Although the parish council decided some time ago to discontinue support for of this charity, Fr. Martin still privately raises funds for the Project he established himself in 1987. He is grateful for the donations given by a number of individuals and is very willing to provide information to any parishioners who would like to learn more and maybe join him in supporting it.
NHS HOSPITAL CHAPLAINCY
Parishioners are reminded that NHS Hospital Chaplains no longer have access to the names or religious denomination of patients admitted to hospital. Patients and / or their relatives must now make their own arrangements should they wish a priest /chaplain to visit them while in hospital.
Copies of Note to Nursing Staff are available on the notice board which may help in making contact with The Hospital Chaplain if needed.
The Priests of St. Cedd’s, Goodmays, are designated Catholic Chaplains to King George Hospital and may be contacted on 020 8590 9026.
The Priests of St. Mary’s, Hornchurch are designated Chaplains to Queen’s Hospital and may be contacted on 01708 44761.
Fr. Martin is always pleased to visit parishioners and their families who are ill either at home or in hospital.
REDBRIDGE REFUGEE FORUM
URGENT REQUEST FOR FOOD
For refugees in our area who have nothing!
Small Packets of Corn Flakes, Sugar, Pasta, Cartons of Semi-Skimmed Milk, Orange Juice, Small Packets of
Basmati Rice, Spaghetti. Donations may be left in the
basket provided inside the back of the church.
The Lady / Children’s Chapel
Parents are invited to use the Lady Chapel when children become unsettled or noisy during Mass. The Chapel has a large screen monitor allowing full view of the sanctuary and participation in the Mass.
Catholic Marriage Counselling
Ilford Centre 0208 530 8648
National telephone appointment service 0800 389 3801
St. Bede’s over 50’s Friendship Club
Meets first & third Mondays of each month 1.00pm - 3.00pm. See notice board for details.
URGENT APPEAL FOR HELP
A Parishioner of St Bede's has a 10 year old niece who is in very urgent need of a bone marrow transplant. Anyone aged between 16 and 30 years who is willing to be considered as a possible donor can register with The Anthony Nolan Trust for a simple screening test at: www.anthonynolan.org or telephone 03033030303.
Altar Servers’ Training
Training for New Altar Servers continues next Saturday Morning, 25th October, at 11.00am Minimum Age School Year 4 and above. Adults especially welcome.
The Catholic Fund for Overseas Development The Parish has recently made three donations of £500 each to Cafod for relief in Iraq, Gaza and the Ebola crisis. Parishioners may wish to augment these Donations.
Brentwood Youth Service Lourdes 2015
Fr. Martin has a supply of Applications forms
St. Bede's Toddlers' Group
Meets every Tuesday 10.00am – 12.00pm