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11th Sunday in Ordinary Time 16.06.2024


Sun 16th June​​

​8.30am​​​ Christopher Kiley, RIP

10am​​​ Tony Martin, RIP

​12noon​​​ Richard Murphy, RIP


​Mon 17th June         ​Feria

10am         ​Eileen Sweeney, RIP


Tues 18th June           ​Feria

10am         ​Molly Donnelly, RIP

Weds 19th June​ Feria

10am​ People of the Parish

Thurs 20th June​ St Alban, Martyr

10am​ Funeral Mass for Agnes Day, RIP


​Fri 21st June​           ​NO MASS


Sat 22nd June​ 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

5 pm         Tommy Carter, 13th anniversary  


Saturday 10 am – 11am; 4.30pm – 5pm: Confessions and Exposition



Your Prayers:

Let us keep in our prayers: Margaret Ryan, King Charles III, the Princess of Wales and all those suffering from cancer,  Michael O’Boy, Christina Cahill, Eric Nicholas Darwent,  Therese Kemp, Jose Luis Pérez,  Karina McKiernan, Jonathan Heller and Izabela Lissowska – all unwell at this time. We also pray for: Alice Bree, Noel O’Hora,  Kwok Chui Tsui, Yuen Kuen Tsui, Bill McCleary, Fr Michael Daly, Rodolfo Icban, Marjorie Reid, Luis Goncalves, Sean Duffy, Iride Villa, John O Shea, Raffaella Di Trolio, Mercedes Bahillo, Amber Wood, Eileen Sweeney, Arcangela Moretto, Gino Tomei, Lucia Josephine Rayappu, Rose McGrory, Patrick Jean Noel Louis-Auguste, Eddie Maher, Anne Gorman, Agnes Day, Joseph Barreto and Peter Krauser whose anniversaries occur at this time or have died recently. May they Rest in Peace.


Agnes Day, RIP

Agnes will be received into St Mary’s on Wednesday 19th June at 7pm and her

Requiem Mass will take place here on Thursday 20th June at 10am followed by a comital at St Pancras Cemetery.  Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her.  May she rest in peace. Amen.


Change of Day for Mass

Please note that this week, there will be a Mass on Wednesday 19th June at 10am and there will be NO MASS on Friday 21st June. All other times remain the same.

Offertory Collections

The offertory collection for week ending 9th June was £786.65. Contactless for week ending 9th June was £70.80. Offertory donations for May 2024 – Standing Orders: £3,231.00; Stripe Donations: £9.80 and Online Donations: £32.00.  Thank you for your generosity.


Deacon Dom:

Fr Peter writes: “Deacon Dom will be ordained by Cardinal Vincent at Westminster Cathedral at 10:30am on Saturday 29th June. You are all invited! Dom will celebrate his very first Mass as a priest, at St Mary’s on Sunday 30th June at 11am. Deacon Dom will join us for all Masses on Sunday 16th June. If you would like to go to Deacon Dom’s ordination and travel as a group to Westminster Cathedral using the tube, please put your name to the list at the back of the church.”



Altar Servers

So, would you like to be an Altar Server? Not only would you be helping Fr Peter but most importantly you would be serving the Risen Lord. What better service could you do? If you want to be an Altar Server and have made your First Holy Communion please get your parents to sign your name to the “sign up” sheet at the back of the church.  


Young Catholics:

You might find this website helpful….


St Mary’s Youth Group

We want to extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who attended the first meeting of the St. Mary's Youth Group. Your presence and enthusiasm have set a wonderful tone for the future of our group, and we are looking forward too many more engaging and inspiring gatherings together. Our next meeting is scheduled for June 23rd at 11:00 AM in the church hall. If the weather is favourable, we will congregate outside in the garden.

We also encourage you to spread the word and invite other youth to join us. There are sign-up forms available at the back of the church. Completed forms can be submitted into the Youth Box.

Thank you once again for your participation and support. We are excited about the journey ahead and the opportunity to grow together as a community.

Thank you!!!

Lisa and Patrizia


Confirmation Congratulations and Thanks;

Congratulations to Achilleas, Joseph, Patrick, Luigi, Ignatius, Catherine, Nicholas, Joseph and Anthony who were Confirmed by Bishop John on Friday evening. Grateful thanks to Helen and Bernie who were their amazing Catechists and to the servers (who were brilliant) and Marie G and Marie Jeanne who decorated the church. It was a lovely celebration – filled with the Holy Spirit.


There will be a meeting for all readers (new & old) in St Mary’s Church on Thursday 11th July at 7:30pm.

Eucharistic Ministers

There will be a meeting for all Eucharistic Ministers (new & old) in St Mary’s Church on Thursday 18th July at 7:30pm.

General Election

Local hustings for the Finchley & Golders Green Seat are so far at:

• Hampstead Garden Suburb Synagogue - 19 June 2024 at 8 PM

• Finchley Reform Synagogue and the Somalia Bravenese Community - 7.30pm on Monday 24th June at the Somali Bravanese Welfare Association.

• Alyth Synagogue Hustings - 27th June, time to be confirmed

Fr Peter is also putting questions to candidates via email and you will find last week’s answers on Foodbanks on a separate sheet only available from the church.

This week, Fr Peter asked candidates:

Where do you stand on the legalisation of assisted suicide?

“I am against assisted dying and euthanasia. My reasons, which remain unchanged, are set out here:

Alex Deane: The Conservative Party

Steve Parsons of “The Green Party” could not answer due to personal reasons.

Sarah Sackman of “The Labour Party” and Sarah Hoyle of “The Liberal Democrats” did not return an answer.

Registering to vote

Please note, if you haven’t registered to vote in the general election, you must do so by 23:59 on Tuesday, 18 June 2024. If you are eligible, you can do so here: Photo ID is necessary in order to be permitted to vote. Use this link for more information:

Appeal for a Three Bedroom House to Rent

If anyone knows of a 3-bedroom house which is available to be rent, can you let Fr Peter know.


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