TWENTY-FIFTH SUNDAY OF YEAR B
19th September 2021
- PRESENTATION TO FR SABU We will welcome Fr Sabu back to St Augustine's to say a proper farewell
and present him with his parting collection from the parish on Saturday 9th October from 12 noon - 2.30pm. There will be
a list at the back of church from Sunday if people could sign up to say what they would like to bring. Many thanks.
ST JOHN PAYNE CATHOLIC SCHOOL OPEN DAY THURS 30th SEPT 5.30pm - 8.30pm. All those considering a
Catholic secondary school for their children very welcome. A promotional video can be viewed at https://vimeo.com/user17292630/review/582542050/5dd0e33f4e. Full letter from Tom Coen, the Headteacher, is
on the parish website.
THE THRESHOLDS OF HOPE QUESTIONS are a series of talks for adults who want to grow in understanding
and confidence when questioned or speaking about their Catholic Faith. The talks and discussion will take place on Zoom
4-5pm on a Sunday afternoon starting on 19th September and will consider the question: "What is the relationship
between faith and reason?" It will be given by Fr Mark Swires, the chaplain at the University of Essex. If you
would like to join this discussion please
click here to Email your name and a contact email address.
- More info about The Thresholds of Hope Questions at www.thresholdsofhope.co.uk.
THE YOUTUBE BIBLE TIMELINE COURSE Do you feel the Bible is too big and too difficult to understand? Do
you get lost with all the characters and stories? If so, this course aims to help you better understand the riches of
the Bible in a simple and straightforward way. The course begins on Wednesday 29 Sept, 2021 at 7pm. For more
information and to register go to www.comeandsee.org.
- VACANCY AT ST PETER'S BILLERICAY Atlas Cleaning are seeking a new cleaning operative to be based
at St Peter's Catholic Primary School. This is for 15 hours a week, 39 weeks a year between 3.30 and 6.30pm Monday to
Friday at an hourly rate of £8.91. Please contact Sandra Klimaviciene on 07983 618071 for further details.
ONLINE DONATIONS: The diocese has arranged a new option to pay in directly to parish accounts at the
following https://stream.seccomgroup.com/donations/saoc It is also possible to use the QR codes displayed in the
church. Full details on the website.
Please remember to pray for:
Daily for the sick clergy of our Diocese
The sick and housebound
Those who have recently died
Sunday: Norman Anthony, Canon Frederick Gahagan
Tuesday: Fr John Ryan
Thursday: Gigi Saad
NEXT SUNDAY'S READINGS - TWENTY-SIXTH Sunday Year B
First Reading: Numbers 11:25-29
Are you jealous on my account? If only the whole people of the Lord were prophets!
Second Reading: James 5:1-6
Your wealth is rotting.
Gospel: Mark 9:38-43,45,47-48
Anyone who is not against us is for us. If your hand should cause you to sin, cut it off.