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.

LATIN CLASSES for adults, Complete Beginners, Post Beginners and Advanced. Contact the Benedictine Institute –


Please see insert for Invitation to an Open Rehearsal.

RECYCLED CHRISTMAS CARDS on sale after all Masses, on Sun 28 Oct, in the Bookshop Porch. Purchase on the day or order by phone: 020 8998 0816. Items made by the Apostleship of the Sea knitting circle will also be available.

BENEDICT’S WHOLE SCHOOL OPEN MORNINGS on Tuesday 30th October. Booking can be made via:

CARING, SHARING, HELPING OTHERS: a concert by Gerry Coates, Catholic singers, songwriter, poet and storyteller: parish centre 7pm on Friday 26 Oct. Free admission. Exhibition of Christian organisations helping those in need.

BENEFIT DANCE in aid of Emmaus House & Damien Centre Homeless Concern, Fri 2 Nov, 8pm to Midnight, in the parish centre. Music by Finbar & Paul. Tickets £5 on the door or from the Parish Office.

HELP THE HOMELESS – Succulent Sale. Go Green this Christmas: Buy/give a plant, in the Bookshop Porch on Sat 3 Nov after 6pm Mass & Sun 4 Nov after morning Masses. Beautiful variety of low maintenance plants to suit every space. All proceeds go to The Passage.

SAINT OSCAR ROMERO National Thanksgiving Mass on Sat 3 November, in St. George’s Cathedral Southwark SE1 7HY, Celebrant Archbishop Peter Smith. Celebratory drink in the Amigo hall afterwards.  All are welcome.

BOOK GROUP meets on Wednesday 14 November at 8.15pm in the Dominic Young Room to discuss ‘Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine’ by Gail Honeyman. All are welcome.

FLOWERS: the flowers in the church, by the statue of Our Lady, are in memory of Ralph Mallinson. Please remember him in your prayers. 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:

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.