Entries by Haydn Blackey

All Saints and All Souls

All Saints Thursday is the Solemnity of All Saints, a Holyday of Obligation on which all Catholics are expected to attend Mass. There are five Masses here in the parish. A Vigil Mass at 7.00pm on Wednesday evening at Our Lady of Lourdes and Masses at 10.00am and 7.00pm on Thursday at St. Teilo’s. In […]

Congratulations

We offer best wishes and congratulations to Matthew Hall and Rhiannon Bayliss who will be married at St. Teilo’s Church this morning. Their nuptial mass is at 10.30am. Best wishes too to Stephen Connors and Maggie Ann Smith who are getting married at Our Lady of Lourdes Church tomorrow (Saturday 23rd of October). Please keep both […]

Grandparents’ Week

This weekend sees the start of Grandparents’ Week, October 21st – 28th 2018. To celebrate the generous commitment of the grandparents in our parish we will have Coffee after Mass. At each Mass this weekend we will invite God’s blessing on all the grandparents of our parish by praying the Prayer for Grandparents composed by […]

Canon Isaac Returns

Canon Isaac returned to the parish on Thursday and would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who prayed for him during his operations.  Canon says: I was bolstered by the prayers of so many generous people and by the best wishes expressed in the large number of get-well cards and messages. Thanks be […]

October – The Month of the Holy Rosary

October is the Month of the Holy Rosary and to mark the month the Parish will pray the Rosary together in the Church twenty minutes before the weekday Mass each day. Today is the start of the month, so our recitation of the Rosary will begin before Mass and continue on each weekday throughout the month, […]

APF-Missio Mission Box Collectors needed

Due to bereavement and ill-health two of the APF Mission Box collectors have had to drop out of the role. Peter Jones, who is the Parish APF Secretary, needs further support urgently. The collection of the boxes takes place twice a year, so volunteering will only commit you to the effort twice a year. If […]

Supporting the Missions

Last Weekend we were joined by Fr Emmanuel Osei-Akoto who shared with us the vision of the Spiritans. In response to his appeal the Parish raised £1,238 to support the work of the Spiritans across the world. In response to our Parish donation Fr Emmanuel writes: That is amazingly generous! I am really pleased with […]