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EPIPHANY BLESSING OF CHALK

It is the custom on the Feast of the Epiphany to bless chalk. This blessed chalk is then taken by the faithful to inscribe the initials of the Wise Men on the lintel of their homes and to invoke God’s blessing. Please find below the prayers for this blessing. First go round the house sprinkling…
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FATHER ALOSZA AND KAZAKHSTAN

Dear Friends, I would like to introduce a priest friend of mine to you – a priest from a far distant land.  Fr Alosza Miciński lives and works in Kazakhstan. How did we come to meet?  I would say our first meeting was entirely due to the Providence of God. In 2010 Fr Alosza first…
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CHRISTMAS 2020

Once again may I offer my thanks to all who helped with the preparation and decoration of our churches for Christmas. I am sure you will agree that everything looked wonderful. Thank you so much. Thank you also to those who bought Memorial Candles in memory of loved ones and for other intentions. These candles…
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THE WEAKEST LINK?

My reflections at the Masses on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day And so this is Christmas….. A very different Christmas then we could ever imagined. Numbers of places greatly reduced at Mass. Numbers of families and friends allowed to mix greatly reduced. Pubs and restaurants closed or at least only open for take away. It’s…
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CHRISTMAS MASS TICKETS

If you have sent in an application for tickets for Mass at Christmas they can be collected THIS WEEKEND when you attend Mass. Many thanks.
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CHRISTMAS MASSES

We are currently in the process of working out the procedure to book places at the Christmas Masses. Due to social distancing regulations numbers at each Mass will be limited and it will be necessary that you reserve a place. Tickets will be issued and you will need to bring the ticket with you when…
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PASTORAL LETTER

Bishop John has written a Pastoral Letter for this Sunday – the Solemnity of Christ the King
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CHRISTMAS MEMORIAL CANDLES

To help us decorate the church for Christmas you may wish to purchase a memorial candle that will burn from Midnight Mass for one week. The names of your loved ones will be placed on the candle and they will be remembered at Masses during the Christmas Octave. You can also have candles for any…
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HOLY FAMILY NURSERY PLACES

Holy Family RC Primary School & Nursery ‘Through Work, Through Worship, Through Witness We are now accepting applications for our Nursery class for September 2021. If your child was born between 1st September 2017 and 31st August 2018, they will be able to start  Nursery. Please contact the school office for more information about our…
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