Signs Of Welcome

As I am writing this article, I am just recovering from the Walsingham National Festival, this year held on the early May Bank Holiday. As usual it was the wonderfully uplifting event it always is with the added joy of being the first one for three years! It was great to meet up once again [...]

2022-05-05T09:02:09+00:00May 5th, 2022|Categories: Events|

Greetings from the Diocese of Birmingham

The Ebbsfleet parishes in Birmingham range across this large and diverse conurbation. In the north of the diocese, nearer to Sutton Coldfield than to Birmingham itself, is my own parish of Saint Mark, Kingstanding and Fr Barry Smart’s parish of St Luke, Kingstanding. The area which our two parishes serve is basically one huge council [...]

2022-04-27T13:21:38+00:00April 27th, 2022|Categories: Events|

From the Black Country…

The Wolverhampton Episcopal area of the Lichfield Diocese covers most of the Black Country. A place with a rich and proud industrial past that has shaped the present. There are a number of Society parishes here, most of which were born out of the places where the poor Victorian working classes lived, worked and [...]

2022-04-22T11:32:56+00:00April 22nd, 2022|Categories: Events|

The Real Message of Easter by Father David Fisher

‘When you die, that’s it. Nothing. Out like a light!’ That’s what the man in the pub said, and his mates all nodded, though the one whose mother had died the week before wasn’t really quite so certain. Still, it seemed to make sense. After all, we know what ‘dead’ means: dead leaves, dead batteries, [...]

2022-03-21T14:04:53+00:00April 17th, 2022|Categories: Events|

The Way Through The Wilderness

Looking back to Lent 2020, in my parishes here in Torquay we embarked on “The Way Through the Wilderness” as our course for the season. The aim was to look at how people encounter God in the desert places and seasons of life. Then the first COVID lockdown occurred, and we were brought into the [...]

2022-03-28T13:48:01+00:00March 30th, 2022|Categories: Events|

Gloucester Area Report

It was a great honour for Fr. Robert to be appointed by Bishop Jonathan as his representative in the Diocese of Gloucester - on a zoom call during Lockdown! The traditional catholic constituency in terms of parishes is modest comprising of  All Saints, Cheltenham (Fr. Robert Wright), and Ss Phillip & James, Up Hatherley, (Fr. [...]

2022-03-28T13:41:38+00:00March 28th, 2022|Categories: Events|

Pusey House Theological Conference 2022

The 2022 Pusey House Theological Conference, entitled Descent of the Dove: Knowing and Loving in Spirit and Truth, will consider the person and work of the Holy Spirit, and the transformations which arise from knowledge in, faith in, and encounter with Him. The conference will be held at Oxford from Monday 4th –  Wednesday 6th July 2022. We [...]

2022-03-17T12:08:21+00:00March 17th, 2022|Categories: Events|

Chrism Masses 2022

Details of The Chrism Masses from The Right Reverend Tony Robinson, Bishop of Wakefield Dear Fathers, Dear Deacons, Dear Friends Chrism Masses 2022 (and the Ebbsfleet Lent Course) After three years where we have been unable to gather together for the Regional Chrism Masses, I grateful to the Deans and Chapters of Bristol, Exeter [...]

2022-03-09T10:57:43+00:00March 9th, 2022|Categories: Events, News|
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