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17th February 2019 Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Friends, Today we introduce our Parish Mission Statement. This is the work of the Parish Pastoral Council. We present it as a yardstick against which we will try to judge and be judged as we speak about the Gospel of Jesus Christ and our atte...

!0th February 2019 Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Friends, In today’s readings we hear from the authors, i.e. Isaiah (“…I am a man of unclear lips…”), Paul (“…I am the least of the Apostles, in fact…I hardly deserve the name Apostle…”) and Peter declares in the Gospel, “Leave me, Lord, I am ...

3rd February, Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Friends,   This is Name Tag Sunday   No, it’s not a gimmick. Sometimes we sit beside people in Church week in week out and never introduce ourselves. It’s an icebreaker if you like.   The name you have received at birth and baptism has been y...

27th January 2019 Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Friends,             I wish to thank you all for your most heart-warming and generous way of celebrating my 75th birthday last weekend. In the Mass readings we were reminded about the rich variety of gifts God gives to a crowd of people (1Cor...

20th January Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Friends,   The theme of this weekend’s liturgy is ‘Peace’, very appropriately I think in a world order that is so noisy, aggressive and angry about many things. I do not pretend to know the answer, but the following words of Thomas Merton, a ...

13th January 2019, The Baptism of the Lord

Dear Friends, Today we recall that Jesus was baptised by John the Baptist, and it very clearly expressed in the gospel that this baptism was no longer just a ceremonial exercise or rite of initiation in its own way but the coming of the Holy Spiri...

6th January 2019 The Epiphany of the Lord

Dear Friends,              Today we celebrate the Epiphany, i.e. the revealing of Jesus to the non-Jewish people of the world. Epiphany means life changing event, usually relating to our way of seeing and understanding things to some situation we ...

30th December 2018 THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH

LET US PRAY FOR EACH OTHER IN 2019 Dear Friends,  On this last Sunday of the year we celebrate the Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. From the time of the annunciation to Mary by an angel that she was chosen by God for a special ...

23rd December, FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT

CHRISTMAS BLESSINGS TO ALL Dear Friends,  We enter into a period of liturgy at 100mph just like Christmas shopping. The Fourth Sunday of Advent is like a mirror of modern family life. Mary having heard the astonishing news from the angel that she ...

16th December, Third Sunday of Advent, "Gaudete" Sunday

Dear Friends,            In response to John (a voice crying in the wilderness); “Prepare a way for the Lord, make his paths straight” (Luke 3:4) and in today’s gospel we hear the response. Maybe some thought that’s a good idea and I will do it an...
RBL CORPS OF DRUMS – RECRUITING NOW The Royal British Legion is forming a Corps of Drums which is a military style Marching Band. They are looking for male and female recruits aged 14 yrs and above. No musical knowledge is necessary as everything will be taught. Instruments and uniforms will be provided. First practise session is Sunday 15 January 2012 at 1000-1200 hours in the RBL Farnborough, 51 Cambridge Road East, Farnborough, GU16 7RF. Why not join us? Call Major Kevin Tompkins on 07876688977 or just turn up on 15 January.