Today, the Fourth Sunday of Easter, is Good Shepherd Sunday and the World Day of Prayer for Vocations to the Priesthood. Please pray for Ashley, our own seminarian, who is currently completing his second year of formation (his first in Chelsea, as he was in Spain last year). Please also pray for more vocations in the diocese. Please also pray for our young candidates for First Holy Communion who made their First Confessions here yesterday (Saturday morning) and for their families. God bless you all.

We continue our joyful journey through the Easter season. Easter isn’t just one day or even one week - it is a special season of fifty days which leads to the great feasts of the Ascension and Pentecost. Please keep on celebrating! I hope everyone had a good Easter holiday from school, college or work and send you all love and best wishes for the summer term which begins this week.

Happy Easter! Today is the greatest of all solemnities: the Resurrection of the Lord from the dead. The Lenten journey is now concluded, and we have lived the days of Passiontide and Holy Week with real faith and devotion. We send you all every good wish for the days of Easter and hope you all have a good Easter holiday. Many thanks go to all our parishioners and volunteers who have helped with, prepared, led or participated in our great celebrations and in preparing the church - thank you all! Christ is Risen. Alleluia!

Fr David, Fr Andrew & Fr Johnson would like to thank you for your kindness over the Easter.  For your prayers, good wishes, cards and gifts.

A very big thank you to all those who helped prepare the Church for Easter, the cleaners, Choirs, servers, readers, Eucharistic ministers, flower arrangers, collectors and anyone else who helped in anyway.

This week is Holy Week, the greatest week in the Church’s year. This week, in the liturgy, we celebrate the greatest mystery at the heart of our faith: the Paschal Mystery of Christ’s passion, death and resurrection. Let us live these days with faith and devotion. We look forward to seeing you all at church in the coming days.


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