Your invitation to Stella Maris live-streamed Centenary Mass (Sunday 4th October at 3pm)
This year Catholic charity Stella Maris (formerly known as Apostleship of the Sea) is celebrating 100 years of its support to seafarers, fishers, and their families. To mark the beginning of our centenary year we will be holding a live-streamed Mass celebrated by Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow. We would be most grateful if you could kindly invite your parishioners, through your parish newsletter and e-newsletter this coming weekend, to join us online to share in this very special celebration on Sunday 4th October 4th at 3pm. The Mass will be streamed live at www.stellamaris.org.uk/centenarymass We hope that you and some of your parishioners can join us online for this historic occasion.
to Sophie McLoughlin and Alex Hunt who celebrated their wedding in the Church last Saturday
also Helen and Freddy Gibbs who celebrate their golden wedding anniversary this weekend at Mass.
In cooperation with the diocese of Westminster we are piloting cashless giving in churches. You will find a concatless card device at the exit of the church.
You can make donations to the parish, collections, or offerings for Mass, candles and relieve of the poor. Do let us know your experience using the contacless giving.
New government regulations require that all persons attending a place of worship must wear a face covering from August the 8th. Please do bring a face covering with you when attending Mass.
It is now possible to celebrate Baptisms and Weddings in the Church.
Please be aware that there are restrictions on numbers who can attend and the format of the celebration.
Please contact the parish office for more information.
020 7937 4778
First Holy Communion: If will be possible for individual children to make their first holy communion at Sunday Mass. If you are travelling home to see family and friends you might like to enquire the local Church whether they would allow your child to make their First Holy Communion during your stay there. We are happy to provide evidence that the child has been prepared for the reception of First Holy Communion.
Thanks to your generosity our parish is in good financial health.
Many of you have been in touch concerning the planned-giving and offertory envelopes. Please do not worry about this at the moment.
You may choose to donate by standing order, direct debit or change the way you give, by following this link parish.rcdow.org.uk/kensington1/donate/
In addition we have set up a Virgin Giving account to make it easier for you to donate as a one off or on a regular basis. Click on the button bellow.
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