Scripture Notes – Sunday July 4th 2021

He was amazed at their lack of faith. On this Sunday, we go forward to Mark 6:1-6a, the scene in the synagogue at Nazareth. There’s a lot more to it than might seem at first glance. Accordingly, the translation by Eugene Boring is offered in this email. The people of Nazareth were unable to hear what Jesus had to day — a phenomenon not unknown in our own time. The…

29/06/2021
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Scripture Notes – Sunday 20th June 2021

 Teacher, do you not care that we are perishing?   Capernaum: Monastery of the Holy Apostles (You may notice that Jesus is represented twice in the scene.) Welcome The Gospel could hardly be more relevant. Storms and upheavals are everywhere — the church in Germany is a dramatic illustration. It would be tempting to jump in programmatic or managerial “responses” but that would be to miss the point. The starting point has…

17/06/2021
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Scripture Notes – Sunday 13th June 2021

With what can we compare the kingdom of God? Welcome The Scripture Summer School began on June 1, with an introductory webinar (the recording may be viewed on our dedicated website.) It is not at all too late to register and enjoy the 15 presentations. Biblical Models of the People of God. (Jessie Rogers) Experience of church in Mark’s Gospel, the book of Revelation and the First Letter of Peter. (Sean…

11/06/2021
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AN IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE SACRAMENTS 

  Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s), Archbishop Dermot Farrell has informed us that Government guidelines will allow for “special religious ceremonies”, including First Holy Communion and Confirmation from 5th July onwards. Over the next few weeks, the Parish Team and Area Pastoral Council will be meeting to look at how best we can begin to proceed with these celebrations. The Government’s/Archbishop’s advice is that while these ceremonies will be permitted from July, it…

04/06/2021
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