Archbishop of Southwark Peter Smith coat of arms parish logo Holy Cross
Home
Our Patron Saint
Saint Matthias office menu
Parish Office
Parish News
Parish Map
Parish History
Saint Matthias liturgy menu
Mass Schedule
Baptism
Children's Liturgy
Reconciliation
Holy Communion
Confirmation
Marriage
Adult Initiation
(R.C.I.A.)
Saint Matthias Parish Life
Child Protection
Organisations
Schools
R. Challoner Boys School
Saint Matthias site
Links
Contact Us
Saint Matthias Church
 
St. Matthias, Cheam Common Road, Worcester Park, KT4 8SX. Bus routes: 151, 213, 613, 627, 668, K10, N213




Hello Everyone,
You are very much in my prayers
at Mass each day.

Thank you  for your continued
 financial support of our Parish.

If you would like our Bank details
 please contact me 
on 0208 337 1782
or email
worcesterpark@rcaos.org.uk

You can also make a donation online at:
www.justgiving.com/campaign/parishsupport

Just remember to add:
“I would like my donation to go to
St. Matthias, Worcester Park”

Saint Matthias spacer
Mass intentions and Events
5th ~ 11th Dec 2021
Saint Matthias spacer
Sat
4th
Dec
06.30pm
Confession 5.30pm until 6.00pm

Mrs Phil Ryan



Ist Mass
of
Sunday

Sun
5th
Dec
09.30am
Margaret Larkum




2nd Sunday

of

 Advent




11.15am
John Michael & Florence Nene Peers

05.30pm
People
of the
Parish

Saint Matthias spacer
Tue
7th
Dec
12.30pm

Requiem Mass

for

Fiona Beagan



Saint Ambrose

Wed
8th
Dec
10.00am Winnie Humphrey

The

 Immaculate Conception

 of the

 Blessed Virgin Mary

Thurs
9th
Dec
10.00am
Martin Ganley

(8th Anniversary)

Followed by Teas and Coffees
in the Hall.





Feria

Fri
10th
Dec
08.10am

Mass in Richard Challoner School



Feria

10.00am
Michael Sze

Followed by Adoration until 11am

Sat
11th
Dec
11.30am
Deceased Worshippers of Saint Matthias

Confession 12 Noon until 12.30pm



Feria

Saint Matthias spacer

Saint Matthias spacer
Mass intentions and Events
12th December 2021
Saint Matthias spacer
Sat
11th
Dec
06.30pm
Confession 5.30pm until 6.00pm

Ellen Sims and Deceased Worshippers of St Matthias



Ist Mass
of
Sunday

Sun
12th
Dec
09.30am
Ladies Group of Saint Matthias




3rd Sunday

of

 Advent




11.15am
Wellbeing of Frieda Lamonn

05.30pm
People
of the
Parish

Saint Matthias spacer


FOR THE LOVE OF GOD

Sanctification does not depend on our geography or on our work or circumstances.

Some people imagine that if they were
in another place, or married to a different spouse, or had a different job,
or had more money, they could
do God’s work so much better.

The truth is that it makes no difference
where they are; it all depends on whether what they are doing is God’s will
and done for love of him.

You did not choose me but I chose you.

And I appointed you to go and bear fruit, fruit that will last.
JOHN 15:16

Advent Meditations With Fulton J. Sheen . Liguori Publications.





BAPTISMS
Contact Fr. Sean.

MARRIAGES
The Diocese requests couples to give
Fr. Sean at least 6 months notice,
especially if they intend to be married
outside the Parish.




HELP NEEDED

need help
We are beginning to address what we need to do for the maintenance and repair of the Church Building and its surrounds.

Therefore, we need help with an external clean up, so please contact
Noel McEvilly at 
noel.mcevilly@gmail.com
 or call him on 07879 858720.

HELP WITH COUNTING
THE CHURCH COLLECTION


We need more counters for our collection please see Father Sean or Email worcesterpark@rcaos.org




Keeping Covid Secure
  • Please continue to wear a face mask unless exempt.


  • Sanitise your hands on entering and leaving.


  • Parents must accompany their children to the toilet and clean afterwards.



CHILDREN’S LITURGY

Children’s Liturgy
We are looking for volunteers to join our team of catechists, so that we can resume our Children’s Liturgy on Sundays at 9.30am Mass.

