Weekly News 10/11/2019

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It is fortuitous that this passage of the Gospel is normally read near to the beginning of November when we have celebrated the feasts of All Saints and All Souls, since it is a strong proclamation of the reality of life after death and the resurrection of the body. This Sunday is not without its...

Silent Auction

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We have been very fortunate to have had a lot of donations from local businesses for our Christmas Fair on 1st December.   To get the best return on these we are holding a Silent Auction. The photo is the Prize Board displayed in the Church Porch.  If you are interested in making a bid...

Weekly News 03/11/19

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There is a subversive humour in today’s Gospel which turns upside down the conventions of everyday life: we see a senior tax official climbing up a tree for a glimpse of Jesus, and the faintly ridiculous scene where Jesus stops, looks into the branches of the sycamore and says, “Zacchaeus, come down!” Did Zacchaeus worry...

News & Views November 2019

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On 13 February 2019, it was announced that Pope Francis had approved the Decree concerning this miracle, and Newman’s canonisation would take place in Rome on 13 October 2019. “May He support us all the day long, till the shades lengthen and the evening comes, and the busy world is hushed, and the fever of...

Holy Hour

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Join parishioners and clergy in praying for Vocations at the following series of Holy Hours across the diocese.

Weekly News 27/10/19

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A few weeks ago (22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time) we had a Gospel about humility in social life– today we hear the Lord reiterating the message, but this time in reference to our prayer lives. The two Gospels are linked by the last words today, which also appear in the other story: “Everyone who exalts...

Weekly News 20/10/19

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Perhaps the hardest Olympic event is the marathon: not only does it demand strength and fitness, but it calls for immense perseverance and endurance. Life in general and the Christian life, in particular, is a marathon. We will face hills and mountains as well as valleys and gentle slopes in life: we will face obstacles...

Weekly News 13/10/19

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There are many messages in todays Gospel: the power of God to heal, the compassion of Jesus for those in need, the fact that a despised foreigner (the Samaritan) is the only one who recognises what has been done, the role of faith and the importance of thanking God for gifts received. But because this...

Christmas Fair 1st December 2019

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Our Christmas Fair this year is on Sunday 1st December from 11 am  to 1 pm.  Games, Gifts, Grotto & Grub! Festive fun for everyone! To download our Poster and Promote the event for us click HERE

Weekly News 06/10/19

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Faithfulness, faith and trust. These most invisible and difficult things are what God asks of us – just as we, in our own way, ask them of those who love us. “Trust me”, we say, “all will be well.” And if someone does trust us, the reward is simply that trust was well-placed. We have...

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