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Laudato Si
Laudato Si

As Christians we are called to ECOLOGICAL CONVERSION. Pope Francis emphasises this constantly in his encyclical and preaching ; Bishop Philip Egan has also spoken strongly on this subject and on TV David Attenborough shows us the damage we have done to the planet. Ecological conversion means that we have to look at all aspects […]

Carmelite Spirituality
Carmelite Spirituality

Ruth Preston, Administrator and Executive Assistant at the Centre for Applied Carmelite Spirituality at Boars Hill in Oxford invites you to find out more about two new online courses they have on offer… We are now offering two new prayer courses that will begin on 20th March this year: School of Prayer and Prayer Guides […]

Prayer
Prayer

Jennifer Geach a Parishioner, suggests that we should be doubling our prayer efforts for an end to the pandemic… In the most recent lockdown, I have been virtually present with the Dominicans in Oxford. This community does something which ought not to be striking, but is. After the sermon, the celebrant offers a prayer (the […]

A Prayer To Combat The Coronavirus Pandemic
A Prayer To Combat The Coronavirus Pandemic

Most Merciful and Triune God, We come to You in our weakness. We come to You in our fear. We come to You with trust. For You alone are our hope. We place before You the disease present in our world. We turn to You in our time of need. Bring wisdom to doctors. Give […]

Lent
Lent

QUADRAGESIMA SUNDAY: The name for the first Sunday in Lent is derived from the Latin word meaning “fortieth.” The first Sunday of the Lenten season is 40 days before Easter. These are reckoned by an approximate number of days before Easter; only Quadrigesima is close to the actual count. The purpose of Lent is the preparation of the believer for Easter through prayer, doing penance, mortifying the flesh, repentance of sins, […]

Pope Francis - Prayer Intention
Pope Francis – Prayer Intention

Pope Francis asks us to pray for this intention throughout February 2021. Today, there continue to be women who suffer violence. Psychological violence, verbal violence, physical violence, sexual violence. It’s shocking how many women are beaten, insulted, and raped. The various forms of ill-treatment that many women suffer are acts of cowardice and a degradation […]

CAFOD Lent Appeal
CAFOD Lent Appeal

Abdella’s Walk for Water: Abdella lives in an extremely remote and mountainous part of Ethiopia. It takes him ten hours a day to collect water. He says his life is being wasted as he has no time for anything else. Give today to reach vulnerable communities around the world with water and to provide other […]

God's Healing Hand
God’s Healing Hand

To our brothers and sisters who have contracted and are suffering due to the Coronavirus Disease, we pray that God’s healing hand may rest upon you. To medical doctors, nurses and the supporting staff who are in the frontline of the fight against COVID-19, may the Good Lord sustain you and inspire you to render […]

Deepening or Awareness of God
Deepening or Awareness of God

A 10 week course offering experiences of different ways of praying, reflecting and listening, fostering the connection between life and prayer, based on the spirituality of St Ignatius of Loyola. Starts Thursday 14th January at 7:30pm on Zoom. For further information contact: Deacon Roger and Jackie Carr-Jones – Tel: 07948 516854 / Email: deaconrogercarrjones@gmail.com

Bishop Philip - A Day of Prayer for an End to the Coronavirus Pandemic - 27th Nov
Bishop Philip – A Day of Prayer for an End to the Coronavirus Pandemic – 27th Nov

A Day of Prayer for an End to the Coronavirus Pandemic on Friday 27th November. I invite you to join me in prayer: For a speedy end to the pandemic For the protection of all, especially our family and friends For the health of the sick and those who care for them For those suffering financially or […]