Newsletter


CATHOLIC CHURCH OF THE ENGLISH MARTYRS
4, VICARAGE LANE, HORLEY, RH6 8AR
Telephone 01293 431703
Email: engmar@onetel.com


Parish Clergy: Fr Alban Aguezeala
Fr Louis Ezeilo (in residence)

Parish Secretary: Barbara Stevens
Safeguarding Representative: Teresita Chandler

Parish Office: Can still be reached on Phone and Emails

The Arundel and Brighton Diocesan Trust is a Registered Charity, Number 252878
(Served by The Missionaries of St Paul- MSP)
25th DECEMBER 2022: THE NATIVITY OF THE LORD

Saturday 24th 5:45pm
Christmas Eve
Nativity Play
Christmas Vigil Family Mass


6:30pm
Young people of the Parish – Blessings and Peace


11:30pm
Carols and readings


12:00am
Midnight Mass
People of the Parish – Blessings and Peace


Sunday 25th
9:00am
Christmas Day
The sick and housebound – Comfort and Peace


10:30am
Families of the Parish – Blessings and Peace
Monday 26th
9:00am
St. Stephen, First Martyr
No Public Mass

Tuesday 27th
9:30am
St. John, Apostle and Evangelist
Lionel (Ricky) Pierre – RIP (by the family)

Wednesday 28th
9:30am
The Holy Innocents, Martyrs
No Public Mass
Thursday 29th
No Public Mass
Friday 30th
9:30am
The Holy Family
Adalis Fuenmayor de Chacin – RIP
(by Margarita Chacin)


1st JANUARY 2023: MARY, MOTHER OF GOD

Saturday 31st
6:30pm
Nicole Fernandes – Birthday thanksgiving (by Gustao and Matrona)

Sunday 1st
9:00am
Thanksgiving for the children of Manuel and Ruth Nolasco and their families ddWedding Anniversary Thanksgiving – Ernest and Marcia Atkinson


10:30am
Kathleen Larraz – RIP
(by Tony Larraz)




The Sacrament of Reconciliation / Confession
Friday after Mass and Saturday at 6pm.
Also available on Request.

Baptism: by Appointment.

Sacrament of Marriage : By Appointment.

Eucharistic Adoration + Rosary: Friday after Mass until 11 am
St Joseph Prayer Group: Monday 7pm.

SICK AND HOUSEBOUND :-

Pls. Pray for these Members of our Parish Family:
Frances Gamman, Alison McNally, Margaret Lydon, Veronica Compton, Don Wyatt, Sarah Hellyer, Harrison Masih, Nick Drake, Mary Hardman, William Balestrini, Irena Tomczyk, Rosemary Ryan, Elizabeth Wyatt, Dorothy Cornall, Canon M. Spelman, Teresa Stannard, Naphtale Latter, Bill Tynan, Brian and Sonje Parkhouse, Daphne Sayed, Connie Bartaby, Gladys Robinson, Elizabeth Coyle, Ines Carmelina, Lena Walker, Gerald Sharp, Kevin Walker, Breige Grant, David Williams.


CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR WISHES :-

A very merry Christmas and a happy New Year to everyone!
We thank God for his abundant blessings during the past year and I pray that the good Lord will continue to bless you graciously in the year ahead. Fr Alban


APPRECIATION :-

As we come to the end of the Year, I take this opportunity to express my appreciation to all those who have assisted in various ways and ministries in the Church. I thank the altar servers, church cleaners, flower arrangers, special ministers of Holy Communion, readers, sacristans, Secretary, Gift Aid organiser and those who draw various rotas. I am enormously grateful to those who have helped with maintenance and gardening, those who bring the housebound to Church, the choir and musicians, hymn choosers, Catechist, Children’s liturgists, accountant and Finance Committee and anyone I have failed to remember. May God bless you all!


CRIB OFFERING :-

This Christmas’ Crib collection will be in support of the Catholic Children’s Society A&B Crisis Fund


CHRISTMAS OFFERING :-

May we remind you that your offerings at Christmas are your personal offerings to Fr. Alban. If you are in the Gift Aid scheme please use your BLUE Envelopes, (If you have lost your own ones, there are spares by the Church Doors. Please ensure that you put your number on the envelopes).


DIOCESAN DIRECTORIES :-

These are available for sale at the back of the Church, costing £5. Please put the money in the space in the wall marked books.


EPIPHANY :-

The Feast of the Epiphany of our Lord will be on Friday 6th January 2023. This is a Holy Day of Obligation. There will be one Mass here at 9:30am. There are other Masses in the area.


FAMILY MASS AND CHRISTMAS PARTY WITH SECRET SANTA :-

The Family Mass will be on Sunday 8th January at 10.30am, followed by a Christmas Party for all children and their families in the large hall. Families are requested to bring food to share, and children are encouraged to bring a present worth £1-£1.50 for the Secret Santa.


Many Thanks and May God Bless and Reward You for Your Offering!

For those who are able to give their offering; Acc Name: RCD A & B English Martyrs Horley ; Bank Name: HSBC; Sort Code: 40 05 20; Acc No: 61076876
If you Gift Aid Pls contact
Alan Osborn- 01342 843489
- alanosborn1@hotmail.co.uk


HAVE A VERY PEACEFUL WEEK !