Chrism Mass 2020

Chrism Mass 2020

Chrism Mass   Today – Sepember 22nd 2020- in the Cathedral of St Mary & St Boniface Plymouth, Bishop Mark celebrated the Chrism Mass which was delayed from Holy Week due to the pandemic. In attendance were the Canons of the Cathedral Chapter and the...
Radio Maria England

Radio Maria England

Radio Maria England is a 24hr Catholic Radio Station set up to broadcast programmes promoting and expressing the Christian Faith. It aims to support Catholics and others in their spiritual life and witness to those who wish to learn more about the Catholic Faith. It...
“Albert Lawes Ordination to the Diaconate”

“Albert Lawes Ordination to the Diaconate”

Homily for Diaconate of Albert Lawes, Plymouth Cathedral, 12th July 2020 Well, it is not Palazzola.  It is not Rome.  A diaconate ordination does not have any anointings, although at this one, you would wonder, with all the cleansing gel we have to use!   Albert, this...
“Return from Exile”

“Return from Exile”

“Return from Exile” “Rejoice heart and soul, daughter of Jerusalem. Shout with gladness, daughter of Sion.” (Zechariah 9:9) These words of the prophet Zechariah echo in us all. They are from the first reading we will hear, when we are able to return to the...
“The Priestly Heart”

“The Priestly Heart”

The Priestly Heart A reflection on the Feast of the Sacred Heart, Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of all Priests. We want today to give thanks to God for the gift of the priesthood, and to pray for the sanctification of all priests.  We believe that the Merciful...