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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 (by appointment)

The Arundel and Brighton Diocesan Trust is a Registered Charity, Number 252878
4th February 2018: FIFTH SUNDAY OF Year B
Saturday 3rd
6.30 pm
Sunday 4th
9.00 am
10.30 am
Monday 5th
10.30 am
Tuesday 6th
9.30 am
Wednesday 7th
9.30 am
Thursday 8th
9:30 am
Friday 9th
9:30 am

 
11th February 2018: SIXTH SUNDAY OF Year B
Saturday 10th
6.30 pm
Sunday 11th
9.00 am - Thanksgiving to God
10.30 am - Sick or Housebound
Healing+Well Being




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.

MANY THANKS FOR LAST WEEK'S OFFERTORY
EXPOSITION AND ADORATION OF
THE BLESSED SACRAMENT (WITH ROSARY) :-
Saturday After 6:30pm Mass to 8.00pm; Tuesday from 7.15 to 7.45 pm & Friday 10:30am to 12.00 noon.
We are encouraged to spend some minutes with the Lord.


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


INFORMATION ON THE SICK OR HOUSE BOUND :-
Please give the contacts of the sick and housebound to the priest, so they can be visited and prayed for.


FIRST COMMUNION SESSIONS :-
For Children + Parents will resume after school half term on Sat. 24th February @ 10:30am. Wishing You a Fruitful half-term.


CONFIRMATION SESSIONS:-
Continues on Thursday 22nd February at 7pm.


CHATANPLAY BABY and TODDLERS GROUP:-
Parents are welcome to attend the Toddlers Group in the parish hall every Wednesday 10am-11.30am (during term time). Come, play and meet others in a pleasant environment.


TEA AND COFFEE WITH SOME CHATTING:-
After the 10:30am Mass (1st Sunday). Come along and interact with other parishioners over a cup of coffee or tea.


WORLD DAY OF THE SICK: Next Sunday 11th February:-
As we thank God for the gift of health, we pray for all the sick of our parish and family, may they be comforted by God's presence and renewed with good health.

ASH WEDNESDAY/SEASON OF LENT: On 14th February:-
A day of fasting and Abstinence. Ashes will be blessed and distributed to remind us of our mortality and the hope of eternity. Masses will be at 9:30am and 7pm. Stations of the Cross every Friday in Lent at 7pm.


EUCHARISTIC ADORATION and ROSARY:-
Every Tuesday at 7pm-7.40pm.


PARISH REGISTRATION FORMS:-
If you have come to the parish in the last five years or have never completed a parish registration form, please pick and fill the forms at the back of the church and give them to the priest, Barbara Stevens or put them through the letter box in the presbytery at your convenience. Also you may confirm your details in the current records for proper updating.


QUIZ NIGHT WITH UNION OF CATHOLIC MOTHERS (UCM):-
For all ladies: 8th Feb. at 7.30 in the small hall. For information -Bernadette-01342 5296550.


VOLUNTEER-COLLECTORS AND USHERS AT MASSES:-

Will you consider joining the collectors at Masses to help with the; offertory collections, offertory procession, Mass count and arranging hymn books/Mass Sheets, Please you can commence with the current helpers at the different Masses. Many thanks.


PARISH BARBEQUE (BBQ):-

An early reminder that this year's Parish barbeque will be on Sunday 15th July after the 10:30am Mass. Please mark your diaries. For information, suggestions or innovations please contact Gerry on 01293786143 or gerry.odwyer@btinternet.com.


BISHOP RICAHRD'S APPRECIATION FOR- The Word Who Is Life: Vision For Mission: :-

Bishop Richard wishes to thank all parishioners for their imputes, questions and suggestions regarding the future of the diocese; in view of this, a pastoral letter will be written in effect of the consultations and discussions. The reports from Crawley deanery are available on the notice board.


HAVE A VERY HOPEFUL SUNDAY!