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C H R I S T M A S : N E W B E G I N N I N G S 2 - C a t h o l i c S o u t h W e s t J a n u a r y 2 0 1 8 ‘ C a t h o l i c S o u t h W e s t ’ i s t h e m o n t h l y n e w s p a p e r w h i c h s e r v e s t h e c o m m u n i c a t i o n s n e e d s o f t h e c l e r g y , o r g a n i s a t i o n s a n d p e o p l e o f t h e D i o c e s e o f P l y m o u t h . E D I T O R I A L E d i t o r : R u a r i M c C a l l i o n Y o u r a r t i c l e s a r e m o s t w e l c o m e . P l e a s e s e n d b y e m a i l t o c s w @ c a t h c o m . o r g o r p o s t t o C a t h C o m L t d , N 2 B l o i s M e a d o w B u s i n e s s C e n t r e , S t e e p l e B u m p s t e a d , H a v e r h i l l , C B 9 7 B N P l e a s e n o t e t h e p r e v i o u s e m a i l a d d r e s s w a s w r o n g A D V E R T I S I N G S a l e s M a n a g e r : J a n e t T o o k j a n e t t @ c a t h c o m . o r g P U B L I S H E R & D I S T R I B U T O R P u b l i s h e d b y : C a t h C o m L i m i t e d , N 2 B l o i s M e a d o w B u s i n e s s C e n t r e S t e e p l e B u m p s t e a d , H a v e r h i l l , C B 9 7 B N T e l . 0 2 0 7 1 1 2 6 7 1 0 W e b s i t e : w w w . c a t h c o m . o r g R E G I O N A L M A N A G E M E N T D e a n e r y C o n t a c t s C o r n w a l l D e a n e r y R e v A d r i a n D y e r , 0 1 2 0 9 2 1 3 6 9 8 a d r i a n 1 5 3 @ L i v e . c o m D o r s e t D e a n e r y B r i d p o r t : P a t M c E v o y , 0 1 3 0 8 4 2 4 3 5 8 p a t . m c e v o y @ b l u e b o t t l e . c o m P o o l e : B r i a n C o n d o n , 0 1 2 0 2 6 8 7 3 9 2 b r i a n . c o n d o n @ u w c l u b . n e t W e y m o u t h : E s m é e N i c h o l l s 0 1 3 0 5 8 3 4 0 9 8 E x e t e r D e a n e r y E x e t e r : F r a n c e s C a n n i n g , 0 1 3 9 2 2 0 9 5 4 2 f r a n c e s a n d e d w a r d @ b l u e y o n d e r . c o . u k P l y m o u t h D e a n e r y M o n i c a E v a n s , 0 1 7 5 2 6 6 3 3 8 8 m o n r o b i n @ H o t m a i l . c o . u k T o r b a y D e a n e r y R i c h a r d S t e a d , 0 7 9 5 2 6 7 0 2 9 2 r f v . s t e a d @ b t i n t e r n e t . c o m E d i t o r i a l P a n e l P a n e l M e m b e r s : R e v T o n y I r w i n , S u s a n n e K o w a l , S u e W a l s h a n d A d r i a n W a r d l e C h a i r m a n t o b e a p p o i n t e d . C O P Y D E A D L I N E : C O P Y   D A T E   R E Q U I R E D P l e a s e n o t e t h a t o p i n i o n s e x p r e s s e d b y c o n t r i b u t o r s a r e n o t n e c e s s a r i l y t h o s e o f t h e P u b l i s h e r s , E d i t o r , a n y D i o c e s e o r t h e w i d e R o m a n C a t h o l i c C h u r c h . P r i n t e d o n 1 0 0 % r e c y c l e d p a p e r P l e a s e r e c y c l e t h i s p a p e r E d i t o r ’ s T h o u g h t s . . . . . . I h a v e h a d t h e p r i v i l e g e o f h e a r i n g a f e w g o o d s e r m o n s , l a t e l y . F r K e i t h – w e l l , t h a t ’ s t o b e e x p e c t e d . F r D y l a n – l i k e w i s e . E r u d i t e , p e n e t r a t i n g a n d v e r y m u c h t o t h e p o i n t . T w o I a m t h i n k i n g o f i n p a r t i c u l a r s t a n d o u t , b e c a u s e t h e y s o v e r y m u c h h i t t o d a y ’ s n a i l s o n t h e h e a d . B y t o d a y , I r e a l l y d o m e a n : t h e s e l a s t f e w w e e k s . I a m r e p r o d u c i n g F r P a d d y ’ s h o m i l y i n i t s e n t i r e t y , e l s e w h e r e . I t i s a d d r e s s i n g t h e c h a l l e n g e t h a t t h e p e o p l