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  1. Twenty eighth and twenty-ninth Sundays in ordinary time (year C) 13 and 20 October 2019

    Fr Frank writes:   My dear friends,   Today is a great day for the Church in England and Wales as JOHN HENRY NEWMAN IS CANONISED IN ROME. Newman is not only an important figure for Anglicans and for members of The Ordinariate, but for all Catholics.   St John Newman was born in 1801 […]

  2. Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time 6th October 2019

    Fr Frank writes:   My dear friends,   In today’s Gospel, the Apostles ask, “increase our faith”.   A person enters into the realm of faith through his/her openness in seeking actively to know God who invites us to make a conscious commitment to follow Jesus. In this following of Jesus we should not expect […]

  3. Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time 29 September 2019

    Fr Frank writes:    My dear friends,     On 4th October we celebrate the feast of St Francis of Assisi, a saint close to the heart of many Catholics and other Christians throughout the world.  St Francis is also the secondary patron of our church in Frinton.  In Frinton, in addition to the Mass on […]

  4. Twenty Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time 22 September 2019

    Fr Frank writes:    My dear friends,     On Tuesday we celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Walsingham – there will be a Mass in Frinton on that day.  Walsingham was a very early Shrine, and, in the Middle Ages, ranked with Compostella, Rome and Jerusalem as a major pilgrimage site.  It was established […]

  5. Twenty fourth Sunday in ordinary Time 15 September

    Fr Frank writes:   My dear friends,   The three parables in today’s Gospel speak of the intrinsic nature of God as a loving and merciful father.   We note that God’s love towards His children is unconditional, non-calculating, benevolent and infinitely merciful. He searches for the lost one until He finds him. And then, […]

  6. Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time 8 September 2019

    Fr Frank writes:   My dear friends,   Our Gospel reading today is about discipleship. It seems apt to meditate on the following passage from Pope Francis:   Every Christian is challenged, here and now, to be actively engaged in evangelization; indeed, anyone who has truly experienced God’s saving love does not need much time […]