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New Parishioners


Please complete a Parish Registration Form, available from the carousel at the back of church and return it to the Presbytery letter box at 9 Crescent Gardens, just around the corner.

For more information see our Parish directory.



Baptisms: Please see Fr Anthony. Baptism dates and Preparation Sessions for 2018 are listed in the porch

Marriages: You need to give at least 6 months’ notice.

Confession: on Saturdays, 10am-10.30am and 5.30pm-5.45pm, or just ask


Parish prayer

Father, pour out your Spirit upon the people of this parish and grant them a new vision of your glory, a new experience of your power, a new faithfulness to your word, and a consecration to your service.

That your love may grow among us and your kingdom come, through Christ our Lord. Amen


Parish Safeguarding team

The Archdiocese of Southwark is committed to the safety and welfare of children and vulnerable adults. The Diocese co-operates fully with CSAS, the Catholic Safeguarding Advisory Service, which aims to help the Church become an example of best practice in the Safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults, and develop a "culture of vigilance" to ensure that children and vulnerable adults in our care are kept safe from harm.

The members of the Safeguarding team at Christ the King are Celine Duckworth, David Boyce and Simon Cowdry.

"For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish, but have eternal life."

John 3:16

Christ the King Roman Catholic Parish

9 Crescent Gardens, Wimbledon Park
London, SW19 8AJ
Parish Priest: Fr. Anthony Plummer
Telephone: 020 8946 2091


Latest newsletter:

13 May 2018, Seventh Sunday of Easter (Year B)


Dates for your diaries

Confirmation Ceremony – Sat 9 June at 6.00pm Mass

First Holy Communion Ceremony – Sun 24 June at 10.30am Mass

AFTER 10.30 MASS COFFEE MORNING: every Sunday in the hall – all welcome!


From the newsletter

RETIRING COLLECTION NEXT WEEKEND of 19/20 May: Next weekend we welcome Sr Sebastian from the Congregation of the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Mother of Christ. She will be speaking at all masses about the work of the Sisters and to appeal for some financial help as they are part of the Missionary Church here in England & Wales.

INVITATION FROM THE CARMELITESTO THE NATIONAL SHRINE OF ST JUDE TO A SUMMER CELEBTATION ON 26 MAY 2018: The Summer Celebration will include an outside Mass, a Saint Jude procession, a chance to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation, meet some friars, and purchase some items from the Shrine Shop, an opportunity to light a candle and to pray and leave intentions at the Shrine of St Jude. Timetable starts at 11.00am finishing with open air mass starting at 13.30pm followed by the Procession and prayers. The Shrine is at: 34 Tanners Street, Faversham, Kent, ME13 7JW. All Welcome!

SPANISH EXCHANGE? Would anyone be interested in an exchange visit with an 11-year old Spanish girl who would like to spend a fortnight in London or June or July? The Spanish family would entertain the English girl for a similar period. If interested please contact John Pedder who knows the family well.

BOOKING OUR HALL: For those of you who are not aware, our hall, (with full kitchen facilities), is available for bookings. It is particularly popular for children’s parties, meetings, music concerts, family lunches/teas etc… Our rates are the most reasonable of any halls in the area - £20 per hr for leisure bookings of parishioners of CTK and £25 for non-parishioners or parishioners booking for business purposes. So, please do consider using the hall, you will be having fun whilst supporting your parish! Bookings can be made via the Parish Office.

UPDATE ON FR ANTHONY: Fr Anthony has come through his heart valve operation very well. He is returning to the parish to continue his recuperation this Monday. He will be holding the meeting for First Holy Communion parents on Monday evening, but will not be carrying out any other parish work until further notice. He is not allowed to drive for 6 weeks after the operation. Fr Michael Holman SJ from Wimbledon will continue to supply here for WEEKENDS during Fr Anthony’s recuperation. Fr Michael will be here on Weekends, First Confessions, maybe First Communion, Confirmation, Baptisms and Funerals will be covered as well as Baptism Preparation. Please watch the newsletter so you are not caught out by changes. In an Emergency the Jesuits are happy to be called. Fr Michael’s mobile: 07816 872 592. Jesuit Community: 020 8947 8294.

COELIAC hosts are available at each Mass in a pyx beside Fr Anthony/Fr Michael

FINANCIAL APPEAL: This weekend, 12/13 May, our Parish Treasurer, Margaret Pedder, will be making a financial appeal. There will also be a one-off Retiring Collection to raise funds towards the cost of the recent re-decoration of the interior of the church. The total cost of the work was £18,928, which compares very favourably with the last time the church was re-decorated in 2005, when the decoration cost over £25,000.
Please give generously. If you are not at mass, but would like to send a donation, bank transfers can be made to Christ The King Church, Sort code: 60-50-01, Account number: 36006076. The reference should be your name, followed by GA if you are a member of the gift aid scheme. For anyone not currently a member of our Gift Aid scheme please consider using one of the special white Gift Aid envelopes available from the newsletter tables for your donation.

RE-SCHEDULING OF SECOND COLLECTION FOR WORLD COMMUNICATIONS DAY – Please note that this Collection has been rescheduled to the Weekend of 2/3 June 2018. For anyone with special Gift Aid Envelopes please hold on to them and bring them in on 2/3 June.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION PREPARATION: The nineteenth Preparation Session, ‘Sacrament of Reconciliation - 2’, for those enrolled, will take place this Sunday 13 MAY. The last meeting for FHC Parents will be this Monday 14 May at 8pm in the Hall – please note the date in last week’s newsletter was incorrect. Fr Anthony is returning especially to hold this meeting.

CONFIRMATION: Confirmation is scheduled for Saturday 9 June 2018 at 6pm with the Retreat taking place THIS Friday 18 May –Sunday 20 May. The sixth preparation session, for those enrolled, will take place this Thursday 17 May at 8.15-9.15pm in the Hall.


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