This week’s Masses

Masses for week commencing 8/9 June 2019
EAST GRINSTEAD – Our Lady & St. Peter

Sat 6:15 pm Pauline Hughes RIP
Sun 10:30 am Celia Dolan RIP
Mon 9.30 amInes Tramontin RIP (1st anniv)
Tues 9.30 amPeter Morrissey RIP (anniv)
John Anthony Heery RIP
Thurs 9.30pmGood estate of Ollie & Alfie Cubberley
Fri 9:00 am
Fri 12.00 noon
Holy Rosary
Sat 6:15 pm (Vigil) Patrick & Fatina O’Neill RIP
Sun. 10:30amSophia Stocken RIP (anniv)

Lingfield Mass Centre – St. Bernard’s

Sun 9.00am

Reconciliation (Confession)

East Grinstead:Saturday 10am – 10.30am,
5:30pm – 6pm
Lingfield:Sunday 8.15am – 8.45am

SICK/HOUSEBOUND VISITS –  requests for visits and for Holy Communion in the Lingfield area – contact Deacon Ted.

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT –  “Exposition takes place every Friday morning at Our Lady & St Peter’s between 09:00-12:00pm.  Come let us adore Him.”

REFRESHMENTS –  Everybody is cordially invited for refreshments after Sunday Mass at both St. Bernard’s and Our Lady & St Peter’s churches.

WILLS & BEQUESTS –  The Parish has benefited greatly in the past from the thoughtfulness of parishioners who have nominated the parish to receive funds from their estate.  Please consider it.

GIFT AID OFFERINGS/DONATIONS –  can be taken out at anytime throughout the year.  It is a valuable source of additional income or the parish with no extra cost to the parishioners

2ND COLLECTION TODAY  –  Day For Life.  Thank you.

WEEKDAY MASSES  –  will take place in the Hall at OLSP until further notice.

1ST HOLY COMMUNIONS  –  next Saturday 11am at OLSP;  next Sunday (Corpus Christi) at St. Bernard’s   9am.

THE PARISH LUNCHTIME SOCIAL  –  is next Sunday, 16th June, 12:30-3:00, in the Meridian Hall at East Court, East Grinstead, and we are all cordially invited.  If you have any questions,  just speak to Chris (327002) or e-mail cjp(unders core)[email protected]  

BAPTISMS  –  OLSP  12.30 next Sunday.

MISSIO RED BOXES – Would OL&STP box holders please bring their boxes to church for the mid-year count.  Please bring your box to the sacristy, don’t leave it anywhere else in the church. If your box is normally counted at home, this will happen as usual.  Thank You.

Our Lady & St Peter’s – Refurbishment  Project — Temporary Access Through Side Gate

Our contractor may occasionally erect signs directing parishioners and visitors to access the Church via the single gate.  This arrangement will mainly apply during the week, for weekday Masses and will enable the contractor to use the double gates for his deliveries. Now that the Project is underway please take care accessing the Church and observe signs erected by our contractor.

FAMILY QUIZ FOR THE CHURCH REFURBISHMENT PROJECT  – To raise money to help towards the refurbishment of Our Lady & St Peter, the East Grinstead Catenians are organising a Family Quiz on Saturday 8th June at St. Peter’s School, Crossways Avenue, at 7 for 7.30. Cost £10 per head to include a fish and chip supper. Cash bar available. Teams of up to 6. Tickets will be available after masses from this weekend or by calling John Donohue on 01342 326552. 

Catholic Women’s League  –  Wednesday  12th June. – please be ready by 10am for your drivers to pick you up for our visit to Aylesford Priory.  Thank you.

Lingfield SVP – 20p Feeds a baby for a day

1) On behalf of your St Bernard’s SVP Conference, we should like to thank everybody who supported the Charity Race Night held on the 11th of May.  Judging by the noise, the laughter and the smiling children, the evening went very well.  More important is that sufficient money was raised to feed 14 children for 12 months in the Sudan. On their behalf, thank you.  You have made an important difference.

2) Our next event is a Summer Lunch to be held on Sunday 14th of July at 13.00 at St Bernard’s Hall. This is a ticketed lunch costing £10 per adult or £25 for a family of four, soft drinks will be provided but feel free to bring your own alcohol. Again, it is in aid of the SVP baby feeding programme in Sudan. Tickets will be on sale at the back of the Church from 15th/16th of June or contact Mary Goodwin 07767 335001, or Enrique 07824 098276.

Urgent Appeal for 2 Cots – needed for mums moving in to rooms at local Life houses.  If you have a cot you would like to donate, please contact Les Whittaker on 07502 274450 or EG 315484 – thanks.

EAST GRINSTEAD CATENIANS – Members are reminded of the vineyard visit / wine tasting on 23rd June. The Catenian Association is a Catholic faith-based friendship group for men who meet socially and support each other through fellowship, faith, family, fun and fundraising. To find out more on the Catenian Association. please call Paul Barrett on 01342 870058 or visit

Climate Change  Rally – Wednesday 26 June –  CAFOD are inviting parishoners to come along to this important event in London.  The march to Parliament will be from 1pm-4pm (Trafalgar Square to Parliament).  Further details are available from ; There are inter-faith events being held as well.  If anyone would like to join a group going please contact Sue Joy, 01342 835190.

Justice and Peace Group – please note the date for this year’s Sleep Out will be overnight on Saturday 29 June. Money raised will go to Crawley Open House, Turning Tides and The Easter Team. If anyone would like to Sleep Out or help with the street collection on the morning of the 29th please contact Sue Joy. 01342 835190.  Sponsorship sign up forms will be available at the beginning of June.

EG Foodbank – needs Long Life 1 litre fruit juice, Pasta 500g bags, tinned pasta (hoops), jars of pasta sauce, tinned fruit, jars of jam, tinned custard and washing powder/liquid – smallpacks.

CRAWLEY OPEN HOUSE  – welcomes sleeping bags, blankets, and flasks to give to homeless people who turn up at the door when the Centre is full.  In addition tinned and packet food is welcome as well as coffee, tea and sugar.  Please leave donated items at the back of church at OLSP and St. Bernard’s.  Larger items, including duvets and clothes also be donated at both churches, or taken directly to COH at Three Bridges.  Tel: 01293 447702. Alternatively, if you prefer, please leave a cash donation in the basket and the SVP will purchase items on your behalf.  Thank you for all your generous donations throughout the year.

GATWICK DETAINEES WELFARE GROUP –  desperately needs medium sized trousers and trainers Size 9 & 10.


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