Welcome to St Peter's Parish, Bromsgrove
Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time Year C
Jesus told his disciples a parable about the need to pray continually and never lose heart. ‘There was a judge in a certain town’ he said ‘who had neither fear of God nor respect for man. In the same town there was a widow who kept on coming to him and saying, “I want justice from you against my enemy!” For a long time he refused, but at last he said to himself, “Maybe I have neither fear of God nor respect for man, but since she keeps pestering me I must give this widow her just rights, or she will persist in coming and worry me to death.”’
And the Lord said ‘You notice what the unjust judge has to say? Now will not God see justice done to his chosen who cry to him day and night even when he delays to help them? I promise you, he will see justice done to them, and done speedily. But when the Son of Man comes, will he find any faith on earth?’
Bishop Barron's weekly homily is about persistence in prayer (click)
Pope Francis : continuation of the Pope's catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles - St Peter's realisation that Jesus' message was for all including the pagans (click)
Psalm for prayer this week (click)
Report from St Therese Hospital, Nzara South Sudan (click)
Blessed John Henry Newman All parts of the life of Newman from our newsletters in recent weeks and two more of his prayers (click)
The parish school is St Peter's First School, situated close to the Church. It was established in around 1860 in part of the building which is now the Parish Centre. The school is now associated with other local Catholic schools in Redditch as part of the Our Lady of Lourdes Multi-Academy Company (MAC). Click here for a link to the school website. The headteacher is Mrs Catherine Clubley.
We are a Roman Catholic parish in the Archdiocese of Birmingham. The patron of our church is St Peter. The church is situated on the B4091, the main road south out of Bromsgrove town centre (click here for a link to a map). The parish priest is Monsignor Graham Wilkinson
Thinking of becoming a Catholic or of renewing your faith?
Whether you are a non Christian or a non Catholic, if you wish to learn about the Catholic Faith you are most welcome to attend our sessions "Journey in Faith" which starts in October. Now is the time to give serious thought to this should you wish to find out if the Catholic Faith is for you or if you wish to return to the Faith and deepen your knowledge and understanding.
The Journey in Faith course takes place on each Monday at 7.30 p.m. in the Parish Centre and continues weekly from October until Easter.
If you wish for further information or have a positive interest in becoming a Catholic please contact Fr Graham or John Lally. For more information see also the page on this website How do I become a Catholic?