This Sunday at a special mass thirty of our children will be making their First Communion. Please remember them in your prayers.
Bishop Paul Hendricks will confer the Sacrament of Confirmation on eighteen of our parishioners at 12.00 on Sunday 28th April. We assure them of our prayers for their special day.
There will be a Penitential Service with several priests for individual confession at St Mary Magdalen Church, East Hill at 19.00 on Wednesday of Holy Week, 17th April.
Ash Wednesday falls on 6th March this year. Masses at 9.30 and 19.00 with the distribution of ashes. The pupils of St Joseph's School will join us at 9.30.
The Sacrament of the Sick will be offered here at St Thomas à Becket on Monday 11th February at the 9.30 mass to mark the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes which is also World Day of Prayer for the Sick.
Our Christmas Carol Service will take place at 7pm on Friday 21st December. We will be joined by the Mayor and Mayoress of Wandsworth. There will be mulled wine in the Corry Hall afterwards.
We mark the feast of St Thomas à Becket with mass on Saturday 29th December at 17.30. The special preacher will be Father Marcus Holden, an expert on the English Saints. After the mass there will be a buffet in the Corry Hall in thanks for those who have helped the parish during the year in whatever capacity including servers, singers, sacristans, musicians, cleaners, readers, Eucharistic ministers, catechists, ushers, counters, other volunteers, etc, etc. Please come along and enjoy what promises to be a most convivial evening.
St Joseph's School will be holding their Nativity Play in the Church at 14.00 on Thursday 13th December. All welcome.
Father Alex McAllister SDS
St Thomas à Becket Church
London SW18 1RX
Parish Office Address:
London SW18 1NT