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St Agnes Parish Bulletin 5th September 2021

 5 September o ‘Ephphatha’  This Sunday is the First Sunday of the Season of Creation, a global ecumenical season which runs from 1 September until the Feast of St Francis of Assisi, 4 October. All Christians are invited to embrace this season in prayer, especially in our liturgies, in deep reflection, in living more sustainably […]

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St Agnes Parish Bulletin 29th Aug 2021

Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time29 August 2021What’s on the inside‘It’s what’s on the inside that counts.’ How often do we hear this? Yet we get contradictory messages and we are also bombarded with messages about how we should dress or act, or what is appropriate behaviour. Rules about outward behaviour govern many aspects of life, […]

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St Agnes Parish Bulletin 15th August 2021

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary15 August 2021The slow work of God‘Only God could say what this new spirit gradually forming within you will be. Give Our Lord the benefit of believing that his hand is leading you, and accept the anxiety of feeling yourself in suspense and incomplete.’ (Pierre Teilhard de Chardin)These beautiful […]

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St Agnes Parish Bulletin Sunday 11th July 2021

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time11 July 2021The first missionTwo phrases come to mind as I read about the disciples heading off on their first mission: ‘baptism of fire’ and ‘to be thrown in at the deep end’. We use these expressions to describe a difficult introduction to a new job or activity, when we are […]

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St Agnes Parish Bulletin Sunday 4th July 2021

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time4 July 2021This is the carpenter, surely?‘A prophet is only despised in his own country among his own relations and in his own house.’ We might find ourselves sympathising with Jesus in today’s Gospel: no matter what a person achieves in life, in their home place they will always be identified […]

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St Agnes Parish Bulletin 27th June 2021

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 27 June 2021   ‘Talitha Cum’ In today’s Gospel we hear two healing stories: Jairus’ daughter and the woman with a haemorrhage. At first glance these stories might not seem to have a lot in common. The woman is a complete social outcast because of her condition, yet Jesus calls […]

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St Agnes Parish Bulletin 30th May 2021

The Most Holy Trinity30 May 2021I am with youToday’s Gospel is often referred to as the ‘Great Commission’. It contains the instructions of the Risen Jesus to the disciples to spread the Good News to the ends of the earth, to teach and to baptise ‘in the name of the Father and of the Son […]

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St Agnes’ Parish Bulletin 9th May 2021

Sixth Sunday of Easter9 May 2021All you need is love‘Love? Above all things I believe in love. Love is like oxygen. Love is a many-splendoured thing. Love lifts us up where we belong. All you need is love.’ In an attempt to express the depth of his love, the character Christian from the film Moulin […]

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St Agnes’ Parish Bulletin Sunday 2nd May 2021

Parish News…   Fifth Sunday of Easter2 May 2021Bound togetherHave you ever visited a vineyard, with its rows of vines, heavy with clusters of ripe grapes? If you’re not familiar with vines, think of an apple tree laden with apples, or a fruit bush ripe for picking. In today’s Gospel, Jesus uses the metaphor of […]

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St Agnes’ Parish Bulletin 25th April 2021

PARISH MASS TIMES  Monday, Wednesday,  Thursday  &  friday @10am.   N.B  NO  10am Mass on a Tuesday Saturday @ 1pm & 6.30pm Sunday @ 9.30am & 12.30pm   COLLECTION The collection for 18th April  amounted to  £2835.00.  Thank you for your contribution. You can make your envelope contribution via the donate button on the Parish website home page […]

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