Parish Mission

A future full of hope was the title of the collaborative adventure in the parish of Christ the King, Wimbledon Park, last week. The Jesuit Spirituality team - Sarah Young, Vron Smith and Elizabeth Harrison - responded to a call in summer 2018 to plan a week to renew the parish community through a Parish Mission. Over a number of months, the team visited the parish to pray and discern with them about what was needed, to listen to their needs and to plan the week which took place from 11 to 19...
May Mind and Tongue Made Strong in Love…Set Fire To Others With Its Flame (Stanbrook Abbey Hymnal)      For everyone involved the four province project was a completely new venture and I was somewhat apprehensive, if not cynical, about the exercise.As so often happens when one allows ‘thy will’ and not ‘my will’ to be done, my apprehension and cynicism were soon replaced by the consolation in experiencing the joy of the Gospel as we came together to work, rest and...
The Corpus Christi Parish mission week has been in the planning for nearly a year.  You can read more about the team who have been putting it together and their goals for the transformation for the parish in our news story.