The Great Commission
“Go therefore, make disciples of all the nations, baptise them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, and teach them to observe all the commands I gave you.” Matthew 28:19-20
As a parish community we are commissioned, just as Jesus commissioned his followers in the Gospel of St Matthew, to go and to make disciples, to build up the Church and to teach the truth handed down to us. We strive to do this by enabling people to encounter Jesus Christ, to come to know him and to experience his Good News, that God loves us and wants us to live good and fulfilling lives. We want to accompany people on their journey through life, offering them hope and helping them to experience the joy and peace that only God can bring. We hope to strengthen people in their faith, giving them confidence to proclaim it to the world.
We welcome people of all ages, races and genders. We commit ourselves to: worshipping God with the fullness of our hearts, our minds and our bodies; listening with open and compassionate ears and teaching the truth of the Catholic faith in all its richness and beauty; acting against injustice in our world; working alongside our sisters and brothers in Christ and with those of other faiths to build a world of tolerance and understanding; caring for those in need and nurturing, protecting and supporting the most vulnerable.
We want to make Jesus Christ present in the hearts and homes of our city; to be his hands, his face, his voice, so that all may know what hope his call holds for them.
Come and meet us, whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever you do, and join us in continuing to build God’s kingdom on earth.