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28th August 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

  Dear Parishioners and Visitors   Having read today’s readings, I was reminded of a song popular in the 80’s, ‘O Lord it’s hard to be humble, when you’re perfect in every way.’ It’s a ditty about narcissism etc and easily accessed on You Tube. Ho...

21st August, 21st Sunday of the Year.

Dear Parishioners,   At long last the wanderer has returned! I had a really marvellous holiday in Ireland, I went in due course to Fr Paul in Derry, He is really happy there and sends his best wishes to everybody. The Cregan is a massive concentra...

7th August, 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Just to let you know, I will be out of the Parish on Monday and Tuesday of next week. Mass on Monday morning and Tuesday evening will be celebrated as usual. Bring and Share Lunch Next Sunday 14th August is the Feast of the Assumption of the Bless...

31st July, 18th Sunday of the Year

So many people asked for the words to this prayer last week that I have included it in the newsletter.   I asked for strength and God gave me difficulties to make me strong. I asked for wisdom and God gave me problems to solve. I asked for prosper...

24th July Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Parishioners and Visitors,   Welcome to Our Lady Queen of Heaven on this the 17th Sunday of ordinary Time. Whilst visiting you may like to know that available in the porch are the following publications:   Bible Alive – cost £1.00 My Day by D...

17th July, Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Parishioners and Visitors,   This week we celebrate the Feast of St Mary Magdalen, Apostle to the Apostles. Pope Francis has upgraded her Memorial to a Feast Day. She is an example of a true and authentic Evangelist and the first witness of D...

10th July, Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Fr John is away this week, and there is no introduction to the newsletter.

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Parishioners and Visitors,   On Thursday 7th July at 9am Mass we welcome the Reception children from St. Augustine’s School. The children will be brought to Mass by their parents and will enjoy the lovely walk back to School afterwards. All p...

26th June, 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Parishioners and Visitors, today we meet the stark reality of being followers of Jesus in his own words. Now he is going to Jerusalem where he will be judged, punished and ultimately be put to death. For his followers a few scenarios are pres...

19th June Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dear Parishioners and Visitors   Who can say the gospel does not strike the nail on the head?  Today Jesus raises the question of identity among the people.  The question is simple, “Who are people saying that I am?”  There was no referendum about...
RBL CORPS OF DRUMS – RECRUITING NOW The Royal British Legion is forming a Corps of Drums which is a military style Marching Band. They are looking for male and female recruits aged 14 yrs and above. No musical knowledge is necessary as everything will be taught. Instruments and uniforms will be provided. First practise session is Sunday 15 January 2012 at 1000-1200 hours in the RBL Farnborough, 51 Cambridge Road East, Farnborough, GU16 7RF. Why not join us? Call Major Kevin Tompkins on 07876688977 or just turn up on 15 January.