On this Feast of the Epiphany we hear how king Herod summons the wise men to see him privately ‘and sent them on to Bethlehem.’  Herod points the wise men in the direction of Jesus but he does not go there himself.  In celebrating the birth of the Lord we must be careful that our lives are not like that, pointing the way to Christ but not making the journey ourselves.  In the Year of Prayer we are called to draw near to Jesus, to make the journey, as the wise men did, which leads us to kneel and adore the Christ child who has himself journeyed from his Father’s side to bring us salvation


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Holy Redeemer notices for 22 June

June 22, 2019

• The retiring collection today is for SCORE and will be used for overseas projects. • Tomorrow evening there will be an ecumenical...Read more


June 22, 2019

On Friday 21 June at 18:00 we had a special Mass and reception to give thanks for the ministry of Xanthe Vanderputt who...Read more


June 21, 2019

CANON THOMAS ATTHILL (former parish priest of St Osmund’s) will celebrate his Golden Jubilee of Ordination to the Priesthood at Downside Abbey on...Read more

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