Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time - Sunday 19th November
Saturday 5.30pm Vigil The People of the Parish
6.30pm–7.30pm Exposition & Confession
8.00am Mass Raymond de Chantilly, RIP (CO’B)
9.30am Mass Deceased Relatives of the Wall Family (K&LW)
11.30am Mass Tim & Betty O’Leary, RIP (WMcH)
5.30pm Vespers & Benediction
Monday 20 Feria
10.15am Requiem Mass Margaret Anne Convey, RIP
Tuesday 21 The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
9.00am Mass James Gallacher, RIP (K&LW)
Wednesday 22 St Ceciia, V, M
9.00am Mass Eileen Egan, RIP (WMcH&)
Thursday 23 St Clement 1, Pope, M
9.00am Mass John Marshall, RIP (Anniv)(AM)
Friday 24 Ss Andrew Dung Lac, Pr & Comps, Mm
12Noon Mass John Kidney, RIP (G&JA)
Saturday 25 St Catherine of Alexandria, V, M
10.00am Mass Gareth Lewis, RIP (JL)
10.30am-11.30am Exposition & Confession
OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST THE KING - Sunday 26th November
Saturday 5.30pm Vigil Rene Bragard, RIP (Anniv) (RB)
6.30pm–7.30pm Exposition & Confession
8.00am Mass Eileen Egan, RIP (WMcH)
9.30am Mass The People of the Parish
11.30am Mass Anne Young, RIP (CB)
5.30pm Vespers & Benediction
Could Michael Lirette please contact Fr Kevin on 01702 478048 or Catherine Kerr, National Safeguarding Manager and Camps Coordinator, SVP on 020 7703 3030.
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 01 268 762278 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Knock Pilgrimages is a member of the Travel Trust Association and is fully protected by ATOL T7613.
QUIZ NIGHT Because the event clashes with Leigh Lights next week it has been decided to reschedule the quiz for another evening. A new date will be advised.
Bublé EVENING SUCCESS The Michael Bublé tribute evening held two weeks ago was a great success and raised £118. Thanks to everyone who contributed to what was a great evening’s entertainment.
MARGUERITEVILLE COUNTRY MUSIC CHARITY NIGHT. Saturday 25th November, 8pm, with BBC radio and ‘Stars in their Eyes’ performer Steve Cherelle at St James Church Hall Elmsleigh Drive. In aid of Reverse Rett charity. Tickets £10 from Darrell. Raffle prizes welcome!
SEA of VOICES CHOIR Our community choir will perform in two concerts in December: Saturday 9th December, 4pm at Prittlewell Priory in a concert organised by the Southend YMCA to help the homeless (Tickets £10) and on Sunday 10th December at 3pm at Nazareth House for residents. New singers welcome to join the choir for next year – contact Darrell (number below).
PARISH NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY Tickets available for this annual event. Disco from 8pm to 12.15am. Tickets £5 adults (Family tickets £20) available from Phyllis (07969465518) and Darrell (07825686249)
Thanks to everyone for their donations so far. Please keep them coming. We really could use bottles for the bottle stall so the Knights of St Columba are kept busy! Plus, don't forget your cakes (on the day) for the lovely ladies of the CWL.
This weekend we will be handing out raffle tickets, please take some from the back of the church after Masses and return the slips to the office. If you wish to help on the day please contact Sue Lawford 07816141492 or Angela Clements 07940183452.
Gaudeamus is a chamber choir of 26 singers based in Leigh-on-Sea. They sing a wide range of music ranging from Renaissance to present day works but are particularly noted for their a capella (unaccompanied) singing. They will be singing a variety of Christmas carols and also the audience will be invited (and actively encouraged!) to participate in some well-known carols during the concert.
All are welcome. Tickets will be available at the door for £8. Tea and coffee with mince pies will be served in the hall during the interval. If you would like more information please contact Nigel Warwick-Brown (member of 9.30 Mass music group) on 07402324626.
Everyone is welcome to join Alan Bush who is presenting Classical music on Monday 27th November, 2-4pm, including refreshments.
Counters: Linda Wall & Eileen Wilson
Folders: Angie Martin & Joseph Martin
Serving the Homeless are holding a Christmas Wreath Making Morning on 12th December at 10am at Highlands Methodist Church, Sutherland Boulevard, Leigh-on-Sea. Coffee and mince pies will be served and you are guaranteed to take home a lovely christmas wreath. Tickets £15 (£10 to charity) from Nina 472536.
A series of informal talks, designed to give an insight into the teachings and traditions of the Catholic church, continues on Monday 20th November at 8pm in the Parish Centre with Who is Jesus. You are welcome to attend some or all of these talks; if you would like more information please speak to Fr Kevin.
Envelopes for the November dead list are at the back of the church. Please place names and offering in the box provided.
The Forty Hours’ Prayer
Thursday 30th November – Saturday 2nd December
Thursday 30th November
Solemn Opening Mass 7.00pm
Exposition continues until midnight
Friday 1st December
Exposition from 7.00am and throughout the day
Holy Mass 12 noon
Benediction for children & families 3.30pm
Preached Holy Hour 8 – 9pm;
Exposition throughout the night
Saturday 2nd December
Holy Mass 7.00am
Concluding Solemn Benediction 4.00pm
Thursday 30th Nov - Sat 2nd December - The Forty Hours Prayer
Sunday 10th Dec Advent Organ Recital by James Devor 5.30pm (with Benediction)
Friday 14th Dec Carols with the Gaudeamus Choir - 7.30pm
Friday 29th Dec Mass with the Bishop and seminarians of our Diocese - 12Noon
The lamp burns for the intentions of Maureen Regan, RIP.
Alfredo Tisi, RIP who died on Tuesday 14th November. Funeral details to follow.
Richard Sparrow, RIP who died recently. Funeral details to follow.
Renata Butler, Mike Rubbert, Teresa O’Brien, Derek Timothy, 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, Laura & Anne Breen, Breda Lynch,Roy Widdecombe, Lynne Hilkene, 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 Harden Fr James Linburgh, Mgr Edward Watson, Canon Martin Hancock, Agnes Fitzgibbons, Emily Hariet-Upcroft, Bowleslaw (Charlie) Czogalik, Peggy Ingham, Finbar Hayes, Ada Mundy, Brian Slattery, Josephine Phelps, Paul Pearman, William Shanahan, Rene Bragard, Victor Gubbins, Anne Jordan, Patricia Breslin, William Lewis, Harry Stanley, Constance Dobson, James Carns, Enos (Alan) Ash, Tina Kentish, Jonathan Marshall, Kathleen McKee, Dr Harry Maher, Thomas Mulholland, John Holmes, Bernard Harvey,Elizabeth Watson-Lamb & Marie Wilkes.
May their Souls & the Souls of all the Faithful Departed rest in peace