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Road to Carbon Neutrality

The Diocese of Westminster announced in July 2021 the aim of becoming carbon neutral by 2030 in its parishes and curial buildings.

We are inviting you to be a part of this very exciting project. You do not need any particular skills or expertise- just willing to give a few hours a month to meet and take this project forward. Knowing what you can do to make a difference and where to start can be tricky, especially when we’re bombarded with so much jargon and abstract information in the news; it can sometimes feel like everything has a bad impact! What can we do to live more ‘sustainably’ and what does that really mean? How can we do more for the planet and reduce the environmental impact we have?

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Letter from Cardinal Sandri – Collection for the Holy Places

Dear brother in Christ,

On Palm Sunday 2021, the Holy Father used very strong words to speak of the Passion of the Lord: “This amazes us: to see the Almighty reduced to nothing … to see the God of the universe stripped of everything … Why, Lord, did you wish to endure all this? Jesus did it for us, to plumb the depths of our human experience, our entire existence, all our evil. To draw near to us and not abandon us in our suffering and our death. …. By experiencing in the flesh our deepest struggles and conflicts, he redeemed and transformed them” (Pope Francis, Homily, 28 March 2021).

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Christmas Mass Times 2021

Friday 24th December
6:00pm – Children’s Mass for Christmas Eve
11:30pm – Christmas Night Carol Service & Midnight Mass of Christmas

Saturday 25th December
11am – Mass of Christmas Day

Sunday 26th December
11am – Mass

Monday 27th December
No mass

Tuesday 28th December
No Mass

Wednesday 29th December
10 am Mass with Altar Servers Renewal of Promises

Thursday 30th December
10am mass

Friday 31st December
11am mass

Saturday 1st January 2022
11am mass

Sunday 2nd  January 2022
11am mass

Monday 3rd January 2022
No mass

Thursday 6th January – The Epiphany of the Lord
Masses at 9.15am  and 8pm

From 7th January onwards, all masses at usual times.
Masses at 6pm (Saturday), 9am and 11am (Sunday)

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Baptismal Course Dates

See our Newsletter for details

All sessions are through Zoom

comehomeforchristmas

This Christmas we invite you to come home and experience the welcome of your Catholic community. Come and receive the warm family welcome of returning home for Christmas where there is already a place waiting for you.

Many of us fall away from the Church, but whatever your reasons or situation, why not take a fresh look? You are invited to take this first step, at your own pace and in your own time.

This might be simply to find a Catholic church and go inside. Perhaps you might sit and enjoy the peace and quiet. You might want to light a candle and say a prayer for a loved one. Is there a friend or family member that might come with you to Mass?

Keep an eye on our Twitter and Facebook as we prepare for the celebration of Christmas throughout Advent.

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Gluten Free Hosts

Those parishioners who for medical reasons can only take Gluten Free as per their diet.

We here at St Edmund’s have Gluten Free Hosts. Should you require, see Fr. Christopher before Mass, so he could consecrate the hots for you.

Thanks, Fr Christopher

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First holy communion

The First Holy Communion Mass takes place on Saturday 11th May 2019.

Congratulations to:

CLAUDIA, ZOE, EIMANTAS, EMIL, NASHWAN, KATHERINE, MATTHIAS,
SOFIA, JAMES, ALTHEA, JAIME, MAYA, EMMA. OLIVIA, TATJANA,
ALEXANDER, PRINCESS, CHARLOTTE, IAN, MIA, WERONIKA

Please, remember them and their parents in your prayers.

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Leaders needed for children’s liturgy

The parish needs help with the children’s liturgy at both the 9am and 11am masses.

The 9am mass is currently at risk of being cancelled if we don’t get any volunteers.

These classes are important to help our children grow in our faith. Please let us know if you could help once or twice a month by dropping an email to Parish Office.

Thank you,
Diane /Lili / Sergio/ Hajni

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