Pastoral Letter – 18th August 2015.
An Apology to Survivors of Abuse
Below is a full transcript of His Holiness Pope Francis’ Encyclical on the Environment. Laudato si’ (Medieval Central Italian for “Praise Be to You”) is the second encyclical of Pope Francis. The encyclical has the subtitle On care for our common home. In it, the pope critiques consumerism and irresponsible development, laments environmental degradation and global warming, and calls all people
Pope Francis’ Lenten Message for 2015, which reflects on the theme: “Make your hearts firm” (James 5:8).
Dear Brothers and Sisters, Lent is a time of renewal for the whole Church, for each communities and every believer. Above all it is a “time of grace” (2Cor 6:2). God does not ask of us anything that he himself has not first given us. “We love because he first has
Our Deanery is in the fortunate position to have some of the highest attendance at Sunday Mass, and enjoys plentiful provision of Sunday Masses within the immediate area (please see the lists below). We are all too aware of the reality of the decline in number of clergy in our
(11 FEBRUARY 2015) Sapientia Cordis “I was eyes to the blind, and feet to the lame” (Job 29:15) Dear Brothers and Sisters, On this, the twenty-third World Day of the Sick, begun by Saint John Paul II, I turn to all of you who are burdened by illness and
XIV ORDINARY GENERAL ASSEMBLY THE VOCATION AND MISSION OF THE FAMILY IN THE CHURCH AND CONTEMPORARY WORLD LINEAMENTA Vatican City 2014 TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface Relatio Synodi of the III Extraordinary General Assembly Introduction Part I Listening: The Context and the Challenges of the Family The Socio-Cultural Context The Importance
Pope Francis’ Message for Mission Sunday
One of our parishioners, Anne Marie Brandon is fundraising for St Andrews Hospice in Airdrie. Here is an excerpt from Anne Marie’s Giving Page: www.justgiving.com/AMBTriple2014 “Well here’s the madness for this year – another triple whammy!! First I start with a 5×50 challenge at the end of