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States Of Guernsey - Phase 2
States Of Guernsey – Phase 2

Monday 8th March we enter phase 2 out of lockdown. Churches can be found in the States Documents under “Recreation” and there it states that Churches can reopen with a maximum number of people limited to 20. During this time and until phase 3 only St Joseph Church will be open as it is large […]

The Year of St Joseph
The Year of St Joseph

Join Deacon Mark on the website this Sunday at 3pm to continue our prayers on the Fifth ‘Way of St Joseph’ which will remain on line until next Sunday.

Le Platon 100 Club Lottery - Feb
Le Platon 100 Club Lottery – Feb

Le Platon 100 Club Lottery winners for February First Prize £100 – 39 Second Prize £50 – 41 Third Prize £25 – 54 Anyone wishing to join in the monthly draw please call 722461

CAFOD
CAFOD

CAFOD A huge thank you for the donations to CAFOD Lent Fast Day. It’s not too late to help people like Abdella who walks for 10 hours a day to fetch water for his family. Donations can be made directly to CAFOD or using the Donate button on the parish website reference Cafod. Alternatively why […]

Laudato Si
Laudato Si

As Christians we are called to ECOLOGICAL CONVERSION. Pope Francis emphasises this constantly in his encyclical and preaching ; Bishop Philip Egan has also spoken strongly on this subject and on TV David Attenborough shows us the damage we have done to the planet. Ecological conversion means that we have to look at all aspects […]

Stations of the Cross - St. John’s Cathedral, Portsmouth
Stations of the Cross – St. John’s Cathedral, Portsmouth

With thanks to Fr. PJ Smith, I’ve recorded a video of the Stations of the Cross. I am very conscious that this Lent some of you may not be able to get to church for one reason or another to do the Stations. This recording uses the beautiful set of Stations we have here in […]

Pope Francis In Iraq
Pope Francis In Iraq

Pope Francis makes his historic first visit to Iraq from 5th – 8th March 2021. It’s the first visit of any Pope to the country. Iraq is a country close to Pope Francis’ heart and he has long planned to visit. Just before departure, Pope Francis said: “The Iraqi people are waiting for us, they […]

Prayer For Renewal
Prayer For Renewal

Please pray each day the following prayer for the spiritual renewal of all the members of our Diocese of Portsmouth, bishop, clergy, religious and people: O Sacred Heart of Jesus, we beg you to change us, to convert us and to make us holy. Fill us with a deeper faith, hope and love for you. […]

Carmelite Spirituality
Carmelite Spirituality

Ruth Preston, Administrator and Executive Assistant at the Centre for Applied Carmelite Spirituality at Boars Hill in Oxford invites you to find out more about two new online courses they have on offer… We are now offering two new prayer courses that will begin on 20th March this year: School of Prayer and Prayer Guides […]

Laudato Si
Laudato Si

In 2015, Pope Francis published his ground-breaking letter on the environment Laudato Si’. Since then, millions of people worldwide have joined the global movement to address the environmental crisis our world is facing. This Lent, we are inviting YOU to join us for a series of reflective evenings with inspiring speakers, prayer and discussion, using […]