Sick and Retired Clergy 24th January 2021

We remember our Sick & Retired Priests of the diocese with great love and affection. We have fourteen retired priests of our diocese, still active in prayer and witness: one living in Rome, two living in Chile, five in houses throughout the diocese, three in parish presbyteries, three at the Residence of the Little Sisters … [Read more…]

E bulletin – 3rd Sunday Year B

                                            Third Sunday Year B:  24th January 2021   St Thomas the Apostle: Collections:               St John the Evangelist: Collections First GA £60.00                                                    First GA £135.00        NGA:      £103.30 Monthly Standing Orders: £1,677.                      Monthly Standing Orders:      £2,823. 200 Club: £340.                                                    Building Fund GA £5.20 Justice& Peace GA … [Read more…]

Right to Life

Thank you to everyone who made a submission to the Scottish Government’s consultation on ‘DIY’ home abortion. With all the submissions in, the Scottish Government are now deciding on whether to make the temporary measure allowing ‘DIY’ home abortions in Scotland permanent. It is now vital that the Scottish Government does not give into pressure … [Read more…]

Archbishop Tartaglia funeral details

Vigil and Reception of Remains of Archbishop Tartaglia on Wednesday 20th January at 6.30 pm accessible by using this link: https://youtu.be/idlkb2sNUcc Funeral Mass on Thursday 21st January at 12 noon, accessible by using this link: https://youtu.be/tS6rtYC0DhM Please continue your prayers for the repose of the Archbishop’s soul and for the comfort of his family.    

E bulletin second Sunday Year B

  St Thomas the Apostle: Collections:               St John the Evangelist: Collections First GA £85.00   NGA:    £10.00                       First GA £187.00        NGA:      £87.23 Monthly Standing Orders: £1,677.                    Monthly Standing Orders:      £2,823. Building Fund GA £100.00                           … [Read more…]

Aid to Church in need

Politicians must act now to stop a cycle of massacres in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) – according to a bishop urgently seeking an end to the crisis. In a message sent to Aid to the Church in Need following the killing of civilians in north-eastern DRC, Bishop Melchisédech Sikuli Paluku of Butembo-Beni slammed … [Read more…]

Make your voice heard

Dear SPUC supporter, Online briefing sessions to help you respond to the consultation on DIY abortions  SPUC is working in collaboration with Christian Concern and other pro-life groups to present two online briefing sessions for supporters in England. The briefing sessions will help you to respond to the consultation from the Department of Health and … [Read more…]

E bulletin (10/1/21)

                                            Feast of the Baptism of the Lord:  10th January 2021   St Thomas the Apostle: Collections:               St John the Evangelist: Collections First GA £105.00    NGA:    £216.42                   First GA £183.00        NGA:      £338.84 Monthly Standing Orders: £1,677.                     … [Read more…]

Marriage Preparation Course 2021

We are very pleased to announce dates for Marriage preparation courses in 2021. These courses will take place over two evenings (to best comply with COVID protocols) on Wednesdays from 7.00pm until 8.30pm with at least one course offered in each Deanery (dates and locations below). Couples should attend both evenings.   Places are available for a minimum of 10 couples on … [Read more…]

Right to Life

Urgent – Make your submission to the consultation on ‘DIY’ home abortion The Scottish Government’s consultation on whether to make the current temporary arrangement allowing ‘DIY’ home abortions to take place in Scotland permanent closes at 11:59 pm on January 5, 2020. It is vital that as many people as possible make a submission to … [Read more…]