The First Disciples -Second Sunday Jan 17th 2021

Friday, 15 January 2021
The First Disciples -Second Sunday Jan 17th 2021

Second Sunday -        The First Disciples.       
          (John 1:35-42) 
          I found an old series of Hustle on the BBC i player that I thought was worth watching. In one episode the Liverpudlian Bar owner had a revered  picture of his hero, Ian Rush,...

Baptism of The Lord 2021

Friday, 8 January 2021
Baptism of The Lord 2021

Sunday 10th January 2021       The Baptism of the Lord
1st Reading    Isaiah 42:1-4                                  
Gospel             MARK 1: 7-12
2nd Reading   Acts 10:14-38
        Have you noticed the priest at each Mass usually washes his hands...

Advent 4 2020

Saturday, 19 December 2020
Advent 4 2020

Advent 4 2020
2 Samuel 7:1-5                       Rom 16:25-27.           Luke 1:26-38

There is a lovely book called the Art of Christmas, which is still available from Redemptorist Publications. It is by Sr Wendy Beckett, of TV fame, who takes you on a...

Advent 3 2020

Friday, 11 December 2020
Advent 3 2020

Advent 3 2020
Isaiah 61:1-2,10-11                         Thess 5:16-24.           John 1:6-8,19-28

By this time of year we are reaching the longest darkest days of the depths of  Winter.  It’s like Narnia, “Always winter but never Christmas”,says the Beaver...

Advent 2 2020

Sunday, 6 December 2020
Advent 2 2020

ADVENT 2   - 2020
Isaiah    40:1-5, 9-1                              2 Peter 3;8-1                               Mark  1; 1-8


Great joy and peace in Advent can come from listening to the great musical interpretations of Handel’s Messiah. I was surprised...

Advent 1 2020

Saturday, 28 November 2020
Advent 1 2020

ADVENT1                 YEAR B-2020. 29th November

Readings: ISAIAH 63:16-17,   CORINTHIANS 1:3-9    MARK 13:33-37

         November mornings, in our road, begin with the scurry of car owners scraping the ice off forgotten windscreens as another school...

34th Sunday

Sunday, 22 November 2020
34th Sunday

Sunday Week 34 2020 Christ The King

Ezekiel - 34: 11-12,15-17
1 Corr -15:20-29
Matt 25-:31-46

        The cycle of readings for the feast of Christ The King tells us to expect unorthodox images for the kingship of Jesus. There is a shepherd...

33rd Sunday

Friday, 13 November 2020
33rd Sunday

Sunday Week 33 2020

Proverbs - 31: 10-31
1 Thess -5:1-6
Matt 25-:14-30

        The gospel is the tale of the Eight Talents, or three servants, and is part of a sequence that Matthew deliberately wants listeners to hear as a group. Taken on...

32nd Sunday

Saturday, 7 November 2020
32nd Sunday

Thirty Second Sunday                      Be Wise                                    Nov    2020                                                   
READING 1                 Wisdom  6:12-16                                    
READING  2                I Thess 4;12-16

All Saints Sunday

Friday, 30 October 2020
All Saints Sunday

All Saints Sunday    Nov 1st 2020
Revelation 7:2-34
I John 3:1-3
Matt 5:1-12

Large crowds always seem to send Jesus up the wall , or should I say up the mountain. 
Many seem to find peace and tranquility in the countryside, by the sea or high...