e o f I r e l a n d a r e f a c i n g r i g h t n o w – t h e d r i v e t o r e p e a l C o n s t i t u t i o n a l p r o t e c t i o n f o r c h i l d r e n y e t u n b o r n . C a n y o u i m a g i n e ? I r e l a n d i s c o n s i d e r i n g r e p e a l i n g i t s l e g a l p r o t e c t i o n f o r u n b o r n c h i l d r e n . W h o s p e a k s u p f o r t h e v o i c e l e s s a n d w h o w i l l d e f e n d t h e d e f e n c e l e s s n o w , i f n o t u s ? R e a d h i s s e r m o n a n d , d e s p i t e t h e s e t b a c k s t h a t t h e p r o - l i f e m o v e m e n t h a s s u f f e r e d t h i s y e a r , t a k e h e a r t . I f y o u a r e a p p a l l e d b y t h e a t t a c k s o n t h e u n b o r n , t h e a t t e m p t t o c o m m o d i t i s e t h e m a n d t u r n t h e m i n t o i n d u s t r i a l r a w m a t e r i a l : t a k e h e a r t . Y o u a r e n o t a l o n e ; p l e n t y o f o t h e r s f e e l t h e s a m e a w a y a n d F r P a d d y i s p r e p a r e d t o g i v e v o i c e t o t h o s e w h o f e a r t h e i r w o r d s w o u l d b e t o o q u i e t , a n d l o s t i n t h e a n t i - l i f e w h i r l w i n d . S t a r t a g a i n T h e o t h e r h o m i l y I f o u n d p a r t i c u l a r l y s t r i k i n g w a s b y M g r F i t z g e r a l d , i n S a l i s b u r y . I t w a s o n t h e f i r s t S u n d a y o f A d v e n t a n d h e t a l k e d o f n e w b e g i n n i n g s . E v e r y d a y i s a n e w b e g i n n i n g , h e s a i d . E v e r y w e e k . E v e r y t i m e w e g o t o M a s s . E v e r y t i m e w e g o t o C o n f e s s i o n – a n d w e s h o u l d g o t o C o n f e s s i o n , m u c h m o r e t h a n w e c u r r e n t l y d o , a s a C h u r c h . T h a t i s v e r y m u c h w h a t t h e S e a s o n o f A d v e n t i s a b o u t : n e w b e g i n n i n g s . S p e c i f i c a l l y , n e w b e g i n n i n g s a t a r o u n d C h r i s t m a s , t h e n e w y e a r o f t h e C h u r c h , a n d t h e N a t i v i t y o f O u r L o r d , b u t a l s o t h e s e a s o n i t s e l f . P r e p a r a t i o n . M a k i n g r e a d y . W e a r e s u r r o u n d e d w i t h s e c u l a r i m a g e s o f C h r i s t m a s ; t h e r e ’ s e v e n a n a d v e r t c u r r e n t l y o n t h e t e l l y t h a t s a y s o f a 6 0 - i n c h T V : “ i t ’ s w h a t C h r i s t m a s i s a l l a b o u t ” . A s C a t h o l i c s , I s i n c e r e l y h o p e w e a l l k n o w t h a t i s n o t t h e c a s e ! F u n n i l y e n o u g h , a l t h o u g h t h e y a r e t h e m o s t l i k e l y t o b e m a t e r i a l i s t i c , t o l o o k f o r w a r d t o t h e p r e s e n t s t o b e o p e n e d o n C h r i s t m a s D a y , i t i s o u r c h i l d r e n w h o a r e m o s t o p e n t o t h e s p i r i t o f t h e s e a s o n – t o t h i n k o f o t h e r s , t o w a n t t o g i v e , t o b e f a s c i n a t e d b y t h e s t o r y o f t h e F i r s t C h r i s t m a s . T o b e m o s t r e a d y t o i d e n t i f y w i t h t h e C h r i s t - c h i l d , h e l p l e s s a n d t o t a l l y d e p e n d e n t o n H i s p a r e n t s f o r e v e r y t h i n g , f r o m f o o d a n d w a r m t h t o l o v e a n d c o m f o r t . A c l e a r i n s i g h t f r o m a f l a w e d m a n Y e a r s a g o , w h e n I w a s n o t a s r e g u l a r a C h u r c h - g o e r a s I c o u l d a n d s h o u l d h a v e b e e n , I r e a d a s t o r y w r i t t e n b y t h a t m o s t b r i l l i a n t , c