This Feast of SS Peter & Paul brings to the Church a tremendous sense of stability and confidence for the future. These two great Apostles started from very different backgrounds, but both endured a journey of discovery concerning themselves; both lives ended in a confident offering of themselves for their Saviour, Jesus Christ. What courage […]
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Children’s Liturgy at St Joseph’s has not finished! Cynthia is in lockdown and Children’s Liturgy will resume in September. Volunteers are needed for this very important ministry. Further information from Fr Bruce.
The whole concept of the Doctrine that bread and wine can become the Body and Blood of Christ is a stumbling block to many Christians and yet if you think of the miracle of the Incarnation, all things are possible for God. It seems logical that if Christ calls us to be part of His […]
The Feast of the Holy Trinity is a joyful expression of the Love of God for us. In each Person of the Trinity we discover the abundance of God’s love as in God’s bountiful Creation; the Love made manifest in Jesus bringing us Salvation; the ongoing strength to live our lives for Him by and […]
The gradual easing of our lock-down has been such a welcome event in the life of our Island. It has meant that we have been able to open the church and allow people to come for private prayer. It also means that we shall be able to hear Confessions once again and there will be […]
Following an announcement at the States’ media briefing on Friday 15th May 2020, it is now possible for churches and other places of worship to open for private, individual prayer. This relaxation of the measures put in place in late March 2020 to protect us all from the COVID-19 virus is most welcome and having […]
The Priests and Parish Council have been asked to look at the running of the Parish with only two priests available. The clergy are not able to celebrate the number of Masses at the weekend without a change of Mass times. The reality being that there will be times when there will be only one […]
This is an important weekend in the life of Guernsey as it celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of the Island. There are still many people who remember that awful day when the children were evacuated and a little while later the German occupying army arrived. It is hard to imagine what life must […]
Know you Catholic Faith and how to explain it to others: A series of talks by Fr Bruce on Wednesday Evenings at 7:30pm The first talk can be found here. Further talks will be streamed live on the website on the Live Mass page.
Liberation Day Celebration and Thanksgiving Service will be on Saturday 9th May at 11:00am. The Annual Ecumenical Service has been recorded both for BBC Guernsey Radio and streamed for Guernsey States website. You will have the opportunity of either listening to it or watching it. Fr Bruce will be taking part in the Service. This […]