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18 August, 2018

Newsletter for the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2018

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time 19th AUGUST 2018 Blue Book Page 120 Lord, you have been our refuge from one generation to another… (Psalm90)  Alexandra Palace in North London used to have its own railway line. It was a branch of the LNER running through Muswell Hill, Cranley Gardens, Highgate & Crouch End and finally […]

12 August, 2018

Newsletter for the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2018

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 12th AUGUST 2018 Blue Book Page 117 Dear Friends,  What strange political times we live in: On the one hand we have the unfortunate, if not inaccurate comments of Boris Johnson, suggesting that the Conservative Party is explicitly Islamophobic, on the other we have the Pro-Palestinian comments of Jeremy Corbyn suggesting that […]

5 August, 2018

Newsletter for the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2018

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 5th August 2018 Blue Book Page 190 Dear Friends,  I was surprised to catch a fragment of a vigorous radio discussion on LBC about The Catholic Faith. (Listen Again Iain Dale 6.05pm Thu 2nd). Caroline Farrow, who is a sub-editor for the Catholic Universe (and also the wife of a […]

29 July, 2018

Newsletter for the Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2018

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 29th July 2018 Blue Book Page 184 Dear Friends, The “Acts of the Apostles” leaves more questions than answers… Coming from the same author as the Gospel of Luke the two books are similar yet completely different. Whereas the Gospel describes the life of Jesus during three years and surveys a distance […]

22 July, 2018

Newsletter for the Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2018

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 22nd July 2018 Blue Book Page 181 The Problem of Over Thinking:  Mr Polly was a good man but he didn’t have a lot of patience. It was to my benefit that he taught mathematics through all five years of my secondary school education. He also taught PE & games. […]