Lent Calls us to ‘Come Back to God with All Our Heart’

Lent calls us to ‘come back to God with all our heart’ and the practices of prayer, fasting and giving to charity are a way of making real our return to God.  Ashes (this year sprinkled on our heads) remind us of our human frailty and our dependence on God. For our parishioners who, during […]

Pastoral Notes 31st March, 2019

Lent & Passiontide Next Sunday we will see the statues and holy pictures draped in purple cloths as we enter the last two weeks of Lent.  It is a time of special prayer and reflection, and we will have a special service of penance, with an opportunity for individual confession and with the help of […]

Pastoral Notes 3rd March, 2019

SEASON OF LENT We will very soon be entering the season of Lent in preparation for Easter.  The word ‘Lent’ is an old word for ‘Spring’ – the season of new beginnings and new life.  It is for us a quiet season of reflection on our faith, praying for a deepening of our faith seeing […]