• 4th Sunday of Lent

    There is a lot going on today. The 4th Sunday of Lent is called Laetare Sunday, after the first word in Latin of the Entrance Antiphon. Laetare means ‘Rejoice’. Couldn’t we all do […]

  • 2nd Sunday of Lent

    We have just heard the Gospel of the Transfiguration. It has been the Gospel for the 2nd Sunday of Lent since at least the 5th century. Last Sunday we were in the […]

  • Pastoral Letter

    Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, We were all taken by surprise by last week’s news. It is many centuries since a Pope has resigned and hardly anyone foresaw that […]

  • Homily for 2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year C)

    Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 95; 1 Corinthians 12:4-11; John 2:1-11  We have been liturgically blessed this year. We were able to celebrate Epiphany on its right date, 6th January. And we […]

  • The Baptism of the Lord

    Today’s the last day and the last feast of the Christmas season – the Baptism of the Lord. At Christmas, the Son of God eternally begotten of the Father is […]

  • The Epiphany of the Lord

    ‘After Jesus had been born at Bethlehem in Judaea during the reign of King Herod, some wise men came from the east.’ So, after keeping Jesus’ birth at Christmas, we […]

  • Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

    ‘When the appointed time came, God sent his Son, born of a woman…’ Today, it’s this ‘born of a woman’ that shines out. Today is the octave day of Christmas, […]

  • The Feast of St Stephen

    Had any of us been asked what to celebrate the day after Christmas, it’s unlikely we’d have suggested St Stephen. Suddenly we pass from the serenity of the stable to […]


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