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THE EASTER TRIDUUM

The word Triduum comes from the Latin and means “three days.” It iscommonly pronounced “TRIH-do-ouhm” and is usually used in referenceto the Easter Triduum, the three most sacred days in the church year. The Easter Triduum begins with the evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday, reaches its high point at the Easter…
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A ROYAL DONKEY

Donkeys are often mistreated, now as in the past. Unscrupulous business men and women prefer money and profits to care and concern. Even today we have to have charities and donkey sanctuaries to provide appropriate help and retirement for weary donkeys. They are often over worked and their hooves untended, their coats left matted and…
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ASH WEDNESDAY

HOLY MASS WILL BE AT 9:30am AT SACRED HEART CHURCH The Penitential Season of Lent begins on Wednesday with the blessing and distribution of Ashes. This year due to the coronavirus we will have to do things slightly differently than what we have been used to. As advised by the Bishops office the format for…
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PASTORAL LETTER

Bishop John has written a Pastoral Letter for this weekend. The text of the letter is below together with a link to the Bishop reading his letter.
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FEAST OF OUR LADY OF LOURDES

THE FEAST OF OUR LADY OF LOURDES Novena of Preparation (3rd to 11th February). Please find below the PDF of the booklet for the prayers. Please pray the Novena each day at time that is convenient to you. When I pray my Novena I will remember all of you. Wednesday 10th February 6:00pm Rosary and…
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CONSECRATION TO SAINT JOSEPH

“What does is mean to be consecrated to St Joseph? It means you acknowledge that he is your spiritual father, and you want to be like him. To show it, you entrust yourself entirely into his paternal care sothat he can help you acquire his virtues and become holy. Total consecration to St Joseph means…
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GIN VENSION CASSEROLE

INGREDIENTS 800g Diced Venison (shoulder or leg) 50mls Pennington’s Lakeland Moon Snowfell Gin. If you haven’t this gin around I am sure any other good quality gin will be just as good. 5 rashers of smokey streaked bacon (chopped Seasoned plain flour Olive Oil 2 onions, sliced 2 carrots, peeled and diced 2 sticked of…
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CAFOD NEWS

CHOCOLATE HAMPERS The parish CAFOD team intend to offer ‘Easter Chocolate Baskets’ this Easter – similar to our usual Christmas hampers. If anyone has any baskets or boxes that we can use to place our various chocolate items in please will you send them to the church? WALK FOR WATER For Lent CAFOD is seeking…
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BISHOP JOHN’S PASTORAL LETTER

Bishop John has written a Pastoral Letter for this coming weekend. You can listen to the Bishop reading his letter by clicking the link below If you wish to have the text as well. Here it is:
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