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A message from Fr John

Posted: 24 November 2020

Continuing our preparation for Advent, there’s a couple of little teachings from the Desert Fathers, the monks (and nuns) of the third and fourth centuries who strove to give up the luxuries of life in order to be closer to God and to each other in community.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 23 November 2020

After Bishop John’s Pastoral Letter, I though we might reflect on what love means in the light of the Gospel.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 22 November 2020

Did you  enjoy yesterday’s rainbow - fleeting as it was. A sign of hope and new life, please God.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 21 November 2020

Good morning - the Feast of Christ the King - and extra scoop of ice cream or an extra slice slice of lemon in your G&T

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 19 November 2020

Sometimes the readings from the Fathers of the Church in the Breviary can be difficult to make sense of, or least to translate them into our current climate.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 18 November 2020

Good morning. Today we begin our Novena of prayers for the Holy Souls.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 17 November 2020

November draws on and we are getting close to our Novena for the Holy Souls - which starts tomorrow.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 16 November 2020

Did you enjoy the poem about Manchester? Today’s offering is rather different.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 15 November 2020

For a change, I thought the following poem might help to ’stiffen the sinews’ etc.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 14 November 2020

Good morning - I hope you’re well and endeavouring to stay safe

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 12 November 2020

The Catholic Church recognizes in other religions that search, among shadows and images, for the God who is unknown yet near since he gives life and breath and all things and wants all men to be saved.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 11 November 2020

As the conversion of St Edmund’s nears completion, it is important to remember those for whom homelessness has become a way of life, living in a poverty that few of us can imagine.

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