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St. Michael and St. Martin, Hounslow

Dear Parishioners,

Welcome to the system of Ticketing Service for the weekend masses at St Michael & St Martin Church

Due to the COV-19 Pandemic we have not been able to attend mass in person for several months. By the grace of God we are now able to resume our masses but with drastic changes and most importantly safety measures. Before we get into booking ourselves for mass, please kindly read the following important/useful bullet points:

  1. If you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms, please protect yourself and others by staying at home. We still have our LIVE Masses streaming available.
  2. Please use the automatic hand sanitiser available when you enter the church and when you exit the church.
  3. Please try to arrive early for mass, so that our steward/ushers can assist you to your seats.
  4. Face coverings/masks are now MANDATORY. For the latest Government Guidelines please click here.
  5. If you are booked for a particular mass and are late, your seat will then be forfeited to someone else who may be on standby. If you are unable to come please do cancel your booking by emailing Hounslow@rcdow.org.uk, or call the office – however this can only be done Mon-Fri ONLY.
  6. To book ticket(s), please click here.

Based on the latest guidance published by the government regarding Track and Trace, anyone who has NOT booked for Mass is requested to complete a Contact Card Form. The Contact Card form will also be available in the porch area of the church. Parishioners may opt out of sharing of their name and contact details.

 

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GUIDELINES for opening of the church for masses

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An Important Message from
the Metropolitan Archbishops
of the Catholic Church in England
Please click here to read it

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Emergency Food and Green Doctors
Emergency Food Support and Green Doctors

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Church Services around the Diocese
Church Services – timetable

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Mass Intentions – a message from the Cardinal
Mass Intentions

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Catholic Newspapers now online
Catholic Newspapers

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Diocesan Masses streamed weekdays and weekends
Mass streaming and useful websites

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Masses – Live Stream from St. Michael and St. Martin
SsMM Live

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Sacramental Preparations
Status

 

 

 

 

Nursery Applications 2020

Due to the current situation with the Coronavirus and the Government’s directive on social distancing, the Priests will not be signing the Nursery Schools forms in the Parish Centre on the proposed dates (23rd ,24th ,27th March 2020).

New dates for getting the Priest’s Reference Form signed will be advised once the current health crisis has passed.

All the parents/guardians who have made a booking have been contacted. If you have not received a cancellation notification, please email Hounslow@rcdow.org.uk for confirmation.

 

 

 

GDPR- New ways of administration and management of information

THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR), which came into effect on May 2018, has imposed some new ways of administration and management of information in different institutions and/or organisations. The Church is not an exception. As a result of this development, there have been some noticeable changes in the administration of our parish.

The distribution of our Planned Giving /Gift Aid Envelopes is one of the changes happening in the parish at the moment. We can no longer display those envelopes in “public” as was previously the case (Data Protection).

In addition, we will no longer publish the list of sick people in our parish newsletter without written consent from family members, which can be in form of a letter that a member of the family will sign  or through email authorising us to include the person’s name in our Sick List.

Furthermore, the way that liturgical Rotas are displayed in the Church has been changed.

Please, we appeal for your understanding as we work to make our parish GDPR Complaint as required by the existing law.

Thank you for your anticipated cooperation.

Parish Management.

PREPARING FOR MY FUNERAL.

It is ESSENTIAL that everyone expresses their wishes for their funeral. There is a Sheet at the back of the church for you to take away and return to the parish and a copy given to your next-of-kin. In this way your intentions will be carried out for the celebration of YOUR life.