon Mass Special Intention for Joe & Joan Hurley (MS)
Saturday 20 St Fabian, P, M
10.00am Mass Adrian Dann, RIP (S&B)
10.30am-11.30am Exposition & Confession
THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - Sunday 21st January
Saturday 5.30pm Vigil Anne Young, RIP (CWL)
6.30pm–7.30pm Exposition & Confession
8.00am Mass Frances Emmerson, RIP (Anniv) (AE)
9.30am Mass The People of the Parish
11.30am Mass Andrew & Mary Murray, RIP (UO’K)
5.30pm Vespers & Benediction
The lamp burns for the repose of the soul of Adrian Dann, RIP.
Maureen Gooding, Paul Keane, Graham Addecott, Mabel Addecott, Christian Ryan, Arthur Mills, Mike Rubbert, Teresa O’Brien, Maureen Deekes, Noel Fagan, Patricia Abram, Tina Doveaston, Pat Lynch, Rose Craft, Addi Brady, Ben Wilson, Patricia Fleming, Nicky Wigmore, Brita Irons, Eileen Wilson, Patricia Spikin, Sandra Fagan, Edna Wallace, Beryl Dixon, Nan Carrit, Nick Evans, Vicky Jack, Lyn Gopee, Margaret Harrington, Mary Boyce, Kristin Hallenga, Anne O’Neill, Cheryl Shallis, Anthony McEvoy, Justin Stark, Sheila Netherton, David Blyth, Dympna Addecott, Janet Woods, Lynne Hilkene, Laura & Anne Breen, Breda Lynch, Roy Widdecombe, Johanna Lynch, Thomas Corrigan, Maria Clark, June Moncaster, Sheila McBrearty, Anthony King, Norma McCleverty,
Belinda Balazsi, Edward Martin, Johnnie Pool, Joanna Luciani, Pauline Wilsher, Simon Marshall, Kriston Barnes, Barbara Sheaf, Josephine Griggs, Colleen Worley, Antonella McConalogue, Fr Jean Laurent Marie, Noel Kolb, Eddie McConalogue, Georgina Cornwell, Lorraine Hart, Dawn Deleigh, Wyn McCafferty, Linda Dean, Annie Holland, Martin Buckley, Chas Taylor, Martha Braun, John Lavery, Ivor & Joanne Knight, Brian Beresford, Rebecca Peake, David Clark, David Askew, Connor Bourke, Mattia Mollica, Sharon Levill, Bernadette Lane, David Kislingury, Maureen Ward, Jane Jowers, Irena Solecki, Doreen Troughton, Marguerite Harris, Andrew Exley, Rosemary Arscott, Lanto Bellis, Richard Collins, Niqui Denkmayer, Elizabeth McConalogue, Kean Smith and children Thomas Ball, Liam Davis, Albert Chambers, Fergus Grant, Lucy Price, Connie Price, Mary Isherwood, Frazer Gregory, baby Talia Emery and Hattie Seymour.
Fr John King, Fr Gilbert Basil Pearson, Fr Neville Banks, Fr Kenneth Green Canon Charles Kuypers, Mgr Canon David Donnelly, Fr John Meehan, Georges Egidio, Dr Robert Clark, Catherine Mills, Pat Rogers, Patricia Manning, Eric Major,John Mayo, Anna Sokl, Rose-Margaret Gilbert, Mary Ann Foley, Elsie Nicol,Nancy Hume, Annie Shea, Gordon Wallen, Brigid Connolly, Violet Read,
Gabriel Craven, Patrick Connolly, Brenda Campbell, Germaine Cave-Palmer, Renee Warburton, Robert Garson-Gratidge, Breeda Hayes, Bridget Kelly, Maud Reddy, Catherine Woods, Eugene Regan, Barry Anderson, Anne Ryan, Bernard Leonard, John F Dillon, Ilene Axson, Dora Maria Trieste Arhott,Teresa Moule, Courtney Choat-Kelly & Kathleen Goddard.
May their Souls & the Souls of all the Faithful Departed rest in peace.
