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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 2019 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
Email: wimbledonpark@rcaos.org.uk Telephone: 020 8946 2091

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

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CHRIST THE KING PARISH MISSION

Our mission has started! Please take a look at the programme of activities/talks/socials. All are welcome and there is something for everyone! So please do come along and bring your family/friends/neighbours.

Saturday 11 May to Sunday 19 May 2019

Mission brochure

Timetable

POST MISSION SERIES OF TALKS: Tuesdays 8-9:15pm:
- June 4th - BY WHOSE AUTHORITY? Why should I believe?
- June 11th - IS THE BIBLE TRUE? How have we been taught as children?
- June 18th - SCIENCE SAYS RELIGION IS FALSE! Let’s be really scientific about this.
- June 25th - WOMEN IN THE CHURCH. Plenty of discussion here.
- July 2nd - CHRISTIAIN WITHOUT CHURCH. So many good people who do not worship in any church. What about other Faiths?
- July 9th - SCANDALS IN THE CHURCH. Facing up to the reality.
YET SHE IS A MEANS OF HOLINESS.
Pick up a yellow flyer.

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Latest newsletters:

- 19 May 2019, Fifth Sunday of Easter (Year C)
- 12 May 2019, Fourth Sunday of Easter (Year C)

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Dates for your diaries

Family-friendly Treasure Trail around Wimb Park –Sat 18 May 2-4pm (meet in Parish Hall) – See notice below.

Justice & Peace Group Meeting – Mon 3 June, 8-9pm at Old Fields Pub, Replingham Road, Southfields. All welcome.

Confirmation Ceremony – Sat 15 June during 6pm Mass.

Music Quiz/Live Music Evening – Sat 22 June – 7pm in the hall.

PARISH PICNIC – Sun 23 June – after 10.30 Mass, in Wimbledon Park.

First Holy Communion Ceremony – Sun 30 June during 10.30am Mass.

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

Baptism dates and preparation sessions for 2019 are listed in the porch

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Other items from the newsletter

NEWS ON OUR TWIN PARISH in Lima, Peru: Please take a look at the very interesting article which featured in ‘Far East’ magazine – up at the back of church on the glass as you leave. ‘Warmi Huasi Responding to the Cry.’ It describes the work started 13 years ago by Fr Ed O’Connell and his team of Columbans and lay professionals in an aim to accompany families living in poverty and children at risk. We continue to support them through fundraising activities and prayer.

CONGRATULATIONS TO JANICE HOWARD – NEW MAYOR OF MERTON! Great news, our parishioner and local resident, Janice Howard was inaugurated as first citizen of Merton last Wednesday! Janice is looking forward to attending our annual Parish Christmas Fair and other events in her new role.

CELEBRATING A SPECIAL WEDDING ANNIVERSARY? If so, you are invited to St George’s Cathedral at 3pm on Saturday 13 July for a special Mass celebrating the Sacrament of Matrimony, with refreshments afterwards. Places are limited so make sure of your personal invitation from Archbishop Peter Smith by emailing mflsw@rcaos.org.uk. You need to give your full names, address, phone number, parish and the special anniversary you are celebrating this year: anyone celebrating their 1st, 10th, 25th, 40th, 50th, 60th or 60+ qualifies. Close family are welcome to come with you.

VOLUNTEER OVERSEAS WITH JESUIT MISSIONS: Do you feel called to serve others? Are you looking for a new way of life? Would you like to gain experience with an international NGO? Volunteer with Jesuit Missions and make a difference to the lives of some of the world’s most marginalised communities. Now recruiting volunteers aged 18-27 to participate. Placements from 1-6 months. Email volunteering@jesuitmissions.org.uk or visit www.jesuitmissions.org.uk.

GLUTEN FREE hosts are available at each Mass in a pyx beside Fr Anthony.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION 2019: The 21st preparation session, for those enrolled, ‘Preparation - 1’, takes place AFTER half-term on Sunday 9 June. Reminder that the last (4th) Parents’ Meeting will be on Mon 20 May at 8pm.

CONFIRMATION: The Seventh Preparation Session for all registered Candidates will take place this TUESDAY 21 May at 8-9pm in the Hall.

NEW GIFT AID ENVELOPES: Would all those registered on our parish Gift Aid Scheme please take note that your new envelopes will be available for collection next weekend of 25/26 June from the table at the back of the church. Due to GDPR rules your names will not be on the boxes, so you will need to know your NUMBER which Michael will have sent out to you via email. Anyone who wishes to join this scheme please do pick up an application form from the repository.

SUNDAY LUNCHES: Any kind offers? Or if you do not do lunch on Sundays, Perhaps you could invite me for a cuppa any day?

MUSIC QUIZ/LIVE MUSIC FUNDRAISER RETURNS – Sat 22 June, 7-10pm. Live music, entertaining quiz, fun fundraising activities & delicious dinner including homemade pizza! Plus well-stocked cash bar. Open to all aged 14+. All proceeds to CAFOD’s Mozambique Cyclones Appeal. Reserve your place after mass 8/9 or 15/16 June (back of church): minimum donation per person £10, £5 aged 14-19. To reserve via card payment, or donate online even though you can’t attend, email clarecollinsuk@aol.com for the link.

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