Thanks to all who helped prepare the four churches for Christmas.
They all looked so well and the time you spent was well worthwhile. Thanks also to choirs, readers, sacristans and all who helped in any way. May God bless you abundantly.
Wishing you all every blessing and peace as we prepare to meet January 1st, 2018. May we be there with and for each other...
He was found dead. People spoke with genuine sorrow and more than a little regret. He kept to himself.
He’d moved from England. He used sit on a park bench and some would say hello to him.His little house seemed so small on the evening news. The houses around looked bigger but the TV camera is focused on his.
He’s not there anymore. Someone walking the footpath in the...
As mentioned in last week’s bulletin, it is intended we will not have Masses on Saturday mornings in the parish in the New Year.
However, some Masses have been arranged and these will be celebrated as planned. Insofar as possible, we will include intentions in the four weekend Masses and in Masses during the week.
Many thanks for your understanding and support.
Christmas Mass Times:
St Joseph’s, Urlaur at 6.30pm
St Patrick’s Glann at 8.00pm
As we approach the end of the year and look to the year ahead, people will consider arranging Masses.
With the change in personnel and the re-structuring of Masses during the week, might I ask that people will, whenever possible, arrange to have Mass at one of the daily Masses (Monday to Friday)
Weekend Masses will also be available, with Vigil Masses in Urlaur and Glann...
There are some who want us to think that it’s Christmas Eve, with just five minutes left before shops close.
Has all this replaced Advent?
The answer is “NO”.
The Advent Wreath is before us, the journey is beginning a-fresh and we’ll take it all with us to the door and straw of the Bethlehem Stable and,
on Christmas Day, we’ll celebrate as if for the first time the Birth of our Saviour.
(Vincent Sherlock “Let...