News

Lunchtime Piano Concert at Brentwood Cathedral

24th May 2022

To all of you who love to hear David Silkoff play, please do join us tomorrow in the Cathedral at the usual time of 1pm – 1.45pm to what promises to be a beautiful programme of popular tunes by Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Debussy and finally Rachmaninov. Refreshments will be served in our Song School afterwards.



Vacancy

20th May 2022

St Peter's Catholic Primary School are hoping to engage with teachers that may be looking for a career move now or in the near future. We are a two- form entry school with fantastic children and very supportive parents. We invest a lot of time and resources into our CPD so there are great opportunities for you to develop your career here with us. If you would like an informal chat with our Headteacher or a visit to the school, please contact Teresa Lammin by email on finance@st-peters-pri.essex.sch.uk or telephone 01277 653770



Alumni

20th May 2022

St Bon's Alumni Event - 17th June 2022, 4-6:30pm

All former students and staff are welcome to attend - please help spread the word! Order a ticket at:  www.stbons.org/alumni  - Email any questions to alumni@stbons.org



THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES:

29th Apr 2022

Throughout the fifty days of Easter we read from the Acts of the Apostles, the New Testament book which narrates the early years of the Church. Fr Adrian Graffy, parish priest of Gidea Park and member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission, has prepared faith talks on ‘The Acts of the Apostles’ and ‘Paul in Acts’, for your use through the Easter season. To access these free audio recordings please go to the home page of www.whatgoodnews.org and scroll down to ‘Acts in Easter’. Thank you.



LATE VOCATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD:

29th Apr 2022

A vocation discernment weekend for men between the ages of 30 and 55 will take place at St Beuno’s in North Wales from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September 2022.  The direct link for further details and booking: Discernment Weekend https://www.pathwaystogod.org/courses-events-retreats/discernment-weekend-older-men-2



Family Co-ordinator

29th Apr 2022

Parish of the Most Holy Redeemer, Billericay

Hours of work: 15 hours per week

Contract: 3 years fixed term.

Closing date: Friday 27th May 2022

Interviews: TBC

To be considered for the role, please send a CV and covering letter (no longer than one side of A4) to office@mostholyredeemer.org.uk.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Please note that you will need to be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this position.  You must provide proof of Right to Work in the UK.

For an informal chat with the Parish Priest and a copy of the Job Description please email office@mostholyredeemer.org.uk

Visit https://www.dioceseofbrentwood.net/diocese/working-for-us/ to find out more about the role of Family Co-ordinator.



Housekeeper Vacancy – Our Lady & All Saints, Basildon

29th Apr 2022

A vacancy has arisen for a part time Housekeeper in Holy Trinity Presbytery and Hall, St Therese Hall and occasionally in St Basil’s Presbytery in Basildon Parish.

The post will be part-time (approximately 15 hours per week – Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday).

Application forms can be obtained by contacting Father Sabu via the Parish email address: basildon@dioceseofbrentwood.org

Job description: Housekeeper JD – Basildon (003)

Closing date for applications: 27 May 2022.



Diocesan Pilgrimage to Walsingham – 28th May 2022

11th Apr 2022

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Walsingham – 28th May 2022: Join Bishop Alan and other parishes around the Diocese of Brentwood in Walsingham as we celebrate the Year of the Family ‘Hearing and Doing the Word of God’. We will celebrate Mass at the Basilica before walking the Holy Mile to the grounds of Walsingham Abbey to celebrate Vespers and Benediction on the site of the Holy House.



Volunteering at Sion Community

5th Apr 2022

Sion Catholic Community for Evangelism runs a Mission House in Brentwood which hosts weekend events to help young people, families and adults deepen their faith.

Do you have some free time? Would you like to put that time to service of God and his church? We are looking to recruit some volunteers to help prepare guests' rooms before and after our events. Or maybe you could spare a weekend to come and assist with hospitality tasks during one of our retreats. 

We can offer travel expenses should this be an obstacle to help plus overnight accommodation for those helping at the weekend. 

A Diocesan DBS would be required at no cost to yourself, which we can process. 

If you are interested or would like further information please email admin@sioncommunity.org.uk or ring 01277 234401.



Needed Donations

1st Apr 2022

The Passage, a Catholic charity working with homeless people is raising funds through the Big Give a matched giving scheme.  Every £1 donated online by 12.00 noon on Tuesday 19 April makes £2 and £2.25 if you are a taxpayer through Gift Aid.  Please visit: https://bit.ly/BigGiveMarch22 to support the campaign. The campaign ‘It takes more than a house to make a home’ focuses on the services we provide to people who have been homeless in their journey to being happily settled in a new home.  The Passage would be very grateful for your support.  For questions about the campaign or assistance making a donation please ring 020 7592 1856.



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