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Sense & Nonsense on ‘Assisted Dying’

CATHOLIC BISHOPS’ CONFERENCE OF ENGLAND AND WALES Department for Christian Responsibility and Citizenship Catholic Trust for England and Wales Company No. 4734592 Registered Charity No. 1097482 SENSE AND NONSENSE ON ‘ASSISTED DYING’ ‘Assisted dying’ is often in the news. There is a Private Member’s bill before Parliament to try to legalise it. But just what is ‘assisted dying’? What does the law…

Update on the Church Car Park

Steve Isles, the Head of Highways Dept of Croydon Council has just told us on 10th March, that we should get our car park back next week.  By the feast of St Joseph(19th March) we should be back to normal.  With a bit of luck they will also have Dale Road open and the Godstone Road open for heavy traffic.It has been…

Stop Press – Flooding

Flooding For the duration of the flooding emergency,  the car park at our Church will be used as a reservoir in order that the water can evaporate – this may take up to two months.   The Council  have six sites around the area and the water has to be kept moving so that it does not get contaminated and leave us open…

A Weekend of Celebration

Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 June A WEEKEND OF CELEBRATION AT ST JOHN THE BAPTIST On Sunday 24 June we will be holding the Multicultural Mass beginning with 12noon Mass followed by a celebration in the Hall. We are asking Parishioners from the thirty or so countries that are represented in our Parish, including English, Irish, Scots and Welsh, to come, bring…

Parish Pilgrimage to Lourdes

So far 16 people have put their name on the list for the Pilgrimage. If you wish to join them please give your name to Liz as soon as possible. We leave on Monday 24 October, returning on Friday 28 October Coach from St John the Baptist to Stanstead. Total cost £498 per head.

Going Forth Mass 2010

The First Holy Communion season finished on the 11th of July with the Going Forth Mass. Children from the parish made their First Holy Communion during Masses in June. Catechism for 2011 begins late this year so keep an eye on the newsletter and Sunday notices if your child is going into Year 3 at school. A big thank you goes to…

Youth Cafe

Youth Café This Sunday after the 18.30 Mass and every Sunday evening until 8 February. All in Year 10 who hope to be Confirmed next November should be attending. Fr Brendan

Holy Souls Envelopes

November is the traditional month for remembering the Dead. In this Parish we put the lists of the deceased members of our family on the altar and pray for them every Mass during the month. For this there are special envelopes available either in the Sacristy or at the back of the church. It is traditional to include a donation Holy Souls…