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Confirmation
Guillaume Thompson
Confirmation Retreat on ‘Forgiveness’

On Saturday, the 18 May was the 11th confirmation session for this year’s candidates and was also their second day retreat as a group.   This theme of the retreat was ‘Forgiveness’ and more importantly the forgiveness and grace that Christ gives us in the Sacrament of Reconciliation.   The sessions

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Pentecost
Jo Wood
Holy Spirit, Languages and Confirmation

We celebrated Pentecost over the weekend of 18/19 May 2024.  The Vigil Mass on Saturday was organised by this year’s Confirmation candidates at the end of their Retreat Day. The 10.30am Mass on Sunday included lively music accompanied by keyboard, guitar, flute and drums. During the scripture readings at the

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Pentecost
Jo Wood
International Agape Shared Meal

The whole parish came together at mid-day on Sunday with an international shared ‘Agape’ meal (a feast to express the Christian love of the community) in celebration of the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.   Everyone was invited to bring a savoury or sweet dish from their native country

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Parish
Jo Wood
Basic Life Support Course

On Friday 17 May 2024 we welcomed Tom Taylor, a Paramedic Practitioner from Salus Medical Services, who delivered a Basic Life Support Course to a group of parishioners. The course provided instruction on what to do for a person who loses consciousness as a result of a heart attack, choking

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Mamma Margherita Club
Ian Ledgerwood
Blue Lamp Trust

On Thursday 9 May 2024 the Mamma Margherita Club met and had a very informative and enjoyable talk given by Pete from The Bobby Scheme of The Blue Lamp Trust. The Bobby Scheme is a free service that has the aim of making the old and vulnerable, including victims of

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Social
Christy Del Fresno
70s Disco Success

The Disco Party from the 1970s last Saturday was a big success! It was held on May 4th, at 7 p.m., in the Hall of Our Lady of Lourdes and St Dominic Savio Parish.  The disco was a great opportunity for parishioners of all ages to get together and was

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