Requiem Mass for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Sunday 18 September, 2022, St George’s Cathedral, Southwark

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ Dear friends It is our privilege today to be able to offer the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass for the happy and peaceful repose of soul of our late Sovereign, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Since the sad news of her death was announced on 8 September, Masses andContinue reading Requiem Mass for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Sunday 18 September, 2022, St George’s Cathedral, Southwark

Ordination to the Sacred Priesthood – Rev Michael Etuka, Rev Joseph Gulliford, and Rev Alan MacDonald, 16 July 2021, Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, St George’s Cathedral, Southwark.

Dear Michael, dear Joseph, dear Alan Dear brothers and sisters in Christ Dear friends My three sons, my three brothers, with all the talk about heatwaves, I have prayed that today you will be on fire. Not literally, of course. But on fire in the most intensely spiritual way possible. On fire with the Father’sContinue reading “Ordination to the Sacred Priesthood – Rev Michael Etuka, Rev Joseph Gulliford, and Rev Alan MacDonald, 16 July 2021, Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, St George’s Cathedral, Southwark.”

From the Archbishop of Southwark – Letter to Priests for Maundy Thursday 2022

‘What I want is mercy, not sacrifice. I did not come to call the virtuous, but sinners. ’ (Mt 9:13) Dear Brothers in Christ I send you my heartfelt good wishes and gratitude on this day when we remember ‘the institution of the Holy Eucharist and of priestly Order, and the commandment of the LordContinue reading “From the Archbishop of Southwark – Letter to Priests for Maundy Thursday 2022”

Palm Sunday 2022 – St George’s Cathedral, Southwark

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ Dear friends For each of us the season of Lent has been both an individual and a communal journey of faith. I wonder what your particular experience of Lent has been like this year? A priest once said to me that we often get the Lent we need ratherContinue reading “Palm Sunday 2022 – St George’s Cathedral, Southwark”

Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Family, London Sunday Divine Liturgy – Gospel: St Matthew 25: 31-46 27 February 2022

The Lord God says this: ‘My plans for you are for peace, not for disaster; To give you a future, a future filled with hope.’ ‘My plans for you are for peace.’ (Jer 29:11) Dear brothers and sisters in Christ Dear friends and people of good will The news and images from Ukraine in recentContinue reading “Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Family, London Sunday Divine Liturgy – Gospel: St Matthew 25: 31-46 27 February 2022”