Masses for week commencing   29/30  June 2019 St. Peter & ASt. Paul EAST GRINSTEAD   –     Our Lady & St. Peter
Sat      6:15pm   (Vigil)     Hugh Hickland RIP
Sun   10:30am                 President John F. Kennedy                                         RIP (fm)                                         Catenians – President’s Sunday
Mon.   9:30am                 NO MASS
Tues.  9:30am                 Charlie Long RIP
Wed.                                NO MASS    
Thurs. 9:30am                 John Kinsella RIP (1st anniv)
Fri.      9:00am                 Adoration 12  Rosary
Sat.     6:15pm   (Vigil)     Margaret O’Sullivan RIP                                         1st anniv)                       
Sun.  10:30am                 Douglas Hillman RIP (anniv)
  LINGFIELD    –   St. Bernard’s
Sun.    9:00am                    

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

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

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

WILLS & BEQUESTS – 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 for the parish with no extra cost to the parishioners.

2ND COLLECTION  –  today – for Peter’s Pence.


BAPTISM TODAY  –  Oliver Wren OLSP  12.30.

DEAR FATHER STEVEN AND PAT  – we wish you a safe journey with Peace and Happiness as you settle into your new home on Lindisfarne.  Thank You for all the years of your Ministry in East Grinstead Catholic Parish. 


Fr. Steven & Patricia Purnell





TD15 2SJ

(01289) 389521

Visitors always welcome.

We thank you too for the wonderful send-off and all the kind words and gifts.  A special thanks to those who organised ‘The do’ and those who did the food and looked after the bar.  It was all much appreciated by us, visitors and others.

COPTHORNE CONSORT  –  with Sophia Vaughan and D’Arcy Trinkwon  A Choral Showcase.  7.30pm today Sunday  30th  June.  Worth Abbey, Paddockhurst  Road, Turners Hill, West Sussex, RH10 4SB.

Free entry with a retiring collection in aid of Outreach Peru, raffle provided by the Consort and a drinks reception.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

S.V.P  –  at Lingfield  –  are doing “Cake Sale” this Sunday the 30th of June in aid of the “Baby feeding station” in the Sudan. 

COUNTED MISSIO RED BOXES   – Would OL&StP  box holders please collect their counted boxes from the window sill close to the choir loft door.  Boxes for counting are still welcome, please bring them to the sacristy.   

Fairtrade Big Brew at St Peter’s School – 1.30pm-3pm on Wednesday 3 July. All welcome.  There will be a Fairtrade stall after school. 

Justice and Peace Group –  meet next at 7.30pm at Moat Church on Tuesday 9 July. There is a need for new and younger members from the Catholic community as our current Group Members, once very active, are now getting older.  Social justice is a key message of the Catholic Church – God’s love in action. The J&P group is now in its 30th year and has achieved a lot in its lifetime – please help us to keep moving forward.  Come along to our meeting and see what is going on. Helping young people help others  –  Are you (or do you know) a young Catholic (aged 16-24) who would like to volunteer to help others? Every year the Catenian Bursary Fund supports young Catholics from all over the world who volunteer to do something wonderful and help those less fortunate than themselves…across the globe.  Whether this is on an individual project, or with others – or even if you are planning to travel to Lourdes or on the Jumbulance to help an assisted pilgrim – the Bursary Fund may be able to help you to achieve your aims. Further details, including ‘success stories’, eligibility criteria and an online application, can be found at   Or to find out more on the Catenian Association. please call Paul Barrett on 01342 870058 or visit Lingfield SVP – 20p Feeds a baby for a day 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.

“SVP – The SVP Caravan holidays  –  at Riverside Holiday Centre, Bognor Regis, are now fully booked for the school holidays 2019, and sponsored by our Conferences throughout A&B.

In addition, there is availability for weeks in September and October 2019, ideal for a family with under school-age children or couples.  At £250 per week, this is a bargain, the normal price being about £700 for this 6 berth luxury Caravan.  Interested? Please contact Peter Wells 07484 330899.”

Mon 2 September  Charity meal  –  raising money for the church restoration at the Gurkha@the Woodcock Inn – £20 for a 3 course meal – £8 will go to the restoration fund.  Arrive 6.45pm for a 7.15pm start.  Please phone 01342 325325 to book your places.

The Autumn Charity Feast for October  –  has been organised and the meals will be at the Turkish restaurant Quartol, the 2 italian restaurants Paglia e fieno and Hay and straw and the Nepalese restaurant  the Gurkha.  More details of these meals next month.

Sleep Out – overnight Saturday 29th – please keep us in your prayers.  Thank you for sponsorship so far pledged. Late donations still accepted and welcome!  Recipients will be Crawley Open House, The Easter Team and Turning Tides – all helping homeless and disadvantaged people locally.

EG Foodbank – needs Jars of pasta source, chocolate biscuit bars (Penguin type), Washing powder/Liquid (small),   Surface cleaner, tissues (small packets), tinned ham, tinned custard, tinned fruit, tinned chopped tomatoes and Good condition “Bags for Life” to reuse.  Thank you.

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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