St John invites us…

St John called out to all who long for the Messiah: Prepare the way of the Lord.  Today he calls us because we too experience the desperation and darkness of a world that rejects God, but we know the joy and light that can be found in Jesus.  St John commands we...

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...

Volunteers Needed

Would you be interested in volunteering to help with serving tea and cakes at Gresgarth Hall (2nd Sunday in the month during the summer) or helping at the annual Garden Party (first Saturday in July)? Both these activities are essential to keep the parish financially...

Your Liberation is at Hand!

Be sure: your liberation… The days of Advent are some of the darkest of the year:  days of the least sunlight.  Yet Advent is the season of hope because it reminds us that the dark days will indeed come to an end, and the light of Christ will triumph.  Hatred, racism,...

Lord, I am not worthy…

Jesus teaches us that we should learn to place our confidence in God rather than in material things.  What makes that so difficult for us is that it requires the virtue of humility.  Humility means being able to see honestly where we stand before God.  The truly...