News 18/10/2020

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29th Sunday in Ordinary Time Everyone on this earth belongs to God. All are made in his image. Therefore it is right that all men and women, ‘from the rising to the setting of the sun’, should know the God to whom they belong. The only desire of our God is that all should know...

Covid-19 Update

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LANCASHIRE NOW IN TIER 3 COVID ALERT Lancashire has moved this weekend into the Highest Covid Alert Level.  At the present time however Church Services are still permitted provided the usual guidelines on sanitation, masks social mixing and rule of 6 are observed.  We are doing all we can to keep you safe, please help...

Coronavirus – Covid-19

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Coronavirus – Covid-19 LANCASHIRE NOW IN TIER 3 COVID ALERT Lancashire has moved this weekend into the Highest Covid Alert Level.  At the present time however Church Services are still permitted provided the usual guidelines on sanitation, masks social mixing and rule of 6 are observed.  We are doing all we can to keep you...

Safe Opening of Our Church

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Weekly News 11/10/2020

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28th Sunday in Ordinary Time The Church’s year is drawing to a close: in a few weeks we will be thinking very clearly about the end of time – but here we have a preview. The parable of the banquet is a link between the Gospels of recent weeks (which have as their theme: ‘Just...

Weekly News 04/10/2020

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27th Sunday in Ordinary Time Today we focus on the vineyard: frequently we see the vineyard as an image or parable of the Kingdom of God. A vineyard takes a great deal of work, throughout the year; it must be tended, watered, pruned, cared for if there is to be any fruit – there are...

News & Views October 2020

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October is the Month of the Rosary and it is normal during the month for the Blessed Sacrament Guild to visit various houses to say the Rosary.  Unfortunately this isn’t a normal year and of course this will not happen. However you are encouraged to say the Rosary and/or join the on-line Holy Hour at...

Weekly News 27/09/2020

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26th Sunday in Ordinary Time Once a sinner, always a sinner.” That seems to be the attitude of the self-righteous in the first reading and the Gospel; they object that God is unjust, because he gives sinners another chance. But God tells them quite clearly that such attitudes are the real injustice – to allow...

Weekly News 20/09/2020

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25th Sunday in Ordinary Time We can never hope fully to understand God: especially God’’s generosity. We are very good at working out who is deserving of good fortune and who is not – unfortunately for us, God’s gifts go to those God chooses, not those we choose. An example is forgiveness: those who have...

Weekly News 13/09/2020

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24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Jesus tells a dramatic story in the Gospel, to make a very important point: the desperate need in our world for forgiveness and reconciliation. How many chances do we give each other ? As many as seven ? How often do we shut doors on people, even family and friends,...

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