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Most Holy Trinity– 27th May 2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters Since Advent Sunday we have been celebrating something that has remained slightly below the horizon of our consciousness. A kind of mystery. This ‘mystery’ is what lies behind Christmas, Epiphany, the Transfiguration, the Passion, death and[...]

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Pentecost 20th May 2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters Today is Pentecost – which means 50 days.  In this case 50 days after the resurrection of Jesus Christ – but it is synonymous with an event that made today so special.: the outpouring of the[...]

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7th Sunday of Easter – 13thMay 2018

7th Sunday of Easter – 13thMay 2018 Dear Brothers and Sisters In the Holy Bible numbers have significance – 6 days to work, 7th day to rest, 40 days fasting, and 12 tribes of Israel etc. Twelve Tribes of Israel[...]

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6th Sunday of Easter – 6th May 2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters The Bishops have taken a risk this week with putting the celebration of the Solemnity of the Ascension back to its proper day which is always the Thursday before the 7thSunday of Easter. I say taken a[...]

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5th Sunday of Easter – 29th April 2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters In the last few weeks our government has been found wanting with regard to justice for the so-called Windrush Generation.  It is a disastrous state of affairs for a country that once prided itself on a[...]

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4th Sunday of Easter – 22.04.18

Dear Brothers and Sisters Bible Alive published an excerpt from Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger speaking in 1969 well before he was even thought of as “papabile”. (in the running for the Papacy).  His remarks are remarkably prescient for our situation today[...]

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3rd Sunday of Easter – 15th April 2018

PARISH OF CRANLEIGH AND BRAMLEY 3rd Sunday of Easter – 15th April 2018 Times of Mass and Devotions 3rd Sunday of Easter  Sat 14th Cranleigh 6.00pm Vigil Mass People of the Parish Sun 15th Bramley Cranleigh 9.00am 11.00am Sung Mass[...]

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Palm Sunday – 25th March 2018 

Times of Mass and Devotions   X Palm Sunday X Sat 24th Cranleigh 6.00pm Vigil Mass Sun 25th Bramley Cranleigh 9.00am 11.00am Mass with Blessing of Palms Mass with Blessing of Palms Mon 26th Cranleigh Cranleigh 10.00am 1.00pm Mass Funeral[...]

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Fourth Sunday of Lent – 11th March 2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters The opening prayer and the Gospel are in close alignment today – one hinting at the other, as it were.  One line in the opening prayer reads “O God, who through your Word reconcile the human[...]

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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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