STATIONS OF THE CROSS DURING LENT The Stations of the Cross represent events from the passion of Jesus. At each station we pause to reflect upon Jesus’ suffering, death, and resurrection.
St Teresa's Church Thursday after Morning Prayer, continuing Thursday 21st March
St Joseph’s Church Fridays during Lent at 7pm, continuing Friday 22nd March.
Holy Family Church Fridays after Morning Prayer, continuing Friday 22nd March.
LENTEN SMALL GROUP A Lenten small group will be meeting each Tuesday 13.00 - 14.00 hrs in the Day Chapel at St Joseph's using "Anointed!", a House on Rock publication as our guide. All welcome and don't worry if you cannot make every week.
FAMILY PEACE PRAYER GROUP On Wednesday 20th March, 8pm – 9pm in St Joseph’s Day Chapel Come and join us for an hour of quiet music, peace and prayer. A chance to put our worries and those of our family members, into the hands of God and Our Lady, who long for us to ask for their help in our lives
CHEESE & WINE EVENING Join us Friday 22 Mar at 7.30pm in the PNL centre at Holy Family for an informal and informative evening, with a parishioner talking about wines, and a local cheesemaker talking on their cheeses, plus tastings, a raffle, and a chance to meet together with other parishioners and support Mary's Meals. Tickets £10 each, available from Annette 01737 761820.
ADORATION & PRAYERS On Wed 27th Mar 8pm – 9pm in St Joseph’s Chapel Come and join us for an hour of adoration and prayer.
JESUS YOUTH UK - ‘AWAKENING’ Jesus Youth invites you to be a part of ‘Awakening’, a Eucharistic Adoration initiative happening all across the UK and Europe from 6th March to 9th June. Right from its inception, ‘Awakening’ has been a dream and hope to reproduce the power of prayer in our communities, fami-lies and personal lives, through silence and intercession before the Blessed Sacrament. Now it’s our turn at the Parish of the Nativity of the Lord to celebrate this Eucharistic celebration. Join us as one family in prayer as we pray especially for the church, for vocations to priesthood, religious, consecrated and family life and for persecuted people around the world. We would like to solicit each of you for your esteemed presence during the Adoration at St Joseph’s Church on Sat 23rd Mar from 9am till 4.30pm. More info from Joseph & Anu on 07984 782051. All welcome.
PARISH SUNDAY LUNCH A big thank you to the Alpha Group for hosting a wonderful lunch last Sunday - next lunch 8th April.
BOOK+ CIRCLE The next meeting will be at 26 Doods Rd, Reigate on 10th Apr at 8pm. Our book choice is "Everything Belongs: The Gift of Contemplative Prayer" by Richard Rohr.- all are welcome to come along.
EUCHARISTIC HEALING SERVICES AT WORTH Eucharistic Healing Services will take place in Worth Abbey Church with Mass and prayers for healing for our families, for those whom we know are in need, and for ourselves, on Sunday 14th April, Mass followed by prayers for healing, 2pm – 4.30pm. For further details please contact Fr Rod on 01342 710308.
DEANERY RECONCILIATION SERVICE There will be a Lenten Service with time for individual confessions on Mon 15th Apr from 6.30pm until 8pm in St Joseph’s Church, with several priests available to celebrate God’s sacrament of forgiveness.
PILGRIMAGE TO MEDJUGORJE Spend a Pre-Holy Week pilgrimage in Medjugorje, from 8th April - 15th April 2019. The cost will be £600 approx. If you would like further information please contact Nicki asap on 07753 661791.
EASTER RETREAT FOR YOUNG ADULTS
This Easter weekend, there will be a retreat for young adults (18-35s) at Worth Abbey Benedictine Monastery, celebrating the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ. The monastic community and members of The Wellspring Community invite you to join us for this great feast. To book, please contact The Open Cloister at Worth Abbey ([email protected]
).If you have any questions, do drop us an email [email protected]
We look forward to seeing you there!
INSPIRE 2019 - DAY FOR YOUTH LEADERS
'INSPIRE' is for anyone who works with young people and young adults in a Catholic context, and anyone who is interested. Saturday 11th May at St Joseph's Church, Redhill, 10am to 2.30pm. Tickets are £10. The day will include some time with the Bishop, as well as a series of presentations. To book go to tinyurl.com/InspireBookings or Email [email protected]
PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND The Scared Heart Parish in Caterham is organising a pilgrimage to the Holy Land between 11th May - 18th May 2020. The approximate cost of this 7 night trip, which includes stays in Galilee, Bethlehem and Jerusalem, is £1,500 per person, with a supplement for a single room. We are ascertaining the level of interest in the trip and should be grateful if you would email the Sacred Heart Parish Office on [email protected] in the next week, leaving your telephone number and/or email address if you would like further information. A minimum of 20 people will be needed for the trip to go ahead.
A change for white envelope users
Boxes of envelopes for the tax year 2019/2020 will be available for collection from the backs of our churches during the weekend of 16th/17th March (and after, if need be). Please note that every person who is currently a registered ‘envelope user’ will have, for 2019/2020, an assigned number that is different from their current one. Every number will begin with a 4, so after 31st March, if you have any ‘old’ envelopes (beginning with a 1, 3 or 5), please do not use these but send them for paper recycling.