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17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)


Sat 28th July

6 pm Vigil Mass Seán Conlon, intentions

Sun 29th July

8.30 am Kate Broadfoot, RIP

10 am People of the Parish

12 noon Pat Gleeson, RIP

Mon 30th July

10 am Mossy King, RIP

Tue 31st July St Ignatius Loyola

10 am William O’Boy, RIP

Wed 1st Aug St Alphonsus Liguori

10 am Patricia Godfrey, RIP

Thurs 2nd Aug

10 am Marie Bloom, intentions

Fri 3rd Aug

10 am Tom Thrasivoulou, intentions

Sat 4th Aug St John Vianney

10 am Mossy King, RIP

Confession: Saturday 10.30 am and 5.30 pm

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament with Benediction: Thursday 10.30 am,

Saturday at 5.30 pm

Pray for the sick esp. Eddie Caddle, Carmel Bates, Cathy Walker, Finola Hickey, Bridget O’Donnell, Kelly-Marie O’Donnell, Simon O’Donnell, and Mary Myles.

Parish Collection: Last week’s collection came to £ 1147.41.

Many thanks.

SVP Sale

As you leave the 8.30 am and 10 am Masses today you will find a stall selling household ornaments and the like, on behalf of the SVP. All proceeds go to help the work of SVP.

Day with Mary

There will be a Day with Mary at Our Lady of Muswell on Saturday 11th August from 9.30 am onwards, including Mass, Exposition and Procession of the Blessed Sacrament and Rosary. Confession will be available. A day of instruction, devotion and intercession based on the message given at Fatima in 1917.

Solemnity of the Assumption

The Assumption of Mary is celebrated by the Church worldwide on Wednesday 15th August. Come and join in this joyful commemoration of her entry into glory. Mass at 10 am and 7.30 pm. It is a holy day of obligation.

Divine Mercy Pilgrimage to Aylesford Priory

Organised from St Philip’s at Finchley Church End, to take place on Bank Holiday Monday 27th August, depart 8 am sharp. To book please phone Anne on 0208 365 2381. Closing date for booking is Sunday 19th August.

Mary O’Malley RIP

Catherine Lyons has contacted us about the funeral of her mother Mary O’Malley who, together with her late husband Joe O’Malley lived for many years in Leicester Road. Her body will be received into Mary Immaculate and St Gregory the Great church in High Barnet at 6 pm on Wednesday 1st August, and the requiem Mass will be the next day 2nd August at 10 am.

Holy Hour Nazareth House

There is daily exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at Nazareth House, 6-7 pm, and parishioners are most welcome to come and share in the silence and prayerfulness.

Large Hall refurbishment

Fr Terry writes: Most of the new wooden floor has been installed. Lino flooring elsewhere has yet to be laid down. The floor area available is now much larger with the removal of the stage. A mobile stage that can be put up and taken down will be purchased for future use.

SVP – Single Beds Available

The SVP have 2 single beds in good condition that will be available at the end of July. Please contact us on the SVP number - 07874 692577.

Adoremus – National Eucharistic Congress

You are invited to join the Church in England & Wales at Liverpool on Saturday, 8 and/or Sunday, 9 September. Saturday is the highlight of the Congress. Bishop Robert Barron will address the Congress; Cardinal Nichols will give a reflection and lead us in Adoration and Benediction. Tickets can be booked online until 31 July at For information, contact or

Will you connect the poor with the powerful?

Tony Sheen, CAFOD Westminster Volunteer Centre writes: CAFOD is looking for Catholics in this area to share their faith with their MP. Write 3-4 times a year on a topical issue to support those living in poverty around the world. No experience needed as information will be provided. Online or by post. See or contact Tony on 0208-449-6970 or for further information.

"Love is civic and political, and it makes itself felt in every action that seeks to build a better world." – Pope Francis

East Finchley Explorers Picnic Sunday 5th August 11.30 am – 3 pm

Brownswell Green between Oak Lane and Brownswell Road

This event is organised by various community groups including Faiths Forum for London, Grange Big Local, CommUNITY Barnet and Somali Bravanese Welfare Association, amongst others. Everyone is invited to a Bring and Share picnic and to explore the space behind Tarling Road Community Centre which has been closed for many years. There is an opportunity to explore the space, help cut back the brambles, pick the blackberries and talk about what it ought to be like, how to create a new green space in this area and how to make it happen. If you would like to enter the woodland, please wear long trousers and closed shoes. Gardening gloves an advantage. If you are helping with the gardening work, then hand tools will be provided. If you simply want to meet your neighbours and chill at a community picnic, then you are just as welcome! If you cannot make the picnic but want to have a say, please email or and let them know.

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