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New Parishioners

Welcome!

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.

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Sacraments

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

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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

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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.

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Missionary Sisters of Christ the King (MChR) for Polish Migrants

1c, Gartmoor Gardens
SW16 6NX
020 80146 2566
aniarop@gmail.com

"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

Facebook: Parishioners/Friends of Christ the King, Wimbledon Park (Closed group)

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Latest newsletter:
- 23 September 2018, 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)
- 16 September 2018, 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)
- 9 September 2018, 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)

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Dates for your diaries

PARISH CHRISTMAS FAIR, Sat 17 Nov 2018

CTK Parish Mission, May 2019. First planning meeting Saturday 1st December 10.30 a.m. - 4 p.m in the Church.

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

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From the newsletter

PARISH CHRISTMAS FAIR – Sat 17 Nov 2018
Boxes will be at the back of church from next weekend for your much needed DONATIONS. Young parishioners will be giving out (pink) fliers this weekend asking for donations of NEW GIFTS for our Gift Stall and New Toy Tombola to be brought in next weekend of 29/30 Sept. But anything on our list will be happily accepted! So please do have a good clearout for those unwanted presents or perhaps consider buying something when you are doing your shopping?
We do still need more helpers for the Fair, so if you are interested in helping out in any way – to organise, set up, sort, run a stall, PR etc please contact Sharon [see newsletter]. New helpers are particularly welcome!
Special green leaflets with info & details about donations and about the Tree of Promises, our most popular and highest earning stall, (yellow forms for this can be found on the newsletter tables).

SUNDAY LUNCHES - My diary is empty. Anyone willing to invite me. Maybe, if you do not eat at lunchtime, you could invite me for a cuppa at any time any day. Thanks.

CAFOD FAMILY FAST DAY, Friday 5 October: We are invited to eat simply, perhaps having a bowl of soup instead of a meal and give the money we save to those who are struggling. Next weekend 29/30 Sept please collect your CAFOD Fast Day envelope from the newsletter benches and bring it back the following weekend of 6/7 Oct for our Collection. Many thanks.

CTK PARISH MISSION May 2019. We need at least 12 people for a start-up team who would make suggestions of what would be right for our Parish. All are welcome to contribute their wide variety of knowledge, opinions, skills & prayers to make this work. Please take a green signing on slip if you are willing to do some hard work for the sake, not only of our Catholics, but of ALL the people in our area. First Meeting Saturday 1st December 10.30 a.m. - 4 p.m in the Church.

CTK – NOW ON FACEBOOK! If you are on Facebook and would like to join our CTK ‘closed’ group please use the link Parishioners/Friends of Christ the King, Wimbledon Park and ask to join us. It’s a great way to keep in touch with what is going in this parish and elsewhere! We have 99 members so far ……

SCHOOL INFORMATION FORMS 2018/19: Regarding any applications to Catholic Schools, (primary, secondary & 6th form), & Nurseries: special forms are now available, after masses, from Fr Anthony. Catholic Schools are becoming more and more reliant on Parish Priests’ references and unless you complete and return a Form to me we will be unable to ‘do’ a Reference for the School. Even if you have completed many before now, please do so again for each new applicant.

FR JOHN MULLIGAN’S FUNERAL at St Teresa of the Child Jesus, 250 Bishopsford Rd, Morden, SM4 6BZ.
- Monday 1 October: at 6.45pm Fr John’s coffin will be received into the Church. After Mass the Church will remain open till Midnight concluding with Night Prayers.
- Tuesday 2 October: Church will be open from 7am. At 12 noon Requiem Mass followed by reception in School Hall. After the Mass the Church will be closed until 6pm. The church will then be open from 1pm to Midnight concluding with Night Prayers.
- Wednesday 3 October: Church will open at 7am. After prayers Fr John’s coffin will be removed between 9-9.30am. Burial will take place at 1pm in Finchley.

Annual Mass Count – Starting this weekend the Annual Mass Count will take place over the next four weekends.

FAITH IN ACTION – The Merton Homeless Project would like to thank all those who organized, attended and donated to the recent Classical Music Evening at our Church and a special thanks to the superb musicians and for the support of the Merton Music Foundation. A fantastic total of £633 was raised for the charity.

Coffee Morning: This Thursday 27 September at 10.00am in the Hall – following the 9:30am Mass, during which a collection will be taken up to help our Archbishop meet the cost of training students for the priesthood. All welcome.

DEPAUL UK – Parish Family Fundraising: Our parishioners Dorota, Stuart and their children, Luke and Jack, are doing an open water 1 mile Serpentine swim to raise funds for Depaul UK. Hope you can support them. Any amount will help support young homeless people. You can help this great cause by donating directly to their fundraising page – www.Justgiving.com/fundraising/Dorota-saj-clements1. Many thanks!

Inaugural Meeting of the Teresian Prayer Group: Carmelite Priory, Kensington Church Street, this Tuesday 25 Sept, 6.30 for 8.15pm. Talk on St Teresa’s invitation to Prayer by Christopher Clarke OCD, Prior of Kensington, time for discussion and refreshment. Please see poster in Church Porch.

GARDENS GALORE! Would you like help with your garden with an Autumn Tidy-up, PLUS benefit the parish building fund? Professional lady gardener visiting the Parish from the Basilica of Our Lady of Walsingham, Norfolk, available 17-24 October, and delighted to donate 10% of earnings to the building fund. Please see Flyer on noticeboard and table at back of the church for further details or phone Sonia [see newsletter].

 

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