FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD

FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD

On Sat 2nd Feb—also called Candlemas Day which commemorates the time Mary & Joseph presented Jesus in the Temple to consecrate him to God. They meet Simeon & Anna who are inspired to recognise Jesus “as a light for revelation to the gentiles and glory for your...
“SO THAT YOU MAY KNOW THE TRUTH”

“SO THAT YOU MAY KNOW THE TRUTH”

Today we begin reading the Gospel according to Luke. We hear of Jesus attending the service at his local synagogue. He sets out his ‘Manifesto for Ministry’. Reading from Isaiah, Jesus tells the people that he is the fulfilment of these words. For us, this passage is...
ALPHA – IS THERE MORE TO LIFE THAN THIS?

ALPHA – IS THERE MORE TO LIFE THAN THIS?

The ALPHA course will begin with a taster and information evening on Monday 29th April and subsequently run every Monday in May, June & July. I would like to ask you today to consider joining us for these ALPHA sessions. Each evening will begin with a light meal,...
HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY—TODAY

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY—TODAY

This year, the theme chosen is “TORN FROM HOME” it invites us to reflect on what it must be like to be forced out of what we know as “home”. Millions of Jews and others were sent to concentration camps where they were used as slave labour. Millions were murdered as...
PEACE SUNDAY – RECONCILIATION – NON VIOLENCE

PEACE SUNDAY – RECONCILIATION – NON VIOLENCE

The work of Pax Christi is based on the Gospel and inspired by faith. Their vision is of a world where people can live in peace, without fear of violence in all its forms. Rooted in Catholic Christianity, they work with all people who share their values to abolish war...
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