Edge Hill, London SW19 4LU
Tel.: 020 8946 0305
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Contact: Christine de Lima
Telephone: Presbytery 020 8946 0305
The Directory for Masses with Children tells us that, in Masses with adults, it is necessary to take great care that the children present do not feel neglected because of their inability to participate or to understand what happens and what is proclaimed in the celebration.
For this reason the children have their own Liturgy of the Word every other Sunday. This is following the guidelines issued by the Bishops of England & Wales where they say that the Liturgy of the Word can happen
The children’s Liturgy of the Word follows the same format as the one in the Church. It includes an introduction to the Gospel, a Gospel acclamation, a simplified version of the Gospel, a homily and some kind of appropriate activity to help break open the gospel. The children then rejoin the assembly for the Liturgy of the Eucharist.
Therefore we need to remember that
The children are divided into three groups:
We are always in need of new leaders and assistants, so if you feel you could offer this ministry contact the co-ordinator Christine de Lima via the Presbytery (phone number above).
Dear all, please note the children's liturgy is cancelled for the 23 October due to difficulties finding cover and half term.
This section of the site is notes for meetings regarding the family mass or children's liturgy meetings. Meeting minutes are usually distributed by email after the event but a copy will be held here.
Liturgy meeting 19 June 2011: word document to be uploaded.
BREAKING NEWS: PLEASE NOTE THE LITURGY ON 3 JULY HAS BEEN CANCELLED. As this is the same day as th
Update: Christine de Lima has now been appointed as the Children's Liturgy Co-ordinator.
Job description of Children’s Liturgy Coordinator
The children's liturgy co-ordinator supports the smooth running of the children's liturgy. The current co-ordinator is Christine de Lima. Below is a description of the role.