Funds for Missio

Prayer Support Helps Too!

All charities desperately need our financial help – but they all stress that the support of our Prayers is equally important.

We actively encourage ALL parishioners to remember in their prayers, ALL the charities we have selected for our support.   They are

Mill Hill Missionary Society – Novena to St Joseph March 2023


St Joseph’s Missionary Society, also known as The Mill Hill Missionaries and as “MISSIO” of “Red Box” fame have announced that they will celebrate their annual novena to their patron, St Joseph in March.  You can join the celebrations through ZOOM, via their website

Further details are in the letter below.  (Please hold down CTRL and use your scroll wheel to enlarge the print.).

Millhill Novena - 113



Thank you for your donations to World Mission Sunday last week. 

Your prayers and support of World Mission Sunday will help missionaries work alongside communities throughout the world that are poor or in need, regardless of their background or belief. Please pray for the work of Missio.

As Pope Francis says, this gift of our faith is given to be shared. We cannot keep it to ourselves: “We, the Church, must constantly keep pressing forward, beyond our confines, in order to testify to all the love of Christ.” Pope Francis teaches that ‘humility is the only way that leads to God.’

True humility, far from discouraging us from witnessing, is in fact the driving force of all mission.

  To continue supporting “Missio” throughout the year, please go to or call 020 7821 9755.

If you prefer a red box, please contact Bernadette Starak 07825 408254 (between 6pm and 8pm weekdays).

Copies of the Autumn 2022 magazine are available in the porch for you to take home.

“Thanks again for your support!”


Missio – Red Boxes

Missio red box

Every October, we return our Red Boxes (containing a year’s contribution to missionary work throughout the world) to ‘Missio’ (Association for the Propagation of the Faith, promoted in England & Wales by the Mill Hill Fathers) in time for World Mission Sunday 

Please bring your red box in to St Benet’s ) or return it directly to Bernadette Starak (‘Missio’ rep for our parish) and collect a new empty one for the coming year.


For an Introduction to “Missio” please go to:-



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