We need 8 teams of at least two catechists:
4 for the younger group (up to Reception)
and 4 for the older group
(Reception to year 3/First Holy Communion)
to run the liturgy on a rota basis.

We have all the necessary resources
 and materials and offer help and
support to  the new catechists.

If you think you can help please contact Minka Bonnage on  minkabonnage@gmail.com





A CHRISTMAS OPPORTUNITY

Christmas  volunteers
Hopefully we will have
 people who come
to Mass for the first time
 or who have been away
 for a while.

This is a great opportunity for us to welcome, attract and offer them the way
to feel at home at Saint Matthias.

We have six Christmas Masses and a variety of volunteers that are needed.

Please use the sign up sheets at Saint Joseph’s Altar for our Christmas Opportunity.  




GROWING CLOSER TO GOD


This is an invitation for those adults who wish to become Catholics, either by baptism or by being received into full communion with the Catholic Church after a previous baptism in another part of the Christian family.

This programme is also for baptised Catholics who did not go on to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation, and are now adults.

If you are in these categories,
please see Father Sean
or Email worcesterpark@rcaos.org.uk

It is always a free choice for Adults
to become Catholics and no pressure
is ever put on anyone.

So please do make contact if interested.



SECOND COLLECTION FOR
CATHOLIC YOUTH SERVICES


Second collection this weekend
to support youth work in the diocese
and beyond, especially the
Southwark Catholic Youth Service.  




For live streaming of Masses in our Diocese visit:
http://www.rcsouthwark.co.uk/streaming.html


For more online Mass suggestions visit:
https://www.cbcew.org.uk/home/our-work/health-social-care/
coronacoronavirus-guidelines/live-catholic-mass-online/

For more worship resources visit:
www.rcsouthwark.co.uk


Children’s Liturgy:
https://cafod.org.uk/Education/Children-s-liturgy


Prayers during a time of Flu and illness:
https://www.cbcew.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/03/
prayer-flu-viruses.pdf


When Mass cannot be celebrated publicly:
https://www.cbcew.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/03/
No-Mass-A4.pdf


When a Funeral cannot be attended:
https://www.cbcew.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/04/
No-Funeral-A5.pdf


Advice and suggestions for how Catholics can protect their mental health during the challenging time we face due to Coronavirus:
https://www.cbcew.org.uk/home/
our-work/health-social-care/coronavirus-guidelines/what-can-catholics-do-to-protect-their-mental-health-during-the-coronavirus/


Ministry to the Sick:
https://www.cbcew.org.uk/covid-19-and-the-ministry-to-the-sick/



Catholic Bishops Conference:
https://www.cbcew.org.uk/

Staying at home: a new resource for young people
Southwark Catholic Youth Service has worked with some 6th form students on a mini-series ‘Christ is Alive’. This is an invitation for young people to focus on staying spiritually healthy and to ponder some of the big questions about life, through journaling and prayer.

This may be particularly relevant during this difficult time of lockdown. www.youtube.com/southwarkcatholicyouthservice

Aid to the Church in Need children’s Bible stories’ project
https://acnuk.org/resource/childs-bible-project/



Back to top of page


Welcome to the Web Site for the Catholic Parish of St. Matthias, Worcester Park, in the Archdiocese of Southwark.

Our Parish is a lively Catholic community situated on the borders of three Boroughs, Sutton, Kingston, and Epsom & Ewell. It stretches from the A3 in the north to the A24 in the south and includes Worcester Park, Malden Manor, Old Malden, Malden Green, and areas of New Malden, Motspur Park and North Cheam.

That area of the Parish in the Borough of Epsom and Ewell is in the Diocese of Arundel & Brighton but served from St. Matthias.



Saint Matthias spacer
Schools in the Parish and local area

St. Cecilia's Primary School, London Road,
SM3 9HY
- 020 8337 4566

Corpus Christi Primary, Chestnut Grove,
KT3 3JU
- 020 8942 2645

St. Clement's Primary, Fennell's Mead,
KT17 1TX
- 020 8393 8789

Richard Challoner Secondary Boy's,
Manor Drive North,
KT3 5PE
- 020 8330 5947

The Holy Cross Secondary Girl's,
Sandal Road,
KT3 5AR - 020 8395 4225