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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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Latest newsletters

- 19 January 2020, Second Sunday (A)
- 12 January 2020, The Baptism of the Lord (A)
- 5 January 2020, The Epiphany (A)
- 22 December 2019, Fourth Sunday of Advent (Year A), Christmas, The Holy Family and the Epiphany

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Gift aid and standing orders

Please consider joining the gift aid scheme and also setting up a standing order in favour of Christ the King. If you are a UK taxpayer, Gift Aid is a wonderful way to make your offertory donation more valuable to Christ the King. Standing order forms make it even easier to make a regular contribution to the parish.

Download the forms:
- Gift Aid Declaration and Standing Order Mandate.

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Dates for your diaries

Live Music, Dinner & Fun Quiz for CAFOD – Sat 25 Jan 2020, 7-10pm in Hall.

Cake Sale for Syria Crisis Appeal – Sun 26 Jan after 10.30 Mass.

Parish Ladies’ Dinner – Fri 31 January 2020 – 8pm in the Hall.

Justice & Peace Group Meeting – Mon 3 Feb - 8pm at The Woodman Pub, Durnsford Rd.

Parish Men’s Dinner – Fri 7 February 2020 – 8pm in the Hall.

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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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The God Who Speaks

The coming year will be one of celebrating, living and sharing God's word, through a range of events, activities and resources.

www.cbcew.org.uk/home/events/the-god-who-speaks/.

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Other items from the newsletter

AFTER 10.30 MASS COFFEE MORNING: every Sunday in the hall – all welcome! New Volunteers needed to serve drinks – sign up in hall kitchen please.

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

SIGN UP NOW FOR CTK LADIES’ & MENS’ DINNERS! ONLY TWO WEEKS TO GO! Ladies’ Dinner on Fri 31 Jan 2020. Then the following week, in 3 weeks, the Men’s Dinner on Fri 7 Feb 2020. Signing up sheets are out on the newsletters NOW. All welcome!

SCHOOL INFORMATION FORMS 2019/20: Regarding any applications to Catholic Schools, (primary, secondary & 6th form), & Nurseries: special forms are available, after masses, from Fr Anthony. Catholic Schools are becoming more and more reliant on Parish Priests’ references. Even if you have completed many before now, please do so again for each new applicant. Please note that if you are required to supply a ‘Certificate of Catholic Practice’ – these can be downloaded from websites such as the Catholic Education Service or the R.C.Diocese of Southwark.

SUNDAY LUNCHES: Any kind offers? My diary is empty! Or if you do not do lunch on Sundays, perhaps you could invite me for a cuppa any day?

MOTHERS PRAYERS: Join us every Weds at 7.30pm in the church to pray for children & grandchildren. Any queries contact Marie - see newsletter for details.

CONFIRMATION APPLICATION FORMS: Forms are available NOW on the newsletter tables for all who wish to put their names forward for Confirmation preparation. Candidates must be in School Year 9 or older. Please note that the deadline for submitting completed, signed application forms to the Parish Office is Friday 28 February 2020. Confirmation is scheduled for Saturday 13 June 2020 at 6pm with the Retreat taking place from Friday 15 – Sunday 17 May. Parents’ and Candidates’ Information Evening will take place on Thurs 26 March at 8pm in the Hall. Priority will be given to regular attenders of Christ the King.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION 2019/20: The ninth preparation session, for those enrolled, ‘The Creed’, takes place this Sunday. The tenth session, ‘The Mass 1’, follows next Sunday 26 January.

OUR WORK FOR CAFOD has been recognised as a leading parish in our Diocese: CTK has been asked to do a presentation on our fundraising/awareness raising activities to the Archbishop. Please keep this great work going by supporting the CTK CAFOD Syria Crisis Appeal events next weekend (below) &/or donating online via justgiving.com/fundraising/clare-collins24.

TICKETS ARE ON SALE AFTER ALL MASSES THIS WEEKEND FOR THE CAFOD SYRIA CRISIS APPEAL FUNDRAISER in the hall next Saturday 25 January 7-10pm. Fab live music, fun quiz about he last decade, delicious dinner, cash bar & raffle. Fun for all ages secondary school +; no need to come as part of a team as we help people find a table. £10pp (U25 £5), includes dinner. To buy online: contact Clare Collins - see newsletter for details.

CAKE SALE – Next Sunday 26 January after 10.30am mass: All proceeds to CTK CAFOD Syria Crisis Appeal. Please drop off cake donations in hall before 10.30am mass.

HELP WITH CHURCH CLEANING URGENTLY NEEDED! Have you got a spare hour once a fortnight or even once every 3 weeks to help keep our church clean? If you would like to help or just to find out more about our teams of helpers please contact Janet - see newsletter for details.

From 30 Sept 2019 to 31 Dec 2020 The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England & Wales has designated 2020 as ‘The God who Speaks’ – A year of the word to celebrate the 10th anniversary of ‘Verbum Domini’ – Pope Benedict’s Apostolic Exhortation, ‘The Word of the Lord’ – and the 1,600th anniversary of the death of St Jerome, who translated the Bible into Latin.
The Year will be one of celebrating, living and sharing God’s word, through a range of events, activities and resources. We are invited to listen afresh to the word of God as did Our Blessed Lady at the Annunciation, to encounter anew the presence of that word, and to proclaim it afresh in the Church and the World.
For further information see: www.cbcew.org.uk/home/events/the-god-who-speaks/.

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CHRIST THE KING PARISH MISSION

Our mission took place from Saturday 11 May to Sunday 19 May 2019. Read more in the mission brochure here.

*** Click here for mission photos ***

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