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A message from Fr John

Posted: 02 May 2020

There’s a lot of talk and jokes these days about the ‘new normal’ and a lot of hopes expressed about more sensitive ways of working, travel and relationships.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 29 April 2020

Today is the feast of St Catherine of Siena, an extraordinary woman. She was a mystic for sure but she combined this with a remarkable hardheadedness which enabled her to speak truth to power.

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The Lords Day at Home

Posted: 29 April 2020

If you are housebound or self-isolating at this time, please use these prayers to unite yourself with the worship of the Universal Church, and your own Parish, this Sunday.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 28 April 2020

Yesterday’s appeal for bird song in the garden produced some spectacular results. I have included just three submissions:

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 27 April 2020

A new week begins, a week in which we become ever more aware of the precious gift of life - aware of where that gift comes from and all that goes into sustaining it, and of all those people who ensure that it can be sustained.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 26 April 2020

I hope you and your families are staying safe. Please assure them of the parish’s prayers - if you know of anyone who needs particular help please let myself or Maureen know.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 25 April 2020

Thank you for all your lovely messages of support and prayer - they mean so much to me and the family. We all know that it is faith and the loving kindness of others that enables us to get through these days of sadness.

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Coronavirus Prayer

Posted: 25 April 2020

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 24 April 2020

As some of you know, my brother, Michael, died yesterday morning after a not too long struggle with cancer. He was a very private man and didn’t want too many people to know about it.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 23 April 2020

Like so many of the early saints, we know very little about St George but it seems likely that he was a Palestinian Christian convert recruited into the Roman army in the third century.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 22 April 2020

One of our parishioners sent me this delightful poem yesterday evening. I think it is an invitation to pause and pray during this time of sadness and stress, and give thanks for the many blessings we do share.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 21 April 2020

I wonder if we might have a slight change of routine today. Can we please have Mass at 5.00pm rather than 12.00pm and rather than have an eastertide Mass let us pray instead for all those who have died.

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