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Orientation to the Cross: Fr Neil’s Homily for 12th Sunday in Ordinary time.

We cannot begin to properly speak of the ‘Christ of God’, from today’s gospel, without reference to the Cross. Indeed if we are to follow Jesus we can only do so if we are willing to take up the cross ourselves. It is only by losing ourselves, our life, in the cross that we will […]

Cardinal Sarah’s important advice on the Eucharist.

On Sunday as we were celebrating Corpus Christi, Fr Neil gave out two articles to read. One referred to how we receive the sacrament and the other was a copy on “Eastward facing” which Fr Neil had produced a few months ago. The decision to hand these out was prompted by an interview with Cardinal […]

Catechesis on receiving communion: A Corpus Christi reminder.

As we celebrated the feast of Corpus Christi on Sunday, Fr Neil took the opportunity to remind us how to receive communion. Here is the text that was given out: The Church teaches us that the Mass is the source and summit of the Christian life. From this follows the essential importance of our participation […]

A Baptism and a Confirmation.

Congratulations to Guido on his baptism and confirmation. It was a lovely afternoon and Guido’s confirmation cake was amazing! Here a a few pictures. Some more can be found on our Facebook page.

A day filled with joy.

As we continue our Easter celebration,today is particularly special for us as a community. Our catechumen, Guido, will be baptised and confirmed this afternoon. Please continue to pray for him, and for Adrian, who was received at our Easter Vigil. Of course, following Mass we will celebrate with cake.

Humility and Servanthood: Maundy Thursday Homily.

Why, on the night that Jesus institutes the Eucharist at the Last Supper, does he begin the evening by washing the disciples’ feet? What is the connection? Jesus has a way of taking the familiar and turning the meaning on its head. Echoed throughout his teaching is the lesson of humility: If you want to […]