with St.Joseph’s, Chestfield CT5 3LD


Parish Priest


Rev. Father Kevin St.Aubyn




37, Kingsdown Park, Whitstable. CT5 2DE


Permanent Deacon


Rev. Dan Mulcahy




Willow Cottage, Ridgeway, Chestfield. CT5 3JT


Parish Social Centre


15a, Castle Road, Whitstable. CT5 2DY


Parish Social Centre


Custodian/Bookings: Mrs. Annemarie McCabe

07928 717226

Gift Aid Organiser


David Wiles      <>


Safeguarding Representative

Health & Safety Representative



Mrs. Sorcha Jull

Mrs. Lesley Wiles

07947 838330


e-mail address

Parish website

Diocesan website

EWTN Catholic TV: 

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TWENTIETH  SUNDAY OF THE YEAR: Cycle A                                                                    17th August 2014                                    

MASS INTENTIONS & SERVICES                                                                                                  


SATURDAY: (First Mass of Sunday)

 6.00: All our Parishioners


  8.30: (Chestfield): Private Intention

10.30: Montague and Norah Pledger, RIP


 9.00: Eucharistic Service


   9:40: Morning Prayer                                                                                                               

10.00: Susan Eatock Family Intentions

WEDNESDAY: St. Bernard, Abbott & Doctor

6.00pm: Florence Cornell, RIP

THURSDAY: St. Pius X, Pope

 9.00: Holy Souls (Fr. White)


                             9.30 – 12.00 only.


HYMNS:   22  :  530  :  380

HOLY, HOLY:  470  


FRIDAY: Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary

  9.40 : Morning Prayer

10.00 : In Thanksgiving (Oakely)


SATURDAY:St. Rose of Lima, Virgin. LATIN MASS

11.00: Welfare of Peter Cathcart


     CONFESSIONS: 11.30-12.00 :  5.30-5.45


Next weekend:

  6.00: All our Parishioners

  8.30: (Chestfield): Private Intention

10.30: Mary Rowe & Family (Willey)


TEAS AND COFFEES: this week will be provided by the BARBER FAMILY and next week by the KIRKUP FAMILY. Could I please encourage more families or groups to come forward to volunteer on a regular basis. One kind offer has been received but more welcome. Please speak to Annemarie or myself.


CATHOLIC PAPERS: Both the Universe and Catholic Times are £1.30.  The August issue of “The Pilgrim” is now on sale price 50p.


EVENING PRAYER OF THE CHURCH: is now being recited at 5:30pm in church Monday to Friday.


SICK: Your kind prayers are asked for the sick and housebound of our parish including, Jo Woodbine,  Josephine Godfrey, Katherine Harris, Mary Churchley, George Somerset, Ronnie Haines, Sylvia Hale, Keggy Diamond, Eileen Churchley, Frances Alderson,  Geoff Barrett, Tom O’Sullivan, Oscar O’Sullivan, Nicholas Watson, Catherine Drury, Ivy Austen, Ann Gilheaney, Cecil Humphery-Smith, Jennifer Somerset, Phil  Willis, Pauline Summers, Alan James, Laura Blazier, Colin Hadley, Jim Wright, Gerard Ussher-Smith, Madeleine Matthews, Diarmuid O’Sullivan, Brenda Vernon, Reita Mugford and Mike Kavanagh.


LATELY DEAD: as advised last week, the death has occurred of  ELLEN HURLEY. Ellen’s funeral will take place at Thanet Crematorium this Friday 22nd August at 12 o’clock.  We offer our condolences to her family who live in the north of England. “Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her. Amen.”


ANNIVERSARIES: Please remember in your prayers, Canon John O’Friel, Collette Everatt, George Everett, George Lee, Annie Simpson, Mary Dalton, Tony Lilley, Christina Sullivan, Norah Harman, Patrick Cavanagh, John “Jackie” Ryan, Aubrey Bishop, Michael Walsh, “Trudie” Clarke, Bridget Curry, Patrick Gallagher, “Vincie” Andrews and Ray Harman  whose anniversaries occur about this time.


FINANCE: Thank you for your weekly offertories:








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POOR BOX : the sum of £200 has been donated to Housing Justice from the Poor Box.


QUIZ NIGHT : Saturday, 27th September at 7.30pm with  Ploughman’s Supper. Tickets £6.00 on sale from next weekend,  23/24th August. Please provide your own alcoholic drinks.


CAMPAIGN ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT: the Clergy Support Fund Campaign is looking to recruit a Campaign Administration Assistant on a fixed term basis until December 2015. Based in Southwark, this is an administrative job which involves a large amount of data input.  IT literacy and attention to detail are the most important attributes. Hours:  up to 17.5 per week – actual days/times to be mutually agreed. Occasional weekend / evening work may also be necessary.  Salary: £9.00 - £10.50 per hour depending on experience; holidays and pension.  If you would like to apply for this job please email your CV to Closing date is Friday 29th August 2014.  


THE CATHOLIC CERTIFICATE OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES: the CCRS is designed for people who are engaged in the communication of their Catholic faith, whether directly or indirectly. It is open to catechists, teachers, people involved in liturgical work and other interested adults. For more details about start dates, fees and your nearest centre, visit the CCRS website or call 0207 901 1900. Also see poster on church notice boards for further information.


DAY OF RENEWAL: at Aylesford Priory, Maidstone on Saturday 6th September from 9.30am until 5pm. Speaker will be Derek William, a lay Catholic Evangelist and Scripture Scholar. For the three contact telephone numbers and more information about the day, see poster on notice board in porch.


DIVINE MERCY PILGRIMAGE, AYLESFORD : to be held on Monday Bank Holiday, 25th August from 11.00am – 4.30pm. Led by Bishop Patrick Lynch. For more details please see poster in church porch.


A LITTLE INSPIRATION : “I invite all Christians, everywhere, at this very moment, to a renewed personal encounter with Jesus Christ.” Pope Francis,  The Joy of the Gospel 3


                                                             May God bless you,


Father Kevin