Letter from the Vicar 31 July 2016

Dear Friends, Welcome to S. Michael’s. Today’s readings invite us to think about things of eternal worth, and particularly what it means to be rich towards God. Seldom in Mass do we hear a reading from the Book of Ecclesiastes. The directness of its scrutiny of the human condition brings us up short. We find … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar

Dear Friends, Welcome to S. Michael’s. We certainly are in the depths of winter at present with cold winds and bleakness. I am aware of much sickness in our parish at present. I am so thankful for the Pastoral Team which is getting under way, and for the continual acts of kindness and mercy which … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar 17 July 2016

Dear Friends, Greetings and welcome to S. Michael’s. Today we celebrate the Holy Baptism of Glenn Wilson and welcome him into the family of Christ as a child of God. We also welcome Fr Ben Randall, ordained yesterday, who will preach and officiate as deacon for us in this Mass. Last Sunday many of us … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar 10 July 2016

Dear Friends, Welcome to S. Michael’s. Today we will hear the well-known and much loved parable of the Good Samaritan. The parable tells us about four men who were each on a journey. One man got attacked and Jesus asked the question, which of the other three was a neighbour to him: the answer being … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar 3 July 2016

Dear Friends, Welcome to S. Michael’s today as we gather to celebrate School Founders’ Day. If you are new to S. Michael’s I offer you a particular welcome and invite you to follow the service in this booklet and to make the responses, as you wish, that are marked in bold. This is a special … [Read more…]