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  • Martha Meets Jesus

    Weekly News 21/07/19

    Sacred Hospitality is our theme: as the letter to the Hebrews says: “remember always to welcome strangers, for by doing this some people have entertained angels without knowing it.”   True hospitality lies in two things: first the welcome,
  • 15th Sunday

    Weekly News 14/07/19

    Both first reading and Gospel today invite us to be “down to earth” about the Law of God. It’s very easy to become an “expert in religion” - knowing all the right answers, remembering all the right quotes, and so on. But for Moses and for Jesus,
  • Sending Out

    Weekly News 07/07/19

    The Gospel this Sunday begins immediately after the final verse in last Sunday's Gospel.  After strong language about the difficulties of discipleship, Jesus immediately appoints 72 people to go ahead of him to every town and place he plans to
  • Peter&Paul

    Weekly News 30/06/19

    The Link between the First Reading and Gospel is not immediately apparent today, until you look at the “headings” which are always chosen “to make the connection between readings of the same Mass clear.” (Introduction to the Lectionary
  • Corpus Christi

    Weekly News 23/06/19

    The Eucharist is not an invention of the Church: it is a part of God’s plan of salvation from the very beginning: it is prefigured in the Old Testament, seen today in the food offerings of Melchizedek, priest king of Jerusalem associated with
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    Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 2020

    St Gerard's and St Mary's Joint Parish Pilgrimage to the Holy Land March 2020. The dates are now confirmed as 12th - 19th March 2020.   Staying for 5 Nights in Jerusalem and 2 nights in Galilee. The cost is expected to be £1350+£250 single room
  • Holy, Trinity

    Weekly News 16/06/19

    This Sunday is all about the “Divine Community” - in other words, the way in which our God is in himself a communion of love:  Father, Son and Spirit, distinct yet perfectly united - three persons, one God.  We hear of the perfect union between
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    Peter & Paul Preparation

    To prepare for the Solemnity of Ss Peter and Paul on 30th June we are showing the Film Peter & Paul       Starring Anthony Hopkins over two nights on Monday 24th and Tuesdy 25th June in the Parochial Centre.  No
  • Prayer

    Weekly News 02/06/19

    This is an unusual "in between" Sunday - in between the Lord's return to the Father's right hand at Ascension and the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. The Church's tradition is to spend this time 'in between' in prayer, as did Mary and
  • News & Views June 2019

    June is here once again and on the 23rd we have our Annual Summer Fair on the Parochial Centre Car Park from 11am to 1 pm.  Please come along and support the Parish and have some fun at the same time.
    To View this Edition Click HERE

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