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‘I was sent only to the lost sheep of Israel’

Fr Adrian Graffy reflects

One of the important issues in the ministry of Jesus is his attitude to foreigners, those who were not of the Jewish faith, known as ‘Gentiles’ or ‘pagans’. The Gospel of Matthew is particularly keen to show that Jesus is the fulfilment of Jewish hopes. He is the Jewish Messiah. Earlier in the gospel …..


Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

‘The Catholic Church has at most 10 years to adapt’

Supporting values that the majority of people have rejected makes us irrelevant

The Catholic Church, as well as everyone else, must understand

that the world was hit by a cultural tsunami in the 20th century.

We must humbly begin to pick up the pieces and put them back together again.

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Two in One Flesh

We are a group of five married couples and a priest who have written several publications to enrich marriage. They are a new approach to scripture for married people. They will help them to understand the key messages in the Sunday readings.


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The Art of Dying Well

Providing hopeful accompaniment for the human journey

Dying well means different things to us all. Death is an individual experience, but a community of accompaniment on the journey can help us to prepare by bringing consolation and spiritual peace.


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Our Christian Brothers & Sisters


In Parts of the Arab world suffer persecution for the Christian Faith

Please continue to remember them in prayer




St. Bede's Toddlers' Group

Meets every Tuesday

10.00am – 12.00pm

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St. Bede’s 50’s Friendship Club

Meets first & third Mondays of each month

1.00pm - 3.00pm

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Morning Prayer from

The Divine Office

Is recited daily before weekday mass

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The Sacrament of

Reconciliation

Saturday at 10.00am or by arrangement


Catholic Singles

Is an organisation which helps single, widowed, separated and divorced Catholics of all ages (over 18 years), either one to one or through social events. All members receive a monthly bulletin, called Catholic Networking.

For more information

Telephone

0161 941 3498

Website

www.catholicsingles.org.uk

Email

info@catholicsingles.org.uk



Perpetual Novena in

Honour of Our Blessed Lady

After Tuesday Morning Mass

in the Lady Chapel

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The Rosary

Is recited in the Lady  Chapel

after Morning Mass each day

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Exposition of

The Blessed Sacrament

Friday Mornings after Mass until 10.00am

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Prayer Group Lectio Divina

First Friday of the month at 7.30pm

in The Lady Chapel


Parish Offertory

Sincere thanks for last week’s offerings: £TBC

Gift Aid: £TBC

Loose Plate: £TBC


Gift Aid

If you are a UK taxpayer, you could add 25p to every £1 that you give to this parish at no cost to yourself by enabling us to reclaim the tax that you have paid on your donation, with Gift Aid. Simply put your donation in a completed and signed Gift Aid envelope and we’ll do the rest.

What is Gift Aid?

Gift Aid is a government scheme that allows your parish to    reclaim the tax that you have paid on your donation.

 It works like this. If you are a taxpayer and give £10 to your parish, you will have paid tax on that amount. Your parish can get £2.50 back with Gift Aid, so your donation of £10 would become worth £12.50 and it wouldn’t cost you an extra   penny.

How do I sign Up for Gift Aid?

All you have to do is to fill in a Gift Aid form that requires you to: Give your name your

address, the date and the name of your parish. Sign a

declaration saying that you are a UK taxpayer and that you that you pay tax that is equal or

equivalent to the amount that your parish will reclaim.



Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Loyola Press a Jesuit Ministry

Today we move ahead in our reading of Matthew’s Gospel. Last week we read about Jesus walking on the water and the disciples’ confession of faith that Jesus is the Son of God. If we were reading Matthew’s entire Gospel, we would have read about Jesus’ debate with the Pharisees about …..

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Registered Charity No. 234092

Rev. Martin O’Connor

The Presbytery

Bishops Avenue

Chadwell Heath

Romford

RM6 5RS

St Bede’s Catholic Church

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Tel: 0208 590 8818

Email: chadwellheath@dioceseofbrentwood.org