Sunday 19th November

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)


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Otwórz tutaj.


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FEED THE HUNGRY THIS CHRISTMAS

 

xmasDonations of biscuits, chocolates, toiletries, tinned meat and any other luxury items may be brought to the church at any of the Masses during the weekend of 2nd/3rd December or left at the presbytery during office hours of that week. Donations will be made into hampers for giving extra help to families in need and given to the Homeless at the Day Centre. Your generosity is appreciated. There will be a limited number of Feed the Hungry bags available to take home and fill at the end of November

 

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This year's RCIA programme has now started, and meetings are held each Tuesday, from 7.30pm until 9.00pm in the Presbytery.

If you, or anyone you know, would like to learn more about the Catholic Church, please come along. For further information, contact the Parish office or Sheila Connolly on 01622 729211.

Click here or the photo above for more information!

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NOVEMBER HOLY SOULS

Traditionally, November is the month of prayer for the Holy Souls. Each year we invite members of the parish to list their family and friends who have died. November lists and envelopes are provided at the back of church. The lists will be placed in a box on the altar at each Mass throughout November. Your donations in the envelopes will be used as Mass Stipends for the Holy Souls each day in November and throughout the year. Please let us have your envelope with names and donations at the Parish Office or hand them to one of the clergy by 30th October. Your Gift Aid number should also be written on the envelope, if applicable.
Additional services will also be taking place in church. Please find the details below:


Sunday, 19th November

4.00pm - Mass in Polish followed by Divine Mercy Chaplet in Polish

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Welcome!

"...JESUS CHRIST, THE BEGINNING AND THE END...
ALL TIME BELONGS TO HIM... AND ALL THE AGES..."


These words on the doors of the Church porch express perfectly the purpose of our parish. We are a community centred round the Lord Jesus.

Saint Francis' Parish in the heart of Maidstone was founded in 1859 and since then has been the heart of the Catholic community in the Maidstone area. From it was founded the parishes of Saint Thomas More, West Malling; Holy Family, Park Wood; and Saint Peter's Bearsted. In addition to the mother church there are Mass Centres at St Luke's, Preston Hall, and at St Mary's Anglican Church at Nettlestead.

Today the faith which inspired its foundation almost 150 years ago continues to find its expression in a lively community bringing together people of many races all united by their love of God. It is this love which calls us all to work together to build up our community and to care for all in need.

I would like to welcome all who visit our website and hope you share something of our vision for the future of the church and parish.
Father Liam - Parish Priest

 

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