Notes from the first week of the six Lent Course sessions can be seen, and printed if so desired, from these PDFs:
Monday evenings of Lent at 19.30 in The Cenacle [i.e. the parish room of Our Lady & St. Anne Church].
Six Profiles of Jesus of Nazareth
The course will be given on the Monday evenings of Lent at 19.30 in The Cenacle [i.e. the parish room of Our Lady & St. Anne Church]. Forty minutes of input, ten minutes for questions & discussion. Supporting material. Tea & coffee will follow.
Fr Patrick’s induction as parish priest of the Parish of Our Lady and St Anne took place on the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord (Candlemas) , 2nd February 2018. The Rite of Induction was presided over by the Dean of South Oxford, the Reverend Paul Fitzpatrick. Fr Patrick was the main celebrant at Mass, and preached the homily.
Fr Patrick was parish priest of the parish of Saint Peter & Saint Paul, Wolverhampton, from 1999 to 2013, and a large group from this parish was present at the induction ceremony and Mass, and at a celebration in the Cenacle afterwards. The chasuble that Fr Patrick is wearing in the picture above, and which he wore for the Eucharistic liturgy, was given to him by the parishioners of Saint Peter & St Paul for his Silver Jubilee. A selection of photos from the evening can be seen below and Fr Patrick’s message, contained within the order of service, can be read here: Fr Patrick’s induction message.
Fr Patrick talks about his recent induction as parish priest in this Thought for the Week: 5th Sunday of Year 04Feb18
At the 10.00am Mass on Sunday 21st January, Fr Paul Martin was presented with the parish gift of a cheque by Damian Colehan as Chair of the Parish Finance Committee. Damian spoke of the contribution to the life of the parish that Fr Paul had made over the four years as our parish priest and, on behalf of the parish, gave thanks for that. Fr Paul expressed his gratitude for the gift, and assured us that he was very happily setting into his new life as Director of the St Barnabas Society. During the Mass, Fr Paul had preached a fascinating and uplifting homily which can be found at the end of this item or in the Gallery section of the website: Fr Paul Martin’s Homily 21Jan18
Fr Patrick’s New Year Reflection can be found in the Gallery section of the website.
Two new e-mail addresses have now been established to provide the choice of either contacting the office for general enquiries and correspondence, or Fr Patrick directly.
The old e-mail address is still open whilst we move over to the new system, but please use the new addresses from now on. Please ignore the old e-mail address where you find it in various places through the website because it will take a couple of weeks to update everything.
With thanks for your help.