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Easter Sunday (Year C), 21.04.2019


Easter Mass times: Holy Saturday (20th April) Mass at 7.30pm // Easter Sunday (21st April) Masses at: 9.00am & 11.00am // Easter Monday (22 April) Mass at 10.00am 

Fr. Mariusz & Fr. Kris, wish you all, and your families, a Holy, Happy and Healthy Easter. May the Lord continue to guard and guide you all in your journey through life.


HAPPY EASTER! THE LORD HAS RISEN, HE HAS RISEN INDEED, ALLELUIA! This greatest festival of the Church’s year encourages us, by looking at the crucified and risen Lord, to discover the place where heaven is opened. Heaven is not out of reach or sealed off from humanity. Through Christ’s death and resurrection, heaven is made open to us and we have been given the route map home. The light of Christ’s resurrection illuminates our lives. We see more clearly our dignity as adopted children of Almighty God. Each one of us, in our own unique way, becomes a window through which that light can shine upon our world. We are the redeemed. This is our Easter joy. Thank you to everyone who has helped us to make our celebrations during Holy Week so prayerful, reverent and joyful. May God continue to bless you all.


MASS time changed on Sunday 12th May: Please note due to First Communion Going forth Mass, time of mass is changed on 12th May from 11am to 10.30am.


Eucharistic Ministers The next meeting is on 29th April at 8.00pm. Please can ALL Ministers attend this meeting.

Eucharistic Ministers; Please be aware that part of your ‘Ministry’ is taking Communion to the Sick or Housebound. This is for those on the 4 Cups at 9am Sunday Mass. Please do be prepared to go out!


SICK AND HOUSEBOUND PARISHIONERS: If you know anyone who is unable to come to Mass but would like a visit from a priest, please contact the presbytery so we can make arrangements to visit any sick parishioner


God’s Mercy on the British Isles is our follow up to Rosary on the Coast a year on ...  Sign up at: www.rosaryonthecoast.co.uk The Map already has locations signed up. You can also follow the progress on the Rosary on the Coast facebook page. An opportunity to mobilize Prayer for the Isles! The first anniversary of Rosary on the Coast falls providentially on Divine Mercy Sunday, 28 April!  It is as if devotion to Our Lady of Mercy and the Rosary is leading us to the Feast of Mercy of Her Son!


PLEASE BE AWARE: We have had an incident recently where a Purse was stolen from a Bag, IN Church! Ladies, (and Men) please be wary of leaving your bag, Car Keys, or indeed any items unattended, even whilst going up for Communion. Better Safe than Sorry!


Tea Dance: The next Tea Dance is on the 24th April from 1.45 – 4.30pm at St Albans Parish Hall, Langdale Gardens, RM12 5LB.  Dancing to the very popular by John McHugh on tour from Ireland, playing music to suit all tastes.  Refreshments will be available.  Admissions £5.00, all proceeds to parish funds. Hope to see you there. If you have been before and enjoyed it please tell your friends and neighbours about it. Everyone welcome. For further information, please contact John O’Connor on 07903 366992


ALTAR SERVERS: Please pick up your April-June Rota from the Sacristy


Trip to Greene King Brewery on Tuesday 30th April. Coach leaves at 9.00am. We have 9 places available, £10 per person. It includes Brewery tour, buffet in Brewery café, beer tasting. Return approx. at 4.00pm. First comes first served, if you are interested please contact Mick Webber on 07860919957.


Please pray for the Sick Members of our Parish Community: Cecelia Dunning, John Earl, Jim O’Hanlon, Joan Lucey, Christopher Muthike, Tony O’Keefe, Eileen Pereira, Lorraine Stringer, and anyone else who is suffering with anything at this time. May they feel the comfort of the Lord with them at all times.


THE LA SALETTE SOCIAL CLUB (www.lasalettecatholicsocialclub.weebly.com) Mick’s next Quiz will be held on Thursday 25th April at 8.30pm. Barrie & Ed’s next Quiz will be held on Friday 10th May at 8.30pm. Sunday evening BINGO in the Lounge at 7.30pm. OUR PROGRAM FOR EASTER WEEKEND: EASTER SATURDAY: Club open from 12 noon till 11.30pm. Live Music ‘Bonnie Diamond & Coe in the evening. // EASTER SUNDAY: Club open from 12 noon till 10.30pm / 1.30pm (approx.) EASTER EGG HUNT starts for Children / 2pm till 4pm B. B. Q. - 2pm till 6pm DISCO.  Come along and enjoy the Afternoon // EASTER MONDAY: Club opens from 12 noon till 6pm. Bar Shuts at 5pm. The SPECTACLES are playing from 2pm till 5pm. Come along and enjoy EASTER with us!


LA SALETTE 5921 DRAW: The Winning Number this 12th week, was A52 who wins £25! B52 is Vacant’ THIS could have been you!  Why not join and see if you are LUCKY? We have 25 vacancies in the Draw! Why not join your fellow Parishioners in this ‘Fundraising Scheme’ for OUR Church? 


Last weekend’s collection: Envelopes: £ 594-70 / Newspapers: £ 9-20 / Loose Plate: £ 843-42 / Candles: £ 74-07 // EASTER Collection is your personal gift to the priests of the parish


GIFT AID SCHEME: Envelopes for the forthcoming Financial Year, are now available for your collection from the Porch of the Church. PLEASE check that the details on the box are correct, before taking it home. If you cannot find your envelope and/or the details are wrong, please speak to John on 522997. Thank you for your continued support of OUR Parish. Are you a TAXPAYER? If so why not join your fellow Parishioners and join the Scheme! Please get in touch with John Burke, the gift aid organizer, on 522997 or email rainham@dioceseofbrentwood.org 

Is God calling you to be a priest?  There is a monthly vocations group for those who would like to find out more about a possible vocation to the priesthood. There will be a talk, time of prayer and some food. The sessions take place at St Edmund of Canterbury church, 9 Traps Hill, Loughton, IG10 1SZ.  Tuesdays: 7/5; 4/6; 2/7. Please contact Fr Mark Swires, Vocations Promoter for more information: vocprom@dioceseofbrentwood.org


LONDON MARATHON 2019 ON BEHALF OF BCCS: Fr Marek from St Cedd’s Parish Goodmayes is running in the London Marathon (28th April 2019) on behalf of the Brentwood Catholic Children’s Society. If you would like to support him, all you need to do is forward a donation to: www.mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/marekpabis2019