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Newsletter – 3rd Sunday after Pentecost

[caption id="attachment_8188" align="aligncenter" width="553"] Third Sunday after Pentecost - 25th June 2017[/caption]

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Vigil of the Nativity of St John the Baptist
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St John the Baptist was the son of St Zachary and St Elizabeth. His birth was foretold by an angel but Zachary did not believe the angel as St Elizabeth was, by then, too old to have a child. Zachary was struck dumb for his disbelief and it was only when he indicated that his son should be called John that his speech was restored. St John recognised the voice of the great Mother of God when she visited his mother before his birth so that St Elizabeth

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The Sacred Heart of Jesus
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In the Roman Catholic tradition, the Sacred Heart has been closely associated with Acts of Reparation to Jesus Christ. In his encyclical Miserentissimus Redemptor, Pope Pius XI stated: "the spirit of expiation or reparation has always had the first and foremost place in the worship given to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus". The Sacred Heart is often depicted in Christian art as a flaming heart shining with divine light, pierced by the lance-wound,

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Changes to Schedule – week commencing 2nd July

Due to the ordinations taking place in Florence, an amended schedule will be in place for the week commencing 2nd July. Click here to view.

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We begin restoration work on our Third Heritage Lottery Fund Project
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Our beloved shrine, Ss Peter, Paul and St Philomena’s Church, has won second-round funding of £222,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), it was announced today.  Thanks to National Lottery players, this project will restore the two beautiful marble side chapels at The Dome of Home. Several exciting activities have been planned for the project. A team of volunteers have begun preparing a Children’s Audio Tour, with scenarios all based on

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