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New Archdeacon’s Announcement about the Interregnum

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The Ven. Father Luke Irvine-Capel, the new Archdeacon of Chichester, was Celebrant and Preacher at our 10:30 Eucharist on Sunday 7th July Father Luke Irvine-Capel was warmly welcomed by Fr Ray Whelan and congregation to the Parish Eucharist Service on Sunday. At the conclusion of the Eucharist Father Luke made the following announcement about the […]

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Pastoral Letter for June

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Dear Friends We celebrate the Feast of the Holy Trinity on Sunday June 16th.  That will be a ‘Family Eucharist’ although the School is not due to be present. Even so, I will not be able to go too deeply into the glorious mystery of the Holy Trinity, so here is a little bit more […]

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Fr. Ray’s Pastoral Letter for May

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Dear Friends At last I can officially wish you a very happy and blesséd Easter! Up to now I have been wishing you or praying for you ‘when it comes’. Well, it has come but it hasn’t gone. The Church treats the eight days following Easter Day as an ‘octave’ ending on Sunday the 28th, […]

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Fr. Ray’s Homily Holy Thursday

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Homily Holy Thursday Yr C 18.04.2019 C/W Exodus 12:1-14.Ps 116.1 Cor 11:23-26. Jn 13:1-17,31b-35 Tonight the mission of Jesus is proceeding inexorably to its climax. Several crucial things are going on here. A few days before, Jesus had been anointed at Bethany. Tonight, Jesus washes his disciples feet; He creates the Ministerial Priesthood; He institutes […]

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Fr Ray’s Homily for Evensong on Palm Sunday

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Palm Sunday Sung Evensong 190414 6.00pm Psalm 69:1-20. Isaiah 5:1-7. Luke 20:9-19 (see also Matthew 21:33-42/Mark 12:2-10) From our Gospel reading, at this stage in Luke’s gospel Jesus is already in Jerusalem and he will not leave the city again. He is proceeding towards the Last Supper, and then Good Friday. The whole of the […]