This page contains one off events in the parish for weeks to come,
in chronological order.
Regular and routine activities such are listed separately on the
Volunteers are needed to help with maintaining the lawns around
the Church, hall and presbytery. Equipment provided. Please contact
Fr Bernard if you able to help.
Free English Lessons
for Polish and Other Nationalities at Our Lady of Fatima Hall,
Back Room on Sundays 6 pm—7 pm. All welcome. Please telephone
Austin 01279 411165 for details.
Date for Your Diary
On Sunday 14th September (Exaltation of the Cross) there will be
a Children’s Mass at 11 o’clock (HX) follow by a Family
The next Baptism Talks will take place on 15th September starting
at 8 pm, in Holy Cross Church. This is one off talk and is for parents
who have already seen and made the necessary arrangements with Father
Bernard. Those attending should contact Jim Wall in advance on 419920.
The Youth Group will recommence their meetings on Thursdays at
7.30 pm in the Parish Centre on 14th August.
Help 500 children have a holiday
Energetic and friendly helpers needed to help children on holiday
at St John Bosco SVP Summer camp this year. The camp runs for four
weeks: helpers are needed for a week from Saturday to Saturday and
must be 16+. This Catholic project gives holidays to children who
may not otherwise afford it, and is based around lots of sport including
fishing and canoeing, football, basketball and more. Help also needed
in the kitchens! Details on www.bcys.net/bosco. Helpers aged 18+
need a CRB check: the camp will arrange this.
Harlow Branch of The Council of Christians and Jews
Harlow Branch of the Council of Christians & Jews are having
a Table Top Sale at Harlow Synagogue, Harberts Road, Harlow on Sunday
7th September from 2.30 to 4.30 pm. There will be receiving sessions
of donations of good quality items (excluding clothing or electrical
items) at the Synagogue on 31st August, 2nd and 4th September from
12 to 1 pm. Further information from Julia 01279 442901.
Pilgrimage to Fatima - 8 days by plane from 22nd November to 29th
November 2008 £569 including all excursions and full board
in Fatima. For further details call Mrs R Mozzi on 020 8472 0843.
Walsingham Housing Catering Supervisor. Are you able to cook for
groups of 40 - 50 people? Do you like working with young people
in a friendly and supportive environment? Are you available to work
evenings and weekends in term time, with most school holidays free?
Salary £10,500 pa for a 23 hour week. Job based at Walsingham
House, Canvey Island. Job details from Fr Dominic Howarth 01268
696610 or email@example.com Closing date 10th August,
interview 22nd August, start early September.
Gift Aid Envelopes
Gift aid envelopes : If you are a taxpayer and would like to join
the gift aid scheme, please complete a form available in the porch,
and/or contact Pat Wemyss on 01279 723724 and a box of envelopes
will be provided for your use.
Building Fund “News” - Front on Church Repairs have
Your HELP URGENTLY needed with :
Names of Companies and Organisations we can write to requesting
Donations to the Building Fund Appeal.
Suggestions for Parish Events which can be schedules over the coming
months to help raise funds for the above appeal.
2nd and 3rd August extra Southend Trip
16th and 17th August Building Fund
30th and 31st August Regina Coeli
Items for The Newsletter
If you need to submit an item for the newsletter, please write
a letter for Christine, & pop it through the Presbytery door
BEFORE 10 am, on Friday. Thanks.