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August 24, 2020

Bishop prays for Belarusian people peacefully calling for democratic reform

Bishop Declan Lang, Chair of the Bishops’ International Affairs department,...Read more

Saint Augustine

August 20, 2020

The story of Augustine's upbringing and conversion is well-known to many through his autobiographical “Confessions.” In that work, Augustine recounts his birth in...Read more

Saint Monica

August 20, 2020

Saint Monica’s Story

The circumstances of Saint Monica’s life could have made her a nagging wife, a bitter daughter-in-law, and a...Read more

Harry Responds

August 20, 2020

The following response has been received from Harry to last week's news item which can be viewed at:

Dear Parishioners I...Read more

Refugees continue to risk lives

August 19, 2020

Alan Kurdi would be around eight years old today if he had not drowned during the early hours of 2 September 2015. For...Read more

Stop Uyghur Genocide

August 19, 2020

Bishop Declan Lang, Chair of the International Affairs department of the Bishops’ Conference, alongside the Cardinal Archbishops of Yangon (Myanmar) and Jakarta (Indonesia)...Read more

Saint Pius X

August 13, 2020

Saint Pius X’s Story

Pope Pius X is perhaps best remembered for his encouragement of the frequent reception of Holy Communion,...Read more

Saint Bernard

August 13, 2020

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux’s Story Man of the century! Woman of the century! You see such terms applied to so many today—“golfer of the...Read more

Pigeon named Harry

August 11, 2020

A pigeon appeared on Friday in St Osmund’s. We shall call him Harry for contact tracing purposes. Much to the consternation of the...Read more

Rural Gathering 2021

Message from Father Robert
August 11, 2020

Fr Harry Doyle's splendid national rural conference at Garstang in February 2020 was proposed as the final such event for the time being,...Read more