Fourteenth Sunday of the Year The Word This Week The exuberant first reading today connects with the gospel in the middle of the passage, with the words ‘Now towards her I send flowing peace, like a river.’ The whole passage is about the solace that we get from the Lord, and how our heart rejoices at the sight. The Psalm reflects our reaction to this. The Gospel finally shows how the bringing of peace causes rejoicing. The second reading opens with the introit of Maundy Thursday, ‘The only thing I can boast about is the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ’. They could be used by ourselves if we are ‘sent out’ to preach
Welcome to the website of the Catholic Church of St Charles Borromeo, Hampton-the-Hill a small village just outside Warwick. There has been a Catholic presence here for a long time thanks to the fact that the local “squire", Lord Dormer, had a chapel in his house at Grove Park in the village. The baptismal register goes back to 1808, although the present church was built around 1820 and extended to its present form in 1830. The first parish priest, Fr Jean Lavigne, was most probably resident at Grove Park. He was a Franciscan and the Franciscans were responsible for a Catholic clergy presence in the area from Reformation times. The house (now the presbytery) and the land around was bequeathed to the church in 1819 by the 9th Lord Dormer.
Fr Patrick Mileham, is the Parish Priest at St Charles Borromeo and St Mary Immaculate in Warwick.
Canon Edward Stewart is a retired Priest who resides in the Presbytery at St Charles.