Church Events in the Parish

Adoration Every Friday – 10.00am until 9.30pm

Weekly Adoration is each Friday from 10.00am to 9pm except of First Fridays when it finishes at 7.45pm for Mass at 8.00pm.

If you can spare one hour a week to join our team please fill in one of the cards that can be found in the pews or in the church entrance.

Please hand them in along with the Sunday collection. If you would like to know more please contact us.


The Galilee Group – Second Friday of the month

An open group from men discerning their vocation. The group meets for Holy Mass, faith formation and as an opportunity to get to know others searching for the will of God in their lives. Kent Area Meeting: The Presbytery of St. Thomas’ Church, Canterbury (59 Burgate CT1 2HJ) at 6.30pm on the second Friday of the month for a formation talk followed by Holy Mass at 7.30pm, followed by supper.


Missa Cantata with the Victoria Consort

From next Sunday the 12.15pm Latin Mass will be held on the second Sunday of the month and will be a Missa Cantata with the Victoria Consort, a semi-professional chamber choir based in Kent.


Building a better marriage – Saturday 28th September

For all marred couples. You can give each other a wonderful gift by spending a day exploring your relationship more deeply to gain valuable insights into your communications. This is a chance to make your marriage even better. There is no group sharing and this is not marriage counselling or guidance but a chance to make your marriage even better. Contact Carole – 07983524727 – email mflkent@rcaos.org.uk


St. Vincent’s Centre Gap Year Opportunities – September 2019 – July 2020

Looking for a Gap Year with a difference. Spend a year living and working with other people, sharing your faith. Develop your gifts, gain new skills and have an experience that will stay with you for life. The gap year team work with residential groups st St. Vincent’s and day retreats at Aylesford Priory. Open to 18 to 25 years olds. Email scys@rcaos.org.uk


Grief in Loss, Hope in Christ – 2019

Weekend Workshop / Retreats tor the Bereaved at Aylesford Priory, Kent.

  • Dates: October 11 – 13th 2019.

Cost:

  • Singles:£177
  • Shared per person: £160
  • Senior Citizens: £171

Booking through Aylesford Priory 01622 717272 Website: http://www.thefriars.org.uk Enquiries: mflbereavement@rcaos.org.uk or earpartridge@gmaiI.com Phone: 01303 670880


Parish Pilgrimage to Aylesford Priory – Saturday October 19th

We encourage you join the Pilgrimage to Aylesford Priory. We will be sharing transport so if you are interested in coming please sign up to the list on the church noticeboard, and indicate whether your will drive and can offer a lift or if you require a lift.

Itinerary

  • We will be welcomed by a Friar at 10.30am. There will be a short talk lasting 10-15 mins after which there will be refreshments in the Pilgrims Hall.
  • Mass will be at 12pm followed by lunch at 1.15pm.
  • Lunch will be available in the Pilgrims Hall at a cost of £6 or pilgrims can bring their own pack lunch if preferred.
  • After lunch there will be free time until 3pm when there will be Rosary.
  • Adoration and Benediction will follow in the Choir Chapel at 3.30pm.

Church Fete and Craft Fair – Saturday 26th October

Taking place in our Church Hall on Saturday 26th October from 11am until 2pm. There will be our popular tombola, various craft stalls, stalls for bottles and cakes, a barbecue and a raffle.

This is the parish’s main fund raising event so we ask that each parishioner takes a couple of raffle tickets to sell.