ST PAUL’S PARISH NEWSLETTER
26TH SEPTEMBER 2021 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
|MASS TIMES Monday to Friday – Daily Mass 9:30am Saturday – Vigil Mass 5:30pm Sunday Masses – 8:30am, 10:30am & 12:30pm Confessions: Saturday 11am – 12 noon||Rosary: Monday, Wednesday Thursday & Friday after 9:30am Mass Divine Mercy – Mon, Wed & Fri at 3pm Zoom Dial in Code 847 8403 5523 Passcode 255646|
LIVE-STREAMING – To access our live stream visit https://www.churchservices.tv/woodgreen once the page is loaded click on the picture of the church to view the live stream. If you scroll to the bottom of the page you will be able to see the weekly schedule for all Masses, the link can also be found on the front page of our website. As from Monday 12th July we have stopped recording Masses from St Paul’s. We will record Baptisms Weddings and Funerals as we are doing at present.
ST PAUL’S ROADMAP – COVID UPDATE
From next weekend, Masses will be at the following times:
1. Please continue to wear a face covering
2. Sanitise your hands as you enter and leave the church
3. Choose your seat – No social distancing
(for those who wish to have some distancing, seats are available by the statues)
4. The door leading to the playground will be open to enter & leave by
5. At Holy Communion, please follow the instructions of the Stewards
6. At the end of the Mass we will follow the procedures we have had for the last few months.
7. We will continue to sanitise the Church after all the weekend Masses. More volunteers will be needed to
help with the cleaning.
Thank you for your patience and understanding as we move forward with our “Parish Covid Roadmap”.
A special word of thanks to all our stewards and cleaners over these past months.
CELEBRATIONS THIS WEEK
Monday 27th September St Vincent de Paul
Wednesday 29th September SS Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels
Thursday 30th September St Jerome
Friday 1st October St Therese of the Child Jesus
Saturday 2nd October The Holy Guardian Angels
MASS INTENTIONS – We begin booking Masses for November on Friday 1st October after the 9:30am Mass.
WEDNESDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER – The funeral Mass for Wojciech Zlobicki will be at 10:30am. Please note there is no 9:30am Mass. Parishioners can now attend all funeral Masses.
BLESSED SACRAMENT CHAPEL – The Blessed Sacrament Chapel is open for private prayer from after morning Mass until 6pm (Monday to Wednesday) and until 2pm (Thursday & Friday). Please sanitise your hands as you arrive and we ask that you use the wipes provided to clean the bench before you leave.
BAPTISMS – Please contact Fr Perry to arrange dates for baptism.
WEDDINGS – Please contact Fr Perry if you are planning to get married either in this church or elsewhere.
THANK YOU – for the last weekend’s collection of £757.93 (Envelopes £547.45; Loose £210.48). Standing Orders for August amounted to £5320.35. Thank you for your continuing support.
PETER CARR RIP – We have all been shocked and saddened by the death of Peter during this last week. Peter has been in this community for many years. He taught at St Thomas More for over 15 years and in recent years gave generously of his time to St Paul’s & St Martin of Porres Schools supporting the teaching of Maths. Since we have hosted the night shelter, Peter co-ordinated the setting-up of the hall and the early morning session. As a parish community, we offer our sympathy and prayers to his wife Elaine and their children Rachel & Matthew. No funeral arrangements have yet been made. May he rest in peace.
DIOCESAN MASS FOR ALTAR SERVERS – at Westminster Cathedral on Saturday 2nd October at 2:30pm. Please sign-up today if you wish to join the group going from St Paul’s. Meet in the church at 1pm – to collect your Alb for the Mass – we will then make our way to Wood Green Station.
HOLY COMMUNION FOR 2022 – We will not be registering the present Year 3 children until after half-term. Please watch the newsletter for details.
FR JONATHAN’S FAREWELL MASS & CELEBRATION – Mass on Friday 8th October at 7pm followed by a gathering in the school playground (weather permitting!). This weekend there will be a collection for Fr Jonathan.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION – Sessions for the children continue on Saturday 2nd October at 10am in the Parish Centre. There will be a meeting for parents on Saturday 2nd October at 10am in the Church.
CONFIRMATION – Session for the young people Saturday 9th October at 4pm in the Parish Centre.
YEAR 6 – SECONDARY TRANSFER – In the next couple of weeks we will give the time parents can come to get the Certificate of Catholic Practise signed.
ST THOMAS MORE CATHOLIC SCHOOL – is a top performing school in Haringey. At A-level we had a pass rate of 100%, 64% a* – B. At GCSE our students achieved well above average progress, with a Progress 8 score of circa +0.73, and with 85% of grades 9-4. In January 2019, we achieved another Outstanding judgement from Ofsted.
BLESSED SACRAMENT CHAPEL – during the last week the final three windows were installed in the Chapel. The parish owes a great debt of gratitude to Anthony Pippett who has given generously of his time to the making of the windows. If you wish to have one of the windows in memory of a loved one or for your family, please see Fr Perry.
CAFOD FAST DAY – 1ST OCTOBER – Pope Francis says we are a single family living in a common home. Climate change is a crisis that will affect each one of us. A crisis that is damaging our world, God’s creation.
Family Fast Day is on 1st October and we’d really appreciate your help in supporting our appeal with your prayers and donations. Fast Day envelopes available today. Please return them next weekend.
THE ST VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY – in our parish consists of 14 active members, we have been operating for the last eight years. Our main work involves visiting parishioners, members of the community and care homes and giving help to those dealing with isolation and poverty. During the last two years our work was hampered by Covid but we continued to meet throughout via zoom and focused on making regular calls and food shopping for those confined and sheltering. We also distribute food donated by our parishioners to our parish school and others in need. During August we hosted a very successful summer camp for 50 children from the Parish and with the help of generous parishioners we provided a fun filled week which culminated in a trip to Margate. If you would like to join us or find out more about our work, please contact the parish office
REFRESHMENTS AFTER MASS – Tea and coffee will be served after the 10am Mass from next Sunday. Tuesday teas will resume on 5th October
NEXT SUNDAY 3RD OCTOBER – 27TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME –
1st Reading Genesis 2: 18-24; 2nd Reading Hebrews 2:9-11; Gospel Mark 10:2-16
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