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...

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...

Bishop Terry’s Article for August

The Holy Father’s Encyclical Letter entitled Laudato Si’ (the title of St Francis’ Canticle of Creation) – On the Care for Our Common Home, is addressed to all people of goodwill. In it he invites us to renew our attention to situations of environmental degradation...

July Article from Bishop Terry

What a great pleasure it was to welcome Bishop John back to the diocese last month. There was a great turnout from all parts. Thanks to everyone who made such a great effort to be there and a great big thanks to all those who were involved in the organisation of the...

Bishop’s June Article

Last month I had the great privilege and joy of accompanying a group of permanent deacons and their wives from our diocese on a pilgrimage to the shrines of St Teresa of Ávila and St John of the Cross in Spain. It is the 500th anniversary of the birth of St Teresa so...

May Voice Article from Bishop Terry

During the course of this month, some of us will be travelling in pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes. Allow me to share some thoughts on this year’s pilgrimage, both for those who are able to physically travel there and everyone who will remain at home in...