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Laudato Si Week 2020

Posted: 15 May 2020

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Parish Contributions

Posted: 14 May 2020

Several people have asked how they can continue to contribute financially to the parish and I thank them for their thoughtfulness in these very difficult times of lockdown and all that it means for family income.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 14 May 2020

What a lovely crisp and bright morning. Another story from the mission magazines - this time it’s from ehe Columban missionaries

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 13 May 2020

Parish priests receive all the magazines from the missionary societies but we don’t always read them - sadly. However, with a little more time available I have taken the opportunity to more than scan them. And so over the next few days, I will share some of their insights.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 11 May 2020

The response to yesterday’s letter was great and elicited one surprise: Myfanwy - not the most cheerful in translation but sung by the Morriston choir rather beautiful

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 10 May 2020

We had some lovely responses to yesterday’s letter; some great suggestions as to music in time of sadness and especially during these strange days.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 09 May 2020

I’ve been listening to some music over these last few days just to try to find some calm and resolution. I know that the pain of loss can’t be solved by music or by anything except time and love

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 08 May 2020

Thank you for all your prayers and support over these last few days. Michael’s funeral went well - albeit, like every other one in these strange and difficult times, we were limited to only a few people and there was a time limit.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 06 May 2020

I’ve always had a great admiration for shop assistants; the way they deal with awkward customers, their patience when dealing with eejits like me who can’t find the right shelf, their capacity to keep working at sometimes very unsocial hours are all quite remarkable.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 05 May 2020

Many apologies for the late start to Mass yesterday - I got distracted after the Funeral and we didn’t start until 12.15pm

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 04 May 2020

Today at 10.45am, I will help to celebrate the funeral of Lourdes Campbell, a nurse from Bolton Royal Hospital who died as a result of Covid 19.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 03 May 2020

Blessings on this Good Shepherd Sunday, a day on which traditionally we pray for vocations to the priesthood and the religious life. Let’s do so today.

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