A Day of Prayer for an End to the Coronavirus Pandemic on Friday 27th November.
I invite you to join me in prayer:
- For a speedy end to the pandemic
- For the protection of all, especially our family and friends
- For the health of the sick and those who care for them
- For those suffering financially or in other ways
- For patients in hospitals and the residents of care-homes
- For all medical staff and key workers
- For government leaders, scientists and advisors
- For the discovery of an effective, ethically sourced, vaccine
- For patience, perseverance and mental well-being
- For all who have died and those who mourn them.
You can download the programme and booklet here https://www.portsmouthdiocese.org.uk/Portsmouth Diocese e-News Issue 298
With all good wishes and an assurance of my prayers
In Corde Iesu Bishop Philp
The Holy Spirit Prayer Group meeting on Monday 23rd November at 7.30pm in St Joseph’s Youth Room.
St Padre Pio & St Philomena Prayer Group meeting on Thursday 26th November at 7.30pm at Jenny & Bill Trubuil’s Home.
Lifts can be arranged please call 255163.
Christmas Fair on Saturday 28th November from 10:00am until 2:00pm at Les Cotils
All proceeds to Safer (The Women’s Refuge) and Mary’s Meals.
Come and buy some unique gifts.
Advent Bazaar St Mary & St Michael School PTFA
Sunday 29th November 2020 from 2:00pm until 4:00pm at the school.
Santa’s Grotto, games, hamper raffle, cake stall, teas & coffees plus much more.
Guernsey Choral & Orchestral Society Christmas Concerts on Friday 18th & Saturday 19th December at 7:30pm in St James Concert Hall.
To book please contact St James Box Office – Tel: 711361 / www.stjames.gg
The children and staff of Notre Dame du Rosaire Catholic Primary School request the pleasure of your company at a special performance of our Christmas play ‘A Wriggly Nativity’.
On Thursday 3rd December at 1.30pm in St Joseph’s Church Hall followed by afternoon tea.
Please RSVP to email@example.com or on 722412
CAFOD World Gifts are a range of virtual gifts that transform the lives of those living in poverty overseas.
Look online www.worldgifts.cafod.org.uk
The Way of the Nativity By Candlelight
An Advent service of prayer, reflection and readings on the 30th November at 7:00pm at Our Lady Star of the Sea.
Followed by hot drinks and mince pies.
As the world rushes frantically towards Christmas, Christians are called to walk. Our annual service will help us to slow down, reflect the meaning of the Nativity and accompany Christ to the crib. Do try and make time to come along.
Would you be willing to bake a few mince pies for the Parish Advent service on Monday 2nd December?
If so please contact the Parish Office on 720196 or Sandy on 01481 249776 / 07781 193673 to arrange drop off date.