17th Sunday of Ordinary Time – 29th July 2018

17th Sunday of Ordinary Time – 29th July 2018

By In Newsletter Blog On July 27, 2018

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Father David will be taking holiday leave and will be away from the Parish Monday 23rdJuly returning Tuesday 31stJuly.

During the School Holidays Tracy will be in the office each Tuesday, Thursday and Friday of the week 9-12am with the only full week closure being 6thto 12thAugust.   Messages can be left on voicemail or email for response during working hours.  Thank you.

Check_please_logo.jpgI’m looking for the person who is currently using Gift Aid envelopes numbered 132.  This box of envelopes has been picked up from Cranleigh church porch and the envelopes are currently being used to make donations to the offertory.  The box was not picked up by the “registered owner” of envelopes numbered 132.  If you find you have this box of envelopes please get in touch with me so that I can properly sign you up to Gift Aid and provide you with your own box of envelopes and a new unique number.

Please contact Trish Ellis – by telephone 01483 271314, mobile 07835 452898 or email trish@charters.eu.com.  Thank you!

logo.jpgInternship at DABCEC:  With the Diocesan Formation Team from September 2018 for one  year.  This opportunity is appropriate to those with an interest in formation work within the Church or who wish to develop and evidence work-place skills and who may be waiting for places at university or longer-term work opportunities. Closing date 31st July.  Please see poster in Church Porch or contact Canon Kieron O’Brien, Episcopal Vicar For Formation, with a supporting statement and CV, if appropriate: canonkieron@gmail.com

Unknown-1.jpegYouth 2000: Walsingham 5-Day Camping Festival:   23rd – 27th August.  For 16 – 35 year olds. Families also welcome.  Please see poster or visit www.youth2000.org

91aed9_e7a884b5db2a46eca3ff909a8d5791c6~mv2.pngInclusion Festival (IFAB) :  A day to celebrate diversity in our Diocese and the value of each person.  All welcome.  At St Wilfrid’s School on Sunday 16th September, 2018, from 11 am.  Mass with Bishop Richard at 2.30 pm.  Picnic lunch needed.   Please book at margaret.fraher@dabnet.org


Dialogue-logo-new.pngAnnual Dialogue and Unity Day 2018 : Come along, bring your friends from other Churches, share your experiences of working, praying and growing together. Our theme is the Role of Christian Unity in the Renewal of the Church.  We will hear from Fr Sebastian Ostrynski, Head of the Chemin Neuf Community in the UK, a Catholic community with a charism for ecumenism.   Times of prayer, sharing  and information.  Bring a packed lunch, tea, coffee and cake provided. Book your place at ruth.gerun@dabnet.org

13-14-CSW_Logo_Circle_CMYK.png  Diocesan Grandparents’ Week in our Parishes and Schools:  September 29th to October 7th is the special week for Grandparents.  Look out for events in your local Schools.

cga e&w.jpgDiocesan Grandparents’ Formation Day:  Thursday 4th October, St John The Evangelist, Horsham,starts with parish Mass at 10 am, until 3.30 pm. (Packed lunch needed).  Theme  “Practical Ways of Encouraging Your Grandchildren in the Faith”.  Book at katherine.bergin@dabnet.org

G-TEC-image.pngDay for Communications and Media: Saturday 6th October, at DABCEC, 4 Southgate Drive, Crawley, RH10 6RP, from 10 am to 1 pm. Focus this year on developing the content and promoting the uptake of the A & B News.  Book at ruth.gerun@dabnet.orgor www.dabnet.org/CoursesandEvents/Communications

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Marriage Anniversaries Mass :  Saturday 6th October, at St Joseph’s Church, Redhill, 11.30 am, celebrated by Bishop Richard, for those couples celebrating a special anniversary in 2018.  Booking essential – contact rosie.read@dabnet.orgfor a booking form.

Logo.pngSupporting the Bereaved Course:  Could you support your Parish Priest by becoming a friend to those parishioners who are bereaved?  Could you walk beside them in their grief?  Why not talk to your Parish Priest about the next course?  Introductory Day on Friday 9th November, from 9.45 to     3.30 pm at The Christian Education Centre, Crawley.  Course runs over seven Tuesdays between 15th January and 5th March, not on 19th February.  Contact katherine.bergin@dabnet.org

ADLAmp.jpgMarriage Preparation Catechists’ Annual  Reflection  and Formation Day:                                On Saturday 24th November, 9.45  – 4, at The Christian Education Centre in Crawley, with input from Bishop Richard.  Packed lunch needed.  Book at katherine.bergin@dabnet.org

jp.jpgJustice & Peace Assembly 2019:  Date for your diary:  Saturday 26th January, 2019 : Theme “Human Trafficking”.

chilworth-2012.jpgYou are warmly invited to the next Chilworth Day of Praise and Healing,around the theme ‘Feed my Sheep’, given by Rev. Fr Anthony Meredith. on Sat, 18th of August, 2018. The day begins with Mass at 10.20 am. Two talks will divide the day, with refreshments and lunch, the Divine Mercy Devotion, with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, concluding with the Sacrament of Healing and departures at 4.20 pm. Come to part, or all of the day, as it suits you. Bring a packed lunch, and, if you can, a friend. Tea and coffee is provided. St Augustine’s Abbey, Sample Oak Lane, Chilworth, Near Guildford. GU4 8QR   Online information:www.chilworthbenedictines.com

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