Monthly Archives : March 2020

Church closure – a letter from Archbishop Bernard Longley 24/3/2020


Dear Fathers Dear Deacons You will be aware that in his Address to the Nation last night the Prime Minister outlined further necessary steps to be taken to combat the spread of the Coronavirus.  The Government has mandated the closure of all shops selling non-essential goods, including clothing and electronic stores, and other premises including libraries, playgrounds and outdoor gyms,…

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A letter from Fr Gerardo


Dear Parishioners, This is an attempt to communicate with as many people in the parish as possible, given the momentous nature of the effects of the Corvid-!9 virus.  Please do share this email with as many other parishioners, neighbours, family and friends who would also like to see it. The Cardinal has announced that public worship will be suspended across…

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On-line 3 minute daily retreat for Lent


The Jesuit Fathers provide an excellent resource for prayer and mediation. If you go on line to www.loyalapress.com you will see that it provides a 3 minute daily retreat. This is an excellent way of doing something extra by way of prayer for the season of Lent. Just follow the instructions when accessing the reflection, The meditations provided are accompanied…

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Novena to St. Joseph 10 – 18 March 2020


Each year the Mill Hill Missionaries prepare for the Feast of St Joseph, their patron, with a special Novena of Masses and prayers to ask for God’s blessing on their Society and the missionary outreach of the Church, as well as for the intentions of all those who support their work. You are invited to send in your petitions and/or…

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