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A message from Fr John

Posted: 30 May 2020

Another beautiful day in Africa - a quote from where? (no prizes)

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 29 May 2020

Apologies - someone sent some recommended reading and I accidentally deleted it.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 28 May 2020

I hope you  don’t mind my cheating a little this morning. I came across a delightful article in The Tablet which I think says so much of what I would like to say but the author says it so much better.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 27 May 2020

'It was said of Abbot Agatho that for three years he carried a stone in his mouth until he learned to be silent.'

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 26 May 2020

I came across an interview with the previous General of the Jesuits, just before he retired. He had spent his apostolic life in Japan and Asia before being called to Rome and the interviewer was asking him to reflect on his time as General.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 25 May 2020

Good morning - I hope you have a happy and relaxed Bank Holiday albeit that days do seem to merge

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 24 May 2020

Good morning - still no rain. I’m going to take a gamble and plant some turnips. My shallots seem to be doing ok

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 23 May 2020

Blustery day again - the wind made short work of my early flowering peony

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 22 May 2020

A little rain but we need more - and it’s gone cooler - ah well We had a great number of responses to the request for lockdown reading suggestions - too many for today, so I’ll leave some for tomorrow

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 21 May 2020

Many blessings on this Ascension Day - a lovely feast which offers so much to look forward to in the descent of the Holy Spirit.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 19 May 2020

Good morning - no rain and no sun! I’d like to start with a quote from Sheila Cassidy - a palliative care doctor and a nun

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 18 May 2020

Apologies for the Zoomed Mass and Benediction yesterday. Apparently it was a glitch at Zoom itself - nothing to do with us poor users. Hopefully today will go ahead as normal - what ever ‘normal’ means these days.

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