Dear Parishioners, “Pride changed angels into devils; humility makes persons into angels.” The main theme of this weekend’s Gospel is that true humility and repentance for our sins must be the hallmark of our prayer. However, the central focus of the parable is not on prayer itself, but rather on the evil of pride, the need for true humility, and the role of … [Read more...] about Newsletter 23.10.22
Dear Parishioners, The long wait is over. On 12th October at 11.00 am Bishop Alan announced that Pope Francis has accepted his resignation and elected a new Bishop, Peter Collins, to the Diocese of East Anglia. As the new Bishop elect, Peter Collins prepares for his Episcopal Ordination on the 14th December in St John’s Cathedral, let us continue to pray for our … [Read more...] about Newsletter 16.10.22.
Dear Parishioners, Bishop Alan will be visiting our Parish at Sacred Heart on 9th October at 11.00 am to install me as your parish priest. I kindly invite all the parishioners to come and support us. It would be a wonderful opportunity to express our gratitude to our Bishop Alan. We will have the Blessed Sacrament Exposition on Saturdays at 12.00 – 12.30 pm. The … [Read more...] about Newsletter 02/10/22
Dear Parishioners, I would like to thank each one of you for extending a warm welcome to me in all the three churches. I am grateful to Bishop Alan for appointing me as your parish priest and giving me this opportunity to serve you. As I begin my pastoral ministry with you, I look forward to your support and generosity to be totally committed to the Lord’s work … [Read more...] about Newsletter 25.09.22
We warmly welcome our newly arrived parish priest, Fr Peter Raj and hope to make him feel very much at home in each of our three communities. We look forward to his ministry and also hearing about his earlier life in Goa. Today is Home Mission Day and there will be a retiring Collection. Next weekend (24/25th September) the annual Mission Appeal will be … [Read more...] about Newsletter 18.09.22.