The Holy Mass and Rosary and Benediction are live streamed without the participation of the faithful until further notice. The 12.00 noon Mass on Tuesday is in the Extraordinary Form

Sat 14th            4.00pm          Daryl Owen
Sun 15th     10.00am       People of the Parish
Rosary and Benediction 4.00pm
Mon 16      10.00am       Devizio Family
Tues 17th   10.00am       Carmelo Frascona
 12.00noon       Holy Souls      
Wed 18th     10.00am       Paul Parkinson
Thur 19th    10.00am       Gerald Allen Shaw
Fri 20th         10.00am      Neal Coleman
Sat 21st         10.00am       Mary & James McGarrigle         
  Presentation of the B.V.M      
Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ the King
Sat 21st       4.00pm          People of the Parish
Sun 22nd    10.00am         Dec’d Armstrong & Walsh Fams
Rosary and Benediction 4.00pm

Confessions

Please contact the presbytery to make arrangements to go to confession. Confessions may be heard in the   garden

Daily Evening chats and Night Prayer at 6.45pm

Available on the website or the YouTube channel: christopher draycott

Private Prayer in Church  Evesham(Capacity 58): Monday. Wednesday Friday: 11:00 – Noon

Broadway(Capacity 30):  Sunday Tuesday Thursday Friday 11:00-Noon

Attendees must stand or sit and not kneel. Wear a mask Remain 1 metre + apart Sanitise hands on entering and leaving. Complete the track and trace slips or use your phone to scan the QR number Place your offering in the receptacles by the door. Those wishing to volunteer should. contact Dominique in Broadway or in Evesham email your contact details to : [email protected]

Please pray

For the sick and housebound of our parishes

Of your charity

Pray for   all who have died in recent days and for Giuseppe Andrea Barone Thomas Regan Jozef Borus Dorothy Stevenage Phillip J. Fitzgerald Dorothy Ann Lee whose anniversary of death falls at about this time.

Catechism points and themes

Sunday 33 ( CCC numbers indicate paragraph number):

CCC 2006-2011: our merits for good works come from God’s goodness
CCC 1038-1041: our works manifested at the Last Judgment
CCC 1048-1050: keeping busy as we await the Lord’s return
CCC 1936-1937: diversity of talents
CCC 2331, 2334: dignity of woman
CCC 1603-1605: marriage in the order of creation

Sacramental Catechesis

There are no plans to begin preparation for First Confession, Holy Communion and Confirmation for next year.  Nor is it yet known when those already prepared will receive these Sacraments.

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From Fr Christopher 

When a visitor to Jerusalem contemplates the city today from the Mount of Olives, it is impossible not to be impressed by the size and beauty of the large esplanade on which the temple was built. Also.the uncommon size and the quality of the carvings in each stone at the base of the walls continue to draw attention. Twenty centuries ago that edifice awoke the surprise of all who saw it for the first time, and was a source of pride for every pious Jews who travelled to the Holy City to adore the Lord. The imposing mass of stone seemed indestructible.

Hence Jesus’ words in the Gospel, perhaps interrupting comments filled with admiration, were quite startling: what cosmic catastrophe was he talking about? For such an event could only happen at the end of the world. Was the end imminent?

The Master in his reply diverts their attention from the accessory details relating to the specific time of the catastrophe in order to focus on what is fundamental.

First he tells them that difficult moments will come, when deceivers will arise who will pass themselves off as possessing messianic powers, but the true followers of Christ should not let themselves be deceived or be afraid.

“Jesus’ words are perennially relevant. He repeats to us: ‘Take heed that you are not led astray; for many will come in my name’ (v. 8). This Christian virtue of understanding is a call to discern where the Lord is, and where the evil spirit is present. Today, too, in fact there are false ‘saviours’ who attempt to replace Jesus: worldly leaders, religious gurus, even sorcerers, people who wish to attract hearts and minds to themselves, especially those of young people. Jesus warns us: ‘Do not follow them, do not follow them!’”Pope Francis

Christians know who their true guide is and where to find the path to happiness that so many people are blindly seeking for. We have something very valuable to offer the world: faith and God’s love, which Christ enables us to share in. Saint José Maria exclaimed: “Don’t you long to shout to those young people around you: Fools, leave those worldly things that shackle the heart and very often degrade it… Leave all that and come with us in search of Love?”

The effort to share Christ’s teachings with those around use, although attractive and filled with hope, will also entail much suffering. Jesus warned us at the Last Supper: “A servant is not greater than his master. If they persecuted me, they will persecute you; if they kept my word, they will keep yours also” (Jn 15:20). God permits these persecutions because he can draw a greater good out of them, since they are opportunities to bear witness to him. Our Lord assures us that we are in the loving hands of our Father God and that “not a hair of your head will perish” .This is the difference between us and others who do not know God, Saint Cyprian said many centuries ago , “that in misfortune they complain and murmur, while adversity does not separate us from virtue and the true faith, but strengthens us through its suffering.”

Jesus’ final words are filled with hope, since they guarantee victory in the end: “By your endurance you will gain your lives” . No matter how many persecutions and disasters arise, God’s salvific and merciful plan will be fulfilled.

Private Prayer in church

Please avail yourselves of the opportunities provided in Evesham and Broadway. Quite apart from anything else it provides the opportunity to witness to the Gospel.

Finance

Details concerning Gift Aid, The Donate button and Standing orders can be found on the website or from Fr Christopher who will provide contact details. Whilst thanking everyone for their continued support of the parishes may I remind all parishioners of the need to ensure financial stability in our parishes. The Bills must be paid even though the churches are not used for Mass during this time of lockdown..

Census and data Base

You will soon  be asked to provide the necessary information which will enable the parish to have an accurate and up to date census. Information will be stored and used so as to conform to all the necessary legal requirements.

Missio Donations

If making donations by cheque to Missio-Mill Hill. Please post to Red

Box, 23 Eccleston Square London SW1V 1NU

If donating by Text:

Red Box 5 to donate £5

Red Box 10 to donate £10

By Phone 020 7821 9755

Bank Transfer

Acct Name :Missio Sort Code 16-00-16

Acct Number 10824230

Ref RB and your postcode.

Mass intentions

Please remember that because of the present restrictions it may take some time to satisfy all of the Mass intentions which are requested

Pre Advent Virtual Day of Recollection

This will consist of four talks/ Meditations which will be available on the YouTube channel and Parish website from Thursday 26th November. This will hopefully enable some preparation for Advent during this time of lockdown

Advent Videos on the Creed

During Advent these will be made available each week on the Youtube channel and Parish website

Walk with Me

Please take one of the Covid safe books when you visit the church to pray.

Facebook                      The fact that we have been fortunate to receive some part funding for the Celebration of Pugin and Pugin and thus refurbishment for the church building also involves the establishing of a Facebook page which will ensure greater publicity. The details are as follows. https://www.facebook.com/The-Church-of-the-Immaculate-Conception-and-St-Egwin-Evesham-113814183806139/

Broadway Notices

CTIB Christmas Hampers (donations by 14th November)

Support for families in need in Broadway with Christmas hampers. We are  unable to collect food etc in our churches this year(hence the cut-off date We are asking that you give generously so that we can purchase those things necessary from our stores Please be generous as usual in supporting this Christian effort.

Donations can be placed in envelopes marked Christmas hampers and posted through the presbytery door in Evesham or through the letter box at the retreat in Broadway marked Flat 12

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Track and Trace Slip (This may be used in Broadway and Evesham

Name:

Contact Number:

Size of Group

Date attended

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