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19th August, Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Friends,   A warm welcome to all parishioners and visitors on this the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time.   This weekend we welcome Fr Emmanuel Osei-Akoto of the Spiritans, who will be celebrating the Masses here. He will also be giving a Mis...

5th August 2018, Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Friends,   A warm welcome to all parishioners and visitors on this the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time.   This week we welcome the Salesian Community, Farnborough, to celebrate the Masses here.   Please see overleaf for the dates that Mass...

29th July 2018 Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Friends,   This week we welcome the Salesian Community, Farnborough, to celebrate the Masses here.   Please see overleaf for the dates that Masses will be said and the days that Liturgy of the Word and Holy Communion will take place.

22nd July 2018 Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Friends,   Today’s gospel reminds us of the excitement and anticipation that surrounds the last day at school. I had the pleasure and honour to celebrate the end of year Mass for Year 6 at St. Augustine’s on Thursday. It was a happy occasion ...

15th July 2018, Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Friends,                           All of today’s readings are about aspects of vocation. In this context the word “vocation” means God’s call to Amos, to the Ephesians and the Apostles. God’s call is an ongoing process where He calls us firs...

8th July, Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Friends,                         As Jesus speaks to all in the synagogue in today’s Gospel about people NOT being accepted in “their own town…even in their own house.” The prophet is somebody who does not stay silent when the need calls for i...

1st July 2018 Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Friends, In this week’s gospel Jesus meets two individuals who make requests beyond the wit of man to fulfil. However they persevered and did not give up hope. I would liken them to the refugees who take their lives in their own hands and tru...

24th June 2018 The Birth of St John the Baptist

Dear Friends,   Today’s Solemnity replaces the ordinary Sunday liturgy.  It is a mask of how important the church views the person of John the Baptist.  Most years on March 25th except when that falls in Holy Week or Easter, we celebrate the Annun...

17th June 2018, Eleventh Sunday of the Year

Dear Friends,        Today’s parables encourage us to realise we have a vital part to play in God’s plan. God’s kingdom means society or community. Can you imagine a village or town much less I hope a family where there is no communication  They d...

3rd June, Corpus Christi

Dear Friends, This weekend we celebrate as enthusiastically as we can the THANKSGIVING disposition that hopefully we share in the Body and Blood of Jesus among us now. The faith of our fathers and mothers was manifested in Eucharistic devotional e...
RBL CORPS OF DRUMS – RECRUITING NOW The Royal British Legion is forming a Corps of Drums which is a military style Marching Band. They are looking for male and female recruits aged 14 yrs and above. No musical knowledge is necessary as everything will be taught. Instruments and uniforms will be provided. First practise session is Sunday 15 January 2012 at 1000-1200 hours in the RBL Farnborough, 51 Cambridge Road East, Farnborough, GU16 7RF. Why not join us? Call Major Kevin Tompkins on 07876688977 or just turn up on 15 January.