Church News

  1. The Most Ho9ly Trinity (Year C) 16 June 2019

    Fr Frank writes: My Dear Friends, For many the Trinity is a problem to be reckoned with rather than a mystery to be entered into. If we take this line we find difficulties as we face what St Thomas Aquinas termed “the misery of language”. How difficult it is to express what we feel. How […]

  2. Pentecost Sunday 9 June 2019

    Fr Frank writes: My Dear Friends, In our readings today we are reminded of the power with which the Apostles were filled on that first Pentecost day. They were emboldened and made eloquent in proclaiming the Gospel. As a result many more came to believe. We are also reminded that we, in our turn, need […]

  3. Seventh Sunday of Easter (Year C) 2 June 2019

    Fr Frank writes: My Dear Friends, On this World Communications Day, we have a message from Bishop John Arnold: As Bishop for Communications, once again on this special day of prayer for all those working in the media, tech, creative and communications industries, I’m delighted to bring your attention to the crucial work of the […]

  4. Sixth Sunday of Easter (Year C) 26 May 2019

    Fr Frank writes: My Dear Friends, Pope Emeritus Benedict writes: This Sunday’s Gospel, taken from Chapter Fourteen of the Gospel according to St John, gives us an implicit spiritual portrait of the Virgin Mary when Jesus says: “Whoever loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love him and we shall come to […]

  5. Fifth Sunday of Easter (Year C) 19th May 2019

    Fr Frank writes: My Dear Friends, St John Paul II writes: “I John, saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God”. The splendid vision of the heavenly Jerusalem, which today’s Liturgy of the Word presents to us closes the Book of Revelation and the whole series of sacred books which […]

  6. Fourth Sunday of Easter 12 May 2019

    Fr Frank writes: My Dear Friends, This Sunday, in particular, we think and pray about vocations in our Church. Pope Emeritus Benedict has written: In presenting the mystery of the Church in our time, the Second Vatican Council gave priority to the category of “communion”. In this perspective, the rich variety of gifts and ministries […]