Live Simply - Thought for the week...

Pope Francis: do you want to fast this Lent? Fast from hurting words and say kind words.  Fast from sadness and be filled with gratitude.  Fast from anger and be filled with patience.

Bishop John's Pastoral Letter - 15th October 2023

Pope Francis - "Fratelli Tutti" - On Fraternity and Social Friendship

Essential reading for Catholics...

"Anyone who thinks that the only lesson to be learned [from the coronavirus pandemic and the way we have responded to it] was the need to improve what we were already doing, or to refine existing systems and regulations, is denying reality."

Summary here:  https://www.vaticannews.va/en/pope/news/2020-10/fratelli-tutti-pope-fraternity-social-friendship-short-summary.html

or download the full text here: http://www.olotv.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Fratelli-tutti-3-October-2020-_-Francis.pdf

Laudato Si'

On care for our common home...

laudato-siNever before was a Papal letter more enthusiastically received by other Christian Churches, other religions, politicians, scientists, believers and non-believers alike than Pope Francis’ letter on creation, “Laudato si”.  It is a challenging read at 189 pages but is clearly written and has a message that we should all try to absorb. Explains why the Church is keen to embrace the principles of  conservation and recognition of the challenges of climate change. Our parish has an active group that concerns itself with this and strives to involve all the parish in meeting these challenges.

Click here to download Laudato si 

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    Saturday
    12noon—Mass at Dunsop Bridge
    5pm—Mass at Clitheroe

    Sunday
    9.30am—Mass at Clitheroe
    11am—Mass at Sabden

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    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
    Mass at 10am Clitheroe

    Wednesday—Eucharistic Service 10am—Clitheroe

    Friday—Requiem Mass at 11am—Pat Murray

    Saturday 4th May
    Confessions 10.15am—10.45am   4.15pm—4.45pm

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