“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...
Albert Gubay Charitable Foundation Funding

Albert Gubay Charitable Foundation Funding

The Diocese of Plymouth has received £40,000 from the Albert Gubay Charitable Foundation to provide support to individuals and families struggling with financial hardship caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.  This money is part of a donation of £1 million generously given...
“Let us now open the doors of God’s House “

“Let us now open the doors of God’s House “

​In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. For 85 days, since the 20th of March our doors have been closed as a result of the Pandemic. Today with great joy we are once again opening our church doors for private prayer to our faithful and...
“Equal from Day One – a message for LifeStream20 Seminar”

“Equal from Day One – a message for LifeStream20 Seminar”

“Equal from Day One – a message from Bishop Mark for the  LifeStream20 Seminar” I warmly greet all of you taking part in “LifeStream 20”.   Thank you for all that you are doing to protect life and to promote the care of the most vulnerable in our society.  We...