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A message from Fr John

Posted: 17 September 2020

Yesterday we prayed for a sense of clarity through these muddled times.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 16 September 2020

As you know we have celebrated a number of feast in honour of Our Lady recently: the Assumption; the Queenship of Mary; Our Lady’s Birthday and Our Lady of Sorrows

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 15 September 2020

Good morning How about a little frivolity?

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 14 September 2020

And yet - one’s heart goes out to the people of the western United States whose houses and forests are being destroyed by fire and climate change is probably one of the main causes.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 13 September 2020

I had an interesting and delightful Zoom meeting with my classmates last night; it was celebrating 50 years since we first met as a class in Upholland, as we began our studies and formation for diocesan priesthood.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 10 September 2020

Friday is our traditional day of abstinence - historically that meant not eating meat.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 09 September 2020

I came across a superb one-liner in the Tablet last week: ‘Christians aren’t sales people for the Gospel - we are called to be free samples of it’.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 08 September 2020

It’s really difficult trying to interpret all the information and the accompanying regulations and guidelines which are coming at us like an ever-changing torrent.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 07 September 2020

The reports that we’re getting about the increasing rate of Covid infections is quite alarming. We really do need everyone to take all the necessary precautions, otherwise the implications are quite worrying.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 06 September 2020

Our children are returning to school today; they are eager to see their friends and new teachers, and the teachers are so excited to see the children they love and care for.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 05 September 2020

We’ve been thinking about prayer and the need that we all have to find our quiet, prayerful space within ourselves, that deepening awareness of the love of God which resides in each one of us

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 04 September 2020

Today is the Feast Day of St Cuthbert and so I have copied an article from Independent Catholic News which gives a brief account of his life.

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