Bishop Terry’s December 2019 Voice Column

Ten years ago, while still Pope, Benedict XVI wrote a Letter of Encouragement (an Apostolic Exhortation) after the Synod on the Word of God. The letter is full of many good things, it is rich and deep. Right at the heart of the letter is the message that the Word of...

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Bishop Terry’s January 2020 Voice Column

Ten years ago, while still Pope, Benedict XVI wrote a Letter of Encouragement (an Apostolic Exhortation) after the Synod on the Word of God. The letter is full of many good things, it is rich and deep. Right at the heart of the letter is the message that the Word of...

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Bishop Terry’s July 2019 Voice Column

I write this as the Government has announced it will cut greenhouse emissions to “net zero” by 2050. Many applaud, many say “too little, too late”. Allow me to let you in on a discussion that the Bishops of England and Wales had recently at their bi-annual...

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Bishop Terry’s June 2019 Voice Column

Although it is June already, I am casting back in my mind to the Chrism Mass held on the Tuesday of Holy Week, April 16. It was a wonderful celebration and gathering of the Church of the Diocese of Middlesbrough. Just about all parishes and institutions of the diocese...

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Bishop Terry’s May 2019 Voice Column

Usually, May is a month full of celebrations – First Holy Communions, Confirmations, and it’s the beginning of the “Wedding Season”. On May 11, Francis Sutcliffe will be ordained to the priesthood. Most of Francis’ adult life has been spent in ministering in the...

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