Obligation to Attend Mass – Update

The Catholic Bishops have announced that the obligation to attend Mass will return at Pentecost. It had been suspended during lockdown, but now they say: “We thank God that this situation has now changed. The pressing challenges of the pandemic have lessened significantly. Most people have resumed the wide range of normal activities, no longerContinue reading “Obligation to Attend Mass – Update”

Synodal Process – the Parish results are in

Synodality Process Listening Report ​The working group on the recent Synodal Process consultation has looked at all the results of the sessions, and prepared a fascinating summary of what was said – this now goes to the Diocese and on upwards through the process. Thanks are owed to all those who contributed by attending aContinue reading “Synodal Process – the Parish results are in”

Pastoral Letter for Pentecost 2021

The Solemnity of Pentecost reminds us that everything which exists, every person and the whole of creation, is a gift of “God the Father almighty, Creator of heaven and earth.” God our loving Father creates and continues to give life to the world through His Word, Jesus Christ, in the power of His Holy Spirit……..