Letter from the Vicar and Parish Notices

Dear brothers and sisters,For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom;there will be earthquakes in various places;there will be famines.Since Jesus’ time, there has rarely been a time of peace. There have been periods where there has been less conflict, or conflict on a smaller scale, but always some conflict.Our own time is … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar and Notices

From the Vicar…Dear brothers and sisters,The following is part of a sermon entitled ‘Death, the King of Terrors,’ by Canon Henry Scott Holland. The sermon was preached at St Paul’s Cathedral, London, in May 1910 after the death of King Edward VII. I have found this ‘poem’ very helpful over the years. For people who … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar and Notices

Letter My dear brothers and sisters,Grant us to sit, one at your right hand and one at your left, in your glory.The request of the two brothers can be understood to be about power and control, about who is the top dog. It speaks of the allure of power, of being close to those who … [Read more…]

PSA regarding Oxford Street Closure

The short section of Oxford Tce from Durham Street to access the St Michael’s carpark area will be fully closed on Thursday 25th October. The Tuam St back entrance and the pedestrian access remain available throughout. Pre-warning signs with a range of dates from 23rd to 29th October will be placed shortly. These dates are … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar and Notices

From the Vicar… My dearest sisters and brothers, As we approach Michaelmas, it may be helpful for us to reacquaint ourselves with the various prayers, chaplets, and novenas that exist. I believe it is important for us to be more aware of who S. Michael is, and what his being our Patron Saint means for … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar and Notices

From the Vicar   My dearest sisters and brothers, The letter of James gives us much to think about. He takes us into the world of what we say and what we do. On the one hand, he gives power to our words. On the other, he says our words are useless if we don’t … [Read more…]

Michaelmas

Michaelmas Michaelmas is a special time of year here at St Michael’s. This is a beautiful feast day that we take real delight in celebrating, and use the opportunity to worship and have table fellowship with many people we don’t often get to see. It is a day full of praise and glory, food and … [Read more…]