Our Lady Queen of Heaven
Catholic Church, Harwich, Essex

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A) 8/9 July 2017



Parish Priests:

Fr Chris Brooks from Chingford, OLG to Colchester

Fr Francis Coveney from South Woodford to Chingford, OLG

Fr Neil Brett from Upton Park to South Woodford

Fr Angelus Houle to Upton Park

Fr Maurice Gordon from Walthamstow, St George to Elm Park

Fr James McShane from Elm Park to Danbury & South Woodham Ferrers

Fr Niall Harrington from Danbury & South Woodham Ferrers to Walthamstow

Fr Dominic Howarth will move into Abbotswick

Canon Tony McKenty from Colchester to Halstead

Fr Brian McGilloway will be retiring

Priests in Charge:

Fr Daniel Kelly to Holy Trinity, Basildon and St Therese of Lisieux at Laindon

Fr Paul Kerner to St Basil, Basildon

+Alan Williams, sm will live in the Presbytery at Laindon

Fr Sabu Pariyadin RCJ remains at Springfield

Fr Thomas Madukkamoottil (Syro Malankara) to St John the Baptist, Ilford

Fr Joseph Soosai Marian SCA to Becontree


Fr Paul Cracknell (Ord) is appointed Chaplain to HMP Chelmsford


Sunday Smile:

Young boy: ‘Father, when I grow up I’m going to give you some money.’

Priest: ‘That’s very kind of you, my son, why would you do that?’

Young boy: ‘Because my dad says you’re the poorest preacher we’ve ever had.’

(thanks to Fr Tom Lavin