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I rejoiced when I heard them say: 'Let us go to God's house'
Psalm 121

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The liturgy is the privileged setting in which God speaks to us.
Benedict XVI

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Then I shall go to the altar of God, to the God of my joy ...
Psalm 43
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For a day in your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere.
Psalm 84
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The earth is the Lord’s and all that is in it, the world, and those who live in it
Psalm 24

Welcome

CAFOD LENT FAST DAY – Friday 26th February

Abdella lives in an extremely remote and mountainous part of Ethiopia. It takes him ten hours a day to collect water. He says his life is being wasted as he has no time for anything else. Give today to reach vulnerable communities around the world with water and to provide other vital support.

Donate online at cafod.org.uk/give or by using one of our envelopes. You can give via text. Text LENT to 70460 to donate £10. Texts cost £10 plus one standard rate message and you’ll be opting in to hear more about our work and fundraising via telephone and SMS. If you’d like to give £10 but do not wish to receive marketing communications, text LENTNOINFO to 70460.

CHURCH HEATING

Miraculously, the boiler has decided to work again. However, conscious of the fact parts are no longer available, we will continue with our project to replace it. Fr Luke is grateful for the donations received thus far, and will continue with the second collection.

HALL STAGE

We are considering removing the hall stage and Fr Luke invites reasoned opinion from parishioners (dulwichwoodpark@rcaos.org.uk). When Fr Luke arrived, the stage was an area of great concern as our H&S inspectorate deemed it a fire hazard due to its use as a ‘dumping ground’, and falling hazard owing to its height. Removing the stage, eliminates these risks, and creates more space. More space gives us the opportunity to create more cupboard space, and the ability to increase hiring fees. The intention is to recycle the stage for flooring, and structural elements of the cupboards. We will purchase stage blocks, as used by schools, for when we need an elevated area.

Mass Intentions

Please click here to read our newsletters, which contain the dates and times of Mass, Mass Intentions, the Order of Mass, and other useful information.

If you would like a Mass intention said, please send the details via, email, phone, or letter.

dulwichwoodpark@rcaos.org.uk

020 8670 1639

The offering for the Mass can be sent to the parish account using the details in the Offertory Collection section below.

Please note when attending Mass everyone MUST:

  • Complete an NHS Track & Trace card each time you attend either Mass. You can print this out at Home (click here to download) and bring it with you or complete one at the door of the Church.
  • Wear a face mask during Mass.
  • Maintain social distancing of at least 1 metre plus in Church and 2 metres outside of Church.

Please read this page before coming to Church.

 


 Live-Stream

https://www.churchservices.tv/dulwichwoodpark


Offertory Collections

At this difficult time, you can continue to support our parish mission and ministry, by donating your offertory using online methods, such as Direct Payments, Standing Orders, and via the diocesan JustGiving page. The details to set up Direct Payment and Standing Orders are:

Account Name: St Margaret Clitherow Dulwich Wood Park

Sort Code: 60-50-01

Account Number: 40774392

Please do let us know if you are starting a Direct Payment or Standing Order by emailing Father Luke at: dulwichwoodpark@rcaos.org.uk

If you are a taxpayer and can do Gift Aid, please let us know and we will send you a form. It’s very simple, private, secure, and doesn’t cost you a penny. However, for every £1 you donate to the Church we can claim 20p back from the Tax Man.


National Novena to St Joseph:
10th – 18th March 2021

The National Novena to St Joseph will take place from 10th– 18th March 2021 at St Joseph’s Church in Maidenhead.  In this Year dedicated to St. Joseph, the Mill Hill Missionaries are preparing for the Feast of St Joseph, their patron, with a special Novena of Masses and prayers to ask for God’s blessing on their Society’s missionary outreach, and for the intentions of all those who support their work.

If you are able, and if it is possible to attend, Masses are on Wednesday to Friday (10-12 March), at 7.30pm, Saturday, 13 March at 10am, Sunday, 14 March at 11.00am, Monday –Thursday (15-18 March) at 7.30pm.

If you are unable to attend but would like to join in from home, for the first time this year, Masses from St. Joseph’s Church will be available to follow on Zoom and YouTube via the parish website: stjosephsparish.co.uk and the Mill Hill website: www.millhillmissionaries.com/novena, where you will also find the Novena prayer leaflet.You can also join in by praying the daily Novena prayer, which will be in your Novena prayer leaflet.  You are welcome to send in your petitions and/or to request a printed Novena prayer leaflet.  Please write to the Novena Director, 41 Victoria Road, Liverpool, L37 1LW, or email novenamhm@gmail.com.


Catholic Universe and Catholic Times Readers

At the moment you are unable to collect your paper at Mass, but you can get it delivered direct to your home every week, POST FREE.   Please go to www.thecatholicuniverse.com or call them on 0161 820 5722 and they will arrange for you.

SPECIAL OFFER 3 MONTHS :-                £25.00

SPECIAL OFFER  12 Months:-                   £99.00

DIGITAL COPY:- 12 Months:                     £55.00

OR

DIGITAL COPY/AND HARD COPY FOR:- £115.00  (EASTER SPECIAL OFFER) 


Digital copies and subscriptions are now available at http://www.thefaithcompanion.co.uk or contact thefaithcompanion@gmail.com or call 01403 754808. You can view a free version by clicking here.

We have also launched Christian Gifts online, selling The Faith Companion candle, rosaries, journals, and a skincare range made by Benedictine monks. A free edition is available to “taste and see” at http://www.thefaithcompanion.co.uk. Please consider supporting our work for the Church and please pray we ask for our journey”


Coronavirus – A book for children

Coronavirus - A book for children

Coronavirus – A book for children

This is a free book, so please download, and feel free to share.

Nosy Crow, an award-winning, small independent children’s book publisher, published this book to meet the needs of children and their families. No one involved in the production of the book was paid anything for their work.

Click here to Read / Download


 

Fr Luke Marappillil

Fr Luke Marappillil

May I, on behalf of the people of St. Margaret Clitherow Dulwich Wood Park, welcome you to our website.

We are a parish community in South East London with many nationalities represented within our faith family. We hope this website gives you a flavour of our parish. If you are new to the area, we’d be delighted to have you visit.

For those who wish to find out more about the sacramental life of the Church, then please peruse the relevant pages on our site. We also have some downloads (at the foot of the page) about the various administration forms for Baptism, First Holy Communion, Confirmation and so on.

Thank you and God Bless
Fr Luke Marappillil
Parish Priest