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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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Coming soon - Christ the King Christmas Fair

Saturday 17 November 2018

Donations still needed for all the stalls:
- new gifts for the Gift stall
- New toys for the New Toy Tombola
- jewellery
- books, DVDs and CDs
- Christmas items
- bottles for the Bottle Stall
- Chocolates for the Chocolate Tombola
- toys and games

And we are looking for a premium gift that we can raffle which is something along the lines of an experience, ie a hotel stay for one night for two; dinner for two at a nice restaurant.

For any queries, please contact Sharon - see newsletter.

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Latest newsletters:
- 21 October 2018, 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B) - World Mission Sunday
- 14 October 2018, 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)
- 7 October 2018, 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)
- 30 September 2018, 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)

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Dates for your diaries

PARISH CHRISTMAS FAIR, Saturday 17 November 2018

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

Senior Parishioners’ Christmas Lunch, Sunday 9 December at 2pm in the Hall

Ladies’ Bring a Dish Dinner, Friday 25 January 2019 – 8pm in hall

Mens’ Bring a Dish Dinner, Friday 1 February 2019 – 8pm in hall

Depaul UK Quiz Night, Saturday 2 March 2019 – 6.45pm for 7.15pm in the hall

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

Baptism dates and preparation sessions for 2018 are listed in the porch

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From the newsletter

SUBSIDENCE: You will see the cracking on the East wall near the sacristy that is caused by subsidence. The Diocese has been informed and we await a representative from the Insurers to come to deal with the necessary underpinning.

CAKE SALE FOR WORLD HOMELESSNESS DAY: Many thanks to all supported the fundraising Cake Sale last Sunday. An amazing total of £316.50 was raised for Ewan’s Depaul Sleepout fund. A special thanks to those who baked delicious cakes, bought them and of course to the team who helped to set up and sell.

CTK PARISH MISSION May 2019: The Mission Team are coming on Sat 1 December 10.30-4pm.
Sarah writes: You may have an idea of who would hold interest in the following areas: Spirituality/Social Justice/Families – Children – Young people/Faith in the everyday life & work. Those who are good at organising socials/etc. We hope to make it clear that this Mission is organic and will grow from their input and work with us. We do not have a set programme to deliver, but that it develops from here.
Please take a GREEN signing on slip if you would like to be part of the organising team of 12 and are willing to do some hard work for the sake, not only of our Catholics, but of ALL the people in our area.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION: Applications forms are available from the newsletter tables for those wishing to be prepared for First Holy Communion in 2019. The ceremony will take place on Sunday 30 June 2019 at 10.30am. Please take a form, complete and return to the Presbytery by Sunday 28 October 2018 at latest.
A MEETING FOR ALL PARENTS WILL TAKE PLACE ON MONDAY 29 OCTOBER AT 8PM IN THE HALL. Preparation Sessions will start the following Sunday 4 November.
There will be no late admissions. Please note that children must be in School Year 3 or older in order to register and priority will be given to those who are regular attenders of CTK.

WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER: A volunteer is needed to take the place of Frances Bartholomew on the local group. Only 6 meetings a year in the autumn and winter to arrange the Day of Prayer, the first Friday in March. Anyone interested please call Frances [number in newsletter].

Coffee Morning: This Thursday 26 October 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.

TODAY IS WORLD MISSION SUNDAY: This is your chance to support missionaries and our Church in proclaiming the Gospel of hope to those who suffer around the world. By supporting Missio, the Pope’s official charity for overseas mission, you will be sharing the love of Christ with all people by helping everyone in need, regardless of background or belief. Today your prayers and donations will help build a future of hope both in Ethiopia and around the world. Please give what you can, and if possible, please use the Gift Aid envelopes on the pews if you are a taxpayer. Thank you.

APF – MILL HILL MISSION THANK YOU & APPEAL: Fr John Hemer wishes to thank you for your welcome last weekend. If you did not become a member of APF – Mill Hill, by taking a Red Box and you wish to do so, OR to find out more about APF – Mill Hill, please contact your APF Mill Hill local secretary, John Pedder, on [email address in newsletter].

OCTOBER is the month of the Rosary. Perhaps, if you have got out of the habit, you could try saying at least one decade.

PARISH CHRISTMAS FAIR – Sat 17 Nov 2018.
Boxes are at the back of church for your much needed DONATIONS. This weekend we are giving out (purple) fliers asking for donations of CHOCOLATES - Boxes, bags, large bars etc….. But anything on our list will be happily accepted! So please do have a good clear-out at home or perhaps consider buying something when you are doing your shopping?
Any queries please contact Sharon [email address in newsletter].
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).

GRAND DRAW TICKETS – FIRST PRIZE £250! Now available from the newsletter tables. Please take away with you and return the stubs and money in an envelope either into the black box (at weekends only) or through the Presbytery letterbox at 9 Crescent Gardens.

CHRISTMAS TREES – ORDER YOURS FROM US THIS YEAR PLEASE!! Following high demand for these last year, you can order your Christmas tree from us again as part of the fundraising campaign linked to our Christmas Fair. Please collect a form from the newsletter tables. The trees will arrive at CTK, (date to follow in next week’s newsletter), and can either be collected by yourselves or, for a fee of £4, can be delivered to your home.

SENIORS’ CHRISTMAS LUNCH – Sunday 9 December at 2pm in the Church Hall. Parishioners aged 55 and over are invited to attend as well as an accompanying family member or friend. More details to follow!

 

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