COME, O HOLY SPIRIT, AND RENEW THE FACE OF THE EARTH

COME, O HOLY SPIRIT, AND RENEW THE FACE OF THE EARTH

Pentecost, seen as the birthday of the Church, is the end of the fifty days of Eastertime.  Today we celebrate the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles.  They were given the courage to go out into the world to proclaim that Jesus was the Messiah. Following...
INTERNATIONAL MASS FOR THE PARISH

INTERNATIONAL MASS FOR THE PARISH

Today we celebrate our different traditions, languages, customs, music and culture.  We also celebrate our common Faith in Jesus Christ.  As a Parish we are blessed to be a very large multicultural community here in Reading.  Normally today we would have begun with a...
COME AND JOIN US FOR PENTECOST COFFEE CONNECT!!!

COME AND JOIN US FOR PENTECOST COFFEE CONNECT!!!

Use the following Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89114571947  If you would like to connect by phone you can use One tap mobile +442030512874,89114571947 Or dial from a landline: 0203 051 2874. When prompted please enter the Meeting ID: 891 1457 1947  We would...
OUR NEED OF THE SPIRIT OF GOD

OUR NEED OF THE SPIRIT OF GOD

In this time of fear and uncertainty we are called to a deeper faith and trust in Jesus Christ.  We are in post-Ascension and pre-Pentecost time.  The Church is waiting for the coming of the Holy Spirit.  Today we hear Jesus at prayer:  it is His final prayer.  He...
NOVENA BETWEEN ASCENSION AND PENTECOST

NOVENA BETWEEN ASCENSION AND PENTECOST

The nine days between these two celebrations is a time of prayer and reflection. We long for the gift of the Holy Spirit for ourselves and for the wider world.  Pray together ‘Come Holy Spirit fill the hearts of Your faithful’.  ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ is an international...
INTERNATIONAL MASS FOR THE PARISH

PENTECOST INTERNATIONAL MASS

Normally this is a big event for us in the year when we celebrate our diversity in culture and our unity in faith.  Sadly it is not possible this year, nor is it possible to share Foods of the World after Mass.  However, we will try to bring an international flavour...
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