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Sep 2023

Click here for our latest newsletter Our First Reading this week is from Isaiah 55:6-9: God’s ways are far beyond the ways of human beings. The Responsorial Psalm is from Psalm 145: God is near to those who call upon him. The Second Reading is taken from Philippians 1:20c24,27a: Paul tells the Philippians to live for Christ. This Sunday’s Gospel Reading is Matthew 20:1-16: In the parable of the workers in the vineyard, Jesus teaches about God’s generous mercy. On the surface, the parable of the workers in the vineyard appears to......


15
Sep 2023

Click here for our latest newsletter Evangelii Gaudium Day Our First Reading this Sunday is from Sirach 27:30—28:9: Those who seek God’s mercy must be merciful toward others. The Responsorial Psalm is from Psalm 103: A song of praise to God who is kind and merciful. This week’s Second Reading is Romans 14:7-9: We belong to the Lord. Today’s Gospel Reading is taken from Matthew 18:21-35: Jesus teaches that we must forgive one another as God has forgiven us. A New Pastoral Year Begins Dear friends, another school and pastoral year has......


09
Sep 2023

Click here for our latest newsletter 10th September 2023Education Day Our First Reading this Sunday is from Ezekiel 33:7-9: The Son of Man is appointed as guardian of Israel.The Responsorial Psalm is from Psalm 95: Song of praise to God, our salvation.This week’s Second Reading is from Romans 13:8-10: The Law is summarized in the commandment to love your neighbour as yourself.Today’s Gospel Reading is Matthew 18:15-20: Jesus teaches his disciples how to settle disputes in the Church.In today’s reading we find one of only three instances in which Jesus uses the......


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Sep 2023
RECONCILIATION AND FIRST HOLY COMMUNION 2023-24

Parents of Children in Year 4 of Primary School in September 2023 areeligible to enrol their children for the First Holy Communion Programme2023-24. Here is how you sign up:Email the parish office (forestgate@brcdt.org) and request a First HolyCommunion Registration Form, please note you will need to provide a copyof your child’s baptismal certificate when returning registration form.Registration open now until Sunday 24th September 2023.The programme will begin on Saturday 30th September 2023 for allthose who have completed registration. This meeting is for parents andchildren, further information will be given at this meeting....


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Sep 2023
RCIA Programme 2023-24

The RCIA Journey in Faith programme at St. Antony’s is now open forregistrations for the 2023-4 year. RCIA is for adults who would like to become Catholic or complete their initiation(receive confirmation and/or the Eucharist). We also welcome adults who want tolearn more about the Catholic faith without making a commitment to join the Church(e.g. you might be married to a Catholic, or just searching for a spiritual home andcurious about what the Church teaches). To find out more or to register, contact Catherine onstantonysyouthproject@gmail.com, 07807 348 223, or in person.Registrations are......


03
Sep 2023

Click here for our latest newsletter Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time September 3, 2023Our First Reading this Sunday is Jeremiah 20:7-9: Jeremiah laments but cannot fail to speak in God’s name. The Responsorial Psalm is from Psalm 63: Our souls yearn for God. This week’s Second Reading is from Romans 12:1-2: Paul encourages the Romans to stay faithful to God. Our Gospel Reading today is Matthew 16:21-27: Jesus speaks of his Passion and rebukes Peter for his objection.Now that the disciples have acknowledged that Jesus is the Messiah, Jesus confides in them......


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Jul 2023

Click here for our latest newsletter Overall Theme of the Readings: To gain wisdom is to gain it from God. It comes to those who love Him and are docile to the Spirit of the Lord. He will grant you more wisdom than Solomon.First Reading – 1 Kings 3:5,7-12: Solomon pleases God when he asks for a wise and understanding heart to better govern the people. God appeared to Solomon in his youth and God offers Solomon one request. Solomon unselfishly asked for wisdom which pleased God. From this wisdom, Solomon told......