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ST ERCONWALD'S

CATHOLIC CHURCH

WEMBLEY

Year of the Word




Parish Newsletter

Newsletter for Sunday 29 November 2020


Holy Communion Registration for this year has now closed

We hope that you will find the site a useful resource containing information on all aspects of our parish life and community and we welcome views. Check out our Weekly News page to find out what's happening in the parish. We encourage you to provide us with your own ideas so that we can be certain that we're meeting the needs of the community.

We love to welcome new parishioners into our Church, and hope that you would make yourself known to us if attending Mass at St. Erconwald’s Church

THE PARISH SUPPORTS


CAFOD

https://cafod.org.uk/

The Passage

https://passage.org.uk/

St. Laurence’s Larder

https://www.laurenceslarder.org.uk/

Caritas Westminster

https://www.caritaswestminster.org.uk/


The Passage : Home for Good

Following homeless people being placed into emergency accommodation du ring the pandemic, The Passage in conjunction with Caritas Westminster are looking for volunteers in Brent to befriend and help homeless people being resettled by them in the borough.  Information about the scheme in terms of a description of the role and what it offers to the homeless from their perspective are here



For further readings and meditations see

https://universalis.com/mass.htm

See also the Jesuits'

Sacred Space Daily Prayer Site

WELCOME

to the website of

ST  ERCONWALD'S  ROMAN  CATHOLIC  CHURCH

Parish Priest: Fr Anthony Psaila

THIS WEEK'S READINGS


View The Statistics
Number of visitors to this site up to  28 November 2020

112 Carlton Avenue East, Middlesex HA9 8NB

Tel.: 020 8904 6031

Email: wembley3@rcdow.org.uk

Streaming: https://www.churchservices.tv/wembley3

Booking to attend Mass: https://parish.rcdow.org.uk/wembleyprestonroad/events

Church limited opening: see below


Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for November 2020


Pope’s Prayer Intention:

Universal- Artificial Intelligence

We pray that the progress of robotics and artificial intelligence may always serve humankind


Go to Pope’s Worldwide Network of Prayer website


LIVE STREAMING OF MASS

Mass will be at 9.30am Monday to Friday [except Thursday], Saturday 05.30pm and Sunday10.00am.

No public Mass at present but all Masses livestreamed::

https://www.churchservices.tv/wembley3

Public Masses will resume as from 4 December 2020


MAKING A DONATION

We always appreciated donations especially at this time. If you feel able to support us , you may do so by using the following links Please visit:https:// parish.rcdow.org.uk/wembleyprestonroad/donate/.

You can also donate through Virgin Money Giving by visiting their website.


MASS INTENTIONS

If you would like a Mass offered for a specific intention please book this via email to: wembley3@rcdow.org.uk giving the name for whom Mass is intended; reason [RIP, Intention, other]; Name of person requesting and contact number. Mass offerings can be made through: Virgin Money Giving by visiting https://parish.rcdow.org.uk/wembleyprestonroad/donate/ [suggested donation £10.00] or leave in an envelope in the internal post box when the Church reopens..


OPENING OF ST. ERCONWALD’S AS FROM 29 NOVEMBER 2020

a message from Fr Anthony


A big thank you to the Stewards and Cleaners without whom we could not stay open for Public Worship and now for Private Prayer.


This week, we will open for private prayer on: Monday: 11.00 to 12noon and Tuesday: 10.30am to 11.30am. Public Masses will start on Friday 4th December at 9.30am. Please visit the Parish website or phone the office to book a place.

Mass will continue to be live streamed on: https://www.churchservices.tv/wembley3


Donations and Collection Money: Offertory Envelopes and other donations: there will be a Collection Box at the entrance of the Church – please put envelopes and donations as you enter the Church to facilitate the one way system. Please no coinage at this time.

You can also visit: https://parish.rcdow.org.uk/wembleyprestonroad/donate/

You can also donate through Virgin Money Giving by visiting: https://parish.rcdow.org.uk/wembleyprestonroad/donate/

[If you are a tax payer, please Gift Aid your donation]


Download full copy of Coming to Mass at St Erconwald’s Guidance


ADVENT 2020 – JOURNEYING TO THE CRIB


The season of Advent is a time of preparation for the birth of Our Saviour. Listed below are activities and devotions to help us prepare for the coming feast of Christmas and its true meaning.  More details of these are available in the Newsletter

THE ADVENT WREATH

The four candles mark the four weeks of Advent, and attest to the truth of Jesus as the Light of the World [John 3. 17-21]. Download the “Prayer of Blessing” here

THE JESSE TREE

The name Jesse Tree comes from a Bible passage describing the descent of the Messiah from Jesse in Isaiah 11:1 and we can make our own version of a Jesse Tree. Download the ornaments here and colour in.

ADVENT GIVING CALENDAR

This Advent Giving Calendar gives suggestions for items to collect each day, reaching out to those going hungry, making a food parcel. As in previous years we will be supporting “The Larder” [formerly known as “St. Lawrence’s

larder”]. Details of when to bring the “food parcels” will be given later. Please Download the Advent Giving Calendar here



CORONAVIRUS  - COVID-19

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic and the guidance from the Bishops Conference the Church is only open for limited purposes. Fr Anthony will continue to say private Mass, with the Intentions indicated in the weekly newsletter and all are invited to join spiritually, watching its live streaming; following its prayers at home; making an act of spiritual communion. We are also encouraged to care for each other by being attentive to the needs of our neighbour, especially the elderly and vulnerable; contributing to our local food banks; volunteering for charitable initiatives and organisations; simply keeping in touch by all the means open to us.


For further information and resources please see

Prayer during the Coronavirus pandemic

Diocesan Facebook page with video messages from the Cardinal including message re Thursday Mass for carers

List of churches where Mass can be watched online and other useful links

“No one is alone!” a leaflet for when Mass cannot be celebrated publicly

St Erconwald Parish Guidance for Coming to Mass as at 15 August 2020

List of prayers and online resources on Diocesan website

Diocesan newspapers online

The Westminster Record Current and Past Editions

WEMBLEY DEMENTIA CARERS SUPPORT GROUP

Until further notice the Wembley Dementia Carers Support group and the Preston Community Library - The memory Lounge, have been suspended.

For further information contact Frank on 078 6790 3917 (email frankj.arrojo@gmail.com).


GOVERNMENT CONSULTATION on FAITH ENGAGEMENT

The Catholic Bishops are asking Catholics to respond to a consultation on the way Government engages with faith communities. Details of the request and further information can be downloaded here and the link to the online submission is https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/independent-faith-engagement-review-call-for-evidence



LIGHT OF LIFE - Memorial Cardsdownload here and  complete with the name of deceased loved one and return– via email: or when visiting the Church, not later than Friday 18 December. These Cards will then be hung on the Christmas tree and Mass will be offered on the feast of the Holy Family, on the weekend of 26/27th December