A few words from Fr Joe……….

What’s the best expression to use when speaking respectfully of a feisty senior member of the parish? I’m really not sure, so I will simply say, a lady came into the office to ask for a Mass card during the week. Shubert, in Vivienne’s absence, was quick to show her...

‘Peace be with you!’

In the midst of the joy and exuberance of Easter, this Sunday’s readings allow us to consider our sinfulness, our doubts and our weakness. This is not to weigh us down, but to bring us peace and encourage us to live the new life won for us. In the First Reading from...

A few words from Fr. Joe

Many years ago, I was blessed to be able to attend one of the 4 golf majors.  The parish I was helping out in during the summer was next door to the Belrive Country Club and the US PGA was being held there. A kind parishioner got me a ticket for the practice days and...

Believers united, heart and soul!  

We come together today like the first believers, praying for unity of heart and soul. With our fellow Christians, we celebrate the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, the Lord of Life! In the First Reading, we hear how belief in the resurrection bears fruit in the lives...

Christ, my hope, has risen!

We have come, finally, to the season of joy and hope, following a long season of anguish and suffering. Many have struggled with the darkness of the past year. Many more have wept at tombs, asking ‘where?’, ‘how?’, ‘why’? We have all been asked to carry crosses. Some...

A few words from Fr Joe……….

Many years ago, I was blessed to be able to attend one of the 4 golf majors.  The parish I was helping out in during the summer was next door to the Belrive Country Club and the US PGA was being held there. A kind parishioner got me a ticket for the practice days and...