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A message from Fr John

Posted: 10 November 2020

The news yesterday was not good, to say the least. The report on the Church and the way it has dealt with child abuse was published and it makes for very difficult reading indeed

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 09 November 2020

Now that we are in lockdown again, and the noise of traffic has diminished a little, it is possible to hear the birds. I’m afraid I can identify very few of them by their song but it lovely to listen to them.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 08 November 2020

Good morning - I hope you’re managing to keep your spirits up during this new phase of lockdown.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 07 November 2020

Thanks be to God the election in the USA seems to have come to a conclusion. It’s obviously not as clear cut as it might have been but we pray that any disputes will be resolved quickly and justly.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 05 November 2020

Good morning - have you recovered from last night? I don’t think I’ve ever heard such a loud Bonfire Night; the fireworks were a dazzling spectacle but what a noise!

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 04 November 2020

Good morning - I hope you’re managing to find some more inner strength to face the next phase of lockdown.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 03 November 2020

Good morning - a little cooler but that’s to be expected. Our hearts go out to the people of Austria as the come to terms with the horrendous outrage.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 02 November 2020

Today I have copied Sunday’s homily by an old friend of mine. As a homily it’s very good but the quote from Dr Anthony Clare is just what we need as we progress to our second lockdown.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 01 November 2020

The news of the further lockdown is not good for anyone. Please pray for those whose jobs are at risk.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 31 October 2020

I really appreciated our coming together for Mass yesterday. The actual number of people attending doesn’t matter because the whole community was with us - thanks be to God. Congratulations!

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 29 October 2020

Before I forget - Mass today will be at 11.45am - a little earlier than usual because I have a funeral at Peel Green at 1.00pm Please pray for Susan Bayman and for her family and friends who mourn her.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 28 October 2020

Yesterday’s thoughts about prayer were from two men, each profound in their own way. Today we turn to a woman who in her sheer simplicity opens up a whole new dimension of prayer for us.

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