CONFIRMATION 2018:
Application forms are available for this year’s Confirmation Course.  Candidates should be in year 9 or above.  Please sign for, and take, a form today from the Paper Shop and return it on the Parents/candidates information and registration evening Tuesday 27th February at 7.30 pm.

FEAST DAY PARISH SOCIAL!
On 10th February with dinner and live music.  This will include a two course meal with wine and a Ceilidh live band.  Tickets are now on sale priced £20 per person and can be purchased by calling the Parish Office 0208 368 1638 during opening hours or e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  First come first served!

THE JANUARY SALE:
The Sale will take place in the Parish Hall next weekend,  20th/21st January, after the 6.30 pm Saturday Mass and all Sunday morning Masses. Offers of gifts, raffle prizes, CDs/DVDs, toiletries, books and toys etc will be most welcome as will cakes for sale on the day.  Items for sale can be left in the Parish Office during opening times and in the Paper Shop during the weekend Mass times.  Please do come along, find a bargain and support the Parish.  This year money raised will be for new altar servers albs. Thank you all – Janet Butterworth

THE JANUARY SALE:
The Sale will take place in the Parish Hall on the weekend of the 20th/21st January after the 6.30 pm Saturday Mass and all Sunday morning Masses. Offers of gifts, raffle prizes, CDs/DVDs, toiletries, books, toys etc will be most welcome.  Cakes for sale on the day will be very helpful.  Items for sale can be left in the Parish Office during opening times and in the Paper Shop during the weekend Mass times.  Please do come along, find a bargain and support the Parish.  This year money raised will be for new altar servers albs.
Thank you all – Janet Butterworth.

By © José Luiz Bernardes Ribeiro

THANK YOU!
Fr. David, Fr. Gabriele, Fr. Johnson and Fr. Thomas would like to thank everyone for their good wishes, cards & gifts over Christmas.  Also a very big thank you to all the volunteers who helped to make our Christmas celebrations such a success!  A particular thank you from the choirs to all who participated in the singing with such enthusiasm at our Christmas Eve Masses!

CHRISTMAS DAY MASSES:
Eucharistic ministers are asked to sign the sheet in the porch if they are available for the Masses on Christmas Day.  Please note we are also asking for some ministers to be available to take communion to the Hall at the 6.30 pm Mass on Christmas Eve.

TESS COKER RIP:
The Requiem Mass will take place on Monday 18th December at 9 am.  Please note there will be no 10 am Mass on this day.

TESS COKER RIP:
The Requiem Mass will take place on Monday 18th December at 9 am.  Please note there will be no 10 am Mass on this day.

BAPTISM COURSE:
The second part of the Baptism course will take place on Monday at 7.30 pm in the Small Hall.

ADVENT TALK:
This Tuesday, 5th December, at 7 pm in the church. ‘The Spirituality and Liturgy of Advent’ by Fr David.  

OUR LADY OF LOURDES SCHOOL CHRISTMAS FAYRE:
Saturday 2nd December 12 – 3.30pm.  Santa’s grotto, tombolas, book & toy sale plus much more. All welcome.

AID TO THE CHURCH IN NEED
RED WEDNESDAY – 22nd November:
The Church will be lit up with a red light next week for ‘Red Wedneday’.
March 2017: Newly-ordained priest Father Martin Banni returned with the Blessed Sacrament to his church in the ancient Nineveh Plains, northern Iraq, following the expulsion of Daesh (ISIS).
To show support for the work of ACIN on 22nd November, you could: - Wear red.
Attend Adoration after the 10 am Mass here.
Join others at 6 pm on the Plaza outside Westminster Cathedral.
For more information see www.acnuk.org.