Humanity is by nature spiritual. The St Thomas More’s community is committed to developing an authentic Christian spirituality, faithful to the values of Jesus, and relevant to contemporary society. Informed by the Scriptures, the community is encouraged to develop personal integrity, fostered by personal prayer and community worship . The Social Teaching of the Church, is essential to Christian spirituality and provides significant guidance for the developing spirituality of the community A number of groups within the parish contribute in each of these arers of Christian spirituality in our contemporary world.
To ensure that our parish gives expression to an authentic Catholic spirituality, on-going education in our faith is vital.
Social Justice Group: meets monthly. The aim is to become aware of the social teaching of the church and to help build awareness of this within the parish community. Action for justice is also undertaken.
Ecumenism: Parishioners are encouraged to become more informed on ecumenical issues and to participate in initiatives that promote unity with people of other faith traditions.
Lenten/Advent Programs: are offered for small group and individual participation.
Meditation:The Benedictine tradition of Fr John Main is used, meditating on the Sunday gospel. Sessions are offered three times a week.
Emmaus: meets weekly. There is a time of contemplation, prayer and praise and discussion of the Sunday Readings and a shared lunch.
Mothers’ Prayer Group: Mothers and grandmothers meet weekly to pray for children and grandchildren.