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CATHOLIC CHURCH OF THE ENGLISH MARTYRS
4, VICARAGE LANE, HORLEY, RH6 8AR
Telephone 01293 431703

Parish Clergy: Fr. Francis Ezennia, MSP

Parish Secretary: Barbara Stevens
Safeguarding Representative: Teresita Chandler
Office Days/Times: Mon., Tues., Thurs. 10:15am-1pm, 4pm-6pm (or by appointment)

The Arundel and Brighton Diocesan Trust is a Registered Charity, Number 252878
31st March 2019: 4th SUNDAY OF LENT [Year C]
Saturday 30th
6.30 pm - RIP
Sunday 31st
9.00 am - Holy Souls

10.30 am - RIP
Monday 1st
9.30 am - Special Intention
Tuesday 2nd
9.30 am - RIP
Wednesday 3rd
9.30 am - NO MASS
Thursday 4th
9.30 am - RIP
Friday 5th
9.30 am - RIP

 
7th April 2019: 5th SUNDAY OF LENT [Year C]
Saturday 6th
6.30 pm -RIP
Sunday 7th
9.00 am - RIP
10.30 am - Sick or Housebound – Healing + Wellbeing




The Sacrament of Reconciliation / Confession
Confession is available on Saturday from 9.30 to 10.00 a.m.
and 6.00 to 6.15pm.
(other times by appointment)

Baptism (On Saturdays) by Appointment
Matrimony: By Appointment

Choir Practice: Wednesday @ 8pm in the Church. (Sing Praises to God)

MANY THANKS FOR LAST WEEK'S OFFERTORY
EXPOSITION & ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT (WITH ROSARY) :-
Saturday After 6:30pm Mass to 8.00pm; Tuesday from 7.00pm to 7.45pm & Friday 10:30am to12.00noon.
We are encouraged to spend some Time with the Lord.


SICK AND HOUSEBOUND :-
Please pray for members of our parish family who are unwell or housebound.


SEASON OF LENT :-
There will be Stations of the Cross every Friday in Lent at 7pm.


HAPPY MOTHERS DAY :-
We pray for and celebrate all Mothers today. Mothers play an invaluable role in the life of the church, the family & the society. As we appreciate & celebrate the gift of all Mothers, we pray they will be filled with joy & peace.


BIRTHDAY BLESSINGS TODAY :-
As we thank God for the gift of life, those born in the month of March will be blessed at all Masses today. “From birth I was cast upon you; from my mother’s womb you have been my God”. Psalm 22:10.


CHILDREN’S BAPTISM :-
We pray for and congratulate the baby daughter who was baptised yesterday. May God bless her and her family in their faith-journey.


ST PARISH LENTEN RECONCILIATION/CONFESSION :-
There will be a Lenten Reconciliation Service with time for individual confessions on Friday 12th April from 7pm until 8pm; priests will be available to celebrate God’s sacrament of forgiveness.



HOLY WEEK / EASTER TRIDUUM PROGRAMME :-

Chrism Mass with Bishop Richard:
At 6pm on Wednesday 17th April
AtOur Lady and St Philip Howard Cathedral, London Rd, Arundel West Sussex BN18 9AY. Oil of the Sick, Oil of Catechumen + Oil of Chrism will be blessed. Everyone is invited.

+Palm Sunday:
14th April - Sat. 6.30PM Vigil Mass-Sun. 9.00am+10.30am Masses

+Maundy Thursday:
18th April: 8.00pm - Mass of the Lord's Supper

+Good Friday:
- 19th April: 3.00pm- Solemn -Liturgy of the Lord's Passion
- Sacrament of Confession - 9:30am-10.00am

+Holy Saturday:
20th April: 8:00pm -Easter Vigil Liturgy/Mass
- Sacrament of Confession-9:30am-10.00am
(No Confession this evening)

- Święconka -10:30am - Ceremonial Polish Blessing of Easter Baskets.

+Easter Day:
21st April: 9.00am + 10:30am -Mass of the Lord's Resurrection



PARISH BBQ AND QUIZ NIGHT :-
An early reminder for our diaries as follows: 2019 parish BBQ on 21st July and Quiz night on 23rd November. We are encouraged to attend these social events as they help parish integration and interaction.


INSPIRE 2019 - DAY FOR YOUTH LEADERS:-
It’s an annual day for anyone who works with young people and young adults in a Catholic context; On Sat. May 11th at St Joseph's Church, Redhill, 10am-2.30pm. Tickets are £10; for Booking: tinyurl.com/InspireBookings or Jack.Regan@abdiocese.org.uk.



MASS FOR DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING :-
On Saturday April 6th at 1pm in St John the Evangelist, Springfield Road, Horsham, RH12 2PJ. Email: mag.booker@gmail.com . Tel: Mr Jim Mortell on 01273 552159.


CHILWORTH ABBEY STUDY DAY:-
On the eighth episode of 'Catholicism - a journey to the heart of the faith', by the acclaimed author and speaker Bishop Robert Barron, on Saturday April the 6th, 2019. Moderated by Fr John Seddon OSB. The day begins with Mass at 9.00 am, and concludes at 4.00 pm. St Augustine's Abbey, Sample Oak Lane, Chilworth,. GU4 8QR. Online information: www.chilworthbenedictines.com





HAVE A VERY PEACEFUL SUNDAY