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ST ERCONWALD'S

CATHOLIC CHURCH

WEMBLEY

Year of the Word

We hope that you will find the site a useful resource containing information on all aspects of our parish life and community and we welcome views. Check out our Weekly News page to find out what's happening in the parish. We encourage you to provide us with your own ideas so that we can be certain that we're meeting the needs of the community.

We love to welcome new parishioners into our Church, and hope that you would make yourself known to us if attending Mass at St. Erconwald’s Church

THE PARISH SUPPORTS


CAFOD

https://cafod.org.uk/

The Passage

https://passage.org.uk/

St. Laurence’s Larder

https://www.laurenceslarder.org.uk/

Caritas Westminster

https://www.caritaswestminster.org.uk/


The Passage : Home for Good

Following homeless people being placed into emergency accommodation du ring the pandemic, The Passage in conjunction with Caritas Westminster are looking for volunteers in Brent to befriend and help homeless people being resettled by them in the borough.  Information about the scheme in terms of a description of the role and what it offers to the homeless from their perspective are here



For further readings and meditations see

https://universalis.com/mass.htm

See also the Jesuits'

Sacred Space Daily Prayer Site

WELCOME

to the website of

ST  ERCONWALD'S  ROMAN  CATHOLIC  CHURCH

Parish Priest: Fr Anthony Psaila

THIS WEEK'S READINGS


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112 Carlton Avenue East, Middlesex HA9 8NB

Tel.: 020 8904 6031

Email: wembley3@rcdow.org.uk

Streaming: https://www.churchservices.tv/wembley3

Booking to attend Mass: https://parish.rcdow.org.uk/wembleyprestonroad/events

Church limited opening: see below


Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for September 2020


Pope’s Prayer Intention:

Universal - Respect for the Planet’s Resources

We pray that the planet’s resources will not be plundered, but shared in a just and respectful manner.

Go to Pope’s Worldwide Network of Prayer website


LIVE STREAMING OF MASS

Mass will be at 9.30am Monday to Friday [except Thursday], Saturday 06.00pm and Sunday10.00am.

Public Mass Sunday, Tuesday Friday: All Masses livestreamed::

https://www.churchservices.tv/wembley3


MAKING A DONATION

We always appreciated donations especially at this time. If you feel able to support us , you may do so by using the following links Please visit:https:// parish.rcdow.org.uk/wembleyprestonroad/donate/.

You can also donate through Virgin Money Giving by visiting their website.


MASS INTENTIONS

If you would like a Mass offered for a specific intention please book this via email to: wembley3@rcdow.org.uk giving the name for whom Mass is intended; reason [RIP, Intention, other]; Name of person requesting and contact number. Mass offerings can be made through: Virgin Money Giving by visiting https://parish.rcdow.org.uk/wembleyprestonroad/donate/ [suggested donation £10.00] or leave in an envelope in the internal post box when the Church reopens. We are booked up to the beginning of August.


COMING TO MASS: COVID-19 SAFE ENVIRONMENT AT ST. ERCONWALD’S

a message from Fr Anthony


Welcome home, but please continue to keep safe! Those shielding, or if you display “cold or flu like symptoms or have a loss of taste or smell” you should not attend Church.

Stewards & Cleaners: we cannot operate without these: Please would those aged between 20 - 65 male or female and not in any of the vulnerable categories volunteer for these roles. We need people to assist at the two weekday Masses and at the Sunday Mass, including cleaning the church afterwards. Please contact the Parish through email wembley3@rcdow.org.uk or phone on 020 8904 6031 [press option 2 when prompted], leaving your contact details ASAP

Live Streaming of Mass: will continue for those who cannot attend Mass

Arrangements at Church

Capacity of the Church: Maximum capacity of 33 parishioners at one time, but this can rise to 56 by utilizing designated “household” or “couples” pews. - Social distancing of 2 meters applies in church, and the areas surrounding the building. Please adhere to the yellow markings in the Church grounds and the One way system in the Church. Enter by the main doors on Carlton Avenue East. Exit by the back door via the Car park. - No gloves allowed. - Opening and closing: the church will open 20 minutes before weekday and Sunday Masses, and will be closed 5 minutes after the end of Mass. - Once Mass has started there will be no further admittance. Doors will remain open for ventilation.

Hand sanitisers: Use those provided or your own as you enter and leave. – Toilets, “Crying Room” and Baby Changing Facilities are all closed. - Holy Water stoups will continue to be dry, but small bottles are available [on request to take home]. - No hymnbooks, Mass books and other material not meant for single use.

Parish stewards are here to help and direct you to your place. Be polite to them. They can ask you to leave the church if you do not comply with present government and diocesan regulations. - Face covering not obligatory but recommended by NHS. - Donations and Collection money: Please bring your collection money in an envelope and place in the box as you enter or leave. Please no coinage at this time.

Moving around: Please do not move from one place to another in Church. Only touch what is necessary. No touching of statues or images please. Please read candle notice.

Newsletters and other documents: Take a copy of the Newsletter as you leave along with any other documents being distributed. Having touched any piece of paper do not put it back but take it with you. We have a “leave no trace” policy.

Booking to come to Mass:

Apply using the ticketing system link: https://parish.rcdow.org.uk/wembleyprestonroad/events/ to reserve a place for you or places for your household: if no internet available: call the parish office directly on 020 8904 6031 [press option 2] and leave details [full name, telephone number, number of places required – please state if booking for individual, couple or house-hold], and we will call you back to confirm the booking

Helping others to attend: If you can come to Mass on weekdays, please be generous and refrain from coming to Sunday Mass so that those who are busy during the week can attend Mass too, as there is no obligation to attend Mass at present.


Download full copy of Coming to Mass at St Erconwald’s Guidance

CORONAVIRUS  - COVID-19

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic and the guidance from the Bishops Conference the Church is only open for limited purposes. Fr Anthony will continue to say private Mass, with the Intentions indicated in the weekly newsletter and all are invited to join spiritually, watching its live streaming; following its prayers at home; making an act of spiritual communion. We are also encouraged to care for each other by being attentive to the needs of our neighbour, especially the elderly and vulnerable; contributing to our local food banks; volunteering for charitable initiatives and organisations; simply keeping in touch by all the means open to us.


For further information and resources please see

Prayer during the Coronavirus pandemic

Diocesan Facebook page with video messages from the Cardinal including message re Thursday Mass for carers

List of churches where Mass can be watched online and other useful links

“No one is alone!” a leaflet for when Mass cannot be celebrated publicly

St Erconwald Parish Guidance for Coming to Mass as at 15 August 2020

List of prayers and online resources on Diocesan website

Diocesan newspapers online

The Westminster Record Current and Past Editions




Parish Newsletter

Newsletter for Sunday 13 September 2020

WEMBLEY DEMENTIA CARERS SUPPORT GROUP

Until further notice the Wembley Dementia Carers Support group and the Preston Community Library - The memory Lounge, have been suspended.

For further information contact Frank on 078 6790 3917 (email frankj.arrojo@gmail.com).


CAFOD APPEAL

Cafod has joined with the UK Disasters Emergencies Committee to help millions of people whose lives are at risk, as coronavirus spreads across refugee camps and countries suffering conflict. You can donate at www.cafod.org.uk/coronavirus to help CAFOD scale up its coronavirus response through our global Church family. Or use Cafod’s Summer of Hope fundraising ideas with your family and friends  raise money for the appeal: www.cafod.org.uk/summerofhope.