MASS WITH ANOINTING OF THE SICK AND ELDERLY

MASS WITH ANOINTING OF THE SICK AND ELDERLY

We wish to invite all those who are elderly, sick, infirm, struggling with life issues to a special Mass in St James on Saturday 19th October at 11am. Each term we now offer a Mass with anointing. The Rite of Anointing consists of a litany of prayers, laying on of...
THE HEALING OF THE TEN LEPERS

THE HEALING OF THE TEN LEPERS

In the Gospel ten lepers asked Jesus to take pity on them and he heals them. Only the Samaritan, ’the foreigner’ leper returns to Jesus to give thanks. His physical healing lead to his conversion and belief in Jesus as his saviour. As faith grows our relationship with...
CANONISATION OF JOHN HENRY NEWMAN

CANONISATION OF JOHN HENRY NEWMAN

Today we celebrate the canonisation of John Henry Newman by Pope Francis in Rome, along with the canonisation of four women from India, Brazil & Europe. Thousands of Catholics from the UK have travelled to Rome for the event, the first English Saint in modern...
Save Reading Gaol

Save Reading Gaol

On 13th October we want to surround Reading Gaol in a “mass hug” as a demonstration of the wish to have Reading Gaol as an arts hub and museum accessible to all. Reading Gaol is an important heritage site. Oscar Wilde was incarcerated there and wrote “The...
CAFOD HARVEST FAMILY FAST DAY APPEAL

CAFOD HARVEST FAMILY FAST DAY APPEAL

Your contributions today(06th October 2019) will mean that even more families around the world will have what they need to survive and thrive, now and in the future. Please support the CAFOD second collection today.
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