Dear fellow believers and brothers and sisters in humanity,
Our world is facing at the moment a great danger that threatens the lives of millions of people around the world due to the growing spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. While we reaffirm the role of medicine and scientific research in fighting this pandemic, we should not forget to seek refuge in God, as we face this severe crisis. Read more “Day of Prayer for Humanity”
We start life joyful, troubles come later.
Mary expects to be married and bring up a family, and that is just what she does, but she knows that it is in God’s plan for her to marry Joseph and bear the son of God. The baby Jesus looks much like other babies, but his birth is part of God’s plan for the redemption of the world. Read more “Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary”
This May we cannot bring flowers into church for Our Lady so we decided to bring her into the Garden instead. Enjoy looking at these photos of Our Lady’s statue among the flowers and say some prayers, learning as Mary did, to become closer to God. Read more “May is the month of Mary”
Bishop Hugh Gilbert, OSB, has recorded two special messages for the children, catechists & teachers and parents who are preparing for their First Confession & First Communion or Confirmation at this time.
The present global pandemic is having a profound effect on everyone. It presents an enormous challenge to us all. That challenge is survival, survival in all sorts of ways: physically, emotionally, spiritually and financially.
Apart from the very real difficulties of continuing sacramental and pastoral care, the Church also faces serious financial challenges, particularly as long as churches are closed and there are no public liturgies. In order to secure the future financial viability of parishes, a set of Interim Guidelines has been issued to all parishes by the Diocesan Trustees. I think it’s important to share some of the key points and extracts with you all. Read more “Financial Information for Parishioners”