Formation

Information on our Parish faith journey

Hope In The Future

Hope in the Future is an invitation to every parish in the Diocese to recognise and develop their missionary identity and their call to evangelise.

Community

We have many active groups in the Parish with interests and activities for all ages

Join In

There are many ways to get involved - from joining together at Mass to assisting with the running of the Parish and joining in our activity groups

Mass Times & Services

Masses / Services

St Luke’s

Ss Peter & Paul’s

Sundays

Sat vigil 6.30pm,

Sun 9.30am

 

Sun 8.00am and 11.00am

For weekday masses and services, please see the newsletter which can be downloaded below.

Welcome to Our Lady of Hope

How easy to take the words of Jesus out of context: “Use money to win you friends,” is one of those lines that sounds strange to us outside the context of the parable and the teaching in today’s Gospel. Even the parable itself can seem a little strange – is Jesus really recommending that we act like dishonest stewards? No, of course not! The point that reveals this is hidden half way down: “The children of this world are more astute in dealing with their own kind…” Jesus in a way praises the effort of the dishonest steward, but wishes that it was directed less to worldly things, but to the things of heaven. And this is the message that we are to take: where do we direct our energies – to making money, fame, fortune and success, or to finding “friends in heaven”?

Marriage Matters

Marriage Matters: Money, money, money…not much changes! Dishonest traders, crippling taxes, money lenders and unpaid debts – things haven’t changed much since the time of Amos. Honesty and trust are vital regarding all forms of wealth. Let us ask God for the gift of wisdom when deciding together how to use our money, wealth or scarcity. Dishonesty about money shows lack of trust and often leads to divorce.

The God Who Speaks

Scripture is at the centre of everything the Church does. The word of God shapes our prayer and worship. The Bible shows us how to understand the world, how we are called to live and relate to each other. 2020 is the 10th anniversary of Verbum Domini – Pope Benedict XVI’s Apostolic Exhortation on ‘The Word of the Lord’ and the 1,600 anniversary of St Jerome’s death. These dates have inspired the Catholic Bishops’ Conference to dedicate 2020 as a year of focus on the Bible and ‘The God Who Speaks’.

SLIDE Update

We have received an update from Fr Joseph updating on some of his work which we are pleased to support

Music in the parish

Music is an important element of our liturgy and the Music Ministry Deanery Group is helping our parishes develop our music

50 Year Anniversary

This week is the 50th Anniversary of the opening of St Luke's new church. Have a look at photos from that day

Parish History



Tour St Luke's



You can take a tour of St Luke's from the comfort of your armchair with Google Streetview

Tour Ss Peter & Paul



Take a tour of Ss Peter & Paul's Church on-line. Using Google Streetview you can take a walk around the inside and then down to the grotto