EVENTS AND NOTICEBOARD

please click to view EALING ABBEY LENTEN DIARY  2020 and information about the LENTEN PROJECT – Aid to the Church in Need ACN

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.

St. AUGUSTINE’s PRIORY, Independent day school for girls aged 3-18 and also welcomes boys in the Nursery.  We warmly invite you to our Whole School Open Morning on Saturday 7 March 2020, from 10am.Please contact us to discuss the possibility of a private tour. Register at www.sapriory.com or call

Mrs Savic on 020 8991 7519

WEEKLY OFFERTORY cash collected at Masses on 15/16 February, totalled £1996.94 Thank you!

PARISH AID TO THE CHURCH IN NEED (ACN) GROUP meets on Thurs

5 March in the bulbeck room at 7pm. All are welcome. Read ‘Ealing Abbey’s aid to the Church in Need Group’ Facebook page.

40 DAYS FOR LIFE EALING Volunteers needed this Lent to give one hour per week to pray and offer help and outreach to anyone affected by abortion. Please contact Sarah on 07776 256838 or email London40daysforlife@hotmail.com

 VINNIE PACKS The SVP are distributing 11,500 Vinnie Packs containing cold weather essentials to the homeless this winter. Pls could you consider sponsoring packs at a suggested donation of £3.50 per pack. Donations can be sent to Vinnie Packs, PO Box 72264, London SW1P with cheques made payable to SVP or by bank transfer to Nat West, sort code 60-60-04, A/C No. 4608 8237.

Thank you so much for your support.

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 Ann Enright

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 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 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 0208 8622160 where you can also leave a message in confidence for the parish office

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)

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

MARY’S MEALS RAGS TO RICHES, CLOTHING COLLECTION, Sunday 23rd February 2020

MARY’S MEALS

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.