Fr. Aidan Peter Writes

Check here weekly for meditations and commentary from Fr Aidan Peter.

Week Of August 13th

Posted August 12, 2017

This weekend at the 9.30 Mass we will welcome five people who have been enquiring about joining the Catholic Church and now want to proceed and join us. So this weekend we will celebrate the Rite of Wel- come. For me, and I hope for you also,

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Week Of August 6th

Posted August 6, 2017

It was good to be away and it is good to be back! I was able to attend a very good week of Josephite meetings and then had a chance to be with my family when we gathered as a clan to celebrate my brother’s sixtieth birthday.

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Week Of July 30th

Posted July 29, 2017

Father Aidan has left us with this reflection: A  MEDITATION God has created me to do him some definite service.  He has committed some work to me which he has not committed to another.  I have my mission.  I may never know it in this world, but I

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Week Of July 23rd

Posted July 22, 2017

Father Aidan has left us with this reflection from Pope Francis: “Put on faith”: what does this mean? When we prepare a plate of food and we see that it needs salt, well, we “put on” salt; when it needs oil, then you “put on” oil.  “To put

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Week Of July 16th

Posted July 16, 2017

Father Aidan has left us with this reflection:     DREAM CHURCH This is the Church of my dreams —- The Church of the warm heart, Of the open mind, Of the adventurous spirit; The Church that cares, That heals hurt lives, That comforts old people, That challenges

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Week Of July 9th

Posted July 6, 2017

As you read this I will be driving from England to Belgium with Fr Adrian, the Regional Assistant Superior for England, to attend the Josephite Enlarged General Council meeting held at the Josephite French Speaking Boarding School at La Berliere. We will meet up with others including

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Week Of July 2nd

Posted June 30, 2017

The summer vacation is upon us and I hope you all manage to have a good one. It is probably my Englishness getting in the way but I much prefer the term “Holiday” to “Vacation”. Holiday, from “Holy Day”, implies a purpose and of course a religious

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Kathy Crow: An Appreciation – Week Of June 25th

Posted June 23, 2017

 KATHY CROW: AN APPRECIATION We cannot fit too much in this bulletin, and we have celebrated in worship and fellowship Kathy’s retirement last Saturday, but I wanted just to say a few words here. Our parish school is deeply indebted to Kathy for her years of service to

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Week Of June 18th

Posted June 16, 2017

Last week we celebrated the feast of God himself; Holy Trinity. This weekend we celebrate the Feast of how God continues to be really present in our lives: Corpus et Sanguinis Christi; The Body and Blood of Christ. God has chosen to reveal himself after the Ascension

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Week Of June 11th

Posted June 9, 2017

After Ascension and Pentecost we now have Holy Trinity Sunday. Jesus has gone up, sent down the Holy Spirit and now we rejoice in a connection through that same Holy Spirit with the very life of God. This view of God is quite wonderful. God is essentially

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