Prayer to Pen – Prayer for Ukraine & Russia

By Father Frank Ryan OMI Why PrayThe New Testament is very much a a historical account of the life of Jesus, andthe pages hold records of over 38 miracles that benefitted thousands (loaves andfishes) of people. We see clearly Jesus’s empathy with the suffering and distressof ordinary people. He gives us hope when all other solutions have beenexhausted. Prayer is […]

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Prayer to Pen – Confirmation

By Father Frank Ryan We refer to Confirmation as being a sacrament – a real encounter with the Divine. Sacraments give us strength for those stages in our life that bring identifiable challenges. The Apostles were given the power of the Holy Spirit as they were being sent to live and proclaim the message of the risen Christ. That same […]

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Prayer For The Entire School

Thank you, to a member of our Confirmation class who has written a prayer for the entire school.   Dear Lord, We thank and praise you for the Staff members and parents of children who are in our community at St. Joseph’s. We thank you for our Parish, helping us to have the church and community we have before our […]

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A Letter to Our Parish Community

Dear Parishioner, I am taking the liberty, in these extraordinary times, of writing to every parishioner whose address we have on file to bring you up to date with our current situation. Under normal circumstances I would be reporting to our Parish Council, our Parish Finance Committee, to our Liturgy Group and many other teams and parishioners who make up […]

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Sheila Johnson

Occasionally when I go into the hospital (Glan Clwyd) to visit some parishioners, I bump into Sheila Johnson. She is the R.C. Chaplain to the hospital, and is a parishioner at St. Mary’s, Rhyl.  I am extremely grateful for her dedicated service to the ill and indeed the dying in the hospital.  Trying to negotiate the frequent blockages on the […]

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