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"The Season of Advent restores a horizon of hope, a hope which does not disappoint, for it is founded on God?s Word. A hope which does not disappoint, simply because the Lord never disappoints! He is faithful." (Pope Francis 2013)

"Waiting is a period of learning. The longer we wait, the more we hear about him for whom we are waiting." ~ Henri Nouwen

Sunday 30th November 2014 - 1st Sunday of Advent
[ readings ~ Isaiah 63:16-9,64:2-7 & 1Corinthians 1:3-9 ]

Gospel: Mark 13:33-37 "Stay awake! You never know when the Lord will come." with Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson, 11am Mass

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Sunday 7th December 2014 - 2nd Sunday of Advent
[ readings ~ Isaiah 40:1-5,9-11 & 2 Peter 3:8-14 ]

Gospel: Mark 1:1-8  "Make straight the paths of the Lord."
with Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson - 11am Mass

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(Understand the role of John the Baptist and how we are also called to witness to the coming of Christ.)
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Sunday 7th December 2014 - continued

(part) Homily by Fr. Anthony O'Gorman (visiting from Falmouth) 9am Mass 

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Monday 8th December 2014 - The Immaculate Conception
[ readings ~ Genesis 3:9-15,20 & Ephesians 1:3-6,11-12 ]

Gospel: Luke 1:26-38 "Rejoice so highly favoured, The Lord is with you." with Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson - 10am Mass

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Sunday 14th December 2014 - 3rd Sunday of Advent
[ readings ~ Isaiah 61:1-2,10-11 & 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 ]

Gospel: John 1:6-8,19-28 "There stands among you - unknown to you - the one who is coming."

with Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson, 9am Mass

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Sunday 21st December 2014 - 4th Sunday of Advent
[ readings ~ 2 Samuel 7:1-5,8-12,14,16 & Romans 16:25-27 ]

Gospel: Luke 1:26-38 "You are to conceive and bear a son", with Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson, 11am Mass

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Sunday 21st December 2014 continued

Gospel and Homily by Fr. Anthony O'Gorman (visiting from Falmouth) speaker icon click to download / open 9am Mass (10:47 mins)

25th December 2014 - Nativity of the Lord, Mass of Christmas Day [ readings ~ Luke 2:1-14 & Luke 2:15-20 ]

Gospel: John 1:1-18 "The Word was made flesh and lived among us." with Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson - 11am Mass

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URBI ET ORBI message of Pope Francis "for the city and for the world" - Christmas 2014

28th December 2014 - Feast of the Holy Family, Year B
 
Gospel: Luke 2:22-40 "The child grew, filled with wisdom."

Pastoral Letter (download) from Bishop of Plymouth, Mark O'Toole, read by Fr. Philip Dyson - 9am Mass

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[ readings ~ Ecclesiasticus 3:3-7,14-17 & Colossians 3:12-21 ]

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>> referred to in Pastoral letter:
Reflect on the Gift of Marriage and Family Life (link no longer available use search engine). Ahead of the forthcoming Ordinary Synod on the Family in October 2015, the Holy Father, Pope Francis, has asked us to reflect with 'true spiritual discernment' on the themes relating to marriage and family life that emerged from the Extraordinary meeting of Bishops held in Rome in October 2014. The Bishops of England and Wales have published 'The Call, the Journey and the Mission' (link no longer available use search engine) to help the faithful reflect and discern on this crucial aspect of Catholic life

Homily 'I do not need anything new, I need to become new', by Fr. Marinko Sakota
(Midnight Mass, New Year's Eve, the church of St. James, Medjugorje)

Star icon animated4th January 2015 -The Epiphany of The Lord
 
Gospel: Matthew 2:1-12 "We saw His star and have come to do the King homage." 
with Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson - 11am Mass
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The Queen's Christmas broadcast 2014 (link no longer available use search engine) '...reconciliation and the peaceful end to conflict'; '... peace and goodwill have lasting power in the hearts of men and women'.

readings for today ~ Isaiah 60:1-6 & Ephesians 3:2-3,5-6

Gospel and Homily by Fr. Anthony O'Gorman (visiting from Falmouth) 9 am Mass speaker icon  click to download / open  (11:21mins)

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11th January 2015 - The Baptism of The Lord - Year B
Gospel: Mark 1:7-11 "You are My Son, the Beloved; My favour rests on You." with Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson - 9am Mass 

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[ readings ~ Isaiah 55:1-11 & 1 John 5:1-9 ]
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 Second Sunday of year -  Year B
 
Gospel: John 1:35-42 "They saw where He lived, and stayed with Him." with Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson - 11am Mass  >>

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[ readings ~ 1 Samuel 3:3-10,19 & 1 Corinthians 6:13-15,17-20 ]
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18th January 2015 continued - Homily (part) by Fr. Anthony O'Gorman (visiting from Falmouth)

Enrolment of 1st Holy Communion children. 9am Mass

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25th January 2015 - Third Sunday of year -  Year B
Gospel: Mark 1:14-20 "Repent, and believe the good news."
with Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson - 11am Mass

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[ readings ~ Jonah 3:1-5,10 & 1 Corinthians 7:29-31 ]
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Sunday 1st February 2015 - Fourth week of year -  Year B
Gospel: Mark 1:21-28 "He taught them with authority."
with Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson - 11am Mass

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[ readings ~ Deuteronomy 18:15-20 & 1 Corinthians 7:32-35 ]

 and Gospel & Homily by Fr. John Gilbert (visiting from Falmouth) 9am Mass

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Sunday 8th February 2015 - Fifth week of year -  Year B
Gospel: Mark 1:29-39 "He cured many who were suffering from disease of one kind or another." with Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson - 9am Mass

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[ readings ~ Job7:1-4,6-7 & 1 Corinthians 9:16-19,22-23 ]
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Sunday 15th February 2015 - sixth week of year -  Year B
readings: Leviticus 13:1-2,44-46 & 1 Corinthians 10:31-11:1
Gospel: Mark 1:40-45 "The leprosy left him at once and he was cured." with Homily by Fr. Philip Dyson - 11am Mass

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 and Gospel with Homily (part) by Fr. Anthony O'Gorman visiting from Falmouth) 9am Mass

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MORE 2015: Lent 2015 onwards | Mid June to end of liturgical year 2015 | see 2011-12 for previous year B

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