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Tuesday, 5 March 2013
The Church Hierarchy
Mass this morning, Tuesday 5 March, our Parish Priest said that if senior members
of the government were found guilty of misconduct would you return your
passport? We must remember that it is Christ that we worship, not the
Church or the hierarchy and that it is Christ who gives us life.
Perhaps fittingly today's gospel said " Peter went up to Jesus and said,
‘Lord, how often must I forgive my brother if he wrongs me? As often as
seven times?’ Jesus answered, ‘Not seven, I tell you, but seventy-seven
I am a retired Consulting IT Specialist. I have been married to Julia for nearly 47 years and we are blessed with four children; David, Andrew, Lawrie and Hélèna. Not forgetting the "other half's"; Gaew married to Andrew, Lawrie's partner Emma and Hélèna's husband Sam.
In addition we have a grandson - Henry Thomas, son of Lawrie and Emma. Henry was four in April 2017 and he now has a sister, Georgia, born on 29 December 2017.
I am ordained as a Permanent Deacon in the RC Church - date of ordination 8 June 2013 so am now in my fifth year of ministry.