Readings at Mass: Sunday 14th June 2020

First readingDeuteronomy 8:2-3,14-16He fed you with manna, which neither you nor your fathers had knownMoses said to the people: ‘Remember how the Lord your God led you for forty years in the wilderness, to humble you, to test you and know your inmost heart – whether you would keep his commandments or not. He humbled you, […]

Readings at Mass: Sunday 7th June

First readingExodus 34:4-6,8-9‘Lord, Lord, a God of tenderness and compassion’With the two tablets of stone in his hands, Moses went up the mountain of Sinai in the early morning as the Lord had commanded him. And the Lord descended in the form of a cloud, and Moses stood with him there.He called on the name[…..]

Answers to questions about our Churches reopening….

The reopening of Churches (albeit with restricted numbers) will raise several questions for our Parishioners. Here are some quick answers for you.Do I need to book for weekday Masses?No. We do not believe our numbers will exceed 50 during the week so at this stage no booking is required.What happens if I have forgotten to[…..]

Readings at Mass: Sunday 31st May 2020

These readings are for the day of the feast itself:First reading:  Acts 2:1-11They were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speakWhen Pentecost day came round, they had all met in one room, when suddenly they heard what sounded like a powerful wind from heaven, the noise of which filled the entire house[…..]

Weekly Readings at Mass: Sunday 24th May 2020

First readingActs 1:1-11Jesus was lifted up while they looked onIn my earlier work, Theophilus, I dealt with everything Jesus had done and taught from the beginning until the day he gave his instructions to the apostles he had chosen through the Holy Spirit, and was taken up to heaven. He had shown himself alive to[…..]

Readings at Mass – Sunday 17th May

First readingActs 8:5-8,14-17They laid hands on them, and they received the Holy SpiritPhilip went to a Samaritan town and proclaimed the Christ to them. The people united in welcoming the message Philip preached, either because they had heard of the miracles he worked or because they saw them for themselves. There were, for example, unclean[…..]

Mother’s Day Ideas during COVID-19

This Mother’s Day will be a little different. While some Public Health restrictions have been lifted recently, it’s important to ensure we continue to protect the vulnerable in our society from COVID-19. Below are some ideas we have put together that allow for celebration with distance if needed.As at 9am Friday 8th May the current[…..]

Readings at Mass – Sunday 10th May

Entrance AntiphonCf. Ps 97: 1-2 O sing a new song to the Lord,for he has worked wonders;in the sight of the nationshe has shown his deliverance, alleluia. Collect Almighty ever-living God,constantly accomplish the Paschal Mystery within us,that those you were pleased to make new in Holy Baptismmay, under your protective care, bear much fruitand come[…..]

Mother’s Day Prayers

A Prayer in Gratitude for Our Mothers Good and Gentle God,we pray in gratitude for our mothers and for all the women of theory who have joined with you in the wonder of bringing forth new life. You who became human through a woman, grant to all mothers the courage they need to face the[…..]

Readings at Mass – Sunday 3rd May

Entrance AntiphonCf. Ps 32: 5-6 The merciful love of the Lord fills the earth;by the word of the Lord the heavens were made, alleluia. Collect Almighty ever-living God,lead us to a share in the joys of heaven,so that the humble flock may reachwhere the brave Shepherd has gone before.Who lives and reigns with you in[…..]