STATIONS OF THE CROSS:
Every Friday during Lent after the 10 am Mass and again at 7.30 pm.  This Friday they will be led by the knights of St Columba. 

LOURDES PILGRIMAGE:
Please note that the date of the parish pilgrimage to Lourdes has changed from 20th -24th October to Monday 27th to Friday 31st of October to co-incide with half term.  There is more information on the poster in the church porch. 

FOUR SEASONS DRAW:
Congratulatinos to Mr and Mrs Fernandes, Mr A B Reid and Audrey Allen who won 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prize in the Draw last weekend.  New members are always needed for the Scheme and application forms can be found in the Paper Shop. Membership only costs £12 a year!

LENT HOUSE MASS:
On Friday 15th February the Mass is at Michael and Eileen Albone’s at 64 Raleigh Drive N20.  Please call to let them know numbers on 8368 7258.  Thank you. 

STATIONS OF THE CROSS:
Will be on Friday 8th February after the 10 am Mass and at 7.30 pm. 

LOURDES PILGRIMAGE:
There will be a meeting on Wednesday 9th April at 8 pm for all those wishing to come to Lourdes in October.  It is important to attend so that application forms can be completed.  A deposit of £75.00 is required.  Please see notice board for further details.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION:
During Lent there will be Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 1.30pm to 5.30pm on Sundays, finishing with Benediction. Please sign up for a half-hour on the list in the porch, although all are welcome to come and pray.

ASH WEDNESDAY (6th FEBRUARY):
There will be Mass at 8 am, 10 am and 7.30 pm at which Ashes will be distributed. 

STATIONS OF THE CROSS:
Will be on Friday 8th February after the 10 am Mass and at 7.30 pm. 

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION:
Parents:  Tuesday 5th 8 pm.
Children:  Saturday 9th 10 am.
All:  Mass on Sunday at 11.15 am. 

LOURDES PILGRIMAGE:
There will be a meeting on Wednesday 9th April at 8 pm for all those wishing to come to Lourdes in October.  It is important to attend so that application forms can be completed.  A deposit of £75.00 is required.  Please see notice board for further details. 

PRESENTATION OF THE LORD:
Saturday 2nd February.  There will be blessing of candles at the 10am Mass.

MASS FOR THE HOUSEBOUND:
If anyone would like to hear Mass over the phone, or would be able to help with setting up the system at the Saturday 6.30 pm Mass, please give your name and details to the office or call Maureen on 8886 3961.  Please see the notice in the porch. 

BIOETHICS FROM A CATHOLIC PERSPECTIVE:
Junior healthcare workers are invited to explore Catholic healthcare ethics on Wednesday 30th January from 5:30pm at Westminster Cathedral - please see Church porch/parish website for further details. 

TINS FOR THE HOMELESS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:
To transport the tins to Homeless Action in Barnet, North Finchley once a week.  If you are able to help please call the Parish Office.

PARISH ANNIVERSARY DINNER DANCE
There are still some tickets available at £40 each but hurry!  

CONFIRMATION:
This year’s Programme begins on Wednesday 23rd January at 7pm in the Parish Hall.

THE SEASON OF LENT:
Begins on Wednesday 6th February.  Volunteers are sought to lead Friday evening Stations of the Cross and to host a House Mass on the Fridays of Lent. Please see one the Priests or call the office.

THE JANUARY SALE will take place on 19th/20th Jan. after all Masses except 6.30 pm Sunday and has it’s usual fantastic bargains, but we are also asking for donations of unwanted books, DVD’s, CDs, toiletries, toys or any saleable item and raffle prizes.  We would also welcome cakes nearer the day. (Please no second hand clothes or tapes). Items can be brought to the Office DURING OPENING HOURS, other queries, please call Janet on 01707 664843.  All proceeds to the Parish Roof Fund.

PARISH CRB FORMS:
Nicky will be here again on Sunday 20th January between 11.30 - 12.30 pm to collect forms and check ID.  For extra forms or to make other arrangements for collection please call Nicky on 02088822085.  Please make sure you bring all your paperwork with you. 

PARISH ANNIVERSARY DINNER DANCE
Be part of our exciting celebrations on Saturday 9th February at the Penridge Banqueting Suite.  There are still some tickets available at £40 each but hurry! 

THE JANUARY SALE
will take place on 19th/20th Jan. after all Masses except 6.30 pm Sunday and has it’s usual fantastic bargains, but we are also asking for donations of unwanted books, DVD’s, CDs, toiletries, toys or any saleable item and raffle prizes.  (Please no second hand clothes or tapes). Items can be brought to the Office DURING OPENING HOURS, other queries, please call Janet on 01707 664843.  All proceeds to the Parish Roof Fund.

FIRST COMMUNION PROGRAMME - JANUARY:
Parents session: Tuesday 8th January at 8 pm in the Hall.  Children meet on Saturday
12th at 10 am, also in the Hall.  All attend 11.15 am Mass on Sunday 13th. 

PARISH CRB FORMS:
Nicky will be here again on Sunday 20th January between 11.30 - 12.30 pm to collect forms and check ID.  For extra forms or to make other arrangements for collection please call Nicky on 02088822085.  Please make sure you bring all your paperwork with you. 

CAR PARK CLEANING:
Many thanks to those who helped clean the car park.  It looked especially lovely for the Christmas period!

SOLEMNITY OF MARY MOTHER OF GOD:
This takes place on New year’s Day and will be celebrated with a Mass at 12 noon.  There will be a reception afterwards in the parish Hall to which everyone is welcome.

CRIB OFFERINGS:
There will be a collection over the Christmas period beside the crib for the Catholic Children’s Society, which supports needy children in our Diocese.

A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU TO
those of you who carried out the many Parish tasks which helped make our Christmas services very special this year.

The Parish Team wish you all a Very Happy Christmas and a Peaceful New Year.

OUR PARISH CHRISTMAS DRAW raised £1,980 towards our Restoration Funds.  Thank you to all who bought tickets and sponsored or donated prizes.  A list of prize winners is in the Church Porch and prizes can be collected from the Parish Office at opening times.  Thanks again for your generous support.

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT DURNG ADVENT:
This will take place on Sunday afternoon from 1.30 – 5.30 pm, ending with Benediction.  All of you are welcome.

DINNER DANCE TICKETS
Don’t forget your Dinner Dance tickets - £40 each – for the Parish Celebration, on 9th February 2008, of our 85th Anniversary and the 150th Anniversary of the Apparition at Lourdes.

HOUSE MASS:
This week’s house Mass is being hosted by May and Michael Canavan at 55 Lyndhurst Avenue N.12 at 8 pm on Friday 21st December.  Please call to give an indication of numbers on 8361 3671.

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT DURNG ADVENT:
This will take place on Sunday afternoon from 1.30 – 5.30 pm, ending with Benediction.  All of you are welcome.

HOUSE MASS:
This week’s house Mass is being hosted by Irene & Michael Albone at 64 Raleigh Drive at 8 pm on Friday 14th December.  Please call to give an indication of numbers on 8368 7258.

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT DURNG ADVENT:
This will take place on Sunday afternoon from 1.30 – 5.30 pm, ending with Benediction.  All of you are welcome.

READERS:
Your new rotas await collection in the Paper Shop today.

TINS FOR THE HOMELESS:
Please place your tins in the box at the back of the Church – thank you.