Archives for October 2015

Pastoral Notes 25th October, 2015

SYRIAN REFUGEES IN JORDAN The care of Syrian Refugees was raised at the last parish forum meeting. The Diocesan policy at present is to make donations to CAFOD earmarked for refugees. The following may also be of interest. “The Dominican Sisters and Comboni Sisters run two well-respected hospitals in Jordan, one in the capital, Amman, […]

Pastoral Notes October 18th, 2015

LOCAL ECUMENICAL HELP (From Laura Staves, Rockingham Road Baptist Minister): As you hopefully know at Rockingham Road Baptist we have been developing a relationship with Accommodation Concern, Dalkeith Place. They hold a drop-in session while we are running ‘The Ark’ community cafe (Thursdays 9.00am to 1.00pm at Rockingham Road Baptist Church). We were delighted to […]

Pastoral Notes 11th October, 2015

Praying the Rosary in people’s homes is a common tradition, perhaps easier in smaller parishes, where people get to know each other and live within walking-distance. October is the month of the Rosary, but there is no reason to limit this practice to one month. Rothwell and Desborough have arranged to have time before Sunday […]

Pastoral Notes 4th October, 2015

MONTH OF THE ROSARY The Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary is on 7th October and the month of October is now very much associated with the Rosary. As the Synod takes place in Rome on marriage and the family, we might pray the Rosary especially for our own families, those of our parish, […]