Newsletter for the Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity 2019

6th Oct 2019


THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS, CROMER STREET, LONDON WC1H 8JU.

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE SIXTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

“THE RIGHTEOUS LIVE BY THEIR FAITH”  Habakkuk 2.4.

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                     238                  485                  72                   486            

 

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:             Habakkuk 1.1-4; 2.1-4;  2 Timothy 1.1-14;  Luke 17.5-10.                                                                                                           

 

FOR YOUR PRAYERS:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Emmanuel Amui, Joan Mitchell, Marianna Sagovsky,

Lula Weldegebriel, Marie-Jo Dioudonnat, Fr Paul

Walmsly-McCloed, Robert Wratten.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Judith Opok, Jessie Button,

Fr Kenneth Leech, Monsignor Augustine Hooey,

Joan Scott, Joan Bradley, David Bradley, Douglas

Cleverdon, John Walsh.

 

MASSES FOR THIS COMING WEEK

27th Week in Ordinary Time

(6th October to 13th October):

 

Wednesday        6 pm       St Denys of Paris, Martyr

Thursday            6 pm       St Paulinus of York

Friday             12 45 pm    St Ethelburgha, Pope John XXIII

Saturday         10 30 am     St Wilfred of Ripon

 

Sunday 13th October

The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

Parish Mass at 11 am (with the Moon ).

 

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK :               Meet and greet The Bishop of Edmonton, The Rt. Rev’d. Robert Wickham

                                             this coming Sunday at 3 pm in church as he participates in the Festival.

 

1.OUR VISITING ORGANIST THIS MORNING is Mr Hugh Crook.

 

2. HOLY CROSS CHURCH WILL BE WELCOMING LUKE JERAM’S ‘MUSEUM OF THE MOON’ THIS COMING WEEKEND – IT’S A FABULOUS DIGITAL FACSIMILE OF THE ACTUAL MOON, WHICH WILL BE SET UP HERE IN CHURCH FOR THE DURATION OF THE BLOOMSBURY FESTIVAL - SATURDAY 12TH OCTOBER UNTIL MONDAY 21ST OCTOBER.

 

MANY LOCAL AND PUBLIC EVENTS AND VISITS WILL ACCOMPANY THE MOON IMPLACEMENT AND HOLY CROSS CHURCH WILL BE AT THE CENTRE OF A GREAT DEAL

OF INTEREST AND CELEBRATION.

DO COLLECT A COPY OF THE BLOOMSBURY FESTIVAL BROCHURE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH.

 

3. NIGHT PRAYER UNDER THE MOON - WATCHING AND PRAYING LUKE JERAM’S ‘MUSEUM OF THE MOON’ takes place here in church on Saturday 12th October at 6 pm. See attached flier. There will be opportunity to view for the first time the newly installed moon. Refreshments will be available, followed by Compline or Night Prayer at 7pm. Help will be required to prepare the church ready for the Sunday morning Mass the next day on Sunday 13th October.

 

4. P A C T S  LEAFLETS FOR INDIVIDUAL GUIDED PRAYER AND PARISH MONTHLY INTERCESSIONS BOOKLETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Both are available on the parish website (see above).

 

5. COPIES OF SERMONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Please take ONE copy from the plastic folders. Each pack contains several!  A backlist of sermons can be found on the parish website.

 

6. A WARM WELCOME TO OUR VISITORS THIS MORNING. Tea/Freshly brewed coffee and homemade cake are served at the back of church after this service. Do stay for a short while and meet everyone.

 

 

 



Newsletter for the Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

22nd Sep 2019


THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS, CROMER STREET, LONDON WC1H 8JU.

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY.

“YOU CANNOT SERVE GOD AND WEALTH”

Luke 16.13

          

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                    393                  401                   276                    368 

 

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                     Amos 8.4-7;  1 Timothy 2.1-7;  Luke 16.1-13.                                                                                                   

 

FOR YOUR PRAYERS:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Emmanuel Amui, Joan Mitchell, Marianna Sagovsky,

Lula Weldegebriel, Marie-Jo Dioudonnat, Fr Paul

Walmsly-McCloed, Robert Wratten.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Joan Bradley, David Willcocks,

Brian Sewell, Madge Pursglove., Megan O’Brien.

RIP: Jean Harmsworth.

 

MASSES FOR THIS COMING WEEK

25th Week in Ordinary Time

(22nd to 29th September):

 

Wednesday        6 pm       Lancelot Andrewes, Bishop.

