Showing posts from November, 2011

Advent Sunday

Hark the glad sound the Saviour comes, the Saviour promised long; let every heart prepare a throne and every voice a song!

Advent Sunday Masses: 8.30am & 10am St Peter's Fr Jeff
10.30am Hockley Ordinariate St Pius X Fr Bob
6pm St Peter's Fr Bob
Holy Family South Benfleet 6pm Ordinariate Fr Lee

The Woolnough family move this Monday to St Peter's Presbytery 59 Eastwood Road Leigh on Sea SS9 4BX Tel: 01702 525323 Mobile 07956 801381.

Fr Jeff & Julie would like to take this opportunity to thank Bishop Stephen Cottrell (Chelmsford) for his patience and generosity of spirit regarding the late move (we left the Church of England nearly 9 months ago)! It has enabled us to stay at Hockley Vicarage for as long as we have needed so as to get all things ready at our new home.

We do, however, remain a constant feature in the community with our children at Greensward Academy and Fr Jeff's parents living on the estate next door b…

You can't have your cake and eat it?

Very interesting comments indeed from the Bishop of London regarding Anglican clergy who intend to use the New translation of the Roman Missal: Follow link to Ordinariate Portal site...
For those of us who are now Catholic priests, we are celebrating the new translation with great devotion and joy in full communion with the 'Patriarch of the West'!


Ordinariate Celebrations Sunday 20th November Christ the King

Hockley St Pius X 10.30am Solemn Mass & Benediction Frs Woolnough & Homer

South Benfleet Holy Family 6pm Mass Fr Lee Bennett

The Hockley Ordinariate is served from St Peter Eastwood where Fr Jeff Woolnough is Priest in Charge

Sunday Masses at St Peter's this Sunday:
8.30am Fr Jeff Woolnough 10am Fr Bob White 6pm Fr Antony Homer

Hockley Ordinariate Coffee Morning

Do come to St Pius X this Saturday, 19th for our monthly coffee morning from 10am. Home made cakes etc and the chance to catch up with friends at the church in the very heart of our Village community! All welcome.

Remembrance Sunday 33rd in Ordinary Time

Ordinariate Sunday Masses

Hockley St Pius 10.30am with Act of Remembrance: celebrant Fr Bob White

South Benfleet Holy Family 6pm celebrant Fr Lee Bennett

Fr Jeff Woolnough is celebrating at St Peter's Eastwood 8.30am 10am 6pm
all with the commissioning of Eucharistic Ministers.

Have a dignified celebration, folks...we will remember them.


Hockley Ordinariate is holding a fun social fund raiser evening at Kilnfield House off Station Approach Hockley. Tickets £7 from Rosemary White 01268 543910 or on the door. Last year was clucking brilliant so do please come along. FRIDAY 25th NOVEMBER 7.30pm. Bring your own drinks, glasses and nibbles. Getting stuffed has never been so much fun!

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

What a week ...celebrated mass for approx 1000 on All Saints over 3 masses!

Just a reminder to the Hockley Ordinariate Group that we are at St Peter's this Sunday 10am Mass
South Benfleet group celebrate mass at Holy Family 6pm.

Have a good celebration!

Fr Jeff Woolnough