Third Sunday of Lent – 4th March 2018

Third Sunday of Lent – 4th March 2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters In the gospel today, Jesus explains angrily that the Temple is not meant to be a place of bartering and trade, even if those things are for the religious benefit of the populace, but it is[...]

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Second Sunday of Lent – 25th February 2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters On the weekly calendar of celebrations of Mass, you will often see an ‘intention’ in the right hand column. I thought I would write a bit about this today as I have noticed that fewer people[...]

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First Sunday of Lent – 18th February 2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters If you were to just read the gospel today “as is” you might be forgiven for thinking that the “theme” of this week’s mass is all about the Spirit, or about retreats even, whereas, with a[...]

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6th Sunday in Ordinary Time – 11th February 2018

Special Collection for Lourdes Pilgrimage Fund Dear Brothers and Sisters Today is the last Sunday before Lent.  Are you as prepared for Lent as you were for Christmas?  I suspect not! We like the happy things don’t we and the[...]

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5th Sunday in Ordinary Time – 4th February 2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ  – Instead of writing something helpful for this week I thought I’d help you prepare for a fruitful Lent instead by giving you a sample of whats available for your Lent reading this year.[...]

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