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Letter to parishioners, 23 July 2021

Friday 23 July 2021 Dear Friends in Christ, In this week’s gospel reading we will hear of Jesus’ miraculous feeding of the five thousand and of his walking on the turbulent and stormy waters. As we tread warily into a new future we should take this reading from John’s gospel as a message of great…Continue readingLetter to parishioners, 23 July 2021

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Letter to parishioners, 19 July 2021

Monday, 19 July 2021 Dear Friends, Today has been hailed by many as the long-awaited Freedom Day, the day when we can shrug off the burdensome mantle of Covid restrictions and live our lives without masks, without social distancing, without regard for the dangers of either catching or spreading the coronavirus that has both affected…Continue readingLetter to parishioners, 19 July 2021

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Letter to parishioners, 16 July 2021

Friday, 16 July 2021 Dear Friends in Christ, This Sunday’s gospel reading shows us a moment when Jesus is inviting his disciples into a moment of withdrawal and peace. Having responded to his call to go out and share the Good News far and wide, they returned with raised spirits and great joy. Jesus had…Continue readingLetter to parishioners, 16 July 2021

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Letter to parishioners, 8 July 2021

Thursday, 8 July 2021 Dear Friends in Christ, On Monday the Prime Minister announced his hope that we would soon be returning to ‘normal’ with the lifting of the Covid restrictions. Of course, this cannot possibly be the case. We cannot airbrush the months of lockdown, isolation, social distancing, mask wearing and fear out of…Continue readingLetter to parishioners, 8 July 2021

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Letter to parishioners, 2 July 2021

Friday, 2 July 2021 Dear Friends in Christ, This Sunday we will hear of the moment when Jesus was rejected by those who had known him from childhood. We read of him returning to his home town of Nazareth, amazing many and then being dismissed as nothing more than the carpenter. Because of the unbelief…Continue readingLetter to parishioners, 2 July 2021

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Letter to parishioners, 25 June 2021

Friday, 25 June 2021 Dear Friends in Christ, In recent days there has been much talk about the world’s continuing response to the Covid pandemic. Should we continue, or even tighten, the restrictions under which we continue to live? Should we abandon all controls and just see what happens? Now that so many are vaccinated,…Continue readingLetter to parishioners, 25 June 2021