The Morning Offering

A great tradition in the Catholic faith is to say a prayer of morning offering in which we offer everything of the day, good and bad, to God. It’s a simple but effective habit which immediately connects us with God at the very start of each day and sets the tone for the rest of […]

June – Month of the Sacred Heart – 3

Devotion to the Sacred Heart is evident in so many Catholic churches (including those in our own parish) where we see a statue of the Sacred Heart and a candle stand, in many cases with red coloured tea lights. We are used to seeing a side altar dedicated to the Sacred Heart (complemented by a […]

June – Month of the Sacred Heart – 2

Corpus Christi, the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Eucharistic Miracles Continuing the theme of the month, we have something not only for families with children but which can be adapted for all adults – single, married, living alone or with others so that our parish is truly united in our love for the Sacred Heart […]

June – Month of the Sacred Heart – 1

The heart symbolically represents the source of love and the month of June in the Catholic Church is traditionally devoted to the Sacred Heart.  Devotion to the Sacred Heart highlights Jesus’ long suffering of heart, His compassion, and unrelenting love for humanity.  During this month we are encouraged to contemplate His enormous love for us […]

Novenas for Pentecost 2020 – Novena 1

Pentecost Icon at Holy Ghost Luton – written for the parish Golden Jubilee 2015 by Sr M Stella This first Novena asks you to simply take time and reflect on some of the texts that are given in the liturgy of the Church on the nine days between Ascension and Pentecost. We have no answers […]

Novenas for Pentecost 2020 – Novena 2

Pentecost Icon at Holy Ghost Luton – written for the parish Golden Jubilee 2015 by Sr M Stella This second Novena offers you the traditional texts for use on the nine days between Ascension and Pentecost. We have no answers to the current crisis except to put our trust in God, God who is always […]