Tag Archives: St Mary’s Cathedral

  • Holy Saturday Vigil, 2009

    11 April 2009 Middlesbrough Cathedral We have travelled a long way this evening. We have come from the first day of creation up to this present moment via the Red Sea and the Exodus, through the promises of the prophets of a blessed future all guaranteed by the creative and certain Word of God which […]

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  • Mass of Chrism, 2009

    7 April 2009 At our baptism we were made part of God’s priestly people and we were called by the Son to serve his God and Father in the power of the Spirit. Trusting in his mercy, we confess our sins to the Lord. You are the Rock who saves us. Lord, have mercy. Your […]

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  • Palm Sunday 2009

    5 April 2009 Middlesbrough Cathedral A question that I have been asking myself and also posing to the young people of the diocese throughout the whole of Lent is the question that Jesus asked Peter and the other disciples in chapter eight of St Mark’s Gospel; “Who do you say I am?” The disciples had […]

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  • Christmas Midnight Mass

    December 2008 Middlesbrough Cathedral One of the things I love about Christmas is to be able to settle down to a really enjoyable film. I am a great Indiana Jones’ fan. I know it is old hat, but my favourite is “Raiders of the Lost Ark”. It combines the typical themes of all Indy’s films; […]

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  • Mass of Thanksgiving for the Catenian Association

    Middlesbrough Cathedral, 7 June 2008 Here is a list of generous men whose good works have not been forgotten. In their descendants there remains a rich inheritance born of them. Their descendants stand by the covenants and thanks to them, so do their children’s children. Today we gather to give thanks and praise to Almighty […]

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  • Venerable Marie Madeleine d’Houet

    Mass to Celebrate the Life, Work and Legacy of Venerable le Marie Madeleine d’Houet St Mary’s Cathedral, Middlesbrough – 5 April 2008 Welcome one and all for our celebration today. We come together to bless the God of all things who is the doer of great deeds everywhere. We bless him especially today for the […]

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  • Good Friday, 21 March 2008

    St Mary’s Cathedral Near the Cross of Jesus stood his mother and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas and Mary of Magdala. Seeing his mother and the disciple he loved standing near her, Jesus said to his mother, Woman, this is your son. Then to the disciple he said, this is your mother. […]

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  • Mass of Chrism, 2008

    18th March 2008 At our baptism we were made part of God’s priestly people and we were called by the Son to serve his God and Father in the power of the Spirit. Trusting in his mercy, we confess our sins to the Lord. You are the Rock who saves us. Lord, have mercy. Your […]

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  • Palm Sunday, 16 March 2008

    St Mary’s Cathedral It is a terrible thing to be let down by your friends. After all, when the chips are down, when everyone else has walked away, it’s your friends you would expect to offer you a helping hand. They are the ones who support you, lift you up, dust you down and set […]

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