Posts tagged Requiem

Homily from Mary Bacon’s Requiem.

Friday 10 January 2020

The choice of readings and hymnody for Mary’s requiem are her own. One might be asking oneself why these readings, and in particular this gospel? Mary never saw herself as saintly, but neither could one say that Mary’s life had a great deal in common with the thieves on their crosses either side of the […]

John’s Requiem

Thursday 27 November 2014

As many will know, John Pope’s Requiem will take place tomorrow at St Agnes Church, Whitley Road. There will be a eulogy at 10:15, followed by a period of silence. Mass will begin at 10:30am. There is food afterwards in the hall. Please pray for Val and their family, this evening as John’s body is […]

Mission Accomplished: Homily from Fr Philip’s Requiem.

Friday 27 September 2013

Fr Philip’s Requiem was on Wednesday. It was a deeply moving mass with friends and family gathering at St Agnes’. When Fr Philip was a TAC priest he served as curate at St Agatha’s in Portsmouth and so Mgr Robert Mercer concelebrated and gave the homily, which can be read below: “My text is one […]