St Mark 12: 13-17 (Week 9 of Ordinary Time, Year 2) The chief priest’s unholy alliance with the Herodians, is simply a temporary pact to bring down a common enemy, Jesus. There is no love lost between these two groups who are poles apart at a religious and political level. The question is not a … [Read more…]
Optional Memoria of Saints Marcellinus and Peter Very little is known about these two Saints. Pope Damasus 1 was born in Ad 305 and became Pope from Ad 366 to Ad 384 and gave us some information in his Epitaph about them. Pope Damasus 1 informed the church that he had spoken to their executioner … [Read more…]
Memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church On the 11th of February 2018, the Congregation of Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments inscribed a new obligatory Memorial, Mary, Mother of the Church. It was to be celebrated in the Roman Calendar on the first Monday after Pentecost. At the close of the Second … [Read more…]
St John 19: 25-34 In today’s Gospel for the Memorial of Mary Mother of the Church, we see the remnant of faithful disciples along side Our Blessed Mother, Mary. From this small faithful group and others will arise the Church. As they stand beneath the cross, Jesus addresses St John “behold thy mother”. Jesus fulfils … [Read more…]
Fr Joe has written this short reflection on the Gospel passage for Pentecost Sunday.
Details of our parish‘s devotions to the Sacred Heart can be found below.
The dioceses of Scotland, England and Wales are participating in a Rosary Rally on 31st May 2020.
Fr Joe has written a short reflection on today’s Gospel.
The Diocese would like to present our two hospitals with a Spiritual Bouquet from the people of the Diocese as a thank you for all their hard work.
Below is an update from the diocese on the new online offertory portal.