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Newsletter – 24th July 2022

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Newsletter – 17th April 2022

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Gospel Encouragement – 13th March 2022 – 2nd Sunday of Lent

Dear sisters and brothers, I remember, nearly forty years ago now, sitting on a balcony in an apartment block outside Malaga in the south of Spain.  I was 16 years old, and it was the first and last time that I saw the full impact of an electric storm.  Here, when we have storms, I’ve never had a clear view
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Gospel Encouragement – 6th March 2022 – 1st Sunday of Lent

Dear sisters and brothers, Today is the first Sunday of Lent, and even though we are only a few days into the season of Lent I want to encourage you that if you are struggling with your Lenten observances then keep going, and if you are finding it easy, or easier well perhaps think about adding something to your observances
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Gospel Encouragement – 27th February 2022 – 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear sisters and brothers, Today’s Gospel is such a fantastic launch pad into Lent, helping to remind us of the ways in which we can be spiritually blind at times, of the way in which we can see someone’s else’s faults and failings whilst not recognising our own, of the fact that we can produce rotten fruit at times rather
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Gospel Encouragement – 20th February 2022 – 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear sisters and brothers, I mentioned the other day that whilst I was on the way to my pre – ordination retreat at Douai Abbey I stopped at St. Pancras Station, and because I had an hour or so until my next train I went and grabbed a bite to eat, and as I walked out of the station and
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Gospel Encouragement – 6th Sunday of the Year in Ordinary Time – 12th February 2022

Dear sisters and brothers, We are all made up of strengths and weaknesses, gifts and areas that we lack in, abilities and frailties.  Most of these we have no choice over.  To be honest, one of weaknesses, lack and frailty came as a complete shock to my father.  He was a keen footballer – he didn’t stop playing until his
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Newsletter – 13th February 2022

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