“Blessed is the fruit of your womb!”

Christ is coming! The readings this weekend are full of an expectation. God’s promise through Micah is fulfilled in the encounter between Mary and Elizabeth, and their faith. In the First Reading, Micah proclaims that the Messiah will come from Bethlehem and lead his...

A few words from Fr Alan Hilliard

Thank you for the invitation to lead the Advent Reflection and Reconciliation Service this year. I’ve been asked to speak about migration during this reflection – in truth all I can share with you is what I have learnt from migrants about God. They have inspired me to...

Pastoral Letter for Advent 2021

Pastoral Letter for Advent 2021 On the First Sunday of Advent our Church, and many others, begin a new Church year. The Church begins its year with a time of hope, and Advent—so frequently ‘lost’ in the preparation for Christmas—is the season of hope par excellence....