It was a month when many things were happening and yet, for me, it has been the quietest month that I have experienced for quite a number of years. Let me explain. The parish feast was on 15th October, the feast of Saint Teresa of Avila, as she is best known in Europe. As the parish had been divided into 12 sectors we decided that in spite of having the traditional Novena in preparation for the feast, we would have a religious celebration in each sector. The celebrations were varied, from religious music and dance festivals to depicting the life of St. Teresa, to processions through the streets saying the rosary, Mass etc. etc. It proved to have been a very good idea for bringing all the elements and areas of the parish into consideration. Fortunately we planned this in advance and before the end of September………read more    fr-colin-november-16