where heart speaks to heart
There are many modes of healing; there is the anointing with blessed oil and the prayer of the whole community, but there are many other elements that lead up to and deepen our appreciation the sacrament, like our own laying on of hands when we care for one another day by day.
We try to support the housebound and sick in the following ways:
You can arrange for home visits by contacting Deacon John or Fr Peter either by phone (01925) 242474 or by email on firstname.lastname@example.org
Carers are the unsung heroines’ and heroes of the present day providing a level of personal care that meets Christ’s criteria for those who will enter the kingdom of heaven (see Matthew 25). Our parish community honours you for what you do in service of others.
If you, or a member of your family, are staying in hospital for any length of time it is important that you ask the ward staff to contact the Catholic Chaplain. Due to hospital trust policies concerning data protection you can no longer presume that the chaplain will find you without a direct request which you may have to repeat.
Our weekly bulletin carries the names of those for whom prayers have been specifically requested. Names can only be added to this list with the prior knowledge of those concerned. Occasionally a name remains on the list after the need for specific prayers has passed, we would be grateful if you would let us know: