Today extra chairs had to be brought into the church to accommodate the large congregation who were there to welcome into the church Elena Marie at her Baptism during the Sunday Mass. Father Martin presided and preached; Father Mervyn was officiating at St. Mary’s, Ilford. In his sermon Father Martin commented on the appropriateness of today’s reading for the Sacrament of Baptism. Elena was being baptised into the worldwide Church of God not the Church of England. Father Martin reminded us that we are all one body as it said in the second reading
Yesterday’s Saturday Shop took £203.