FACE COVERINGS ARE MANDATORY IN THE CHURCH FROM
8TH AUGUST 2020
EVERYONE THAT ATTENDS MASS MUST WEAR A FACE COVERING
( Please click here to go to the guidelines on wearing face masks)
TWENTY FOURTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR (A)
Forgive from your heart.
Christ is the perfect example of
forgiveness. He died for us when
we were still his enemies by sin
through his death we are brought
His life and death have an
influence on all
of us. Now we must forgive each other as
Christ forgives us since we ask
forgive us our trespasses as we
forgive those who trespass
we are hurt by someone, we may need a little time to take stock of our
feelings, but ultimately it is most helpful to take a position of humility - a
position that refuses to judge, refuses to adopt a self-righteous attitude, and
refuses to hold on to a grudge.
grudge is like a toxic waste; it only hurts the one who holds it.
So how many times should we
forgive the person who wrongs us? When
our Lord Jesus says seventy-seven times seven, what he really means is to stop
counting. Forgive as many times as it takes.
The refusal to forgive is
itself a sin that needs forgiveness.
When we refuse to forgive, we cut ourselves off from God’s forgiveness.
Brothers and Sisters,
Now that we have resumed our Masses, it is good to see familiar faces again in the
Churches although Sunday Mass obligation is still suspended.
makes celebrating Mass with the public more enjoyable is hearing a
response. Since the lockdown I have been
celebrating Masses privately and the experience was very weird without a
response from the congregation.
also glad that we are resuming infant and toddler Baptisms. We have the following Baptisms throughout the
Jacob Elder - 26th July
Nazaria Quaye – 16th
Delilah Judd – 23rd August
Alice Suggett – 30th
Dominic Bolog - 30th August
Grace Clark – 27th
Cameron Johnston – 11th
Drew Henry – 18th October
Emily Birtwistle – 25th
continue to book for the weekend Masses that you wish to attend.
I encourage and advise
you to read very carefully all the guidelines for Celebration of Mass and the
Bishops letter which can be found on the Parish websites under Covid-19
News. Please visit our Booking for Mass page in order to book a place for
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