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Latimer Road

London SW19 1EP


Catholic Women’s league (CWL)
The league was founded to unite Catholic women in a bond of friendship and encourage them to use their talents in the service of the church and the community. The activities of the CWL include; helping with catechetics, parish work, visiting the sick, ecumenism, retreats and days of recollection, study weekends, social events and support of other charities such as CAFOD. The CWL can provide catechists qualified to teach the faith to adults and children. They can also provide information on health care and how to involve the social services. The CWL are committed to helping refugees and asylum seekers. The St Winefride’s section of the CWL holds regular cake sales to raise funds for various charities, and provides refreshments for several parish events. The section represents St Winefride’s at the “Women’s World day of Prayer”, takes part in the CWL diocesan annual day of retreat and sends representatives to the annual Conference of the league. The CWL is open to all Catholic women, married or single and regardless of age. If you would like to find out more about the CWL or are interested in joining them please contact June Tuema on 020 8715 4511.

The Parish has a choir. It meets for practice in the Church, on the Thursday evening. To join the Choir, please contact Paul Summers on 020 8542 1452.

Friends of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary (FFMM)
The Franciscan Missionaries of Mary are supported by a group of lay people, the Friends of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary (FFMM), whose aim is to further the work of the Sisters, largely by fund raising, whilst developing their own understanding of Franciscan spirituality in general and the special charism of the FMM in particular. If you would like to know more about the FFMM, please call June Teuma on 020 8715 4511.

Knights of St. Columba
This order of the Knight exists to support the mission of the Catholic Church and at the same time to work for the spiritual, intellectual and material welfare of its member and their families. Entire loyalty to the Holy See. Minimum age 16. If you would like to know more about the Knights of St Columba, please call Colin Swan on 020 8241 7497.

Legion of Mary
A praesidium meets every Wednesday at 7.30 pm in the Church. Its members pray the rosary around Our Lady’s statue and consider how they can best please God and make him loved. In the Gospel, Our Lord sent his 12 disciples ahead of him in pairs who then came back and reported on their work. Active legionaries do the same. They are given apostolic work in the parish. Which they do in pairs and report at the next meeting. Members visit all homes in a street in an attempt to reach the unchurched. This includes regular day time visits to two nursing homes. New members, both men and women, are always most welcome. Praying members are also needed to help in this endeavour. To find out more please contact Philip Newell 020 8540 8091

The Rosary Confraternity
Invites any parishioner to become a member to help us promote the Rosary in our parish. Members meet in the side chapel at 2.30 pm on the last Wednesday of the month to share the rosary and discuss how best we can be of service in the parish. To keep alive the Rosary tradition in the parish. In the past our projects have included sponsoring students for the priesthood as well as raising funds for St Raphael’s Hospice and the Little Way Association. All are welcome to come to the meetings. If you would like to find out more about the Rosary Confraternity or are interested in joining them please contact Eileen Devlin 020 8540 5094.

St. Vincent de Paul Society (SVP)
The St. Winefride’s conference, founded in 1922, officially represents the parish in helping the needy of the community. Membership is open to both men and women. Auxiliary members are those unable to commit themselves to full active membership, but who support the society by work outside the conference meetings. Meetings are held every other Tuesday at 7.30 pm in the presbytery. If you are unable to join, the easiest way to help is just to let us know of anybody in need, whether it be material help or just loneliness. Confidentiality will be maintained. Please pray for the work of the Society. To help the needy is to help Christ himself (Matt 25, 34-6) Those needy who will always be with us, and whom we shall serve. To find out more please contact Fr. Simon on 020 8542 1600.