Bishop Terry’s August 2018 Voice Column

The World Meeting of Families takes place every three years. It started in 1994, when Pope St John Paul II asked the Pontifical Council for the Family (now part of the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life) to establish an international event of prayer, catechesis...

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Bishop Terry’s July 2018 Voice Column

We approach July with a hint of joy and some sadness. There is great joy because it is the time of the year when priestly anniversaries are commemorated. We have the opportunity to give thanks for many years of good, fruitful and faithful ministry. As a priest, one is...

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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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