Tag Archives: Advent

  • Pastoral Letter for the First Sunday of Advent 27/28 November 2010

    Dear Brothers and Sisters Just over two months ago we were filled with awe at the impact of the visit of our Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI to our Island. Without doubt it was a memorable occasion; uplifting and successful on many different levels. We have much to thank almighty God for, not least for […]

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  • Podcast of Bishop Terry’s Pastoral Letter for Advent 2009

    Use the link below to listen to Bishop Terry reading his Pastoral Letter for Advent 2009

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  • Bishop Terry’s Pastoral Letter for Advent 2009

    Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, They used to say that the favourite pastime of the British was queuing. I am not sure how true that is in our days, but I do know that I seem to spend a lot of time waiting; waiting to be served, waiting for a train, waiting at the […]

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  • Advent Carol Service

    15 December 2008 Teesside University – All Saints Church, Middlesbrough Can I make a terrible heartfelt confession to you all – I do feel awfully ashamed of myself, standing here, festooned in all this fine ecclesiastical regalia. And here you are all gathered in this beautiful setting listening to the wonderful readings, the carefully prepared […]

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  • Advent 2008

    Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, You might be forgiven for thinking that Christmas has already come and almost gone even before we finished celebrating Christ the King and moved into Advent! Given the present economic and cultural climate I am really thanking God for the blessing of Advent and all it brings – the […]

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