Newsletter 9th June 2024

Mass Times and Intentions

SVP HELP REQUIRED: The National India President of the SVP is coming to Chelmsford and meeting SVP conferences on the 3rd of July. If you would like to help with the event please contact Eve on 07876551150.

after all Masses at Our Lady Immaculate Church this Sunday. Phil Perrier will be running a tombola for the Denis Hurley Centre in Durban South Africa. Tickets £1 each – each ticket wins a prize. She will be at other churches in June/July. More details to follow.

is the Day for Life collection dedicated to raising awareness about the meaning and value of human life at every stage and in every condition. The Church teaches that life is to be nurtured from conception to natural death. Thank you in advance for generosity.
‘Revive; Discover; Empower’ a young adults retreat: Walsingham House are hosting a young adults retreat on the weekend of 22nd – 23rd June. The retreat is open to those who are 19+. It will be a weekend of prayer and friendship and a wonderful opportunity to take a break from work or university.
The cost of the retreat is £45, more information can be found at Please contact the Parish Office if you would like help with funding.

CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHING IN AN ELECTION YEAR: As the General Election approaches, on Saturday 15th June, Raymond Friel OBE, CEO of Caritas Social Action Network, will speak on Catholic Social Teaching and what the Church says about democracy and voting. The talks will be held at the Catholic Church of Christ the Eternal High Priest, Gidea Park (RM2 6DH). Coffee will be available from 10.30 am and the talks begin at 11 am, and conclude by 2 pm. This is an in-person event, also available online at
Walsingham House Anniversary Mass: On the 31st August at Walsingham House at Abbotswick. Celebrate 40 years of team at Walsingham House with us, beginning with Mass celebrated by Bishop Alan at 12pm followed by celebrations at our beautiful retreat house just outside Brentwood. All very welcome.

Girls' Clothes-aged 7 and 12 years
Boys' Clothes-aged 9 and 10 years
Men's XXL- T Shirts/jumpers
48" Waist/40" Leg -trousers/tracksuit bottoms/jeans (M For Male aged 30 years)
Double Buggy-(side by side) - for infant and 3 year old.
If you are able to help please email to arrange pickup or drop off to or contact the Parish Office.

FR MARTIN'S 30th ANNIVERSARY OF HIS ORDINATION MASS AT NEW HALL SCHOOL: Keep the date free. All from the Chelmsford Linked Parishes are invited to attend Mass at New Hall School at 4:30pm on Sunday the 30th June. Light refreshments will be available after the Mass.
BCYS Summer Lourdes Pilgrimage: 20th – 27th July 2024: There are a handful of last minute places available if anyone in school year 10+ still wishes to join this pilgrimage with the BCYS. Full details on the pilgrimage and applications at or email

CHARITY EVENING WITH 3 COURSE INDIAN MEAL: All are invited on Saturday 13th July 2024 from 6pm for a fundraising event in aid of Familia orphanage in Kolkatta, India. The evening will include a three course Indian meal and plenty of entertainment, including a quiz and raffle - with lots of prizes to be won! Tickets are priced at £20 per person and all proceeds will go towards Familia. We hope to see as many of you there as possible for what is sure to be a fun filled evening in aid of a truly worthy cause.
Tickets are available in St Augustine before and after the Mass on Sunday in the Entrance Porch. Please speak to Cily or contact the Parish office for further information.

With Mass celebrated by Fr. Paschal Uche, followed by Prayer and Praise, will be held at Sion Community, Sawyers Hall Lane, Brentwood, CM15 9BX on Thursday, 20th June at 7pm. All welcome."

is now open for bookings! Children age 9 – 12 can enjoy an amazing week, packed with fun activities, including many sports, from 27th July – 3rd August. The Camp is a special work of Caritas Diocese of Brentwood and this year there is space for just 100 children – book early!
All details are, including booking information and an FAQ section for parents.

THE SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY: provides practical support where possible for those who need it. Are you, in need of help, or know someone who is? If so, contact us on 0207 703 3030 or via the Parish Office. All calls are completely confidential. If you would like to donate furniture or are in need, please contact the SVP furniture project on 0330 0436474.

FOR CURRENT VACANCIES IN BRENTWOOD DIOCESE: Please see: https://www.dioceseofbrentwood......

HOSPITAL AND SICK VISITS: If you or a member of your family go into hospital, or are sick and housebound, please inform the Parish Office so a priest or the Legion of Mary can visit you.