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OUR LADY OF PITY AND
ST SIMON STOCK NEWSLETTER

Holy Day of Obligation:   Saints Peter and Paul

Friday 29th June – mass times:   8am, 10am and 7.30pm.

SUMMER INTERNATIONAL LUNCH - Sunday 1st July after 11.15am Mass

An opportunity to gather together as a Parish and relax in the gardens (weather permitted) over lunch.

Sign up sheets for donations of food now at the back of the church.    Examples:-  salad, cold meats, rice, pasta, cakes, pudding or dessert would be much appreciated.  Cold dishes only.  Food to be delivered on the day to the Parish Hall from 9am.  Sign up sheets in the Porch.

Raffle tickets now on sale.  £1 per ticket.

Donations required:  bottle, boxed gifts, new small toys, stationery, chocolates and biscuits.


ST Elisabeth Convent, Belarus

This Sunday, we welcome, a Sister from the Convent who will be asking for your help to support their work who provide a rehab centre for homeless men and women.  In recent years, 180 residents have been accommodated.   Also, construction of a Christian grade school and the Church of St John of Shanghais has been completed.   Religious items will be on sale or if you would like to make a contribution towards their work after Mass.

FRIENDS OF OUR LADY OF VICTORIES

Come join the parents and students of Our Lady of Victories at our Summer Fair!  It will take place at the school on Friday 6th July between 3pm & 5.30pm.   There will be fun, games and refreshments!  Hope to see you there.

Altar Servers 

If your child is Year 4 or above and would wish to become an altar server, please contact the Parish Office with their details.  Training for serving at St Simon’s only at this time.

Family Mass.   We would very much like more children to volunteer to read at this mass.  Please contact liturgyforchildren@gmail.com.

National Eucharist Pilgrimage and CongressLiverpool – Friday 7th-9th September 2018.  This is an initiative from the Bishops of England and Wales with the intention of promoting the central place of the Eucharist in the life and mission of the church.   All parishes are invited to send a small group with the idea of returning to their parishes to renew our love of the Lord present in the Eucharist.  Please see www.rcsouthwark.co.uk

PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS NEXT WEEK

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9.30am to 3pm.