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St Agnes’ Parish Bulletin 29th November 2020

Finding our feet It can be very hard to live with uncertainty. Back at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, a counsellor was interviewed on radio about how people were coping with the ‘lockdown’. People were anxious and fearful, she said. Many were experiencing loneliness, as their normal routines and social life came to an […]

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St Agnes Parish Bulletin 22nd November 2020

   A different sort of king Today’s gospel leaves us in no doubt as to what Jesus expects of his followers. It is a gospel of contrasts. It begins with a scene of judgement, with Jesus in the role of king, sitting on the throne of glory. It would have been a familiar image to […]

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St Agnes Parish Bulletin 15th November 2020

Rising to the challenge It is hard not to feel sorry for the third servant in today’s gospel. The first two servants are praised for making the most of the ‘talents’ (money) given to them by their master. In return, they are promised even greater things. The third man, paralysed by uncertainty, buries his small […]

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St Agnes Parish Bulletin Sunday 1st November 2020

PRAYER OF THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED FOR NOVEMBER Out of the depths I cry to you O Lord, Lord, hear my voice! O let your ears be attentive to the voice of my pleading. If you, O Lord should mark our guilt, Lord who would survive? But with you is found forgiveness; for this we revere you. […]

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St Agnes Parish Bulletin Sunday 25th October 2020

Love The Pharisees continue their harassment of Jesus in today’s Gospel by asking him which commandment is the greatest. What follows is the most famous verses of the New Testament: ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul … And … You shall love your neighbour as […]

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St AGNES’ PARISH BULLETIN 18TH OCTOBER 2020

  Emperor’s or Christ’s vision? Continuing our reading of Matthew 22 today, the Pharisees are not impressed with Jesus’ teachings and decide to ‘entrap’ him, quizzing him about paying taxes. It is a dangerous question they ask because a simple yes or no response from Jesus could mean he is reported to the authorities. Jesus […]

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St Agnes Parish Bulletin 4th October 2020

Creation Today marks the end of the Season of Creation, a time to remember that we are protectors of this earth and have been given responsibility to care for it, not to plunder and destroy it. The parable told in the Gospel today also speaks to this as we hear that the workers of the […]

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St Agnes Parish Bulletin 27th September 2020

PARISH NEWS… COLLECTIONS Sunday 20th September weekly collection came to £1450.00 Thank you for your generosity. You can also donate via the Parish website. Click Donate on the Home Page.   PARISH OFFICE Wish to advise parishioners that where possible, we will ask you not to enter the parish house/office to protect us and you. If you […]

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ST AGNES PARISH BULLETIN 20TH SEPTEMBER 2020

PARISH NEWS… COLLECTIONS Sunday 13th September weekly collection came to £1435.00 and the monthly collection, for the support of the priests was £275.00 Thank you for your generosity. You can also donate via the Parish website. Click Donate on the Home Page.   PARISH OFFICE Wish to advise parishioners that where possible, we will ask you […]

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St Agnes Parish Bulletin 13th September 2020

Parish News… Weekly Collection 7th  September  £1420.00 Thank you for your generous financial Support   Masses Masses are continuing on our normal schedule and we thank those who have been coming to clean the Church seats and carpets.  We also thank those helping to facilitate the congregation in following the present health procedures.  Those attending Mass must […]

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