“Let us Dream”: a recommendation

If you are looking for a last minute stocking filler for the thinking person in your life, can I recommend  Let us Dream: a Path to a Better Future by Pope Francis. This is a very readable discussion of some of the problems facing us today: Covid, refugees, climate change, arms race, women in theContinue reading ““Let us Dream”: a recommendation”

Reflection: “A Precious Place”

Bishop Mark’s recent document on re organisation within the Diocese, makes regular reference to ‘The Pastoral Conversion of the Parish Community’, which was issued from the Vatican during the summer.  On Christian initiation it says ‘It is a journey that is ongoing’  ‘not as a duty to fulfil, a rite of passage’ as ‘an ongoingContinue reading “Reflection: “A Precious Place””

First Holy Communion – a Special Day!

Nine of our parish children made their First Holy Communion at a special Mass celebrated yesterday (5 December 2020). Although numbers were severely restricted to the children and some family due to the current pandemic, many others were able to join them in spirit through the live-stream. It was the delayed culmination of a longContinue reading “First Holy Communion – a Special Day!”