Readings at Mass Sunday 26th December 2021

The Holy Family  Liturgical Colour: White Entrance AntiphonLk 2: 16 The shepherds went in haste,and found Mary and Joseph and the Infant lying in a manger. Collect O God, who were pleased to give usthe shining example of the Holy Family,graciously grant that we may imitate themin practising the virtues of family life and in[…..]

Convent land development, Parish income & Sacred music

Many thanks to all those parishioners who participated in the process of consultation which took place to discuss the proposed development of the Lewisham Parish convent land. My thanks again to Aylie O’Hanlon of QOH Architects for her presentation to the parish last month and to all those who took part. The next phase of[…..]

Readings at Mass Sunday 19th December 2021

Sunday 19 December 2021 4th Sunday of Advent  Liturgical Colour: Violet. Readings at Mass Entrance AntiphonCf. Is 45: 8 Drop down dew from above, you heavens,and let the clouds rain down the Just One;let the earth be opened and bring forth a Saviour. Collect Pour forth, we beseech you, O Lord,your grace into our hearts,that[…..]

Readings at Mass Sunday 12th December 2021

3rd Sunday of Advent  Liturgical Colour: Rose or Violet. Entrance AntiphonPhil 4: 4-5 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, rejoice.Indeed, the Lord is near. Collect O God, who see how your peoplefaithfully await the feast of the Lord’s Nativity,enable us, we pray,to attain the joys of so great a salvationand to celebrate them[…..]

Readings at Mass Sunday 5th December 2021

2nd Sunday of Advent  Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance AntiphonCf. Is 30: 19, 30 O people of Sion, behold,the Lord will come to save the nations,and the Lord will make the glory of his voice heardin the joy of your heart. Collect Almighty and merciful God,may no earthly undertaking hinder thosewho set out in haste to[…..]

Readings at Mass Sunday 28th November 2021

1st Sunday of Advent  Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance AntiphonCf. Ps 24: 1-3 To you, I lift up my soul, O my God.In you, I have trusted; let me not be put to shame.Nor let my enemies exult over me;and let none who hope in you be put to shame. Collect Grant your faithful, we pray,[…..]

Proposed development of 40a Thomas St Lewisham

Father Sam Lynch recently presented the proposed plan for the site adjacent to the convent at 40a Thomas St Lewisham to Parishioners. Below please find the letter that has also been distributed. If you would like to provide any feedback on the planned development, please complete this questionnaire.

Readings at Mass Sunday 21st November 2021

Christ the King – Solemnity  Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance AntiphonRv 5: 12; 1: 6 How worthy is the Lamb who was slain,to receive power and divinity,and wisdom and strength and honour.To him belong glory and power for ever and ever. Collect Almighty ever-living God,whose will is to restore all thingsin your beloved Son, the King of[…..]

Readings at Mass Sunday 14th November 2021

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time  Liturgical Colour: Green. Entrance AntiphonJer 29: 11, 12, 14 The Lord said: I think thoughts of peace and not of affliction.You will call upon me, and I will answer you,and I will lead back your captives from every place. Collect Grant us, we pray, O Lord our God,the constant gladness[…..]