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Fr Philip’s reflection

“But who do you say that I am?”They thought he was John the Baptist, Jeremiah, some famous prophet, and bold Peter says it all “You are theMessiah!” and after a few moments bold Peter gets told off and is called a devil by Jesus - “Get behind me Satan”because he doesn’t want the Messiah to…
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A Final Word from our Parish Associate, Jo Wallace

As I enter my last full week of work as Pastoral Associate, I have been reflecting on what a journey it has been. None of us could have anticipated the twists and turns along the way on a personal, local, national and international scale! I know I was brought to the Upholland area for a…
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This week’s Bidding Prayers

Bidding prayers - Sunday 4th July 2021 For the ChurchFor all those involved in bringing our shared ministry to the people of Upholland and beyond. For Pope Francis, the head of our church and especially for his monthly intention that in social, economic, and political situations of conflict, we may be courageous and passionate architects…
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From our Pastoral Associate, Jo Wallace

Dear all, I would like to share some news with you.Although the Pastoral Associate role is due to run until the end of December, an opportunity has arisen to workcloser to home and is one I could not let pass. Therefore, from 1st September, I will be taking on the role of LayChaplain at St.…
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Novena to St Luigi Orione

Fr Stephen has asked us to post the leaflet for a novena to St Luigi Orione, founder of the Sons of Divine Providence, in the lead up to the anniversary of his canonisation on May 16th 2004. NOVENA-TO-SAINT-LUIGI-ORIONEDownload
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A message from the Archbishop to the clergy regarding same-sex unions

Below is a note from the Archbishop to the clergy regarding same-sex unions: Dear Brothers,The recent response by the CDF to a dubium (A doctrinal question that is asked to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith) on the blessing of same-sex unions has caused some hurt amongst the faithful of the archdiocese and…
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Mass of Chrism

Archbishop Malcolm will celebrate the Mass of Chrism at the Metropolitan Cathedral on Wednesday, 31st March at 6p.m.(please note the time is earlier than usual). A restricted number of clergy, religious and lay faithful will be able to attend the Mass in person and will require a ticket(applications for tickets should be addressed to Claire…
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