Lent

The season of Lent begins with Ash Wednesday. It is the time when the whole Church prepares to celebrate the death and resurrection of Christ. The period of Lent lasts for forty days. This is in imitation of Christ who fasted for forty days just before He began His...

A MESSAGE (or two) FROM BISHOP PAUL:

Clergy appointments:  Vicar General Canon Paul Embery (this will be in addition to Canon Dunstan Cooper). Vicar for Clergy Father Andrew Allman. Vicar for Formation (including Education) Father Michael Docherty. Canon Luiz continues as Head of Diocesan Education...

ST MARY’S HORNBY Coffee Rota

Volunteers required to join the coffee rota in Hornby the first Sunday of the month after the 11 am mass. This involves serving tea and coffee after mass approximately twice a year. For further details or to volunteer please see Julie Tait. Thank you.

CATON CLEANING ROTA:

Our Lady’s at Caton are looking for more people to join their cleaning rota. This operates on a fortnightly basis and would work out about 4 times a year. This is ideal for couples but not exclusively. Anyone willing to help please see Fr. Ruscillo.

No more we doubt Thee, glorious Prince of life…

When the risen Jesus appeared in the Upper Room, why was it locked?  The disciples were afraid, frightened to be honest.  Jesus had been killed; would that be their fate too?  In their fear, they all began doubting Him.  When He appeared they realised He offered a...

Has no one condemned you? …

The Scribes and Pharisees wanted to trap Jesus, even at the cost of a woman’s life! What was she thinking and feeling while being dragged before the Lord? People laughing at her, treating her like dirt; perhaps she thought she was dirt. The Law of Moses demanded her...