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
St. Laurence’s Larder
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
See also the Jesuits'
to the website of
ST ERCONWALD'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
Parish Priest: Fr Anthony Psaila
THIS WEEK'S READINGS
112 Carlton Avenue East, Middlesex HA9 8NB
Tel.: 020 8904 6031
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:
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::
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.
If you would like a Mass offered for a specific intention please book this via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org 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]
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-
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
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
WEMBLEY DEMENTIA CARERS SUPPORT GROUP
Until further notice the Wembley Dementia Carers Support group and the Preston Community Library -
For further information contact Frank on 078 6790 3917 (email email@example.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-
LIGHT OF LIFE -