Our weekly Coffee Morning will again take place in the meeting area at the back of church this coming Tuesday. Come along to have a chat with your friends or make new ones! If you just wish to sit in quiet reflection, the main body of the church will be open at the same time. Advance warning that the next PCC meeting will take place on Monday 12th March 2018.
Thursday 22nd Feb 9.15am Stations of the Cross followed by Feria at 9.30am
Sunday 25th Feb 9.30am Parish Mass.
First Reading: Genesis 9:8-15
A reading from the book of Genesis.
God spoke to Noah and his sons, “See, I establish my Covenant with you, and with your descendants after you; also with every living creature to be found with you, birds, cattle and every wild beast with you: everything that came out of the ark....
Second Reading: 1 Peter 3:18-22
A reading from the first letter of St Peter.
Christ himself, innocent though he was, died once for sins, died for the guilty, to lead us to God. In the body he was put to death, in the spirit he was raised to life, and, in the spirit, he went to preach to the spirits in prison. Now it was long ago, when Noah was still building that ark which saved only a small group of eight people “by water”, and when God was still waiting patiently....
Gospel: Mark 1:12-15
A reading from the holy Gospel according to Mark.
The Spirit drove Jesus out into the wilderness and he remained there for forty days, and was tempted by Satan. He was with the wild beasts, and the angels looked after him......