Christ the King Chingford

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Covid-19 Update

London has now moved into the high alert level – see www.gov.uk/coronavirus for details of local restrictions & laws. There is no change to our weekly programme as places of worship can remain open.

Current Programme for Mass and Private Prayer

As is our custom, the weekend masses in October will be preceded by the recitation of the Holy Rosary.

  • Saturday 17th October Vigil Mass at 6.00pm – public worship.
  • Sunday 18th October Mass at 9.00am and 11.00am -public worship. The 11.00am Mass will also be live streamed.
  • Tuesday 20th October the church is open for private prayer 11.30am to 12.30pm.
  • Wednesday 21st October the church is open for private prayer 3.00 to 4.00pm.
  • Thursday 22nd October the church is open for private prayer 11.30am to 12.30pm.
  • Saturday 24th October Vigil Mass at 6.00pm – public worship.
  • Sunday 25th October Mass at 9.00am and 11.00am – public worship. The 11.00am Mass will also be live streamed.

Here is the YouTube link for all live streamings.

See our latest newsletter

Live Streaming of Mass Sunday 18th October – 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (World Mission Day)

Gospel Reflection

‘Give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar – and to God what belongs to God’

Jesus’ response to the Pharisees’ trap shows us that, while we cannot cut ourselves off from the affairs of the world, we should never compromise our beliefs and values. Fr Adrian Graffy reflects. See more

The obligation to attend Sunday Mass has not been reimposed and everyone should consider their own health and the health of others before coming to mass. The 11.00am mass will continue to be live streamed via this YouTube link . The stream goes live 10 minutes beforehand. Be assured that those present on 18th October and those watching the live stream are all one in our parish worship.

Please see the standard mass card in case you need it for the words of the responses, creed etc. For those watching online the act of spiritual communion will be said after the priest has received Holy Communion.

Act of Spiritual Communion

My Jesus, I believe that You
Are truly present in the Most
Holy Sacrament.
I love You above all things,
And I desire to receive You into my soul.
Since I cannot, at this moment receive
you Sacramentally, come at least
spiritually into my heart. I embrace You
as being already there and unite myself
wholly to You. Never permit me to be
separated from You. Amen.

COVID-19 restrictions in place when the Church is open

We have arrangements in place that make it possible to be present for the Holy Sacrifice and to receive the Body of Christ at Mass. Also to attend the church for private prayer.

NHS COVID-19 app

If you have the app on your smartphone please scan the QR code for the church when you arrive. Otherwise please fill in a track and trace slip when you are seated.

The list of Covid-19 precautions can be viewed or downloaded HERE

Financial Support

Any financial support would be extremely welcome. Here is the link to donate online, if you prefer or wish to take out a standing order with your bank. Thank you.

Communion of the Sick

At present we are not allowed to visit the sick and housebound except in danger of death. Hopefully this will change soon.

I hope you are all keeping well. It is good to see a steady growth in the numbers of those who are returning to public worship and I know many others are watching the live stream.

Yours in Christ,

Fr David

World Mission Sunday 18th October 2020: Here I am, send me!

Missio writes:

World Mission Sunday – the one day in the year when the entire global Church comes together in support of mission – is happening on 18 October with a shout of courage and faith: ‘Here I am, send me!’

This special day is celebrated in every Catholic community in the world. It is a moment of grace to express solidarity with our brothers and sisters in Christ who are living in situations of poverty, violence and oppression. See more

To find out more and to donate go to Missio

The Pope’s Prayer Intentions for October 2020

Women in leadership roles in the Church

The Laity’s Mission in the Church. We pray that by the virtue of baptism, the laity, especially women, may participate more in areas of responsibility in the Church. See more

Rosary Whirlwind 2020

Rosary Whirlwind British Isles OCTOBER 2020 – FOR FAITH, LIFE AND PEACE
“The Rosary lays before our eyes the beauty
of a simple contemplative prayer
that is accessible to everyone, great and small.” – Pope Francis See more

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