Wednesday, 14th February Ash Wednesday
21st, 28th February ) Marriage Preparation
7th - 14th March )
12th & 19th May First Holy Communions
20th May Confirmation
We congratulate the parents of Samuel Cockell and Eddie & Bethany Cripps who were Baptised recently at Our Lady of Lourdes. May God bless them and their families as they grow in His knowledge and love.
Rayleigh Parish has its own HCPT group which travels to Lourdes at Easter with disabled and disadvantaged children. Around 1,000 children from the UK travel to Lourdes, as well as groups from Ireland, Belgium, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, USA and the West Indies. Including helpers, nurses, doctors and chaplains there are around 5,000 taking part in the pilgrimage. We are looking to expand our group and need more adult helpers to travel with us next Easter as well as a nurse for the group. If you are interested or would like some more information, please contact Sandra Spooner (Group Deputy) by email at email@example.com.
The Parish of Our Lady of Canvey & the English Martyrs invites you to join their Pilgrimage to the Holy Land – In The Footsteps of Christ & the Holy Family (Travel dates: Thursday 10th May to Thursday 17th May 2018). This pilgrimage is organised and coordinated by Anam Cara Travel. Cost is £1,370. This includes 4* Hotels on a half board basis, flights & all excursions. If you are interested or for further information please contact Cathy on 07885 577 342.
Tea/Coffee Rotas for the Parish Centre are now available at the back of the Church.
Counters: Linda Wall & Mary Cook
Folders: Bob Hall & Pauline Jordan
Every Monday & Thursday after 9am Mass. Why not pop into the Parish Centre, meet friends and enjoy coffee and cake!
Five nights (full board) travelling with British Airways via Toulouse and staying at the Grand Moderne Hotel will cost £665 per pilgrim. Please indicate your interest by putting your name on the list in the Parish Office.
Inaugural Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine, Ireland, 28th May 2018. Led by Bishop Alan Williams. £699.00 per person sharing. Price includes flights from London Stansted with 15kg checked in bag, all taxes, transfers, 5 nights’ in newly refurbished Knock House Hotel, in the grounds of the shrine, with full Irish Breakfast each morning, light lunch and 4 Course Dinner each evening. All entertainment and guided tours included. Wheelchair accessible rooms in the hotel. Limited single rooms available. Groups and Individual bookings welcome. Excellent programme of prayer time, masses, liturgies, excursions and evening activities. We will also visit Ballintubber Abbey, Croagh Patrick, Westport and other famous sights in Co. Mayo. Contact 01268 762278 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Knock Pilgrimages is a member of the Travel Trust Association and is fully protected by ATOL T7613.
Live Simply invite you to view The Shack (based on the highly acclaimed book)on Friday January 19th in the Parish Centre at 7.30pm.
Refreshments will be on sale in aid of refugee charities.
All are welcome.
The KSC have organised a Race Night and Social with all profits being donated to the Brentwood Ecclesiastical Education Fund for the training of new priests in our diocese.
This takes place on Saturday 27th January at the Mazenod Hall at the parish of
St Peter Eastwood. 6.30pm for 7pm start with a professional race night promoter.
Entry is £1 and places can be booked through Damian Dillon on 07887 678741 or email@example.com. Light refreshments will be available.
The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) will be holding its annual appeal this weekend.
SPUC is currently campaigning to stop the decriminalisation of abortion, which means taking abortion outside the law. This is the most dangerous threat to unborn children and their mothers in decades.
Please be as generous as you can to help us defeat this latest attack on unborn babies and their mothers, and to stop abortion getting even worse in this country by decriminalisation.
A series of informal talks, designed to give an insight into the teachings and traditions of the Catholic church, continues on Monday 15th January at 8pm in the Parish Centre with The Last Things. You are welcome to attend some or all of these talks; if you would like more information please speak to Fr Kevin.
This is a major international event held every three years, for families to come together, celebrate, pray and reflect upon the central importance of marriage and the family as the cornerstone of our lives, of society and of the Church. To find out more visit http://www.worldmeeting2018.ie/en/. A substantial bursary is available for one family from the south east - for an application pack email firstname.lastname@example.org (completed application and reference required by 31st January).