CATECHISM SESSIONS/ RITES OF BAPTISM IN MARCH 2013!!
The RITE OF BAPTISM is TO BE ARRANGED WITH THE PARISH PRIEST.
Adult Baptism and /or Reception into the Catholic Church – RCIA
The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) for those wishing to become Catholics or are enquiring about the Catholic Faith, meet every Wednesday at the Church Hall at 7.30pm-900pm. Please come and join us in our exploration of our Faith.
The Eucharist
First Holy Communion
Applicants for the Parish First Holy Communion programme should be in Year 3 of Junior School or above, and be regularly attending Mass in the parish. The commencement of the programme is announced in the Newsletter (Normally in September). If you have a child who will be 8 years old next year and would like to receive the first Holy Communion, please register them for the Programme. Closing date for 2013 is 2nd Septermber 2012. After this date no more applications will be accepted.
Confirmation Programme
For teenagers who have made their first Holy Communion and confession. Registration for the Confirmation programme is announced every year in the Parish Newsletter. This programme is for those who are about to enter into Year 9 in secondary schools.
Adults who have not been confirmed should speak to the Parish Priest. Closing date for 2013 is 2nd Septermber 2012. After this date no more applications will be accepted.
Matrimony
Marriage Preparation: Every Saturday 10am-11am
Couples must give at least six months notice to the priest. They also require to take part in a marriage preparation programme. Information about the programme will be given to you by the priest. Contact the Parish priest for details.
Holy Orders
If you feel that God might be calling you to the Priesthood or Religious Life, please contact Rev. Fr. Richard Diala, C.M. and Sr. Patricia Maxwell, DC; Alternatively contact the Diocesan Vocations Director.
The Co-ordinator of Vocations Promotion
c/o Archbishop’s House, 150 St George’s Road, London SE1 6HX
or email: info@southwarkvocations.com
Sacrament of the Sick and Holy Communion at Home
Contact Frs. Robert Ogbede, CM, and Peter Iwuoha, CM; if you or one of your household at home or has become housebound. The priests or one of the Eucharistic ministers will bring communion to the sick regularly. Let us know also if you are in hospital or hospice.