o m p l e x a n d f l a w e d o f w r i t e r s w h o h a p p e n t o b e C a t h o l i c : G r a h a m G r e e n . H e w a s c a p a b l e o f s e a r i n g p e r c e p t i o n a n d d e s c r i p t i o n o f t h e b a n a l i t y o f E v i l – i n B r i g h t o n R o c k – t h e g l a m o u r ( i n t h e o l d - f a s h i o n e d s e n s e ) o f E v i l – i n T h e T h i r d M a n ( m y f a v o u r i t e f i l m ) - a n d t h e m o n s t r o s i t y a n d l i f e - d e n y i n g e v i l o f E v i l , i n T h e P o w e r a n d t h e G l o r y . T h i s p a r t i c u l a r t a l e – A V i s i t t o M o r i n – w a s a b i t d i f f e r e n t . I t w a s a s h o r t s t o r y a n d i t h a d o n l y t w o c h a r a c t e r s : M o r i n , a b i t o f a b u r n e d - o u t c a s e o f a f o r m e r l y c e l e b r a t e d C a t h o l i c w r i t e r , a n d D u n l o p , a n o n - C a t h o l i c w h o h a d b e c o m e i n t e r e s t e d i n C a t h o l i c i s m p a r a d o x i c a l l y b e c a u s e o f h i s e n t h u s i a s m f o r M o r i n a n d h i s w o r k . D u n l o p h a s s t o p p e d b y a C a t h o l i c C h u r c h f o r M i d n i g h t M a s s – p a r t l y o u t o f c u r i o s i t y , p a r t l y b e c a u s e h e i s b e i n g d r a w n t o t h e C h u r c h . T h e o n l y t w o p e o p l e i n t h e c o n g r e g a t i o n w h o d o n o t g o u p f o r C o m m u n i o n a r e D u n l o p h i m s e l f , a n d a n o l d e r m a n h e r e c o g n i s e s a s t h i s M o r i n c h a p . B o r n a g a i n F o r m e , t h e m o s t a m a z i n g l i n e s a r e a b o u t M i d n i g h t M a s s . M o r i n d e s c r i b e s i t a s t h e ‘ f i r s t M a s s o f c h i l d h o o d ’ , t h e o n e t h a t i n t r o d u c e s c h i l d r e n t o t h e m y s t i c i s m o f t h e C h u r c h . I f y o u h a v e c o m e t o r e g a r d S u n d a y M a s s a s r o u t i n e , M i d n i g h t M a s s b r i n g s b a c k t h o s e m a g i c a l e v e n i n g s o f c h i l d h o o d , w h e n M i d n i g h t M a s s w a s c e l e b r a t e d a t m i d n i g h t . W h e n y o u w e r e s m a l l , i t w a s r i t e o f p a s s a g e ; t h e p r o o f t h a t y o u w e r e g r o w i n g u p . I d o n ’ t k n o w i f y o u d i d b u t I a n d m y s i s t e r h a d t o g o t o b e d a l i t t l e e a r l i e r – n o m a t t e r h o w e x c i t e d w e w e r e – a n d , a l t h o u g h w e w e r e d e t e r m i n e d t o s t a y a w a k e – w e k n e w w e c o u l d n o t s l e e p , b e c a u s e i t w a s C h r i s t m a s E v e ! – w e w o u l d f i n d o u r s e l v e s g e n t l y s h a k e n o u t o f d e e p e s t s l u m b e r b y o u r m o t h e r . S h e w o u l d e n c o u r a g e u s o u t o f b e d , i n t o o u r c l o t h e s a n d m a k e s u r e w e t o o k o u r w a r m e s t c o a t , “ a g a i n s t t h e f r o s t ” . I f w e w e r e l u c k y , t h e m o o n w a s s h i n i n g i n a c l e a r s k y a n d t h e f r o s t c r u n c h e d g e n t l y u n d e r f o o t . W e a r r i v e d a t a n a l r e a d y - c r o w d e d c h u r c h , a s h a d o w a g a i n s t t h e s t a r r y s k y , w i t h t h e l i g h t s h i n i n g t h r o u g h s t a i n e d - g l a s s w i n d o w s a n d t h e s o u n d o f t h e m i d n i g h t c a r o l s e r v i c e f l o w i n g o u t o f t h e o p e n d o o r s . W i d e - e y e d , w e e n t e r e d , a n d s o m e o n e w o u l d b e l e g l e s s , c a r r i e d