Our Lady

Starting from a text by Chesterton, Peter Gallagher SJ explains us how Our Lady's love, although not comforting, strengthen us in our daily battles.         At the end of the first book of Chesterton’s Ballad of the White Horse, Our Lady appears to King Alfred to encourage him in his seemingly hopeless struggle against the invaders of Wessex. She says:I tell you naught for your comfort,Yea, naught for your desire,Save that the sky grows darker...
There will be a solmen mass on Friday 7th December for the vigil of the patronal feast at the Church of the Immaculate Conception.The service will be followed by a reception in the hall. This will also mark the formal farewell by the parish to Fr Andrew Cameron-Mowat SJ.
Our Lady of the Way, Gesu, Rome
AMDGMother Mary,Be for me an example of surrender and engagement.Create within mea heart that is honest and pure,a heart that offers a haven to others,a heart that is generous and resolute, ever able to overcome difficulties,always ready to begin againa humble heartthat expects everything from Jesusyour Son and our Lord.         Amen Today we celebrate the feast of Mary, Mother of the Society of Jesus. Why? At all the key moments in the coming to life of the...