Thursday            6 pm       Wilson Carlisle, Church Army

Friday             12 45 pm    St Vincent de Paul

Saturday         10 30 am     St Wenceslaus

 

Sunday 29th September

The Feast of St Michael and All Angels

Parish Mass at 11 am

 

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK :   

 

 

1. OUR SAFEGUARDING TEAM, Joyce Florell and Christine D’Oliveira will make a presentation at the notices this morning and outline the London Diocesan Policy regarding the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults in this church. We aim to ensure that vulnerable groups are given particular   oversight, nurture and protection.

2.  OUR VISITING ORGANIST THIS MORNING is Mr Malcolm Rudland.

3. THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MOON LANDING -  HOLY CROSS CHURCH WILL SOON BE WELCOMING LUKE JERAM’S ‘MUSEUM OF THE MOON’ – A FABULOUS DIGITAL FACSIMILE OF THE ACTUAL MOON, WHICH WILL BE SET UP HERE IN CHURCH FOR THE DURATION OF THE BLOOMSBURY FESTIVAL - SATURDAY 12TH OCTOBER UNTIL MONDAY 21ST OCTOBER. MANY LOCAL AND PUBLIC EVENTS AND VISITS WILL ACCOMPANY THE MOON IMPLACEMENT AND HOLY CROSS CHURCH WILL BE AT THE CENTRE OF A GREAT DEAL OF INTEREST AND CELEBRATION. WATCH THIS SPACE!

4. NIGHT PRAYER UNDER THE MOON - WATCHING AND PRAYING LUKE JERAM’S ‘MUSEUM OF THE MOON’ takes place here in church on Saturday 12th October at 6 pm. There will be opportunity to view for the first time the newly installed moon. Refreshments will be available, followed by Compline or Night Prayer at 7pm. Help will be required to prepare the church ready for the Sunday morning Mass the next day on Sunday 13th October. See posters and fliers at the back of church.

5. P A C T S  LEAFLETS FOR INDIVIDUAL GUIDED PRAYER AND PARISH MONTHLY INTERCESSIONS BOOKLETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Both are available on the parish website (see above).

6. COPIES OF SERMONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Please take ONE copy from the plastic folders. Each pack contains several!  A backlist of sermons can be found on the parish website.

7. A WARM WELCOME TO OUR VISITORS THIS MORNING. Tea/Freshly brewed coffee and homemade cake are served at the back of church after this service. Do stay for a short while and meet everyon



Newsletter for the Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity

15th Sep 2019


THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS, CROMER STREET, LONDON WC1H 8JU.

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE THIRTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY.

GOD OFFERS LOVE AND MERCY FOR SINNERS TO REPENT

          

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                   137                   381                   297                    457       

 

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                  Exodus32.7-14;  1 Timothy 1.12-17;  Luke 15.1010.                                                                                                

 

FOR YOUR PRAYERS:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Emmanuel Amui, Joan Mitchell, Marianna Sagovsky,

Lula Weldegebriel, Marie-Jo Dioudonnat, Fr Paul

Walmsly-McCloed.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Andrew Hardiman, Bernie Hearn,

Jeff Kelvey, Fr Paul Lewis, Robert Dobson, Denis Ojede,

Jill Hardiman, Tadj McSweeney, Norma.

RIP:

 

MASSES FOR THIS COMING WEEK

24th Week in Ordinary Time

(15th to 22nd September):

 

MASSES THIS WEEK

 

PLEASE NOTE NO MASSES ON WEDNESDAY

AND THURSDAY

Friday             12 45 pm    

Saturday         10 30 am     St Matthew, Apostle

 

Sunday 22nd September

The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

Parish Mass at 11 am

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK :    * PCC Standing Committee meets this Saturday 21st September at 11 am in church. *

 

1. BANNS OF MARRIAGE WILL BE READ FOR THE THIRD TIME THIS MORNING for Samuel David James Kirk and Julia Meryl Cosima Miskin, who are to be married in October at St Mary’s Stoke Abbot, Dorset. Please remember Samuel and Julia in your prayers. Julia was Baptized yesterday morning in this church.

2.  OUR VISITING ORGANIST THIS MORNING is Mr Philip Evans.

3. OUR ORGANIST, JOHN WEBSTER has signalled his desire to move on from Holy Cross after ten year’s service and we will be marking his time with us with a farewell presentation at our Patronal Mass on 15th September at the 6 pm, which will be his final duty. There is a card at the back of church for you to sign to send John your thanks and good wishes.

4. OUR PATRONAL MASS FOR THE FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS takes place this evening at 6 pm in this church. Our celebrant and preacher will be The Ven. Luke Miller, Archdeacon of London. A reception will follow. Please keep this date in your diaries. A sheet at the back of church details the requirement for food items and it would be good if you could sign up to bring a dish to serve approx. four people.

5. THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MOON LANDING -  HOLY CROSS CHURCH WILL BE WELCOMING LUKE JERAM’S ‘MUSEUM OF THE MOON’ – A FABULOUS DIGITAL FACSIMILE OF THE ACTUAL MOON, WHICH WILL BE SET UP HERE IN CHURCH FOR THE DURATION OF THE BLOOMSBURY FESTIVAL - SATURDAY 12TH OCTOBER UNTIL MONDAY 21ST OCTOBER. MANY LOCAL AND PUBLIC EVENTS AND VISITS WILL ACCOMPANY THE MOON IMPLACEMENT AND HOLY CROSS CHURCH WILL BE AT THE CENTRE OF A GREAT DEAL OF INTEREST AND CELEBRATION. WATCH THIS SPACE!

6. NIGHT PRAYER UNDER THE MOON - WATCHING AND PRAYING LUKE JERAM’S ‘MUSEUM OF THE MOON’ takes place here in church on Saturday 12th October at 6 pm. There will be opportunity to view for the first time the newly installed moon. Refreshments will be available, followed by Compline or Night Prayer at 7pm. Help will be required to prepare the church ready for the Sunday morning Mass the next day on Sunday 13th October. See posters and fliers at the back of church.

7. P A C T S  LEAFLETS FOR INDIVIDUAL GUIDED PRAYER AND PARISH MONTHLY INTERCESSIONS BOOKLETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Both are available on the parish website (see above).

8. COPIES OF SERMONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Please take ONE copy from the plastic folders. Each pack contains several!  A backlist of sermons can be found on the parish website.

9. A WARM WELCOME TO OUR VISITORS THIS MORNING. Tea/Freshly brewed coffee and homemade cake are served at the back of church after this service. Do stay for a short while and meet everyone.



Newsletter for the Twelfth Sunday after Trinity

8th Sep 2019


THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS, CROMER STREET, LONDON WC1H 8JU.

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE TWELFTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY.

TRUE LOVE IS NEVER POSSESSIVE, BUT GIVING…

          

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                 420               Take my Life              Seek Ye First                 427

 

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                  Dueteronomy 30.15-end;  Philemon 1-2;  Luke 14.25-33.                                                                                            

 

FOR YOUR PRAYERS:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Emmanuel Amui, Joan Mitchell, Marianna Sagovsky,

Lula Weldegebriel, Marie-Jo Dioudonnat.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Andrew Hardiman, Bernie Hearn,

Jeff Kelvey, Fr Paul Lewis, Robert Dobson.

RIP: Dennis Ojede, Jill Hardiman, Tadjh McSweeney,

Norma.

 

MASSES FOR THIS COMING WEEK

23rd Week in Ordinary Time

(8th to 15th September):

 

MASSES THIS WEEK

 

Wednesday      6 pm

Thursday          6 pm         The Holy Name of Mary

Friday             12 45 pm    St John Chrysostom

Saturday         10 30 am     Exaltation  of the Holy Cross

 

Sunday 15th September

The Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity

Parish Mass at 11 am

Patronal Mass of Holy Cross at 6 pm

 

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK :

 

1. BANNS OF MARRIAGE WILL BE READ FOR THE SECOND TIME THIS MORNING for Samuel David James Kirk and Julia Meryl Cosima Miskin, who are to be married in October at St Mary’s Stoke Abbot, Dorset. Please remember Samuel and Julia in your prayers.

2.  OUR VISITING ORGANIST THIS MORNING is Mr Benjamin Carnell.

3. OUR ORGANIST, JOHN WEBSTER has signalled his desire to move on from Holy Cross after ten year’s service and we will be marking his time with us with a farewell presentation at our Patronal Mass on 15th September at the 6 pm, which will be his final duty. There is a card at the back of church for you to sign to send John your thanks and good wishes.

4. OUR PATRONAL MASS FOR THE FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS takes place this coming Sunday, Sunday 15th September at 6 pm in this church. Our celebrant and preacher will be The Ven. Luke Miller, Archdeacon of London. A reception will follow. Please keep this date in your diaries. A sheet at the back of church details the requirement for food items and it would be good if you could sign up to bring a dish to serve approx. four people.

5. THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MOON LANDING -  HOLY CROSS CHURCH WILL BE WELCOMING LUKE JERAM’S ‘MUSEUM OF THE MOON’ – A FABULOUS DIGITAL FACSIMILE OF THE ACTUAL MOON, WHICH WILL BE SET UP HERE IN CHURCH FOR THE DURATION OF THE BLOOMSBURY FESTIVAL - SATURDAY 12TH OCTOBER UNTIL MONDAY 21ST OCTOBER. MANY LOCAL AND PUBLIC EVENTS AND VISITS WILL ACCOMPANY THE MOON IMPLACEMENT AND HOLY CROSS CHURCH WILL BE AT THE CENTRE OF A GREAT DEAL OF INTEREST AND CELEBRATION. WATCH THIS SPACE!