o u t b y f r i e n d s a n d n e i g h b o u r s t o r e c o v e r h i s s e n s e s i n t h e c o l d c a r p a r k . W e w e r e s h o c k e d b u t w h a t c a u g h t o u r a t t e n t i o n w a s t h e l i g h t o n t h e S t a b l e , t h e C h r i s t - c h i l d n o w p r e s e n t i n t h e m a n g e r , t h e s h u f f l i n g i n t h e p e w s a s t h e e a r l y a r r i v a l s m a d e r o o m f o r o u r f a m i l y . I t w a s a r i t e o f p a s s a g e a n d m a k i n g i t ‘ e a s i e r ’ , b r i n g i n g t h e ‘ F i r s t M a s s o f C h r i s t m a s ’ – M i d n i g h t M a s s n o m o r e – f o r w a r d t o a s e a r l y a s 8 p m o r e v e n s o o n e r , t o a c c o m m o d a t e t h e ‘ l i t t l e o n e s ’ r o b s i t o f i t s m a g i c , a n d o f t h a t f e e l i n g o f t r a n s i t i o n f o r c h i l d r e n t h e m s e l v e s . I n m a k i n g i t ‘ e a s i e r ’ , i t i s s t r i p p e d o f i t s m e a n i n g a n d w o n d e r – a n d e v e n , y e s , t h a t f e e l i n g o f s p e c i a l n e s s w h e n w e a t t e n d f o r t h e f i r s t t i m e . A h a r d t o f f e e i s n o s u b s t i t u t e w h e n i t c o m e s t o f e e l i n g ‘ v e r y s p e c i a l ’ . C o m i n g h o m e ‘ T h e f i r s t M a s s o f c h i l d h o o d ’ , M o r i n c a l l e d i t – b u t a l s o t h e ‘ l a s t M a s s o f t h e l a p s e d ’ . W h e n a l l e l s e h a s f a l l e n a w a y , w h e n t h e w a t e r s o f t h e s e c u l a r w o r l d h a v e e r o d e d f a i t h a n d e l i m i n a t e d b e l i e f , t h e t w o t h i n g s t h a t k e p t u s c o m i n g b a c k w e r e t h e P o w e r o f t h e H o l y S p i r i t , g a i n e d i n C o n f i r m a t i o n , a n d – c r u c i a l l y – M i d n i g h t M a s s . T h i s i s a t i m e o f n e w b e g i n n i n g , o f t u r n i n g o u r b a c k o n t h e t r o u b l e s o f t h e p a s t y e a r . I f y o u h a v e M i d n i g h t M a s s i n y o u r P a r i s h , a t M i d n i g h t , t r e a s u r e i t a n d a t t e n d i t . I f y o u d o n ’ t – h a v e a l o o k a r o u n d a n d s e e i f t h e r e i s a r e a c h a b l e p a r i s h t h a t d o e s , a n d g i v e i t a s h o t . 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S S t t . . P P a a u u l l ’ ’ s s T T i i n n t t a a g g e e l l Christmas Eve 17.30 Christmas day 12 noon Confessions available every day on request. Carols at all Masses Bryan with prayers M M o o s s t t P P r r e e c c i i o o u u s s B B l l o o o o d d S S i i d d m m o o u u t t h h Christmas Vigil Mass 7pm on Sunday 24th December, Midnight Mass at Midnight, Christmas Day Mass at 10:30am, Vigil Mass Saturday 30th December at 5:30pm, Sunday Mass on Sunday 31st January at 10:30am SPUC Branches in the Plymouth Diocese send best wishes to readers of CATHOLIC SOUTH WEST for a HAPPY and HOLY CHRISTMAS 2017 5 0 years of defending l ife from conception to natural death. October 2017 marked the 50th anniversary of the passing of the 1 967 Abortion Act The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children www.spuc.org.uk J a n u a r y 2 0 1 8 C a t h o l i c S o u t h W e s t - 9 0 8 0 0 0 1 6 9 7 2 7 N e x t d a y i n s t a l l a t i o n a v a i l a b l e S t a y i n t h e h o m e y o u l ove F o r a l l t y p e s o f s t a i r c a s e F r e e s u r v e y a n d q u o te 3 6 5 ­ d a y l o c a l s e r v i c e “ I n o l o n g e r d r e a d h a v i n g t o c l i m b t h e s t a i r s . ” M r . R ow e , N o t t i n g h a m C H R I S T M A S M A S S T I M E S S U N D A Y 2 4 t h D e c ­ C H R I S T M A S E V E 8 . 