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Confirmation Preparation
Confirmation Preparation

It’s not too late to join our 53 young people in Year 8 and above who are exploring whether they would like to be confirmed. Sessions are weekly and include a meal, video and discussion. Choose from Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday evening (6:30pm-8:30pm). No commitment is needed for the first few weeks so come to […]

Catholic Youth Groups
Catholic Youth Groups

SPARK 10th Jan – Christmas Party Years 5-7 / Thursdays 6:30pm-8:00pm / St Joseph’s / £1 ~oOo~ Confirmation Preparation Confirmation preparation for young people in Year 8 and above who would like to be confirmed, or just want to explore more about their faith. Sessions are weekly and include a meal, video and discussion. Choose […]

Message from Bishop Philip
Message from Bishop Philip

My Dearest Parishioners, I wish you much joy on this Gaudete Sunday midway through Advent as we prepare for the celebration of Christmas. With this message I wish to announce some changes to the clergy of the parish from the New Year and the happy news that I am appointing an additional priest to serve […]

Catholic Youth Clubs
Catholic Youth Clubs

ALL SAINTS YOUTH CLUB 15th Dec – Christmas Party Years 6-8 / Saturdays 7:00pm-8:30pm / Delancey / £1 plus money for tuck shop PLUGGED IN YOUTH CAFÉ 16th Dec – Alive and Kicking (Part 2) Years 9-10 / Sundays 6:30pm-8:30pm / Delancy / £1 / Food (full meal) CONTACT: Tom Saddington – Tel: 07781 129310 […]

Clergy Appointments
Clergy Appointments

Bishop Philip has announced the new clergy appointments which take effect from September 2018. Two of our former assistant priests are moving: – Canon Dominic Golding will take over as Dean of Jersey from Mgr Nicholas France, who is retiring after celebrating the Golden Jubilee of his ordination to the priesthood. We wish Mgr Nicholas […]

Sacrament of Confirmation - 2nd June - 7:30pm - St Joseph's Church
Sacrament of Confirmation – 2nd June – 7:30pm – St Joseph’s Church

Next Saturday evening, Bishop Philip will confer the Sacrament of Confirmation on 11 of our young parishioners. Their names will be listed in next weeks Link. The Mass in St Joseph’s will begin at 7.30pm and is open to everyone in the Parish. Please pray for the candidates, their sponsors and their families.  

Free Gift
Free Gift

A Free Gift from the Bishop! A small booklet called Bringing People Closer to Jesus Christ through His Church is being distributed throughout the diocese today. It comprises prayers and reflections and lays out a pastoral vision that I would like everyone in the Diocese – clergy, faithful and consecrated – to work towards over […]

Wedding Mass
Wedding Mass

Are you celebrating a 25th, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th or anniversary over 60 years? If so Bishop Philip would like to invite you to a Mass of celebration. This will take place at St Bede’s Church in Basingstoke on Saturday 30th June 2018. It is a wonderful occasion to celebrate and witness to Marriage. If […]

Develop the mission of our Diocese - 5th May -  New Theatre Royal in Portsmouth
Develop the mission of our Diocese – 5th May – New Theatre Royal in Portsmouth

Bishop Philip has arranged for an inspiring day to help develop the mission of our Diocese in prayer, contemplation and adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. This will take place on Saturday 5th May at the New Theatre Royal in Portsmouth. The Bishop invites all adorers from throughout the Diocese, together with those who have thought […]

Supporting our Sister Diocese in Bamenda
Supporting our Sister Diocese in Bamenda

Now that I am back from my visit to Cameroon, I have been re-reading the Declaration by the Bishops of the Bamenda Provincial Episcopal Conference of 4th October last year after the demonstrations and government-imposed curfew. It makes sobering reading. You can read it for yourself in the Portsmouth Diocese e-News – www.portsmouthdiocese.org.uk With all good […]