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Maundy Thursday message from Fr John

Posted: 09 April 2020

Good morning - blessings for this great feast of Maundy Thursday, the feast of the great mandate, the command to love and serve one another as Christ himself showed us. The Master goes on his knees to wash the feet of his disciples and in doing overturns the whole notion of who is the servant, of who serves whom.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 08 April 2020

I hope you are keeping well and relatively sane during these hard times. Please let me know if there’s anything we can do to help individuals or families in need.

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The Pope's Holy Week Message

Posted: 08 April 2020

Pope’s Holy Week message: ‘Creativity of love can overcome isolation’

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Watch the Salford Cathedral Livestream

Posted: 08 April 2020

This Holy Week has certainly been unusual but it has seen parishioners around our diocese exercising their personal faith, as we follow Jesus on his journey.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 07 April 2020

Pope Francis urges us not to lose hope during these stormy days. The exposure of our fragility is a moment for us to reassess what is important for us - ‘to get our lives back on track’.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 06 April 2020

This is going to be a very strange Holy Week. We will celebrate the ceremonies as best we can but that vital component of sharing in church is not possible. This is a real test of faith in the hidden mysteries revealed.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 05 April 2020

Such a lovely morning to begin our Holy Week - a week when we would normally see a great deal of each other for our wonderful liturgies.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 04 April 2020

Yesterday was my first day out of quarantine and sadly it was for the funeral of Anne Grant; following government and Church guidelines very few people were in attendance.

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The Lords Day at Home

Posted: 04 April 2020

Many of us are housebound or self-isolating at this time. The Lord’s Day at Home prayers can help us to unite ourselves with the worship of the Universal Church, and your own Parish each week.

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Mass brought to you

Posted: 04 April 2020

In response to the decision that all public Masses are to cease, Redemptorist Publications are delighted to be able to bring the Sunday Holy Mass, celebrated by Fr Denis McBride C.Ss.R. into your home every Sunday.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 03 April 2020

Well I forgot to light my Candle of Hope at 7pm but I was proud to share with the residents of Trinity Crescent and Barnside Avenue at 8pm as they expressed their gratitude for the NHS and all those who are supporting us during these difficult times - however, I didn’t bang a saucepan.

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Let there be light

Posted: 03 April 2020

This beautiful prayer was written by an Italian priest who is self-isolating at the moment and very sadly lost his own brother a few days ago to Covid-19...

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