Posts by Andrew Leach

Harvest Thanksgiving: Sunday 2 September

We are celebrating our Harvest Thanksgiving on Sunday 2 September with Mass at 4:00pm, and we invite offerings in thanksgiving for God’s goodness which we will pass on to the Matthew 25 Mission in Eastbourne.

Pentecost Novena: Day 9 (19 May)

Saturday the Vigil of Pentecost Thou, on those who evermore Thee confess and Thee adore, in Thy sevenfold gift, descend; Give Them Comfort when they die; Give them Life with Thee on high; Give them joys which never end. Amen. The Fruits of the Holy Spirit The gifts of the Holy Spirit perfect the supernatural […]

Pentecost Novena: Day 8 (18 May)

Friday of the seventh week of Easter Bend the stubborn heart and will, melt the frozen warm the chill. Guide the steps that go astray! The Gift of Wisdom Embodying all the other gifts, as charity embraces all the other virtues, Wisdom is the most perfect of the gifts. Of wisdom it is written “all […]

Pentecost Novena: Day 7 (17 May)

Thursday of the seventh week of Easter Heal our wounds—our strength renews; On our dryness pour Thy dew, Wash the stains of guilt away. The Gift of Counsel The gift of Counsel endows the soul with supernatural prudence, enabling it to judge promptly and rightly what must done, especially in difficult circumstances. Counsel applies the […]

Pentecost Novena: Day 6 (16 May)

Wednesday of the seventh week of Easter If Thou take Thy grace away, nothing pure in man will stay, All his good is turn’d to ill. The Gift of Understanding Understanding, as a gift of the Holy Spirit, helps us to grasp the meaning of the truths of our holy religion by faith we know […]

Pentecost Novena: Day 5 (15 May)

Tuesday of the seventh week of Easter Light immortal! Light Divine! Visit Thou these hearts of Thine, And our inmost being fill! The Gift of Knowledge The gift of Knowledge enables the soul to evaluate created things at their true worth — in their relation to God. Knowledge unmasks the pretence of creatures, reveals their […]