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17th September 2017 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Friends, Last week we had Jesus advising us that if somebody does us a wrong, the first step is to go and have a ‘clear the air’ discussion, face to face. This week, Peter who heard that advice asks Jesus the obvious follow up question, and i...

10th September, Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Friends, It is unlikely that anybody hearing today’s Gospel will not have cause to reflect on family and friend issues. Matthew comes to the point quickly, “If your brother or sister does something wrong, go and have it out with them alone”. ...

27th August, 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Friends,  Jesus today enquires of the disciples, “Who do people say I am?” or what is the word in the street about me. We should not belittle this question, Jesus was well aware of the wisdom and shrewd judgement of the community. So it was a...

20th August, 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Parishioners and Visitors,    A warm welcome to all Parishioners and Visitors on this the 20th Sunday in Ordinary time.   This week’s retiring collection is for the Zimba Orphan Fund which was set up to support the education of orphans, some ...

5th August, The Transfiguration of the Lord

Dear Parishioners and Visitors,    Welcome to Our Lady Queen of Heaven.   This week’s retiring collection is The Third World and Charity (TW&C) purposes.    A huge Congratulations to Dorothy and Tony Duhig on their Golden Anniversary.  They wi...

30th July, Seventeenth Sunday of the Year

Dear Parishioners and Visitors,    A warm welcome to all Parishioners and Visitors on this the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time.   This week’s retiring collection is for the Vine Centre. They exist to help change the lives of the most disadvantaged me...

23rd July 2017 Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Friends,  Now that the time for harvesting is drawing near, we admire the crops, the flowers and the lushness of nature. So in the Gospel, Jesus speaks again about sowing the seed only this time drawing attention to the stark contrast between...

16th July 2017 Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Friends,              We may think the parable of the sower and the seed is so well known and it is a good illustration of Jesus the teacher. Has it nothing to tell us? Let us listen again. This sower seems to be a most careless individual, h...

9th July 2017

Dear Friends,              Today’s gospel brings the trusting of a child in his or her parents to the fore.  When the baby is born great excitement ensues, and rightly so.  Soon they crawl, soon they take first steps, “come on take daddy’s hand, o...

2nd July Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Friends,              Today’s gospel that quotes Jesus several times as he challenges the disciples, seems at first sight a bit scattered. But such is not the case, Matthew in chapter 10, gives the disciples a whole slew of instructions as he...
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.