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THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY FAMILY

The Presbytery, Vale Lane, West Acton W3 0DY

Parish Priest: Father Neil Reynolds

Tel:  020 8992 1308 

Email: actonwest@rcdow.org.uk

THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY – 14th August, 2022.

Weekend Mass Times:  Saturday 6pm.   Sunday: 8.45am. & 11.15am.

Confessions:  Saturday 9.45 – 10am. & 5.30 – 5.45pm.

Masses and Intentions for the week:

Saturday Mass 6pm.  Margaret Edbrooke RIP.
Sunday  THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARYMass 8.45am.Sheila Roberts RIP.
  Mass 11.15am.For the People.
MondayFeriaMass 8am.Private Intention.
TuesdayS. Stephen of HungaryMass 8am.For the Ukraine.
Wednesday NO MASSFather Neil’s Day Off.
ThursdayVotive of the Most Holy EucharistMass 8am.For the Sick.
FridayS. John Eudes, PriestMass 10am.
For devotion to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
Day of abstinence ie the eating of meat is forbidden.
SaturdayS. Bernard, Abbot & DoctorMass 9.15am.For all Cistercians.
  Mass 6pm.Anne O’Callaghan RIP.
Sunday  TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIMEMass 8.45am.For the People.
 With Holy BaptismMass 11.15am.Alice’s Family intentions.

Please remember in your prayers: Sick:  Please contact Father Neil if you wish names to be included.  Having failed to hear from those who asked for names to be included on the historic list he has removed the names, they however can be reinstated on request to him.

Recently Dead:  George Styburski RIP. Funeral Mass here on Tuesday 23rd August, at 10am.   Our condolences to Gaylene and all their family and friends.

AUGUST:  Although not a month dedicated to Our Lady as such, does contain one very important Marian celebration, namely, the Assumption of Our Lady, which we keep this weekend.  The celebration concerns a fundamental and non-negotiable dogma of our Catholic Faith, namely, that Our Lady at the end of Her earthly life was taken up Body and Soul into Heaven, since by reason of Her Immaculate Conception in the womb of Her mother Saint Anne she should not suffer the consequences of original sin and thereby preserving the Body that had borne the Son of God from earthly decay.  A hymn in honour of our Blessed Lady will conclude the 11.15am. Masses during the month.

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