Church News

  1. Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A) 26 January 2020

    Fr Frank writes:   My dear friends,   On 29th March this year England will be re-dedicated as the Dowry of Mary. “Dowry” is an unusual word and can lead to misunderstanding. What the Church will be doing is re-consecrating our country to Mary.   The first dedication of England to Mary was made by […]

  2. Second Sunday in Ordinary Time 19 January 2020

    Fr Frank writes:   My dear friends,   Today marks a new beginning as we contemplate the teaching of Jesus revealed in the Gospel readings throughout Ordinary Time – we are no longer focussed on the ‘how’ or ‘when’ of Christmas, but on the ‘why?’. Why did Christ become one of us? It is his […]

  3. The Baptism of the Lord (Year A)

    Fr Frank writes:   My dear friends,   At first glance, the Baptism of the Lord might seem an odd feast.   Since the Catholic Church teaches that the Sacrament of Baptism is necessary for the remission of sins, particularly Original Sin, why was Christ baptised? After all, he was born without Original Sin, and […]

  4. The Epiphany of the Lord 5 January

    Fr Frank writes:   My dear friends,   The account of the journey of the magi provides us with an opportunity to reflect on our own faith journey.   As the magi were guided by a star, we too have received guidance along the way. We can usefully use this day to recall with gratitude […]

  5. Third Sunday of Advent 15 December

    ADVENT RECONCILIATION SERVICE AT HARWICH/DOVERCOURT: Saturday 21st December at 10.00am. If you are a Frinton/Walton parishioner and couldn’t get to the Advent Reconciliation Service at Sacred Heart and St Francis on Saturday morning (14th), then please do consider joining the people of Our Lady Queen of Heaven, next Saturday.   CHRISTMAS IN THE TWO PARISHES […]

  6. Christ the King (Year C) 24 November 2019

    ADVENT 2019   HEALING MASSES: Sacred Heart & St Francis of Assisi, Frinton: Wednesday 4th December at 11.00am            Our Lady Queen of Heaven, Dovercourt: Friday 6th December at 9.30am.   RECONCILIATION SERVICES:             Sacred Heart & St Francis of Assisi, Frinton: Saturday 14th December at 10.00am. Our Lady Queen of Heaven, Dovercourt: Saturday 21st December […]