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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Pastoral Letter for the Feast of the Holy Family 2017

Dear Brothers and Sisters, In our gospel we have three generations of people represented.  First of all there are the newly-weds, Mary and Joseph and their pride and joy, Jesus, their first born; a young couple and their baby.  They are eager to do everything right,...

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Bishop Terry’s Pastoral Letter for Advent 2017

Dear Sisters and Brothers, It is only when we are awakened to the danger of a particular situation that we begin to react.  Recently I was part of a conversation about things that happen when the plane is landing.  A friend was on board an aircraft as it was landing...

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