Holy Trinity Sunday 2022

When I thought about today’s Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, the first thing which came to my mind was the word ‘relationship’, and then ‘community’. As I was taught during my studies: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit are in a relationship with each other. God the Father revealed […]

Homily Trinity Sunday, 2021

Once, when I was still a child, I heard from my parents or grandparents a very simple, made up story about a king who – as it happens in such children’s stories – lived long ago and far away. He was a very peculiar man because he very much wanted to see God face to […]

Pastoral Notes 11th June, 2017

THE HOLY TRINITY The feast of the Holy Trinity has a special connection with our Northampton Diocese, as our secondary patron is St Thomas Becket. St Thomas became archbishop of Canterbury in 1162. He was a cleric but still not a priest and was ordained priest on the Saturday after Pentecost Sunday, and then on […]

Pastoral Notes 31st May 2015

AN ENGLISH FEAST ? “The Holy Trinity was especially honoured in England. St Thomas Becket (patron of our Northampton Diocese) having been ordained at Canterbury on the Octave Day of Pentecost (1161 AD), decreed that, in his diocese, the first Sunday of ordinary time would be dedicated to the Most Blessed Trinity and the feast […]