Sponsored Sleepout - 7th December 2018

Thank you for your support

Some 124 brave people slept out in the cold and raised over £15,000 in sponsorship to help support homeless people.

Sponsor our Youngest Rough Sleeper

If you wish to support Centre 33, we would be most grateful if you would sponsor Alice, just turned five, who slept out in her unicorn onesie. To donate click on the following link Alice Markham - Virgin Money Giving


St Albans Severe Winter Beds Project - Training days 26th and 30th November 2018

Our volunteers have now attended the training sessions and are on the rota awaiting to help out if the weather turns cold.


Westminster Diocese Holy Land Pilgrimage 2018

Above photos courtesy of Westminster Diocese and downloaded from Flickr. Can you spot any of our parishioners?

More photos and reports from the Holy Land can be seen by visiting the Westminster Diocese website by clicking on this link Holy Land Pilgrimage 2018.

The video message from Bishop John Wilson on Day 3 of the Holy Land pilgrimage can be seen below.

Holy Land Pilgrimage - Day 4 The Judean Desert from Catholic Westminster on Vimeo.

A report from the Holy Land on Day 4 can be seen on the Westminster Diocese website by clicking, Holy Land Pilgrimage Day 4

 

Bishop John Wilson presented a memorial of Fr Tom Hewitt, who had hoped to join the 2018 pilgrimage.


Alpha Course 2018/2019 - Previous Weeks

Alpha Course

Our Alpha course has now come to an end. There are no plans to run another course at present but if you are interested in attending an Alpha course please visit the Alpha website to find a course near you. Alternatively, you might be interested in other courses in our Parish, so please check out the Current and upcoming events page.


All Souls Day - 2nd November, 2018

On All Souls Day, 2 November 2018, the parish joined together in remembering our loved ones who have died during the past year.

Peggy Brampton , Caroline Chivers, Joan Richards, Frederick Davis, Baby William Smith, John Cole, Sarah Pendlebury, Carmela Carlone, Fr. Tom Hewitt MSC, Antonio Del Core, Kate Kelly, Joseph Lynch, Manuel Paz, Sheila Aylward, Elizabeth Delaney, Caroline Sobieraj, Thomas Kiely, Thomas Williamson, Fr. Sandy Murray MSC, Matthew Parkin, Patrick Moran, Mary Curran, Fiona Wright, Teresa O'Hara, Giuseppe Frisso, Kathleen Davies, Andrea Ezcurra, Zara Lowthian, Freda Clancy, Michael Ryan, Eithne Monaghan, Barbara Sweeney, Frank Rochford, Alice Gallagher, Francis McConnell, Mary Delahunty , Agnes Maher, Baby Benedict Buller , Elisabeth Page, Vincent O'Reilly, Bridget Laver, William Goodall , Brendan Kearns, Janet Szymczak, Sonia Byrne , Kensley Lewis , Maddalena Lazzara

 

Candles were lit and prayers offered for their eternal rest in the loving arms of Christ.  We continued our Novena of the Holy Souls also putting before the Lord the members of our families and friends that parishioners have listed and presented on the Altar of Remembrance and for whom prayers will be offered throughout November.

Eternal rest grant upon them, and let the perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace.  Amen.