UNION OF CATHOLIC MOTHERS (UCM)
The UCM is meeting is at St Teresa’s on Wed 17th Oct at 7.30pm. All welcome.
ALPHA CONTINUES ON MONDAY 22th OCTOBER
Alpha continues on Mondays at 7.30pm in the PNL Cen-tre, St Joseph’s. Please email [email protected] com or call 07961 375759 to let us know you're coming.
PNL BOOK+ CIRCLE
Our next book choice is ‘Reading with God’ by Dom David Foster. We are meeting to discuss it on Wed 24th Oct 8pm at 26 Doods Park Road, Reigate.
17th REIGATE SCOUTS
Sat 27th Oct – join us for our Quiz Night from 7pm in the Scout Centre. Teams of up to 6 people, £6 per person. Bring your own drinks. Prizes for winning team.
Sat 3rd Nov – we are hosting our first Lego & Model Show in the Centre and Scout Centre from 12pm to 4pm. Various displays of Lego, model railways, match-stick models and much more. Tickets are £2 for adults and £1 for children. Activity tables, raffle, trading posts and refreshments. Also looking for anyone who would like to exhibit.
THE BIG ENCOUNTER 2018
Our annual festival for 16-35 year olds is happening at Worth Abbey (Performing Arts Centre) on Sat 10th Nov at 6.30pm, The Youth 2000 Worship Band will be leading the music, and Bryony Wells will be our keynote speaker. Entry is free, and you don’t need to book. For more info: [email protected]
SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION 2019
‘Explore Confirmation’ is a time for young people in Yr. 10 or above to come and find out "What is Confirmation?" Come, talk and listen and pick up a Confirmation application form. Young people thinking of joining the programme this year should attend tone of the Explore Confirmation sessions which will be on Sun 11th Nov and Sun 25th Nov at 4pm in the PNL Centre at St Joseph’s. There will be a Parents’ Information Session before the programme starts in the New Year. Bishop Richard will be in our parish for our Confirmation Mass on Sunday 30th June 2019.
If you are applying for your child to attend St Bede’s or St Joseph’s, in Sept 2019, in the relevant form please fill in ‘Parish of the Nativity of the Lord’ as your parish and ‘Fr Tony Bridson’ as Parish Priest. Please note: Fr Tony’s signing of supplementary forms will be on Wed 14th Nov and Friday 16th Nov, times to be confirmed, in the PNL Centre at St Joseph’s.
DAY OF REFLECTION LED BY BISHOP RICHARD
For Extraordinary Ministers of Communion On Saturday 17th November 2018 at Christ the Prince of Peace, Weybridge, KT13 8JD from 11am - 4pm. The day includes theological, practical talks and Eucharistic adoration. Please bring a packed lunch. To book please email [email protected] or phone 01293 651164.
PARISH 10th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
On 23rd Nov 2008 our parish was canonically established so this is our 10th Anniversary. To celebrate we will have an evening Mass and party afterwards - put the date in your diary. If you have any ideas or suggestions for this event please let the parish office know.
THE ASCENT - Discipleship Process for Young People
This October, the ASCENT - a three-year discipleship process involving three residential weekends a year and weekly online group sessions, will be launching at Worth Abbey with the support of the diocese. It’s open to any-one in year 10, 11, or 12. It’s designed to take people with a real interest in their faith and to help them to make a deeper commitment and to explore who God created them to be, while making a few friends and hopefully having some fun in the process. For more details, visit theascentuk.co.uk or email [email protected] dabnet.org
WINTER NIGHT SHELTER - VOLUNTEERS
For a number of years, our parish has been one of the local hosts of the Winter Night Shelter coordinated by the Redhill charity ‘the Renewed Hope Trust’. The shelter runs from December to March in a number of churches in East Surrey where homeless people are welcomed in for an evening cooked meal, a roof over their heads for the night and breakfast in a safe and welcoming environment. There are many ways to help, including driving, befriending, cooking, serving dinner and there are also opportunities to donate food, clothing and toiletries. Have a look at their website: https://rhtes.org If you would like to know more or like to help in some way please contact the parish office.
THE DIOCESAN VISION - PLANNING TOWARDS 2030
Bishop Richard has written to say that the text of the plan is now coming together and meetings will take place in the Autumn. These meetings will be open to everyone in each Deanery and the plan will be presented by a team of people. The Redhill Deanery meeting will be held at the Sacred Heart, Caterham on Monday 10th December at 7pm.
17th REIGATE SCOUTS
Sat 26th Jan – Burns Night, tickets £12. For further details of both these events or for tickets email [email protected] or phone 0787 2617940