3rd October, 2021

‘What God has united, man must not divide’ Homily for the XXVII Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B As you may have noticed, almost all of today’s readings are quite difficult to understand, and in fact both the first reading and the Gospel actually tell us the same things, they tell us about the relationship […]

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 […]

Something Worth Dying For – Saint Valentine’s Day

On February 14th every year, couples around the world celebrate one of the heroes of Catholic history. As the story goes, Valentine was a Roman priest who married young couples in secret despite the decree of Emperor Claudius II forbidding all weddings. The emperor did this to more readily recruit young, unattached men into his […]

How is the Pandemic Affecting Couples?

Over the past number of months every one of us has been experiencing a completely new way of life this year.  On this beautiful planet that God created the one thing which every human, with our myriad of differences, currently has in common is an awareness or experience of a tiny virus that has stopped […]

Relationships during Lockdown

  3rd May, 2020   Is Your Relationship Under Stress during the Lockdown? SmartLoving BreakThrough Online is for anyone whose relationship is going through a period of stress and disillusionment.  It’s from the providers of the Marriage Preparation Course that currently runs in our Pastoral Area. BreakThrough is an online course that teaches participants how conflict […]