3 0 a m ­ O u r L a d y S t a r o f t h e S e a , S t . A g n e s . 1 0 . 3 0 a m ­ M o s t H o l y T r i n i t y , N e w q u a y . 1 2 . 0 0 N o o n ­ C h r i s t t h e K i n g , P e r r a n p o r t h . 5 . 0 0 p m ­ C h r i s t m a s C h i l d r e n ’ s M a s s ( M o s t H o l y T r i n i t y ) 8 . 3 0 p m ­ C h r i s t m a s E v e C a r o l s ( M o s t H o l y T r i n i t y ) 9 . 0 0 p m ­ V i g i l M a s s ( M o s t H o l y T r i n i t y ) M O N D A Y 2 5 t h D e c ­ C H R I S T M A S D A Y 8 . 3 0 a m ­ O u r L a d y S t a r o f t h e S e a , S t . A g n e s 1 0 . 3 0 a m ­ M o s t H o l y T r i n i t y , N e w q u a y 1 2 . 0 0 N o o n – C h r i s t t h e K i n g , P e r r a n p o r t h T U E S D A Y 2 6 t h D e c – S T . S T E P H E N S 9 . 3 0 a m – M o s t H o l y T r i n i t y , N e w q u a y S U N D A Y 3 1 S T D E C – N E W Y E A R S E V E 1 0 . 3 0 a m – M o s t H o l y T r i n i t y , N e w q u a y 4 . 0 0 p m – C h r i s t t h e K i n g , P e r r a n p o r t h 6 . 0 0 p m – O u r L a d y S t a r o f t h e S e a , S t . A g n e s M O N D A Y 1 s t J A N U A R Y – N E W Y E A R S D A Y 1 0 . 3 0 a m – M o s t H o l y T r i n i t y , N e w q u a y F o r o t h e r M a s s e s a n d S e r v i c e t i m e s d u r i n g t h e w e e k p l e a s e s e e o u r w e b s i t e w w w . m o s t h o l y t r i n i t y . c o . u k

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J a n u a r y 2 0 1 8 C a t h o l i c S o u t h W e s t - 1 1 D a v i s i s l i v i n g h i s c h i l d h o o d i n d a r k n e s s . W i l l y o u h e l p a c h i l d s e e t h e w o n d e r o f G o d ’ s c r e a t i o n ? D e a r C a t h o l i c S o u t h W e s t r e a d e r , A s a f e l l o w C h r i s t i a n , I w a n t e d t o s h a r e w i t h y o u h o w i n c r e d i b l y p o w e r f u l i t i s t o w i t n e s s a c h i l d s e e i n g f o r t h e f i r s t t i m e , a f t e r e y e s u r g e r y . A s w e c a r r y o u t o u r w o r k w i t h C h r i s t i a n B l i n d M i s s i o n , w e a r e c o n s t a n t l y m o v e d b y t h e a s t o n i s h m e n t a n d w o n d e r o n t h e f a c e s o f c h i l d r e n w h e n t h e b a n d a g e s a r e r e m o v e d a n d t h e y g e t t h e i r f i r s t c l e a r l o o k a t t h e i r s m i l i n g l o v e d o n e s . 8 ­ y e a r ­ o l d D a v i s h a s c a t a r a c t s . H e h a s b e e n b a r e l y a b l e t o s e e . B u t w e k n o w t h a t a s i m p l e 4 5 ­ m i n u t e p r o c e d u r e c o u l d r e s t o r e h i s s i g h t . J u s t t h i n k , i n u n d e r a n h o u r h i s e n t i r e l i f e c o u l d b e t r a n s f o r m e d . I n s t e a d o f l i v i n g w i t h d a r k n e s s , f r u s t r a t i o n a n d e x c l u s i o n h e c o u l d h a v e l i g h t , c o l o u r a n d a f u t u r e f i l l e d w i t h o p p o r t u n i t y . H e c o u l d d o w e l l a t s c h o o l a n d f i n d a w a y o u t o f p o v e r t y . T h e c a t a r a c t r e m o v a l s u r g e r y c o s t s £ 9 5 , b u t h i s f a m i l y c a n b a r e l y a f f o r d e v e n b a s i c n e c e s s i t i e s , s o I a m t u r n i n g t o y o u i n t h e h o p e t h a t y o u c a n h e l p . I f y o u c o u l d s e n d a g i f t o f £ 9 5 t o d a y , y o u c o u l d p a y f o r a c h i l d l i k e D a v i s ’ s u r g e r y . 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