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OLQH 60 Year Anniversary

OLQH is 60 Years young in December. Look back at some of the photos and articles of the time.

Recent Newsletters

21st December, 4th Sunday of Advent

Dear Parishioners & Visitors Ever been confronted with shocking news? i.e. not only something unforeseen but the certain disruption of life is just too much to think about.  It may be the news of a sudden death, somebody left home for work and...

14th December, 3rd Sunday of Advent

  Dear Parishioners and Visitors, Today the Church (hopefully all the baptised) cry our “REJOICE in the Lord always. . .” Indeed the Lord is near! John the Baptist came baptising and calling on people to change their ways.He was challenged, “Who a...

7th December, Second Sunday of Advent

Dear Parishioners & Visitors, Welcome to the Second Sunday of Advent.  Today we meet John the Baptist, who is described as ‘a voice crying in the Wilderness’.  John’s line of peaching was not generally welcome then and we have to ask would he ...

30th November, 1st Sunday of Advent

Dear Parishioners & Visitors,   Welcome and Happy New Year according to the calendar of the Church.  Yes, the first week end of Advent is the beginning of a new year in the Liturgy.  A little disconcerting therefore to find that in a short sea...

23rd November, Christ the King

Dear Parishioners & Visitors, Today we celebrate the Feast of Christ the King, this recent title began 1925. But the gist of the readings remind us that this is not another Solemnity in the year’s liturgical calendar, but actually a preview fo...

17th November 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Parishioners & Visitors,                                         The context of today’s gospel reading from Matthew is set two days before Passover and the final days of Jesus in Jerusalem. A number of parables are presented to summarise ...

9th November, Remembrance Sunday

  Today, up and downthe land, many will gather in churches, cemetaries, war memorials or the quiet of home to remember the men and women who gave their lives in what is sometimes referred to as the theatre of war. Many of us will not know anybody ...

2nd November, All Saints

Dear Parishioners and Visitors, Today we celebrate the Solemnity of All Saints - a glorious feast of hope and expectation. The descriptive writing in the first reading (Apocolypse) challenges us to think big. After the tribes of Israel are mention...

26th October, 30th Sunday of the Year

Let not the familiarity of the question posed to Jesus today “to disconcert him”.  Matthew tells us, “Master which is the greatest commandment of the Law?” be treated casually by us.  Those who asked (the Pharisees were the experts on the Law of M...

19th October FEAST OF ST PHILIP HOWARD Co-Principal Patron of the Diocese & World Mission Sunday

The Holy Father’s Message and Mission Intentions  Mission is urgent  “The joy of the Gospel fills the hearts and lives of all who encounter Jesus. Those who accept his offer of salvation are set free from sin, sorrow, inner emptiness and lonelines...
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.