Archives for April 2020

Bishop Leo McCartie RIP

I am very sad to inform you about the death of Bishop Leo McCartie who served as Bishop of Northampton from 20 February 1990 to 29 March 2001. Bishop Leo, Bishop Emeritus of Northampton, passed away on Thursday 23rd April at St. Joseph’s House in Birmingham, aged 94. In these challenging times, his funeral will […]

Thank you to Leighanne

After several months of her ministry in the parish office, Leighanne has finished her work as a secretary in Saint Edward’s parish.  It was a difficult decision and a big dilemma for her, but many practical reasons influenced this decision. As a parish priest, I am very grateful to Leighanne for good and fruitful cooperation […]

Father Jo’s Easter Message 2020

Fr Jo Kizito wrote a letter to the Parish for Easter but due to postal delays it has not arrived yet; however, as the camp’s electricity supply has just been restored after several weeks, he was able to send an email message which arrived on Maundy Thursday. “Thank you a million times for keeping me […]

Streaming the Mass Into Our “Church at Home”

Saying Mass at the Chapel in St. Edward’s Presbytery April 18th, 2020 It came as no surprise when the government recently announced an extension to the lockdown in our country.  So, we enter a further period of three weeks or more of social distancing and staying home.  This may fill some of us with fear and dread but […]

Reflection Based on the Gospel of the II Sunday of Easter – Divine Mercy Sunday

We have got a very interesting picture of the Apostles in today’s gospel. It is hard to believe that this is the group of Jesus’ disciples who had already experienced the Resurrection, because women told them about the empty grave and the angels they had met there. The apostles have already seen joy and astonishment […]

Easter Reflection and Greetings from Fr. Gregory

Dear brothers and sisters in the risen Christ! We have been waiting for this time for a long time! As Christians, we are entering the greatest celebration in the Catholic Church – Jesus’ Resurrection! In these days we run with the women and the apostles to the tomb of our Lord to see and make […]