Posts tagged St Agnes

A Special Weekend 2: The Ordinary’s visit.

Following a very beautiful day in Arundel, on the 9th July, our special weekend continued as Mgr Keith Newton, our Ordinary, returned to Eastbourne for a visit. He celebrated the parish mass at Our Lady of Ransom Church, with the diocesan congregation there, before heading to St Agnes for our community meal. We were also […]

A very special Ordination.

Saturday was a day that will live long in the memory. Our group, St Agnes people and the Penfold family gathered for Philip’s Ordination. In the prescence of our Ordinary, Mgr Keith Newton, Philip was ordained by Bishop Keiran Conry, bishop of Arundel and Brighton. There was a real sense of generousity and kindness from […]

In the face of great evil.

A few weeks ago some of us joined the diocesan congregation for their patronal festival. Since then, I have been thinking a lot about St Agnes and about Fr Raglan’s homily. The story of St Agnes is an uncomfortable one. During the infamous persecution under Emperor Diocletian, many were tortured and executed for their faith. […]