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Twenty Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time,

Year B,

Homeless Sunday

23rd September 2018



R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults):

Are you an adult non-Catholic interested in exploring what the Catholic faith is about?  Are you thinking of becoming a Catholic? Please come along on a Tuesday evening to the 7.30pm. Mass starting 2nd October and we will meet afterwards.


The Confirmation programme will start in October. If you belong to St. Cedd’s Parish, are 14 at the beginning of the programme and would like to make your Confirmation you need to make an appointment to see Fr Marek in September to be enrolled.


The first meeting will be on the first Wednesday in October. All applications must be made by the end of September. Please telephone the office 02085909026 to make an appointment. It is necessary to produce your child’s Baptismal certificate at the time of application.


If you have made your First Communion and wish to start training as an altar server, please collect Registration Form from sacristy. Training will start in October.

THANK YOU for your collection last week amounting to £1174.18 (£552.08 loose £622.00 envelopes), £153.37 for Home Mission Sunday and for your continuing support of the La Salette Mission in Ukraine & Madagascar.

RETIRING COLLECTION TODAY is for Anchor House Homeless Families (Homeless Sunday).

MISSION ENVELOPES: If you wish to give to La Salette Missions in Ukraine & Madagascar there are special envelopes available from the porch. You can place your contribution in the weekly offertory collection.

GIFT AID the tax paid on the money you give in the church collection each week can be refunded to our parish. All you need is to make a gift aid declaration and you will be advised of your gift aid number and receive some envelopes. Please leave your name and address in the collection bag or at the presbytery.

DON’T FORGET THE REFUGEES: Box in the chapel for small packs of orange juice, basmati rice, tea bags, cornflakes, coffee, jam and will be taken up  in offertory procession at the 11.00am Mass.

SOCIAL DANCING CLASSES resumes on Monday 17th September in lower hall from 8 p.m. learn to jive, waltz, quick step, Line dancing and much more. Adults £7, OAP £5. For further information contact Josie 07815989345


Music From 9pm Every Sunday:  23rd September - Finbarr Black, 30th September - Kevin Keyes. 7th October - Eugene Doonan. 14th October – Finbarr Black., 21st October - Walter Kennedy. 28th October - Kevin Keyes.



Gift Aid is a method, approved by HMRC, of substantially increasing the value of your offerings. Our Parish, as a registered charity, can reclaim from the Government an extra 25 pence for every pound you give.

For example, if your donation was £5.00 per week, the Parish would be able to claim an extra £65.00 on top of the £ 260 you would have contributed (52 weeks X £5), making your contribution to be £ 325.00 at absolutely no cost to you.  At the end of the financial year, the Gift Aid organiser will send you a letter with details of your donation and how much additional amount the Parish would have gained from your valuable support.

The amounts you give is strictly confidential. 


Anyone whose donations to the Church are made out of taxed income can complete a Gift Aid Declaration which can be obtained from the Gift Aid Organiser. Please note, anyone in the following categories who are resident in the UK can Gift Aid if they are

Please remember every gift whether large or small is greatly valued.  Thank you


‘Working together to Evangelise Our Diocese. Advent 2017’,

the first formal proposal for the renewal

and restructuring of our diocese

Output from the Parish Meeting

on the Proposed Diocesan Restructuring


Parish of Saint Cedd, Goodmayes