Reading: Parish of St John Fisher

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July 4, 2024

Dowry Mag Summer Issue Now Online

In this issue, Editorial: A Stir Is Being Felt Despite bleak times, small signs of revival give hope, especially among young people undertaking pilgrimages, founding families, and entering consecrated life, comments Fr Armand de Malleray, FSSP. Traffic Island Becomes Treasure Island A participant reflects on her day of vocational discernment spent in London last April among twenty-three young ladies, based at Tyburn Convent where the relics of many English martyrs are displayed. Chaste Sleuths Win By Popular Acclaim Seldom promiscuous, […]

May Crowning in Reading!

We gave honour to Our Blessed Lady with the traditional May Crowning this past weekend in St John Fisher Parish. A young girl of the parish had the privilege in bringing the floral crown to Our Lady’s beautiful statue in St William’s, accompanied by other girls of around First Communion age. Have a look at Marco Eastwood’s lovely photos of this occasion, here.

May 1, 2024

Confirmations in Reading – Photos

On 20 April, Bishop Philip Egan conferred the Sacrament of Confirmation on 20 young people in our parish in Reading. Please see here for the brilliant photos by Marco Eastwood of this joyful occasion.

March 23, 2024

Dowry No61 now online

In this issue: Editorial: FSSP Superior meets Pope Following on his private audience two years earlier, Pope Francis met again with FSSP superiors last 29 February. No particular decision was made but benevolence was shown, a comforting gesture for those attached to the Roman traditions of the Church, comments Fr Armand de Malleray, FSSP. A Fresh Look at Courtship Since most marriages nowadays end up in divorce, and whereas young Catholics have fewer opportunities to meet like-minded souls, a young […]

March 13, 2024

Summer Camps 2024

This year’s summer camps will once again take place at Savio House in Bollington, near Macclesfield. The St Peter’s Summer Camp for Boys will be 5-10 August. The St Petronilla’s Summer Camp for Girls will be 12-17 August. Booking forms will be available soon.