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.
CONFIRMATION 2020/2021 Registration is now open for applicants. Please complete the form online on the website www.ealingabbey.org.uk
(Go to Sacraments and click on Confirmation).
MUSICIANS NEEDED FOR THE 10.15am FAMILY MASS. Instrumentalists and singers, especially pianists, to lead and accompany singing at 10.15am Mass. Please contact the parish office if you are willing to help.
St. AUGUSTINE’s PRIORY- Spring Open Morning has been postponed to Saturday 25 April. To book a place pls visit www.sapriory.com/book-a-visit
or contact email@example.com to book a private tour.
WEEKLY OFFERTORY cash collected at Masses on 7/8 March totalled £1438.25 Thank you!
QUIZ NIGTH & RAFFLE in aid of our Lenten Appeal, Aid to the Church in Need, at 7.30pm in the Hall. Tickets £10 or book a table of 8 £80. Tickets available from the parish office.
HAND TO HAND a community-focused food packing event. Teams of volunteers work together on a food production line to bag, weigh, seal and box packets of dried food. Packing food to feed the hungry at Haven Green Baptist Church on Saturday 21 March 10-11.30am. To book your place visit www.tinyurl.com/h2hlondon
EALING CHORAL SOCIETY will be presenting an evening of glittering choral music – Vivaldi Gloria & Mozart Great Mass in C minor, at Cadogan Hall (nearest tube Sloane Sq) on Sat 21 March at 7.30pm. Tickets £24, £17 and £10 available from Cadogan Hall box office 020 7730 4500 or www.cadoganhall.com
PARISH ACN GROUP meets on Thursday 19 March, at 7pm in the Dominic Young Room (Parish House) All are welcome.
BOOK CIRCLE meets in the coffee lounge at 8.15pm on Wednesday 1st April to discuss The Turn of the Screw by Henry James. All are welcome to join us. The book for discussion the following month will be The Wonder by Emma Donoghue.
ANNUAL MASS OF THANKSGIVING for the sacrament of matrimony, Westminster Cathedral, Saturday 30th May 2020 at 3pm.The Cardinal will be inviting to this Mass all couples in the Diocese who are celebrating their 5th 10th, 25th, 30th, 40th, 50th and 60th (and every year over 60) wedding anniversary of Catholic marriage in 2020. If you are celebrating an anniversary, please give your parish office the following details: husband’s and wife’s names, wedding date, full postal address and email (or telephone number, if no email) by 21st March
FLOWERS: please contact the parish office if you would like flowers in memory of a loved one. By tradition flowers are not placed in the church during Lent.
EALING ABBEY COUNSELLING SERVICE: a non-denominational counselling service offering 1:1 and couples’ counselling at 1aontpelier Avenue. For appointments call 020 8998 3361 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 0208 8622160 where you can also leave a message in confidence for the parish office
PARISH LUNCH IN AID OF THE LENTEN PROJECT
CANCELLED until further notice
A WORD FOR LENT
SMALL FAITH-SHARING GOUPS
Will be meeting again during Lent.
If you would like to join a group, please contact the parish office.
(Group Leaders – books now available from the parish office)
Registration is now open for applicants. Please complete the form online on the
go to Sacraments and click on confirmation
With ongoing CONCERNS OVER THE CORONAVIRUS !
PLEASE USE THE HAND SANITISERS PROVIDED AROUND THE ABBEY AND PARISH PREMISES !!!
we are recommending that Communion be received on the hand.
We also ask that at the sign of peace, members of the Assembly, give a simple reverential bow to the people around them.
The Parish Lunch on 29th March has been CANCELLED
Coffee Shop on Sunday mornings CLOSED until further notice
OFFERTORY COLLECTION will take place in both porches at the end of each Mass.
NHS ADVICE ON THE BEST WAY TO STOP THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS
Wash your hands more often than usual, for 20 seconds (eg. sing HAPPY BIRTHDAY’ twice, to yourself while washing) and whenever you:
- get home or into work
- blow your nose, sneeze or cough
- eat or handle food
It’s important to use soap and water or a hand sanitiser.
PLEASE CLICK here FOR GOVERNMENT INFORMATION ON CORONAVIRUS
A VERY BIG ‘THANK YOU’ from Mary’s Meals Rags to Riches clothes collection. 630kg of unwanted clothes donated along with cash donations of £135.38 making a total contribution of £488.18.
QUIZ NIGHT IN THE BENET CLUBOn Saturday 2 May 2020 7.30pm – 8pm start. Fish & Chips Supper. Don’t miss out on a Great Evening. Teams of 4/5 or 6. Tickets £10p.p.
PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO WALSINGHAMEngland’s Historic National Shrine of Our Lady, dating back to A.D. 1060. Monday to Friday 10th-14th August 2020: the cost of 4 nights’ stay, bed & breakfast with evening meal will be approx. £200. Limited number of places, so please apply a.s.a.p. to the parish office: also apply to the office for more information.