“And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.”Acts 2:42
|SUN||06.10||St Bruno of Cologne||XVII PostPent.|
|08:30||Mass & Homily StADM p. 1490/873 .||Chapel|
|MON||07.10||St Mark of Rome||Bishop.|
|09:00||Mass & Homily StADM p.1497/1654||Chapel|
|TUE||08.10||St Bridget of Sweden||Widow|
|08:30||Mass & Homily StADM p.1499/1696||Chapel|
|WED||09.10||St Denis & Companions||Martyrs.|
|08:30||Mass & Homily StADM p.1499/1500||Chapel|
|09:30||Homeless Drop in||The Hub|
|17:30||Holy Hour & Benediction||Chapel|
|19.00||Conference ‘real Rome’||Chapel|
|THU||10.10||St Paulinus of York||Bishop|
|08:30||Mass & Homily StADM p.1650.||Chapel|
|10:00||Breaking Fast||@Cosy Cafe|
|FRI||11.10||The Maternity of the BVM||Feast.|
|08:30||Mass & Homily StADM p.1503/1504.||Chapel|
|10:00||Breaking Fast||@Roedean Cafe|
|SAT||12.10||St Wilfrid of York||Co-patron.|
|08:30||Mass & Homily StADM p.1654||Chapel|
|10:00||Catechism “Discerning God’s will”||Chapel|
|SUN||13.10||St Edward the Confessor||XVIII PostPent|
|08:30||Mass & Homily StADM p.1507/896.||Chapel|
MAIN PHOTO The XVII Sunday after Pentecost
The Seventeenth Sunday
The commandment to love our neighbor is similar to that by which we are bound to love God, since it is for love of Him that we love our neighbor at all.
“Two-fold,” says St. Augustine, “is the commandment but one is the charity.”
And to enforce His teaching in the eyes of the Pharisees, our Lord gives them a proof of His Divinity in the shape of a passage quoted from David himself. We ought, therefore, to be united to Christ by faith and love. Questioned about the first commandment, our Lord reveals the second, which is scarcely of less importance than the first, thus showing them that they only questioned Him through hatred since charity does not ask perverse questions (I Cor xiii, 4). In this way He shows His respect for the law and the prophets.
Having thus given His answer Jesus asks questions in His turn and proves that since being the Son of David, He is called his Lord, He is the only Son of the Father. And He alarms them by telling them that one day He will triumph over all who resist His rule, for God will make His enemies His footstool. By these words He makes clear the union and harmony existing between His Father and Himself. The Gradual psalm sings to us of the Divine charity: “Blessed is the people whom He hath chosen for His inheritance. Let Thy mercy, O Lord, be upon us, as we have hoped in Thee.”
All men are summoned to the Kingdom of God, the heavenly Jerusalem animated by charity, to form “one body” that is the Church, called by St. Gregory a new creation, and quickened by “one Spirit”, the Holy Ghost given at Pentecost, for there exists for all but “one Lord, one faith, one baptism” (Epistle).
Source: Dom Gaspar Lefebvre, OSB, 1945, adapted and abridged.
Feasts this week…
The Old Roman…
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DIARY THIS WEEK
The Hub Volunteers
Wednesdays The Hub homeless drop in is closed this week and next! IF you can spare a couple of hours on a Wednesday morning or lunchtime when we reopen in August, why not pop along and lend a hand? The Hub takes place in the rear hall of the Congress Hall.
Conferences NEW series “Tradition” on Wednesdays
Continuing on Wednesdays after Holy Hour & Benediction, a new series of Conferences on Tradition. Each week Metropolitan Jerome will explain the nature of Tradition, how to identify and adhere to it today.
Discerning God’s will for my life…
CATECHISM CLASSES will continue THIS Saturday immediately following the end of the Mass there’ll be a quick break fast and class starts at 10am finishing at 11am. This is the perfect opportunity to invite enquirers to the Faith or come along yourself to revisit the basic tenets of Christianity.
The present series is exploring vocational discernment – what is God calling me to? How do I discover what God wants me to do? Why should I do what God wants?
NURSING HOME MINISTRY
Please note the following dates for our ministry to Nursing Homes:
11.00 Sunday 13th October, Downview Road
11.00 Sunday 20th October, Shelley Road
11.00 Sunday 17th November, Shelley Road
11.00 Sunday 8th December, Downview Road
11.00 Sunday 15th December, Shelley Road
Cuba Saturday School Project
The Primus of the Holy Synod, Metropolitan Jerome of Selsey has chosen the Saturday School project for our sponsorship. The monthly rent of the school building is $40 per month or approximately £30, we’d like to raise a year’s rent this Lent, approximately £360 almost $500 and perhaps a little more to contribute to materials and resources for the activities.
Please prayerfully consider contributing to this worthwhile cause, perhaps donating a month’s rent for the school building? Use the button below and be clear to make the donation for “Saturday School Cuba” when prompted. God bless you.
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Of your charity, please hold the following in your prayers…
For those in need… Christopher, Lyn B, Simon G, Dagmar B, Karen, Debbie G, Fr Graham F, Fr Stephen D, Heather & Susanna L-D, Finley G, Diane C, Pat, Paul, +Rommel B, Penny E, Colin R, John, Ronald, Fr Gerard H, Lilian & family, Ruth L, David G, David P, Patrick H, Debbie G, Karen K, Fr Graham F, S&A, Dave G, +Charles of Wisconsin, +Tissier, Fr Gerrard H, +Guo Xijin, +John P, Karl R-W, Fr Antonio Benedetto OSB, Fr Kristopher M & family, Mark Coggan, Ounissa
For those discerning… James, Manuel, Vincent, Darren, Akos, Roger, James, Adrian, Carlos, Yordanis, Nicholas
For those who mourn… Barbara R & family, Brenda W & family, Joseph S, Catherine L & family, Rev George C & family, Jean C, Margaret & Bonita C, Debbie M & family, Phil E & Family
For the recently departed… Lauretta (21.01.19), Clive Reed (23.01.19), Fr John Wright (24.01.19), Shelley Luben (11.12.18), Mick Howells (13.12.18), Daniel Callaghan (13.02.19), Alfie (Hub guest), Jill Lewis (24.02.19), Cynthia Sharpe Conger (28.02.19), Richard (Ricky) Belmonte, Fr Leo Cameron OSA (29.03.19), Fr John Corbett (30.03.19), Deacon Richard Mulholland (Easter Day), Peter, Bernard Brown (27.06.19), Peter Ellis (01.08.19)
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