Bishop of Hallam

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Diocese of Hallam – Pastoral Letter

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Bishop Ralph – Diocese of Hallam – Pastoral Letter – Sheffield Catholic Cathedral. TO BE READ AT ALL MASSES ON THE WEEKEND OF THE FEAST OF THE ASCENSION 2017 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Jesus Christ, Today’s feast celebrates Jesus ‘coming full circle.’ He came to us from the Father to accomplish his own unique […]

Marriage Week – Pastoral Letter, February 2017

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Bishop Ralph – Marriage Week – Pastoral Letter, February 2017 – Sheffield Catholic Cathedral. This week marks the twentieth year that Marriage Week has been celebrated in the UK. We have also celebrated St Valentine’s Day. Three years ago Pope Francis used the feast of St Valentine to speak to engaged couples in St Peter’s […]

Christmas 2016

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Bishop Ralph – Christmas 2016 – Sheffield Catholic Cathedral. Dear Reader I am delighted to have this opportunity to share a short reflection on the Christmas story with you. As we celebrate the birth of Christ, the scriptures remind us of the double origin of Jesus – human and divine. On Christmas morning we hear […]

Year of Mercy

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Bishop Ralph – Year of Mercy – Sheffield Catholic Cathedral. Dear Reader A couple of months ago I wrote a little reflection on the Corporal Works of Mercy and promised to write something on the Spiritual Works of Mercy. Well, at long last, here it is! Earlier in the year Pope Francis addressed the Assembly […]