SUPPORTING REFUGEES

SUPPORTING REFUGEES

Rosie Lennon, Diocesan Refugee Support Officer, is coming to speak to the Reading parishes at St James church on: Friday 3rd May at 7.30pm. To give an informative presentation of what is involved for parishes to sponsor and to support refugees. I would like to ask you...
ST JAMES CHURCH FULL FOR THE TRIDUUM

ST JAMES CHURCH FULL FOR THE TRIDUUM

Again this year we had large numbers for the Holy Thursday Mass, the Good Friday Liturgy and the Easter Vigil. It was very edifying to see the large numbers of people attending all ‘The Three Days’. Our thanks to all those who took a leadership role in Holy Week and...
EASTER SUNDAY BOMBINGS IN SRI LANKA

EASTER SUNDAY BOMBINGS IN SRI LANKA

All of us were shocked at the bomb blasts in the churches and hotels that killed 250 and injured hundreds more. Distressing scenes from the Catholic church, St Anthony & St Sebastien, have filled our TV screens. During the week I saw on social media the open...
CHRIST HAS RISEN – ALLELUIA! ALLELUIA!

CHRIST HAS RISEN – ALLELUIA! ALLELUIA!

‘Alleluia’ (Praise the Lord) is our song. The tomb is empty of death. We celebrate the central mystery of our faith – GOD RAISED JESUS FROM THE DEAD TO NEW LIFE. YES, HE IS RISEN! HE LIVES AMONG US NOW, the Risen Lord is here and is active now in our community. We are...
SACRAMENT OF INITIATION AT EASTER VIGIL

SACRAMENT OF INITIATION AT EASTER VIGIL

BAPTISMS: Candidates: Sahra Omar, Simon Still and Tilochan Sunar CONFIRMATIONS: Candidates: Paul Obanor, Liesel Goveas, Josuer Lum, Rosa Di Costanzo,Carlos Olivet Garnico and Anna Staackmann Mejia Easter Vigil Mass at 8.30pm on Staurday 20th April...
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