At last year's Deanery Conference, the teenagers formed the HELP Team to raise money for children fleeing war zones.Their aim is to raise £1500 by this year's conference (26th-29th of May). Click here to find out more about their appeal, and how you can help.
If we are honest in analysing our response to Confession, it is more often an exercise in devotion than in repentance. Most of you will know that, in pre-Vatican II days, the Catholic Church divided sins into those which were mortal and those which were venial. The words are self-explanatory but, to bring it even more sharply into focus, a mortal sin was a serious offence which, if on your soul at the hour of death, condemned you to be lost for all eternity. Venial sins, o