Rainbows/Brownies/Guides 3.45pm-8.45pm Parish Hall
Thurs 6th St Edwards Preschool 9.00am-12.30pm Parish Hall
Mgr George Stokes memorial 11.30am Cathedral
RCIA 7.30PM Priest’s House
Fri 7th St Edwards Preschool 9.00am-3.00pm Parish Hall
Pastoral Meetings 4, 5, 6pm Priest’s House
Sat 8th Farewell Mass – Abbotswick House of Prayer 11.30am Abbotswick
Sun 9th Confirmation Catechists 4.00pm Brentwood
Clergy Support Group 7.00pm Dagenham
Parish Stewardship: Offertory Collection Weekend 17th /18th June
Envelopes: £365.20 Cash: £435.78
Standing Orders to 5th May £1975.02
Weekend Family Mass
1st /2nd July H Lin 9.30am
8th /9th July Prendi Family 9.30am
15th /16th July Alberia Owusu 11.30am
6.30pm 9.30am 11.30am
1st /2nd July Gordon & Dermot John Sheen & Vicky Maureen & Tony
8th /9th July Michael & Anne Julie Smith & David Briden Antonella & Andy
Please pray for our Dead whose Anniversaries occur about this time:
Margaret Ings, Ruby Isaac, Thomas Manley, Marie Moothoo, William Dempsey, John McCarthy, Mary McCallion, Ronald Medici, Una Duffy, Margaret Osborne, Maria Moyse,
Margaret Corcoran, Barbara Thone and Joseph Gibson. Please pray for all who are sick in our hospital, our nursing homes and at home. For those who are anxious, bereaved or struggling in the Faith. May they experience the healing hands of Jesus through our prayerful actions and visitations. Especially we pray for:
John Abbott, Margaret Alake, Nora Brennan, Margaret Brockbank,
Bob Cole, Dyllis Dangerfield, Jose De Abreu, Veronica Flood, Marie Gahagan,
Margaret Harries, Margaret Harvey, Eileen Heneghan, Ben Holmes, Evelyn Hughes, Fatima Hussein,
Hannah Jermain, Fr Tom Jordan, Benjamin Joseph, Mona Keenan, Paula Lam, Mrs D Langan,
Fr Tony McKentey, Ann Montgomery, Teishan Mulholland, Brendan O’Connor, Chioma Onwumere,
Bernadette O’Sullivan, Fr David Prior, Maureen Ross, Fr John Taylor,
Andrew Todd, Danny Toye, Eileen Terrell, Martine Vella, Betty Walsh and Trudy Wijeyeratnam RIP – We pray for all those who have died and entered into eternal life:
George Crawley aged 88years of Reed Pond Walk
His Funeral takes place at Gidea Park on Thursday 6th July at 11.45am
also pray for families and friends who have lost loved ones that they may
find strength in God to bear their loss. Communion for the First Time 2018
For children who are at least 7 years old on or before 31st August 2017 – our next Programme starts in September. Please sign up AT THE BACK OF THE CHURCH FOR YOUR 15 MINUTE APPOINTMENT WITH FR TOM – WHERE HE WILL DISCUSS THE PROGRAMME AND GIVE YOU THE REGISTRATION FORM TO COMPLETE. PLEASE BRING YOUR CHILD’S BAPTRISM CERTIFICATE TO THE MEETING IF THEY WERE NOT BAPTISED AT ST EDWARD’S
THE CLOSING DATE TO REGISTER FOR AN APPOINTMENT IS 2ND JULY 2017
Peter’s Pence This weekend after all Masses we will have the annual retiring collection for Peter’s Pence. The offerings to the Holy Father are destined to Church needs, to humanitarian initiatives and social promotion projects, as well as to the support of the Holy See.
Parish Shop RotasWould the people that kindly help in our Parish Shop please collect your new rota from the Porch. Thank you.
Mgr George Stokes RIP There will be a Memorial Mass for Mgr George Stokes RIP on Thursday 6th July in the Cathedral at 11.30am. All are welcome.
Service of Healing Prayer at St. Joseph's Church, Upminster Tuesday 4th July at 8pm For details contact Richard & Frances Healy 01708 250717
News of the Diocese
The following appointments will take effect from 16th /17th September 2017;
Fr Thomas Madukkamoottil who has been based at Hainault to St John the Baptist Ilford
Fr Joseph Marian assistant priest from Barking to Beacontree
Fr John O’Brien to remain at Barking assisted by Fr Paul Gabriel Makita
Claretian Missionaries – Leyton
Fr Gerry Ezekwere is newly appointed Parish priest assisted by Fr James Boothman from St John the Baptist Ilford, Fr Philip Blandford who remains and
Fr Bijoy Chandra Nayak.
Fr Paul Cracknell is appointed Chaplain to HMP Chelmsford
Journey in Faith (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults – RCIA)If you know of an adult who desires to be baptized as a Catholic Christian, an adult who is already baptized (e.g. C of E, Methodist etc) or a Catholic adult who has not made their Communion or Confirmation then our Parish Journey in faith course may be for them, with Reception into Christian Faith and Full Communion at Easter 2018. Our next course begins in September. Contact Fr Tom for more details.
Catechists Training and Resources Day for Holy Communion and Confirmation helpers on Saturday 4th November from 10.30am – 3.30pm at Sacred Heart of Mary School, Upminster RM14 2QR. See poster for details or contact F4r Tom.
St Peter’s School If your children no longer attend St Peter’s but you would still like to know what’s going on – copies of the school newsletter can be found at the back of the church for information.
Proceeds will be divided between Prostate Cancer & Epilepsy.
Please come along and support these worthy causes while enjoying a strawberry tea with family and friends.
Centenary Anniversary Pilgrimage to the National Shrine of
Our Lady of Walsingham on Saturday 22nd July 2017
If you have signed up for the Pilgrimage to Walsingham, please make payment to the parish office any weekday (except Thursday) between 9am and 12pm. Alternatively, make payment in a clearly marked envelope with your name and post through the Presbytery door. The cost is £17 pp (includes £2 admission) payable by cash or cheque to ‘St Edward the Confessor’. Once you have made payment, a ticket will be left for you in the correspondence rack. The coach will leave St Edwards at 7.00am (not 7.15am) and return approx 8pm. You will need to bring a packed lunch and drinks for the day, also suitable clothing, (umbrella/ sun cream) and something to sit on, as the Mass will be outside. See poster for more details. PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE NO SATURDAY EVENING MASS IN PARISHES ON THIS DAY.