Newsletter

Newsletter

Family Mass:  This Sunday 9th February at 9.30am.  If your child would like to read at the monthly family mass (second Sunday of each month). Please contact liturgyforchildren@gmail.com.

Second Collection: 9th February for Racial Justice Day.

Parish Office:  Closed during the half term break from 3pm on Friday 14th February and re-opening on Wednesday 26th February.  Please send non-urgent enquiries via e-mail and a response will be provided when the office re-opens.

Gift Aid envelopes:  Please email the Parish Office if you require gift aid envelopes and they will be left in the Porch for you to collect.  Standing order donors can also collect gift aid envelopes for second collections.

Lent Talk:  Martin Poulson, a Salesian Priest (latterly Head of Theology at Heythorp) will talk on the theology and ethics behind current environmental concerns, reflecting upon Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si on 27th February at 7pm at St Osmund’s Church, Barnes.

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER:  Friday 6th March at 12.30pm at Holy Trinity Church, Roehampton SW15 1SN.   Come and celebrate a worldwide ‘Mexican Wave of Prayer’ – as Christians throughout the world and from all traditions come together to create a common day pf prayer and sing the same hymns as the services move across the globe on this special day of unity and connection.   The Christian women of Zimbabwe have written this year’s service ‘Rise take up our mat and walk.’ Please do come along.

Annual Marriage Mass:  If you are celebrating your 1st, 10th, 25th, 50th, 75th…. Wedding anniversary, please contact the Parish Office.   The special wedding anniversaries mass at St George’s Cathedral will take place on 11th July at 3pm.

The God who speaks : The Year of The Word 2020:This is year we are encouraged to give the scriptures more of a place in our lives and to allow God’s Word to speak to us.   This means opening our hearts to prayer, fully listening to what God says to us and how we are guided to see his presence in our busy lives.   For more information go to godwhospeaks.uk.

Glass Door Night Shelter:  This year, St Margaret’s, Putney are opening their doors and hosting Glass Door Night Shelter on Sunday evening , starting 17th November until 5th April 2020.  We are looking for volunteers to join a rota (commitment once a month).  If you can help, please contact the Parish Office.

Music at Mass:  If you would like to find out more about joining the choir or music-making at St Simon’s, please contact the Parish Office.

Mass Intentions: If you would like to book a Mass Intention, please take an envelope in the Porch or contact the Parish Office.

Marriage 2020 If you are planning to get married at St Simon’s or somewhere else in 2019, we ask that you arrange to meet with Canon Michael to arrange preparations.   Please note that six months notice will be required before the marriage.   Please contact the Parish Office.

Baptism 2020 If you would like your child to be Baptised in the Parish, please contact the Parish Office to arrange a meeting with Canon Michael.  Please note that at least two months notice is required.

EMAIL ADDRESS:   putney@rcaos.org.uk