Weekend Masses: Saturday evening at 6:00 pm
and Sunday at 8:30 am, 10:00 am, 12 noon
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To all our dear Parishioners and friends, please do keep up to date with Mass times, reflections and events in our Parish from our latest newsletter http://www.olsg.co.uk/newsletters/
Do continue with your prayers for all who are part of the NHS, that the Lord gives them protection and continued safety with the demands on their dedication and healing. See Pope Francis’ Rosary Prayers for Protection from Coronavirus
Words from Canon Niall -
Paul Tillich in his book ‘The Courage to Be’ said faith is the courage to accept acceptance. Our experiences tell us we are not always accepted. Rejection and alienation can often define us. Yet God’s love is unconditional and total. That is why Tillich uses the word ‘courage’. We have to make the leap of faith from our doubt to accept acceptance. When we do we enter a world where we are loved, accepted and understand how much we are loved. The words of God in Isaiah are addressed to us. ’..you are precious in my eyes, and honoured and I love you’ (Isa 43:4). Have a Blessed Week.
Ascension Thursday....a holy day of obligation will be on Thursday 26th of May. Mass times : Vigil Mass, Wednesday May 25th at 7:30p.m. and on the Solemnity at 9:15a.m. and 7:30p.m.
Fr Nixon Gomes who preceded Fr John Victor as hospital chaplain and priest of this parish will be celebrating his Silver Jubilee of priesthood at the end of this month of April. Fr Nixon is now parish priest of Holy Family Parish, Witham.
Thresholds of Hope : the Vicariate for Adult Formation - another wonderful tool when proclaiming the good news of God's grace to all. St John Henry Newman believed that the lay faithful were to take a full part in the life of the Church, to be confident in expressing their Catholic Faith and willing to share its beauty with others. Hope you find this resource useful; more here https://thresholdsofhope.co.uk/
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