The Induction of Fr Bruce Barnes Tuesday 22nd October at 7.30pm in St Joseph’s Church The Bishop of Portsmouth, Bishop Philip Egan will formally Induct Father Bruce as Catholic Dean and Parish Priest of the Bailiwick of Guernsey. An Invitation is extended to all to celebrate this occasion with Mass followed by a Reception in St. […]
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Father Bruce’s induction Mass on Tuesday 22nd October at 7.30pm in St Joseph’s Church Bishop Philip will formally Induct Father Bruce as Catholic Dean and Parish Priest of the Bailiwick of Guernsey. An Invitation is extended to all to celebrate this occasion with Mass followed by a Reception in the Hall.
Clergy Appointments Bishop Philip has announced the new clergy appointments which take effect from September 2019. Canon Michael will continue to minister to the Catholic community in Alderney. Fr Paul will become the Parish Priest of Fleet & Church Crookham. Fr Steven will become the Parish Priest of Wash Common & Hungerford. Fr Bruce Barnes […]
Last Friday we welcomed Bishop Philip to Guernsey for the Confirmation Mass. Whilst here he paid a special visit to the Sisters of Mercy. There is a lovely photo and write up on the latest Diocesan ENews. Visit www.portsmouthdiocese.org.uk and click on the ENews section to view.
Sacrament of Confirmation 2019 Friday 21st June at 6:00pm in St Joseph’s Church Next Friday evening Bishop Philip will confer the Sacrament of Confirmation on 46 of our young parishioners. Please pray for the candidates, their sponsors and their families. Grateful thanks to all the Catechists who have carefully prepared the young people over the […]
Bishop Philip has asked for a change of procedure in the exercise of the Ministry at Mass. In Guernsey these changes will take effect from June 16th, Trinity Sunday. If any Minister hasn’t already received the information by email please pick up a letter available from each Church Sacristy from this Sunday. If there are […]
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 6th July 2019. It is a wonderful occasion to celebrate and witness to Marriage. If […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]