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A message from Fr John

Posted: 09 December 2020

Good morning - I hope you’re staying well and safe Good news yesterday - Pope Francis declared this year to be a Year of St Joseph.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 07 December 2020

Good morning - wasn’t yesterday miserable, not the way to celebrate the great feast of the Immaculate Conception. Ah well.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 06 December 2020

Good morning - I hope you’re managing to stay warm. Yesterday was the Feast of St Nicolas - and so here’s his story

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 05 December 2020

Good morning - Second Sunday of Advent It was so good to see people at Mass yesterday - there was a real feeling of homecoming, back with the family, familiar faces - even if not in their regular places.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 03 December 2020

In terms of putting our faith, love and compassion into action, we have had a specific request for presents and food from Caritas, the Food Bank and one of our schools. I  know you will respond generously.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 02 December 2020

Advent means so many different things to us, doesn’t it - nativity plays, works’ Christmas nights out, panicking about presents, wanting to build and retain long held family traditions and so on.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 01 December 2020

My copy of Pope Francis’ book, Let us Dream, came yesterday. I didn’t get chance to read it al the way through; it’s an amazing little book

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 30 November 2020

Pope Francis will, today, publish his latest book - Let us Dream. It received a very good review in this weekend’s Observer and it is so good that the reviewer said that he read it in one sitting.

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 29 November 2020

A little prayer today - from CAFOD and following on from yesterday’s Gospel

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 28 November 2020

Today is the First Sunday of Advent - the beginning of a wonderful time for thinking, for praying and, in the midst of that, for reflecting on what really matters to us

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A message from Fr John

Posted: 26 November 2020

I have attached a small article concerning the Governments threat to the country’s commitment to support countries in the developing world.

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Statement of places of worship

Posted: 25 November 2020

Today I am attaching a statement from Bishop John regarding the opening of churches during this latest phase of the pandemic.

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