6. P A C T S  LEAFLETS FOR INDIVIDUAL GUIDED PRAYER AND PARISH MONTHLY INTERCESSIONS BOOKLETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Both are available on the parish website (see above).

7. COPIES OF SERMONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Please take ONE copy from the plastic folders. Each pack contains several!  A backlist of sermons can be found on the parish website.

8. A WARM WELCOME TO OUR VISITORS THIS MORNING. Tea/Freshly brewed coffee and homemade cake are served at the back of church after this service. Do stay for a short while and meet everyone.

 

 



Newsletter for the Eleventh Sunday after Trinity

1st Sep 2019


THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS, CROMER STREET, LONDON WC1H 8JU.

Website: www.holycrosscromerstreet.org 

THE ELEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY.

THE DEFEAT OF HUMAN PRIDE AND THE GRACE OF HUMILITY

          

 

HYMNS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:                  339                    373                      311                       186  

 

READINGS FOR THIS PARISH MASS:          Ecclesiasticus 10.12-18;  Hebrews 13.1-8, 15-16;  Luke 14.1.7-14.                                                                                                      

 

 

FOR YOUR PRAYERS:   Jill Mitra, Daniel,

John Joshua, Alma Godfrey, Geraldine Taylor,

Emmanuel Amui, Joan Mitchell, Marianna Sagovsky,

Lula Weldegebriel, Marie-Jo Dioudonnat.

 

IN MEMORIAM: Denis Ojede, Jill Hardiman.

RIP:

 

MASSES FOR THIS COMING WEEK

22nd Week in Ordinary Time

(1st September to 8th September):  

 

MASS ONLY ON FRIDAY OF THIS WEEK

 

Friday             12 45 pm 

 

Sunday 8th September

The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity

Parish Mass at 11 am

 

 

 

NOTICES THIS WEEK :

 

1. BANNS OF MARRIAGE WILL BE READ FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS MORNING for Samuel David James Kirk and Julia Meryl Cosima Miskin, who are to be married in October at St Mary’s Stoke Abbot, Dorset. A warm welcome to them and please remember Samuel and Julia in your prayers.

2. OUR VISITING ORGANIST FOR THIS MORNING is Mr Malcolm Rudland.

3. OUR ORGANIST, JOHN WEBSTER has signalled his desire to move on from Holy Cross after ten year’s service and we will be marking his time with us with a farewell presentation at our Patronal Mass on 15th September at the 6 pm, which will be his final duty. There is a card at the back of church for you to sign to send John your thanks and good wishes.

4. OUR PATRONAL MASS FOR THE FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS takes place this year on Sunday 15th September at 6 pm in this church. Our celebrant and preacher will be The Ven. Luke Miller, Archdeacon of London. A reception will follow. Please keep this date in your diaries. A sheet at the back of church details our requirement for food items and it would be good if you could sign up to bring a dish to serve approx. four people.

5. THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MOON LANDING -  HOLY CROSS CHURCH WILL BE WELCOMING LUKE JERAM’S ‘MUSEUM OF THE MOON’ – A FABULOUS DIGITAL FACSIMILE OF THE ACTUAL MOON, WHICH WILL BE SET UP HERE IN CHURCH FOR THE DURATION OF THE BLOOMSBURY FESTIVAL - SATURDAY 12TH OCTOBER UNTIL MONDAY 21ST OCTOBER. MANY LOCAL AND PUBLIC EVENTS AND VISITS WILL ACCOMPANY THE MOON IMPLACEMENT AND HOLY CROSS CHURCH WILL BE AT THE CENTRE OF A GREAT DEAL OF INTEREST AND CELEBRATION. WATCH THIS SPACE!

6. P A C T S  LEAFLETS FOR INDIVIDUAL GUIDED PRAYER AND PARISH MONTHLY INTERCESSIONS BOOKLETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Both are available on the parish website (see above).

7. COPIES OF SERMONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BACK OF CHURCH. Please take ONE copy from the plastic folders. Each pack contains several!  A backlist of sermons can be found on the parish website.

8. A WARM WELCOME TO OUR VISITORS THIS MORNING. Tea/Freshly brewed coffee and homemade cake are served at the back of church after this service. Do stay for a short while and meet everyone.

 

 

 



 

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