An update of Pax Christi news for the month of June.
Some parishioners have received emails purporting to come from Fr Peter. Some of these emails ask for money. Please note that we will never directly ask you for money. If you receive any emails that you are in any way suspicious of, please check the actual email address of the Sender and not the name…
For the remainder of April and throughout May, Catholic Bishops will celebrate Mass in their Cathedral for the sick and their families, NHS frontline workers and those in social care.
O holy angel at my side Go to the church for me Kneel in my place at Holy Mass Where I desire to be. At offertory, in my stead Take all I am and own And place it as a sacrifice Upon the altar throne. At holy consecration bell Adore with seraph’s love My Jesus…
In keeping with the Prime Minister’s instructions, our churches will be closed from 24 March 2020, and will not be open again until further notice.
Please see the below letter from our Archbishop John Wilson – or you can download the letter here.
To reduce the spread of the coronavirus, all Catholic Churches in England and Wales have been instructed that they are no longer able to have a public Mass in the Church. If you would like to follow Mass through the internet, please go to the web pages listed on the home page of the Parish Website, and at Communion time, make a Spiritual Communion.
On Monday 9th March, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales updated its advice to Parishes regarding the necessary measures to be taken to combat the spread of the Coronavirus.
Fr MATTHEW KWAGHTAVER
In biblical times, it was stipulated by the Law of Moses that every firstborn child belonged to God and the parents had to buy him back on the fortieth day by presenting him to the temple and offering a sacrifice for his redemption (Ex.13:1-2, 11-15).
John Wilson, Metropolitan Archbishop of Southwark, has used his first Pastoral Letter since becoming Archbishop in July, to urge people to “change the face of the earth by loving one another”.