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ALL ARE WELCOME

We are part of the Lewisham Deanery and a parish of the Archdiocese of Southwark.
Please take a look inside Our Church.
We hope you'll find a friendly and very active Catholic Community,
one that you'll be happy to belong to and to participate in.
But most of all, we hope you'll be able to encounter God's presence.
This is the Source and Summit of all that we are and all that we do. Fr Doug Bull

Week starting on the 22th April 2018: 4th Sunday of Easter

You can find the latest homily from Fr Doug here

RETIRING COLLECTIONS
This weekend – Maintenance of St George’s Cathedral

COFFEE & CAKE
This weekend, the SVP commemorates the birthday of their founder Blessed Fredrick Ozanam.
They will be holding a Coffee Morning & Cake sale after the 10am Sunday Mass. There will be a Raffle with lovely prizes.
The Mini Vinnies will also have a table sale of small items.
Please come along to support in whatever way you can.

SVP YOUTH GROUP
The St. Vincent de Paul group are almost ready to launch a new SVP group for the young people of our parish. Over the last six months the youth leaders have been working to ensure that all the requirements are in place to begin. A start date will be communicated soon. Watch this space!

THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS
A big thank you to all of you who help maintain the weekly offerings to support this parish and its work and upkeep; whether you contribute by cash, cheque or bank standing order.
Thank you also to those who have Gift Aided their contributions which enables the Church to recover the basic rate tax you paid on your salary, pension earnings or other income.
Here at Holy Cross we offer the Gift Aid scheme to those who donate by bank standing order, or by using a Gift Aid envelope.  If you would like to join the Gift Aid scheme, there are forms available in the Contact Corner – you need a Gift Aid declaration and a bank standing order form.  Once completed please hand both forms to Fr Doug. We can also claim Gift Aid on Mass offerings so if you have a lot of Masses offered throughout the year please consider
Completing a form.
For those donors already within the Gift Aid scheme, please let us know if your Tax Status has changed.

HOLY CROSS SCOUTS - VOLUNTEER VACANCIES
Holy Cross Scouts celebrates 70 years this summer! We meet on Monday evenings and are looking for an adult assistant leader and adult section leader for our Beavers and Cubs groups.
Our longstanding treasurer has recently moved out of the Parish and we also need a volunteer who can manage our accounts behind the scenes. This would make a great role if you're looking for work experience on your CV, or have spare time.
Contact Heidi, 07778 354712 / holycrosscatford.scouts@gmail.com.

SEATED YOGA
A new 10 week block will begin in Hartley Hall on Thursday 26th April. 2pm-3.30pm. Feel free to pop along.

Marriage Encounter Weekend



FORMATION DAY FOR PARISH CANTORS, SINGERS AND MUSICIANS
a day of teaching and practical resourcing at Hartley Hall, on Saturday 28th April from 10am to 4pm. Input will be from Pierpaolo Finaldi. Bring a packed lunch and/or something to share. To register your attendance, please email Deacon Javier Elderfield at elderfieldjavier@hotmail.com or leave a message at St Saviours Parish presbytery on 02088522490

ROSARY ON THE COAST
Our UCM group will be praying the Rosary by the River Thames at 3pm next Sunday (29th April) on the Southbank, Westminster Bridge.

JOIN THE UCM AND THE CATHOLIC MOTHERS APOSTOLATE
…on the 29th April for Coffee Morning after 10 O'clock Mass to raise money for 'The March for Life' that will be held in London at the beginning of May."Never tire of firmly speaking out in defense of life from its conception and do not be deterred to defend the dignity of every human person with courageous determination. Christ is with you: be not afraid. JPII"




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Fr. Doug Bull
Contact us

HOLY CROSS CHURCH
Tel: 020 8698 3672
Email:
parish@holycross-catford.org.uk
Website:
www.holycross-catford.org.uk
support@holycross-catford.org.uk

PARISH ADMINISTRATOR
Mrs Mary Baldwin
Tel: 0208 698 3672
Email:
parish@holycross-catford.org.uk
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