BISHOP PHILIP’S SUGGESTIONS FOR LENT ?

BISHOP PHILIP’S SUGGESTIONS FOR LENT ?

During the season of Lent, the Church invites us to undertake three works of (1) prayer; (2) fasting and self-denial; and (3) almsgiving and charity. What we do is personal choice, as an offering to the Lord, but sometimes people struggle to think what might be best....
LENT—A TIME OF CHANGE, OF SPIRITUAL RENEWAL

LENT—A TIME OF CHANGE, OF SPIRITUAL RENEWAL

Lent is a time for all of us to review our lives and to see if we can make more room for our God. Change is never easy, we love the comfortable life. Without change we can’t grow in our relationship with God and our family. Lent is not just about “giving up” or indeed...
Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

Wed 26th February is Ash Wednesday. A day of fasting and abstinence. The beginning of the season of Lent. Masses at: 12.15pm and 7.30pm. Further details here.  
USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN LENT

USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN LENT

WOULD YOU LIKE TO JOIN THIS YEAR’S LENTEN COURSE ? Using Social Media we offer a different way of journeying together through Lent. Quality presentations from Bishop Barron’s Word on Fire will be sent out weekly, BY EMAIL. View on Smart phone, tablet, iPad and laptop...
WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR LENT ?

WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR LENT ?

Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Thursday. It is a period of 40 days, a time of renewal, a time to enter into the Passion, Suffering, Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is a period of fasting, praying, and almsgiving, when we root out all that is...
AFFAIR OF THE HEART

AFFAIR OF THE HEART

Today’s Gospel tells us that the Commandments are to be observed with the heart, and that this must be to a higher standard than the self-seeking attitude of the scribes and pharisees. Jesus gives a series of examples about anger and courtesy, about sexual morality,...
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