A very warm welcome to the web site of The Parish of Egham, incorporating the Catholic churches of Our Lady of the Assumption, Englefield Green (EG) and St John of Rochester, Egham Hythe (EH). Our Parish Priest is Father Chris Spain and his contact details can be found here.
PALM SUNDAY & HOLY WEEK
Times of Services for Palm Sunday and Holy Week together with other activities being held in the Parish, are detailed in the Lenten program found here
FR DAVID MASKELL R.I.P
As most of you will have heard, Fr David passed away last Sunday. Fr Chris has written a tribute which can be seen here. Further paper copies are available at the back of the Church.
RECONCILIATION IN THE PARISH
1. Confirmation Group (before Mass)
2. St Cuthbert’s Primary – Fr Chris will be available in school to celebrate the sacrament for the pupils on these occasions:
(Fr Chris will also be carrying out Friday Lenten Class Visits & Tuesday Masses – see Newsletter)
3. After School Confessions – for any Pupils, Parents, Families and Adults
Church of the Assumption – Tuesday 20th February 3.30 – 5.00pm
4. Celebration of First Reconciliation
St John of Rochester – Saturday 3rd March 10:30am
5. Stations of the Cross, Reconciliation & Benediction
St John of Rochester – Friday 16th March 7:30pm
7:30pm Stations of the Cross for Reconciliation
THE WORD WHO IS LIFE
Bishop Richard has held meetings around the diocese in the last couple of months to look at the future of our Mission and Ministry. He asked all of us to reflect on a series of questions and respond to a questionnaire. The results of the questionnaire were shared at a meeting on Monday evening. They can be seen here.
Bishop Richard thanks everyone for their response to the questionnaire.
UPDATE ON INSURANCE INVESTIGATION AT ST JOHNS
The insurance company have appointed The RAW Group, who have been appointed by the insurance company dealing with the damage to St John of Rochester, have provided an updated timetable for the work to remove asbestos from the site. The updated timetable from the RAW Group can be found here.