Cameroon Tales

The daughter of two of our parishioners works with the charity Mercy Ships.  Each week she forwards a diary of how her week has been.

Mercy Ships are a team of nurses, doctors, surgeons, and other crew members from all over the world, donating our time to help on board the world’s largest non-governmental floating hospital,  sailing directly to some of the world’s poorest people to deliver life-saving medical care and provide safe, state-of-the-art facilities in which to treat them.
For more details about the work of the Mercy Ships visit their website.


  • Living in God’s Light 25/01/2020 St Peter's Pastoral Area

    A Reflection by Fr. Peter for the 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A. In our technologically-advanced world, we have seen how the success of companies and markets are dependent upon how often their products are upgraded. For instance, every now and then the media companies produce upgrades for their applications ...

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  • Look, there’s the Lamb of God! 18/01/2020 St Peter's Pastoral Area

    A Reflection by Fr. Peter for the 2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A. Isaiah 49:3, 5-6 – Corinthians 1:1-3 – John 1:29-34. According to the Gospel (John 1:29-34), when John the Baptist saw Jesus coming towards him, he identified Jesus as ‘The Lamb of God’. John declared: Look, there is the ...

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  • “It is I Who Need Baptism” 11/01/2020 St Peter's Pastoral Area

    A Reflection by Fr. Peter for the Baptism of the Lord, Year A. Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7 – Acts 10:34-38 – Matthew 3:13-17. The Solemnity of the Baptism of Jesus marks the end of the Christmas season and the beginning of Ordinary Time. It celebrates Jesus’ passage from His hidden life to that ...

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  • Jesus is the Light for all peoples to see and to give God glory 04/01/2020 St Peter's Pastoral Area

    A Reflection by Fr. Kingsley for the Epiphany of the Lord, Year A. Isaiah 60:1-6 – Ephesians 3:2-3, 5-6 – Matthew 2:1-12. Today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Epiphany. The origin of the name ‘Epiphany’ is the Greek “Epiphaneia”, which means “a manifestation”, “a striking appearance” and “a coming to a ...

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  • A Family Like No Other 28/12/2019 St Peter's Pastoral Area

    A Reflection by Fr. Kingsley for the Feast of The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, Year A. Ecclesiastes 3:2-6,12-14 – Colossians 3:12-21 – Matthew 2:13-15,19-23. Only a few days ago, we celebrated the birth of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Today we celebrate the family into which He was born – ...

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  • His name is Jesus – Emmanuel – God-is-with-us 21/12/2019 St Peter's Pastoral Area

    A Reflection by Fr. Kingsley for the 4th Sunday of Advent, Year A. Isaiah 7:10-14 – Romans 1:1-7 – Matthew 1:18-24. We are close to Christmas. The Child is very close – the mother is expectant, labour is imminent, the world is waiting and counting down in days, hours and minutes, anxiety ...

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  • GAUDETE! REJOICE IN THE PRESENCE OF THE MESSIAH 14/12/2019 St Peter's Pastoral Area

    A Reflection by Fr. Kingsley for the 3rd Sunday of Advent, Year A. Isaiah 35:1-6,10 – James 5:7-10 – Matthew 11:2-11. Gaudete! Rejoice! On a day like this, the Church calls us to rejoice. Why this theme of rejoicing? We are all waiting in hope for the coming of Jesus Christ at ...

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  • THE VOICE Calling IN Our WILDERNESS 07/12/2019 St Peter's Pastoral Area

    A Reflection by Fr. Kingsley for the 2nd Sunday of Advent, Year A. Isaiah 11:1-10        Romans 15:4-9        Matthew 3:1-12. On her son’s 10th birthday, a woman told a story. It was about what happened between her and her baby when he was still in the womb, ...

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  • The Exemplary and Supreme Kingship of Jesus Christ 23/11/2019 St Peter's Pastoral Area

    A Reflection by Fr. Kingsley for the Solemnity of Christ the King, Year C (Week 34 in Ordinary Time). M2Samuel 5:1-3          Colossians 1:12-20         Luke 23:35-43. We are gathered today to celebrate our Lord Jesus Christ as the King of the whole universe. He is the ...

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  • “Carpe diem” – ‘Make use of the present day!’ 17/11/2019 St Peter's Pastoral Area

    A Reflection by Fr. Kingsley for  Week 33 in Ordinary Time, Year C. Malachi 3:19-20             2Thessalonians 3:7-12             Luke 21:5-19 We are on course for the end of the Church’s year. Every ending is always followed by a new beginning: whenever something ends, ...

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