Summer Garden Party (see poster in last weeks blog for full details)
Thursday 17th (Feria) 9.30am.
Sunday 27th August 10.15am. (Joint Service with St Peters)
First Reading: Isaiah 56:1.6-7
A reading from the prophet Isaiah.
Thus says the Lord: Have a care for justice, act with integrity, for soon my salvation will come and my integrity be manifest. Foreigners who have attached themselves to the Lord to serve him and to love his name and be his servants - all who observe the sabbath, not profaning it, and cling to my covenant - these I will bring to my holy mountain...
Second Reading: Romans 11:13-15. 29-32
A reading from the letter of St Paul to the Romans.
Let me tell you pagans this: I have been sent to the pagans as their apostle, and I am proud of being sent, but the purpose of it is to make my own people envious of you, and in this way save some of them. Since their rejection meant the reconciliation of the world, do you know what their admission will mean...
Gospel: Matthew 15:21-28
A reading from the holy Gospel according to Matthew.
Jesus left Gennesaret and withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon. Then out came a Canaanite woman from that district and started shouting, “Sir, Son of David, take pity on me. My daughter is tormented by a devil.” But he answered her not a word. And his disciples went and pleaded with him...
Full readings are in the printed newsletter