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Father Roger Parker
Parish Priest of Saint Catherine's, Burnley The views expressed are entirely my own.
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Father Roger Parker 5h
Just been to to finalise details for our & Joint Pilgrimage to the Shrine on Saturday, 2nd June, with Starts 12noon All welcome.
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Father Roger Parker 13h
Wednesday of Week Seven in Ordinary Time. Today’s Magnificat Antiphon: ‘The Almighty has done great things for me; holy is his name.’ May we recognise all that the Lord does for us and hallow his name, today and every day.
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Father Roger Parker May 21
Today we commemorate Saint Rita of Cascia: widely honoured as a patron saint of impossible or lost causes. May we always practice fortitude and be fervent in prayer. Saint Rita, pray for us.
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Father Roger Parker May 20
Today we celebrate Mary, Mother of the Church. Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum. Benedicta tu in mulieribus, et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Iesus. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatoribus, nunc et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.
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Father Roger Parker May 20
enjoyed a good Paris Lunch today. Smoked Trout, Gamon, Cauliflower Cheese, New Potatoes, Peas & Baby Carrots, Sherry Trifle, Coffee or Tea & Chocolates. Soul Food!
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Father Roger Parker May 20
With gratitude to one of my predecessors who did the planting; every year this beautiful Clematis blossoms in the garden. ‘One plants another waters.’
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Father Roger Parker May 19
Matt’s observation: the modern entrepreneur finds new commercial opportunities every day!
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Father Roger Parker May 19
Pentecost Sunday : Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and kindle in them the fire of your love. Send forth your Spirit and they shall be created. And You shall renew the face of the earth. Amen.
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Father Roger Parker May 19
Today we commemorate Saint Dunstan, Archbishop of Canterbury. We pray for the Church in England and its Bishops. Holy Dunstan, pray for us.
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Father Roger Parker May 18
Another glorious sunset in Burnley. From the Short Responsory at Night Prayer: ‘Into your hands, Lord, I commend my spirit, alleluia, alleluia.’
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Father Roger Parker May 17
Bob’s comment on the state of the Nation!
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Father Roger Parker May 17
Today we commemorate Saint John I, Pope and Martyr. We pray for all who suffer for the Faith in our world today. Saint John, pray for them.
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Father Roger Parker May 17
Beautiful sunset over Burnley! The Nunc Dimittis Antiphon from Night Prayer: ‘Save us, Lord, while we are awake; protect us while we sleep; that we may keep watch with Christ and rest with him in peace. Alleluia.’
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Father Roger Parker May 16
Today’s Benedictus Antiphon: ‘Go into the world and teach all people; baptize them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, alleluia.’ We pray for all those preparing to receive the Sacrament of Baptism.
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Father Roger Parker May 15
Today’s Benedictus Antiphon: ‘Let us thank God, who has given us victory through our Lord Jesus Christ, alleluia.’ Let every day be one of thanksgiving for all the Blessings we receive from God.
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Father Roger Parker May 14
Mass also celebrated for Father Terry May he rest in peace. Praying for Cheryl and the little ones.
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Father Roger Parker May 14
Replying to @springfield_cps
Good Luck! Wishing all the children every Blessing.
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Father Roger Parker May 14
Today’s Magnificat Antiphon: ‘The power of the Holy Spirit will come into you; you will be my witnesses to the very ends of the earth. Alleluia.’ Emboldened by the Holy Spirit may God’s People be worthy witnesses.
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Father Roger Parker May 14
Pots and baskets planted this afternoon ready to bring some summer colour to the garden. All we need now is the sunshine! Happy gardening!
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Father Roger Parker May 13
Today we celebrate the Feast of Saint Matthias the Apostle. We pray for all the Bishops of the Church, successors of the Apostles, may they be faithful Shepherds of God’s People. Holy Matthias, pray for us.
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