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Newsletter- 16th Week of Ordinary Time

Dear Parishioners  From this weekend onwards many of our congregation will be starting to leave us for the summer holidays either at home or abroad and so I wish each of you who may be travelling during the weeks ahead to see friends and family members or to enjoy time away to rest, recoup and […]

Newsletter- 15th Week of Ordinary Time

Dear Parishioners  They say if you want to avoid controversy don’t talk about religion or politics. Yet it remains a fact that it’s important that as modern-day disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ that we do talk about our faith and speak the truth of the Gospel message of Christ with love and compassion and […]

Newsletter- 14th Week of Ordinary Time

Dear Parishioners On the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B our readings at Mass show us how God works through human weakness and the importance of faith. These themes help us understand more fully how God empowers us and calls us to trust in Him. In the First Reading God empowers Ezekiel to speak […]

Newsletter- 13th Week of Ordinary Time

Dear Parishioners This weekend at all our Sunday Masses we keep the great Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul This great solemnity brings together two giants of the Apostolic mission at its very beginning. Two very different men, but two men who are also very similar in many ways. The joint celebration of their solemnity […]

Newsletter- 12th Week of Ordinary Time

Dear Parishioners Today’s Readings at Mass for the 12th Sunday in ordinary Time – Year B, provide an opportunity for us to focus on our trust in God with great courage and hope. Three of the texts demonstrate the Lord’s power over the sea, and his care for us. In the First Reading, the Lord responds to […]

Newsletter- 11th Week of Ordinary Time

Dear Parishioners Day for Life 2024: The Church teaches that life is to be nurtured from conception to natural death. In all the Diocese’ in England and Wales, Day for Life is celebrated on the Third Sunday of June each year. This year it falls on Sunday 16th June. This weekend at all our Sunday Masses there will be […]

Newsletter- 10th Week of Ordinary Time

Dear Parishioners On the 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B, we see God confronting Adam and Eve after their disobedience in the Garden of Eden. Despite their disobedience, there is hope for the future. God’s promise shows His love and mercy. This story reminds us that when we sin and fall short in our […]

Newsletter- 9th Week of Ordinary Time

Dear Parishioners This Sunday we keep the great Solemnity of The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi). At both the Saturday evening Vigil Mass, at 6 pm and the Sunday morning Mass at 9.30 am, I will invite our Parish Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion to stand in their places to renew […]

Newsletter- 8th Week of Ordinary Time

Dear Parishioners This Sunday we celebrate one of the most fundamental beliefs of Christianity: The Most Holy Trinity – three distinct, coequal Persons in one God. For the Church, the Trinity is considered a mystery. There are aspects of the Trinity that we will never fully grasp while we are this side of Heaven! But […]

Newsletter- Pentecost

Dear Parishioners Changes to the Mass Schedule and days that the church will be closed this coming Week: This week I shall be away at the Diocesan Clergy Conference from Monday 20th May until Wednesday 22nd May. There will be no Public Worship on Tuesday 21st May and Wednesday 22nd May and the church will […]