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


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MASS INTENTIONS & SERVICES                                                                                                    17th May 2015                                     


SATURDAY: (First Mass of Sunday)

6.00: Sheila Hill, RIP (Dengate family)


  8.30: (Chestfield): All our Parishioners

10.30: Elsie & George Austin, RIP (Austin)


  9.00: Eucharistic Service

TUESDAY: St.Dunstan,  Archbishop of Canterbury:                                                                               

   9.10: Morning Prayer

   9.30: Frank Broadbridge RIP


6.00pm: Charles R. Leonard RIP


  9.00: Holy Souls (Fr.White)

 ADORATION:  9.30-12.00  :  2.30-3.30



HYMNS:  183l.  608.  80.  125.




  9.40: Morning Prayer

10.00:  Dr. Joseph Harsanyi RIP



 11.00: Welfare of May Dengate (Willey)


Confessions: 11.30-12.00  :  5:30 – 5:45


Next weekend:

 6.00: All our Parishioners

 8.30: (Chestfield): Joyce  Mary Kinder RIP

10.30: Sister Mary RIP (“Mary’s Team)


ASCENSION OF THE LORD: the Church celebrates the day when Our Lord’s time on earth came to an end and He ascended to the right hand of the Father. Where He has gone we devoutly hope to follow.


“WORLD COMMUNICATIONS DAY” : is also observed today. On this day, we are invited to reflect anew on the command of Jesus to his followers that we should preach the Good News of the Gospel to the whole world. The CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK (CCN) is the media office of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales. All of us can update ourselves by going online to The postcards about World Communications Day are available at the back of the church. The Special Collection supports this work.


CLERGY SUPPORT FUND CAMPAIGN: is launched today. There will be a presentation after the Second Collection following Holy Communion. Information regarding Clergy Support will be handed out after Mass.


NOVENA FOR THE REUNION OF CHRISTENDOM: started on Friday and continues throughout this week. We will recite the hymn, “Come Holy Ghost” at weekday Masses and let us keep this intention in our personal prayers.


THE MONTH OF MAY: is the month dedicated to Our Blessed Lady. The Litany of Loreto will be recited before Sunday Masses this month.  Let us join in this devotion as we ponder on her many titles.


SUMMER FAIR:  takes place on Saturday 4th July from 11.00am until 1.00pm. Donations for the following stalls will be gratefully received, Gifts, Toys, Books, Groceries, Cakes (on the day), Jewellery, Bottles, Bric-a-brac, prizes for the Grand Raffle and tombola. All offers of help and loan of gazebos etc will be most welcome. Contact numbers are 261049 (Jennifer) and 274212 (Yvonne). Please start leaving donations at the back of the church from 24th May.

TEAS AND COFFEES: are provided this week by the “FOXY LADIES” and next week by” the KIRKUP and WEBBER FAMILIES”.


SICK: Your kind prayers are asked for the sick and housebound of our parish including, Katherine Harris, Mary

Churchley, George Somerset, Ronnie Haines, Sylvia Hale, Keggy Diamond, Eileen Churchley, Frances Alderson,  Geoff Barrett, Oscar O’Sullivan, Nicholas Watson, Catherine Drury, Ivy Austen, Ann Gilheaney, Cecil Humphery-Smith, Phil Willis, Pauline Summers, Alan James, Laura Blazier, Colin Hadley, Jim Wright, Gerard Ussher-Smith, Madeleine Matthews, Diarmuid O’Sullivan, Brenda Vernon, Reita Mugford, MikeKavanagh, James Thonton, Amanda

Maclean and David Campbell.


LATELY DEAD: the funeral of MARGARET GLYNN will take the form of Prayers at the graveside this Wednesday, 20th May, at Leytonstone where Margaret is being interred in her parents grave.”May she rest in peace.


ANNIVERSARIES: Please also remember in your prayers, Charles Leonard, Mary Anne Coughlan, “Pattie” Patterson, Mary Clancy, Peter Marriott, John Ryan, Pippa Alexander, Florence Garland, Winifred Byrne, Elizabeth Kilkenny, Irene Devine, Steven Whitehand, Ron Andreae, Frank Maher, Florence Jaffa, Patricia Fuller, Madeline Selwood, Tony Peneghetti, Richard Sloan Kay Ford, Phyllis Mitchell, John Keam Kate Holland and Pete Holgate whose anniversaries occur about this time.


FINANCE: thank you for this week’s offertories

















Thank you for your generous contributions of £856.37 for Saint Patrick’s Missions.




JUSTICE AND PEACE GROUP: Phil Kerton, the Kent Representative for Justice and Peace and Integrity of Creation, will be giving a talk followed by discussion tomorrow, 18th May at 7.30pm at the Vocation Sisters’ house, 2 Manor Road, Whitstable.  Do come and join us. Please call (01227) 280034 for any further information.


VOCATIONS WEEKEND: for young women (20’s and 30’s), from Friday 22nd-Sunday 24th May in Broadstairs, Kent. The theme for the weekend will be “Discerning God’s Call in my life” and is organised be the Sisters, “Faithful Companions of Jesus “(FCJ). It is an opportunity to have prayer, reflection and discussion with other young women who are considering the vocation to religious life and to live community life for a weekend and meet some Sisters. For more information or to book a place, contact Sister Lynne on 020 7635 6602 or see poster on church notice boards.


NATIONAL SHRINE OF SAINT JUDE: the Carmelites invite you to a special Summer Event on Saturday 30th May. A number of activities will take place including an outside Mass, a Saint Jude procession, a chance to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation, light a candle, pray and leave intentions and meet some Carmelite Friars. The Shrine is at Whitefriars, 34 Tanners Street, Faversham ME13 7JW. Visit for more information or see poster on church notice boards.


OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL: Tanners Street, Faversham are holding a series of talks on “COMMON OBJECTIONS TO CATHOLICISM” on Thursday evenings starting 11th June until 9th July from 7.30pm-9.00pm.

See poster on church notice boards for more information.


ST. JOHN BOSCO SUMMER CAMP: will take place once again for boys’ and girls’ under 15 years of age, from Saturday 25th July to Saturday 15th August. See poster on church notice boards for full details.


CANTERBURY DEANERY DAY: at Aylesford Priory on Saturday 13th June. Gathering at the Shrine at 2pm and there will be an outdoor Mass at 4.30. Take a picnic lunch and /or tea. For more information, contact Father Mark White at Herne Bay Parish on (01227) 375095 or e-mail See poster in the porch.


NEXT WEEKEND: is PENTECOST SUNDAY and is a “Day of Prayer for the Church”.


                                                            May God bless you,