11 Jun 2021 0 Comment

Growing and Welcoming New Members

I have not been very plugged in to the world around me over the last few weeks. My Dad has just been diagnosed with Bowel Cancer and with other health complications the early signs were that the cancer was aggressive. Mercifully that’s...
4 Jun 2021 0 Comment

What makes you happy?

Have you got the gift of knowing what makes you happy? I say gift because being happy and knowing what makes you happy is a beautiful thing and not everyone know what makes them happy. Some people seem to just have it, for others it is...
28 May 2021 0 Comment

First Holy Communion

I can’t describe how wonderful it was to celebrate the First Holy Communion Masses with the Children and their families last Saturday. We have all been waiting a year extra for it to happen and It has been a little frustrating watching...
21 May 2021 0 Comment

Transition

When I was younger, I was always eager for transition moments. I was always excited at the beginning of a new school year and always excited for school holidays. I was excited to go to university and then to Seminary. They were big moments...
14 May 2021 0 Comment

Proud Owner of a Vaccine

I am the proud owner of one Pfizer Vaccination, my DNA is being edited as I write this! I have to say a big thank you to all the volunteers and staff at the Ashton Gate Vaccination Centre, they were brilliant from beginning to end and I...
7 May 2021 0 Comment

Life is Worth Living

I am grateful as I sit here writing; I am warm, dry and going home. As I look out of the train window at the pouring rain, the grey and cold I can feel nothing but contentment. Although it hasn’t escaped my attention that I am feeling...
30 Apr 2021 0 Comment

Connected with One Another

Yesterday morning, when I was brushing my hair, I stared into the mirror in shock and disbelief. No, it was not with the thought that I looked five years older than I did this time last year, but rather at something that was being said on...
23 Apr 2021 0 Comment

I Will Fear No Evil

I have taken my own advice, not on purpose mind you, I stopped looking at the news during the Easter Triduum, where I took some quiet reflective time, and have not gone back to it. I saw a small bit of TV news last week and felt...
9 Apr 2021 0 Comment

Thank You!

I cannot say a big enough thank you to you and everyone who helped make Holy Week and Easter a very special time for our community. The services and Masses of the Easter Triduum were very moving occasions. Although we are unable to talk to...
3 Apr 2021 1 Comment

Happy Easter

Happy Easter! May the peace of the risen Christ be with you. The liturgies we have celebrated as a community, over this Sacred Triduum, have been truly moving. Maybe it is because we were unable to celebrate last year and that has added to...