Easter Reflections 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 […]

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 […]

How Will We Observe Easter This Year in These Difficult Times?

Here’s some guidance from Rome in the form of a decree. During this difficult time in which we are living because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and considering the impediment to the community celebration of the liturgy in church as per the direction of Bishops for their territories, a number of queries have come to this […]

Pastoral Notes 21st April, 2019

Easter Week These days from Easter Sunday to the following Sunday are considered as one Easter Day.  The Readings are all to do with proclaiming the Risen Lord, a time of great rejoicing.  We have gone from the Last Supper to the Lord appearing to the disciples gathered in the Upper Room, the Lord ever […]

Pastoral Notes 3rd April, 2016

EASTER ALLELUIA !  From Ash Wednesday, through Lent, the ‘alleluia’ was replaced by the quieter ‘glory and praise’ a more literal translation of ‘alleluia’ but not having the same ring of joyous triumph.  One of the saints wrote that while we are still pilgrims, travellers, the ‘alleluia’ is like the common song of people at […]

Pastoral Notes 5th April 2015

CHRIST IS RISEN The whole of Easter Week, Easter Sunday to the following Sunday, is celebrated in the Church as one ‘Sunday’. The 2nd Sunday of Easter is now also celebrated as ‘Divine Mercy’ Sunday, and will be celebrated in a special afternoon Mass this year. The daily Reading at Mass is from the Acts […]