EVENTS AND NOTICEBOARD

BAPTISM:  baptisms should take place as soon as possible, preferably within weeks of the birth. Those wishing to have their child baptised, please contact the parish office to register for the course of instruction.

EXPOSITION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT PLEASE NOTE this does not take place in August at the regular times on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

CATHOLIC UNION EVENT: Panel Discussion on the Alfie Evans case and its Implications: Tuesday 11 September at 6.30pm. Speakers: Fr Robert Gay OP (Prior, Blackfriars, Oxford), Dr Peter Hindmarsh (Professor of Paediatric Endocrinology at UCLH and Gt Ormond St), David O’Mahony (Chairman, CUGB), Michael Wee (Anscombe Bioethics Centre).  Followed by a Drinks Reception.   Free to attend.  All welcome.

Venue: Notre Dame University, 1 Suffolk Street, London SW1Y 4HG.

Please register with the Catholic Union Office on info@catholicunion.org.uk or 020 8749 1321 or on Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/catholic-union-charitable-trust-13493819133.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE An opportunity to respond to Pope Francis’ concern for migrants & refugees worldwide. You can sign the CAFOD “ Share The Journey”  Petition online.  It asks the Prime Minister to take a leading role in forthcoming global compacts on migration & refugees. Visit  https://e-activist.com/page/12965/petition/1?locale=en-GB

COME TO A “SOUP LUNCH” with home-made Syrian savouries to fund Aid to the Church in Need, 12.30pm on Wednesday 5th September in our home nearby.  Tickets £10 available from Patrick & Annie Martin (020 8991 1081) or doroplacmartin@gmail.com

BOOK CIRCLE meets at 8.15pm on Wednesday 5th September in the coffee lounge to discuss Adam Bede by George Eliot.  All are welcome.

PRISON ADVICE & CARE TRUST (PACT) is seeking volunteers to support families of those in prison: helping at visitor centres, with catering and play activities with children so that parents can have time for each other. Training is given and DBS clearance will be needed.  For more details please visit –

https://www.prisonadvice.org.uk/volunteer

CAFOD is looking for Catholics to share their faith with their MP, writing to support those living in poverty around the world. If you are interested help will be given. See the website: cafod.org.uk/mpc or ring Tony on 020 8449 6970.

FLOWERS: to arrange for flowers to be placed in the church, in memory of loved ones or in thanksgiving, please contact the parish office.

RETURNING TO THE CHURCH?  Our Landings group may provide you with the welcome you need.  Call 07949 089202 for further information.

EALING ABBEY COUNSELLING SERVICE: a non-denominational counselling service offering 1:1 and couples’ counselling at 1a Montpelier Avenue. For appointments call 020 8998 3361 or email: counselling@eacs.org.uk

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT:  our parish offers a confidential bereavement support service for anyone who would like help in their grief. Please telephone 020 8862 2167 or 020 8862 2160 where you can also leave a message.

 

The monastic community will be on retreat during the week starting 21st August. Please would parishioners respect this and only contact the monastery office in cases of urgency. Thank you