News & Events

Weekly and advance notices
Week beginning Sunday 27th October

Fr Bruce’s Study leave

Fr Bruce will be back next Sunday!


Church Open Day

Don’t forget – this Saturday 2nd November, 12.00-5.00pm, we will be having an Open Day at church, inviting the local community in to see what our church is all about. Join us in showing what our life here is like, and enjoy guided tours, flower arranging, music, children’s activities, café and more.

We will be very grateful to receive donations of cakes for the café – please let us know if you would be willing to bake something.


All Souls’ Requiem Mass

There will be a Requiem Mass for All Souls on Saturday evening at Holy Innocents, to which all are welcome. The music will be Fauré’s Requiem: singers are invited to a rehearsal at 5.30pm. The service will start at 7.30pm.


Big Night Out 7 November

Our regular pub social takes place at the Three Compasses on Hornsey High Street on Thursday 7 November, from 8pm. All adults aged 18 or over are very welcome – warm welcome guaranteed from a friendly group of all ages from 18 to 80.


Gabrielle Rowley

We were saddened to hear this week of the death of Gabrielle Rowley, founder of the dance school which has run in our Upper Hall for many decades. She was 106. Our thoughts are with all those who mourn her passing and she and they will be in our prayers.


Winter Night Shelter Open Evening

This year Hornsey Parish will be hosting the Winter Night Shelter again, during December and January. On Friday 15th November we will hold an Open Evening at HPC to raise funds and awareness for the Night Shelter. Please put the date in your diaries, and do come along – even if you are an old hand on the Night Shelter! (Especially if you are an old hand, then you can share your Night Shelter wisdom with potential new recruits). There will be drinks, snacks, singing from Cantamus Choir and tours of the shelter. Drop in any time between 6.30 and 9.00pm – you will be most welcome.


Christmas Market (29th November)

We are looking for prizes for the Christmas Market grand draw! If you would be able to contribute money towards buying prizes, please give your contribution to Mother Anna, Lesley or Lucy. We will also be glad to receive donations of jam jars – please leave them at the back of church. Thank you!

To find out more about the Market, to present creative ideas and to volunteer, please contact Lesley:

07775 637638


Preparing to meet the Lord

A Quiet Day for Advent at Edgware Abbey

St Mary at the Cross, 94A Priory Field Drive, Edgware, Middx HA8 9PU on Saturday 23rd November, 10.00am-3.30pm

Led by Fr David Francis Darling

The cost is £7; hot drinks are provided, but please bring a packed lunch. To register please email or call 020 8958 7868


Christmas Shopping Trip to Birmingham

Angie at Holy Innocents is organizing a trip to explore the Christmas markets of Birmingham on Saturday 23rd November. The coach leaves Holy Innocents (Tottenham Lane) at 8am, and aims to be back there at about 8pm. The coach fare is £20 per person. If you would like to join the trip please speak to Angie or to Lucy.