I have called you by your name…

Baptism is God’s call to us.  He calls us by name and loves us. A danger in modern society is depersonalisation.  To Him, each of us, is His beloved and unique child, a unique reflection of His own image and likeness.  We are all created to have a particular role in...

Water to Wine to Blood…

Three mysteries mark the Epiphany.  We have already celebrated two of them: the Magi’s visit and Jesus’ Baptism. Today we celebrate the third – the water being changed into wine at Cana.  When told there was no wine Jesus says; what’s that got to do...

A CHRISTMAS REFELCTION:

What can I bring Him, poor as I am? Christmas is not just for children! It’s for us all. Christmas is about our salvation made manifest in the birth of Jesus. He came to bring light into a darkened world, to bring hope to those who have none, to bring peace to those...

John the Baptist leapt for joy…?

Elizabeth was part of the Temple tradition.  The Jews knew God could not be limited to one place, but needed somewhere to honour Him, that place was the Temple.  There, was the dwelling-place of the presence of the One whom the universe could not contain.  Elizabeth...

First Holy Communion

 Please note that those children who are in Year 3 or above at school (7 – 8 year olds) can be prepared to make their First Holy Communion and First Confession this coming year. The preparation sessions are Saturdays 9.30am – 12noon in St Joseph’s Room, Kirkby...