Do Whatever He Tells You

Bishop Terry’s Homily from the Lourdes Grotto Mass, May 2018… So how many of you watched the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on May 19? I know it was a really difficult choice for some between the cup final and the wedding. There were crowds queuing up at...

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Pastoral Letter For The Feast of Corpus Christi 2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters, “Do whatever he tells you.” (John 2.5) I write this letter to you while in Lourdes with the Diocesan Pilgrimage, and these words have lodged firmly in my heart – it is the theme of Lourdes this year taken from the Gospel of the Wedding Feast...

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Bishop Terry’s June 2018 Voice Column

As we leave the Easter Season behind us, with all its joys, celebrations and rich liturgy, we enter into the month of June. From a very natural point of view we hope that June will be a month of warmth and sunshine – sadly, this is not always the case! However, the...

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Bishop Terry’s April 2018 Voice Column

In this month’s Voice there are many important articles, but I would just like to draw your attention to two in particular. Our Diocesan Justice and Peace Organisation, in the light of Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’ – On The Care Of Our Common Home, are...

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Pastoral Letter for Second Sunday of Lent 2018

Dear Sisters and Brothers, What goes up must come down. Breathe in then breathe out.  These are truths, facts that most of us would not deny.  We take them for granted as self-evident.  In a way they are parts of a greater truth, a natural law: the law of gravity and...

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