Feast of the Holy Family 2015

Dear Brothers and Sisters, They say that marriages are made in heaven. I tried to find the origin of this quote but did not get very far. However, I thought that on the Feast of the Holy Family and in the light of the October Synod, it would be opportune to turn our...

Pastoral Letter for 1st Sunday of Advent 2015

Dear Sister and Brothers, As we listen to the words of the readings at Mass they help us to reflect on God’s overwhelming, merciful love for us. Like Judah and Israel of old, he will save us and make us dwell in confidence.  We know that the words of the psalm are...

November Voice Article from the Bishop

From the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, December 8 2015, until the Feast of Christ the King, November 20 2016, our Holy Father Pope Francis has declared an Extraordinary Holy Year of Mercy. In so many ways, and running through all that he says, Pope Francis has...

Bishop Terry’s October Voice Article

As you are aware, Pope Francis has dedicated this year to the Consecrated Life. It began on the First Sunday of Advent last year and continues until the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord next year, 2016. In September we had a two-day celebration entitled “Living...

September Article from Bishop Terry

The month of September is one of those major turning points in the calendar year. The nights draw in ever more quickly, the holiday season comes to an end and we find ourselves wondering where the summer went. September also brings many important beginnings. Pupils...